Absolutely Burlesque Cabaret

Absolutely Burlesque Cabaret

One of the great things that the Edinburgh Fringe has always done is to give a platform to local schools of various performing arts within an actual arts festival. 

Shenanigans Cabaret On Tour

Shenanigans Cabaret On Tour

Join London-based producer and host Foxi Blue for a saucy night of delectable debauchery, featuring stunning and scintillating new and established burlesque acts from Scotland and … 

The Best of the Dirty Tattooed Circus Bastards

The Best of the Dirty Tattooed Circus Bastards

Two dangerous Irishmen doing dangerous things for a laugh. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns with a new all-star extravaganza! An international round-up of the finest in strip tease, cabaret and variety at the Fringe, from the leg… 

The Illicit Thrill: The History of Pants Off!

The Illicit Thrill: The History of Pants Off!

Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot as The Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business. 

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to a private viewing of her personal collection. 

All Stars Burlesque

All Stars Burlesque

The very best burlesque performers at the Fringe come together for more glamour and risqué late-night entertainment. 

Accordion Fight Show

Accordion Fight Show

Strangely’s folk-punk-cabaret riot returns with new songs and shenanigans. 

Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque

Saucy, sexy, award-winning live music cabaret. 

Full Moon Cabaret

Full Moon Cabaret

Every night, a debauched affair of revelries and frivolity can be found in the depths of the Raging Bull bar on Lothian Road. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

The only way to end your night at Edinburgh Fringe! Join high-energy hosts, Griffin and Jones, for an hour(ish) of late-night chaos, decadence, and mischief from some of the very b… 

The Sensible Undresser

The Sensible Undresser

International cabaret star Elsie Diamond is back and ready to let you know even more truths about the so-called glamorous world of burlesque. 

Absolute Burlesque

Absolute Burlesque

Hot on the heels of last year’s five-star sell out run, Sassy Von Sparkle returns with a brand new show for 2019. 

Illicit Thrill – Where Do We Gogo from Here...

Illicit Thrill – Where Do We Gogo from Here...

Get your tipping dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot. 

Burlesque at Le Monde

Burlesque at Le Monde

Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge. 

50 Shades of Greyhound

50 Shades of Greyhound

Who’s holding the leash now!? In this four-legged frolic inspired by the steamy best-seller, we follow demure Dachsund Anastasia as she falls for the dominant and powerful ex-rac… 

Josephine

Josephine

As the last notes of La Vie en Rose hang in the air, we jump to our feet to give our enthralling leading lady the standing ovation she so richly deserves. 

Snog Marry Avoid

Snog Marry Avoid

Fancy a snog? Will you marry me? Is the walk of shame avoidable? Kirsty answers all your dating questions with bad advice from years of being a single mid-thirties lady woman. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe late-night favourite Best of Burlesque returns with a new all-star extravaganza! An international round-up of the absolute finest in sultry striptease, curvaceous cabaret an… 

Lolly Jones: I Believe in Merkels

Lolly Jones: I Believe in Merkels

EU leaders swap negotiations for disco, tassels and glitter in this ‘razor sharp blend of burlesque and comedy’ (EdFestMag. 

Ivy Paige: Seduction

Ivy Paige: Seduction

Ivy Paige opens her show gliding on stage in full sequins and crystals, elegantly poised as the heady beats of It’s Raining Men blasts in the background. 

Accordion Fight Show

Accordion Fight Show

Award-winning, folk-punk-cabaret rioteer Strangely returns with a brand new show, full of new songs and shenanigans. 

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

The enigmatic Doctor Woof, Britain’s furriest drag artiste, and the aromatic Aletia Upstairs, London’s sexiest Cabaret Artiste, combine their unique talents with lashings of gl… 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl’Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist. 

Full Throttle

Full Throttle

Strike a pose at our gay and glamorous Les Odalisques inaugural gala, a riotous romp of lighthearted frivolity and hot-headed hijinks on and off the stage. 

