Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s adaptation of Pushkin’s novel, Eugene Onegin, is a tale of unfortunate timing. 

Small Talk

Small Talk

Tallulah Bankhead once said, ‘Acting is a form of confusion’ - she would find no better corroborator than Antonia Grove in Small Talk. 

The True Story of Ah Q (Physical Theatre)

The True Story of Ah Q (Physical Theatre)

Living a homeless existence in Wei Village during the late Qing Dynasty, the poor, fumbling Ah Q is faced day after day with his own short comings. 

ThaTha

ThaTha

This one hour whirlwind of African song, dance and music from Zimbabwe-based Siyaya Arts is pure happiness. 

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

Fifty years after the death of Marilyn Monroe and public fascination with her is as strong as ever. 

H to He (I'm Turning Into a Man)

H to He (I'm Turning Into a Man)

H to He, a solo show presumably named after Van de Graaf Generator’s third, physics referencing album, is loosely based on Kafka’s tale of transformation, The Metamorphosis. 

The List

The List

I wanted to move from the city to a more isolated country life ‘To completely consume my husband’s attention’, pronounces our unnamed protagonist. 

Catriona Knox: Player

Catriona Knox: Player

One third of the sketch comedy trio The Boom Jennies, Catriona Knox may be familiar to you through her work on BBC Radio 4 or her appearance on Lee Mack’s Not Going Out. 

One Step Before the Fall

One Step Before the Fall

One of a trio of pieces that make up the Czech dance showcase at this year’s fringe, One Step Before the Fall uses a contemporary style to explore the life of Muhammad Ali. 

Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans - Wonder & Joy

Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans - Wonder & Joy

If you are hoping for a tranquil evening where you can lounge back in your fold-away chair, enjoy the gentle chink of ice cube on glass as you sip your favourite tipple and chuckle… 

Confessions of Old Lady #2

Confessions of Old Lady #2

Through the darkness of a subterranean music bar, in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, glimmers a gem of theatrical history. 

Caroline Rhea

Caroline Rhea

Rhea bounds onto stage in a flash of fuchsia and sparkly beads, hair accessories a-twinkle. 

Out of His Skin

Out of His Skin

Out of His Skin supposedly tells the tale of a man who, bored with the monotony of everyday life, embarks on a journey to find his place in the world, taking ever increasing risks … 

Dilemma

Dilemma

A tightly curled body rolls slowly on to stage, partially obscured by a sea of smoke. 

Sandi Toksvig Live: My Valentine

Sandi Toksvig Live: My Valentine

‘I still have such enthusiasm for life’ proclaims Toksvig as she bounds onto the Pleasance stage. 

Holmes and Watson: The Farewell Tour

Holmes and Watson: The Farewell Tour

Holmes is going into retirement, but before he does he convinces Watson, Inspector Lestrade and Mrs Hudson to join him on a farewell tour, to enact some of his more challenging and… 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Improvised comedy is a difficult art to master. 

Chris Stokes: An Opera Written On Napkins

Chris Stokes: An Opera Written On Napkins

The phrase ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade’ is one your parents will most certainly have quoted at you at some point - no doubt when it seemed a particularly unhelpf… 

Mother Africa

Mother Africa

Celebrating its fifth anniversary tour, Cirque Mother Africa is a wonderful show to entertain all the family; a fusion of modern circus and African traditions it overflows with ent… 

42nd Street

42nd Street

The Tony award winning musical 42nd street tells the story of famed musical producer Julian Marsh’s attempt to put on a profitable production during the Great Depression. 

Rock 'n' Roll Politics

Rock 'n' Roll Politics

‘This has nothing to do with rock ‘n’ roll, it’s a metaphor’ - so if you’re after an hour of Elvis this is perhaps not the show for you. 

Mozart: The Impresario

Mozart: The Impresario

Written to rival a piece by Salieri for a music competition in 1786 The Impresario is a short, light and comic piece of singspiel that follows the difficulty of handling sensitive … 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Abridged

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Abridged

Thirty-seven Shakespeare plays, three actors, less than two hours. 

'Allo 'Allo

'Allo 'Allo

Being a huge fan of the original, I found myself filled with both excitement and apprehension when I read someone had brought a stage adaptation of ‘Allo ‘Allo to the Fringe. 

Alba Flamenca

Alba Flamenca

After producing a sell-out show every year since 2009 Alba Flamenca returns to the Fringe once more, bringing a taste of authentic flamenco music and dance to the Scottish capital. 

Into the Fog

Into the Fog

Inspired by Russian the folktale Hedgehog in the Fog this new piece of physical theatre tells the story of a small community who meets once every millennium, where they discover bo… 

Tiffany Stevenson: Uncomfortably Numb

Tiffany Stevenson: Uncomfortably Numb

Stevenson’s act is fast becoming a fixture at the Fringe with Uncomfortably Numb marking her fourth consecutive year here; between this and her appearances on ITV’s Show Me The… 

Jo Caulfield - Thinking Bad Thoughts

Jo Caulfield - Thinking Bad Thoughts

After taking a break in 2011, Jo Caulfield returns to Edinburgh for her ninth solo fringe show with a deliciously witty and razor sharp routine. 

Prodigious

Prodigious

In recent years the popularity of street dance has exploded.