The Edinburgh Fringe is perhaps home to the most famous comedy circuit in Britain. You can find non-stop entertainment in Edinburgh during the festival season. Family entertainment such as 'Circus of Horrors' is extremely popular. The Stand and the Jongleurs are the other comedy options available in Edinburgh. The Stand - this comedy club was established in 1995 and has stand up comedy features that are a riot on stage. They consist of Scottish and international comedians that host contemporary live comedy shows. This club operates from 2 custom-built venues in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Stand Comedy Club venue is more intimate and host year-round shows with big names like Johnny Vegas.
The Jongleurs is perhaps one of the biggest chains of comedy clubs in the world and has opened its Edinburgh venue in 2003. Many noted comedians such as Graham Norton, Jack Dee, Harry Enfield and Frank Skinner have performed to packed halls in Edinburgh.