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...

Beep Boop

Following an acclaimed US run, Richard Saudek (Stage Award winner for Acting Excellence, Fringe 2016) performs a twisted and highly physical romp at breakneck pace. Created by physical comedian Richard Saude...

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Beep Boop

14:45

01 Aug

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Winter has come! The smash hit returns. Hilarious, harrowing, heart-warming. Total Fringe sell-out 2015-2018. Updated with gobs of new material from the final season. 'A resounding success' ***** (Su...

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Thrones! The Musical Parody

22:30

31 Jul

Out of the Blue

Oxford's premier all-male a cappella sensation are back for their 16th year! With over 17 million hits on YouTube, the Fringe's best-selling student show never fails to delight. Expect vocal acrobati...

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Out of the Blue

15:00

31 Jul

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

The hairy Enya is delighted to return to Edinburgh with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on the plastic keyboard he got for his Confirmation. Once again, he will try to fix everything tha...

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David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

19:30

31 Jul

Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science

Unbelievable Science is an interactive science show for the whole family, where experiments take place right before your eyes! Captivating chemistry! Phenomenal physics! Bonkers biology! Magicians, time-trav...

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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 Pa...

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Shark in the Park

10:30

31 Jul

Aditi Mittal: Mother of Invention

Motherhood: the most celebrated and exploited condition of human existence. Joining an illustrious line of shows by straight white men about their daddy issues, this is a show by a straight brown woman about...

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The Bubble Show - The Blue Room

Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fire bubbles! Interactive and ...

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Scummy Mummies

Join comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA. Expect stand-up, sketches, songs and some very scummy stori...

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Scummy Mummies

19:50

01 Aug

For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig in aid of Mind and SAMH

We miss Robin Williams. Tonight, five years after his passing, we will celebrate him. And hopefully raise a helluva lot of money for two great mental health charities. Line-up TBC (previous acts included Jam...

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Frank Skinner Live

21:00

31 Jul

Goose: CTRL+T

One-man sketch (but good). Co-star of podcast Capital. 'Brilliant stuff' **** (Guardian). 'A distilled version of the most interesting developments in British comedy' **** (Sunday Times). ...

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Goose: CTRL+T

17:20

01 Aug

I'll Tell You This for Nothing

Irish-born Phyllis was one of only two New Zealand women ever to have been honoured with France's highest decoration, the Légion d'Honneur, for extreme bravery in WWII. She spoke of bombs screaming ...

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James Hancox: 1000 Great Lives

James returns with his most ambitious show to date – an epic, thought-provoking stage spectacular celebrating the 1000 great lives that shaped history. However, with the cast missing, budget running lo...

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Judas

A political thriller with biblical bite. In a contemporary single-faith Middle Eastern state, a charismatic preacher with a radical message of peace emerges from the desert. As violence continues to tear the...

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Judas

12:05

02 Aug

Kevin the Vampyr and Friends Presents: The Vim and Vigour Variety Hour

A one-man variety mash-up of story, song and stupidity. An expat antipodean pretending to be a Vampyr called Kevin pretends to be all the friends he always wanted and hasn’t yet had. Most people waste ...

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Lola and Jo: Escape

Clock's ticking. We're all heading for the grave. Don't panic, character comedians Lola and Jo ('Bloody brilliant' [s]*[/s][s]*[/s][s]*[/s][s]*[/s] (Chortle.co.uk)) will find answers to t...

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Lola and Jo: Escape

16:15

31 Jul

Mengele

1979, a beach in Brazil, a drowning man meets a mysterious woman who cajoles, questions and flatters him into defending the indefensible. Created in support of the Holocaust Educational Trust, Mengele offers...

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Mengele

12:05

01 Aug

Pals

Meet the pals – Pete, Andy, Linda and Sue – in a hit new comedy based on the true story of Brummy council estate mates, from the sixties to the noughties. Nostalgia, pop, scouts, besties, bullies...

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Pals

13:25

01 Aug

Pamela's Palace

In the glittery underworld of combs and curlers, Pamela is the hard won queen of a buzzing beauty salon. But behind the glamour, secrets and lies threaten to bring the walls of her suburban palace crumbling ...

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Pamela's Palace

22:40

31 Jul

Romeo & Juliet

It's a man's world... but not with this Juliet around! She knows what's what! Writer-Director, Nick Hennegan's fresh, feminist take on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of passion, hate and v...

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Romeo & Juliet

13:25

02 Aug

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe (multi award-winning comedian, Best Scottish Headliner 2017, and fastest-selling Glasgow Comedy Festival act three years running) brings her sell-out and critically acclaimed show to Edinburgh. ...

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The De Nova Super

Physical theatre. If Buster Keaton had made a punk album. In space. Winner of the award for Outstanding New Work at last year's VAULT Festival. The De Nova Super is floating in space. Once crucial to the...

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The De Nova Super

15:00

31 Jul

Tom Lenk Is Trash

In 2016, SAG Award-winning, middle-aged scene-stealer Tom Lenk (Buffy, Tilda Swinton Answers..., Transparent, HBO's Room 104) accidentally achieved what millennials and wannabe social media "influen...

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Tom Lenk Is Trash

18:35

01 Aug

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwean artists make some of the best stone sculptures in the world. Vhukutiwa Gallery continues to present a range of work from young artists and established names. Inspiration is drawn from natural and ...

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Zimbabwe Sculptures

10:00

31 Jul