Skinner & T'witch: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

Skinner & T'witch: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

Drawing on music hall and vaudeville traditions, Skinner & T’witch’s show combines comedy and satire with folk, flamenco and theatre-style songs. 

Parky Players: Shake It Up

Parky Players: Shake It Up

A fiercely funny, no-holds-barred comedy about modern life living with Parkinson’s. 

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Fresh off the plane from Australia – get ready to meet Cora. 

Past Life

Past Life

A washed-up television personality lives out a Dickensian nightmare when they are visited by the ghost of their past. 

Plus One

Plus One

Every family has its drama, and every wedding has its secrets. 

How to Be a Person When the World Is Ending

How to Be a Person When the World Is Ending

The world is ending. 

Guilty: A Legal Musical Comedy

Guilty: A Legal Musical Comedy

Fiction’s greatest villains, from Hannibal Lecter to Cruella de Vil, are in court for their crimes in a rip-roaring musical comedy that will challenge everything you know about l… 

Why I Hate My Penis

Why I Hate My Penis

Because Grindr hookups never quite go to plan. 

Apocalypse Kernow

Apocalypse Kernow

One of the best Cornish zombie apocalypse comedies ever made. 

Game Night

Game Night

One night. 

Jesus L'Oreal: Nailed It!

Jesus L'Oreal: Nailed It!

Halle-berry-lujah! Your sassy, dyslexic King of the shoes is heaven scent in a cloud of Febreze to tell you how he came to be the fabulous influencer that he is whilst setting the … 

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

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: old. 

That's a Bit of Sheer Luck! – A Sherlock Holmes Parody

That's a Bit of Sheer Luck! – A Sherlock Holmes Parody

That’s A Bit of Sheer Luck! – A Sherlock Holmes Parody. 

Raw Sex Appeal

Raw Sex Appeal

A Londoner travels to America finding himself amongst incels, or, men who hate women. 

Antigone: The Musical

Antigone: The Musical

Ancient Greece. 

Practically Perfect! Julie Andrews from Broadway to Hollywood

Practically Perfect! Julie Andrews from Broadway to Hollywood

Practically Perfect! takes a light-hearted and affectionate look at the many aspects of Julie Andrews’ career and personal life, exploring the contrast between the public face of… 

Party

Party

A humble shed; four young idealists form a political party to save the world from itself. 

The Last Romantic

The Last Romantic

Described as ‘remarkable’ by The Boar, The Last Romantic is a sprightly-sharp satire that questions the philosophies and practices of modern Hollywood. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

The HandleBards are a cycling theatre company who pedal Shakespeare plays to outdoor venues all across the UK. 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Nightmare

Gilbert and Sullivan's Nightmare

It’s awards night and the longest serving member of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company might just get the recognition he thinks he deserves. 

The Bush

The Bush

Writer, actor and theatre-maker, Alice Mary Cooper, presents new show The Bush, following the success of her previous solo work Waves, described by the Observer as ‘a miniaturist g… 

Making Exceptions

Making Exceptions

Is your family dysfunctional? Well, you haven’t met these fine folk. 

The Rest of Our Lives

The Rest of Our Lives

Hopefully hopeful, The Rest of Our Lives is a joyful morning dose of dance, theatre, circus and games. 

Medea the Musical

Medea the Musical

A rock concert in a courtroom. 

Kelty Clippie: The Musical

Kelty Clippie: The Musical

Based on the popular Scottish folk song, we follow the comic adventures of Maggie played by Jacqueline Hannan, a bus conductress in Fife in her new job. 

Plague

Plague

The year is 1348, and the small Yorkshire village of Bogsfield is about to be hit by the Black Death. 

Stretchmarks!

Stretchmarks!

Join us for a mom-entous playdate. 

100 Seconds to Midnight

100 Seconds to Midnight

John and May were sixth form lovers, they haven’t seen each other in five years. 

Val from Anfield

Val from Anfield

After months of fighting to save her home from developers, Val has finally conceded. 

Head Girl

Head Girl

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. 

Tam O' Shanter, Tales & Whisky

Tam O' Shanter, Tales & Whisky

Tam O’ Shanter, Tales & Whisky is a comic celebration of the gothic poems of Robert Burns. 

Cake and Violence

Cake and Violence

A one-woman show in which Nat delivers a bunch of monologues and smashes a lot of cakes. 

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

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. 

Puppets

Puppets

One hour of existential crisis and millennial dread about dating whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories of Sesame Street. 

Cicada's Children

Cicada's Children

The cult of Cicada’s Children has just been discovered. 

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr John Watson on this riveting, hitherto unpublished case. 

Julie: The Musical

Julie: The Musical

Worshipped opera singer. 

Love, Loss and Dating

Love, Loss and Dating

Almost everyone has lost someone, has loved someone. 

Dog / Actor

Dog / Actor

Two hilarious and explosive plays written by Steven Berkoff, performed back-to-back by the same actor. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Following their five-star production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood in 2019 and powerful staging of Sophocles’ Antigone in 2018, this ‘strong and capable ensemble’ (Edin… 

Mason King – Mind Games

Mason King – Mind Games

Mind reader Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for another journey into the inner depths of your mind! In this brand new mind reading, magic and mentalism show, Mason invit… 

Antigone: The Musical

Antigone: The Musical

Ancient Greece. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Slapstick Picnic would like to cordially invite you to its summer tea party, where marvellous feats of performance and culinary capers await. 

Panto She Wrote

Panto She Wrote

The pantomime is called Panto She Wrote and it was written by two panto-enthusiasts at the University of Bristol. 

Reservoir Knobs

Reservoir Knobs

Based on a wild and hilarious true story, Reservoir Knobs follows the aftermath of a botched supermarket robbery, as the hapless criminals gather in a warehouse to confront an inju… 

The Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody

‘I never was so immensely tickled by anything I had ever said before. 

Last Night

Last Night

David and Emma arrive at work on Christmas Eve – the only two people in the office the morning after the Christmas party. 

The Best Ideas Happen in the Toilet

The Best Ideas Happen in the Toilet

Frankie wants to conform. 

The Sneeze by Anton Chekhov, Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn

The Sneeze by Anton Chekhov, Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn

Works by Anton Chekhov, translated and adapted by Michael Frayn. 

Little Drummer Boy

Little Drummer Boy

Imagine having a passion, a calling, being so good and in love with something you wanted to do it forever – that was me as a child when it came to drumming but sadly it wasn’t th… 

Little Git

Little Git

A fast, unexpectedly heart-warming play written by Paul Richards. 

Hot Clown Sex

Hot Clown Sex

The Hot Clown Company is at the Fringe, and whether it’s because you’re turned on, laughing too hard or sitting in our splash zone, you’re going to get wet. 

Calendar Girls the Musical

Calendar Girls the Musical

Based on the hit film, this award-winning musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth tells the story of an ordinary group of women in a Yorkshire Women’s Institute who create an artist… 

The Addams Family: A New Musical

The Addams Family: A New Musical

A comical feast that features an original story that is every father’s nightmare; Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a swee… 

My Other Half

My Other Half

H and B are a young couple struggling with the pressures of their relationship. 

The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke

‘Are you getting political?’ The After-Dinner Joke is a kaleidoscope of chaos that follows a well-meaning woman’s journey down the rabbit hole of trials and tribulations of chari… 

Bathroom of a Bar on Bleecker

Bathroom of a Bar on Bleecker

Emil Ferzola stars in this tragicomic final recording of America’s number one comedy podcast. 

Candide

Candide

Long before Private Eye, Charlie Hebdo, and even before Bill Bailey – there was Voltaire. 

Palimpsest

Palimpsest

Jess meets Jim. 

The Richard Osman Fan Club

The Richard Osman Fan Club

The Richard Osman Fan Club is a farcical comedy based around a park bench, where we find an elderly lady and Richard Osman fan Greta, supposedly writing a novel, joined by young jo… 

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum know as ‘the relationship. 

Terrence the T-Rex

Terrence the T-Rex

All Terrence wants is to earn a living as a dinosaur impersonator, have his talents appreciated by the world, land a Netflix deal, embark on a US tour, and design a line of branded… 

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with their ‘splashingly awesome adventure’ (EdinburghFestivalsForKids. 

Harvey Greenfield Is Getting Married

Harvey Greenfield Is Getting Married

Paul Richards returns as Harvey; always running, always late and now about to get married. 

(Le) Pain

(Le) Pain

‘(Le) Pain brilliantly expresses the pressure of generational expectations and a small-village mindset. 

Born Under a Bad Sign

Born Under a Bad Sign

Jez, Luke, Gary and Mark are die-hard football fans podcasting about the club they love: Third-division Invercreiff FC. 

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s nothing quite like Spaghetti Bolognese, the most dazzling bowl of pasta in all your days! Join Penny for an unforgettable dinner in this show that is fun for all the fami… 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Summer of Fun Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Summer of Fun Tour

Bold, glamorous and sassy, your festival favourites are back with their most sensational show yet! A must-see new production for 2022 with plenty of fun-filled comedy and outrageou… 

The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters

A tale of three Highland sisters who live in a shack in the woods disconnected from society, each of them with different views on how they should be living their lives. 

Crazy Comedy Company

Crazy Comedy Company

Start the day with a riot of cray kid-friendly laughter for the whole family. Zany sketches, acrobatics, cirque skills and mayhem. 

Stop the World I Want to Get Off

Stop the World I Want to Get Off

Jacky shares her top 10 reasons why she wants to leave the planet, all through performance poetry. 

Waiting for Hamlet

Waiting for Hamlet

The story Shakespeare never told. 

Irrational Me

Irrational Me

Why do we still have a headache after taking a 1p aspirin which disappears when we take a 50p one? And why are we attracted to a 2-for-1 meal discount but fail to save for a pensio… 

Trouble on Six

Trouble on Six

If you were conceived to fix your parent’s marriage, obsess over whether people like you, and have visited your dad in prison, then this show is for you! Left to raise himself by… 

Apartness

Apartness

A multimedia hybrid, part live stand-up, part film, featuring Sylvester McCoy, Linda Marlowe and introducing Eleanor May Blackburn in a tale of two isolated souls and their devilis… 

La Clique

La Clique

The multi award-winning cabaret spectacular, La Clique, features the best of circus, comedy and cabaret. 

Badgers Can't Be Friends

Badgers Can't Be Friends

Runner-up for Best Comedy at Standing Ovation Awards 2021. 

The Thinking Drinkers Pub Quiz

The Thinking Drinkers Pub Quiz

Fancy five free drinks? Two of the world’s leading alcohol experts return with a hilarious quiz show that gets the rounds in – in more ways than one. 

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

In Cherub Spring: A Political Satire, turmoil unfolds at a nursery school when the children get tired of Claire choosing all the games they play on the playground and a rebellion b… 

1902

1902

Saltire Sky is back! The multi award-winning 1902 takes an access-all-areas approach to working-class life in Scotland as we follow four young wannabe football hooligans in their q… 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music, family entertainment and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. 

Morecambe

Morecambe

Join us for Tim Whitnall’s monologue masterpiece, telling the story of Eric Morecambe, a national treasure that touched so many of our lives. 

The Tragicomical 'Istory of 'Arry and the Long March of Civilisation

The Tragicomical 'Istory of 'Arry and the Long March of Civilisation

‘Arry Everyman has had all the crap careers in history: cannibal pot stirrer, medieval plague sniffer, lizard war cannon fodder, undandy highwayman, popper of anchovies into small … 

Everything That's Me Is Falling Apart

Everything That's Me Is Falling Apart

Using a mixture of animation, visualisation technology, a live camera and a toy train, comedian David Callaghan brings a groundbreaking comedy play packed with heartfelt, bitterswe… 

Self Service

Self Service

Breaking down? Lost the manual? Book in for this funny (meta)physical dive into how to keep going. 

#MineToo

#MineToo

Mary Jo’s boyfriend hijacks a workshop of her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Born MYdentity. 

The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

Life is a game. 

Madame Chandelier's Opera House Party

Madame Chandelier's Opera House Party

Join Madame Chandelier and all her favourite opera characters for jokes, party games and lots of dramatic death scenes. 

Utter Mess!

Utter Mess!

In the attempt to create an absurd enigmatic clown performance, and in search for meaning and connection, a company of artists end up in Tokyo’s Museum of Lost Things, where nothin… 

Pauline Holmes Goes to the Dogs

Pauline Holmes Goes to the Dogs

Poetry show for dog lovers. 

Dick

Dick

Amputation is the only way! Dick ‘One Man in 100,000’, a comic tragedy of hope over death, tells Richard Stamp’s shock diagnosis of penis cancer. 

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes)

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes)

Emerging performance ensemble, Los Angeles Theatre Initiative presents a high-energy, interactive show that’s different every night. 

Macbeth: The Musical

Macbeth: The Musical

Is this a real knife? Is this just fantasy? Enjoy Shakespeare’s spooky tragedy like never before, as six actors deploy wittily rewritten pop classics, uproariously silly comedy and… 

Tickled: The Ken Dodd Story

Tickled: The Ken Dodd Story

Variety died on the 11th of March 2018, the day Ken Dodd died. 

Harvey Greenfield is Running Late

Harvey Greenfield is Running Late

A ground-breaking piece of comedic theatre that asks a simple question: Is it possible to please everyone, all of the time? And at what cost to your family and health? In this fast… 

The Kaye Hole Hosted by Reuben Kaye

The Kaye Hole Hosted by Reuben Kaye

Winner, Best Cabaret Variety and Line Up Show, FringeWorld 2021. 

Debra Stephenson: The Many Voices of Debra Stephenson

Debra Stephenson: The Many Voices of Debra Stephenson

Take a trip with Debra (Dead Ringers, Spitting Image, The Imitation Game, Bad Girls) as she hurtles through time in a multiverse of musical icons from Billy Holliday to Billie Eili… 

Sh!tshow

Sh!tshow

Are you ready to be dumped on? Prepare to be caught with your pants down as six all-too-relatable characters celebrate their triumphs, lament their griefs and reveal their secrets … 

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break by Tuppenny Bunters. 

Attachment: The Leech Show

Attachment: The Leech Show

The story of three actors who are performing a show to impress the infamous theatre critic, Bob the Leech. 

Head Girl

Head Girl

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. 

