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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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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.

…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.

…and 2 more dates until 25 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

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

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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

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

One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Birthday Girls: Party Vibes

Birthday Girls / La Favorita Freestival Brand new sketch comedy from the critically acclaimed Birthday Girls. Meet Beattie (hamster owner), Rose (timekeeping enthusiast) and Camille (always late, allergic to hamsters) as they bring you odd characters, offbeat sketches, try hard dancing and the best and most rewarding…

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Offbeat humour from the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award winner.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 3 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 4 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 5 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 21 Nov back to top

Amy G: Entershamement

  • 4 stars

G-Force Productions Entershamement is slapstick diva heaven, with ridiculous song-and-dance numbers, rollerskates, a live chicken and genuine human frailty. She gleefully defies shame and categorization. ‘A comic powerhouse with a spectacular voice’ (Australian). ‘Like watching Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in one…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Topside

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

The Bastard Queen

Naughty Corner The Bastard Queen is a brand new and original piece of writing, making its debut as a Naughty Corner production at the Fringe this year. A pitch-black comedy set two years after the end of the world in a post-apocalyptic Britain and follows the survival of the last five people left on earth.

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 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)

Abandoman: Hot Desk

  • 4 stars

Underbelly Productions by arrangement with Dawn Sedgwick Management Ireland’s top comedy hip hop improv team, Abandoman, return to the Udderbelly, fully loaded with a four piece band, for their biggest show to date. Using their trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Abandoman will take…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Udderbelly

£14 (£13.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 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

Thu 21 Aug

+2

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Sara Pascoe vs History

  • 4 stars

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Brighton Dome

Fri 24 Oct

£13 / 01273 709709

  • 21:15

Joel Dommett: Finding Emo

  • 3 stars

CatFace Talent Management / Free Festival When Joel (Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, MTV News) was 15, he was in a terrible emo band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly. ‘Hilarious…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Richard Gadd: Breaking Gadd

Richard Gadd / Free Festival The troubled comedian Richard Gadd (Laughing Penguin New Act of the Year 2011 winner, Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2011 finalist) returns to the Fringe after the packed out, award-nominated, critically-acclaimed Cheese and Crack Whores from last year. ‘If you like your comedy on edge, you…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Sequel

An adaptation of American author Percival Wilde's play.

The London Welsh Centre, WC1X

Sat 23 Aug

£10 (£8) / 07821 764512

  • 21:00

Sheeps: Wembley Previews

  • 4 stars

The Invisible Dot Ltd Funny trio Sheeps preview their forthcoming Wembley show. 'Just turn up, sit back and laugh' ★★★★★ (Edinburgh Festival Magazine). 'Something quite different and very exciting indeed' ★★★★ (Independent). 'One of the most exciting sketch acts to emerge in years’ ★★★★ (Time Out). 'It is, by…

Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bedlam Theatre

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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