Venue 53: theSpace @ Surgeons' Hall

Shows at this venue in 2016

What Kind of Fool Am I?.

What Kind of Fool Am I?

  • Play
  • 8
  • 5-6 & 8-13 Aug 2016

A funny, fast-paced comedy. Joyous and life-affirming. Helen shirks responsibility, makes bad choices and cheats her way through life. To...   Full listing

That Selfies Show!.

That Selfies Show!

  • Play / satire
  • 5
  • 6-7 & 9-10 Aug 2016

Pitch the diaries, the journals, the travelogues. Our memories are now recorded in selfies. A picture may be worth a...   Full listing

Big Thumb.

Big Thumb

  • Improv / sketch show
  • 5
  • 23-27 Aug 2016

Knowing Smirk return to the Fringe, where BroadwayBaby.com assured us that 'laughter and a warm mirth resonates in the room'....   Full listing

A Dog's Tale.

A Dog's Tale

  • Play
  • 7 - 8
  • 5-6, 8-13 & 15-20 Aug 2016

What goes on at Boney Maroney's speakeasy? In the ruff underworld of 1920s New York City, young puppy Johnny walks...   Full listing

Anatomy of Dating. Caroline Ryan.

Anatomy of Dating

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 7
  • 23-27 Aug 2016

Hot on the heels of the premiere of Anatomy of Dating at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival, Caroline brings the show...   Full listing

Generic Edinburgh Fringe logo. Daniel Kitson.

Bouncers

  • Play
  • 7
  • 15-20 Aug 2016

Meet Eric, Ralph, Les and Judd: they're just your average bouncers. They're inviting you to a night out on the...   Full listing

Go to Hell, Jesus.

Go to Hell, Jesus

  • Play
  • 5
  • 8-13 & 15-18 Aug 2016

After the rapture and his second coming to earth, Jesus Christ finds himself transported to Hell. Confused and disorientated, Jesus...   Full listing

Ofgagged.

Ofgagged

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 8-13 Aug 2016

Sketch Club 7 (six schoolboys and a blow-up doll) return to the Fringe after a triumph last year ('terrifyingly brilliant'...   Full listing

Vera Vera Vera.

Vera Vera Vera

  • Play
  • 7
  • 19-20 & 22-27 Aug 2016

Vera Vera Vera is a black comedy that explores the impact of war on the people back at home. Bobby,...   Full listing

Knowing EU.

Knowing EU

  • 10
  • 5-6, 8-13 & 15-27 Aug 2016

So, is it good to be in or out? This show takes a humorous look at the facts and foibles,...   Full listing

The Cucumber Crime.

The Cucumber Crime

  • Play
  • 5
  • 8-13 & 15-18 Aug 2016

Disaster strikes as a beloved vicar is brutally murdered in his church, due to jealousy over his large cucumber. Tensions...   Full listing

Making Monsters.

Making Monsters

  • Play
  • 10
  • 5-6, 8-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2016

Geneva, 1816. Dared to write a terrifying ghost story, Mary Shelley delves into the secrets of surgery, science and life...   Full listing

Tartuffe.

Tartuffe

  • Play
  • 8
  • 15-20 Aug 2016

1967. The pious Tartuffe is lodging with the honest Orgon and his family. So infatuated with him, Orgon is blinded...   Full listing

The Female Question.

The Female Question

  • Play
  • 5
  • 8-13 & 15-18 Aug 2016

Over the 400 years in which he has been a beloved playwright William Shakespeare has only been able to see...   Full listing

Keep it Real.

Keep it Real

  • Play
  • 8
  • 22-27 Aug 2016

A fast paced, punchy, music-inspired comedy, following an unlikely duo as they pursue their dreams of becoming hip-hop stars. Eighteen-year-old...   Full listing

Eargasm Cabaret.

Eargasm Cabaret

  • Music
  • 6
  • 17-21 Aug 2016

Two quirky ladies. One piano. Singing songs about love. Singing songs about not being loved. Singing songs that have absolutely...   Full listing

Grannies With Guns.

Grannies With Guns

  • Play
  • 5
  • 8-13 & 15-18 Aug 2016

How do three pensioners and a teenager become an awesome league of super heroes? Simple. These OAPs are on a...   Full listing

The Red Guitar.

The Red Guitar

  • Storytelling
  • 8 - 9
  • 5-6, 8-13 & 15-20 Aug 2016

John Sheldon has stories to tell... Van Morrison's lead guitarist at 17, songwriter to James Taylor and a chance encounter...   Full listing

Ubu Faust.

Ubu Faust

  • Play
  • 6
  • 5-6, 8-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2016

Ubu assumes the role of Faust in this raucous, rapid-fire puppet comedy. Inspired by the plays of Alfred Jarry, the...   Full listing

Iain Heggie. Iain Heggie.

Iain Heggie

  • Play / storytelling
  • 7 - 9
  • 5-13 & 15-27 Aug 2016

Are you the 99% that won't stop and help your fellow man in trouble? Are you the 99% who cant...   Full listing

The Shambles.

The Shambles

  • Improv
  • 7
  • 5-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2016

The Shambles, York's premier improvised comedy troupe, are back at the Fringe! Bringing you hilarious songs, scenes and games based...   Full listing

Woman Up Improv Show.

Woman Up Improv Show

  • Improv
  • 8
  • 23-27 Aug 2016

Fresh from their sell-out Glasgow International Comedy Festival run, Scotland's first all-women improv troupe Women Up are ready for their...   Full listing

Chapel Street.

Chapel Street

  • Play
  • 10
  • 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18 & 20 Aug 2016

Two young people each tell their own version of a drunken night out. He's been let down, belittled and ignored...   Full listing

Novel Experiments in Living.

Novel Experiments in Living

  • Play
  • 4 - 5
  • 15, 17, 19, 22, 24 & 26 Aug 2016

A writer, a love interest, a critic and some ever-changing characters attempt to literally jump through the pages of this...   Full listing

The Rugby Tour.

The Rugby Tour

  • Play
  • 8
  • 5-6 & 8-13 Aug 2016

Follow the ridiculous antics of social rugby club, Old Fatonians, where foolishness, stupidity and brutal male banter are order of...   Full listing