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Free Festival Shows

Have a look through our selection of shows... we are sure to have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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Listings for 21 October, sorted by Start Time

19:00

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE

Comedy

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
OCT 21-22 at 19:15 (60 min) - £5

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has landed a book deal! Is he sitting on a 'modern classic' or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds up together as he shrinks a decade specialising in mental health into four nights of comedic (and humane) storytelling. "Perfect and hilarious", Buzzfeed...


20:00

Troy Hawke - 'Sigmund Troy’d!’

Troy Hawke - 'Sigmund Troy’d!’

Comedy

Troy Hawke - 'Sigmund Troy’d!’

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
OCT 21 at 20:45 (60 min) - £5

Perth FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Nominee 2019, 2020 Perth FRINGE WORLD Comedy Weekly Award Winner 2019, 2020 TOP 30 JOKES OF THE 2019 EDINBURGH FRINGE (The Telegraph, The Scotsman, Inewspaper, GQ Magazine) TOTAL SELL OUT RUN EDINBURGH FRINGE 2019 TOP 40 BEST REVIEWED COMEDY SHOWS EDINBURGH FRINGE 2019 (British Comedy Guide) 2019 FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy nominee and Comedy Weekly Award Winner Troy Hawke returns to Brighton Fringe following a total sellout run of his last show ‘Tiles of the Unexpected!’ at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. Having previously exposed supermarket chain Aldi’s links t...