Joanne McNally: The Prosecco Express Reimagined!

Joanne McNally: The Prosecco Express Reimagined!

Join Joanne as she revisits her irreverent and critically acclaimed show The Prosecco Express. 

Elliot Bibby: Leftover Lunch

Elliot Bibby: Leftover Lunch

Being an international, multi-award-winning magician means performing at all times of the day – On stage or online. 

Jack Dee: Work In Progress

Jack Dee: Work In Progress

Join Jack Dee as he takes to the road to warm up ahead of continuing his UK tour. 

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

For regular fringegoers this year, there are markedly few of the regular staple performers returning to contribute to the semblance of normality the festival is offering up. 

Ves-tigios

Ves-tigios

Renowned circus company Circolombia premiere their first intimate performance, Vest-igios. 

Bromance

Bromance

Say hello to Adam, Arthur and Pete. 

Simon Evans: The Work of the Devil

Simon Evans: The Work of the Devil

Simon Evans’ last show, Genius 2. 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

One of the Fringe’s most renowned and best-selling shows is back for their 17th run at the festival! Expect vocal acrobatics, eclectic repertoires and ludicrous choreography! Wheth… 

Styx

Styx

How good is your memory? The night begins with a little laughter and audience participation as we are asked to remember the age old story of Orpheus. 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

One of the Fringe’s most renowned and best-selling shows is back for their 17th run at the festival! Expect vocal acrobatics, eclectic repertoires and ludicrous choreography! Wheth… 

Myra's Story
BOBBY WINNER

Myra's Story

A ninety-minute monologue about a homeless person? Embrace it. 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

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… 

Music in the Gardens

Music in the Gardens

Join us in the fabulous atmosphere of Assembly George Square Gardens for some of the best in local, Scottish and festival music on our new, open-air stage! Featuring your favourite… 

Under Milk Wood – Semi-Skimmed

Under Milk Wood – Semi-Skimmed

Fringe legend Guy Masterson returns for his 27th festival with the perfect Covid antidote! Only six unmissable performances of Dylan Thomas’ timeless masterpiece, made famous by Ma… 

You Choose

You Choose

Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand-new interactive musical sho… 

George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast

Last year’s sell-out show returns for one week only. 

The HandleBards – Macbeth

The HandleBards – Macbeth

They’re stopping off at the Fringe in the middle of their 1500 mile cycle route from London to Inverness, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes the… 

The HandleBards – The Comedy of Errors

The HandleBards – The Comedy of Errors

They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand new show. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Celebrating Assembly’s 40th year, we bring you bite-size tasters of the very best comedy, cabaret, music and circus from around the Fringe. 

Chores

Chores

Want to enjoy an hour of madcap comedy circus whilst simultaneously instilling in your kids a sense of domestic duty? Look no further – this sell-out show is back and tidying you… 

Brotipo

Brotipo

Crazy Canadian circus for the young, is premiering in Edinburgh after visiting 16 countries! The art of giving each other a chance and collaborating when the right time comes, is w… 

The Greatest Magic Show

The Greatest Magic Show

Best in Fringe Kids 2019. 

Shenoah and The Buffalo: Bullroar

Shenoah and The Buffalo: Bullroar

New double act, Shenoah Allen (Pajama Men) and Nina Conti (in a buffalo suit) gonna stare into your souls through their own cracked worldview. 

The Bubble Show

The Bubble Show

Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir… 

All Stars Burlesque

All Stars Burlesque

The very best burlesque performers at the Fringe come together for more glamour and risqué late-night entertainment. 

The HandleBards: Much Ado About Nothing

The HandleBards: Much Ado About Nothing

They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

If you’ve seen anything that A Slightly Isolated Dog has done, you’ve arguably seen all of it, and that is in no way a bad thing. 

The Bubble Show

The Bubble Show

Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir… 

The HandleBards: The Tempest

The HandleBards: The Tempest

They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. 

