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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 31 Jul

The Theatre

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Circa: Beyond

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 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

Neil O'Brien Entertainment Glen was a founding member of the Sex Pistols and co-wrote most of their iconic songs. This is his personal tale of how the band formed, exploded onto the music scene worldwide and then disintegrated. A tale of growing up in a London long lost, of meetings with remarkable people, many of them…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£9 / 0131 6233030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 6233030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 6233030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 6 Aug

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

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 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

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Dracula

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 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes

Much-loved comedian (and writer and actor) out on a solo tour with a show about the lessons life has taught her. Best known as half of French & Saunders, French also played the titular Vicar of Dibley, hosted Dawn French's Girls Who Do Comedy, has popped up on stage and on the silver screen, plus was the face of…

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 8 Oct

£39.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 5 Sep

£40.75 / 01892 530613

Sat 6 Sep

£40.75 / 01892 530613

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 24 Sep

£35–£39.50

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…and at 23 other places

Spoiling

Scotland’s Foreign Minister will soon deliver a keynote speech outlining the newly-independent nation’s relationship with the former UK. But there’s a problem. She’s refusing to speak the words she’s been given. There’s something else she wants to say. At odds with her party, and pursued by a harassed party worker, she…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 22 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

Sun 3 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

Mon 4 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

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

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

De La Soul

The legendary fathers of conscious hip hop celebrating the 25th birthday of their classic album 3 Feet High and Rising.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Tue 5 Aug

£27.50 adv / 01273 673311

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Rock City, Nottingham

Thu 7 Aug

£25 / 0845 413 4444

Sub89, Reading

Fri 8 Aug

£27.50 / 0118 959 5395

Edinburgh Book Fringe

Taking place in radical bookshop Word Power, the Edinburgh Book Fringe brings together writers and activists from around the world for a host of daily readings and discussions, all of which are free.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01803 328385

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

  • 19:30

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 14 Sep

£24.50–£29.50 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Mon 15 Sep

£24.50–£29.50 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

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HUFF

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

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Maria Addolorata

C&C Company Winner of Jury Prize HiverÔclites 2014 Avignon, France. Suffering has no linear narrative: it hits us unexpectedly, unforeseeably, unstoppably. A two-person investigation on trying to survive this tidal moment, when pain becomes the driving force behind physical reactions. Our approach is to work in…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Old Lab

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Old Lab

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Old Lab

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Fri 1 Aug

Main House

£9 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main House

£9 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Public Enemy

The original and best hardcore political hip hop act in the world, still fighting the power.

Aquarium, Lowestoft

Fri 1 Aug

£33 / 01502 573533

The Limelight, Belfast

Tue 5 Aug

£29.50 / 028 9032 7007

O2 Academy Leeds

Thu 31 Jul

£28.12 / 0844 477 2000

Pulse

Techno night.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£10 / 0131 558 3758

With Perc, Truss, Forward Strategy Group, Sean Laird and Darrell Harding.

Skeptics on the Fringe

Daily informal talks from the Edinburgh Skeptics, exploring myth, superstition and pseudo-science. Ages 18+.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 07896 745991

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

Sun 3 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 07896 745991

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

Mon 4 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 07896 745991

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

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Sound to Sea

Glasgow event makers Cryptic celebrate 20 years with a banger of a party featuring over 150 performers, including Treacherous Orchestra, Rachel Sermanni, Miaoux Miaoux, Tigerstyle and more. The 'night-time musical extravaganza' takes place over two summer nights along the River Clyde and quayside, with further…

River Clyde

Fri 1 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0141 420 5003

Part of Glasgow. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 21:30

Sat 2 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0141 420 5003

Part of Glasgow. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 21:30
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Stewart Lee: A Room with a Stew

Britain's greatest stand-up doing a work in progress, discarding ideas that other comedians would give a kidney for.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 11 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 873 3433

  • 20:45

Wed 12 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 873 3433

  • 20:45

Thu 13 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 873 3433

  • 20:45
…and 7 more dates until 8 Dec

Subculture

Glasgow's well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic and occasional big-name guests. Upcoming guests include Jasper James (19 Jul).

The Sub Club, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 9 Aug

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 16 Aug

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

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.

Witness

The freshest cuts in bass music, house, garage, funky & grime with residents Ross Blackwax and Fault Lines plus a big guest every month.Upcoming guests include Trash founder Erol Alkan (16 Apr – £15 entry fee), Last Gang's Ryan Hemsworth (23 Apr – £5 entry fee), Space Dimension Controller (30 Apr - £5 entry fee) and…

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 4 more dates until 17 Sep

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

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.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top