A mixed-bill comedy, cabaret and variety show to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020.
Join the ‘best wild night out at the Fringe’ (Scotland on Sunday), Spank!, as they celebrate 20 years at The Fringe, and bow out disgracefully with this show-stopping one-night-onl…
Join the Bohemians in their return to the Fringe and hear an eclectic selection of their favourite Broadway songs.
One of The Guardian’s top five shows of 2021 returns for a limited run! Join The Duchess of Canvey on a hilarious journey of self-discovery as she reclaims her place in the heart…
In her fabulous new show The Working Girls of Soho, Josephine Pembroke, creator of Pussies Galore, the infamous club act of the 1990s and darling of the iconic Café de Paris, Heav…
Do you ever experience the feeling of missing out? Maybe the Fringe makes you confused – where to go, what to choose with so many options? Worry not! Dr King of More is here to h…
Fresh from Amsterdam’s theatres, a chaotic extravaganza! Your foolish Portuguese host Daniel (by night) will hand hold you through a spectacular parade of his hilarious, smart and …
Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics.
Bringing electricity, fuelled by passion, Red Hot Kitty presents a highly energetic amateur Burlesque show, which is sure to tantalize the audience.
An unmissable opportunity for curious foodies to get up close and personal with an Australian artist at a sumptuous feast.
Rediscover your favourite songs as Miss Kiddy and the Cads steal the biggest contemporary hits and give them a musical makeover of style and sass.
Winner: Best New Comedian, Panic Awards (2019).
For centuries philosophers have asked the question, Who am I? But it’s now time to ask, Am I Sam Smith? Through the camp ecstasy of comedy cabaret, Dan Wye, creator of Séayoncé, …
An impossible variety show hosted by John-Luke Roberts.
Hopefully hopeful, The Rest of Our Lives is a joyful morning dose of dance, theatre, circus and games.
Nominee: Best Show 2022 Melbourne Comedy Festival.
After a sold-out run, The B Collective returns with their exhilarating high-octane show Murder Ballads, adapted from the album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
The New Act of the Year 2022 and Musical Comedy Award 2021 finalists debut their salacious cabaret of unbridled fun.
Jon Long (star of Radio 4’s Extinction Compendium) is back with more stand-up and songs about our impending doom, with thoughts on how we might yet avoid it.
Almost everyone has lost someone, has loved someone.
Join London-based producer and host, Foxi Blue, for a saucy night of delectable debauchery, featuring stunning and scintillating burlesque acts from across the UK.
On the heels of her highly acclaimed West End tour de force Liza Pulman Sings Streisand, Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman returns with her brand-new show and album, The Heart of It.
Desperate to fulfil her mother’s wish of finding a husband, Rebecca Anderson explores love and a whole bunch of other stuff in her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe.
We invite you to our quaint Brass-erie for a sumptuous supper of only the choicest cuts of traditional jazz.
Following three culturally deeply unsettling, sell-out smash-hit runs, this bafflingly entertaining late-night comedy extravaganza returns to the Fringe for a fourth hammer blow.
Join Monski Mouse, special guest cabaret superstar Dusty Limits, and friends for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked song, puppetry and fun for 0-5s.
Enjoy an hour of classical music performed live by the talented ensemble Classical.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch, a thoroughly modern, fully empowered female role model.
Enjoy an afternoon of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices.
Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, The Easy Rollers are a roaring seven-piece jazz outfit performing hits from the speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era and beyond.
The Jive Aces swing back into action at the Fringe, full of energy, with their trademark yellow suits! With a mixture of classic swing, hot jazz, honking rhythm’n’blues and boogie-…
Following her Netflix special The Twist.
From the creators of cult hit, The Complete History of Pop Music in an Hour.
The infamous Haus Party is back! Otto & Astrid (from Die Roten Punkte), Berlin’s prince and princess of art rock and Europop host a raucous evening of the very best musical comedy,…
The drunk knight returns.
The West End New Act of the Year was a comedy competition held between November and March to find the funniest emerging comedy talent.
McLean is back with another volume of Action Figure Archive.
Fringe legends Jollyboat present a high-energy show of comedy songs. Arrive early – Jollyboat sell out more than Metallica. ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). ***** (GeekChocolate.co.uk).
The only place to see top Black comedians and cabaret acts from around the globe (who are still able to get in the country or afford travel).
Absolute Burlesque Cabaret are back! Returning after multiple sell-out years and promising to be the biggest and best yet.
Cult hit Jollyboat present their best comedy songs from 10 years as one of the biggest shows on the Free Fringe.
Two contrasting elements combine to make Rebel into a spectacular show ideally suited to the vast tent that is Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows.
After last year’s comeback concert extravaganza came to a screeching halt, pop diva Yasmine Day has returned to launch her fifth debut album.
Featuring hysterically honest tales and stunning vocals, Rosie returns to Edinburgh with her brand new show full of songs, stories and sass! Whether you’ve had, seen or heard of a …
What happens when you tumble out of the big pink closet and across the LGBTQ+ spectrum in a sprawling queer heap? Well, life is never quite as straight as it seems.
Elvis and Friends starring Oliver Harris.
Elton Captain Fantastic starring Oliver Harris.
A night of comedy featuring top acts from the Fringe, curated and programmed by London’s premier comedy venue Leicester Square Theatre.
Madeira’s own Sarah Borges expresses her own exceptional talent through the great songs of world superstar Adele.
It’s time for us to play.
A fierce, femme, fabulous, musical comedy show from the multi award-winning, international cabaret sensation Amber Topaz.
Winner, Best Cabaret Variety and Line Up Show, FringeWorld 2021.
Living legend, world-class entertainer returns with Broadway version of a five-star journey through Black music and his incredible life, with songs, tap dance, stories, comedy.
Exciting young Australian songstress Bonnie Thorn has generated great interest from music fans and producers impressed by her soulful interpretations of classic jazz and contempora…
A shameless ode to desolate puppy-love in all its mundane, absurdist glory, featuring toads, sperm-banks and carrots.
Circus for grown ups – a decadent blend of sensational acrobatics, operatic cabaret and twisted burlesque.
If you want to discover – or further explore – cabaret, you couldn’t do better than to start with Reuben Kaye.
Following their sell-out shows in Manchester and London So La Flair make their Edinburgh debut with their cabaret campaign against keeping up culture.
Europe’s largest burlesque extravaganza returns, brought to you by the legendary producers of the London Burlesque Festival, World Burlesque Games and more! Fringe sell-out show si…
Pushing the boundaries of the artform to the max for a late night Encore like no other.
Kate Butch, the Comic Sans of Drag, is back in Edinburgh.
Direct from their UK tour, Martin Mor and Logy Logan bring their unique brand of comedy and circus back to the Edinburgh Fringe.
An ode to every man who has belittled her, made her feel unsafe, objectified her, told her she can’t be funny, called her a slut, told her to smile more.
Winner of Best Weekly Award for Circus and Physical Theatre at Adelaide Fringe in 2020.
Join cult songstress Diane Chorley, and sidekick Milky, as they bring back their iconic 80s nightclub The Flick, where the dancing doesn’t stop, the band keeps playing and the Baby…
Science! Sex! Stand-up! Triple award-winning Irish comedian and scientist, Donal Vaughan has done stand-up for 10 years.
