Tickety Boo

Tickety Boo

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

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… 

The Bean Spillers: The Improvised Musical

The Bean Spillers: The Improvised Musical

Farting at a funeral. 

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. 

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… 

Buzzing Anonymous

Buzzing Anonymous

This groundbreaking piece of theatre is based on an ADHD support group. 

Parky Players: Shake It Up

Parky Players: Shake It Up

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

Figs in Wigs: Astrology Bingo

Figs in Wigs: Astrology Bingo

Join your favourite galactic gal pals Figs in Wigs for the cosmic game show for astrology lovers, bingo wingers and their sceptic friends. 

Sunny Makes a Scene

Sunny Makes a Scene

The story of an American teenager grappling with her dad’s heroin overdose. 

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Cora is 23, self-obsessed, a compulsive liar* (*harmless bullshitter), and an absolute hot mess. 

#FOMO Clinic

#FOMO Clinic

Do you ever experience the feeling of missing out? Maybe the Fringe makes you confused – where to go, what to choose with so many options? Worry not! Dr King of More is here to h… 

Live, Laugh, Love

Live, Laugh, Love

Self-described musical genius James Love and his sequin-clad showgirl wife Stephanie have been married for 12 years. 

Water Fruit Loops

Water Fruit Loops

You know that friend that just won’t stop sleeping with their ex? Theatre Paradok presents a new piece all about that ex. 

A Non-Emergency

A Non-Emergency

Two ambulance care assistants, five extraordinary patients, a rickety ambulance plus minimal training add up to one lively dramatic journey! This dark comedy reveals what actually … 

New Labour

New Labour

The adventures and misadventures of a group of graduates working in a North London call centre: Alice wants to be a singer, Liam wants to travel, Rob wants to make a killing and Sa… 

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… 

Antigone: The Musical

Antigone: The Musical

Ancient Greece. 

Raw Sex Appeal

Raw Sex Appeal

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

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. 

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. 

Game Night

Game Night

One night. 

Matt and Ben

Matt and Ben

‘Imitation is the highest form of flattery. 

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 … 

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

One of Neil Simon’s best-loved comedies. 

Past Life

Past Life

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

How My Light Is Spent

How My Light Is Spent

Jimmy is 34 and has never felt like he belonged. 

Apocalypse Kernow

Apocalypse Kernow

One of the best Cornish zombie apocalypse comedies ever made. 

Why I Hate My Penis

Why I Hate My Penis

Because Grindr hookups never quite go to plan. 

Trial by Jury
BOBBY WINNER

Trial by Jury

Stunning, imaginative, inspired, colourful, amusing, brilliantly performed and beautifully sung, this Trial By Jury is Gilbert and Sullivan at its very best. 

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… 

How to Be a Person When the World Is Ending

How to Be a Person When the World Is Ending

The world is ending. 

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. 

Plus One

Plus One

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

Party

Party

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

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. 

Cottage

Cottage

One man walks into a public bathroom. 

The Ofsted Massacre

The Ofsted Massacre

Faulty Towers meets Bad Education. 

Antiques

Antiques

The Griffen Collective present Antiques by Ted Smethurst. 

Kiki Mellék: Wonder Woman

Kiki Mellék: Wonder Woman

Kiki Mellék (international, sparkling wrecking ball of magnificent bombast and mayhem) whirls back to Edinburgh with her new, all dancing, all lip-syncing, all revealing tribute t… 

Dot Dot Dot Dash

Dot Dot Dot Dash

Count Horoch Zadelski, dashing member of the Polish Underground, makes a daring escape from Nazi-occupied Europe with the Gestapo hot on his most-wanted heels. 

Voices in my Head

Voices in my Head

In this comedy romp, audiences will meet a colourful cast of characters who are certain to tickle those funny bones. 

An Evening With Mr Noel Howard

An Evening With Mr Noel Howard

William Roby stars as centenarian cabaret artist Mr Noel Howard in this solo show about a veteran performer who at a hundred-and-something (his actual age is revealed in the show i… 

Average Joe

Average Joe

Joe Smith is a regular bloke. 

Phil Kay & Stacey Clare: Book Festival Fringe Launch Show

Phil Kay & Stacey Clare: Book Festival Fringe Launch Show

Come! Welcome to the inaugural Book Festival Fringe. 

Personals

Personals

‘Virtual demi-god… seeks woman to share his myth. 

The Last Romantic

The Last Romantic

This show revolves around a fairly well-trodden premise: idealistic young creative seeks similar to make beautiful art with. 

Hyenas!

Hyenas!

Hyenas! won Pick of the Fringe at Edinburgh Fringe 2021 and is a dark comedy jaw dropper. 

Word Up

Word Up

A fast-moving, shiny new spoken word cabaret. 

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. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

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

The Rain Men

The Rain Men

The Rain Men. 

Andrea Spisto: El Dizzy Beast

Andrea Spisto: El Dizzy Beast

Are you just a teenage dirtbag, baby? Wanna watch weird vids and drink morning coffee with me, maybe? This is a show about a queer, autistic, Latinx, caterpillar on the edge. 

