Local band the Scattered Notes will perform songs from their continually expanding repertoire.
A concert of contemporary classical chamber music featuring both compositions by musicians who served in the armed forces, and new work composed in response to the works of these …
A joyful celebration of the dance of life, regardless of where you are on that road.
Principal Clarinettist of the SCO and international soloist Maximiliano Martin accompanied by Scott Mitchell comes to St Mary’s Cathedral to perform works by Poulenc, Saint-Saens, …
47 Newham health workers were filmed talking about their experiences of the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Peaceophobia is an unapologetic response to rising Islamophobia around the world.
Programme marking the 85th anniversary of Philip Glass, three of his compositions are performed at the Wells Kennedy organ by Arbroath-based musician Mark Spalding: Music in Fifths…
He’s Dead is a dark fantasy choreography asking the unanswerable question: Was Tupac depressed? This conceptual group work uses dance, live action and sound to unearth the unspoken…
A concert of new music for solo piano.
The Dan Daw Show is a peep into the shiny and sweaty push-pull of living with shame while bursting with pride.
Boléro was written in 1928 as ballet music and the work is one of Ravel’s last and most famous.
Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects this.
A Kung Fu contemporary circus made in Hong Kong.
Two ambulance care assistants, five extraordinary patients, a rickety ambulance plus minimal training add up to one lively dramatic journey! This dark comedy reveals what actually …
Patrick Withey gives a delightfully engaging and endearing performance as the troubled 15-year-old in Black Hound Productions’ Alright!, which has absolutely nothing to do with C…
Kennedy Muntanga Dance Theatre return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their newest creation.
Servitude entraps maids Claire and Solange who react with imitations of their mistress’s power and control.
In her most intimate work, cellist Justyna Jablonska explores how identities are made, unmade and remade in music.
Set to the last tour of the Tragically Hip, They’ve All Gone and We’ll Go Too explores what it means to be Canadian in an American world, how music can save your life and how the u…
Following a tour across England, 2Gal are bringing their four-star political satire to Edinburgh Fringe.
Hugely acclaimed on its release in album form, Heal and Harrow pays a humanising tribute to the victims of the Scottish Witch Trials.
Set to excerpts of Glenn Gould’s rendition of Bach’s Two and Three Part Inventions, and accompanied by a luminous sound design by John Gzowski, A Perfect Day speaks to Laurence L…
Inspired by and improvised from Clarice Lispector’s Near to the Wild Heart, seven actors tie together recollections, inventing the invisible fabric of her psyche.
Exploring the intricacies of family dynamics, Pulse, a new short play, invites the audience into the parent/child experience we’ve all found ourselves in.
Life is complex.
SMACK & Spektakel offers an adventurous double bill of dance, refreshing the commentary on the empowered female body, while questioning the relationship between performance and ide…
Ross performs tracks from his new album, Provenance, a collection of works for piano and electronics.
Jaz Woodcock-Stewart from award-winning company Antler collaborates with choreographer Morgann Runacre-Temple.
McKenzie presents a stage act of performing alter egos.
Love of Creation: Poetry’s power for the present.
Be transported into the supernatural world of The Three Seas.
Principal cellist of the London Sinfonietta and a member of the Fidelio Trio, Tim Gill joins composer/pianist David Gompper in two recitals featuring new and traditional 20th-centu…
One of Scotland’s most gifted and versatile composer/performers, internationally celebrated multi-instrumentalist and singer Phamie Gow offers a rare chance to listen close-up as s…
Norse stories form the inspiration for this performance by Nordic Viola.
On a normal bed, in a normal bedroom, two normal university students try to figure out their place in the world – and their place in each other’s lives.
A split hour of comedy from two southern acts trying to make it in the no-nonsense northern comedy scene.
Clive Gregson returns to AMC displaying the songwriting craft that has impressed music industry giants, critics and discerning listeners alike.
What do you do when the state becomes the oppressor? Would you put your body on the line? A young girl ready to die to defend what she thinks is right.
Spend a relaxed hour with Australian living legend John Bell, as he rummages through his swag of favourite things, fishing out poems, stories, backstage gossip: things he finds ins…
Award-winning experimental composer Michael Begg’s groundbreaking Black Glass Ensemble reveals new music from the borderlands of classical and experimental music.
Birds of Passage in the Half Light is a dark comedic excavation exposing the complicated relationship between Her faith and the generational impact that it has had on Her female li…
Worn is an exquisite and emotive dance production, exploring how the body is affected by time and space, and the experiences, marks and scars that become part of our history and af…
There is a long way from the love story between Prince Siegfried and the swan princess Odette in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, to the real-life marriage between Tchaikovsky and his bele…
Korea’s TOB Group presents a double bill of contemporary dance shows exploring the bystander effect and mass consumerism.
