Next Up Reveals Some Of The Edinburgh Fringe Shows It Will Be Live Streaming This August

Next Up Reveals Some Of The Edinburgh Fringe Shows It Will Be Live Streaming This August

Comedy streaming site NextUp has revealed some of the Edinburgh Festival shows it will be streaming this August. The biggest arts festival in the world will be beamed straight into people’s living rooms in all its glory - from dank dark caves, to the swanky big arts spaces, with 50+ shows. Edinburgh will finally be accessible to audiences who can’t make it in person. 

NextUp have partnered with The Gilded Balloon and The Pleasance, and as well as bringing the top comics from those venues, they’ll also be curating a real ‘fringe experience’ by sharing some fringe highlights including Late n Live (the original and best late night show on the Fringe).

Here are just a few of the shows comedy fans will be able to view from home. Many more will be announced in the run-up to the Fringe. 

Mark Watson EdFringe2022

After an enormous UK and Australia tour and an Amazon special, the Taskmaster runner-up and accidental YouTube cult leader brings his most popular show so far back to where it began in last year's magical mini-Fringe.


When: August 8th, 9pm


It's back! The biggest show in the history of Edinburgh – now in the biggest room at the Assembly Hall. Comedians. Wrestlers. Blood.

In aid of Comic Relief.


When: August 23rd, 11pm


The So You Think You’re Funny? Grand Final finally comes to the Gilded Balloon, where winners from each heat & wild card finalists will perform up to 7 minutes of original material. See the UK's longest-running newcomer competition back for its 35th year.


When: August 25th, 7.30pm



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