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. 

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

Robin’s in her second year, loves her tutor, has a job; Robin’s great! But Robin’s ticking. 

Somebody Special – The Aca-Betrayal

Somebody Special – The Aca-Betrayal

The stakes have never been higher for Illuminations at the most anticipated musical event of the year, the International Competition of A Cappella. 

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 Circus Sonas Family Show

The Circus Sonas Family Show

FunnyHappyStuff. 

The Bank Job

The Bank Job

The motive: gold. 

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

The Bard needs your help! Shakespeare has been sent to Scotland to write a masterpiece, but apart from meeting a witch and penning a rough draft of a speech about a dagger, he’s go… 

Tickbox

Tickbox

Tickbox is a semi-autobiographical, one-woman play, in Scots-English and Urdu. 

Madhouse

Madhouse

Within the confines of a messy kitchen, six students grapple with the modern struggles of youth. 

Semi-Toned Presents: A Study in Burgundy

Semi-Toned Presents: A Study in Burgundy

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to Edinburgh, following three consecutive sell-out runs at the Fringe! This year, the boys in burgundy bring a myste… 

Radio 69

Radio 69

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

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Hot off the back of sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Soho Theatre London and San Fransisco Comedy Fest; multi-award-winning troupe Police Cops return with their latest comed… 

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. 

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… 

The Laird Strikes Back

The Laird Strikes Back

Perthshire maverick Gussie McCraig joins No. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Claudio loves Hero and Benedick hates Beatrice. 

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. 

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. 

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Super Chill Magic

The perfect afternoon show. 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

It’s all in that title, really. 

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. 

#Dave Alnwick: Exceptional Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Exceptional Magic

Fringe legend Dave Alnwick performs exceptional magic. 

Miss DQ Live!

Miss DQ Live!

Starring the UK’s only dwarf drag queen. 

Afterparty

Afterparty

‘It’s not a crime to have fun. 

Amazing Prize Family Bingo

Amazing Prize Family Bingo

It’s bingo with loads and loads of prizes. 

Moonlight On Leith

Moonlight On Leith

In Laila Noble and Emilie Robson’s award-winning play inspired by the Save Leith Walk campaign, REDCAP Theatre, graduates of Edinburgh Napier, dive into the heart of Leith’s vi… 

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. 

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

AngloViking Invasion Before Naptime

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

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. 

Corpsing

Corpsing

Elliot Hubble’s dreams have all come true! A distant uncle has died, leaving Elliot a thriving funeral business. 

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. 

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’s five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. 

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. 

The Girls of St. Trinian's

The Girls of St. Trinian's

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

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. 

Rajesh and Naresh

Rajesh and Naresh

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

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. 

Tropicana

Tropicana

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

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… 

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. 

Femme Ta Bouche

Femme Ta Bouche

‘Goddamn it, shut your thin-lipped mouth! You need to shut your mouth and just listen for once, OK!?’ Femme Ta Bouche has cancer. 

Kevin Quantum: The Trick That Fooled...

Kevin Quantum: The Trick That Fooled...

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

In One Eye, Out the Other

In One Eye, Out the Other

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

Police Cops

Police Cops

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Winner of Best Ensemble at a Tucson Fringe Festival 2021. 

Shades of White

Shades of White

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

Live @ The Drill Hall

Live @ The Drill Hall

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

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

‘Utterly charming’ (Portsmouth Herald,US). 

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… 

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. 

Ansel and Gretchen

Ansel and Gretchen

Siblings Ansel and Gretchen explore the complexities of human connection. 

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

Stand-up is the outlet that keeps you sane. 

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… 

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 … 

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. 

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. 

Graham is Not Cooperating

Graham is Not Cooperating

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

Raw in 20s

Raw in 20s

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Strike!

Strike!

Sex, thugs and bowling balls. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

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… 

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. 

Failure Studies

Failure Studies

Failure Studies is a new short play by Marco Biasioli. 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

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

The Songcatcher: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

The Songcatcher: Folk, Flamenco and Theatre-Style Songs

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

There's No Mystery in Murder!

There's No Mystery in Murder!

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

Melody and Her Many Men

Melody and Her Many Men

A romantic Greek comedy. 

Shrek: The Panto

Shrek: The Panto

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

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

Amy Abler: PianoDivalicious!

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

Self Service

Self Service

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

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. 

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. 

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 … 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

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

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). 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Convenience Store Woman

Convenience Store Woman

Irasshaimasé! Welcome to the store! Meet Keiko. 

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. 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

She’s the dreamer of dreams. 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

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. 

The Sneeze

The Sneeze

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

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

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

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. 

HAWK

HAWK

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

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

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

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

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

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

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

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

A Partnership

A Partnership

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

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

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

YUCK Circus

YUCK Circus

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

Mojo

Mojo

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

Will Gompertz: Double Art History – The Sequel

Will Gompertz: Double Art History – The Sequel

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

The 27 Club

The 27 Club

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

Testament of Yootha

Testament of Yootha

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

Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

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

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

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

Superstar

Superstar

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

Lobster

Lobster

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

Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show

Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show

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

Un Poyo Rojo

Un Poyo Rojo

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

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

Phoenix

Phoenix

Ash Phoenix dreams of being a rock star. 

Blind Date

Blind Date

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

In Conversation with... Elaine C Smith

In Conversation with... Elaine C Smith

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

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. 

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

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

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Vulvarine: A New Musical

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

Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale

Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale

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

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

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

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One's Own

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

The Scott Walker Songbook

The Scott Walker Songbook

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

The Village Fate

The Village Fate

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

Daisy MacDade: Sugarbaby

Daisy MacDade: Sugarbaby

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

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. 

Bi-Cycle

Bi-Cycle

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

Comedy Hypnotist and Mentalist Mark Knight

Comedy Hypnotist and Mentalist Mark Knight

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

amendments: A Play on Words

amendments: A Play on Words

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Liminality

Liminality

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

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. 

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… 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

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

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… 

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. 

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

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

Just a Number

Just a Number

David Harmer and Ray Globe recently turned 60. 

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

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

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. 

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. 

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

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

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

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

Special Measures

Special Measures

A classroom comedy. 

The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

You can see a play every day in every theatre. 

The Kaye Hole

The Kaye Hole

Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town. 

Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge

The framing of Paradise Lodge is odd at first. 

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables

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

21 Futures by Olly Hawes

21 Futures by Olly Hawes

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

Peeved with Peter E Davidson

Peeved with Peter E Davidson

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

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

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

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

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

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

Trauma is never an easy thing to talk about. 

Shakespeare Up Late!

Shakespeare Up Late!

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

Vinyl Encore

Vinyl Encore

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

Not Quite

Not Quite

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

Men Chase Women Choose

Men Chase Women Choose

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

Electric

Electric

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

Letter to Boddah
BOBBY WINNER

Letter to Boddah

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

Buzzing

Buzzing

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

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

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

Chris Read: Little Man

Chris Read: Little Man

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

Boar

Boar

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

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

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

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. 

Tally Ho, Secret Several!

Tally Ho, Secret Several!

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

The Lashes: Return of the Lash

The Lashes: Return of the Lash

The Lashes are three queens on the run from Gaylead. 

The Glass Elephant

The Glass Elephant

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

Mama's Eggnog

Mama's Eggnog

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

The Domestic

The Domestic

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

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast

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

Noir Hamlet

Noir Hamlet

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

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

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

B'Witches

B'Witches

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

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

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

A Very British Lesbian

A Very British Lesbian

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

A Grave Situation

A Grave Situation

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

#Dave Alnwick: Actual Magic

#Dave Alnwick: Actual Magic

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

EAST

EAST

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

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

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

The Two Magicians with Kane & Abel

The Two Magicians with Kane & Abel

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

Gobby

Gobby

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

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Colin Cloud: Sinful

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

Our Teacher's a Troll!

