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The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Tobacco Tea Theatre Company

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Theatre (Satire, Comedy)

C (+1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug at 14:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Recommended 12+
When Holmes unknowingly murders his client, the game is on to catch… himself! But is Moriarty’s thirst for detective fiction masterminding events? Satire, metafiction and plot twists galore! ‘Funny, intelligent, and well-played’ ★★★★ FringeGuru.com.
Dates

Balagan Productions

Dates

Comedy (Sketch Show, Satire)

C royale (studio 1) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-19 Aug at 15:20 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 14+
Original sketch show satirising the trials and tribulations of modern dating for young women in an era of social media, dating apps, casual sex, third wave feminism… and the ever ambiguous aubergine emoji.
Joseph K

KGS Theatre Company

Joseph K

Theatre (Political, Satire)

C (+2) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
20-26 Aug at 10:30 (1hr30)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50 / children £3.50-£5.50
Recommended 12+
Tom Basden’s darkly comic adaptation of The Trial relocates Kafka’s classic novel to 21st century London. Tapping into the zeitgeist of personal liberty, justice and control, the play questions the meaning of freedom in the present political climate.
Macblair

Falling Sparrow Productions

Macblair

Theatre (Comedy, Satire)

C primo (studio) venue 41 19 Hill Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JP
13-28 Aug (not 21) at 18:15 (1hr00)
Tickets £9.50-£11.50 / concessions £7.50-£9.50
Recommended 12+
Macblair meets three weird hacks on a stairwell. They prophesy that he will become Leader of the Labour party, then Prime Minister, and eventually… King of the World. This is the story of Tony Blair as a Shakespearean tragicomedy.
The Marriage of Kim K

Leoe & Hyde

The Marriage of Kim K

Musicals (Opera, Satire)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug (not 9, 16, 23) at 21:50 (1hr15)
Tickets £11.50-£13.50 / concessions £9.50-£11.50
Recommended 12+
What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common? Radical retelling of The Marriage of Figaro about Kim’s 72-day marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries. Three squabbling couples. Three musical styles. A musical without boundaries.
Pulled

Central Arts & Devious Theatre (Ireland)

Pulled

Theatre (Comedy, Satire)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-28 Aug (not 15) at 21:55 (1hr00)
Tickets £9.50-£11.50 / concessions £7.50-£9.50
Recommended 14+
There’s no such thing as a walk of shame! Join Amanda and Michelle as they retrace their alcohol-fuelled steps from the night before, through a trail of Twitter, Facebook and shameless selfies. An uncompromising hilarious new Irish comedy.
Wall 2.0! A Thinly Veiled Manifesto for how to Mend our Broken World  Disguised as a New American Musical

Denver School of the Arts Theatre (Colorado, USA)

Wall 2.0! A Thinly Veiled Manifesto for how to Mend our Broken World Disguised as a New American Musical

Musicals (Political, Satire)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-15 Aug (not 5) at 11:45 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50 / children £3.50-£5.50
Recommended 12+
Walls, glass ceilings and other metaphorical pieces of infrastructure have come down. What happens when society decides to rebuild?
Wall! A Thinly Veiled Metaphor for our Current Political Landscape Disguised as a New American Musical

Denver School of the Arts Theatre (Colorado, USA)

Wall! A Thinly Veiled Metaphor for our Current Political Landscape Disguised as a New American Musical

Musicals (Political, Satire)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-15 Aug (not 5) at 10:30 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50 / children £3.50-£5.50
Recommended 12+
Two cultures have thrived, one each side of an impenetrable wall. Factions on each side challenge the status quo. Contemporary social commentary. Dancing!
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