Theatre, Cabaret

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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.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Thu 29 Aug

£24 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Fri 30 Aug

£24 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Sat 31 Aug

£24 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Big Top Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

£11.25–£32

Sat 3 Aug

£11.25–£32

Sun 4 Aug

£11.25–£32

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Wed 9 Oct

£25.50 (£23.50; Children £23.50) / 01553 764864

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…and at 3 other places

229 The Venue, London W1W

Tue 13 Aug

£20–£50 / 08714720400

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Wed 7 Aug

£25–£50 £25.00 Show Entry £50.00 VIP Meet & Greet + £1.60 booking fee per ticket / 08714720400

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Tue 6 Aug

£25–£50 £25.00 Show Entry £50.00 VIP Meet & Greet + £1.60 booking fee per ticket / 08714720400

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What's Love Got To Do With It?

Cabaret as Australian actor/singer/songwriter Ruth Katerelos takes the audience on a musical journey through various states of love with Monique Kenny on guitar.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01383 740384

Ashcroft Theatre, London CR9

Sun 31 May 2020

£12.50–£36.50

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 14 Dec

£21.50–£25.50 / 01903 206206

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…and at 41 other places

Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights is made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer and fire act all with an element of strip tease – think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 25 Oct

£21–£25 / 01786 473544

  • 19:30

Braintree Arts Theatre

Thu 1 Aug

£20–£23.50 / 01376 556354

  • 19:30 – 21:30

The Cresset, Peterborough

Thu 31 Oct

£22.55 / 01733 265705

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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 Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Aug

Dining Room

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

Dining Room

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Dining Room

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 26 Aug

Royal Brunch

Monthly drag show hosted by Fawna Love, with a vegan brunch served at the interval.

Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jul

£12 (£8; under 12s £6; show only £5) / 0131 225 4186

  • 12:00

Sun 11 Aug

£12 (£8; under 12s £6; show only £5) / 0131 225 4186

  • 12:00

Sun 8 Sep

£12 (£8; under 12s £6; show only £5) / 0131 225 4186

  • 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 8 Dec

Trinity The Tuck

One-woman show featuring joint-winner of RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars Four, Trinity Taylor.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Jul

£22 / 0131 220 1161

Part of Glen's Guide.

Church, Dundee

Wed 31 Jul

£22 / 01382 203875

Plug, Sheffield

Fri 2 Aug

£22 / 0114 279 5039

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret, circus and dance from Wild Cabaret.

Wild Cabaret Live, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

Sat 22 Jun

afternoon show £14.95–£18.95; evening show £49–£53 / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:30 – 03:00

Fri 28 Jun

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

…and 36 more dates until 30 Nov

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 23 Jun

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

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
…and 25 more dates until 29 Dec

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex in association with Kilimanjaro Live Are you an honest person? And did you just lie to yourself? Colin Cloud knows the truth – and the truth is that we're all sinners. In Sinful, Cloud will charm the demons in your head and reveal whether you are saint or sinner. He'll listen to those…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

The Grand

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

The Grand

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Grand

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

The Creative Martyrs: Kabarett DysUtopia

The Creative Martyrs / PBH's Free Fringe Serious satirical silliness, songs, democratic participation and fascist entertainment. Join us for some jovial celebration of high-functioning democracy. Retrospective foresight calls for a little cabariot. Ukulele, cello, bowler hats, a little Weimar Kabarett for these curious…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Sun 4 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Tue 6 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

Hundred Watt Club

A line-up of burlesque and cabaret artists.

Alton Assembly Rooms

Sat 19 Oct

£14.30

Electric Theatre, Guildford

Sat 14 Sep

£17 / 01483 501200

Guildhall, Gloucester

Sat 23 Nov

£17.60 / 01452 503050

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50 Shades of Greyhound

Bad Dog Productions Who’s holding the leash now!? In this four-legged frolic inspired by the steamy best-seller, we follow demure Dachsund Anastasia as she falls for the dominant and powerful ex-race champion Christian Greyhound. Strap on your studded collar, start panting and get ready to whippet real good. Warning…

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

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

Anita Luna: THE DIVA

A sensory cabaret experience about inner conflict written by and starring Anita Giovannini.

Lock 91, Manchester

Tue 2 Jul

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

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. We’ve had some fantastic names appear at the events in previous years including: Jason Byrne, KT Tunstall, Greg Proops, Ed Byrne, The Proclaimers, Sean Hughes, Stephen K Amos, Ruby Wax, Adam Hills…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 9 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Love, Loss and Cake

The Swells A cabaret with songs and stories about love, and loss of love (and cake crops up too). Performed by men, of a certain age, who prize the melodies and the pure poetry of the lyrics of the Gershwin’s, Mercer, Ellington etc. and of songs sung by Fred Astaire and the like. The songs are interspersed with some…

theSpace on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Fife Theatre

£9.50 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Fife Theatre

£9.50 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Fife Theatre

£9.50 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 10 Aug

The Soundtrack of Life

KinkyFish Everyone has a soundtrack to their life – from the songs that get you up on the dance floor to the ones that get you singing in your car, the songs that get you through hard times and the songs you think you know all the words to. From Elvis to Ed and everything in between what songs make up the soundtrack to…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Absolute Burlesque

Sassy School of Burlesque Hot on the heels of last year’s five-star sell out run, Sassy Von Sparkle returns with a brand new show for 2019. Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Absolute Burlesque. Prepare to be tantalised, teased and showered with sparkle by Sassy and her all-star cast. Don’t miss out on the best Burlesque…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

All Aboard!

Titus Entertainment Possibly the best musical comedy show with live piano and a Romanian performer! It is a 50-minute journey through life. Come on, all aboard! It is a knockabout combination of stand-up and sit down (at the piano) comedy, non-verbal moments, songs of love and more. We will assess the role of the…

Laughing Horse @ Sofi's Southside, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Upstairs Bar

Free / 0131 667 6907

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

Upstairs Bar

Free / 0131 667 6907

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

Upstairs Bar

Free / 0131 667 6907

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Allsorts Cabaret

Cabaret mix-up featuring songs, comedy, burlesque and escapology.

Katie's Bar, Glasgow

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 0141 237 3030

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Tue 13 Aug

Free / 0141 237 3030

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Tue 10 Sep

Free / 0141 237 3030

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 10 Dec

Andrea Spisto: Butch Princesa

Andrea Spisto Character comedy, dance and Latin beats guide you deep into a surreal queer immigrant wonderland. Unflinchingly emotional art explosion. Honest to the teeth and under the skin fun. Brave, joyful, fiery! A show full of insights into gender boundaries, politics and human magic. 'Spisto provides a valuable…

Heroes @ The SpiegelYurt, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

SpiegelYurt

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

SpiegelYurt

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

SpiegelYurt

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Best of Variety

Not So Secret Society / PBH's Free Fringe Ben Dali ('Unbounding professionalism and confidence' (BroadwayBaby.com)) and Frodo Allan ('Godfather of Scottish Cabaret' (Time Out)), return to present the very best of Fringe cabaret. Expect comedy, magic, circus, burlesque, music and all manner of world-class variety in…

Fingers Piano Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Fingers Piano Bar

Free

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

Sun 4 Aug

Fingers Piano Bar

Free

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

Tue 6 Aug

Fingers Piano Bar

Free

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug