THE final weekend is here, so make the most of your last chance to catch the best of this year’s Fringe. Here’s my final round-up of all that’s worth catching over the next three days.
ARLENE! THE GLITZ. THE GLAMOUR. THE GOSSIP
FREDDIE Mercury, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Hot Gossip... Arlene Phillips’ list of credits is endless. Join the legendary choreographer and toughest Strictly Come Dancing judge ever, as she shares tales of a life in dance.
Assembly Checkpoint, 2.30pm, £15,
CURSE OF THE MUMMY
THE guys from Last Chance Saloon take a trip to Ancient Egypt, where Montana Jones is on a quest for archaeological eminence.
However, a love-cursed Mummy and a Nazi spy threaten to destroy everything...
Just the Tonic at The Caves, 7.30pm, £8-£10
IN Where Are We Now?, Camille sings the final songs of Bowie and Leonard Cohen, all delivered with her unique gift for storytelling.
Underbelly’s Circus Hub, Meadows, 7.45pm, £19-£21
EVA CASSIDY: THE STORY
WITH voice and guitar, Elsa Jean McTaggart brings alive the essence of Eva as she relates the songs to the beautiful and yet tragic story of one of the world’s most iconic voices.
The Space @ Symposium Hall, tomorrow, 7.50pm, £10
THE acclaimed immersive staging of Irvine Welsh’s classic comes home. In a tunnel opened exclusively for the production, expect to be part of the action, including the notorious ‘worst toilet in Scotland’ scene.
Venue150 at EICC, various times, £17.50, 0131-226 0000
BENIDORM’S Perry Benson stars in a new black comedy from Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh.
In 1960s swinging London, the cult movie Performance is being made... and two gangsters are auditioning for roles.
How far they will go to impress...
Assembly Rooms, George Street, 4.45pm, £14-£15
DIRTY Harry capture the rapture of Blondie and has not only the original sound, feel, attitude and full back catalogue of the band, but a look-a-like of Debbie. Sarah Kennedy is stunning as Harry, backed by a group of Scotland’s finest musicians.
Liquid Room, West Register Street, Sunday, 7pm, £15
REBEL WITHOUT A PAUSE
A FAMILIAR face on TV in the 70s, Frank Carson blazed a comedy trail for 50 years. In this play discover how the boy from Belfast went from the army to entertaining royalty. It’s the way he tells ‘em.
Assembly Rooms, until Sunday, 1.40pm, £13-£15, 0131-226 0000
THE NAKED MAGICIANS
ADULTS only magic returns courtesy of Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler.
Following last year’s sold-out shows the world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show comes to the Assembly Rooms.
Assembly Rooms, until Sunday, 9.45pm, £13.50-£15, 0131-226 0000
THE TOXIC AVENGER
TOXIE, a seven-foot mutant freak with superhuman strength and a supersized heart to match is out to save New Jersey, end global warming, win the heart of his beloved. Glorious mayhem.
Pleasance Courtyard, 10.30pm, until Monday, £15.50-£17.50
ELVIS: YOUNG & BEAUTIFUL
IT’S 1956. Elvis Presley performs his great songs. Oliver Harris as the young Elvis is simply sensational, a big star in the making.
Frankenstein Pub, George IV Bridge, until Monday, 3.45pm, Free