It's a slightly counter-intuitive thing to do if you crave comfort and reassurance – take a comedy show to the Edinburgh Fringe. Still, Tom Craine normally = laughs, so you're in good hands.
A nominee for the main Perrier award and the Newcomer version as well, is Dan Antopolski primed to go all the way this year with Silent But Deadly? He might do, you know...
Her appearance on Brendon Burns's If.Comedy Award winning show in 2007 certainly got Sajeela Kershi plenty of attention – much of it bigoted and ignorant, and Bitch Got Owned! is her comedy take on the story.
Named after an alternative method of filling an hour of your time, Two Episodes of Mash is deadpan sketch duo Diane Morgan (left) and Joe Wilkinson (right). Welcome (all) to laughing without the smiling inbetween.
'Laid-back idiot with arrested development' Carl Donnelly is a splendid stand-up making his solo debut in Edinburgh, and has very simple wants – just for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy!
Geek Night Out is the place where comedians speak candidly and passionately about the things they are geeky about. This one-off, in aid of Cancer Research, features Reginald D Hunter and Wil Hodgson among others opening up, say Rob Deb (right) and Paul Gannon.