The Masks of Oscar Wilde

The Masks of Oscar Wilde

Man of letters. 

1972: The Future of Sex

1972: The Future of Sex

1972: The Future of Sex. 

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

Following a 2021 sell out run, acclaimed mystery maestros Highly Suspect return to the Fringe with a new duo of hilarious and interactive murder mysteries, which you – the audien… 

Brain Hemingway

Brain Hemingway

A songwriter with severe writer’s block and a looming deadline battles the version of Ernest Hemingway that lives in her head.  

You're Dead, Mate

You're Dead, Mate

A man wakes up drunk, scared and alone, with no idea where he is or how he got there. 

Done to Death, By Jove!

Done to Death, By Jove!

The Great British Detective tradition! Holmes and Watson meet Poirot and Miss Marple (alongside the usual suspects) in a spoof homage – who murdered Lady Fanshawe!? Why have the … 

Plan V: The Joyful Cult of Pussy Worship

Plan V: The Joyful Cult of Pussy Worship

Part stand-up, part TED talk, part Vagina Monologue, this sex-positive solo show dives deep into the ancient art of going down, and what it takes to make the pussy purr. 

North Star (What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

North Star (What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

Known by her mum as ‘the child who ruined my life’ – New Yorker Lori Hamilton decided to pack away her family baggage and take the bumpy road to happiness. 

Three Women and Shakespeare's Will

Three Women and Shakespeare's Will

After the death of her husband, Will Shakespeare, Anne Hathaway is visited by two women with shocking revelations. 

Art

Art

Art, the multi award-winning play, comes to Edinburgh in an entirely fresh production. 

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

BCP return to the Fringe with Mike Leigh’s classic after two sell-out years with Alan Bennett and Alan Ayckbourn. 

Dirty Tricks – How the Illusionati Rule the World

Dirty Tricks – How the Illusionati Rule the World

The Great Baldini (Emperor of Illusion/Maharajah of Mystery) is a magical legend, a relict of the music halls, a performer of the old school. 

La Serva Padrona

La Serva Padrona

Since 2020, Coronavirus has threatened to kill opera! Can David save it with his one-man production of La Serva Padrona? Baroque meets funk in this new English version of Pergolesi… 

Music, Mayhem and a Mezzo

Music, Mayhem and a Mezzo

James Morgan and Juliette Pochin are multi platinum-selling producers by day, working with everyone from Alfie Boe to Pete Townshend to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Robert Miles

Robert Miles

Robert Miles is a quirky one-liner comedian. Also an outstanding ventriloquist. Robert Miles is also in a double act with Cyril the squirrel in a stand-up comedy show. 

We Are What We Overcome

We Are What We Overcome

One man’s journey to sanity via a very bad idea. 

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous. 

Locked In

Locked In

A ticking clock. 

War of the Worlds (On a Budget)

War of the Worlds (On a Budget)

Step aside HG Wells, take a break Jeff Wayne, back to your trailer Tom Cruise, Lamphouse is tackling War of the Worlds and they’re doing it. 

Flesh

Flesh

The premiere of a fast, furious and funny rock musical that takes a wry take on the story of Burke and Hare – Irish navvies induced by the Edinburgh medical elite to turn their h… 

Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show!

Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show!

Forget your troubles and let Las Vegas lounge legend Trudy Carmichael (along with her astounding accompanist) entertain you in her daring one-of-a-kind immersive musical event! Eve… 

Things We (Never) Learned in Sex Ed

Things We (Never) Learned in Sex Ed

Let’s talk about sex, maybe? Or, maybe not? After having radically different experiences with Sex Ed, Lindsay and Lea try to figure out exactly what they were supposed to learn, … 

Dried Apricots

Dried Apricots

A one-woman show that is absolutely not a drama because Young Woman’s life is not sad! In three days, her first novel, a bodice-ripper, comes out. 

Bee Master

Bee Master

Good Heavens! Brother Barnabus has found himself in a sticky situation amongst the beehives. 

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

She’s not your average little old lady. 

What Broke David Lynch?

What Broke David Lynch?

Award-winning Fringe firebrand Mr Twonkey plays David Lynch in this exciting yarn about making 1980 cinema classic The Elephant Man. 

Totally! A One Superwoman Show

Totally! A One Superwoman Show

In this powerful one-hour theater piece, Kimleigh Smith takes the audience through a journey that is totally uplifting, totally heartbreaking and totally powerful! Totally! is the … 

Steve and Tobias Versus Death

Steve and Tobias Versus Death

Tobias hates mash and Steve hates Tobias, but when they discover their mom to be patient zero in a world of flesh-eating zombies, the torn apart brothers get pieced back together, … 

Colossal

Colossal

‘Ferociously funny’ ***** (Scotsman). 

Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

The hopelessly flawed Sugarcoated Sisters unleash their multi-million-hit TikTok personas onto the stage for the first time. 

Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet

Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet

A camp play on the Lizzie Borden case, Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet is a comedy about axe murder, sexual depravity and the installation of a toilet. 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

Les Quizerables

Les Quizerables

An interactive late-night quiz for musical theatre queens. 

It All

It All

Cameron Cook pushes character work to incredible new heights in his debut solo show, previously performed to sold-out audiences at Soho Theatre. 

Living a Little

Living a Little

With not a zombie in sight, we are taken into a sanctuary of “normality” while the outside world rots. 

Leith Social

Leith Social

Following a sold-out run of monthly shows, Leith Social makes its Fringe debut! Live comedy, music and cabaret set in the city’s favourite local hangout, the Pitt Market, with deli… 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough’s documentaries, live! A blue whale swims through the depths. 

Manbo

Manbo

Sam Dugmore (The Latebloomers: Scotland!) is locked and loaded as the greatest action hero of all time, unearthing his ruthless man skills to confront his biggest nemesis. 

Friendsical

Friendsical

When Ross’ wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. 

Final Baby Girl!

Final Baby Girl!

Get ready for an evening of bombastic bad taste in the killer new show from cult drag superstar Baby Lame. 

Sean Logan: Full Spectrum

Sean Logan: Full Spectrum

Jaw dropping piano whiz and star of BAFTA-winning Harmonic Spectrum film, Sean Logan presents funky and furious keyboard acrobatics with musings on life as a neurodiverse musician. 

Raves R Us

Raves R Us

Naughty Corner Productions’ eighth show promises to be the immersive event of the year. 

Strictly Come Barking

Strictly Come Barking

Fab-u-lous! A new high-energy physical comedy about a lonely old man and a homeless dog who become friends and enter the world of ballroom dancing. 

Ryan Mold: Generation Gap (WIP)

Ryan Mold: Generation Gap (WIP)

In the mid-80s, at 6 months old, my grandparents become my legal guardians. 

Cordelia Butters Investigates

Cordelia Butters Investigates

A spoof true-crime documentary* with all the ingredients of your favourite true-crime docs! The mysterious murder of a victim, pushed down the stairs and hidden in the town’s wat… 

Paul Dennis: Ashes to Mashes

Paul Dennis: Ashes to Mashes

The continuing story of PD’s perpetually interrupted life. 

The Failure Cabaret

The Failure Cabaret

The Fremonts have been married ten years and have the therapy bills to prove it. 

Sharlin vs The United Kingdom (A Love Story)

Sharlin vs The United Kingdom (A Love Story)

Sharlin Jahan (BBC 4’s The Now Show, BBC Essex Radio) is a Bangladeshi, British, Canadian Comedian. 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

‘Had all my children howling with laughter’ (Scotsman). 

Prehysterical

Prehysterical

Winner of Best Children’s Weekly Award, Fringe World 2020. 

The Return of the Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

The Return of the Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Are you a kid? Do you like music, laughing and whack-a-doodle-noodle craziness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then grab your pet adult and join us! Award-winning c… 

101 – What Women Want!

101 – What Women Want!

What if men could really understand what women want? Is it even possible? And if it was, would their heads implode? Join comics Kimberley Datnow and Peter Bazely this summer, as th… 

Eryn Tett Finds Her Audience

Eryn Tett Finds Her Audience

Volunteers needed for very important scientific research*. 

Coming Out of My Cage (And I've Been Doing Just Fine)

Coming Out of My Cage (And I've Been Doing Just Fine)

Mr Brightside hasn’t left the UK charts in 18 years. 

Katharyn Henson and Ollie Horn: Pure Filth

Katharyn Henson and Ollie Horn: Pure Filth

Fringe favourites – New York City comedian Katharyn Henson, ‘kicking some serious comedy ass’ (Scotsman), and internationally touring Ollie Horn, ‘a natural’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Ada Campe: Too Little, Too Soon

Ada Campe: Too Little, Too Soon

Variety artiste Ada Campe decided to do some research into her family history during lockdown – and was delighted and intrigued by what she found! Join her for a show about wonde… 

The Girl Who Was Very Good At Lying

The Girl Who Was Very Good At Lying

Catriona has a history of making stuff up. 

We Are Traffic: An Uber Adventure

We Are Traffic: An Uber Adventure

When writer/performer Jonathan Tipton Meyers lost his girlfriend, his business and his identity, he got in his car and drove. 

Masterclass

Masterclass

Featuring the savagely comedic feminist discourse of Adrienne Truscott with the slippery dramaturgy of Brokentalkers, Masterclass parodies the “great male artist” to within an in… 

Marcel Lucont: Les Enfants Terribles – A Gameshow for Awful Children

Marcel Lucont: Les Enfants Terribles – A Gameshow for Awful Children

Winner: Best Kids Show, 2022 (UK Kids Comedy Festival). 

Potatohead

Potatohead

This is the story of a humble spud Charlotte, who dreams of becoming a stand-up comedian. 

Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly

A new show from James featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music. 

Changing the Sheets

Changing the Sheets

‘D’you wanna come back to mine?’ New comedy about what we say to each other when the lights are off and no one else is listening. 

The Great Almighty Gill

The Great Almighty Gill

New Perspectives presents The Great Almighty Gill. 

How to Be a Better Human

How to Be a Better Human

‘2019. 

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

Boasting a West End Wilma Award, three further award nominations and over 20 five-star reviews following its last sell-out Edinburgh run, this comedic musical revue reveals everyth… 

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron

Inspired by tales of Sir Lancelot and Robin Hood, plucky heroine Will Tell disguises herself as a knight and rides off on a chivalric quest to rescue her freedom-fighting dad from … 

Feeling Afraid as If Something Terrible Is Going to Happen

Feeling Afraid as If Something Terrible Is Going to Happen

‘I’m 36, I’m a comedian, and I’m about to kill my boyfriend. 

Twisted Tales

Twisted Tales

Who is the bandaged man, obsessively in love and held captive inside an upmarket flat, counting down the seconds until it’s time for Her to return and the ‘thing I can’t say’ to be… 

Classic!

Classic!

Hold onto your hats as a cast of 6 romp through all those classic novels you never had time to read. 

Sticky Door

Sticky Door

The 2014 plan was a simple one, I would Casanova myself around our nation’s capital looking for consenting heterosexual adult males. 

Speed Dial

Speed Dial

Amongst the spires, spikes and sideburns of a 1970s university, a lonely Professor awaits a call. 

The Anniversary

The Anniversary

It’s Mr Bean meets The Shining! Don’t be fooled – Jim and Barb are no ordinary elderly couple. 

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

‘A festival mainstay, the always worthwhile Comedy Club 4 Kids should be on the schedule of any self-respecting, chuckle-loving young Fringegoer. 

Receptionists

Receptionists

The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns. 

RuneSical

RuneSical

Sword equipped. 

Will Pickvance: Half Man Half Piano

Will Pickvance: Half Man Half Piano

New show from Edinburgh-based piano virtuouso Will Pickvance (Anatomy of a Piano, Pianohood, First Piano On The Moon). 

Fire Signs

Fire Signs

‘No, she’s not my sister. 

Period Dramas

Period Dramas

Have you ever wondered how people in the past dealt with their periods? If Queen Victoria coasted* through her cramps? What if period dramas really were about. 

EastEndless

EastEndless

Finally – the scandalous truth behind EastEnders revealed! Gasp as walk-on actor Tony Coventry lifts the lid and spills his beans! Performed by James Holmes. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

Woman is sat in a therapist’s office. 

Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher

The Queens of Cups draw upon their years teaching, in OffFest nominee Bad Teacher. 

Spoons

Spoons

How can spoons save your relationship? Find out in this sharp, funny and touching play about a couples counsellor’s revenge. 

One of Two

One of Two

Trapped in the bathroom with an evil tattie, Jack wrestles with the reality of living alone. 

The Twenty-Sided Tavern

The Twenty-Sided Tavern

Welcome to The Twenty-Sided Tavern, where laughter flows like ale and the story is yours to control. 

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

BFFs Kathy and Stella host Hull’s least successful true-crime podcast. 

The Golfer

The Golfer

A fast-paced, comic fantasia by two-time Fringe First winner Brian Parks. 

The Queen's Cartoonists

The Queen's Cartoonists

The Queen’s Cartoonists perform music from classic and contemporary animation, synchronized with the projected films. 

Mama Love

Mama Love

Mama Love is a one-woman show in which Lea Blair Whitcher plays with the absurdities of the idealised and toxic images of motherhood in which she finds herself enmeshed. 

Almost Adult

Almost Adult

Hope’s leaving her home town up north for the bright lights of London. 

Life Is Soft

Life Is Soft

Life is Soft – Martin Creed, Turner prize-winning artist. 

What the Heart Wants

What the Heart Wants

A new comedy by Bert Tyler-Moore co-creator of The Windsors. 

The Intervention

The Intervention

It’s been two years since Finn quit his job, came off social media and disappeared. 

Sad Girls Club

Sad Girls Club

Welcome to Sad Girls Club, where girls are allowed to be. 

PASH

PASH

Sweet sixteen would’ve been alright. 

Boris the Third

Boris the Third

When Boris Johnson was 18 he played Richard III. 

Still Floating

Still Floating

Still Floating is a brand-new piece of warm-hearted comic storytelling by BBC award-winning writer/performer and Fringe favourite Shôn Dale-Jones. 

Confetti

Confetti

Uptight and unlucky in love, Felix is the ‘mate of honour’ for his best friend’s wedding. 

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

Charlie Russell wants to do a show in Edinburgh, but all she can think about is what she wants people to think of it and, ultimately, of her. 

