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Artemis Quartet

The Berlin-based quartet perform Schubert's 'Death and the Maiden' and string quartets by Mozart and Bartók.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Michael Houstoun

Praised as one of New Zealand's finest musicians, Houston plays a programme which includes Vaughan Williams, Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, Lilburn's Chaconne and Rachmaninov's Piano Sonata No 2.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Arditti Quartet

Featuring Jake Arditti (countertenor), the quartet play music by Dowland, Gesualdo, Brian Ferneyhough and Hilda Paredes.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Substance

Edinburgh's long-running underground techno party.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Thu 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00

The Addams Family

An original musical story involving the well-known characters of Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester, Wednesday and Pugsley. With powerful chorus numbers and witty jokes intertwined with incredibly catchy songs.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Andrew O'Neill: Heavy Metal – A History

Inventive, offbeat humour and intelligent wit from the vegan, amateur occultist and member of steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Bec Hill: (Ellipsis)

Bec announced – in October last year – that she was going to write an award-winning comedy show. This show may or may not be that one.

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Turret

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Turret

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Turret

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Bob, Sweat & Tears With Bob Downe

Musical comedy from Australia's 'Prince of Polyester'.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 25 Aug

Dylan Thomas: Clown In The Moon

A portrait of the poet's brief life, setting his broadcasts and iconic works alongside reminiscences of his antics and his encounters with women.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Baillie Room

£5 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Eric Lampaert: Testiculating (Waving Your Arms Around Talking B*ll*cks)

Surreal and energetic humour from T4's 2012 Rising Star.

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Fiona Crow - Songs in the Key of +

Fiona Crow Singer-songwriter Fiona Crow will bring her mellow acoustic melodies to a late-night session in the comfort of the Hub Cafe.

Edinburgh Elim

Fri 15 Aug

Cafe

£5 / 0131 447 5086

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jim Davidson

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Keith McCarter: Art in Architecture

Limited edition casts of abstract bronze and steel forms.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 21 more dates until 6 Sep

Mary, the Last Farewell

Cutting Edge Theatre A fast-paced journey through the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, her life and loves. Leading up to her final moments, this play portrays Scotland's most famous Queen.

Edinburgh Elim

Fri 1 Aug

Mainstage

£8 (£5) / 0131 447 5086

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Mainstage

£8 (£5) / 0131 447 5086

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Mainstage

£8 (£5) / 0131 447 5086

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Mat Ewins: The Six Million Dollar Ewins

Surreal humour and character comedy from the 2009 Chortle Student Comedy Awards finalist.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Political Animal

Political and topical humour from guest stand-ups Mark Steel, Jeremy Hardy, Joe Wells and MC Andy Zaltzman.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 21 Aug

Rosie Nimmo

Jazz, blues and folk-infused vocals.

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 346 8237

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sara Pascoe Vs History

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Sarah Kendall: Touchdown

Sport-themed banter and anecdotes as the stand-up recalls her footballing experiences.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Sax Appeal

  • 60 min

Saxophonist and composer Derek Nash leads his award-winning jazz fusion outfit.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew: Work In Progress

Subversive and deconstructive humour as the stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring works on new material.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Susan Hiller: Resounding

A new installation combining sound frequencies and visual patterns translated from cosmic microwave background radiation with eyewitness accounts of supposed extraterrestrial phenomena.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

SWC Showcase

Scottish Writers' Centre and Appletree Writers show off some of the country's best writers, including Catriona Lexy Campbell, Leela Soma, Vicki Jarrett and two more writers to be announced.

The Whole Works, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

£6

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:45 – 13:45

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

Thu 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Virginia Ironside: Growing Old Disgracefully

  • Directed by: Nigel Planer
  • Written by: Virginia Ironside

Agony columnist Virginia Ironside presents her autobiographical solo show. Directed by Nigel Planer.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Studio One

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 24 Aug back to top