Fri 08 Dec 2017

Anatomy

ANATOMY #16 — Return of the Frost Kid Gang: 2deep2desolate

20:00 - 23:00

It has been Christmas Day for almost 23 years. Across the winter wasteland, we huddle against the ice winds. Bellies churning with brandy butter, the only food we can scavenge now is curdled egg nog and mini scotch... [more]

Tue 21 Nov 2017 - Sat 25 Nov 2017

Theatre Paradok

Pomona

19:30-21:30

Theatre Paradok steps into Alistair McDowall's surreal world of Pomona. Ollie’s sister is missing. Her search takes her to Manchester, where she is reluctantly directed to Pomona, an abandoned concrete island in... [more]

Mentions of sexual violence, human trafficking, violence. Please note this performance is not wheelchair accessible.

Mon 13 Nov 2017

NoLogoProductions

A Beginner's Guide to Populism

20:00

Village Life Under Threat. The villagers of Little Middleton are up in arms at proposals that will spell the end of their historic village. Following the announcement of plans to create Middleton Garden City,... [more]

Violence (1 instance)

Sat 28 Oct 2017 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

C&O Dance

Duvet Day

18:00 - 18:45

Bed: cosy, safe, haven of rest. Bed: prison. Presented as a part of Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, Duvet Day is a dance theatre piece which portrays an intimate struggle with depression. Lying in... [more]

Wed 25 Oct 2017

EMMS International

Fundraiser Fashion Show: My name is Hope

19:30 - 22:30 (18:45 for VIP ticket holders)

Bring your friends for some fizz and eight stunning fashion collections including Malawian fashion just in from Malawi's Mzuzu fashion week. We're proud to announce that Halina North, the winner of the prestigious... [more]

Please contact the venue if you have accessibility requirements

Wed 18 Oct 2017 - Thu 19 Oct 2017

TULILULI

11:00 / 14:00 / 16:00

Tuliluli is a fantastical theatrical installation made especially for the youngest audiences. Soft, fluffy space, the play of lights, and oval shapes aid the child’s sense of security, stimulate their creativity and... [more]

Please note babies require a ticket to this event.

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Birds of Paradise, Luminate & LGBT Age

Birds of Paradise Cabaret

21:00

Stay with us after 'Blanche & Butch' on Saturday, 14th October and celebrate the final night of our tour with an inter-generational cabaret in partnership with Luminate. Showcasing LBGTQI+/disabled performers –... [more]

Concession ticket price available to those with a ticket to Blanche & Butch. To validate, please show your ticket stub on the door.

Fri 13 Oct 2017 - Sat 14 Oct 2017

Birds of Paradise and Tron Theatre

Blanche & Butch

19:30

Birds of Paradise and Tron Theatre present Blanche & Butch by Robert Softley Gale It was the best idea they’d ever had – three disabled drag queens – called ‘Heelz n Wheelz’ – it was sensational! But... [more]

Tue 26 Sep 2017

MZA

Work in Progress

19:30

A night of comedy with a difference – headline comedians trying out their brand new material – off notes & off adrenaline!! So come expecting nerves, a bit of chaos and a lot of laughs… but don’t come... [more]

Fri 22 Sep 2017

ANATOMY

ANATOMY #15: PICNIC AT THE PLAGUE POOL

20:00 - 23:00

Come frolic with us on the shores of disease. Pack up your tablets, serums and therapies for a picnic by the edge of the bubbling plague pool. Bathe in the anthropocidal fungal wash. Be baptised in pestilence. Hold... [more]

Nudity, Adult Themes

Sat 01 Jul 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

Luke Eaton "The Horrible Magic Show"

18:15-19:05

Luke Eaton is a maniac… He is also a renowned magician and a popular fixture on the comedy & variety circuit. With a career spanning 10 years, Luke has developed a unique style of bizarre, stomach churning magic... [more]

Sat 01 Jul 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

Dave Alnwick "The Cult Of Dave"

18:20 - 19:20

Mind Wizard. Cult Leader. Dave. Can you be brainwashed in sixty minutes? Cult magician Dave Alnwick suggests you come and find out. Following two national tours and his 6th year of full houses at the Edinburgh... [more]

Sat 01 Jul 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

R Paul Wilson "Scams and Fantasies"

Sat 16.30-17:30 / Sun 19.30-20:30

Sixty minutes of suspense, mystery and surprise. R. Paul Wilson is an author, film-maker, magician and the foremost expert on the art of deception. In this show, the former star of BBC’s ‘The Real Hustle’ shares... [more]

Sat 01 Jul 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

David Stone "Frexit"

18:20 - 19:10

David Stone is a crazy French magician specialising in comedy magic and misdirection. His magic is a mix of elegance and craziness… He will make bottles of champagne appear out of nowhere, multiply dozens of... [more]

