The 27 Club

The 27 Club

The 27 Club is possibly the only club in the world as exclusive to join as it is undesirable. 

Withered Hand

Withered Hand

Withered Hand is the stage name of Dan Willson, a singer-songwriter with a fragile voice from the rain-soaked streets of Edinburgh. 

The Sorries

The Sorries

The Sorries, consisting of duo Douglas Kay and Martin Philip, formed through a mutual love of the music of Scottish folk supremos The Corries and their setlist owes much to the hom… 

Operation Stork

Operation Stork

Operation Stork is a comedy play written by Reid Kennedy and performed by Edinburgh-based amateur theatre group Leitheatre. 

Rod is God

Rod is God

Rod is God is the new comedy play from the makers and stars of Late Night Gimp Fight, the Fringe phenomenon that won a Chortle award for Best Sketch or Character Act last summer. 

End of the World Show 2012

End of the World Show 2012

The End of the World Show is an entertaining whirl through the world’s major religions and their approaches to the eponymous End-Times, written and performed by comedian Mark Spe… 

Marlon Davis: Enter the Davism

Marlon Davis: Enter the Davism

Marlon Davis is that rare thing: a comedian so utterly, effortlessly likable that you can’t help but be won over as soon as he walks onto the stage. 

Dracula

Dracula

It is hard to bring originality or freshness of vision to a story as well-known as Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and yet this new production by Edinburgh’s Think Outside the Box Theat… 

Robert Louis Stevenson - Songs and Music

Robert Louis Stevenson - Songs and Music

An evening dedicated to songs and music inspired by Stevenson and his writings, this one-off performance of the critically acclaimed CD ‘From a Garden of Songs’ was a rare trea… 

John Robertson - The Dark Room - Free

John Robertson - The Dark Room - Free

Bringing his YouTube sensation to the Fringe, Australian comic John Robertson’s show The Dark Room is basically a ‘choose your own adventure’ computer game in which selected … 

Convicted

Convicted

Convicted is a free show from four relatively unknown Australian comedians, located in the chic but rather dingy caves of Cabaret Voltaire. 

101 Comedy Club - Free

101 Comedy Club - Free

With 101 Comedy Club seeing different up and coming comedians performing every night in four ten minute sets, it is perhaps unfair to form a complete judgement based on one night a… 

12th Night: Serenade

12th Night: Serenade

There have been countless different interpretations of Shakespeare over the years, many of these attempting new, humorous spins on the classic plays to invoke reactions from jaded … 

Eggball

Eggball

Among the more bizarre things on offer this Fringe, Eggball is a one-woman whirlwind of strange, half-baked ideas jammed into one ludicrous hour of hit-and-miss entertainment. 

Cradle to Grave

Cradle to Grave

Cradle to the Grave showcases bawdy poetry and songs from Ant Smith and Mel Jones, with the emphasis very much placed on the seedier, grubbier aspects of life. 

Lead Pencil

Lead Pencil

Lead Pencil are a brand new comedy group delivering ‘observational sketches with a colourful twist’. 

Crunch the News

Crunch the News

A topical look at news and politics, Crunch the News sees a different set of panelists each day tackling current events with an eye for humour and a knack for pithy put-downs. 

Double Edge's Spring Awakening

Double Edge's Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening is a play that has caused more than its fair share of controversy since it was written in 1890. 

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

I Never Saw Another Butterfly is a play written by Celeste Raspanti dealing with the Terezin or Theresienstadt concentration camp during World War Two and the children who lived an… 

Macbeth Unsexed!

Macbeth Unsexed!

Taking as its central theme uncomfortable portrayals of female brutality, madness and violence, Macbeth Unsexed is an unhinged and genuinely unsettling examination of the darkness … 

Life or Something Like It - Free

Life or Something Like It - Free

Located in the small but cosy performance space underneath the main café area of Captain Taylor’s Coffee House, Life or Something Like it sees Mancunian singer-songwriter Claire… 

Soweto Entsha

Soweto Entsha

This four-piece from the streets of Soweto in Johannesburg have taken the Fringe by storm in previous years and nothing seems to have diluted their energy and passion. 

Markus Birdman – Love, Life and Death

Markus Birdman – Love, Life and Death

Markus Birdman’s comedy dwells on serious themes, a fact that is perhaps unsurprising considering the 40-something stand-up suffered a stroke a few years ago which caused him to … 

Barbara Nice: Mrs Nice

Barbara Nice: Mrs Nice

Barbara Nice is the comedic alias of Janice Connolly, the actor and comedian perhaps best known for her roles in Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights and Coronation Street. 

Glory Dazed

Glory Dazed

Glory Dazed is a powerful new play penned by up and coming writer Cat Jones and presented by Second Shot Productions, a production company that works with and employs ex-offenders … 

Skerryvore

Skerryvore

Skerryvore took to the stage without any warm-up or supporting acts, in this one night only gig. 

Oh, The Humanity and Other Good Intentions

Oh, The Humanity and Other Good Intentions

A series of five very short plays penned by American playwright Will Eno, Oh, the Humanity and Other Good Intentions is a collection of character-driven glimpses into the human con… 

Bruce Hammers' Bananapocalypse

Bruce Hammers' Bananapocalypse

Mat Ewins is a naturally funny guy and his character-driven Fringe show Bruce Hammers’ Bananapocalypse certainly reflects this.