Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

Acclaimed immersive adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic, staged in a unique tunnel beneath Edinburgh’s streets. The audience are literally part of the action, including the notorious ‘worst toilet in Scotland’ scene... 

lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards Show

lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards Show

Every year a sell-out! The UK’s first and premier award for live comedy. See the 2017 winner and nominees on one bill for one show only. Book early to avoid disappointment. We bring you the stars of tomorrow... 

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

‘Hilarious... It gets no better than this... Brilliant!’ (Time Out); ‘Exhilarating… ridiculousness’ (Age, Australia); ‘Jimeoin recalls the familiar at a fantastically silly level, boiling his audience down to a tear-filled, gibbering mess’ (Scotland on Sunday)... 

Performance of Chinese Culture Festival: Closing Ceremony

Performance of Chinese Culture Festival: Closing Ceremony

Brahma (Sanskrit Brahama) was founded in early 2011 in Beijing, China. Through metal, electronic, orchestral, fusion and other ethnic and religious music, Brahma's goal has always been to express our environment and our attitude when we connect with people and things... 

Frankie Boyle: Prometheus Volume I

Frankie Boyle: Prometheus Volume I

Withstanding the daily increase in the threat of nuclear annihilation, there really hasn’t been a better time to be a political stand-up. For all the outrage and controversy that dogged his earlier career, that is what Frankie Boyle unequivocally now is... 

Li Yuan Fei Ge (The Song In Pear Orchard) and Hua Mulan

Li Yuan Fei Ge (The Song In Pear Orchard) and Hua Mulan

Forthright and sincere, Mulan is the first-born daughter to her family. When the invading Hun (Xiongnu) begin attacking China, the Imperial Court plans to recruit every strong man into its army... 

In a Faraway Place

In a Faraway Place

In a Faraway Place is one of the most well known Chinese folk songs in the world. The songwriter Wang Luobin is often referred to as the King of Western Chinese folk songs. Based on Wang Luobin’s legendary life story in Western China, the story will be told using the tunes and lyrics of his most well-known songs... 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day Two

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day Two

SCCC will carry on the splendid programme during the second day of the event. 2047 Apologue is our featured stage performance directed by Zhang Yimou. He has been nominated for Best Foreign Film Oscars many times and won a Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Bear... 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day One

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day One

SCCC is proud to present splendid programme for audiences. 2047 Apologue is our featured stage performance directed by Zhang Yimou. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented directors around the world... 

Divine Melody from Chinese Fiddlers: Shanghai Yangpu Children’s Palace Students’ Art Troupe’s Concert at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Divine Melody from Chinese Fiddlers: Shanghai Yangpu Children’s Palace Students’ Art Troupe’s Concert at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

With the combination of classic melody and innovative performing methodology, the concert will demonstrate the charms of traditional Chinese music and dance with the spirits of the Chinese nation... 

Daniel Sloss: NOW

Daniel Sloss: NOW

‘Dazzling wit... Unstoppable!’ (Telegraph). ‘Deliciously dark stand-up’ **** (Mail on Sunday). ‘Funny, intelligent and charming’ **** (Evening News). New show from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish comedian... 

Jimeoin: Even More Ridiculous!

Jimeoin: Even More Ridiculous!

Extra shows – later, ruder, sillier and absolutely full-on. ‘Exhilarating... Ridiculousness’ (Age, Australia). Brilliantly observed, ever-evolving stand-up from award-winning, internationally acclaimed star of Apollo, Royal Variety, Channel 4 Comedy Gala, Palladium... 

The Magical Trip of a Bead – Stories from China

The Magical Trip of a Bead – Stories from China

A musical marvel – a magical journey undertaken by three little children, each with their own striking personality, who unite their efforts and complete a series of challenging trials helped by the glass slipper, the witch mirror, the matches, Nüwa and the Foolish Old Man (mythical Chinese characters)... 

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Join us for a bumper-length comedy extravaganza to help raise vital funds for Barnardo’s, while previewing a selection of this year’s top Fringe shows. Featuring household names from TV and stand-up, our 2017 line-up includes: Sara Pascoe, Milton Jones, Ed Byrne, Tape Face, Katy Brand, Jo Caulfield, Patrick Monahan and hosted by Tom Lucy... 

The Story of China

The Story of China

Come, meet our oriental beauty, mother of a great ancient nation. In hard times, she responds with opera. She dances to a passion of life. She plays melodies that linger for thousands of years... 

Broadway Swings

Broadway Swings

Take a first-class big band with leading West End star Kate Graham (Mamma Mia, Billy Elliot, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Add a big chorus, put them all in a great venue then let them loose on some classic Broadway numbers and you have an unforgettable evening of swinging show tunes from A Chorus Line, Chicago, Anything Goes, Hairspray, The Producers, West Side Story and more... 

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

‘Hilarious... It gets no better than this... Brilliant!’ (Time Out). ‘Exhilarating… ridiculousness’ (Age, Australia). ‘Jimeoin recalls the familiar at a fantastically silly level, boiling his audience down to a tear-filled, gibbering mess’ (Scotland on Sunday)... 

Craig Hill: Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!

Craig Hill: Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!

'Flat-out hilarious... audience was in absolute paroxysms of laughter... he has a wide appeal and it is genuinely funny' ***** (Mirror). Weegie believe it? Scotland's kilted comedy treasure is back! ‘Class… Hill actually has to wait until the audience stops laughing before he can start again... 

Daniel Sloss: NOW

Daniel Sloss: NOW

‘Dazzling wit... Unstoppable!’ (Telegraph). ‘Deliciously dark stand-up’ **** (Mail on Sunday). ‘Funny, intelligent and charming’ **** (Evening News). New show from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish comedian... 

Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

Acclaimed immersive staging of Irvine Welsh’s classic, direct from world tour. In a tunnel opened exclusively for Trainspotting, the audience are literally part of the action, including the notorious 'worst toilet in Scotland' scene... 

Luisa Omielan – Am I Right Ladies?!

Luisa Omielan – Am I Right Ladies?!

Luisa Omielan, Queen B of comedy is back for one weekend only. ‘The biggest stand up hit of the decade’ (Guardian) returns with her smash-hit show ‘Am I Right Ladies?!’ on Saturday 27th! These one-off shows are your only chance to see Luisa at the Fringe this year! ‘A phenomenon’ (Independent)... 

Luisa Omielan – What Would Beyoncé Do?!

Luisa Omielan – What Would Beyoncé Do?!

Luisa Omielan, Queen B of comedy is back for one weekend only. ‘The biggest stand up hit of the decade’ (Guardian) returns with her smash-hit show ‘What Would Beyoncé Do?!’ on Friday 26th! These one-off shows are your only chance to see Luisa at the Fringe this year! ‘A phenomenon’ (Independent)... 

Barnardo's 150th Anniversary Comedy Benefit

Barnardo's 150th Anniversary Comedy Benefit

Join us for a bumper-length comedy extravaganza to mark Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary, courtesy of your favourite TV and stand-up comedians. Hosted by the brilliant Joel Dommett, our 2016 show allows you to preview nine of the very best comedians this year’s Fringe has on offer: David O’Doherty, Jason Byrne, Nina Conti, Joe Lycett, Patrick Monahan, Holly Walsh, Jo Caulfield, Larry Dean and Tom Lucy... 

Limmy: Daft Wee Stories

Limmy: Daft Wee Stories

Following last year's sell-out tour, Limmy returns to the stage with a new selection of stories from his Sunday Times bestseller. Includes audience Q&A and signing. Four nights only, book early! ‘Daft Wee Stories will sate Limmy’s fans and proves once again that his wickedly anarchic sensibility moves effortlessly between media’ (Chortle... 

Savage / Love

Savage / Love

A fresh look at the love poems of Sam Shepard using dance, aerial, physical theatre and live video. ‘Real and imagined moments in the spell of love’ said Joseph Chaikin. Promises a fusion of desire, obsession, delusion, desperation, and exaltation... 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Morning)

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Morning)

Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival. The festival's morning show will consist of authentic and exotic top-class Chinese traditional stage performances, and a startlingly designed Chinese artwork exhibition with a rich collection of oriental artefacts... 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Afternoon)

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Afternoon)

Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival. The afternoon's show will be an extended showcase consisting of authentic and exotic top-class Chinese traditional stage performances, and a startlingly designed Chinese artwork exhibition with a rich collection of oriental artefacts... 

Elegant Charm of Traditional Chinese Music

Elegant Charm of Traditional Chinese Music

Folk music is the treasure of the splendid Chinese civilization, with its elegance, charm, neatness and harmony and the beauty of Oriental Art in the folk music melody, we will build a lasting friendship across time and space... 

Daniel Sloss: So? (Late Shows)

Daniel Sloss: So? (Late Shows)

Later, considerably ruder and darker shows from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedy meteor. Star of Sunday Night at Palladium, John Bishop Show, Russell Howard's Good News, Conan, internet sitcom series M... 

Ali McGregor Hosts the Big C

Ali McGregor Hosts the Big C

Fringe royalty Ali McGregor takes the helm of this reimagining of the Big Comedy Gala in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, with special guest Hollywood and Broadway star Alan Cumming (The Good Wife, Cabaret)... 

Shanghai Culture Week – Young Designer Exhibition

Shanghai Culture Week – Young Designer Exhibition

Enjoy a rare glimpse into Chinese contemporary design with this exhibition featuring the best new work by graduates of Shanghai’s most innovative art and design schools, curated by the Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Design... 

Shanghai Culture Week – Opening Orchestral Concert

Shanghai Culture Week – Opening Orchestral Concert

Shanghai Culture Week opens with a concert featuring three of the city’s top orchestras: Shanghai Young Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai City Symphony Orchestra and Shanghai City Young Symphony Orchestra, performing Eastern and Western classical music, including Grieg, Handel, Bizet and Tianhua... 

Shanghai Culture Week  – Opening Gala

Shanghai Culture Week – Opening Gala

Sample traditional Shanghai Culture at this Open Day which will spotlight key participants from Shanghai Culture Week, including solo performances by members of the city’s most prestigious orchestras, new work from some of its exciting young designers, inspiring delegates from the Shanghai Women’s Leadership Forum, awesome dragon dancers – and much more! (Final programme to be confirmed and announced in July... 

Jimeoin: Renonsense Man

Jimeoin: Renonsense Man

‘Classic nonsense… Stand-up comedy at its best’ (Scotsman). Brilliantly observed, ever-evolving stand-up from acclaimed star of Live at Apollo, Royal Variety, Channel 4 Comedy Gala, Sunday Night at Palladium... 

Daniel Sloss: So?

Daniel Sloss: So?

‘Nothing short of hysterical… Stunning' (Sunday Express). New show from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedy meteor. Star of Sunday Night at Palladium, John Bishop Show, Conan and internet sitcom series M... 

Craig Hill: Up and Coming!

Craig Hill: Up and Coming!

‘Riotously funny… His energy is boundless’ (Independent). After 16 sold-out years at the Fringe, Craig is certainly up and most definitely coming! ‘Flat-out hilarious... I’ve not heard a room laugh so long and hard… There isn’t anyone better at working a crowd… The audience was in absolute paroxysms of laughter… He has a wide appeal and it is genuinely funny’ ***** (Mirror)...