Doctor Who is 60.
Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and co-host of the Northern News podcast) presents a new show about stress, love and driving a tank with your …
Fraser Brown and Dee Allum have thrown together a last-minute stand-up shown for an unanticipated one-night stand.
A wild and chaotic alternative extravaganza fresh from Amsterdam’s theatres, featuring a dazzling parade of hilariously smart, silly and sexy international variety acts.
Disney fan? Massive raging queer? Then Happily Ever Poofter is for you! The legendary smash-hit parody musical is back! Join Prince Henry – the only gay in the Kingdom – on his…
At our pop-up you will be greeted and waited upon by rude waiters who in return are expecting you to give it full Karen.
Beer drinking! Bavarian traditions! Learn about Oktoberfest rituals and how to sing the famous Ein Prosit song! Welcome to this funky Bavarian show performed by Vroni Holzmann, acc…
Glory dreams of singing at the world’s most prestigious festival, the only thing standing her way is a mysterious pyramid.
Not For Anyone returns! Please note that I might just do card tricks and say nothing for a whole hour or I might just do the usual ‘screaming fascist’ schtick. Or both. No refunds.
Rozarina Larsen presents: White Fishing – a work-in-progress comedy about finding your authenticity.
After a sold-out run at the 2022 Fringe, a historic performance at The London Palladium, a game-changing set on Friday Night Live, and a triumphant season at the Melbourne Comedy F…
Winner of four Fringe Awards in 2022 An overzealous idiot performs all of Greek mythology in order to save his Hellenic homeland from economic ruin.
An Afternoon with Anton Du Beke and Friends, and what an afternoon; Du Beke gives a hilarious and dazzling show filled with humour, dance and song.
Prepare for an extraordinary show as Haus of Gallus combines impeccable journalism with cutting-edge production techniques.
Late-night, done right.
Four loudmouth lords vow to study for three years to win fame for denying their desires.
A Teacher’s Lament is not the revolutionary political statement that we would expect a show of this nature to be.
Scotland’s silliest surgeon, Dr Bonk, presents the Macarbaret: an evening of drag, burlesque, music, comedy and medical mayhem, starring the not-so-good doctor and an all-sorts ass…
Mark Watson performs in, and curates, a day of unusual old-school Fringe activities. Full listings at ImpatientProductionsUK.com from June 1st.
For nearly two decades, B Dolan toured the world as a rapper and spoken word performer.
Singing Sands is a touching yet dark comedy about how the death of a loved one can sometimes be the only way to restore old bonds.
Fast-paced comedy magic.
Alice can’t find herself but she is certain she wants to help.
Have you ever been riding a homosapien and asked (internally): ‘OMG am I squashing this person like a double decker bus’? Or stumbled mentally upon ‘Please lord, let me have shaved…
A musical reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s beloved story, The Canterville Ghost: The Musical features an original score and soundtrack.
Join our budding protagonist Pinocchio as he learns some hard lessons about what it takes to be a real boy.
‘You don’t know what to be, or not to be’ – Shakespeare’s best loved clown, Bottom, is reimagined in Fresh Life Theatre’s one-person show.
Hey Pamela? Yes Pamela? is a two-person show where the second person changes each night.
Steelworks A Cappella group presents a murder mystery, Vocal Vengeance, which is like an musical version of Cluedo.
One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans.
Steve Jackson – ‘guts and sincerity’ **** (Scotsman) – is returning to Surgeon’s Hall with a new show.
Two of the comedy circuit’s loveliest boys, Joseph Parsons (‘one to watch’ (Times), shortlisted for BBC New Comedy Award) and Joseph Emslie (Runner Up Leicester Mercury Comedian 20…
Where would school theatre be without A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night? The latter is certainly a popular Shakespeare play for drama educators, with its saga of shipwr…
Hole by Drew Gill.
When our young hopefuls enter the villa looking for love, they are faced with a whirlwind journey of romance.
What’s the point? Don’t apply logic.
Another in the seemingly endless flow of musicals about unlikely subjects that prove successful.
What songs would soundtrack your disaster movie? Come and join Birmingham University’s A Cappella Groups as we debate; do catastrophes need intense action soundtracks? Can we rea…
A strange and emotionally stunted young woman is on an all-consuming mission to be the most special person in every room.
A creeping deadline, combined with creative block and family tensions makes a wacky, hybrid piece.
If your walls could talk, what would they say? This solo show dives into the history of an immigrant family, following their decision to move into a new house in the hope to mend t…
You’re invited to a private meeting of The Leading Lady Club! At this meeting, the women are sharing their experiences with dating apps, heartbreak, self-defense, workplace interac…
The Last Vagabonds explores the life of Western society’s hallowed offspring.
Have you ever wondered what your life would look like without the memory of the person who changed the way you see the world? In the depths of heartbreak, Gina takes a pill that sh…
Princess Plum is about to get kidnapped.
Impeccably written theatre with a biting comedic edge; SLT is an intimate hour of storytelling from your most charming, albeit dysfunctional, friend.
A true story.
One of Scotland’s funniest and most bawdy stand-ups, whose appearance at last year’s Fringe provoked much laughter and uproar.
It’s 1930 – silent movies are out and talkies are in! The once-successful film producer turned theatre impresario, Mr Scruples, has been given the gruelling task of bringing op…
St Andrews University’s Gilbert and Sullivan Society is in sparkling form with their presentation of this little known show.
BattleActs! is an award-winning, five-star, late-night improvised comedy show that has been tickling Fringe audiences’ funny bones for more than a decade! Featuring an all-star cas…
Mimic, singer and dancer Sindy Fling literally unwraps the divas of pop – from Monroe to Madonna via Dolly Parton.
‘I think something’s happening to me.
That most middle class of events, the dinner party, can be a night of stimulating conversation, wonderful company and dramatic revelation.
Making it in the business world is tough – even more so when you’re a woman.
Good and Gaslit.
It’s 1066 as you’ve never seen it before! Following the death of popular King of England Edward the Confessor, Harold Godwinson takes the throne.
From a troublesome priest to a mystery guest and a very, very late hearse, expect family fallouts, secret affairs and lots of chaos.
A father approaching his 60th birthday learns to sing and dance for the first time, in a desperate attempt to create a hit single that will make enough money for his son to finally…
The first Cantonese show at this festival is coming! 2011’s funniest person in HK, Tim’s Instagram has 50k+ followers.
Following a sell-out 2022 run at Glasgow’s Oran Mor, acclaimed chanteuse Christine Bovill conjures Kiki de Montparnasse, the celebrated model and painter, as she relives her glory …
A ridiculous interactive combination of musical comedy, ventriloquism and fingering.
If you like it you really shouldn’t put a ring on it because it turns out I actually hate you and want to get a divorce.
A comedy told by mad people, for mad people.
Ho ho ho ho! Come celebrate that special time of the year with Santa (Ray Badran) and his Elf (Josh Glanc).
His father died at 45.
An unscrupulous landlord lets the same flat out to two different men: Cox who is out at work all day, and Box who is out at work all night.
An NHS staff room.
Join Fiona Walker on her journey as she navigates the cutthroat corporate world beyond university.
A new original jazz musical, set in 1970s Las Vegas.
Character comedy sketch duo Mudfish host their friends in this wild show featuring their favourite sketch, stand-up and short films.
Have you ever felt threatened when someone shows you their engagement ring? Have you ever been to a wedding and thought, ‘these people should NOT be getting married?!’ Me too, exce…
Brooklyn comedians Nate and Ed vent their obsession with early 2010s masculine archetypes (but also some other stuff).
Catherine McCafferty (Crush on Hulu) and Ellory Smith (3x Emmy Nominated) will perform at Edinburgh’s Free Fringe crafting two separate, equally bizarre, half hours of comedy.
Under the Mirrie Dancers is an exploration of grief and the complex nature of growing up in a rural setting.
WIP show from multi award-winning comedian and CEO of the Greeters Guild, Troy Hawke.
A half-live, half-virtual interracial lesbian love story between a white European and a black former refugee.
Kayvan Khazaee, Adrian Hanlon and a special guest will entertain you for an hour of stand up comedy.
You have been selected for re-education in a post-glitch world.
What’s a woman looking for love to do in the 21st century? Hi, I’m Zoë.
Lizzy Lenco is not right in the head and has the MRI to prove it.
Julian Clary chats about his career and life with our host, Christopher Biggins.
Our new young conductor is nearly as old as the orchestra.
We spend one third of our lives asleep.
Join The HandleBards for their cycle-powered, four-hander, high-octane version of Shakespeare’s classic comedy.
Our fifth year! Back with top Black international comedy acts, prize games, cabaret and giving a token straight white male comic a chance they rarely get.
Approaching her 30th birthday, after ten years of failed romances, Laura meets with the six ghosts who have broken her heart to exorcise them for good.
Jenny Ryan – better known as the dream-crushing brainbox The Vixen on the hit ITV quiz The Chase – breaks away from teatime telly and invites you to an evening of song, storyte…
Ashley Manning – ‘Playfully bleak’ (Scotsman) – is an independent, sexually empowered, modern woman.
Michael and Hilary Whitehall have escaped the antics of their son Jack and are bringing their hit podcast The Wittering Whitehalls live to The Prestonfield on Saturday 19th August.
Flat Cap and Whippet are back to save summer! If there’s a crisis, there’s only one team to call.
An ageing film producer plans to resurrect his past cinematic successes by revitalising the Carry On franchise with a brand-new film.
Hiya! It’s me, Gary, and I’ve listened to the fans who said, ‘Gary, you’re amazin’, dae a chat show!’ Sooo.
You’ve been specially selected to join the journey of re-civilisation where we can escape the multi-torture of earth and join together in a new imagining of how life may be in our …
A kids party.
Stumbling upon old photos of the door, Neil Frost unravels the past.
Want to Fika? The end is nigh darlings, and The Lady is ready to play.
In 2009, from his derelict flat in South Wales, Ignacio scored tickets to see his favourite band, Nine Inch Nails, in Los Angeles.
Freak folk comedy to fulfil your heroic destiny.
Actress, dancer, singer, rebel.
