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First Chance Fringe

Get ready to get your giggle on!

This summer, we’re giving you a sneak peek of some of Edinburgh’s best comedy pick before they hit the big time.

With four nights of comedy lined up, buy tickets for one show for £8, two shows for £7 each, or enjoy three shows for £6 each.


Austentatious are saddling the horses for a Grand Tour! Join the all-star cast as they improvise a brand new Jane Austen work before your very eyes.

Hold on to your bonnets: this hilarious show is not to be missed. (Swooning guaranteed.)

James Acaster

James Acaster finds himself with something to look forward to. Something he’s always wanted. Something we all want.

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012.

‘There’s no one better at constructing a show than Acaster’

Tristan Gooley

Join Natural Navigator and bestselling author Tristan Gooley to discover the secrets of reading water. Drawing on stories of his pioneering journeys, from wild swimming in England to Polynesian canoe navigation via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan explains how to spot the clues, signs and patterns in the water all around us; from a glass of water to a puddle, from ponds to oceans.

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