Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Pleasance tickets for more shows on sale today
From today tickets for 132 new shows have been released by Pleasance Theatre Trust.
There will be comedy from Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins, Live at the Apollo star Sara Pascoe and Max and Ivan’s sell-out The Wrestling.
Following his starring role in I, Daniel Blake, Dave Johns will be doing stand up at the Pleasance for the first time since 1999.
Comedy legend Richard Herring comes back to the Fringe at the age of 50 with his 40th show, celebrating 30 years since his first Fringe appearance.
There are other comedy A-listers such as Nick Helm, Pippa Evans, Doug Anthony All Stars, Dane Baptiste, Gary Delany and Matt Forde as well as James Acaster nominated five times in the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
As well as comedy there is theatre for adults and children (including a musical adaptation of The Gruffalo’s Child, and of course there are already 25 shows on sale.
With other acts including Colin Cloud and Nina Conti The Pleasance will be one of the major attractions this August. A new type of mobile venue is being introduced this year in the form of a pop up 120 seater theatre which will move to Pleasance London after the Fringe.
Anthony Alderson, Director of the Pleasance said: “The Pleasance programme this year is truly spectacular, the work on show the very best. For seventy years the Festival Fringe has been a window for some of the greatest artists in the world. This year the Pleasance programme stands up alongside the very best of those.”