His secret to happiness and felicity.
Vibe Shift is a late-night alternative comedy night.
Holy-moly! Up-and-coming Glaswegian comedian Stuart Nixon brings you an hour of fun storytelling. He was on the telly!
An impossible variety show created by John-Luke Roberts.
When I saw the playbill for Jazz Emu: You Shouldn’t Have, I couldn’t get my hands on tickets fast enough.
Let’s just get this out the way: Colin Cloud’s After Dark is the most powerful, impressive and poignant magic and mentalist show I’ve ever seen.
An unhinged variety show all the way from Los Angeles.
Returning after two sell-out runs at Soho Theatre, global sensation Jazz Emu is back with his virtuoso musical spectacular.
Fresh off his critically acclaimed 2022 Edinburgh Fringe show, Spanking the Monkey: The Etymology of Onanistic Euphemisms (**** (Scotsman)), Professor Richard Fondler returns to th…
What do you get when you mix rap battles cabaret, and an open mic, and then throw in the title of Cabaret God with an audience vote? Top Fringe cabaret stars try out their new mate…
Making their Edinburgh debut, Leeds based stand-up weirdos Kyle Bedder (tall, thin, unhinged) and Dan Powell (short, fat, depressed) present Big Cuck, Little Cuck: a 60-minute expl…
Sam Hurst leaps onto the stage in a black sequin suit and skull-covered tie ensemble that screams “entertainer”.
Many moons ago, a superhero of a different kind ruled the Pacific.
Abby Vicky-Russell presents her ‘masterclass in character comedy’ **** (LostInTheatreland.
Bryony’s done with clowning.
Stuart Laws (‘A one-man episode of Arrested Development’ (Fest)) and Matt Sandstorm (unreviewed) are a new two-man comedy duo.
Pub Choir is the low-effort, high-return show of your dreams! Led by the living sunbeam Astrid Jorgensen, become the music legend you’ve always dreamed of, even if your voice is ap…
Follow Bug the dog on a surreal journey of music, dance, hypnotism and experimental visual effects.
Olivia aka Big O is delighted to present her second hour of comedy.
Ever been ghosted by a Gemini? Burned by a boy with a moustache? Then this is for you, baby.
Experience a unique and occasionally surreal evening of laughter from Ireland’s favourite internet comedians Michael Fry and Killian Sundermann, bringing their jokes, sketches and …
Hilariously truthful – an unapologetically comic peek into the world of parenting: what comes before, during and after in this rambunctious mix of original songs and sketches fro…
Two Gaulier-trained clowns, Chase Brantley and Nicholas Hemerling, burst out for a night of charming yet meaningless hilarity.
Simon Hall started performing comedy in 2020, yeah, that 2020! Since then, performing has not got any easier and life has continually tried to block his progress.
All new and all Jew.
When Death calls for Liv, she doesn’t expect her to be such a bitch. Call Me Suicidal is an exploration into the inconvenience of being alive.
What if, for 40 minutes, we stop focusing on the humans that go places, and bring our attention to the place itself? The location, a bench, inside a park, inside a borough, inside …
Plunge into the strange world and grotesque characters of self-help culture, augmented with clown-esque physicality and hectic tech.
It’s Come Dine With Me with a twist, and that twist is murder because apparently that’s what it takes to spice up a dinner party these days.
Warning: Chappelle’s opener Ashley Barnhill takes you to the dark side with Skullduggery Scamps! ‘She is the most diabolical b*tch I’ve ever seen’ (Dave Chappelle).
Shing-a-ling what a creepy thing to be happening! The much-loved musical comedy returns in a fast-paced, physical production.
Big Smoke Comedy is stand-up comedy with a fully improvised finale and the only show of its kind.
Part theatre, part stand-up, part PowerPoint Presentation.
One of Britain’s emerging, truly talented comedians, a multi award-winning stand-up who spent recent months touring with sell-out shows in Australia and New Zealand.
Hear ye! Yonder comes yon Perrier winner from ages ago with another questionable career swerve! Tonight only, hear the entire musical oeuvre (10 songs , three nearly finished)! Gat…
Sharp, silly and sublime solo character comedy from Luke Manning, formerly one half of veteran Fringe sketch duo, In Cahoots, and a writer-performer for BBC Radio 4’s Sketchtopia a…
Character comedian and stand-up Rhiannon Shaw (‘a cunning comic mind’ (Chortle.
One performance only. Turn up early, sell-out expected.
Do Rhinos Feel Their Horns or Can They Not See Them Like How We Can't See Our Noses may be in the running for the Fringe’s wackiest title and the show itself is an equally pl…
You are on stage, giving a lecture about neuroscience.
Join performance poet Robert Garnham for his new show, Bouncer.
The thought of invisibility, and the advantages it could bring to someone, has captured the imagination of millions since HG Wells’ classic story was first published.
Meet Old Adam: he’s been in every Gilbert and Sullivan show, but has never quite made it to a lead role.
Join self-proclaimed theatre “impresario’” Israel Hands as he brings his own unique touch to his latest production, A Life Less Lived, starring the hapless Richard Bridgerton.
Tim Benzie, the acclaimed creator and host of Solve Along A Murder She Wrote presents a new one-man show: a hilarious and moving exploration of the enduring appeal of murder myster…
Three Sisters and Them takes Chekhov’s play into the fractured world of today.
Pressure Cooker: The kettle boils, the lights come up, and we find ourselves watching four sixth-year med students treating a patient.
My Life Online is an incredibly well performed piece of modern opera, with an unfortunately lacklustre story.
Where are you from? The age-old question that mixed-raced people just love to answer.
Alan Bennett reminisces about his life.
A reconstructed fairy tale about Clover, a castle worker who is mistaken for the princess and kidnapped by a sorcerer.
A classic story for a modern age, Les Millénniables is a self-aware and uniting musical, because it satirizes the generational divide, and understands its own ridiculous nature.
Comedian and crisp connoisseur Adam Evans presents The Crisp Review: Live, nominated for Best Theatre and Best Newcomer at the Greater Manchester Fringe 2022! The show documents th…
Everyone’s getting married and having babies and Catherine’s got a thesis and a hangover.
Hutch is a hilarious contemporary comedy examining the injustices and absurdities of renting in reduced circumstances.
Where Friends meets Pitch Perfect! The Bristol Suspensions tell a story of friendship and scandal using chart-topping hits, familiar characters, and funky choreography… not to me…
What happens when you love your life and want to be dead? Join Sadia Gordon with her Fringe debut dark comedy.
Join us for a Wilde ride in this classic farce.
How come this Northern reprobate lives in a beautiful villa in the Cote D’Azur? And so we hear the tale of how an “on-the-spectrum” drifter in Paris starts throwing himself into th…
Join Professor Simon Rees for this family-friendly, interactive show exploring the creative and imaginative world of science.
This firecracker of a comedy explores the relationships between four young women embarking on a disastrous camping trip.
Described as a ‘wildly enjoyable ride’ (Cherwell.
In the Old West, three men converge in a saloon to drink and share violent tales.
It’s Halloween night, but everyone is dropping their masks.
Mark Twain was a comic genius, the greatest American humorist of the 19th century, and (in literary terms) of all time.
Tom and Isaac are two mice who have lived inside a cuckoo clock their entire lives.
London, 18th century.
Catfish The Cabaret is an alternative parody of Catfish: The TV Show.
If you were under attack by a rampaging rhino, trapped upside down in a wheelie bin full of water, or under attack by an unidentified flying cutlery item (UFCI), could you survive?…
The premise of Attachment: The Leech Show is very simple: it’s a play devised and performed for the sole benefit of impressing a single specific audience member; a prominent thea…
Becoming Chavela is an award-winning cabaret performance of the life and music of legendary queer Mexican singer Chavela Vargas.
Ordinary Days is the captivating story of what happens when frazzled and uptight student Deb loses the notebook that contains all her notes for her thesis somewhere on the streets …
We are women.
A hilarious and poignant comedy about a girl obsessed with The Eurovision Song Contest.
You’ve been trying to work on your coolness.
David Harmer and Ray Globe, the irrepressible Glummer Twins, are back with an irreverent trawl through the eight decades that made them what they are today.
Mirandolina, the captivating landlady of an inn, is wooed by a penniless marquess, a wealthy count and her besotted servant.
Would you rather watch, or be watched? Julia is hosting a dinner party.
Join Sam, a chronically online twentysomething, at the airport in Terminal, directed by Jett Fink and starring Samantha Vita.
“Who just sits and waits?” Nate and Quinn take residence in an abandoned warehouse to await details of their next job, just a phone and each other for company, wiling away the time…
If you’ve been handed a flyer for Watch List in the street, you might expect what’s written on it –a show about an insecure police officer on a journey to clean up the street…
The musical history lesson that no one asked for but everyone needs! A Play, A Pie and A Pint shares the true(ish) story of our nation: its past, present and future, its triumphs a…
Meet Livvie, a spoilt influencer-podcaster who, after inviting her seemingly nice (and potentially trendy!) new neighbours round for a drink, finds herself embroiled in a supernatu…
Straight out of college, antsy-yet-determined comedian Caitlin Jones navigates the audience on a tell-all nostalgia trip – the mishaps of teenage life, queer romance and self dis…
Ever wondered what would happen when Girl meets Ghoul? Aubury has the worst job in the underworld – training ghosts.
Beloved comic and kids entertainer Nik Coppin brings his new show to the Fringe full of jokes, silliness, his own drawn cartoons, competitions based around Disney and superheroes, …
Come see a humorous solo with a TEDtalk-meets-Sesame-Street vibe about end of life planning, starring ‘a hilarious puppet sidekick and wholesome audience interplay’ (FringeBiscuit.
Tending is the first play to use verbatim theatre to reveal the inner lives of nurses working in the NHS today.
Reconnected with each other at a funeral, Charlotte and Hope question what the meaning of life is.
The Burden of Truth.
From the ‘unhinged’ (EdFringeReview.
A charming, self-obsessed criminal mastermind assembles five eccentric individuals with peculiar skills to rob a world-beloved charity toy maker.
