TheatreEvents

31
JUL
Fox
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand)

Inspired by true events Katie Guicciardis Fox is a sharply observed drama that explores our complex relationship with help ‐ our desire to give it and the need to seek it for ourselves ‐ in an increasingly isolating society. This world premiere…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
Knot
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs)

Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant Knot is the internationally acclaimed circus theatre work by Nikki & JD. These talented performers use breathtaking hand‐to‐hand and dance skills to tell the tale of an impossible choice: how can we be honest with ourselves without…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: +44(0)1316 233000
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31
JUL
Pops
Assembly Roxy

Pops from award‐winning writer Charlotte Josephine Bitch Boxer Blush directed by Ali Pidsley of Barrel Organ and co‐produced by Live Theatre follows a father and daughter caught in a cycle of addiction.Despite everything theyre really trying to honestly connect forgive…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: 01316 233030
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31
JUL
Rust
Assembly Roxy

After the success of their 2018 HighTide: Edinburgh programme HighTide have now partnered with Assembly to present Disruption their programme of contemporary new writing exclusively at Assembly Roxy.The six pieces chosen demonstrate HighTide and Assembly Festivals shared vision for new…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: 013162 33030.
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31
JUL
Bromance
Assembly Rooms (Music Hall)

The UKs hottest circus company award‐winning Barely Methodical Troupe are bringing their debut show Bromance back to where it all began.An international sensation Bromance explores the friendship between three of the UKs most exciting acrobatsbig man Louis Gift…

Location: 1.3 milesaway

TEL: (0)1316 233000
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31
JUL
Drowning
Pleasance Courtyard (Above)

In 1991 four Austrian nurses were charged with murdering 49 elderly patients in their beds although estimates now put the death toll nearer to 200.Drowning is directed by Steven Roy and executive produced by Carrie‐Anne Moss star of The Matrix…

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31
JUL
Fishbowl
Pleasance Courtyard (Grand)

Winner of Frances Molire Award for Best Comedy Play 2017 Fishbowl now makes its UK premiere bringing its farcical antics and physical comedy extravaganza to Pleasance Grand. In perfectly choreographed pandemonium it follows the hilarious misadventures of three eccentric and lovable anti‐heroes…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
The Claim
Paines Ploughs ROUNDABOUT @ Summerhall

After a hit London run in 2018 The Claim comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe now staged in the round as part of the British Council Showcase 2019.Written by Tim Cowbury Made In China and directed by Mark Maughan Michael Grandage…

Location: 0.9 milesaway

TEL: 01315 601580
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31
JUL
Algorithms
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand)

The tragi‐comic Algorithms introduces the bisexual Bridget Jones for the online generation. Developed on the Soho Theatre Writers Lab and longlisted for the Tony Craze Award 2018 Algorithms is a hilarious and touching new one woman play written and performed by Sadie…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02076 196868
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31
JUL
Bible John
Pleasance Courtyard (Above)

Recipient of Pleasances Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve 2019 Bible John uses a real unsolved series of murders that occurred in Glasgow at the Barrowlands Ballroom in the late 60s to interrogate the current cult of true crime and notions of victimhood. …

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02076 196868
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31
JUL
Bobby & Amy
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs)

From Fringe First award‐winner Emily Jenkins Rainbow Edinburgh Fringe; Cookies Theatre Royal Haymarket comes Bobby & Amy a dark comedy about friendship heartache and the repercussions of foot‐and‐mouth disease.Starring Will Howard The Archers BBC Radio 4 and Kimberley Jarvis Lears…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 01315 566550
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31
JUL
Collapsible
Assembly Roxy

Collapsible winner of VAULT Festival 2019s Origin Award for Outstanding New Work is afunny furious new monologue about holding on in this collapsing world by award‐winningIrish writer Margaret Perry Porcelain Abbey Theatre directed by Thomas Martin Ross andRachel. Following the life of…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: 01316 233030
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31
JUL
The Burning
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs)

