Tues 3rd October
The Comedy Grotto is a charity fundraising night of laughs tipped by The Independent and The Sunday Times. Time Out praises its "consistently excellent line-ups" that have "comedy connoisseurs drooling". A mix of established names trying new material and bright sparks doing their tightest stuff, this time it's:

Pierre Novellie- as seen on BBC Two's "The Mash Report"

"A show packed full of belly laughs...impressively written" - ★★★★★ Metro
"Pierre Novellie is wonderful...A tremendous presence...his wit is old school, yet his humour is still fresh. There’s a class to his act" ★★★★★  - EdFestMag

Lou Sander - Amused Moose's Top 10 shows of Edinburgh, As seen on Russell Howard's Good News

"An hour of non-stop entertainment with seriously big laughs, wild and free and very, very funny" - ★★★★ Chortle

Brett GoldsteinStar of Ricky Gervais' "Derek" and superhero movie "SuperBob"

A "captivating" storyteller"- ★★★★ Chortle

Sophie Duker - Funny Women Finalist, Pleasance Reserve pick

Ben Pope Piccadilly Comedy Club New Comedian of the Year, Former Cambridge Footlights President,

"Stand-out performance...carries the show" - Broadway Baby
"Supremely confident...great material" - Beyond The Joke

Alex Kealy - Best Jokes of Edinburgh 2016 (The Scotsman) & 2017 (Evening Standard)

"Hilarious...fresh, insightful and original...a great hour of cerebral stand-up" ★★★★ - FringeGuru
“Well thought out and insightful...hilariously funny...a very enjoyable hour” ★★★★ - Theatre Weekly
"Ferociously quick-witted... flawless script" ★★★★ - EdFringeReview