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Rubberbandits: Continental Fistfight

Rubberbandits Direct from Limerick! The plastic bag wearing music/comedy duo bring their brand new musical straight from its critically acclaimed, sold out London season. Continental Fistfight is packed with dazzling new songs, great big hits and at least one puppet. 'Leaves you growling for more' ★★★★ (Metro). 'A…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Nightclub

£14 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

The Generation of Z: Edinburgh

New Zealand Season | Royale Productions Have you got what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? The Generation of Z hurls you head first into a world ravaged by the undead. Fight for your future as you journey through a battle against extinction. Set within a maze-like security containment depot swarming with…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Brazouka

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 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 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

Fri 1 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Thu 31 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 1 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 2 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

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Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Regular Music with support from the National Theatre of Scotland From Fringe First winners, writer Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett, and featuring Angela Darcy as Joplin. 'So brilliant and intense musically and dramatically it lifts the hairs on the back of the neck' ★★★★★ (Scotsman). In association with Richard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

£10 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 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

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Prepare yourself for a once in a lifetime show, filled with power, humour, dance, and traditional Japanese drums, that has performed in more than 20 countries including the United States, India, Taiwan, Brazil, Korea, and others. Don't miss this unique chance to see Japanese traditional instruments like Japanese drums…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Voca People

The International Musical Comedy Hit! Voca People take you on a thrilling and original musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With over 50 million YouTube hits to their name and word-wide audiences of over 1 million, Voca People use no musical instruments and produce all sounds live combining…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Grand

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Grand

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Inala

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 10 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 11 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 12 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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The Pitiless Storm

On the eve of the Scottish referendum, on the most important night of his life, a left wing trade unionist goes through a crisis of conscience as he is forced to question his political and moral beliefs in the face of a sea-change in his country’s political life. Starring David Hayman and presented by Fair Pley.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Snakes! The Musical

Quite Nice Theatre Last year's cult hit is back! A director has written a musical about some snakes on a plane. He thinks it's going to be a massive hit. He just needs £50m to produce it! Join us as we take you through what you can expect when the extravaganza transfers to the Palladium. This hilarious, award-winning…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Fancy Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Fancy Room

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Fancy Room

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Sunshine on Leith

Stephen Greenhorn's uplifting musical based on the music of The Proclaimers.

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco and Ian Stroughair YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli present a selection of your favourite pop divas in 60 minutes. Through humour, versatile vocals and impressions they'll honour these timeless divas, presenting familiar hits in ways you're unlikely to have seen or heard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

£8 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

£8 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 21 Aug

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 29 Sep

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Tue 30 Sep

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 4 Oct

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Mon 22 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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…and at 67 other places

The Magic Flute (or One Flew Over the Birdman's Nest?)

Aria Alba - Opera for All Her daughter has been taken, she sends in three dodgy nurses who enlist the disaffected youth and his somewhat feather obsessed friend. Throw in a lascivious handyman, a cast of patients and hospital staff. Can chief psychiatrist Sarastro create tranquil order from this chaos?

Broughton St Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Church

£15 (£12) / 0131 556 7313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Church

£15 (£12) / 0131 556 7313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Church

£15 (£12) / 0131 556 7313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 16 Aug

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Dandy Darkly / PBH's Free Fringe Dandy Darkly returns to Edinburgh with all new, tawdry tales of sex and death! New York City's satiric, satanic storyteller celebrates sisterhood (as only Dandy dares) with fabulous, frightful fables of celebrity baby obsession, paranormal paramours and one sassy serial killer! Come…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Return to the Voice

Song of the Goat commissioned by Eleven and Summerhall Internationally acclaimed, multi award-winning Song of the Goat present a passionate theatrical performance inspired by ancient Gaelic and Scottish musical traditions: laments, psalms and songs of exile. Shows commence with a short concert by Scottish artists ahead…

Summerhall @ St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

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.

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Red Hot Kisses Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok The Ladyboys of Bangkok are back in an inferno of fun and frolics, Red Hot Kisses the blazing hot new production, a show like no other! With more than 200 specially designed lavish costumes – everything from fabulous feathers to designer inspired couture and with more songs and production…

The Meadows Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

The Old Queen's Head, London N1

Mon 11 Aug

£6.50 / 020 7354 9993

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Mon 8 Sep

£6.50 / 020 7354 9993

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Saturday Cabaret

Weekly Saturday cabaret night.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00
…and 2 more dates until 30 Aug

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Unbelievably slick troupe who make a brand new musical each night based on audience suggestions.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Trainspotting

In Your Face Theatre To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Irvine Welsh novel, relive the story like never before. Take part in this once in a life time promenade experience and expect heavy drug use, strong language and scenes of both a violent and sexual nature. Expect the walls to move, to be part of a rave and…

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug back to top