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.
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 …
Two dangerous Irishmen doing dangerous things for a laugh.
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…
Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot as The Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business.
Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to a private viewing of her personal collection.
The very best burlesque performers at the Fringe come together for more glamour and risqué late-night entertainment.
Strangely’s folk-punk-cabaret riot returns with new songs and shenanigans.
Saucy, sexy, award-winning live music 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 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…
International cabaret star Elsie Diamond is back and ready to let you know even more truths about the so-called glamorous world of 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.
Get your tipping dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot.
Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge.
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…
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.
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.
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…
EU leaders swap negotiations for disco, tassels and glitter in this ‘razor sharp blend of burlesque and comedy’ (EdFestMag.
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.
Award-winning, folk-punk-cabaret rioteer Strangely returns with a brand new show, full of new songs and shenanigans.
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 is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist.
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.
Sassy Von Sparkle invites you to a celebration of all things fun and sexy with our brand-new burlesque show for Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
In the resplendent surroundings of the Assembly Speigeltent, a pumping rendition of Cherry Bomb blasts out the promise of an hour of alternative grandeur.
Miss DQ, the Diamond Diva, also happens to be the only dwarf drag act in Europe.
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…
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…
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year.
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 …
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…
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.
Get your tip dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot.
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.
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…
Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017.
The Full Moon Cabaret is an immersive art party with burlesque, variety and subversive surprises.
Lolly (BBC Three/Comedy Central) lampoons political figures in this character comedy/burlesque hybrid show.
Frieda Love is a cabaret clown attempting to save the world through comedy song, dance and guerrilla burlesque.
Nominated for the 2017 Golden Gibbo (Best Independent Production) at Melbourne Comedy Festival.
I wasn’t really in the mood for this show.
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.
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.
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 has now played to most of the Western world, having played in over 35 countries and performed in six languages.
A midnight cabaret featuring “the wildest acts from across the Fringe” is setting itself up for some pretty high standards.
How does one describe Betty Grumble? No really, I’m at a loss.
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 takes a Luke in the mirror in this gently funny show, poking fun at himself and the impressions he uses to express himself.
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 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…
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…
The Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, the Illicit Thrill is back in the stripteasing business.
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…
Sexy provocateur Veronica
Blacklace is back with seasoned cabaret talent and fresh faces from her own
Warning: this review contains numerous cheesy
James Bond puns.
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
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 …
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.
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…
After last year’s sell-out run, the Blues and Burlesque are back with a new show.
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…
Join us for some drag king cabaret by the seaside as we celebrate the bois from previous King of the Fringe competitions.
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 …
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…
Join burlesque artist and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate, innovative show combining powerful stories, beautiful women and beautiful words.
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’ brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment.
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.
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…
One of the UK’s longest running cabaret companies ‘Cirque Du Cabaret’ debuts in Brighton Fringe 2017 with a brand new show.
“Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety” (This Is Cabaret).
The famous musical ‘Gypsy’ captured everyone’s hearts when it was released.
Die Gl’Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque/cabaret revue quartet with a sensually vintage yet modern twist.
Come and join us for a spectacular evening packed with luscious ladies, tantalizing tunes and sweet serenades, Bonbons style.
Kate Bush may well have adopted a new receptacle in the form of a skimpy harlequin from down under.
Miss Glory Pearl is the naked stand-up and she doesn’t mess about.
If a panto and a Sarah Kane play had an unimaginably grotesque love-child it would look a lot like this.
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…
Welcome to the wonderful world of The Fainting Couch, where high art meets old-school raucous cabaret.
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its fifth year.
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.
Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, as the Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business.
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.
After dazzling sell-out runs all over the globe, Briefs returns to Edinburgh.
Bold, witty and surreal.
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…
Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour.
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.
Enchanting songbird and hostess Lilian Lake welcomes you to the Moulin Rouge.
Join us for our one-off Fringe City night-time special, as part of the Fringe All-Nighter.
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…
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,
a side-splitting comedy cabaret.
Welcome to the world of Chic BonBons, an experience like no other, taking inspiration from the unique and enigmatic world of cabaret and burlesque.
The cabaret is tucked away in a Brighton back street, with a softly lit sign that reads “Wotever Club”.
The Sex Shells present ‘Going Down’: a glittering, twisted, all-singing, all-prancing look at gay existence in the twenty-first century.
“Politics doesn’t have
to be dull.
Cult cabaret hooligans Briefs present this late-night romp of disco dancing and pop-up performance.
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.
Dance until the late hours.
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, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show inspired by her day job- a dresser in the unpredictable world of costume.
Join burlesque performer and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate show where beautiful women read naked.
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,…
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 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.
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…
Hips, tits and glamour galore.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition.
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