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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Off The Kerb Productions / Aine Flanagan Productions /Theatre 503 She's back! Britain's first female prime minister stars in a drag comedy musical extravaganza like no other! On the eve of the vote for Section 28, Maggie gets lost in Soho and accidentally becomes a cabaret superstar, but will she change her mind about…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely shit-faced actor. Back for another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearean performance you'll ever see! With an all new show for 2014, a cast of classically…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Aunty Donna

Although relative newcomers to the comedy scene, Australian sketch group Aunty Donna have made quite the splash in recent years with their distinct style of sketch comedy. Bold, confronting and surreal, Aunty Donna use a myriad of influences to create something wholly unique and a little bit filthy. With sell-out seasons…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Billiard Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

The Generation of Z: Edinburgh

New Zealand Season | Royale Productions Have you got what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? The Generation of Z hurls you head first into a world ravaged by the undead. Fight for your future as you journey through a battle against extinction. Set within a maze-like security containment depot swarming with…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Ivy Paige: Kiss And Sell

Bound & Gagged Comedy Direct from London's West End. Fringe 2013's 'stand-out burlesque act' ★★★★ (Fest), international cabaret showgirl, comedienne and bombshell, Ivy Paige, invites you to her Little Red Box, her late-night hotspot for a smouldering, saucy, sexy and hilarious evening of scandal, secrets and song.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Dairy Room

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Dairy Room

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Dairy Room

£11 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Alex Williamson: Dumb Things I've Done

After sold out shows across Australia, New Zealand and the UK in 2013/14, Alex is back with a hot new show. As always, it’s irreverent, caustic and filthy, it features music, stand-up and Alex’s own personal take on a “slide show”… How many stupid things can one “Loose Aussie” actually get done in less than 25…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Nightclub

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Nightclub

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Nightclub

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 10 Aug

Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Award nominee and star of the Edinburgh Fringe, Andrew Maxwell returns for just 12 shows, with a fantastic new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. As seen on BBC’s Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, RTE’s The Panel and so…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

B.J. Novak: One More Thing

Kilimanjaro and Show and Tell Inspired by the public performances of Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, the less decorated but more alive writer and actor B.J. Novak (The Office US, Saving Mr. Banks) presents dramatic readings of the comedic stories in his highly acclaimed new collection One More Thing, interspersed with…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

London Life – The Secret Kinks of World War Two

The Three Belle's comedic musical cabaret based around a fetish magazine available during WWII called London Life.

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Tue 12 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Wed 13 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

Dracula

Action To The Word From the creators of the award-winning, international smash-hit A Clockwork Orange, Action To The Word premiere their much-anticipated steampunk adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic novel. This thrilling reworking of the infamous gothic horror drags you to hell and back. Combining a powerhouse…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Andromeda Turre: Kiss Me

InJoy Entertainment ‘Dangerously attractive … soulful voice’ (New York Times). Kiss Me is the story of one woman's search for the last first kiss. Andromeda takes you on a journey around the world as she finds the love she needed within herself to be able to find the man who feels like home … while running into some…

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 23 Aug

Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal & Edinburgh Burlesque Festival. International Impresario Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Festival, Sexy Circus Sideshow) presents an all-star roundup of the best burlesque at the Fringe. Sultry strip tease, cutting edge cabaret and vaudeville variety collide like no other show around! The grand finale of…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Demi Lardner: Birds with Human Lips

Demi Lardner Demi is going to say some things to you. 'One of Australia's best emerging comedians' ★★★★ (SBS). 'Different, funny and memorable' (Chortle.co.uk). Winner of So You Think You're Funny? Edinburgh Fringe 2013. Winner of RAW Comedy 2013. Winner of Best Emerging Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe 2013. Age…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Wee Room

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Trainspotting

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

Thu 31 Jul

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

Edinburgh Book Club The international smash parody is a sexy, hilarious send up of the greatest novel ever, Fifty Shades of Grey. 'Exuberant and entertaining. Delivers the goods' (New York Times, Critics' Pick). 'Funny and raunchy' (New York Post). 'Hilarious' (Cosmopolitan Magazine). 'Filthy and funny. In other words…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Barry Barnes Plays Rory Gallagher!

The acoustic music of Rory Gallagher.

The Jolly Farmer, Reading

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0118 934 1881

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Ha Ha Comedy with Hireacomedian.co.uk ★★★★ (Scotsman) ★★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). Biggest selling showcase of multi award-winning Scottish comedy talent at the Edinburgh Fringe. Featuring previous SCOTY finalists and SCOTY winners. 'Rarely can a non-sponsored event have featured quite so many mentions of Gregg's the…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

White Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

White Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

White Belly

£11.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Just The Tonic Established as one of the most exciting shows at the Fringe, Big Value brings you the best of the breakthrough talent. We've been showcasing fantastic new acts for the last 20 years and 2014 is no different. Featuring four different acts to the earlier Big Value shows, these guys really are the crème de…

Just the Tonic at the Community Project, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Old Foundry Room

£5 (£4)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£9.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£9.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Sit in a Fifty-Seater around Midnight and Provide the Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

  • 3 stars

Rarely has there been a title that more accurately describes a show than this one.

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

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

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Forgotten Voices

Pleasance and Nick Brooke Ltd Taken from the Imperial War Museum’s oral testimonies of the veterans of World War One, Forgotten Voices is a series of vivid and deeply moving accounts of battle and its terrible aftermath. ‘Images you couldn’t invent…’ (Sunday Times). These accounts are recited by actors, making a…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

The Grand

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Horizontal Collaboration

Part of Made In Scotland showcase. Performed daily by four new actors, always reading blind. Intense drama where sex, power and politics meet emotion, seduction and destruction. From multi-award-winning writer/director David Leddy: ‘leading theatrical innovator’ (Times), ‘genius’ (Scotsman), ‘Fringe institution…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

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.

Sat 2 Aug

studio 6

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top