Yori Yori Love Chat Luisa and Pat17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS
Ever wondered why animals find it easier to maintain relationships? Why a male orangutan has more success than Patrick from Newcastle? Pat Monahan and Luisa Omielan bring you tips on love and mating.
Milo McCabe: Schiz17:00 – 18:00, £10.50Gilded Balloon Teviot, Teviot Row House Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AJ
With personalities split between an unlikely Scrabble champion, a dandy on the Dole and others, meet Milo's latest selection of funny faces. 'Brilliantly observed' (Scotsgay). 'Undeniably funny' (Chortle.co.uk). Top 10 Show 2012, GQ. 'Ridiculously talente
Upstairs Downton17:00 – 17:50, £5.00Heroes @ The Hive, 15-17 Niddry Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LG
Improvised period drama parody. Daft plots, silly hats and sillier accents. Includes 2012 Funny Women finalist Viv Groskop (‘Brilliant’, Jo Brand) and award-winning author Christopher Shevlin. It's just like on the telly. Only made up. www.pay-what-you-wa
The Play That Goes Wrong17:00 – 18:00, £11.00Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
Award-winning comedy company Mischief Theatre's new hit comedy direct from the West End. 'Sheer continual hilarity' ***** (OneStopArts.com). 'Inches away from defining a new genre' ***** (FemaleArts.com). 'Sublime' ***** (WestEndWilma.com). www.mischiefth
Lewis Schaffer Is Free Until Famous - 20th Year17:00 – 17:50, freeLaughing Horse @ Meadow Bar, 42-44 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LP
New York comic in unique free admission comedy event. Non-ticketed. ‘An hour with Lewis Schaffer is a hilarious, cathartic, exhilaratingly appalling experience' **** (Kate Copstick, Scotsman). www.lewisschaffer.co.uk
Alan Irwin: The Idiot Wind - Free17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Phoenix Bar, Edinburgh
Alan is surrounded by idiots; fortunately, he’s one of them. One of the new generation of Northern Irish comedians makes his Fringe debut. Featuring jokes, misguided anger and a dancing Richard Nixon.
Zoe Lyons - Pop-up Comic17:00 – 18:00, £10.00The Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LR
A mixture of silliness, satire and caustic one liners from one of the UK's favourite comedians. She won't change the world, but she will ask the big questions such as dog prams: why?
Aberdeen vs Glasgow vs The World - Final Round - Free17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ The Newsroom, 5-11 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT
This year, we will finally decide which place has the best, funniest, or just the most insane comedians as the last battle rages between Aberdeen, Glasgow and The World!
The Real MacGuffins Come Again17:00 – 18:00, £10.00Underbelly, Cowgate, 56 Cowgate (entrances on Cowgate and Victoria Street), Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
The MacGuffins are back with another hour of fast-paced sketches. 'My favourite sketch comedy group' (Cal McCrystal, MightyBoosh / The Dictator). ‘Hysterically funny ... inspired’ **** (Fest). ‘Brilliantly well-crafted’ **** (Chortle.co.uk). ‘Insanely wit
Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ Espionage, Edinburgh
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside the UK’s best newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. Different line-ups each night, three shows daily! And it's free! Sell-out 2004-2012. www.freefestival.co.uk
Chaos and Order - A True Story17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS
Chaos and Order - A True Story. Don’t judge a book by its cover! Jongleurs finalist Naomi Hefter invites you to step in and experience her life of pleasure, pain and utter madness.
The G Spot17:00 – 18:00, £6.00New Town Bar, 26b Dublin Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6NN
Showcasing the best of the Fringe! Girls, gays, greedy or gay for the day - join our acts as they search for the G Spot. A fun-filled hour - different every show - you'd be mad to miss it!
Geoff Norcott Occasionally Sells Out17:00 – 18:00, £8.00Just the Tonic at The Tron, 9 Hunter Square, Strictly over 18's only, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW
Nominated for Best New Show at 2013 Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival. The antidote to atheist, leftie comedians. 'Comedian with a big future’ **** (Mirror). 'A genuine iconoclast' (Chortle.co.uk). Written for Live at the Apollo.
It's Not Really There17:00 – 18:00, freeEl Barrio, 47 Hanover Street, New Town, Edinburgh, EH2 2PJ
What are you afraid of? Really?! Us too! Don't let it get you down! Enter our world for an hour of magical, musical and surreal stand-up where playful coping mechanisms will chase your scares away.
Drei, Zwei, Eins mit Flange Krammer17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ Espionage, Edinburgh
Olympic skiing sensation Flange Krammer brings his hit game show from German television screens to the Edinburgh Fringe. Drei, Zwei, Eins mit Flange Krammer. 'Hilarious' **** (Skinny). 'Pure silliness' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). Free!
Christian Schulte-Loh: Attack of the 50 Foot German Comedian17:00 – 18:00, freeBase Nightclub, 69 Cowgate, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1JR
'Very funny' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Has the hilarity factor' **** (Cream of the Fringe). 'A funny German - the only one!' (KKunst.com). 'Excellent one-liners' (BeeHiveCity.com). Free! www.germancomedian.com
42: My Life, My Universe, My Everything17:00 – 18:00, freeLaughing Horse @ Finnegan's Wake, Finnegan's Wake, Edinburgh
Douglas Adams said the answer to the big question of Life, the Universe and Everything is 42. I am 42 this year. Find out what I have learned and questions I have.
Adam Kay: How to Be a Bogus Doctor17:00 – 18:00, £11.00Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
Want to be a doctor, but can't be bothered with the inconvenience of six years at medical school? This hilarious lecture is for you. 'Extremely funny. Never less than utterly clever' (Telegraph).
The Leeds Tealights: The Ultimate Indoor Experience17:00 – 18:00, £7.00Just the Tonic at The Caves, Enter from The Rowantree Bar (under South Bridge), 253 Cowgate,Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1LG
Current holders of the Best Student Sketch Group (NationalStudent.com), the Leeds Tealights are back! Directed by Patrick Turpin, the Tealights return with infectious energy and a glorious spread of sketch comedy.