The Garden

The Garden

The Garden is an off-site performance that takes place a short walk away from the Traverse Theatre. 

Am I Dead Yet?

Am I Dead Yet?

Death is an important topic and it affects everyone, obviously. 

Mwathirika

Mwathirika

Mwathirika is definitely an engrossing show. 

The Wild Man of Orford

The Wild Man of Orford

If you give a quick flick through the Fringe programme, it will be fairly obvious that puppetry is on the rise in the theatre section this year. 

L'Enfant qui...

L'Enfant qui...

Jephan de Villiers may not be a familiar name to most, but after watching L’Enfant Qui it can definitely be said he is an interesting character. 

Fake It 'til You Make It

Fake It 'til You Make It

Bryony Kimmings is a theatre maker, performer and actor. 

The Dance Dome

The Dance Dome

If you walk past the front of Dance Base in the Grassmarket you will see a small white dome that looks like it should be in a fun fair. 

The Portrait Firm

The Portrait Firm

The Portrait Firm takes place in a former lecture hall within the Summerhall venue. 

Refugees of the Septic Heart

Refugees of the Septic Heart

Tom Dale Company present Refugees of the Septic Heart, a multimedia dance piece that combines projected video, motion graphics, thumping soundscapes and expressive and impressive d… 

For Their Own Good

For Their Own Good

Death is the topic that the performance of For Their Own Good tackles head on. 

Projector/Conjector

Projector/Conjector

Mamoru Iriguchi is an experimental theatre designer and multimedia performance maker; he is also a man with a television awkwardly attached to the top of his head. 

Sentinels

Sentinels

Thirteen statuesque performers stand on small boxes and sing in harmony. 

Chaucer All Strung Up (The Franklin's Tale)

Chaucer All Strung Up (The Franklin's Tale)

As the audience enters the theatre, we are greeted by the enthusiastic performers who tell us that they want to make friends. 

Conversations Not Fit for the American Dinner Table

Conversations Not Fit for the American Dinner Table

Conversations Not Fit For The American Dinner Table features a variety of characters that you would definitely not want round as dinner guests. 

Lauder!

Lauder!

Marcin Bartnikowski and Marcin Bikowski are two versatile and engaging performers from Polish theatre company Teatr Hotel Malabar. 

Liz Lochhead: Apple Says Aaah - and Other Poems, Pommes and People

Liz Lochhead: Apple Says Aaah - and Other Poems, Pommes and People

Liz Lochhead is the Scots Makar (the Scottish equivalent of the Poet Laureate) and she begins her performance with a poem from the perspective of an apple (entitled ‘The Apple’s … 

Monkey Poet - Love Hurts Actually

Monkey Poet - Love Hurts Actually

Forget the movie, Monkey Poet tells us that Love Hurts, Actually. 

Pants On Fire's Pinocchio

Pants On Fire's Pinocchio

Pinocchio is an overly familiar tale, however Pants on Fire present it in an unfamiliar way. 

Credible Likeable Superstar Rolemodel

Credible Likeable Superstar Rolemodel

Bryony Kimmings tackles the important subject of the sexualisation and commodification of childhood and the pressures that 7-12 year olds feel in the modern world. 

Sonica Presents Robbie Thomson's Ecstatic Arc

Sonica Presents Robbie Thomson's Ecstatic Arc

From 11am to 6pm, Robbie Thomson’s Ecstatic Arc is just a regular art installation in the Library Gallery in the Summerhall venue. 

Bonanza

Bonanza

Bonanza is a documentary film experience presented in a theatre space. 

Killing Roger

Killing Roger

Roger is an old man with a whisky-soaked voice and nicotine-stained hands. 

Wot? No Fish!

Wot? No Fish!

Ab and Celie Solomons were a loving Jewish couple who experienced much happiness, joy and tragedy throughout their lives. 

Crying Out Loud presents La Poème

Crying Out Loud presents La Poème

At only thirty minutes long, La Poeme may seem short in length, but the performance manages to fit as many engaging images into this short time span as is humanly possible. 

We Will Be Free! The Tolpuddle Martyrs Story

We Will Be Free! The Tolpuddle Martyrs Story

We Will Be Free is an historical tale beginning in 1834 and is based on the true story of George and Betsy Loveless, prominent members of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. 

S/He Is Nancy Joe

S/He Is Nancy Joe

S/He is Nancy Joe is more than just an exuberant dance performance. 

Ban This Filth!

Ban This Filth!

Alan Bissett is the writer and performer of Ban This Filth!, whose content tackles the issues of contemporary feminism so recently receiving the national spotlight, and asking ques… 

Have I No Mouth

Have I No Mouth

Fiedlen Cannon is one of the founders of Dublin based theatre company Brokentalkers. 

Speak No Evil

Speak No Evil

Speak No Evil is a performance with good intentions. 

Anthropoetry

Anthropoetry

Anthropoetry is a play on the word Anthropometry (a term used to describe measurements of the human body) and playing with words is exactly what this performance is all about. 

Breaking News

Breaking News

Breaking News presents how people relate to the media and how news is reported, consumed, heard, read, watched and digested. 

Somnambules and the 7 Deadly Sins

Somnambules and the 7 Deadly Sins

The Karavan Ensemble are a group of performers, artists and musicians who construct challenging and original theatre productions with a variety of collaborators. 

The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity

The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity

The three players of Clout Theatre present The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity: an absurd tale involving suicide and the reasons individuals may commit such an act. 

This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

The performance began in a small room to the side of the theatre space. 

HeLa

HeLa

HeLa tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a 31 year old black woman who received treatment for cancer in a racially segregated hospital in Baltimore, USA in 1951.