Venue 145: C Nova


C nova, our newest multiplex, is an unrivalled city centre hub. Stunning studio theatres and fantastic found spaces spanning seven storeys. Installation spaces, immersive environments. Cabaret, circus, comedy. C venues vibrant vivacious variety. Eclectic electric entertainment. Twenty-three performance spaces and over 200 shows and events in our 23rd year at the Fringe. It's a Festival all of its own. Make sure you see it all.

Shows at this venue in 2012



  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 2-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

Award-winning DugOut Theatre return to the Fringe with a dark comedy directed by ISDF nominated Harry Williams (The Birthday Party)...   Full listing

Excess. Copyright: Avalon Television / Channel 4 Television Corporation.


  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Joe tells his sister he's getting a sex change. She overreacts. Excess is a comedy about siblings, sexual identity, drag...   Full listing

Absolute Improv!. Image shows from L to R: Harry Gooch, Peter Aitchison, Paul Connolly, Lauren Berning, Caroline Mathison, Sam Irving, Paddy Hare.

Absolute Improv!

  • Improv
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-27 Aug 2012

Laugh-your-socks-off improv! Fast-paced high-octane show that will have you coming back for more. Two-time Edinburgh Fringe smash hit! Scottish and...   Full listing

Deirdre and Me. Rachael Halliwell. Copyright: BBC.

Deirdre and Me

  • Play / storytelling
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

Susan White is 35. Average height. Average build. Average looks. But there's something far from average about Susan. Not only...   Full listing

Light Relief. Image shows from L to R: Geoff Cotton, Anna Dawson.

Light Relief

  • Music / variety
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

A fast-moving comedy show featuring songs, sketches, stand-up, news, sport, current affairs and special guests including James Bond, Sacha Distilled,...   Full listing

The Ejaculate Conception.

The Ejaculate Conception

  • Sketch show
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 19-27 Aug 2012

An irreverent and occasionally surreal sketch show from The Gubernaculum, a group of Oxbridge doctors who are ditching their impeccable...   Full listing

The Loves I Haven't Known. Copyright: BBC.

The Loves I Haven't Known

  • Storytelling
  • 9.50 - 11.50
  • 2-18 Aug 2012

'No, love's a b*tch', I said, 'love, not you'. But the damage was done... Chris and Ian could fit their...   Full listing

News Smash.

News Smash

  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-27 Aug 2012

Late night with a sharp edge. Featuring a varying line-up of the world's best comedians dissecting current events, getting political...   Full listing

Hot - Damsel Sophie. Damsel Sophie.

Hot - Damsel Sophie

  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

Winner 2011 and nominee 2012 Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe. After sell-out seasons the Yorkshire diva in a unitard returns with...   Full listing

Battle Ducks: Activate!. Copyright: BBC.

Battle Ducks: Activate!

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

Brand new stand-up showcase from four young comedians who are quickly rising on the comedy circuit. Exploring themes ranging from...   Full listing