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One Night Only

7th Aug 2018

GOT ONE NIGHT ONLY? These shows too, so get in fast and grab a ticket for these one offs.

Underbelly’s Big Brain Tumour Benefit – 13 August, 7PM

Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer for children and adults under 40 and increased funding for research is desperately needed. All box office income goes directly to The Brain Tumour Charity. Last year we raised £18,000 from the show. Help us beat that this year! 

Underbelly’s Big Brain Tumour Benefit’s massive line-up of the best of the UK’s comedy circuit includes television and radio star, and Scottish national treasure Susan Calman (did someone say Strictly Come Dancing?!), current host of BBC Two’s The Mash Report Nish Kumar, comedian, actor and reality star Joel Dommett, The Unbelievable Truth regular, Irish comedian and actor David O’Doherty, and Funny Women competition and Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe award winner and soon-to-be Celebrity Masterchef contestant Zoe Lyons! The sensational evening will be hosted by Susan Calman in her only Fringe appearance this year!

 

Alice Fraser: Trilogy – 13 August

Heard of a play within a play? What about three hour-long, critically-acclaimed comedy shows in one three-hour-long comedy show (with two humane intervals). Award-winning comedian Alice Fraser (The Bugle, BBC Radio 4) presents her three previous Edinburgh Fringe shows exclusively at Underbelly for 2018. Don’t miss this unique, brilliant and dangerous high-wire act of comedy that will either be a disaster, or the best thing you see this year.

Savage – 5.15PM

In 2015 Alice Fraser unleashed Savage onto comedy festivals around the world. The show detailing love, anger and belief made audiences laugh, cry… and occasionally follow her home.

The Resistance – 6.35PM

The Resistance, another true story, unveiled Alice’s remarkable upbringing and the ramshackle childhood home in which she grew up.

Empire – 7.55PM

Empire was a more controversial piece of unpredictably meaningful, narratively unorthodox art-comedy about masculinity, family, quantum physics and Disney villains.

 

A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves…10 -13 August, 11.30PM

Ticketed but free, sell-out expected.

 

Stand Up for Shelter – 15 August, 5.45PM

Stand Up for Shelter returns for its fifth year at the Fringe, bringing you a fantastic showcase of comedy, all in aid of Shelter. Join Ed Gamble, Felicity Ward, Reginald D Hunter, Sofie Hagen, and David O'Doherty as they raise the roof for a good cause.

Money raised from ticket sales will go towards supporting families struggling with bad housing and homelessness. Every day 150 families in Britain become homeless, this can't continue. So buy a ticket, have a laugh and support a wonderful cause at the same time.

 

Bongo Club Cabaret vs Cancer – 16 August, 10.40PM

The legendary late-night variety show returns for one night only! An incredible line-up of cabaret, comedy and music acts from across the Fringe presented by Rhymes with Purple and hosted by Dusty Limits. All proceeds go to Cabaret vs Cancer, a registered charity which raises money to help those affected by cancer.

 

Austentatious presents...Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care - 20 August, 9.30PM

For one night only, the award-winning cast of Austentatious swap their bonnets and breeches in aid of Waverley Care. Book now for a riotous evening of cross-dressed Regency comedy, all for charity!

 

Werewolf: Live - Charity Spectacular – 21 August, 11.30PM

Charity spectacular! Watch beloved comedians backstab, manipulate and fight for survival in Werewolf: Live. Will you get the chance to play along? Proceeds go to Kidney Research UK. One night only! It's gonna be wild. Best Newcomer nominee, Brighton Fringe 2017.

Posted by Amy King