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Sunday, January 28 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Best of Edinburgh International Showcase (SOLD OUT)

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SF Sketchfest presents some of the best International standup comedians for one night only. Catch these stars of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival while you can.
This show is SOLD OUT. Tickets may be available at the door night-of.








Aisling Bea is an award winning Irish stand-up, actress and writer and is one of the biggest female TV comedians in the UK. She is the co-host on long running hit British panel show, 8 Out of 10 Cats with Jimmy Carr and regularly appears on most comedy TV shows in the UK like Qi (BBC1/Netflix) with Stephen Fry, A League Of Their Own (Sky 1) with James Corden and The Jonathan Ross Show.








Often described as a unique voice in comedy, Josie Long is one of the most respected comedians of her generation.  She started stand-up at age 14 and soon after went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award. Josie has appeared on multiple TV and Radio shows, including the UK programs The News Quiz, Just A Minute, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Alternative Comedy Experience, Skins, 8 out of 10 Cats, Drunk History, Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central, and Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, as well as Australia’s Thank God You’re Here, and Comedy Central’s @midnight and Night Train with Wyatt Cenac and Hidden America for Seeso.








Scottish stand-up Daniel Sloss may just be 27 but he is a box-office-breaking alumni of the Edinburgh Festival, having already clocked up 10 consecutive sold-out Edinburgh seasons (with 10 different shows) and in the process becoming one of the festival’s biggest-ever live comedy acts. In addition to TV appearances including ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’, ‘Drunk History’, ‘Russell Howard's Good News’, ‘The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson’, ‘@Midnight’ and ‘Jimmy Carr’s Comedy Roast Battles’,  Sloss has also appeared on ‘Conan’ a record 7 times, co-created online 6-part series 'M.U.F.F', gave a ‘Tedx’ Talk & released a DVD (both whilst still aged 19), has won a few awards, and tours extensively each year including throughout 25 European countries, Australia and across the UK. He has twice performed solo shows at Montreal Just For Laughs and his US appearances include solo shows in LA, dates across the country and two solo off-Broadway seasons.








Phoebe Walsh debuted her first stand up show 'I'll Have What She's Having' at this years Edinburgh Fringe. She's written for various TV shows including C4's 'The Anna and Katy Show', E4's 'The Midnight Beast' and 'Popsludge.' and also writes for Vice, ELLE, ASOS and Time Out. She's acted and improvised in various TV shows including Daniel Simonsen's C4 Blaps, been a regular in BBC2's 'The Javone Prince Show' and most recently she stars in All4's Webscam.








Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and self-dubbed “The Lie-In King” Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian). This dishevelled, fiery, animated, fiercely idol, millennial man child is one of best live comedians to have come out of the UK. Seann made his acting debut starring in Comedy Central’s sitcom Big Bad World, this was quickly followed up by the lead role in Monks (BBC One), he utilised his physical comedic abilities in Sky’s silent comedy, Three Kinds of Stupid, which led to him producing, writing and starring in his own silent comedy web-series The Drunk. He also wrote and starred in his own Sky short for Sky Arts and is now co-starring in Jack Dee’s brand-new sitcom Bad Move (ITV one).








A comedy star in her native Ireland, Maeve Higgins has performed all over the world, including in Edinburgh, Melbourne and, most recently, Erbil. Now based in New York, she’s made a name for herself there too. In a good way! She co-hosts Neil deGrasse Tyson’sStarTalk on National Geographic and has appeared in Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer. Maeve hosts Butterboy, a live weekly show with Aparna Nancherla and Jo Firestone. Her podcast ‘Maeve in America’ launched in 2016 and quickly became a critical and commercial success. She writes regularly for The New York Times. Her new book of essays, 'Maeve in America', is due for publication by Penguin in August 2018. Her career began in 2005 when she reached the final of a national radio competition. She went on to star in three series of the most popular home-grown comedy show in Ireland ‘Naked Camera’. In 2009 she wrote and starred in her own TV series in 2009 ‘Maeve Higgins’ Fancy Vittles’. Her first book ‘We Have a Good Time, Don’t We?’ was nominated for an Irish Book Award and her second essay collection ‘Off You Go’ was published by Hachette in 2015. Live stand up is her first love and she continues to perform at lauded venues and prestigious festivals all over the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Dublin Fringe Festival, the Kansas City Irish Festival and The Eugene Mirman Festival in New York.

















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Aisling Bea

Aisling Bea is an award winning Irish stand-up, actress and writer and is one of the biggest female TV comedians in the UK. She is the co-host on long running hit British panel show, 8 Out of 10 Cats with Jimmy Carr and regularly appears on most comedy TV shows in the UK like Qi (BBC1/Netflix... Read More →
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Maeve Higgins

A comedy star in her native Ireland, Maeve Higgins has performed all over the world, including in Edinburgh, Melbourne and, most recently, Erbil. Now based in New York, she’s made a name for herself there too. In a good way! She co-hosts Neil deGrasse Tyson’sStarTalk on National... Read More →
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Josie Long

Often described as a unique voice in comedy, Josie Long is one of the most respected comedians of her generation.  She started stand-up at age 14 and soon after went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award.Josie has appeared on multiple TV and Radio shows, including the UK programs The... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Sloss

Daniel Sloss

Scottish stand-up Daniel Sloss may just be 27 but he is a box-office-breaking alumni of the Edinburgh Festival, having already clocked up 10 consecutive sold-out Edinburgh seasons (with 10 different shows) and in the process becoming one of the festival’s biggest-ever live comedy... Read More →
avatar for Phoebe Walsh

Phoebe Walsh

Phoebe Walsh debuted her first stand up show 'I'll Have What She's Having' at this years Edinburgh Fringe. She's written for various TV shows including C4's 'The Anna and Katy Show', E4's 'The Midnight Beast' and 'Popsludge.' and also writes for Vice, ELLE, ASOS and Time Out. She's... Read More →
avatar for Seann Walsh

Seann Walsh

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and self-dubbed “The Lie-In King” Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian). This dishevelled, fiery, animated, fiercely idol, millennial man child is one of best live comedians to have come out... Read More →



Sunday January 28, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St. San Francisco, CA 94114