Late night events, Theatre, Cabaret

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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 22 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lady Rizo

  • 4 stars

The multi award-winning, cabaret superstar returns to Soho with her luscious vocals, irrefutable glamour and piercing wit.

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 8 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Tue 9 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 Sep

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 20 Sep

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 22 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Amy G: Entershamement

  • 4 stars

G-Force Productions Entershamement is slapstick diva heaven, with ridiculous song-and-dance numbers, rollerskates, a live chicken and genuine human frailty. She gleefully defies shame and categorization. ‘A comic powerhouse with a spectacular voice’ (Australian). ‘Like watching Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in one…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Topside

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 22 Aug

The Dairy Room

£12 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Dairy Room

£12 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Dairy Room

£12 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 22 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Illicit Thrill

  • 4 stars

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 22 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Ruby Darlings Show

The Ruby Darlings / PBH's Free Fringe Vaginas, Jesus, pubic hair, brothers and fathers, anal, dongs, poo and masturbation. If you're interested in any of these topics, come and see this show. Adult Themes and Strong Language. Under 18s cannot attend this show due to licensing restrictions at the venue. Age…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Sat 23 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Sun 24 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Ali McGregor's Late Nite Variety Nite Night

Ali McGregor Australian chanteuse and cabaret royalty Ali McGregor returns with her cult hit show. A night packed with the best stand-up comedians, cabaret acts, circus and burlesque stars alongside Ali's unique interpretations of trashy classics. Catch McGregor (La Clique, BBC Radio 4) as she brings her jaw-dropping…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Sons of Pitches: Boiler Alert!

The Sons Pitches Described by The Magnets as 'the future stars of British a cappella', and by the Scissor Sisters as 'the cutest thing we've ever seen', the award-winning Sons of Pitches present Boiler Alert! An evening with The Sons of Pitches brings you a unique blend of vocal gymnastics. Featuring classic chart…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Chap-Hop Superstar

Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer Mr B returns to the Voodoo Rooms for another hour of Chap-Hop, acid ragtime, drum and brass and naughty ballads. Accompanied, as ever by his trusty man servant Carshalton, Mr B will educate you in such matters as love, lust, how to be magnanimous after a breakup, tweed and why hip hop is…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival 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

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.

FLASH/BANG!

Jaggy From the team behind the legendary Bongo Club Cabaret, the longest running and most successful late night variety show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, comes FLASH/BANG! Unlike a cabaret nightclub where the dancing has to stop to watch the acts, or a cabaret with a compère who insists you sit down and pay…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Assembly Checkpoint

£12 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Assembly Checkpoint

£12 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Paul Dabek: Liar Liar

Paul Dabek / PBH's Free Fringe Paul Dabek deceptively weaves a tangled web of comedy, magic and lies. Paul has taken the Fringe by storm for the last four years. Come and see why Time Out called him a 'superb showman' and experience what Scotsman described as 'machine gun delivery and genuinely funny'. Liar Liar…

The Jam House, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

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

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The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

La Clique

Various 'Best show on the Fringe' (Scotsman). 'An intoxicating fusion of music, comedy, acrobatics and erotica… An unforgettable night … an awe inspiring kaleidoscope' (Edinburgh Evening News). ‘Extraordinary, out of this world experience' (Journal de Montreal). ‘Fast, rude, funny, fantastic’ (Sydney Morning Herald).

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£20 (£18) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£20 (£18) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£20 (£18) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Cocktails with the Diva

Kiss and Tell Cabaret Spend an hour in the boudoir of Diva Melinda Hughes and her victimised pianist Jeremy Limb, where she shares her views on world affairs, plastic surgery, bad cabaret and how to mix the perfect Cosmopolitan. This musical romp through social satire and politics is composed of original and risqué…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Imaginary Girlfriend

Danny Mullins / Free Festival Just fantasy? Or will we…? Get involved! Interactive comic-tragic musical magic. Eclectic. Improvised. Alive. Weird and wonderful characters light up dark places. Open up the cabaretness! ‘Edinburgh's troubadour’ (Forest Cafe). ‘Local hero’ (Jazz Bar). www.dannymullins.co.uk.

Laughing Horse @ The White Horse, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 22 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£12 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£12 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£12 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Fri 22 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£8) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

MargOH! Channing is Tipsy!

MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne / Free Festival MargOH! Channing is Tipsy! is a gin-soaked romp. This is the deconstruction of drag through the life and times of this slightly delusional, often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken diva and her gayiancée, MAN-ee Champagne as they tackle topics such…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Guilty Secrets

Vicky Arlidge Musical comedian and YouTube sensation Vicky Arlidge returns to Edinburgh with her new one-woman show. Nominated for the Funny Women Awards Best Show 2013, and with over 30,000 YouTube hits under her belt (not to mention Bafta and Emmy nominated credits to her name), Vicky is often compared to Victoria…

C nova, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lock-In Cabaret

All the World's a Stage / PBH's Free Fringe Award-winning magicians Griffin and Jones, ‘bizarre, hilarious and anarchic’ (Magic Night), bring their own brand of late night variety entertainment, joined by the finest acts on the cabaret circuit. Expect comedy, magic, variety and burlesque! ‘An extremely funny and…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Sat 23 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Sun 24 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Miss Behave's Game Show

Miss Behave / Heroes (PWYW) A game show for the austerity generation. Part game show, variety show and disco. Everyone’s a winner! In a reaction to the slick and earnest high production that populates the world of entertainment today, Miss B presents a deliberately lo-fi, silly and audience-centric bag of fun. Starring…

Heroes @ Bob & Miss Behave's Bookshop, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Bookshop

£5 / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Bookshop

£5 / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bookshop

£5 / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Bookshop

£5 / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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