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Marcel Lucont: Is
Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego, who won the 2012 Amused Moose Laughter Award, muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.
When
Sep 19, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13.50, NUS £11.50
The Magic Numbers
Indie-pop and pop-rock by the four-piece from Hanwell comprising two pairs of brothers and sisters.
When
Sep 20, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£15
Once In A Blue Moon: Wriggle Dance Theatre (Ages 3-6)
Join us as we journey to the moon through strange, distant lands and meet some curious characters along the way.
When
Sep 21, 11.30am & 2.30pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£10, child £6, family £27
Chris Wood
Folk-rock from the fiddle player, guitarist and singer-songwriter.
When
Sep 22, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £14
Nell Bryden
Commercial pop rock from the American singer-songwriter with links to London and New York.
When
Sep 23, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £16
Don Quijote
Tom Frankland and Keir Cooper in association with Ultimo Comboio present a contemporary theatre piece with live music exploring aspects of Cervantes's great novel Don Quixote.
When
Sep 24 & 25, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£10, concs £6
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
The London-based songstress performs dance-driven pop in support of her album Wanderlust.
When
Sep 24, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
The Pierces
The New York-based duo performs alternative psychedelic-folk.
When
Sep 25, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£17
Robin Ince: In And Out Of His Mind
Intelligent and philosophical wit looking at the last 100 years of psychiatry, psychology and skewiff brain dabblings.
When
Sep 26, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£14
Tim Key: Single White Slut
Fantastical tales and whimsy from the Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning stand-up, who doffs his poetry cap to recite verse while recounting anecdotes about love lost and found.
When
Sep 27, 7pm, 9.15pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16, NUS £13.50
Claire Martin With Montpellier Cello Quartet
Mainstream jazz from the award-winning vocalist and group as it performs songs from the Great American Songbook.
When
Sep 28, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
adv £21
Buzzcocks
The punk veterans, featuring vocals from Pete Shelley, plays punk and rock classics, including Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've).
When
Oct 1, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
Reduced Shakespeare Company In The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]
The comedic trio perform all of the Bard's 37 plays. In 97 minutes. In a revised show for 2014, and in celebration of Shakespeare's 450th birthday.
When
Oct 1, 7.30pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16, concs £14
Pete Johansson: Several Jokes
Dry and insightful wit from the Canadian stand-up.
When
Oct 2, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Dry The River
The foursome from London plays its folk-rock originals.
When
Oct 3, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £13.50
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Controversial character comedy from 2003 Chortle Award-winner for Best Breakthrough Act, Jim Muir as The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III. With Sean Percival, Pierre Hollins and MC Ryan McDonnell.
When
Oct 3, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
The Phantom Band
The Glasgow-based band performs its indie-rock originals.
When
Oct 5, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £9
Robyn Hitchcock
The London-based singer-songwriter performs his indie-pop originals with a psychedelic twist.
When
Oct 6, 8pm, doors 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £17
Cigdem Aslan
The singer from Istanbul, now resident in London, plays folk.
When
Oct 7, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£11
Blind Hamlet
A transformation of Shakespeare's tragedy into an interactive theatrical battle which reimagines the bloody struggle for Hamlet's Elsinore. Volunteers take to the stage to outwit each other as a different power-struggle unfolds at each performance. Presented by Actors Touring Company,
When
Oct 8, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£12, concs £8
Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man On Saturday Morning Television
Upbeat anecdotes, feel-good humour and witty observations inspired by being removed from the Soccer AM sofa for saying a naughty word.
When
Oct 9, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17.50
Jason Cook Is Broken
Sharp humour and upbeat storytelling from the Geordie stand-up and writer of BBC 2 sitcom Hebburn.
When
Oct 10, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13, concs £11
Bipolar Sunshine
Adio Marchant from Manchester presents genre-bending hip-hop, indie and drum'n'bass.
When
Oct 11, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £11
The Assembly Of Animals (Over 3s)
Tim Spooner's performance for young audiences and families allows audiences to experience an intriguing spectacle and the inner workings of its delicately composed elements.