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. 

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. 

Freedam

Freedam

Aspiring supervillain Ice Cold stumbles across a prophecy that reveals a top-secret mind control signal. 

Robert Temple: The Hypnotist – Red Raw

Robert Temple: The Hypnotist – Red Raw

A brand-new show where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis – live on … 

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

Even more fast-paced comedy magic from fringe legend David Alnwick. 

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

Even more fast-paced comedy magic from fringe legend David Alnwick. 

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. 

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. 

Frighthouse Presents: The Wheel of Misfortune

Frighthouse Presents: The Wheel of Misfortune

Frighthouse presents – The Wheel of Misfortune. 

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. 

The Lacehouse

The Lacehouse

Wanna see a real Greek tragedy? Three sisters. 

Isabelle Farah: Ellipsis

Isabelle Farah: Ellipsis

Returning for a limited run following a sell-out Fringe in 2021! Stand-up is the outlet that keeps you sane. 

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 Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody

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

Cicada's Children

Cicada's Children

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

Antigone: The Musical

Antigone: The Musical

Ancient Greece. 

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… 

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… 

Dog / Actor

Dog / Actor

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

Love, Loss and Dating

Love, Loss and Dating

Almost everyone has lost someone, has loved someone. 

Julie: The Musical

Julie: The Musical

Worshipped opera singer. 

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

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

Plague

Plague

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

Puppets

Puppets

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

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. 

Cake and Violence

Cake and Violence

Do you feel. 

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. 

Head Girl

Head Girl

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

Val from Anfield

Val from Anfield

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

The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

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

100 Seconds to Midnight

100 Seconds to Midnight

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

Careless

Careless

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

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. 

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… 

A Wilde Life

A Wilde Life

Chevron Theatre’s A Wilde Life is absolutely hypnotic, hinting at a time of debauchery and a glamour that has long since passed. 

Stretchmarks!

Stretchmarks!

Join us for a mom-entous playdate. 

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. 

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. 

Medea the Musical

Medea the Musical

A rock concert in a courtroom. 

Splintered

Splintered

A dark comedy about a man quite literally living with the consequences of his actions. 

Cat

Cat

Cat is a one-woman, twisted comedy show by Connie Harris. 

Happy Place

Happy Place

Everybody needs a break. 

The Macbeth Inquiry

The Macbeth Inquiry

This reconstruction of Macbeth for Edinburgh University Shakespeare Society’s annual Shakesperimental play reimagines the narrative within a modern political context. 

Fake It Till You Make It

Fake It Till You Make It

A one-woman show about Leda, an actor struggling to make it. 

The Boy With a Thousand Faces

The Boy With a Thousand Faces

In this one-person show, Clive does everything to impress people. 

Faith: The Gospel According to George Michael

Faith: The Gospel According to George Michael

Dr Reverend Jimmy Goodlove, the 1980s-styled American televangelist, preaches and teaches! Life’s answers are found in the lyrics of Grammy Award-winning album Faith by George Mich… 

Glister

Glister

A smorgasbord of Viking gods, an enchanting Norse soundscape and a pair of wise-cracking ravens accompany a Yorkshire lass on her journey from childhood to motherhood, revealing my… 

Who the F**k Is Don Quixote?

Who the F**k Is Don Quixote?

Can fiction save you from reality? Aimlessly wandering and trapped in her nine-to-five, Rachel is inadvertently catapulted through a rift in the space-time continuum, landing in th… 

Beautiful Nothing

Beautiful Nothing

All that glitters is not gold, a message that is incredibly clear in Em Oliver’s Beautiful Nothing. 

A Toe Tale

A Toe Tale

When faced with the drama and indignities of growing up, five toes must contend with smelly socks, ballet injuries and a dose of existential dread in their journey to discover what… 

Contact

Contact

Welcome to Pharmtec, the fastest-growing dietary supplement provider in the country! More specifically, welcome to its customer-facing contact centre, where a crack team awaits eve… 

The Horse's Mouth

The Horse's Mouth

Welcome to The Horse’s Mouth! We’ve got comedy on tap! Watch our hero work his first shift at the pub, and meet the rather strange bunch of regulars he encounters along the way, ea… 

A Shoddy Detective and the Art of Deception

A Shoddy Detective and the Art of Deception

A bumbling detective is called upon to uncover the mystery of a priceless stolen painting, but when he cannot solve it himself he is forced to enlist the help of an old nemesis. 

The Bean Spillers: The Improvised Musical

The Bean Spillers: The Improvised Musical

Farting at a funeral. 

Semi-Toned Presents: Lost in Time

Semi-Toned Presents: Lost in Time

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to Edinburgh, following four consecutive sell-out runs at the Fringe! This time, the boys in burgundy want to attemp… 

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Everyone needs a little bit of luck in their lives. 

Voices in my Head

Voices in my Head

In this comedy romp, audiences will meet a colourful cast of characters who are certain to tickle those funny bones. 

One Week in Magaluf

One Week in Magaluf

When Amy, Megan, Nicole and Olivia decide to go on a week-long girls holiday to Magaluf, some of them are excited for sun, sex and sangria. 

