The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute

The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute

This is a play about love and art, and the lengths someone will go to reach out and take hold of something real and tangible from each, or both, of these two abstract concepts. 

Machinal

Machinal

Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 Broadway hit resurfaces here in Edinburgh to discuss the plight of a woman subjected to the pressures and expectations of a male dominated world. 

Fragment

Fragment

A Mused Collective’s interpretative dance to live music attempts to ‘connect a disjointed world with pillows, neckties, a French horn, and groovy beats. 

Ciaran O'Driscoll Launching His Novel: A Year's Midnight

Ciaran O'Driscoll Launching His Novel: A Year's Midnight

Word Power Books on West Nicholson St played host to Ciaran O’Driscoll, an Irish poet and prose writer of distinction, as part of their Edinburgh Book Fringe programme. 

Bottleneck

Bottleneck

This production simply explodes out the top of a teenage bottle of pent up pop, going everywhere and covering everyone - not just those in the front row - with raw, untutored energ… 

Amusements

Amusements

Step inside the auditorium of Sleepwalk Collective and let yourself be taken on a cognitive journey through the subconscious that stimulates from inside out. 

Card Ninja: ReDeal

Card Ninja: ReDeal

Aimed for children above the age of twelve, Javier Jarquin is a card dealing Ninja who quite literally aims at children. 

Luke Milford Things I Like

Luke Milford Things I Like

Luke Milford is a likeable chap who seems to like people, so much so they form a major part of his show. 

Jack Foster and Carolyn Anona Scott

Jack Foster and Carolyn Anona Scott

Sitting on the edge of the stage, this adept duo quite literally comes down to the level of the audience. 

Knee Deep

Knee Deep

Knee Deep jumps into a pair of fisherman’s waders and wanders well out beyond the shallows of the physically possible. 

All Star Stand-Up Showcase - Free

All Star Stand-Up Showcase - Free

As you enter the bar you are encouraged to take a drink; do, you’ll need it. 

An Indie Boy's Guide to Sex and Girls

An Indie Boy's Guide to Sex and Girls

Marc Burrows borrows from the 90s genre of Britpop all he needs to know about sex and girls. 

Jonny & the Baptists

Jonny & the Baptists

Musical comedy is a genre where the mediocre can prosper with average comedians hiding behind averagely strummed guitars. 

After the Rainfall

After the Rainfall

Ants successfully colonised the world; Britain didn’t. 

Him and Me: Sketch Circus - Free

Him and Me: Sketch Circus - Free

Him and Me’s circus of estranged acts consists mainly of them with the occasional homemade video thrown in for good measure. 

Des Bishop Likes to Bang

Des Bishop Likes to Bang

Des Bishop bangs a lot more than just his drum in this visceral performance about. 

The Leeds Tealights: Sexy Chubby

The Leeds Tealights: Sexy Chubby

If you subconsciously reach for a bag of salt and vinegar crisps when you notice a paper cut on your thumb, then this acerbically doused sketch show is the one for you. 

The Idiot at the Wall

The Idiot at the Wall

Two sisters are reunited under the dark cloud of prophecy and superstition in the wake of WWI. 

Morgan & West: Lying, Cheating Scoundrels

Morgan & West: Lying, Cheating Scoundrels

Two self-confessed dirty rotten scoundrels did much more than waxen twist their moustaches when they lured the unsuspecting audience into their card den of delectable deception; li… 

Dan Wright: Michael Jackson Touched Me

Dan Wright: Michael Jackson Touched Me

Dan Wright, with his highly controversial and misleading title, attempts to lure all the Whacko Jacko conspirators under one roof and, Guy Fawkes-like, burn them all down with a fi… 

Life As We Know It

Life As We Know It

‘Life as we know it’ turns out to be about a very specific time in life: the teenage years. 

Dan Nightingale: The 11 and a 1/2 Ill-conceived Edinburgh Shows of Dan Nightingale

Dan Nightingale: The 11 and a 1/2 Ill-conceived Edinburgh Shows of Dan Nightingale

A show about shows is not the most original idea there has ever been but Dan Nightingale’s ‘what might have been?’ take on performing in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe provid… 

Undercovered

Undercovered

Seven performers stand statue-like awaiting the start of the show. 

Leo

Leo

Face, then fist, then thigh-first onto the stage tumbles Leo with a silent and excellently choreographed crash. 

The Humour League Presents - Free

The Humour League Presents - Free

Farting at a funeral could be quite funny.