The Magnets: Naked 90s

The Magnets: Naked 90s

The Magnets are back and in full force! The a cappella all-stars return to Edinburgh with a brand-new show – The Ultimate 90s Party Night! Get ready for jaw-dropping harmonies an… 

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Swinton (pronounced Swin-tone): human actress, alien from Jupiter or mystical spirit guide? Perhaps we’ll never know – this show certainly does little to provide us with … 

Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts

Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts

Nicola and Rosie Dempsey (aka: Flo & Joan) walk out to polite applause before stumbling through the intro bars of their opening number. 

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

With millennial nostalgia at its peak, there can be no better time to head to the Edinburgh Fringe and experience Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical. 

Fat Cops

Fat Cops

Fat Cops invite you to join them in their hot tub for a frothy night of hip-shakin’, garage-groovin’, punk-glam chaos. 

Atomic Saloon Show

Atomic Saloon Show

Welcome to the Atomic Saloon: a place where the beer is flowing and anything goes, so long as you can afford it…Madam Boozy Skunkton is our host for the evening – the straight-… 

Frisky & Mannish's PopLab

Frisky & Mannish's PopLab

For those who don’t know, Frisky & Mannish are Fringe royalty. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

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 … 

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

Citizens of Hope and Glory! A new tomorrow beckons. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! Selling out shows around the world; come find out why. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. 

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus

Come ride on a bus through the streets of Edinburgh as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. 

The Journey of (Tini) Martini Enlightenment

The Journey of (Tini) Martini Enlightenment

A whimsically curated theatrical deep-dive into the multiverse of Hendrick’s Gin, guided by three tini tipples… In a world where the beloved martini has been called, one of the h… 

Laser Kiwi

Laser Kiwi

New Zealand’s favourite surreal sketch circus troupe bring their smash hit to Edinburgh. 

Children are Stinky

Children are Stinky

***** (FamiliesOnline. 

Massaoke Mixtape

Massaoke Mixtape

The Fringe’s No. 

George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast

Brand-new comedy from the stand-up who cooks on stage. 

Chores

Chores

Chores is the story of two typical young rascal boys playing in their messy bedroom. 

Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

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… 

DNA

DNA

Casus Circus bring you their biggest show yet! An enthralling ballet of acrobatics from the team that brought you Knee Deep, Driftwood and You & I. 

Jack Rooke: Love Letters

Jack Rooke: Love Letters

Dear reader, you may know me from such tragedies as Dead Dad (Radio 4’s Good Grief) and Dead Friend (BBC Three’s Happy Man) but this year I’m dead chuffed to perform comedy about s… 

Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win

Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win

In 2017, Mark Watson – a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. 

George Egg: DIY Chef

George Egg: DIY Chef

Stand-up comedy with real food, cooked live using power tools, and then the audience eats it at the end. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

The HandleBards have cycled 1,500 miles from London to Edinburgh, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes necessary to perform Shakespeare’s most fam… 

Jason Donovan and His Amazing Midlife Crisis

Jason Donovan and His Amazing Midlife Crisis

Join Jason in conversation as he shares moments from the last four decades that he wasn’t able to tell us about on daytime television! Jason has many guises – star of stage and s… 

Chores

Chores

Direct from winning the Weekly Award for Best Children’s Show at the Adelaide Fringe, circus performers Derek Llewellin and Julian Roberts have brought their fun show to Edinburg… 

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

In the resplendent surroundings of the Assembly Speigeltent, a pumping rendition of Cherry Bomb blasts out the promise of an hour of alternative grandeur. 

Jess Robinson: No Filter

Jess Robinson: No Filter

Though now a household name thanks to a semi-final place in last year’s Britain’s Got Talent, singing impressionist Jess Robinson is a familiar face of the Fringe. 

Kaput

Kaput

For anyone who thinks they don't make physical comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton any more, here's a word from the wise—which, in this context, essentially … 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance!? Sell-out shows around the world, come find out why DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with under fives and their parents/carers. 

Denim: The Denim Juniors

Denim: The Denim Juniors

Five pop princesses celebrate the power of being yourself. 

