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The Lady Boys of Bangkok: The Greatest Showgirls

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with a bigger, glitzier show than ever before.

Old Sainsbury's Site, Newcastle Under Lyme

Fri 11 Oct

£24.50–£36 (Students £18)

Sat 12 Oct

£24.50–£36 (Students £18)

Fri 18 Oct

£24.50–£36 (Students £18)

…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

The Sabai Pavilion, Dundee

Fri 28 Jun

£12–£38

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£38

Fri 5 Jul

£12–£38

Sat 6 Jul

£12–£38

The Sabai Pavilion, Aberdeen

Fri 12 Jul

£9–£38

Sat 13 Jul

£9–£38

Fri 19 Jul

£9–£38

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

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Spontaneous Potter

Improv comedy play inspired by Harry Potter.

Rose Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

The Embankment, Bedford

Fri 9 Aug

£11.77–£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

Sat 10 Aug

£11.77–£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

Sun 11 Aug

£11.77–£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

Hitchin Lavender

Wed 14 Aug

£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

Thu 15 Aug

£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

Fri 16 Aug

£14.98 (Children £0–£9.63)

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

Lifestyle Centre, Berkhamsted

Fri 12 Jul

£14.98 (Children £9.63)

Fri 26 Jul

£14.98 (Children £9.63)

The Explosive Light Orchestra: ELO Tribute

Tribute to Jeff Lynne's celebrated orchestral pop outfit.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Fri 29 Nov

£16.50

Blackbeam Cinematic present their Big Screen Outdoor Cinema at Baggy Point

Watch the sun set into the horizon from the natural amphitheatre and enjoy the magic of Cinema as the stars come out over the North Devon coast. Food stalls, bar and local parking are all available.

National Trust: Baggy Point, Braunton

Sat 6 Jul

£11 / 01392 265 858

Circus of Horrors: Psycho Asylum

Circus show featuring a shock / horror story and magic.

Wookey Hole Caves, Wells

Sat 19 Oct

£20 / 01749 672243

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Showstoppers / Something for the Weekend The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for its 12th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created from scratch at every performance of this multi award-winning show. Each night audience suggestions…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 15 Aug

The Grand

£15 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

TGIF

Y-Axis Theatre TGIF is the best worst episode of Friends you'll see this summer. Four best friends meet every Friday night to play their favourite games. This Friday, the gang has two new members. One of them is hiding a dark secret which is about to be revealed. The perfect anti-sitcom is finally brought on stage…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Haldane Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Haldane Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Haldane Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Abracalabrador

Magic Mastiffs Join three-time Magicians’ Circle Very Good Boy nominee Rory the Retriever as he delights and surprises with his magical repertoire of tricks and illusions. Featuring new and inspired takes on traditional classics like The Unthrown Tennis Ball, Mystery Noise and Which Hand’s the Treat In? ‘Astounding!…

Custom Lane, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

All the Bens

A look at loneliness, desire and sexuality by Ian Townsend.

The King's Arms, Salford

Thu 25 Jul

£9 / 0161 832 3605

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Fri 26 Jul

£9 / 0161 832 3605

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Old Clubhouse, Buxton

Mon 8 Jul

£7–£9 / 01298 70117

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Avenue Q

Edinburgh Little Theatre Featuring puppets and singers, this musical comedy set in New York bounces along at a great speed with some fantastic songs to help it along its way. This adult-themed musical will have you laughing your head off. Age category: 16+

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

How Not to Drown

ThickSkin, Traverse Theatre production with Tron Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre A painful yet uplifting true story of a child asylum-seeker arriving in the UK. At 11 years old, Dritan is sent on the notoriously perilous journey across the Adriatic to a new life in Europe, only to continue his fight for survival in…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£15 (£9) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 15 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Night At The Speakeasy - Auditions

Please book your 5 minutes audition slot

St Michael's Church, Loughton

Wed 26 Jun

Tue 2 Jul

Sold out

The Rocky Horror Show

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: lyrics)

Camp and outrageous comedy horror classic, directed by Christopher Luscombe on its 40th anniversary tour.

