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Updated: Aug 5

Catch some of the hottest, new 2023 Fringe Festival shows heading up to Edinburgh, without having to pay for an expensive train ticket, thanks to Comedy in Your Eye Camden!

Can't travel up to Edinburgh to watch your favourite Stand Up Comedians perform at the Comedy Fringe Festival? Why not head to Camden Town every Wednesday in July to catch a sneak peak preview of some of the top shows before they go up to Scotland!

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2023 Logo for Preview Shows in London Page

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2019 spanned 25 days and featured more than 59,600 performances of 3,841 different shows in 322 venues.

Established in 1947, as an alternative to the Edinburgh International Festival, it takes place in Edinburgh every August.

The Fringe is open to anyone who wants to put on a show, regardless of their experience or background. This makes it a great opportunity for up-and-coming artists to showcase their work and get their big break. In fact, many well-known performers, such as Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, and Jennifer Saunders, got their start at the Fringe.

So for a very special July at Comedy in Your Eye, Camden is playing host to some of the hottest rated new shows heading up to the Fringe and you can catch some previews right here in London!

We have a really exciting lineup for you and here it is below:

5th July - Sam Coade - Floorfillers

Comedian Sam Coade Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview Comedy Show  in London

Join rising stand-up chart-topper, Sam Coade (Komedia New Act nominee, West End New Act runner-Up, So You Think You're Funny? semi-finalist) as he turns up the volume to a reasonable level and fill that floor with jokes about sharing the bath, saxophones and everything in between!

Sam will be performing his half of the Floorfillers show, developed with support from Soho Theatre Labs. If you want to catch James Trickey's part, you'll have to head up to Edinburgh!

'Magnificent... such well developed writing skills' (;

'Fantastic' (Evening Standard)

Buy tickets to Sam's Comedy in Your Eye Preview or go see him at Edinburgh by buying tickets for his show

12th July - Josh Baulf - Bulldog

BGT Comedian Josh Baulf Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview Comedy Show  in London

Josh Baulf has appeared on ITV and BBC Three, but you may know him as "that guy from TikTok", with his online sketches amassing millions of views worldwide. Josh's highly anticipated debut hour, Bulldog, tackles turning 30, relationships and dog sitting.

'A very funny man' (David Walliams).

'A cross between Micky Flanagan and Russell Howard' (

Winner: Get Up Stand-Up. Runner up: Leicester Square New Comedian. Finalist: Amused Moose. Shortlist: BBC New Comedy Award.

Buy tickets to Josh's Comedy in Your Eye Preview or go see him at Edinburgh by buying tickets for his show

19th July - Kathryn Mather - Scream Inside Your Heart

Comedian Kathryn Mather Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview Comedy Show  in London

Join award-winning comedian Kathryn Mather in this slightly dark, slightly whimsical show about finding love and finding yourself against the backdrop of the pandemic.

Little Smash New Comedian Of The Year 2021 – 2nd Place

Amused Moose Breakthrough Comedian 2020

Leicester Mercury 2019 – 3rd Place

South East New Comedian of the Year 2018 – Winner

Frog and Bucket World Series 2017 – Winner

“Very funny with a distinctive comic voice” – Nish Kumar

“Kathryn is one of those new comedians that makes you want to quit she’s so prodigious. She’s a brilliant and unique voice.”– Kiri Pritchard-McLean

“A fantastic mix of dark humour and funny storytelling. The audience were crying” -Russell Kane

Buy tickets to Kathryn's Comedy in Your Eye Preview or go see her at Edinburgh by buying tickets for her show

26th July - Peter Flanagan - Meditations

Comedian Peter Flanagan Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview Comedy Show  in London

Join rising Irish talent Peter Flanagan for a preview of his unmissable debut show. An hour of blisteringly funny, personal comedy about moving to London post-pandemic and the year of romance, booze and meditation that followed.

“High laugh count” Chortle

"Witty and insightful" The Journal

Buy tickets to Peter's Comedy in Your Eye show here

We look forward to seeing you in July!

Please note that we will not be doing our weekly Tuesday shows until September.

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