Mr Brake Down: The Headmaster Will See You Now

Mr Brake Down: The Headmaster Will See You Now

A special school assembly harking back to the grand old days of the bawdy British boarding school, hosted by drag king and self-proclaimed “Head” Master Mr Brake Down. 

Bella Donna

Bella Donna

From award-winning director and acclaimed playwright, Laura J Harris, Bella Donna is an original queer comedy filled with unexpected twists and turns and more than its fair share o… 

Imprints

Imprints

Should I shave off my beard, and grow a pencil-thin, rock-style goatee? Is it OK to fall asleep in a bin, if it’s comfortable? What would you do if I died? In the midst of all the … 

The Canterville Ghost: The Musical

The Canterville Ghost: The Musical

A musical reimagining of one of Oscar Wilde’s most beloved stories, The Canterville Ghost: The Musical features an original score and soundtrack. 

Shall I Compare Thee

Shall I Compare Thee

Does the human race crave love or hate? Technology has moulded the relationships of the 21st century – perhaps it’s time to look back in order to move forward. 

Chips and Ice Cream

Chips and Ice Cream

‘Charlie, why is every light in the fucking house on??’ What happens when you have a son? How does manhood move through generations? Who decides what a “good dad” really means? Chi… 

I Dreamed a Dream: The Hunt for a Husband

I Dreamed a Dream: The Hunt for a Husband

Desperate to fulfil her mother’s wish of finding a husband, Rebecca Anderson explores love and a whole bunch of other stuff in her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Best Ideas Happen in the Toilet

The Best Ideas Happen in the Toilet

Frankie wants to conform. 

Lucid

Lucid

What. 

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. 

Kevin Shepherd: Exploding Biscuits (Work in Progress)

Kevin Shepherd: Exploding Biscuits (Work in Progress)

Circuit stand-up Kevin is creating a new show and he’s bringing it to the Fringe so you can watch it for free! ‘Shepherd is an open and honest performer. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Five couples – three human, one fairy, and one mythical – find their relationships sorely tested, intimately probed and indecently exposed when a troupe of amateur theatricals … 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra has survived covid and reappears like a butterfly from the chrysalis. 

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… 

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Dare to be different. 

In Conversation with... Paul Sinha

In Conversation with... Paul Sinha

Born in the UK to Bengali doctors, the early 1990s saw Paul qualify as a doctor and take his first steps on the stand-up comedy circuit. 

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 … 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

A group of eclectic pre-teens (played by just as eclectic adults) learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything as they spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up)… 

Mr Brake Down: The Headmaster Will See You Now

Mr Brake Down: The Headmaster Will See You Now

A special school assembly harking back to the grand old days of the bawdy British boarding school, hosted by drag king and self-proclaimed “Head” Master Mr Brake Down. 

Pick of the Fringe by Johnnie Walker Princes Street

Pick of the Fringe by Johnnie Walker Princes Street

At Johnnie Walker Princes Street, we know a thing or two about creating the perfect blend. 

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

Even more fast-paced comedy magic from fringe legend David Alnwick. 

Garry Starr's Loose Units

Garry Starr's Loose Units

Drop your cynical pants at the door and wipe your serious-face off your face – it’s time to tickle your inner child. 

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

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

Little Git

Little Git

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

Mr.B: Twerp in Progress

Mr.B: Twerp in Progress

The Chap Himself returns to the Fringe armed with his beats, rhymes, manners and some small instruments for a strictly limited run of Chap-Hop recitals. 

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… 

Hot Clown Sex

Hot Clown Sex

The Hot Clown Company is a relatively new troupe that set out to blend sketch comedy and physical theatre with a particular emphasis on clowning. 

My Other Half

My Other Half

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

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

Fiji

Fiji

Inspired by shocking true events, Fiji is a gripping two-hander that blends true crime with romantic comedy to deliver a thrill-ride as hilarious and warm as it is fascinatingly da… 

Numbers

Numbers

Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies. 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

‘They’ve never tried to cover up these scandals. 

The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke doesn’t quite land. 

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… 

Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide

Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide

Rowan McCabe knocks on stranger’s doors and writes poems for them, for free, on any subject of their choosing. 

The Philosophy of Cavemen

The Philosophy of Cavemen

Three cavemen debate the nature of life while trying to survive. When one invents the wheel that’s when life really gets hard. 

The Greatest Magician

The Greatest Magician

‘Extraordinary’ (Daily Mirror). 

Dolly Diamond's Bosom Buddies

Dolly Diamond's Bosom Buddies

Award-winning, sharp-tongued cabaret diva Dolly Diamond returns to Edinburgh for only a limited number of nights of inimitable Dolly-style cabaret at The House Of Oz – with some … 

Ladies Day

Ladies Day

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. 

