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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

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.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 24 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Sat 2 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Cow Barn

£11.50 (£11) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Grand

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Grand

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Grand

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 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

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

Buffer

Thrive Theatre We type, we mail, we text, we Skype, we friend, but in a world that is more connected than ever, what happens when we strip away technology and remove the buffer between ourselves and reality? Join three 20-something examples of the first generation to grow up texting and Facebook-ing their way through…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Theatre 2

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

The Cat in the Hat

Cat In The Hat UK Ltd From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Pleasance One

£10 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Chris Dugdale: More Magic and Mischief

Chris Dugdale Int Ents Brand new show! Ten royal performances. ‘What a pleasure to have met you and be amazed by your magic’ (Jimmy Page). ‘This guy is amazing’ (Simon Cowell). As seen on NBC, ITV1 and BBC1. Age category: 12+

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant

Kyle Bissett Productions What would happen if the bogles, banshees, demons and selkies of Scots folklore were involved in the independence referendum? Elaine C Smith leads a cast of some of Scotland’s finest actors, and surprise cameos, in Alan Bissett’s sparkling satire. ‘This is brilliant stuff, an exhilaratingly…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 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

Sat 2 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Regular Music with support from the National Theatre of Scotland From Fringe First winners, writer Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett, and featuring Angela Darcy as Joplin. 'So brilliant and intense musically and dramatically it lifts the hairs on the back of the neck' ★★★★★ (Scotsman). In association with Richard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

Simon Callow in Juvenalia

Assembly, Riverside Studios and Theatre Royal Plymouth Simon Callow does stand-up comedy. Filthy, foul-mouthed, viciously funny and deeply politically incorrect. The target: immigrants, plutocrats, women, gays. As last delivered in Rome AD 100. Juvenal was one angry white middle class male. In Juvenilia he tells it…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£20 (£18) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Axis Of Awesome: Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas

New songs and good times from the YouTube stars.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£14 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Circa: Beyond

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

Neil O'Brien Entertainment Glen was a founding member of the Sex Pistols and co-wrote most of their iconic songs. This is his personal tale of how the band formed, exploded onto the music scene worldwide and then disintegrated. A tale of growing up in a London long lost, of meetings with remarkable people, many of them…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 6233030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 6233030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£15 / 0131 6233030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 6 Aug

I Promise You Sex and Violence

Northern Stage David Ireland’s brutal and hilarious satire of love and hate dives into the darkest heart of the modern love story. Boy meets girl meets boy meets crippling sexual neurosis. It’s not easy out there when you have no idea who you are supposed to be, no idea how to behave and everyone else seems to be an…

King's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Stage 1

£11 / 0131 466 8660

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stage 1

£11 / 0131 466 8660

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stage 1

£14 (£11) / 0131 466 8660

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

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

Haka

New Zealand Season | Te Matatini Kapa Haka Experience twenty-five of New Zealand's finest Kapa Haka performers in an electrifying display of Maori performing arts; the bulging eyes, the protrusion of the tongue, the act of defiance - Haka! Raw emotion meets melodious harmonies in a thrilling and poignant tribute to the…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 23 Aug back to top