The Burton Brothers are Australia’s best sibling comedy duo! Hailing all the way from Melbourne, the Burton Brothers are real life brothers and sketch comedians.
Intergalactic Man of Mystery, Basil Bottler makes his Edinburgh debut in this one-off hour of jokes, songs, poems and dicking about.
We regret to inform you that Dave is back.
The Only Punk Rocker in the Village is set in North Clare in the late 1970s, where a teenager’s discovery of punk rock turns his life upside down – causing consternation, shock a…
Sex cults with fake feminism, pretend shamans, Burning Man, Lower East Side “nightclub photographers” and Tinder f*ck boys all make an appearance in this educational and hilari…
Losing The Plot is a new queer jukebox musical comedy, jam-packed with top hits from the 70s and 80s, Originally performed in Manchester and has now come to the Fringe this year.
Comedic and twisted love letter to my younger 20 year old self about all the men who have traumatized and destroyed my self esteem.
‘What would it take for you to eat a real-life human being?’ It’s dinner time in the Abbey stately home.
Mary is dead.
A cappella sensation Semi-Toned are back for their ninth run at the Fringe.
‘The fact that I’m sitting here as a real life vicar actually blows my mind.
A young English doctor rushes an elderly Scottish lady onto a lift, taking her to surgery many floors below.
Palindrome is Cambridge University Musical Theatres Society’s latest Edinburgh Fringe offering.
All About Eve? More like, Everyone’s Worried About Eve! The new sitcom! It’s Eve‘s birthday but for some reason this year feels different and Eve doesn’t quite know why.
Genre-bending voyage for every inquisitive soul and smart alec; for the adventurous, the yarn spinners.
Searching for escape from her mind and body, an anti-heroine finds solace in a seal skin that allows her to remove herself from her responsibilities on land as a young mother.
What do Shakespeare, Beethoven and Jerry Lee Lewis have in common? Edinburgh-based musician/songwriter Richard Lewis unites all three, along with many other diverse musicians, in a…
A park bench can hold a lifetime of memories, and for Arthur Robinson, one bench does.
‘Alexa, Google how to delete my digital footprint.
What’s the worst thing about cancer? The intrusive medical stuff or the emotional rollercoaster that it sends you on? Join Patient as she navigates sex, friendship and life like …
It is March 2020 and the public is demanding action against the coronavirus.
Seasoned stand-up comedian, actor and improviser Braydon Lynch (Just For Laughs Toronto, Cowbell Comedy) takes you on a wild journey through the trials and tribulations of growing …
It’s rapid-fire-alternative-mixed-bill night The Paddock! An assault on the senses with a colourful, eclectic showcase of some of the most innovative comedians at this year’s fes…
Join award-winning queer cabaret icon Aidan Sadler as they take you on a journey to the end of the world! Nothing is safe from ridicule, so be led on an exploration of normalising …
Small town Scotland, September 2014.
Marny’s latest alter ego, Fancy Rat, is an aspiring human being.
Life been hard lately? Channel this: You can do anything!! Life coach Lex will manifest your deepest wishes, even those you didn’t know you had! Be pitched into radical self-acce…
Do you ever experience the feeling of missing out? The Fringe confuses you – where to go, what to choose? Worry not! After a sold out BlundaGarden show A Divination in 2022, Dr K…
Crime and punishment with jelly beans.
Harvey Nichols hosts a fantastic line-up of comedy and cabaret taking place Sunday evenings in August, featuring a line-up of the best acts performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fri…
‘I tore open your letter and licked the envelope’s seal for any lingering taste of you.
Think it’s a solo stand-up show? Think again.
Come and enjoy this surreal adventure where we might learn some things (?!) and discover who is Blue Peter.
Would you like to live forever? From the wild mind behind Fool’s Moon comes an hour-long quest for eternal youth.
HOWDY! After a year of sell-out London shows the lawless late-night mixed-bill comedy show celebrates with a four-night Fringe run, featuring Paddy Young and a motley crew of outla…
Brooke Finegold is masterful in her hour of live poetry, spoken word and stand up comedy.
Conversational improvisation and carefully crafted comedic bits are intertwined in this mic-bump style, stand-up collaboration between Kyle Bedder and Emerson Young.
A dark visual story from an unknown dimension far away, by the thing called Oddo.
Come and hear from SMEG, the most poetic fridge on the fringe! 45 minutes of character comedy, silly poems and the best props you’ll ever see in your life! What’s in the fridge? Ev…
Phil Kay’s Funny Walks – the droll stroll.
Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore the museum after hours.
Become proficient in the principles of improvisation as you apply them to leadership development milestones, personal growth, creative business strategies, and unparalleled communi…
Music, games and colourful clowns collide! After touring across several elementary schools and festivals in Chicago, Bubblegum Gumdrop and her best friend, Babblebum Boopbop, have …
This musical, comedy, play, gameshow, and sketch show is a rollercoaster ride through Bailey’s world, where scandal, secrets, and absolute scumminess reign supreme.
Observational stand-up comedy and original hip-hop music.
This is RODEO! After a year of sell-out London shows the lawless late-night mixed-bill comedy show celebrates with a four-night Fringe run, featuring Paddy Young and a motley crew …
The country’s best (not most popular) musical comedians present their greatest hits, from a decade of being wildly under appreciated.
The BAFTA-nominated comedian, The Mash Report (BBC2) star, Live at the Apollo (BBC1) star and viral sensation, presents a work-in-progress hour of her signature blend of stand-up a…
Get ready for mischief with this campatious event fuelled by quality wine, low tone, a scrumptious pairing and a big fat singalong.
Holly Hall’s character comedy show explores our frustrating and sometimes hilarious inability to express our anger as you navigate the anxiety-ridden ups and downs of life.
Experience a full-on comedy attack of the senses as Frank brings his unrelenting mix of dark humour and extreme renditions back to the festival, in his new home within the vaults o…
Stephen Sondheim’s hilarious musical romp tells the bawdy story of a slave and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door.
It’s hard to imagine that any show called, in full, A Shark Ate My Penis: A History of Boys Like Me could be weirder or more fun than it sounds.
Residents of Bristleburg, USA: Meet at the bus to begin our exploratory Fringe Festival tour.
Seamas Carey (‘the comic causing uproar in Cornwall’ (Guardian)) makes his Scottish debut with the controversial, hilarious and provocative comedy show Help! I Think I’m A Nation…
Join Bristol’s biggest* (*read: only) satirical tarot card reader, down-to-earth Psychic Beverley, played, written and created by Anna Frances Hamilton.
An unpredictable comedy showcase of the Fringe’s best alternative and experimental comedians.
The online guide to musical comedy returns with its daily showcase of the best acts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023.
The Steamie is a comedy-drama stage play, written by Tony Roper.
How do you summarise a whole life? Is it in the knick knacks and curios we collect? Do the objects we surround ourselves with truly represent who we are inside? And even if you lov…
It’s Edinburgh in the 1980s.
Asian Arts Award 2014 - Best Production (for Brush); ***** (ThreeWeeks for The Tiniest Frog Prince in the World, 2016.
Fan of a pub quiz? Test your knowledge under time pressure with this exciting, entertaining and at times farcical format, that’s already a hit at the prestigious Gleneagles Townhou…
Bringing alive the sights and sounds of the street, this darkly comic new play follows a young insomniac as he journeys through the bright lights of the city at night.
While out walking with her sarcastic cat Igor, 12-year-old Elsa notices a tiny hole in the middle of the street that is sucking in air.
En garde! Can fierce competitors also be friends? Featuring on-stage fencing and verbal repartee, this funny, fast-paced, touching play explores the lives of two teenage girls, as …
Two Russian artists in exile reveal the cruelty of Soviet life with a good dose of dark humour.
‘Two cousins unalike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene…’ In 1596, courtship is complicated.
Story of two friends who find themselves facing extreme climate events.
A show all about the tales of the disabled.
Voloz Collective’s production of The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much is a masterclass in physical theatre.
Preaching the word to thousands in football stadiums and evangelising undercover in China, amidst 30 years of door-knocking, and all the while the sound of sexuality was knocking l…
It’s bingo with loads and loads of prizes.
A crucible in which we will forge comedy’s golden future and literal good gig, back for our 12th Fringe with yet more high-end foolishness, Permitted Heckles and a ludicrous, bount…
Is this enough? ‘A fascinating, poignant and extremely entertaining study in deadpan tragicomedy’ (ExeuntMagazine.com). ‘Unlike anything else on the Fringe’ (TheReviewsHub.com).
Vile, vulgar and scabrous, there is an indefatigable and irrepressible sense of humour that accompanies the Glaswegian working class and their spirit.
Theatre Haddangse has returned with Wait!, a heartwarming children’s play about a girl (Bada) creating a vibrant adventure of her own while she yearns for her fisherman dad to retu…
If there’s one thing that makes a hard worker, it’s desperation.
Set 28 years in the future, Kingdom is a comedy which imagines a dystopia where Scotland has become independent but subsequently divided, women have finally risen up against years …
Fun, silly, raucous… absurd! Join magician host Ava Beaux and magical team captains Kane and Abel, for an array of whacky games and cabaret acts.
Back for its eighth year, this chaotic institution is the only way to end your night at Edinburgh Fringe! Join high-energy hosts, Griffin and Jones, for an hour(ish) of late-night …
Come have the best night of your life singing karaoke and running into your ex at Monkey Barrel. Hosted by Fringe’s karaoke queen/alleged mezzo-soprano Olga Koch.
Notorious for their crimes, what if the likes of Charles Manson turned their “talents” towards showbiz? Hosted by Lucifer themself, this cabaret promises to thrill and entertain au…
A split-bill stand-up comedy show featuring a daily selection of the best up and coming comedians from Ireland and the UK.
Everyone put your rubbish out, tonight’s bin night and the Trash Test Dummies are on duty! This award-winning, side-splitting, slapstick comedy circus routine takes the household w…
Back from his hit show – Drunk Magic – Osey’s back again! In Immature Magic, Luke takes you on his journey from writing for the top magicians in the world, to becoming a perfor…
In this mixed-media comedic play, two young New York City comedians pull back the curtain on the dark side of comedy.
