Top Comedy Shows and Festivals in Scotland



Scotland produces some of the world’s most impeccable comedy and with the Edinburgh Fringe showcasing the newest and best talent each year, it really is the place to see the finest comedians live. So if you’re looking for a laugh or two, we’ve put together this handy guide of the top comedy shows and festivals touring across Scotland.

David Baddiel: Trolls Not The Dolls

Performers:

David Baddiel 

Locations:

Aberdeen // Motherwell // Glasgow

Following his Olivier-nominated hit My Family: Not The Sitcom, David Baddiel returns with brand new show Trolls: Not The Dolls. Come with him on this comedy journey into our culture’s most dank virtual underground.

 

 

Daliso Chaponda: Blah Blah Blacklist

Performers:

Daliso Chaponda

Locations:

Aberdeen

Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views! In his hilarious, daring new show, Daliso looks at disgraced, blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired…

 

Russell Howard

Performers:

Russell Howard

Locations:

Aberdeen // Glasgow

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World, Russell Howard returns with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date. Hot on the heels of his critically-acclaimed Sky One show The Russell Howard Hour, Russell is back making sense of a world that’s spinning out of control.

 

Frank Skinner

Performers:

Frank Skinner

Locations:

Aberdeen // Glasgow // Edinburgh // Motherwell 

After four years, Frank is back performing at 44 venues across the UK this Autumn with his brand new Showbiz tour – including Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Motherwell. Be quick as tickets are selling fast!

 

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Performers:

Jimmy Carr // John Shuttleworth // Susie McCabe 

Locations:

Glasgow 

Now in it’s 17th year, Glasgow International Comedy Festival is filled to the brim with top comedy stars and home-grown Scottish talent and this year is no different. It’s no wonder this extravaganza is the biggest comedy festival in Europe!

 

Susie McCabe 

Performers:

Susie McCabe 

Locations:

Ullapool // Stornoway // Galashiels // Stirling // Glasgow 

The fastest selling act at Glasgow Comedy Festival for three years running, Susie’s rise through the Scottish ranks of comedy has been phenomenal. Don’t miss your chance to see her at the festival and on her upcoming tour across Scotland.

 

Iain Stirling 

 

Performers:

Iain Stirling 

Locations:

Edinburgh // Aberdeen  // Falkirk 

Having sold out his Edinburgh fringe run in advance for the second time, Iain can currently be heard on our screens as the hilarious Love Island narrator and seen hosting hit comedy gameshow CelebAbility. Join him back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour.

 

Nick Offerman

Performers:

Nick Offerman

Locations:

Glasgow 

Award-winning actor, writer, woodworker, and comedian Nick Offerman will be hitting the road for the first time since 2017 with his brand-new show All Rise. Join an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle whilst enjoining you to brandish a better side of humanity.

 

Fringe Previews – Glasgow

 

Performers:

Stuart McPherson // Stuart Buchanan // Krystal Evans // Richard Brown // Jojo Sutherland // Ross Leslie // Rosco McClelland // Susan Riddell // Amelia Bayler and loads more…

Locations:

Glasgow 

Join these upcoming and rising comedians as they give us previews of their Edinburgh Fringe Festival sets!

Fringe Previews – Edinburgh 

Performers:

Ben Pope // Elliott Steel // John Hastings // Ray Bradshaw // Liam Withnail // Laura Lexx // Stephen Buchanan // Eleanor Tiernan // and loads more…

Locations:

Edinburgh 

Join these upcoming and rising comedians as they give us previews of their Edinburgh Fringe Festival sets!

 

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