Brass Gumbo Plays the Music of The Beatles

Brass Gumbo Plays the Music of The Beatles

Scottish street-funk brass band Brass Gumbo take a magical musical tour through the back catalogue of The Beatles, mixing instrumental jazz and funk (and plenty of New Orleans seasoning) with the timeless tunes of the Fab Four... 

A Truly Scrumptious Spoonful of Songs

A Truly Scrumptious Spoonful of Songs

Hear your favourite songs performed live from some of the most popular family films of all time – including hits made famous by Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews and many others. This revue concert will also give you the chance to hear about how the songs were written, as well as the opportunity to sing-a-long in places... 

The Fear

The Fear

The Fear follows the lives of students, Ash, Ferg and Sam as they attempt to navigate their way through the ups and downs of their final year of university whilst struggling to cope with deadlines, drink and distractions... 

T2 Brainclotting

T2 Brainclotting

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose stability. Choose respectability. Choose good health, low cholesterol, and working for the NHS. Choose medicine. Choose to spend your time at UCL Medical School putting on award-winning comedy sketch shows about medicine... 

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

Edinburgh soul/funk heroes pay homage to the legend that is Stevie Wonder. Keyboard player and vocalist Mike Kearney and his seven-piece band perform a high octane set of Wonder's classics and rarities in their own style, with pounding groove, exciting reworkings and a monstrous horn section... 

Trump'd!

Trump'd!

There is such a plethora of Donald Trump-inspired shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year, it feels like it should almost become its own genre. From theatrical performances to musicals, there are so many mediums to dramatise the past two years of his presidency... 

Best of Broadway Ballads

Best of Broadway Ballads

Cam Cahoon is a brilliant and accomplished tenor with a gift for enchanting his audience and creating fast fans with every show! Your favorite Broadway hits, including popular songs from Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserable, is just a small sample of the kind of music Cam presents... 

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

For their 19th year at the Edinburgh Fringe, St George’s Medics’ Revue are back with a prescription for the Malignant Humours and their new fast-paced, medically based, comedy sketch show! Come join us as we laugh through the pain that is the current state of the NHS – after all, laughter really is the best medicine! One of the best revues around... 

Closer Than Ever

Closer Than Ever

Discover the span of universal highs and lows faced by us all through the experiences that life throws at us – love, heartache, fear, growing up and growing old – in a brand new production of Maltby and Shire’s musical revue, Closer Than Ever... 

Best of Broadway Ballads

Best of Broadway Ballads

Cam Cahoon is a brilliant and accomplished tenor with a gift for enchanting his audience and creating fast fans with every show! Your favorite Broadway hits, including popular songs from Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserable, is just a small sample of the kind of music Cam presents... 

Matt Forde's Political Party Podcast

Matt Forde's Political Party Podcast

Following four years of sell-out London shows, Matt Forde's political interview returns to Edinburgh for one show only with special guest, Alistair Darling. Alistair was Chancellor of the Exchequer during the most turbulent period since the war, and also at the centre of another major event – the Scottish independence referendum of 2014... 

The Sheffield Revue Presents: Comedy in a Basement

The Sheffield Revue Presents: Comedy in a Basement

Come one, come all – come join us, the University of Sheffield’s comedy society, in this wonderful Basement Bar at 48 Below, as we dazzle you with our sketch comedians and stand-ups! It’s free! Join us for a sketch and stand-up showcase – all brought to you by some of Sheffield’s top comedy talent... 

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

Edinburgh soul/funk heroes pay homage to the legend that is Stevie Wonder. Keyboard player and vocalist Mike Kearney and his seven-piece band perform a high octane set of Wonder's classics and rarities in their own style, with pounding groove, exciting reworkings and a monstrous horn section... 

We All Have Songs

We All Have Songs

In any amateur production, the most significant moments are those where one forgets that the performers are not professional. In this song cycle from the Hawaiian school group the IDP (aged 14-19), these moments were few and far between, but they certainly were there... 

