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Edwin Morgan's Dreams and Other Nightmares

A frail, 87-year-old Morgan recounts a series of disturbing dreams and nightmares to his young biographer. Written by Liz Lochhead.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 28 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45

Tue 29 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45

Wed 30 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 2 Aug

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Fri 1 Aug

£54 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 2 Aug

£54 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 3 Aug

£47 / 0131 556 6040

…and 12 more dates until 31 Aug

Watford Colosseum

Thu 2 Oct

£40 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00

Fin Taylor: Real Talk

Kilimanjaro and Lee Martin for Gag Reflex present Enemy of the self-righteous! Conqueror of pretension! Champion of profanity! Fin dismantles them all. If you don't like being told what to do, come and see this show. Real Talk is the debut hour from one of the UK's best young comics. Aged 23, Fin has supported the…

Just the Tonic at The Tron, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

£6 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Flamingo Pier Vol. IV - Cote d'Wick

For our August night we're bringing a slice of the Cote d'Azur to Hackney Wick with food and drink from the South of France and DJ sets peppered with the French disco and house we love.

The Counter Cafe, London E3

Fri 1 Aug

£5 / 07834 275 920

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Frank Williams: More Tea Vicar?

Frank Williams, one of the only remaining cast members of the classic series Dad's Army, reveals some of the secrets behind one of the most popular TV successes of all time

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01476 406158

  • 19:30
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Freedom Cage

The six-piece band from Maidstone plays contemporary rock. With support from Brocker, Girl In The Garden.

12 Bar Club, London WC2H

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7240 2622

  • 19:30

Ghost and Torture Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd A bone chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised.Then you enter our medieval torture museum with instruments from Nuremburg and Bamburg…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 29 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 30 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 32 more dates until 31 Aug

Glamour & the Baybes

Mix of rock, jazz, blues and funk from this six-piece playing arrangements of Prince, Herbie Hancock, Zappa and improv renditions of classics, as well as new material.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

  • 23:30

The God of Sugar

A group of artists performing together to remember Greenock's sugar industry. Booking is essential.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0141 553 5890

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Greenock/Gourock Rock Choir

The Greenock Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Jennifer Sim. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jennifer. Rock Choir members have performed and sung across the country at venues including Wembley…

The Albany Theatre, Greenock

Mon 15 Sep

£25 a month, free taster

Mon 22 Sep

£25 a month, free taster

Mon 29 Sep

£25 a month, free taster

…and 27 more dates until 22 Jun 2015 back to top

Guaranteed Nudity

The Paisley Tie Company Guaranteed Nudity is a topical comedy sketch show centered round the theme of justice. In today's society inequality is everywhere. Be it gender, religion or race related; injustice is prevalent. Through a series of scenes and songs The Paisley Tie Company are here to question what is just with…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 23 Aug

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain

The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 28 Jul

£10 / 0844 854 2776

  • 18:30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 25 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

  • 19:00

Wed 26 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

  • 22:30

Thu 27 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

  • 19:00
  • 22:30
…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 28 Oct

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 29 Oct

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Thu 30 Oct

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Fri 31 Oct

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

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Horse

Indie, soul and pop by the Fife-born singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 21:15 – 22:00

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£18.50 / 0141 353 8000

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

£18.50 / 0131 668 2019

Horse Meat Disco

Resident DJs play house and disco.

Eagle, London SE11

Sun 3 Aug

£6 / 020 7793 0903

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sun 10 Aug

£6 / 020 7793 0903

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sun 17 Aug

£6 / 020 7793 0903

  • 20:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep

Iain Stirling: Everything

Avalon Promotions Ltd Edinburgh's very own Bafta nominated Iain Stirling is back with his third show following two successive sell-out runs. An hour of stand-up from one of Scotland's ‘hottest newcomers’ (Scotsman). A show about heartbreak, immigration and meeting Jedward. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Icarus Falling

Scott Wings (Australia) Physical theatre, comedy and poetry combine in Scott Wings' fantasy tale Icarus Falling. Set inside the mythical Icarus as he plummets to the sea, this play explores gender, identity and love, all to a hip-hop soundtrack with feathers and wax. Highly imaginative, hilarious and raw, Icarus…

C nova, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

studio 6

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

studio 6

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 6

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Jackmaster

DJ Jackmaster from Glasgow plays for 13 Saturdays as resident DJ.

XOYO, London EC2A

Sat 16 Aug

£13.50; £6 early bird / 020 7729 5959

  • 21:00 – 04:00

Jason Byrne: You Name the Show

Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leaderboard on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 27 Nov

£17.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 9 Nov

£17.50 / 01527 577330

  • 20:00

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

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…and at 6 other places

Jason Porter as Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé tribute.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Wed 17 Sep

£18.50 (£16.50; £16.50; £16.50; Children £9.25 under 18s) / 01343 843318

  • 19:30

Royal Court Theatre, Bacup

Sun 14 Sep

£10 / 01343 843318

  • 19:30

The Jazz Bar Big Band

Big band jazz classics from this 17-piece ensemble of pros from all over Scotland.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

  • 20:00
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Kissinger And Tell

A satirical farce, based upon two news items, by Jim Grover and Steve Gilmour, directed by Valerie Kaneko-Lucas.

Colour House Theatre, London SW19

Mon 28 Jul

£7 / 020 8542 5511

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Tue 29 Jul

£7 / 020 8542 5511

  • 19:30 – 21:30

KlangHaus

Neutrinos / Norwich Arts Centre / Escalator East To Edinburgh KlangHaus is a 360° visceral, enveloping experience challenging conventions of the live gig. An enigmatic salon saturated in sound and souls, soaked in layers of shifting colour, live music, projections: disorientating imagery altering observers…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Late Night TED

S&D / Free Festival Zig zag down to see five comedians give indispensable life advice that you will probably heckle and forget by the morning. Danny Dyer said, ‘5 stars. Proper inspiring’. Under 18s cannot attend this show due to licensing restrictions at the venue Age category: 16+

Laughing Horse @ City Café, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug back to top