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Rob Rouse: Through the Looking Ass

Rob Rouse You might know Rob from 8 Out of 10 Cats, Dave's One Night Stand, John Bishop's Only Joking, Live at the Comedy Store, Friday Night Project, Spoons or Celebrity Juice. Come and see him do what he does best: honest, frank, seriously funny stand-up. ‘He is a great storyteller…prepared to go to the bleakest and…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 14 Aug

Scotsman and Irishman Walk Inde a Bar

Sean O'Dee and Duncan Fraser You've heard the one about the Irishman and the Scotsman walk into a bar before… Duncan and Sean will be a Scots and Irishman in a bar but this time it's war. Age category: 16+

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 21 Aug

Scott Capurro Islamohomophobia: Reloaded

Scott Capurro Painkillers. Check. Koran bashing. Check. Barebacking. Check mate. In Islamohomophobia: Reloaded, award-winning comic Scott Capurro, now a married and poignant gasper, inches closer toward auto-erotic asphyxiation with his blah blah against bigotry, fag bashing and Bangalore. 'The most fearless and…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Shoot Your Shot

Shoot Your Shot returns with resident Ean (The Void/Magic Waves) playing Italo disco and Hi- NRG.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£4 / 0141 357 7246

With François Pleasurechest, Ewan Chambers and Chester Face.

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Susan Morrison's Pick of the Fringe

Don't worry about having to struggle through those crowds and all that juggling, just stay right where you are and let Susan introduce a smorgasbord of Fringe acts you ought to know about.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 7 Aug

£10 (£9) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Fri 8 Aug

£10 (£9) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Sat 9 Aug

£10 (£9) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Sweet Like Candy

DJ Love Sensation and guests play reggae, soul, funky house, dancehall and more all night long.

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00
…and 30 more dates until 18 Mar 2015

The Blues Brothers- Live

Hartshorn - Hook Productions For the very last time, the hit show rolls back into town - the band is back together for a final night of rhythm'n'blues to remember. Why not shake your tail feather over and see what all the fuss is about? Energetic rock'n'roll party guaranteed to get you up on your feet. Hold onto your…

C, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

–1

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

The Cuban Brothers

Get Involved Ltd From humble beginnings in Edinburgh, The Cuban Brothers are now a legendary international outfit and entertainment of choice for the likes of Elton John and Richard Branson. Blending funk and soul music with break-dancing and riotous comedy. Mike Keat (Miguel) started The Cuban Brothers as an…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Dolls of New Albion: A Steampunk Opera

Clockwork Hart Productions A stage musical adaptation of Paul Shapera’s album of the same name, The Dolls of New Albion: A Steampunk Opera, is a musical in four acts following different generations of the ill-fated McAlistair family. When lonely scientist Annabelle revives her dead love Jasper, placing him inside a…

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Venue 45

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Venue 45

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Venue 45

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

The Jest

Fresh from starring in BBC Radio 4's Sketchorama, comedy quintet The Jest present an all new hour of dark and subversive sketches. Be it a depraved travel agent showing unwilling tourists around an Eastern Bloc country you've never heard of or a pair of recovering Imodium addicts teaching primary school children about the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance This

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance This

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance This

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

This is Contemporary Ice Skating

Aurora Nova presents Le Patin Libre Ice skating, but not as we know it! Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a group of irreverent yet world class athletes have turned away from the ageing traditions of On Ice entertainment in order to develop their own contemporary and acrobatic dance style.

Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This Is Living

Falling Through Water Twelve hours after it happened, Alice waits with her husband, held between life and death. In the six years since meeting, they have found out what it is to love, to truly live and to create another person. But everything must come to an end. Falling Through Water intimately examine the fragility…

Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 9893

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 9893

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£9 (£7) / 0131 225 9893

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Tim Key: Single White Slut

Character comedy from Jamie Demetriou (aka Key) and his fractured optimism.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Fri 10 Oct

£15 (£12.50) / 0292 030440

  • 21:00

The Junction, Cambridge

Sat 27 Sep

£16 ( £13.50) / 01223 578000

  • 21:15

Unpop!

'Indie pop dance party' of C86, twee and janglesome indie from the likes of Camera Obscura, Pavement, Felt, Belle & Sebastian and many more.

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

£4 / 0131 229 1442

  • 23:00 – 03:00
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Zion Train

Legendary UK dub collective formed in Oxford in 1988 by Neil Perch and Ben Hamilton..

The Art School, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£7 in advance; £10 on the door

Plus Samson Sounds and Maxi Roots.

The Reading Rooms, Dundee

Thu 2 Oct

£5 in advance; £8 on the door

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£7 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 558 3758

Support comes from Capitol 1212 and Escape Roots Sound.

Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

Zombie Institute for Theoretical Studies A spoof tutorial on the real science behind a zombie epidemic, presented by world-renowned theoretical zombiologist Doctor Austin. Face a hypothetical zombieism outbreak and make decisions that alter the outcome. No two tutorials are the same. Certified by the Zombie Institute…

C, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

A Catalogue of Characters

Crash! Bang! Manhood! Join two anxious boys on their journey to become men, as their rite of passage quickly descends into the most absurd multi-rolling comedy!

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

A Journey Round My Skull

KILN (formerly Kindle Theatre) A tale of a passionate and painful love affair told by a neurosurgeon. Using wireless headphones and a fantastical sound world, the audience is transported from their seat, to a scrap over profiteroles, into neurosurgery and onto the tracks of a ghost train. This show operates on the ears…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Red Lecture Theatre

£11 (£9) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Virgin's Guide To… Rocky Horror

EmeraldBlue Ever wondered how to do The Rocky Horror Show? Let us take you through the audience participation step by step while revealing the history of the world's most outrageous musical. A tribute to the genius of Richard O'Brien. ‘An anarchic, zany, sexy romp … well conceived and cleverly scripted, filled full of…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! Free! It's the Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show

John Fleming and The Laughing Horse Free Festival present Two hour charity variety show. Star names, Scottish National Russian Egg Roulette Championships, gross offensiveness, and nudity. Performers announced on www.malcolmhardee.co.uk/award. ‘One of the top comedy events of the year’ (Metro). ‘Eclectic and bizarre…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alan Davies: Little Victories

Sharp and inventive wit from the QI regular, award-winning actor and former Jonathan Creek and Whites star.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Thu 7 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Fri 8 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Sat 9 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

All at Sea

Intuitive Creatures / Free Festival Absurd theatre troupe Intuitive Creatures, 'deity of comedic genius' ★★★★★ (PerformanceReviewed.com), take you on a journey to worlds both weird and profound. Fast paced, grotesque and heartfelt; it's 'hard to explain and impossible not to like' ★★★★★ (FringeReview.co.uk).

Laughing Horse @ the Cellar Monkey, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Annie Mac Presents

Radio 1's doyen of dance music hits Scotland with live music and guest DJ sets.

KOKO, London NW1

Sat 9 Aug

£16.20 / 0870 432 5527

Avenue Q

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group Following last year’s award-winning Fringe production You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, EUSOG returns with the outrageous comedy blockbuster Avenue Q. With a selection of naughty puppets negotiating matters of sex, racism and coming out of the closet, this simultaneously cute but…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug back to top