Pleasance Dome

Pleasance Dome
1 Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AL
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Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Mick Perrin Worldwide Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps; his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing. Cursed to return to the Fringe, stand-up comedian, herbivorous mountebank and true king of the northern realm, ABK 'creates his own multi-faceted world' ★★★★ (Scotsman).

Wed 5 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

JackDome

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 31 Aug

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Bound & Gagged Comedy The Improvised Doctor Who Parody is back!! Travel anywhere in space and time with a live radiophonic workshop, incredible props and set, and a collection of hilarious improv comedy performers. Discover an adventure everyone can enjoy that's made entirely from your suggestions. Allons-y!

Wed 5 Aug

KingDome

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

KingDome

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Crybabies: Bagbeard

Fight in the Dog Rubbish never dies. Something strange is lurking in the woods, something that was lost many years ago… Throw yourself away with Edinburgh Comedy Award 2019 Best Newcomer nominees as they dump their latest narrative-driven sketch adventure about finding home, forbidden love, broken TVs, broken people…

Wed 5 Aug

10Dome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

10Dome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

10Dome

£13 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Fast Fringe

Chortle in association with Gag Reflex So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase. There's a different line-up every day, selected by leading comedy website Chortle, so check Chortle.co.uk for today's listings. Previous acts…

Wed 5 Aug

AceDome

£5 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

AceDome

£5 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

AceDome

£11.50 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 29 Aug

Fin Taylor: So My Wife…

The Pleasance and PBJ Management They say comedy's about speaking truth to power. But when no one agrees on what's true or who's in power, maybe the old ones are the best? As seen on Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Mash Report and Roast Battle. Fin has also written for The Roast of Alec Baldwin on Comedy…

Wed 5 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

QueenDome

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 28 Aug

HAWK

BEASTHOUSE When a shipment containing a highly protected Sypher Corp suit goes missing in space, it's up to John Hawk and a team of space marines to collect the asset, transport it across the galaxy and uncover what happened to the shipmates of Mama Bear. Tighten your air-locks and set your phaser guns to 'holy shit…

Wed 5 Aug

JackDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

JackDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

JackDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Marcus Brigstocke: Thread

Off The Kerb Productions 'Dazzling, inspired, perfectly observed. I've yet to see anything funnier' (Daily Telegraph). Grab this thread and pull it. If it all falls apart, we can just blame it on the French or the BBC or Dominic Cummings or social media or your parents or the bankers or men or video games or the thick.

Wed 5 Aug

KingDome

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

KingDome

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

KingDome

£15 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Stephen K Amos: Before and Laughter

Bound & Gagged Comedy in association with Glorious Management In 2010, the world was in a sorry state. Fast forward ten years and everything's still going downhill. Stephen's had his own share of highs and lows too. And when the world gives him lemons, he adds gin, tonic, ice and a healthy dose of humour. Forget…

Wed 5 Aug

AceDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

AceDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

AceDome

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Wireless Operator

Silksheen Productions Ltd Sell-out 2019! Audiences were gripped by this immersive story of a frightening night-time Lancaster Bomber raid in WW2, told through the eyes and ears of the wireless operator. Struggling to survive, the young crew try to avoid searchlights and flak, plunge into terrifying zero-gravity…

Wed 5 Aug

KingDome

£8.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

KingDome

£8.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 31 Aug

Reviews & features

Best theatre to see at the Pleasance

16 Jul 2019

Expect politically challenging works and uplifting adaptations from Pleasance's theatre programme

The Pleasance's theatre offerings at this year's Fringe brims with a colourful panoply of voices and stories, cementing Edinburgh's Southside as a hub for some of the most exciting new writing out there. From inventive reworkings of classic Greek…

Around Edinburgh Festivals with Edinburgh Gin

17 Aug 2018

Come with us on a gin trail in celebration with Edinburgh Gin

Founded in 2010, Edinburgh Gin is a multi-award-winning distillery that boasts a vibrant and varied portfolio of the classic spirit. EG's unique distilling methods put flavour and colour at the forefront to produce products that enrich the gin drinking…

How to experience the magic of the Edinburgh Fringe in 24 hours

1 Aug 2018

If you only have a day to spend and are looking for some fun, we've got you covered

It's the biggest arts festival in the world and it transforms the city of Edinburgh during the month of August. Over 50,000 performances of over 3000 shows took place in 300 venues last year. 'How do I begin to work my way through this titanic…

Best dance & physical theatre to see at Pleasance, Summerhall and ZOO

31 Jul 2018

Highlights include Infinita, The Troth and Distinction

Move your way over to Edinburgh's Southside because this year at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, some of the very best dance and physical theatre shows take place outside the city centre. Pleasance, Summerhall and ZOO all have a packed programme of…

Best kids shows to see at Pleasance, Summerhall and ZOO

31 Jul 2018

Highlights include MamaBabaMe, Duckie and Stoel

Although the Fringe can seem like it's a bit of an adult's only playground, there are also plenty of shows aimed at kids hiding beneath the swearwords and risqué cabaret. Edinburgh's Southside venues, Pleasance, Summerhall and ZOO, have an especially...

Best theatre to see at Pleasance

31 Jul 2018

Expect coming-of-age tales and gender-bending musical cabaret from Pleasance's theatre programme

Pleasance's theatre offerings at this year's Fringe brims with a colourful panoply of voices and stories, cementing Edinburgh's Southside as a hub for some of the most exciting new writing out there. From inventive reworkings of classic Greek mythology…

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