Irvine Welsh's Porno

Irvine Welsh's Porno

The world premiere stage adaptation inspired by the sequel to cult classic Trainspotting. 

Tom Brace: Embrace the Impossible!

Tom Brace: Embrace the Impossible!

Sell-out show 2018! Cluedo, Roald Dahl and one film in particular from 1985. 

Who Here's Lost?

Who Here's Lost?

A melancholy artist and a mute architect take a road trip of the soul. 

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

Internationally renowned jazz a cappella group The Oxford Gargoyles make their return to the Fringe. 

Magic Gareth's Magic Eye

Magic Gareth's Magic Eye

Magic Gareth returns to the Pleasance Courtyard with Magic Eye! Expect some kick-ass, eye-bending magic and a whole load of nonsense (and balloons)! This brand-new show from the mi… 

Railed

Railed

From the creators of the smash-hit Elixir (winner of Best Circus and Physical Theatre award at Adelaide Fringe 2018). 

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

An award-winning comedy and magic-adventure, starring Dom Chambers (The Illusionists on Broadway, America’s Got Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us). 

Fanboy

Fanboy

Joe has always been a nerd. 

Famous Puppet Death Scenes

Famous Puppet Death Scenes

Behold: the eternal masterwork of puppetry for adults returns to Edinburgh! Willingly undergo a heart-wrenching parade of theatrical demises that will severely exacerbate your fear… 

The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

The show that thrilled the world is back! Joining the energy of Africa with a rhythm and blues sound, five extraordinary acrobats perform their comedy tribute to the cult movie The… 

Man of 100 Faces

Man of 100 Faces

One performer. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

A faithful revival of Wilde’s classic play is in chaos after the actors start dropping like flies. 

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

A unique, hilarious and unmissable one-man show from the worlds most critically acclaimed variety artist. 

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart: Wonder

West End star and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart returns to Edinburgh with Wonder. 

Shit-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Shit-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

The smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, multi sell-out Fringe phenomenon is back with their hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of Macbeth, with an entirely s… 

Ram of God

Ram of God

Welcome to the Church of Ram, where sheep are people, people are sheeple and the apocalypse is just getting started. 

Lightweight

Lightweight

The true story of a complicated young woman’s attempts to survive anorexia and maintain a debilitatingly positive attitude in post 9/11 New York City. 

Kevin Quantum: Dark Matter

Kevin Quantum: Dark Matter

Magician Kevin Quantum, trained by Penn & Teller, presents a fast-paced, jaw-dropping show, that guarantees to blow your mind. 

Fascinating Aïda

Fascinating Aïda

They’re back at last! Britain’s greatest cabaret trio return with their smash-hit show guaranteed to put ‘a massive smile on your face and a spring in your step’ (Scotsman). 

Badass

Badass

A love note to the NHS. 

Motherload!

Motherload!

Motherload! is a dark comedy for the end of days. 

Activities of Daily Living

Activities of Daily Living

When her Medicare card arrives with a special old-age pensioner invisibility cloak, one woman decides to fight back. 

Vermin

Vermin

**** (LondonPubTheatres. 

Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

A family show filled with singing, dancing, comedy and even a sea monster. 

Never Let Go: An Unauthorized Retelling of James Cameron’s Titanic

Never Let Go: An Unauthorized Retelling of James Cameron’s Titanic

Never Let Go is a thrilling, hilarious one-man show the New York Times calls ‘a feat of ingenuity’. 

REDEEMher – How I Screwed Up My Perfect Mormon Life

REDEEMher – How I Screwed Up My Perfect Mormon Life

Tatum, a university student, becomes the virgin bride of her sweetheart, entering an eternal marriage in the the Mormon church. 

Fashion Spies

Fashion Spies

Picture the scene: Fashion week. 

Les Dawson: Flying High

Les Dawson: Flying High

Jon Culshaw (Dead Ringers, The Impressions Show) stars in this funny, affectionate and poignant celebration of the much-missed comedy legend. 

Daniel Cainer: More Jewish Chronicles (and Other Musical Stories)

Daniel Cainer: More Jewish Chronicles (and Other Musical Stories)

Join this multi award-winning musical storyteller for another collection of story-songs. 

Two's Company

Two's Company

The new comedy drama from the writer of The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns and co-writer of The Wedding Planners. 

Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame

Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame

As part of a continuing physical and mental tailspin, Frankie Boyle suppresses his overarching sense of futility and horror to tell jokes for an hour in the final days of organised… 

Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Join queer cabaret icon Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award-winning journey to Tropicana! Nothing is safe from ridicule so be led on an exploration of body image, heteronorm… 

Basil Brush's Family Fun Show

Basil Brush's Family Fun Show

Britain’s most loveable fox takes you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in a show for all the family, specially written for the live stage and packed with fun and excit… 

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly’s Gala celebrates the opening of our 2022 programme of over 200 shows. 

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

Wes Anderson meets Hitchcock meets spaghetti western in this multi award-winning, intercontinental, inter-genre, cinematic caper of accusations, accidents and accents. 

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy. 

Jack Docherty: Nothing But

Jack Docherty: Nothing But

Jack Docherty, BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, returns to the festival with a tender, playful, darkly comic tale, where he grapples with lost youth, love, fa… 

My Vagina’s Priceless!

My Vagina’s Priceless!

Featuring hysterically honest tales and stunning vocals, Rosie returns to Edinburgh with her brand new show full of songs, stories and sass! Whether you’ve had, seen or heard of a … 

The Grumpy Magicians Present: Trust Us, We're Magicians

The Grumpy Magicians Present: Trust Us, We're Magicians

The Grumpy Magicians have been successfully entertaining Edinburgh Fringe audiences for over eight years and this year are presenting their new show titled Trust Us, We’re Magician… 

Cock-Tales: The Antidote to The Vagina Monologues

Cock-Tales: The Antidote to The Vagina Monologues

Upfront and erect in most of history’s greatest moments, the penis has earned itself a reputation of admiration and revulsion in equal measures. 

Best of Edinburgh Fringe for Kids

Best of Edinburgh Fringe for Kids

A friendly fun-filled afternoon show with a revolving line-up of the best children’s and family-friendly performers from around the Fringe. 

Paul Richards: My Function Band Hell

Paul Richards: My Function Band Hell

Paul Richards literally can’t stop drumming; he’s performed all over the world, from huge gigs in China to grotty working men’s clubs, posh corporate gigs to the whole of the UK to… 

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Dare to be different. 

Stunt Magician – Sabotage

Stunt Magician – Sabotage

Danger Dave Reubens is back with an all new comedy magic show and someone is out to get him! Join his perilous journey, packed with edge-of-your-seat stunts and madcap comedy. 

Lobsteroperation!

Lobsteroperation!

Lobster is not a fish, or an oyster, or a bird, and certainly not a kangaroo. 

Science Magic

Science Magic

The fun, family, science comedy show is back! New tricks this year include popping a balloon with an orange, a twist on the famous table cloth trick, a device that runs electricity… 

Olaf Falafel’s Super Stupid Show

Olaf Falafel’s Super Stupid Show

Join comedian and children’s author Olaf Falafel for an hour of really stupid kids’ comedy plus a drawing lesson and possibly something that involves fishing, ducks, bumbags and … 

Just a Magic Show

Just a Magic Show

A perfect show to start your day! Card tricks, mind-reading, all the magic show stuff! Magician, on stage, doing magic in a magic show; what more do you want? Oh and it’s literally… 

The Coven

The Coven

Margaret, a young witch of great ambition but limited skill, holds a witch coven with her friends, Lawrence, who can’t tell the difference between magic and life hacks and Emily,… 

Cheeky Girls

Cheeky Girls

Edinburgh-based dark comedy collective The Counterminers are back for their third Fringe, putting on a new-writing piece by Florence Carr-Jones – Cheeky Girls. 

The Rain Men

The Rain Men

The Rain Men. 

Sandy Brechin and Friends

Sandy Brechin and Friends

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… 

Smashing Shakespeare

Smashing Shakespeare

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner. 

Lag: A Zoomsical Comedy

Lag: A Zoomsical Comedy

Named one of the 19 Unmissable Online Theatre Experiences by American Express Essentials Magazine, Lag: A Zoomsical Comedy is the world’s first original musical created to be perfo… 

Gertrude and Ophelia in Hell

Gertrude and Ophelia in Hell

In this dark comedy, Ophelia and Gertrude are in limbo and on their way to Hell. 

OCD Me

OCD Me

Sure, we all get a bit stressed sometimes. 

Hobnobs and Fruitcake

Hobnobs and Fruitcake

Alex loves church because it has Hobnobs and singing, and she’s not allowed either at home because one, she’s tone-deaf, and two, she’s diabetic. 

A Wilde Life

A Wilde Life

This is a musical celebration of the ineffable Oscar Wilde. 

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

Three of the Fringe’s biggest variety performers come together for an extra-sensational show! Witness the best magic, mind-reading and nerd-ity the Fringe has to offer, all in on… 

Laurie Black: Dystopiano

Laurie Black: Dystopiano

Fresh from a UK tour supporting Adam Ant, Laurie Black invites you for a knees-up around the pianna (ahem, Microkorg). 

Magic Faraway Cabaret with Mister Meredith

Magic Faraway Cabaret with Mister Meredith

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns with Mister Meredith again in charge. 

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Escape on a fantastic adventure this summer with Rapunzel – an exhilarating, heart-warming production about one girl’s longing to break free from her imposed lockdown and final… 

The Discount Comedy Checkout: Improvised Family Show

The Discount Comedy Checkout: Improvised Family Show

Nominated for Best Kids’ Show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2022. 

Greg

Greg

I wouldn’t put it past Greg. 

S-ex-iety

S-ex-iety

An unexpected event will lead three roommates on an intense journey through the adult industry. 

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Nights

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Nights

The Prince of Dark Comedy Cabaret returns to Edinburgh with his all new Vegas-style show at the Fringe, accompanied by his singing dictators Dean Stalin and Saddami Davis Junior (T… 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

You’ve seen football. 

Grumpy Pants

Grumpy Pants

A children’s show that entertains parents alongside kids with a mix of perfectly crafted juggling routines, clowning, physical comedy and fork throwing! Grumpy Pants invites the … 

Our Teacher's a Troll

Our Teacher's a Troll

Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school and are delighted to have reduced their head teacher to a nervous wreck. 

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

A howl in the night! A terrifying corpse! A suspicious bearded man! A chaotic cast of larger-than-life characters threaten the heir to the fortune. 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

You’ve seen football. 

Amber Topaz: Greying Still Slaying

Amber Topaz: Greying Still Slaying

A fierce, femme, fabulous, musical comedy show from the multi award-winning, international cabaret sensation Amber Topaz. 

Careless

Careless

Careless follows best friends Sam, a care assistant, and Bryony, a struggling actor. 

Boy Ant

Boy Ant

On the sand of his seaside home town, Myles Wheeler monologues about home, hospitals and let’s say hope for the alliteration. 

Life's a Drag

Life's a Drag

Winner of Best Cabaret and Variety Show at Fringe World 2022 Life’s a Drag takes you on a reality-shaking rollercoaster ride of what it really takes to be a queen! Australian vocal… 

Game On 3

Game On 3

Matty Grey is back in Edinburgh and going back to Gameland. 

Tickety Boo

Tickety Boo

This must be one of the most genuine selections of heartfelt writing to enjoy this festival. 

Illicit Thrill: Close Encounters

Illicit Thrill: Close Encounters

The Fringe’s shadiest late-night strip joint is back and we have missed you! Join the illicit crew complete with their trademark ‘no f*cks’ attitude, as they welcome audiences back… 

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

One of Neil Simon’s best-loved comedies. 

Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress and her hard-won place in th… 

How My Light Is Spent

How My Light Is Spent

Jimmy is 34 and has never felt like he belonged. 

Ask a Stripper

Ask a Stripper

Stacey ‘The Legs’ Clare aka the Ethical Stripper is back with her work wife, Morag, and special guests, with their sell-out show to answer all your stripper-based questions. 

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Depression or anxiety, which is funnier? Well, we’ll know the answer at this interactive game show. 

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents... and Other Really Old People!

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents... and Other Really Old People!

Title says it all! (Evil laugh). 

Growing Up Ringside: A One-Woman Show by Mina Liccione

Growing Up Ringside: A One-Woman Show by Mina Liccione

Mina (Comedy Central, Stomp) returns with her new immersive multimedia show weaving together hilarious and heartfelt stories from her New York upbringing as the daughter of an Ital… 

1 Hour Straitjacket Escape Magic Show

1 Hour Straitjacket Escape Magic Show

One devilishly handsome magician trapped in a straitjacket. 

David Alnwick: Famous Magician

David Alnwick: Famous Magician

New Show for 2022. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

Back for its seventh year at Edinburgh Fringe, this chaotic institution is the only way to end your night at Edinburgh Fringe! Join high-energy hosts, Griffin and Jones, for an hou… 

David Alnwick: Good Afternoon, Magic

David Alnwick: Good Afternoon, Magic

Fringe legend David Alnwick performs his favourite tricks. 

Harry Baker: Unashamed

Harry Baker: Unashamed

World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker’s heart and humour has been watched by millions online and allowed him to perform all over the world, until suddenly he couldn’t. 

Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury

The year is 1968 and the British legal system is as corrupt as ever. 

Frighthouse Presents: The Wheel of Misfortune

Frighthouse Presents: The Wheel of Misfortune

Frighthouse presents – The Wheel of Misfortune. 

Man With a Guitar Plays Story Songs

Man With a Guitar Plays Story Songs

Gecko’s playful story-songs will take you on a journey via ignored characters in Italian renaissance paintings, pig outlaws and tooth fairy admin. 

Elliot Bibby and the Magical Beach Ball

Elliot Bibby and the Magical Beach Ball

This year, international multi award-winning magician Elliot Bibby is supported by his faithful friend Barry the Beach Ball. 

One Man Two Guvnors

One Man Two Guvnors

Captivate Theatre brings the smash-hit comedy to the Fringe! ‘You gotta concentrate ain’t ya, with two jobs. 

