Venue 3: Assembly George Square Gardens

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Assembly is creating a new festival hub in George Square. Seven theatres, multiple bars, food, drink and lots of fun for the entire family, we've got it all.

Shows at this venue in 2012

Humans v Nature: Engineering FTW.

Humans v Nature: Engineering FTW

  • Stand-up / stand-up
  • 8 - 12
  • 2-14 & 23 Aug 2012

Gadgets and old school mechanics celebrating the triumph of engineering over pesky nature: darkness, disease, gravity... From the team behind...   Full listing

Candida. Copyright: BBC.

Candida

  • Play
  • 8
  • 1-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

'Smart and funny' as described by the American press, this 19th-century comedy is as contemporary as any play running today....   Full listing

Funny Women at the Fringe.

Funny Women at the Fringe

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 10 - 12
  • 3-5 & 8-17 Aug 2012

Funny Women, the UK's leading female comedy brand, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a specially curated show featuring great comedy...   Full listing

Best of the Fest Daytime. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Best of the Fest Daytime

  • Stand-up / variety
  • 10 - 12.50
  • 3-5, 7-12, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2012

The perfect way to kick start your day sampling the very Best of the Fest! Join us in the gardens...   Full listing

Just a Gigolo. Maurice Roëves.

Just a Gigolo

  • Play
  • 10 - 15
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Maurice, famed for his leading roles in theatre, TV and film including Tutti Frutti and The Last of the Mohicans,...   Full listing

Unhappy Birthday. Amy Lamé.

Unhappy Birthday

  • 10 - 12
  • 2-11, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2012

You're invited to Amy's birthday party; so is Morrissey. Will he turn up? Immerse yourself in cake and quiffs, beer...   Full listing

Les Clochards: Dirty But Nice. Copyright: Green Inc Film And Television.

Les Clochards: Dirty But Nice

  • Music
  • 5
  • 2-12, 14-19 & 21-27 Aug 2012

UK debut for five part-time hobo, performing songs you thought you knew with shameless rock star habits, high energy facial...   Full listing

Des Clarke: Final Destination. Des Clarke.

Des Clarke: Final Destination

  • Stand-up
  • 13 - 14
  • 1-7, 9-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

Scotland's star of stand-up and the Capital Breakfast Show takes us on a wild journey of enlightenment and jokes. His...   Full listing

Des Bishop Likes To Bang. Des Bishop.

Des Bishop Likes To Bang

  • Stand-up
  • 11 - 12
  • 1-12, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2012

Combining his love of hip hop, beatboxing, audience participation, and a newfound passion for drumming, the Queens native, bred in...   Full listing

The Super Serious Show. Copyright: Hothouse Productions.

The Super Serious Show

  • Stand-up / variety
  • 10 - 13
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

A mash-up comedy show with the headliner hosting a mix of stand-up comedy, comedic shorts, sketch comedy and character bits....   Full listing

Fork - Electro Vocal Circus. Image shows from L to R: Kasper Ramström, Anna Asunta, Jonte Ramsten, Mia Hafrén. Copyright: Vera Productions.

Fork - Electro Vocal Circus

  • 14 - 15
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

The talk of 2011's Fringe returns with a revamped, stripped down production. Twisting a cappella into a late nite groove,...   Full listing

Comic Strip.

Comic Strip

  • Variety
  • 12 - 15
  • 2-12, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2012

Comic Strip returns to the Assembly Gardens after a sell-out season in 2011. Featuring the hottest burlesque guests and the...   Full listing

Frisky & Mannish: 27 Club. Image shows from L to R: Laura Corcoran, Matthew Floyd Jones.

Frisky & Mannish: 27 Club

  • Music
  • 12
  • 20-22 Aug 2012

Cobain, Hendrix, Winehouse... Why did so many of the world's most famous, talented musicians meet their untimely deaths at 27?...   Full listing

The Room.

The Room

  • 8
  • 5, 12, 19 & 26 Aug 2012

It's back! Bring your plastic spoons (yes, plastic spoons!) and enjoy a Sunday late night screening of the cult phenomenon...   Full listing