Displaying events between July 19th and July 31st
Musical Youth London is taking a trip down memory lane as we invite past members to join us for a one-off concert. Many of our alumni are now at drama schools across the country and performing in professional shows around the world. We’re delighted to welcome them back to sing with us once again.
The world's longest running live comedy show! Topical satire told through sketches and songs, updated every week.
DatesThu 19th, Fri 20th, Sat 21st, Sun 22nd, Thu 26th, Fri 27th, Sat 28th, Sun 29th
Meet the five nominees for this year’s Woman of the Year award. From a hero\-seeking teenager, to an it\-girl vlogger giving the ‘best’ advice, to a bra\-saleswoman stirring up the next generation. Who will be crowned the winner? Anna Nicholson’s debut character comedy show was developed with BBC’s James Cary (Miranda, Bluestone 42)
Fresh off the back of a hit UK tour, star of Britain’s Got Talent, Murder in Successville and Dead Ringers, Jess Robinson previews her brand new Edinburgh Fringe show. Expect more spot on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics as Jess and her incredible band take audiences on a dizzying journey through eye-wateringly accurate impressions, from Shakira to Streisand via Adele, Lady Gaga and Kate Bush. ★★★★★ Mail on Sunday ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ”Naturally funny. Pitch perfect” Telegraph
DatesSat 21st, Thu 26th
It's hard keeping it together when your whole life is falling apart. But the pressures of teaching, Tinder and outrageous Irish best mates are a lot to juggle, especially when you're stumbling through the maze of trying to be a grown-up. Stranger danger, heartbreak and piña coladas are on the syllabus in the hilarious debut play Pickle Jar, written and performed by Maddie Rice, the critically acclaimed star of the smash-hit Fleabag UK and international tour. Directed and Developed by Katie Pesskin
Charming new sketch group seeks friendly audience. Looking to share one hour of passion followed by a lifetime of mutual appreciation.
After three multi-award-winning series on BBC Radio 4, 'the next Mitchell and Webb' (Times) are heading back to the Fringe with a brand-new show that's 'hysterical' (Independent), 'masterful' (Sunday Times), and 'gorgeously skewed' (Guardian). Expect a 'very classy, very funny' (Telegraph) hour from the creators of BBC Three's Oi, Leonardo! and writers for Famalam (BBC Three) and Tracey Ullman's Show (BBC One). 'The most exciting new comedy duo working today' (David Walliams)
Sleeping Trees return with an adventure so adventurous it makes Indiana Jones look like Emmerdale: Season Two. “Lovechild of Monty Python and the League of Gentlemen” - Time Out Winners of Merv’s Spirit of the Fringe 2017
The picnic hamper’s packed, so cast yourself back to the 1940s when you could delight in lashings of ginger beer, a mouth full of tongue sandwich or get your lips round a nice spotted dick! In this riotous improvised spoof of the nation's most beloved author, the all-star cast spin an entirely new adventure for grown-ups using audience suggestions and inspiration from the Blyton classics! ★★★★★ ‘A wonderful time...I can’t possibly decide what my favourite part was.’ -World OF Blyton
Sorta sketch comedy but sorta in a cool way? Ha ha. Just relax baby, why you getting so tense? An Edinburgh preview from the writers of critically-acclaimed BBC Radio 4 series The East Coast Listening Post. Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominees. As seen on The Windsors (Channel 4), This Country (BBC Three) and The Mash Report (BBC Two). 'Everything sketch shows should be – odd, inventive, silly and lots of fun' ***** (Mirror). **** (Sunday Times).
There's a specific Hour which is unknown to man. It's an Hour as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and darkness, between reality and illusion. This is the hour of imagination. It is the time that we call The Twilight Hour. Come and watch a selection of short plays written by some award-winning playwrights from the UK and the US. Expect to laugh, expect to be surprised and expect to be entertained!