Fossils’ Nel Crouch: “Theatre is alive and well at the Fringe!”

Fossils’ Nel Crouch: “Theatre is alive and well at the Fringe!”

Award-winning theatre company Bucket Club are melding together playful theatre with a live techno score for Fossils, a sceptical quest for the Loch Ness Monster at the Pleasance Do... 

Shakespeare Syndrome's Catriona Scott on Macbeth's Rorschach Test

Shakespeare Syndrome's Catriona Scott on Macbeth's Rorschach Test

How do you tell a story using Shakespeare’s characters and make it original? How do you tell a story about Shakespeare himself for that matter? For Catriona Scott, playwright of ... 

Student New Writing at the Fringe: Oxford, Warwick and St Andrews Students Compare Notes

Student New Writing at the Fringe: Oxford, Warwick and St Andrews Students Compare Notes

The Fringe is the single most exciting date in the student-theatre calendar. 

​Milk Playwright Ross Dunsmore on Bravery in New Writing

​Milk Playwright Ross Dunsmore on Bravery in New Writing

What do we need to nourish ourselves? Is love enough? Can we definitively say that Nandos are the kings of fast food? Such questions and more are explored in the invigorating new p... 

​Bedlam Producer Cordelia Grierson on Staging New Writing in Peoples’ Homes

​Bedlam Producer Cordelia Grierson on Staging New Writing in Peoples’ Homes

Three AM in Edinburgh is something of a witching hour. 

Playwright Becky Owen Fisher Lets Actors Change the Order of her Scenes

Playwright Becky Owen Fisher Lets Actors Change the Order of her Scenes

In a world boiling over with police invasion of privacy, romance and rising sea levels, what could possibly go wrong? Part eco-political rally cry, part meditation on the collapse ... 

Black Magic: Songs Unchained

Black Magic: Songs Unchained

Black Magic: Songs Unchained is an important piece of theatre, unfortunately hampered by an uneven acting performance. 

Health Under Fire

Health Under Fire

If you are a fan of comedy, film noir, or just free shows in general, you should probably check out Health Under Fire. 

Mrs McMoon's Tea Party

Mrs McMoon's Tea Party

Today is the day Mrs McMoon is having her tea party, featuring several fresh batches of her legendary biscuits, and we’re all invited. 

Funny Bones Trash

Funny Bones Trash

Embracing all the great theatrical traditions of silent comedy and vaudeville, Funny Bones Trash is the best kind of children’s show. 

Jethro Compton's Frontier Trilogy: The Rattlesnake's Kiss

Jethro Compton's Frontier Trilogy: The Rattlesnake's Kiss

The Rattlesnake’s Kiss, part of Jethro Compton’s Frontier Trilogy, is an all-round masterclass in what theatre at the Fringe can be. 

Joan, Babs & Shelagh too

Joan, Babs & Shelagh too

Joan, Babs & Shelagh too is a difficult play. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has the potential to either be comedic gold or irritating lip-service, depending on the quality of the cast … 

Loranga, Masarin and Dartanjang

Loranga, Masarin and Dartanjang

Loranga, Masarin and Dartanjang could perhaps be best described as the illegitimate love child of CBeebies and Michael Gondry, conceived in a fever dream. 

Pussy

Pussy

Pussy is nothing if not provocative. 

65 Days of Tracy the Marquis Mannequin

65 Days of Tracy the Marquis Mannequin

Serving in many ways as an exploration of grief, mental illness and the intricacies of the bond between mothers and daughters - all wrapped up in a one-woman show - 65 Days of Trac… 

The Enchanted Forest Adventure

The Enchanted Forest Adventure

Returning to this year’s festival, Enchanted Forest Adventure is nothing short of delightful. 

Shakespeare Untold: Romeo and Juliet (The Party Planner's Tale)

Shakespeare Untold: Romeo and Juliet (The Party Planner's Tale)

Adapting Romeo and Juliet for a younger audience is by no means an easy feat. 

Bortle 8

Bortle 8

Following on from last year’s Drunk Lion, Chris Davis’ Bortle 8 is nothing if not strange.