Venue 23: Pleasance Dome

Shows at this venue in 2017

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show.

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

  • Play
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 2-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2017

Good morning, Edinburgh! Three funny, thought-provoking menus of bite-size plays. Fresh coffee/tea, croissants and strawberries. Great UK/international writers. The perfect...   Full listing

Once Were Pirates.

Once Were Pirates

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-13 & 16-27 Aug 2017

Pirates, Shane and Gareth, have been marooned in the present. How will they survive without a code of values to...   Full listing

Simon Day - In Character. Simon Day.

Simon Day - In Character

  • Character
  • 13.50
  • 16-20 Aug 2017

The Fast Show star revives four much-loved characters. Billy Bleach: the pub bore. Geoffrey Allerton: confirmed bachelor and unpublished Yorkshire...   Full listing

Rhapsodes.

Rhapsodes

  • Improv
  • 10 - 12.50
  • 14-27 Aug 2017

From the creators of Olivier Award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, this is competitive improv as you've never seen it. Honouring...   Full listing

Dad's Army Radio Hour.

Dad's Army Radio Hour

  • Play
  • 12.50 - 13.50
  • 2-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-28 Aug 2017

Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft's quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians...   Full listing

Derailed.

Derailed

  • Music
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 14-28 Aug 2017

Merce used to protest in the streets but now she just gets angry on Facebook. Patricia has turned forty and...   Full listing

Me and Robin Hood. Shôn Dale-Jones.

Me and Robin Hood

  • Play
  • 5
  • 2-14, 16-21 & 23-27 Aug 2017

I first met Robin Hood in the Autumn of 1975, as a seven-year-old boy, and we have been good mates...   Full listing

6 x 6 x 6.

6 x 6 x 6

  • Play
  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

In their 12th year, Comedians' Theatre Company has become synonymous with exciting new writing and pushing comedians' performance boundaries by...   Full listing

Audible Presents.

Audible Presents

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27 Aug 2017

Audible presents four weekends of completely free live comedy shows, showcasing the finest acts the festival has to offer, all...   Full listing

Sleeping Trees at the Movies.

Sleeping Trees at the Movies

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 13
  • 2-14 & 16-28 Aug 2017

Everybody has their favourite film genre, whether it's rom-com, action, independent amateur Japanese anime, the list is endless. This year,...   Full listing

Suspicious Minds.

Suspicious Minds

  • Play
  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-8, 10-15 & 17-28 Aug 2017

It's been a particularly tough year for Mark and Fran. Mark's Dad died of cardiac arrest whilst playing squash. Fran...   Full listing

Live at the Pleasance.

Live at the Pleasance

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 9-10, 16-17 & 23-24 Aug 2017

Join the Fringe's best acts during a free live broadcast where anything could happen! Hand-picked by the Pleasance, every day...   Full listing

Siren.

Siren

  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-14 & 16-27 Aug 2017

'No man is an island? Good for them.' A siren. A ship. A song. The debut play from award-winning comedian...   Full listing

Fast Fringe.

Fast Fringe

  • Stand-up / variety
  • 7 - 11
  • 2-26 Aug 2017

So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced...   Full listing

Accessibility Gala.

Accessibility Gala

  • Stand-up
  • 7
  • 14 Aug 2017

Disability access at the Fringe is a joke. Almost half of festival venues do not provide wheelchair access. Audiences are...   Full listing

Lloyd Griffith in:Undated. Lloyd Griffith.

Lloyd Griffith in:Undated

  • 9 - 10.50
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Inundated: Verb. One: To overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with, eg, online dating is inundated with...   Full listing

Police Cops in Space.

Police Cops in Space

  • 11 - 12
  • 2-22 & 24-27 Aug 2017

Fresh from sell-out runs at the Soho Theatre, globally acclaimed, multi award-winning comedy trio The Pretend Men are back in...   Full listing

Butt Kapinski. Deanna Fleysher.

Butt Kapinski

  • Character / improv
  • 8 - 10
  • 2-8, 10-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2017

Think it's a solo show? Think again. Private eye Butt Kapinski invites you to choose-your-own-adventure in a film noir rife...   Full listing

Marcel Lucont's Whine List. Alexis Dubus.

Marcel Lucont's Whine List

  • 13 - 14
  • 15-27 Aug 2017

The Fringe's favourite flâneur returns, as always 'excellently dry' (Times) and 'fresh, accessible and hilarious' (Guardian), with another serving of...   Full listing

The Comedy Reserve.

The Comedy Reserve

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 2-13, 15-20 & 22-28 Aug 2017

The Pleasance Comedy Reserve is back for its 13th year at the Edinburgh Fringe with another four brilliant new acts,...   Full listing

Adele Is Younger Than Us.

Adele Is Younger Than Us

  • Stand-up / music
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

We've all been there, the shattering realisation that you're not Adele. Stiff and Kitsch (Vault 2017 Comedy Award winners) will...   Full listing

We Are Ian.

We Are Ian

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 7-28 Aug 2017

It's 1989. Manchester. A frenzy of drugs, beats and bucket hats. Illegal raves and acid parties. Jumping up and down...   Full listing

Questing Time.

Questing Time

  • 8 - 10
  • 10-14 Aug 2017

London's Critical Hit comedy Dungeons & Dragons show is rolling into Edinburgh for one night only, five times! Join your...   Full listing

Tim Key: Work in Progress. Tim Key.

Tim Key: Work in Progress

  • Poetry
  • 11 - 12
  • 14-27 Aug 2017

Late at night. Minding his own business. A new blend of poeticals, talking, standing, lights, mics, cables etc. 'He is...   Full listing

The Glenda J Collective. Image shows from L to R: Josie Lawrence, Cariad Lloyd, Pippa Evans, Ruth Bratt.

The Glenda J Collective

  • Improv
  • 10
  • 3-5 Aug 2017

The Glenda J Collective are four superheroes of improv, ready to smash your minds with improvised songs, sketches and japes...   Full listing

Hot Rocs.

Hot Rocs

  • 13 - 15
  • 16-20 Aug 2017

A unique cabaret experience brought to you from a stoner's living room. Blending high-grade comedy and smooth rock'n'roll, the Hot...   Full listing