THE BIG SHOW Christmas and New Year Specials!

Top stand-up Comedy at Edinburgh's #1 rated Comedy Club.

Monday December 12th 2022 – Tuesday December 31st 2024
Monkey Barrel Comedy

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Tickets for Thursday, December 19th 2024

Ticket Quantity
7pm Thursday Ticket - 1 person
£10.00 + £0.68 fees + £0.00 tax
Ticket for 1 for our 7pm Christmas and New Year Special
9pm Thursday Ticket - 1 person
£12.00 + £0.78 fees + £0.00 tax
Ticket for 1 for our 9pm Christmas and New Year Special

Prices in GBP - UK Pound Sterling
Promotion and discount codes can be entered on the next page.

The BIG SHOW is back this Christmas! 

Top stand-up Comedy at Scotland's Best Comedy Venue (Chortle Awards 2023), Edinburgh's #1 rated Comedy Club and home to the Best Comedy Show at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

See our website or social media (Twitter | Instagram | Facebook) for the latest line-ups. Check out our the reviews here!

*****Weekend shows can be booked here: Friday and Saturday*****

Tickets from £12/10*

7pm (1hr 20mins)

9pm (1hr 45mins)

*Use Promotion Code 1STUDENT, 2STUDENTS, 3STUDENTS, 4STUDENTS, 5STUDENTS or 6STUDENTS for discount (13th to 30th).

Venue Doors Open at least 30 minutes before show starts - Upstairs Barrel Bar open one hour before show - Unreserved Seating - No standing - Everyone gets a seat - Table Service throughout the show.

Please contact us at for:

- Larger bookings of 7 or more. 

- Party Packages and alternative group arrangements.

- Private Shows (for up to 100 people).

See Terms and Conditions for more information.

Monkey Barrel Comedy

The "Beating Heart" of the Fringe. The Telegraph

“The Monkey Barrel is amazing. They’re so caring and supportive. They’re not just all talk.” Sam Campbell

"Monkey Barrel’s stock is high" The Scotsman

"The Best Comedy Club in the WorldOlga Koch

"Fringe HeroesThe Metro

5.0★★★★★ Trip Advisor | 4.7★★★★ Google | 4.8★★★★ Facebook 

Home to both of last year's Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards winners

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Monkey Barrel Comedy
9-12 Blair Street
United Kingdom

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Monkey Barrel Comedy is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Our rooms are located at the top end of Blair Street, just off the Royal Mile and can be easily accessed by Bus and Taxi from South Bridge or by foot from either Cowgate or the High Street.

As with many venues in the traditional and historical Old Town, some of our spaces have accessibility limitations. Please contact us in advance (via email to our Box Office at if you have any access requirements, so we can advise on the options available. 

MB1 is at ground level and can be accessed via most wheelchairs with some adjustments made for you outside the venue. Please let us know in advance of buying a ticket (via the Box Office) so we can confirm and be prepared for your arrival. Because of the physical changes required outside of the venue, we cannot guarantee entry unless we are notified in advance.

MB3  and MB4 are accessed via a series of steps. If you are able to move over short distances, our team can assist and looking after any mobility equipment.

If the room for the event isn't listed, then it may not yet have been confirmed. If you have any questions on this, or anything else, please contact our Box Office at

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