Tartan and Tassels

Tartan and Tassels

Sassy Von Sparkle invites you to a celebration of all things fun and sexy with our brand-new burlesque show for Edinburgh Fringe 2018. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

In the resplendent surroundings of the Assembly Speigeltent, a pumping rendition of Cherry Bomb blasts out the promise of an hour of alternative grandeur. 

A Diamond Diva

A Diamond Diva

Miss DQ, the Diamond Diva, also happens to be the only dwarf drag act in Europe. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

This ever-growing Edinburgh Fringe institution is back for its fifth year! With a different line-up of top, hand-picked, Fringe acts every night, join hosts Griffin and Jones for t… 

No Regrets: Josephine D'Love and the Burlesque Liberation Front

No Regrets: Josephine D'Love and the Burlesque Liberation Front

In an alternate universe there lies a place where everything is juxtaposed, where cardboard is classy, where alternative facts become live entertainment while the show is a mere in… 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year. 

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Hello darlings - Oohoo bibshkis! Plastic-fantastic Kiki Mellék has arrived and is simply winning at life! So much so, that she wants to share her perfectly, pert pearls of wisdom … 

Von's Midnight Madness

Von's Midnight Madness

The Antipodean madman known as Von, shall be performing his fabled loops upon his eight-string guitar and telling his extraordinary tales with a twist of adult comedy and burlesque… 

Trollbadour

Trollbadour

Anarchic, honest and witty, Grant travels the UK with his double bass performing songs that make half of his audience extremely glad and the other half extremely mad. 

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Get your tip dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot. 

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

A rare opportunity to see lifetime Guiness World Record holder Elaine Davidson – the world’s most pierced woman – up close and personal doing what she does best. 

Danger Strip Show

Danger Strip Show

The most jaw-dropping, mind-popping, eye-watering experience of this year’s Fringe! With unbridled attitude, this firecracker of a show performs death defying stunts while honoring… 

Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard

Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017. 

Full Moon Cabaret

Full Moon Cabaret

The Full Moon Cabaret is an immersive art party with burlesque, variety and subversive surprises. 

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly (BBC Three/Comedy Central) lampoons political figures in this character comedy/burlesque hybrid show. 

Frieda Loves Ya!

Frieda Loves Ya!

Frieda Love is a cabaret clown attempting to save the world through comedy song, dance and guerrilla burlesque. 

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Nominated for the 2017 Golden Gibbo (Best Independent Production) at Melbourne Comedy Festival. 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

I wasn’t really in the mood for this show. 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl’Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist. 

War Pig

War Pig

French theatre group Le Festin de Saturne deliver a wild and engaging clown show, War Pig, following the adventures of young Private Juan and Captain Fidel Castra off to war. 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Sex clown, wild woman and surreal showgirl, the award-winning, head-spinning Betty Grumble returns to Edinburgh with her flesh riot of laughing love and ecosex. 

Cabariot

Cabariot

Daring, witty and hilarious, RM Productions brings to the Fringe the best professional drag and burlesque act of Scotland – Cherie Triffle for a no holds barred performance. 

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis has now played to most of the Western world, having played in over 35 countries and performed in six languages. 

Late Night Lip Service

Late Night Lip Service

A midnight cabaret featuring “the wildest acts from across the Fringe” is setting itself up for some pretty high standards. 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

How does one describe Betty Grumble? No really, I’m at a loss. 

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey

The ladies of Hot Brown Honey are back in Edinburgh and they’re still bringing the power! This mix of burlesque, beats and brashness plays with our preconceptions of what a burle… 

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner takes a Luke in the mirror in this gently funny show, poking fun at himself and the impressions he uses to express himself. 

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. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret is back for it’s fourth year at Edinburgh Fringe! With a different line-up of top Fringe acts every night, hand-picked by hosts Griffin and Jones, this ever-gro… 

The Great Merkin Show!

The Great Merkin Show!

