Lie Low

Lie Low

A year has passed since her home invasion, but Faye isn’t sure she’s over it. 

Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Prepare to be swept away with the magical spirits, river gods and squeaking sprites of Yubaba’s bathhouse for a timeless adaptation of the classic Japanese animated film, Spirite… 

The Cord

The Cord

Theatre in the round (well, square) at the Bush Theatre, The Cord is a powerful realist drama about the unshakeable bond of motherhood and the tests of being a new parent, written … 

Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York)

Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York)

A hopelessly romantic modern musical that'll leave you beaming throughout, Two Strangers is all you could want from a feel-good evening of musical theatre. 

Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Duke Bluebeard’s Castle is a one-act Hungarian opera saturated in symbolism. 

 The Dream of A Ridiculous Man

The Dream of A Ridiculous Man

An one-man adaptation of the Fyodor Dostoevsky short story of the same name, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man comes to the Marylebone Theatre stage with all the pertinent of its day: … 

Cold, Dark Matters

Cold, Dark Matters

Cold Dark Matters is the story of a writer. 

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Keeping stand-up weird since 2013, Harriet Dyer is everything I love about the Fringe. 

Beyond Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries

Three distinct dance acts bring the unexpected to the stage for Beyond Boundaries, a show billed as a time-travelling showcase of Scottish hip-hop dance. 

Dungeons 'n' Bastards: An Adam Riches Gameshow

Dungeons 'n' Bastards: An Adam Riches Gameshow

Channelling Westeros with a lower-budget wardrobe, Adam Riches brings his Game of Thrones themed game show to an audience of ‘bastards’. 

Jazz Emu's Pleasure Garden

Jazz Emu's Pleasure Garden

When I saw the playbill for Jazz Emu: You Shouldn’t Have, I couldn’t get my hands on tickets fast enough. 

Wet

Wet

When you think of cabaret you might think of bawdy strip teases, caricatures of femininity, and lewd jokes. 

Declan

Declan

Vulnerability and sexual awakening go hand in hand in Declan, an unnerving one-man play set in rural Wiltshire. 

Ceilidhs (Scottish Dancing)

Ceilidhs (Scottish Dancing)

A traditional dance class running from 9pm to 11pm daily, the Ceilidh is a sweaty fun-filled session in the extravagant grand hall of the Royal College of Physicians, featuring a l… 

Vix Leyton: Antihero

Vix Leyton: Antihero

Welsh comedian and popular podcaster (The Comedy Arcade) Vix Leyton has the gift of affability. 

AL! The Weird Tribute (And How Daniel Radcliffe Got Mixed Up in This Nonsense)

AL! The Weird Tribute (And How Daniel Radcliffe Got Mixed Up in This Nonsense)

Combining two of his great loves – Weird Al Yankovic and Harry Potter – Steve Goodie creates an all-out musical performance with some killer lyrics and accordion skills. 

Stay Big and Go Get 'Em

Stay Big and Go Get 'Em

At times hard to follow and at others uniquely resonant, Maggie Widdoes’ one-woman show Stay Big and Go Get ‘Em is the perfect example of how the Fringe brings what you least e… 

Ben Target: LORENZO

Ben Target: LORENZO

Award-winning performance artist and comedian of Fringes gone by, Ben Target, welcomes us with coffee on arrival into the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall, a delightfully old-… 

Fall and Flow

Fall and Flow

Telling five short tales from the mystical fictional world of Jianghu, Fall and Flow showcases the beauty and physicality of Hong Kong theatrical traditions in combination with Th�… 

Laura Davis: Well Don't Just Stand There Dancing

Laura Davis: Well Don't Just Stand There Dancing

With the brash vocals of an Australian zookeeper addressing an unruly tour group, Davis commands the room, immediately taking charge with her distinct brand of offbeat comedy. 

The Death of Molly Miller

The Death of Molly Miller

First featured as a radio drama on BBC Radio 4, The Death of Molly Miller now takes to the stage with its plucky hostage comedy that addresses pertinent social issues. 

One Way Out

One Way Out

Winner of the 2023 Edinburgh Untapped Award, One Way Out is a powerful exploration of the injustices suffered by the Windrush generation, through the lens of four boys from South L… 

Rave

Rave

Absolutely not what you are expecting. 

The Great Ruckus

The Great Ruckus

Award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in the shadow of her previous show Brute to tell the story of two dissimilar sisters who must navigate strained r… 

Dough

Dough

Much like a dramatisation of a family game of Monopoly, Dough looks at money with a kind of argumentative helplessness. 

Junk Monkey

Junk Monkey

Have you ever had an all-consuming infatuation? Have you ever lied to a crush? Have you ever betrayed your boyfriend for a woman?Junk Monkey’s Olivia Mcleod has. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

Clownfish Theatre’s Jonathon Tilley and Jess Clough-Macrae overact the premise of this kid-friendly show, to the delight of kids and grown-ups alike. 

Papillon

Papillon

Knowing nothing about Papillon is how I entered… it’s also exactly how I left. 

Rosco McClelland: Bring Out Your Dead

Rosco McClelland: Bring Out Your Dead

Glaswegian comedian and popular Twitch streamer Rosco McClelland enters clad in a denim biker vest and a spider’s web tattoo coning one elbow. 

Alice Fraser: Twist

Alice Fraser: Twist

Having never seen Alice Fraser before, I was apprehensive about what to expect from her comedy. 

Woodhill

Woodhill

LUNG Theatre’s Woodhill is not an easy watch but a worthy one. 

Tones: A Hip-Hop Opera

Tones: A Hip-Hop Opera

Uplifting and bold, Tones is one-man’s lyrical life story growing up in the ends, exploring black identity in a UK culture obsessed with class and race. 

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp is a mom-centred stand-up set that unpacks the trauma of being raised by a bi-polar parent with a balance of darkness and sharp humour. 

Planetarium Lates: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon

Planetarium Lates: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon

Released in 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon is an album that transcends time, appealing as much today as it did in the days of experimental prog rock. 

An Interview with Pharos, the curator of Rave

An Interview with Pharos, the curator of Rave

I spoke with Pharos (AKA Fraser Lawson), the artist behind Rave, to discover the intentions behind his mind-melting audio-visual set.