Assembly Hall

Assembly Hall
Assembly Hall
1 Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LU
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360 Allstars

Onyx Productions A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 Allstars connects street with elite to deliver a radical urban circus. Boasting a stellar international cast including the two-time World Champion BMX Flatlander, two world champion breakdancers, an internationally acclaimed…

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£16 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£16 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

Anthony Jeselnik: Funny Games

Kilimanjaro Live The American comedian and creator of The Jeselnik Offensive comes to the Fringe for two nights only at the stunning Assembly Hall. Best known for his hit Netflix specials Caligula and Thoughts and Prayers, as well his infamous roasts of Donald Trump and Charlie Sheen, Anthony is the master of the…

Wed 22 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Approach

Landmark Productions Three women. Three conversations. Listen carefully. A psychological puzzle and a quietly devastating tragedy, The Approach explores the inner lives of Anna, Cora and Denise as they desperately try to make sense of their world. What will their conversations reveal? And what does each of them have to…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Are There More of You?

Hint of Lime Productions Alison Skilbeck tells the linked tales of four women with only a postcode in common. Painful, scary, hilarious, and heart-warming, the stories chart each wildly different character's search for love and happiness. 'Brilliantly observed… a wonderful evening' (Alan Ayckbourn). 'Go see how…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

Attrape Moi

Flip FabriQue in association with Assembly Festival Twirling 12 hoops, dancing with diabolos, soaring through the air – all in a day's play for Flip FabriQue! These Fringe favourites return after sell-out seasons – experience these high-flying, fearless and fun young artists as they astound audiences with…

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£16 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£16 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Aug

Best of the Fest

Assembly Festival The perfect end to your evening of entertainment with the biggest and best comedy line-ups in all of Edinburgh! Previous guests include Jason Byrne, David O'Doherty, Shappi Khorsandi, Milton Jones, Sara Pascoe, Sam Simmons, Joe Lycett, Andrew Maxwell and many, many more! Head to assemblyfestival.com…

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£14 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Briefs: Close Encounters

  • 4 stars

The boys are back in town, ready to test the limits of masculinity, taste and decency in this high-energy cabaret and burlesque.

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£17.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Bugle Boys: A Salute to the Andrews Sisters

A comedy-cabaret homage to the Andrews Sisters.

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£11) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£14 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£14 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Comic Relief Live

Comic Relief Join Sara Pascoe as she hosts an exclusive stand up show, bringing with her a line-up of some of the most exciting comedy talent in the country. And the best bit? The money raised will support Comic Relief to help people around the world, as well as right here in the UK. It’s going to be another sell…

Mon 20 Aug

Main Hall

£16.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

David O'Doherty: You Have to Laugh

Lisa Richards in association with Chambers Management Unhook your mindbras. David O'Doherty is back in Edinburgh with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986. As seen on BBC Two's Live at the Apollo and Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Age category: 12+

Sat 25 Aug

Main Hall

£16 (£15) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • 4 stars

Musical family farce, based on the hit 1988 film. Life is good for Lawrence Jamieson. The season has provided a steady supply of wealthy, gullible women to con on the French Riviera. But the arrival of lowbrow hustler Freddy threatens to scare them all away. They agree on a little healthy competition – the first man to…

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£14 (£11) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Mick Perrin Worldwide BAFTA and Perrier award-winning comedian Dylan Moran brings his brand-new show, Dr Cosmos to the Edinburgh Fringe before embarking on his 49-date UK tour. Moran will offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of…

Thu 23 Aug

Rainy Hall

£17.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Rainy Hall

£17.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 25 Aug

Rainy Hall

£17.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Frank Carson: If I Didnt Laugh I'd Cry

Mike McCabe Irish comic Mike McCabe knew Frank. Frank was so taken with Mike's impression of him he bought him drinks for the rest of the evening and they became friends. If I Didn't Laugh I'd Cry tells the story of Frank's rise to fame and it also gives an insight into some of the tragedy that Carson suffered during…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

Greg Byron: Wordshow

Company Gavin Robertson Poetry meets stand-up. Fast-paced witty verses from political to poignant, sardonic to downright comic. Trump, Brexit, memory, guns, plastic. Byron returns after shows in the USA and Australia. 'A wonderful wandering bard, one just has to admire the very essence of him…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 (£8.50) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Heroine

Scene Change Productions World premiere and programmed for Made in Scotland 2018 – Heroine is based on the true story of Danna Davis and her 10 years in the US Army. A survivor of military sexual trauma, hers is a human story exploring healing, forgiveness and what speaking your truth really means – with grit, lyricism…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£10 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 (£11) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 (£11) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Aug

Jason Byrne: You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything

Irish comic performs his usual brand of chaotic stand-up.