Bring Me to Light is a contemporary dance piece dedicated to finding beauty in your inner demons.
Careless follows best friends Sam, a care assistant, and Bryony, a struggling actor.
In a room of questionable hygiene.
A collaborative, devised piece that celebrates clubbing and what it means to young people.
Appearing for the fifth time at the Fringe, nothing can stop this large, contemporary choir from Peebles.
Do you ever feel like pulling over? Or feel turned on by the sea? I think I do.
A tour de force performance of the work which is widely considered musical minimalism’s first masterpiece.
Multi award winner ‘Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (SingOut.
A DJ, a raver and a professor of food policy come together in a performance space to explore the biggest political issues of our time.
Programme marking the 85th anniversary of Philip Glass, Arbroath-based musician Mark Spalding returns with a programme of compositions from six decades performed at the piano.
‘Her voice can stop the clock’ (Scotsman).
In this 2011 response to Rattigan’s The Browning Version, David Hare explores life in an Anglo-Catholic public school on the South Downs in 1962.
Dance-Forms Productions celebrates 19 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe, presenting the cream of the crop of ritual and modern dance.
Escape from the House of Mercy is a dance/theatre work which looks at institutions which have compromised the rights of women in the past and the present through the buried stories…
Broke Her, the debut production of northern productions company Steel Harbour Productions, a thriller set in the home of a promising young couple Joshua and Isobelle, during a calm…
Original multimedia performance inspired by Kyle Yamada’s play The Fahrenheit Alliance.
Minutes before the clock strikes 12, a group of friends rediscover themselves and their goals for the new year.
You’re born a girl.
A word-for-word theatrical adaptation (with original music) of the 1942 government handbook published to prepare families for uncertainty and violence, then and now.
Exploring narratives inspired by Ovid’s Heroides, the show mixes the contemporary and classical.
You’re only a missing person if someone misses you.
Cassie, a young twenty-something from the Northwest of England, has moved to the arse end of London, looking for better opportunities and new beginnings.
A poetic, subtle and witty dance performance on conventions, expectations and perception.
Paradise Palms’ infamous buffet of raucous cabaret and queer performance alongside comedy, spoken word and the darn-right ridiculous.
Aural Picnic: Fill your ears with tasty tales.
A disquieting and darkly funny play which shines a light on the state of mental health services in modern Britain.
Sally MacAlister collaborates with upcoming theatre company koi collective to premiere a new comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Jane Waters, mother of three, was murdered in her home on Easter Sunday, 2001.
Returning to Edinburgh Southside’s historic East Crosscauseway, Irene, Kate, Tricia and John once again bring colour with a dash of monochrome to the Whitespace Gallery.
1972: The Future of Sex.
Three longtime friends have had little contact since the death of the fourth member of their close-knit group, a best-selling horror writer.
Celebrated Viennese cellist Peter Hudler returns to the Fringe with his brand-new show.
Recalling Banksy’s famous graffiti, originally painted on the side of Waterloo Bridge in 2002, Amy Wakeman’s The Girl and Her Balloon is a similarly ubiquitous depiction of hop…
This is the 39th year for Dazzle at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Contemporary arts in a historic setting.
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Dive into the prefrontal cortex for an off-balance and emotive exploration of the three modes of emotional regulation: threat, drive, soothe.
Let me tell you about Ryan.
A collaboration between modern art forms.
71BODIES 1DANCE is an interdisciplinary and choreographic initiative by Daniel Mariblanca.
Bringing together rappers and singers with soaring strings, heavy brass, woodwind and a thundering back-line, Tinderbox transform preconceptions of what an orchestra can be.
Follow the journey of a fictional American president and delve into the murky underbelly of the struggle for power.
Join Edinburgh-based Unearthed Dance Company as they take you through an eclectic bill of bite-sized contemporary dance works.
Have you ever read the secret confessions written on the walls of a toilet stall? If so, you know you are in for a treat! Bathroom Confession follows four young women embarking out…
A sassy-ass show hosted by Richard and Greta: risque alter egos of multi award-winning, Fringe favourites Nina Conti (British Comedy Award winner, Live at the Apollo star and more)…
After observing young children in parks, streets and squares, five diverse and talented performers identically reproduce the natural movements generated by the pure, intense and de…
A raw and real glimpse into the hearts of four Minneapolis youth, revealing strongholds imposed upon youth empowerment that impact the wonderings and hopes of generation Z – in a…
Occupying Eden is a multi-species performance in which an imagined ecological paradise is co-created.
Two twins, one heart.
Inspired by the story of Hong Kong renowned novelist Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City, A Many-Splendoured Thing explores love between a man and a woman in a turbulent era thr…
Fitry is an intriguing one-man show from Faso Danse Théâtre, Brussels, featuring Serge Aimé Coulibaly as the performer.