Our Teacher's a Troll!

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

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

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

The Understudies

The Understudies

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

Jennifer B

Jennifer B

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

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

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

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. 

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. 

Do Our Best

Do Our Best

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

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. 

West of Frances

West of Frances

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

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. 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

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

Toothbrush

Toothbrush

Alena and Kat are splitting up. 

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… 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

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

Nine Months

Nine Months

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

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 … 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Mr Nice Guy

Mr Nice Guy

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

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. 

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. 

Dream Machine

Dream Machine

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

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

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

Takin' It Easy, 1916

Takin' It Easy, 1916

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

You Have a Match

You Have a Match

Two girls take on the world of app store dating. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

Headhog

Headhog

A hedgehog has spontaneously appeared in Malcolm’s brain. 

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 … 

Downton Shabby

Downton Shabby

Big Spirit Theatre Company brings you, Downtown Shabby. 

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. 

Sales Pitch

Sales Pitch

This Sales Pitch is the only way forward. 

Borchert: A Life

Borchert: A Life

Wolfgang Borchert. 

Noser: The Startup Musical

Noser: The Startup Musical

Smelling: there’s an app for that. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

James Freedman: Moment of Truth

James Freedman: Moment of Truth

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

Idris Stanton – Wham Glam Circus Man!

Idris Stanton – Wham Glam Circus Man!

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

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

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

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Dreamgun: Film Reads

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

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

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

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

My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

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

Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl

Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl

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

Chris Cook: Consequences

Chris Cook: Consequences

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

#Dave Alnwick: Literally the Best Magician

#Dave Alnwick: Literally the Best Magician

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

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

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

Seasoned Professionals

Seasoned Professionals

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

Fix Us

Fix Us

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

Son of Dyke

Son of Dyke

I have a slight confession of bias. 

Jew...ish

Jew...ish

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

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

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

Bitch, Antigone

Bitch, Antigone

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

Apollo: Take 111

Apollo: Take 111

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Reservoir Dugs

Reservoir Dugs

Scotland’s answer to a Tarantino classic. 

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. 

Losing My Mindfulness

Losing My Mindfulness

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

Dominic Frisby Presents Adam Smith: Father of the Fringe

Dominic Frisby Presents Adam Smith: Father of the Fringe

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

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. 

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. 

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). 

The Hypnotist – Live and Outrageous

The Hypnotist – Live and Outrageous

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

The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

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

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

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

Murder on the Dancefloor

Murder on the Dancefloor

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

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

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

Cream Tea and Incest

Cream Tea and Incest

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

Jewbana

Jewbana

Right before your very eyes, Susie K. 

Kit and McConnel

Kit and McConnel

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

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… 

The Red

The Red

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

The National Trust Fan Club

The National Trust Fan Club

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

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

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

Cherie – My Struggle

Cherie – My Struggle

Cherie Blair has been somewhat of an enigma. 

Yours Sincerely

Yours Sincerely

Will Jackson is in a bit of a pickle. 

Paul Zenon: Trust Me!

Paul Zenon: Trust Me!

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

Hughie

Hughie

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

Carol Cates: Tell Tale

Carol Cates: Tell Tale

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

Sushi Tap Show

Sushi Tap Show

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

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. 

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

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

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

Art Heist

Art Heist

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

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

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

How to Use a Washing Machine

How to Use a Washing Machine

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

Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

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

Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye

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

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

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

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

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

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

Colonel Mustard and Friends

Colonel Mustard and Friends

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

The Life of Spies

The Life of Spies

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

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines

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

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… 

Atomic Saloon Show

Atomic Saloon Show

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

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

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

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Uber ratings, patisserie and misophonia. 

Shattered

Shattered

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

Sexy Lamp

Sexy Lamp

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

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

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

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

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

Colonel Mustard and the Big Bad Wolf

Colonel Mustard and the Big Bad Wolf

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

The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

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

Love/Sick

Love/Sick

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

The Sinners Club

The Sinners Club

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

Mobile Phone Show

Mobile Phone Show

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

Me and My

Me and My

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

pool (no water)

pool (no water)

‘The line of the machine. 

The 5pm Cabaret

The 5pm Cabaret

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

Bear Glitz: UnBEARable

Bear Glitz: UnBEARable

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

Top Trumps

Top Trumps

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

The Penguin Tango

The Penguin Tango

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

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

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

The Man From Verona

The Man From Verona

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

Il signor Bruschino

Il signor Bruschino

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

Red Herring

Red Herring

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

Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area

Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area

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

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

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

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

Arrivals

Arrivals

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

Bull

Bull

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

In Conversation with... Jo Caulfield

In Conversation with... Jo Caulfield

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

Fest on Forth

Fest on Forth

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

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

They are a family. 

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

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

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

PAMALA

PAMALA

2089. 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

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

Chris Cook: Entropy

Chris Cook: Entropy

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

Gareth's Gay Dating Disasters

Gareth's Gay Dating Disasters

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

Chameleon

Chameleon

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

It's Miss Hope Springs

It's Miss Hope Springs

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

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Join The Latebloomers for some late-night Bingo. 

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

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

FemFringe

FemFringe

Bold, irreverent, moving and hysterical. 

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

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

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

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

The Dance of Hands

The Dance of Hands

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

Google: Amanda Jane Dildo

Google: Amanda Jane Dildo

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

Witches?! In Salem!?

Witches?! In Salem!?

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

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

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

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

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

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

Don't Frighten the Straights!

Don't Frighten the Straights!

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

Number, Please.

Number, Please.

1952. 

The Musical of Musicals

The Musical of Musicals

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

Bulldogs

Bulldogs

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

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Plebs

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Plebs

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

Make Tea, Not War

Make Tea, Not War

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

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

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

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

Beyond: Sugar Mice

Beyond: Sugar Mice

Al is lonely. 

The Perfect Opera

The Perfect Opera

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

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

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

Griffin and Jones: Surprisingly Good Magicians

Griffin and Jones: Surprisingly Good Magicians

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

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

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

Jekyll vs Hyde

Jekyll vs Hyde

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

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

37 years of Scots comedy on the Fringe. 

Grease

Grease

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

When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish

When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish

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

Ice Ice Iceland

Ice Ice Iceland

Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland. 

Mr Fibbers Presents: Back in Tune

Mr Fibbers Presents: Back in Tune

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

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

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

Best of Variety

Best of Variety

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

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

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

Wrestling Mania!

Wrestling Mania!

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

There Is No Problem (Here)

There Is No Problem (Here)

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

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

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

The Magician, the Mind Reader and the Nerd

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

Split Egg: A Magic Show About Being Twins

Split Egg: A Magic Show About Being Twins

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

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

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

RanDom

RanDom

Winner: Overall Best Magic Show Adelaide Fringe 2019. 

Superstar

Superstar

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

Girl Bully

Girl Bully

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

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

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

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

Yes it’s panto at the Fringe! Mother Goose is making its debut at the Fringe in this fast moving Scottish comedy panto classic. 

LARP

LARP

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

Victor

Victor

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

I Can Make You Fail Slightly Less

I Can Make You Fail Slightly Less

Are you aware of the devastation that is possible by just one negative thought. 

After Vibe

After Vibe

Dress up for a special night at the Grange Club in trendy Stockbridge (following the Vibe Revue Supper Club) – live music and dancing from a range of jazz, pop and funk performer… 

A Short Cut to Happiness

A Short Cut to Happiness

A razor sharp and surreal exploration of mental health and modernity, through the fractured lens of a manic motivational speaker. 

tEMPORARY sANITY

tEMPORARY sANITY

At a personal crossroads, Ulysses, an Uber driver, embarks on a yearlong odyssey through the streets of Los Angeles. 

