International Edinburgh Previews

Tuesday 02 August

Doors: Doors 7.45pm 1st Show - 8.00pm 2nd Show 9.15pm

Tickets: £10 ADV. £12 on the door Available from

A chance to catch two full shows for less than the price of one before they go up to the Edinburgh Festival.  We aim to recreate the true Edinburgh experience – no audience, no pay for the acts, great fun!  We have an enviable record in predicting the big-hit shows before they win awards

Stefano Paolini                   


First Impressions is a stand-up comedy show written and performed by Stefano Paolini. Featuring impressions, characters and beatboxing this regular face on the national and international comedy circuit brings his debut hour of comedy to Downstairs and wants to make good first impressions. 


(Simon Brodkin is now unable to appear)



Ivo Graham: Work in Progress
More frenetic life updates from the critically acclaimed anecdotalist/prank victim. Previously nominated for ‘Best Show’ at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, and as seen/heard on Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Fighting Talk, and Quickly Kevin: The Steffa Barnsa Tapes.
‘Has star in the making coming off him like steam’ 
★★★★ - Telegraph
'A hugely enjoyable hour of stand-up comedy' 
★★★★ - Times

Stefano Paolini , Ivo Graham