Featuring winners of London’s premier new-act comedy competition.
Dave Bibby, ‘madcap musical-character-sketch comedy pioneer’ (BroadwayWorld.
The funniest ride in wrestling returns to Edinburgh but it’s the end of the road for the Pub Wrestling Federation champion.
Emotional balladry, lyrical wizardry, and musical husbandry are the cornerstones of Men With Coconuts, at PBH's Free Fringe @ Liquid Room Annexe/Warehouse.
Accidental enemy of Mother Teresa.
Follow Blodwen across the channel on her mission to cure her broken heart and start a new life in the city of romance.
Leitheatre’s 39th year on the Fringe features a brand-new adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set firmly in downtown Edinburgh with a cast of locals taking you through the…
Award-winning FCT return for their 42nd Fringe with their spooky, kooky production of The Addams Family.
A fun cabaret, stories and songs intertwined about the romance, or not, of travel.
A musical comedy magic show to rock your socks off! Magic, music, comedy, raw sex appeal, zero self-awareness.
Seven songs tell the story of a young woman born in independent, post-occupation Estonia and the Soviet residue that restrains feminist progress by polluting the minds of some of h…
Whether you’ve had, seen or heard of a vagina, Rosie is here to remind you that Google is not a doctor and to justify her own urinary incontinence.
Edinburgh Live’s number-one pick of the Free Fringe 2022 returns! A devilishly handsome magician trapped in a straitjacket, mind-melting magic, show-stopping laughs and unexpected …
Enjoy musical satire at its finest: celebrating the mischievous wit of Tom Lehrer, performed by Australian entertainer, singer and pianist, Antony (DrH) Hubmayer.
The Grumpy Magicians present: If All Else Fails, Read the Instructions.
The Virgin Queen? I don’t think so! Lizzy I has got a son and he might just be a little bit fruity.
Lanessa Long (‘a winning energy’ (Chortle.
Los Angeles Theatre Initiative returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind!! Comedy, drama, romance, horror and more all collide in this au…
Join the funalicious Alex with more than a decade of being a master magician, bringing a children’s magic show! Filled with fun, laughs and stories that entangle together in one aw…
Ruth Hunter (So You Think You’re Funny first runner-up, skin owner and Irish person) presents a new show of fun, spooky and very good stand-up comedy.
In a world of lies, big lies and total whoppers, one way is invent your own even bigger lies.
Let’s take the party into 2023 and come join our Party Queens tour with 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls.
Upbeat, hilarious magic with heart from fringe legend David Alnwick.
Don’t miss the latest magic and comedy show from ‘charismatic, contemporary and comedic’ ***** (Channel 44) brothers Kane and Abel.
Robert Temple is back.
Claire Woolner, LA-based absurdist comedian, blows hard on the edges of performance art and swims into surrealist clown.
Over 10 years, Chris Cook has brought magical, thought-provoking comedy shows to the Fringe.
Griffin and Jones have decided to change the world.
Bipolar Badass is a one-woman show by Mari (like calamari) Crawford about the humour behind struggling with the illness.
Get Fyred up for gym, tan, laundry, bromance, and betrayal as stand-up comedians and New Jersey girlies, Jenny Gorelick and Gabby Bryan, take on NJ’s baddest boys in this caution…
Sean Craig-Turner Not-So-New Comedian of the Year 2019 finalist.
In their last show, Hair, Shelf joked about being mistaken for teenage boys.
A double bill from Cincinnati LAB Theatre.
Looking for a way out of their humdrum lives in the outskirts of Glasgow, straight-laced Sean, fresh from dropping out of uni, and the gallus Daro, overflowing with charisma and bu…
The harbinger of rock’n’drole returns to Edinburgh for the seventh time with his unique brand of axe-wielding wordplay and silliness.
Irreverent stand-up and sketch from an award-winning character comedian whose writing has been praised as ‘hilarious.
Residing somewhere between a conversation, a debate and group therapy with Salvador Dali, Share both transgresses and redefines normal social relationships, turning human interacti…
A split bill stand-up comedy show featuring two rising stars of the circuit.
Burnham meets Boosh.
Conforming to unrealistic beauty standards, Francesca occupies an erosive industry that triggers a plethora of problems.
Bedlam’s own alternative comedy night is back! See the most exciting acts from all over the Fringe in an old Gothic church-turned-theatre, featuring comedy, music and cabaret, with…
When these two stud muffins met for the first time, they realised they had one mission: how do we get one audience member to say this was ‘good’ comedy.
A knockout solo show about one woman’s love of pro wrestling.
Brianna Ahlmark saves a horse in under four hours with a gun in her mouth.
In Drunk Fringe, you will see some of the best comedy and variety acts after they’ve had one too many.
Comedians of Europe is a co-operative set up in 2020 by the best european comedians working right now.
‘Extraordinary’ (Daily Mirror).
Brilliantly weird, award-winning Fred Ferenczi bestraddles the great yawning maw of death in brand-new show, a show that’s has been awaited with huge anxiety by all fans and his la…
How do you act at work? How do you act at home? How do you act when everything goes wrong? Nine Lives is a long-form improvised comedy show exploring the different masks we all wea…
The most Scottish comedian in history, John ‘Obie’ O’Brien, performing twice daily at the Fringe.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the school gates? Why do people become teachers and then leave so soon? With schools being asked to become multi-academy trusts, the scho…
A legendary detective killed aboard a famous train – but who had locomotive for murder? Award-winning mystery maestros Highly Suspect return with a new hilarious interactive murd…
Wendy and Liam embark on a first date both assume is doomed for failure.
Young and Moxie is the latest magic show to hit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
A hilarious and heartbreaking dark comedy driven by 20 characters and 11 original songs, in which the heroine, Luna, endeavours to disentangle herself from bad decisions and an ove…
A silly solve-a-long mystery, this is for anyone who wishes their Agatha Christie murders were packed with a few more puns.
Or: How not to pull off a jewel heist! A charming yet slightly overconfident cat-burglar plans to pull off his final job – stealing a cursed ruby on the night before his wedding!…
It’s 1969 and Pope Paul VI, much to the chagrin of many holy spirits, has made an announcement that puts into question the existing canon of Catholic saints.
Okay, let’s start at the beginning.
Observational comedy joining three flight attendants from Applesby Airlines as they share with you various colourful characters from their lives.
After a sell-out run in 2022, the multi award-winning, cabaret spectacular La Clique returns, featuring the best of circus, comedy and cabaret.
The Macbeths have killed King Duncan and taken over his kingdom.
A curse causes Nathan to skip into the future whenever he falls asleep.
Cult-hit event Solve Along A Murder She Wrote comes to Edinburgh with an interactive screening of the classic Murder, She Wrote episode, Sing a Song of Murder.
Bold, unapologetic, and certainly unique, Sad-Vents is a really terrific example of innovative theatre that invites its audience into a space which is as unsettling as it is empowe…
Beyond Borders presents their debut play Runaway, a semi-biographical story wrapped in a generous coat of unapologetic humour, exploring themes of home, belonging and finding your …
A blocked playwright with a looming deadline is haunted by the subject of her last failed show: Ernest Hemingway.
A jukebox musical of what life was like for Jim growing up in 70s Edinburgh.
The Wheel of Misfortune returns to the Fringe with new stories and new quirky tales full of funnies and frights, all presented by the Games Master.
The Fringe’s shadiest late-night strip joint is back in business.
Comedian, author, and journalist (New Statesman, Big Issue, Independent) Marc Burrows returns from the culture wars to ask ‘who am I?’ and ‘why is everything like this?’ An hour of…
EdFest award winner presents a left-wing love letter to being queer-ish, mixed race-ish and British-ish.
Anna Friend is sexy and she knows it.
A black hole is a place where gravity pulls so much that even light can’t get out.
The untold “true” story of what happened at the end of WWII.
Mark and Dave set out to prove to the world that they are adults by doing the most obvious thing: killing and eating a bear.
On a stormy night on Loch Ness, Sam is faced with an impossible decision.
Sydney actor and comedian Charlotte Grimmer uses musical comedy to unpack the intricate world of a psychology session.
Join master storyteller, Rob Redenbach, as he recounts his journey from outback Australia to working in South Africa with the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela.
When the directors call for auditions for the actors, comedy and mayhem ensues as this young cast bring energy, talent and enthusiasm to the stage.
‘Have you ever been told that you’re too much? Too loud? Too chaotic? Too ambitious? Too Scottish? I have.
2023 sees the debut of wannabe comedian Perrin Pang, as he performs his first written stand-up comedy musical bullshit that is nowhere as good as the top comedians in the field.
There is secret connection among all of us.
Inspired by Molière’s 17th-century dark comedy, Tartuffe has been rewritten for a modern audience with a feminist twist.
Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to her boudoir in a brand-new show from ‘One of the New Queens of British Burlesque’ (Mail On Sunday), bursting with bewitching burle…
It’s Naomi Paul’s (mostly) Jewish show! From the Baltic to Birmingham, from shamash to shellfish, from Hendon and beyond.
From the maker of Conspiracy Theory: A Lizard’s Tale – **** (BroadwayBaby.
In their final year, a group of friends at a boarding school in the Scottish Highlands are all waiting to be told off for their various antics.
In Declan Croghan’s tense and hilarious black comedy, Anto and Kevin find their Irish past crashing in on their new and quiet London lives.
Until Death is a solo theatre and clown show with a touch of circus, set in a hospital where time collapses and humans panic in moments of death and existence.
The young intellectual Nico is uncontrollably addicted to museums.
What happens when a songwriter invites innocent bystanders on the streets of Edinburgh to share their darkest, most embarrassing thoughts? They end up as part of his show that same…
Dickie Must Die is a dark comedy with heart, set on Halloween night.
Following sell-out runs in Perth and Adelaide, this award-winning live music cabaret is back from London’s West End with their star-studded revue.
As comedian Stephen Catling ambles onto stage, clad in a novelty dog head, it's apparent that we're sitting in an absurdist comedy show.
Twenty-something Audrey is struggling with her latest phobia… the local supermarket.
Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, cabaret, family entertainment and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent.
The title, Dead Man’s Suitcase, doesn’t give much away and even at the end it’s a little unclear what the message of Felix Westcott’s musical is supposed to be.
Escape rooms: everyone’s favourite activity to do when you’re going to a birthday party hosted by a virgin or when your company is forcing you to go under the threat of contract te…
By Stephen Karam.
Following her return from Neverland, Wendy Darling, now grown-up, moves to Hollywood to become a writer.
ERA Productions returns to the Fringe this year with a familiar act that sees the lively quartet of Megan (Mia Taylor), Nicole (Catherine Hutchinson), Amy (Abi Price) and Olivia (M…
Sex Diaries of an Ex-Catholic is a zany new play about a woman abandoning her chastity pledge in favour of the exciting world of casual sex.
A bin man swaps steel-toed boots for stilettos to chase his dream of becoming a drag queen.
If you still chuckle at those Twilight memes making fun of Kristen Stewart’s awkward portrayal of Bella Stark, or harbour some nostalgia for the immortal (and problematic) YA ser…
Following an NYC preview run, Midnight Building is a contemporary drama that is guaranteed to spark debate and make you question your morals.
Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
London bachelor Monty Button-Purse spies Gracie at his friend’s New Year Ball 1922, and is determined to woo her through the flourish of his penmanship.
A newlywed, early twentysomething couple (Ruby and Nathan) return home from their traumatic honeymoon.
The best, most daring stand-up comedians from the festival showcase their skills but if they can’t make you laugh.
Ronnie Golden: Allo Keith! Remembering Barry Cryer.
Brand-new, non-verbal immersive comedy show, created by award-winning Belfast comedian and clownarchist, Paul Currie.
The year is 1943 and famed wit Dorothy Parker sits in her New York apartment, sifting through her works and deciding which will make it into the new anthology ‘The Portable Dorot…
The tragicomic tale of two rhyming pirates scuttled on a desert island – sans captain, sans crew, lots of sand.
A raw and unfiltered musical comedy show, tackling difficult and often taboo subjects.
Magic for Animals is a one-woman magic show about agency, consent, and animal rights.
It’s going to be a great day.
Two Interpol agents investigate a series of international art thefts while simultaneously committing the crimes in this madcap comedy.
Whipped Up! is an interactive performance for the trickiest of audience members – babies! Whipped Up! follows an eager-to-please 50s-style diner server on their first day on the …
We’re bringing the best Irish comedians to this late-night show for some non-pre-watershed comedy.
The amazing, strange-but-true story behind the weird stuff advertised in vintage American comics.
Celebrate all things bitch and high-pitch! After winning Best Cabaret Weekly Awards in 2020 and 2021 at Adelaide Fringe, the queen of falsetto and stiletto is storming into Edinbur…
Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun.
Comedian David Callaghan brings a groundbreaking multimedia comedy play packed with heartfelt, bittersweet, and hilarious stories of love and loss.
A comedy show where your little one won’t derail everything, in fact, you’ll be hoping they’ll do all the things that normally embarrass you, loudly and proudly.
Donut Dollies is a story about the women who volunteered with the Red Cross in WWII.
A personal trainer, aspiring actor and seriously hot mess, Cindy has unresolved mommy issues, childhood trauma and makes horrible choices in men.
‘What’s the worst hangover you ever had? The one that made you say ‘I’m never, ever, drinking again’.
‘When I thought of my favourite Spielberg films I’d want my life’s adventure to be like, I hoped for maybe Back to the Future or, I don’t know, ET, not Jaws.
From emerging talent Charles Edward Pipe comes an anthology of five dynamic, new, short plays.
Los Angeles-based comedian Julian Stern (Fringe 2022’s Absolute Friendship, McSweeney’s, Maxim Magazine, Playstation) returns to Fringe with an hour of stand-up and musical comedy …
‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times).
The dog’s gone! Jen plays six sinful characters who seek him.
A thrilling and hilarious new comedy featuring 1980s music, terrible dancing, hidden gold and guilty secrets.
Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation, or at least, a voice of a generation.
Glasgow’s collective of clowns, comedians and creatures of calamity come together to take you on their sell-out tour of pure imagination around the moon and back.
Every child goes inside their own bubble! Seen on China, Romania and Bulgaria’s Got Talent.
Warning: This play deals with a mother’s suicide among other traumatic experiences and contains heavy themes that may be disturbing for some viewers.
50 years on the planet.
This offbeat comedy follows the lives of two girls at university as they talk friendship, sex and identity, whilst forming an unlikely connection with the Jehovah’s Witnesses livin…
You know that feeling when you bump into the person you’re cheating on your partner with, just to find out he’s also cheated on you with her but she’s your couples therapist?…
Take The Bins Out is a dark comedy, telling the story of Finley Whitmore, whose congenital eye disorder wreaks havoc on his professional and personal life.
Award-winning alternative comedian Dan Lees brings forgotten album covers back to life.
Certain Death and Other Considerations is a poor execution of an interesting premise.
Accompanied by a glittering live band and fresh from two sold-out London and Cambridge runs, don’t miss the Fringe premiere of Ed, charting the story of a ginger pop sensation.
Banana is a wacky hour of outside-the-box clown comedy that makes you smile from ear to ear.
A one-woman show – with two women.
Join the BXG DXG Mark Henely in this summertime holiday celebration.
An insane mixtape of silly songs, stupid sketches and crazy clowning! For over a decade the award-winning Listies have toured the world doing shows for literally gazillions of kidu…
Best weekly comedy winner (Perth Fringe 2022) makes its international debut! Anonymously write down your deepest confession and put it in the confession box.
Mina (Comedy Central, STOMP, MTV) returns with her highly acclaimed multimedia show weaving together hilarious and heartfelt stories from her New York upbringing as the daughter of…
Janitor/Manager: Inspired by the expression ‘If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere’, Sean Conrad booked a one-way flight to NYC to become a stand-up comedian and quickl…
Written and performed by Obehi Janice, Nova follows a Nigerian-American comedian navigating desire, pussy and power.
With Vladimir McTavish and friends.
Two colliding worlds: Italian commedia dell’arte and Eastern traditions with the use of magic, on the international stage.
Guilty or innocent? You decide.
After his sell-out Edinburgh 2022 run with his show 100 Songs in an Hour, David Hoare (Musical Comedy Awards, Audience Favourite Prize 2021) returns with another bumper show bursti…
Once upon a time, a load of gays and their cishet best friend walk into a bookshop, looking for love.
This intensely personal show is a fascinating performance with hints of a lecture about it and a suggestion that it is really an audience, in this case with Simeon Morris, as he in…
Ready to peel back the layers? Join everyone’s favourite anti-hero for a delve into dysfunction, disaster and danger with an up-close and personal session.
This is a story of Chandra, a woman Tamasha troup owner who is struggling to survive the changing audience demands.
Liars & Clowns returns to Edinburgh to showcase the best alternative comedians from around the festival.
A disturbing yet absurdly funny portrait of toxic masculinity.
New Show! Weekly Award Best Circus 2023 Fringe World, As seen in La Soiree, Australia’s Got Talent and iUmor.
Magic Award Adelaide Fringe 2023, 2021 and 2019.
Natalie Perlin (New York Comedy Festival Comic To Watch; New York’s Funniest Stand-Up; Carolines On Broadway Breakout Artist) stars in an uproarious evening of glamour and gallow…
Living in a box is hard.
People You Know Productions are going for a cross between Posh, and an Agatha Christie novel, except that nobody here actually wants to work out who the killer is.
Boasting the tagline, “who hasn’t thought about killing an ex?”, Emilie Biason’s I Killed My Ex shows us about the practical difficulties involved in such an endeavor.
Have you ever wanted to know every book ever? Well if Leo doesn’t read all the books in one night (entirely in song) the demon will burn everything.
A WIP comedy-cabaret show, tracking one woman’s life from the same night every year of her life, from childhood sleepovers to first sexual experiences and her changing relationship…
Vladiqueer is vampire, but he’s not always been proud of it.
Juggler, water-bender, and part-time deep-thinker Robin Dale presents his award-winning debut show.
‘He was a traitor boy, he killed a dictator boy.
Welcome to the world of Meat Boy, a tale of mayhem, mystery and meat.
For too long the supporting characters of Star Wars have been overshadowed by the popularity of the beloved heroes.
Watch Eleanor’s love life unfold, as she escapes the grasp of her ex-boyfriend and finds liberation in the dating game.
Long-Distance Roommates is an hour of stand-up comedy, split between up-and-coming comedians Casey Filips and Ollie West.
A call-center call girl struggling to make in-person connections, discovers intimacy and requited love with a mannequin man she rescues from drowning.
An exciting new version of Miles Tredinnick’s original 1999 show.
Sick of delivering one liners to disinterested pub-goers, Martin Bearne has broken free of the shackles of conventional comedy and is once again soaring on the wings of his first t…
The only Fringe award entirely decided by the audience.
A young man visits his dying father in the ICU and uncovers a shocking revelation: his father’s secret second family.
Hey kids and kidults, cool cats and dancing dogs, Jarred and Hobbit are back with an all-new action-packed hoopla! Guaranteed LOLs and interactive fun for the entire family (OK, ma…
Ahoy! Sail away with cabaret legend and variety artiste Ada Campe for an adventure on the high seas – and a show that puts the merry in maritime, the naughty in nautical and the …
Unseasonable, unreasonable and unsuitable for brats.
‘New York downtown legend’ (Time Out) Ruby McCollister (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Search Party) presents Tragedy, her one-woman show exploring her life-long addiction to making her lif…
Join Shropshire’s worst novelist for an evening of dipping, chipping and sipping as he dips into his oeuvre of two-page novels, chips away at life’s big questions and sips hot …
Eva Bindeman has made it to every comedy semi-final there is and absolutely no further.
Do you like musical comedy? Do you like non-musical comedy? Do you not care, as long as it’s good? Then come enjoy either the first half, the second half, or even all of this show,…
Science Magic is back and has evolved.
The planet is melting and life’s spinning out of control.
A debut show from an established act on the UK circuit.
