Our changing programme of events includes cabaret, comedy, one-man shows, lectures, musical performances and small-scale drama.
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is Cutty Sark's unique performing arts space, located in the ship's lower hold where precious tea and wool cargoes were stacked over a century ago. In the evening, the central section can be converted into a remarkable theatre, the only one of its kind in the world.
Omid Djalili: Live 2016
Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, Omid Djalili’s stand-up is an energetic comedy master class.
Nish Kumar: Work in progress
Nish has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with four rave-reviewed solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Alternative St Patrick’s Day Celebration: With Cut a Shine Ceilidh Band
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day on board Cutty Sark, with a jig or a reel underneath the ship’s extraordinary hull
Chasing the Whale: Kings of the South Seas with Tim Eriksen and Philip Hoare
A whaler's life from the era of Moby Dick brought to life through music, narration and film.
James Acaster: Reset
Whimsical master James Acaster is one of the most brilliant and distinctive young comedians of his generation.
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
The award-winning improvised theatrical comedy sensation, spun in the style of Jane Austen.
James Veitch: Dot Con
James Veitch spent the past year responding to as many scam emails as he could, with hilarious results.
Josie Long: Work in progress
Triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Josie Long presents her latest material.
Trinity Laban presents: Isbilia String Quartet and the Strings of the Siegfried Camerata
Beethoven's String Quartet No.6; Dvořák's String Quartet No.12 and Mendelssohn's String Octet Op.20.