Show And Tell at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe

Show And Tell return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2022 with a fantastic roster of shows, including Nina Conti in the Pleasance Grand, hilarious rising stars from the US Atsuko Okatsuka, Emmy Blotnick and Mary Beth Barone, the hotly-anticipated debut from Chortle’s Best Newcomer Celya AB, Fringe legends Simon Munnery and Janeane Garofalo, plus even more still to announce.

Mary Beth Barone: Silly Little Girl

Join Mary Beth for her eagerly anticipated debut hour, as she shares her checkered journey as an aspiring young starlet through to the present day, covering a range of topics like growing up in the 90s, her dating history, and of course, The Cold War.

Pleasance Upstairs / 8:30pm

Atsuko Okatsuka: The Intruder

Growing up with a schizophrenic mom, and a grandmother who stole from buffets and fed her false realities, Atsuko is now stunted as an adult. But when confronted with a home intruder, she realises that her unconventional upbringing may have actually prepared her for just this moment.

Pleasance Bunker Three / 6pm

Emmy Blotnick: The 30 Fragances Of Jennifer Lopez: A Show About Death, Betrayal & Financial Ruin

The American stand-up, writer and “neurotic Jewish millennial” returns following her acclaimed 2019 debut. Emmy guides you through nearly 13 of Jennifer Lopez’s 30 fragrances before she is rudely interrupted by a family scandal.

Assembly Five / 6:45pm

Celya AB: Swimming

The stunning debut hour full of “sharp and observant gags” (Joe Lycett) from one of comedy’s most exciting breakthrough voices. A show about moving from Paris to Birmingham, finding yourself and learning to swim at 25.

Pleasance Attic / 7:15pm

Nina Conti: The Dating Show

The quick-thinking queen of ventriloquism brings you her pioneering, dating-infused live show. There’s no promise that true love will be found, but a firm guarantee that big laughs will be had in the reign of this ‘voice-throwing queen’ (London Evening Standard).

Pleasance Grand / 6pm

Simon Munnery: Trials and Tribulations

Twenty years ago, in Edinburgh, legendary comedian Simon Munnery was arrested for “being a German in a built-up area”. It wasn’t an early brush with ‘cancel culture’ but it did lead to a trial. For the first time, British Comedy Award nominee, serial innovator and ‘Perennial fringe maverick’ (Guardian), Simon Munnery tells the tale of this trial.

The Stand / 3:15pm

Janeane Garofalo: Pardon My Tangent

The iconic American comedian and actress returns with her acerbic wit, following multiple previous sellout runs. Janeane was recently seen in Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and Comedy Central’s Broad City.

Gilded Balloon Wine Bar / 7:15pm


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