Edinburgh Fringe comedy reviews 2023 | All we saw at this year's fesitval

Edinburgh Fringe comedy reviews 2023

All we saw at this year's fesitval

All Chortle's comedy reviews from the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe.

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Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time
Gillian Cosgriff: Actually, Good *
Johnny White Really-Really: Catland
Julia Masli: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Paul Foot: Dissolve
Reuben Kaye: The Kaye Hole *
Stamptown Comedy Night

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Ahir Shah: Ends
Anna Piper Scott: Such An Inspiration *
Foxdog Studios: Robo Bingo
Ian Smith: Crushing
John Tothill: The Last Living Libertine
Mat Ewins: Mr TikTok
Phil Ellis’s Excellent Comedy Show
Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?
Tom Ballard: It Is I *

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Al Porter: A Work in Progress
Andrew O'Neill: Geburah
Avital Ash Workshops Her Suicide Note
Benjamin Alborough: Absolute Monopoly
Bill O'Neill: The Amazing Banana Brothers
Carl Donnelly: The Dead Dad Show  *
Chelsea Hart – Damet Garm: How I Joined a Revolution
Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times
Claire Woolner: A Retrospection
Courtney Pauroso: Vanessa 5000
Dan Rath: All Quiet Carriage Along The Inner Western Line *
Dan Tiernan: Going Under
David McIver: Small Boy Trapped in a Wellness Retreat
David Quirk: Astonishing Obscurity
Don Biswas: The Revolution Will Be Disorganised
Egg: Absolutely Fine
Elliot Steel: Love and Hate Speech
Frank Skinner: 30 Years Of Dirt
Garrett Millerick: Never Had It So Good
Hannah Camilleri: Lolly Bag *
Helen Bauer: Grand Supreme Darling Princess
Holly Spillar: Hole
John Hastings: The Times They Are A John Hastings
Josh Weller: Age Against The Machine
Kelly McCaughan: Catholic Guilt
Kieran Hodgson: Big In Scotland
Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp
Larry Owens Live
Lachlan Werner: Voices Of Evil
Laura Davis: Well Don’t Just Stand There Dancing *
Leila Navabi: Composition
Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom
The Listies Make Some Noise
Lorna Rose Treen: Skin Pigeon
Lou Wall Vs The Internet *
Lucy & Friends
Luke Kempner in Gritty Police Drama: A One-Man Musical
Marjolein Robertson: Marj
Mark Watson: Search
Martin Urbano: Apology Comeback Tour
Matt Forde: Inside No. 10
Matt Hutchinson: Hostile
Max & Ivan: Life, Choices
Michelle Brasier: Reform *
Micky Overman: The Precipice 
Milo Edwards: Sentimental
Nick Doody: The Difficult Twelfth Album
Nick Wilty: Veteran Comedian
Olga Koch: Prawn Cocktail
Paddy Young: Hungry, Horny, Scared
Paul Sinha: Pauly Bengali
Pierre Novellie: Why Are You Laughing?
Police Cops: The Musical
Robin Ince – Melons: A Love Letter to Stand-Up Comedy
Rosalie Minnitt: Clementine
Ruby McCollister: Tragedy
Sam Lake: Aspiring DILF
Shelf: Teenage Men
Simon Brodkin: Xavier
Simon David: Dead Dad Show
Susie McCabe: Femme Fatality
Tadiwa Mahlunge: Inhibition Exhibition
The Umbilical Brothers: The Distraction
Viggo Venn: British Comedian
Will BF: The Last Gun

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Adam Flood: Remoulded
Alexander Bennett: I Can't Stand The Man Myself
Amy Matthews: I Feel Like I'm Made Of Spiders
Amy Webber: No Previous Experience
Andy Parsons: Bafflingly Optimistic
Ania Magliano: I Can't Believe You've Done This
Attack of the 36 Triple-G Woman
Bilal Zafar: Imposter
Cara Connors: Straight for Pay
Chris Grace: As Scarlett Johansson
Creepy Boys
Crizards: This Means War
Dave Bibby: Baby Dinosaur
Dave Hill: Caveman in a Spaceship
Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty to Me
Emmanuel Sonubi: Curriculum Vitae
George Zacharopoulos: Wonderland
Horatio Gould: Sweet Prince
Ian Stone Will Make It Better
Janine Harouni: Man'oushe
Jay Lafferty: Bahookie
Jodie Mitchell: Becoming John Travulva
Jonny Pelham: Optimism Over Despair
Josh Baulf: Bulldog
Kiran Deol: Joysuck
Laser Kiwi: Rise Of The Olive
Lindsey Santoro: Pink Tinge
Louise Atkinson: Mates
Mary O'Connell: Money Princess
MC Hammersmith: Straight Outta Brompton
Moses Storm: Perfect Cult
Paul F Taylor: Head in the Clouds
Sasha Ellen: When Life Gives You Ellens Make Ellenade
Sex Job
Sian Davies: This Charming Man
Sid Singh: Table for One
Sophie Santos… is Codependent
Sophie Sucks Face
Spencer Jones: Making Friends
Ted Hill: Tries and Fails to Fix Climate Change
Tom Lawrinson: Hubba Hubba
William Stone: Lofi Jokes to Study/Relax To

