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Man Enough

British Exist Theatre / Free Festival Chris is 18 years old and embracing his out-and-proud lifestyle. Along with his best friend and flatmate, Kate, he plans to conquer the world one man at a time. Life is good. Sex, drink and work. But when he stumbles into Joey, a coke-addicted rent boy, love and sex will take on a…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

MargOH! Channing is Tipsy!

MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne / Free Festival MargOH! Channing is Tipsy! is a gin-soaked romp. This is the deconstruction of drag through the life and times of this slightly delusional, often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken diva and her gayiancée, MAN-ee Champagne as they tackle topics such…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Siddhartha, the Musical

A new look at Herman Hesse's well-known novel.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

The Canterbury Tales Remixed

Soho Playhouse Inc Chaucer’s classic tales as you’ve never seen them before, with sparkling wordplay, live turntablism, and seriously medieval swagger. Comedic hip-hop storytelling fresh from New York's Soho Playhouse, with music by Mr Simmonds, written and performed by Fringe First Award Winner Baba Brinkman (The Rap…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cow Barn

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cow Barn

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Voca People

The International Musical Comedy Hit! Voca People take you on a thrilling and original musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With over 50 million YouTube hits to their name and word-wide audiences of over 1 million, Voca People use no musical instruments and produce all sounds live combining…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Grand

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Best of Irish Comedy

Allow Stand resident Michael Redmond to introduce you to the funniest of his countrymen and women every month.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Congo Natty Soundsystem

The producer formerly known as the Rebel MC, explores the reggae roots of jungle music with his soundsystem.

The Hub, Plymouth

Fri 1 Aug

£10–£14

  • 22:00 – 05:00

Edinburgh Metal Party 2014

Bleed From Within, Continents, MSAT, Firebrand Super Rock plus Support. Ain't no party like Edinburgh Metal Party! Scotland's heaviest sesh debuts this August, as part of the world-famous Festival Fringe. Featuring 2013 Golden Gods winner Bleed From Within, Continents, Mind Set A Threat, Firebrand Super Rock, Excellent…

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

£10 / 0131 558 3758

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fright Bus Service

The Ghost Bus Tours A theatrical sightseeing tour of Edinburgh's dark side onboard a haunted classic 1960s Routemaster bus. Join your creepy conductor and a psychic investigator on a comedic trip around the city's sites of murder, torture, execution and paranormal activity. A brand new show from the makers of the…

Necrobus, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

Out of Water

Helen Paris and Caroline Wright / Escalator East to Edinburgh The singers are out of breath. The swimmers are out of their depth. At sunrise and sunset, for three days only, a captivating spectacle will emerge on Edinburgh’s beach. Singers and swimmers strike out towards the water’s edge looking out intently, searching…

Summerhall @ Portobello Beach, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Circus

The Invisible Dot Ltd. Roll up! Roll up! One and all… It's The Circus! Every night, a line-up of the brightest sparks on the Fringe give big top performances in a raucous display of the wondrous, the grotesque and the comedically versatile. Join our house band and ringmaster, for this year's late night, out of hand…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bosco

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Violetta's Last Tango

Latin Rediscovery An ageing singer in a Buenos Aires cabaret, Violetta refuses to let illness overcome her as she sings her impassioned tango songs each night for her clients. After a chance encounter in the street, she is overwhelmed by vivid memories of desire, jealousy, and her great lost love. Immersing herself in…

Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 222 9930

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 222 9930

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Fri 1 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 2 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Camille O’Sullivan: 10

Camille O’Sullivan 'Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) award winner Camille celebrates ten years of sell-out Fringe shows, performing favourite songs from then and now. Chameleon-like on stage, inhabiting each song with a different character. With a love of narrative song, Camille is highly regarded for her dramatic…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

The Pleasance / Nicholas Parsons Celebrating 14 years on the Pleasance stage join legendary West End stage, screen, television and radio star Nicholas Parsons for his most magnificent show yet! The host of Radio 4’s Just a Minute invites you to come and join the fun and laughter at his sell-out comedy chat show with a…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 17 Aug

Saturday Cabaret

Weekly Saturday cabaret night.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Unbelievably slick troupe who make a brand new musical each night based on audience suggestions.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£14 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Sister

Sisters Amy and Rosana Cade, a former sex worker and a lesbian respectively, present an unflinching examination of themselves, exploring female sexuality, feminism and how the world they grew up in has shaped the women they are today.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Old Lab

£10 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Old Lab

£13 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Old Lab

£13 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

The Factory

New Zealand Season | Kila Kokonut Krew A big-hearted musical with all the soul of the South Pacific. Promised a better life in New Zealand, Losa and her father arrive from Samoa harbouring big dreams but end up working in a textile factory run by an unscrupulous owner. Each time the factory bell rings she feels further…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£16.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£16.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

The Wizard of Oz

American High School Theatre Festival This re-imagined staging sets Dorothy undergoing psychoanalysis observation which leads us to question if Oz really exists or if it is only in her mind.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tshwane Gospel Choir

If you're looking for the heartbeat of Africa then look no further than the drumbeats of Tshwane Gospel Choir. From the capital city of South Africa, Pretoria this youth ensemble brings you harmonious voices presented raw and with band accompaniment. The energetic African dances will surely get you moving and the message…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

One

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

One

£13.50 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

One

£13.50 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top