Venue 3: Assembly George Square Gardens

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