Lovely Girls

Lovely Girls

Chess and Cristina are multi award-winning duo, The Hiccup Project, often introduced as ‘the lovely hiccup girls’. 

Om Shaadi Om

Om Shaadi Om

Nina is on her multicultural, mixed-up and unfinished journey to matrimony. 

TGIF

TGIF

TGIF is the best worst episode of Friends you’ll see this summer. 

Shower Scene

Shower Scene

Sex work, madness and climate change. 

Chagos 1971

Chagos 1971

This is a bizarre, unbelievable, but true story – and a darkly hilarious play. 

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

After a string of five-star sell-out Fringe productions, EUSOG is thrilled to present their latest Edinburgh Fringe show: Sweet Charity! The story follows Charity Hope Valentine, a… 

The Greatest Theatrical Event... Ever!

The Greatest Theatrical Event... Ever!

After numerous fires and showbiz bombs, The Grand Carlysle Theatre is amazingly celebrating its 100th anniversary. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Bare Productions return following their sell-out run in Fringe 2018 with a deliciously wicked musical. 

Candy Factory

Candy Factory

Hard drugs and hard times are a recipe for mayhem in Saltire Sky’s latest production. 

The People's Boat

The People's Boat

One dinghy. 

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

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

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

Disenchanted

Disenchanted

Poisoned apples. 

Reba Martell: Salt'n'Sauce!

Reba Martell: Salt'n'Sauce!

She’ll batter your haggis and tickle your pickle! Scotland’s best drag queen serves up some deep-fried fierceness in this riotous new show. 

Bodily Functions and Where to Find Them

Bodily Functions and Where to Find Them

When was the last time you talked about poo? We’re guessing not recently. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Actors from around the world rehearsed via Skype for four months and then met here in Scotland to put on Shakespeare’s romantic comedy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Come join us for … 

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus

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

Something Else

Something Else

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

Voice of Authority

Voice of Authority

European premiere. 

Elizabethan

Elizabethan

Join Tobias Bacon as he lutes and lusts his way through Elizabethan England in this new musical comedy based on genuine Renaissance songs. 

In Space...

In Space...

Wit and Mirth

Wit and Mirth

In 1698 Thomas d’Urfey published the smash-hit book of comic songs, Wit and Mirth. 

Stand-Up Poet

Stand-Up Poet

‘Excellent show’ (FringeReview. 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family, and is sure to inspire younger membe… 

The Comedy of Operas

The Comedy of Operas

Operatic soprano Louise Geller debuts her innovative show with pianist Alex Norton. 

The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Amazing tales, elegantly told. 

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

In the rigid high society of Georgian England, social mores must be obeyed and, when it comes to courting, the slightest gesture has the power to change everything. 

Thirteen

Thirteen

What a show! With a new cast of talented teens, this fast-paced, hilarious coming-of-age musical with an unforgettable rock score is back at the Rose Theatre. 

Volpone

Volpone

Powerful forces of greed and deception clash in this explosive adaptation of Ben Johnson’s classic comedy. 

Dr Faustus

Dr Faustus

‘He that loves pleasure must for pleasure fall’. 

There She Is

There She Is

A journey to get there – but if there is a whale blocking the way, the path must change. 

Most Notorious

Most Notorious

Forget everything your history teachers told you, not all pirates had beards. 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

This crowd-pleasing musical is inspired by and features the songs of Elvis Presley. 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine is a town so far north that it is almost not even a town. 

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls follows two sisters on a mission to scatter their grandmother’s ashes in the perfect place. 

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Six actors. 

Just Like a Woman

Just Like a Woman

Ellie, Liz and Tig have worked in the factory for a very long time. 

Grave Concern

Grave Concern

There are only two remaining vacant graves in the family plot – and Uncle John will not miss out on one. 

2 Clowns 1 Cup

2 Clowns 1 Cup

Sex. 

Bangkok Ladyboys Comedy Show

Bangkok Ladyboys Comedy Show

This comedy duo started working together over 20 years ago, touring all over the world with companies including The Lady Boys of Bangkok. 

Mason King – Sleight of Mind

Mason King – Sleight of Mind

Following sell-out runs in 2016 and 2018 Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand-new show! As a child Mason always dreamt of mastering the art of sleight of hand. 

Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up!

Wayne is a conman. 

1902

1902

Saltire Sky’s hit debut show is back. 

Topsy and Turvy's Twisty Turny Journey

Topsy and Turvy's Twisty Turny Journey

Joey’s trapped in a maze! Topsy and Turvy have been given the super dooper important task of bringing him back to the Aussie Zoo. 

Jesus L'Oreal – Still Nailing It!

Jesus L'Oreal – Still Nailing It!

Halleberrylujah! Nobody makes a comeback like Jesus L’Oreal. 

baby-go-round

baby-go-round

Time is ticking for Kate to have a baby. 

Magic, Mind Reading and Telerabbitry

Magic, Mind Reading and Telerabbitry

Using only a deck of cards and a toy rabbit, magician Craig Stephenson has been amazing audiences all over the world. 

Love Bites

Love Bites

Love. 

Cabaret at Le Monde

Cabaret at Le Monde

The Le Monde cabaret show is at the forefront for discerning Fringe-goers and is a must-see of the festival! Relax in our luxurious Dirty Martini Lounge and let us treat you to our… 

The Snoopy Question

The Snoopy Question

What are dogs really like? What are people really like? Join Matt Black for joyful entertainment with surprising dog facts, excellent poems, cheap props and Snoopy’s answer to worl… 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

In an afterlife, Gilbert brags to Sullivan that, as fathers of the modern musical, all new musicals are basically just variations on their own plots! Sullivan challenges him to tel… 

Hitler's Tasters

Hitler's Tasters

A dark comedy about the young women who had the “honour” of being Adolf Hitler’s food tasters. 

The Seven Second Theory

The Seven Second Theory

John Doe is having a bad day. 

Craig's Magic Show

Craig's Magic Show

Magician Craig Stephenson has dazzled audiences around the world with his exemplary sleight of hand skills combined with devilish psychological illusion. 

Illicit Thrill – Where Do We Gogo from Here...

Illicit Thrill – Where Do We Gogo from Here...

Get your tipping dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot. 

Elliot Bibby – Magic in a Jiffy

Elliot Bibby – Magic in a Jiffy

Join Scottish Magician of the Year 2018 in this fast-moving show full of laughs and surprises. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

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

Trump's Fake TV

Trump's Fake TV

Trump’s Fake TV roasts popular culture with mischievous glee. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too. 

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Shellshock!

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Shellshock!

When Shelly, recent grad and marketing whizz, is summoned to the secret headquarters of the world’s largest oil and gas company she thinks she’s hit the big time. 

zounds!

zounds!

zounds! is a comedy about the Greek gods during the Trojan War, set in the present. 

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord

Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy find themselves locked in a room with no exit, as they ransack the philosophies of their lives and work, searching for a tru… 

A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game's a Foot, Try the Fish

A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game's a Foot, Try the Fish

Rakish aristocrat and first-time detective Charlie Montague must prevent a murder. 

Dear Mr Dead Head

Dear Mr Dead Head

Ten friends. 

Tina T'urner Tea Lady and Freaks!

Tina T'urner Tea Lady and Freaks!

Wonderfully weird characters collide as award-winning cabaret comedian Tracey Collins returns with her new show Tina T’urner Tea Lady and Freaks! Fantasy, obsession and loss come… 

Hearts Like Fists

Hearts Like Fists

A female superhero-noir comedy about the dangers of love. 

