Assembly George Square

Assembly George Square is part of our George Square site and houses Gordon Aikman Theatre (formerly George Square Theatre), The Box and The Blue Room.

SHOWING AT Assembly George Square...

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

Here he comes, trotting back onstage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. There'll be lots of talking, some apologising and some songs on a glued together plastic keyboard from 1...

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David O'Doherty: whoa is me

19:30

03 Aug

Myra's Story

Living rough on the streets of Dublin, middle-aged Myra McLaughlin is a foul-mouthed, feisty, street drinker. She is also immensely funny and self-deprecating. Playing a whole range of characters, she gives ...

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Myra's Story

13:00

05 Aug

Shark in the Park

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind the Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt's Shark in the P...

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Shark in the Park

10:00

04 Aug

Confetti

Uptight and unlucky in love, Felix is the 'mate of honour' for his best friend's wedding. It'll be perfect... as long as there are no distractions. A queer romcom from Will Jackson ("Ris...

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Confetti

14:20

03 Aug

Fascinating Aïda

They're back at last! Britain's greatest cabaret trio return with their smash-hit show guaranteed to put "a massive smile on your face and a spring in your step” (Scotsman). Jam-packe...

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Fascinating Aïda

18:00

03 Aug

Fashion Spies

Picture the scene: Fashion week. Deception and divas, catwalk crooks and you busting the case wide open. Devil Wears Prada meets Spy Kids in this fabulous and surreal choose-your-own-adventure comedy. The st...

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Fashion Spies

13:00

03 Aug

Les Dawson: Flying High

Jon Culshaw (Dead Ringers, The Impressions Show) stars in this funny, affectionate and poignant celebration of the much-missed comedy legend. Join Les as he summons forth a wealth of characters and incidents...

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Les Dawson: Flying High

16:30

03 Aug

Michelle Brasier: Average Bear

Award-winning comedian and actor Michelle Brasier (Netflix's Aunty Donna, Double Denim) debuts her critically acclaimed show. Average Bear sheds light on Michelle's experience living in the shadows o...

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Nish Kumar: Your Power, Your Control

It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally. Your Power, Your Control is a new show ...

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Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Join queer cabaret icon Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award-winning journey to Tropicana!Nothing is safe from ridicule so be led on an exploration of body image, heteronormativity and sometimes...

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Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

22:20

03 Aug

Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

My mother died in March 2019 and of course it was sad and grief can be tough sometimes, but I saw a lot of funny in that too. Since death comes to us all and grief is something most of us will experience, I ...

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Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

19:20

03 Aug

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

This is not your average magic show. Ditching the top hat and bunny for Tinder and beer, Fake Wizard takes magic to a ridiculous new territory. Anyone and anything may become a part of the journey as Dom exp...

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Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

17:50

03 Aug

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC's The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and The News Quiz, Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show. Whether it's between countries or systems, the pla...

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Neil Delamere: Liminal

19:20

16 Aug

Space Hippo

Earth is dying. We can't do anything to stop it. Our only hope is to launch a hippo into space. Along the way she will encounter new worlds, strange alien creatures and end up at the centre of an interga...

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Space Hippo

10:20

04 Aug

Two Hearts: We're Pregnant and the Baby is Music

New Zealand's only popstars return with new catchy AF comedy pop music. And guess what? They’re expecting... you to enjoy the show. After selling out shows in NZ and the UK, Two Hearts are ready to...

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BriTANicK

Best Sketch Show, Time Out (New York) BriTANicK is the comedy duo of Nick Kocher and Brian McElhaney. They have written for Saturday Night Live and It's Alway...

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BriTANicK

19:45

03 Aug

Ed Gamble: Electric

He's been on the road since February, played three sold-out nights at London's iconic Hackney Empire and now Ol' Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on even more nights of...

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Ed Gamble: Electric

21:00

08 Aug

Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing

“Whining folk singer” (The Telegraph), lesbian and checked-shirt collector Grace Petrie has been incorrectly called Sir everyday of her adult life, and, having exhausted her capacity for wri...

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Isabelle Farah: Irresponsabelle

British-Lebanese comedian Isabelle Farah's sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2021 show Ellipsis later transferred to the Soho Theatre and was listed by Chortle in the Top Ten shows of 2021.Isabelle return...

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Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

Winner: Best New Comedian, Panic Awards (2019) As seen on BBC, ITV, Sky and Comedy Central. Fusing stand-up with musical comedy, the UK's premier transgender comedian takes on babies, boob...

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Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

22:25

03 Aug

Out of the Blue

One of the Fringe's most renowned and best-selling shows is back for its 18th run at the Fringe. Expect vocal acrobatics, eclectic repertoires and ludicrous choreography! Whether you know them from makin...

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Out of the Blue

15:00

03 Aug

Phil Wang: The Real Hero in All This

Hot off the heels of his critically acclaimed Netflix special, Phil's bringing his highly infective British-Malaysian variant of comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe once more. Phil's last show in Edinburg...

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Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

The Crowd Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds by award-winning writer, actor and podcaster Rob Auton. The Crowd Show is a show suitable for anybody who wants to be in the crowd for this sh...

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Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

14:50

03 Aug

The Great Almighty Gill

New Perspectives presents The Great Almighty Gill. Written and performed by Daniel Hoffmann-Gill.My Dad, Dave, died on 5 November 2015 of complications related to dementia. It was f*cking awful. But t...

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The Great Almighty Gill

13:15

03 Aug

Tom Walker: Javelin

Award-winning physical comedian Tom Walker has written a love letter to the sport and spear that share a name: the humble javelin. That most noble of pursuits: throwing something very far.Winner: Dire...

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Tom Walker: Javelin

21:05

03 Aug

Wanderlust

Hosted by an over-the-top and flirtatious host, this show delivers a dazzling array of exciting and naughty dance cabaret entertainment with frolicsome performers indulging in mesmerizing song and dance, acr...

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Wanderlust

22:30

03 Aug

Who Murdered My Cat?

Following sell-out shows at VAULT Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre, award-winning storyteller and professional over-sharer Roann Hassani McCloskey returns with another fearless autobiographical ta...

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Who Murdered My Cat?

17:05

04 Aug

ARIGATO by JalJal

JalJal, the King of Comedy in Japan, presents the most hilarious performance ever!Inimitable and super improvised skits transform into a complete comedy with words and ideas from you, the audience, at...

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ARIGATO by JalJal

11:40

04 Aug

Helter Skelter

1967, Susan, a runaway from a troubled home, escapes her past by hitchhiking to LA. Whilst there she finds Charlie, the charismatic and mercurial leader of a "family" of misfits and outcasts. Toget...

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Helter Skelter

11:50

03 Aug

Liza Pulman: The Heart of It

On the heels of her highly acclaimed West End tour de force, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand, Fascinating Aida's singing star Liza Pulman returns with her brand-new show and album, The Heart of It....

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Liza Pulman: The Heart of It

18:00

14 Aug

The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award

A mixed-bill comedy, cabaret and variety show to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020. David was a fervent supporter of emerging and unique talent and his 'Fringe finds&...

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Zimbabwe Sculpture

An exhibition of remarkable stone sculptures from new and established Zimbabwean artists. Zimbabwe is renowned for some of the best sculptural work in the world, drawing inspiration from natural and spirit l...

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Zimbabwe Sculpture

10:00

03 Aug