Other People’s Teeth

Other People’s Teeth

Other Peoples Teeth is a unique, visceral and violent vignette, exploring the emotional depths of brutality. The performance opens with a Tarantino-esque scene, featuring two contract killers in a stand-off where only one person can survive... 

James Dean Is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

James Dean Is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

Hollywood’s hottest star steps out of his crashed car and looks back on his short life. A timely look at how the film industry uses sex, drugs and power to make and break careers... 

The Fear

The Fear

The Fear follows the lives of students, Ash, Ferg and Sam as they attempt to navigate their way through the ups and downs of their final year of university whilst struggling to cope with deadlines, drink and distractions... 

Cat-in-a-Box

Cat-in-a-Box

A play in 10 short scenes. Henry and Kate are on holiday in a cottage on the Firth of Lorn. Henry is a poet. He has come here hoping to save his marriage. But each time he tries, he is relocated by the power of physics from one parallel universe to another, always looking for the one where his wife still loves and cares for him and won’t eventually leave... 

Loving Monica

Loving Monica

Inspired by Monica Lewinsky’s reappearance in the media, Blancmontage Theatre Group sets out to find the real story behind the White House intern and her famous relationship with President Bill Clinton... 

No Funny Business

No Funny Business

Simon Hall is a comedy writer, TV icon and national treasure, who finds himself arrested under suspicion of never having told a joke. This show follows his fall from grace through the medium of his past sketches, presented as memories and evidence for his defence... 

Sisu

Sisu

Finnish Oulu traditional dance and folk music combines traditional Scottish dance and contemporary dance styles. An exploration in dance of what it means to be Finnish and to be Scottish, performed by Finnish and Scottish dancers of all ages. 

Lucille and Cecilia

Lucille and Cecilia

“Arf, Arf, Arffff.” What do you mean you expected this performance to be in English? The first opening scenes of this original comedy from new writers Banging Average Theatre is entirely in sea lion, and completely, physically, bonkers... 

Single Life

Single Life

Every now and then a sparkling gem comes bubbling to the surface of the Fringe. The energy in this effervescent dance and story-telling show, Single Life is sheer delight. Pirita Tuisku the choreographer, based in both Finland and Edinburgh, and Christine Liddell, Scotland-based, are a well-balanced duo, giving us a glimpse into the world of internet dating... 

The Electric Cabaret

The Electric Cabaret

The alternative late-night Fringe experience returns, to a new home at C aquila amid the hustle and bustle of the Royal Mile. A unique blend of comedy, circus, burlesque, bands, jazz and speciality acts from across the Fringe... 

Hymns for Robots

Hymns for Robots

As you arrive in the space, the audience is serenaded by a cacophony of sounds which are not precisely music (this is a theme that will become repeated throughout the hour), and once the show begins, the sounds simply stop, as a lone, somewhat bookish-looking individual arrives, and quite literally sets the tone... 

A Voice

A Voice

Paris, 1971: The optimism of the last decade is faltering, and women are fighting for equal rights. Yéyé star Angèle is watching her career stall, stuck in the image created for her fans and unable to find her true voice... 

Behind Our Skin

Behind Our Skin

Two intertwined monologues about womanhood and immigration merge, coalesce and diverge. Camille transfers to London and finds herself following a well-travelled road. She left her country to grow, yet her reality slowly narrows... 

Caustic Comedy Nights

Caustic Comedy Nights

Caustic Comedy Nights is a jocular experience featuring the world’s top stand-up comedians, perfect for a lively Edinburgh crowd! This stand-up comedy cultivation-project and the name Caustic Comedy is based on a particular form of humour: comedy that is acerbic, corrosive and cutting-edge, could be a little dark, or biting as the word caustic itself suggests... 

When the Friendship Has Sailed

When the Friendship Has Sailed

A comedy about the impossible task of making friends. It follows the story of one woman who, after becoming fed-up spending night after night talking to her goldfish Christina (Aguilera, because she's a fighter) she makes a pact with herself that she put herself out there and make new friends... 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. Fantastic free events at our venues across the city. C: performance powerhouse on Chambers Street. C royale: vibrant new performance hub on George Street... 

Darlings

Darlings

Night out. Pub. Friends – but one of them is a bit more than a mate, isn’t he? Eve watches Gabe flirt constantly, including with their waitress. He will come to her once the games are over... 

Drifting Towers

Drifting Towers

Drifting Towers is a noughties adventure video game set in a bleak futuristic cityscape. It was discontinued shortly after release for being too difficult. Reddit users called it ‘dense but ambitious’... 

Geek

Geek

A darkly comic new musical about love, loss and being different. Raised in Bible-thumping Hopeless Junction, USA, Gibby Stone is a gentle-hearted teenager who wants to fit in. Quack medical treatment metamorphoses him into a modern Elephant Man... 

The Conditioning

The Conditioning

Two confused squaddies, Spyro and Jim, find themselves trapped in an old warehouse with strict exercises to complete in return for food rations. Why are they there? Is there a way out? Is all as it seems? To be conditioned… When we listen to news reports on war – what do we hear? Very often it is what has happened to soldiers away from home and on enemy lines... 

A Good Service on All Other Lines

A Good Service on All Other Lines

Writer/comedian David Head and singer/songwriter Matt Glover of Sincere Deceivers present a performance of silly love stories and melancholy folk pop. Come and enjoy intertwining tales of lovers, losers and locomotives... 

30 Days of Blood

30 Days of Blood

Blood, sweat, and... tampons? Sara's period just won't stop – she is covered in it – or is it the blood of her last victim that still sticks warm on her limbs? Watch her fight a storm of tampons and confront her ridiculously handsome vegan housemate before breaking out into song while ripping apart raw meat... 

Caution: Deadline Ahead – A Comedy About Procrastination

Caution: Deadline Ahead – A Comedy About Procrastination

Devised, new-writing comedy unlike any other. With this mix of different character monologues intertwined by her own storytelling, you’ll either thank heavens you’re not like her, or you’ll reassess your shameful life... 

Eat Me

Eat Me

This gripping new play is a dramatic exploration of three characters’ struggle with anorexia, as we watch Libby, Kate and Jonathan fight to regain control of their lives from the fourth character, Anorexic Voice... 

Abstract Stand-Up Art

Abstract Stand-Up Art

A one-person comedy show with art and passion. Paintings are used to explain children, embarrassment and consciousness, questions and memories: When will babies come pre-loaded with skills and knowledge, like bees do? Milk needs to be spilt... 

Bristol Revunions Present: Paraguay

Bristol Revunions Present: Paraguay

In 1988 the treasurer of the Bristol Revunions emptied the comedy troupe’s bank account and fled to Paraguay, leaving the society bankrupt and forcing the group to disband. Ten years after the society reformed, the Bristol Revunions are back at the Fringe to seek justice through comedy and tell this story...