After his execution, Walter Raleigh’s widow carried his head around in a bag for 30 years.
Singer-songwriter and self-obsessed internet addict Connor Morel fronts a live three-piece band in this original gig-theatre show that asks: are we doing the internet right? Is the…
In the Sh*t is a split-hour stand-up comedy special that fuses traditional stand-up with music and poetry.
Winner of Best Kids Show at Adelaide Fringe 2023.
The night is dark and full of laughs with Black Widows, where the boldest female comedians come to push boundaries and tackle taboo topics.
If Motörhead had sex with Cirque du Soleil and Dita Von Teese this is what you’d get! From the team that brought you the highly acclaimed Dirty Tattooed Circus Bastards Show –…
After a few years away from the comedy stage, the Scandinavian cult comedian Tomas Ahlbeck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Winner: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Weekly Award – Best Comedy.
Epic scale stunts and mind-blowing magic in a spectacle that swings from edge-of-your-seat astonishment to belly laughs.
“What if you meet the right man down the line? You might change your mind!” “Why waste a good pair of ovaries?” Carmel is a lesbian with no interest in having children.
If you had told me that halfway through Wildcat’s Last Waltz, I’d be witnessing a Northern grandmother and three audience members performing wild dance moves combined with yoga…
Amy is an award-winning comedian as heard on BBC Radio 4.
Family comic theatre and circus show.
After a 2022 sell-out run, the world’s funniest alcohol experts are back in quizness with a brand-new show that serves up five discerning drinks for everyone.
Back for our 18th Fringe, we remain adamant that just because you’re six, you shouldn’t miss out on the festival’s best stand-ups and sketch acts! And just because you’re an adult …
Derry comedian Peter E Davidson returns for his fifth Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Meet Beanie: the love child of George Clooney and a Nespresso machine.
Matty has finally reached a level in Game Land no one else has ever reached: Boss Level.
‘I shall drag myself through the flames of hell; and from the ashes I shall be born anew.
From the creator of Science Magic comes a comedy roleplaying show where the audience partakes in an adventure themselves.
They say a picture can tell a thousand words, but it turns out that if it is drawn on cardboard, it can tell a thousand more.
Is anybody really listening to you? Under the cover of mid-to-late afternoon, a group meet with just one thing on their mind.
Shortlist is a two-hander written by Brian Parks, directed by Margarett Perry, performed by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams and Matthew Boston.
Yes, it’s a show for babies! A sensory display of colour, sound, light and movement to spark joy and ignite wonder.
Covering artists from all across the pop-music spectrum, Accordion Ryan will sing and play your favourite songs like you’ve never heard them before! Add in a few of his own hilario…
‘Who are you Jamie!?’ ‘I’m that bitch!’ Jamie is not in fact, that bitch.
The sell-out, unique comedy experience returns.
Shipwrecked, you’ve washed up on a remote island inhabited only by birds and a smattering of entertainers from other doomed cruises.
Step back in time to 1995 and come join a hilarious taster session of the Cliff Richard Fan Club! Our group of ladies will welcome you, make you laugh (and maybe cry too) and even …
Multiple award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour.
Her daughter’s left for uni and singer/songwriter, rising star on social media and part-time primary school music teacher Angela Bra is home alone.
Long, long ago, in the Land of the Rising Sun, four Warriors used the power of laughter to capture Batsu no Akuma, the Spirit of Punishment, within a sacred gong.
After 20 years on the circuit, Alexis Dubus, easily one of the comedians of his generation, is ready to deliver the greatest 3-star comedy experience ever staged.
Holly and Brooke are hooked on each other.
Nominated: Best Kids Show Leicester Comedy Festival 2023.
It’s time for a Laughterparty with students from the University of Salford! SalFUNNI is back with a brand-new line up of comedians for an hour of stand-up, sketch and shenanigans! …
Palermo is clear about his sexual experiences and reminiscences of his teenage years in Rome, where he honed the art of picking up tourists and getting laid.
Mr Vita performs highly skilled juggling and object manipulation.
Forty, single and ready to mingle; join lifelong friends Annie Sup and Angela Bra for a drag-powered musical comedy celebrating friendship and new beginnings on a virtual bar crawl…
Whisk(e)y Wars: ‘Hypnotic enough to stop time itself’ ***** (EdFringeReview.
A mad mix of characters apply to a dating show for over 35s and end up in a trash-reality nightmare! This hysterical show is guaranteed to give you the feel-good vibes.
Loudmouth Eve Ellenbogen will tell you pretty much anything, unless you ask about her dead mom.
Combining two of his great loves – Weird Al Yankovic and Harry Potter – Steve Goodie creates an all-out musical performance with some killer lyrics and accordion skills.
Joy (Jessy Morner-Ritt) is the deranged, desperate owner of a dilapidated Bed and Breakfast.
Ever wonder what it’s like to see a show… without actually seeing it? This piece plunges the audience into darkness, allowing them to step into the shoes of their hosts, VICS, …
Come and see three rising stars of Australian comedy as Kyle Dolan, Anno Gomes and Jon Walpole perform a split hour of comedy! Aussies Abroad showcases three diverse comedic styles…
Irish Comedy Invasion – We’ll be bringing together the best Irish acts, all of whom are performing their shows at the Fringe, and getting them to do their funniest club sets.
We’ve got news.
What is a ‘hilarious’ (**** (BroadwayWorld.
Quentin Crisp! Florence Jenkins! Einstein! Patricia Highsmith! William McGonagall! Through the centuries, secret Neurodivergent or Autistic people have found respect and love in th…
A fun-filled afternoon show with a revolving line-up of the best children’s and family-friendly performers from around the Fringe.
Notorious spoilt brat, Sascha LO, presents a very silly comedy show featuring 45 minutes of massive ego, self-entitlement and gen Z feminism.
Andy Roach, Liverpool-based comedian who was shortlisted in the Musical Comedy Awards 2023, returns to Edinburgh.
Lady Clementine has until her 27th birthday to find The One.
How is anyone supposed to deal with the death of a loved one? Isaac Kean’s answer is to write a “woe is me” tragicomedy.
Club-comic Frank Lavender springs forward from the smoky concert halls of yesteryear offering modern audiences one promise; a laugh a minute or their money back.
Join the crew of a saucy ship and unleash your inner pirate in the most ridiculously playful adventure comedy you’ve never had.
If there’s one 44th birthday party you want to be going to this year, it’s Bill’s.
Niamh O’Reilly is a Frigid, meaning she’s never been kissed.
Nine bubbly teenagers all dressed in white, a reverberating baritone saxophone and an accordion fill the stage around an empty white picture frame mounted on a white easel.
Prepare to have your Disney fantasies shattered like an ill-fitting glass slipper.
After a decade of writing jokes, Bazely is out of ideas.
Ever wondered what would happen if Alejandro Murrieta (aka Zorro) decided to become a Shakespearean actor at the Globe in London? Well, imagine if his son decided to do a show acti…
The Edinburgh late-night institution and antidote to woke comedy returns.
The Leeds Tealights bring joy and mirth to the Fringe this year in A Very Special Birthday Party.
Longest running mixed-bill, star-finding show on the Fringe.
Sanity? Overrated! Let your inner-psycho run wild! Our line-up of audacious comedians takes on the wild world of mental health with humour, wit and raw honesty.
Two biys from Cork.
In a world where one man can be one character, Alexander Richmond dares to be twelve of them.
The Blundabus is absolutely packed for Amelia Bayler’s I Work in Customer Service but I’m Actually a Pop Star.
A cowboy rock fantasy.
A ridiculous variety show featuring the visually absurd, the whimsically witty and the wildly beautiful.
A lot of laughs and refreshingly comfortable seating await you at Friend (The One with Gunther), playing at the Gilded Balloon at the Museum.
In what could be crowned the most uplifting show of the Fringe, The House of Life aka Ben Welch and Laurence Cole from Sheep Soup combine preaching, live music, comedy and all roun…
This is a strange one.
Multi award-winning Kiwi/Canadian/Jewish comedienne, Deb Filler, goes on a hilarious musical quest meeting ‘The Three Lennys’, even singing The Beatles in Yiddish! We’re transfixed…
A cheater’s guide to love – Jokes on marriage, divorce, therapy, death and cheating.
Multi award-winning comedian Cheekykita’s one-woman, tour-de-force nonsense ride.
Truly, Madly, Baldy is a hilarious two-hander comedy based on the brutally honest stories of people who suffer from the hair-loss condition Alopecia.
Brad’s 12-year-old daughter came home from the Halloween dance and said, ‘They only played three total Halloween songs!’ Three? Brad was incensed, so he and Steve wrote nine origin…
Comedian Ben Fallaci strips down and gets vulnerable in Shower Chair, a one-man show about stepping out of shadows and stepping into yourself.
Warning! This show contains trans joy which some bigots may find distressing.
Music is the key element that triggers Julian’s memories in The Imitator.
Join comedian Mike McAlpine on his fretful, compulsive and hilarious escapades as Elvis tribute artist Mikelvis! Mike is a well-travelled journeyman on the international tribute ci…
Fancy a cackle with the coven? Steph Aritone (Roast Battle UK finalist), Ginnia Cheng (BBC New Comedy Award shortlist) brew up The Witching Hour – a female-led compilation stand-…
Smart and Dumber is a spilt-bill of stand-up comedy performed by up-and-coming comedians Serena Smart and Lucas Jefcoate.
What happens when you mix a Franco-Irish magician with a lot of spare time and inflated sense of self? Tangled d’Illusions.
Maria DeCotis’ Emotionally Unreasonable is a mildly funny stand-up routine that breaks every so often into really sophisticated pieces of musical comedy that quickly become a tru…
In a world where comedy is everything to everyone, and punching down is taboo, it’s time to punch back! The Corrupt Comedy Establishment killed Bob Hecklestein’s girlfriend, murder…
Síomha is in her celibate era.
Welcome to paradise.
Jane is a high-school senior.
Stacey “The Legs” Clare (author of The Ethical Stripper) is back with her work-wife, Morag (Gypsy Charms), to answer all your burning questions.
