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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

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

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

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 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

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 16 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 23 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 30 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)
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The 10 O'Clock Show

Top circuit comedians who're strutting their funny stuff each weekend. MC is the marvelous Viv Gee.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Susie McCabe headlines with support from Tony Coffey and Jonny Seaton and Joseph Goss.

  • 22:00

Sat 26 Jul

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Susie McCabe headlines with support from Tony Coffey, Ed Whitley and Marc Jennings.

  • 22:00

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Dave Williams with support from Owen MacGuire, Michael David Cameron and Ryan Dooley.

  • 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 9 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

Wed 30 Jul

Nightclub

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 9 more dates until 10 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

This is Your Trial

EMX Management in association with This Is Your Laugh A brand new improvised show where top comedians are lawyers, prosecuting and defending charges set against you! Everyone is guilty until proven innocent! Featuring special guest defendants.The presiding judge is Tim Fitzhigham with previous performers include Thom…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Box

£6 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Box

£6 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Box

£6 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 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 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

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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

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

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

BattleActs! - Free

BattleActs BattleActs! is an award-winning, multi-five star late-night comedy party show that has performed to rave reviews around the country. Independent Top 10, StageWon Editor's Award. ‘Superior improvised comedy… thank god for BattleActs!’ (FringeReview.co.uk). ‘Rapidly en route to becoming something of a cult…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Hedluv and Passman: Doin' it Dreckly

Hedluv and Passman In Cornwall they regard themselves as modern day folk heroes. But the moment they cross the border they become… a joke. Still, with seeming indifference they plough on. 'An hour of ridiculous entertainment that surpasses anything you could imagine' (ThreeWeeks). 'Taking silly to whole new tiers of…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Turret

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Turret

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Turret

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 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

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 back to top

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

Thu 31 Jul

Belly Laugh

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Belly Laugh

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Belly Laugh

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

What a Gay Play

Ben Conway presents Join a group of ordinary gay friends for an honest and intimate evening together. As the booze flows a bit too quickly they soon lose inhibitions with each other and explore some of the common stereotypes of gay life in 2014. Post gay marriage, Queer as Folk and Looking, but is equality any nearer?

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

A to Z Improv Comedy

A to Z Improv Comedy / PBH's Free Fringe Jump on board the late night comedy roller coaster! Where will it go? Nobody knows! Based on audience suggestions, each show is unique and spontaneous. A to Z Improv promises to be a rip-roaring, raucous adventure into the unexpected. Join us for this high-energy, fast-paced…

The Kilderkin, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

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

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Travelling at the speed of thought in his brand new music production spaceship, the world class multi-award-winning musician and comedian, transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates any conceivable…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Blam!

  • 5 stars
  • Directed by: Kristjan Ingimarsson

A physical theatre performance about transforming a dull workplace into an environment filled with superheroes and aliens and featuring stunts and acrobatics.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sat 23 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Thu 28 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Sat 30 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Cardinal Burns

The successful sketch troupe (two of which were in the celebrated Fat Tongue) show off their surreal sketchiness.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Forth

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Forth

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Forth

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

Chutney Exhibition Presents: Knife Whimsy

They promise the apotheosis of Fred Durst, so you probably don't want to miss this.

George Next Door, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05

Sun 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05

Mon 4 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05
…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

The Eminent Banter Comedy Showcase

The Eminent Banter brings you daily showcase of the best talent at the Fringe. With a fresh line-up of 6 different comedians every day, each performing a short snippet of their Fringe show, it’s the perfect way for you to decide which comedians to see this year. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50
…and 12 more dates until 16 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

Wed 30 Jul

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug back to top