Venue 20: The Assembly Rooms


The The iconic Assembly Rooms building is at the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. In 2016 the Assembly Rooms play host venue to the inaugural Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival which will be showcasing the best recordings of live arts events in a world class Cinema as well as presenting the best in new technological developments across the sector through a series of stands, talks, workshops and live presentations.

Shows at this venue in 2011

Who Killed the Counsellor?. Copyright: Thames Television.

Who Killed the Counsellor?

  • 7
  • Noon (1 hour)
  • 14-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

A dark comedy about the death of a family counsellor. A story told by four members of a dysfunctional family....   Full listing

Kieran and The Joes: Teampowered. Copyright: BBC.

Kieran and The Joes: Teampowered

  • Sketch show
  • 8.50
  • 1:20pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

An unforgettable teamwork master class from the new kings of lifestyle seminar comedy. A show for anyone who ever felt...   Full listing

The World of Shrimpology. Copyright: Granada Productions.

The World of Shrimpology

  • Improv
  • 6.50
  • 2:20pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-19 Aug 2011

The Shrimps invite you to join them on a quest of religious enlightenment as they create a new religion in...   Full listing

Jollygoodlarks - How to Make it Huge. Image shows from L to R: Marie Lawrence, Greg Haiste. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Jollygoodlarks - How to Make it Huge

  • Stand-up / music
  • 7.50
  • 2:40pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

Become the next big thingy in this whizz-bang showbiz escapade! Laugh and learn with our intrepid boy-girl double act. Character...   Full listing

Neil Dougan - Rough Rared. Neil Dougan. Copyright: Granada Productions.

Neil Dougan - Rough Rared

  • Stand-up
  • 7
  • 5:20pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

Rough Rared, A Belfast expression meaning brought up in an ungentle, although not uncaring fashion. Rared used in the Ulster...   Full listing

Juliet Meyers: I'm Not Spartacus!. Juliet Meyers. Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions.

Juliet Meyers: I'm Not Spartacus!

  • Stand-up
  • 8
  • 5:40pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

Juliet is passionate about big things (evil b*st*rds) and little things (disappointing magicians). She can stand up and be funny,...   Full listing

Frimston and Rowett. Image shows from L to R: Robert Frimston, Edward Rowett. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Frimston and Rowett

  • Sketch show
  • 8
  • 7pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

Fresh from a succession of sell-out shows in London, up and coming comedy duo Frimston and Rowett make their Fringe...   Full listing

The Chris and Paul Show. Image shows from L to R: Chris O'Neill, Paul Valenti. Copyright: BBC.

The Chris and Paul Show

  • 9
  • 8:20pm (1 hour)
  • 12-15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

The Chris and Paul Show presents offbeat humour via themed sketches rooted in vaudeville tradition, with surprise twists. Award-winning writers/performers...   Full listing

Chaps on Legs. Copyright: Talkback Productions.

Chaps on Legs

  • Sketch show
  • 6
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 15 & 17-28 Aug 2011

I know what you're thinking. 'I shouldn't have eaten that egg. Now I've got a headache. And no egg.' Don't...   Full listing

Casual Violence: Choose Death. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Casual Violence: Choose Death

  • Sketch show
  • 6
  • 10:40pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15, 17-22 & 24-28 Aug 2011

Casual Violence! have worked out the meaning of death. The good news is, it involves Siamese twins working as hit...   Full listing

Jo Wharmby - Dick & Gina. Jo Wharmby. Copyright: BBC.

Jo Wharmby - Dick & Gina

  • Stand-up
  • 6
  • 11pm (1 hour)
  • 4-14, 17-21 & 23-28 Aug 2011

On a mission to create world peace one orgasm at a time, Jo got men and women to be brutally...   Full listing