After Happy Hour (Luminux for Theatrical Moment and Total Theatre awards) and El Pueblo Unido Jamás Será Vencido, Alessandro Bernardeschi and Mauro Paccagnella conclude their Mem…
Cool with underlying passion and deceptively simple choreography by New Yorker/San Franciscan Stephen Pelton, End Without Days gets under your skin.
Can we still laugh at this? Let’s find out. This is 10 years of material, rubbed and polished into pristine comedy and premiering at this year’s Fringe.
Winner of Underbelly, New Diorama and Methuen Drama’s hit-making Untapped Award 2022.
Spectacular world renowned ballet company journey from Kyiv.
You are blindfolded.
A series of unfortunate events led Riley to realise that there is no place for him in society.
How do individuals react to the same event? To what extent does your life, your mistakes, your hopes and dreams, affect your perception of reality? And do you need a bath to publis…
Waterloo is a whacky, one-woman show by Bron Batten detailing her affair with a conservative military official.
After the highly successful Us/Them, Carly Wijs returns to Summerhall with Boy.
Dance is meant to be about self-expression.
Zinnia Oberski’s arresting body doesn’t shy away from being seen, hanging like a carcass from her trapeze in the clinical Demonstration Room of Summerhall.
The premise is simple.
Pip Utton really is extraordinary.
Three friends are getting ready for a night out.
In Vegas, a magician performs a final disappearing act.
Written by Vlad Butucea, directed by Mojisola Elufowoju.
A contemporary drama created by Histeria Teatro that pays homage to those rock stars who died young, and in circumstances of suicide or overdose.
“Eagles! The eagles are coming” says Pippin Took in Lord of the Rings.
From the team that brought you the award-winning Casting Off comes Zoë – a vital force of empty chaos and absolute movement.
You can have too many carrots in one show.
Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World celebrates the life and work of Scottish artist Alan Davie (1920-2014).
Hot Dog has just been dumped by her girlfriend, Dumpling, and now she must candidly examine what it means to live in a post-Dumpling world.
Silvy Weatherall’s The Last Supper returns to St Mary’s Cathedral this August. Gardner and Gardner will be making their peace loom in the Resurrection Chapel.
‘It was touching, eccentric, wry, surprising, profound.
Éowyn Emerald & Dancers return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a somewhat different context from previous years with their new work Your Tomorrow.
Martin Creed Turner Prize-winning artist-performer-composer and ‘punk poet’ (Guardian).
Some day, Where Sat the Lovers will be a live stage show.
Allison Miller is on trial pleading not guilty to all charges held against her.
An artistic couple expose their daily rituals and lockdown coping routines, digitally unleashing two eccentric performance personas bent on transforming their Edinburgh home into a…
Following two acclaimed solo music theatre shows, Pulse and Auld Lang Syne, Mairi returns with a concert.
Before the Ruin – 10th Anniversary Concert.
‘Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (SingOut USA), who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, roots-based songwriting and…
Drawing on a deep lifelong immersion in diverse cultures and an array of pioneering experiences, Scotland’s ‘musical alchemist’ (World Music Report) offers a revelatory new vision …
The meeting of two worlds, of two solos within a single spacetime.
This panel will explore dance, theatre and performance delivered both live and digitally.
New Celts Productions and Bone struck Theatre present Wish List by Katherine Soper, winner of the Burntwood Prize for Playwrights in 2015.
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This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique and original jewellery designs from 30 independent designers across the globe including local emerging talen…
Music-theatre with solo cello plus dance, Iconnotations is extraordinary: surreal, wry, expressionistic, at times baffling, profoundly sad but at the end joyous.
How do we interpret the world through our senses, particularly through sight? A mesmerically beautiful triptych of two solos and one duet, choreographed by Finnish Johanna Nuutinen…
La Galerie by Machine de Cirque.
It’s May of 2020 and feisty Nana is going crazy because her adult daughter, Melissa, won’t allow her to leave the house.
If Carl Knif’s Fugue in Two Voices is a joke, then it’s a dud.
In a space cluttered with discarded costumes and glasses of milk, Sally dresses, undresses, drinks and dances in an attempt to embody the women that brought her into being.
Performed by cellist-composer Emily De Simone, systems_theory is a curated set of multimedia works reflecting human impact on the world – from Thomas Butler’s Coordinates for Cel…
We need heroes in these strange times is the thesis of this show, and Les Petites Choses’ Fighters brings us five.
At the Feelgood Academy of Performing Arts, competition is tough, even for the school’s two best singers.