Gut Buddies

Gut Buddies

Come and join Brian and Karl in the intestines for a ridiculous physical comedy. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – The Greatest Showgirls Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – The Greatest Showgirls Tour

Those dazzling divas are back, ready to party, celebrating being 21 with The Greatest Show Girls Tour! So let’s hear it for the boys as they transform into 16 of the world’s mo… 

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, the Moliere Classic with a nod to cirque and commedia, is not your average take on Tartuffe! Orgon, the patriarch of the family, has decided to give all … 

Wait Wait Bo Bait

Wait Wait Bo Bait

Waiting. 

Second Honeymoon

Second Honeymoon

Set in an Ayrshire guest house in the 1960s, this hilarious comedy follows a week in the life of Mr and Mrs McIlroy who have chosen to revisit where they had spent their honeymoon … 

Vibe Revue Supper Club at The Grange

Vibe Revue Supper Club at The Grange

Jazzy / funk supper club at the Grange Club in trendy Stockbridge, 20 minutes from Princes Street. 

The Liar

The Liar

Lovers, gossips, duels, jealousy, clowns and, of course, lies. 

The Humans

The Humans

At Thanksgiving, the Blake family gathers at the run-down Manhattan apartment in Chinatown of Brigid Blake and her boyfriend Richard. 

OLD: Online Dating

OLD: Online Dating

At 32 Kate should have so much more: a great career and perfect family. 

The Norse Mythology Ragnasplosion

The Norse Mythology Ragnasplosion

You may think you know Thor and Loki, but take a whirlwind tour through Norse mythology and you’ll realise their adventures are even funnier and weirder than anything you’ve read o… 

The Witch of Wall Street

The Witch of Wall Street

Financier? Miser? Witch? A dry-witted tale about the life of Hetty Green, once America’s richest woman. 

Olaf Falafel – It's One Giant Leek for Mankind

Olaf Falafel – It's One Giant Leek for Mankind

Surrealist comedian, author, illustrator and Fringe favourite Olaf Falafel presents his latest book It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind. 

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

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

Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

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

Self Portraits

Self Portraits

Self Portraits plays with notions of gender, sexuality and the effects that time and age have on our bodies, our perception of who we are and who we have been and who we might beco… 

Kurl Up and Dye

Kurl Up and Dye

This hilarious dark comedy welcomes you into Kurl Up and Dye, a warm and friendly though largely unsuccessful Yorkshire beauticians. 

Bondage Queen Sings the Hits!

Bondage Queen Sings the Hits!

Join the ultimate mistress of mayhem, JoJo Bellini, as she takes you from the salacious to the sublime. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

Inspired by true events: a passionate Sue Perkins Superfan, sent to a therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursuing Sue. 

Adventures of a Comic Book Artist

Adventures of a Comic Book Artist

Stanley ‘Leonardo’ Sappovitz wants to become a comic book artist. 

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! 

The Gin Show

The Gin Show

Following on from our success last year, the gin-tasting show is back with comedy and songs interspersing our three free gin tastings. 

Miss DQ Live

Miss DQ Live

Miss DQ was born to perform and lights up a stage. 

The Electric Cabaret

The Electric Cabaret

The alternative late-night Fringe experience returns. 

Said and Done

Said and Done

Two women sit at a wedding. 

Nothing Really Means Anything Anymore So Shut Up, Tim?

Nothing Really Means Anything Anymore So Shut Up, Tim?

After receiving a scathing audience review, failed performer Oskar Schortz saw two options: to deal with it and move on; or to dwell, lament and plan the downfall of his arch-criti… 

All in the Timing

All in the Timing

Get ready for word-bending, thought-provoking, side-splitting comedy. 

Ashes

Ashes

Floyd Central’s production of Ashes by Chris Bundy takes a post-mortem look at death and the life our remains might have in our absence. 

Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North)

Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North)

Comic dance-theatre conceived and performed by Yukon born ‘Intrepid’ Jen. 

Ginger Monologues

Ginger Monologues

Ginger Monologues is a mixture of stand-up and song. 

Me and My Doll

Me and My Doll

This interesting two-hander from writer and director Lucy Bird paints a raucous, vivid picture of a lonely life, that of wage-slave Kate, played by Dru Stephenson, and what happens… 

Gun

Gun

‘If you’re gonna kill a man, better make sure you do it properly. 

Funny in Real Life

Funny in Real Life

A stand-up comedian sees his world fall apart when his wife decides he can no longer mention her onstage. 

Fantastic Flatulence and Where to Find It

Fantastic Flatulence and Where to Find It

Award-winning Scottish author Stuart Reid launches his eighth book at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with an exploration of eggy explosions, big bottom burps and his fear of… 

Tumours

Tumours

Jay is 27. 

Down It Fresher!

Down It Fresher!

After getting dragged along to the smelliest, most infamous night club in Edinburgh by her new friends, Frida the Fresher meets Matt, a posh English guy from the rival university. 

Mike Newall: Re:Newall

Mike Newall: Re:Newall

I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this title before. 

The Two Moronnies – Brexed Off!

The Two Moronnies – Brexed Off!

Sophisticated wit and wordplay as The Two Moronnies lampoon the lampoonable in their unique, energetic musical style. 

Gregory's Girl

Gregory's Girl

The stage adaptation of the iconic film by Bill Forsyth – all the original humour is retained as Gregory wrestles with his passion and Dorothy takes control. 

In the Shadow of the Black Dog

In the Shadow of the Black Dog

All the Pigs presents an endearing dark comedy about Alquist, who is suspended in an adolescent mindset trying to start life over, leading him to challenge his beliefs about what i… 

Confetti and Chaos (Formerly The Wedding Reception)

Confetti and Chaos (Formerly The Wedding Reception)

Become a guest at the surprise wedding reception that’s full of secrets bursting out while unexpected guests burst in, bust up and bust a move. 

Only Fools the Cushty Dining Experience

Only Fools the Cushty Dining Experience

Fringe debut for new immersive comedy by the makers of Faulty Towers the Dining Experience. 

Chores

Chores

Chores is the story of two typical young rascal boys playing in their messy bedroom. 

Children are Stinky

Children are Stinky

***** (FamiliesOnline. 

Guys, Dolls and Pies

Guys, Dolls and Pies

Damon Runyon’s brilliant Broadway Stories became Guys and Dolls. 

Fantastic Magic Show for Kids

Fantastic Magic Show for Kids

The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for the children and their parents. 

The Clinic 4 Kidz

The Clinic 4 Kidz

Come see your drag-ony aunt Gloria and let her and some super funny comedians solve all your problems. 

Harvey Greenfield Is Running Late

Harvey Greenfield Is Running Late

Is it possible to please everyone, all of the time? And at what cost to your family and health? In this fast and frenetic comedy, award-winning writer/performer Paul Richards (‘Thi… 

The Struggling Life of an Artist

The Struggling Life of an Artist

A struggling movie actress and an aspiring horror writer are on the very brink of success – each just a compromise away. 

I Am the Horrible Thing

I Am the Horrible Thing

Greg will give you £5 if you come to this show. 

Pals

Pals

Meet the pals – Pete, Andy, Linda and Sue – in a hit new comedy based on the true story of Brummy council estate mates, from the sixties to the noughties. 

Romantic Romeo

Romantic Romeo

The Capulets and the Montagues hate each other but Romeo has something else on his mind. 

Games With James

Games With James

Award-winning comedian and UK board-gaming champion James Cook invites you to play board games live on stage. Buckaroo, Guess Who, Hungry Hippos and more, played like never before. 

I’m Just Kidneying

I’m Just Kidneying

Amanda donated her kidney for her sister. 

The Red Hourglass

The Red Hourglass

A dazzling, unique horror-comedy from Alan Bissett, the Fringe First-winning creator of The Moira Monologues. 

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

The original and the best! We now have two starting venues (McSorley’s and Grassmarket) with extra tours for the final weekend. 