The Edinburgh Revue: Jamboreavement

The Edinburgh Revue: Jamboreavement

The Edinburgh Revue is back in black, bringing you sketch comedy straight from the horse's mouth. If a horse was three people. 'Comic talent of the future' **** (Skinny). 'Five kisses from Mum' xxxxx (Mum). 

Vive La Variete

Vive La Variete

Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun. Vive La Variete gathers performers from all around the world to create a dazzling spectacle that is guaranteed to entertain and never fails to please... 

Forever Plaid

Forever Plaid

This fun filled revue is choke-full of classic barbershop quartet-style harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies! The show pays homage to the close-harmony guy groups that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s... 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across the Edinburgh Fringe for our late-night revue. With new and established acts and local and international performers heating up our evenings, as well as theme nights galore, The Sweet Release is the perfect climax to a day of shows at Edinburgh Fringe... 

The Edinburgh Revue's 2017 Stand-Up Show

The Edinburgh Revue's 2017 Stand-Up Show

The Edinburgh Revue returns for its eighth Fringe, bringing you an hour of ‘brave, intelligent, and inventive’ (BroadwayBaby.com) stand-up, showcasing the best of the local scene and ‘the comic talent of the future’ **** (Skinny) 

Bristol Revunions: Glass

Bristol Revunions: Glass

Bristol Revunions are a surreal, playful, energetic bunch of sketch comedians that have put together a brand-new show for you, full of original funny material. Back for the ninth year in a row this 'fantastically talented' (Epigram... 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's the Big Free Fringe Festival Launch Night!

Aaaaaaaargh! It's the Big Free Fringe Festival Launch Night!

Be there at the launch of the massive 2017 Free Fringe Festival! See an almighty selection of performers! Mingle with the acts and VIP guests! Meet our mad Chicken mascot in person! Comedy! Theatre! Cabaret! Music and More! Limited free tickets available... 

Margarita Dreams

Margarita Dreams

Dave is on the beach, in Mexico, drinking margaritas. He drifts off... into a whirl of absurdities. Cross-dressing, phone-induced paranoia, a four-way divorce, a spirit-reading summoning a flasher, String Theory explained, the modern technology-addled brain (with robotic legs), a very strange romance, disappointed parents – and finally, a riot at the Shy People's Encounter Group, ending harmoniously in disco therapy... 

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Cabaret

What to wear to a cabaret show where the dress code was “dress for the end of the world or the beginning”? Sorry, my supernova outfit is still in the laundry. Luckily, there was plenty of yellow and black warning tape to wrap into... 

Couples+Pairs

Couples+Pairs

Each performance of Blue Heart Theatre’s relationship based plays features five short dramas where the company chooses the first three and the audience the last two. The four-piece cast’s capacity to perform any one of these plays from the pick of a hat is impressive, although the promised interactive audience participation is an anti climax: two audience members quietly rummage in the hat and choose the last two plays - if the choice is going to be part of the performance, let the whole audience be part of the process... 

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

With candid, poignant and irreverent original songs, Mac and Eden present 'The Unbearable Pleasure of being a Woman', a side-splitting comedy/cabaret, brain-child of singer/songwriter (and mentor to Sam Smith) Joanna Eden and West End and National Theatre actress Leigh McDonald... 

C'est Magnifique

C'est Magnifique

Oh la la la C'est Magnifique - musical theatre meets Parisian nightlife. Let us transport you to an intimate cabaret setting where all you need do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show... 

Two Singular Sensations

Two Singular Sensations

Statistically, January is the month in which tickets to musicals sell best, largely due to the miserable weather and post-Christmas blues. Two Singular Sensations, in the intimate Purple Playhouse Theatre, proved once again that in these gloomy times, both politically and weather-wise, musical theatre is an excellent antidote... 