Jinkx Monsoon: She's Still Got It! (with Major Scales)

Jinkx Monsoon: She's Still Got It! (with Major Scales)

It took little time for Assembly’s Spielgeltent Palais Du Variété to evolve into a glittering exhibition of luminous flair and seduction, teased out by one of Drag Race’s mos… 

Heroes, Revised

Heroes, Revised

What defines a hero in the 21st century? Is it machismo and the ability to rescue people from burning buildings, or can we rethink what we mean by heroism to take in compassion, co… 

A Lady Does Not Scratch Her Crotch

A Lady Does Not Scratch Her Crotch

Once upon a time, there was a young girl – not a princess or a pretty girl waiting to be one. 

Fan/Girl

Fan/Girl

It’s 1998. 

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

David Alnwick: Secret Magic Show

Even more fast-paced comedy magic from fringe legend David Alnwick. 

Chris Cook: Reflections

Chris Cook: Reflections

Care less. 

So Close...

So Close...

A coming of age for your 20s. 

Waiting for Hamlet

Waiting for Hamlet

The story Shakespeare never told. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

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

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. 

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). 

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… 

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… 

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 known as: ‘the relationship. 

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. 

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. 

David Alnwick: Good Afternoon, Magic

David Alnwick: Good Afternoon, Magic

Fringe legend David Alnwick performs his favourite tricks. 

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. 

The Richard Osman Fan Club

The Richard Osman Fan Club

After airing nearly 2,000 episodes since it was first broadcast in 2009, Pointless has become a regular family favourite and made a nationwide star out of its intelligent and amiab… 

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… 

Palimpsest

Palimpsest

Jess meets Jim. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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 … 

Candide

Candide

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

Tomas McCabe: How to Read Minds

Tomas McCabe: How to Read Minds

Tomas McCabe has had one of the most popular mind-reading shows at the Fringe since he first performed here in 2017. 

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. 

Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!

Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!

An exciting kids’ show from an Aboriginal comedy star. 

Shirley Gnome: Decoxification

Shirley Gnome: Decoxification

Based out of Vancouver, Canada, Shirley Gnome is an unapologetically femme, empowering, uplifting, smart, honest, unhinged and hilarious cabaret performer and songwriter. 

Daniel Zindler Drops

Daniel Zindler Drops

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

Animal Form

Animal Form

Can four youthful specimens of the human race successfully attract a mate in the wild? Join the learned professor and expert on animal behaviour as he observes the strange mating r… 

The Bank Where Your Ex Works

The Bank Where Your Ex Works

Rory wants to pop the question. 

Twinpossible

Twinpossible

Kane and Abel perform comedy and magic based on the cliches of being twins. 

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery is an interactive Shakespeare-based whodunnit where the audience (with help from the cast) is tasked with solving the murder. 

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)

Lori Hamilton's retelling of her eventful life is touching and amusing, despite the whirlwind pacing. 

Three Women and Shakespeare's Will

Three Women and Shakespeare's Will

Three Women and Shakespeare’s Will is is a nice little premise for a play. 

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. 

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

‘Absurdly talented’ (FringeBiscuit. 

1972: The Future of Sex

1972: The Future of Sex

1972: The Future of Sex. 

We Are What We Overcome

We Are What We Overcome

One man’s journey to good mental health via a very bad idea. 

Locked In

Locked In

A ticking clock. 

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 … 

What Broke David Lynch?

What Broke David Lynch?

It is difficult to work out exactly who this play is for. 

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. 

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

She’s not your average little old lady. 

Bee Master

Bee Master

Good Heavens! Brother Barnabus has found himself in a sticky situation! Join him in this one man show. 

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous. 

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, … 

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… 

Flesh

Flesh

Whilst it may be apt to stage John Montgomery and Derek Batchelor’s Flesh - a musical about Burke and Hare - at Surgeon’s Hall, the novelty stops there. 

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. 

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. 

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

Occasionally humorous, this is a well-formed exploration of Wilde’s life, loves and works. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

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. 

The Thinking Drinkers Pub Quiz

The Thinking Drinkers Pub Quiz

Before the Thinking Drinkers even begins, the audience experiences a feeling which is very rare at Edinburgh Fringe: ‘This show is value for money!’Provided with a bag containi… 

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… 

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

Children, especially toddlers are known to be tyrants. 

Badgers Can't Be Friends

Badgers Can't Be Friends

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

La Clique

La Clique

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

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… 

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… 

Self Service

Self Service

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

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… 

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… 

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. 

Olives and Blowjobs

Olives and Blowjobs

You’d be forgiven for raising an eyebrow at the provocative title Olives and Blowjobs at Space Triplex. 

The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

Life is a game. 

Madame Chandelier's Opera House Party

Madame Chandelier's Opera House Party

Have you ever wondered where the divas go, in between getting married or getting killed, night after night at the opera house? Madame Chandelier’s Opera House Party, of course. 

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. 

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… 

S-ex-iety

S-ex-iety

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

Greg

Greg

Greg is Duck in Arms Theatre’s first production. 

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. 

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. 

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 acclaimed multimedia show weaving together hilarious and heartfelt stories from her New York upbringing as the daughter of an Italian-… 

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. 

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. 

OCD Me

OCD Me

Sure, we all get a bit stressed sometimes. 

#MineToo

#MineToo

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

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… 

Smashing Shakespeare

Smashing Shakespeare

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner. 

