Featured shows

  • First Degree Burns

    Join us for a Burns Night with a difference! Revisit old favourites and discover more about Scotland's bard in this light-hearted performance of much-loved works and some of his more risqué material.

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  • Normal Boy Presents: Normal Boy

    A perfectly regular hour of surreal and dark sketch comedy! See a bunch of positively routine boys (and girl) desperately throw everything they have on stage, hoping Dad will play one last game of catch.

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  • SiX

    Henry VIII’s six wives are back...performing their final show as world-famous girl-group, SiX. Ripped from the pages of stuffy textbooks, this new musical brings you the sass and sparkle of history’s most misunderstood women; divorced, beheaded, live in concert!

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  • The Boor (Peking Opera)

    Adapted from Anton Chekhov’s comedy. The sudden loss of her husband left her mourning, in tears, for months. She has isolated herself from the world ever since. One day, a sudden burst of knocks followed by a man’s voice changes everything. As they look at each other, he sees the burning passion underneath her makeup.

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  • Victorian Gothic

    London 1899. Inspector Albert Thorne tours the lecture-circuit telling tales of the notorious East End. Jack. Gangs. Immigrants. Corruption. 'Murder, Rape, and Hunger are common allies'. But, nothing prepares him for the horrors in his own life...

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  • Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover

    A Mel Brooks style parody following the story-line of the D.H. Lawrence novel…with a few twists. Long contemplative looks into the middle distance, moments of touching drama, plenty of farce and a gentle stroke of innuendo.

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  • Joe Jacobs: Ripe

    Religion. Rap. Pogs. Sexism. Gaviscon. Mental illness. Success. Decline. Commitment and coffee coasters. Join Joe as he tries to make sense of all this and more prior to his best before date. As seen and heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 1Xtra. ‘Dynamic stage presence and an ironic, arch delivery’ (Chortle.co.uk)

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  • These Walls

    These Walls is about three young women facing walls in their lives. Eden is trapped by an expectation of perfection. Chrissy is trapped by a lack of expectation. Althea is trapped by love. Can one catalysing event break these walls?

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  • Fernando – Dog Poo on a Shoe

    What should you do if you stand in dog poo? It’s a common concern, but don’t worry, help is at hand. Fernando solves this problem, and many others, in an absurd show of complete stupidity! Leave your worries at the door and step in to the unique world of Fernando. Surreal, totally bonkers and not for the faint hearted. Please alert Fernando before the show if you have any allergies.

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  • Barry Loves You (Work in Progress)

    Barry Loves You: an ambitious claim to make, even if he already knew you. Still, he’s won awards for comedy – The Malcom Hardee Award, the Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award, Chortle Award for Best Venue (he is a venue) – and been nominated as Best MC in the entire country, so at least you’ll be pleasantly relaxed and get a laugh at his misguided attempts to try.

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  • Mengele

    1979, a beach in Brazil, a drowning man is washed ashore and forced to face his past. 'The potential for destructiveness is in all of us' (Lydia Tischler, Auschwitz survivor).

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  • Avocado!

    Sketch troupe Avocado! thunder into town with a debut show exploring what it means to be a twenty-something-nothing in this brunch-crazed world. Join them and discover the truth in an hour of sketches inspired by their unfortunate experiences around flat whites, flat salaries and flats they can't afford.

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  • Bad Luck Cabaret

    Laurie Black taunts the gods of bad luck to bring the best in alternative cabaret. She will be joined by a variety of her favourite performers including music, comedy and cabaret. A glitzy, glam and dangerous night out. Dress for the end of the world or the beginning. 'Bad luck if you miss out on this unique style of cabaret' **** (Weekend Notes).

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  • Belonging

    Anthony Ayton – mid-forties, middle-class, ex-criminal lawyer; raised in the East End of London, before attending a public boarding school, a comprehensive and, finally, a grammar school. Asks himself the question 'where and with whom do I belong?'

