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.
This fun and fast production attempts to abridge the complete works of Shakespeare into the space of an hour.
The Word Café presents a line-up of stand-up poets, spoken word artists and musicians, which varies from day to day.
This is a very weird play.
“If one understands a story, it has been told badly.
If you’ve been looking all over the Fringe for some misogynistic bullshit, you need look no further: Randy Ross is your man.
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.
In 1970, Billy Hayes was imprisoned for attempting to smuggle cannabis out of Istanbul.
This is a charming show which employs shadow puppetry and shadow ballet to retell the Greek myth of Persephone from her perspective, without words.
Decade is an ambitious production, but one that fails to live up to its
Never have I laughed out loud so much at a show which has left me
feeling so hollow.
were a one man show, and featured more drum and bass, it would probably look
something like this.
This unpretentious production is as unflinchingly fearless as it is heart-warming.
Naomi Paul does not so much make light of topics as make them dull.
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…
Cheaper Than Therapy presents its audience with a changing line up of
five comedians performing sets based on phobias, anxieties and hang-ups.
No props, no costume, and enough energy and imagination to create their
whole world: The Sleeping Trees Treeology is a triumph in storytelling.
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…
Actor and writer Justin Butcher’s Scaramouche Jones is a feat in storytelling: both performer and tale performed are equally and utterly compelling.
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.
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
‘Health and Happiness Guru to the Stars’ Marijana (Gabby Best) takes her audience on a journey to find themselves.
Robert Thomson’s Fearnot Wood is some of the best and most
fully-realised student writing I have ever come across.
This one woman show retells the story of Mrs Dalloway, with abridgements and additions made to Woolf’s words
by director Elton Townend Jones.
Romeo declares his love for Juliet in hurried tones, before fleeing the theatre to escape persecution from the Puritan forces storming the stage.
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…
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
“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.
Linda Marlowe and Sarah Louise Young present a surreal take on the blunt
reality of the night bus service.
Travesti claims to emphasise the absurdity of the difficulties women face by
putting their words into the mouths – and bodies – of men.
This production modernises the art of Chaucerian storytelling to make accessible the humour and bawdiness of The Canterbury Tales.
60% of emails sent are spam, and James Veitch turns this cyber curse into a comic blessing.
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