Better Than Dying Alone

Comedy (solo show, stand-up)

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  • Sweet Grassmarket - Grassmarket 3
  • 21:30
  • Aug 3-6, 8-13, 15-24
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Ros Ballinger
  • Warnings and additional info: OtherPotential discussion of sexual assault.
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices


Ménage à trois. Dungeon parties. Amorous vicars and improper use of Twitter. Ros is busy in the bedroom but nowhere near love; armed with questionable hair and a millennial railcard, she’s on the hunt for it. Ros Ballinger returns to the Edinburgh Fringe following her hit 2017 show The Idiot’s Guide to Kink – come and join her for a no-holds-barred walk-through of filth, feminism and fury. After all, what’s the alternative? ‘Candid and intelligent comedy' ( ‘Better Than Dying Alone guarantees a good time’ (

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Audiences arrive at box office on ground floor. Audiences can use the lifts to the mezzanine level, where there is space to wait for the show to be ready and for the space to open. Audiences are called by FOH through one door to an internal foyer where all our spaces and toilets are. Audiences are directed to the correct room for their show. Any audience member who would like early access or first seating can mention this to box office staff when they arrive.
  • Wheelchair access type:
  • Stairs: None
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices