Phil Ellis: Hedgehog

“Ellis, as a character, is both completely likeable and absolutely appalling” The Scotsman ★★★★★

Sunday May 14th 2023
Monkey Barrel Comedy (MB1)

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Phil Ellis: Hedgehog
£12.00 + £0.78 fees
Ticket [20:00 - MB1]
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£10.00 + £0.68 fees
Concession Ticket [20:00 - MB1]

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After the huge success of his last ever sell-out show, Edinburgh Award-winning comedian Phil Ellis is back with his latest final stand-up show ever. Join him for his first ever hour of pure stand up comedy. Discover how love and family finally gave a 40 year-old, house-sharing idiot the direction and happiness he so desperately needed.

“Ellis, as a character, is both completely likeable and absolutely appalling” The Scotsman ★★★★★ 

“Ellis emerges as a very clever comedian with a deep understanding of the genre” The List ★★★★ 

“Much cleverer and much more stupid than you might think” Chortle ★★★★ 

Phil’s TV appearances include The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), There She Goes (BBC Two), Drunk History: UK (Comedy Central), as well as writing and performing credits on BBC Three’s The Tapeface Tapes and also co-wrote 3 comedy shorts for Dave. As well as three series of his own BBC Radio 4 sitcom Phil Ellis is Trying, co-starring Johnny Vegas, Lolly Adefope, Amy Gledhill, Alexei Sayle, Sindu Vee, Jack Dee, Lee Mack, Mark Lamar and Sean Lock. The series was nominated for a BBC Audio Award in 2019. 

Sunday 14th May 2023

20:00 (60min) - MB1


Venue Doors and Bar open up to one hour before show starts - Unreserved Seating - No standing - Table Service before the Show

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

The "Beating Heart" of the Fringe. The Telegraph

“The Monkey Barrel is amazing. They’re so caring and supportive. They’re not just all talk.” Sam Campbell

"Monkey Barrel’s stock is high" The Scotsman

"The Best Comedy Club in the WorldOlga Koch

"Fringe HeroesThe Metro

5.0★★★★★ Trip Advisor | 4.7★★★★ Google | 4.8★★★★ Facebook 

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Monkey Barrel Comedy (MB1)
9-12 Blair Street
United Kingdom

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Monkey Barrel Comedy is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Our rooms are located at the top end of Blair Street, just off the Royal Mile and can be easily accessed by Bus and Taxi from South Bridge or by foot from either Cowgate or the High Street.

As with many venues in the traditional and historical Old Town, some of our spaces have accessibility limitations. Please contact us in advance (via email to our Box Office at if you have any access requirements, so we can advise on the options available. 

MB1 is at ground level and can be accessed via most wheelchairs with some adjustments made for you outside the venue. Please let us know in advance of buying a ticket (via the Box Office) so we can confirm and be prepared for your arrival. Because of the physical changes required outside of the venue, we cannot guarantee entry unless we are notified in advance.

MB3 and MB4 are accessed via a series of steps. If you are able to move over short distances, our team can assist and looking after any mobility equipment.

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