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Fri 28 Jun

Opera House

£19.50–£39.50 / 0844 856 1111

Sat 29 Jun

Opera House

£19.50–£39.50 / 0844 856 1111

Aaron Crow: FearLess

Unique mystician and danger act known for his appearance on America's Got Talent.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£13–£15 (£12–£14) / 0131 220 4348

  • 21:30 – 22:30
Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£13–£15 (£12–£14) / 0131 220 4348

  • 21:30 – 22:30
Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£13–£15 (£12–£14) / 0131 220 4348

  • 21:30 – 22:30
Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger

Out Cast Theatre Direct from the Brighton Fringe and from the wicked pen of Australian playwright Steven Dawson, writer of The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck, comes the return of the 2008 sell-out comedy. An outrageous but ultimately moving rollercoaster ride through the…

theSpace on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Space 3

£12 (£10) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Space 3

£12 (£10) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Space 3

£12 (£10) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

Lauren Meckel A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, 'the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of' (Texas Monthly). In this musical comedy, Jo Carol seeks answers to life’s burning questions, like 'what are these boys for and what am I supposed to do with them?!' She turns to Jesus for answers, but rather than…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Fri 9 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 19 Aug

Ben Hart: The Nutshell

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex West End star and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart makes a triumphant return to Edinburgh (due to phenomenal demand) with a show that shines a light on magic, life, the universe and the darkest corners of your imaginations. Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show 2014/2017/2018. Best Magic…

Gilded Balloon at the Museum, Edinburgh

Sun 18 Aug

Auditorium

£12.50 (£10.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 24 Aug

Auditorium

£12.50 (£10.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 25 Aug

Auditorium

£12.50 (£10.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Best In Stand Up - London

Plainly speaking, it’s the finest comedy experience in town. Two hours of non-stop comedy, as each week we host the best acts from around the world.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7699

Fri 5 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7699

Fri 12 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7699

…and 2 more dates until 26 Jul

Bouncers

Bounce back! By popular demand, the men in black are back. Bouncers, by John Godber was one of our most popular shows ever last season. In fact, you loved it so much that the four singing, dancing, philosophising big lads are back in town. One night in a Belfast disco in the 1980s; with all the familiar characters: the…

The MAC, Belfast

Sat 21 Sep

£12.50–£20 / 028 9023 5053

Sat 28 Sep

£12.50–£20 / 028 9023 5053

Sat 5 Oct

£12.50–£20 / 028 9023 5053

Brewhemia's Festival Showcase

Brewhemia Edinburgh After the success of 2018 Brewhemia is returning with our platter of showstopping acts from this year’s festival favourites and our very own Creative Clique. Join us for an evening of rotating talent from cabaret to live music, spoken word to burlesque in Scotland’s only beer palace.

Brewhemia, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

The Beer Palace

Free / 0131 226 9560

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

The Beer Palace

Free / 0131 226 9560

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 12 Aug

The Beer Palace

Free / 0131 226 9560

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 20 Aug

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Mix one-part physical theatre, one-part bubble artistry and one-part neo-burlesque and you get a soapy concoction of kinky, in-your-face theatrics. A raucous and raunchy affair with a surprising story arc full of abstractness and the slightly grotesque, a surreal performative experience that wonderfully showcases the…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Grand Theatre

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Grand Theatre

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug

Burlesque at Le Monde

Blond Ambition Productions Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge. Prepare to have your thirst quenched by our line-up of international teasers. Whether you like your burlesque straight-up vintage style with a raucous bump'n'grind twist, a dash of sultry…

Le Monde, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Venue @ Le Monde

£15 / 0131 270 3939

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Venue @ Le Monde

£15 / 0131 270 3939

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Venue @ Le Monde

£12 / 0131 270 3939

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 25 Aug

Crocodile Fever

Traverse Theatre Company in association with Lyric Theatre, Belfast Northern Ireland, 1989. Rebellious Fianna Devlin crashes back into the life of her pious sister Alannah. Together for the first time in years, they are back at each other's throats in seconds. And when they are forced to confront their tyrannical…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 18 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 24 Aug

1

£14–£21 / 0131 228 1404

Traverse 1

£22 (£16.50) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Elsewhere

Shuyan has decidophobia—fear of making decisions, especially the big ones relating to her future. For 19 years being a promising student in all subjects has kept the crisis at bay, but now as a recent graduate faced with the choice of working or continuing to a Master’s degree, Shuyan is suddenly paralyzed by the big…

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Sat 9 Nov

£8 / 020 7419 4841