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The 25 funniest (and punniest) Edinburgh Fringe titles 2013

The annual Edinburgh Fringe programme is a goldmine of rude, crude and plain ridiculous show titles. Here's our pick of the crop this year...

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A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits Rocking In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves... 5 (Voodoo Rooms Ballroom, 12 August)

Aliens Love Underpants (Pleasance Courtyard, 7-22 August)

Angelina Jolie Touched My Neighbour's Goat
A Midwife Crisis (theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, 19-24 August)

Angelina Jolie Touched my Neighbour's Goat (Laughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, 12-25 August)

BrainSex (Assembly George Square, 1-26 August)

Do We Need You After The Apocalypse? The Game Show (Gilded Balloon, 15-17 August)

Dr Professor Neal Portenza's Interactive Goat Hour: There are no goats and the show is only 54 minutes long, excluding the bonus minute (Wilkie House Upstairs, 3-24 August)

Father Christmas Needs a Wee! The Musical (theSpace @ Venue45, 2-24 August)

53 Minutes about 52 Sheep (60 Minutes Long) (Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, 1-25 August)

Fisting for Biscuits (Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, 1-25 August)

Gusset Grippers (Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, 1-25 August)

The Human Being's Guide to Not Being a Dick About Religion (Wilkie House Upstairs, 11-24 August)

I Guess if the Stage Exploded... (Summerhall, 19-24 August)

I Am the Tag Team Champions (Studio 24, 24 August)

Miserable Lesbians: The Parody Musical (Spotlites @ The Merchants' Hall, 17 August)

Mr Methane: My Life in Farting (Heroes @ Bob's Bookshop, 13-17 August)

Mum, Can You Wipe My Bum? (C nova, 2-10 August)

Piff the Magic Dragon & Mr Piffles (Pleasance Dome, 1-25 August)

Two Tickets to the Gum Show
Poopiedoopiedoop (Gilded Balloon, 31 July-25 August)

The Revenge of the Gargantuan Poo Monster (Greenside, 2-17 August)

Sad Faces Threw a Party (Pleasance Courtyard, 31 July-26 August)

Shhhh - An Improvised Silent Movie (Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, 5-24 August)

The Quiz Show That Has Nothing to Do With Horses (Sweet Grassmarket, 24 August)

Two Tickets to the Gum Show (Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, 1-25 August)

Zigzag Zit-faced Zombies and the Giant Geriatric Generator (Laughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, 1-25 August)

- Compiled by Louise Miles


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