The Wrong Ffion Jones

The Wrong Ffion Jones

Once famed for coal, copper and steel production, Wales’s industry has now ground to a halt. 

Frankie Foxstone AKA The Profit: Walking Tour

Frankie Foxstone AKA The Profit: Walking Tour

‘A total highlight’ (Audience review, HighTide Festival 2018). 

Who Is Daniel King

Who Is Daniel King

A story of a man who decides to be a dancer. 

Bowjangles: Excalibow

Bowjangles: Excalibow

Spirit of the Fringe Award winners return! This is a string quartet that can really play. 

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

Madame Chandelier guides you through her favourite opera plots, with jokes, dramatic death scenes, and a Nessun Dorma singalong! The joyfully ridiculous and self-proclaimed anti-di… 

Redacted Arachnid

Redacted Arachnid

Following the death of his predecessor, an established theatre producer takes on the most expensive Broadway musical of all time. 

My Mate Dave Died

My Mate Dave Died

When Dave dies and is sent back to the living, he is only visible to his best friend Jimmy. 

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Liz Lochhead’s un-PC, rude, rhyming cut of Moliere’s classic relocated to a 1940s Scotch living room. 

Ross Smith: Crying/Shame

Ross Smith: Crying/Shame

Boys don’t cry – but should they? Ross Smith can’t remember the last time he did and is unsure if he still can. 

Lucille and Cecilia

Lucille and Cecilia

Two circus sea lions: one is desperate to escape, the other gets off on her daily rub downs from Trevor the trainer. 

Fags, Mags and Bags

Fags, Mags and Bags

‘All human life is in shop… there’s not a single aspect of it that’s not covered by at least one partwork magazine (free binder with part one)’. 

Who Did I Think She Was?

Who Did I Think She Was?

In this new show, directed by Dan Ayling, we follow Peter as he travels from stuttering schoolboy to bald old git via weekend hippy, bingo caller, punk and speed freak in his incre… 

Bedlam Late Night

Bedlam Late Night

Bedlam Fringe’s in-house alternative comedy night, back for its fourth year at the Fringe. 

Karaoke Saved My Life

Karaoke Saved My Life

Scotty D, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a journey, showing how karaoke saved his life and how it can save yours, too. 

Passport and Prozac

Passport and Prozac

Canadian stand-up Byron Bertram hilariously explores being a black sheep in an all-Chinese high school, dating a Japanese celebrity and travelling to 20 different countries while d… 

Before 30

Before 30

Before 30 follows Chris, a Deliveroo driver trying to make his way in the world. 

Science Magic: Play with Your Food

Science Magic: Play with Your Food

The hilarious science show is back with a new food-themed show. 

Huggers

Huggers

The popular show with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties to entertain all the family returns after more shows at festivals worldwide. 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

You’ve seen football. 

Kevin Quantum: And for My Next Trick 2

Kevin Quantum: And for My Next Trick 2

Sell-outs in 2017/18. 

Extreme Paranormal Tour

Extreme Paranormal Tour

Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour is only for those that consider themselves to be very brave, those who are not afraid to venture into some of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations bot… 

Sunshine

Sunshine

All Mr Sand wanted to do was relax and enjoy the breeze of the sea air on his skin, and the sunshine on his face. 

Mark Bunyan: 40 Years Out

Mark Bunyan: 40 Years Out

Britain’s Got Talent approached Mark Bunyan last October to sing on their programme but two days before his London Palladium debut, the BGT lawyers decided that his song about ap… 

Grumpy Pants

Grumpy Pants

A hilarious show for the whole family. 

The Professor

The Professor

The university’s oddest professor has made a remarkable discovery. 

The Long Pigs

The Long Pigs

Horror meets hilarity! Spine-tingling original theatre that is hilariously dark and frighteningly funny. 

Jarred Christmas and Hobbit: The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Jarred Christmas and Hobbit: The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our mighty gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beatboxing collide with electrifying results. 

The Greatest Magic Show

The Greatest Magic Show

Winner of Fringe World 2019 Best Children’s Show Weekly Award! The multi award-winning, sell-out sensation of 2018, The Greatest Magic Show is coming to Edinburgh for the first tim… 

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

Possibly the best musical comedy show with live piano and a Romanian performer! It is a 50-minute journey through life. 

Arguing On-Air

Arguing On-Air

Gooooood morning, Edinburgh! Live from Studio B, THSGD Productions presents Arguing On-Air! Talkback radio meets the stage in this three-man show: an intricate and funny rollercoas… 

Don’t Be Terrible

Don’t Be Terrible

Can stand-up save your love life? Self-confessed nice guy Steve thinks so. 

Frog's Legs

Frog's Legs

A comedy play that is almost set in the world of a ‘three men walk into a bar’ joke. 

The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical

Ready to take the Edinburgh Fringe by storm for the fifth year running, hit show The Improv Musical returns! Guaranteed to leave you roaring with laughter with musical mayhem and e… 

Girl Wasp

Girl Wasp

Bees are immediately punished for their stings. 

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Ahoy! Join John Silverman and the crew of The Maiden’s Ruin on their quest for pirate booty in a bawdy tale of love, betrayal, murder and incest! This five-star adult musical-comed… 

Down with the Poetry King!

Down with the Poetry King!

Award-winning silliness and choose-your-own-adventure poems for the whole family as you work to transform your writing skills. 

Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar

Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Andrew Maxwell (Live at the Apollo; winner: Time Out Live Award, ***** (Herald, for Showtime)) makes his theatre debut playing. 

A Holy Show

A Holy Show

Written and directed by Janet Moran. 

John Accardo: Method to the Magic

John Accardo: Method to the Magic

You want to know how the tricks work, but this show will reveal how a magician thinks! John Accardo may be one of America’s rising young talents, but he’s been performing for over … 

Leave a Message

Leave a Message

Two friends, Ed and Sarah, travel to the small squalid bedsit where Ed’s father passed away a few days earlier. 

The Listies: Ickypedia

The Listies: Ickypedia

***** (Fest). 

My Father the Tantric Masseur

My Father the Tantric Masseur

A reserved English father turned Tantric Masseur. 

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

The smash hit of last year’s festival is back! Join the Kafkateers for their ‘riotously cheerful’ (Chortle. 

Dickens for Dinner

Dickens for Dinner

The cast of Fringe favourite Shakespeare for Breakfast invite you for dinner with a Dickensian twist! Dickens for Dinner returns to Edinburgh for the third year to take on the Vict… 

White Girls

White Girls

Two girls go on a journey. 

Svetlana

Svetlana

‘The War oan Terror? Whit’s it f*cking like?!’ The world needs a new kind of warrior – a woman, a Russian, a wee Glesca hairy. 

Hot Flush

Hot Flush

It’s 11:24am and day two of Sinead’s hereto disastrous hen party. 

James Phelan: Troublemaker

James Phelan: Troublemaker

‘Extraordinary’ (Mirror). 

Detour: A Show About Changing Your Mind

Detour: A Show About Changing Your Mind

A show about getting lost and getting found. 

Pits

Pits

Part stand-up set, part kitchen-sink drama, Pits will take you on a massive Geordie bender of a night out on the Toon, make you laugh until you cannit breathe, and then corner you … 

A Midsummer Night's DROLL

A Midsummer Night's DROLL

Award-winning Fringe favourites The Owle Schreame return with a wild, rough, raucous and ridiculous reimagining; a version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from the 1640s, originally a… 

Girlfriend from Hell – The Bitch is Back

Girlfriend from Hell – The Bitch is Back

GFH builds on the runaway success of Gabby’s last Edinburgh show and offers a new series of life hacks on today’s dating and partying scene. 

The Dark Room (For Kids!)

The Dark Room (For Kids!)