When
Oct 12, 11.30am, 2.30pm, 4.30pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£10, child £6
Lee Nelson
Comic banter from the lovable rogue - the alter-ego of character comic Simon Brodkin.
When
Oct 13, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17.50
Views From The Bridge
A showcase of Cambridge-based contemporary performance, encompassing dance, drama, comedy, performance art, spoken word and poetry.
When
Oct 14, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£5
Cardinal Burns: Work In Progress
Sketch comedy as Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns try out new material.
When
Oct 17, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£18.50
Nick Mulvey
London-based indie singer-songwriter.
When
Oct 17, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £13.50
Mark Thomas: Cuckooed
Intelligent humour about being spied on by a large company.
When
Oct 18, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16, NUS £11
Skid Row
The veteran rebel rock band performs.
When
Oct 18, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£18.50
Three Wise Monkeys: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)
A play for children.
When
Oct 19, 11.30am & 2.30pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£10, child £6, family £27
Eddi Reader
The award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, formerly of Fairground Attraction, performs folk and mainstream jazz.
When
Oct 20, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £21
Real Estate
Laid-back, summery melodies and Indie-rock, American style, by the five-piece band who hail from Ridgewood, New Jersey.
When
Oct 20, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £15.50
Blackberry Smoke
The American band plays Southern rock and country-rock with hints of bluegrass in support of the album The Whippoorwill.
When
Oct 21, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£16
Cie Kiai: Off
New show from gifted French ensemble Cie Kiai exploring the mysteries of the mind and communicating a spectrum of emotions using the physical skills of a contortionist, a hip-hop dancer, a handstander, an acrobat, and a clown. Accompanied by hypnotic electro music driven by original pulsing bass lines and rhythmic beats
When
Oct 21, 7pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£12, concs £8
Nerina Pallot
Commercial pop by the platinum-selling London-based singer-songwriter.
When
Oct 22, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £19.50
Crying Out Loud: Company Non Nova: Lapres-midi dun Foehn
Prepare to be enchanted by a company of prima ballerinas made entirely from a handful of plastic bags.
When
Oct 23, 5.30pm, 7.30pm, Oct 25, 12noon, 2.30pm
Genre
Dance - none
Cost
£10, concs £6
L'Apres-Midi D'un Foehn
Ordinary plastic bags are brought to life by currents of air and dance to the music of Debussy in a performance presented by Company Non Nova.
When
Oct 23, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, Oct 25, 12noon & 2.30pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£10, child £6
James Acaster: Recognise
Stories, anecdotes and audience interaction from the Off The Kerb's Laughing Boy New Act Of The Year 2010, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2012 and Kettering-born stand-up.
When
Oct 24, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
adv £14
Stephen K Amos: Welcome To My World
Feelgood humour, observations and stories from the stand-up, actor and three-time Chortle Award nominee.
When
Oct 25, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
adv £18
Glen Neath & David Rosenberg: Fiction
An anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy using binaural sound and absolute darkness.
When
Oct 28 & 29, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - none
Cost
£12, concs £8
Jungle
Experimental dance and hip hop by the London-based two-piece.
When
Oct 28, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £13.50
Jon Allen
The singer-songwriter performs.
When
Oct 30, 8pm, doors 7pm
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
£14.50
The South
Alternative rock and post-Britpop from the band featuring ex members of the Beautiful South known for the hits Song For Whoever, Perfect Ten, Rotterdam and Don't Marry Her.
When
Oct 31, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone
Surreal and energetic humour from the inventive Canadian stand-up and 2012 Chortle Best Breakthrough Act award-winner.
When
Oct 31, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13, concs £11
Amy Sharrocks: Museum Of Water
A collection of publicly donated water and accompanying stories.
When
Nov 1 & 2, 9am-6pm
Genre
Special - fam
Cost
free
Bridget Christie: A Bic For Her
Passionate deconstruction of everyday sexism from the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner.
When
Nov 1, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£15
Wakey Wakey
Alternative pop from the New York-based band fronted by singer-songwriter, Michael Grubbs.
