News: First Assembly Festival Edinburgh Fringe Shows Go On Sale

The first batch of Assembly Festival shows at the Edinburgh Fringe have just gone on sale. They include Andrew Maxwell and David O'Doherty. Irishman O'Doherty's show, You Have To Laugh, will also be touring the UK from October 11. Tickets for his tour here. 

Edinburgh details below.




Andrew Maxwell: Shake a Leg
1 - 27 August

Andrew Maxwell returns to Assembly Festival, with a world-class hour of whip-smart personal and political comedy. As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Have I Got News for You (BBC One), Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and Mock the Week (BBC Two).


Briefs: Close Encounters
2 - 26 August

Briefs are back with a brand-new show. They've come from the future to test the limits of masculinity and decency with their iconic brand of circus, drag, burlesque and comedy. Expect interstellar aerials, incredible artistry, sharp social commentary and warp-speed strippers from outer space. 


Best of the Fest
4 - 27 August

The perfect end to your evening of entertainment withthe biggest and best comedy line-ups in all of Edinburgh! Previous guests include the hilarious Jason Byrne, Shappi Khorsandi, Simon, Evans, Milton Jones, Sara Pascoe, Sam Simmons, Joe Lycett and many more. 


David O'Doherty: You Have to Laugh
4 - 27 August

Unhook your mindbras. David O'Doherty is back in Edinburgh with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986. As seen on BBC Two's Live at the Apollo and Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.


Assembly Gala Launch
1 August

Kickstart your festival with Assembly's renowned opening night gala. Join us as we celebrate and launch our biggest programme yet, bringing you highlights from across our 200+ strong season, all rolled into one spectacular package. Book early – always a sell-out!




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