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David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

Brighton Dome

Thu 16 Oct

Corn Exchange

£16 (£14) / 01273 709709

  • 19:30

The Core At Corby Cube

Fri 31 Oct

£15.50 / 01536 470470

  • 19:30

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Bianco

Contemporary circus featuring 16 performers and a live band.

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 8 Oct

£10 (£9) / 01229 820000

  • 17:00

Belfast Boy

A story based on real events. Martin, an aspiring dancer, has to flee Belfast during the troubles in the 1970s with his family. Sent to England via boat we see how Martin copes with his sexuality, tragedy and his family.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Zone Theatre

£7.50 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Zone Theatre

£7.50 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Zone Theatre

£10 (£7.50) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Exhibit B

  • 5 stars

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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Mark Watson: Flaws

  • 4 stars

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£17 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£16 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

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Circa: Beyond

  • 5 stars

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Trainspotting

  • 3 stars

In Your Face Theatre To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Irvine Welsh novel, relive the story like never before. Take part in this once in a life time promenade experience and expect heavy drug use, strong language and scenes of both a violent and sexual nature. Expect the walls to move, to be part of a rave and…

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Will Adamsdale: Borders

  • 4 stars

The Invisible Dot Ltd. This show's about borders. Borders over land, across time, down the side of the piece of paper I'm writing this on… (At least that's the plan at the deadline for this blurb. What lies ahead for my plucky little stagecoach of a show as it crosses this borderline? Who knows? The whole thing could…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Button

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Belly Button

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly

Avalon Promotions Ltd Stupidly ambitious, logistically problematic, potentially disastrous, this is the show Alex Horne has wanted to make for a decade. Finally, he will be Monsieur Butterfly. One flap of his delicate wings, and mayhem may prevail. ‘A terrific, high-concept comedy show, intricately constructed and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Two

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Two

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Prepare yourself for a once in a lifetime show, filled with power, humour, dance, and traditional Japanese drums, that has performed in more than 20 countries including the United States, India, Taiwan, Brazil, Korea, and others. Don't miss this unique chance to see Japanese traditional instruments like Japanese drums…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Adam Hess: Mustard

Adam Hess / Heroes (PWYW) One of the country's most exciting new comedians does 40 minutes of stand-up that he really hopes you come to and have the best day of your life. 'Virtually batters the audience into laughter' (Chortle.co.uk). Winner of Chortle Student Comedian Award 2011. Winner of the Telegraph ’s Best Tweet…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant

  • 3 stars

Alan Bissett's sparkling satire for contemporary Scotland.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 18 Sep

Main Auditorium

£10 / 0141 552 4267

Hosted on the day of the independence referendum.

  • 19:45

Sweet Mambo

Pina Bausch's piece of dance theatre about the relationship between the sexes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Begin the Beguine: James Lambeth Sings Cole Porter!

James Lambeth James Lambeth returns for a third year at the Edinburgh Fringe, following two sell-out years with shows featuring the music of Duke Ellington and George and Ira Gershwin. This year vocalist James Lambeth returns with a sparkling selection of songs from the genius of Cole Porter. Backed by virtuoso pianist…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Floor

£8 / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Brazouka

  • 4 stars

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

The author of Cloud Atlas introduces and discusses his latest novel.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

OPEN, Norwich

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01603 763111

  • 18:30

Sheffield Theatres

Mon 1 Sep

£10 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:30

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Saturday Cabaret

Weekly Saturday cabaret night.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

The Great Gatsby

  • 3 stars

Blur A new theatrical experience, conceived by Broadway's Ryan Domres and based on the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set against the inspired Jazz Age, this avant-garde production examines the life of Jay Gatsby and his pursuit of the American Dream. Infused with explosive choreography and imaginative…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£14 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Central

£14 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Sirens

  • 4 stars

Ontroerend Goed, Drum-Plymouth, Vooruit, Richard Jordan, Big in Belgium, Summerhall We are the weaker sex. We’re goddesses, muses, amazons and warrior queens. We can’t control our feelings. We bleed once a month, because we deserve it. We cry, sulk and suffer inexplicable mood swings. We’re little princesses. We need a…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£12.50 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£12.50 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 23 Oct

£18 (£16) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£18 (Children £15; £15; £15) / 01489 799499

  • 19:30

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

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Four Screws Loose in the Big Screw Up

  • 4 stars

James Grant Comedy Fresh from a smash hit run at the Adelaide Festival, The Screws return to Edinburgh with their fifth riotous show. Directed by Matthew Floyd Jones (Frisky and Mannish), this is a comedy show like no other, exploding with an unrivalled mix of comedy and music. ‘Simply brilliant’ ★★★★…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Bosco

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bosco

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Bosco

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Object Lesson

  • 5 stars

Aurora Nova presents Geoff Sobelle Do you have what you need? Do you need what you have? With boxes stacked to the ceiling, award-winning actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle unpacks our relationship to everyday objects - a hilarious, heartbreaking solo performance installation. You encounter a massive, meaningful…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pants Down Circus: Rock

Pants Down Circus It's a long way to the top, the big top, and these guys are livin' on a prayer for nothin' but a good time. This event showcases the incredible skill of four rock stars of Australian circus. Imagine the greatest rock band ever, as a circus. It'll shake you all night long. Winner of Best Circus 2012…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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