Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh Comedy Tour: Vintage Fringe afoot

Edinburgh Comedy Tour: Vintage Fringe afoot

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15 tour stops

1

Welcome to the show

No spoilers

2 min
2

Meet the guides Jamie and Harry

A blind guide, leading a walking tour, how's that going to work?

3 min
3

Bro D and D Con

A quick and gory history of famous High Court cases

5 min
4

What's that ghastly Gothic monument?

Professor, watch out!

3 min
5

The Wizard of West Bow

Black magic?

1 min
6

The Grassmarket

Half Hangit Maggie

3 min
7

Deep in the Underbelly

Are you a spirit from the deep?

2 min
8

Greyfriars Bobby

Has anyone here seen Bobby?

2 min
9

Greyfriars Kirkyard

What are you doing down there Professor?

3 min
10

Is that wise, Professor?

The beating heart of Edinburgh's Comedy Festival

3 min
11

George Square Gardens

Who are you calling Old Dame!

2 min
12

The Pleasance

The smile on the face of the Fringe

1 min
13

Don't look up. Or down!

Vertigo anyone?

5 min
14

The Stand Comedy Club

"i'll be your eyes Professor"

2 min
15

Curtain Call

Thank you and credits

1 min

Overview

Rediscover the true Edinburgh Fringe spirit as lockdown begins to ease in 2021.

Hard to believe it's ten years since Walking Heads first published Edinburgh Comedy Tour. Our award winning virtual Fringe show led the audience on a carefree romp round famous venues.

Comedians Jamie MacDonald and Harry Gooch chased history through crowded streets. It was a tale told through headphones on a route mapped on your mobile phone. Sounds familiar?

Edinburgh's comedy landscape was changing, even before Covid, but Jamie and Harry showed some eerie foresight. There's the monster lurking beneath the Underbelly. And the almost tottering Henry Dundas monument – that towering column in St Andrew Square provides the surreal climax of our show.

No spoilers!

We hope you find hope for the future in their rebellious adventures. The show ends at The Stand Comedy Club, currently closed. This tour is free but you can help keep independent comedy alive by donating to www.thestand.co.uk/donate

Itinerary 3.7 km / 1:30

Offline map included

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