Francis Bacon could spend his mornings painting, his afternoons and evenings drinking champagne, and his nights roaming Soho in fishnet stockings and a leather coat looking for “ro…
What is Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart without men? Two actresses meet to rehearse a two-woman version of Schiller’s play.
Through Bush, Through Briar: An adaptation of a Midsummer Night’s Dream in which a Scrooge-like town councilman is planning to tear down a fairy forest to build a theatre.
Moya is an acrobatic art film, rooted in South African culture and seen through the eyes of our youth.
Ai~sa~sa meaning ‘Get over yourself’ is brilliant.
A man falls from the side of the screen onto the floor.
Tai Gu Tales was created by Hsiu Wei Lin, formerly a principal dancer with the iconic Taiwanese Cloud Gate company.
With its cinematic aesthetics that split up time and space, Ground reveals through the body, the nature of our human condition, showing glimpses of everything that, instinctively o…
An hour-long selection of short films, many from the experimental days of film in the early 1900s, set to original scores by the Apollo Saxophone Quartet.
Deserted Shores / Negative Photographs focuses on a woman imagining a family gathering that never happened after a tragedy connected to the uneasy political atmosphere of the 90s i…
This cross-disciplinary 32-minute performance work features opera, violin, poetry and contemporary dance and is presented by the South Chicago Dance Theatre and choreographer Kia S…
A lighthearted comedy about university student Sophie, and her journey of discovering what it means to be a woman in this world.
Inspired by the allegorical Chinese myth of Pangu, and choreographed by Kuik Swee Boon (Singapore) and Kim Jae Duk (Korea), this contemporary dance piece presents the idea of trans…
Stuck on a broken-down train are: Dave and Alex, two students who have met on the journey; Kate, a young mother who has started her own business; Marc, recently left by his fiancé…
On a roof webbed with fish-bone antenna, a child with a superhero blanket cape was brought to the realm of Wuxia by a leaf.
An avant-garde performance, created from three elements: words, dance, and projection mapping.
Sylvain Émard’s Rhapsodie is a performance event for 20 dancers inspired by the ritual of dance.
First came Rhapsodie by Sylvain Émard, a performance event for 20 dancers inspired by the ritual of dance.
Performance is a metaphor and allegory of the world we live in, of interconnections, of incommunicability.
A double-bill of two pieces, one from calligrapher and choreographer Chiharu Kuronuma and one from juggler Teruki Okamoto.
This revealing new online play tells the true stories of four astronauts, united by a common purpose and a common fate many years apart.
Free concerts every lunchtime, Monday to Saturday throughout August.
Local songwriter Arthur Wilson will be joined by members of his band The Scattered Notes to perform songs from their expanding repertoire.
Traditional and contemporary songs that take you on a musical journey through Scotland and beyond from ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
A story told through movement and voice, To Have and to Hold explores how one makes decisions, forms relationships and chooses to live based on the notion of influence.
Within the backdrop of his paintings, acclaimed Scottish artist Simon Laurie discusses the inspiration behind his four-week exhibition of recent work at The Scottish Arts Club, and…
Told through the lens of teenagers on the verge of adulthood, a group of friends decide to camp in a public park, exposing the intricacies of youth culture and a generational tempe…
A gripping, raw, intense exploration of what it means to be human.
Tristan’s grandfather is dead, Molly and Katie are hiding something, Laura is off the rails.
Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by the national phenomenon, Rock Choir.
This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique pieces from 30 independent designers across the globe including local, emerging and established talents.
A snapshot of the life of an eccentric woman living on the streets of South East London.
Three Times She Knocked, an erotic psychological thriller.
Returning to the historic East Crosscauseway, Irene Campbell and John Nowak bring colour with a dash of monochrome in an exhibition of their paintings, prints and textiles.
Good morning, Edinburgh! After many successful Fringe sell-outs, we’re back for our fabulous 15th anniversary! Three new, stimulating, delicious, rotating “menus” of 10-15-minute c…
Local songwriter Arthur Wilson will be joined by members of his band The Scattered Notes to perform songs from their continually expanding repertoire.
Great AMC sell-out show in 2018! The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts.
Edinburgh’s very own Harry Cullen returns to the Acoustic Music Centre after his great sell-out show there last year.
AMC sell-out 2011 to 2014! Winner, Best Act Mettman Blues Week 2008 (Germany).
The Scottish Clarinet Quartet return to the Edinburgh Fringe to present the much-loved music of JS Bach, reimagined for multiple clarinets and infused with swing jazz, funk and imp…
The popular From Shanghai with Love fashion show and exhibition will come back this year for the third time, bringing silk garments from China’s famous Silk Road combined with cu…
The cruelties of social media could have broken a girl’s spirit.
As part of his work on a film, Yorkshire composer Gavin Bryars recorded a homeless man’s song in 1971.
