Light Killer

Light Killer

This is a very weird play. 

House of Tragic She

House of Tragic She

An incredibly ambitious production, House of Tragic She combines dance, physical theatre, song, electronic music and projection with the words of literary characters and writers. 

Making Light

Making Light

Naomi Paul does not so much make light of topics as make them dull. 

Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)

Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)

This fun and fast production attempts to abridge the complete works of Shakespeare into the space of an hour. 

Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes

Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes

In 1970, Billy Hayes was imprisoned for attempting to smuggle cannabis out of Istanbul. 

The Marijana Method

The Marijana Method

‘Health and Happiness Guru to the Stars’ Marijana (Gabby Best) takes her audience on a journey to find themselves. 

Night Bus

Night Bus

Linda Marlowe and Sarah Louise Young present a surreal take on the blunt reality of the night bus service. 

The Word Café

The Word Café

The Word Café presents a line-up of stand-up poets, spoken word artists and musicians, which varies from day to day. 

Scaramouche Jones

Scaramouche Jones

Actor and writer Justin Butcher’s Scaramouche Jones is a feat in storytelling: both performer and tale performed are equally and utterly compelling. 

The Chronic Single's Handbook

The Chronic Single's Handbook

If you’ve been looking all over the Fringe for some misogynistic bullshit, you need look no further: Randy Ross is your man. 

Civil Rogues

Civil Rogues

Romeo declares his love for Juliet in hurried tones, before fleeing the theatre to escape persecution from the Puritan forces storming the stage. 

James Veitch: The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection

James Veitch: The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection

60% of emails sent are spam, and James Veitch turns this cyber curse into a comic blessing. 

The Fair Intellectual Club

The Fair Intellectual Club

In 1717, three young women strove to discover ‘what we might attain unto if we were as industrious to cultivate our minds as we are to adorn our bodies’, and so set up the soci… 

Lucy Ayrton: The Splitting of the Mermaid

Lucy Ayrton: The Splitting of the Mermaid

In this feminist retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, the desire to be human is not borne out of desire to find a Prince, but a desire to experience motherh… 

Travesti

Travesti

Travesti claims to emphasise the absurdity of the difficulties women face by putting their words into the mouths – and bodies – of men. 

Lippy

Lippy

“If one understands a story, it has been told badly. 

Decade

Decade

Decade is an ambitious production, but one that fails to live up to its exciting premise. 

Dalloway

Dalloway

This one woman show retells the story of Mrs Dalloway, with abridgements and additions made to Woolf’s words by director Elton Townend Jones. 

Fearnot Wood

Fearnot Wood

Robert Thomson’s Fearnot Wood is some of the best and most fully-realised student writing I have ever come across. 

Vincent Goes Splat

Vincent Goes Splat

“No one comes to the theatre to hear lies,” Wil Greenway says near the beginning of this solo show, much to the amusement of his audience. 

The Hive

The Hive

The Hive presents a dystopian future which functions by the principle of “safety in segregation”: each person lives isolated in an eight-by-eight-metre cell and can communica… 

Cheaper Than Therapy

Cheaper Than Therapy

Cheaper Than Therapy presents its audience with a changing line up of five comedians performing sets based on phobias, anxieties and hang-ups. 

Spectrum

Spectrum

Spectrum follows the true story of Temple Grandin (Maeve Belle) who used the unique perspective given to her by her autism to revolutionise and humanise the slaughter industry. 

When It Rains

When It Rains

Never have I laughed out loud so much at a show which has left me feeling so hollow. 

The Sleeping Trees Treelogy

The Sleeping Trees Treelogy

No props, no costume, and enough energy and imagination to create their whole world: The Sleeping Trees Treeology is a triumph in storytelling. 

The Canterbury Tales Remixed

The Canterbury Tales Remixed

This production modernises the art of Chaucerian storytelling to make accessible the humour and bawdiness of The Canterbury Tales. 

Guttermouth

Guttermouth

If Shameless were a one man show, and featured more drum and bass, it would probably look something like this. 

Sister

Sister

This unpretentious production is as unflinchingly fearless as it is heart-warming. 

Pomegranate Jam

Pomegranate Jam

This is a charming show which employs shadow puppetry and shadow ballet to retell the Greek myth of Persephone from her perspective, without words. 

Dog, Book and Scandal

Dog, Book and Scandal

This one man show follows Friar Lawrence (Richard Kurnow) a year on from the deaths of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, now living in bitter exile and earning his keep in an apo… 

This is Where We Live

This is Where We Live

This moving piece of new writing from Vivienne Walshe follows two teenagers trapped in their own versions of hell, who find the route to escapism in each other. 

Hamlet and Ophelia

Hamlet and Ophelia

This ambitious re-imagining of Hamlet asks the audience to vote on the gender of both Hamlet and Claudius, and subsequently shuffles the genders of Ophelia and Gertrude according…