Towers of Eden

Towers of Eden

Exploring the relationship between a brother and a sister growing up in a climate change fuelled apocalypse, Towers of Eden explores many classic dystopian themes as well some more… 

Girls

Girls

Deeply political, magnificently performed and filled with tense action and witty dialogue, Girls manages to grip and amaze the audience with its characters and powerful message fro… 

Maklena

Maklena

Perhaps at the time it was first written this play would have been seen as fantastic, dealing with themes that were deeply entrenched in many of the Soviet plays of the early 1930s… 

The Black That I Am

The Black That I Am

Taking a leaf from Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues, The Black that I Am is a compilation of stories that delve into the minds of various women and their experiences of being black… 

Cherry

Cherry

“None of these words are our own. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Shakespeare comedy done right, this play manages to put a modern twist on the well known classic by filling it with quirky characters that look like they’ve picked right out of… 

Walls

Walls

It begins with a simple yet beautifully plucked tune followed by eerie voices echoing out until they fill the room. 

Rupture

Rupture

Take the premise of George Orwell’s 1984 and lighten it up with a few jokes and some pop culture references and you’ll already be halfway towards the dystopian future seen in R… 

Hyperthymesia

Hyperthymesia

Hyperthymesia is a mixture of physical theatre and emotional monologues that certainly wasn’t a show that had the audience jumping onto their feet in appreciation. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

Like many of the other spontaneous improvisation shows here at the Fringe, Absolute Improv! offers non stop comedy through a variety of funny and fresh games that are inspired by s… 

Bottomless Coffee Band – The Married Multi-Instrumentalists

Bottomless Coffee Band – The Married Multi-Instrumentalists

Married multi-instrumentalists from South Africa: that’s what this folk duo define themselves as and it describes them perfectly. 

Fémage a Trois

Fémage a Trois

Hard hitting and immensely emotional, the beautiful performances in Fémage a Trois don’t hesitate in getting down to the real challenges that modern day, western women must face… 

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde’s stunning way with words in his classic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, makes it a challenging piece to bring to the stage. 

National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

For those who couldn’t get down to London to watch the brilliant Tom Hiddleston boast a magnificent Coriolanus at the National Theatre, the Fringe is hosting the next best thing … 

Holmes for Rent

Holmes for Rent

From Benedict Cumberbatch on the TV to Robert Downey Jr on the big screen, Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Victorian novels Sherlock Holmes have been brought back so many times, and… 

The F Words

The F Words

“If I’m feminine, does that mean I’m effeminate? Or if I’m effeminate, does that mean I’m feminine?”Looking at the nature of what it means to female in this modern worl… 

Terry Pratchett's Mort

Terry Pratchett's Mort

In true Terry Pratchett style, this rendition of Terry Pratchett’s Mort brings along a sly mixture of complex fantasy and comedy. 

Alice in Wonderland – The Musical

Alice in Wonderland – The Musical

Following various elements from the classic book by C. 

Knowing EU

Knowing EU

Although this show might have been more useful to see before the EU referendum, Knowing EU’s straightforwardness pushes to one side all the unclear statistics and hot headed deba… 

Octopus

Octopus

What does it mean to be British? That’s the question that underlies this political, anarchistic play Octopus. 

Holes by Louis Sachar

Holes by Louis Sachar

Originally taking the form of a classic children’s novel, it is only natural that this rendition of Holes by Louis Sachar is performed entirely by a young cast. 

Grimm: An Untold Tale

Grimm: An Untold Tale

For those who don’t know, the Grimm brothers are the authors of the famous book Grimm’s Fairy Tales, a huge source of inspiration for all kinds of modern myths and fables. 

2044

2044

One of Edinburgh’s Fringe’s many newly written dramas, Ciaran Drysder’s 2044 is a surprisingly gripping performance by the still budding North East Theatre Company.