Return of the Maths with Kyle D Evans

Return of the Maths with Kyle D Evans

Award-winning entertainer Kyle D Evans returns with another fast-paced hour of inclusive maths-based family fun. 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Be part of the action as Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve up mayhem on a plate alongside a three-course meal and two hours of non-stop laughter. 

Griffin and Jones: Idiot Magicians

Griffin and Jones: Idiot Magicians

Griffin and Jones have spent the last decade travelling the UK, showcasing their homemade miracles, and generally being the biggest comedy and magic superstars you’ve never heard… 

Patience: Zero

Patience: Zero

Dan’s always wanted to be a father. 

Olives and Blowjobs

Olives and Blowjobs

Olives and Blowjobs is a five-star coming-of age one-man show written and performed by Ollie Maddigan. 

The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

Tie your troubles to the tree, load yourself with glitter and use your wings to fly. 

Viva GlasVegas Burlesque Showcase

Viva GlasVegas Burlesque Showcase

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… 

Hey, That's My Wife!

Hey, That's My Wife!

Hey That’s My Wife! is a comedic spin on the classic works of Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller that follows two advertising executives, Charlie Moore and Roger Sloan, as they… 

Matt and Ben

Matt and Ben

‘Imitation is the highest form of flattery. 

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

Scotland’s professional touring opera company returns with Mozart’s sublime comedy. 

A Hundred Words for Snow

A Hundred Words for Snow

‘It’s a bit weird to be sitting at the Arctic Circle chatting to a fit boy with your dad’s ashes in your backpack. 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

Fantastical entertainment like no other. 

The Lacehouse

The Lacehouse

Wanna see a real Greek tragedy? Three sisters. 

Isabelle Farah: Ellipsis

Isabelle Farah: Ellipsis

Ellipsis is an exploration of bereavement, the nature of turning everything into punchlines, and desperately trying to stay afloat amidst the two. 

Semi-Toned Presents: A Study in Burgundy

Semi-Toned Presents: A Study in Burgundy

Set in the wonderfully open, socially-distanced and drinks-to-your-seats Garden Theatre of theSpaceuk’s Symposium Hall, the a capella group Semi-Toned return to the Fringe with f… 

Dreamgun: Film Reads Kids

Dreamgun: Film Reads Kids

Film Reads Kids takes your favourite childhood movies and completely rewrites with jokes and nonsense. 

The Tourist Board

The Tourist Board

Holidays. 

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

From the rivers of Venice to the far-off kingdom of Barataria, the University of St Andrews’ Gilbert and Sullivan Society brings The Gondoliers into your home. 

Somebody Special – The Aca-Betrayal

Somebody Special – The Aca-Betrayal

This twelve-strong company are enthusiastic, bright young things who sing, sway and beat-box with great spirit. 

Afterparty

Afterparty

A group of teenage friends celebrate after their final exams and look towards the future. 

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

The perfect afternoon show. 

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

Fairies. 

It All

It All

Cameron Cook pushes character work to incredible new heights in his debut solo show, previously performed to sold-out audiences at Soho Theatre. 

Tick Tick

Tick Tick

Tick Tick could give The Wolf of Wall Street a run for its money when it comes to the frequency of “Fuck”. 

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

For regular fringegoers this year, there are markedly few of the regular staple performers returning to contribute to the semblance of normality the festival is offering up. 

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Meet Shakespeare, but not the Shakespeare you know. 

Chris Cook: Jazz Magic

Chris Cook: Jazz Magic

After a year and a half off the stage, Chris Cook returns to the Finge for his eighth year with something different every night. 

Paul Dennis: Imashination (Free Festival)

Paul Dennis: Imashination (Free Festival)

Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter and stand-up, Paul Dennis brings his music and comedy together for the first time. 

Dino Land

Dino Land

‘Ahhhh Gaaaa Do Do Do!’ This exciting new comedy takes place behind the scenes at a family entertainment resort, somewhere up North. 

The Tourist Board

The Tourist Board

Holidays. 

Tropicana

Tropicana

Make cabaret queer again! Bursting onto the London scene, Tropicana is the future of queer comedy cabaret. 

The Circus Sonas Family Show

The Circus Sonas Family Show

FunnyHappyStuff. 

Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show

Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show

Britain’s most loveable fox returns to Underbelly with his amazing Family Fun Show. 

Madhouse

Madhouse

Madhouse by Nottingham New Theatre at [email protected]’s Hall does what it says on the tin. 

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

Highly Suspect is a highly novel theatrical experience in which four actors take on the roles of supporting players from the Sherlock Holmes stories - Watson, Le Strade, Mycroft an… 

Tickbox

Tickbox

In a moving one-woman show, Lubna Kerr explores race, heritage, gender and health in the context of her and her family's experiences as a Pakistani family in Glasgow. 

The Bank Job

The Bank Job

What are the ingredients for a bank robbery comedy? A ragtag criminal gang, a double serving of double-crossing, a training montage, and many pairs of dark sunglasses. 

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

As seen and heard on Netflix, Union Jack Radio and the Max Turner final. 

Ask a Stripper

Ask a Stripper

Ever wanted to ask a stripper what she eats for breakfast? What does her self-care routine consist of? What was her favourite subject at school? How about employment conditions dow… 

An Evening with Isy Suttie

An Evening with Isy Suttie

Comedian Isy Suttie (Peep Show) presents a darkly comic tale about the joy and horror of romance. 

Ask a Stripper

Ask a Stripper

Ever wanted to ask a stripper what she eats for breakfast? What does her self-care routine consist of? What was her favourite subject at school? How about employment conditions dow… 

Corpsing

Corpsing

For a show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe entitled Corpsing you might be forgiven for thinking it’s a comedy about laughing out of place. 

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

From the rivers of Venice to the far-off kingdom of Barataria, the University of St Andrews’ Gilbert and Sullivan Society brings The Gondoliers into your home. 

Drown Your Sorrows!

Drown Your Sorrows!

Following the death of their manager, four bartenders are faced with the impossible task of resurrecting their bar before it is taken over by a massive corporate chain. 

Radio 69

Radio 69

Radio 69 is an irreverent queer British comedy set in a radio station in the Scottish borders. 

My House

My House

What secret did the Chaplins, Carole Lombard, William Powell and a host of other film stars from the last century share? Witness the mystery unravel in one of the most notorious ho… 

The Laird Strikes Back

The Laird Strikes Back

Perthshire maverick Gussie McCraig joins No. 

Daniel Zindler Drops

Daniel Zindler Drops

When the juggler drops, is it on purpose? Daniel began his career as a busker and is still often found juggling on the Royal Mile. 

Moonlight On Leith

Moonlight On Leith

Moonlight on Leith, by Emilie Robson and Laila Noble, at theSpaceTriplex is inspired by the ‘Save Leith Walk’ campaign; a grassroots movement seeking to preserve the historic s… 

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

The Guru Dudu team returns to Edinburgh with our hilarious and engaging tours. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Claudio loves Hero and Benedick hates Beatrice. 

My House

My House

What secret did the Chaplins, Carole Lombard, William Powell and a host of other film stars from the last century share? Witness the mystery unravel in one of the most notorious ho… 

Hyenas!

Hyenas!

The Hyenas are taking you out-out on the hen do of your life! So buckle up and suck into that polyester dress! Expect audience participation, crap karaoke and pray we make it out a… 

Femme Ta Bouche

Femme Ta Bouche

Femme Ta Bouche: a gender-bending cabaret star with cancer, cooped up in rural Arkansas, wants to make a statement. 

Jack Docherty – Nothing But

Jack Docherty – Nothing But

Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland’s favourite comic performers, returns to the festival with a tender, playful, darkly c… 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

It’s all in that title, really. 

I Am Not Victoria Wood

I Am Not Victoria Wood

‘Impressively evocative’ (Chortle. 

According to Everyone Else (WIP)

According to Everyone Else (WIP)

To do list: house, get partner, career, smokin’ body and family. 

Eugene

Eugene

In the not too distant future, millionaire and inventor (think Elon Musk with a further attitude problem) Hugh from Hu-Bris industries is launching the first superhuman artificial … 

The Big Birthday Show With Magic Gareth

The Big Birthday Show With Magic Gareth

Did you have a birthday in the last year that was spoilt by COVID? Or an anniversary? Or a Christmas. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

Interactive, hilarious and a ‘guaranteed great night out’ ***** (BroadwayBaby. 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year with their production of Sunshine on Leith, at Multistory, first performed in 2014 and twice thereafter. 

Tropicana

Tropicana

Billed as ‘the future of queer comedy cabaret’ Tropicana is Aidan Sadler’s 80’s solo show of classic queer hits at the suitably late hour of 23:15 at theSpaceTriplex. 

Otway

Otway

Otway is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

It’s all in that title, really. 

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

The perfect afternoon show. 

Miss DQ Live!

Miss DQ Live!

Starring the UK’s only dwarf drag queen. 

#Dave Alnwick: Exceptional Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Exceptional Magic

Fringe legend Dave Alnwick performs exceptional magic. 

Agent November's Robyn Yew – Outdoor Escape Game

Agent November's Robyn Yew – Outdoor Escape Game

Agent November needs you to be the hero! The Museum of Secrets has been robbed! International cat-burglar Robyn Yew plans to auction off politically sensitive artefacts. 

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

As seen and heard on Netflix, Union Jack Radio and the Max Turner final. 

Amazing Prize Family Bingo

Amazing Prize Family Bingo

It’s bingo with loads and loads of prizes. 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party with a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party with a Scottish Twist

Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Disco as they return to their Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the historic streets of Edinburgh. 

Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies

Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies

1939: Bette returns home knowing she’s to lose, as the press leaked the Oscar winners. 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

Bear Hands

Bear Hands

Presenting Bear Hands, new writing by Gatlin Perrin. 

Ram of God

Ram of God

In the heart of the British countryside, prophet and visionary Ram of God leads his flock in a life of simple devotion. 

My House

My House

What secret did the Chaplins, Carole Lombard, William Powell and a host of other film stars from the last century share? Witness the mystery unravel in one of the most notorious ho… 

Dear Donald / Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence)

Dear Donald / Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence)

Elaine Liner’s unapologetically satirical play takes liberties for laughs, with the biographies of famous political rivals Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. 

How Do You Know You Are Home?

How Do You Know You Are Home?

An immersive feel-good experience that comprises personal storytelling and comedy to tell a story about growing up and making a home in the world. 

Cash Point Meet by Niamh Murphy

Cash Point Meet by Niamh Murphy

Emma and Sinéad know all that glitters isn’t gold, but when given the opportunity to go from €3. 

The Girls of St. Trinian's

The Girls of St. Trinian's

With Sistas Before Mistas as their rally cry, the girls of St. 

Four Horses

Four Horses

A blasphemous dark comedy about the end of the world. 

Vignettes of a Pestilence

Vignettes of a Pestilence

Actors Repertory Theatre Luxembourg presents a linked trio by Erik Abbott, unfolding across the Covid era and portraying stories of the pandemic with laughter and hope. 

Murmur

Murmur

Murmur is an absurdist audio drama; an experimental ‘sound cartoon’ for the listener. 

Six°

Six°

With only six degrees of separation, we are all connected. 

Heroes

Heroes

Quaker singer-songwriter, poet and eco-worrier, Majk Stokes, brings his quirky humour (and his mild obsession with superheroes) back to the Fringe for an online charity concert com… 

Candy

Candy

Do you believe in love at first sight? Will has a secret. 

Still Life

Still Life

A site-specific theatrical performance combining movement and text, featuring two women and two couches in two different cities. 

Let’s Talk About… Being a Woman

Let’s Talk About… Being a Woman

A lighthearted comedy about university student Sophie, and her journey of discovering what it means to be a woman in this world. 

We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time

We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time

‘Laugh-out-loud funny, bold, fascinating, whip-smart’ **** (Everything-Theatre. 

Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

Trapped in a manor house, two hapless Glaswegian detectives must investigate the deaths of each family member, but try not to become victims themselves… A time-warp murder myster… 

Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show!

Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show!

Fiercely fabulous and fictitious Las Vegas lounge legend, Trudy Carmichael has lived (and nearly died), loved (and often lost) more than most mere mortals, but she gets through all… 

Three Chords and the Truth

Three Chords and the Truth

It’s only rock’n’roll, till it isn’t. 

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

From the rivers of Venice to the far-off kingdom of Barataria, the University of St Andrews’ Gilbert and Sullivan Society brings The Gondoliers into your home. 

V-Card

V-Card

V-Card is a new comedy by Alison Hall about Hazel, a young woman whose friends take it upon themselves to help her resolve her lack of sexual experience when they find out that she… 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

An exclusive musical comedy taxi journey, with multiple costume/character changes, frills, frolics, fun and glasses of fizz. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Music is the food of love – and we needed to play on. 

Live @ The Drill Hall

Live @ The Drill Hall

Celebrate the return to live entertainment with an exciting evening of variety hosted by radio personality Mark McKenzie in the home of the Army. 

Miss Honey

Miss Honey

A new online one-woman show digitally broadcast from East London’s leading drag club, The Glory. 

Wrong Number

Wrong Number

The residents of Heather Avenue are in lockdown, forced to rely on the phone and Zoom to communicate. 

Are You Boxed In, Mr Dennis?

Are You Boxed In, Mr Dennis?

Combining childlike wonder, adult cynicism, and Shakespearean gravitas in his impressively compelling story, master storyteller Dennis Elkins poses increasingly difficult questions… 

Ansel and Gretchen

Ansel and Gretchen

Siblings Ansel and Gretchen explore the complexities of human connection. 

Kevin Quantum: The Trick That Fooled...

Kevin Quantum: The Trick That Fooled...

Unearthed! Incredible magic that’s fooled some of the most brilliant and creative people ever to have lived. 

In One Eye, Out the Other

In One Eye, Out the Other

In association with Smock Alley Theatre, acclaimed Irish comedian Tadhg Hickey brings you his weird and wonderful part-theatre, part-stand-up comedy show, In One Eye, Out the Other… 

Police Cops

Police Cops

1976: Rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson is out to avenge his brother’s death. 

Triple Bypass: Three Ten-Minute Plays About Living for Death and Dying for Life

Triple Bypass: Three Ten-Minute Plays About Living for Death and Dying for Life

Deena MP Ronayne’s award-winning debut as a writer takes audiences on an emotional journey ranging from fear and hate to delight and joy. 

