The Burning

The Burning

Witch is an old word. 

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

Perhaps the end of Romeo & Juliet wasn't quite as tragic as we remembered. 

The Bacchae

The Bacchae

You may think you’ve seen The Bacchae – but have you seen Dionysius wreaking havoc upon his namesake play in an attempt to modernise it? This is the premise of Mermaids: The U… 

The Swell Mob

The Swell Mob

The year is sometime in the 1800s, it seems, or else 2018. 

Dracula

Dracula

This is not your grandmother’s Dracula, which may be immediately obvious when you walk into the theatre to the sounds of a Queen song. 

The Strange Undoing of Prudence Hart

The Strange Undoing of Prudence Hart

David Greig and National Theatre of Scotland have created something across the board brilliant with The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. 

Nijinsky’s Last Jump

Nijinsky’s Last Jump

“God is beauty with feeling” insists Nijinsky, gazing searchingly at his audience. 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

It might seem a strange thing to do, but director Taryn O’Connor’s decision to cast three different leads in this three-performance production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch w… 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

“Faustus shall never repent” the titular character states brazenly – almost convincing himself, but with tears in his eyes. 

A View from the Bridge

A View from the Bridge

Good theatre doesn’t necessarily have to change the world, sometimes it is enough just to entertain. 

Cinderella

Cinderella

Cinderella is so familiar a story that anyone above the age of 12 might be weary of the annual parade of ‘reimaginings’ attempting to keep it relevant. 

Hector (Was So Great A Crime)

Hector (Was So Great A Crime)

Hector (Was So Great A Crime) is based on the true story of the Scottish military hero in the Second Boer War who was brought down by malicious attacks on his good name. 

Bibs'n'Bobs Reloaded

Bibs'n'Bobs Reloaded

Bibs ‘n’ Bobs Reloaded is a magic show exactly as it sounds, being constructed of simple objects from an ordinary Morrisons bag. 

Aaabeduation – A Magic Show

Aaabeduation – A Magic Show

“We are the first show… in the Edinburgh Fringe Guide” magicians Malin Nilsson and Charlie Caper crow happily, claiming this as the reason for their strangely named show. 

Peter Antoniou – Happy Medium

Peter Antoniou – Happy Medium

The show is called Happy Medium, and Peter Antoniou introduces himself early into it as a ‘Comedium’, but these excellent puns are far from the best part of this show. 

Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries

Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries

One of the songs included in Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries is titled A Song No One Wants to Hear. 

Linking Rings

Linking Rings

In Linking Rings Paul Zenon interweaves the stories of two Collinses, both of the storyteller himself, Paul Collins (Zenon is a stage name) and of Jim Collins, Houdini’s go-to m… 

Tricnic

Tricnic

Tricnic is a comedy magic show featuring twin magicians Kane and Abel who reject your preconceived notions of the props and common items magic is usually done with and instead perf… 

Chris Cook: Truth or Dare

Chris Cook: Truth or Dare

Chris Cook is an unexpected gem of Edinburgh Fringe magicians, and an absolute master of his stage. 

Strictly Come Trancing Hypnosis Show with Ben Dali

Strictly Come Trancing Hypnosis Show with Ben Dali

Lunchtime is perhaps not the right time for a hypnosis show for adults. 

Oliver Meech's Improvised Magic Show

Oliver Meech's Improvised Magic Show

Oliver Meech is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe, having brought his show When Magic and Science Collide in previous years. 

Colin Cloud: Kills

Colin Cloud: Kills

Colin Cloud is the ultimate rockstar mentalist, or as he styles himself, deductionist. 

Nailed It!

Nailed It!

Nailed It! is introduced by singer Andrew Strano and keyboardist Loclan Mackenzie-Spencer as being “about life, about love, about relationships”, and they succeed fantastically in … 

Scott Smith: Wonders at Dusk

Scott Smith: Wonders at Dusk

Wonders at Dusk is not just a magic show; it is a magical experience. 

Twisted Cabaret

Twisted Cabaret

Word of advice: the four stars you see here are only for the brave at heart. 

Edward Hilsum: Genie

Edward Hilsum: Genie

A family magic show accessible for even the youngest of children, Edward Hilsum: Genie is a charming magical experience. 

Magiko

Magiko

A simple set, a modest stage and enough enthusiasm for magic in one man to inspire his audience to audible, astonished gasps. 

Déjà Vu – A Mind Reading Show Like You Won't Have Seen Before

Déjà Vu – A Mind Reading Show Like You Won't Have Seen Before

Deja Vu, according to a very quick Google search I just did, means ‘a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.