Massive Lazy Girls

Massive Lazy Girls

Up-and-coming sketch troupes Massive Dad, Lazy Susan and Birthday Girls join forces for a hilarious hour of high-energy comedy. 

Fabric

Fabric

“I so wanted to please him. 

ABCs to LSD

ABCs to LSD

Growing Pains Theatre Company offers its Edinburgh debut, a confessional piece of drama exploring the fraught path from adolescence to adulthood. 

Nicole Henriksen is Makin it Rain

Nicole Henriksen is Makin it Rain

Nicole Henriksen is an Aussie comedian and stripper and in this show, which harnesses skills from both professions, she gives the audience a clear rundown of what they’re going t… 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imagine taking seven of the most gratingly hyperactive and sexually frustrated boys you were at school with aged fourteen. 

Goodbear

Goodbear

Strong acting, impressive tech and a relaxed conceit tie together the disparate elements of this show and imbue it with a very different vibe to the majority of the sketch shows yo… 

Zoë Coombs Marr: Trigger Warning

Zoë Coombs Marr: Trigger Warning

Zoe Coombs Marr attracted attention at last year’s Fringe with her debut show Dave, performing in drag as a sexist stand-up with a severe distaste for political correctness who i… 

Emma Sidi: Telenovela

Emma Sidi: Telenovela

Emma Sidi manages to squeeze in all of our favourite soap opera tropes, from relationship problems to paternity tests, drug addiction to hot-headed murder (don’t worry no spoiler… 

Call of Dudey

Call of Dudey

Fringe newcomers, Dude Looks Like A Lady, bring their award-winning sketch show to Edinburgh with heaps of enthusiasm, a fluctuating quality of comedy and an abundance of false (an… 

Aunty Donna: New Show

Aunty Donna: New Show

This Australian trio packs a punch as they whirl through an hour of weird, wacky and utterly hilarious sketch comedy like nothing else you will see at the Fringe. 

Holes by Tom Basden

Holes by Tom Basden

Lyons Productions returns to Edinburgh with Holes, an apocalyptic farce from Tom Basden, writer of hit TV shows Fresh Meat and Plebs. 

The Six-Sided Man

The Six-Sided Man

The Six-Sided Man is a tense and funny drama, based on Luke Rhinehart’s cult novel The Dice Man, which has toured the world for the last 30 years. 

Ahir Shah: Machines

Ahir Shah: Machines

Following on from the success of Distant at last year’s Fringe and an international tour, Ahir Shah is back in Edinburgh with a new show brimming with witty political polemic and… 

Naomi Petersen: I am Telling You I'm Not Going

Naomi Petersen: I am Telling You I'm Not Going

Naomi Petersen is a newcomer to the Fringe and in this whirlwind hour of musical and character comedy the laughs fail to keep pace with her sky-high enthusiasm. 

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Miss Glory Pearl is the naked stand-up and she doesn’t mess about. 

E15

E15

“Finally, for the first time, we are being seen. 

Chris Stokes – The Man Delusion

Chris Stokes – The Man Delusion

Six and a half stone of vegan fury. 

Fairies and Dragons of the Desolate Plain

Fairies and Dragons of the Desolate Plain

Caught between the youthful conviction that just because you can’t see something it doesn’t mean it isn’t real and a growing realisation that “nothing’s easy to understan… 

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

In any romantic relationship, one finds oneself developing an intimate, coded language of in-jokes and pet names, a dialect that reflects a couple’s time together. 

Adler & Gibb

Adler & Gibb

Following its run at the Royal Court in London, Tim Crouch’s play reflects on our modern-day obsession with artists’ lives and how this interferes with and indeed obscures our … 

Felicity Ward: 50% More Likely to Die

Felicity Ward: 50% More Likely to Die

Delivered with buckets of energy and enthusiasm, Felicity Ward’s new show is lively, facetious and a little erratic. 

Echoes

Echoes

Neil Smith’s latest play begins as a domestic drama, but spirals uncontrollably into a claustrophobic nightmare of violence. 

Sticks Stones Broken Bones

Sticks Stones Broken Bones

Returning to Edinburgh after a six year hiatus, Bunk Puppets’ Sticks Stones Broken Bones is both an expert display of shadow puppetry and a joyous celebration of playfulness. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

With impressive physicality and strong delivery of Shakespeare’s language, three young actors present a vigorous new adaptation of Macbeth set in a modern-day youth offender’s … 

I, Who Have Hands More Innocent

I, Who Have Hands More Innocent

Vesna Tominac Matacic’s adaptation of the works of Croatian poet Vesna Parun is an impassioned and beautiful spectacle that somehow still manages to feel lacking in substance. 

Cautionary Kate

Cautionary Kate

With an energetic physicality and endearing vulnerability, Katie Sherrard’s hungover mess of a character walks the audience through the familiar state of trying simultaneously to… 

Peter and Bambi Heaven: The Magic Inside

Peter and Bambi Heaven: The Magic Inside

In a frenzy of blood, sweat, tears and sequins, the Heavens cracked open last night and Peter and Bambi rained down upon us. 

Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield

Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield

In a melancholic solo show about growing up and facing the inevitable realisation that there is no Narnia, only the real world, we accompany Lucy Grace on an exploration of the ‘… 

Krapp 39

Krapp 39

Michael Laurence’s dense, complex and lyrically-beautiful script reworks Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape in an exploration of expectation, ageing and memory. 

Nuclear Family

Nuclear Family

In this high-stakes, interactive drama, audience members assume the roles of judge, jury and executioner at an enquiry into recent events at a nuclear power plant. 

Sophie Willan: On Record

Sophie Willan: On Record

Sophie Willan is rebellious, defiant and rude. 

Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas

Jeremy Weller, known for his use of drama as a tool for social intervention, presents a new Fringe offering with a powerful actor and message at its core, but a weak execution that…