Sat 01 Jul 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

Morgan & West "Return of the Time-Travelling Magicians"

18:15 - 19:15

Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West are celebrating their 10th anniversary as a duo of deception and want you to be there! No future is left unseen and no timeline left unaltered as these... [more]

Fri 30 Jun 2017 - Sun 02 Jul 2017

MagicFair

10:30 - 23:30

MagicFair (part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival) is a magic theme park experience where the rides are live shows, in nine theatre and performance spaces that seat from 10 to 120. You’re always only a few... [more]

Tue 27 Jun 2017

Asperger's Are Us

19:00 - 21:00

The first comedy troupe composed of people with Asperger Syndrome comes to Scotland for the first time! See the stars of the recent hit self-titled Netflix documentary perform their hilarious absurdist sketch comedy... [more]

Sat 10 Jun 2017

Edinburgh Quartet/National Youth Dance Company of Scotland

EQ: Dance!

19:30 - 21:00

The Edinburgh Quartet in collaboration with the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland, YDance’s flagship company for Scotland’s exceptional young contemporary dancers. The inspirational Marc Brew has created... [more]

Thu 18 May 2017 - Fri 19 May 2017

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Platform 4

Welcome to PLATFORM 4....Queen Margaret University’s first ever event showcasing creative work of students on our courses in Costume Design and Construction, Drama and Performance, Film and Media, and Art... [more]

Mon 10 Apr 2017 - Tue 11 Apr 2017

Showroom

Faslane

20:00

Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde, or Faslane, situated 40 miles outside Glasgow, is home to the UK's nuclear missile program: Trident. With her family having worked in Faslane all her life, and with friends protesting... [more]

Captioned Performance: Monday 10th of April

Every Tuesday

Theatre Sans Accents

Perfect your English through Drama ! The Thespians!

18:30 - 20:30

Regardless of where you are from, take part and share your experience about English language and British culture. We will work towards expanding your understanding and use of British language whilst developing your... [more]

Free Taster Session

Sat 17 Dec 2016

R P Wilson

Scams & Fantasies

19:00 - 20:00

Sixty minutes of suspense, mystery and surprise. R. Paul Wilson is an author, filmmaker, magician and the foremost expert on the art of deception. In this show, the former star of The Real Hustle shares his most... [more]

Fri 09 Dec 2016

Anatomy #14: 2016, Nuke It from Orbit

20:00 - 22:30

Dropships descend through the lacerated skies to strap explosives around the planet, its surface scorched by riots and pitted with celebrity graves. Pan-dimensional demolition experts gather to witness this, the solar... [more]

Fri 02 Dec 2016

Thrive Theatre

The Jam Diaries

19:00 - 20:30

Today everything is digitally connected. We can have it all, faster than ever. The next job, purchase, experience, even the next person. Our interactions with others shortened to clicks, links and tweets. The Jam... [more]

Mon 28 Nov 2016 - Sat 29 Oct 2016

Bright Colours Only

19:30 - 20:30 on the 28th & 20:15 - 21:15 on the 29th

You are cordially invited to Bright Colours Only – the legendary Irish funeral wake that toured from Belfast to Brazil in a hearse! Award winning actress Pauline Goldsmith resurrects her hilarious and... [more]

Wed 09 Nov 2016 - Sat 12 Nov 2016

Bated Breath

Shakespeare, His Wife And The Dog

19:45 - 20:50

April 1616 - Shakespeare has returned to Stratford a rich and famous man but all's not well. Why is he so unhappy? Why can't he sleep? Why is his wife furious with him? Who is Will waiting for and why can't... [more]

Sat 29 Oct 2016 - Sun 30 Oct 2016

Andrew Tibbles - Immortal

12:00 - 20:00

Whatever your individual beliefs about death, in any scenario you will eventually be unable to express yourself. This is an opportunity to say what you'd like to be heard when you can no longer say it. Together... [more]

Sat 29 Oct 2016

Victoria Melody - Ugly Chief

14:00 & 19:00

Victoria’s Dad, Mike Melody (TV antique dealer celebrity) was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Victoria was put in charge of planning the funeral her Dad would want – complete with eulogies, a... [more]

Work in progress - If you would like Mike Melody to value an antique/vintage object that you own, please bring it along to the show.

Sat 29 Oct 2016

FMIN

13:00 - 20:00

F.M.I.N. welcome you to an autobiographical one-on-one performance that celebrates the profound emotional impact two women have had on Amy’s life. Through soundscapes, touch and presence, we invite you to... [more]

Fri 28 Oct 2016 - Fri 23 Dec 2016

Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death

An eclectic mix of art, music, performance and installation - all investigating, challenging, confronting or celebrating death. The festival investigates why we often find it difficult to talk about death in our... [more]