Following back‐to‐back sell out shows including All Quiet on the Western Front and Tobacco Road Incognito return in their award‐winning physical style with a formidable tale of corruption persecution and roaring rage.The Burning explores the derogatory depictions of women who…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02076 196868
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31
JUL
Like Animals
Summerhall (Old Lab)

A dolphin trying to speak English.A parrot saying Be good see you tomorrow I love you.A woman spending a lifetime proving its not a trick.Like Animals is a funny and poignant investigation into love and communication in human…

Location: 0.9 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
Madame Ovary
Pleasance Dome (Jack Dome)

Its January and Rosa Hesmondhalgh is writing her resolutions. This will be her year. She will stop going out with plonkers start doing yoga and write some Really Good Art. But before shes had a chance to delete her dating apps and…

Location: 0.7 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
Paradise Lodge
Underbelly Bristo Square (Dairy Room)

A hilarious heart‐wrenching musical comedy. Two actors play multiple roles that have the audience laughing crying and singing their hearts out. Inspired by the authors experience caring for his mother‐in‐law when she was living with dementia. The tears the laughs ‐ there…

Location: 0.8 milesaway

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31
JUL
Wireless Operator
Pleasance Courtyard (Below)

Told against a backdrop of an extraordinary and dynamic soundscape Wireless Operator reveals the emotional trauma of one single night in a Lancaster Bomber during World War II as a young crew hurtle through a terrifying frenzy of violence.Wireless Operator…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
A Womb of One's Own
Pleasance Dome (10 Dome)

Funny clever and politically challenging A Womb of Ones Own follows a young woman on her journey of self and sexual discovery exploring the emotional rollercoaster of an unwanted pregnancy an abortion and the surrounding taboos. Supported by The Pleasances Charlie Hartill…

Location: 0.7 milesaway

TEL: 02076 196868
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31
JUL
LOVE (Watching Madness)
Pleasance Courtyard (Bunker 3)

My mum threw a trifle at my best friend and thats when I first thought something was probably wrongCritically acclaimed SpeakUp Theatre present a searingly honest one‐woman show investigating mums daughters and the complexities of loving someone with mental illnessspecifically…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
Suffering from Scotishness
Assembly Roxy

An immersive theatrical experience that confronts the unique absurdity of Scottish identity Suffering From Scottishness from award‐winning writer and spoken word artist Kevin P. Gilday Sonnet Youth National Theatre of Scotland BBC turns a hilariously caustic eye on notions of nationhood and…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: 01316 233030
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31
JUL
Manual Cinema's Frankenstein
Underbelly Bristo Square (McEwan Hall)

Returning to the Fringe with an exciting UK premiere Manual Cinema AdaAva Lula del Ray find a special affinity with Mary Shelleys gothic story about the reanimation of obsolete materials.Creating their own Frankenstein against the backdrop of Shelleys own fascinating…

Location: 0.8 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
The Queer house: Pink Lemonade & Since U Been Gone
Assembly Roxy

An exciting double bill between HighTide and The Queer House sees Since U Been Gone by Teddy Lamb and Mika Johnsons Pink Lemonade alternate performances every day.Lambs moving autobiographical account of growing up queer in the East Midlands finding yourself…

Location: 0.6 milesaway

TEL: 01316 233030
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01
AUG
Birth
Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)

A poignant piece of visual theatre with incredible live music BIRTH comes to Pleasance following a sell‐out run at London International Mime Festival 2019.This follows Theatre Res hugely successful The Nature of Forgetting which following its Edinburgh run as part…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02076 196868
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01
AUG
NewsRevue
Underbelly George Square (Udderbelly)

Celebrating its 40th anniversary NewsRevue is back with a flawlessly delivered comedy round‐up of this years news.From a royal car crash to a political car crash its been quite a year and it isnt only Brexit dominating our headlines …

Location: 0.8 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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01
AUG
Superstar
Underbelly Cowgate (Iron Belly)

After years of pretending to be other people self‐censoring and changing her name for fear of anyone finding out who her brother is Nicola Wren Replay 501 Things I Do In My Bedroom realised that to find her place in the world…

Location: 0.9 milesaway

TEL: 08445 458252
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01
AUG
Fulfilment
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Laugh

