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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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 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

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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Bosco

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

The 35mm

This 5 piece Rhythm and Blues “V8 block” take you on a sonic road trip stopping at some of the most iconic movie destinations of the 20th Century. Absorbing some of the era’s finest Rock n Roll, Blues and Soul to produce a potent R'n'B Gumbo that is…the 35mm!

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Cinema

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 558 8209

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:45 – 22:45

Bonded by Blood

3B theatre Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are two of the most infamous and taboo criminals of the last century. This dark new musical explores the mentality behind their horrendous acts and why and how this could have happened. Whilst deeply shocked and repulsed in researching this subject two generations on, Alana…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

Ivy Paige: Kiss And Sell

Bound & Gagged Comedy Direct from London's West End. Fringe 2013's 'stand-out burlesque act' ★★★★ (Fest), international cabaret showgirl, comedienne and bombshell, Ivy Paige, invites you to her Little Red Box, her late-night hotspot for a smouldering, saucy, sexy and hilarious evening of scandal, secrets and song.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Dairy Room

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Dairy Room

£11 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Dairy Room

£11 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

My Name is Saoirse

"A new play by Traverse 50 playwright Eva O'Connor, a poignant and darkly funny coming of age story taking place in rural Ireland, 1987. Saoirse lives in a peach-coloured bungalow with her Da and brother Brennan. Saoirse prefers running round the fields to chasing after boys, but Dee has other ideas and one fateful…

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Thu 7 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Fri 8 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

…and 11 more dates until 23 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

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)

Bacchanalia

Bac·cha·na·li·a: a revelry of the very best cabaret, circus, magic, comedy and burlesque at the Fringe. Hosted by TittyBarHaHa. Featuring all star lineups from around the globe, no night out is ever the same! Book early, revellers – this is one party you don't want to miss! From the production team behind Phatcave…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Wine Bar

£12 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Wine Bar

£12 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 24 Aug

Horizontal Collaboration

Part of Made In Scotland showcase. Performed daily by four new actors, always reading blind. Intense drama where sex, power and politics meet emotion, seduction and destruction. From multi-award-winning writer/director David Leddy: ‘leading theatrical innovator’ (Times), ‘genius’ (Scotsman), ‘Fringe institution…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Andromeda Turre: Kiss Me

InJoy Entertainment ‘Dangerously attractive … soulful voice’ (New York Times). Kiss Me is the story of one woman's search for the last first kiss. Andromeda takes you on a journey around the world as she finds the love she needed within herself to be able to find the man who feels like home … while running into some…

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 23 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

Fri 1 Aug

Central

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Central

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

This is Ceilidh

Scotland's most famous shindig as you've never seen it before. A riotous assembly of spellbinding tunes, prodigious piping and outrageous dancing. Irreverent, invigorating and exhilarating, the essential Edinburgh experience. Come prepared to party, anything could happen. www.thisisceilidh.com. Age category: PG

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Whoever Fights

Young Raheem Ali, aspiring champion boxer, struggles with dark side of boxing. No matter how clean you are, corruption will tempt you. Ali's image destroyed, promotors thirsty for more. Fight? Or get out alive?

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00
…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

The Illicit Thrill

Gypsy Charms Take a walk on the wild side, beyond the beaten track to Edinburgh's sexiest late night revue. Recreating the aura of a backroom in a 50s Soho nightspot, The Illicit Thrill invites you to listen to strains of the Devil's music as stripteasers and enticing entertainers set your pulses racing. Kick back…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 24 Aug

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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£11 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

London Life – The Secret Kinks of World War Two

The Three Belle's comedic musical cabaret based around a fetish magazine available during WWII called London Life.

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Tue 12 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Wed 13 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

The Devil Without

Ian Harvey Stone For 500 years, Faust has been staying one step ahead of the Devil but once in a while the Devil gets to try again and Faust must hide. The audience are invited as dreamers to obscure Faust from the diabolical forces. They are told not to open the door for one bare hour. Faust gives his story in return…

C nova, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

studio 3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

studio 3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

studio 3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

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

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.

Sun 3 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug back to top