For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy

Ryan Calais Cameron’s For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, is now in its fourth run and second West End transfer with a brand new cast, and it … 

The Homecoming

The Homecoming

The Homecoming, as with much of Harold Pinter’s work, is a timeless play, charged with machismo, pride and tension. 

Passing

Passing

Thought provoking, touching and incredibly true-to-life, Dan Sareen’s Passing provides thoughtful insight into the cultural conflicts that can come with the biracial experience. 

Shakesperimental

Shakesperimental

Edinburgh University’s Shakespeare Company present the chilling tale of Hekabe, a reimagined translation of Euripides’ original Greek tragedy. 

Nicole Travolta is Doing Alright

Nicole Travolta is Doing Alright

Nicole Travolta is Doing Alright is Travolta’s debut show that tells the story of her crippling shopping addiction and how she manages to abscond a steadily increasing mountain o… 

Shoot From The Hip

Shoot From The Hip

The improvisational sketch group Shoot From The Hip bring their spontaneous hour of games and tomfoolery to the Fringe this year. 

The Town Cryer

The Town Cryer

Brooke Finegold is masterful in her hour of live poetry, spoken word and stand up comedy. 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton’s infamous Impro Chums return to the Fringe after a four year hiatus and is warmly welcomed by the Pleasance Grand’s 750 seat capacity bursting at the seams. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

The 2006 musical Spring Awakening, based on the book of the same name, tells the story of teenagers at a strict religious school in late 19th century Germany, struggling as they di… 

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

Voloz Collective’s production of The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much is a masterclass in physical theatre. 

Banana

Banana

Banana is a wacky hour of outside-the-box clown comedy that makes you smile from ear to ear. 

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Set in the unconscious mind of a tortured poet, Mahan Nikbakhsh’s new play Lost in Translation examines cultural and intellectual disconnection that seeks to unpack the British-I… 

Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse for England

Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse for England

The play follows Billy, a young man whose love of football is the dominant feature in his life, religiously attending every match day without fail. 

Drag Queens vs Vampires

Drag Queens vs Vampires

There is nothing campier than flying to Transylvania to perform in the Eurovision Song Contest. 

Katy Berry: Diamond Goddess Crystal Pussy

Katy Berry: Diamond Goddess Crystal Pussy

With riotous stand-up, jaw-dropping improvisation, smashing vocals, enchanting storytelling, sparkles and bubbles, Diamond Goddess Crystal Pussy is jam-packed with delights. 

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty to Me

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty to Me

Conway is a vivacious performer who does not shy away from the grotesque. 

The Leeds Tealights: A Very Special Birthday Party

The Leeds Tealights: A Very Special Birthday Party

The Leeds Tealights bring joy and mirth to the Fringe this year in A Very Special Birthday Party. 

Bed: The Musical

Bed: The Musical

We spend a third of our lives in bed. 

House of Life

House of Life

In what could be crowned the most uplifting show of the Fringe, The House of Life aka Ben Welch and Laurence Cole from Sheep Soup combine preaching, live music, comedy and all roun… 

Nick Pupo: Addicted

Nick Pupo: Addicted

Witty, raw and powerful, Nick Pupo’s Addicted is a story of trust, friendship, forgiveness and brutality. 

Molly

Molly

Molly works at Greggs. 

Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher is a solo show by Erin Holland with contributions from other teachers that follows Holland’s character through a hectic day in the life as a drama teacher. 

Alison Spittle: Soup

Alison Spittle: Soup

Soup is a stand up hour kicking off with tales of a ‘Soup Sharing’ WhatsApp group and its tyrannical leader. 

Sophie Sucks Face

Sophie Sucks Face

Sophie is at her Grandfather’s shiva where her whole family have come together to pay their respects, including her attractive second cousin. 

Lane Kwederis: Sex Job

Lane Kwederis: Sex Job

Financial dominatrix Lane Kwederis tells all in her revealing show: Sex Job. 

Maggie Crane: Side by Side

Maggie Crane: Side by Side

Side by Side is a gripping and profound comedy show about Maggie Crane’s childhood jealousy of her brother’s disability. 

Sophie Santos… is Codependent

Sophie Santos… is Codependent

Sophie Santos…Is Codependent details Santos’ journey through their breakup, narrating the tale combining both comic storytelling and song, embodying conversations with their pe… 

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Chloe Petts’ latest hour If You Can’t Say Anything Nice is teeming with insults and slander as she scrutinises rudeness, rage, and her own relationship with anger. 

Ginny Hogan: Regression

Ginny Hogan: Regression

Battling a brain full of statistics, a society telling her she has to have it all by thirty and alcoholism, Ginny Hogan recalls the journey through her twenties to find her true li… 

The Temp

The Temp

Kristina DeGiovanni commands the stage in her new play, The Temp, which follows a pretentious actor who is employed by an egomaniacal CEO. 

Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz

Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz

Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz is a touching solo play written and performed by Nathan Queeley-Dennis. 

Dan Jones: This Seems Ambitious

Dan Jones: This Seems Ambitious

In his debut, Dan Jones takes the audience through his struggles with love without borders. 

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die is a musical adaptation of the Angela S. 

The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical returns to Fringe as strong as ever with a silly, fun, toe-tapping show. 

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe has cheated in almost every relationship she has been in, and it’s a trend she can’t seem to kick to the curb. 

Tim Murray is Witches

Tim Murray is Witches

Magical, spellbinding and unashamedly camp, Tim Murray is Witches is a show unlike any other. 

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello: Body Show

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello: Body Show

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello’s Body show is a dystopian cacophony of farce, comedy and tragedy. 

Sikisa: Hear Me Out

Sikisa: Hear Me Out

Sikisa’s Hear Me Out is a wonderful hour of stand-up that raises the roof with material that leaves you with a smile on your face and a spring in your step. 

Avital Ash Workshops Her Suicide Note

Avital Ash Workshops Her Suicide Note

Avital Ash is one of the most genuine comedians on the Fringe scene. 

An Interview With The Cast And Composer Of Bed: The Musical

An Interview With The Cast And Composer Of Bed: The Musical

Isabella Thompson enjoyed meeting the cast of Bed: The Musical and chatting to them about their rehearsal process. Here are some extracts from the interview. 

Comedians Speaking Out About Addiction At Fringe: Interviews With Ginny Hogan and Nick Pupo

Comedians Speaking Out About Addiction At Fringe: Interviews With Ginny Hogan and Nick Pupo

Ginny Hogan and Nick Pupo are two New-Yorkers who will be debuting their solo comedy shows Regression and Addicted at Edinburgh Fringe this year. 

Money Talks: In Conversation With Alison Spittle, Lane Kwederis and Mary O'Connell

Money Talks: In Conversation With Alison Spittle, Lane Kwederis and Mary O'Connell

We all have a funny relationship with money, and Alison Spittle, Lane Kwederis and Mary O’Connell are no exception. 

Thenjiwe Brings The Mandela Effect to Edinburgh

Thenjiwe Brings The Mandela Effect to Edinburgh

Thenjiwe is an entrepreneurial comedian and actress from KwaMashu, South Africa. 

Sikisa Wants You To Hear Her Out At Fringe This Year

Sikisa Wants You To Hear Her Out At Fringe This Year

Sikisa Bostwick-Barnes’ Her Me Out will be premiering at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August - you may have seen Sikisa on the BBC or Live at The Apollo, or even received legal...