When
Nov 2, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £13.50
Tamikrest
The Tuareg band from Mali plays world music with Western influences.
When
Nov 3, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£15
The Boomtown Rats
The veteran band now re-formed with most of the original members and fronted again by Bob Geldorf, plays its hits.
When
Nov 3, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£26
Jasmin Vardimon Company: Park
Park is an urban oasis, a place of refuge from ordinary life where eight characters play, fight, fall in love and learn to survive. In this playground of relationships, young lovers wrestle in a historic fountain, a graffiti artist sprays his story, a busker finds his only appreciative audience in a bag lady, and a flag-waving bully rants worn out political beliefs.
When
Nov 6, 7pm
Genre
Dance - phys
Cost
£12, concs £8
Twin Atlantic
The Glasgow-based four-piece band plays its self-penned and hard-edged alternative rock.
When
Nov 6, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£16
Grandmaster Flash
Hip hop from the New York-based DJ, with guest MCs.
When
Nov 7, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £18.50
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Dark observations, cutting one-liners and sharp-edged stand-up from the inaugural winner of the Scottish Comedian of the Year Award Mark Nelson. Plus Kate Lucas, Mark Palmer and MC Jeremy O'Donnell.
When
Nov 7, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Games And Performance Masterclass With Blast Theory
Masterclass in using interactive media and the city as a playful space.
When
Nov 8 & 9, 10am
Genre
Special - none
Cost
£41
Royal Blood
The Brighton-based pairing of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher performs its take on garage-rock and blues.
When
Nov 8, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
phone for availability
Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)
While playing dress-up that leads to a mountain top rescue, an older brother loses his special hat and so begins an adventure to find it.
When
Nov 9, 11.30am & 2.30pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£10, child £6, family £27
Islands
Caroline Horton presents a black comedy inviting audiences into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out.
When
Nov 12, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - com
Cost
£12, concs £8
O'Hooley And Tidow
Alternative folk with classical influences by the Huddersfield-based duo.
When
Nov 13, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £10
Jason Byrne: You Name The Show
Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leader board on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.
When
Nov 14, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£18.50
Secret Affair
Mod revival pop-rock from the veteran outfit. With support from The Lambrettas.
When
Nov 14, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
£18.50
Paul Foot: Hovercraft Symphony In Gammon Major
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
When
Nov 15, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13.50
Hansel And Gretel (Over 3s)
Follow two brave and resourceful children as they take the path deep into the woods. Red Earth's retelling of one of the most popular and powerful of all fairy tales. Text by Wendy Rouse, directed by Amanda Wilde and design by Dorrie Scott.
When
Nov 16, 11.30am-12.30pm
Genre
Theatre - dra
Cost
£10, child £6
Pere Ubu
The veteran band from Cleveland, Ohio led by David Thomas, performs its experimental and leftfield rock.
When
Nov 17, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£17
PanicLab: RIOT
Four performers dressed as superheros present a comic-book adventure choreographed by Joseph Mercier.
When
Nov 20, 7pm
Genre
Dance - phys
Cost
£10, child £6
Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.
When
Nov 21, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13, concs £11
Matt Schofield
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester.With support from Ben Poole
When
Nov 22, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
adv £18.50
Matt Schofield
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester. With support from The Ben Poole Band.
When
Nov 22, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£18.50
Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions
Offbeat storytelling from the Canadian stand-up and co-writer of Frankie Boyle's controversial Channel 4 show Tramadol Nights.
When
Nov 25, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17, adv £15
This Last Tempest
Uninvited Guests and Fuel present a sequel to The Tempest that begins where Shakespeare left off. Caliban and Ariel are left alone on the enchanted island, watching Prospero's ship sail over the horizon and out of view.
When
Nov 26, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - dra
Cost
£12, concs £8
Alabama 3
The English outfit play their unique mix of acid house, alt blues and electro-country.
When
Nov 27, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£19
Pascuala Ilabaca And Fauna
The singer-songwriter from Chile and her accompanying musicians performs world music.
