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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely shit-faced actor. Back for another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearean performance you'll ever see! With an all new show for 2014, a cast of classically…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Miss Glory Pearl: The Naked Stand-Up

Miss Glory Pearl Join Miss Glory Pearl, live and undressed, for a no-holds-barred look at the body and our (usually laughable) attitudes towards it. She's frank, she's funny and she isn't wearing any clothes. Age category: 16+

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Wee One

£8 / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Wee One

£8 / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Just the Wee One

£8 / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Badbadnotgood

"A jazz trio on paper - but often strange, forever imaginative, and ultimately revolutionary hip-hop and electronic beatmakers at heart."(Prefix). Deep keyboard, murky bass lines, pounding exuberant drums and chilling cymbals are the hallmark sounds of this Canadian band famed for their interpretations of Kanye West…

Bristo Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Bhundu Boy Rise Kagona

Rise Kagona and the Jit Jive Band Rise Kagona is a guitar hero to many on two continents! In Zimbabwe, Rise transferred traditional Jiti rhythms to guitar, and his band The Bhundu Boys toured the world extensively in the 1980s and 90s. The BBC's Andy Kershaw sights them as having changed his life, and John Peel…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Previous guests include Jason Manford and The Boy With Tape On His Face. ‘Fantastic…charm, talent and innuendo in abundance. A must see…’ ★★★★★ (ArtsAwardVoice.com). ‘La Scala was everything a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

The Generation of Z: Edinburgh

New Zealand Season | Royale Productions Have you got what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? The Generation of Z hurls you head first into a world ravaged by the undead. Fight for your future as you journey through a battle against extinction. Set within a maze-like security containment depot swarming with…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Travelling at the speed of thought in his brand new music production spaceship, the world class multi-award-winning musician and comedian, transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates any conceivable…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Das Vegas Night 3: Zis Time We Win!

Frank Sanazi The ubermeister of dark comedy cabaret’s war machine rolls into Edinburgh. After major victories in Europe, Frank's returned with his new show, accompanied by Iraq Pack buddies Dean Stalin and Saddami Davis Jnr, and outrageous guests. Frank offers a Vegas show under his terms, audiences will be nailed to…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Red Hot Kisses Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok The Ladyboys of Bangkok are back in an inferno of fun and frolics, Red Hot Kisses the blazing hot new production, a show like no other! With more than 200 specially designed lavish costumes – everything from fabulous feathers to designer inspired couture and with more songs and production…

The Meadows Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

What Does The Title Matter Anyway?

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Hosted by Clive Anderson, this improv show will be nothing like you have seen before… It's at this year's Fringe for a 14 night run of ad-libbed comedy, games and music. What Does The Title Matter Anyway? will feature improv favourites such as Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Mike McShane…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£17.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 19 Aug

Laughdance: The Experiment

Stu Richards / Joon Dance / La Favorita Freestival Three stand-up comedians, one dance crew; one ground-breaking new comedy experiment. LaughDance is a ludicrous combination of stand-up comedy and modern dance. After a sell-out debut at the Pleasance, we’re back… Ever seen a one-liner set to breakdance? Satire set to…

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 24 Aug

Red Stripe Band

A great night of blues and boogie woogie. Festival favourite, Red Stripe, and his seven piece band, are back with another rollicking night of boogie, jump jive swing, and rock 'n'roll. Described as "the closest thing to Jools Holland and his band" (Jazz FM) "Red Stripe's immediate rapport with the audience and quirky…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Spiegeltent

£15 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

3,000 Trees: The Death of Mr William MacRae

Teatro Magnetico Willie MacRae - anti-nuclear campaigner, SNP politician, and successful lawyer, whose death prompted speculation that he was murdered by the state. MacRae was found dying in his car on a highland road in 1985 with a single gunshot wound to his head, apparently fired from his own gun. Was he under…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

International 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

Edinburgh Book Club The international smash parody is a sexy, hilarious send up of the greatest novel ever, Fifty Shades of Grey. 'Exuberant and entertaining. Delivers the goods' (New York Times, Critics' Pick). 'Funny and raunchy' (New York Post). 'Hilarious' (Cosmopolitan Magazine). 'Filthy and funny. In other words…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Adam of the Riches

Tigco 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit. ★★★★★ (Independent). ★★★★★ (Telegraph). ★★★★★ (Scotsman). ★★★★★ (Time Out). ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Award nominee and star of the Edinburgh Fringe, Andrew Maxwell returns for just 12 shows, with a fantastic new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. As seen on BBC’s Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, RTE’s The Panel and so…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal & Edinburgh Burlesque Festival. International Impresario Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Festival, Sexy Circus Sideshow) presents an all-star roundup of the best burlesque at the Fringe. Sultry strip tease, cutting edge cabaret and vaudeville variety collide like no other show around! The grand finale of…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Cyndi Cain

First UK appearance for Canadian soul diva – and about time! Funky r’n’b and gospel from the “Queen Bee of Soul”.

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Dracula

Action To The Word From the creators of the award-winning, international smash-hit A Clockwork Orange, Action To The Word premiere their much-anticipated steampunk adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic novel. This thrilling reworking of the infamous gothic horror drags you to hell and back. Combining a powerhouse…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Et Tu Elvie

Xanadu Productions 'The World's a Stage' William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 1599. 'You Know, Someone Said the World's a Stage' Elvis Presley, Are You Lonesome Tonight, 1960. New show seamlessly merges Shakespeare and Elvis's greatest hits. A sing-along, quote-along, celebration of Stratford's greatest playwright and…

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 1

Dark and irreverent fast-paced sketches.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Mafia on Prozac

The Classic City Stage Company Mafia on Prozac is a dark comedy by Edward Allan Baker. On a pier in Rhode Island, two mob hitmen discuss the fate of a man they have been ordered to kill who is currently tied up in a burlap sack. Hilarity ensues as they discuss life, death and everything in between.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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