Agent November's Major X Ploe-Shun – Outdoor Escape Game

Agent November's Major X Ploe-Shun – Outdoor Escape Game

You are the hero in this immersive, spy-themed escape game. 

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Winner of Best Ensemble at a Tucson Fringe Festival 2021. 

Shades of White

Shades of White

Shades of White is set in 1990s Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA during the year of the 75th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. 

Live @ The Drill Hall

Live @ The Drill Hall

Celebrate the return to live entertainment with an exciting evening of variety hosted by radio personality Mark McKenzie in the home of the Army. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie adventure extravaganza. 

Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

The untold side to the story of Aladdin’s Jafar and how he went from a selfless royal advisor to a man desperate to make things right again… 

Five Times As Wise

Five Times As Wise

A writer enters his studio and is visited by five eccentric and imposing characters with the purpose of creating a play that defines the 21st century. 

What Are We Watching?

What Are We Watching?

A comedy about four working-class friends, Nick, Dan, Michelle and Lucy. 

Two Fingers Up

Two Fingers Up

Remember when your religion teacher taught you about ridin’? And the school nurse told you to shave your pits? Or here, discovering your clit the first time? Wait, you haven’t yet?… 

Receptionists

Receptionists

The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns. 

Granny Smith

Granny Smith

One-woman, bilingual (English/French) mask show. 

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

400 milliliters. 

Rajesh and Naresh

Rajesh and Naresh

‘The only thing for you now is to find a good wife. 

Clowntime

Clowntime

In this new one-man show, with a full cast via video, playwright and performer John Feffer portrays the fall and unlikely rise of a straight man in a comic world. 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

‘Utterly charming’ (Portsmouth Herald,US). 

GOBBY

GOBBY

A biting and heartfelt one-woman odyssey about what it really means to be loud. 

King John: A Theatrical Film

King John: A Theatrical Film

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

The Sean and Gerry Breakfast Show

The Sean and Gerry Breakfast Show

A comedy play about two veteran local radio DJs finally getting their shot at the big time: the breakfast show on national radio. 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

Kevin Quantum: Eyes Open | Eyes Shut

Kevin Quantum: Eyes Open | Eyes Shut

From the Britain’s Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist, trained by Penn and Teller, Edinburgh Fringe sell-out. 

The Snoopy Question

The Snoopy Question

What are dogs really like? Will Matt turn into a dog? In a crazy but true story, Matt Black offers joyful entertainment with surprising dog facts, excellent poems, cheap props and … 

Save The Date

Save The Date

Have you ever been at a wedding and forced to accept that today isn’t all about you? You’ve had to fake a smile and mingle with distant relatives you can’t remember the names… 

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

Beverly and husband Laurence are throwing a party for their newlywed neighbours, Tony and Angela. 

All My Stupid Jobs

All My Stupid Jobs

Broadway / West End veteran Timothy Quinlan exposes the humbling truth about life in musical theatre. 

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

The irrepressible Glummer Twins are back to celebrate the joys, absurdities and indignities of getting older. 

Judgement Day

Judgement Day

Ever thought about what you’d do if the world was going to end? Six friends living on the outskirts of London are caught up in the shenanigans that ensue when a solar flare is anno… 

What Women Want

What Women Want

Is there anything more complex than the female mind? In this 21st-century world, every action is just so difficult for people to understand! They’ve liked my photo, do they fancy m… 

Three Broads and a Piano

Three Broads and a Piano

A light-hearted afternoon of trios, duets and solos from opera and musical theatre, encompassing Mozart to Sondheim. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

IKP present a bonkers theatre adventure in this brand-new comedy adaptation of L Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 

Strike!

Strike!

Sex, thugs and bowling balls. 

Double Date! The Musical

Double Date! The Musical

When exes Claire and Niamh bump into each other for the first time in years while out with their current partners, they have no idea just what they’ve gotten themselves into. 

Dog/Actor

Dog/Actor

As part of their 2020 UK tour, Threedumb Theatre presents two explosive and comedic short plays written by Steven Berkoff, performed back-to-back by the same one actor. 

Death(s) at Sea

Death(s) at Sea

A small theatre company are performing their murder mystery play, Death at Sea, but during the show, everything goes wrong. 

Match.Mom

Match.Mom

A playful, one-woman comedy about a single mum’s trials and adventures in the year 2000 at the dawn of Internet dating. 

Raw in 20s

Raw in 20s

A woman on the cusp of turning 30 pours over the last decade of her life. 

Graham is Not Cooperating

Graham is Not Cooperating

Son, brother and patient, Graham subsists on a full-fat diet of petty grievances and crosswords. 

Just Two Guys: Burgers and Fries

Just Two Guys: Burgers and Fries

Just Two Guys have arrived to bring you an experience you won’t forget! Their unique blend of acoustic rock music, comedy, and food creates the most fulfilling musical performanc… 

Failure Studies

Failure Studies

Failure Studies is a new short play by Marco Biasioli. 

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

It’s 1984 and the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, is in trouble. 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Anarchist: noun; a person who rebels against any authority or established order. 

The Songcatcher: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

The Songcatcher: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

Following successful tours of Australia, the USA and the UK, English folk-acoustic duo Skinner and T’witch return to Edinburgh with a live show of original music. 

There's No Mystery in Murder!

There's No Mystery in Murder!

Murder has come to a quiet Yorkshire village where nothing ever happens. 

Melody and Her Many Men

Melody and Her Many Men

A romantic Greek comedy. 

Shrek: The Panto

Shrek: The Panto

In a world where we ignore any films past Shrek 2. 

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

Echoing the crossover concert styles of Liberace and Victor Borge, this world-touring US pianist/singer is a classical musician gone rogue. 

Self Service

Self Service

Breaking down? Worn out, but can’t find the manual? Book in for this funny, tender, toolbox talk about how to keep going. 

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

Who was Shakespeare’s true love? Anne Hathaway who seduced the young Will. 

Half a Dozen Jane Eyres

Half a Dozen Jane Eyres

Double Fringe First winners bring Bronte evangelists who fight and bite at West Norwood’s first-ever Jane Eyre convention (Jeremy Kyle meets Comic Con). 

Fleas and Cheese: The Great Plague and Fire Show

Fleas and Cheese: The Great Plague and Fire Show

Enjoy a plaguey, fiery hour in this informative and interactive one-man show for history-loving kids. 

Elliot Bibby's Birthday Party of a Lifetime

Elliot Bibby's Birthday Party of a Lifetime

Birthdays are magical, especially when you get to celebrate several at the one party! You’re invited to travel through a lifetime of magical birthday experiences and join in the … 

Waiting for Hamlet

Waiting for Hamlet

Winner of the 2018 Kenneth Branagh New Drama Writing award, this comedy about a tragedy locks King Hamlet and Yorick in a battle of wits between two old fools, where only one of th… 

Craig's Magic Show

Craig's Magic Show

Using only a deck of cards and a very talented toy rabbit, magician Craig Stephenson has dazzled audiences around the world with his exemplary sleight of hand skills combined with … 

Happily Ever Poofter

Happily Ever Poofter

Like Disney? Like c*ck? Then you’ll love Happily Ever Poofter! Following a smash-hit UK and international tour, the untold story of a gay fairytale prince – 2019’s hottest musi… 

North Star (or What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

North Star (or What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

Ever met someone with a great intuition for everyone but themselves? Meet Lori Hamilton. 

Boys in the Buff

Boys in the Buff

Diana Diamonte inspires her four boys to explore something we’re all interested in: bodies. 

La Serva Padrona

La Serva Padrona

Opera is dying! Can David bring it back to life with his one-man production of La Serva Padrona? Comedy, cocoa and questions of consent collide in this new English version of Pergo… 

Agonising Agony Aunts

Agonising Agony Aunts

After years of being agony aunts, they are left feeling agonised! But changing career is not easy, especially in today’s life. 

Happy Ending

Happy Ending

A gay man, a straight man and a massage table… Happy Ending introduces you to a simple, perfectly professional massage therapist who goes about his day job never knowing who his … 

Let's Try Gay

Let's Try Gay

Two friends, Jack and Phil, meet in a hotel, bringing a video camera. 

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

Join acclaimed mystery maestros Highly Suspect for a hilarious and interactive murder mystery, which you – the audience – must solve! Featuring a fiendish plot, evidence to exa… 

Beowulf: Her Story

Beowulf: Her Story

Beowulf sets out to save the Danes, redefine heroism and crack some legendary jokes along the way. 

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

Completely sold out in 2014 and 2018. 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Now in its 13th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

Told through a series of flashbacks interspersed with the “Last Supper”, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband is a hilarious exploration of jealousy, humiliation, deceit and betrayal w… 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

The Edinburgh satirical smash hit returns newly revised and updated! Election 2020. 

Nuts

Nuts

A talk show with a difference! Join George Monkey along with his primate pal, Cedric as he chats with invited guests in this unique and hilarious talk show featuring some of the be… 

Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

Sexy and subversive, audacious and hilarious, this one-woman show puts a knife in the back of traditional fairy tales. 

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

The legendary dark prince of comedy-cabaret has brought his new show to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Broken Britain, 1987, Rita and Sue; two teens hungry for adult adventure embark on a wicked journey that takes them on a very raucous ride – literally! You’ll be shocked, you may… 

The Illicit Thrill: The History of Pants Off!

The Illicit Thrill: The History of Pants Off!

Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot as The Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business. 

The Voodoo Rooms Cabaret

The Voodoo Rooms Cabaret

A thrilling intimate showcase sees our hilarious Master of ceremonies introduce a cast of outrageous performers including world-class comedians, astonishing magicians, cabaret croo… 

Chores

Chores

Want to enjoy an hour of madcap comedy circus whilst simultaneously instilling in your kids a sense of domestic duty? Look no further – this sell-out show is back and tidying you… 

It All

It All

Cameron Cook’s debut solo show, previously performed to full houses at Soho Theatre, offers up that rare and sought-after Fringe experience – you see a show, you know next to not… 

Jarred Christmas and Hobbit: The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Jarred Christmas and Hobbit: The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Are you a kid? Do you like music, laughing and whack-a-doodle-noodle craziness? Grab your pet adult and join us! Direct from a UK tour and last year’s sell-out run; we’re back … 

The Greatest Magic Show

The Greatest Magic Show

Best in Fringe Kids 2019. 

Six° with Jamie Adkins

Six° with Jamie Adkins

With only six degrees of separation, we are all connected. 

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

It’s officially the world’s most sought after tribute to the BBC’s iconic sitcom – and it’s back! Step inside and experience this comedy spectacular from the inside-out a… 

Ben Moor: Who Here's Lost?

Ben Moor: Who Here's Lost?

What do we make with our lives? An artist worries his work has lost its way. 

Adrian Bliss: Better Thunberg

Adrian Bliss: Better Thunberg

Seeing how well it did for Greta Thunberg, a budding influencer jumps on the climate change bandwagon in a bid to become the most famous person on Earth. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough live! A blue whale swims through the depths. 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

She’s the dreamer of dreams. 

Once Upon a Time in Hollywoodland

Once Upon a Time in Hollywoodland

The remarkably funny and true story of actor Nigel Miles-Thomas putting on the first-ever Pantomime in Los Angeles in 1991. 

Convenience Store Woman

Convenience Store Woman

Irasshaimasé! Welcome to the store! Meet Keiko. 

HAWK

HAWK

When a shipment containing a highly protected Sypher Corp suit goes missing in space, it’s up to John Hawk and a team of space marines to collect the asset, transport it across the… 

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

The perpetrators of 2019’s satirical smash hit Now That’s What I Call Brexit – ‘Searing satire’ **** (BritishTheatreGuide. 

The Sneeze

The Sneeze

Works by Anton Chekhov, translated and adapted by Michael Frayn. 

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

In the midst of the comedy maelstrom, into which Edinburgh in August descends, I was privileged to enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience. 

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word. 

A Partnership

A Partnership

Some assert that homophobia, for the most part, has been eradicated. 

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Brecht’s darkly comic play about the ascent of the moronic, childish but charismatic gangster Arturo Ui should be relevant for obvious reasons. 

YUCK Circus

YUCK Circus

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe sees YUCK Circus pull down the pants of the patriarchy in a bares-all, feminist romp. 

Mojo

Mojo

I’m somewhat sceptical of companies bringing classic plays to the Fringe, be it an average Hamlet or yet another Woyzeck. 

Will Gompertz: Double Art History – The Sequel

Will Gompertz: Double Art History – The Sequel

Will Gompertz feels like an old friend, not because I have ever met him, but because I have grown up with his inciteful and interesting contributions as the BBC’s arts editor. 

The 27 Club

The 27 Club

The play follows Nick: a young, successful artist struggling with his identity and mental health. 

Testament of Yootha

Testament of Yootha

Those not lucky enough to have enjoyed the naff golden years and dubious social content of 1970s and 80s television may not immediately understand the appeal of a one-woman show ab… 

Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

In our current day and age with consuming media in whatever shape it may take, it’s not difficult to find an advert, article or commentary about the body and how we should look i… 

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

A new dark comedy about foot-and-mouth disease by Fringe First award winner Emily Jenkins. 

Superstar

Superstar

From a very young age, Nicola has been determined to prove to her four older siblings, and the world, that she is more than just a little sister. 

Lobster

Lobster

In the last years, online dating apps - and the ever-more-absurd scenarios that facilitate - have emerged as a fruitful mine of comic reflections. 

Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show

Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show

The Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show is one of two similar events happening at this year's Edinburgh Fringe; both themed dinners based on the legendary iconic 1970s sitcom… 

Un Poyo Rojo

Un Poyo Rojo

Argentinian dance music greets us as we enter the space for two-man physical theatre experience Un Poyo Rojo, but the vast majority of the show takes place in silence. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Shakespeare: Reloaded have reworked this classic Oscar Wilde play into something almost unrecognisable. 

Phoenix

Phoenix

Ash Phoenix dreams of being a rock star. 

Blind Date

Blind Date

Have you ever been on a Tinder date? Picture that in front of a live audience, where only one of the participants knows what’s going on. 

In Conversation with... Elaine C Smith

In Conversation with... Elaine C Smith

BAFTA-winning actor, comedian, singer, writer, independence campaigner, panto legend, feminist and socialist, Smith is rarely accused of lacking opinions. 

