The Kaye Hole

The Kaye Hole

Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town. 

West End Producer – Free Willy

West End Producer – Free Willy

Join West End Producer as he auditions special guests for his Free Willy musical. 

xoxo moongirl

xoxo moongirl

What’s better than a one-woman show? A one-woman show with a trapeze hanging from the ceiling, like Chekov’s gun over the mantelpiece. 

Forest

Forest

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Forest in question refers to the cast – a fourteen strong group of graduates from the Moscow Art Theatre School. 

Christina Bianco: First Impressions

Christina Bianco: First Impressions

With First Impressions, Christina Bianco further cements her reputation as the First Lady of Impersonation. 

Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye

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. 

Goliath in the Water

Goliath in the Water

‘As David fights against Goliath, we live. 

Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

Written and performed by David Colvin. 

Electric Swing Circus

Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus is a six-piece live band fusion of classy 20s swing and stomping electro beats. 

(I)sland T(rap): The Epic Remixology of the Odyssey

(I)sland T(rap): The Epic Remixology of the Odyssey

Black Ulysses awakens on an exotic island where he seeks refuge from a society rife with gun violence and oppression. 

Comète

Comète

It’s never too soon to break out the Clash, never too late to submerge in the Beatles. 

Misha Glenny: McMafia

Misha Glenny: McMafia

Journalist and author Misha Glenny has spent years courageously investigating the most dangerous and sophisticated organised crime networks around the world. 

The Jive Aces: Swingin’ the Fringe

The Jive Aces: Swingin’ the Fringe

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 … 

Iconic – A Brief History of Drag

Iconic – A Brief History of Drag

Ian Stroughair delivers an hour of avante guarde post modern drag, with a voice so powerful he should require a license to operate it. 

Chris Difford: Some Fantastic Place, My Life in and Out of Squeeze. With Boo Hewerdine

Chris Difford: Some Fantastic Place, My Life in and Out of Squeeze. With Boo Hewerdine

Chris Difford celebrates the release of his autobiography with some very special shows. 

Midnight Marauders

Midnight Marauders

Cabaret’s international riot girl Carla Lippis finally brings her late-night, sleazy rumble to Edinburgh! Featuring the hottest hand-picked acts from across the fringe, plus a live… 

Hannah Gadsby – No Bones About It

Hannah Gadsby – No Bones About It

Last year Gadsby won every major live comedy award. 

Sweet Tango

Sweet Tango

Tango-Korean music band, Gena Tango, presents a new look at tango through Korean eyes in a joyful musical experience that combines the urgent passion of Argentinian tango with trad… 

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

Australia’s favourite feather-ruffling, rabble-rousing, cabaret anarchist and neo-punk diva, Yana Alana bares all in this bent night of blues, boobs and blame. 

John Partridge: Stripped

John Partridge: Stripped

Stripped is a new beginning. 

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

Introduced by Jacquie Storey – who once successfully auditioned for the group that later became Hot Gossip (and turned them down) – we first see a short video from The Kenny Ev… 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Club Nights

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Club Nights

Former Prime Minister and global cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back – and this time she’s hosting a club night! There’ll be non-stop 80s hits from a non-st… 

John Hegley: Peace, Love and Potatoes

John Hegley: Peace, Love and Potatoes

The title of Hegley’s show refers to his latest book, Peace, Love and Potatoes, a perfect example of the juxtaposition between the common and the conceptual found throughout his … 

A Little Blue Birdy Told Me

A Little Blue Birdy Told Me

Have you ever been shat on by the blue bird? The great rebirth of public shaming continues to evolve. 

Anya Anastasia: Rogue Romantic

Anya Anastasia: Rogue Romantic

There is a woman sprawled across the keys of a grand piano. 

Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye is a cabaret god; he’ll tell you so himself. 

Dancing With the Star – Movin' With Melvin!

Dancing With the Star – Movin' With Melvin!

Tap into health! A rare, unmissable opportunity to dance with one of the world’s most engaging performers. 

The Birthday Game With Daniel Norcross

The Birthday Game With Daniel Norcross

Ever woken up in the night screaming at the revelation that Bruno Tonioli is 61 and wondered what happened to your life? Daniel Norcross has. 

Supper Club at Checkpoint

Supper Club at Checkpoint

The glitz, the glamour, the good times. 

Ensemble SU: The Party

Ensemble SU: The Party

This quintet crosses international boundaries with its blend of Korean traditional instruments (strings and percussion) and western instruments (cello and piano). 

Mikelangelo: Cave – Waits – Cohen

Mikelangelo: Cave – Waits – Cohen

Acclaimed crooner Mikelangelo (Black Sea Gentlemen, La Clique) takes on three great poets of rock’n’roll: Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen, in a show filled with beauty, powe… 

Lady Rizo: Multiplied

Lady Rizo: Multiplied

“Sleep deprivation is the new LSD” says Lady Rizo, after explaining how she’s gone from “smoky eye” make up to “sleepy eye” in a short 18 months. 

Confessions of a Justified Songwriter

Confessions of a Justified Songwriter

Written by John and Gerry Kielty, Confessions of a Justified Songwriter takes us on a journey through the creative processes and struggles of writing music when chasing that elusiv… 

Brexit at Tiffany's

Brexit at Tiffany's

In the aftershock of the Brexit referendum, what do the world’s funniest folk in comedy have to say about it and other world matters? Join us for one night only of International … 

Dancing with the Star! – Movin' with Melvin!

Dancing with the Star! – Movin' with Melvin!

Tap into health! A rare, unmissable opportunity to dance with one of the world’s most engaging performers. 

