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About Leith Comedy Festival

Comedy for good. Laughter for all.

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Leith Comedy Festival aims to inspire and create opportunities for the people of Leith by joining forces with local companies and charities to unleash the power of laughter for good. And we produce damn funny comedy shows while we’re at it.

Take a look at what we've done so far:

Rosalind Romer, Director, Leith Comedy F

Meet Rosalind Romer

Director of Leith Comedy Festival

  • A record-breaking Perrier Judge, Leicester Comedy Festival Judge and Funny Women Judge

  • Managed Jimmy Carr’s award-winning UK tours

  • Produced the Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly Perrier)

  • A prophetic ability to spot talent way ahead of the rest

  • Founder of Punchline, a comedy production company which produced largescale comedy shows around Scotland: 'Conjuring up yet another smashing bunch of stand-ups' List

  • Previous Punchline acts include Nick Helm (Uncle, 8 Out of 10 Cats), Josh Widdicombe (The Last Leg), Roisin Conaty (GameFace, Have I Got News for You) Nish Kumar (Mash Report) & Frankie Boyle

  • Punchline is now a well respected reviewer during the Edinburgh Fringe

Funders & Partners

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