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Christine Brewer and Roger Vignoles

Renowned American soprano Christine Brewer is accompanied by pianist Roger Vignoles.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Aug

£8.50 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Croft & Pearce – There's Always Something

Vivienne Smith Management Fringe Favourites and winners of the 2014 Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award are back with a shiny new show! Since last Edinburgh they’ve recorded their first very own sketch series for BBC Radio 4 – listen out for The Croft and Pearce Show. 'Sketch comedy at its very best' (Alistair…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Dining Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Dining Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Dining Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Dane Baptiste: Reasonable Doubts

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with UTC Artist Management Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee 2014. Dane Baptiste returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new show about doubt. His doubts. Your doubts. Our doubts. Expect fresh perspectives from this original and provocative rising star.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Beside

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Beside

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Beside

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

The Colours of Kenny Roach

Peppermint Muse Kenny is a Glaswegian artist and lecturer; talented, charismatic and charming. But even his wife cannot save him from the demons that turn his colourful world to black. Projection, music and true-life accounts combine in an authentic portrait of one man’s struggle with his art and battle with addiction…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 29 Aug

Comedians' Cinema Club

Eric Lampaert and PBJ Management After last year’s success in Edinburgh, and appearances at other UK festivals, Comedians’ Cinema Club is back (to the future?) for another run at The Tron. An improvised show where your favourite movies are performed by your favourite comedians. Last year saw a cast of Katherine Ryan…

Just the Tonic at The Tron, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Aug

£8 (£7) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

£8 (£7) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

£8 (£7) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

Deborah Frances-White: Friend of a Friend of Dorothy

So Comedy / Free Festival The star of BBC Radio 4's Rolls The Dice returns to Edinburgh with her unique mix of stand-up, storytelling and improv comedy. 'Funny, compelling and entertaining' ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). 'Gloriously talented' (Time Out). Age category: 16+

Laughing Horse @ the Blind Poet, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

Detached

BOX Revolution Productions Have you ever felt alone? Felt that you were singled out for sadness and constant heartache? Happiness is not found outside of us, yet we are programmed to believe it is, making self sabotage inevitable. Through Lucy’s brutal dissection of three failed relationships, Detached explores and…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

Space 2

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

Space 2

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Space 2

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 29 Aug

Don't F*ck with Me Gweilo: Stories from a World Citizen

Dana Alexander International Comedian and British job thief Dana Alexander is back with her fourth Edinburgh Show. Since immigrating to Britain over four years ago and touring in nearly 30 countries Miss Alexander has amassed a healthy amount of tales from around the world. Watching the explosion of nationalism compete…

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Stand 5

£7 (£6) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Stand 5

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Stand 5

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 16 Aug

Dream a Little Dream

All This Jazz All This Jazz present a wonderful set of sumptuous songs and dazzling duets by vocalists Alison Bishop and Shelagh Westwater, featuring fabulous virtuoso playing from Robbie Hetherington on guitar and James Gordon on bass. The acoustic voices blend classical and jazz traditions to mesmerising effect on…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

Tony Mitchell Following his AMC 2014 Fringe sell-out show, well-known Edinburgh musician Tony Mitchell (ex Rankin File member) returns with solos, songs and self-compositions in a variety of acoustic guitar styles. ‘Local musician Mitchell has been playing for over 50 years and his relaxed style was very assured. It…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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EIFF Short Film Challenge

Edinburgh International Film Festival EIFF Short Film Challenge is back for its second year! We will be screening the 10 best short films from around Scotland submitted to us by up-and-coming filmmakers. Join us and our jury of revered filmmakers and film professionals to see the top shortlisted competition entries.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Aug

Filmhouse1

Free / 0131 228 2688

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

En avant, marche!

