The Popess: Instructions for Freedom

The Popess: Instructions for Freedom

Italy, 13th Century: The Guglielmites heretical sect is causing havoc in Milan. 

Dame Maureen Lipman In Conversation With Biggins

Dame Maureen Lipman In Conversation With Biggins

Maureen Lipman is a prolific British actress, comedian, columnist and writer. 

Two Mums

Two Mums

After years of unsuccessful attempts to get pregnant, Lucinda is at the end of her tether. 

Hayley Mills In Conversation With Biggins

Hayley Mills In Conversation With Biggins

Talking with Christopher Biggins, Hayley takes us back in time to a bygone era, charting a journey from her carefree childhood innocence in post-war Britain, growing up in the shad… 

Su Pollard In Conversation With Biggins

Su Pollard In Conversation With Biggins

This year, to celebrate, Su is setting off on a major tour across the UK with an all-new one-woman show ‘Su Pollard: Still Fully Charged’ which will bring a national treasure face-… 

EIFF: Experimental Shorts

EIFF: Experimental Shorts

Ten works that explore photochemical film’s astonishing capacity to operate as a mirror for memory: invoking, reflecting and distorting moments and experiences by turn resonant, … 

EIFF: Between the Temples

EIFF: Between the Temples

A cantor undergoing a crisis of faith runs into his high school music teacher who is intent on having a late life Bat Mitzvah in this sweet, melancholic comedy. 

EIFF: Alien: Romulus

EIFF: Alien: Romulus

Whilst exploring a derelict space station a hapless group of young people encounter the most terrifying life force in the universe in a spectacular new entry in the iconic Alien fr… 

EIFF: Competition Shorts

EIFF: Competition Shorts

A bold short film programme highlighting pioneering work from Scotland and beyond. 

EIFF: Lilies Not for Me

EIFF: Lilies Not for Me

An intricately constructed, lyrical and heart-breaking film about two young men wrestling with their sexuality in the repressive English society of the 1920s. 

EIFF: Timestalker

EIFF: Timestalker

Alice Lowe’s vibrant second feature offers a playful take on the romantic comedy with a reincarnation twist. 

EIFF: smiles and kisses you

EIFF: smiles and kisses you

An insightful and moving documentary about a thirty-something man and his relationship with the life-size AI doll he lives with, who is animated through an app. 

EIFF: Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust

EIFF: Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust

A radical new animated vision of a dystopian future probes our fears about social control and liberation. 

EIFF: Blue Sun Palace

EIFF: Blue Sun Palace

A beautiful rumination on absence, grief and the human need for connection. 

EIFF: The Mountain Within Me

EIFF: The Mountain Within Me

This emotional and inspiring documentary details the road to recovery for rugby player Ed Jackson after an almost fatal spinal cord injury. 

EIFF: Armand

EIFF: Armand

A tightly wound and exhilarating drama that examines the assumptions that adults make whilst trying to uncover the truth. 

EIFF: All the Mountains Give

EIFF: All the Mountains Give

A powerful account of the Kolbari covert goods traden between the Kurdish cities and towns of Iran and borders of Iraq. 

EIFF: The Outrun

EIFF: The Outrun

A vivid and unflinching adaptation of Amy Liptrot’s wrenching personal memoir of addiction, powered by an extraordinary central performance from Saoirse Ronan. 

EIFF: The Radleys

EIFF: The Radleys

Bloodthirsty, dark comedy about a suppressed family of vampires, adapted from Matt Haig’s (The Midnight Library) titular novel by Jo Brand and Talitha Stevenson. 

EIFF: Sunray: Fallen Soldier

EIFF: Sunray: Fallen Soldier

An adrenaline-fuelled thriller that explores the true power of revenge. 

EIFF: Animation Shorts

EIFF: Animation Shorts

Animations to arouse the senses. 

EIFF: A Shrine

EIFF: A Shrine

A middle-aged man builds a mobile religious shrine to make money in this darkly funny and moving exploration of consequences. 

EIFF: My Favourite Cake (Keyke Mahboobe Man)

EIFF: My Favourite Cake (Keyke Mahboobe Man)

A profoundly moving meditation on ageing, loneliness and love in unexpected places. 

EIFF: To Kill a Wolf

EIFF: To Kill a Wolf

A modern re-imagining of classic fable Little Red Riding Hood, this tightly calibrated film explores trauma, grief and redemption in a dangerous world. 

EIFF: King Baby

EIFF: King Baby

A surreal comedy about serving others, arrogance and the slippery nature of power. 

EIFF: Thelma Schoonmaker Presents: I Know Where I'm Going!

EIFF: Thelma Schoonmaker Presents: I Know Where I'm Going!

We welcome iconic editor Thelma Schoonmaker to The Cameo to deliver an extended intro to Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1945 romantic masterpiece. 

EIFF: The Substance

EIFF: The Substance

A Hollywood superstar facing the ageism and sexism of an industry that is swiftly forgetting her is faced with an intriguing proposition in this wild satire. 

EIFF: And Mrs

EIFF: And Mrs

A funny, touching exploration of fidelity, strength and the lengths we go to honour our commitments. 

EIFF: Lollipop

EIFF: Lollipop

A stirring and powerful film about a young mother, recently released from prison and desperate to maintain custody of her two young children. 

EIFF: Sunlight

EIFF: Sunlight

A darkly comedic, subversive and uniquely realised road trip film about a monkey, a man and a dead man’s watch. 

EIFF: Bogancloch

EIFF: Bogancloch

A solitary soul in the Scottish wilderness is observed living a life that is harmonious and beautiful. 

EIFF: Fugue (Fuga)

EIFF: Fugue (Fuga)

A richly poetic and moving film about a young person journeying to bury their lover in the heart of the Peruvian jungle. 

EIFF: Oddity

EIFF: Oddity

In the wake of the brutal murder of her sister, a blind medium is determined to find the killer in this truly scary haunted house horror. 

EIFF: Xibalba Monster (Monstruo de Xibalba)

EIFF: Xibalba Monster (Monstruo de Xibalba)

A delicate portrait of a young Mexican boy who wants to know what happens when we die. 

EIFF: Sing Sing

EIFF: Sing Sing

With a career best performance from Colman Domingo, Sing Sing is a poignant drama that unfolds within the walls of the notorious prison in upstate New York. 

EIFF: A New Kind of Wilderness

EIFF: A New Kind of Wilderness

An intimate portrait of family bonds, rural life and the importance of human connection in the survival from grief. 

EIFF: Acting

EIFF: Acting

An immersive documentary from acclaimed director Sophie Fiennes, looking behind the scenes of the acting process, from voice exercises to text analysis and the thrills of performan… 

EIFF: Birdeater

EIFF: Birdeater

A gripping feature debut from co-directors Jim Weir and Jack Clark that provides a worthy revival and addition to the Australian horror tradition. 

Spies Are Forever

Spies Are Forever

The Tin Can Bros present Spies Are Forever in Concert At The Gillian Lynne this September. 

Elizabeth I: In Her Own Words

Elizabeth I: In Her Own Words

Intrigue. 

Neil Delamere: Achilles Neil

Neil Delamere: Achilles Neil

Fresh from sell out shows at The SSE Belfast Arena and Vicar Street Dublin our comedy hero is back on the road with a brand new epic standup show. 

Liz Bains: Dubai Dilemma

Liz Bains: Dubai Dilemma

Funny Women Awards 2023 One to Watch. 

Deniz Goktas: Direct from Istanbul

Deniz Goktas: Direct from Istanbul

With his successful column he occupied in the Uykusuz Comics Magazine and his critically acclaimed podcast series Deniz Göktas’a Ayiracak Vaktim Yok’ (eng. 

Rich Hardisty: POP (Work in Progress)

Rich Hardisty: POP (Work in Progress)

In 2011 Rich came out of a psychiatric ward, put on a backpack and flew to America to try and find the biological father he’d never met. 

Trashed

Trashed

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. 

Cirque du Soleil - Corteo

Cirque du Soleil - Corteo

To celebrate 40 years of dreaming the impossible, Cirque du Soleil return to the Royal Albert Hall in January 2025, with their most joyous and jubilant show, Corteo. 

HATCHED! A New Audio Musical

HATCHED! A New Audio Musical

A new girl-power musical for all the family (7+), recorded by a West End cast! Join Fallon & friends on the mythical island of Rakka, as they fight for equality & female empowermen… 

Tonikaku Comedy Show supported by meiji Chocorooms

Tonikaku Comedy Show supported by meiji Chocorooms

This is a comedy show by the Japanese comedian "TONIKAKU," who made it to the finals of competed in Britain's Got Talent in 2023. 

Mike Rice: Work in Progress

Mike Rice: Work in Progress

Mike Rice works on new material, touching subjects as sensitive as Gods Plan, Taylor Swift and the crows of Ireland. 