Boy, you’re an alien.
Ellie MacPherson is oddly obsessed with the Presidents of the United States.
Alternative comedy extravaganza from two bizarre characters! See The Daft Duo as their solo performance personas in this double-bill.
Formally the world’s greatest Tupperware Lady, Dixie’s show is an air-tight packed hour of fun, filth, and laughter.
An interactive late-night quiz for musical theatre queens.
Winner – Comics’ Choice Award, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2022: A new comedy and music concert from esteemed cabaret star Tina del Twist.
Multi award-winning comedian Dan Tiernan hosts a late stand-up comedy show like no other.
Meet Lady Clementine.
Warning: This show contains ninjas not magic.
Howl with the hounds and dance on the moors! Kate’s not there, but you are.
The baddest b!tch in the spirit world is back, the legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé! What better way to feel alive again than with a big throbbing res-erection? Ghouls just wan…
Funny and touching tribute to this much-loved national treasure.
They’ve let him indoors! Jim the Magician is an icon at the Pleasance Courtyard as their only resident close-up table magician.
Hosted by an over-the-top and flirtatious host, this show delivers a dazzling array of exciting and naughty dance cabaret entertainment with frolicsome performers indulging in mesm…
Star of Spitting Image (Britbox), Steph’s Packed Lunch (Channel 4) and with over 10 million views online, comedian Luke Kempner has found out he is to become a father, but can he b…
The only act to win the Edfest Bouquet (BouquetsBrickbatsReviews.
Explosive, gag-packed comedy from Leicester Comedy Festival Award nominees returning to the Fringe following their acclaimed 2021 run.
Sold-out run: Off-Broadway, Asylum NYC (2022).
Have you ever wondered how people in the past dealt with their periods? If Queen Victoria coasted* through her cramps? What if period dramas really were about.
Were the good old days really that good? Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be! Australian comic Grant Busé delivers an unforgettable, live music-fuelled deconstruction of our select…
It’s the Fringe.
Direct from London’s glittering West End, the boys are back with the songs and wit of those masters of mayhem and mirth: timeless musical comedy legends Flanders and Swann.
Why does time often feel so oppressive? And did it always have to be this way? Part history lesson, part cabaret show and part heart-rending personal quest, this theatrical, musica…
Our story is human, that of a company built on the road, created through encounters, personal tragedies and destinies.
A cabaret style one-man celebration at Lower Hall, Saint Stephens with the renowned musical entertainer Richard Lewis and cast members from Hamlet.
Britain’s favourite deadpan Frenchman presents poetry, songs and wry musings from fans’ suggestions during lockdown.
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.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Fantastic late-night mess-about with BlundaBus favourites Lucy Hopkins, Bob Slayer, Cammy Sinclair, Eilidh Hodgson and… more! The twinkliest idiots, witches and clowns.
A fabulous selection of outrageous queer performers from across the Fringe.
Myra is dead; long live Myra! Realising she stands to miss out on the most attention she’ll ever receive, the ‘acid-tongued and funny to the bone’ (Time Out) Myra brings forw…
A referential piece of immersive digital theatre set in a flat that’s been possessed – Poltergeist style – by the ghost of pop-cultural masculinities.
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.
Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be men!) send you soaring to spectacular diamante-dipped song and dance destin…
A national emergency is declared.
Come and join the Bohemians on a spectacularly colourful musical journey! We’ll be featuring songs from musical theatre and film, both old and new, which include In The Heights, Wi…
Musician and coach Jennifer Trijo invites you to be mindful as she serenades you with her own form of music therapy.
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…
Taking you back to the roaring 20s, The Easy Rollers is a seven-piece jazz band specialising in music from the speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era.
Magician and comedian extraordinaire, Tom Elliott makes his unmissable Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2020.
Following successful tours of Australia, the USA and the UK, English folk-acoustic duo Skinner and T’witch return to Edinburgh with a live show of original music.
Smokey Joe’s Cafe celebrates many of the greatest hits of the golden age of rock’n’roll in America.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Prohibition with flappers, gin fizz and a cabaret concert featuring lost speakeasy songs.
Great value lunchtime comedy compilation showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics.
The very best burlesque performers at the Fringe come together for more glamour and risqué late-night entertainment.
Guinness World Record-breaking NewsRevue is the longest-running live comedy on the planet.
Join lifelong friends, Annie and Angela, as they celebrate approaching forty, single and ready to mingle in a drag-infused musical comedy where you’re on the very special guest l…
Somehow, Tom Crosbie, the nerd’s nerd, never actually got a degree.
Get your glad rags on for festival favourite Jess Robinson – as she returns with her incredible live band and a brand-new show! Join the quadruple award winner for an hour of ele…
The semi-final of the 2019 Funny Women Awards.
‘One of the world’s great cabaret singers’ (Time Out) presents unique interpretations of Dylan and Brel alongside her own material.
It’s back, the show on the fringe of the Fringe! Come join us at the Fringe’s best up-and-coming venue for an unpredictable night of music, comedy, dance, magic, poetry and circus!…
Part show, part disco, all party! Electric live performances and three channels of music to choose from on your glowing headphones.
Curated by satirical parody-pop pun merchants The Iain Duncan Smiths, the Eurosceptic Song Contest is a Eurovision for Brexit that features intimate live performances from Borrisse…
Join us for a hedonistic hour of weird, funny and confusing entertainment direct from the seething capital of culture and queerness, Berlin.
Scott Walker was one of popular music’s most fascinating and elusive characters.
French-born Marianne has spent most of her adult life in the UK.
We highlight the Latin music elements, which were so important in films internationally, with European tangos, Balkan gypsy jazz and operetta alongside iconic Dietrich hits and new…
YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage.
People have much to hide.
Brand-new show from the award-winning, five-star Glaswegian chanteuse.
The Lashes are three queens on the run from Gaylead.
The lights are low.
An award-winning, one-woman science comedy-musical about the neuroscience of love and loneliness.
Coming off their sold out shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City and Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles, this concert version of Dahan and D’Angelo’s emotional and exp…
Satirical four-star solo show with original songs, topical stories and Jewish humour.
Join West End Producer as he auditions special guests for his Free Willy musical.
Why is it when we think of the piano it is always men at the forefront? ‘Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
Murder Ballads is adapted from the 1995 album of the same name by cult artist Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
UK’s No 1 swing band, The Jive Aces, present their biggest theatre show to date The Big Beat Revue! Also featuring Kara Lane, Lottie B and Grazia Bevilacqua, this show features t…
‘If it weren’t for music, I would’ve ended up in a life of crime.
The TAHP present their late-night sessions at the Argyle, featuring songs from Scotland and Canada, jazz classics and little-known gems.
Almost a concert, kind of a stand-up comedy show, maybe a musical, The Bald-Faced Truth is a thrilling collision of song and satire.
Rae Mac’s welcomes back cabaret diva Tricity Vogue for more ukulele fun.
Following a surprising (and culturally deeply unsettling) smash-hit, sell-out run at last year’s Fringe, this mind-bogglingly awful, disquietingly successful idea for a late-night …
Follow us down the rabbit hole to discover heroes and villains, witches and more in The Bohemians’ take on a classic theme.
Carole King, Amy Lee, Nina Simone, Judith Weir, Clara Schumann… Historically, it was believed women did not have the required strength to really play the piano and that it was no…
After a sell-out Fringe, Mawaan (BBC Three, Netflix) is back to shape a new bonkers show.
Join Monski Mouse and friends: Richard Crawley, Amy Gwilliam and cabaret superstar Dusty Limits for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked song, puppetry and fun for …
A cabaret with songs and stories about love, and loss of love (and cake crops up too).
Alternative Comedy It’s Downstairs! (ACID!) is Leeds’ infamous, illicit, alternative comedy night! Hosts Kenrick and Miller bring you the finest in late-night absurdity, with a…
Bugle Boys wowed crowds at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and are back for more this year.
‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic.
After sell-out shows last year with The Second Annual Black Comedy Showcase, we’re back once again and the third times a charm.
Stars of The Football Show on YahooSport, Jim and Dave perform a comedy show about the beautiful game.
An action-packed hour combining elements of storytelling, clown and cabaret, themed around coming-of-age sexual awakenings and queer adolescence.
Within a basement room of the Hanover Suite (Venue 119) is perhaps the best musical sketch comedy you will find this Fringe.
Cult hit Jollyboat (the ‘geeky flight of the conchords’) present their best comedy songs from 10 years on the Fringe.
How do you find love if you’re too ugly for Love Island? According to Nicola’s mother you contact the Daily Mail.
Fringe legends Jollyboat play their new comedy songs, following a sell-out national tour and the second JollyCon fan convention.
Time is ticking for Kate to have a baby.
The rock’n’roll diary of Marshall Stax.
Known for dusky vocals and biting wit, Edinburgh Fringe regular and award-winning performer Cat Loud sets her sights on the historically female-led sub genre of jazz.
The Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show is one of two similar events happening at this year's Edinburgh Fringe; both themed dinners based on the legendary iconic 1970s sitcom…
Back by popular demand, presenter and singer Michelle’s latest show, co-written with Bruce Devlin, tells the next instalment in the Glasgow-based life of a glittering global megast…
Global sensation Gingzilla – the award-winning, bearded belle of the Fringe’s most debaucherous ball – and the utterly iconic Late Night Lip Service are back! Featuring heart…
Andy Warhol’s paintings, JFK’s birthday song, NYC subway grate upskirt, the list goes on.
Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know).
I can guarantee that you aren’t ready for For Only An Hour, the brain- and body- and life- and love- child of dancer Phil Sanger.
Is the Fringe guide too wide and confusing? We understand.
Sublime tribute to George Michael and last year’s Fringe sell-out show returns.
Maggie Lalley’s one-woman musical comedy tells the true story of her demented stint as a teen witch.
Brace yourself for Liz Cotton: she is a comic songwriter unlike any other.
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…
It’s Twonkey’s tenth year on the Fringe and he’s here to celebrate with a show that may or may not be the most baffling yet.
Impressionist, comedian and singer Naomi brings to life all your favourite stars in her brand-new show.
For the first time in Fringe history, the absolute Best of Cabaret amalgamate for a late-night extravaganza of sultry songs, dance varieties, comedic displays and vivacious variety…
You’ll be forgiven if you’ve not heard of Luke Jermay before, but within the Magic and Mind Reading communities he is a well respected and accomplished performer, a prolific wr…
Sex Shells is a rampant and rambunctious hour of reverie, a camp cabaret that’s exceptionally remarkable in style.
A one-man variety mash-up of story, song and stupidity.
The best comedy and cabaret at the Fringe! Six sell-out years.
Award-winning Edinburgh favourite, Jess Robinson, returns with a brand new show and her fabulous live band.
Kate Lucas has been told she needs to sell herself more.
After a swift rise to fame with her Nobel-nominated book Diary of a Drag Queen, DENIM’s Crystal is back.
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.
Will the Fool ascend the tower to dwell in the chambers of the moon? Will the Hermit jump in a chariot and spin the wheel of fortune? You might discover the answers by checking out…
A contemporary twist on the phenomenon of the Ziegfeld Follies, serving up spectacular acts of cabaret, dance, comedy and more.
The legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé is lubed up to mystic it to you in this dragtastic séance! Enter the depths of the spirit world to see how far Séayoncé will go to get w…
Directly from the theatres of Amsterdam, this show brings you equal parts of comedy cabaret, variety show and musical extravaganza.
Len Blanco’s the modern man of your dreams: Woke.
What do you get when you blend the works of William Shakespeare, with an all singing and dancing musical extravaganza? You get the Elizabethan’s answer to Flight of the Conchords…
Drag sensation Glamrou battles to merge their queer identity and Islamic heritage.
What happens when two circus performers are sent to prison? They come up with a new Fringe show of course.
Never-before-seen nonsense on stage.
The Fringe’s favourite Frenchman returns for his tenth year with an exquisite new show and a live band to abuse.
Welcome to Pamela’s Palace.
A show about living, laughing, loving and losing your debit card five times in one year.
Kaye dazzles, a heady combination of eyelashes and rhinestones, a force to be reckoned with as he greets each of his guests on the way in and on the way out of his show.
If character comedy tickles your funny bone then look no further than An Audience With Yasmine Day at Pleasance Courtyard.
In the queue for Flanders and Swann, I was struck (but not entirely surprised) that the audience were of a higher age demographic than any of the other 250 or so Edinburgh Fringe s…
When you’re duelling with life – it’s the blows that make shows! Australian comic and ex-Neighbours star Grant Busé is set to satirically serenade Edinburgh with his ‘ingenious …
Trauma is never an easy thing to talk about.
See a selection of performers from the very best of this year’s Free Fringe Festival shows, in the big gala launch night, party and general great start to this year’s Edinburgh Fri…
Richard Shelton’s masterful show revealing the man behind the music returns following a sold out West End season.
Ginger Johnsons’ Happy Place playing at Pleasance Dome is undefinable in an utterly enjoyable way: It is a mash-up of Mr.
It’s hard to make a comedy about the murder of 45,000 women but Holly Morgan does just that, and then some.
‘Who are you?’ asked the Cheshire cat.
‘There’s no humour in having so many tumours’.
Born in a snow bank on the Manitoba/Nunavut border to a family of nomadic caribou hunters, Cree playwright, pianist and musician Tomson Highway has been called one of the most impo…
‘What you are about to witness, theydies and gentlethem, is a cabaret of truths.
Louisa Fitzhardinge’s magnum opus, Comma Sutra, promises to twang on the heartstrings of all us self-appointed vigilante protectors of the fundamental principles of the English L…
There are two sides to every story.
The Fringe of the Fringe is back! For the fourth year running, Edinburgh Festival Camping is hosting the show on The Fringe of the Fringe! An unpredictable night of performers from…
Brace yourself for an hour of ‘richly layered contemporary and Louisiana music’ (Herald) and thought-provoking spoken word in this straight-from-the-bayou cabaret theatre extravaga…
We’ve all been there, the shattering realisation that you’re not Adele.
Things Live! A variety cabaret of Dragtime’s most unusual and magical drag performances yet.
Step into the glamorous Roaring Twenties as the inimitable Hester and Ruby bring their speakeasy spirit to Edinburgh.
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
Returning for this their third annual evening of cabaret, the members of St Giles’ Cathedral Choir shirk their choir robes once more to perform a sparkling cocktail of (decidedly…
Direct from sell-out performances in London’s glittering West End, the Edinburgh phenomenon and absolute staple is back for an eleventh elephantine year! Tim and Jordan present t…
One hour, 26 sketches stretching chronologically through 26 letters of the alphabet.
Like a piano player in brothel or a chanteuse at an orgy, Sabrina Chap is the fallen woman of cabaret.
Die Gl’Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist.
Back once again for the renegade master.
The supernova of international cabaret and festival favourite, Sven Ratzke returns to Edinburgh in a spectacular embodiment of all that is fatal, peculiar and enigmatic in a man’s …
The UK’s number one jive and swing band, The Jive Aces are teaming up with the all-dancing, all-singing, all-tapping pinup darlings The Satin Dollz to bring you a swingin’ vintage …
Satirical and hilarious.
The UK’s number one Tommy Cooper tribute returns to the Fringe! Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius.
Laura Curnick and Jack Mosedale are Mother and this is their show.
Two one-off evenings, two all-star Canadian line-ups.
As a reviewer I'm fortunate enough to get free tickets to many shows.
Scotland’s sultry star returns to The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh’s live music hot spot, with a spellbinding hour of jazz classics and original songs.
Enjoy a feast of songs performed by (classically-trained) singer Heidi Innes and (Thomas Beecham Scholarship) pianist Nick Launert from Sondheim’s most beloved shows including A Li…
Poetry Bordello is a deliciously naughty blend of risqué spoken word and astounding burlesque performance brought to you by List Hot 100 performance poetry company – Poetry Circ…
The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable evening of musical theatre classics you will know and love.
A family-friendly mixed bag ranging from cabaret to comedy via spoken word and theatre.
Can you decide how you’re remembered? Would you want to? Would you leave a video behind just in case? Two people on stage.
A hand-picked selection of the best performers at the Fringe.
Returning with a brand-new kick-ass sequel, Queen’s bass guitar dances across sexual politics.
Wip It! A split hour of stand-up, storytelling, characters, raps and musical comedy.
It’s not the Fringe without Jollyboat! The cult hit, back for their ninth year.
Fringe legends Jollyboat play their new comedy songs, following a sell-out national tour and the first JollyCon fan convention.
After the success of the First Annual Black Comedy Showcase, we’re back – bigger, better and blacker.
Welcome to our open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, with a sumptuous cabaret vibe.
A new weekly event bringing together some of the Fringe’s most exciting artists for a mix of chat, comedy and performance.
Fresh from last year’s Bubbles and Martini sell-out hit, this show features the forever charming Michael Bublé tribute host Michael Bubbles in conversation, taking the audience …
Excitement! Drama! Romance! And… knitting? A scintillating cabaret, featuring the lost knitting songs of WWI and WWII from Canada, Britain, America and France.
Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel: two French musical icons.
We all have some evil in us: there is a Mr Hyde to our Dr Jekyll, a yin to our yang, a fig roll to our jaffa cake.
Five pop princesses celebrate the power of being yourself.
From the humid and dark recesses of Greenside Infirmary Street, a particularly fabulous member of the aristocracy takes us through a rollicking and camp-filled history of homosexua…
Those that made the cut – featuring some of the best circus acts on the Fringe.
Have we reached a point where Courtney Act needs no introduction? Beloved winner of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother and previous finalist on American juggernaut Ru Paul’s Dra…
Come along and enjoy a fantastic sing-along to the musical classics.
Sister Mary McArthur returns to the Fringe following her triumphant five-star show of 2017.
A man is murdered at a wedding but whodunnit? Three women have motive and means.
True to the show’s name, Richard Shelton gives us an intimate, raw glimpse into Frank Sinatra’s private life.
Typecasting and a theatre career drove our heroine to insanity.
Enjoy a showcase of the best comedy talent to kick-start your day with our hand-picked selection – and watch what you should be seeing more of from around the city.
This is a highly original one-man show – a combination of acoustic guitar and light-hearted verse touching subjects as diverse as vanity, marriage, safaris, demolition, ambition,…
The Le Monde Hotel cabaret show is at the forefront for discerning Fringe-goers and is a must-see of the festival! Relax in our luxurious Dirty Martini lounge, enjoy a cocktail or …
After last year’s sell-out show, Pete Sinclair returns with his cool crooners and a new mix of hits from The Great American Songbook: numbers like Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, S…
A Eurovision for Brexit, as conceived by the UK’s foremost IDS themed Smiths tribute band The Iain Duncan Smiths.
Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun.
UK rising comedy star Nicky Wilkinson returns to Edinburgh with her hotly anticipated new show, Happy: a fun-packed hour of stand-up, pies and party games.
Agenda Benders presents Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee.
As you enter the cavernous, tunnel-like venue, the scene is set with cool music playing, whilst the stage is strewn with various artistic accoutrements: an easel, paints, brushes a…
After a sell-out global pop tour that came to an earth-shattering finale in Edinburgh last year – Denim broke up.
New Zealand’s favourite showband return to the Fringe with the world premiere of a new work.
Phil Kay 2.
An anarchic, unprecedented and hilarious insight into the life of a stripper in London’s fast-changing cityscape.
A work-in-progress musical comedy show set in a library at the end of the world.
Fun and frenetic cabaret revue combining songs, sketches and observations in a hilarious celebration of the world’s biggest arts festival.
‘In my view, best new show at Leicester Comedy Festival’ (Tony Booth, Leicester Comedy Festival Judge).
London’s campest musical sketch comedy quartet is here to flame on your parade! Sex Shells is an explosion of original music, surreal sketches, wayward choreography and twisted rew…
In the resplendent surroundings of the Assembly Speigeltent, a pumping rendition of Cherry Bomb blasts out the promise of an hour of alternative grandeur.
One Venezuelan beauty queen goes on a radical journey of self-discovery as she prepares for the all-important Miss Universe competition.
Impressionist Naomi McDonald smashes down the doors to celebs’ dressing rooms, grabs them by the scruff of the neck and body slams them onto the stage.
Two actors play 25 characters in this Edinburgh and London hit transplanted to a specially created 1940s-style venue unique to this show, celebrating the 50th birthday of Croft and…
Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants.
Aussie globetrotting comedian-storyteller Frank Hadchiti and Italian surrealist entertainer Fico Fellini met one damp autumn night at a West Berlin comedy open mic night.
‘Do you believe in love.
Margo Lion, celebrated Weimar Berlin cabaret star and lover of Marlene Dietrich, is gripped by the decadence and debauchery of 1930s Berlin.
An outstanding singular performance by Peter Clements, that draws upon - yet uniquely embraces - the fine traditions of drag queen finesse, dark humour, sexual allure and celebrati…
The whole world is on edge.
After their multi award-winning debut at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, the hot gays are back.
After performing to sold out crowds in Toronto, Death Ray Cabaret returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with more fast-paced songs and break-neck banter.
The Rocky Horror Night at Frankenstein’s — now in its 17th year — is one of the staple nightlife experiences in Edinburgh.
Sex, sequins, and scintillating musical numbers are all brought to bear into writer/performer Peter Groom’s one man (Woman?) show about the life and times of the glamourous gay i…
Mawaan brings you a deeply personal and skilfully physical show about love, freedom and Missy Elliot.
Following four sell-out Fringe runs and marking 30 years of Section 28, the Iron Lady returns in her original 80s drag cabaret extravaganza! On the eve of a crucial vote, Maggie ge…
Parody on love, friendship and shoes.
Here is something special and unusual: the life and death of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke and heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, remixed into a cabaret history lecture b…
Frieda Love is a cabaret clown attempting to save the world through comedy song, dance and guerrilla burlesque.
You’ve never seen comedy like this before.
If you like your cabaret kick-ass, feminist, patriarchy-smashing and unabashedly consensual, do not miss Glittery Clittery Fringe Wives Club.
We need to talk about ‘the talk’.
A rip-roaring Edinburgh debut from a showbiz icon who lives to perform, and performs to live.
John-Luke Roberts is, for a certaint quotient, one of the staples of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Fresh from a year of touring around Australia and the East, Henry is back and has something to say.
What do you get when a Pole, a Turk and a Brit turn up at a funeral? A cabaret.
Morgan bursts on stage dressed in a costume which is a parody of both an angel and madonna - a white bedsheet with foil halo and neon traffic cone boobs.
We are the ones that fall between Gen-X and Gen-Y.
Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) is a one-woman science/comedy/music show.
Comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner and his multiple personalities host an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits.
Late Night features one-off takeovers from the best of the fest, cabarets stuffed to the gunnels with LOLs, and even a couple of token straight white comedy dudes! Weird, hilarious…
Join us exactly 50 years after the first TV broadcast of Croft and Perry’s classic sitcom to celebrate the show’s golden anniversary, as two actors play 25 characters in vintage ep…
Following more successful shows at festivals worldwide, the popular show returns with a revolving line-up of acts selected from the best comedians, cabaret acts, children’s ente…
A charismatic charmer and a smasher of pianos.
Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth (and final) Fringe year and raising their game with a one-off, full-length extra…
The final anarchic annual two-hour charity variety show celebrating the life and random irresponsibility of the godfather of British alternative comedy, filled with bizarre acts, e…
There are moments of brilliance in this one-person-variety-show, but Joan’s intriguing idea is let down by lack of critical editing.
Richard from The Carpenters used to be on top of the world looking down on creation, to the left of (and slightly behind) Karen.
Following sell-out UK shows and a recent stint at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, disability rights activist and actor Liz Carr (BBC’s Silent Witness) brings you her TED t…
Comedian, musician and award-winning actor Bill Larkin from Chicago performs songs at the piano that the Los Angeles Times call ‘bitingly satirical’.
The multi award-winning show about Joan of Arc returns! Performed by drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson, history’s greatest gender warrior takes the stage dragging up as the me…
It’s kicking off all over Europe: on our footy pitches as well as our borders.
Elaine Davidson is something of an Edinburgh icon.
It’s pop in a dazzling new costume.
The notorious space-pirate troubadours are back in orbit, bringing you a heady mix of story and song, leaving a trail of destruction and madness in their wake.
Spank’s big sister returns with sexier hosts and more awesome comedy and cabaret – don’t miss the ‘best wild night out’ (Scotland on Sunday).
Returning after their first immensely popular After Dark outing last year, the multi-talented Cathedral Choir singers return with another sparkling cocktail of decidedly non-sacred…
Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth – and final – year at the Fringe, previewing new material targeting Bolshevi…
‘Jaw-dropping entertainment from a modern day wizard’ ***** (Telegraph).
A theatrical twist on the traditional magic show, A Case of Wonders combines magic, comedy and special effects in its Edinburgh Fringe debut promising to be something out of the or…
In this blues-based reflection on the modern condition, these virtuosic musicians explore traditional topics of the blues (work, money and society) with a contemporary twist.
An evening of performance in the middle of the afternoon.
We’ll Meet Again, White Cliffs of Dover, There’ll Always be an England: Dame Vera Lynn’s nostalgic songs defined a generation.
Jungmann Productions brings the premiere of Piaf Remembered to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Vote alongside international talent scouts, relishing the excitement of seeing 2017’s hottest breakthrough stars in the making.
Philip Contini sings your favourite Neapolitan songs with his Be Happy Band live on stage.
(*A real-life quote from a real-life reviewer.
The Millennial generation goes by many names: Echo Boomers, Peter Pan and now, after the millennial star of the show, Jennaration Y.
World premiere! Award-winning entertainer, rhythm and blues legend, Brown takes classic renditions of the king of rock’n’roll, Chuck Berry, along with a dance and tap style befitti…
Legendary cabaret artists and arch dissectors of gender norms, Dive Queer Party are celebrating 70 years of the Edinburgh festivals (and 50 years since the decriminalisation of hom…
Returning from Australia after a successful Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2016, A Case of You is a poignant, imaginative and dynamic homage to one of the greatest songwriters of the Wo…
A midnight cabaret featuring “the wildest acts from across the Fringe” is setting itself up for some pretty high standards.
Songs you know and love presented by cabaret specialists Patrice and Richard, who have performed on the east coast in the US, Hawaii, Ireland and on cruise ships.
Unleash your inner queen! Via Shakespeare, Chekhov to RuPaul, a kickass theatre-cum-cabaret tour de force exploring sexual politics and identity, revealing how an exotic dancer bec…
A special stripped-down lineup of The Blueswater play an upbeat swampy set of blues songs decided in advance by fans on social media.
The year is 1987.
Suave, debonair and immaculately presented, Aaron Calvert has the audience entranced from the opening seconds of his new show, Awaken.
Single comedians from around the Fringe will try to laugh their way into your… hearts in this unique and fun-filled compilation cabaret show.
The Ruby Darlings are back for a limited run only, presenting Lil’ Darling’s solo show.
Steve McLean curates and introduces a revolving roster of some of the quirkiest acts from the comedy circuit and the funniest folk from cabaret land.
Who will risk their life tonight? A rotating bill of bang-up performers from all over the Fringe, hand-picked by your charming Russian hostess Shantisha, the only belly dancing com…
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 …
Lady Carol, doyenne of cabaret and comedy ukulele songs for over ten years has reinvented herself and now she’s just Carol Cates.
In a world of fake tan, false eyelashes and Instagram filters, Honestly strips back the bullshit, intimately exploring feminism in the 21st century.
Now in its tenth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
Becky Rimmer, along with her father and mother, Mervyn and Gaye Rimmer, invite you to join them in the celebration of Becky’s Bat Mitzvah! Gaye asks that any young boys coming to t…
A cabaret with the best performance Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Morocco and Scotland have to offer! Come relax with the best drama, comedy, dance, music and otherness from the Arab Wo…
Megan was looking forward to her hot date with a doctor.
The perfect appetiser for your early evening on the Fringe.
Ding dong the witch is back! Multi award-winning Fringe sensation Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho returns with the most fabulous game show of all! Join the Iron Lady for songs, gam…
Denim, a drag Haus come girl band, are on tour and they’ve finally reached Wembley Arena (actually, the Belly Laugh at Underbelly).
One year late, because he got the maths wrong, Ivan celebrates 11 years actually on the Fringe with guest appearances from other creations of Tom Binns, who have recently featured …
A single red lamp shade hangs above the stage in Assembly’s Spiegeltent Palais Du Variete.
Sibling duo Otto & Astrid have abandoned their punk roots in search of commercial success.
A vibrational revolution of being, channeled by a goddess.
Modern Maori Quartet are a good-looking, suave, contemporary Maori showband in the vein of forebears such as the Hi-Marks, Maori Volcanics Showband, Dalvanius and the Fascinations,…
If I were to condense this review into a single word, it would unfortunately have to be the title.
A high-octane hour of stand-up, clowning and music.
Grab a morning coffee and start your (Fringe) day with a life-changing symposium (terms and conditions apply).
Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme, for Fringe participants.
From a hit season at Adelaide Fringe, Danny Condon finds a grey area between art and science and lifts the lid on some hilarious family dynamics.
Death Ray Cabaret is the apocalyptic musical comedy show from Second City veterans Kevin Matviw and Jordan Armstrong.
Award-nominated Scottish comedian Chris Henry brings his raw and hilarious show about travelling our ludicrous world to the festival.
The Asylum is a fully immersive three hours of theatrical entertainment with two sets of cabaret followed by DJ Loopy in the bar, playing the most bizarre tracks he can find.
Twonkey is lost in the jungle.
High-energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist.
Loo Roll is a comedy sketch show about a woman who’s been left in a giant green bin.
There is a woman sprawled across the keys of a grand piano.
This is the show we’ve been waiting for.
Patti Plinko returns with her dark and erotic songs inspired from Virginia Woolf, Joan of Arc to the whore houses of Paris.
You are cordially invited to The House of Pigs.
Entertainment combined harvester Charlie Baker (Harry Hill’s Teatime Sky 1, O2 Comedy Gala Channel 4, EastEnders) sings his nostalgic love letter to pop music of the 80s, 90s and …
The Iconoclasts is a perfect example of why one should never go into a show with any expectations.
Strap in tight to the most rad, bizarre, awe-inspiring comedy and alt-performance rollercoaster at the Fringe! We’re back for our third year with one-off takeovers from your favo…
Adele is Younger Than Us is a hilarious, down to earth comedy about the everyday struggles that ‘normal’ girls face.
Created through a series of devised rituals performed every month during the dark moon (when the moon is black against the sky) for three months, this show is part lecture, part si…
Comedy Cabaret hosted by ‘supremely talented comic’ (Time Out) Abigail Burdess and her glamorous assistant Dave! Abigail wrote for the BAFTA-winning That Mitchell and Webb Look and…
An unmissable traditional Scottish show and dinner.
With comedy, cabaret and fun for all the family to enjoy, the Huggers show returns to Edinburgh.
Come along and journey through the rabbit hole on this exciting adventure! Our special closing party presents the final Edinburgh fringe performance of the one-hour spectacular Ali…
It’s the annual two-hour charity variety show filled with bizarre acts and very alternative comedy which includes the presentation of three annual Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards.
Warning: This show contains ninjas, not magic.
Kat Bond (BBC Radio 4, BBC Three, Channel 4) and, let’s throw it out there, Call the Midwife, brings Pat and her characters to Edinburgh.
Enjoy an afternoon with Liza in an expertly pruned show about flowers, gardens and all things green! From Tip Toe Through The Tulips to Neil Diamond’s You Don’t Bring Me Flower…
Simon Munnery marks his 30th year of Fringe shows with an unmissable, one-off gala.
It is time, after 2000 years, for the resurrection – the one and only, our beloved Jesus.
Bowie as you’ve never heard him before… Former NME Male Vocalist of the Year Oliver Darley brings his own inimitable style to the music of this iconic artist.
Experience the multi-talented Cathedral Choir singers as you’ve never heard them before in this decidedly non-sacred cabaret programme.
Put your drinks down and your hands together, all the way from Domremy in France (via Soho and 600 years) it’s JOAN! An earthy story of courage, conviction, hope, survival and love…
Wicked topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the eighth year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and pre…
From the team behind Edinburgh Fringe hit and West End sell-out show The Rat Pack Stand-up Comedy, a series of distinct and inspiring performances from top comedians – a brand ne…
Breezing in as part of the Made In Adelaide initiative after a sold out run there, I had high expectations of this presentation.
The songs and wit of those masters of mayhem, mirth and Madeira – timeless comedy legends, Flanders and Swann.
This is a true story.
A fun-packed hour for little monsters with lots of spooky goings-on. Dance along with Dr Frankenstein and his creations in his dungeon laboratory.
For one special night only, F&M return with their new angry-funny-sexy show.
How lucky can an audience be? More Dean Martin songs and stories with Philip Contini and his Be Happy Band live on stage with a cracking show after a delicious three-course dinner.
‘Irish stew for the soul’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).
The Funny Women Awards have left a massive impression on the UK comedy map, with previous winners and finalists including Bridget Christie, Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan, Kerry Godli…
Named after New Orleans’ historic red-light district, The Blueswater is proud to present the dirtiest, raunchiest, and most violent blues songs ever written.
Award-winning chanteuse, Christine Bovill has built her reputation on the massively successful sell-out show, Piaf.
Classically-trained Canadian singer Melanie Gall presents this one hour recital of the music of legendary Francophone singers Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel, with songs presented them…
Will the guys be out of bed in time for their lunchtime show? You bet they will.
After his sell-out show at Le Crazy Coqs in Piccadilly London, Gary celebrates Mathis and his enduring legacy of beautiful music such as Misty, A Certain Smile and When a Child is …
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 Cummin…
With a complimentary cocktail on arrival, catch the very best of the Fringe with a hand-picked selection of this year’s top performers.
Ian Saville has just become the President of the Magic Square; his election is a surprise, and proves divisive to every faction of the magic society.
Bringing together comedy, cabaret, music and more from across the Fringe, CabFab is the festival’s new weekend party.
More stand-up and off the wall characters from the circuit’s fourth shortest comic.
Comedy with the blues – risible recollections of festivals, musicians, stolen instruments and the influence of morris dancing.
Welcome to our open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, all with a sumptuous cabaret vibe.
The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina.
Where a show like Mind Games has to shine is in the mind reading and Aaron Calvert has chosen some lovely tricks that suitably stun the participants onstage and the audience alike.
Satirical and hilarious deadpan humourist Naomi Paul returns to the Fringe with her quirky four-star one-woman show Price (still) Includes Biscuits.
Ross Leadbeater is an alumnus of the all-male Welsh choir Only Men Aloud!, who won the 2008 television show Last Choir Standing.
Assembly’s Supper Club is up against the big, flashy late night circus revues and cabaret shows and sets out to compete with these by presenting many of the very best guest acts …
Leo Kearse, in his guise as Pun-Man, has a simple mission: to save the world of comedy from banal observational stand-up and self-righteous, long-winded anecdotes.
It’s possible you’ve seen the likeness of ‘Big’ Mike Geier’s character Puddles before.
In a tiny room at Sweet Grassmarket a man has placed a wide array of props, toys, figurines, dolls and detritus in an apparently haphazard way.
Unique comedy double act Brian and Krysstal return to the Fringe.
Keir McAllister’s Gran Slam begins with a stand-up gig.
The word “fabulous” is defined as being extraordinary and wonderful, and having no basis in reality.
Back by popular demand, presenter and singer Michelle’s brand new show, co-written with Bruce Devlin, tells the next instalment in the Glasgow based life of a glittering global m…
Too often Joan of Arc is depicted as a very quiet, very pure young woman who keeps her gaze firmly on her feet or to the Heavens: not very fun at all.
2016’s been a bit of a bumpy year to say the least so, it was only a matter of time before we started receiving advice from extra-terrestrials.
Classic late show Festival comedy fare.
Join JoJo Bellini for a hilarious show filled with fun, food and the songs of Tom Jones.
I imagine Camille O’Sullivan has been called an Irish Chanteuse in reviews more times that you’ve had a flyer thrust at you on the Mile.
For a drag queen, Scarlet SoHandsome is a real sweetie.
Spend an intimate evening of insightful and intelligent comedy with this British doctor.
Surreal clowning from a scary, sexy Basque-Spanish diva.
Ding dong, the witch isn’t dead! And this time it’s definitely cause for celebration! After her previous success as an ‘international cabaret superstar’ Maggie is back in b…
The title song, by Cole Porter, makes an appearance part way through the second half of this narrativised collection of numbers, and really speaks of the character’s ultimate sta…
Gender Spanner is a joyous and empowering hour of cabaret, burlesque and labels that just don’t stick.
Laurie Black taunts the gods of bad luck in her first ever show at the Fringe.
Award-winning, fast-moving comedy show from London, featuring Geoff Cotton and special guest Fiona Barclay.
Jennifer Kingwell has a voice like whisky liqueur and a talent on the piano to rival her own hero, Tom Waits.
There’s a lot to be said for injecting a bit of funk into one of Shakespeare’s many classics, particularly when a new twist comes along that hasn’t been seen before.
I have binge-watched six series of RuPaul’s Drag Race on Netflix and I love drag queens.
Adam Kay sits at a grand piano and sings ‘bracingly intelligent, enormously funny songs’ (Times) in the key of A minor.
Norma’s forced to hold her inaugural Keep Out of My Box meeting at work, a tiny box office, because staffing’s tight with the Fringe! Direct from New Zealand, Torum Heng delights i…
Has performed to sold out audiences around the country to rave reviews.
A celebration of sex through song! Using his unique brand of satirical striptease stand-up, let Australian musical comedian Grant Busé take you on a joyous taboo-tackling explorat…
With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a gang of tragically charming misfits.
Are you crippled by student debt? Working an unpaid internship? Trying to find prince charming on Tinder? Welcome to the life of a modern day twenty-something! Join Katie for a new…
Enjoy a dazzling performance of everyone’s favourite musical theatre songs with twists, themes and special guests ensuring every show is unique.
This decidedly chaotic event includes some of Edinburgh’s best performance artists, with all entertainment at fifteen minutes or less.
This is a show that anyone who has ever been single – and that means everyone – needs to see.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues across the city: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.
This Edinburgh Festival phenomena, born in 2003, keeps on giving.
We’ve all been there – the shattering realisation that you are not Adele.
Get down to Frankenstein every Wednesday for a Rocky Horror Night you’ll never forget! Come up to the lab and see what’s on the slab as Brad, Janet and Dr Frank-N-Furter give i…
Serge Gainsbourg in sequins brandishing a flick-knife; Duane Eddy brawling on with the Shangri-Las; Connie Francis fresh from juvy hall with only vengeance on her mind.
Historic 17th-century Prestonfield House, adjacent to Royal Holyrood Park, is the spectacular setting for the Famous Taste of Scotland Cabaret Dinner Show.
A 90-minute bingo hall bonanza of cringey comedy and songs.
Back after a year off, Die Roten Punkte take the helm of this fundraiser for Macmillan.
Anarchic annual two-hour charity show celebrating the late Godfather of Alternative Comedy.
Margaret Thatcher truly is the Queen of Soho.
Musical comedy troubadours I am, I am are back for one night only.
The Spooky Men’s Chorale, from the Blue Mountains in Australia, employ a devastating combination of immaculate musical sensibilities, cavernous vocal chords and extreme silliness t…
‘Cracking good songs in the style of Brecht, Bowie, Bernelle and Brel’ (Tony Clayton-Lea, Irish Times), describes the music of Dubliner Jody Trehy, (writer of Eejit of Love) wh…
Stand By Your Man: True Crime Cabaret presents chilling, thrilling true stories of regular women with one thing in common: they all fell in love with serial killers.
For a third year Edinburgh singer/songwriter Fiona J Thom brings the Lost Head Band together to perform her songs influenced by the songwriting traditions of the American Songbook,…
Instant Sunshine is a unique musical comedy team that has been entertaining audiences for years with their particular blend of humorous, witty songs and hilarious routines.
Wicked, topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the seventh year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and p…
In this exciting collaboration, award-winning vocalist and performer, Jungr, and Grammy and Emmy Award winner McDaniel investigate The Beatles; celebrating Paul, John, George and R…
The UK’s number one jive and swing band return for four nights with an electrifying new show.
For one night only! A decade of jaw-dropping vocals, sensational song interpretations and sparkly gowns from cabaret superstar Ali McGregor.
Scott Mills and Huw Stephens present Radio 1’s Fun and Filth Cabaret.
Let Philip Contini take you back to Sorrento for songs, stories, sunshine, romance, Neapolitan food and wine.
Spanktacular returns for an incredible 12th year with sexy hosts, awesome comedians and the inevitable gratuitous nudity.
After five years, Susanna Macdonald (The Marvellous Mrs Mulvihill), returns to the Fringe with her unique brand of manic musical mishaps for two nights only.
A cheeky dollop of late night variety, hosted by the witty and playful ukulele strumming, close harmony singing trio – The Martini Encounter.
What do Shania Twain, David Copperfield and Penn & Teller have in common? They’ve all had Breakfast at Piffany’s, and this year you can too.
Edinburgh 2013/14 sell-out hit and Time Out Critics’ Choice 2014 returns for a limited run.
Frank N Furter and the gang are back for the 14th year of Rocky Horror themed fishnet fun and frolics at the one and only world famous Frankenstein! So Dammit Janet! Dress to impre…
There’s niche and then there’s the niche of the niche.
The ‘Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) returns to Edinburgh for five nights only, performing the mesmeric, passionate and poetic songs of Jacques Brel – master of emotional storytel…
Surreal clown, singer and Phil Kay collaborator Cammy Sinclair (38yrs) accidentally took his son Robin (3yrs) to a gig.
For the first time, Die Roten Punkte’s Otto and Astrid bring their late night cult hit to Edinburgh! A ganz-toll line-up of musical comedy, variety and party game madness from Berl…
Harvey Nichols Forth Floor is excited to see the return of Fest on Forth, the very best of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Spank returns for an incredible 12th year with sexy hosts, awesome comedians and inevitable gratuitous nudity.
