It’s the largest arts festival in the world. It’s had a couple of pretty rough years. but now it’s back to pretty much how it used to be. With literally hundreds comedy shows to choose from, flicking through the phonebook-like Edinburgh Fringe (August 4-August 28 2023) programme can be more than a little daunting. So we’re here to help. From stand-up legends to award-winning newcomers, these are the comedy shows we’ve either seen and reviewed or are most excited about at this year’s festival. Got some downtime between gigs? Then check out our pick of the best pubs, restaurants and afternoon tea in Edinburgh.
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