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Josh Berry: Voice Thief

Noel Gay Organisation Josh Berry is a Voice Thief. Whether it's Andy Murray, Jacob Rees Mogg, Daniel Radcliffe or even Prince Harry – his uncanny and hilarious impressions will leave you wondering whether he has in fact stolen these voices from the very people themselves. Rob Brydon described him as 'a remarkable new…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 26 Aug

Lady Rizo: Red, White and Indigo

  • 3 stars

Lady Rizo With sharp humour and a soulful, soaring voice in a show that illuminates her love-hate relationship with "bad boyfriend" America. The New York chanteuse delivers a deeply personal musical eulogy, unpacking the feelings for her country with belting songs and her trademark wit. 'Boasts a powerhouse set of…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£14 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 19 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Legacy: A Mother's Song

What makes a mother? For some it’s biological, but it’s also about instinct, responsibility, what you teach and pass on. Three women, at different times in history but each on the verge of motherhood, find connection through the traditional Scottish songs passed down their family tree. The family stories embedded in these…

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 19 Aug

Rainy Hall

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 21 Aug

Rainy Hall

£10 (£8) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Legacy: The Book of Names

They travelled from around the world. They came for a better life. They arrived at Ellis Island. This new musical takes you on a journey to the greatest immigration station in all of history and shows how one day can change a lifetime. Families are reunited, lovers are forever bound, and new destinies are discovered. And…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£10 (£8) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£11 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Rainy Hall

£10 (£8) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers UK’s original touring Taiko Tribe returns to the Fringe with a brand-new show of skill, stamina and red-hot rhythms to stir your soul! As Mugenkyo approach their 25th year as Europe’s longest established taiko organisation, they celebrate the growth of their tribe of performers from across the…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

Really Want to Hurt Me

Flaming Theatre A funny, painfully honest new play about growing up gay in the 80s. School bullies. Heartache. Dancing to Eurythmics and The Smiths on your Walkman to stay alive. Sold-out London previews at the Old Red Lion. Seven ★★★★ reviews. 'Enchanting. Beautiful. Not to be missed' (TheReviewsHub.com). 'Wow, this…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 (£9) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£11 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Aug

Soweto Gospel Choir

Andrew Kay The spectacular two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Edinburgh with a special concert, Songs of the Free, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, the Father of the rainbow nation. Hailing from the town of Soweto, the birthplace of South Africa’s democratic…

Thu 16 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 26 Aug

The St Andrews Revue Presents: Bears!

The St Andrews Revue The St Andrews Revue are back for their eighth Edinburgh Fringe! This year they're on the run from the law, and their 'extremely funny' (BroadwayBaby.com) sketch comedy show has been seized as evidence. Now, it's up to a team of police officers to reconstruct the crime scene to find out if that's…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£8 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£9 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£9 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 26 Aug

Starman

Sven Ratzke The international hit returns for a limited run after touring the world. Cabaret superstar Sven Ratzke takes audiences on a trip where facts and fantasy melt into an exciting mystery. Storytelling and amazing vocals, a starburst of cabaret and rock show experience inspired by David Bowie. Prepare for a…

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

A Substitute for Life

Hint of Lime Productions 'Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for real life'. Robert Louis Stevenson's words resonate for Francis Kenworthy, played by Tim Hardy in Simon Brett's new one-man play, directed by Alison Skilbeck. Francis has always used books to hide from…

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 (£8) / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

Sven Ratzke: Homme Fatale

Sven Ratzke The supernova of international cabaret and festival favourite, Sven Ratzke returns to Edinburgh in a spectacular embodiment of all that is fatal, peculiar and enigmatic in a man's world. Armed only with his wit, his band, and the latest threads from Thierry Mugler, he discovers and uncovers the seducers and…

Thu 16 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£12) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Rainy Hall

£14 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Rainy Hall

£14 (£13) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Aug

Your Bard

Joanne Hartstone and Nicholas Collett Productions Did Will Shakespeare write his plays? Spend a rip-roaring hour in the pub with the man himself! He'll tell you all about his family, what it's like on tour and the glory days at the Globe. Queen Elizabeth I, Christopher Marlowe and Ned Alleyn – you'll meet them too.

Thu 16 Aug

Baillie Room

£12 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Baillie Room

£12 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Baillie Room

£12 (£10) / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 27 Aug

30 Years of Pleasance

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