Danger Strip Show

Danger Strip Show

The most jaw-dropping, mind-popping, eye-watering experience of this year’s Fringe! With unbridled attitude, this firecracker of a show performs death defying stunts while honoring… 

The Aspirations of Daise Morrow

The Aspirations of Daise Morrow

Australia’s towering literary genius Patrick White’s language is pure performance in this richly theatrical adaptation. 

Jonny Woo's All Star Brexit Cabaret

Jonny Woo's All Star Brexit Cabaret

Drag Superstar, Jonny Woo and Olivier Award-winning composer, Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer The Opera) bring you this sequin-spangled musical ripped straight from the headlines. 

Casting Off

Casting Off

Intergenerational circus with lots to say: the personal is political, fury is fun and the acrobatics downright dangerous – especially when life gets in the way. 

Denim: The Reunion Tour

Denim: The Reunion Tour

After a sell-out global pop tour that came to an earth-shattering finale in Edinburgh last year – Denim broke up. 

The Magnets: Naked 80s Volume 2

The Magnets: Naked 80s Volume 2

Back with more bangers than a Now! double cassette, the hit a cappella show of the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 returns to present the 80s remixed. 

Charlie Baker Presents: The Greatest Goat of All Time

Charlie Baker Presents: The Greatest Goat of All Time

World premiere of this fresh, funny, fantastical story starring award-winning comedian, singer and dancer Charlie Baker (Harry Hill’s Tea Time, Dog Ate My Homework, Doctor Who) and… 

Le Gateau Chocolat: Icons

Le Gateau Chocolat: Icons

Opera and lycra-loving cabaret sensation, Le Gateau Chocolat storms into the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the captivating international smash-hit, Icons. 

Prom Kween

Prom Kween

Following a sell-out 2017 Fringe, nine five-star reviews and two awards, the Kweens are back – and they’re bringing glitter! From the producer of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho … 

Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

Nominated twice for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and total Fringe sell-out 2015 and 2016, Sarah Kendall returns with her brand-new show One-Seventeen. 

Goose: Amphetawaltz

Goose: Amphetawaltz

Amphetawaltz, as a show and a title, distinguishes itself from every other sketch show in Edinburgh this year and the reason why can be found in the title itself. 

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Saloon

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Saloon

The nation’s favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his raucous saloon. 

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

This slick performance of Robin Hood by Manhattan Children’s Theatre (Edinburgh) will leave you laughing, humming the songs, and with a strange desire to shout ‘Hail King Richa… 

Coppélia

Coppélia

Coppélia is originally a comic ballet based on the writings of Prussian romantic author, E. 

Driftwood

Driftwood

A single red lamp shade hangs above the stage in Assembly’s Spiegeltent Palais Du Variete. 

How to Win Against History

How to Win Against History

When viewing a show as celebrated and adored as How to Win Against History there is always the risk that it’ll never be able to live up to the hype. 

The Jive Aces With Amy Baker

The Jive Aces With Amy Baker

UK’s No 1 Jive/Swing band are renowned for their high-energy swinging sounds and spectacular stage show. 

Paris de Nuit

Paris de Nuit

The exceptional extravaganza that is Paris de Nuit is taking the Fringe by storm this summer and rightly so. 

Best of The Fest Daytime

Best of The Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! It’s time to get heads, shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to lashings of swing, pop, rock, latin and more! Selling out shows around the world,… 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns for a fifth year with a new all-star cast and extravaganza nightly! An international round-up of the finest in striptease, cabaret and va… 

Sweatshop

Sweatshop

Briefs Factory present a late-night extravaganza, Sweatshop, hosted by the impeccably coiffed master crooner Mikelangelo. 

Massaoke's Club La La

Massaoke's Club La La

The Fringe’s number one party just got bigger! Rocking until 2. 

Children Are Stinky

Children Are Stinky

‘This show has it all’ (List). 

