Spring Awakening: A Reimagining

Spring Awakening: A Reimagining

Not the 2006 Broadway musical, but the 1981 play on which that was based, Spring Awakening is notable for its controversies upon original publication. 

Andrew Lawrence: The Happy Accident Tour

Andrew Lawrence: The Happy Accident Tour

Controversial viewpoints and a dismissive attitude to PC culture can work if two criteria are met: good style, and the ability to fully explain the rationale behind an opinion. 

Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen

Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen

Aaron Twitchen combines aerial circus performance with stand-up comedy. 

How to Act

How to Act

How to Act is set up as a masterclass in acting with a fantastic twist that brings questions of race and gender into a topical debate. 

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax is back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe once again with a new show on mental health, Frazzled. 

China Goes Pop!

China Goes Pop!

China Goes Pop is an action-packed hour for all the family to enjoy; full of acrobatics held together by a simple love story between two of the performers. 

Slut

Slut

Slut tells a story which is sadly the experience of many women; girls who have the benefit of naivety during their younger years, which is then destroyed when they face the reality… 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Ivor Dembina is very funny and manages to entertain the audience for an hour by conforming to as many stereotypes of a Jew as he can. 

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Alternative, Fact

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Alternative, Fact

Hardeep Singh Kohli is a Fringe favourite and you can tell immediately by his stage presence that he is relaxed with the audience. 

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth are the University of St Andrews’ improv comedy group and they are back once again at this year’s Fringe. 

Annie Sertich: How to Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days... and the Next 330

Annie Sertich: How to Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days... and the Next 330

There’s certainly no shortage of solo shows about mental health at the Fringe so it takes a certain level of quality to stand out. 

Stand Up for Freedom

Stand Up for Freedom

Hosted by Fred MacAuley and Susan Calman, this year’s Amnesty fundraiser treated the audience to a wide selection of comedy from Fringe stars including The Boy With Tape On His F… 

An Evening with David Hasselhoff Live

An Evening with David Hasselhoff Live

David Hasselhoff has a large and committed international following: Pleasance Grand was sold out on his opening night and at almost £20 a ticket, this is one of the more expensive… 

Trevor Noah: The Racist

Trevor Noah: The Racist

Trevor Noah was brought to the Fringe by Eddie Izzard, who wants to promote international acts at the Fringe. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening is a fantastic musical and this company have tried very hard to do itjustice. 

Flamenco Flow Global

Flamenco Flow Global

Though I didn’t feel instantly transported to the south of Spain as I normally do when watching flamenco musicians and dancers, Flamenco Flow Global is certainly the real deal. 

Hi-de-Homo!

Hi-de-Homo!

London Gay Men’s Choir Ensemble are back at the Fringe with another camped-up musical. 

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

It is a rarity for a Fringe show to give away freebies, so being offered a coffee and a croissant at the Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show was a pleasant surprise. 

Oedipus - The Hour

Oedipus - The Hour

The story of Oedipus is an extremely well known Greek myth which tells the tale of a man who kills his father and weds his mother. 

St Andrews Presents - Blind Mirth Improv Comedy

St Andrews Presents - Blind Mirth Improv Comedy

This is improvisation at it’s best. 

Flash Mob

Flash Mob

With a title like Flash Mob I thought this show might have included an actual ‘flash mob’ around Bristo Square. 

Garrett Millerick: Which One's Fergal?

Garrett Millerick: Which One's Fergal?

Garrett Millerick impersonates different characters from standard British life in Which One’s Fergal? Millerick only had three audience members and was performing at the back of a … 

Macbeth

Macbeth

Macbeth is a Fringe favourite, and having seen many adaptations of ‘The Scottish Play’, it is safe to say Greenwich Theatre’s adaption was particularly interesting and entertai…