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RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World Tour

Michelle Visage hosts performances by all your favourite RuPaul queens.

O2 Academy Bristol

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Will Young

The terribly nice young Pop Idol graduate who has been one of the few to almost entirely shake the shackles of reality TV to emerge a solid popster in his own right.

Bonus Arena, Hull

Mon 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Wed 9 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 6 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01702 351135

With special guests.

Also at:

…and at 6 other places

Trixie Mattel

One woman comedy show from the RuPaul star.

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 13 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Fri 22 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 17 May 2020

£34.40–£105.40 / 0844 847 2325

Also at:

Morning Glory

Jason Sutton David is a man of a certain age in an uncertain age. Fifty-something, feisty and fearless, he tells a tale of ageism in a world so passionate about being seen as inclusive yet so obsessed with the tyranny of youth. He and his friends are out on the town, it's a birthday celebration and everyone is having a…

Planet, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 16 Aug

Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival

A month of comedy previews of Edinburgh Fringe acts.

Arts At The Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 29 Jun

  • 20:30 – 21:30

Wed 3 Jul

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Wed 10 Jul

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 Jul

The Jam Factory, Oxford

Sun 7 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 14 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 21 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 28 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Jericho Tavern, Oxford

Thu 4 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 11 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 18 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 25 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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Drag-Opticon

A cavalcade of drag queens covering a broad range of genres and talents. Previous performance pieces have included lipsyncing, live singing, stand up comedy, ballet, burlesque, poetry/spoken word, theatrical pieces and even saw playing. Expect the unexpected.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jul

£7–£10 / 0141 204 5151

Part of Glen's Guide.

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 2 Aug

£7–£10 / 0141 204 5151

Part of Glen's Guide.

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 6 Sep

£7–£10 / 0141 204 5151

Part of Glen's Guide.

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

An Evening with Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig shares stories, facts and jokes.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Thu 27 Jun

£25–£30 (£22.50; Members £22.50) / 020 8985 2424

Gary Lamont: Fancy a Stiff One?

Gary Lamont Last spotted leaving BBC's River City in a limo with Claire from Steps – Gary is back at the Fringe following smash-hit runs in 2016/17. Swapping the limo for a hearse, Gary's taken up a sideline putting the fun in funerals – no, seriously! He is a bona fide funeral celebrant. You're going to die laughing!

Rose Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Gin and Tease

Performances from Joile Papillon, the Deco Noir dancers, magicians and more.

Hester's Hideout, London EC1R

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 020 7837 7139

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Sat 6 Jul

Free / 020 7837 7139

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Sat 13 Jul

Free / 020 7837 7139

  • 17:00 – 03:00
…and 24 more dates until 28 Dec

Stramash, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 623 4353

  • 19:00 – 01:00

A Night in Soho: The Stars of London Cabaret

Soho's most infamous characters come together for a very secretive show.

Phoenix Arts Club, London WC2H

Sun 30 Jun

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 7 Jul

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 14 Jul

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30
…and 24 more dates until 29 Dec

The Fleece Skipton

Fri 28 Jun

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 5 Jul

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 12 Jul

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 24 more dates until 27 Dec

Thief by Liam Rudden

Edinburgh Little Theatre Sailor thrives in bars, dives and doss houses. He lives for robbery and expulsion. Join him. This award-winning dark piece of theatre by Liam Rudden will leave you disturbed yet spellbound. Not for the easily offended. Adult themes Age category: 16+

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Dunedin Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Dunedin Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Dunedin Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Alaska & Jeremy: The Amethyst Tour

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season two winner Alaska returns to the UK with Handsome Jeremy.

Glee Club, Glasgow

Wed 3 Jul

£20–£40 / 0871 472 0400

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Sun 14 Jul

£12.90–£43.90 / 0870 060 6650

Big Box Aliens

Follow-up to the comedy show #DigitalGoy, where John wonders if the aliens will ever come back to Earth.

Lock 91, Manchester

Thu 18 Jul

£7 (£5)

Part of Greater Manchester Fringe.

The Big Gay Cabaret

Cabaret in aid of Pride Rooms to commemorate 50 years since the Stonewall Riots.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

£10 (£7) / 0141 553 0840

Fudge

Limerence Productions Charlie's had enough. He's giving up sex. No more booty calls. No more walks of shame. No more sleeping with that guy who gave him gonorrhoea… twice. He's taking a breather. He's having some me time. He's learning to love himself. He's bought some face masks so he's already halfway there. After…

Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Nip

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Nip

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Nip

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Aug

HOTTER

Ellie Keel Productions and HOTTER Project Hello, we're Ell and Mary. We're best friends and ex-girlfriends and we're bored of playing it cool. So this is a show about what gets you hot. We asked women and transpeople aged 11-97 what makes them sweat, rub and gush. OK, we didn't ask the 11-year-old exactly the same…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

White Belly

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

White Belly

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

White Belly

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 25 Aug

Monster Gay

Martin J Dixon / PBH's Free Fringe I’m back with a new show delving into all the things I hate about myself, in under an hour! From my ‘gay voice’ to my fat arse; I’m learning how scary it can be to love yourself. Are you brave enough to join me? 'Audience in stitches' (Sun). 'Dixon has a remarkable gift…

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

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

Sun 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

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

Mon 5 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

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

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Othello: Remixed

Intermission Theatre Company brings a breath of fresh air to the stories of Othello, Iago and Desdemona.

Omnibus Theatre, London SW4

Tue 25 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

Wed 26 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

Thu 27 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

UK tour of the stage adaptation of the 1994 movie by the same name.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Mon 13 Apr 2020

£31.50–£53 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 14 Apr 2020

£31.50–£53 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 15 Apr 2020

£31.50–£53 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr 2020

Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Mon 3 Feb 2020

€25–€60

Tue 4 Feb 2020

€25–€60

Wed 5 Feb 2020

€25–€60

…and 3 more dates until 8 Feb 2020

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Mon 21 Oct

Opera House

£17–£42.50 / 0844 856 1111

Tue 22 Oct

Opera House

£17–£42.50 / 0844 856 1111

Wed 23 Oct

Opera House

£17–£42.50 / 0844 856 1111

…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

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Opium, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Jun

£6 on the door / 0131 225 8382

  • 19:00 – 03:00

Section 28: The Legacy of a Homophobic Law

Ray Stafford and Andrew Lake September, 1988. David has a poorly kept secret. His father's guessed it. His classmates shout it down the corridors. And just when he feels that he can begin to confide in his English teacher, the Local Governments Act, recently passed into law, pushes a wedge between the two of them. And…

theSpace on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Traumboy

Daniel Hellman, Swiss Selection Edinburgh Daniel is an artist. He is also a sex worker. Through accounts of clients and their desires, Traumboy explores why he chose this profession and why having sex for money is still considered taboo. Told with humour and honesty, this interactive performance challenges audiences to…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Old Lab

£5 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Old Lab

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Old Lab

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug