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Gyles Brandreth: Word Power!

Bound & Gagged Comedy 'No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor but honest.' Only words can do that. Language is power. Words are magic. Join wit and word-meister, former MP and star of Just A Minute, One Show, QI, Have I Got News For You, Room 101 and Countdown on an…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance One

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance One

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance One

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Interactive Theatre International Basil, Sybil and Manuel return to serve more of their trademark mayhem alongside a three course meal in this ‘must-see event’ (BritishTheatreGuide.info). In true Faulty fashion, the fun starts as you wait to be seated and then hurtles along for two hours filled with all the best gags.

B'est, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

£45 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

£45 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

£45 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 31 Aug

The Trial of Hermann Ethé

Louche Theatre It's 1914 and Professor Hermann Ethé and his wife are living a happy, bohemian life in Aberystwyth. But as the First World War unfolds tragically in Europe, fear and panic take hold at home. Whipped up into a frenzy of hatred and prejudice, a violent mob decides that this German academic and his…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Upstairs

£9 (£7)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Upstairs

£9 (£7)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Upstairs

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

BuskingBrahms Sings Art Song

BuskingBrahms BuskingBrahms sings art song melodies from great classical and traditional composers and poets of the 18-20th centuries and beyond. Art song is the relationship between music and the written or spoken word, where each is of equal importance to the other.

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

Supertown

Sidgwick and Sanders Hot on the heels of its successful run of previews in Leeds in 2014 comes Supertown, the must-see brand new comedy musical! Set in Supertown, a town full of superheroes, one ordinary man sets out to prove that the town's favourite hero Thunderman may not be all that he seems and that ultimately you…

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

Venue 45

£5 / 0845 508 8378

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£7) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£7) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 29 Aug

Dr Bunhead's Exploding Easter Egg Show

Join Dr Bunhead for some serious Easter action with rainbow foam fountains, an Easter egg explosion and a bunny bazooka.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

£6 / 0131 651 2189

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

21st Century Blues Legends 'Boogie-woogie. John Hunt… slide-guitar master… DIY explosion' ★★★★ (Scotsman). John's Fifth Fringe, following 40 full-house Fringe concerts. 'Hunt has mojo, a funky version of Got You Under my Skin’ ★★★★ (Edinburgh Evening News). 'Fantastic gig, understated and cool' ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com).

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 29 Aug