Venue 23: Pleasance Dome

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Since 2000 the Pleasance Dome has been the hub of the now-famous Bristo Square, with the best comedy and theatre in 5 venues all under one roof. The legendary Pleasance atmosphere runs late in to the night.

Shows at this venue in 2012

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show.

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-26 Aug 2012

Three brilliant good morning breakfast feasts of delicious 10-15 minute playlets from exciting new international playwrights with coffee, croissant and...   Full listing

US Beef.

US Beef

  • Music
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 1-14 & 16-27 Aug 2012

Get ready to 'meat' Buck Mathews. Meatbox Incorporated's new truck driver extraordinaire. He's standing on the brink, staring into the...   Full listing

Coalition. Thom Tuck. Copyright: BBC.

Coalition

  • Satire / play
  • 7.50 - 14.50
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

It's 2014 and Britain's coalition government has only six months left to run. The Conservative Prime Minister and his Lib...   Full listing

Rod is God.

Rod is God

  • Storytelling
  • 9.50 - 12
  • 1-23, 25 & 27 Aug 2012

In this dark new comedy from the makers of Late Night Gimp Fight, flatmates Rod and Jack made a mistake....   Full listing

Bane 1, 2 & 3. Copyright: Jarvis and Ayres Productions.

Bane 1, 2 & 3

  • Storytelling
  • 10 - 12
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

It's here. Joe Bone brings the hotly-anticipated multi award-winning Bane trilogy back to Edinburgh, with an extended run of Bane...   Full listing

The Three Englishmen: Squares. Image shows from L to R: Ben Cottam, Nick Hall, Jack Hartnell, Tom Hensby.

The Three Englishmen: Squares

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 1-10 & 12-27 Aug 2012

'One of the UK's best emerging sketch troupes' (Scotsman) return to Edinburgh for a blistering third year after sell-out shows...   Full listing

Chortle Presents: Fast Fringe.

Chortle Presents: Fast Fringe

  • Variety
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 1-25 Aug 2012

Sample 12 top comedy and variety acts in one speedy showcase, selected by Britain's leading comedy website, (www.chortle.co.uk). There's a...   Full listing

Wild West End. Copyright: Rank Organisation / Ealing Studios.

Wild West End

  • 11 - 12
  • 1-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

The company behind the national sell-out success Fresher the Musical, have teamed up with performers from Musicality, the stars of...   Full listing

Thom Tuck Flips Out. Thom Tuck. Copyright: Granada Television.

Thom Tuck Flips Out

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-27 Aug 2012

2011 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Thom Tuck returns to the Fringe with a show about animal instincts, gender... and gymnastics....   Full listing

Cardinal Burns. Image shows from L to R: Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns.

Cardinal Burns

  • 8 - 10
  • 20-25 Aug 2012

Fresh off the back of their debut hit E4 series, Cardinal Burns return to their spiritual home of the Pleasance...   Full listing

The Comedy Reserve. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Comedy Reserve

  • 8 - 9
  • 1-12, 14-19 & 21-27 Aug 2012

Pleasance presents its eighth year of the Comedy Reserve, showcasing four of the hottest new acts on the circuit, supported...   Full listing

Brendon Burns, Home Stretch Baby. Brendon Burns.

Brendon Burns, Home Stretch Baby

  • Stand-up
  • 12.50 - 14.50
  • 3-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-26 Aug 2012

Newspapers tend to like him! Hey Edinburgh, as I'm really enjoying getting older, I'd like to filter the audience somewhat....   Full listing

The Boom Jennies: Mischief. Image shows from L to R: Lizzie Bates, Catriona Knox, Anna Emerson.

The Boom Jennies: Mischief

  • Sketch show
  • 11 - 12
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Riotous sketch comedy from this critically acclaimed, feel-good fun confederacy. Late night, party style and jam-packed with jokes and silliness....   Full listing

After Hours Comedy.

After Hours Comedy

  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 3-4, 9-11, 16-18 & 23-25 Aug 2012

Legendary and unmissable, After Hours celebrates its 10th birthday! Showcasing this year's biggest stand-ups, some so hot we mightn't be...   Full listing