Talks & lectures, night

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BBC: The Tim Vine Chat Show

BBC Radio 4 Tim Vine hears the life stories of the public while showcasing his trademark gleeful wordplay and silly songs. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Age category: 16+

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Blue Tent

Free / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Olympia, London W14

Mon 1 Jul

Cancelled / 02073 851200

Tue 2 Jul

Cancelled / 02073 851200

The Grade Cricketer

Get your rig in to shape and your salad sorted, because the Grade Cricketer lads are heading to the UK for a very special run of LIVE performances to coincide with this summer’s Ashes series.

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Sun 4 Aug

£19.80 / 0871 472 0400

Hidden and Haunted

An adults-only ghost tour of the vaults.

Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 5445

  • 21:30 – 22:30
  • 22:00 – 23:00

Wed 26 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 5445

  • 21:30 – 22:30
  • 22:00 – 23:00

Thu 27 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0131 225 5445

  • 21:30 – 22:30
  • 22:00 – 23:00
…and 277 more dates until 31 Mar 2020

I went out to film the storm

I went out to film the storm is about natural disasters, Sonic the hedgehog, Ted Bundy and melting ice. Through video sculpture and poetic text this performance gently invites you to be in the front row for the end of the world. Jenny Swingler makes work with an interest in how our lives are entwined with screen…

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Tue 1 Oct

£8 / 020 7419 4841

Luka Muller's Gong Show

Luka Muller / Free Festival A parade of comedians have 90 seconds of safety to impress the crowd, before facing the gong and the wrath of special guest judges! Always fun and loose, don't miss this fast-paced comedy cavalcade. Part stand-up, part chat show, part roast! After two-and-a-half years of shows in Australia…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Moon Festival

Celebration of the moon, marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The festival will include art exhibitions, music performances, lectures and talks by experts such as the European Space Agency, film screenings, street parties, and a keynote delivered by Margaret Atwood.

Various venues: London, WC2R

Thu 18 Jul

Fri 19 Jul

Sat 20 Jul

…and 5 more dates until 25 Jul

Museum Ghost Tour by Lantern Light

Explore a spooky historic building in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, lit with a lantern.

Tudor World, Stratford-upon-Avon

Tue 25 Jun

£7.50 / 01789 298070

  • 21:00

Wed 26 Jun

£7.50 / 01789 298070

  • 21:00

Thu 27 Jun

£7.50 / 01789 298070

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Secret Dinosaur Cult Live

Sofie Hagen and Jodie Mitchell Live comedy podcast about daddy issues, queerness, trauma and dinosaurs by comedian and (now) author Sofie Hagen and comedian and drag king Jodie Mitchell. 'In an audio landscape governed by men talking to their friends about their interests under the guise of comedy, Secret Dinosaur Cult…

Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 13 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 9893

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Steve Lamacq: Going Deaf For A Living

DJ and music journalist Steve Lamacq regales audiences with anecdotes from 30 years in the business on this one-man tour, wherein he discusses his fanzine and NME, life on Radio 1 and BBC 6Music, the many, many gigs and interviews he's done, and more.

Gilded Balloon @ Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 15 Aug

£16.88

Fri 16 Aug

£16.88

Top Flight Time Machine

Andy Dawson and Sam Delaney's highly-acclaimed podcast is finally reimagined as a theatrical experience. This is no ordinary live recording of a podcast episode – Sam and Andy will be carrying out extreme physical movement, while the audience will experience similar emotional movement. This is it!

The Dancehouse, Manchester

Tue 12 Nov

£12.50 / 01618321111