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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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Adam of the Riches

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

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

What Does The Title Matter Anyway?

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Hosted by Clive Anderson, this improv show will be nothing like you have seen before… It's at this year's Fringe for a 14 night run of ad-libbed comedy, games and music. What Does The Title Matter Anyway? will feature improv favourites such as Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Mike McShane…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£17.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 19 Aug

The Axis Of Awesome: Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas

New songs and good times from the YouTube stars.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£8 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Fright Bus Service

The Ghost Bus Tours A theatrical sightseeing tour of Edinburgh's dark side onboard a haunted classic 1960s Routemaster bus. Join your creepy conductor and a psychic investigator on a comedic trip around the city's sites of murder, torture, execution and paranormal activity. A brand new show from the makers of the…

Necrobus, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

The Circus

The Invisible Dot Ltd. Roll up! Roll up! One and all… It's The Circus! Every night, a line-up of the brightest sparks on the Fringe give big top performances in a raucous display of the wondrous, the grotesque and the comedically versatile. Join our house band and ringmaster, for this year's late night, out of hand…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bosco

£16 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£8.50 (£7.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Nightclub

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 10 Aug back to top

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

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Bruce Devlin's Pick of the Fringe

Devlin's around to get you all excited about the Fringe without actually having to venture to Edinburgh. See the acts everyone's on about on your doorstep, you lazy sod.

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Foil, Arms and Hog

Surreal and energetic sketch comedy and stand-up from the Irish trio comprising of Sean Finegan, Conor Mc Kenna and Sean Flanagan.

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

White Belly

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

White Belly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

White Belly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Late Show

Neil Masters for Comedyzoo. It's our 12th year and Edinburgh's home of late night A-list stand-up comedy has moved to Pleasance. If you love exciting line-ups of top comedians and a great atmosphere, buy your tickets now! Comedians and audiences alike have made us the late night place to be. Flight of the Concords…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 23 Aug

Paul McDougall & Thomas Black: Ken Heehaw

Paul McDougall and Thomas Black take you on an ill-informed journey through Scottish history right up to the modern independence debate. Help them decide how to vote because they Ken Heehaw.

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

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

Wed 13 Aug

The Grand

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Jack and I

DHK Productions The hunt for Jack the Ripper is on! Detective Inspector Abberline is faced with the seemingly impossible task of satisfying his boss, the media, the public, his wife, and his own peace of mind. Oh, and there’s an equally impossible killer on the loose. In the midst of the depravity of Victorian London…

C nova, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

studio 2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

studio 2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

The Noctambulist

Raving Mask Theatre Albert is a lay about waster scrounging off his friends. By day he does nothing but sit around, thinking up ideas of how to change the world - at night he sleepwalks. Then a girl appears at the door with a delivery of fruit and veg, offering salvation and pomegranates. 'Truly outstanding…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 17 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

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Brighton Dome

Sat 18 Oct

£17.50 / 01273 709709

  • 21:30

Late Night Irish With No Pants Thursday

Returning for its third year at the Fringe and showcasing some of the best Irish comedy has to offer. Hosted by No Pants Thursday “Incredibly accomplished sketch comedy” ★★★★ - Festival Journal

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Mon 18 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Tue 19 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50
…and 4 more dates until 23 Aug

The Line Up

Circuit comedians band together to get y'all laughing.

Jeremiah’s Taproom, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 01315568201

  • 21:00 – 21:55

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 01315568201

  • 21:00 – 21:55

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 01315568201

  • 21:00 – 21:55

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

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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top