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Late Nights at the Fringe

10th Aug 2019

Don’t want your day at the Fringe to end? Well, you’re in luck. Whether you’re a night owl, having too much fun to go home, celebrating the weekend, or just pretending you don’t have work tomorrow, we have shows to entertain you through the night (and far into the early hours!).

So stick around and grab a drink when the sun goes down for your fix of cabaret, comedy, circus and much, much more…

Sk Shlomo: Surrender | Underbelly Cowgate | 10.10PM (11.10PM) | 01 - 23 August

Part wild gig, part devastatingly honest theatre, Surrender blends his innovative live looping and breathtaking beatboxing with epic synths, crushingly honest lyrics and lush electronic layers.

Dreamgun: Film Reads | Underbelly Bristo Square | 10.15PM (11.15PM) | 02 - 25 August

Your favourite movies except an hour long and full of jokes! Irish comedy weirdos Dreamgun amuse and exasperate cinephiles in equal measure with their skewed, joke-stuffed and wholly unrehearsed takes on established cinematic favourites. Dreamgun brings Film Reads back to the Edinburgh Fringe, performing a different classic movie reimagined with nonsense every night!  

A Gay and a NonGay | Underbelly Bristo Square | 10.25PM (11.25PM) 17 - 25 August 

Gay and straight worlds collide, as unlikely friends James Barr (Gay) and Dan Hudson (NonGay) plus special guests bring their award-winning comedy podcast to Edinburgh! Expect audience interaction, a hilarious parody of Queer Eye as Dan lends his hetero gaze to the Gay community in NonGay-Eye and a laugh-out-loud look at issues affecting Gay and NonGay people in an absurdly simple but hilarious premise; what divides us makes us laugh harder.

Karaoke Saved My Life | Underbelly Cowgate | 10.50PM (11.50PM) | 01 - 25 August

Scotty D, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a Journey, showing how karaoke Saved his life and how it can save yours, too.

Liza Treyger: In The Weeds | Underbelly Bristo Square | 10.35PM (11.35PM) | 31 July - 26 August

Liza, fresh from her Netflix comedy special, has been living it up. She’s spending so much cash, eating all the food, smoking all the weed, laying on all the surfaces and pretty much living her dream life. But then she turned 31 and became a cliche bridget jones diary.

Found Footage Festival : Volume 9 | Underbelly Cowgate | 10.40PM (11.40PM) | 15 – 24 August

Joe Pickett (Onion) and Nick Prueher (Colbert Report) are back in Edinburgh for 10 nights only with an all-new guided tour through their latest VHS finds, including the 1987 Miss Junior America Wisconsin pageant, a mysterious tape labeled 'bonion sergery', home movies taken at a Canadian hose factory, and a fitness video called Jugglercise. Don't miss this cult Fringe hit!

Lovecraft (not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) | Underbelly Cowgate | (10.40PM (11.40PM) | 13 - 25 August

An award-winning, one-woman science comedy-musical about the neuroscience of love and loneliness. Combining heartfelt tales of relationship highs, lows and the downright confusing, Carys Eleri's marvellously personal show is told with plenty of sass, chocolate, hugs and bangin' tunes too. 

The Slinks | Underbelly Bristo Square | 10.55PM (11.55PM) | 31 July – 26 August

A melodramatic poet, a curious clown and a slanted piano. Join The Slinks, two Freedom Hunters in their late night kooky, glamorous world of music and comedy. A show steeped in satin and emotional warfare. 

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Macbeth | Underbelly Bristo Square | 11PM (12AM) | 31 July – 26 August

hey are Shit-faced Shakespeare and they are back in Edinburgh with an all new show for 2019. Featuring a cast of classically trained actors and a single drunken performer thrown into the mix every night. What could possible go right?

Julia Rorke: Jeneane’s Kinky Room Of Astrology & Ciggies | Underbelly Cowgate | 11PM (12AM) | 01 - 24 August

Jeneane Morris is here to tell you some shit about life: buckle up. Strap in. Get over it. Bring the exact hour you were born. Prepare to be throttled. But also cuddled. She loves you.

Lucy Hopkins: Secrt Circl l Underbelly Cowgate l 11.10PM (12.30AM) l 03 & 10 August

Calling the courageous, faithless and broken to the late-night, interactive ceremony of the present moment we always hoped we'd never need. Hosted by award-winning priestess/shapeshifter/person Lucy Hopkins. Everything is sacred. Magic is reality. Shhhhhhh. Tell everyone.

Stamptown Comedy Night l Underbelly Cowgate l 11.55PM (12.55AM) l 08, 15 & 22 August

A raunchy, chaotic, and full-on trainwreck, Stamptown Comedy Night is a late-night variety show featuring the best alternative performance on the international scene. Hosted by anarchic, Norwegian-American comedy duo Zach & Viggo, this show has been described as hell on earth and almost always contains zero jokes, relying heavily on nudity.

Jonny’s Panel Show (Really Good) l Underbelly Cowgate l 11.55PM (12.55AM) l 11 & 18 August

After directing ungrateful clown duo Zach & Viggo, starring in an award-winning funk opera with Thumpasaurus, and touring the world three times over, Jonny Woolley (AKA Mr X) rolls the dice on late-night entertainment with a (really good) panel show.

Zach and Viggo: Thunderflop | Underbelly Cowgate | 11.55PM (12.55AM) | 23 August

Following three international tours across Europe, the US and Australia, award-winning Norwegian-American comedy duo Zach & Viggo return to Edinburgh with their cult hit, Thunderflop! 

Spank! l Underbelly Cowgate l 11.55PM (03.55AM) l 02 – 25 August

Spank! returns for an incredible 16th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity. Showcasing the most exciting comedy and cabaret on the Fringe, don't miss the 'best wild night out' (Scotland on Sunday) at the festival!

Posted by Lizzie Kunkler