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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Adam Blampied: I am Mr Children Man

Adam Blampied / Laughing Horse Free Festival Mr Children Man (The Beta Males' Adam Blampied) is the acclaimed children's author of Fabulous Fergus Goes to the Circus and is embarking on his debut reading tour. When asked why most of his stories feature animal death, existential panic or protagonists who really hate…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Calypso Nights: Juan, Two?

Theatre Beating Juan Vesuvius, the Venezuelan DJ idiot responsible for last year’s cult hit Calypso Nights, (winner of Skinny Magazine Fringe Genius Award), brings his record collection and surreal humour back to Edinburgh for more Caribbean madness. Why is chutney so important? What happens when you mash one thing…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Simon & Garfunkel - Through The Years

Bookends perform the ultimate show for Simon and Garfunkel fans.

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Amphitheatre

£12 (£11) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Amphitheatre

£12 (£11) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Amphitheatre

£12 (£11) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

Sam and Helen MC a mixed bill of comedy Funny Women Finalists 2014: Sam Baines and Helen Sorren bring you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. A super-sized cup of comedy with TV names as well as the very best new comedians. Join us for some late night laughs! ‘Sam and Helen are bloody hilarious’ (Larry…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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AAA Stand-Up Late

Bound & Gagged Comedy Total sell-out 2010-2014 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the show was a little bit longer' ★★★★ (Fest). Paul McMullan: 'My hot tip as the next big thing' (Miles Crawford). 'His sharp wit had us rolling with laughter…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Abnormally Funny People

They’re back! Abnormally Funny People are 10 years old. Their brand new show will have different comedians every night. Each one will be packed with top notch stand-up, silly songs and a splash of improvisation. All the acts have a disability, except for the token non-disabled one. It’s all about inclusion! Produced by…

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

£9 (£7)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug

The Absence Of

Plexus Theatre Company Do you feel there was anything missing between you and your parents? The Absence Of is the first piece of work created by eight BRIT School theatre students: Plexus Theatre Company. This work shows a new and sophisticated teenage opinion yet to be heard. The Absence Of explores the relationship…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

After We Danced

NoLogo Productions Fran and Finn met in 1952. He had just completed his national service, she was living with her overly protective father. They spent one glorious summer together then never saw each other again. Sixty years later they are getting married. What are the secrets that kept them apart? NoLogo Productions…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Space 3

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 22 Aug

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy Legendary and unmissable in a splendid new roost and shimmering plumage, Afterhours again delights by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups while launching 2015's soaring fledgling comedians towards stardom. 'Awesome late night hilarity' (ThreeWeeks). 'Stellar!’ (Scotsman).

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 29 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Aisling Bea: Plan Bea

Feature Spot Productions Ltd British Comedy Award winner for Best Female TV Comic 2015, Foster's Best Newcomer nominee 2013 and avid avocado enthusiast Aisling Bea debuts her new show which, in March, was loosely supposed to be about childhood dreams, death, confidence and success. As seen on Live At The Apollo, 8 Out…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Alexi Murdoch

Live performance from the singer-songwriter.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

aLOne – Loren O'Brien

Loren O'Brien Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they've had a falling out. Loren would do stand-up, but she's not very funny, Amy is. Will Amy turn up? Or will Loren do sketch comedy: aLOne. Solo sketch comedy. Comedy for the people who have no friends. 'Close to perfection … you'd have to search high and low to…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

ACMS / Heroes (PWYW) The strange and glorious comedy night marches on in Edinburgh for the fifth year running, with changing bills of baffling and brilliant acts. All hosted – and over-booked – by Thom Tuck, ‘convincingly addicted to online gambling’ (Evening Standard) and John-Luke Roberts, ‘a welcome deviation…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 27 Aug back to top

Angry

The Pub Corner Poets Seven of those angry youths that you've been hearing about on the news have stopped drinking and whining long enough to build something they can actually be proud of. Are you angry? Come and watch a bunch of twenty-somethings in their pants, as they punch drums and each other to prove some sort of…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

International 4

£7 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

International 4

£7 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

International 4

£7 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 23 Aug

The Animotion Show

Presented by Aurora Nova ‘A mesmerising visual and aural feast’ (Scotsman). The live chemistry between renowned virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and acclaimed Russian visual artist Maria Rud, delivers a sound and image fusion that is truly unforgettable. Maria’s evolving paintings are beamed live, by…

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 16 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 29 Aug

Anna Calvi and Heritage Orchestra

Critically acclaimed star Anna Calvi gives a special concert with the innovative and eclectic Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley. Famed for her operatic song, virtuoso guitar playing and theatrical stage presence, in this concert Calvi’s distinctive songs sound quite different. New orchestral versions of…

The Hub, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Wed 19 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 20 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Ascension of Mrs Leech

The King's Players When Mrs Leech (74, Chairman of the Boules Club) dies, she is fortunate enough to be afforded a place in heaven. It isn't long, however, before her busy-body attitude and grey-haired determination get her caught up in a celestial squabble. Whilst forming friendships with a group of dissatisfied…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug

The Assembly Rooms Very Best of the Fest

The Assembly Rooms Eight superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe. The biggest names and the hottest new acts, together in one stunning show. With five major acts for the price of one and a different line-up every show, this sensational Friday and Saturday night spectacular is set to be…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

Augustus and the Holy Grail

Augustus Stephens / Free Festival Leave your boring life behind you and come on a quest for the Holy Grail. Follow Sir Augustus (the so-called Knight of the Trestle Table) on his journey of discovery and his adventures with the Naked Rambler. See how he found peace and happiness in the unlikeliest of places, and how…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 30 Aug

Aunty Donna

Corrie McGuire for Objective Talent Aussie Edinburgh favourites return with a killer new show. Unique, tight, fresh, filthy, but best of all flat out, laugh 'til your face hurts funny. Hold onto your seats, don't blink! You won't want to miss a beat. Expect 60 minutes of pure sketch comedy that transports you into the…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Billiard Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Billiard Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Billiard Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 31 Aug

Avenue Q

Viva! Award-winning Viva are back for their eighth year, this time with Avenue Q. Princeton, a bright-eyed college graduate comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighbourhood in his price range is Avenue Q. Still, the neighbours seem nice. Together Princeton…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Forest Theatre

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Forest Theatre

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Forest Theatre

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 14 Aug

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Total sell-out 2013 and 2014. Travelling at the speed of thought in his 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…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

The Grand

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 17 Aug

Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal and World Burlesque Games Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition. Competing burlesque and variety stars battle it out for spots in the WBG 2015 finals in London. All-star guests accompany the must see…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Spiegeltent Colombino

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Spiegeltent Colombino

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Spiegeltent Colombino

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug back to top