What really goes on in Amazon Fulfilment Centres Award‐winning company SharkLegs return to the Fringe with their new show Fulfilment interrogating the true price of next‐day delivery.Disarmingly funny and playful the show is created live every night aided by the…

Location: 0.9 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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01
AUG
Do Our Best
Underbelly Cowgate (Iron Belly)

Do Our Best is a devastating comedy from the exciting new voice of Welsh writer Remy Beasley Stella Sky One; Paines Plough Roundabout Season 2016 directed by Fringe First award‐winning director Hannah Banister. In the wake of her mothers death Sephie a…

Location: 0.9 milesaway

TEL: 03333 444167
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01
AUG
Four Woke Baes
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

A stag party in the wilderness awakens four friends to their true natures in this exciting UK premiere from Jonathan Caren Gypsy Netflix; The Sinner Netflix; Rise NBC; A Million Little Things ABC one of Americas most acclaimed playwrights.Multi‐award winning director Teddy…

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01
AUG
NewsRevue 2019
Underbelly George Square (Udderbelly)

Celebrating its 40th anniversary NewsRevue is back with a flawlessly delivered comedy round‐up of this years news.From a royal car crash to a political car crash its been quite a year and it isnt only Brexit dominating our headlines …

Location: 0.8 milesaway

TEL: 03333 444167
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01
AUG
This Time by Ockham's Razor
Saint Stephens

After the success of Tipping Point Total Theatre award‐winning Ockhams Razor return with This Time produced by Turtle Key Artsa show about time age and the stories we tell ourselves.With a cast ranging in age from 13 to…

Location: 1.6 milesaway

TEL: 02036 272960
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02
AUG
Hitler's Tasters
Greenside (Infirmary Street)

Based on true events a group of conscripted young women put their lives on the line three times a day every day for Adolf Hitler. A dark comedy that explores the way girls navigate sexuality friendship and patriotism during the Third Reich…

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02
AUG
EdFringe: Global Comedy Club
The City Cafe: 90s room

Global Comedy ClubAs seenheard on talkSPORT Soccer AM and BBC Radio 4. Hosted by: Joe Bains Peter Merriment and Rhodders. joebainscomedy biohackingjoebains topicalcomedian comedybeast topicalcomedian thisisrhodders rhoddersVenue: The City Cafe: 90s room 19 Blair Street Edinburgh EH1 1QRPriceFREE: GBP 0.00Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com473575‐0pid269…

Location: 0.7 milesaway

TEL: 07834 963875
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02
AUG
Princess Pumpalot: The Ghostly Farting Monk Hunt
Le Monde Hotel

A brand‐new show for 2019 Can Princess Pumpalot The Farting Princess and her best friend Guffy locate the Ghostly Farting Monk and save the Kingdom of Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the Low‐Flying Gnomes With the help from Rat‐A‐Tat a giant rat…

Location: 1.2 milesaway

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02
AUG
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Greatest Showgirls Tour!
Theatre Big Top

The entertainment soars from start to finish with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. The glamour of Hollywood and the glitz of Las Vegas meet the beloved traditions of classic British music hall in…

Location: 1.6 milesaway

TEL: 01260 276627
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19
AUG
Funny Women On The Fringe
Assembly Roxy

Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest new emerging and established talent at the Fringe. Enjoy stand‐up sketch musical comedy and more as we showcase acts from 16 years of the Funny Women Awards and beyond. Our…

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24
AUG
Funny Women Awards Semi-Final: Edinburgh
Assembly Festival

See some fantastic acts compete for a coveted place in the 2019 Funny Women Awards Final.This semi‐final will be hosted by Thanyia Moore.The Funny Women Awards were established in 2003 and have become a key fixture on the UKs comedy calendar. The…

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24
AUG
Nightvision x Klsch presents IPSO - Fringe closi
The Liquid Room

This will be taking place in the dark surroundings of The LIQUIDROOM WAREHOUSE and the brand new warehouse room2 space which opens next month.A 5 am Late Licence has been confirmed.Venue: The Liquid Room 9C Victoria Street Edinburgh EH1 2HEPrice1st Release: GBP…

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