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Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal & Edinburgh Burlesque Festival. International Impresario Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Festival, Sexy Circus Sideshow) presents an all-star roundup of the best burlesque at the Fringe. Sultry strip tease, cutting edge cabaret and vaudeville variety collide like no other show around! The grand finale of…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 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

Wed 6 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£12

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Violetta's Last Tango

Latin Rediscovery An ageing singer in a Buenos Aires cabaret, Violetta refuses to let illness overcome her as she sings her impassioned tango songs each night for her clients. After a chance encounter in the street, she is overwhelmed by vivid memories of desire, jealousy, and her great lost love. Immersing herself in…

Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 222 9930

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 222 9930

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

3,000 Trees: The Death of Mr William MacRae

Teatro Magnetico Willie MacRae - anti-nuclear campaigner, SNP politician, and successful lawyer, whose death prompted speculation that he was murdered by the state. MacRae was found dying in his car on a highland road in 1985 with a single gunshot wound to his head, apparently fired from his own gun. Was he under…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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 9 Aug

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

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 16 Aug

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

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

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)

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

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

Alice

Fourth Monkey Theatre Company ‘It was perfect’ ★★★★★ (Edinburgh Guide). ‘Frankly wonderful’ ★★★★ (Scotsman). ‘I wonder if I've been changed in the night. Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning? But if I'm not the same, the next question is "Who in the world am I?”’ (Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Venue

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Venue

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Venue

£14 (£12) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 23 Aug

Fragile

Old Joint Stock Theatre Company Bafta winning writer Geoff Thompson’s chilling new semi-autobiographical drama charting a broken man’s journey through abuse, reconciliation and redemption. Abandoned and alone, he tells his story to a tape recorder in the hope of finding peace. Fragile premiered at Belgrade Theatre…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Monkey House

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 662 6892

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

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

Tue 5 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Tue 19 Aug

Traverse 1

£13 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

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 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 23 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 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

News Just In!

The Tartan Tonight newsroom presents a roundup of all things Commonwealth Games. Keep up with the latest in a tantalising soap opera while getting all the up-to-date Games news and gossip. Featuring a cast of six of Scotland's top comedy actors and a dynamic team of writers.

The Arches, Glasgow

Tue 29 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 21:00

Wed 30 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 21:00

Thu 31 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 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

Wed 30 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Dixey: Where Gentlemen Are Always Immaculately Undressed

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

Wed 30 Jul

Central

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Central

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Central

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Swiss Cheese

Bawsoot Theatre Company Darkly funny drama. When Jo invites four childhood friends for dinner an awkward reunion unfolds. Secrets are revealed, old flames reignited and petty rivalries resurface in the guise of civility and fond memory. Chaos and comedy ensue as, during the course of the evening, Jo casually reveals…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tales From The MP3

  • Directed by: Julia Samuels

Young people from the award-winning 20 Stories High tell each other's true stories straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, the performers deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing.

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Fri 19 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01204 520661

  • 21:00
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Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues

Cuba Creative | The Bakery A musical comedy with educational benefits. A well-meaning, but slightly unhinged music teacher treats an unwitting geography class to a surprise music lesson. Featuring songs such as Moustache Paradise and Puberty Express that bring to mind the likes of Tim Minchin and Flight of the…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just Up the Stairs

£9 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£9 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£11 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Das Vegas Night 3: Zis Time We Win!

Frank Sanazi The ubermeister of dark comedy cabaret’s war machine rolls into Edinburgh. After major victories in Europe, Frank's returned with his new show, accompanied by Iraq Pack buddies Dean Stalin and Saddami Davis Jnr, and outrageous guests. Frank offers a Vegas show under his terms, audiences will be nailed to…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug

Et Tu Elvie

Xanadu Productions 'The World's a Stage' William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 1599. 'You Know, Someone Said the World's a Stage' Elvis Presley, Are You Lonesome Tonight, 1960. New show seamlessly merges Shakespeare and Elvis's greatest hits. A sing-along, quote-along, celebration of Stratford's greatest playwright and…

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Off The Kerb Productions / Aine Flanagan Productions /Theatre 503 She's back! Britain's first female prime minister stars in a drag comedy musical extravaganza like no other! On the eve of the vote for Section 28, Maggie gets lost in Soho and accidentally becomes a cabaret superstar, but will she change her mind about…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top