Fleabag's back on stage | The best of the week's live comedy

Fleabag's back on stage

The best of the week's live comedy

The week's best live comedy.

Monday August 19

EDINBURGH: Nish Kumar hosts a  Comic Relief Live fundraiser at Assembly Music Hall at 6.30pm, where he  will be joined by Rose Matafeo, Phil Wang, Ahir Shah, Sarah Keyworth, Sara Barron and Catherine Bohart. Tickets are £16.50 and are available here.

Tuesday August 20

LONDON: Phoebe Waller-Bridge is back on stage for a farewell performance of her one-woman show Fleabag, which sparked the TV comedy phenomenon. Originally performed at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, and with subsequent runs at the Soho Theatre and around the world, this run is at the Wyndham’s Theatre until September 14. While most tickets have long sold out there is a lottery for 50 tickets for each day’s performance at £15.

Wednesday August 21

AYR: Frankie Boyle starts a brief tour of Scotland – his first in over a decade – to be filmed for a new BBC series. Dates.

Saturday August 24

  EDINBURGH: The Playhouse hosts a Secret Policeman’s gig raising money for Amnesty International. Hosted by Deborah Frances-White, the line-up includes Rachel Parris, Nish Kumar, Phoebe Robinson from 2 Dope Queens, Sindhu Vee, Desiree Burch, Rosie Jones and Grace Petrie.  

Published: 18 Aug 2019

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