What's On In and Around Edinburgh

Today to Tue 13 Sep, by distance closest first. Page 2

Tiger Lady

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Welcome to a tale of love, excitement, danger and very sharp claws. Mabel Stark, the queen of the circus, was one of the first ever female tiger tamers, and the only woman to step into the ring with...
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Thu 18 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Mervyn Stutter's 'Pick of the Fringe'

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Mervyn Stutter’s ’Pick of the Fringe’ WHAT IS THIS SHOW? The Edinburgh Fringe can be a daunting place. So many shows available but how do you know which ones are good and which ones are bad?
60 The Pleasance EH8 9TJ
Today, Wed 17 Aug, Fri 19 Aug to Wed 24 Aug, Fri 26 Aug to Sun 28 Aug
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Oedipus Electronica

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An electrifying reimagining of the ultimate love triangle – mother, father, son – Oedipus Electronica is the eagerly awaited new show from Pecho Mama.
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Fri 26 Aug

Block'd Off

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Recipient of the Pleasance Theatre’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Block’d Off is a hard-hitting one-woman play that follows five characters living in the cycle
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

PUSH

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Award-winning Popelei celebrates their 10th anniversary by returning to Edinburgh with the world premiere of PUSH – a darkly comic and provocative show performed by one increasingly knocked-up
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Made In India/ Britain

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Supported by the Pleasance’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Rinkoo Barpaga sets out to tell the story of South Asian Deaf people living in Britain.
Pleasance Courtyard (Two), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Wed 17 Aug to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Rapsody

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2022 recipient of the Pleasance’s Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve, Vision Production Company take a raw look at inner-city life in Britain today in their debut show Rapsody.
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Wed 17 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Please, Feel Free To Share

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Please, Feel Free to Share is a dynamic, darkly comic, one-woman show about our personal addictions, the never-ending pursuit of likes, and our growing desire to share all.
Pleasance Courtyard (The Attic), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Wed 17 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

The Black Blues Brothers

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Having thrilled audiences at the Fringe in 2019 with a sell-out, five-star run, The Black Blues Brothers returns to Assembly this summer.
Assembly Rooms (Music Hall), 54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
Today to Sun 28 Aug

KIN

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Not seen in Edinburgh since 2017 and fresh from a run in London’s West End, BMT (Bromance) return with their biggest show yet KIN, an innovative and exhilarating five-star show about camaraderie now
Assembly Rooms (Music Hall), 54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Love, Loss & Chianti

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Much-loved TV star Robert Bathurst returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with Love, Loss & Chianti, an exciting double-bill intertwined with glorious animations from celebrated cartoonist Charles Peattie.
Assembly Rooms (Music Hall), 54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
Today to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Runners

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Award-winning contemporary circus company, Cirk La Putyka, returns to Edinburgh Fringe with an extraordinary show looking at the hectic pace of today’s world.
ZOO Southside 117 Nicolson Street EH8 9ER
Wed 17 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

The Riverbank - A Landscape of Sorrow and Hope

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Duncan Shanks has lived in Crossford in the Clyde Valley for 60 years. The river which flows past the bottom of his house and garden is a constant presence in his life.
The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ
Today to Sat 27 Aug

Psychodrama

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Emily Bruni (Peep Show) comes to the Traverse in Off West End Award-nominated Psychodrama, following a sell-out run in London last year.
Traverse Theatre (Traverse 2), 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Ladyboys of Bangkok - Summer of Fun Tour 2022! - Edinburgh

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Ladyboys of Bangkok - Summer of Fun Tour 2022! - Edinburgh The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet, SUMMER OF FUN! Lets make 2022 a “Summer of Fun” with 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls...
Theatre Big Top, Festival Sq, Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9SU
Today to Sun 28 Aug
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Something in the Water

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Stunning video projections, puppetry and physical comedy combine in this absurd exploration of identity, gender and growing up ‘normal’. Inspired by performer/creator S.E.
Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Age is a Feeling

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From Haley McGee, the defiantly distinctive (The Scotsman) creator of sell-out The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale (now also a memoir published by Penguin Random House) comes a brand-new show inspired by
Summerhall (Anatomy Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Dreams of The Small Gods

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Dreams of the Small Gods is an intoxicating one-woman performance telling the story of the awakening of Wild Woman, blending aerial circus, masked ritual and performance art.
Summerhall (Demonstration Room), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

SAP

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Award-winning Atticist and Ellie Keel Productions return with a new play based on an old myth, about passion, power, and photosynthesis.
Paines Plough’s Roundabout @ Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Cirque Berserk! Edinburgh Fringe 2022

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Cirque Berserk! Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Britain's biggest theatre-circus spectacular and sell-out Festival smash-hit returns. Featuring your favourite Cirque Berserk! acts plus some sensational new ones!
Pleasance at the EICC, Morrison St., EDINBURGH EH3 8EE
Today to Sun 28 Aug

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