Colman Hayes: Should I Keep Going? (WIP)

Colman Hayes: Should I Keep Going? (WIP)

Comedian Colman Hayes questions everything. How did he get here? What happened? Should he keep going? Is this even comedy? The decision lies in the hands of the audience. 

Anna Soden: It Comes Out Your Bum (WIP)

Anna Soden: It Comes Out Your Bum (WIP)

Girls aren’t allowed to talk about poo. 

Scott McPherson: A Fine Line Work in Progress

Scott McPherson: A Fine Line Work in Progress

Scott is a teetotal comedian from Glasgow, whose comedy and life is shaped by his porridge, smoothie and exercise addictions. 

Love Is...

Love Is...

Rom-coms are strange things. 

0 Plans: A Crowd Work and Improvised Stand-up Comedy Show

0 Plans: A Crowd Work and Improvised Stand-up Comedy Show

A crowd-work and improvised stand-up comedy show with zero plans. 

Woo Woo – A Sketch Comedy Show

Woo Woo – A Sketch Comedy Show

Woo Woo – a derogatory term used in relation to those with unconventional beliefs that are outlandishly mystical, supernatural or unscientific. 

Jen Kirwin: How to Raise a Narcissist

Jen Kirwin: How to Raise a Narcissist

It’s weird living with someone who looks just like you, but hates you more than you hate yourself. 

The Improverts

The Improverts

The Fringe’s longest running improvised comedy group returns to its home at Bedlam Theatre for it’s 35th year! Performing (almost) every night of the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe… 

Red Richardson: Tour Warm-Up

Red Richardson: Tour Warm-Up

Red Richardson is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer and actor and is regarded as one of the most-exciting new faces in comedy. 

Wet Feet

Wet Feet

Wet Feet tells the story of an encounter between two men in a gay sauna that lasts longer than your typical steamy dalliance. 

Dru Cripps: Druniversal Credit

Dru Cripps: Druniversal Credit

Award-winning, ‘sensational’ **** (Time Out), unemployed clown Dru Cripps is back inside a tent after last year’s sold-out run. 

1 Irish, 1 English: Evenings

1 Irish, 1 English: Evenings

Join us at 20:15 for a stand up comedy show featuring English comedian Ollie Fox and Irish comedian Reece Kidd. 

Dr Glas

Dr Glas

The novel that scandalised Scandanavia, Hjalmar Söderberg’s 1905 psychological thriller is brought vividly to life in this stage adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher. 

The Showhawk Duo: Eat. Sleep. Acoustic Rave. Repeat!

The Showhawk Duo: Eat. Sleep. Acoustic Rave. Repeat!

Celebrating 10 years of the Showhawk Duo. 

Callum Straford: Mozart-182

Callum Straford: Mozart-182

In this surreal hour of musical comedy and clown, Callum Straford takes you on a genre-bending thrill ride. 

Old God

Old God

Old God is a foppish, irreverent oracle. 

Understudied

Understudied

Understudied is an improvised backstage-comedy where the real drama happens behind the curtain. 

BOUM! C'est chantastique

BOUM! C'est chantastique

Somewhere beyond the sea… La France — so near yet so tout à fait différente… Join us on Bastille Day for classic chansons of Charles Trenet, Yves Montand and Jacques Brel i… 

Aaalternative Comedy Club

Aaalternative Comedy Club

Teknicolour Smoof’s alternative comedy club comes to the Edinburgh Fringe with five different comedians each day. 

The Buddha of Suburbia

The Buddha of Suburbia

The RSC and Wise Children’s ‘intoxicating, five-star’ (Times) production of The Buddha of Suburbia transfers to London’s Barbican from 22 October for a limited 4-week season on… 

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Barbican

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Barbican

Experience a ‘ravishing fusion of flamboyancy and fun’ (Guardian) in the RSC’s smash-hit sell-out production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, transferring to London’s Barbican f… 

Lance Wagon: Be My Wife!

Lance Wagon: Be My Wife!

Viscount Lance Wagon, esteemed poet and philanthropist has recently been left from his 30 year marriage. 

Wayne Wayneson's Rock Hard

Wayne Wayneson's Rock Hard

Wayne Wayneson is a multi-platinum, grammy award winning, country-rock superstar known for his infectious hits ‘Rock Hard’, ‘Little Man’ and ‘It’s Okay to be Soft’. 

Waitin4Gaia

Waitin4Gaia

Fuck Godot – we’re waiting on Gaia and she is pissed. 

TJ & DAVE

TJ & DAVE

TJ & DAVE walk out on stage without characters, dialog or plot. 

