Mucking About With Mr B

Mucking About With Mr B

Mr B returns to his Fringe home at the Voodoo Rooms with another hour of Chap-Hop, lyrical dexterity, music hall musings and musical mucking about. The Gentleman Rhymer will do a different set each night, playing some old favourites and winging some new ditties... 

Stories and Songs With Beans on Toast

Stories and Songs With Beans on Toast

UK folk singer, cult hero and festival legend Beans on Toast makes his debut Fringe appearance. A unique and unpredictable seated performance of love songs, protest songs and drinking songs intertwined with the stories behind the songs and the random adventures they've led him on... 

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Mandrogyny contains many universal themes, including an exploration of self, identity and gender expression. Limits never fails to delight the audience with his cabaret-style moves; he illustrates his clever and original lyrics with camp candour... 

A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits Rocking In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves

A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits Rocking In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves

The original show, performed for the first time in 10 years.Turn up early.Sellout expected. 

Putting on the Blitz

Putting on the Blitz

The ubermeister of extreme dark comedy cabaret Frank Sanazi joins forces with his old crooning buddy Deano Stalin for a night of swinging mayhem. These two Iraq packers are pushing for world domination in comedy songs like Mein Way, Zieg Heil With Me and When You're Stalin... 

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Get your tip dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot. Back in the stripteasing business, the show that has been teaching Edinburgh audiences to perv responsibly is going to be breakin’ the rules... 

McMagic Moments

McMagic Moments

Scottish Comedy Magician of the year, Elliot Bibby, presents McMagic Moments. With sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe for four years running, viral videos for BBC's The Social, he’s featured on STV, sold out at Australia’s Fringe World and been nominated for the 2018 Fringe World Comedy Award... 

Nailed It

Nailed It

Halleberrylujah! Having told his backstory in the award-nominated Christ on a Bike and demonstrated the wonders of Pontius Pilates in Cross Fit, your sassy King of the Shoes, Jesus L’Oreal, returns once again to complete the Holy Trinity with another high-octane hour of song, dance and Jehovah’s fitness... 

Stuck in ze Bunker With You

Stuck in ze Bunker With You

Frank Sinazi, the “Leader of the Iraq Pack”, is a smooth-talking American entertainer who will not only occasionally burst into song, but also into some loud episodes of a slightly dodgy German accent... 

Carol Cates: Lady Carol

Carol Cates: Lady Carol

Lady Carol, doyenne of cabaret and comedy ukulele songs for over ten years has reinvented herself and now she’s just Carol Cates. This hour of entertaining banter, charmingly funny songs and crippling self-doubt is a great introduction to the new and hopefully improved Cates... 

The Chap-Hop Decade

The Chap-Hop Decade

Mr B returns to his Edinburgh Fringe home at the Voodoo Rooms for a show celebrating a decade of chap-hop. Hail the chap! Mr B began his chap-hop career in 2007 when he decided to bring elements of his previous incarnations (UK rapper, jump-up breaks producer, banjolele maverick and dandy) together... 

Cross Fit

Cross Fit

Picture Jesus in jelly shoes, sweat bands and a glittery loin cloth performing a fitness class and you have Cross Fit, the bonkers ‘service’ hosted by Jesus L’Oreal Christ and Mary Magdalene... 

Dominic Holland Eclipsed – Free

Dominic Holland Eclipsed – Free

Been over a decade since this multi-award winning comedian played the fringe. Returning with his hilarious update on family life but with an added twist that comes courtesy of having a superhero for a son... 

Callum McClure: Deception

Callum McClure: Deception

The multi award-winning magician Callum McClure, with a unique blend of robotics and magic, will amaze and amuse. Combining classic magic with a modern and technological twist, this brand new show is magic as you have never seen before... 

Ross Spaine: Darren! I Am Not From Earth

Ross Spaine: Darren! I Am Not From Earth

Darren has arrived to explore Earth when unexpected circumstances leave him stranded. Told by Ross Spaine an idiot with props, a low budget and a love of sci-fi. Comic theatre combining clown, physical comedy, storytelling & original music. 

Vive La Variete

Vive La Variete

Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun. Vive La Variete gathers performers from all around the world to create a dazzling spectacle that is guaranteed to entertain and never fails to please... 

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

The Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, the Illicit Thrill is back in the stripteasing business. Housemistress Gypsy 'Fur Coat No Knickers' Charms and trusty sidekick Savannah 'Best Butt in the Business' Duvall will guide punters through the bump'n'grindy world of tits, tease and ten pound notes... 

Stunt Magician: The Story of Danger Dave Reubens

Stunt Magician: The Story of Danger Dave Reubens

The tale of one daredevil’s quest for glory! This mischievous show will fire up your engines with dangerous feats, epic story and jaw-dropping magic. 

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

It’s apt, if a little predictable, that the pre-show music Doug Segal selects for his latest Fringe show is the classic James Brown track I Feel Good. On the plus side, that’s really about the only thing you can easily anticipate, as Segal – a warm, gentle giant of a Man in Tweed, easily mistakable for the lost son of Brian Blessed (minus the bellowing) – uses a combination of suggestion, psychology, misdirection and good old-fashioned showmanship to entertain and bamboozle his audience into genuinely feeling better about themselves... 

Cabaret Whore Presents... La Poule Plombée

Cabaret Whore Presents... La Poule Plombée

Bursting with musical variety and talent, razor-sharp lyrics and incredible chemistry, Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston return to this year’s Fringe with Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée... 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, as the Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business. Housemistress Gypsy ‘Fur Coat No Knickers’ Charms will be taking punters on a bump’n’grindy journey through the history of pants-off establishments from the 60s to now... 

