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Sunshine on Leith

Stephen Greenhorn's uplifting musical based on the music of The Proclaimers.

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Return to the Voice

Song of the Goat commissioned by Eleven and Summerhall Internationally acclaimed, multi award-winning Song of the Goat present a passionate theatrical performance inspired by ancient Gaelic and Scottish musical traditions: laments, psalms and songs of exile. Shows commence with a short concert by Scottish artists ahead…

Summerhall @ St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

The House Always Wins

Stephen Allison / PBH's Free Fringe Stephen invites you to enter the world of the hustler and enjoy an evening of card tricks, cheats and scams in this intimate and interactive show. Experience the magic in front of your eyes as you discover why we can all be fooled. A free show, but remember all losses must be paid…

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Serenity Cafe

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

Mon 4 Aug

Serenity Cafe

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

Tue 5 Aug

Serenity Cafe

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

…and 10 more dates until 16 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

Thu 31 Jul

£10 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Famous Spiegeltent. The perfect appetiser for your evening on the Fringe. The Famous Spiegeltent presents a fast paced variety show that packs a lot of entertainment into one hour. Enjoy a showcase of the best talent on the Fringe with our hand-picked selection of comics, crooners and cabaret artistes. A show for…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Inala

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 10 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 11 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 12 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Rubberbandits: Continental Fistfight

Rubberbandits Direct from Limerick! The plastic bag wearing music/comedy duo bring their brand new musical straight from its critically acclaimed, sold out London season. Continental Fistfight is packed with dazzling new songs, great big hits and at least one puppet. 'Leaves you growling for more' ★★★★ (Metro). 'A…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Prepare yourself for a once in a lifetime show, filled with power, humour, dance, and traditional Japanese drums, that has performed in more than 20 countries including the United States, India, Taiwan, Brazil, Korea, and others. Don't miss this unique chance to see Japanese traditional instruments like Japanese drums…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco and Ian Stroughair YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli present a selection of your favourite pop divas in 60 minutes. Through humour, versatile vocals and impressions they'll honour these timeless divas, presenting familiar hits in ways you're unlikely to have seen or heard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 21 Aug

My Luxurious 50 Square Feet Life

Cinematic Theatre A multimedia performance featuring the housing problem of Hong Kong. Explore how life in 50 square feet sub-divided units influences people’s interpersonal relationships and family communications. Through installations, live video projections, exhibitions, physical performance, audio effects, and…

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 10 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Mon 11 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Siddhartha, the Musical

A new look at Herman Hesse's well-known novel.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£14 (£11) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

You're Never Too Old

AB Productions Tommy (Ian Lavender) and Ada are in the autumn of their years when they meet on a park bench. Share the moment as they confide their secrets, relive memories and try to recapture their youth in this bittersweet comedy. Ian Lavender is best known as Pike in BBC comedy Dad's Army and also for his role as…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Bottle Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Bottle Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Bottle Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Sinatra: The Final Curtain

Musical based on the life and times of Ol' Blue Eyes.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Grand Theatre

£11 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Grand Theatre

£11 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Grand Theatre

£11 (£9) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

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

Snakes! The Musical

Quite Nice Theatre Last year's cult hit is back! A director has written a musical about some snakes on a plane. He thinks it's going to be a massive hit. He just needs £50m to produce it! Join us as we take you through what you can expect when the extravaganza transfers to the Palladium. This hilarious, award-winning…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Fancy Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Fancy Room

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Fancy Room

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 5375

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

The Factory

New Zealand Season | Kila Kokonut Krew A big-hearted musical with all the soul of the South Pacific. Promised a better life in New Zealand, Losa and her father arrive from Samoa harbouring big dreams but end up working in a textile factory run by an unscrupulous owner. Each time the factory bell rings she feels further…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£16.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Trainspotting

In Your Face Theatre To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Irvine Welsh novel, relive the story like never before. Take part in this once in a life time promenade experience and expect heavy drug use, strong language and scenes of both a violent and sexual nature. Expect the walls to move, to be part of a rave and…

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£7 / 0131 226 6522

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Almaz Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Black Faggot

New Zealand Season | Multinesia It's not easy being young, gay and Samoan - especially when God and your mother are watching. Meet the undercover brother desperate to prove he's straight, an island mama whose beloved son turns out to be queer and a tough Samoan homo who's out, proud and in your face. This runaway hit…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Bugsy Malone

Captivate Drama Captivate Drama's younger members perform the classic musical Bugsy Malone. Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan at the speakeasy for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family and is sure to inspire younger members of the audience to tread the…

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fragile

Old Joint Stock Theatre Company Bafta winning writer Geoff Thompson’s chilling new semi-autobiographical drama charting a broken man’s journey through abuse, reconciliation and redemption. Abandoned and alone, he tells his story to a tape recorder in the hope of finding peace. Fragile premiered at Belgrade Theatre…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Monkey House

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 662 6892

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Spoiling

Scotland’s Foreign Minister will soon deliver a keynote speech outlining the newly-independent nation’s relationship with the former UK. But there’s a problem. She’s refusing to speak the words she’s been given. There’s something else she wants to say. At odds with her party, and pursued by a harassed party worker, she…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Traverse 2

£12 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 21 Aug

Les Misérables

Forth Children's Theatre FCT (four time ENDA winners) is back to take the Fringe by storm with an innovative and haunting production of Les Misérables. This stunning musical has been running in London’s West End for the past 28 years and is now available for youth theatres to perform. It portrays the journey of Jean…

Inverleith Church Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

One Man Lord of The Rings

Creator of the successful One Man Star Wars trilogy returns with this imaginative quick-fire adaptation of the Tolkien classic.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

One

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

One

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

One

£16 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

One

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

One

£16

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

One

£16

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug back to top