When
Nov 27, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£11
Lee Scratch Perry
The eccentric Jamaican record producer with the long career, performs his reggae originals.
When
Nov 28, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£23.50
Pete Firman: Trickster
Anarchic magical comedy and sleight of hand from the stand-up, author and regular contributor to BBC1's Don't Miss A Trick.
When
Nov 28, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16
Frisky and Mannish: Just Too Much
Frisky and Mannish are back with a brand new hour, packed tighter than Robin Thicke's crotchal region. Now all grown up (just like Miley and Bieber) their barely-conscious recoupling marks the beginning of a new pop-comedy-mashup-infotainment era. They've been everywhere, from the Edinburgh Fringe to the West End, from BBC Radio 1 to E4, and from Shepherd's Bush Empire to the Sydney Opera House.
When
Nov 29, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£14.50
Average White Band
The veteran six-piece band who originated from Dundee perform their soul, funk and R&B originals, including their famous hit Pick Up The Pieces.
When
Nov 30, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
Magnum
Heavy rock with progressive elements by the long-established band from Birmingham, formed originally by guitarist Tony Clarkin and singer Bob Catley.
When
Dec 1, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£21
Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution
Chaotic stand-up from the writer and comedian based around the development of the human race.
When
Dec 1 & 2, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13.50, NUS £11
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember
Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent, the diminutive Ken Worthington.
When
Dec 3, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17
Beans On Toast
Contemporary folk by the Essex-born singer-songwriter and one-man band.
When
Dec 4, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £10
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Laddish gags and alternative wit from veteran stand-up and entertainer Bob Mills. With Matt Rees, Richard Todd and MC Ed Gamble.
When
Dec 5, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Around The World In 80 Days: School Performance
Join Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passpartout in their audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
When
Dec 8-11, 15-18, 10.30am, mats Dec 10, 16 & 17, 5pm
Genre
Special - am
Cost
£7
Around The World In 80 Days
New International Encounter (NIE) adapts Jules Verne's novel using clowning, live music, storytelling and performance to follow Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passpartout as they attempt to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
When
Dec 11, 7pm, Dec 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 24, 29, Jan 2-4, 11am & 3pm, Dec 22 & 23, 30, 3pm & 7pm, Dec 27 & 28, Jan 1, 3pm, ends Jan 4
Genre
Theatre - dra
Cost
£14, concs £10
From The Jam
Classic Jam songs performed by original bassist Bruce Foxton, plus Russell Hastings.
When
Dec 12, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £20
Lonely The Brave
The Cambridge-based five-piece plays contemporary rock originals.
When
Dec 13, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£9, early bird £8
Dr Feelgood
The originators of the rhythm'n'blues pub-rock sound perform With Support From Nine Below Zero
When
Dec 18, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £17.50
Ezio
The contemporary acoustic singer-songwriter plays folk-flavoured songs with guitarist Mark Fowell.
When
Dec 20, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£13
Sara Pascoe Vs History
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.
When
Jan 23, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Trio Da Kali
The Mali-based outfit performs its world music originals.
When
Feb 25, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£11
Simon Amstell: To Be Free
Following sold out residencies in New York and London, Simon Amstell embarks on his fourth international stand up tour - 'to be free'.
When
Mar 11, 7pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£22, concs £19
Tiff Stevenson: Optimist
On cloud nine one minute and battling your inner critic the next? In 2012 Tiff was awarded Stutter's Spirit of the Fringe. In 2013 she had an operation on her tongue, drank Everyday Vodka and spent too much time arguing on forums. In her new show Tiffany explores the possibility of optimism in a world full of Kardashians and guns. As seen on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Next Week's News, 7 Day Saturday and Only Joking.
When
Mar 13, 7pm, doors
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
adv £13
Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee
The veteran stand-up comic covers weighty issues like death, love, religion and spam javelins.
When
Mar 27, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16
Boo Hewerdine
The former Bible songsmith plays folk-pop.
When
Apr 21, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£13
Mariana Sadovska
The singer from Ukraine performs folk music from her native land.
When
Apr 25, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
adv £11
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