Freaks, undergarments and curiosities! From America’s Wild West to the nether regions in-between comes Eugene, Oregon’s favorite sassy oddity Josephine D’Love, joining forces… 

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

The Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, the Illicit Thrill is back in the stripteasing business. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns for a fifth year with a new all-star cast and extravaganza nightly! An international round-up of the finest in striptease, cabaret and va… 

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Sexy provocateur Veronica Blacklace is back with seasoned cabaret talent and fresh faces from her own burlesque school. 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

Warning: this review contains numerous cheesy James Bond puns. 

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. 

The Girl From Mars

The Girl From Mars

Due to popular demand, the ‘Britpop Rocky Horror’ returns for a second year! Following an epic premiere at Brighton Fringe 2016, and a nationwide tour including a full show at … 

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Life-drawing glamorous, quirky-cabaret performers in an atmosphere of boozy hilarity? Founded in Brooklyn, Anti-Arts School events now take place in 150 cities worldwide. 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) an… 

Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque

After last year’s sell-out run, the Blues and Burlesque are back with a new show. 

Femme Fatale Show: Cabaret & Burlesque Night

Femme Fatale Show: Cabaret & Burlesque Night

Join us for a show-stopping night of music and dance, as we shimmy through the hits of ‘Chicago’, ‘Cabaret’ and ‘Sweet Charity’, before turning up the heat for our classic burlesqu… 

King of the Fringe: Best Of

King of the Fringe: Best Of

Join us for some drag king cabaret by the seaside as we celebrate the bois from previous King of the Fringe competitions. 

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

Join Brighton’s favourite (almost) all-male cabaret and burlesquers for a dirtier weekend of stripping, pole-dancing, cheerleading (of course), nudity, stupidity, magic, music and … 

Stars and Stripers!

Stars and Stripers!

London’s electrifying Burlesque troupe are back! After their sell out premier performance last year at The London Wonderground, The Folly Mixtures wiggle their way to Brighton to c… 

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Join burlesque artist and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate, innovative show combining powerful stories, beautiful women and beautiful words. 

Frontal Lobotomy

Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty, and surreal, burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original beat poetry with the tormented lullabies of Tom Waits, punctuated with scientific accounts of perhaps … 

Witt 'n' Camp

Witt 'n' Camp

‘Witt ‘n’ Camp’ brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment. 

A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends

A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends

Bringing together the best comedy, magic and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, following last year’s sell out shows, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of variety. 

Sing-a-long Rocky Horror

Sing-a-long Rocky Horror

Lets do the Time Warp again! Join in with this cult classic in our big screen auditorium and don’t forget the rice and newspapers. Fishnets at the ready…  

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

One of the UK’s longest running cabaret companies ‘Cirque Du Cabaret’ debuts in Brighton Fringe 2017 with a brand new show. 

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The Late Night Shop Cabaret

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

“Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety” (This Is Cabaret). 

Gypsy Unveiled

Gypsy Unveiled

The famous musical ‘Gypsy’ captured everyone’s hearts when it was released. 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl’Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque/cabaret revue quartet with a sensually vintage yet modern twist. 

The Glamour of Yesteryear

The Glamour of Yesteryear

Come and join us for a spectacular evening packed with luscious ladies, tantalizing tunes and sweet serenades, Bonbons style. 

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Kate Bush may well have adopted a new receptacle in the form of a skimpy harlequin from down under. 

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Miss Glory Pearl is the naked stand-up and she doesn’t mess about. 

The Fabulous Punch and Judy Show

The Fabulous Punch and Judy Show

If a panto and a Sarah Kane play had an unimaginably grotesque love-child it would look a lot like this. 

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

You know you’re in for a good time when a variety show opens with one half of cabaret legends Frisky & Mannish belting out a pop medley, whilst self-proclaimed “sex clown” Be… 

The Fainting Couch

The Fainting Couch

Welcome to the wonderful world of The Fainting Couch, where high art meets old-school raucous cabaret. 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its fifth year. 

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. 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, as the Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Forever Yours Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Forever Yours Tour

Energetic, exotic, eclectic and completely unpredictable; those glamorous Lady Boys are ready with a dazzling new production of the country’s most popular cabaret show. 

Briefs

Briefs

After dazzling sell-out runs all over the globe, Briefs returns to Edinburgh. 