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

LIP Service brings their critically acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett’s tragicomedy Waiting for Godot to Edinburgh from Texas. 

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

Based on the classic 1956 short film by Albert Lamorisse, the award-winning Lucky Dog bring their brand-new show to Edinburgh Fringe. 

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons by Ciara McNiff. 

Blockbusters

Blockbusters

A comedic dash through the big-hitters of the Bible, courtesy of the Blockbusters board and in the company of two accomplished storytellers. 

Accordion Fight Show

Accordion Fight Show

Strangely’s folk-punk-cabaret riot returns with new songs and shenanigans. 

The HandleBards: Much Ado About Nothing

The HandleBards: Much Ado About Nothing

They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. 

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

Join us for a hedonistic hour of weird, funny and confusing entertainment direct from the seething capital of culture and queerness, Berlin. 

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Fat Rascal Theatre should be pleased with their Fringe so far. 

Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale

Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale

Melinda Hughes is a prodigious cabaret vocalist and political satirist who brings her new show Off The Scale to this year’s Fringe, backed by a wonderful three-piece band. 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

If you’ve seen anything that A Slightly Isolated Dog has done, you’ve arguably seen all of it, and that is in no way a bad thing. 

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One's Own

Part party, part PSHE lesson and part coming-of-age rom-com, A Womb of One’s Own is a heartfelt love letter to women’s bodies everywhere. 

Mother and the Monster / Free Festival

Mother and the Monster / Free Festival

Charlotte was a legendary Hollywood props mistress who disappeared from public view decades ago. 

Come Dine with Mr Shakespeare

Come Dine with Mr Shakespeare

Reality TV lurches onto the stage, with four familiar Shakespearean characters competing to win a thousand gold crowns. 

The Village Fate

The Village Fate

In June 2017, one vote changed a village in middle England forever. 

Daisy MacDade: Sugarbaby

Daisy MacDade: Sugarbaby

Daisy MacDade tells the strange-but-true story of her extraordinary experiences as an Edinburgh-based sugarbaby trying to get through university. 

The Scott Walker Songbook

The Scott Walker Songbook

Scott Walker was one of popular music’s most fascinating and elusive characters. 

Bi-Cycle

Bi-Cycle

Bi-Cycle is the low-cardio, sweat-drenched sexual awakening you never knew you needed. 

Comedy Hypnotist and Mentalist Mark Knight

Comedy Hypnotist and Mentalist Mark Knight

Mark Knight had the honour of performing to a packed-out room, clearly up for a fun Friday night of Mind Reading and Hypnosis – any Edinburgh performer’s dream scenario. 

Jumping the Barriers

Jumping the Barriers

We tell the story of a chance meeting on a train between a wealthy young graduate and a homeless northerner, and how this dramatic mirror casts light on the inequality of our socie… 

Sharon Stacy Statue

Sharon Stacy Statue

This is a show about letting others and experiences steal your identity and what to do to get it back. As told by Sharon Stacy Statue. 

Crystal Bollix presents: The Bitch Ball

Crystal Bollix presents: The Bitch Ball

Ever been called a bitch? Want to escape reality? Or simply want to have a motherf*cking good time? Welcome to the Bitch Ball. 

Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding

Waking in the bridal suite on his wedding day, Bill finds a strange girl in his bed. 

Ben Hur

Ben Hur

From Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps), Ben Hur follows an amateur theatre troupe as they produce the massive tale of the fictional prince and merchant, Judah Ben-Hur. 

Cadaver Synod

Cadaver Synod

The Pope makes legal history having his predecessor exhumed and put on trial. 

Curveball

Curveball

Man and woman meet, they fall in love and live happily ever after. 

Glockenspielsexpartybavariagoodbye

Glockenspielsexpartybavariagoodbye

An agoraphobic phone sex dominatrix goes on a whirlwind journey across the Bavarian countryside – and deep within herself – in order to rescue a friend from the claws of a myth… 

Goodbye Charles – Free

Goodbye Charles – Free

‘I ate the divorce papers, Charles. 

And Then They Died

And Then They Died

Riddled Image have been invited to a funeral, but something quickly becomes clear when they arrive: the funeral is for one of them. 

Sex Ed: A Cabaret of Play

Sex Ed: A Cabaret of Play

With thrilling stories, silly games, and pervy puppets, Sex Ed is the smartest, slam-bangin’-est cabaret in town. 

The Convoluted Adventures of Batman and Robin – An Adult Panto!

The Convoluted Adventures of Batman and Robin – An Adult Panto!

Na na na na na na na na Batman! Na na na na na na na na panto! Panto! Batman! Pantooooo! After a sell-out adult pantomime in 2018’s Fringe, WDG is back with a new not-family-frie… 

Heir Heads

Heir Heads

They have been dreaming of this since they were young and now the day has finally come. 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Florist’s assistant Seymour becomes a sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving. 

What Are You Wearing?

What Are You Wearing?

Our show tells the story of two women. 

The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

You can see a play every day in every theatre. 

Mourning Overnight

Mourning Overnight

‘The worst day of our lives might just be the best thing that ever happened to us’. 

Defying Logic

Defying Logic

We meet Lily in a therapists office in Manhattan. 

Die or Run

Die or Run

The 1980s. 

Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Chic Murray was the comedian’s comedian. 

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson spends his time shamelessly promoting himself about town as a way to make a living. 

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

Spin that wheel! Join us for an evening of totally improvised musical comedy where you create the show. 

Special Measures

Special Measures

A classroom comedy. 

Remind Me Again Why I Need a Man

Remind Me Again Why I Need a Man

Maggie Taylor has the ideal life as an ageing dominatrix. 

An Evening with Bosom Buddies

An Evening with Bosom Buddies

With their astonishing singing vocals, Brenda and Bernie attempt to perform the worlds greatest tribute to the divas show. 

Holy Sh*t

Holy Sh*t

In a desperate last-ditch attempt to save their underfunded and dwindling church, two priests come to the conclusion that the best way they can raise funds is by selling the one re… 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

One of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies brought to you by CYD. 

COMPOST

COMPOST

When two ex-government peons decide their next mildly illegal venture is selling bins that supposedly turn plastic into compost, they discover that Amersham has a sordid underbelly… 

The Soundtrack of Life

The Soundtrack of Life

Everyone has a soundtrack to their life – from the songs that get you up on the dance floor to the ones that get you singing in your car, the songs that get you through hard time… 

Choose Your Own... Improv!

Choose Your Own... Improv!

What do you want to see? A marriage or a funeral? An abandoned spaceship or a creepy dungeon? A murder or a resurrection? In Choose Your Own. 

It's That Simple

It's That Simple

At the age of five she already knew she wanted to play the cello and conquer the world with her red cello case on her back. 

Stay Loyal to the Royals

Stay Loyal to the Royals

YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage. 

amendments: A Play on Words

amendments: A Play on Words

John Chesterton works in a world where political correctness is paramount. 

The Feminazis

The Feminazis

Tired of the lack of progress in gender equality, Sal and Libby decide to take things into their own hands in the only sensible way they can think of: by starting a terrorist organ… 

Itinerary of an EU Migrant Worker – A Bittersweet Anglo-French Musical Comedy

Itinerary of an EU Migrant Worker – A Bittersweet Anglo-French Musical Comedy

French-born Marianne has spent most of her adult life in the UK. 

Liminality

Liminality

A scholar and an amnesiac find themselves on the shore of the river Styx. 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

The five-time Tony Award and seven-time Drama Desk Award-winning show now revived for 2019. 

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

After their sell-out success last year with three Alan Bennett plays, BCP return with one of Alan Ayckbourn’s most recent tragi-comedies. 

Just a Number

Just a Number

David Harmer and Ray Globe recently turned 60. 

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

After their sell-out success last year with three Alan Bennett plays, BCP return with two of Ayckbourn’s short comedies performed back to back. 

Tuck Into Poetry – A Lite Bite of Cheese and Puns

Tuck Into Poetry – A Lite Bite of Cheese and Puns

Served with a smile and a sprinkling of humour, Suzanne brings you a portion of poetry to tickle the taste buds. 

The Kaye Hole

The Kaye Hole

Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town. 

Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge

The framing of Paradise Lodge is odd at first. 

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables is a fun and intimate quiz taking place in a dungeon-like cellar that entirely enhances the atmosphere. 

21 Futures by Olly Hawes

21 Futures by Olly Hawes

At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, there is a work by the artist Robert Montgomery, a large piece of signage that declares ‘THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES HERE’. 

Peeved with Peter E Davidson

Peeved with Peter E Davidson

Derry comedian Peter E Davidson (The Blame Game, Live at the Sunflower) is back with his third Fringe show and this time. 

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Ellie is living on her own in London, away from Mum in Leeds for the very first time. 

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

Amber Topaz, the inaugural Miss Burlesque UK, brings Edinburgh Fringe a burlesqueless theatrical cabaret experience that is personal, informative, and inclusive. 

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

Trauma is never an easy thing to talk about. 

Shakespeare Up Late!

Shakespeare Up Late!

This 50-minute adaptation of Hamlet is one for Shakespeare lovers with short attention spans. 

Vinyl Encore

Vinyl Encore

AW King and Paul Vitty have written an entertaining and poignant theatre piece, enhanced with live music, which digs under the skin of a rock star’s ego and internal drive, as tw… 

Not Quite

Not Quite

It’s a secret epidemic, one that affects every new generation of young people. 

Men Chase Women Choose

Men Chase Women Choose

A riotous romp through the history of the female body, the patriarchy and the bad science behind the titular gender myth. 

Electric

Electric

Two young women from different sides of Dublin city attending the same festival meet in the girls' toilets (always the best place to make new friends) and strike up a connectio… 

Letter to Boddah
BOBBY WINNER

Letter to Boddah

“Will they or won’t they go through with it?” That is the consuming question that hovers for an hour over Letter to Boddah, written and directed by Sarah Nelson and performed… 

Buzzing

Buzzing

Buzzing is the story of Julie, a 50-something recent divorcee who is wanting to discover herself and “find meaning”. 

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

With a blast of Darth Vader’s Imperial March, the tone is set before Pete Cunningham’s highly celebrated alter ego, the cult smash and ‘King of Dark Cabaret’, Frank Sanazi … 

Chris Read: Little Man

Chris Read: Little Man

Chris Read is a talented singer-songwriter performing his debut solo hour at the Fringe this year. 

Boar

Boar

Stage mist and ethereal warfare sounds are the backdrop to this wonderful hour of bloodthirsty battle and adventure, with a cast of thousands resonating through the medium of Lewis… 

Alex Hodgson’s Half Past Seven Show

Alex Hodgson’s Half Past Seven Show

Alex Hodgson’s Half Past Seven Show gives a muckle tip of his bunnet to some of Scotland’s best variety entertainers. 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The RTO will once again endeavour to transcend all the expected orchestral clichés. 

Tally Ho, Secret Several!

Tally Ho, Secret Several!

Spoof of Enid Blyton’s famous adventure book series The Secret Seven. 

The Lashes: Return of the Lash

The Lashes: Return of the Lash

The Lashes are three queens on the run from Gaylead. 

The Glass Elephant

The Glass Elephant

A young mother-to-be visits her in-laws for a Christmas trip. 

Mama's Eggnog

Mama's Eggnog

On the night before Halloween, three grown siblings witness the cremation of their beloved mother and then spend the remainder of the holiday season arguing over the fate of mum’… 

The Domestic

The Domestic

To make a piece of gig theatre work, you need to find a musical genre or vibe that can imbue the show with energy, and you need to find a story and a storyteller that can harness t… 

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast is a great show to start your day… and that’s not just because of the complimentary coffee and pastries!It’s the 28th year C theatre have put on a S… 

Noir Hamlet

Noir Hamlet

Pour a glass of whisky, settle into the sounds of a sax solo and join ‘Little H’ for a new noir take on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

A show about a Sue Perkins stan who has a life-size cardboard cut-out of the former Great British Bake Off presenter and an unwavering belief that she “will be glad to have someb… 

B'Witches

B'Witches

For centuries three witches have gathered on the solstice to create a potion to avoid being turned to stone at midnight. 

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw presents Goblin and Fiends, a romp into femininity, idiocy, foxes and omelettes. 

A Very British Lesbian

A Very British Lesbian

Fiona Goodwin has written and performed this piece as the ultimate coming out story. 

A Grave Situation

A Grave Situation

This World War II farce is a good choice for a 25-strong company to showcase their talents, with a wide range of roles on show. 

#Dave Alnwick: Actual Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Actual Magic

Dave Alnwick is a true magician’s magician, with many strings to his bow. 

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

Fast-paced, high-energy, physical theatre that features Shakespeare monologues re-imagined. 

The Mackerel Eaters

The Mackerel Eaters

Local band The Mackerel Eaters are searching for their inspiration and motivation in the cultural graveyard of ambition, Galway City. 

The HandleBards: The Tempest

The HandleBards: The Tempest

They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. 

Sugar

Sugar

Steph and Rhona work part-time in dead-end jobs and rent a flat they can’t afford. 

Chris Cross: The Great Magician of the North

Chris Cross: The Great Magician of the North

Chris Cross – The tricky Geordie cheekster returns for his 14th consecutive Fringe, with his unique madcap style of multi award-winning comedy magic, escapology and cunning stunt… 

EAST

EAST

Steven Berkoff’s irresistible EAST makes an inevitable return to the Festival Fringe, this time in a vibrant and energetic production by HiveMCR. 

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming is the story of two friends across centuries of change and development. 

The Two Magicians with Kane & Abel

The Two Magicians with Kane & Abel

Edinburgh Fringe's premier magical twins, Kane and Abel, return for their sixth run here in their regular home as the flagship magicians of PBH's Free Fringe venue the Liqu… 

Gobby

Gobby

How did the first person to watch Phoebe Waller-Bridge perform Fleabag feel; confused, enlightened, so profoundly altered they could barely put words to it? Jodie Irvine’s origin… 

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Colin Cloud is the undisputed rockstar of the Edinburgh Fringe magic world and one of the festival’s greatest success stories of recent years. 

Jennifer B

Jennifer B

Jennifer B is a must-see! She’s a thirty-something blonde with a red lipstick, a protruding front and an animal instinct. 