The performance Boys in Sync presents three young men with different archives exploring the concept of masculinity.
One is the final part in Bert and Nasi’s trilogy on contemporary questions, following Eurohouse and the Total Theatre Award-winning Palmyra.
The average attention span of a Generation Z-er is eight seconds; down from 12 seconds for their millennial counterparts.
Kanata: the Haudenosaunee word for Canada.
Dressed is an intensely personal and moving account of Lydia Higginson's journey through the trauma of being stripped and assaulted at gun point.
A woman twirls endlessly, casting trails of pleasure, while another rebuilds beauty among the fall and collapse of her storm.
Weave a boat-shaped basket from organically grown Scottish willows.
Multi award-winning dance company James Wilton Dance present The Storm, a whirlwind of lightning-fast athleticism where acrobatics, break-dancing, martial arts and contact work fus…
One man sits alone in a room. Why? Beckett’s master work brought to life for the modern day.
Learning from the Future – a post-human dance fiction by Colette Sadler.
I’m Still Here is a triple bill of new dance works from female choreographers, featuring two solos and a duet curated and created by GBworks – an international movement collectiv…
BC Camplight is the moniker of maverick songsmith Brian Christinzio.
Ctrl+Alt+Z is a contemporary dance piece based on the book Keeping Mum by Marianne Talbot.
This abstract contemporary dance show depicts the loss of perception of time in an abstract movement form.
You’re getting ready to go out but your depression has other ideas.
Contemporary mime inspired by daily life.
Pecho Mama return with their smash hit gig theatre production.
As the saying goes, "The path to hell is paved with good intentions".
‘Keep the ears keenly aware for this string-driven sky dancer enchanter’ ***** (TheEdinburghReporter.
Imagine you can travel through time.
Over a drunken McDonald’s, two girls start a viral tweeting frenzy over a subject they know little about.
This summer, join the girls for a fabulous night of glitz and glam as we celebrate each of our members in an awards show like no other.
Vessel is about radical togetherness and radical aloneness; a 21st-century reimagining of medieval Anchoritism where women choose a life of strict and irreversible enclosure, livin…
Just over a 100 years ago there was an epic battle and a tank crew were stranded in their Mark II tank in no mans land.
Jess is sat on the living room floor, nursing a glass of wine… or two… or three.
What is Caledonian Soul? Ross Wilson (AKA Blue Rose Code) will, with help from some very special guests, attempt to answer this question by offering his unique take on generations …
Nick is 14 years old.
Scottish Dance Theatre’s Ritualia shakes tradition to its core in this bold re-imagining of Nijinska’s 1920s ballet, Les Noces.
A contemporary exploration on the journey of the English language.
A powerful duet between two exceptional dancers – Joel Brown (Candoco Dance Company) and Eve Mutso (former principal dancer of Scottish Ballet) – as they explore their differen…
London contemporary dance company by Kennedy Junior Muntanga presents this double bill of work in Edinburgh for the first time.
‘What I had experienced had not been a full life, nor was it a full death but it was a real loss.
This contemporary ballet choreographed by Helen and Emily Garner and Bryony Sullivan will take you on an emotional, yet uplifting journey, as these young performers sensitively po…
Innovations isn’t just a show.
Tin Tub Theatre presents a female-led abridged adaption of Anthony Burgess’ iconic novel and play, A Clockwork Orange.
Learn the art of paper folding with designer/maker Kate Colin.
Fat Blokes is a sort of dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public – made by artist and forward-facing fatso, Scottee.
Internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter Dean Owens is a man of many songs, and many hats.
When two scientists struggle to parent their youngest son, they create Inka.
Last year, the Broughton Spurtle said: ‘It’s a collaboration marked by thoughtful attention and skilled application.
‘Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer/songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (Sing Out!, USA) who’s developed a unique blend of lyrical, roots-based songwriting and…
Genre-busting lineup of virtuoso performers present work inspired by Muriel Spark.
Civilisation (or a day in the life of a woman following a tragic event).
Estonian epic tale Kalevipoeg is written in songs, and NUKU choir is performing these old runic songs mixed with contemporary jazz, adding an ancient storytelling touch to the perf…
Allan Taylor is the consummate professional who has taken songwriting to a high level.
In this new piece, Bert and Nasi dance the end of their relationship, imagining what a future without each other might look like.
If you have ever wondered how contemporary dance choreography is created (as opposed to classical ballet) this fascinating show, CoisCéim Dance Theatre’s Body Language directed …
Very few kind words have ever been said about the prison system in this or any other nation.
Ensemble is a joyous expression of togetherness involving five performers in their 30s-70s.
Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! Ridiculusmus.
Irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family.
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, performance-based installation This Time Will Be Different denounces the Canadian government’s discourse on Indigenous people and takes …
Circus is inherently exciting to watch – the whole point of it is to see human bodies interact with the world in a way you didn’t think was possible.
Qi, a syllable coming from the performance maker’s name, is believed to be the life force of any living entity in traditional Chinese philosophy (sometimes also spelt as Chi).
‘Can we just say we’re completely pro sex’ – Pig.
Rarely does the stage premiere of a work take place twenty-three years after it was written, but Out Of Bounds Theatre has claimed the honour with their gritty production of 44 Inc…
A block of flats.
Leaves is a new play by New York City based, all-female theatre collective Don, Pat & Tom.
Being a teenager is hard and nobody wants to talk about it.
Following two acclaimed solo music theatre shows, Pulse and Auld Lang Syne, Mairi returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a concert inspired by, and responding to, her curren…
Originally an acoustic violin duo, Momento developed their sound by adding synths, sample pads, and loop station to deliver an entertaining, immersive classical and electronic show…
Small choir; big personality.
Contemporary Artists Competitive Week (CACW) is an international platform for all kinds of art for young artists to show and express freely.
The scene is set, the story is well known, the outcome for most is death.
Ophelia is Also Dead follows Ophelia telling us the story of her whole life.
A spontaneous play in the style of Caryl Churchill.
Join us for a magical, marvellous hour of songs from your favourite movie musicals including Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman and some Disney classics.
‘Your children are not your children.
From Burns to Blondie: how a shy clarsach player ended up playing on the Barrowland stage, by way of a hippy chill-out lounge and an Australian riverboat.
Two front gardens, two women with the wit to talk for Ireland, a washing line and a brick wall.
Unicorns, have you noticed they’re everywhere right now? As is the far right.
Leading Scottish Composer John McLeod launches a new album featuring his entire music, composed over 50 years, for solo piano played by outstanding pianist Murray McLachlan and new…
Back for a second year, Augusta Maclean, a young, contemporary Scottish artist, is holding a solo exhibition of original paintings and photography.
Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop icon status for chart-topping hits…
Dance Base’s iconic and eclectic showcase returns once again, showcasing the very best new work from Scottish and international artists.
Now in its seventh year, and gaining momentum with each new calendar, Craft Scotland are back for Fringe 2019.
Exuberant, vibrant, energetic, youthful! Black Never Die is a 10-piece rap outfit from Conakry, Guinea in West Africa creating seductive, colourful solid, groovy urban music.
‘Unfortunately, I had the luck to meet Jackson Pollock’ Lee Krasner once said of her husband.
‘What’s going on…??’ Rosana Cade cries, with their head in the seat of a swivel chair, spinning slowly in front of a fixated and silent audience.
Main Street Blues present an hour of blues from the trio of blues icons known as The Three Kings.
Andre, from Germany, is a “traveller between cultures” because his virtuousity allows him to move amongst styles and cultures without sacrificing identity or style.
Music from the Heart with Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts is a concert for lovers of acoustic music featuring compositions by Andrew Leslie played on acoustic guitars and double …
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…
A beautiful wordless dialogue between Iraqi traditional music and Finnish contemporary dance.
An uplifting solo performance of one man’s struggle with PTSD and depression and his journey to well-being.
Where do you stand on the burning issues of today? Who do you trust? Is anything so important you’d stake your life on it? Passion Perspectives is a challenging piece of new writin…
Exploring an unlimited range of creative ideas, Dance-Forms’ 76th International Choreographers’ Showcase delivers a solid line-up of superb choreography.
Social media, tech addiction, online gaming and its impact on mental health is the focus of this new, visceral and provocative piece.
A play, a pie and a pint all included in your ticket price! Contemporary interactive play and great craic. See website for further details: mcsorleysbar.com/events
Does the past dictate your future? Trapped in memories of childhood trauma, a group of people are desperately trying to break the cycle and take control of their lives.
Sean expects a quiet night alone in the pub, but Lisa catches his eye.
Struggling with anxiety and depression in everyday life, Alice enters a topsy-turvy world Through the Looking-Glass.
Le Coup, in the Underbelly Circus Hub’s ‘The Beauty’ tent, is perfectly programmed.
Esther Swift has travelled the world extensively with her music-making and embraces many different influences in her virtuosic harp playing, composing and songwriting.
The Addams Family.
Was childhood really a simpler time, full of innocence and happiness? Katie Paterson’s weird, anarchic and hilarious solo endurance test invites the audience to play and share in…
Sometimes we fail and pretend it never happened.
Al is lonely.
Rock Choir is the largest contemporary choir in the UK offering the general public the chance to sing without audition or any requirement to read music.
FCT returns with its 41st Fringe show following five-star reviews and sell outs for Sister Act and Jesus Christ Superstar.