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Next to Normal spin words, music, vocals and their sweet, sweet moves into sketch forms every damn day (after their day jobs). Now they’re bringing it all to Brighton Fringe. You like Opera? You’re in (G)luck... 

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

On February 22nd 1952, 50 strangers gathered in the vaults of BBC Stoke to hear a groundbreaking new comedy act. ‘Umami’ were unheard of at the time but amongst the crowd were a 7-year-old John Cleese, the entire cast of the Goon Show and a starry-eyed Vladimir Putin... 

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

This show is the perfect way to start off your night at Brighton Fringe, as you spend an hour in the company of genial Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish and guests in an early evening soiree that brings you highlights of four Fringe shows... 

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

'Venter'-To speak. 'Loqui'-The stomach. ... Lachlan Werner (satirical comic/ventriloquist) is put through his paces in a theatrical ventriloquial revue which challenges the comedic and nonsensical demons of love... 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

Not sure what to see? Don't fret, we've done the work for you and hand-picked this week's top tips. Shows from across Brighton Fringe will be showcasing snippets of their work to whet your appetite every weekend lunchtime... 

The Hot Mess Method

The Hot Mess Method

'Hot Mess' is a very serious sketch comedy duo consisting of Anna Piper (Funny Women's One to Watch 2016) and Max Levine (Radio 4 Newsjack, Cambridge Footlights). Following their process you'll learn the renowned 'Hot Mess Method' allowing you to examine the big issues... 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. It's a succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-up comedy headliners alongside the best in new talent, with five different comics selected daily from shows all around Brighton Fringe... 

Cafe Palestine

Cafe Palestine

Young Palestinian performers from Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem, will come together with Fringe favourites and surprise guests for this unique review show. Featuring the Alrowwad Youth Theatre's take on traditional Palestinian dabka dance and a changing roster of well-known comedians and musicians from the Artists for Palestine UK network... 

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

Hospitals can be surreal places at night. Well, especially after eleven consecutive night shifts and very little sleep in between. From their sell-out run at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, let the award-winning UCL medical students take you on a journey through an unusually eccentric hospital to find out what truly makes our National Health Service tick... 

23, Please: The Sketch Show That Never Was

23, Please: The Sketch Show That Never Was

With a Cambridge Footlights endorsement on their flyer, this is a group already promising great things to an expectant audience. Quick changes and quicker one-liners abound, and whilst there are a few rough edges still to shape up, this is a very enjoyable evening of comic sketch fun... 

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

Edinburgh soul/funk heroes pay homage to the legend that is Stevie Wonder. Keyboard player and vocalist Mike Kearney and his seven-piece band perform a high octane set of Wonder's classics and rarities in their own style, with pounding groove, kung fu conducting and a monstrous horn section... 

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

After five years of sell-out shows, the worryingly funny doctors of tomorrow are back for their 17th year at the Fringe! Catch this fast-paced sketch show before the Right Honourable Mister Hunt forces us to flee to Australia... 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across the Edinburgh Fringe for our late-night revue. With new and established acts, and local and international performers heating up our evenings, as well as theme nights galore, The Sweet Release is the perfect climax to a day of shows at Edinburgh Fringe... 

Cabaret

Cabaret

Cabaret at Le Monde returns for its third year. Hosted by Bruce Devlin and featuring the finest artistes at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. www.lemondehotel.co.uk/fringe. 

Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy

Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy

When it comes to comedy double acts none have come as close or endured as long as Laurel and Hardy. This new play set during their 1950s UK tour allows the boys to reflect on their friendship and incredible career, and will also include their best-loved songs and routines... 

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

A magical showcase of the funniest, fiercest female comics at the Fringe, curated by Funny Women 2015 finalist Sophie Duker and hotshot Texan improviser Erin Bimmons. Big laughs, big talent, no boys... 

Sketchup 2: The Reawakening

Sketchup 2: The Reawakening

It’s alive! It’s alive! From the makers of Sketchup comes Sketchup 2: The Reawakening! A sketch show that is sure to tickle your comedy tendons into turmoil and tumult! 

