Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

“I wuv you” murmured a girl on the dance floor as she collapsed into a boy’s arms. 

Gagging for Attention

Gagging for Attention

There are various ways you can sell your comedy show in the Fringe programme. 

Champion of Champions!

Champion of Champions!

“Has anyone been watching the Olympics?” called out story tellers Macastory at the beginning of the show. 

Lady M

Lady M

This is Macbeth as you’ve never seen it before, through the eyes of Lady Macbeth’s surprisingly up-beat lady-in-waiting (de Bruijn). 

Firenado! The Sketch Show

Firenado! The Sketch Show

It’s what a performer does in adversity which really shows their true colours. 

A Dirty Martini

A Dirty Martini

Daarrling you simply must see A Dirty Martini. 

Centralia

Centralia

There is surely a rich vein of theatre in exploring why people choose, despite advice, to stay in dangerous areas affected by major natural disasters. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

I have faint memories of being taken to a children’s dance and movement class when I was about two. 

Monkey Poet's Murder Mystery

Monkey Poet's Murder Mystery

When a group came into his show mistaking it for the one on next door, Matt Panesh, aka Money Poet, didn’t bat an eyelid. 

Porphyria

Porphyria

Sometimes your dreams coming true can be the very worst thing that could happen to you. 

Hoof Hoof

Hoof Hoof

Euripides’ The Bacchae. 

The Intervention

The Intervention

A family gathers together to stage an intervention for an alcoholic son. 

Am I Good Friend?

Am I Good Friend?

Deep in the cellars of the Café Voltaire a science experiment is taking place. 

Miss Havisham's Expectations

Miss Havisham's Expectations

Linda Marlowe’s one-woman shows have become something of a fixture at the Fringe. 

Proof

Proof

A play about the search for elusive maths formulas sounds about as exciting as handing out flyers at midnight in the pouring rain. 

Huggers - Free Festival Family Fun

Huggers - Free Festival Family Fun

I imagine as a children’s performer you’re probably prepared for a great deal. 

The Last Fairytale

The Last Fairytale

Imagine a story with two puppets struggling for consciousness, a sinister East-End Orator, and an arty pinch of German Expressionism and what do you have? A modern fairytale that a… 

In a Handbag, Darkly

In a Handbag, Darkly

There are some plays where one longs to discover what happened after the final curtain fell and others where things seem quite satisfactorily resolved. 

An Evening with Jay Sodagar

An Evening with Jay Sodagar

Jay Sodagar came on stage apologising. 

Leather

Leather

Start a play with the dulcet tones of Jeremy Kyle castigating some hapless father and you’re making a statement: this play will be unlike the home life of our dear Queen. 

Fat Whore

Fat Whore

When at least half the audience refuse to clap at the end of a comedy show and then gather in groups outside to discuss how they hated it you can say one of two things about the sh… 

Owen and Bettesworth: Sung and Unsung

Owen and Bettesworth: Sung and Unsung

As far as I’m aware the Fringe brand, although complete this year with a Cyclops yellow cat wearing a pork-pie hat, has no theme song. 

I Heart Hamas: And Other Things I'm Afraid to Tell You

I Heart Hamas: And Other Things I'm Afraid to Tell You

It will come as no surprise that this is a controversial play. 

Poe's Last Night - Free

Poe's Last Night - Free

Ideally Edgar Allan Poe’s works should be read in the dead of night, in an armchair by a crackling fire with the slow tap of wintry branches against the window. 

Letter to the Man (from the Boy)

Letter to the Man (from the Boy)

It’s an intriguing concept, though not a new one: if you could write a letter to your future self what would you want to tell them? Henry Raby, poet and performer, uses the idea … 

Chris Henry: We Need to Talk!

Chris Henry: We Need to Talk!

Chris Henry would be the first person to admit that the words “we need to talk” do not inspire confidence. 

The World Over

The World Over

No one could accuse St Andrews Mermaids for lack of ambition. 

Comedian Dies in the Middle of Joke

Comedian Dies in the Middle of Joke

Clues that Comedian Dies In The Middle of Joke would not be a typical show appeared early.