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… 

Lobsteroperation!

Lobsteroperation!

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

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 … 

Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

After a girls night out, three friends wind down in the local chippy. 

Up Her Sleeve

Up Her Sleeve

Creme Egg included with ticket. 

Zav

Zav

Zav is a comedy drama, a one-person show set over 20 years in the life of Zav, an ordinary road worker who becomes a successful photographer. 

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 … 

Too Fat for China

Too Fat for China

A comic look at the agony of adoption. 

The Deil's Awa!

The Deil's Awa!

The Deil’s Awa, a roistering tale of smugglers in the East Neuk of Fife, written by Alan Cochrane, award-winning playwright, and dedicated to Edinburgh People’s Theatre. 

Tangible

Tangible

Dudley’s favourite space is at Jeanie’s shop. 

The Funny Thing About Death

The Funny Thing About Death

There are very few taboo subjects left these days, but the one that will eventually come to us all still leaves many people uncomfortable. 

An Audience with Stuart Bagcliffe

An Audience with Stuart Bagcliffe

‘Hilarious’, ‘mesmerising’ and ‘outstanding’ **** (LondonPubTheatres. 

Have You Seen This Woman?

Have You Seen This Woman?

A college student offers a scattered recollection of her childhood, her perceived trauma and the chaos leading up to her mother’s recent disappearance. 

Queen of Fishtown

Queen of Fishtown

A character comedy set in Philadelphia about struggling to maintain one’s authenticity while facing inevitable change. 

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

What if Christ returned and we all missed it? From an award-winning theatrical duo, Down to Earth is the entirely untold and untrue story of Gene Christ: a veteran park ranger and … 

Oracle: Do You Want to See the Future?

Oracle: Do You Want to See the Future?

A jaw-dropping mind-reading show that will have you grinning from ear to ear, scratching your head in bafflement, and wondering if you might just have seen a glimpse of the future. 

Wilf

Wilf

Calvin is going to revolutionise his life. 

Nympho

Nympho

‘He’s seen my Foo Foo. 

Love Me or I'll Kill Myself

Love Me or I'll Kill Myself

Join Faith, a young woman addicted to Love, on a quest into the dark heart of its enchantments – and if there’s any life worth living without them. 

Don't Say Macbeth

Don't Say Macbeth

GOYA Theatre Company’s Don’t Say Macbeth is a fast-paced show filled with well-balanced satire that pokes fun at and spoofs the theatre and musical industry. 

School's Out Comedy Club

School's Out Comedy Club

Let Philip Simon keep your little ones giggling more than that time they saw their teacher’s dirty washing on Google Classroom! Created during lockdown to entertain the children bo… 

The Late Harness Rebellion

The Late Harness Rebellion

Are emotional shackles holding you back? Join Tamás on a journey from childhood in an overprotective family in conservative Hungary to standing on his own feet as an adult in libe… 

Three by Nigro

Three by Nigro

Three by Nigro. 

A Shoddy Detective and the Art of Deception

A Shoddy Detective and the Art of Deception

A bumbling detective is called upon to uncover the mystery of a priceless stolen painting, but when he cannot solve it himself he is forced to enlist the help of an old nemesis. 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Back for its 10th year this show bounces with energy. 

The Listies: Hamlet – Prince of Skidmark

The Listies: Hamlet – Prince of Skidmark

For the first time in Edinburgh, Australia’s favourite kidult comedy duo, The Listies, present their hilarious adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic – Hamlet. 

One-Man Lord of the Rings

One-Man Lord of the Rings

100,000 characters. 

Grounded: A Sitcom

Grounded: A Sitcom

We’re grounded! An international hacking scandal means the planes can’t fly and everyone has to stay where they are. 

Stretched

Stretched

How quickly can you write a TV show? A month? A week? A day? Felix, Phoebe and Alice have 40 minutes. 

BlundaBuskers: (Who Knows What?)

BlundaBuskers: (Who Knows What?)

Fantastic teatime mess-about with BlundaBus favourites and more! The twinkliest idiots, artists and clowns. 

Boy Crazy Psycho Slut

Boy Crazy Psycho Slut

Like all women, Jo has been called her fair share of things, many not so flattering. 

Ghost Therapy

Ghost Therapy

Well, hello there! How do you boo? Teenage playwright Jaz Skingle brings her sell-out debut play, Ghost Therapy, to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Dolly Diamond's Hi T

Dolly Diamond's Hi T

It’s time to spend a glorious afternoon with Dolly Diamond, the Queen of the Dessert, as she regales you with some salacious stories and songs, while you sit back and enjoy a delic… 

Fright Bus Service

Fright Bus Service

An award-winning theatrical sightseeing tour around the darker side of Europe’s most haunted city on a classic 1960s Routemaster bus. 

Elementa

Elementa

Presenting a one-woman show about a planet-saving superhero who’s lost her mojo. 

Risas de Papel

Risas de Papel

Button lives in an alleyway surrounded by cardboard boxes and items rescued from the bin. 

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… 

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break by Tuppenny Bunters. 