You and your family are stuck inside a live-action video game! How will you escape?! Will you: A) Find light switch? B) Go north? C) Explode in a shower of stinking guts? An intera… 

Beat

Beat

Alfie lives with his little brother, Hugo, Mum and George. 

The Letter

The Letter

A sparkling comedy classic and international hit show from ‘one of the world’s greatest clowns’ (La Repubblica). 

Patrick Monahan: Started from the Bottom, Now l’m Here

Patrick Monahan: Started from the Bottom, Now l’m Here

Smart and funny observations on a new-found, middle-class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots. 

Now That's What I Call Brexit

Now That's What I Call Brexit

May. 

Definitely Louise

Definitely Louise

From the comfort of her flat, an excitable, precocious, irrepressible woman with a dirty mouth and a lot to say discusses life, her many opinions and her best friend, all the while… 

Scream Phone

Scream Phone

After the success of 2 Become 1, Swipe Right present their deliciously dark musical Scream Phone – directed by Pappy’s Tom Parry! The girls are having a sleepover and you’re like… 

Mighty

Mighty

The ‘remarkable’ (Scotsman) and bite-sized Jack AG Britton presents Mighty; a TED talk-meets-theatre show that combines comedy, live music and spoken word to ask the big (or li… 

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly’s Gala celebrates the opening of our 2019 programme of over 200 shows. 

Ogg 'n' Ugg 'n' Dogg

Ogg 'n' Ugg 'n' Dogg

Hail Ogg ‘n’ Ugg! Heroes! And ta so much for inventing the dog. 

Izzy Mant: Polite Club

Izzy Mant: Polite Club

TV producer Izzy (The Windsors, Peep Show, Harry & Paul) has been pathologically tactful all her life. 

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Welcome to The Chicken Appreciation Society and welcome to the mind of meat processor, Comrade Egg. 

Trump Lear

Trump Lear

Last year’s ‘chaotically enjoyable’ (Spectator) sell-out hit Shakespeare adaptation returns. 

Emmy Blotnick: Party Nights

Emmy Blotnick: Party Nights

In 2015, Nicki Minaj was paid approximately $400,000 to appear at a New York City bar mitzvah. 

Brendan Galileo for Europe

Brendan Galileo for Europe

Brendan Galileo is determined to make his mark on Irish political life and save the local school of music from being converted into apartments for racehorses, by joining the ranks … 

Eli Matthewson – An Inconvenient Poof

Eli Matthewson – An Inconvenient Poof

It’s been 10 years since Eli was made Head Environment Prefect at high school. 

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life

Meet Melissa. 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

Edinburgh’s 2018 smash hit returns! 2020. 

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Just cos you’re a kid doesn’t mean you should miss out on the best stand-ups and sketch acts of the Fringe! Just cos you’re an adult at a kids’ show doesn’t mean you can’t also hav… 

Dan Soder: Son Of A Gary

Dan Soder: Son Of A Gary

In his new hour of stand-up, American comedian Dan Soder addresses the many questions that the mid-30s bring: should he (if given the chance) have kids? Is wanting to be liked a ba… 

Late Lunch with Biggins

Late Lunch with Biggins

National treasure Christopher Biggins requests the pleasure of you company at his late lunch chat show. 

Liza Treyger: In the Weeds

Liza Treyger: In the Weeds

Liza, fresh from her Netflix comedy special, has been living it up. 

Don't Mess with the Dummies

Don't Mess with the Dummies

Following the global smash success of the multi award-winning Trash Test Dummies and critically acclaimed Splash Test Dummies, comes Dummies Corp’s all-female circus sensation Don’… 

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Runaways. 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner Brave Macbeth is back. 

I, AmDram

I, AmDram

Amateur dramatics: the unspoken past of many a Fringe performer. 

Ane City

Ane City

Tay has returned to her hometown of Dundee for a summer of relaxation, drinking and self-discovery. 

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance. 

I Lost My Virginity to Chopin's Nocturne in B-Flat Minor

I Lost My Virginity to Chopin's Nocturne in B-Flat Minor

‘I’m not going to gamble the happiness I have with you for a chance at happiness with someone else – what’s the point?’ Ollie and Laura have been together for three years, and ar… 

Madame George by Keir McAllister

Madame George by Keir McAllister

Madame George is a psychic in a slump. 

The Pat Hobby Stories

The Pat Hobby Stories

F Scott Fitzgerald’s sparkling, waggish tales of 1939 Hollywood delightfully rendered by LA-born actor Paul Birchard. 

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

Melbourne’s Out Cast Theatre company, using ‘bits of Mr Oscar Wilde’, as stated on the flyer, return a sort-of version of The Importance of Being Earnest to the Edinburgh Fri… 

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana

The widely acclaimed ex-Young Pleasance physical theatre ensemble Spies Like Us returned to the Festival Fringe this year with not only one show but two brilliant shows in an adapt… 

One Woman Alien

One Woman Alien

Heather-Rose Andrews skilfully acts out this minimalist stage version of cult classic Alien. 

Michelle McManus: Reloaded

Michelle McManus: Reloaded

Michelle McManus has become a household name around these parts, and what she delivers is neither groundbreaking nor surprising – but it is still an hour deserving high acclaim. 

Adulting

Adulting

Hot from winning Adelaide Fringe Best Cabaret Weekly Award 2018, Tash York tempts us with this scintillating hour of song and expertly woven vignettes based on the concept of Adult… 

UNCONDITIONAL

UNCONDITIONAL

There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, isn’t there? So many stories needing to be told, so many national myths being rewritten, so much is constantly changing that … 

Karaoke Saved My Life

Karaoke Saved My Life

All month I have spotted Scott Swinton, star of Karaoke Saved My Life, on the streets of Edinburgh, flyering for his show. 

It Is a Truth...

It Is a Truth...

When it comes to empowerment, Jaleelah Galbraith believes today’s feminists should look to Sense and Sensibility instead of Single Ladies. 

Finding Fassbender

Finding Fassbender

The Fringe is all about first impressions; the opening minutes of a free stand up show, the six word spiel spurted at you by flyerers with an outstretched hand, the carefully chose… 

Make Tea, Not War

Make Tea, Not War

Returning for a fifth year, Majk Stokes hosts two evenings of music, poetry, comedy and storytelling to round off Venue 40’s Fringe programme for 2018. 

Losing My Mindfulness

Losing My Mindfulness

Losing My Mindfulness offers an amusing and uncomfortable send-up of the self-help nation we have become. 

Thor and Loki

Thor and Loki

Thor and Loki is a wildly silly parody adaptation of the Ragnarok myth that is heaps of fun – even if it does go on a bit. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare is an easy sell at the Fringe, namely his comedies, and this production of Much Ado is no exception. 

Liz

Liz

There is no denying the writers’ talent; both Louis Pattison and Harry Style have created a highly enjoyable script and score rich in farcical humour and lighthearted silliness, … 

In Your Own Sweet Way

In Your Own Sweet Way

Hoghead Theatre Company Returns to the Fringe with their devised piece In Your Own Sweet Way. 

Mat Ricardo vs the World

Mat Ricardo vs the World

When you’re considered the best at what you do, some of us might rest on our laurels but Mat Ricardo wants (indeed, needs) new challenges. 

How to Be a Bad Girl

How to Be a Bad Girl

Like a piano player in brothel or a chanteuse at an orgy, Sabrina Chap is the fallen woman of cabaret. 

Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened

Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened

Alan Bennett is a national treasure, and his writings are justly well respected. 

Hatty's Last Stand

Hatty's Last Stand

Harriet Stand (Hatty to her friends) is auditioning for a part in the critically acclaimed play Life. 

