Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

There’s a tight partnership between Scottish folk musicians Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson that is immediately apparent in this gig. 

Big Value Comedy Show - Late

Big Value Comedy Show - Late

Let’s get the obvious joke out of the way first: this show is certainly value for money. 

Late Night Gimp Fight

Late Night Gimp Fight

It begins in Kubrick fashion, with a giant gimp face in space accompanied by Strauss’ celebrated Also Sprach Zarathustra, implying the stratospheric status the gimps have achieve… 

The Comedy Zone

The Comedy Zone

You can often judge a comedian by their interactions with the audience. 

The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

Fringe regulars, Puppet State Theatre Company return to tell the allegorical tale of Elzéard Bouffier - the titular man - based on a book by French author Jean Giono. 

Four Corners: Mr McFall's Chamber with Special Guests

Four Corners: Mr McFall's Chamber with Special Guests

Mr McFall’s Chamber highlight an integral part of Scottish culture, proving there’s far more to folk music than twee tunes and the Braveheart soundtrack. 

Main Street Blues

Main Street Blues

Shuffling grooves, wailing guitar solos and growling, whiskey-drenched vocals: This is Main Street Blues, who for one hour brought a slice of America to Scotland. 

Fables Here and Then

Fables Here and Then

Every country has its fables and this production, originally written by David Feldshuh, brings together a collection of tales from around the world, both traditional and contempora… 

The History of Jazz Piano

The History of Jazz Piano

Part lecture, part concert, Richard Michael takes us on a whistle-stop tour of jazz, from its humble beginnings in the tunes of Scott Joplin to the more experimental Dave Brubeck a… 

Barb Jungr: Best of

Barb Jungr: Best of

What’s wrong with just singing the melody? This is the curse of the club-singer, exemplified by Barb Jungr. 

Simple Matters

Simple Matters

Simple Matters is described as a clown act “without red noses” which is good news for anyone with a fear of freaky colourful faces. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

Canal Café Theatre returns to the Fringe with their brand of political satire poking fun at the year’s events. 

Jazz Lunchtime, Jazz Dinnertime

Jazz Lunchtime, Jazz Dinnertime

Sat in the dark, coolly lit basement bar, listening to some jazz and propping up the bar, it’s strange to think it’s only lunchtime. 

Free Fringe Music

Free Fringe Music

Thomas Annand and David Day have come all the way from Ireland to prove that there’s far more to African drumming than monotonous banging. 

The Indescribable Phenomenon

The Indescribable Phenomenon

Part séance, part magic show, part play, The Indescribable Phenomenon is performed beneath a Church for a suitably creepy atmosphere. 

The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit

The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit

The Harmonettes, an established female singing trio, transport us back to 1955 for a musical comedy starring ‘three crazy cat women in harmony’ that depicts the true meaning of… 

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Wireless - Free

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Wireless - Free

With so much improvised comedy at the Fringe nowadays it’s difficult to know what to see. 

Stefan Warzycki - Bach and After

Stefan Warzycki - Bach and After

Warzycki proves that having a disability is no hindrance to virtuosic piano playing. 

Big In Dubai!

Big In Dubai!

Two Brits, one Yank, one Arab and few laughs. 

Antonio Forcione - Sketches of Africa

Antonio Forcione - Sketches of Africa

The Elegance Lounge at Assembly George Square really isn’t the best venue for Antonio Forcione, described as ‘the Fringe’s favourite guitarist’. 

Caimh McDonnell: The Art of Conversation

Caimh McDonnell: The Art of Conversation

Caimh McDonnell’s (pronounced ‘Queeve’) opening gambit is a book of ice breaking questions, which provides the initial inspiration for his routine. 

Maria, 1968

Maria, 1968

Maria, 1968 is a contemporary take on Romanticism – in all its forms. 

The Macbeth Project

The Macbeth Project

The students performing this play take us through the drama wardrobe into a Shakespearean Narnia.