The Magnets: Naked 80s

The Magnets: Naked 80s

The ultimate 80s mixtape, entirely a cappella! Vocal harmony supergroup The Magnets strip away the synths to honour the decade of big snares and bigger hair, with their voices alon… 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

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… 

Peter & Bambi Heaven: When Love Becomes Magic

Peter & Bambi Heaven: When Love Becomes Magic

‘Love is a battlefield’ (Pat Benatar). 

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

Presented by Eva Price and co-written by Josh Koenigsberg, a writer for Netflix’s award-winning hit Orange is the New Black, comes a world premiere. 

Wrecked

Wrecked

Staged in a crashed car, Wrecked is a compelling piece of immersive theatre that brings an audience of six face-to-face with a young woman piecing together the narrative that broug… 

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus

Java Dance Theatre have somewhat sworn myself and the rest of the audience to silence after the triumph that is Back of the Bus so as not to ruin the wonderful surprises in store f… 

Off The Kerb Showcase

Off The Kerb Showcase

From award winners to stadium fillers, OTK are proud to represent the very best in comedy. 

Goose: Hydroberserker

Goose: Hydroberserker

Even in this drizzle-filled August, every Fringe venue is a different kind of sweatbox. 

Fascinating Aïda: Greatest Hits – Back in the Saddle

Fascinating Aïda: Greatest Hits – Back in the Saddle

They’re back! For seven nights only, with a selection of hot favourites from over 648 years of song, satire and hilarity. 

Driftwood

Driftwood

With the ascendance of circus being one of the great success stories of the Fringe in the past few years, there is no shortage of breathtaking physical feats taking place all over … 

Hackney Colliery Band

Hackney Colliery Band

From sets at the Olympic Closing Ceremony and Brit, MOBO and Mercury awards to live sessions on BBC Two, Sky Arts, BBC Radio 2 and Jazz FM, from collaborations with the likes of Am… 

Starman

Starman

The Assembly Gardens Palais Du Variété is a big Spiegeltent to fill, and the high heeled silver spangly boots of David Bowie are big boots to fill. 

Henry Rollins – Charmingly Obstinate

Henry Rollins – Charmingly Obstinate

The force of nature that is named Henry Rollins graces the Edinburgh Fringe once again, bringing with him another hour of profound advice and big laughs. 

Just by Ali Smith

Just by Ali Smith

Corelli Theatre Company in association with Greenwich Theatre presents Just, by Ali Smith and directed by Lucy Cuthbertson. 

The Jive Aces with The Three Belles

The Jive Aces with The Three Belles

The UK’s number one jive and swing band. 

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

Fun for parents and children alike, The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare is a brilliant introduction to Shakespeare: the man and his plays. 

Michael Griffiths: Cole

Michael Griffiths: Cole

Michael Griffiths is obscenely talented. 

Puddles Pity Party: Let's Go!

Puddles Pity Party: Let's Go!

It’s possible you’ve seen the likeness of ‘Big’ Mike Geier’s character Puddles before. 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

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 Vaudevillains

The Vaudevillains

This year Les Enfants Terribles are gracing us with a show that’s fun but is a hotchpotch of great performers, boring music, missed opportunities and laughs. 

Peter and Bambi Heaven: The Magic Inside

Peter and Bambi Heaven: The Magic Inside

In a frenzy of blood, sweat, tears and sequins, the Heavens cracked open last night and Peter and Bambi rained down upon us. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance? Get glam and get dancing at this international hit, retro-fabulous vintage disco for under-5s (babies under 6 months can go free). 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Join us for some afternoon delight in the Gardens. 

The Magnets – Audiocity

The Magnets – Audiocity

Like Pitch Perfect with cahoonas, six-man a cappella stars The Magnets are back with a hot new line-up of vocal talent ready to take you on an audacious aca-adventure through music… 

Rebel Bingo

Rebel Bingo

Having made waves from London to Las Vegas, the global mutant bingo sensation makes its Edinburgh debut this summer. 

Voices of Soweto Presents Ubuntu

Voices of Soweto Presents Ubuntu

Ubuntu, meaning compassion and humanity, is a show that speaks about unity amongst the African continent and the world. 

