Christeene: Trigger

Christeene: Trigger

In Christeene’s second visit to Edinburgh she performs her latest show – Trigger. 

The Fool

The Fool

The Fool follows the events leading to the incarceration of its 3 main characters thanks to a law known as ‘Kevin’s Bill’. 

Buzz: A New Musical

Buzz: A New Musical

Buzz is a new musical from writer Robyn Grant. 

Bit of Sunshine

Bit of Sunshine

A warning should be given to the audience of this show: the Bit of Sunshine one expects from the title is limited to less than five seconds of optimism and hope for the future in t… 

Police Cops

Police Cops

In its second year at the fringe, Police Cops is a spoof boys-in-blue parody along the lines of Police Squad. 

The Starship Osiris

The Starship Osiris

Akin to a sort of Galaxy Quest on stage, The Starship Osiris is a non-stop comedic spoof space romp. 

Juice Straws Are Bleak

Juice Straws Are Bleak

Juice Straws Are Bleak is a fantastical, surrealist adventure experienced by a class of school children under the disinterested gaze of their teacher. 

Triumvirette

Triumvirette

Triumvirette takes the form of a three part show – two monologues sandwiching a romantic comedy short play. 

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock

A varied sketch comedy, Laughing Stock lives up to its name, parading numerous situations of self-deprecation before us providing much hilarity. 

Triple Entendre: Love, Life and Other Stuff

Triple Entendre: Love, Life and Other Stuff

Triple Entendre is directed, created and designed by Emily Cairns and is a comic musical cabaret about “Love, Life and Other Stuff”, consisting of a collection of original song… 

Yokes Night

Yokes Night

A loophole in Irish law allows for the legal of consumption of Class-A drugs for 24 hours, and the youth of Dublin are not going to let Yokes Night slip by without taking full adva… 

Coup de Grâce

Coup de Grâce

Coup De Grâce follows the supposed mental rehabilitation (through advanced experimental therapy) of Emma, a young woman haunted by her past. 

The Inevitable Heartbreak of Gavin Plimsole

The Inevitable Heartbreak of Gavin Plimsole

This quirkily named show from young company SharkLegs follows the story of Gavin Plimsole as he finds out he has a rare heart defect which could end his life at any moment. 

Family Values

Family Values

Family Values by Michael Dalberg is pure theatre with a good splash of violence. 

Howard Barker Double Bill

Howard Barker Double Bill

This double bill of Howard Barker’s work features the London premiere of The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo alongside a revival of Judith: A Parting from the Body, both directed by … 

Hula House

Hula House

Hula House, created by Permanently Visible Productions, is an immersive, semi-interactive look at the life of sex workers. 

The Wendy House Trilogy: Dorothy

The Wendy House Trilogy: Dorothy

Dorothy, part of the Wendy House Trilogy, is a humour-infused adaptation of The Wizard of Oz written by Greg and Joe Allen and directed by Joe Allen. 

Five Feet in Front (The Ballad of Little Johnnie Wylo)

Five Feet in Front (The Ballad of Little Johnnie Wylo)

This musically infused telling of Five Feet in Front (the Ballad of Little Johnnie Wylo) is a highly energised, yarn spinning hoedown of a play. 

Trygve Wakenshaw: KRAKEN

Trygve Wakenshaw: KRAKEN

Kraken, devised and performed by Trygve Wakenshaw, is a physically charged one man mime show. 

Ashes Afar

Ashes Afar

Ashes Afar follows the story of a migrant couple from different cultures in a volatile relationship. 

Some Big Some Bang

Some Big Some Bang

Some Big Some Bang is set at the memorial of a mother’s death. 

Leftovers

Leftovers

Leftovers follows the story of a young woman Elizabeth and her tragic experiences of the break-out of war. 

Key Change

Key Change

Key Change, directed by Laura Lindow, is devised by women in HMPYOI Low Newton and follows the stories of 4 female inmates. 

Going Viral

Going Viral

Going Viral, written and performed by Daniel Bye, follows an imaginary outbreak of a highly contagious weeping virus spreading across the world, by you. 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is now an institution. 

The Paradise Project

The Paradise Project

The Paradise Project by Third Angel and mala voadora is set in a futuristic shelter-in-construction, inhabited by Stacey Sampson and Jerry Killick as they create a society within w… 

A Gambler's Guide to Dying

A Gambler's Guide to Dying

Performed and written by Gary McNair, A Gambler’s Guide to Dying is a story told by a young boy, charting his grandfather’s extraordinary life of gambling. 

Goodstock

Goodstock

Goodstock is directed by Lucy Wray and written by Olivia Hirst, and follows the writer’s real-life experiences with breast cancer and how this affects her family and relationship… 

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank is directed by Conrad Sharp and performed by Familia de la Noche, taking place in the home and imagination of Edward Blank. 

Reunion

Reunion

Reunion, by Neil Smith, is the story of an older couple, George and Jude, recounting their youth together and their love for one another. 

Blind Man's Song

Blind Man's Song

Conceived and directed by Guillaume Pigé, Blind Man’s Song follows the imagination of a blind musician at the speed of thought. 

A Cinema in South Georgia

A Cinema in South Georgia

Co-written by Susan Wilson and Jeffrey Mayhew, A Cinema in South Georgia follows the misadventures and travels of a group of Edinburgh Whalers in a desolate outpost in South Georgi… 

The Sacred Room of Desire

The Sacred Room of Desire

The Sacred Room of Desire, written and directed by Carola Benedetto tells the story of the Hindu pantheon family of Shiva, Parvati and Ganesha. 

Rebounding Hail

Rebounding Hail

Written by Avital Lvova and George Vere, Rebounding Hail is set in a 13 year old girl’s room surrounded by her books. 

Eating Seals and Seagulls' Eggs

Eating Seals and Seagulls' Eggs

Eating Seals and Seagulls’ Eggs is a poetic telling of Ireland’s ‘most hated woman’ – Peig Sayers. 

The Sacred Obscene

The Sacred Obscene

Set mainly in a London strip club, The Sacred Obscene is a new play following the stories of the women who work there. 

The Gambit

The Gambit

The Gambit, written by Mark Reid and directed by Matthew Gould, opens to the ticking of a chess stop-clock and, of course, a chess set centre stage. 

Spillikin – A Love Story

Spillikin – A Love Story

Spillikin, expertly directed and written by Jon Welch, follows two periods in the life of Sally, a charming and rebellious woman who married her unlikely childhood companion, the c… 

Pardon / In Cuffs

Pardon / In Cuffs

The ever-prevalent story of the individual being caught up in, or fighting against, the machine of society – not always nobly – is told with skill and beauty by the three actor… 

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

A new adaptation by Lindel Hart who also plays the Creature, this play looks more closely at the vulnerable and sensitive sides of Frankenstein’s monster. 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens follows the unfolding story of a group of misfits working the infamous den of iniquity – Saucy Jacks space bar. 

You Look Tasty! (A Play by A. Tiger)

You Look Tasty! (A Play by A. Tiger)

A traumatised zookeeper tells the tale of her misadventures with her co-workers and an escaped Tiger who is now their captor… and director.