Jeu Jeu la Foille: Frontal Lobotomy

Jeu Jeu la Foille: Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty and surreal. 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites ar… 

Cabaret Burlesque

Cabaret Burlesque

Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour. 

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. 

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Enchanting songbird and hostess Lilian Lake welcomes you to the Moulin Rouge. 

Fringe City Night

Fringe City Night

Join us for our one-off Fringe City night-time special, as part of the Fringe All-Nighter. 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

After a sell-out show last year, Double-Oh Heaven returns to the Spiegeltent! Expect Bond Girl burlesque, skilled circus acts and show-stopping live renditions of classic 007 theme… 

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

Brighton’s all-male cabaret smutsters, Der Wunderlich Revue, celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with a night of right royal mirth, magic, music, cheerleading and madness. 

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. 

The Glamour of Yesteryear

The Glamour of Yesteryear

Welcome to the world of Chic BonBons, an experience like no other, taking inspiration from the unique and enigmatic world of cabaret and burlesque. 

Cabalesque

Cabalesque

The cabaret is tucked away in a Brighton back street, with a softly lit sign that reads “Wotever Club”. 

Going Down

Going Down

The Sex Shells present ‘Going Down’: a glittering, twisted, all-singing, all-prancing look at gay existence in the twenty-first century. 

Briefs

Briefs

“Politics doesn’t have to be dull. 

Club Briefs

Club Briefs

Cult cabaret hooligans Briefs present this late-night romp of disco dancing and pop-up performance. 

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Introducing our brand new character comedy show! For one night only, we’re playing dress up and bringing you the best in character comedy from Brighton and beyond. 

The Black Fields' Circus of Lujuria (Fringe Special)

The Black Fields' Circus of Lujuria (Fringe Special)

The Black Fields’ Circus of Lujuria is back! The Black Fields will be tearing the place down with new music from their upcoming EP. 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show inspired by her day job- a dresser in the unpredictable world of costume. 

Naked Girls Reading

Naked Girls Reading

Join burlesque performer and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate show where beautiful women read naked. 

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Join us at the North Laine for a weekender of art, music, performance and general fringy goodness! We’ll start on Friday evening and won’t stop until Sunday night! Expect live art,… 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

Now running for just over 17 years and seen by one million people, the Lady Boys are most certainly back in town and after all these years you would think it would be hard to keep … 

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella used to be Cinderella until her last Prince Charming got her self-harming and she became Swingerella – goddess of fabulousness and high priestess of voodoo. 

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella used to be Cinderella until her last Prince Charming got her self-harming and she became Swingerella – goddess of fabulousness and high priestess of voodoo. 

Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl

Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl

From the man behind New York’s burlesque revival in the mid-90s and the iconic Slipper Room, and the couple who operated the legendary illegal speakeasy The Blushing Diamond, bro… 

Ivy Paige: Filthy Rich

Ivy Paige: Filthy Rich

Hips, tits and glamour galore. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

After last year’s smash-hit, sell out run, the Lock-In Cabaret is back! Award-winning magicians Griffin and Jones, ‘bizarre, hilarious and anarchic’ (MagicNight. 

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. 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

After teaching Edinburgh to perv responsibly, The Illicit Thrill is again open for business with house-mistress Gypsy Charms taking audiences to the next level. 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns to Edinburgh for its fourth year with the pick of the Fringe’s burlesque, magic, variety and sideshow. 

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Straight out of the Slipper Room, New York City’s legendary variety theatre, comedy master Mel Frye takes you on a wild ride through his long and storied career. 

A Varie-Tease Burlesque

A Varie-Tease Burlesque

Internationally acclaimed Burlesque producer Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Fest, World Burlesque Games, Best of Burlesque) brings an early evening Variety Burlesque revue like no ot… 

Blues! Storyville

Blues! Storyville

Named after New Orleans’ historic red-light district, Blues! Storyville features the raunchiest, smuttiest blues songs ever written, guest burlesque performers, and the band behind… 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition.