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Son of Dyke

Ellie Keel Productions and Heretic Productions Following a sell-out, five-star run at Vault Festival in London, Son of Dyke is the hilarious true story of a young, cocksure gay man who crumbles after the death of his lesbian mother, which launches him on a journey to find his sperm-donor father. Written and performed…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

White Belly

£6.50 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

White Belly

£6.50 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

White Belly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 11 Aug

Sound Cistem

Plaster Cast Theatre Two transgender performers say 'up yours!' to the gender binary and invite you to their radical dance party! Under disco lights, over pulsing music, a queer celebration takes place. Set in nightclubs, Sound Cistem is an exuberant verbatim show about the cisgender gaze on the transgender body.

ZOO Playground, Edinburgh

Sun 11 Aug

Playground 1

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 12 Aug

Playground 1

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Playground 1

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 26 Aug

STREETLIGHTS + fairylights

Spoken word performance alongside a display of artwork and video interludes.

Hope Aria Academy, Manchester

Sun 21 Jul

£5 (£3.50)

Opium, Edinburgh

Wed 10 Jul

£9.50 / 0131 225 8382

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Co With sold-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Vault Festival London, and across America, Buffy and Instagram star Tom Lenk portrays actress Tilda Swinton as a modern Mary Poppins who finds a depressed gay man on Craigslist and dissects his life for a character study for her next movie role. 'Gripping and…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Piccolo

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Piccolo

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Piccolo

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Sharon Burgess Productions and Tommy Lenk In 2016, SAG Award-winning, middle-aged scene-stealer Tom Lenk (Buffy, Tilda Swinton Answers…, Transparent, HBO's Room 104) accidentally achieved what millennials and wannabe social media "influencers" desperately crave: Instagram superstardom. Using 'household junk and sly…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Blue Room

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Blue Room

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Blue Room

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Too Pretty to Punch

Edalia Day What if you woke up one morning as the opposite gender? What if that was the day you were born and you had to wait 25 years before anyone believed you? Too Pretty to Punch is a kickass spoken word comedy about gender, the media and not fitting any of the boxes, full of explosive movement and exhilarating…

ZOO Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Studio

£5 (£4.50) / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Studio

£5 (£4.50) / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Studio

£5 (£4.50) / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

Trans Pennine

The Orange Works Trans Pennine is a funny, fast-paced and emotional play about family disagreements, gender-identity, and caravan holidays. Following her death, the family begrudgingly go to scatter Mum’s ashes in the Yorkshire Dales – a commemoration of a wife and mother none of them liked. Their bitter and fateful…

theSpace on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Tue 13 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£9 (£6) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 15 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£9 (£6) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 17 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£9 (£6) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

Trans Vision Scamp

Laura Monmoth Laura Monmoth returns to the Fringe with an hour of charming – yet quite frankly silly – multimedia nonsense. A tale of improving our own personal reality through friendly trolling, obsession, illness and Star Wars. And karaoke. Obviously. Best Show Winner, Morecambe Comedy Festival. Best New Show…

Laughing Horse @ The Hanover Tap, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Wee Tap

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Wee Tap

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Wee Tap

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Trans*Atlantic

Dian Cathal Join Dian Cathal, an immigrant of country and gender, in an attempt to prove their hypothesis: that Trans jokes can be funny. If you laugh, it’s comedy. If they cry, it’s theatre. It may sound binary but heck, it’s always good to know where you stand, right? Trans(Atlantic) is a humorous exploration into…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Sun 11 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 12 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 13 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 12 more dates until 25 Aug

Traumgirl

Anne Welnec, Swiss Selection Edinburgh Kim is an actress. She is also a sex worker, a bartender, German, Polish and more. Which identity is most important? Traumgirl is a brand-new solo show about female sex work in all its forms – and who pays the price. Welenc takes an auto-fictional approach to explore what a woman…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Old Lab

£5 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Old Lab

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Old Lab

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 25 Aug

Tropez!

Two-hander comedy piece by award-winning duo Nathan & Ida on the unlikely relationship between a failed cat-burglar and a struggling gigolo.

The Space, London E14

Thu 8 Aug

£15 / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:30 – 21:20

Fri 9 Aug

£15 / 020 7515 7799

  • 19:00 – 19:50

Sat 10 Aug

£15 / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:30 – 21:20
…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Underground Venues, Buxton

Fri 12 Jul

£8–£9 / 01298 73461

  • 21:00 – 21:50

Sun 14 Jul

£8–£9 / 01298 73461

  • 19:15 – 20:05

Fri 19 Jul

£8–£9 / 01298 73461

  • 21:00 – 21:50

Twister at The Mash House

HEADLINER: Official Twister Twister are a high energy Rock band of the highest order. Their anthemic songs are bursting at the seams with soaring guitars, gripping and unforgettable melodies, and unbeatable choruses. These 4 North-East Lads are absolutely going for it, and you can see just how passionate they are…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Jul

£7.25–£8 advanced tickets £6 plus £1.25 booking fee. £8 on the door / 0131 220 2514

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Unspoken (One Day in the Life of a Park Bench)

Sussex University Students Ten strangers visit the same park bench on the same day. They all can't help but talk about… Those things… That shouldn't be talked about… Especially in a public place… But they're going to anyway… #SpeakYourTaboo. Topics covered include: queerness, mental health, religion and periods. Post…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Olive Studio

£6 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Olive Studio

£6 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Olive Studio

£6 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug

A Very British Lesbian

Fringe Management, LLC Although her religion, family, and country would prefer her to be straight, Fiona Goodwin has other preferences that involve rescuing pretty maidens. Forgive me, father, for I have sinned. Despite religious exorcisms, a lifetime of Jungian analysis, and dating countless beautiful but unavailable…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Wait… Let's Have Fun!

Tim Murray Wait… Let's Have Fun! is an hour of stand-up comedy from gay, ridiculous, ultra-positive comedian and internet personality Tim Murray. Growing up a closeted gay boy in middle-of-nowhere Ohio, Tim is constantly trying to be the cool girl in school, at gay clubs in Miami, waiting tables in NYC, hanging out…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Women In Rock!

Women in Rock presents a two-hour journey through the history of the greatest female anthems. Fronted by some of the most powerful female singers on the live music scene together with a professional touring band, Women In Rock delivers a show stopping performance covering all the great legends through the decades.

Bridgwater Arts Centre

Sat 28 Sep

£16 / 01278 422700

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Wrong!

Majority gay club night, but welcoming to everyone, WRONG! forgoes the cheesy pop and spins tech house and techno, plus hosts a variety of special guest DJs.

Union, London SE1

Sat 29 Jun

£12 (£10 With wristbands)

  • 01:00 – 11:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 6 Jul

£12 (£10 With wristbands)

  • 01:00 – 11:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 13 Jul

£12 (£10 With wristbands)

  • 01:00 – 11:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 112 more dates until 4 Sep 2021

You Have a Match

Two Girls and a Bottle of Savvy B Two girls take on the world of app store dating. In a society where its easier to swipe right then say 'Hi, how are you?', where is the line between a serial dating addict and someone longing for more? Tegan is straight. Riley is gay. They have been best friends since their school trip…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Theatre 3

£10 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Theatre 3

£10 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Theatre 3

£10 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Yours Sincerely

Quick Duck Theatre The year is 2017. Average graduate debt has hit £50,000, Kylie Minogue is making a comeback and Will Jackson has accidentally stolen 300 second class stamps from the post office. But he's making them count. He's going to write letters. From reconnecting with old friends and ex-boyfriends to run-ins…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Front Room

£8 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Front Room

£8 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Front Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Zach Zimmerman: Clean Comedy

Walport Productions My mom says I should focus on clean comedy for my career. F*ck that. Please join me, a Time Out New York Comic to Watch 2019 (stop it, I'm blushing) as I skewer my traumatic Southern Baptist childhood and equally painful gay NYC adulthood. It's my debut hour at the Fringe, it'll be equal parts…

Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Dram

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Dram

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Dram

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug