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Accidental Comedy Club presents The Bitter Fringes, a season of Edinburgh previews and work in progress shows from some of the best local acts either going to Edinburgh or too broke or lazy to bother.

Get ready to laugh until your sides ache at The Bitter Fringes Comedy Festival, a spectacular event hosted by Accidental Theatre. From 25th June to the 26th July 2024, this festival promises a month of non-stop humor, showcasing some of the most talented and boundary-pushing comedians from our wee patch of green!

Accidental Theatre, renowned for its intimate and vibrant atmosphere, provides the perfect backdrop for this comedic extravaganza. Located in the heart of the city, the venue offers a unique setting where audiences can enjoy performances up close and personal, ensuring every punchline hits just right.

The festival lineup features a diverse array of acts, from established names including Teresa Livingstone, Sara-Jade Davidson, Dan Leith and Alex J. Byrne to emerging talents ready to make their mark.

Whether you prefer humor that's dark and biting or light and whimsical, The Bitter Fringes has something to tickle every funny bone.

Full line up of shows:

  • Tuesday 25th June - Comfortably Dumb, a night of music and magic ft. George Firehorse, Dan Leith and Jack Magee.
  • Tuesday 2nd July -Darren McCay & Rory McSwiggan
  • Wednesday 3rd July - Ro Boyle & Eamon McElwee
  • Thursday 4th July - Ciaran Franco, Sean McAleavey & Pete Giffen
  • Friday 5th July - Alex J. Byrne “Magic Mic”
  • Saturday 6th July - Teresa Livingstone “Delighted”
  • Monday 8th July - Dan Leith “Moonshine in Leith”
  • Wednesday 10th July - Jazmynne Sierra & Bronagh Nicaoidh “Pure Dose”
  • Monday 15th July - Leo Lardie and Ceili-Rae Minogue
  • Tuesday 16th July - Ross Mitchell & Heather Anderson
  • Wednesday 17th July - Luke McGibbon & David Doherty-Jebb
  • Thursday 18th July - Ronan Linskey & Alan Irwin “Kill Their Darlings”
  • Friday 19th July - Peter E Davidson “Manifest Destiny”
  • Monday 22nd July - Hester Ectomy, Party Pooper & Rose Coogan.
  • Tuesday 23rd July - Nathan Crothers,”Alive”  & Jay Fitzsimmons, “Now what?”
  • Wednesday 24th July - Adam Laughlin  “A TALE TOLD BY AN IDIOT”
  • Friday 26th July - Sara jade Davidson & Clare Johnston, “Manic”

Tickets for The Bitter Fringes Comedy Festival are on sale now!

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Tickets & Pricing
  • Admission £10
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 8:00 - 10:00pm
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 8:00 - 10:00pm
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 8:00 - 10:00pm
Fri, 26 Jul 2024 8:00 - 10:00pm

Accidental Theatre

  • 12-13 Shaftesbury Square
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT2 7EF

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