Venue: Gilded Balloon Teviot
Julia, a call girl, on a date with Jeffrey, a reclusive wealthy man and inventor of best-selling sexual devices. A trick routine ends up with Jeffrey and Julia getting considerably more than they bargained for.
Venue: The Hub
The Internet and Free Will Aleks Krotoski, social psychologist and presenter of Radio 4’s Digital Human, untangles the World Wide Web, asking how much of a revolution it really is. Are we in danger of letting Google and Facebook take over our lives, and can we reclaim control over the machine? Chaired by Robert Dawson Scott. Sunday 11 August 2.30pm The Hub Tickets £6 1 hour approximately eif.co.uk/interfaces Special Offer – Buy a ticket for 4 to 6 events and save 20%– Buy a ticket for 7 to 10 events and save 30%
An in-depth and correct analysis of man and his obsessions with sex, violence, money, sex, war, breasts and sex. This is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Intelligent and tongue-in-cheek.
Venue: C venues - C nova
Sexuality, opera, Beaujolais, sarcasm. When a married man falls in love with his male lodger, a couple face a choice that confuses art with life. What do you do when you can't give each other everything?
Hill and Weedon (Winners of Musical Comedy Awards 2013, Laughing Horse New Act of the Year finalists 2012) are back with a powerhouse hour of funny music, sketches, beard whispering and amateur orienteering!
Venue: C venues - C too
Backstage, a young actor is preparing to perform a show. In the moments before going onstage, with a hat, a cane and a moustache, he transforms into his inspiration: the Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin.
Venue: C venues - C
Dark times have befallen the forest where a writer, a director, a painter, and a witch lament the lost Philena. Devoured by the gypsy moths, the forest crumbles slowly as they await the prophet Asphodel. www.maxbelltheatre.com
Venue: Edinburgh Festival Theatre
2.30pm – 3.30pm The Green Table: choreographed in 1932, The Green Table is known as Kurt Jooss’s masterpiece.In this film of a performance in the 1960s by Folkwang Ballet, the dancers include a young Pina Bausch. Portrait of Mary Wigman: at the end of the roaring twenties Mary Wigman provoked a real revolution in the world of dance. Film
Venue: Underbelly, Cowgate
Darkly funny Pinocchio sequel: the carnival is breathing its last and so is The Liar. Tired of lying, he hijacks the performance at gunpoint to tell the real story of his infamous origins.
Venue: theSpace @ Surgeons Hall
A spooky, silly radio play live onstage! Hecate return to the Fringe with a feast of fun and fright, featuring six actors, original music and a smorgasbord of silly voices. ‘Very funny, very intriguing’ **** (RemoteGoat.co.uk).