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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

Thu 21 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 21 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Cow Barn

£11.50 (£11) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Cow Barn

£11.50 (£11) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Previous guests include Jason Manford and The Boy With Tape On His Face. ‘Fantastic…charm, talent and innuendo in abundance. A must see…’ ★★★★★ (ArtsAwardVoice.com). ‘La Scala was everything a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

QueenDome

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Christeene: The Christeene Machine

  • 4 stars

A gender-blending booty-pounding queer musical.

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Belly Dancer

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mark Watson: Flaws

  • 4 stars

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Pleasance One

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Tim Key: Single White Slut

The Invisible Dot Ltd Key (37 now) wades back to Edinburgh, climbs into his poetry clothes and leans against his mic stand for another hour. Now charming, he will recollect simple tales of love, gaze dead-eyed at the ladies, recite verse and do basic talking. A lot of fairly grubby water's sloshed under Key's bridge of…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Munich

Éigse Sport is purity. Sport is truth. Maybe the only truth left to us in this benighted world. So believes middle aged Philip Tierney, choking in the ashes of his beloved Busby Babes, crushed and broken on a snowbound German runway. A fast-paced, witty take on midlife marital crisis. Grab a grandstand seat to witness…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Space 2

£7 (£4.50) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Space 2

£7 (£4.50) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Space 2

£7 (£4.50) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Kim Noble: You’re Not Alone

Soho Theatre Blending performance, comedy and film, Kim Noble tries to get close to other people on this planet. Keith for instance. You maybe. You’re Not Alone is a provocative, moving and comic production that chronicles one man’s attempts at connection, friendship and employment at B&Q. Kim Noble takes his…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Adam of the Riches

  • 4 stars

Tigco 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit. ★★★★★ (Independent). ★★★★★ (Telegraph). ★★★★★ (Scotsman). ★★★★★ (Time Out). ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

QueenDome

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Calypso Nights

Theatre Beating Calypso Nights - an exploration of wonder. Venezuelan Calypso DJ Juan Vesuvius (aka Barnie Duncan) uses two turntables and a microphone, vinyl records, plus maracas (and a beautiful handmade shirt) to tell a musical tale. He makes amusing remarks and punchlines simultaneously. Covering the history of…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Downstairs

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Downstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Downstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 21 Aug

Bosco

£13 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lady Rizo

  • 4 stars

The multi award-winning, cabaret superstar returns to Soho with her luscious vocals, irrefutable glamour and piercing wit.

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£13 (£11) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 8 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Tue 9 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 20 Sep

Trainspotting

  • 3 stars

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 21 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dracula

  • 2 stars

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 21 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Icarus Falling

  • 4 stars

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 21 Aug

studio 6

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

studio 6

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

studio 6

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Red Hot Kisses Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok The Ladyboys of Bangkok are back in an inferno of fun and frolics, Red Hot Kisses the blazing hot new production, a show like no other! With more than 200 specially designed lavish costumes – everything from fabulous feathers to designer inspired couture and with more songs and production…

The Meadows Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Thu 21 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

City of the Blind

  • 4 stars

Innovative downloadable political thriller, inspired by real events, from writer/director David Leddy.

www.davidleddy.com, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Available Online Only

£8.99

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Available Online Only

£8.99

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Available Online Only

£8.99

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

The Generation of Z: Edinburgh

  • 4 stars

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 21 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

This is Ceilidh

Scotland's most famous shindig as you've never seen it before. A riotous assembly of spellbinding tunes, prodigious piping and outrageous dancing. Irreverent, invigorating and exhilarating, the essential Edinburgh experience. Come prepared to party, anything could happen. www.thisisceilidh.com. Age category: PG

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

  • 4 stars

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 21 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Luscious Summer Lovin'

Funky women's club night Summer Special! Come down & dance to all those sea, sand and soul dance classics…Relax with a few sunshine cocktails to set the scene… Pinacolada anyone? A Strawberry daiquiri or how about a little Sex on the beach…

Union, London W1U

Sat 23 Aug

£8 / 07823 554694

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Camille O’Sullivan: 10

  • 2 stars

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 21 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep Is Your Love

Energetic humour, storytelling and wordplay reflecting on love, romance and heartbreak from the British writer and comedian.

Brighton Dome

Wed 22 Oct

Studio Theatre

£13 (£11) / 01273 709709

  • 21:15
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