Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale

Cabaret and Variety (music, comedy)

Add to favourites
  • Assembly Rooms - Drawing Room
  • 16:50
  • Aug 18, 20-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Cheyne Productions Ltd
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 16 and above (16+)(Strong Language/Swearing)
  • Accessibility:
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

Backed by a live jazz trio, Melinda's show is a sophisticated romp through social and political satire, packed with provocative original songs on internet trolling, cougars, hipsters, sex-pest cowboys as well as an appearance by Melania Trump. Melinda has been a sell-out success at Crazy Coqs (London) and The Metropolitan Room (New York). 'So clever... every pun hit the mark' **** (Times). 'Delightfully playful, devastatingly funny and deliciously entertaining' ***** (LondonTheatre1.com). 'Scandalous and timely' (Vanity Fair). 'A brilliant cabaret goddess, a satirist of high order' (NewYorkSocialDiary.com).

Please note that while all media gallery content is provided by verified members of the event, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society does not review or approve this content before it is posted. Reports of inappropriate content or copyright infringement can be directed to [email protected].

General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: There is lift access into the performance space. If not taking the lift there are 23 steps into the venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

There are no audience reviews for this show.


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

FringeReview 6 days ago

Melinda Hughes is a singer and an extremely versatile one.  That much is clear from first note to last – a voice that’s clear as cut glass, rolling off tongue twisting lyrics without apparent effort, a voice that’s clearly used to filling big opera venues and yet can adapt the...

Read the full review

South Side Advertiser (4/5 stars) 8 days ago

Melinda Hughes Off the Scale at The Assembly Rooms sees the welcome return of a cabaret artist who still understands what the definition means – the use of song and commentary at times scathing, but always sharp and topical and not, as is all too sadly the case today, an evening of offensive language and sexually explicit comments.

Read the full review

Culture Fix (4/5 stars) 9 days ago

After a stellar turn at the Assembly Festival with Margo: Half Woman, Half Beast, Melinda Hughes returns to Edinburgh with satirical cabaret show, Off the Scale. Melinda packs this eclectic set with original musical numbers, natural audience interaction, and personal anecdote to produce a warm and witty evening of cabaret.

Read the full review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

Please login to add a review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

Dates, Times and Prices