Children are Stinky

Children are Stinky

‘Exceedingly funny’ ***** (Planet Arts). 

Lords of Strut: The Family Show

Lords of Strut: The Family Show

Ireland’s most lovable idiots bring their mischief and mayhem on tour. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns with a new all-star cast and extravaganza nightly! An international round-up of the finest in strip tease, cabaret and variety from the l… 

How to Be a Rock Star

How to Be a Rock Star

Winner Best Comedy Weekly Award 2015 Adelaide Fringe. 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

The cult musical comedy duo return for two nights only! As seen on BBC3 and ABC2, direct from scandalising audience and selling out shows at London’s Soho Theatre, Adelaide Fring… 

The Humble Quest for Universal Genius

The Humble Quest for Universal Genius

Trying to find a new Renaissance Man (or Woman) in an hour is no easy task, but it is one that The Humble Quest for Universal Genius attempts with great enthusiasm. 

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film – The Sequel

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film – The Sequel

Back by popular demand, Songs on Film – The Sequel sees pianist, singer, songwriter and film nerd Joe Stilgoe pay tribute to 100 years of music that aided and abetted the legenda… 

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

The nation’s favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his jumped-up tent saloon. 

ZIK'R

ZIK'R

A heady mix of original, traditional and contemporary music including reinterpretations by Groove Armada, Mr Scruff and 4 Hero. 

We Can Make You Happy

We Can Make You Happy

‘A good way to be happy’, Alice Keedwell tells us, is ‘you’ve got to silence the critic inside your head for a moment or two’. 

Ali McGregor: Decadence

Ali McGregor: Decadence

For one night only! A decade of jaw-dropping vocals, sensational song interpretations and sparkly gowns from cabaret superstar Ali McGregor. 

The Jive Aces: Spread a Little Happiness

The Jive Aces: Spread a Little Happiness

The UK’s number one jive and swing band return for four nights with an electrifying new show. 

Baby Wants Candy Workshops

Baby Wants Candy Workshops

Learn musical improv from the best! Internationally renowned award-winning Chicago troupe, the ‘entertainment phenomenon’ (Scotsman) Baby Wants Candy invites you to learn to improv… 

Le Haggis

Le Haggis

A perfect balance of circus and ceilidh, this entertaining and talented troupe bring Le Haggis, a show that guarantees to have you clapping along in your seat. 

Grossed Out Game Show

Grossed Out Game Show

Dressed in a suit emblazoned with the sort of multicoloured exclamations that you would often find in comic books, Matty Grey’s eye-catching attire alone sets the tone for this m… 

Blofeld and Baxter: Rogues on the Road

Blofeld and Baxter: Rogues on the Road

**** (Times). 

Puddles Pity Party

Puddles Pity Party

Half clown, half rock opera, one-man show Puddles Pity Party is the Fringe debut of viral video star Puddles the Clown. 

Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox

Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox

Winner of Best Cabaret at the 2014 Adelaide Fringe, Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox now makes its Edinburgh debut. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Join us for some afternoon delight in the Gardens. 

Vampire Cabaret

Vampire Cabaret

A Vampirissimo cabaret packed with swinging satirical popular songs, jumping live band and spectacular dancing. 

Funz and Gamez Tooz

Funz and Gamez Tooz

Phil Ellis returns with a brand new hour of family fun and a new, much better girlfriend. 

High Jinx Magic and Illusion Show

High Jinx Magic and Illusion Show

Fresh from his European Tour with the Festival International de Magie and his sell-out UK theatre tour the unique creativity, passion and talent of Michael Jordan brings together a… 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition. 

Lords of Strut: The Family Show

Lords of Strut: The Family Show

Ireland’s most lovable idiots bring their mischief and mayhem on tour; a show for the whole family, you can even bring your granny! Brothers Famous Seamus and Sean-tastic will do… 

Christina Bianco: Party of One

Christina Bianco: Party of One

Broadway performer and YouTube sensation Christina Bianco takes you on a hilarious musical comedy journey, showing you what led her to become a multi-faceted, multi-voiced party of… 

Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz!

Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz!

Ali McGregor returns with her award-winning hour of jazzy beats and trashy pop-treats that will get your kids singing, twisting and dancing. 

Tom Binns: The Club Sets

Tom Binns: The Club Sets

One man, three hilarious comedy acts. 

Lou Conran: Small Medium at Large

Lou Conran: Small Medium at Large

Lou Conran talks to dead people (and live ones too if pushed). 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

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… 

Pants Down Circus: Rock

Pants Down Circus: Rock

It’s probably not acceptable for a review to simply take the form of OMG! This show is amazing. 

Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz

Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz

Jumpin’ jivin’ jazz for kids led by chanteuse Ali McGregor. 

Ali McGregor's Late Nite Variety Nite Night

Ali McGregor's Late Nite Variety Nite Night

Australian chanteuse and cabaret royalty Ali McGregor returns with her cult hit show. 

Spread a Little Happiness

Spread a Little Happiness

The UK’s no. 

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

Children’s dance shows are always difficult to assess, especially if they are only designed for the young. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Burlesque requires a careful blend of elements. 

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus

Set on a vintage red bus, this delightful dance piece oozes charm and captures the imagination. 

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

A refreshingly creative and atmospheric adaptation of the old school television show Noggin the Nog arrives at the festival this year to provide entertainment for families. 

Symphony by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells

Symphony by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells

Symphony promises to blend a live gig environment with the best of contemporary British theatre. 

Loretta Maine: Strong Independent Woman (Unless I Am Very Tired)

Loretta Maine: Strong Independent Woman (Unless I Am Very Tired)

Loretta Maine is the comic creation of British comedian Pippa Evans. 

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor - Special Previews

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor - Special Previews

Al Murray’s One Man, One Guvnor is only in its preview stages, but already it is a spectacularly funny set. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

An undemanding hour spent with a showcase variety of acts. 

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

The nation’s favourite pub philosopher turns pop-up publican and invites you to his jumped up tent saloon. 

Four Screws Loose in The Big Screw Up

Four Screws Loose in The Big Screw Up

“Are you ready to party?!” blares the PA at the start of the show and the audience roars in the agreement. 

The Girl Who

The Girl Who

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is celebrating ten years of musical theatre at the Fringe and in traditional style, alongside a main full scale production (this year the Addams… 

Blues and Burlesque: Hotter Than Hell

Blues and Burlesque: Hotter Than Hell

Blues and Burlesque, featuring sexy Scarlett Belle, sassy and silly Vicious Delicious and their smooth accompanist, Pete Saunders, is a good value 50 minutes of raunchy entertainme… 

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

One of the founding members of the Sex Pistols and co-writer of most of their iconic songs, Glen Matlock has arrived at the Edinburgh Festival for one week only for an evening that… 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance, dance, dance! Parents and under fives are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. 

This is Ceilidh

This is Ceilidh

Scotland’s most famous shindig as you’ve never seen it before. 

Billy's Birthday Bash: Let's Party Like It's 1564!

Billy's Birthday Bash: Let's Party Like It's 1564!

It’s William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday and everyone’s invited! But will the celebrations go to plan. 

The Circus

The Circus

Roll up! Roll up! One and all. 

The Little Big Show

The Little Big Show

Little tent. 

The Wau Wau Sisters’ Death Threats (and Other Forms of Flattery!)

The Wau Wau Sisters’ Death Threats (and Other Forms of Flattery!)

The Wau Wau Sisters’ shows are so smart, sacrilegious and saucy they have brought the crazy, so-called ‘religious’ protestors out of their hovels to ruin everyone’s fun and iss… 

Comedy Allsorts: Variety for Kids

Comedy Allsorts: Variety for Kids

The best of family Fringe fun is delivered in an hour of madcap antics in this exceptional, something for everyone variety show.