Sweet Holyrood

Sweet Holyrood
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU
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1917: A Phantasmagoria

A play exploring the events of 1917.

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Adventurers Wanted: A 250-Hour Epic Tabletop Roleplaying Game

Total Party Kill! in association with Sweet Venues Watch the most ambitious tabletop role-playing game ever attempted: an improvised epic brought to life over a whole month. Experience live storytelling at its most legendary in a fun and informal setting. Adventurers Wanted is designed to be accessible – whether you’ve…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 1

£3

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Anthony Ayton: Belonging

The ex-criminal lawyer performs stand-up based on questions of class and locality.

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Avocado!

Avocado Comedy Sketch troupe Avocado! thunder into town with a debut show exploring what it means to be a twenty-something-nothing in this brunch-crazed world. Join them and discover the truth in an hour of sketches inspired by their unfortunate experiences around flat whites, flat salaries and flats they can't…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 1

£9.50 (£7.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 1

£9.50 (£7.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 1

£9.50 (£7.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Bluebeard’s Ghost

Christian Talbot In the 70s and 80s, TV star Johnnie Fancy was everywhere: barking his catchphrases, handing out giant cheques and grinning next to the pop stars of the day. In the 90s, Rob actually got to work for him in the twilight of his career. Twenty years on, Johnnie is long dead but his memory lingers on. Rob…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£7

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£7

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£7

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Cacophony

  • 2 stars

Cast Iron Theatre Hear me roar! In a world full of sound and fury, and bells and whistles, one woman is ready to listen. Cutting through the confusion and finding meaning in the madness, this vital and dynamic show proves that we can say exactly what we want when we simply shut the hell up. Physical theatre is blended…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Crazy Horse: A Dream of Thunder

Intelligentsia Productions The incredible, true story of the Wild West's greatest Lakota warrior, this original one-man drama depicts the quiet, brilliant figure who defied the mighty US military, attempting to survive the crushing tide of American westward expansion. Through love and loss, Crazy Horse clings to his…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:40 – 15:45

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

iDENTiTY

Anomaly Theatre Company put on a series of dark comic plays about identity in the modern world.

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Joe Jacobs: Ripe

Joe Jacobs Religion. Rap. Pogs. Sexism. Gaviscon. Mental illness. Success. Decline. Commitment and coffee coasters. Join Joe as he tries to make sense of all this and more prior to his best before date. As seen and heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 1Xtra. ‘Dynamic stage presence and an…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Junk in His Trunk

Tricky Biscuit Eddie's attic's a mess, junk all over the place, in need of a vacuum, There’s one on his face. A barrel of laughs, a whole heap of fun, for kids of all ages, even your Mum! Join Sam and Millie, as they tell you the story, of the mess in the loft, there's nothing too gory.

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 12:25

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Martini Dry

Alex Martini Are you passionate about food, yet in love with Britain at the same time? This show is for you! The craziest Italian, Alex Martini, brings you his debut solo show, Martini Dry. Alex knows a lot about food, and like most Italians, he's not afraid to shout it out loud. Constantly in and out of stereotype…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

MoMentum: A Motivational Mind Reading Experience

Phil Ainsworth Experience the power of a live motivational mind reading show! Combining techniques used by motivational speakers, magicians, and stage mind readers, Phil Ainsworth is The MoMentalist; inspiring and encouraging audiences to live in the MoMent. If you want to participate in a show that will not only…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:30 – 15:25

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Normal Boy Presents: Normal Boy

Normal Boy ‘Hysterical… Terrifyingly brilliant commitment to everything’ (TheEdgeSUSU.co.uk as part of Southampton Comedy Society). Normal Boy are delighted to bring you a perfectly regular hour of sketch comedy! See some normal boys' absolutely ordinary take on everything: missing brioche, R’n’B, why Mum won't write…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5 or PWYW

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5 or PWYW

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£5 or PWYW

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Happy Idiot A darkly comic, Mel Brooks-style parody following the storyline of the DH Lawrence novel… with a few twists. Lord Clifford Chatterley comes home to his wife, Constance (Lady Chatterley), from a war that has left the world in tatters. With his legs also left in tatters, Clifford returns to Wragby Hall…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Peter Antoniou – Happy Medium

Peter Antoniou with DBS Productions If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be? Direct from London’s West End, award-winning '"psychic" comedian Peter Antoniou brings his unique skills to peer inside your head, fondle your frontal lobe and tickle your funny bone. Think of a question, it can be about your…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

The Principle of Uncertainty

Dr Laura Bailey (Abi McLoughlin) is delivering a lecture to her freshers on the subject of quantum mechanics when it turns into a confession that mixes some of the more advanced ideas of physics with the professor's secrets.

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Size Matters

LIP Theatre Company Meet Jim Arrandale, once a household name (he won an Oscar, you know!). Now though, he’s gone from being a four-time BAFTA host to being stuck with local radio adverts. The famous and talented just don’t want to work with him anymore. Why? He’s a d*ck, simple as. Jim strikes gold, however, when he’s…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 3

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Thief

LR Stageworks Sailor thrives in the bars, dives and flophouses of the most squalid ports. Look, you will see him. Sailor lives for robbery, imprisonment and expulsion. Be his victim. Sailor's virtues are simple: rent, theft, and betrayal. Join him. Direct from an award-winning visit to New York's Broadway, Liam…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 1

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 1

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 1

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

The Tobacco Merchant’s Lawyer

Andy Paterson Andy Paterson of Fringe and touring hit 3,000 Trees brings you double Fringe First-winning Iain Heggie’s classic 18th century comedy. Undercover nationalist lawyer Enoch Dalmellington would like to marry his daughter Euphemia off to secure her future. But will he be able to resist the power and money of…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 12:55

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Holyrood 2

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Victorian Gothic

Steven Langley/Old Nichol Productions (Being the deliberations of Inspector Albert Thorne, the Metropolitan Police Force, Scotland Yard, London, 1899). Turn-of-the-century London. This solo play delves into the murky underworld of the capital's depraved East End. A lively lecture, given by respected Police Inspector…

Fri 18 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:15

Sat 19 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 21 Aug

Holyrood 2

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

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