A brand-new adaptation of this rarely performed musical song cycle with fully fledged characters and setting.
Celebrating the works of the playwright and poet, Federico García Lorca, Enebro Teatro have brought together select pieces to create an altogether unique play.
Welcome tae Camby! If ye need tae know anyhin’ aboot roon here, there’s five hings ye need tae remember: neds, fitbaw, shite, shoaps n’ the cooncil.
Black Light Theatre Company features a boisterous and lively cast in their production The Last Bubble.
Psychologists claim answering 36 questions can make two strangers fall in love.
Up and Away is a drama set in rural Wisconsin.
Dazzle returns to the festival for the 36th time; a major exhibition with a huge following, showing 60 contemporary jewellers, 3,000 pieces, a leading contemporary printmaker and a…
What are you willing to do to become a legend? A porn actor performing his last record-breaking movie: a sex marathon with 100 women.
An exciting new show created by emerging professional artists from UCW’s degree level performing arts course.
This show explores the story of a girl’s life, her relationship with her environment and the notion that nature can act as a support system in the same way that family and friends …
Discover handmade objects for you, and your home, from 41 Scotland-based makers in one unique location.
Another is a quadruple selection of dance pieces by the fledgling company Ballet-works founded by a former soloist of Stuttgart Ballet, Robert Robertson and comprises both contempo…
Evocative, innovative shape-shifting drama sculpted from the poetry, music and songs of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002).
How do we face dying if we know we have a terminal illness? And also how do we live in the face of death, imminent or not? Losing several friends in the same year, Kally Lloyd-Jo…
Floating Flowers by B.
Dead Equal is a resplendent feminist perspective on female involvement in combat.
In 2016, in a quiet stable complex in the Australian Perth hills, a project now known as Darkness to Light did its principal photography.
This talented all-female ensemble offer an original and inventive take on traditional fairytales.
A joyful celebration of life, regardless of where you happen to be on that road.
A moving tale of lives affected by conflict in Kashmir.
A young woman calls a helpline.
Meeting Place Theatre and Teresa and Andrzej Welminski Foundation present Limbo.
‘At first you feel a winding pain.
It happened so slowly, nobody notices.
Christine Devaney’s And the Birds Did Sing is a gentle, moving meditation on the loss of her father, expressed through story-telling and some expressive physical movement to an e…
It’s a long, hot summer.
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, Native Girl Syndrome is inspired by the experience of Lara Kramer’s own grandmother’s migration from a remote First Nations community …
Monster choreographed and performed by Yen-Cheng Liu of Dua Shin Te Production is a show about the monster within us but the trouble with alienation is that it alienates the audien…
LARP by Berri George (2018 Channel 4 Playwright Award, BBC Hotlist).
A beautifully devised piece written by Sue Dunk.
There’s Something Missing, is a two-person physical (and sometimes funny) contemporary piece of confessional theatre that discusses identity.
Take Your Brain To Another Dimension II at Edinburgh’s VAB Lab – an exhibition of modern art.
Anything With A Pulse begins with boy meets girl in a nightclub.
Conversations With Van Gogh – Hannah has lost faith in everything and everyone, except maybe Vincent van Gogh; but if all life is creation, then surely she can find the meaning o…
Lola’s funny, confident, and always striving for perfection.
In the late 1800s, against a period of social and economic inequality, novelists wrote books about utopian societies where our lives are radically different.
What’s done is done.
Tête-à-Tête: Paris-Edinburgh is a collection of original contemporary photographs taken by Ewan Barry and Audrey Pinard.
Salmon hits you hard from the moment you step in the venue.
Free concerts every lunchtime, Monday to Saturday throughout August. Wide range of music from classical to contemporary, traditional Scots and jazz. Full details at cathedral.net
We are living through a renaissance of plays in verse, and if you need proof I can furnish few better than Fires Our Shoes Have Made by Fringe newcomers Pound of Flesh Theatre.
Jane and Toni are immaculate, iconic, accommodating flight attendants.
The Patient Gloria wowed audiences at the Abbey Theatre during its sold-out world premiere at the Dublin Theatre Festival.
Delightfully deranged and beautifully berserk, Ukrainian group Misanthrope Theatre re-ignite the flames of rebellion and fervour that saw Alfred Jarry’s play close upon its openi…
Scottee grew up around mould, mice and clothes off the market.
The global gap between rich and poor grows.
Hoichi lives in a temple and plays the lute.
Michael and Ana had no communication for six months.
Albert Einstein used to work in a patent office, reportedly because the mundanity and ease of the job allowed his mind to wander to more complicated concepts.