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  • Mediocre as F*ck

    Now that he is committed to mediocrity, Gavin broadens his quest to explore life’s inescapable clichés. He looks into the absurdity of privilege with tales of the good, the bad and (especially) the ugly in his unique dark philosophical way.

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  • Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

    'Hats Off To Laurel & Hardy' is the award-winning and multi five-starred detailed true story of the most famous comedy duo of all time. Touring internationally since 2013, be prepared to laugh your socks off before having your heart broken.

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  • Dean Friedman – Songwriting Masterclass

    Master songsmith, Dean Friedman, delivers a fun, informative, practical take on the art and craft of songwriting. Technique and craft are explored using examples from popular music including Friedman’s own hits, Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia.

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  • Adventurers Wanted: A 250-Hour Epic Tabletop Roleplaying Game

    Join the most ambitious tabletop roleplaying game ever attempted: an improvised epic brought to life over a whole month. Experience live storytelling at its most legendary!

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  • Shell Shock

    A stunning personal realisation of one soldier's experience of learning to cope with PTSD. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tommy's observations on the absurdities of life are frequently comic, occasionally absurd, and sometimes violent, but always poignant.

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  • Wandering Bones

    “John Adam you will be taken hence to the prison you were last confined...where you will be hanged by the neck...” A story of love and deceit, but what led John Adam to murder?

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  • Imaginary Porno Charades

    Why take the single entendre when you can have the double? An hour of unstoppable panel show mayhem in a game show that's strictly adult; if we find any prizes we'll give you one! ‘One of the best late night shows at the Fringe' ***** (TheWeeReview.com)

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  • The Recovery Version

    Hogmanay. The Highlands. A time for traditions, for second chances and gathering distant family. An all-male story of growing up, of long nursed hurts and lost intentions, told with lively, affectionate, Scottish banter and original songs.

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  • Tinder Rehab

    A 12 step comedy quirkfest for love seekers.'50 Ways To Find Love' author delivers attraction techniques,alter egos,voices,music.and stupid jokes about relationships. Oh and the secret to being annoyingly happy. 'Brilliant' Mark Dolan-Comedian

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  • Thief

    Sailor thrives in the bars, dives and flop-houses of the most squalid ports. Look, you will see him. Sailor lives for robbery, imprisonment and expulsion. Be his victim. Sailor's virtues are simple: rent, theft, and betrayal. Join him.

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  • Smut Slam Cabaret: Where Sex and Storytelling Collide

    The finest filth on the Fringe, told by the people who lived it. With music, burlesque, occasional clowns and a phone sex-operator host, you will leave transformed, or at least turned on. Cameryn Moore wrestles this international cult sensation into place (consensually) for Edinburgh. One open mic spot per night for brave audience members to tell their own smutty tales!

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  • The Tobacco Merchant’s Lawyer

    Andy Paterson of fringe smash 3,000 Trees brings you double fringe first winning Iain Heggie’s classic 18th century comedy. ‘The perfect fringe treat.’ List. ‘The laughs keep coming.’ Guardian ‘Brilliant satire.’ ****Scotsman *****Edinburgh Guide

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  • The Topsy-Turvy Hotel

    Fernando’s rickety hotel is under threat from the pesky Property Developer. Can you help? Come check-in and expect a feast of physical slapstick and colourful characters. ‘Hilarious, inventive and loads of fun!’ Andy Day, Cbeebies

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  • The Phoenix and the Crow

    The Phoenix and the Crow is a mystical tale of dark dancers, warriors, a poet and a dreamer who journeys to find her inner light. This richly colourful and mesmerising Australian-UK collaboration will simultaneously leave you feeling elated and melancholic.

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  • Tartuffe

    Moliere’s classic comedy: a power hungry imposter uses fear and religion to gain power .... with ridiculous and fabulously entertaining outcomes.. Could this be relevant today? This is a brilliantly witty adaptation by Roger McGough

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  • So I've Heard

    Welcome to The Academy, meet the new kids, the class of 2017 and everyone in-between. Everyone has a story and everyone deserves to be heard! Be sure to listen, some of these people may be friends, family or loved ones.