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox

Come and see the renowned Durham Revue perform their own brand of 'sublime', 'masterful' (ThreeWeeks) sketch comedy, showcasing 60 minutes of student comedy at its finest. Six of the country's funniest students... 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

Treason Show: Festival Special. Brighton's premier sketch comedy troupe led by Brighton Fringe award-winner, Mark Brailsford (The Lad Himself, Hanover the Musical). Topical, slick fast and funny satirical show with a Brighton twist. 

Shelf

Shelf

Shelf is Rachel Watkeys Dowie and Ruby Clyde, a double act with a "winning hybrid of sketch show and stand-up" **** (EdFringe). These "stars for the future" (BroadwayBaby) present a brand-new hour of songs, sketches and super-good jokes... 

Black Cat Cabaret

Black Cat Cabaret

The Black Cat Cabaret brings together exceptional acrobats, comics, dancers and singers to create a spectacular variety show inspired by Montmartre’s dark and daring heyday. [newline] Best Production, London Cabaret Awards 2014. 

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

After nine sell-out years, the BSMS Medic Revue returns with its biggest show yet! Written, cast and crewed by medical students who explore life in medicine through comedy sketches, songs and videos... 

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman, a side-splitting comedy cabaret. Laugh with Joanna Eden and Leigh McDonald at the serious business of being female! Join them on an oestrogen-driven, emotional roller-coaster ride... 

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The perfect start to your night at Brighton Fringe. Catch the highlights of a handful of shows for the price of just one! Join Vladimir McTavish and friends for a laid-back hour of sit-down chat, stand-up comedy and random nonsense... 

A Threesome

A Threesome

A show suitable for students, the middle aged and old age pensioners - and that’s just the cast! The group looks at the humour in their age and gender differences with interruptions for satire, music, spoons, stand-up, poetry, and vaudeville... 

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

Ben Watson's meet and greet as we entered the theatre made his audience immediately warm to him. It was personal touches like this that proved to be the most enjoyable part of his fact-driven foray into his more-or-less sixty minute history of everything... 

We Are Stardust!

We Are Stardust!

Hullabaloo Community Quire presents 'We Are Stardust!' Join Hullabaloo and friends Robb Johnson, Naomi Bedford, Bela Emerson, Steven Grainger and WeBop choir, for a joyful celebration of the incredible life, inspiration and creative legacy of David Bowie... 

All The Nice Girls

All The Nice Girls

Fascinating, touching and truly enlightening, this lesbian musical romance tells the story of forgotten Variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. Nominated for Outstanding Local Talent at Brighton Fringe 2015... 

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929. The I Charleston girls will guide you through the A-Z of 20’s dance with a twist of jazz and a dash of electro-swing... 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

A selection of the best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. A fantastically funny mix of top headliners and the best newcomers, with five different comics daily. Sell-out show at festivals worldwide... 

The Late Show

The Late Show

Fancy more Fringe? Join us for the best in laid-back, late-night entertainment at The Warren. Every Tuesday, we host a Fringe pub quiz, and Wednesday to Sunday there’ll be all kinds of fun (planned and impromptu) in store, with comedy, cabaret, music and all manner of fabulous Fringe fare. 

Somewhere Under The Rainbow : The Liza Minnelli Story

Somewhere Under The Rainbow : The Liza Minnelli Story

Award-winning, 'one woman wonder', West End performer, Sharon Sexton. Set in the intimacy of her dressing room, Liza invites the audience to step beyond the footlights as she recounts tales, memories and secrets that make up a fascinating career... 

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Brimming with originality and presenting a confidently executed show, Revan and Fennell are a double act that have the potential to succeed the comedy throne of French & Saunders.The material is astute, contemporary and culturally-savvy... 