Curtains

Curtains

The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group is back at Paradise Green with a musical whodunit by Kander and Ebb, the pair behind Chicago and Cabaret. 

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

A shameless ode to desolate puppy-love in all its mundane, absurdist glory, featuring toads, sperm-banks and carrots. 

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. 

One-Man Star Wars™ Trilogy

One-Man Star Wars™ Trilogy

Since Charles Ross first brought his hilarious show to Edinburgh in 2006, it has established itself as a Fringe favourite. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

Woman is sat in a therapist’s office. 

Accordion Ryan's Pop Bangers

Accordion Ryan's Pop Bangers

Covering artists from all across the pop music spectrum, Accordion Ryan will sing and play your favourite bangers in a way you’ve never heard them before! Having played in venues a… 

How to Keep Up With the Kardashians

How to Keep Up With the Kardashians

Following their sell-out shows in Manchester and London So La Flair make their Edinburgh debut with their cabaret campaign against keeping up culture. 

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

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

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. 

Prehysterical

Prehysterical

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

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

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

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. 

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… 

Ryan Mold: Generation Gap (WIP)

Ryan Mold: Generation Gap (WIP)

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

Raves R Us

Raves R Us

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

Leith Social

Leith Social

Leith Social offers a rotation of different comedic, musical and cabaret acts under the roof of The Pitt Street Market, hosted by Cornish comedian Sam Lake. 

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. 

Patience: Zero

Patience: Zero

Dan’s always wanted to be a father. 

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, … 

(Le) PAIN

(Le) PAIN

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

Colossal

Colossal

Following his sold-out, five-star debut show, The Man, Patrick McPherson makes his anticipated return with Colossal. 

Game On 3

Game On 3

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

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… 

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. 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

You’ve seen football. 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

You’ve seen football. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

Lottie Plachett Took a Hatchett

Lottie Plachett Took a Hatchett

A camp play on the Lizzie Borden case, Lottie Plachett 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. 

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

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

Two teams of comedians – one team depressed, one team anxious. 

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. 

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). 

Horrible History for Adults (Or Those That Think They Are!)

Horrible History for Adults (Or Those That Think They Are!)

We all love a good story. 

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. 

Les Quizerables

Les Quizerables

An interactive late-night quiz for musical theatre queens. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

Clownfish Theatre has returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with an updated version of their show which saw sell-out audiences in 2019 as well as similar success in Adelaide. 

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 … 

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… 

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. 

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. 

Friendsical

Friendsical

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

TA DA – The Ramblings of a Magician

TA DA – The Ramblings of a Magician

Winner of Best Magic Adelaide Fringe 2022. 

Kevin P Gilday: Spam Valley

Kevin P Gilday: Spam Valley

Critically acclaimed writer and performer Kevin P Gilday (Suffering from Scottishness, Sonnet Youth) takes a verbal sledgehammer to lazy stereotypes and attempts to deconstruct wha… 

The Life of Riley

The Life of Riley

A series of unfortunate events led Riley to realise that there is no place for him in society. 

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… 

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… 

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart is already a star by any measure, having headlined his own BBC shows and reached the final of a certain UK-based TV talent show, but when Hart enters the vast stage of the… 

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

Mat Ricardo is a juggler with 35 years’ experience performing in front of audiences all over the world. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

What is the scariest thing in the world? Spiders… heights… whoever wins the conservative party leadership contest? None of the above. 

Man of 100 Faces

Man of 100 Faces

One performer. 

The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

Black Blues Brothers have quickly gained the reputation as one of the go-to circus-based acts on the Fringe, and, after witnessing this spectacle, it’s not hard to see why. 

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… 

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

America’s Got Talent semi-finalist Dom Chambers makes his Fringe debut with the magically titled Fake Wizard. 

Confetti

Confetti

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

Railed

Railed

Railed is the newest offering from fringe-circuit regulars, the Head First Acrobats hailing from Australia. 

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… 

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. 

Who Here's Lost?

Who Here's Lost?

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

Tom Brace: Embrace the Impossible!

Tom Brace: Embrace the Impossible!

Cluedo, Roald Dahl and one film in particular from 1985. 

Irvine Welsh's Porno

Irvine Welsh's Porno

The highly anticipated world premiere of Irvine Welsh's Porno catches up with the lives of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie & Spud, fifteen years after their appearance in TRAINSPOT… 

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

As the title Charlie Russell Aims to Please suggests, the entire show is an amalgamation of various theatre techniques from musical to slapstick to the dramatic in Russell’s atte… 

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). 

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy. 

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. 

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly Gala Launch

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

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… 

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… 

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… 

Two's Company

Two's Company

Two’s Company is Gillian Duffy’s take on rekindled romance and finding new direction in later life, following 55-year-old Maureen as she navigates life after her second divorce… 

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. 

Joz Norris: Blink

Joz Norris: Blink

If Joz Norris is no longer a comedian, then why is he still very good at making people laugh? You see, at some point in recent history, after an unfortunate experience with a non-s… 

Les Dawson: Flying High

Les Dawson: Flying High

With a forensic talent for pinpointing the precise foibles, flaws and faults of a character and an uncanny capacity for evoking their vocal DNA, Jon Culshaw gives new life to one o… 

Fashion Spies

Fashion Spies

Picture the scene: Fashion week. 