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Stand-up tantra diving shamelessly into the heart of your matter. 

Our Teacher's a Troll!

Our Teacher's a Troll!

Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny – until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp gnarly fangs and a l… 

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

An award-winning, one-woman science comedy-musical about the neuroscience of love and loneliness. 

The Understudies

The Understudies

The Understudies is a completely improvised comedy musical that has enjoyed two successful years at the Edinburgh Fringe (2017 and 2018). 

Mandy Picks a Husband

Mandy Picks a Husband

Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious, raw 55-minute rollercoaster ride unearthing the magic elixir for her unmarried soul. 

Trust the Teenagers

Trust the Teenagers

Trust the teenagers to fall too hard, to act too fast, to think too deep, to drink too much. 

Do Our Best

Do Our Best

The Girl Guide Promise, an oath taken by all Guides and Brownies, highlights how a girl guide member must always do their best, be true to themselves and develop their beliefs. 

West of Frances

West of Frances

Frances has decided to fly to Dublin to spit on Sister Ina Marsh’s grave. 

The Last Bread Pudding

The Last Bread Pudding

Coming from their success at the 2017 All-England Theatre Festival semi-finals, Our Star Theatre Company proudly presents their award-winning comedy, The Last Bread Pudding – a h… 

Toothbrush

Toothbrush

Alena and Kat are splitting up. 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

A cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter. 

1:1

1:1

After moving from a tiny village and now currently piled up under a mountain of student debt plus the dizzying heights of life in the city, our postgraduate finds himself chatting … 

Mr Nice Guy

Mr Nice Guy

Local celebrity Jeremy Shaw is shot on his way to work one morning. 

Blighty, Broadway and Beyond! – The Private Lives of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Blighty, Broadway and Beyond! – The Private Lives of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, one of the most successful partnerships in the 30s and 40s, (dead now unfortunately. 

40 Shades of Green Tour

40 Shades of Green Tour

This comedy is about the crazy antics of an American cast bringing their show Tea for Three to a theatre in Ireland. 

Nine Months

Nine Months

Breaking the 4th Wall was founded by Imelda Reynolds and Frances Moylan. 

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

David is a man of a certain age in an uncertain age. 

The Visitors

The Visitors

The Visitors is an original play which centres around a night in the life of heroin addict Danny Strand as he attempts to rekindle his old flare for life. 

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

The 1950s: a golden era, idyllic, patriarchal. 

Dream Machine

Dream Machine

This year’s hottest product has just hit the city. 

Takin' It Easy, 1916

Takin' It Easy, 1916

Near Bristol, a clueless Swindonian encounters a secluded town with a distaste for strangers. 

Get Her Outta Here by Isabella Broccolini

Get Her Outta Here by Isabella Broccolini

Broccolini’s creation is a darkly raw absurdist comedy about Red Lady, a symbol and exploration of the female identity. 

Borchert: A Life

Borchert: A Life

Wolfgang Borchert. 

Sales Pitch

Sales Pitch

This Sales Pitch is the only way forward. 

How to Mend the World (With a Student Play)

How to Mend the World (With a Student Play)

This new comedy gives the audience a fly-on-the-wall view of how messy putting on a student Fringe play can be. 

Downton Shabby

Downton Shabby

Big Spirit Theatre Company brings you, Downtown Shabby. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Award-winning Room 29 Theatre return with this fast-paced Tony Award-winning musical, following an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents that vie for the spelling championship of a … 

Headhog

Headhog

A hedgehog has spontaneously appeared in Malcolm’s brain. 

One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

In an unassuming French restaurant, an American news anchor meets with a man who reveals to her that the 1969 moon landing was faked and this time there’s proof. 

Mallets

Mallets

Mallets takes place on a prissy perfect croquet lawn in Middle England, as the most tranquil of summer afternoons is forced to pay witness to a bloodthirsty grudge match between tw… 

Surveillance

Surveillance

After a hugely successful debut with their show iDENTiTY, Anomaly Theatre Company returns with three new dark comedies scrutinising the world that scrutinises us. 

The Very Well-Fed Caterpillar

The Very Well-Fed Caterpillar

A young and lonely caterpillar, whose eating habits have ballooned him to an impossible size, struggles to turn into a butterfly. 

Noser: The Startup Musical

Noser: The Startup Musical

Smelling: there’s an app for that. 

Aca-rrested: Behind Bars

Aca-rrested: Behind Bars

The Bristol Suspensions are on trial for crimes against a cappella! The 16-piece mixed a cappella group from the University of Bristol are being tried for various a cappella-relate… 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

Semi-Toned Presents: Life on Mars

Semi-Toned Presents: Life on Mars

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to Edinburgh, following two consecutive sell-out runs at the Fringe. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

Get ready to raise the roof with Viva’s heaven-sent production! Sister Act is a divine musical comedy that will have you wanting to don a habit and sing along. 

A Slice of Saturday Night

A Slice of Saturday Night

Join Viva for a fabulously funny, nostalgic romp back to the swinging 60s! A Slice of Saturday Night is set in a nightclub where young love, teenage dreams, fashion and music are t… 

The Mystery of the Bonnie Sporran and the Loch Ness Monster

The Mystery of the Bonnie Sporran and the Loch Ness Monster

The jolly summer hols have arrived at last! Young, brave Lady Iris Bungle and her beloved housekeeper, Mrs Squidgyfeet, find themselves at Hardwick Heights on the edge of Loch Ness… 

You Have a Match

You Have a Match

Two girls take on the world of app store dating. 

Pussy in Boots: The Adult Panto

Pussy in Boots: The Adult Panto

Join us for a naughty night out in which the world of pantomime will be spun on its head in this hilarious, innuendo-filled show packed with sauce, smut and shocks. 

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage

Following last year’s sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run, No Nonsense Productions (It’s a Wonderful Life: **** (EdinburghGuide. 

James Freedman: Moment of Truth

James Freedman: Moment of Truth

In Moment of Truth, James Freedman opens with an air of mystery. 

Idris Stanton – Wham Glam Circus Man!

Idris Stanton – Wham Glam Circus Man!

If you’re a parent looking for a show that you can enjoy as much as your children, you may be looking quite hard. 

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical is billed as a ‘musical parody’ of Friends and unfortunately it fails to hit the mark on both counts. 

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Dreamgun: Film Reads are back at the Fringe and ready to ruin your childhood! At a time when podcasts are very on trend and live recordings are foisted upon an unsuspecting public … 

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

With touches of Liberace and Victor Borge, this world-touring US pianist/singer is a classical concert artist gone rogue. 

Freaky Dancing – An Evening with Bez (Happy Mondays)

Freaky Dancing – An Evening with Bez (Happy Mondays)

An evening with the man himself, Bez. Hear tales of the Hacienda, the rise and fall, then rise and fall again of The Happy Mondays, winning Celebrity Big Brother and more. 

Matt McGuinness: We Are What We Overcome

Matt McGuinness: We Are What We Overcome

Fresh from a successful UK tour, uplifting, anthemic tunes punctuate stories and conversation, shedding light on mental health with self-deprecating honesty and dark humour. 

The Merry Wives of Seoul

The Merry Wives of Seoul

Korean-ised adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic. 

Left-Wing Conspiracy Theorist With Dyspraxia 2

Left-Wing Conspiracy Theorist With Dyspraxia 2

After the success of his debut hour, political comedian Don Biswas returns to the festival with a brand-new WIP show: Left-Wing Conspiracy Theorist with Dyspraxia 2. 

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

The premise of Bismillah! An Isis Tragicomedy, in the Fringe guide, "a story of radicalisation, disenfranchisment and the rock band Queen" was compelling enough to want t… 

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Swinton (pronounced Swin-tone): human actress, alien from Jupiter or mystical spirit guide? Perhaps we’ll never know – this show certainly does little to provide us with … 

My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

The black box space in Summerhall is perfectly suited to Zanetti Productions’ new one-woman show My Best Dead Friend, at once intimate and epic in its proportions. 

Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl

Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl

Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl is one of four plays presented by CalArts at venue 13 this year and is steeped in their tradition of producing original material that stret… 

Chris Cook: Consequences

Chris Cook: Consequences

The Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s greatest hub for creativity, and many of the world’s top performers congregate here year after year. 

#Dave Alnwick: Literally the Best Magician

#Dave Alnwick: Literally the Best Magician

Dave Alnwick, a veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe magic circuit, is one of the more visually striking performers you're likely to see here. 

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

The Wardrobe Ensemble is back at the Fringe with a powerfully emotional story of family. 

Seasoned Professionals

Seasoned Professionals

It’s probably worth clarifying in the first sentence of this review that I was not expecting to be drawn into the bureaucratic complexities of being the Easter Bunny whilst at th… 

Fix Us

Fix Us

Fix Us, presented by the BareFace Collective playing at the Underbelly Cowgate, is a defiant and inspiring look at how theatre and role play can help all of us to find our true sel… 

In Conversation with... Shappi Khorsandi

In Conversation with... Shappi Khorsandi

Award-winning stand-up, cultural icon, author and columnist, with countless TV and radio credits (including I’m A Celebrity. 

Adrift

Adrift

After a failed mutiny, three sailors find themselves cast adrift on a small piece of wood in the middle of the Atlantic; an angry Welsh doctor, a highly strung English first mate a… 

How to Save a Rock

How to Save a Rock

Quick catch-up: it’s 2026, and we\'ve got four years left to save the world. 

Spontaneous Potter Kidz

Spontaneous Potter Kidz

Spontaneous Potter Kidz is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fan fiction title. 

Son of Dyke

Son of Dyke

I have a slight confession of bias. 

Jew...ish

Jew...ish

Saul Boyer explodes on stage, a blast of energy and vigorous vocals, as he delights us with a punchy song about being a Jew. 

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

Rebecca Perry’s one-women tribute to four icons of the Golden Age of cinema is a cheery and bouncy hour celebrating Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton and Lucille Ball. 

Bitch, Antigone

Bitch, Antigone

Noises Off meets Antigone with a lot of great dick jokes thrown in for good measure! Bitch, Antigone from Australia’s Out Cast Theatre and writer Steven Dawson, is a hilarious go… 

Apollo: Take 111

Apollo: Take 111

James Stuart – or Stuart James – is passed out at his desk as the audience file into the space. 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Now in it’s 12th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

It’s 1984 and the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, is in trouble. 

Buds of May Be

Buds of May Be

Has the science of love made us unlovable? A 21st-century sonneteer, accompanied by a flautist, try to update relationship practice as laid down by Shakespeare’s sonnets. 

Looking for Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter

Looking for Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter

A funny, touching and self-deprecating account of growing up in 1970s Wolverhampton. 

Reservoir Dugs

Reservoir Dugs

Scotland’s answer to a Tarantino classic. 

Dada, Surrealism, Bowie and Pop: The Puzzle of Avant-Garde Art

Dada, Surrealism, Bowie and Pop: The Puzzle of Avant-Garde Art

Expect the unexpected at the Scottish Arts Club. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Winner of Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences with effortless wit and humour. 

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, ‘the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of’ (Texas Monthly). 

Losing My Mindfulness

Losing My Mindfulness

Do you want to feel calmer, more focused and relaxed? Imagine a life where daily stress just floats by like a cloud in the sky, not a rain cloud, a nice one, a fluffy one. 

Dominic Frisby Presents Adam Smith: Father of the Fringe

Dominic Frisby Presents Adam Smith: Father of the Fringe

Nowhere has Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand been harder at work than at the festival itself. 

The Hypnotist – Live and Outrageous

The Hypnotist – Live and Outrageous

Robert Temple is performing the only traditional hour-long hypnosis show in Edinburgh Fringe this year, so if you’re looking for a show where any number of people can volunteer t… 

The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

It’s a sell-out audience in the huge space at Assembly Rooms. 

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

The Cardboard Exotics are back at Fringe with a new offering from writer and cast member Ben Alborough. 

Murder on the Dancefloor

Murder on the Dancefloor

Death on the depressing dancefloor that is the job and house hunting game – certainly not the most ideal outcome for a 21 year old just trying to live. 

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

If there was an alien invasion of planet earth who would you want to represent the human race? Politicians, David Attenborough, The cast and crew of Stranger Things? What about a g… 

Cream Tea and Incest

Cream Tea and Incest

The eminently search-engine-unfriendly Cream Tea and Incest returns to Fringe after a successful outing in 2017, but this time with an all-female cast. 

In Conversation with... Janey Godley

In Conversation with... Janey Godley

Multi award-winning, take-no-prisoners, passionate, lyrical, totally honest Scottish comedienne, TV and radio regular, playwright, blogger, bestselling author, columnist and, er, T… 

Jewbana

Jewbana

Right before your very eyes, Susie K. 

Kit and McConnel

Kit and McConnel

In their fabulous, elegantly refurbished and dead-central venue, clutching a stack of freshly minted songs and sketches, cabaret veterans Kit Hesketh Harvey and James McConnel retu… 

The Red

The Red

Debuting as a writer and director, TV’s Marcus Brigstocke – known for his comedy and occasional film roles – brings us The Red, a play informed by his own experience battling… 

The National Trust Fan Club

The National Trust Fan Club

The National Trust Fan Club is what happens if you imagine a Dave Gorman show delivered by your bouncy Auntie Joyce and her preoccupation with how to pronounce ‘scone’ (to rhym… 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Stepping Out, performed by Stage Avenue Performing Arts at theSpace @ Nidry Street, is a serviceable production of the British comedy originally written in 1984 by Richard Haaris. 

Cherie – My Struggle

Cherie – My Struggle

Cherie Blair has been somewhat of an enigma. 

Yours Sincerely

Yours Sincerely

Will Jackson is in a bit of a pickle. 

Paul Zenon: Trust Me!

Paul Zenon: Trust Me!

Paul Zenon is one of the UK’s most beloved and sought-after magicians – a veteran of TV shows, corporate events, and high end cabaret, as well as becoming a regular guest on th… 

Hughie

Hughie

Tucked away upstairs at The Gilded Balloon, nestling right at the heart of comedy central, is an absolute gem which is a must-see for any devotees of real theatre. 

Carol Cates: Tell Tale

Carol Cates: Tell Tale

Carol Cates sits on a tall stool strumming away on her ukulele and chatting with the audience as they arrive. 