Endless Sunset Oblivion tells the story of Reuben – a young songwriter attempting to combat the accelerated problems the world is facing.
It’s the year 1991; the Soviet Union has collapsed and everyone is ready for a new start.
In 2018, Adam Riches was The Guy Who You Meet Right After You Come Out Of A Long-Term Relationship.
The clock ticks towards zero.
Award-winning performance artist and comedian of Fringes gone by, Ben Target, welcomes us with coffee on arrival into the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall, a delightfully old-…
High on my list of must-see Fringe shows for this year’s festival, Tutu is an explosion of colour, grace, and humour.
Wagner turned up to 11! A hilarious dive into the ridiculous world of opera and life as a Valkyrie and Rheinmaiden, peppered with hits from Puccini and Verdi from Berlin’s thrill…
A compilation of some of the worst human beings doing comedy.
The Three Sisters’ very own Fringe variety show! Join us every day to see a variety of different performers showcase snippets of their Fringe shows. Hosted by Tom Harlow!
Warning: Reading this description is legally considered consent to rewire your brain! Most humans only use 10% of their brain! Who is using the other 90%?! We will teach you to reg…
Edinburgh’s gruesome past is brought to life by two actors (as seen on CBBC’s Saturday mash up) in this hilarious show for all the family.
Michael Porter is an incomparable comedy talent with an unmistakable Irish flair! ‘Fearless in ever sense of the word.
A campy variety show that mimics an overenthusiastic kick-off event for a corporate retreat for the fictional company Men-ses Period Panties.
This is Oddity Comedy: A show so funny, even the name is fun to say! We are a comedy showcase featuring the best alternative acts on the UK circuit.
First featured as a radio drama on BBC Radio 4, The Death of Molly Miller now takes to the stage with its plucky hostage comedy that addresses pertinent social issues.
Life With Oscar is Nicholas Cohen's brutally honest first person (and occasionally third person) account, detailing his own personal heroes journey from Lewisham, South-east Lo…
Four students find themselves stuck in dugsi detention – what did they do to end up here? And is there any chance of them getting on? Salma, Yasmin, Munira, and Hani each see the…
Oi Oi! Nightwatchman is a 55-minute split-bill from Kit Loyd and Ollie West.
Everyone come over to Sting’s house for a karaoke party! But when we arrive, an obstinate, grouchy and mic-hogging Sting wants all the attention for himself.
A comparative analysis of rural barn schooling and suburban alternative education in early 21st-century England. For George and the Underbelly keg boys. #ActuallyPrettyDecent
Car-Crash Magic is a debut Edinburgh Fringe show presented by JezO, winner of the Family Entertainer of the Year Competition 2022 and member of the prestigious Magic Circle.
Answering the question, “what if Avenue Q took place in a hospital?” Potty The Plant is a dark, tongue in cheek, comedic musical that subverts our expectations time and time ag…
At the tender age of thirty, I mostly associate Tony Blair with my very first childhood experiences of politics.
Do you know the story of Diana? Probably.
Dom Chambers’ unconventional magic has made him an online sensation, garnered fans around the world and landed him on a Broadway stage.
‘An excellent comedy show’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
Winner: Best Kids Show 2022 – UK Kids Comedy Festival.
From SIX (Edinburgh Fringe original cast), Public (Vaults) and several perfect pictures (Instagram) Annabel Marlow makes her solo debut.
Character comedian Lorna Rose Treen has been pretending to be other people for fun since she could dress herself.
The creators of smash-hit The Man Who return with an explosive new show.
‘I felt this pressure to be sexy from the second I got tits.
Award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in the shadow of her previous show Brute to tell the story of two dissimilar sisters who must navigate strained r…
Oftentimes when you go to a stand-up show, a comedian will attempt or fix or comment on a problem in the world, at least by providing a series of observations that you can’t real…
The holiday meal gone wrong is a classic sitcom episode and genre of comedy, as surprise revelations and drama abound.
If you think you’ve seen it all, you haven’t.
‘Once upon a time, a little girl and a little boy were lost in the woods.
Each human being is a galaxy.
From the creators of The George Lucas Talk Show, an original play about two fugitives – a mysterious aristocrat and a paranoid junk merchant – stranded on a desolate planet, wa…
Cathal is 30, flirty, and having a breakdown at his best friend’s wedding.
What’s the worst lie you’ve told? How far would you go to keep it a secret? Tom is a charismatic people-pleaser, an expert in empathy, but someone who struggles with the truth.
Winner: Directors’ Choice Award, Sydney Comedy Festival (2021).
Kokoon are a new kind of boy band, combining K-Pop with K-Comedy.
Viral sensation, maestro of musical mayhem and lord of lyrical miracles, Matt Storer presents an award-winning musical comedy concert.
Kathy Maniura is ready to be objectified – by which she means pretend to be a bunch of objects live on stage!! In her debut solo show, this award-winning character comedian bring…
Packed into a very small room on Chambers Street, Almost Adult certainly didn’t win the venue lottery, but once settled into your seat Charlotte Anne-Tilley’s protagonist Hope …
Clownfish Theatre’s Jonathon Tilley and Jess Clough-Macrae overact the premise of this kid-friendly show, to the delight of kids and grown-ups alike.
Following the success of last year’s show, comic songwriter Liz Cotton is back.
Edinburgh Newcomer Award nominee Huge Davies (Cats Does Countdown and Roast Battle), returns with his highly anticipated second show about murder.
Lucy McCormick may think she's the diva of her feral, budget cabaret of brazen filth but the real joy is taking part in the push and pull of being in an audience under her spel…
Cheap Date bring a crash landing of music, dance, theatre, film and comedy without holding back, in this visual duologue.
The Chatham House Rule is an agreement which allows those in power to share ideas with impunity: the discussion itself can be reported upon, but names are protected.
Star of Spitting Image (Britbox), Steph’s Packed Lunch (Channel 4) impressionist Luke Kempner brings his one-man British Police Drama to Edinburgh.
This delightfully friendly and dizzyingly enthusiastic show is an informative and fun hour for both kids and their parents.
Once upon a time I was the best blurb writer in the business – really, I was a wonder! But as time weighed down on me and all my afternoons began to expand and contract, I starte…
Glaswegian comedian and popular Twitch streamer Rosco McClelland enters clad in a denim biker vest and a spider’s web tattoo coning one elbow.
Rita Lynn is a one-woman show from the creative brain of Louise Marwood, a hilariously dark comedy and cautionary tale following Imogen, a spiralling addict, who is teetering over …
Shakespeare’s gone awol so his cast must make it up.
More stories in song from this multi award-winning Edinburgh favourite.
Insane Magic is a thrilling new magic show that will leave you on the edge of your seats.
Everyone’s favourite sailing instructor is back, and ready to rock the boat (but only if everyone’s wearing a buoyancy aid, and comfortable getting splashed.
Live comedy with live animals.
To breed or not to breed? Award-winning writer/performer Joyful Raven wrestles with this questions in her new hit show.
Fringe fave Baby Wants Candy is back! Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019.
I have collected, for your enjoyment, an anthology of all the weird things I have done in my life to try and make friends.
The Doktor is back! With even more science! More laughs! More Kaboom! Spin the wheel and choose what happens next.
Baby Wants Candy’s hip-hop Hamilton homage returns! Following sold-out runs in Chicago, NYC and LA.
Can love survive when someone dies? ‘No bastard ever warned me that your love life goes down the shitter when someone dies.
A deliciously Dahl-esque treat from madcap duo Fladam (Flo Poskitt and Adam Sowter), about a boy born with gunky, green fingers! Is he really rotten, or just misunderstood? Maybe t…
I’ve never laughed so much at a someone else’s shortcomings in my life.
Turns out being on telly ain’t all red carpets and glamour.
National broadcaster Television 1 has been a proud British institution for 100 years and has played a prominent role in British life and culture.
This new Chordstruck Theatre production is a feel-good, comedy musical cram packed with hilarious original jingles, as well as a message for a better world.
As we enter the dimly-lit environs of the gorgeous Spiegeltent Palais du Variété, the scent of incense hangs in the air, music plays, and ornate lighting hangs low around the sta…
The Welsh, brown, gay, Gen-Z comedian presents her debut hour: an audacious punk musical-comedy show about the dubious ethics of artistically exploiting marginalised identities for…
Ciarán Bartlett is Belfast’s premier musical comedian, known for rapid fire caustic punchlines, filthy songs and mad stories.
Chloe Radcliffe has cheated in almost every relationship she has been in, and it’s a trend she can’t seem to kick to the curb.
A Christmas Carol meets It’s A Wonderful Life meets.
Magical, spellbinding and unashamedly camp, Tim Murray is Witches is a show unlike any other.
Spirit of the Fringe Award winner Släpstick is back.
Aussies Chad and Brad are Pleading Stupidity.
The discussion around war - especially the two world wars - is usually a very difficult and serious subject.
Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello’s Body show is a dystopian cacophony of farce, comedy and tragedy.
Bad Teacher is a solo show by Erin Holland with contributions from other teachers that follows Holland’s character through a hectic day in the life as a drama teacher.
This is a feel good musical with banging songs, fantastic performers and countless laughs.
Dave is house band / receptionist at streaming service Stripefy, but he wants more: he dreams of going full-time on reception.
Brand new for 2023! Join magician and mind reader Tom Brace for a trip down memory lane that you simply won’t forget.
What it might be, how we can miss it and how we can find it again.
‘A funny, powerful and poignant tribute to the full dignity and humanity of women whose way of life is still often stigmatised and “othered”, 40 years on’ (Joyce McMillan, Scotsman…
‘Don’t joke about that!’ Gabby’s agent hissed down the phone.
This returning musical is an exceptionally joyful and tremendously funny look into the lives of food delivery drivers.
It’s Friday morning.
Nonbinary whirlwind returns to the Fringe.
Berlin’s prince and princess of art rock and Europop, Otto and Astrid, spent years arguing about which songs should appear on their much-anticipated fifth Die Roten Punkte album.
Sophie is at her Grandfather’s shiva where her whole family have come together to pay their respects, including her attractive second cousin.