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. 

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’. 

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. 

Vermin

Vermin

**** (LondonPubTheatres. 

Activities of Daily Living

Activities of Daily Living

This is not a nice Fringe for comedy. 

Motherload!

Motherload!

A dark comedy for the end of days. 

Badass

Badass

A love note to the NHS. 

Fanboy

Fanboy

Fringe-first award winner Joe Sellman-Leava (Labels, Monster) is back at the Fringe with his new work Fanboy in which he explores his relationship with his past and future self. 

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. 

Fire Signs

Fire Signs

‘No, she’s not my sister. 

PASH

PASH

Sweet sixteen would’ve been alright. 

The Anniversary

The Anniversary

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

The Great Almighty Gill

The Great Almighty Gill

New Perspectives presents The Great Almighty Gill. 

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. 

Classic!

Classic!

Despite Kindles and Netflix and Twitter and Podcasts, our collective love of books will never die; at least, if the audience of Classic! at Pleasance Courtyard is anything to go by… 

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… 

Feeling Afraid as If Something Terrible Is Going to Happen

Feeling Afraid as If Something Terrible Is Going to Happen

According to The Stage’s recently departed Scotland editor, Thom Dibden, comedy first overtook theatre as the largest proportion of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s programme du… 

How to Be a Better Human

How to Be a Better Human

‘2019. 

The Girl Who Was Very Good At Lying

The Girl Who Was Very Good At Lying

Catriona has a history of making stuff up. 

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. 

Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly

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

Freddie Hayes: Potatohead

Freddie Hayes: Potatohead

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

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). 

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… 

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. 

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. 

Speed Dial

Speed Dial

It’s finals week on an unnamed university campus and a professor in English literature is having a bad time of it. 

RuneSical

RuneSical

From Gigglemug comedy duo Sam Cochrane and Alex Prescot, Runesical is an amusing, action packed quest based on the role-palying game Runescape. 

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

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

Sad Girls Club

Sad Girls Club

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

The Intervention

The Intervention

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

What the Heart Wants

What the Heart Wants

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

Life Is Soft

Life Is Soft

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

Almost Adult

Almost Adult

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

Receptionists

Receptionists

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

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. 

The Golfer

The Golfer

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

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. 

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). 

One of Two

One of Two

There’s significant anger in One of Two; a sense of injustice felt by a young man whose experience of the not-so-subtle cruelties and discrimination endured by disabled people is… 

Spoons

Spoons

Brenda (Jacqueline King), a marriage counsellor, is faced with multiple challenges. 

Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher

I’m sure we can all remember seeing our teachers feeling the pressure on the cusp of parents evening, and as we’re beginning to realise in light of the unprecedented events of … 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

Woman is sat in a therapist’s office. 

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. 

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. 

Boris the Third

Boris the Third

‘They all knew the person I was when they gave me the part,’ Harry Kershaw complains, words that ring hollow and true, in a prophetic sort of manner, a common feeling that we … 

Karen from Finance is Out of Office

Karen from Finance is Out of Office

Pack your calculators, save your spread sheets and set your automatic email reply because Karen from Finance is heading Out of Office! She’s hitting the road and she’s hitting it h… 

Assume People Like You

Assume People Like You

A robot, an alien and a human. 

Surfing the Holyland

Surfing the Holyland

Erin Hunter’s Surfing the Holyland is a dynamic and fast-paced one-woman show in which she tells the autobiographical story of her year living in Tel Aviv, the colourful cast of … 

Charlotte Johnson: My Dad and Other Lies

Charlotte Johnson: My Dad and Other Lies

My Dad is the most important man in the country* but this isn’t about him. 

Mythos: Ragnarok

Mythos: Ragnarok

In this high-impact dark comedy half-brothers Odin and Loki must overcome primordial giants, rival Gods and Goddesses, and their own ambitions – in their quest to seize power ove… 

Out to Lunch

Out to Lunch

Well-written, though lacking in some areas, Out to Lunch is an enjoyable watch for anyone interested in a slice of wacky humour. 

Ki and Dee – On the Sesh

Ki and Dee – On the Sesh

Ki and Dee – On the Sesh. 

Headcase

Headcase

Actor and writer Kristin Mcilquham can’t seem to finish a list. 

Moira in Lockdown

Moira in Lockdown

It must be a baker’s dozen years since Scottish author, playwright and performer Alan Bissett first introduced us to Moira Bell, his much-loved tribute to the hard-working, hard-… 

Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

Direct from London’s glittering West End, the boys are back with the songs and wit of those masters of mayhem and mirth: timeless musical comedy legends Flanders and Swann. 

Liv Ello: SWARM

Liv Ello: SWARM

There are 250,000 different species of flies - which one are you? SWARM is an experimental, dark comedy exploring the connection between expressions of white privilege and the beha… 

Lucinda Spragg: An Evening With

Lucinda Spragg: An Evening With

A one-woman parody, brought to you by Moon Loaf. 