Sushi Tap Show

Sushi Tap Show

Yes, it’s true! Those tap-dancing, juggling, pink-suited comedians from Tokyo are back at the Fringe for the sixth time! Don’t miss this hilarious, amazingly entertaining show!… 

Fat Cops

Fat Cops

Fat Cops invite you to join them in their hot tub for a frothy night of hip-shakin’, garage-groovin’, punk-glam chaos. 

Smut Slam: Where Sexy and Storytelling Collide

Smut Slam: Where Sexy and Storytelling Collide

This high-energy, dirty storytelling open mic has been around the world. 

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

Perhaps the end of Romeo & Juliet wasn't quite as tragic as we remembered. 

Art Heist

Art Heist

Heist films are great, aren’t they? Whether it’s the effortless style of the The Italian Job or the precision of an Ocean’s film, heist movies amaze by tricking the audience … 

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Hootingly funny and devilishly clever, Fishbowl is a masterpiece of physical comedy. 

How to Use a Washing Machine

How to Use a Washing Machine

How To Use A Washing Machine is a charming two-hander from emerging company Slam Theatre. 

Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

In the queue for Flanders and Swann, I was struck (but not entirely surprised) that the audience were of a higher age demographic than any of the other 250 or so Edinburgh Fringe s… 

Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye

Kaye dazzles, a heady combination of eyelashes and rhinestones, a force to be reckoned with as he greets each of his guests on the way in and on the way out of his show. 

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

When critiquing a musical about the difficulties of being a performer, there’s nothing to do but write a review about the difficulties of being a critic. 

Lost in a Book

Lost in a Book

Lost in a Book! Too much of a good thing is still too much! When Melissa keeps re-reading her favourite fairy tales at the expense of family and friends, she goes from turning page… 

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines holds the prestigious title of Airline of the Year 2012 but how did the most popular airline lose their touch? Is it because the majority of people are flying budge… 

Colonel Mustard and Friends

Colonel Mustard and Friends

Music festival favourite Colonel John Thomas McMustard brings you a show with guests from the world of music, comedy and spoken word. 

Relational (or A Writer's Misguided Guide to Loves Lost and Found)

Relational (or A Writer's Misguided Guide to Loves Lost and Found)

Existing deep within the mind of writer Jonathan P Sims, two friends debate the legitimacy of platonic relationships between men and women, which leads them (and Jonathan) to obser… 

The Life of Spies

The Life of Spies

When the UK’s finest spy, Bonnie, is sent on a mission in the Swiss Alps, everything goes wrong when she discovers that her arch-rival, Soviet spy L, is at the same hotel with a mi… 

Atomic Saloon Show

Atomic Saloon Show

Welcome to the Atomic Saloon: a place where the beer is flowing and anything goes, so long as you can afford it…Madam Boozy Skunkton is our host for the evening – the straight-… 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Move aside Maleficent, Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch is the new anti-hero tale in town. 

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Uber ratings, patisserie and misophonia. 

Shattered

Shattered

This one woman show featuring Diana Varco sees her shape shift effortlessly into 35 different characters, as she narrates the journey of her self discovery through trauma. 

Sexy Lamp

Sexy Lamp

Katie Arnstein has brought her joyous mix of caustic wit, a cautionary tale and a call to arms to her first Fringe. 

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

In the past 20 to 30 years, our world has drastically changed, especially within the realm of politics and culture. 

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

On a bare stage at Pleasance Upstairs, Bobby & Amy promises storytelling in its purest form. 

pool (no water)

pool (no water)

‘The line of the machine. 

The Man From Verona

The Man From Verona

The Man From Verona – The Trouble with Harry is that he’s hanging from a Rope by the Rear Window. 

Love/Sick

Love/Sick

For the romantic, the cynic, and the sick of heart – Love/Sick is a play about the kind of love you won’t find in fairy tales. 

The Sinners Club

The Sinners Club

Where can you go to find all the dirty scandals on campus? The Sinners Club is the only radio show where people can call in anonymously and tell the whole university their biggest … 

Mobile Phone Show

Mobile Phone Show

‘Ladies and gentlemen, the performance is about to begin, could I please ask you all to turn your mobile phones ON. 

Me and My

Me and My

Tired of being ignored, attention-seeking Grief takes it upon herself to be seen. 

The Penguin Tango

The Penguin Tango

In this side-splitting, screwball comedy, inspired by actual events at the Bremerhaven, Brooklyn, and Central Park Zoos, a community of penguins is hilariously turned upside down b… 

The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

An uproarious tale of marriage, mischief, jealousy, lies and laundry. 

Colonel Mustard and the Big Bad Wolf

Colonel Mustard and the Big Bad Wolf

Is the Big Bad Wolf really bad, or just misunderstood and trying to trigger his muddled memory? Could music or something else beginning with M be the answer? Its a mystery that wil… 

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

‘People who try to hang on to their individuality always come to a bad end!’ Noun: rhinoceros. 

The 5pm Cabaret

The 5pm Cabaret

Our talented performers from every corner of the globe showcase the very best of the Fringe – comedy, circus, magic and burlesque that never fails to please. 

Bear Glitz: UnBEARable

Bear Glitz: UnBEARable

UnBEARable is a camp, comedic romp through those irritants in life, modern dating and the joys of living life freely. 

Il signor Bruschino

Il signor Bruschino

Sofia and Florville are madly in love – but a long-standing agreement promises Sofia to another, the son of the great Signor Bruschino. 

Red Herring

Red Herring

On top of their biggest haul, friendly fishermen Deddy and Winchem discover the cursed Red Herring. 

Top Trumps

Top Trumps

A curious assortment of guests attend a dinner party hosted by a mutual acquaintance. 

Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area

Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area

Have you ever been to a supermarket and thought, “Hey, I really wish the staff would sing more?" Well, Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society are here to make that wis… 

A(Poke)alypse Now – Mamoirs of a Gieza; I'm Still Here

A(Poke)alypse Now – Mamoirs of a Gieza; I'm Still Here

Queer, political theatre that tells a tale of feminist self-empowerment and delivers a powerful manifesto of self-realisation, erotic positivity and physical fulfilment. 

Chameleon

Chameleon

This fiercely feminist solo show from actor and clown Britt Plummer is a charming blend of satire, physical comedy and storytelling. 

Arrivals

Arrivals

Where is the worst place to wake up hung-over? Answer: Budapest Airport. 

Bull

Bull

This dark comedy by Mike Bartlett shows the cruelty of human nature through bizarre power play, manipulation and vindictive honesty. 

The Biggest Problem in the World: Our Problem With Problems (and Why Truth Matters)

The Biggest Problem in the World: Our Problem With Problems (and Why Truth Matters)

Who hasn’t had a problem they’ve struggled to solve? You struggle, I struggle, and the world struggles. 

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

They are a family. 

In Conversation with... Jo Caulfield

In Conversation with... Jo Caulfield

A regular on Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Just a Minute and Stop The Press. 

Gareth's Gay Dating Disasters

Gareth's Gay Dating Disasters

Tired of Tinder? Had it with Hornet? Ghosted on Grindr? You are not alone – come to this combined cabaret, comedy and bingo show. 

Chris Cook: Entropy

Chris Cook: Entropy

‘The fun is knowing that every uproarious night will be a unique experience’ (Stage). 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

The only way to end your night at Edinburgh Fringe! Join high-energy hosts, Griffin and Jones, for an hour(ish) of late-night chaos, decadence, and mischief from some of the very b… 

PAMALA

PAMALA

2089. 

Fest on Forth

Fest on Forth

A hand-picked selection of the best performers at the Fringe. 

It's Miss Hope Springs

It's Miss Hope Springs

The crowd is lively, laughing and waiting expectantly for the venue to open. 

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

This hour-long performance brings together stacks of audience participation and some mind-bending mathematical concepts, all delivered in an accessible fashion for children and the… 

Wrestling Mania!

Wrestling Mania!

The old saying ‘the show must go on’ should really be reconsidered by this one particularly incompetent wrestling company attempting to put on their first ever event.  

Ice Ice Iceland

Ice Ice Iceland

Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland. 

Witches?! In Salem!?

Witches?! In Salem!?

A brand new play by off-Broadway’s Puffs playwright Matt Cox. 

The Dance of Hands

The Dance of Hands

Lloyd is the cameraman at Channel 7 News in Northern Michigan. 

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

Back with more outrageous stunts, jaw-dropping magic and crazy comedy in a new hour-long show that will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter. 

FemFringe

FemFringe

Bold, irreverent, moving and hysterical. 

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Join The Latebloomers for some late-night Bingo. 

The Stinky Cheese Man... and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

The Stinky Cheese Man... and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Though the characters may be familiar, these favourite storybook fables are uproariously derailed in this children’s play of fractured fairy tales. 

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

When a package bound for Good Good Island is mistakenly delivered to Bad Bad Island, the Bad Bads find something frighteningly horrible inside: a little girl named Rosa! Unable to … 

RanDom

RanDom

Winner: Overall Best Magic Show Adelaide Fringe 2019. 

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. 

Griffin and Jones: Surprisingly Good Magicians

Griffin and Jones: Surprisingly Good Magicians

The pioneers of slapdash magic are back with another mishmash of magical mayhem! Join them in a world where the jokes come thick and fast, anything is possible and nothing is quite… 

Split Egg: A Magic Show About Being Twins

Split Egg: A Magic Show About Being Twins

Twin tricksters Kane & Abel perform magic and comedy inspired by clichés surrounding twins. 

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

Top Fringe performers bring you the best variety show in Edinburgh! Elliot Bibby is the former Scottish Magician of the Year and his successful 2018 show was nominated for the Frin… 

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

‘Settle in girls, it’s story time!’ Golden Delicious is no ordinary queen, and this far-from-ordinary one-woman show joins the Fringe hot off a streak of sold-out performance… 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boy meets girl, they fall in love, and everyone lives happily ever after. If only it were that simple. Hold on to your heart. Cupid is armed and dangerous! 

There Is No Problem (Here)

There Is No Problem (Here)

Have you ever wondered what your favourite fairy tale characters are up to off-duty? Well, there’s a good chance they’re just like you and me in the break room – simply tryin… 

Jekyll vs Hyde

Jekyll vs Hyde

Witness the struggle between good and evil, order and chaos, taste and. 

Google: Amanda Jane Dildo

Google: Amanda Jane Dildo

Sexy(ish), musical(ish), bipolar(ish) – no, she’s definitely bipolar (with jazz hands) – Australian sex-pot singing comedian is ‘f*cking nuts – non-stop brilliance – a must… 

Best of Variety

Best of Variety

The team behind the Bongo Club Cabaret, the Not So Secret Society and the Glasgow Cabaret Festival return to present the very best of Fringe cabaret. 

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Sometimes it’s the most unexpected and delightful moments that shape your future. 

Have I Told You I'm Writing a Play About My Vagina?

Have I Told You I'm Writing a Play About My Vagina?

Bea’s vagina can narrate, DJ, and dance, but she can’t have sex. 

Grease

Grease

Grease – the original high school musical that has never dated, with its toe-tapping high-energy mix of raw teenage emotional power, stunning vocals, exceptional dance routines a… 

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

37 years of Scots comedy on the Fringe. 

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

If you’re looking for a fun & overall solid start to your day, this is your show. 

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

A 50-minute long devised comedy, heading to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2019. 

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

Essays about growing up a Texan cattle-raising milk-drinking gay baptist, to become a barefoot plant-based health coach. 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Plebs

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Plebs

The story of two plebs trying to navigate the infamous story of Hamlet with nothing but their wits, songs and wacky behaviour. 

The Perfect Opera

The Perfect Opera

Love! Death! And a pantomime camel! After extensive audience research, we listed the 47 things people demanded in operas and shoehorned them into this show. 

Beyond: Sugar Mice

Beyond: Sugar Mice

Al is lonely. 

Make Tea, Not War

Make Tea, Not War

After performing at the Brighton and Ludlow Fringes this year, Majk Stokes returns to Edinburgh to bookend the Venue 40 programme. 

Bulldogs

Bulldogs

It’s the most pressing question of our time: what’s it like to be white and male in #MeToo America? Luckily for you, Kurt and Bradley have answers! Two years after high school … 

When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish

When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish

In the middle of the night, there’s a noise – a snuffling and a shuffling and a splintering of wood. 

Mr Fibbers Presents: Back in Tune

Mr Fibbers Presents: Back in Tune

Mr Fibbers is back and funnier than ever with Back in Tune: a show packed with jokes, games and comedy songs that kids just love. 

Number, Please.

Number, Please.

1952. 

Don't Frighten the Straights!

Don't Frighten the Straights!

International slut and mouthy, old, ethnic poof, Turan Ali tells outrageously funny true gay stories from around the queer world, some heard on Radio 4. 

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

A show about thatching, dogging and a little bit more. 

The Musical of Musicals

The Musical of Musicals

In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and H… 

Superstar

Superstar

A one-handed show about making a one-handed show might be becoming a little passé at the Fringe but there is at least one final offering you should devour before you write the gen… 

Girl Bully

Girl Bully

“Why do you think you’re a bitch?” Warning—the first question you’ll be asked upon arriving at Rock Rising’s Girl Bully might invoke a mini existential crisis. 

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

The Faulty Towers Dining Experience boasts that they have recently served their one millionth customer worldwide, and with an experience this hilarious, engaging and insulting, it… 

Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

Martin Bearne is a struggling stand-up comedian (‘killer one-liners’ (Scotsman), ‘like a deranged Milton Jones, only filthier’ (ThreeWeeks)), who gigs around the country, entertain… 

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

You know, the Brothers Grimm weren’t all fairy princesses and happy-ever-afters. 

Paul Putner's Embarrassment – Me and Madness (The Band)

Paul Putner's Embarrassment – Me and Madness (The Band)

It’s the ruby anniversary of Madness and Paul Putner celebrates the past 40 years as a lifelong fan. 

Victor

Victor

All Victor wants is a trophy wife and to start a family. 

LARP

LARP

LARP by Berri George (2018 Channel 4 Playwright Award, BBC Hotlist). 

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus

Come ride on a bus through the streets of Edinburgh as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. 

Something Else

Something Else

What do you expect when you go to a holiday resort? Seaside memories, hearty dinners, relaxation and.