The Comedy Show

Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!

The Comedy Show

About The Comedy Show

Bringing you the very best from the world of comedy with top notch line ups every Friday and Saturday! You can expect comedy legends like Scott Gibson, Jay Lafferty, Alfie Brown, Evelyn Mock, and Elf Lyons!

Students get £5 tickets on Friday nights on the door, as well as 10% off our bars. Just bring along your student card!

15% off for Edinburgh Residents! Available online or in person. The discount will automatically apply when you enter your postcode (postcode must match your credit card billing address) or show proof of residency at the box office (bill or license).

Age Suitability: 16+ guideline

Note: 1st and 2nd November are Halloween specials

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Comedy Show are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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The Comedy Show: Christmas Special

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20th December 2019
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The Comedy Show: Christmas Special

21st December 2019
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The Comedy Show: Hogmanay Special

27th December 2019 - 29th December 2019
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