Topical Storm
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Knockabout radical stand-up and chat from Scotland's top satirical comics, as heard on BBC's Radio Scotland's Breaking The News. Previous award-winning pre-referendum hits include Aye Right How No (2014, 2015) by Keir McAllister and Vladimir McTavish. Mark Nelson joined the team for 2015's general election post-mortem So That's What We Voted For? For 2016, they return to their spiritual home The Stand. In a show hosted by world-class improviser Stu Murphy, the team dissect the Holyrood election and the European referendum, while looking forward nervously to the 2016 US presidential vote. 'Incisive political satirical comedy' (Skinny).

Since you’re here…

… we have a small favour to ask. We don't want your money to support a hack's bar bill at Abattoir, but if you have a pound or two spare, we really encourage you to support a good cause. If this review has either helped you discover a gem or avoid a turkey, consider doing some good that will really make a difference.

You can donate to the charity of your choice, but if you're looking for inspiration, there are three charities we really like.

Mama Biashara
Kate Copstick’s charity, Mama Biashara, works with the poorest and most marginalised people in Kenya. They give grants to set up small, sustainable businesses that bring financial independence and security. That five quid you spend on a large glass of House White? They can save someone’s life with that. And the money for a pair of Air Jordans? Will take four women and their fifteen children away from a man who is raping them and into a new life with a moneymaking business for Mum and happiness for the kids.
Donate to Mama Biashara now

Theatre MAD
The Make A Difference Trust fights HIV & AIDS one stage at a time. Their UK and International grant-making strategy is based on five criteria that raise awareness, educate, and provide care and support for the most vulnerable in society. A host of fundraising events, including Bucket Collections, Late Night Cabarets, West End Eurovision, West End Bares and A West End Christmas continue to raise funds for projects both in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Donate to Theatre MAD now

Acting For Others
Acting for Others provides financial and emotional support to all theatre workers in times of need through the 14 member charities. During the COVID-19 crisis Acting for Others have raised over £1.7m to support theatre workers affected by the pandemic.
Donate to Acting For Others now

Performances

Location

Most Popular See More

SIX

From £42.00

More Info

Find Tickets

The Mousetrap

From £30.00

More Info

Find Tickets

Back to the Future - The Musical

From £24.00

More Info

Find Tickets

The Play That Goes Wrong

From £27.00

More Info

Find Tickets

The Lion King

From £46.00

More Info

Find Tickets

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

From £30.00

More Info

Find Tickets