Hell on Heels

Hell on Heels

Hell on Heels - The Devils DancersPrepare for a seductive spectacle like no other! Step into a world of allure and athleticism “Hell on Heels”, a pole d… 

Night of the Living Deadpan

Night of the Living Deadpan

Split bill featuring two up-and-coming, Bristol-based acts, featuring dry, deadpan, and joke-heavy routines hitting introspective themes and outsiders topics. 

Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Movie Night

MISCHIEF ASSEMBLE FOR LONDON’S SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERMISCHIEF MOVIE NIGHTTHE FUNNIEST THEATRE TROUPE IN BRITAIN’The TelegraphMischief, ‘the funniest theatre troupe in Britain’ (The… 

Land of the Free

Land of the Free

“The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty, and the American people, just now, are much in want of one” Abraham LincolnThe United States are disunited by po… 

Dressing Gown

Dressing Gown

Four characters, putting on a play, struggle with an hilarious series of events which pushes them to breaking point and threatens to unravel everything 

Deirdre O’Kane – O’Kaning It

Deirdre O’Kane – O’Kaning It

Comedic fireball Deirdre O'Kane is mad for road, mercilessly mining hilarity from the human condition. 

Chloe Radcliffe: Proud Raccoon

Chloe Radcliffe: Proud Raccoon

When left unsupervised, my apartment resembles a “before” on Queer Eye. 

If You Laugh More the Show Will Get Better

If You Laugh More the Show Will Get Better

Join up-and-coming tall and skinny comedian Ed Mulvey as he performs his latest routines, packed with joke-dense intelligent filth. 

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

You can take the girl out of Wisconsin, but. 

Little Women

Little Women

New York, dancing and growing up. 

Aerosmith to ZZ Top – The A to Z of Hair Metal with Steve McLean

Aerosmith to ZZ Top – The A to Z of Hair Metal with Steve McLean

Do you remember when long hair and eyeliner was cool? Do you remember Paradise City, where the grass was green and the girls where pretty? Do you remember when your neck pain came … 

Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing

Best known for portraying Mama Cass in Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Beth in Netflix’s Atypical, Rachel’s over-the-top body and personality are front and centre in … 

Seconds to Midnight

Seconds to Midnight

“It’s not my fault that this is the most significant relationship you’ve ever had. 

A Small God

A Small God

Having played to four and five-star reviews with shows such as ‘Broken’ and ‘Sweet Fanny Adams’ and off the back of scooping the Best Writer award for ‘Broken’ at the B… 

BYMT GALA

BYMT GALA

Join British Youth Music Theatre for a spectacular 20th anniversary celebration!British Youth Music Theatre are the most prolific commissioners of new musicals in the UK. 

MERCURIAL

MERCURIAL

Cocaine, crocodiles and Australian soap operas: Welcome to London’s strangest one night stand. 

Fellanies: Say Ur Prayers (a bit)

Fellanies: Say Ur Prayers (a bit)

Biblical. 

Northern News: Live

Northern News: Live

Comedians Ian Smith (Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, The News Quiz, The Now Show) and Amy Gledhill (National Comedy Awards nominee, Would I Lie To You?, The Jonathan Ross Show) ret… 

Treeeeee

Treeeeee

Some trees live for as long as 6,000 years. 

Two Come Home

Two Come Home

A decade after a dramatic split, star-crossed lovers reunite at the worst time. 

Second Hand Problems

Second Hand Problems

Alice is getting married today. 

Kirk Field - Acid House Cabaret: Rave New World

Kirk Field - Acid House Cabaret: Rave New World

Take a strobe down memory lane with the UK's premier rave raconteur. 

Asshole in Retreat: An Ego's Journey to

Asshole in Retreat: An Ego's Journey to "God"

A smart and funny 50 minutes by formerly Twitter-famous journalist Lauren Duca, who went viral, got cancelled, then ran off to the mountains to join a psychedelic cult. 

Is This Normal?

Is This Normal?

Get ready for a night of side-splitting laughter, eye-covering cringing and poignant storytelling at Is This Normal?, the debut one-woman show from award-winning storyteller Ansa E… 

CØLIBRI (Electronica Live)

CØLIBRI (Electronica Live)

CØLIBRI’s Electronica is like its totem animal: delicate, all finesse and hyperactive. 

Singing Willows

Singing Willows

Discover a whimsical world of music and language with Singing Willows – A bilingual and musical adventure pour les enfants! Singing Willows is an interactive, musical show filled…