It is as inevitable as rain that each Fringe throws up new takes on Shakespeare’s Scottish play.
Riches creates a dazzling array of characters in Adam Riches Rides! The risk assessment forms for the Pleasance Beside may have to get rewritten following some of the audience int…
Chris Stokes and Graham Goring have come together at the Caves just after lunch to present an hour of stand up, with Chris opening and Graham winding up.
Andy Zaltzman will be best know to most audiences for his political comedy, podcast and radio appearances.
Betrayal of Penguins got some rave reviews for their Fringe appearance last year, so I was looking forward to seeing what was being presented this time.
How can a full house of adults be entertained for an hour by a couple of grey socks in a tartan Punch & Judy tent? Ask Kev Sutherland, the writer and performer, who returns for fo…
Phil Nichol is Bobby Spade - legendary beat poet.
The Axis of Awesome, Australias most tolerated comedy rock trio are back to they present their new show Songs in the Key of Awesome in the Wine Bar at the Gilded Balloon.
Four pupils await a class that will never start, in this new writing from Daniel Rayner, performed by Bleak Heart.
Got teenage kids to keep amused in Edinburgh? Then get down to the Pleasance Courtyard to see Ruth Rich’s one woman show, Double Booked, for the ideal start to a fab family day …
Soul star Omar Lyefook shines in this dramatic one-man monologue, incorporating his music and songs in a tale of love lost and found.
After the Bomb, ostensibly a 1950 spy piece, is presented by Cicero Productions at the Zoo Southside.
Naked Pictures of my life is a no holds barred look at Petes life as he approaches middle age and starts to experience and think about aging.
Science Shows for Schools have take three of their popular science presentations for schools and turned them into a 50 minute production for children at the Zoo Aviary.
This is Ian Kendalls 18th birthday magic show, having first shared his love of magic with Fringe audiences on the Mound back in 1992.
Poor old Randy.
On my way into this show at Bedlam Theatre, the young man in front of me commented that he thought that the two actors we were about to see were the most talented that his universi…
Toto tales, an Edinburgh-based company who aim to bring African tales to life, present the tale of Magnificent Moon to a young audience, targeted at children aged three and upwards…
Tom Craine is a worrier.
Comedy Bitch brings together six young actors, presenting brand new sketch comedy at the Underbelly - three women (Sophie Wright, Louise Howells and Hannah Gittos), three men (Jona…
Rob Rouse, winner of ‘So you think you’re funny?’ in 1998, returns to Edinburgh with his new show ‘My family.
There’s much to commend in Red Ladder Theatre’s ‘Forgotten Things’, written by Emma Adams.
Rush on out and buy tickets to see Kristin Hersh at once.
Lamp Lighters Productions from Toronto in Canada present this, the world premier of a piece written by and starring Irena Huljak.
Hunger Warrior Theatre, a group of young American Theatre professionals present this tale of lust and its dangers, written Andrew J Hungerford.
God is Scottish.
Quincy is a single mum.
Before going to the Bongo Club I was a cabaret virgin.
Newcastle University Theatre Society presents a new piece of writing by Edward Clifton.
Why on earth would anyone want to have a Fawlty Towers lunch? The classic 1970s sitcom featured deeply dysfunctional husband and wife hotel managers Basil and Sybil Fawlty, and th…
Ian Kendalls new show looks back to the magic tricks of yesteryear, before camera tricks and tv magic, between 1850 and 1930, when magicians were the rock stars of the day.
With a billing as an interactive murder mystery with chocolate tasting, the crowds were queuing up at Zoo Southside.
Treasure Island is a classic tale, and with Robert Louis Stevenson one of Edinburghs most enduring literary sons, one that is sure to draw Fringe crowds looking for family entert…
This is a buzzing, quality presentation, to a sell out crowd, billed as a selection of the best sketch comedy, on at Bedlam every Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile Theatre Company present Mick Martins Frog Man, a physical piece of blackly comic theatre that premiered at the Fringe two years ago.
Hartshorn-Hook and Angels and Virgins Theatre Company present this new drama by Adam Somerset at the rather early time of 11 am in C SoCo.
Edinburgh comedy stalwarts the Stand have a couple of new venues this year over the road on York Place, and Carey Marxs new show Careyness take place in the more intimate Sta…
Living with Johnny Depp, by the Irish Madcap Theatre Company is one woman show written by and starring Joanne Mitchell.
Id love to tell you all about this production of the Lion and Jewel at Zoo, but its actually proved very difficult to find any information as the company didnt provide a press …
Rhymes with Purple are a small young company from Glasgow who develop their own scripts and operate on a shoe-string budget without public funding.
We are welcomed the world of the Absinthe Monologues with a free glass of La Fee absinthe by The Cad, a slightly grotesque remnant of British Imperialism.
As sure as youll be pestered by at least 25 student groups flyering on the Royal Mile, the fringe always ensures a good number of Godber revivals, frequently attempted by amateur…
David Greig is undoubtedly one of Scotlands finest contemporary playwrights, and the Traverses production of his latest play, Damascus shows him on excellent form.
Daphne Pena returns to Edinburgh with a new show for 2007, adding more tales and dances from Cairo, following up her 2006 Bellydance Diaries.
Could this be the cheesiest show in Edinburgh? This retelling of the nativity to a disco beat is certainly in with a shout for topping out the mozzarella meter.
Taken from Glasgow venue Oran Mors successful a play, a pie and a pint lunchtime shows, Ae Fond Kiss follows hapless Zeds 18th birthday trip to Lola, a down on her luck pro…
Fresh faced young company shutYOface from Nottingham (formed at the university there) return to the Fringe to follow up last years Slippery Soapbox with Spotbanded Skat downstair…
There is much to commend in Bob Karpers new one-man show at Zoo.
Where better to hear about Scottish history and the current state of affairs than the SNP Club that becomes Stand II for the duration of the festival? Scottish comedy stalwart Vlad…
Darragh Martins premise in An Air Balloon seems preposterous: a small, blonde, female explorer and an obese hamster are bored on a journey across the Antarctic in a hot air ballo…
Andrew Lawrence, winner of the BBC New Act of the Year 2004, is at the Pleasance with his first solo show, How to Butcher Your Loved Ones.
The New Quorndon Shakespeare Company present a new musical comedy, written by Sharon Scott with music and lyrics by Phil Law and Nigel Scott, Abby Vera and Sue.
James Smiley, Public School Twat is described as ‘One young man.
In an age of ever rising ticket prices and purple cow shaped venues it is nice to find something that represents good old fashioned value.
Venue 2 Venue, a young company of GCSE and A-level drama students present Tim Kellys A-Haunting we will go.
The King’s Players have taken a brave step showcasing a story most recently seen on the big screen with Johnny Depp in the lead role.
In the Black Jew Dialogues actors and writers Ron Jones and Larry Jay Tish explore stereotypes and similarities of the black and Jewish experiences in America, using a sketch show …
Side by Side Theatre Group return to the Fringe for the third time with a new take on A Midsummer Nights Dream, written by Susan Wallin.
Writer, musician and actor, Waen Shepherd presents his 3rd show as 1980s misunderstood musical genius, Gary Le Strange.
Radio 4 regulars Laurence Howarth and Gus Brown, winners of the 2003 Dubble Act, are back after a years absence with their 3rd Edinburgh sketch show, Next in Line.
The Padua Playwrights present a double bill of classy fringe theatre; founder Murray Mednicks Tirade for Three and artistic director Guy Zimmermans Vagrant.
Russell Howard has been playing to packed houses down at the Pleasance Courtyard with his show Wandering.
Taylor Mac, drag queen, performance artist and ukulele player, presents what he calls The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac.
This is the world premier of Nafeesa Monroes one woman show, Journey to Becoming a Super Woman.
Johnny and the Bomb is an enjoyable Terry Pratchet story involving time travel, a bag lady and the eponymous Johnny.
Eastview Theatre, a company of young high school performers from Minnesota present the European Premier of David Mann’s reinterpretation of The Godfather, Corleone.
Mario Morris presents his comedy magic show, the All Human One Magic Show at Zoo Southside.
The members of Fool met performing as part of the Durham review, but dont let that put you off.
Richard Herring returns to Edinburgh with his 21st show in 15 years.
The Black Sheep are Andrew Jones and Ciaran Murtagh, and this is their self-titled sketch show.
The Regina Monologues, a new play written by Jenny Wafer and Rebecca Russell (who also performs), is given its world-premier by Tidemark Theatre.
Ryan Paulson was brought up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, a town full of taciturn Scandinavians.
What I Heard About Iraq is an adaptation of Eliot Weinbergers controversial article, published in 2005.
The scene is set by a pumping house tune with a countdown.
Boothby Graffoe, the only comedian named after a Lincolnshire village, is a Fringe comedy institution.
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