Inglorious Insinuations of Insanity

Inglorious Insinuations of Insanity

Barry is charming, flamboyant and has a very ornate vocabulary. 

Free for All

Free for All

Free For All is a very clever verse play with a strong political slant, exploring the ideas of choice and social responsibility. 

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

Joanie Little is an honest, open and kookily sexy waitress working in Gabe’s Coffee Shop in Toronto. 

If Only Diana Were Queer

If Only Diana Were Queer

Three drag queens in a dressing room talk us through their life stories, from coming out to discovering drag. 

Two Thirds

Two Thirds

Two Thirds charts the endlessly tangled lives of a group of university friends after graduation. 

Much Further Out Than You Thought

Much Further Out Than You Thought

Lance Corporal James Randall is sitting in a living room strewn with desert sand and an abandoned maroon beret by the television. 

The Sunset Five

The Sunset Five

Sunset Five puts a quirky British twist on a thrilling heist drama. 

Hair Peace

Hair Peace

Inspired by her participation in beauty pageants last year, Victoria Melody became fascinated by the origins of the hair that made up her glamorous hair extensions. 

Big Bite-Size Lunch Hour: Lunch in Cairo

Big Bite-Size Lunch Hour: Lunch in Cairo

This double bill of new writing by Tom Coash brings us to Cairo, where we’re welcomed with dates and hookah pipes. 

One Day When We Were Young by Nick Payne

One Day When We Were Young by Nick Payne

Nick Payne’s bittersweet love story One Day When We Were Young charts Leonard and Violet’s tangled relationship across five decades of love and longing. 

Kai Hoffman: From Geek to Goddess

Kai Hoffman: From Geek to Goddess

From Geek to Goddess is the musical, autobiographical tale of Kai Hoffman’s transformation from a geeky, small town gal into a glamorous, international showgirl. 

Night + Daze

Night + Daze

Sheffy is a lad on a mission. 

Fourth Monkey's Grimm Tales: Rapunzel

Fourth Monkey's Grimm Tales: Rapunzel

Rapunzel is part of Fourth Monkey’s 2015 fairytale season and features their signature physical ensemble work. 

Tumbling After

Tumbling After

“I don’t fall in love, I tumble”Tumbling After is a modern day love story and commentary on the ways we stumble in and out of relationships. 

Garden

Garden

Garden is the deeply personal monologue of Lucy, whose life changes when she rescues an abused Dracaena pot plant from her office and takes it home. 

Brute

Brute

Poppy must make a rather rapid readjustment to Year 11 after being abruptly relocated from Spain to a girls’ school in a remote British town. 

Divas

Divas

Divas charts the relationship of two men from first meeting to last parting. 

Witch

Witch

An atmospheric new musical about witchcraft, betrayal and friendship, Witch is a journey into dark magic, spanning across generations. 

The Secretary Turned CEO

The Secretary Turned CEO

The Secretary Turned CEO is a neon, cartoon parody of a classical opera, playing with traditional comedic characters and farcical situations in a modern setting. 

Walking the Tightrope: The Tension Between Art and Politics

Walking the Tightrope: The Tension Between Art and Politics

Walking the Tightrope was created as a response to the cancellation of three high profile cultural events last summer. 

The Last Kill

The Last Kill

The Last Kill follows a Scottish soldier, Michael, falling apart as he tries to find the answers he needs to justify his actions in war. 

Tate Postmodern

Tate Postmodern

The Tate Postmodern has everything you would expect to from a contemporary art gallery: a whole host of hipster credentials, disinterested security and an overpriced gift shop by t… 

#meetandtweet

#meetandtweet

In January 2013, writer Declan Dineen decided, more or less on a whim, to see what would happen if he tried to meet as many of his Twitter followers as possible. 

Katsura Sunshine, Sit Down Comedy - Japanese Style!

Katsura Sunshine, Sit Down Comedy - Japanese Style!

Sunshine is a very experienced performer in the traditional Japanese art form of comic storytelling, Rakugo. 

Fall Girl

Fall Girl

Sitting in the Comedy section of the Fringe guide, this is a quirky piece of storytelling theatre by new company Five Wits and starring last year’s So You Think You Write Funny … 

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a Broadway musical based on the Peanuts comic strip, featuring familiar characters like Lucy, Snoopy and Schroeder. 

Jake Lambert and Dom Lister

Jake Lambert and Dom Lister

Jake and Dom are two cheeky, young comics who take half an hour each in this free stand-up show. 

Buffer

Buffer

Tormented by his dependency on and loathing of social media, Craig has switched off from the world. 

The Wind Road Boys

The Wind Road Boys

A historic mining village in the North East is under threat when Superco want to open an EnormaStore on land that has been inherited from an old miner, George. 

Super Tramp

Super Tramp

Super Tramp is based on the real life of Shane Fox who, at the age of fifteen, was told a piece of information that changed his life forever. 

Hennessy and Friends: Murmurs

Hennessy and Friends: Murmurs

I felt lucky to have a press pass around my neck when I saw the queues of people being turned away from this show. 

Party in the USA!

Party in the USA!

I was very loudly welcomed into the room by Dave, one of the eight buzzing performers psyching themselves up in block colour tracksuits and Converse. 

Café Ruse

Café Ruse

Café Ruse is a kooky, energetic piece of theatre that’s quite unlike anything else I’ve seen on the Fringe. 

zazU

zazU

At the opening of the show, we are invited to “follow the bee” and head to the bizarre land of zazU - a futuristic dreamworld where singing is outlawed and, when someone dies, the … 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Billing itself as “The Rocky Horror Show for the new millennium”, this is a raucous, glitter-fuelled ride through a disco universe. 

Comedy: In Conversation with...

Comedy: In Conversation with...

 Fringe Central provides a series of free seminars and workshops for fringe participants looking to learn more about the industry and further their skills. 

Race by David Mamet

Race by David Mamet

Race first opened on Broadway in 2009 and ran for almost 300 performances, directed by its Pulitzer Prizewinning writer, David Mamet. 

Amy G: Entershamement

Amy G: Entershamement

When the whole audience gathered around outside after the performance to congratulate, hug and invite the act out for drinks, you know that you’ve been part of a really special … 

Forget Fire

Forget Fire

Forget Fire, named after a line in a poem by W. 

Replay

Replay

Replay tells the story of Freya, a piano teacher, who becomes obsessed with one of her pupils, James, following the suicide of his sister. 

Grow

Grow

Meet Adele, a single mother from Manchester who nervously steps out of the cold and into a therapist’s room for the first time. 

Tinderbox

Tinderbox

Three activists meet underneath a bank to try to start a revolution.