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Aaron Simmonds: Baby Steps
Alastair Clark: Happy Ending
Alexandra Haddow: Not My Finest Hour Alison Spittle: Soup
Amusements by Ikechukwu Ufomadu
André de Freitas: What If
Anesti Danelis: This Show Will Change Your Life
Annabel Marlow... Is This Okay??
An Asian Queer Story: Coming Out to Dead People
Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have To Be Mad To Work Here
Bronwyn Sweeney: Off-Brand
Celya AB: Second Rodeo
Cerys Bradley: Not Overthinking Things 2019
Chloe Petts: If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…
Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat
Ciarán Bartlett: Machine Gun of Filth
The Comedy Arcade
Daniel Foxx: Villain
Darran Griffiths: Inconceivable
Darren Harriott: Roadman
The Disney Delusion
Eric Rushton: Not That Deep
Elf and Duffy: Heist
Fiona Allen: On The Run
Gareth Mutch: Belter
Geraldine Hickey: Of Course We've Got Horses
Greta Titelman's Exquisite Lies
Heidi Regan: Finding an Inner Peace That All Your Friends Will Envy
Ignacio Lopez: Nine Ig Fails
JJ Whitehead: White Noise
Jo Griffin: The Power Hour
Joe McTernan: Life Advice That Won't Change Your Life
Josh Jones: Gobsmacked
Kathy Maniura: Objectified
Kevin Precious: The Reluctant Teacher
Kuan-Wen Huang: Ilha Formosa
Laura Ramoso: Frances
Liz Guterbock: Geriatric Millennial
Louise Young: Feral
Lucas O'Neil: Emotional Man
Lucinda Spragg: An Additional Evening With
Lulu Popplewell: Actually, Actually
Lynn Ferguson: Storyland
Mark Dean Quinn: Is This Enough
Matt Goldich: What If This Is The Best I Can Do?
Matt ​Price: As Seen on CCTV
Matty Hutson: Don't Hold Back
Myq Kaplan: ImPerfect
Patrick Monahan: Exclusively
Peter Flanagan: Meditations
Philipp Kostelecky: Daddy’s Home
Priya Hall: Grandmother’s Daughter
Rob Auton: The Rob Auton Show
Rob Duncan: Baby Trains
Rosco McClelland: Bring Out Your Dead
Sikisa: Hear Me Out
Simon Evans: Have We Met?
Stanley Brooks: I Can Make Me Rich
Stella Graham – Dragon
Stu Murphy: Debut
Stuart Goldsmith: Spoilers
Tartan Tabletop in a Dungeons & Dragons Comedy: The Never-Ending Quest
Tim Murray is Witches
Urooj Ashfaq: Oh No!
William Thompson: The Hand You're Dealt

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Big Zeus Energy
Dominique Salerno: The Box Show
An Evening of Mayhem with Megan Stalter
Fiona Ridgewell: No-Nonsense
Frank Lavender: Be Funny
Ginny Hogan: Regression
Hooked: Mr Sister
How to Write a Eulogy That Kills
Ivo Graham: Organised Fun
Joe White: Ethiopian and Still Not Hungry
Matt Hobs: Moontalker
The Retreat
Shagadelic: The Origins of Slang Words For Doing It
A Shark Ate My Penis: A History of Boys Like Me
Tatty Macleod: Fugue
A Terrible Show for Terrible People
Tinderella Story: Swipe, Wince, Repeat
Tom Mayhew: This Time Next Year, We'll Be Millionaires

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Alex Franklin: I Must Reach the Summit, Please God I Must Reach the Summit
Biswa Kalyan Rath: Live
Charlie Vero-Martin: Picnic
Drew Michael: Drew's Adventures
Gabby Killick: Conversations With My Agent
Jaz Mattu Emerges
One Room Sleep One Night
Patrick Susmilch: Texts from My Dead Friends
Phil Green: Four Weddings and a Breakdown
The Poor Rich
Richard Stott: Dear Lord... What A Sad Little Life
Vix Leyton: Antihero
Wage Against The Machine

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Charlotte Fox: Ouroboros The Return


Sam Campbell. Bulletproof Ten
So You Think You’re Funny? final 2023

* Reviewed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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Published: 29 Aug 2023

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