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Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 25 Jul

£10–£70 / 0844 249 4300

Sat 26 Jul

£10–£70 / 0844 249 4300

Sun 27 Jul

£10–£70 / 0844 249 4300

Also on at:

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 15 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 21 Sep

£19 / 08441 717620

Also on at:

…and at 6 other places

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

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

EdCom Productions The best and brightest of this year's Fringe comics and with a new line up every day, the Showcase Show is the longest running and best loved lunchtime comedy show, popular amongst comics and comedy fans alike. Whipping up a selection of top comedy acts into a delicious lunchtime feast and held in the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01803 328385

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 5 Nov

£20.75 (£18.75) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Also on at:

…and at 4 other places back to top

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip are about!.The show is unique,funny, rocky and poignant. Mik rants, recites and rambles around his strange and beautiful songs while Ben and Jonny manfully try and keep him grounded with their consummate grooves.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

One Man Breaking Bad

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…

Falkirk Town Hall

Mon 28 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01324 506850

Part of Funny in Falkirk.

  • 20:00

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Backstage in Biscuit Land

Touretteshero Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Her unusual neurology gives her a unique perspective on life; one she's about to unleash on the world. This two-woman solo show weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Above

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug

Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

£7 / 0131 558 7272

  • 17:00

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised

The Fringe hit returns for a fifth year! After a sell-out run in 2013, Racing Minds return with an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions – unique every day, and bigger and better than ever before! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Self Sabotage

Two guys who could be successful in love, work, they could even be stars, if they could just get out of their own way…messing up at work, on the pull and on the playground, at least these self saboteurs, 'make this comedy lark look easy'-south Wales echo.

The Globe Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

1

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 4670

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:15 – 20:15

Sun 3 Aug

1

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 4670

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:15 – 20:15

Mon 4 Aug

1

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 4670

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:15 – 20:15
…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Gamarjobat: Boxer

Gamarjobat / Komedia Entertainment / Gilded Balloon To celebrate a decade since their Fringe debut Gamarjabot are back with Boxer, their stunning breakthrough show inspired by the blockbuster movie Rocky. They have wowed audiences all over the world with their unique and hilarious silent double act. Their shows are…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Debating Hall

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

The Addams Family

A musical comedy based upon characters created by Charles Addams, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. With music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Wed 30 Jul

£14.50 (Children £11 under 18s) / 01934 645544

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Aug

£14.50 (Children £11 under 18s) / 01934 645544

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Aug

£14.50 (Children £11 under 18s) / 01934 645544

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

22nd YEAR. Just arrived? Then here's the showcase just for you. Every day Mervyn and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live extracts from eight top shows in a packed 90 minute lunchtime extravaganza. And every day there is a different selection. Pick the ones you like and then go and see them.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Three

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Three

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Three

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

One

£11 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

One

£11 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

One

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 20 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct back to top

The Warwick Revue Presents: Sketchual Tension

The Warwick Revue put the “Warwick Revue” in the phrase “The Warwick Revue are performing an hour of sketch comedy.” Warwick University’s sketch group are sketching about love, death and other vague but important-sounding themes.

Citrus Club, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15

Mon 18 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15

Tue 19 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15
…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

Sportsters Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

nightclub

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 9560

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 16:15 – 17:15

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

Fri 8 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Sat 9 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Fri 15 Aug

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

  • 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 30 Aug

The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant

Kyle Bissett Productions What would happen if the bogles, banshees, demons and selkies of Scots folklore were involved in the independence referendum? Elaine C Smith leads a cast of some of Scotland’s finest actors, and surprise cameos, in Alan Bissett’s sparkling satire. ‘This is brilliant stuff, an exhilaratingly…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 1 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Henry’s Cabaret

Cabaret and burlesque, plus comedy, spoken word and music, in a night billed as 'a little bit dark, a little bit dangerous' and 'more than a bit entertaining'. Hosted by Miss Annabel Sings.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00

Best of Irish Comedy

Allow Stand resident Michael Redmond to introduce you to the funniest of his countrymen and women every month.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Just Deserts Presents Waiting for Leo's Oscar

Just Deserts / PBH’s Free Fringe Just Deserts is Durham’s favourite cult sketch comedy group. Offering fast-moving and original comedy, ranging from the deliciously dark to the scrumptiously surreal to the refreshingly whimsical, this group has met with acclaim since it hit the Durham scene five years ago. So prepare…

The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Canons' Gait

Free / 0131 556 4481

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Canons' Gait

Free / 0131 556 4481

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Canons' Gait

Free / 0131 556 4481

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 12 Aug

Nando's New Comedian of the Year 2014

Big Comedy UK Nando's and Big Comedy UK have joined forces to scour the land in search of the freshest and most original comedy talent. Chosen from heats in Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham and two semi-finals, six aspiring comedians will compete live at the Edinburgh Fringe to win the…

Just the Tonic at the Community Project, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£5 (£4)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 17 Aug back to top