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Billboard for Edinburgh: Charles Avery

The Ingleby's 25th artist to take part in their art-for-all public installation is Charles Avery, with We Don't Stay Here Because of Gravity.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Monday morning)

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Tuesday morning)
…and 66 more dates until 30 Oct

Coppers Uncovered: The Walk of Shame

Coppers Uncovered Journey into Dublin’s final port at the end of the night as wildlife reporter David Edenborough examines the mating rituals of the Irish. The reporter trails a difficult path filled with rejection and setbacks as four lads search for a girl to love. From entry past the dreaded bouncer to the early…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Laugh

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Belly Laugh

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hannah Gadsby: The Exhibitionist

With the capacity to turn heartbreaking true stories into soaring and hilarious monologues, you don't want to miss this latest offering from Hannah Gadsby. Hannah is bringing her love of art into the prime time with a look at portraits, propaganda and show-offs.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 8 Sep

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 9 Sep

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 Sep

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 13 Sep

Stephen K Amos: Work in Progress

The suave, upbeat comedian presents an evening of seeking out which bits for a new show work and which should be left on the cutting room floor.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 22 Aug

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 29 Aug

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 5 Sep

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00
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Detroit Swindle

Amsterdam duo – Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets – playing house.

99 Hanover Street, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 225 8200

  • 21:00 – 03:00

FLASH/BANG!

Jaggy From the team behind the legendary Bongo Club Cabaret, the longest running and most successful late night variety show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, comes FLASH/BANG! Unlike a cabaret nightclub where the dancing has to stop to watch the acts, or a cabaret with a compère who insists you sit down and pay…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Assembly Checkpoint

£12 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jura Unbound

A playful, powerful literary experience to launch our special Spoken Word programme, Babble On. This year's line-up includes Stanley Odd, Nasty Little Press, the Bookshop Band and more.

Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Psychic medium Laars Head and his creator, EO Higgins. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

James Yorkston launches his new album. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Live poetry with Rally & Broad. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Late'n'Live

Gilded Balloon The original and best late night comedy show presents its 28th year of unadulterated comedy mayhem! Expect the unexpected from the very best comedy acts on the Fringe! And after all the comedy enjoy live music from our fabulous house bands! Check out www.gildedballoon.co.uk for full daily line ups! 'No…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Sun 26 Oct

£18.50 / 01600 772467

  • 21:30
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Looking for Paul: Wunderbaum

Wunderbaum, Red Cat, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Drum, Summerhall Inez van Dam vs. Kabouter Buttplug. Inez van Dam lives in Rotterdam straight opposite the so-called Buttplug Gnome by artist Paul McCarthy. She thinks this work of art is ruining her street and she wants to travel to Los Angeles to meet McCarthy and…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£12.50 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Salon Mika

Mika Award winning cabaret king returns for ninth Festival Fringe. Burlesque-Haka, tribal erotica mingle amidst electronic-beats. Salon, that rare place where all forms of life, love, lust, and loss are embraced, with stories spoken from the dark side. Sexual passions collide with human failings in fleeting moments…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Studio 1

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio 1

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sex with Animals

Lucy Tafler Presents 'David Attenborough meets Eddie Izzard on Grindr' (NYPost.com). An expedition through the often hilarious, occasionally profound sexual habits of the animal kingdom. Ryan the bisexual lion explores the far reaches of the animal world and the depths of his sexuality in this 2013 sold out Fringe…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Delhi Belly

£10.50 (£9.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Delhi Belly

£10.50 (£9.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

80 Days

Iota's contribution to the debate over the independence referendum is to invite you to make your own point on their windows. Words and pictures can be submitted in person or online from Sun Jul 1.

iota, Glasgow

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Monday morning)

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Tuesday morning)
…and 23 more dates until 17 Sep

Alfie Brown: Divorced From Reality (And My Wife)

  • 4 stars

Incisive and intelligent wit from the acclaimed stand-up.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Beside

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Beside

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Americana

Hungry Bitches Productions A high school musical and all-American nightmare. The love story of David, a rebellious stoner punk, and Brody, an All-American football player. With the help of their friends, our romantic heroes run for Prom Kings, but the small-minded homophobes and bible-bashing bigots of South Carolina…

C South, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Come Heckle Christ

  • 3 stars

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Sold out: Melbourne Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014. Winner Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe 2012. Ever wanted to heckle Jesus Christ? Maybe just ask him a little question? Well now's your chance. Award-winning Australian Josh Ladgrove brings his must-see…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dixey: Where Gentlemen Are Always Immaculately Undressed

  • 3 stars

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with Beyond the Cabaret Unique - the only word to describe this show. With a cheeky nod to the world of fable, Dixey delivers acrobatics, contemporary dance, comedy, music and a healthy measure of naked male beauty. Thrilling sensations are guaranteed as our immaculately…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dr No's

Dr No's is back with a steady stream of the best in ska, rocksteady and 70s reggae.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

£4 before midnight; £5 after / 0131 629 4101

  • 23:00 – 04:00

Hunter and Johnny

d’Animate ‘So Johnny, would you like to…shoot something?’ In the spring of 1997, Johnny Depp moved into the basement of literary pioneer Hunter S Thompson's Owl Farm home for four months, in preparation for his role in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. What followed was a submergence into the weird and wonderful world of…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Aviary

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Aviary

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Aviary

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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James Acaster: Recognise

  • 3 stars

Whimsical stand-up.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 28 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

Kindred Spirits The Musical

Dream on Productions Kindred Spirits is an endearing story about the trials and tribulations of two boys who pledged a lifelong friendship that takes them through into adulthood, only to be torn apart by a cruel twist of fate. An enthralling story written with a careful balance of drama, humour, love and suspense. This…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Sanctuary

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lillian Boutté: The Delta Queen

Outhouse Productions Here she comes again! The Delta Queen. Miss Lillian Boutté by name. The Delta being where New Orleans meets the sea and from where has sprung extraordinary talent, the most engaging of which is The Delta Queen herself, Miss Lillian Boutté. A regular visitor to Edinburgh, Lillian has been taken to…

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Loft

£15 / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Loft

£15 / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lock-In Cabaret

All the World's a Stage / PBH's Free Fringe Award-winning magicians Griffin and Jones, ‘bizarre, hilarious and anarchic’ (Magic Night), bring their own brand of late night variety entertainment, joined by the finest acts on the cabaret circuit. Expect comedy, magic, variety and burlesque! ‘An extremely funny and…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

The Oldertones

Live Music from The Oldertones.

The Swan Inn, Ilkley

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01943 831 999

  • 21:00 – 23:30
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