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  • Size Matters

    Academy Award Winning Jim Arrandale has fallen from grace. But his luck changes when he’s cast in the West End’s hottest new show! The only problem? He has the smallest part. After all, size does matter.

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  • Reformed Whores: Grand Ole C*ntry

    If Flight of the Conchords & Dolly Parton got drunk and had a baby, you'd get the delightfully filthy musical comedy duo Reformed Whores! These All-American gals sing songs about things you think, but don’t have the guts to say.

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  • Plan 9 from Outer Space

    The worst movie of all time comes to the Edinburgh stage. Come and see Ed Wood’s classic tale of flying saucers and gothic horror just to laugh at how bad it really is.

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  • Open Heart Surgery

    Business is bad for conservative relationship counsellor Sandra. With the bills mounting, she is forced to take on the only troubled partnership at her door: Will and Leo, her first same-sex couple.

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  • One-Man Apocalypse Now

    A hilarious and dark adaptation of the iconic war movie Apocalypse Now, performed in under 60 minutes by one actor.

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  • MoMentum: A Motivational Mind Reading Experience

    Experience the power of a live motivational mind-reading show! Combining techniques used by motivational speakers, magicians, and mind-readers, Phil Ainsworth is 'The MoMentalist'; inspiring and encouraging audiences to live in the MoMent.

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  • Madame Señorita: Espousa

    A clowning riot comes as the result of a prelude to life in happy domesticity as an ‘espousa’, or wife. “A physical Comedy Talent with an impressive voice” - Steve Bennet, Chortle.

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  • Martini Dry

    Passionate about food, yet in love with Britain at the same time?The craziest Italian, ALEX MARTINI, brings you his debut solo show, MARTINI DRY. For people who want to change the world, one meal at the time!

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  • Lovecraft’s Monsters

    HP Lovecraft fights the unrelenting demons that haunted him and inspired some of the world’s greatest works of weird fiction. With American actor David Crawford of Dawn of the Dead. Includes a performance of the classic Shadow Over Innsmouth.

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  • Laughter is the Best Placebo

    Ride or die.  My life is a constant search for emotional and electrical outlets. If you can relate, this is the show for you.  Comedian, and host of the Ask the Industry podcast, Simon Caine, continues his UK tour, fresh from Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe. 

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  • Peter Antoniou: ‘Psychic’ Comedian

    If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be? Fresh off his sell-out international tour, and with sell-out runs in London's West End let 'Psychic' Comedian Peter Antoniou peer inside your head, fondle your frontal lobe and tickle your funny bone. If you have a question about your past, present, or future, all you need to do is think about it and Peter will have an answer for you... 

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  • Irish Jimmy

    "Jimmy was my grandfather. He was an old rogue. A warning rather than an example. He lived in interesting times." ‘Irish Jimmy’ is an hour of storytelling, interspersed with original songs, that are poignant, dark, humorous and life-affirming. An exploration of identity, family and how we journey to who we become. This beautifully crafted show entertains and mesmerises as you travel through three generations of soldiers and suffragettes, rogues and rebels, songs and stories.

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  • Aidan Goatley: The Joys of Retail (and How to Survive Them)

    Sure, you could have become an accountant like your grandmother wanted, but you had a dream. A dream that meant you did a media degree. Congratulations, you now work in retail. Aidan Goatley shows the delights and horrors of the retail world, from insane area managers to delightful customers, and how you might escape them.

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  • The House

    Jane Postlethwaite is Funny Women Awards finalist, 2015 and Brighton Comedy Festival Squawker Award finalist, 2015. Her first solo show Made in Cumbria had a sold-out run at Brighton Fringe, 2016. The show was nominated for two Brighton Fringe awards of the Latest Comedy Award and for Audience Choice Award, as well as sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe with four and five-star reviews. This year she returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand-new show and you've been invited to The House to meet a handful of new characters.

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  • Séance

    The exclusive and intimate event returns to Edinburgh after its 2013 to 2016 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a thrilling and shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact. Forget what you have seen in horror films, experience a séance first hand. This show is not for the faint-hearted or the easily offended.

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  • Junk in His Trunk

    Eddie's attic's a mess, junk all over the place, in need of a vacuum, There’s one on his face. A barrel of laughs, a whole heap of fun, for kids of all ages, even your Mum! Join Sam and Millie, as they tell you the story, of the mess in the loft, there's nothing too gory.

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  • Joy Compactor

    After a sell-out run at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, Strangely is once again crossing the pond with a brand-new show. Joy Compactor is a rambunctious collection of saucy songs, amusing antics and personal revelations. This one-man extravaganza is sure to amuse, illuminate and perhaps even move. Strangely has thrice circled the globe with his multi award-winning, ‘rollicking, sing-along, one-man, cabaret riot’ (BroadwayBaby.com on Roaring Accordion).

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  • Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please

    Need a room? Why not check in to Fernando’s shambolic hotel. A five-star show in a one-star hotel. Imagine If Willy Wonka ran a hotel and Fawlty Towers met TripAdvisor. Expect a feast of physical character comedy from the Bristolian Fringe regular.

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  • iDENTiTY

    'You can lie to yourself. But you can't lie to Big Data.' A sequence of darkly humorous plays about identity in the modern world. Online, she may be your best friend, but can you really trust him offline? Can you buy your unborn child's identity, and do you get what you pay for? How much of your identity have you already sold to Big Data? Will gene-splicing result in us having too many mums? And what if someone literally stole your identity?

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  • Holt and Talbot Can’t Stand the Sight of Each Other

    They haven't got enough material for their own solo shows and nobody else will work with them, so Christian Talbot and Rosie Holt will be performing stand-up, sketches and music while barely concealing their mutual contempt for each other. Thrown together through financial necessity, can they stay civil to each other for an entire month of shows? Let's find out.

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  • The Dog Daze of Summer

    An immersive theatrical experience using puppetry, video, poetry and song. In a world of disconnection and distance, dogs were Summer's bridge to humanity. Grieving and unable to cope, Summer is in a daze. Does she detach or reconnect? This one-woman dramedy shares Summer's journey of loss, reflection, discovery and hope. An homage to the unbreakable bonds between dogs and their owners. Come, sit, stay and enjoy.

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  • Laughter is the Best Placebo

    My life is a constant search for emotional and electrical outlets. If you can relate, this is the show for you. If you'd like to sample my sense of humour check out my twitter @ThisMadeMeCool

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  • nerdf*cker: a solo play with bad boundaries

    An ode to geek love. A testament to nerdy zeal. Everything is ready, down to the polished pawns, but when the game suddenly changes, this misfit’s life will change too. ★★★★ (Edmonton Journal)

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  • Peter Antoniou – Happy Medium

    If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be? Direct from London’s West End, award-winning '"psychic" comedian Peter Antoniou brings his unique skills to peer inside your head, fondle your frontal lobe and tickle your funny bone. Think of a question, it can be about your past, present, future, your love life, or what colour your underwear is. It doesn’t matter what it is, Peter has an answer for you.

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  • Katsura Sunshine: Rakugo!

    Hilarious. Charming. Traditional. Universally funny and yet so very Japanese. Canada's very own. Japan’s adopted son. Katsura Sunshine brings the art of Rakugo (Japanese comic storytelling) comedy to Edinburgh’s Sweet venues. Following a sold-out run in 2016, and headed to London’s West End and New York’s off-Broadway later this year, don’t miss this chance to put some sunshine in your life! Come for an hour of laughter and leave with a piece of Japan in your heart!

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  • The Principle of Uncertainty

    Dr Laura Bailey knows how to explain to everyone counter-intuitive double slits experiments or the paradox of a cat in a box which is dead and alive at the same time. She believes the equations that tell her unequivocally of the existence of a myriad of different universes, but when faced with a crucial event, science falls short of showing her a way out. Written by a PhD in quantum mechanics, The Principle of Uncertainty blends some of the more advanced ideas of physics with a powerful emotional punch that will leave the audience reeling.

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  • Glasgow Central

    Jainey, an escort battling drug addiction, meets Kenny Crawford, a local vice-boss in Glasgow. Kenny’s past hides unexpected, disturbing truths putting more lives in danger than ever before. Based on true-life events about the sex industry in Glasgow. Strong sexual content.

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  • F*ckboys for Freedom

    A risqué and murky journey through the realms of the phenomena known as the f*ckboy. A satirical fusion of theatre and sketch comedy playing with penises and the patriarchy. Funny, sharp, and bitingly relevant. Follow the journey through the life of a young man commonly described as a f*ckboy and his bizzare, hilarious, worrisome and sometimes all-too-relatable encounters with a whole host of other characters.

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  • Des Kapital’s Never Mind the Cossacks

    Communist crooner Des Kapital (Gulag’s Got Talent, The Ex-Soviet Republic Factor) is glasnost all over to present the history of the Soviet Union using the music of Taylor Swift (Blank State), Ed Sheeran (Sinking Out Loud), Katy Perry (Perestroika Hurls), Robbie Williams (Engels), Madonna (Lands Were Virgin) and many more! Hilarious and weirdly educational, entertaining and tragic. The whole history in one hour. With comedian and history teacher Andy Thomas. 'He’s good. What’s his name? And address' (V Putin).

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  • Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

    This legendary singer/songwriter and pop icon performs his chart hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. Discover what legions of devoted fans have known for years – the sophisticated, funny and profound work of a master songsmith. ‘Every song a classic’ (LondonTheatre.co.uk). ‘Friedman is entirely unique and utterly brilliant!’ (ThreeWeeks). ‘Songsmith extraordinaire!’ (MusicWeek.com). These are just a few of the superlatives used to describe Friedman's unique, original talent. A Fringe sell-out 13 years running; order tickets early!

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  • Crossbones

    Following on from her hit show Coin-Operated Girl, Miranda Kane takes you on a tour of Crossbones Graveyard and tells the story of the prostitutes who worked for the Bishop of Winchester, as well as many others like them throughout history. This is a funny, fascinating tour of the past's most infamous sex workers, with tales the history books would prefer to be kept on the top shelf...

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  • Cast Iron Windows

    Join us for an evening of poetry and conversation, curated by local poet Beth Somerford of Smeuse poetry magazine (aka Sam Chittenden). With poetry from Beth, local poet Rachel Shorer, and selected local poets. The night also includes an opportunity to read your own work in the Open Mic slot.

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  • So, there's this house...

    So, there's this house... you've all been past it, you know. The one at the bottom of that street. The one you always walk past a little bit faster, especially at night. The one that we all hear the stories about. So many awful things that happened within those four walls. We've all heard them, all told them to one another. So what happens when you find yourself becoming part of the story that couldn't possibly be true...

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  • All Aboard Adventure!

    Join The Washbucklers as they ditch sorting the dirty laundry of the residents of Pirate Island to finally take up a life on the high seas as true pirates themselves! Adventure and mayhem are ahead for this motely crew of (not very good) pirates as they quest for treasure, meet ghosts, encounter ancient curses - all whilst trying to not get too seasick!

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  • Crazy Horse: A Dream of Thunder

    The incredible, true story of the Wild West's greatest Lakota warrior, this original one-man drama depicts the quiet, brilliant figure who defied the mighty US military, attempting to survive the crushing tide of American westward expansion. Through love and loss, Crazy Horse clings to his culture, his freedom, and his powerful vision: a dream of thunder.

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  • Deep in the Heart of Me

    A Shirley Valentine tale with songs from the Rat Pack repertoire – Sway, Let’s Fall in Love, I’ve Got You Under My Skin. 'Incredibly enjoyable, endearing, utterly believable... induces a constant stream of laughter from the audience... Hilarious script, witty and very often heartbreaking, the play feels warm, layered, and captivating' (ArtsAwardVoice.com)

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  • Golem

    When we feel powerless, we create monsters – and then? It’s the Passover, a young girl has gone missing and the Jews know they will be blamed. The Blood Libel is coming to Prague. Rabbi Loew, leader of the community, creates a creature from the mud of the riverbank – a being of enormous strength. But can the old Rabbi control his own creation? Golem: the moving, funny and electrifying story of the original Frankenstein.

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  • Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

    Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a super villain. He is really, really naughty and he just wants to beat his superhero brother and take over the world. But he is kind of rubbish… he needs your help! Prepare for fiendish tasks as he finds the most mischievous children and trains them up to be real life super villains. (Parents allowed)

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  • The Event

    The Event is hugely acclaimed, beautifully conceived theatre, masterfully delivering a profound, thought-provoking, imaginative experience. A deceptively simple piece of theatre, the audience is playfully but profoundly led to question, not only the nature of reality, but the very nature of existence itself.

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  • Storytelling and Puppet Adventures for The Under Fives!

    Theatremaker and puppeteer Laura Mugridge brings an interactive storyelling session to Sweet Dukebox, complete with music and puppets. Come and meet Tony, the sometimes grumpy owl, and Mike, the cheeky squirrel, as they take you on an adventure, to the soundtrack of 1980s TV themes! Children will get a chance to interact with the puppets and choose where the story goes!

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  • Maria Peters and Katy Schutte - Double Bill

    Science of Cringe - It's the centre of a Venn Diagram where behavioural science meets character comedy meets storytelling. In this hilarious show, Maria Peters ("Left me helpless with laughter" - Fringe Guru, BBC Radio Comedy Writer) explores what makes a human cringe, what even is a cringe, and what would happen if we ignored it entirely? Schutte the Unromantic - A comic solo show written and performed by Katy Schutte (Happily Never After, Knightmare Live, Who Ya Gonna Call?). This is the story of her trying to find love despite freezing up at chocolates, serenades, and thoughtful surprises. For the record, Katy is perfectly happy to put Baby in a corner.

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  • JoJo Bellini and John Robertson - Double Bill

    Two EdFringe previews full of cabaret, filth, critical acclaim and cucumbers. John Robertson - Dominant improvised stand-up! Unstructured lunacy! Dirty jokes! 14th fabulous year of having no real plan! "NOT TO BE MISSED" - The Guardian, WINNER: Argus Angel 2014. JoJo Bellini: Crash-Bang Cabaret! Kink, car accidents, and cabaret fused in one saucy, revealing mix. **** Broadway Baby, **** Arts Award Voice, **** ThreeWeeks

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  • Jack in the Blood: The Book of the Ancestors

    This show is inspired by testing of ancestral DNA. It starts with a young Greek boy, growing up in Roman Italy, and follows his descendants as they migrate across borders through Western and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia to the present day. The stories are all original pieces, using the mythologies of the ages and countries.

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  • Ironclad Improv: Long Form Narrative Course

    Over the course of three Tuesdays in July, Ironclad Improv expands the remit of the regular Sunday night drop-in and explores how to create a multiple scene, long form narrative. We will learn how to begin and end scenes, create strong and supportive characters, and move away from quick-fire gags, towards stronger and more nuanced plotting.

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  • Hambone

    Studlier than a studmuffin, beefier than a beefcake, Hambone is the pork pie of male perfection. Spiritual guru, gym bunny, and thoughtful lover, he is the complete package of hotness and intensity. This interactive character comedy show cracks open the skull of millenial manhood, to let his psyche out to play.

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  • Fern Brady and Sean McLoughlin - Double Bill

    Two stars of Viceland's 'Brexit Stage Left' present their new hours of stand-up. Fern Brady (***** 'An astounding hour' - The List), and Sean McLoughlin ('The best comedian you haven't heard of yet' - Time Out) bring their Edinburgh Fringe previews to Sweet Dukebox.

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  • 1917: A Phantasmagoria

    A hundred years ago or yesterday? Strange and distant events or strangely familiar? Feminism, art, war, pop music, revolution, crime fiction, independence, racial violence, crazy poets, protests, scientific wonders. Let the Spirit of 1917 be your guide on a quirky and surprising tour of a watershed year. From the creator of five-star reviewed, twice award-nominated Nosferatu’s Shadow.

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  • Cacophony

    Hear me roar! In a world full of sound and fury, and bells and whistles, one woman is ready to listen. Cutting through the confusion and finding meaning in the madness, this vital and dynamic show proves that we can say exactly what we want when we simply shut the hell up.

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  • Auditions

    Auditions is a musical about four performers dealing with fame, ageism, sexuality, selling out and having a sustainable career in the arts. After selling out in Asia, the critically acclaimed musical will have you laughing and crying when it hits the Edinburgh Fringe. With songs ranging from lyrical masterpieces, to show-stopping Broadway numbers, this original musical, touches the heart strings of everyone who sees it.

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  • Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    A humorous journey through life encountering random characters. Life doesn’t start at the beginning and nor does this show. Highlighting the ups and downs of a somewhat middle-class existence, touching on the wonders of mysticism and AGA cooking, exotic dancing and self-medication.

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  • Bluebeard's Ghost

    In the 70s and 80s, TV star Johnnie Fancy was everywhere: barking his catchphrases, handing out giant cheques and grinning next to the pop stars of the day. Twenty years on, Johnnie is long dead but his memory lingers on. Rob is finding it hard to escape the shadow of the man, back when he was Bluebeard’s Ghost. A comedy drama about a tarnished reputation and its repercussions in the 21st century.

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  • Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure in Space and Time

    Most fantastic improvised parody in all of space and time is back! Brand new episodes of Doctor Who created with your suggestions and a live radiophonic workshop. Featuring a troupe of highly experienced improv actors, we will whisk you away to the time of dinosaurs, a post-apocalyptic wasteland or even Slough!

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  • 10 Films With My Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife and Her Mother-In-Law

    How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films. Join Aidan as he takes you through his five-star, internationally performed Edinburgh Fringe show, from John Wayne to 3D, to show how two men grew up with the help of popcorn and Hollywood.

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  • Adventurers Wanted: A 250-Hour Epic Tabletop Roleplaying Game - Player Tickets

    Whether you’ve never played a tabletop roleplaying game before or are a seasoned expert, you can buy a player ticket for Adventurers Wanted. Two player tickets are available for each hour between 10:00 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 22:00 every day of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (except August the 24th and 25th). Buying a player ticket does mean you’re making a commitment to come and play in the game. Unlike audience tickets, it makes a big difference if a player doesn’t turn up and makes it harder to run the game.

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  • GOAT Comedy Season 2: The Cruise

    After selling out every show in Season 1, GOAT Comedy is back. GOAT Comedy Season 2 is an Immersive comedy night set on a 'cruise ship', featuring guest Stand-ups, regular 'GOAT Comedy: The Cruise' characters and the Monthly Audience Challenge! Does life get better than this? Nope.

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  • Iron Clad Improv

    It doesn’t matter if you are a total beginner, or have more experience, our drop-in sessions are perfect for you, looking at all manner of things from short-form games to long-form world building and story-telling… £7 per session, loyalty cards available.

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  • Gamie Lee Curtis presents...

    Our weekly Games Nights at The Iron Duke! We'll provide some games to play, but feel free to bring your own too. We're asking for a small £1 donation per person, which will be put into a kitty towards purchasing new games/ replacing any games that may get damaged. Come one, come all! Come alone and make new friends, or bring some existing friends! (Strictly 18+ due to licensing)

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june, 2017

29jun1:45 pm- 2:30 pmStorytelling and Puppet Adventures for The Under Fives!15th, 22nd, 29th of June & 6th of July. 13:45City:Brighton