In the Wine

In the Wine

As a mournful cello plays, Sarah Gatzonis dances a playful ballet around three sturdy wine barrels. 

Phil Nichol: Twenty

Phil Nichol: Twenty

Phil Nichol is a born entertainer. 

Supper Club at Checkpoint

Supper Club at Checkpoint

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 … 

Naughty Cat and the Cheesy Moon

Naughty Cat and the Cheesy Moon

Naughty Cat is bored. 

Grace

Grace

Grace is popular, successful and happy, loving her life and her hidden wild side. 

Rodney Bewes: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lad, Part Two

Rodney Bewes: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lad, Part Two

An audience with Rodney Bewes. 

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Penny Arcade is a force of nature and NYC’s undisputed underground queen. 

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

Sell-out hit returns! Singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe pays tribute to much-loved movies. 

Willy's Bitches

Willy's Bitches

An all female cast takes some of the classic soliloquies and scenes from Shakespeare’s work and deliver them in an almost cabaret, review format, with the addition of new contempor… 

Big Bite-Size Lunch Hour: Lunch in Cairo

Big Bite-Size Lunch Hour: Lunch in Cairo

This double bill of new writing by Tom Coash brings us to Cairo, where we’re welcomed with dates and hookah pipes. 

Baby Wants Candy: The Improv All Star Explosion!

Baby Wants Candy: The Improv All Star Explosion!

Award-winning Fringe favourite musical improvisers present an evening of spontaneous music, monologues, mayhem and hilariously insane fun. 

Baby Wants Candy: The Graduation Show

Baby Wants Candy: The Graduation Show

The Graduation Show is where BWC’s Fringe Improv Intensive Workshop students strut their stuff in a showcase performance having learnt long-form improv from the finest! Find out … 

John Lloyd: Emperor of the Prawns

John Lloyd: Emperor of the Prawns

John Lloyd: Emperor of the Prawns is billed as an hour of comedy, but turns out to be so much more. 

Nina Simone: Soul Sessions

Nina Simone: Soul Sessions

“Gospel is the music of the soul” says Apphia Campbell midway through her romp into the music of Nina Simone. 

Die Roten Punkte – Haus Party

Die Roten Punkte – Haus Party

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… 

Movin' Melvin Brown: Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr

Movin' Melvin Brown: Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr

Melvin is a toe-tapping throwback to the golden era of song and dance men. 

Under the Ground

Under the Ground

A brand new musical following the seemingly simple journey of a girl on a single Glasgow Subway car. 

Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

Calculating the stocks of our emotional economy, Smoke and Mirrors weaves acrobatic exploitations and high flying distortions to examine the contorted state of America in the pursu… 

Miss Behave's Gameshow

Miss Behave's Gameshow

A renegade Gameshow for the austerity generation. 

Oh Là Là! Starring Isabelle Georges

Oh Là Là! Starring Isabelle Georges

Fantastique and féline, Parisian cabaret star Isabelle Georges returns with her trademark soaring vocals, theatrical delivery and a stunning five-piece band. 

Dame Diana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned

Dame Diana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned

It was an interesting prospect to write about Dame Diana Rigg’s Edinburgh Fringe debut (at the age of seventy-six), in which she muses on the role of the theatre critic. 

Baby Wants Candy Workshops

Baby Wants Candy Workshops

American improv comedy troupe Baby Wants Candy are among the most familiar veterans of the Fringe. 

New Zealand Music Showcase

New Zealand Music Showcase

The New Zealand Music Showcase is a great way to see some of New Zealand’s greatest artists here at the fringe. 

The Velma Celli Show

The Velma Celli Show

Direct from London’s Hippodrome Casino, cabaret star Velma Celli presents an evening of all things fabulous and diva. 

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco has become a bit of a YouTube sensation on our shores with her fantastic renditions of female singers. 

The Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus are a double female fronted six-piece bringing a mish-mash of art funk and ‘50s jive to the opulent halls of the Assembly Checkpoint. 

Lady Rizo

Lady Rizo

Lady Rizo has quickly become a darling of the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The After Party with Alex Rossi and the Rhythmic Circus Band

The After Party with Alex Rossi and the Rhythmic Circus Band

Alex Rossi and friends roll a mash-up of traditional blues, the swagger of hip-hop and the high energy of rock’n’roll into three funky hours of music. Special Fringe guests! 

Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film

Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film

Joe Stilgoe and his excellent band create a wonderful atmosphere with their musical stylings, charming personalities, and atmospheric lighting. 

Russell Kane: The Kaneing Podcast

Russell Kane: The Kaneing Podcast

Russell Kane sparks back into action with a new format, anchoring a podcast about various news stories from the last few days. 

In Vogue: Songs by Madonna

In Vogue: Songs by Madonna

If you struggle to believe that a grown man with a deep baritone can convince you that he is in fact Madonna, be prepared to suspend your disbelief. 

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Grab your feather boas, slug down a bottle of Jack Daniels in one and prepare yourself for this rocking, superb and moving show. 

The Ruby Dolls: Fabulous Creatures

The Ruby Dolls: Fabulous Creatures

The first original musical from The Ruby Dolls is a triumph. 

FLASH/BANG!

FLASH/BANG!

From the team behind the legendary Bongo Club Cabaret, the longest running and most successful late night variety show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, comes FLASH/BANG! Unlike a … 

Larry Dean: Bampot

Larry Dean: Bampot

Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry returns with a new hour of ‘unexpected and excellent’ **** (Times) thoughts on Scottishness, …