In Conversation With... Arnold Brown

In Conversation With... Arnold Brown

Arnold Brown first came to prominence in the early 1980s at Soho’s Comedy Store and later, at the Comic Strip live show, with Alexei Sayle, Rik Mayall and French and Saunders et al… 

Neil Hilborn

Neil Hilborn

Bestselling author and most watched poet of all time Neil Hilborn – famous for the internationally successful poems OCD and Joey and The Future, Neil Hilborn’s poems have been vi… 

In Conversation With... Ruby Wax

In Conversation With... Ruby Wax

A much-loved comedian for over 25 years, at the peak of her success Ruby bizarrely jumped ship to gain a master’s degree from Oxford in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, then pr… 

Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome To Night Vale is one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world. 

The House

The House

A blissfully domestic sitting room in a nameless American suburb is the setting for Brian Parks’ riotous comedy The House. 

Little Death Club

Little Death Club

An atmosphere of fun and weimar cabaret beats envelop us as we enter Beauty at the Circus Hub. 

Like a Sturgeon

Like a Sturgeon

Edinburgh-raised drag queen Ripley makes his Fringe debut this year with Like A Sturgeon. 

Kill the Beast: Director's Cut

Kill the Beast: Director's Cut

Acclaimed comedy troupe Kill the Beast returns to the Fringe with a new show that is a bizarre mash up of Poltergeist and The Room. 

Job-Cher

Job-Cher

Two struggling Cher impersonators are disrobed and disheartened in Job-Cher. 

Holy Sh*t

Holy Sh*t

Hearing a couple of priests swearing will always be amusing. 

Bowjangles: Excalibow

Bowjangles: Excalibow

Excalibow features a String quartet consisting of Mitch McGugan (first violin), Ollie Izod (violin), Bertie Anderson (viola), and Ezme Gaze ('cello) who are all talented musici… 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

The HandleBards have cycled 1,500 miles from London to Edinburgh, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes necessary to perform Shakespeare’s most fam… 

Alan Bennett's Green Forms

Alan Bennett's Green Forms

An Alan Bennett one act play originally written for TV in 1978. 

The Singing Psychic: Medium School Dropout

The Singing Psychic: Medium School Dropout

Best Show, Funny Women nominee returns with brand-new school rebel stories, spookily accurate (if bonkers) audience readings plus games! ‘Uplifting celebration of humanity’ (Sc… 

#ChooseLaughs for Help Refugees

#ChooseLaughs for Help Refugees

An interactive night of comedy organised by activist collective Pink Protest to raise money for Help Refugees. 

The Fun Club Presents...

The Fun Club Presents...

I’m not sure how to explain The Fun Club Presents… Three performers – Sara Page, Franny Anne Rafferty and Alistair McPhail – in a room, all in animal face-paint, talk obliq… 

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

There is something sad about leaving Stand and Deliver, accompanied by the sound of the Adam Ant song referenced in the title of the show. 

Yummy

Yummy

Yummy is what it says on the tin – a gooey, delicious, and extremely well-crafted sequence of performances from an ensemble of drag queens who are masters of their respective cra… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

In their 19th year at the Fringe, following previous sell-out productions of West Side Story (2016) and Oliver (2015), Stage 84 proudly presents Sister Act. 

The Rise of Donald in 40 Downfalls

The Rise of Donald in 40 Downfalls

Playwright and comedian Ash Caton performs heroic poems from The Donaldiad – a cycle of fables set between 1946 and 2018. 

The Actor's Nightmare

The Actor's Nightmare

Curtain rises. 

Last Tango in Little Grimley

Last Tango in Little Grimley

Membership of the local amateur drama society has dwindled to four. 

Yer Aul' Da

Yer Aul' Da

Malcolm is in his mid-40s and going to be a grandad. 

Marie

Marie

With the aid of a tea towel, a glass, and a stool, Sarah MacGillivray skilfully portrays a wide variety of characters in a modern re-telling of the story of Mary, Queen of Scots … 

Drenched

Drenched

A raincoated man bursts into one of two bunkers in the lower section of the Pleasance Courtyard. 

Door-to-Door Poetry

Door-to-Door Poetry

Forget flowers, chocolates or even a home-baked cake. 

Colin Cloud: Psycho(Logical)

Colin Cloud: Psycho(Logical)

Colin Cloud conjures a cryptic presence as the audience enter to him trapped motionless in a large perspex box. 

Nine Lives

Nine Lives

A social experiment like no other. 

Taking it Badly

Taking it Badly

David Harmer and Ray Globe have just turned 60. 

Shovel

Shovel

Two tales overlap in this National Theatre New View’s Award longlisted dark comedy set in Backmuir Forest, 20 miles outside Dundee. 

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Having only been in existence for three years, both Academy and Pitch Fight have already shaken up the UK a cappella scene. 

Spin City

Spin City

Monday afternoon. 

Hillary's Kitchen

Hillary's Kitchen

Hillary Clinton and other influential women from history sit at her kitchen table in the days following the 2016 presidential election result, drowning their sorrows in chardonnay … 

CANCELLED - Dan the Man (Kidz Comedian) – All the Things I Want to Be When I Grow Up

CANCELLED - Dan the Man (Kidz Comedian) – All the Things I Want to Be When I Grow Up

A brilliant show of hilarious stand-up for kids aimed at 4 to 11-year-olds. 

Wings

Wings

Eva is a stand-up comedian. 

Congratulations You B@$t@*d

Congratulations You [email protected][email protected]*d

Nick and Mia: two young struggling writers trying to make ends meet who are at the end of their rope, seemingly without a shot in hell of making something for themselves. 

Scary Story

Scary Story

In an original play by Alex Jones, an awkward Halloween dinner party between friends and a new boyfriend is interrupted by an invader with an unhealthy obsession with horror. 

My Mate Dave Died

My Mate Dave Died

When Dave dies and is sent back to the living, he is only visible to his best friend Jimmy. 

Pangea

Pangea

Choice was the problem. 

Bitter

Bitter

Rose and Leila are two unlikely friends who’ve been thrust together in the most uncertain time of their lives. 

Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

Neil Simon’s hilarious portrait of three couples successively occupying Suite 719 at New York’s Plaza Hotel. 

The Magic Show

The Magic Show

Following last year’s Edinburgh Fringe sell-out and newly written for 2018, journey through the ever-changing story of magic featuring misdirection from eras past to today’s mind… 

Improvised Therapy

Improvised Therapy

Feel down in the dumps? Come to the Fringe with a desperate desire to re-evaluate your life? No? Well, we have. 

Gutted

Gutted

An Irish, black comedy set in 1980s Dublin where the fish factory floor becomes the stage for three women’s stories of one life-changing night. 

All the Dumb Things

All the Dumb Things

Join a couple of Aussies on this off-beat excursion of naughty and ridiculous tales and oddly familiar tunes. 

Playhouse Creatures

Playhouse Creatures

Set in the theatrical world of 17th-century London, this classic play celebrates the backstage lives and loves of the first five actresses on the English stage. 

Villain: DeBlanks

Villain: DeBlanks

Come laugh your (body part)_____ off! A Time Out NY Critics’ Pick written by Billy Mitchell, Villain: DeBlanks is the uproarious improvisational comedy where the cast says words … 

The Great Baldini – A Magician's Journey

The Great Baldini – A Magician's Journey

The Great Baldini is a magical legend. 

Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened

Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened

An Alan Bennett one act play-originally written for TV in 1982. 

Alan Bennett's A Visit from Miss Prothero

Alan Bennett's A Visit from Miss Prothero

An Alan Bennett one act originally written for TV in the late 1970s. 

The Best Play Ever

The Best Play Ever

Deep in the heart of a medieval dungeon, two strangers dwell. 

Bullingdon Revisited

Bullingdon Revisited

Bizarre is the word that has stalked my mind since watching Bullingdon Revisited. 

There She Is

There She Is

When a whale beaches on the London Underground, all hell breaks loose and communication abruptly ceases. 

Lady and the Cramp

Lady and the Cramp

A tongue-in-cheek, bursting-at-the-seams (literally), all-female musical cabaret troupe. 

Timpson: The Musical

Timpson: The Musical

I sat through an hour long fever dream yesterday entitled Timpson the Musical, and to get the recommendation out of the way, I would easily go again. 

The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

Take away the ability to put a scare into the living and what purpose does a ghost have? Sir Simon has been successfully haunting Canterville Chase for over 300 years, but no amoun… 

Card Ninja

Card Ninja

A humble deck of cards, a ninja (well, a likeable Kiwi), a lofty-heighted venue and audience participation, all added up to an hour well spent at the Gilded Balloon today. 

Alfred Hitchcock's Writers' Room

Alfred Hitchcock's Writers' Room

You do not often look around an audience during a show and see barely any unsmiling faces; scarcer still, there is unanimous overheard praise afterwards. 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

It is the Salon of the Year event at Scissor’s Palace and Pamela, ‘Best Stylist of 1996 before she had a breakdown’, is the ambitious owner who dreams of attaining the covete… 

Hunch

Hunch

Hunch, one of two productions from DugOut Theatre this festival (along with Songlines at the Pleasance Courtyard) continues the company’s new approach of single-person storytelli… 

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Robert says he saw strange lights over Tesco car park. 

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. 

Odd Two Out

Odd Two Out

This show is for anyone on the outside looking in, wondering how, what, where, when, why and. 

A State of Mind

A State of Mind

There is never a dull moment with Billie. 

Book Shambles Live at the Fringe with Robin Ince

Book Shambles Live at the Fringe with Robin Ince

The acclaimed hit podcast Book Shambles, recorded in front of a live audience! Hosted by Robin Ince who‘ll be joined by a different amazing guest each show. 

Skin a Cat

Skin a Cat

Rive Productions are shining the light on a condition more common than many realise: vaginismus. 

Nina's Got News by Frank Skinner

Nina's Got News by Frank Skinner

It’s hard to review Nina’s Got News without revealing what Nina’s news actually is. 

Chores

Chores

Direct from winning the Weekly Award for Best Children’s Show at the Adelaide Fringe, circus performers Derek Llewellin and Julian Roberts have brought their fun show to Edinburg… 

Songs fir a Summer's Nicht

Songs fir a Summer's Nicht

With his-larger-than life stage presence, Alex brings another absolute treat. 

The Fabulous TT

The Fabulous TT

Compared by many to Dudley Moore and Victoria Wood, The Fabulous TT will captivate you with true stories about her life with Robert Burns, David Gest, Michael Jackson and her ambit… 

A Gay and a NonGay Live! – Free

A Gay and a NonGay Live! – Free

Prepare for the gay and straight worlds to come together, as unlikely friends James Barr and Dan Hudson bring their hugely successful podcast to Edinburgh – live! James will expl… 

2nd Coming. Again.

2nd Coming. Again.

Two people are led to believe they are the second coming, they (and you) need to work out who it is using evidence and stories told by people their past in this (slightly) immersiv… 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

Direct from sell-out performances in London’s glittering West End, the Edinburgh phenomenon and absolute staple is back for an eleventh elephantine year! Tim and Jordan present t… 

In Conversation With... Rory Bremner

In Conversation With... Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner is the multi-talented impressionist, comedian, satirist, translator, columnist, writer, presenter and actor. 

Bongo Club Cabaret vs Cancer

Bongo Club Cabaret vs Cancer

The legendary late-night variety show returns for one night only! An incredible line-up of cabaret, comedy and music acts from across the Fringe presented by Rhymes with Purple and… 

Dan Simpson: Worried Face Emoji

Dan Simpson: Worried Face Emoji

It's what Dan Simpson would want. 

Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Becky works in a café in Edinburgh. 

Shell Shock

Shell Shock

"A British soldier never runs away from a fight", Tommy Atkins proudly proclaims. 

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

University is the best time of your life, isn’t it? So what do you do when every day is a struggle? In Seven Ways to Calm the Fuck Down, directed by Ruth Berry, 3BUGS Fringe Thea… 

Yer Tea's Oot!

Yer Tea's Oot!

As we say round here: ‘If they drap the bomb, yer tea’s oot!’. 

John Lenahan: Up Close

John Lenahan: Up Close

An evening of intimate magic (and comedy) with a master, in a late-night venue, restricted to a small audience – book early to avoid disappointment! John Lenahan has performed ar… 

Otway

Otway

John 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. 

Adult Orgasm Escaped from the Zoo

Adult Orgasm Escaped from the Zoo

A woman who is imprisoned by her husband in their apartment. 

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company. 

Bubble and Squeeze

Bubble and Squeeze

People think bubbles are for little kids. 

In Conversation With... Mark Thomas

In Conversation With... Mark Thomas

Arguably the UK’s most effective and best known political performer, winning awards for his stage shows and human rights campaigning, including the Amnesty International Freedom of… 

The Fear

The Fear

The Fear follows the lives of students, Ash, Ferg and Sam as they attempt to navigate their way through the ups and downs of their final year of university whilst struggling to cop… 

Tricky Second Album

Tricky Second Album

In 1988 the KLF wrote The Manual. 

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

The enigmatic Doctor Woof, Britain’s furriest drag artiste, and the aromatic Aletia Upstairs, London’s sexiest Cabaret Artiste, combine their unique talents with lashings of gl… 

Welcome to Self Co

Welcome to Self Co

Do you have what it takes to become our next Depression Superstar? We’re looking for a super inefficient, dedicated team member to join our established brand. 

Mis(s)treated – Free

Mis(s)treated – Free

Mis(s)treated – a dark and twisted comedy about human trafficking and prostitution. 

Comedy Nightcap

Comedy Nightcap

Comedy Night Cap, presented by Artistic Diversity Alliance, is the perfect comedy show to end your night on! Each night will feature a headline actor from the comedy genre that wil… 

The Hit

The Hit

A very black comedy – Mikey is a hitman exposed to parts of the brain he never thought he would see. 

Mucking About With Mr B

Mucking About With Mr B

Mr B returns to his Fringe home at the Voodoo Rooms with another hour of Chap-Hop, lyrical dexterity, music hall musings and musical mucking about. 

Death, Dating and I Do

Death, Dating and I Do

Death, Dating and I Do. 

Henchmen

Henchmen

In a world of superheroes and evil masterminds, everyone forgets the henchmen. 

I'll Have What She's Having

I'll Have What She's Having

Millennial anxieties are unpacked and explored in devised comedy I’ll Have What She’s Having. 

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Mandrogyny contains many universal themes, including an exploration of self, identity and gender expression. 

The Gin Chronicles in New York

The Gin Chronicles in New York

The Gin Chronicles in New York is the latest saga in this well-established series that by now has something of a following. 

Dracula

Dracula

This is not your grandmother’s Dracula, which may be immediately obvious when you walk into the theatre to the sounds of a Queen song. 

Six

Six

A pop song musical about the six wives of Henry the Eighth is not, at first glance, something you’d think would necessarily work. 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is the plastic-and-glitter-wearing spiritual sister of shows such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 

Girl World

Girl World

Frisky are transporting audiences to a fantasy land created by two pre-pubescent girls, Tilly and Inga (played by Camille Dawson and Serena Ramsey). 

Departure Date

Departure Date

Departure Date is a comedy about death that sadly lacks life. 

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

This epic rock comedy tells the story of a young rocker JB, from Kickapoo, journeying to find his counterpart in rock KG, and together they form the band… Tenacious D! Once forme…