Staged in George Square’s magical spiegeltent, YUCK puts a feminist spin on traditional circus, packing out the space with shrieks of laughter.
Halloween is still months away, but fear not, Party Ghost is here to suck you right into the deadly holiday spirit.
Winner of the 2021 Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize.
We all know that “life is not what I imagined it to be” depression.
Step, if you dare, through the portal of metamorphosis and into this curious kids quest! A quest, around the entire room! Together we scale the majestic bean-bag mountains.
This is a refreshingly new and interesting take on death through the medium of a musical.
Emily’s life is falling apart.
The Blond (Emily Allan) and The Dark Haired One (Leah Hennessey) attempt to transcend the banality of identity and the terror of consciousness through cosplay, anglophilia, critica…
Sophie Santos…Is Codependent details Santos’ journey through their breakup, narrating the tale combining both comic storytelling and song, embodying conversations with their pe…
Breakup Addict depicts the journey of a woman who hits rock bottom after having two simultaneous crash-and-burn relationships with unavailable men.
Extremely famous Hollywood actress Isabel Klein showcases her jaw-dropping talent in her debut solo show.
Welcome to an hour of character comedy with ‘the most awful person at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe’ (Comedy.
This is a brilliant show.
Join comedian Holly Spillar in her muff-busting comedy on sex, pain and the brain.
How to Flirt: The TED XXX Talk is a fun and interactive comedy lecture with a lot going for it.
What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done? I don’t mean skipping-church-because-you’re-too-hungover bad.
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award Winner! Musical-comedy versions of Shakespeare’s greatest works, Brave Macbeth and Juliet & Her Romeo.
'I need tae make ma ain decision, even if it's wrang.
Tartan Tabletop: The Neverending Quest is not your average improv show.
All Terrence wants is to “make it” as a dinosaur entertainer, land a Netflix deal, and get his ex back.
The overall concept is a brilliant one.
One hundred brave (or not so brave) Trojan Soldiers are trapped inside the infamous giant wooden horse, plotting their escape….
Join chanteuse and sommelier Anna Lou in her wine bar as she invites you to discover the world of wine and solve the mystery of her lover’s death.
Halle-berry-lujah! Award-nominated fitness and lifestyle guru, Jesus L’Oreal (He/Hymn) is heaven scent to promote his workout video, Get the Jordan Look.
In this pathetic comedy about privilege Tom Greaves (BFI Award winner) presents a dark satire about the psychological trauma of his own “privileged” childhood.
What if Beatrice came through space and time to find her long-lost Dante? Now researching the sequel to his Inferno at the Large Hadron Collider? Dahlia Wilde – Walt Disney Writi…
The world is desperate for more one-man musical-comedy magic mind-reading shows about a break-up in your early thirties, and actor and magician Sam Lupton (Wicked, Avenue Q) is mor…
I showered before I came.
Through stories, advice and games Trip Carmichael and Dalton Goggles, two blue collar Americans, show you how to ‘Yep your way through life.
What does it mean to be a man in the 21st century? How does toxic masculinity affect those of us assigned male at birth? What’s so great about sex, and why won’t people shut up abo…
Chelsea Hart’s Damet Garm: How I Joined A Revolution is a relaxed and measured show, that is quite restrained in the anger that underwrites it.
Simon David brings Dead Dad Show to the Fringe this year and it is insane, an absolute piss-take, but also very emotional.
Money can’t buy love, but £19.
An innovative solo multimedia theatre piece from Welsh-Iranian performer Roshi Nasehi inspired by her real-life experiences of funny, surreal and intimidating racism.
Join Gary Strange in the London sewers as he encounters stories of bad sex, sad sex and clown sex.
In a world where queer characters are often two-dimensional, Cowboys And Lesbians pokes brilliant fun at romantic cliches while creating a sparklingly camp coming-of-age romcom.
If you think that opera is performed by a bunch of clowns, this is the show for you.
Hello Kitty Must Die is a musical adaptation of the Angela S.
Guffy is a guttural, allegorical tale of the state of our nation.
Have you ever felt like you didn’t have the words? Have you ever felt like you wanted to say the exact right thing, but couldn’t? Have you ever wanted to make someone stop crying a…
The stage presence and energy of this clown duo is something you have to see live.
Assembly’s Gala celebrates the opening of our 2023 programme of over 190 shows.
A vital new comedy play by Glaswegian playwright Mikael Philippos about the real struggles, judgement and most importantly, laughs, a family affected by the incarceration of a love…
Original music and sharp stand-up comedy epically combust in this hour from comedian Larry Owens.
Do you have what it takes to be a successful Latinx? Half stand-up, half Latinx grab bag of stereotypes, this fun, politically incorrect seminar will coach the audience on how to b…
Becky, whose best (and only) friend is a demon in a Ouija board, takes us to her first high-school party: filled with horror, karaoke, and awkward interactions.
This show is a love letter to unique families, queer self-discovery and devoted fathers.
Vault Festival People’s Choice Award nominee 2023.
CHOO CHOO! (Or.
The world’s favourite orphan is back, and just like you, she is, unfortunately, a grown-up.
From award-winning writer Raymond Friel, Me, Myself and Mary (Queen of Scots) is a one-woman play with a cast of thousands! Join citizen historian and proud Shetlander Mary Fraser …
The premise of Gillian Cosgriff's show Actually, Good is both simple and elegant, revolving around celebrating life's small pleasures.
Globetrotting comedian Nick Wilty has been touring the world for over 30 years, playing festivals, comedy clubs and appearing on TV in every continent.
A Saturn Return is one’s astrological coming of age, propelling major life transformations.
30 Minute Musicals, direct from Hollywood, reports for duty with their fan favourite musical parody of quintessential homoerotic 80s film, Top Gun.
The alternative late-night Fringe experience returns.
Welcome to this live episode of the podcast! Well, sort of.
Put the fun back into funeral! Award-winning writer-performer Niamh Denyer is funeral celebrant Áine Reilly, here to teach you the art of the perfect send off.
Lena is on a mission to veganise her tinder dates.
Silver Stand-Up 2023 winner, Fringe First winner (Tonight I’m Entertaining Richard Gere) and Airbnb’s five-star ‘gem of a guest’, Cecilia Delatori brings her debut full-length musi…
Returning to the Fringe for the fifth time, Hughie Shepherd-Cross debuts his latest play, Ringer.
Leicester Comedy Festival nomination for Best Show 2023.
Scaredy’s working the late shift at the cinema.
A show about the times*.
‘In London I was a gefilte fish out of water, in Hampshire I was Moses, wandering.
Ell and Mary have been dead for three years, but now they’ve come back to life (and the stage) with one question on their minds: how do you know when it’s the end? Inspired by …
The world is in crisis and so is Sian Clarke.
Public looks like it could be the next big musical phenomenon to have passed through the Fringe.
Much like a dramatisation of a family game of Monopoly, Dough looks at money with a kind of argumentative helplessness.
Have you ever had an all-consuming infatuation? Have you ever lied to a crush? Have you ever betrayed your boyfriend for a woman?Junk Monkey’s Olivia Mcleod has.
This is a wickedly fun idea for a production, a retelling of 80s favourite, Die Hard, as a pantomime/musical parody.
For his entire life, performer Mark Vigeant did everything he possibly could to make everyone around him happy.
Imagine two lonely children who have no one to talk to until the Winds of Fate make them next-door neighbours.
Fresh-faced, Midwestern actress Lisa Verlo came to Hollywood looking for fame but found more action on casting couches than onstage.
Are you always what you were? New York Comedian and Moth StorySLAM champion’s debut hour blends award-winning storytelling and comedic tales examining identity.
Italian actress and writer, Greta Zampi has created an incredibly engaging show in Temporarily Yours that is thought-provoking and emotional theatre at its best.
Four TikTok comedy stars try their hand at stand up comedy this year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, hosted by Coco Sarel and stars Steven Mckell, Ayamé Ponder and Henry Rowley.
Cam Gavinski: Bonheur has been the strangest thing I’ve seen so far at the Fringe.
Deal or No Deal meets Doctor Faustus.
Who needs a pair of heels, a coconut, and a doorbell…? The answer: a foley artist.
For Charly, every day is the same.
Do we really tell the truth about war on social media? What are the limits one puts on another’s suffering? Who has permission to complain, and who deserves to feel guilt? A new,…
One-up your Fringe game this festival by adding mind-blowing magic, a grumpy unicorn and 10 XP! Take a chance, believe in the magic (and yourself)! Magic Gareth returns with this m…
Avital Ash is one of the most genuine comedians on the Fringe scene.
Kieran Hurley's Adults was like being taken for a 1 hour and 20 minute gripping joyride, which consisted of belly laughs and thrills throughout.
This must be one of the most genuine selections of heartfelt writing to enjoy this festival.
He’s back! After two years of forced solitary accordion squeezing at home, and to the huge relief of his neighbours, Sandy returns to the A Club once again, upgraded, biceps bulgin…
Farting at a funeral.
Drawing on music hall and vaudeville traditions, Skinner & T’witch’s show combines comedy and satire with folk, flamenco and theatre-style songs.
Join Glasgow’s very own GlasVegas Showgirl Roxy Stardust, fresh from her explosive tour of the Isle of Mingulay, as she presents an hour of burlesque performance featuring a host…
This groundbreaking piece of theatre is based on an ADHD support group.
A fiercely funny, no-holds-barred comedy about modern life living with Parkinson’s.
Join your favourite galactic gal pals Figs in Wigs for the cosmic game show for astrology lovers, bingo wingers and their sceptic friends.
The story of an American teenager grappling with her dad’s heroin overdose.
Cora is 23, self-obsessed, a compulsive liar* (*harmless bullshitter), and an absolute hot mess.
Do you ever experience the feeling of missing out? Maybe the Fringe makes you confused – where to go, what to choose with so many options? Worry not! Dr King of More is here to h…
Self-described musical genius James Love and his sequin-clad showgirl wife Stephanie have been married for 12 years.
Two ambulance care assistants, five extraordinary patients, a rickety ambulance plus minimal training add up to one lively dramatic journey! This dark comedy reveals what actually …