David Narayan: The Psychic Project

David Narayan: The Psychic Project

A mind reading show based on the true story of America's psychic spies. In 1972, the Cold War took an unusual turn. Concerned by Russia’s investment in mind control, the CIA began a secret project to train civilians as psychic spies: stealing secrets, manipulating memories and finding out if thoughts can kill... 

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Here she comes! London’s breakthrough comedy drag act arrives in Edinburgh with a brand-new show! Join Georgia Tasda for a brew as she spills the T. Expect queer capers, gender-bending, and of course, cocktails! 'Georgia Tasda carries Leigh Bowery’s torch for weird and exceptional drag performance art' (LoverboyMagazine... 

Big Fat Gay

Big Fat Gay

It was an inauspicious beginning for Martin J Dixon’s new stand-up show, with only 11 audience members, some of whom were loud and rowdy throughout the show. However, Dixon managed to power through a reasonably funny stand-up set for the full hour, with some genuinely good laughs... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Undresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Undresser

The art and world of burlesque is much loved but one burlesque performer is telling the story they all live – a story of liberation, sensuality and ambition.Through spoken word, music and burlesque numbers, Elsie Diamond recounts the story of Joanne/Winnie Sparkletits, a woman stuck in a rut who discovers freedom through the beautiful skill that is burlesque... 

How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII

How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII

An action-packed, spy thriller, one-woman musical. The Official Secrecy Act is over – Eva is ready to set the record straight. Germany’s greatest cabaret star transforms into Britain’s No... 

The Card Players With Kane & Abel

The Card Players With Kane & Abel

Comedy conjurors Kane & Abel invite you to join them for an evening of close-up magic, comedy and silly stunts. This show promises to be the most intimate magic show at this year’s Fringe, allowing you to watch the magic at close quarters... 

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Variety! Comedy! Magic! A Psychic Duck! Join Ada Campe for a show about spirit waterfowl, wonderful women and a fairground mystery that occured on the Welsh coast many moons ago… ‘Resembles an unhinged super-villain’ (DIVA)... 

A Tutti Frutti Cabaret / PBH's Free Fringe

A Tutti Frutti Cabaret / PBH's Free Fringe

Tragic diva Glenda Campari (Nina Baldini) has travelled the world, searching for her favourite fierce females for this world premiere cabaret. She’s assembled a fruity international menu of hilarious women for a juicy variety show you will not forget... 

Dandy Darkly's Myth Mouth!

Dandy Darkly's Myth Mouth!

Louis CK is undoubtedly backstage in the Edinburgh Playhouse, prepping for his show while his audience stretches around the block. They’re not keen to move in fear of losing their place, so I have to fight my way through to the iconic gay bar, CC Bloom’s, which nestles under the historic theatre... 

The Gayest Thing You've Ever Seen

The Gayest Thing You've Ever Seen

Claiming to be the gayest thing in a room full of LGBT people in a gay bar (although straights are welcome too) is quite the boast. In the case of Martin J Dixon it is also entirely untrue... 

Poncho Orange

Poncho Orange

Coming off a sold out run at Adelaide Fringe and an extended run at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Best Emerging Artist nominee, Dani Cabs brings his hit show Poncho Orange to Edinburgh... 

The Psychic Project

The Psychic Project

A mind reading show based on the true story of the Cold War’s psychic spies. In 1975, the Cold War took an unusual turn. Concerned by Russia’s investment in mind control, the CIA began a secret project to train civilians as psychic spies: stealing secrets, manipulating memories and finding out if thoughts can kill... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond international burlesque bombshell and singer presents this one-woman show, inspired by her day job: dresser to the stars in the unpredictable world of costume. A comic, sexy and heartfelt piece told through comic song and striptease... 

Ada Campe in Cress!

Ada Campe in Cress!

Experience Ada Campe's unique blend of comedy, magic, regret and shouting in a show that will surprise and entertain everyone – especially vegetarians. Ada Campe has delighted audiences in Stand Up for Women! at the Garrick Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall, What The Frock! Comedy in Bristol and Femmes by the Thames at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern... 

Dandy Darkly's Trigger Happy!

Dandy Darkly's Trigger Happy!

Dandy Darkly, resplendent in a fringed and spangled cowboy costume complete with tiny Stetson and incredibly pointy snakeskin boots opens his show with a request: should anyone decide to walk out, could they please do so quietly... 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop is the debut show of Gaulier-trained international comedy duo, Zach Zucker and Viggo Venn. Blending clown and physical comedy, Zach & Viggo take the audience on thrilling, comedic adventure featuring dance, imaginary props and the world's most dangerous high-five... 

Anna Lou's Contes D'Amour

Anna Lou's Contes D'Amour

Through her indecorous musical storytelling, Cabaret Roulette's own petite Parisienne powerhouse teaches us everything she knows about love. Which is a lot. Armed with an accordion and a range of vocabulary matched only by her range of silly facial expressions, this adorably twisted individual will enchant, bewilder and disgust in equal measures... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond international burlesque bombshell and singer presents this one-woman show, inspired by her day job: dresser to the stars in the unpredictable world of costume. A comic, sexy and heartfelt piece told through comic song and striptease... 

Isla Dogs: Down the Dogs

Isla Dogs: Down the Dogs

What do you say about a show where the second guest comedian blatantly ignores the host and then walks out of the show after his set?.Isla Dogs seems to be a drag act without any rhyme or reason for being a drag act... 

Freckled

Freckled

Even though the venue is a gay bar, the performer is a drag act and that act is a previous winner of the coveted national Drag Idol crown, Freckled isn’t a drag cabaret.No stranger to the drag circuit across the UK, Son of a Tutu’s regular show plays on her Nigerian roots as an illegal immigrant with one eye on the door in case the Border Agency are paying a visit... 

The Split Note Sessions

The Split Note Sessions

‘Without music, life would be a mistake’ (Nietzsche). But life with music is an utter catastrophe! Join a direct, deadpan, soft spoken, singing Dane and a manically anxious, self-analysing Londoner armed with a trombone, a guitar and vocal sounds that would intimidate even the best Mongolian Throat Singers... 

Cameron Gibson : Mind Your Head

Cameron Gibson : Mind Your Head

Cameron knows what you’re thinking. He knows who your first crush is, your favorite colour and even your PIN number! Come and join him for an afternoon of mind reading, psychology and mystery... 

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Dandy Darkly returns to Edinburgh with all new, tawdry tales of sex and death! New York City's satiric, satanic storyteller celebrates sisterhood (as only Dandy dares) with fabulous, frightful fables of celebrity baby obsession, paranormal paramours and one sassy serial killer! Come find out why the critics are gaga for Dandy Darkly... 

Hard Travelin' With Woody - Free

Hard Travelin' With Woody - Free

'By equating the conditions of Depression-era America with those of today, writer/performer Randy Noojin invests his one-man show about Woody Guthrie with topicality and urgency, rescuing it from mere homage and transforming it into a call for united action against the greed and selfishness of the rich' (Backstage...