Monkey Barrel

Edinburgh

www.monkeybarrelcomedy.com
3 - 28 August 2022
Jessica Fostekew: Wench
Small talk, big talk and everything in between in this enjoyable hour of stand-up
Reviewed here

5 - 25 August 2019
Jessica Fostekew: Hench
Feminism, diet culture and sexist babies are all up for discussion in Fostekew's hilarious hour of stand-up
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Ahir Shah: Dots
A subtle, poetic look at existential angst, faith and love from comedy award favourite Shah
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Alfie Brown: Imagination
Sub-par performance doesn't mask obvious talents of combative comic
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Krystal Evans: Fishnets
No complaints with this short set from relative newcomer
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Liam Withnail: Homecoming
Cracking laughs on marriage, cultural differences and the Scottish phenomenon of 'juice'
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Luke McQueen: Bad
Comedy you don't see coming from a performer you can't get a handle on
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Olga Koch: If/Then
Solid, if tonally uneven sophomore show from Best Newcomer nominee Koch
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Stuart Laws Is All In
Breathless hour of excellent anecdotal comedy from rising star of the scene
Reviewed here

1 - 25 August 2019
Tom Ballard: Enough
Smart political comic is unafraid of a fart joke
Reviewed here

2 - 26 August 2018
Liam Withnail: Homeboy
Gradually engaging show that makes interesting points about white male privilege
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2 - 26 August 2018
Lou Sanders: Shame Pig
Early time-slot undermines naughtiness of raw, observational performer.
Reviewed here

2 - 26 August 2018
Sam Campbell: The Trough
Demented multi-media savvy burst of invention and silliness is perfect midnight fodder.
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2 - 26 August 2018
Tony Law: A Lost Show
Likeable performer is non-sequiturs and foolishness, but ends with a disappointing finale.
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3 - 27 August 2017
Lucy Pearman: Maid of Cabbage
Engrossing storytelling, awkward audience participation, and excellent deadpan delivery.
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5 - 27 August 2017
Larry Dean: Fandan
Glaswegian comic delivers another hilarious and sincere set
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3 - 27 August 2017
Glenn Wool: Viva Forever
Case for comedic freedom consummately delivered by Canadian.
Reviewed here

3 - 27 August 2017
Phil Kay - Euphoric
More madcap drivel from one of Scotland's top comics.
Reviewed here

3 - 27 August 2017
Phil Nichol: Your Wrong
Powerhouse of a show investigating the rights of being wrong.
Reviewed here