Live Entertainment & Public Events at EICC
Craig Hill: Playing With My Selfie!
'Riotously funny!' (Independent). Get snap happy with an evening of gloriously camp, no-holds-barred comedy. Craig flashes his kilt pins, strikes a pose and calls 'Lights, Camera... and, most definitely, Action!' Bring your Auntie, bring your hubby, bring your selfie! 'Laugh-out-loud performance from beginning to end… An hour with Hill makes for a cracking show… Irresistible!' (List); 'Wickedly subversive… Funny, charming, charismatic' (Metro); 'Class. Risque, rib-tickling and absolutely screaming from the rafters… Hill actually has to wait until the audience stops laughing before he can start again. It's absolutely hilarious' (Evening News). Sellout 2002-2014!
Daniel Sloss: Dark
The new stand-up show from comedy's internationally acclaimed and award-winning half-man-half-Xbox. 24 year old Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss started writing and performing stand-up aged 16 and has sold out all 7 of his Edinburgh Fringe seasons to date…
'A genuine twinkle in his eye and a sharp line in observational humour… Sloss demonstrated a genuine affection for the crowd… The humour is funny, intelligent and charming. As is Sloss.' * * * * (Evening News)
Star of TV's 'Sunday Night at the Palladium', 'Live at the Apollo', 'The Royal Variety Performance', 'Channel 4's O2 Comedy Gala' amongst other UK shows, and the man with the most famous eyebrows in comedy, Jimeóin (pronounced Jim-Owen), returns to the fringe with his ever-evolving live show for a full run at Edinburgh's International Conference Centre with his ever-evolving live show - YEEHAA!
Edinburgh International Festival: The Encounter, Complicite
World Premiere. Twenty years ago Simon McBurney was given a book written by Romanian author Petru Popescu, which told the story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre, who, in 1969, found himself lost among a remote Amazonian tribe; an encounter that changed his life. Taking McIntyre's journey as its compass and using binaural technology to build an intimate and shifting world of sound, Complicite's new production is a set of encounters with nature, with time, and with our own consciousness.
Edinburgh International Festival: 887, Ex Machina
European Premiere. Created by the legendary director, playwright and 'visual wizard' (New York Times) Robert Lepage,887is a riveting foray into the world of memory, exploring how personal recollections are reflected in collective consciousness. Lepage recalls his own experience growing up in Québec during the October Crisis of 1970, and considers on how, in an era of unlimited digital capture and storage, he must examine the validity and nature of his memories.
An Evening With Noel Fielding
The Mighty Boosh, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Luxury Comedy) is embarking on his first live tour in five years: An Evening With Noel Fielding.
Expect a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man).
New for 2015, InnovationNation is the EICC's series of monthly public lectures which has been designed to celebrate innovation in Edinburgh and Scotland. With a line-up of inspirational keynote speakers, each monthly lecture will focus on one of our nation's key industries. Click through to find out more.