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Four: Zis Time It's War

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Four: Zis Time It's War

After another successful European tour, Frank Sanazi's comedy-cabaret war machine rolls into Edinburgh, accompanied by his psychopathic daughter Nancy Sanazi, Saddami Davis Jnr, Dean Stalin and recent dictator Putin A... 

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

JC’s in trouble. With only 12 Twitter followers, he is taking time away from the call centre in the sky to tout for recruits the only way he knows how: love and wind machines. In biblical fashion and sweat repellent robe, he sets the record straight about the lost years of his life and death... 

Mr B's Guide to Modern Life

Mr B's Guide to Modern Life

Chap-hop, the hottest trend since hipster beard balm that makes your beard smell like woodsmoke and whisky, hits the Fringe this year in the form of Mr B’s Guide to Modern Life. The songs were what I was most looking forward to in this hour of zany cabaret and they did not disappoint; slick, hilarious and with a catchy toe-tapping beat the audience were bopping along all night... 

Christ on a Bike

Christ on a Bike

JC’s in trouble. With only 12 Twitter followers, he is taking time away from the call centre in the sky to tout for recruits the only way he knows how: love and wind machines. In biblical fashion and sweat repellent robe, he sets the record straight about the lost years of his life and death... 

John Osborne - Most people aren't that happy, anyway

John Osborne - Most people aren't that happy, anyway

Radio 4 poet and author John Osbourne presents his first poetry set at the Edinburgh Fringe. He reads ten poems from his latest collection Most People aren’t that Happy Anyway.He’s a laid-back, approachable guy; there is nothing the least pretentious or ‘poetic’ about Osbourne... 

How to Read Minds and Influence People

How to Read Minds and Influence People

Doug Segal opens the show with a unique and refreshing approach to mentalism - it’s easy, you can do it too, and here’s how.This seems at first to be an over-simplification as trick after trick throughout the show left me baffled as to how on earth Segal had managed to pull off the things he did... 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

After teaching Edinburgh to perv responsibly, The Illicit Thrill is again open for business with house-mistress Gypsy Charms taking audiences to the next level. With a sinsational soundtrack of the devil's music supplied by Black Cat Bone, stripteasers and entertainers entice, tease and titillate audiences with a blend of dark eroticism and a touch of Illicit Thrill humour... 

Transformer

Transformer

The spirit of Rock’n’Roll Animal, Lou Reed, is with us for one last gig. Transporting you back to the 1970s NYC underground, a full rock band plays his iconic solo album, Transformer, including the songs Walk on the Wild Side, Perfect Day and Viscous... 

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Straight out of the Slipper Room, New York City’s legendary variety theatre, comedy master Mel Frye takes you on a wild ride through his long and storied career. A joke writer to many of the greats of the golden age of comedy, he’s been performing on stage and screen for nearly a century... 

The Iraq Pack – Live from Das Vegas (or Dead)

The Iraq Pack – Live from Das Vegas (or Dead)

Back from their unsuccessful world tour, the singing dictators of dark cabaret have come to Edinburgh. The comedy war machine that is Frank Sanazi, Dean Stalin, Saddami Davis Jnr and Osama Bin Crosby, or the Four Crooners of the Apocalypse, as they are known, will unleash such extreme renditions as Strangers on My Flight, Arranged Marriage, Ain't That a Shot in the Head, and Mein Way on an unsuspecting public... 

Double Booked: Slater vs Melons

Double Booked: Slater vs Melons

Two very different performers have arrived at the Fringe to find that a scheduling conflict means they’re sharing the same one hour performance slot. Wannabe poet and comedian Rachel Slater is chronically unpopular and knows it; she has no friends and even her teachers at school avoided her... 

Chap-Hop Superstar

Chap-Hop Superstar

Mr B returns to the Voodoo Rooms for another hour of Chap-Hop, acid ragtime, drum and brass and naughty ballads. Accompanied, as ever by his trusty man servant Carshalton, Mr B will educate you in such matters as love, lust, how to be magnanimous after a breakup, tweed and why hip hop is rather rubbish these days... 

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Ray Gunn and Luke Reel were expecting to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame but a misunderstanding about the eligibility criteria means that they’re going to have to find a new way to achieve rock infamy... 

A Tranny On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

A Tranny On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

In arguably one of the most opulent rooms the Free Fringe has to offer, Mzz Kimberely takes to the stage wearing a figure-hugging honey-red gown plus feather fascinator and opens her set with a powerful and poignant rendition of Tahira Jumah’s Will the Real Me Please Stand Up... 

James Freedman: Man of Steal

James Freedman: Man of Steal

After a lifetime studying hustlers, conmen and other thieves, 'the world's number one pickpocket' (Time Out) is still an honest man. This funny and fast-fingered show exposes how the bad guys really think... 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

Take a walk on the wild side, beyond the beaten track to Edinburgh's sexiest late night revue. Recreating the aura of a backroom in a 50s Soho nightspot, The Illicit Thrill invites you to listen to strains of the Devil's music as stripteasers and enticing entertainers set your pulses racing... 

Das Vegas Night 3 - Zis Time We Win!

Das Vegas Night 3 - Zis Time We Win!

The ubermeister of dark comedy cabaret’s war machine rolls into Edinburgh. After major victories in Europe, Frank's returned with his new show, accompanied by Iraq Pack buddies Dean Stalin and Saddami Davis Jnr, and outrageous guests... 

Pumped!

Pumped!

You know the old saying ‘you've not been to the Fringe until you've been Pumped?’ Well are you ready to get pumped? Come along to the newest late night laugh-in with your host, local fringe veteran Ashley Storrie...