Blueflint

Blueflint

Blueflint are an Edinburgh-based five-piece whose Americana music, alongside their popularity and professionalism, has prompted The Proclaimers to ask them to support them on tour … 

Band on the Run

Band on the Run

Frontman and songwriter Sandy Brechin played traditional accordion from his albums ‘Out of his Head’ and ‘Out of his Tree’, with backing from cajon, guitar, bass guitar, an… 

David Vernon and Dick Lee

David Vernon and Dick Lee

This accordion and clarinet duo based in Edinburgh gave a showcase of different music styles from around the world. 

The Rat Pack - Live

The Rat Pack - Live

The Rat Pack was a group of actors and musicians who performed on stage and in films in the early-1960s. 

David Trent - Spontaneous Comedian

David Trent - Spontaneous Comedian

David Trent calls live comedy ‘the only true spontaneous art form’. 

Project Adorno's Record Collection

Project Adorno's Record Collection

Project Adorno is a double act after the philosopher Theodor Adorno. 

Nick Mohammed is Mr Swallow: 2012

Nick Mohammed is Mr Swallow: 2012

Nick Mohammed’s expert impressions have seen him take the role of Mr. 

The Wrigley Sisters

The Wrigley Sisters

Not knowing what to expect from The Wrigley Sisters was the best way to experience their show. 

The Chilli Dogs - On a Roll

The Chilli Dogs - On a Roll

The Chilli Dogs are an Edinburgh-based nine-piece blues cover band whose usual stage is a small pub in their resident city. 

Fat Joe's Chicken Shack

Fat Joe's Chicken Shack

Fat Joe’s Chicken Shack is a play about a football advertising company in London and its impact on the developing world. 

Barry Castagnola in Where's Barry

Barry Castagnola in Where's Barry

Barry Castagnola’s new show revolves around the man himself running late for his performance in Edinburgh. 

A Grave Reunion

A Grave Reunion

A Grave Reunion is a dark ‘poetical’ play adapted from the radio play by Nick Card. 

John Peel's Shed by John Osborne

John Peel's Shed by John Osborne

John Peel’s Shed by novelist and storyteller John Osborne is an invitation to the heart and soul of a man whose life was transformed by radio. 

A Coach Load of Lesley

A Coach Load of Lesley

A Coach Load of Lesley is a situation comedy set aboard the notoriously slow Megabus journey from Carlisle from London. 

Hennessy & Friends: A History of Violence

Hennessy & Friends: A History of Violence

Hennessy and Friends is a fast paced surreal comedy sketch show. 

An Hour Long Sinister Wink

An Hour Long Sinister Wink

The Creative Martyrs are an absurdist cabaret duo who dress in white face make-up, bowler hats and black suits. 

Hinge Presents: Scooped

Hinge Presents: Scooped

Scooped is a re-working of Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel, Scoop; the adaptation was directed by Katie Lambert and written in collaboration with her cast. 

The Charlatans

The Charlatans

Filling out HMV picture house with shimmering excitement, sometime chart-toppers The Charlatans entered to an ecstatic reception. 

Songs, Stories and Downright Lies

Songs, Stories and Downright Lies

Dennis Alexander is a patriotic and wise Scot with great musical talent and a knack for telling stories. 

Big Band Swing

Big Band Swing

26-song set divided into two parts in the tall St Cuthbert’s church (which included tea and biscuits at the interval) provided a nostalgic throwback to the 1920s, 30s and early … 

Dinner with Cole Porter

Dinner with Cole Porter

Dinner with Cole Porter was held at Valona & Crolla. 

Night of the Big Wind

Night of the Big Wind

The Night of the Big Wind is an innovative puppetry performance inspired by the book of the same title, written by Peter Carr. 

Mae Day

Mae Day

Mae Martin entered the stage and began by standing with her right leg on a chair ‘for confidence. 

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey - Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey - Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Under original direction by Anthony Hopkins, Bob Kingdom portrays Welsh poet Dylan Thomas as he recites poetry and prose from his last tour. 

Dana Alexander: Breaking Through

Dana Alexander: Breaking Through

Dana Alexander is the best known black female Canadian comedian but has moved to Tottenham in London. 

The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale is an entertaining show about a woman reminiscing about her childhood and in particular her fond memories of her father’s bedtime stories. 

Checkley and Bush's Comedy Riot!

Checkley and Bush's Comedy Riot!

Checkley and Bush’s comic riot is a mixture of over the top comedy sketches and songs. 

Benny Boot: Def-Con 4

Benny Boot: Def-Con 4

Australian comedian and natural born entertainer Benny Boot’s stand-up at a mostly full venue began with a sequence of one-liners, followed by a period of ‘witty banter’ and … 

The Boat Factory

The Boat Factory

The Boat Factory portrays Davy Gordon as a shy 16 year old joiner’s apprentice at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in West Belfast. 

Enlightenment Titans - Their Biography, Legacy and Statuary

Enlightenment Titans - Their Biography, Legacy and Statuary

This lecture by Professor David Purdie and Alexander Stoddart discussed the legacy of David Hume, Adam Smith and Robert Burns. 

Zelda

Zelda

Denis Paulette plays Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of Scott Fitzgerald. 

Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional

Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional

Jim Jefferies, the acerbic Australian comedian has returned to the U. 

Garrett Millerick: Sensible Answers to Stupid Questions

Garrett Millerick: Sensible Answers to Stupid Questions

Experienced comedy writer and director Garrett Millerick’s show is the first year in Edinburgh Fringe as a stand-up playing himself. 

The Late Show

The Late Show

Compered by Brighton’s Dave Thompson in his mighty velvet suit, The Late Show gave Fringe goers an opportunity to shelter from the crowded bars and fast food stalls in order to e… 

Divine Words

Divine Words

Divine Words is an adaptation of Ramón del Valle-Inclán’s play of the same name, which was written in between 1918 and 1920.