An Audience With Milly-Liu

An Audience With Milly-Liu

An Audience With Milly-Liu is a one-man cat-drag, late-night comedy. 

Fat Chance

Fat Chance

Written and performed by Rachel Stockdale. 

It's Always the Quiet Ones

It's Always the Quiet Ones

In a brightly lit cottage on a dark, dreary night, a desperate architect and a gormless schoolteacher make panicked last-minute touches to their home while they wait for a long-ant… 

7 Seventeen-Year-Olds in a Screwed-Up World

7 Seventeen-Year-Olds in a Screwed-Up World

You can have too many carrots in one show. 

Witch? Women in Shadow and Flame

Witch? Women in Shadow and Flame

A humorous and sometimes shocking insight into the untold stories of women in Scotland and the fine line they had to walk in an ever-changing climate of politics, religion and magi… 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

Fantastical entertainment like no other. 

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Who haunts our world-famous underground vaults? Join Minging Annie from Edinburgh’s past and explore what is it like to have been trapped beneath the city streets for 400 years. 

Tour of Terror

Tour of Terror

It’s getting late. 

Hot Dog Play

Hot Dog Play

Hot Dog has just been dumped by her girlfriend, Dumpling, and now she must candidly examine what it means to live in a post-Dumpling world. 

Dickin' Around

Dickin' Around

What does it take to satiate a heartbroken 20-something homosexual with a penchant for deep-diving into the sensory stimuli he finds along the way? In this hour-long piece, Michael… 

Willy’s Lil Virgin Queen

Willy’s Lil Virgin Queen

Award-winning actress and playwright Terra Taylor Knudson uses wit, anecdotes, and creative conjecture to weave Shakespeare’s works into her own coming-of-age story, and illustra… 

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. 

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. 

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

The perfect afternoon show. 

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. 

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”. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Meet Shakespeare, but not the Shakespeare you know. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Radio 69

Radio 69

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

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… 

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… 

Madhouse

Madhouse

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

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. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Claudio loves Hero and Benedick hates Beatrice. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Afterparty

Afterparty

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

What Are We Watching?

What Are We Watching?

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

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. 

Granny Smith

Granny Smith

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

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

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?… 

King John: A Theatrical Film

King John: A Theatrical Film

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

GOBBY

GOBBY

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

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

‘Utterly charming’ (Portsmouth Herald,US). 

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. 

Rajesh and Naresh

Rajesh and Naresh

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

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. 

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

400 milliliters. 

Receptionists

Receptionists

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

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie adventure extravaganza. 

Wrong Number

Wrong Number

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

Candy

Candy

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

Miss Honey

Miss Honey

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

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. 

Bear Hands

Bear Hands

Presenting Bear Hands, new writing by Gatlin Perrin. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

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

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

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

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… 

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. 

Three Chords and the Truth

Three Chords and the Truth

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

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… 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time

We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

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

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 … 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Let's Try Gay

Let's Try Gay

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

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 … 

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. 

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). 

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… 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

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

The Sneeze

The Sneeze

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

Convenience Store Woman

Convenience Store Woman

Irasshaimasé! Welcome to the store! Meet Keiko. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons by Ciara McNiff. 

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. 

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. 

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 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. 

Accordion Fight Show

Accordion Fight Show

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

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. 

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. 

The Scott Walker Songbook

The Scott Walker Songbook

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

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 Village Fate

The Village Fate

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Just a Number

Just a Number

David Harmer and Ray Globe recently turned 60. 

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. 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

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

Liminality

Liminality

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

amendments: A Play on Words

amendments: A Play on Words

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

Goodbye Charles – Free

Goodbye Charles – Free

‘I ate the divorce papers, Charles. 

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. 

Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Mourning Overnight

Mourning Overnight

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

Cadaver Synod

Cadaver Synod

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

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. 

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. 

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 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. 

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. 

The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

You can see a play every day in every theatre. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

What Are You Wearing?

What Are You Wearing?

Our show tells the story of two women. 

Heir Heads

Heir Heads

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

Curveball

Curveball

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

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. 

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’… 

Buzzing

Buzzing

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

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Sugar

Sugar

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

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

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. 

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. 

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). 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

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. 

Mr Nice Guy

Mr Nice Guy

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

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… 

You Have a Match

You Have a Match

Two girls take on the world of app store dating. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Mojo

Mojo

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

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. 

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… 

Noser: The Startup Musical

Noser: The Startup Musical

Smelling: there’s an app for that. 

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… 

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

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

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. 

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. 

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 … 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

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

West of Frances

West of Frances

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

Toothbrush

Toothbrush

Alena and Kat are splitting up. 

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. 

Nine Months

Nine Months

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

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. 

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… 

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 … 

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. 

Headhog

Headhog

A hedgehog has spontaneously appeared in Malcolm’s brain. 

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. 

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. 

The Merry Wives of Seoul

The Merry Wives of Seoul

Korean-ised adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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’. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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). 

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. 

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… 

Jewbana

Jewbana

Right before your very eyes, Susie K. 

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… 

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!… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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Vanity Airlines

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