Edinburgh Fringe / Children's Shows

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Chores

Chores

Direct from winning the Weekly Award for Best Children’s Show at the Adelaide Fringe, circus performers Derek Llewellin and Julian Roberts have brought their fun show to Edinburgh. It's based on a subject that any child (and let’s face it, many adults) can relate to: chores suck… 

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Stick by Me
Stick by Me

We all remember the feeling of temptation to open the box that we’re not supposed to open as a small child… 

How to Spot an Alien
How to Spot an Alien

How to Spot an Alien might seem like an obscure skillset for 21st century children, but for Jelly and Jonjo, the two protagonists of Paines Plough’s annual offering for young audiences, it becomes a matter of life and death… 

The Lost Things
The Lost Things

Visual theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell aim to inspire the imagination of their audiences with their creations… 

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Army @ The Fringe

Army @ The Fringe

When you think of the military and the Edinburgh festivals, it’s natural to think of the Tattoo at the Castle every night, but now there’s a different reason to link the two together. Army @ The Fringe is back for its second and Broadway Baby’s Chris Quilietti spoke to Brigadier Robin Lindsay and others about the venture. 

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Six Shows about the American South
Six Shows about the American South

Looking for a slice of Pecan Pie, Cornbread, or just a feeling like you're back at the homestead? Broadway Baby's found some shows to remind you of the south: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. 

Eight tips to make your adverts more effective.
Eight tips to make your adverts more effective.

We’re incredibly grateful to the theatre companies that support Broadway Baby with their advertising... 

Baby Steps: From North Bridge to the Fruitmarket Gallery.
Baby Steps: From North Bridge to the Fruitmarket Gallery.

You don’t need to be in Edinburgh more than an  a couple of hours before realising that it exists on different levels... 

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The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe. But what is it like to do it for a living? Chris Quilietti talks to professional flyerer Aidan Benoit to learn about coping with constant rejection, the best times to flyer, and how to make flyering fun. 

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Sun, Chen-Chieh on Inspiring Children to Becoming Puppeteers
Sun, Chen-Chieh on Inspiring Children to Becoming Puppeteers

The Adventure of Puppets charts the voyage of two explorers as they venture into the unknown. After fifteen years of touring it comes to the Edinburgh Fringe as part of the Taiwan Season... 

'Wreaking havoc on the interactive whiteboard' - Richard O'Brien's Free For All
'Wreaking havoc on the interactive whiteboard' - Richard O'Brien's Free For All

Richard O'Brien is the author of several plays and four books of poetry. His new verse drama, Free For All, is part of a research project at the University of Birmingham... 

'39 Steps meets Naked Gun but for children' - Adapting the Falcon’s Malteser for the Fringe
'39 Steps meets Naked Gun but for children' - Adapting the Falcon’s Malteser for the Fringe

The Falcon’s Malteser is the story of private detective Tim Diamond and his younger brother Nick becoming embroiled in a malteser-related mystery... 

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Barstar Of The Day: Aug 27th. Toby Saltonstall

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 27th. Toby Saltonstall

Saying farewell to the Barstars of Edinburgh with a big thank you to them and all their fellow bar staff during the Festival Fringe and all year round, Richard appropriately ends his tour of the city near Ocean Terminal in what is branded as ‘the finest battlecruiser on North Fort St’… 

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Barstar Of The Day: Aug 26th. Agathe Savignac
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 26th. Agathe Savignac

Many businesses have small beginnings, but Richard next found himself in one that started as a mobile brewery in a campervan... 

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 25th. Alex Cox
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 25th. Alex Cox

Richard heads six degrees north, of Brussels, that is, to find Alex, who is one several people involved in this Belgian-inspired brewery in the north Scotland with bar outlets in a number of cities. 

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 24th. Rory Bonass
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 24th. Rory Bonass

Catering for all taste buds and named Scotland’s Pub of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards 2017, Richard is sent to The Bow Bar... 

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This Is Your Trial (FF)

This Is Your Trial (FF)

The family-friendly version of the UK’s only comedy court returns with a new venue! An improvised show where Steve Bennett invites top comedians to be lawyers, prosecuting and defending members of the audience accused of “crimes”. Best Children and Families Show IYAF 2016… 

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Children’s Haunted Underground Experience
Children’s Haunted Underground Experience

An atmospheric storytelling experience in Edinburgh’s largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults where the poor and destitute lived, and see if you can smell our resident ghost who goes by the name Mr Stinky. 

Shakespeare for Kids: Under the Greenwood Tree
Shakespeare for Kids: Under the Greenwood Tree

Meet William Shakespeare and some of his fabulous friends on a mission to change the world! Adventure, suspense and lots of laughs… 

How to Spot an Alien
How to Spot an Alien

How to Spot an Alien might seem like an obscure skillset for 21st century children, but for Jelly and Jonjo, the two protagonists of Paines Plough’s annual offering for young audiences, it becomes a matter of life and death…