Acclaimed cabaret singer Bremner Duthie and a swinging band led by pianist David Patrick celebrate the dark, decadent and always lovely music of Kurt Weill.
Late-night lunchtime show! Join The Euromen in their hangover cabaret from the night before.
Straight from London’s comedy and cabaret circuit: Harry Scott-Moncrieff, Faye Treacy, Steve Mclean and Oh Standfast return following their hit run of 2014 (Daily Mirror, Pick of t…
Moribund: a show about death and the afterlife that fails to get a rise out of the audience.
World-touring comedy rock stars Jollyboat get fangirly over Game of Thrones, Star Wars, role-playing and of course, pirates.
Join Jim and Miranda for an hour of jokes, songs and good old-fashioned entertainment with their own brand of friendly silliness.
Seymour Stiffs, The Undertaker, invites you into his chapel of unrest.
A feast of classic jazz and blues flavoured with iconic jazz-femme legends including Ella, Billie, Sarah, Bessie, Peggy, Eartha, highlighted by acclaimed, internationally touring B…
Limbo is a pretty hot ticket this fringe.
Scottish BAFTA nominated character comedian Katia Kvinge (as seen on BBC, MTV and Channel 4) hits Edinburgh with her fast-paced, one-woman, multi-character, debut hour comedy show!…
Despite the exceptional charm of host Bruce Devlin, the acts for Cabaret at Le Monde tonight lack conviction; performers having seemingly little motive other than to plug their own…
Hailing from the rolling hills of Devon, The Bluebelles are Exeter University’s finest female a cappella group.
Ludwig van Beethoven has written operas, sonatas, and symphonies.
From Rope to Psycho, Hitch by the Mary Bijou Circus Theatre Company covers all the famous Hitchcock thrillers plus at least one you may not know, as admitted to by a sheepish audie…
Trudelight knows the Fringe inside out.
It is difficult to know where to start with Violet Fox’s autobiographical show about her fraught relationship with her mother – I’ll take a note from her and start at the beg…
A must-see cocktail of the best in sensational cabaret, comedy, burlesque and musical entertainment.
Back due to popular demand, multi award-winning comedian Javier Jarquin returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Card Ninja, a riotous and dazzling display of comedy and card …
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…
Annie walks, talks, sings and dazzles! A Highland lass returning home with Aussie bassist John Wilson, The Inimitable Victor Brox on keys, a grab bag of West Coast Oz experiences a…
Every night at quarter to one, we will be bringing the best Irish (and a strictly limited number of) UK and International comedians who will perform the highlights of their solo sh…
The popular worldwide hit show returns with another revolving line-up of the best comedians, musical acts, magicians and children’s entertainers for all the family to enjoy toget…
Lance Jonathan (Peter Michael Marino) has had enough of sitting around as understudy on his dads’ ship the S.
Fringe sensation, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, returns after 2014’s total sell-out run (and at London’s Leicester Square Theatre) in the drag comedy musical extravaganza like…
With her bright red hair and black-lined eyes, Penny Arcade looks like some sort of cartoon superhero – and she has the commanding stage presence you’d expect of one too.
A fast-moving, award-winning comedy show featuring original songs, sketches, satire, stand-up and a caption competition to win an excellent bottle of wine.
Have you ever been surprised to receive a phonecall from a friend that you were just thinking about? How many times have you felt so in tune with a person that you knew what they w…
The murderous hostesses, Hope and Gloria return for their third year of high end filth and games.
The hottest ticket of the Fringe is back! Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati.
After their successful debut last year, Dyer and Whitney are back with more of their unique, original and hilarious character comedy sketches and songs! This new duo sold out at Le…
MCs Hjalmar Tjan and Benji Waterstones welcome you to Clown Town, as they host a daily variety show review of top national and international stand-up comedy.
If life gives you lemons you stuff them in a German’s face and make a joke about sauerkraut.
Originally a one-act play consisting of five scenes, The International Stud premiered Off-Off-Broadway in 1978 and later became the first part of Harvey Fierstein’s landmark work, …
When death looks you in the eye, whom do you turn to? Your psychologist? God? Or Lance Armstrong? Reflecting on Daniel’s real life (and almost death) experiences, The Orchid and th…
Bill shows (where the show is made up of several guest acts) can be a mixed bag especially when the format is to showcase one venue’s acts from across their programme.
“Gospel is the music of the soul” says Apphia Campbell midway through her romp into the music of Nina Simone.
Le Gateau Chocolat is an experienced and highly talented performer, with several successful cabaret shows under his belt.
Brand new stories-in-song from this award-winning master songwriter.
This fast-paced piece of Wild West-inspired physical theatre is an innovative and extremely entertaining romp, including gorgeous girls in voluminous outfits and suave men with ela…
Punch and Judy has been a long running stalwart of beachside entertainment for the whole family – but whatever you do, don’t bring the kids to this live-action adaptation.
Some people know exactly what to say, exactly what to think and exactly how to behave.
In this solo show, Wild Card Kitty presents a compendium of character comedy based chicanery, transforming into different artistes from around the globe showing off their special s…
Ali McGregor returns with her award-winning hour of jazzy beats and trashy pop-treats that will get your kids singing, twisting and dancing.
A Vampirissimo cabaret packed with swinging satirical popular songs, jumping live band and spectacular dancing.
At the start of her show Katia Kvinge explains the combination of cultures which has helped make her the person she is today.
Reviews have to be written in the context of the cost of the ticket, and while Amy Howerska’s debut stand-up hour is by no means bad per se, it never quite rises to a level high …
Lisa Gornick’s Live Drawing Show opens with an interesting and inventive premise: using the aid of drawing in real time to tell a story.
2015 sees the long-awaited release of the second volume of Country music legend Tina C’s biography, Complete and Utter Country.
Jess Robinson is a first class mimic.
Join us as we celebrate and launch our 35th Festival Fringe season. Come along for a sneak peek of some of the biggest and most exciting shows we have on offer. Always a sell-out.
If The Shuffle Show is anything to go by, life behind the Genius Bar requires a very specific skill-set.
Join Diane, former owner of 80s Essex nightclub The Flick, and her band, The Buffet, for a showbiz, late-night musical spectacular, with comic tales of her troubled and infamous pa…
A really specific, niche or academic inspiration for a show, adapted in a completely unexpected style that still absolutely suits the material with high levels of audience interact…
Tom Binns has a huge reputation to protect.
Sparrow-Folk are Catherine Crowley and Juliet Moody - a female comedy duo who hail from Canberra, Australia.
Yve Blake is fascinated by the lies we tell and has even gone so far as to set up a website where you can anonymously reveal the various untruths you’ve told.
With over two million subscribers to his YouTube channel and fifty two million views and counting for his first Disney parody video After Ever After, Jon Cozart is something of a s…
Wonders at Dusk is not just a magic show; it is a magical experience.
Everyone has that one persistently irritating friend.
Amelia Ryan is accustomed to accidents, inclined to insult, prone to gaffs, whoopsies, and boobies.
An unmissable evening of traditional Scottish music and performance.
Deja Vu, according to a very quick Google search I just did, means ‘a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.
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