Alain Platel, the trailblazing founder and director of Belgian contemporary dance collective les ballets C de la B, makes his Edinburgh debut in a new music theatre work created with stage director Frank Van Laecke. They take as their starting point the rehearsal room of an amateur brass band in Flanders. As the ties…

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 25 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Encounter

“…my hand, groping around the universe, has torn a corner open… why did I tear the corner open, if I’m not prepared for the encounter?” Twenty years ago Simon McBurney was given a book. Written by a Romanian who escaped the Ceaușescu regime to reinvent himself as a Los Angeles screenwriter, the book, Amazon Beaming…

EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£32 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 8 Aug

£32 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 9 Aug

£32 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

…and 10 more dates until 23 Aug

Family Concert

The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert paints a picture in the Edinburgh evening sky using music and pyrotechnics and this innovative Family Concert uses digital technology to create a joyful and playful bridge between live music and light. Together the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Parisian technologists Chevalvert…

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Aug

£5 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fashion And The Selfie Culture

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas / Fair Pley Mal Burkinshaw, Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art and Director of the Diversity Network discusses and debates the role that fashion plays in stereotyping ideals of beauty – when are we ever good enough? With the rise of the me, me, me selfie culture – why…

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Festival Insights: Antigone again and again

Olga Taxidou, Professor of Drama, and Douglas Cairns, Professor of Classics at the University of Edinburgh discuss the significance of Antigone in the context of its own time, and the special attraction of the play and the character for audiences, performers, philosophers and theorists from antiquity to modernity. Chaired…

The Hub, Edinburgh

Tue 11 Aug

£6 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Festival Insights: The Scottish Supernatural

Andrew Graham-Dixon joins Professor Penny Fielding and Professor Randall Stevens from the University of Edinburgh to discuss the tradition of the Supernatural in Scottish literature, with particular reference to Festival 2015 productions Lanark and Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner. Chaired by Octavian Saiu.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

£6 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fringe Fantasmic!

Edinburgh Music Theatre Don’t miss this fantasmagorical show full of classic and current songs from the house of mouse! A fringeful of fun for all the family including sing-a-long favourites from Frozen, The Little Mermaid and The Lion King.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Funz and Gamez Tooz

The Mason Sisters @ PBJ Phil Ellis returns with a brand new hour of family fun and a new, much better girlfriend. He's joined by all the gang: Bonzo the Dog, Jim the Elf, but not Uncle Mick because he's dead. His brother, Uncle Rick, fills that void. Winning the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Panel Prize, FAGZ was the…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Bosco

£7.50 (£6.50) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Bosco

£7.50 (£6.50) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Bosco

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug

Game On

Matty Grey Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe after a sold-out season in 2014. Direct from Australia, Game On examines the gaming world and one man's struggle after being sucked into Game Land. This is laugh so hard snot comes out stuff. ★★★★★ (Adelaide Advertiser). ****1/2 (Herald Sun).

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Tue 4 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 5 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays

The Edinburgh Makars December 1936, and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. When one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of…

Murrayfield Parish Church, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 337 1091

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 337 1091

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 337 1091

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 15 Aug

Heart of Darkness

Scandal and Gallows Theatre ★★★★★ (Tab.co.uk). ‘Captivating’ ★★★★ (TCS.cam.ac.uk). ‘A brilliant translation of Conrad’s haunting parable’ ★★★★ (Varsity.co.uk). In Edinburgh after a successful Cambridge run, this is Conrad’s famous novel – the inspiration for Kubrick’s Apocalypse Now – adapted into an epic one-man show.

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug

Heavysonic Solo Piano

Julian Layn Julian Layn is a classical composer and pianist. His unique style of music can best be described as contemporary classical for piano solo with a romantic era harmonic structure underpinned by a heavy basso-continuo concept. He has released two full-length albums of his own compositions that were…

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 19 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hello Stranger

Amos and Rocks Amos and Rocks make a long awaited return to Edinburgh and the Fringe with a superb compilation of songs, with material from their first two albums and also from their exciting new album project Hello Stranger. The duo are well known for their exquisite harmonies and subtle blend of guitar/banjo…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile

Greenyonder Tours Take an easy walking tour to discover a little-known side of Edinburgh's Old Town. Behind historic buildings find the surprising number of gardens and green nooks and crannies, all with a story to tell. Hear about grand gardens of the past, enjoy productive community gardens created by today's…

Outside John Knox House, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Walking Tour

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Walking Tour

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Walking Tour

£10

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 31 Aug back to top