The Edinburgh Concerts

The Edinburgh Concerts

The Edinburgh Concerts was, believe it or not, a concert series organised in Edinburgh. NEXT UK are a group who move around the UK “showcasing and promoting the best in new musical theatre writers and performers”, and in their 50 minute performance we were treated to several different performers in different combinations, performing approximately 10 new songs written by up and coming writers... 

For the Love of Chocolate

For the Love of Chocolate

For the Love of Chocolate oozes chocolate from its pores. Amanda Waring and guitar accompanist Andy Robinson return to the Fringe this year to offer the audience a delicious brew of comic absurdity as the lines between woman and chocolate dissolve... 

The Durham Revue: Cirque du Sillý

The Durham Revue: Cirque du Sillý

The Durham Revue has a lot going for it this year – the group are all on top form. The jokes are clever and surprising, and the timing is impeccable. They have a big space to fill at the top of the Underbelly, but keeping their show dynamic ensures that they really command the audience... 

Fashion

Fashion

St Andrews Revue’s new sketch show Fashion is a fun and enjoyable way to spend 50 minutes, but it’s not going to split your sides or radically change your point of view. The four comedians (two male and two female – finally some gender balance!) evidently have good comic timing and funny ideas and insights even if they aren’t entirely original... 

Flamin' Dames Sing Coward and Novello

Flamin' Dames Sing Coward and Novello

The show explores a selection of songs by Noël Coward and Ivor Novello through humour, glamour and elegance, as the Flamin' Dames Helen Whittington and Hilary Fisher combine music with pieces of storytelling and theatre... 

The Katet plays Stevie Wonder

The Katet plays Stevie Wonder

Edinburgh soul/funk heroes pay homage to the legend that is Stevie Wonder. Keyboard player and vocalist Mike Kearney and his seven-piece band perform a high-octane set of Wonder's classics and rarities in their own style, with pounding groove, kung fu conducting and a monstrous horn section... 

Shout! The Mod Musical

Shout! The Mod Musical

"Shout! The Mod Musical" has an exclamation mark in the title, which inevitably garners a certain level of expectation: you want explosive energy and a load of volume. It doesn't disappoint... 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

This is how your night at the Fringe ends, not with a whimper, but a bang! Join us as we present the hottest up and coming acts from all across the Fringe for our late night revue. Check out our Twitter feed @sweet_release18 and website to find out which new Fringe acts will be performing here every night throughout the festival... 

The Warwick Revue Present: Sketch Education

The Warwick Revue Present: Sketch Education

A probably funny show featuring more than one sketch. Warwick University's best sketch group are sketching about love, death and other vague but important sounding themes. Watch the show today, and see the stars, talent, and office workers of tomorrow... 

Noel Coward and Friends Live in Las Vegas

Noel Coward and Friends Live in Las Vegas

Noel Coward, Gertrude Lawrence and Ivor Novello, together for one last time at the The Desert Inn, Las Vegas. Coward was loved by American audiences, but despite that, his dressing room is a lonely place, hence he is in a reflective mood and through his friends and his music he looks back at happier times... 

Bette Midler... and Me

Bette Midler... and Me

'When I'm on stage – it's a party,' quipped Bette Midler. So join in the fun, and catch Sue's Kelvin's rollercoaster ride through the Divine Miss M's fabulous career. Sue covers songs like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, The Rose, I'm a Woman and Wind Beneath Your Wings, accompanied by Tony Award-winning Sarah Travis... 

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Who’s parting the velvety curtains tonight? Amongst DJs, drinking, chatting and flirting, testbed cabaret Pollyanna showcases performance art, drag, live music, and best/messiest Fringe talent... 

The Underbelly Radio Shows

The Underbelly Radio Shows

FUBAR Radio and Underbelly present The Underbelly Radio Shows recorded live from 12:30pm each day at Ermintrude, Underbelly hosts a series of live radio broadcasts brought to you by the UK's biggest uncensored comedy radio network, FUBAR Radio...