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Circa: Beyond

  • 5 stars

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Exhibit B

  • 5 stars

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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.

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.

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Brazouka

  • 4 stars

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

The Pin

  • 5 stars

The Pleasance The Pin are Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen. They had two sold out runs at the Fringe in 2012 and 2013, won the award for Best Show at the 2013 London Sketchfest and there's a slim chance you'll have seen them knocking around on BBC3, ITV and Channel 4. Now they're back with an hour of guff. ‘So sharply…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

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.

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.

Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

Various The perfect appetiser for your evening on the Fringe. The Famous Spiegeltent presents a fast-paced variety show that packs a lot of entertainment into one hour. Enjoy a showcase of the best talent on the Fringe with our hand-picked selection of comics, crooners and cabaret artistes. A show for the cocktail hour…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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This is Brasil - The Show

  • 4 stars

The World Festival This is Brasil - the real Brasil… The sexiest summer samba party of the festival. Freestyle football, thrilling dance, explosive percussion. Zouk lambada, favela funk. Unstoppable rhythm, jaw-dropping acrobatics, breathless football magic. 20 gorgeous performers from streets of Rio and Bahia set the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Grand

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

HUFF

  • 3 stars

Inventive walkthrough retelling of The Three Little pigs from Shona Reppe and Andy Manley.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

KlangHaus

  • 4 stars

Neutrinos / Norwich Arts Centre / Escalator East To Edinburgh KlangHaus is a 360° visceral, enveloping experience challenging conventions of the live gig. An enigmatic salon saturated in sound and souls, soaked in layers of shifting colour, live music, projections: disorientating imagery altering observers…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Small Animal Hospital

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Black Grace

  • 4 stars

New Zealand Season | Black Grace For their Fringe debut, Black Grace presents a collection of short dance works spanning nearly 20 years including: the iconic Minoi – drawn from Samoan dance traditions and fused with western culture: Human Language (2nd movement)- the first Black Grace work to feature female dancers…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Neil Hamburger

Soho Theatre There’s no one quite like Neil Hamburger. And that’s probably for the best. Neil’s subversive, brilliant one-of-a-kind comedy has delighted, confused and repulsed audiences worldwide and now the long suffering cult icon finally returns to the UK. ‘A phlegm-filled sack of putrid self-loathing… truly…

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.

Sun 24 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pss Pss

Baccalà Clown Winners of the Cirque du Soleil Prize. Bronze Award in Moscow and China! Two contemporary clowns take to the stage to play out the game of desire and being two in a timeless performance of enthralling physicality and exquisite expression. Poetic, surreal, funny, and infinitely enjoyable. These characters…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Impression of Taiwan

Ten Drum Art Percussion Group (Taiwan) / Performance Infinity Impression of Taiwan presents an epic scene of humanity, culture and countryside through Grammy nominated music. The powerful drum part brings the natural energy into their signature performance. A music piece composed by nature. Ten Drum Art Percussion has…

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Gnosis

Dance piece looking at the idea of the 'knowledge within' and the inner and outward battles of human characters.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Men in the Cities

  • 4 stars

Chris Goode and Company in association with Royal Court Theatre Three-time Fringe First winner Chris Goode (Monkey Bars) returns to the Traverse with an incendiary piece of experimental storytelling. Framed by two violent deaths – the apparently inexplicable suicide of a young gay man, and the murder of drummer Lee…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Will Pickvance: The Anatomy of the Piano

Pianist, composer and all-round entertaining guy Will Pickvance anatomises the piano for your listening pleasure.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Kerry Godliman: Face Time

  • 3 stars

Kerry Godliman Star of Live At The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Kerry recently appeared as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ sitcom Derek and played Lacey Turner's mum in Our Girl. You might also have caught her in Miranda, Getting On, Extras, Spoons and Home Time among others. Last year she supported Micky…

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Brendon Burns Show

Brendon Burns / PBH's Free Fringe Burns is going out on his own, on the Free Fringe and producing an online series. Warning! May contain material that will never be commissioned and an Arnold Schwarzenegger impression that goes on for possibly 15 to 20 minutes too long. Visit www.thebrendonburnsshow.com. Age…

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

Sat 23 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

Sun 24 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

Dixey: Where Gentlemen Are Always Immaculately Undressed

  • 3 stars

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with Beyond the Cabaret Unique - the only word to describe this show. With a cheeky nod to the world of fable, Dixey delivers acrobatics, contemporary dance, comedy, music and a healthy measure of naked male beauty. Thrilling sensations are guaranteed as our immaculately…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Central

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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