Jive along to jazz, party to punk rock, emote to electronica, caper to classical, wave to world music and tuck into techno with our cherry-picked musical assortment! A powerhouse o…
True crime obsession has reached new heights in the past few years with a seemingly endless stream of documentaries, books and podcasts available to armchair sleuths everywhere.
YesYesNoNo are searching for the truth.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Forest in question refers to the cast – a fourteen strong group of graduates from the Moscow Art Theatre School.
A body is washed up on the shores of the Faroe Islands, rain softly splatters on a coat, a video projection comes into view and live music fills our ears.
Best Girl is a story told by the nervous, but likable Annie.
Through a series of slightly disjointed comic scenes, two actors, Pete and Kim, tell the story of three different relationships.
We’re told that ‘Max needs a firm hand’, as the performance launches with three actors clad in balaclavas.
Ejaculation - Discussions of Female Sexuality is a raw, visceral exploration of female pleasure, boldly confronting the many themes which act as barriers to this rarely discussed t…
Her name is Lila, and she’s a proud Blackfoot woman, she tells us.
Cicada 3301 is a play devised around one of the most mysterious, still unsolved Internet puzzles.
Returning for its 14th season, C’s critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day.
Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators.
Pathetic Fallacy, at heart, has a Unique Selling Point—the show’s creator, Anita Rochon, isn’t actually in Edinburgh.
Award-winning all-male company makes an explosive Edinburgh debut.
Do your genes fix your future? Do you have any say? Performed in your home, this is a startling confrontation with the inescapability of being you.
Fresh off the back of their last two outstanding, sell-out Summerhall shows, the amazing Transatlantic Ensemble return once again, to perform Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours Album, live an…
The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts.
The collaboration between bassist and composer Ilaria Capalbo and pianist/composer Stefano Falcone is a project that has evolved over a few years since the pair met during studies …
Blazin’ Fiddles celebrate 20 years of touring and recording and are delighted to honour this birthday with a string of special performances with special guest singer Karen Matheson…
Aberdeen-based ensemble marks 90th anniversary of composer Karlheinz Stockhausen and 50th anniversary of his Intuitive Music by performing selected compositions from his Aus den Si…
A must-see, hilarious and deeply moving one-woman show from Belfast! In one moment a woman’s jaded world is turned upside down and the dying embers of her spirit are reignited.
Rural Ireland - rich in personality and culture yet teeming with the stigma and prejudice of another age.
Leigh Bowery was born in Sunshine, Australia (west of Melbourne) in March 1961.
Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown and one of the most respected songwriters of his time.
At least three times over the course of Atomic 3001 I found myself contemplating whether choreographer and performer Leslie Mannès was somehow creating the techno beat that her bo…
An algorithm is a plan for solving a problem, but how many more does it create? Instagram’s official blog 2016: ‘To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to show …
The police just took Jamal away.
Folklore entwines three past folk stories from across the South West to form a new narrative using contemporary dance and puppetry to show the characters’ interaction.
‘Wizards, as you know, may not love.
The University of St Andrews\\\' all-female a cappella group present Voices.
Shakespeare is an easy sell at the Fringe, namely his comedies, and this production of Much Ado is no exception.
Meet Leah and Chris: raised on Harry Potter, New Labour and a belief that one day they would be as special as their parents promised.
Set against the backdrop of a school production of West Side Story, this is the story of Mr Taylor, a teacher in charge of putting on the production.
The far future.
A journey of a kid from foster care to superstardom.
Eight is daring and loud, with biting humour and exhilarating power that thumps throughout the script.
Rab’s delighted to be bringing his current solo show, hot on the heels of a new album, to AMC.
‘And I tell myself, I think – if you f*ck it up, you f*ck it up.
Lauded by The New York Times as ‘existential stand-up’, this unsettling and beautiful play explores the nature of performance, the intersection of actor and audience, and the symbo…
This duo will lift you up with their ridiculous stories as you transcend with their emotive songs.
Feminism is a tricky word.
To be well or not to be well, that is the question.
A dystopian world that reimagines what it means to confine love.
ZOO Venues in conjunction with DanceXchange and Dance4 present a series of new choreographic works from emerging artists in the Midlands.
A quintet between pianist/composer and four dancers, Autóctonos II questions belonging to a group, in this society of endurance, indifference and productivity.
Join St Andrew’s and St George’s West Choir as they perform a programme of contemporary choral music.
Do you remember when we used to go camping? And when you helped me make an ATM out of cardboard for my school project? Do you realise what a big impact you’ve had on who I am? Fr…
Last year, a local paper said: here are ‘three mature artists examining with calm, unhurried concentration the subtle interplay of form, void, tone, line, pattern, and texture… a…
Sew a coin purse by selecting soft leather and pure wool felt in contrasting colours.
Janis Claxton Dance returns with this award-winning 2016 Fringe hit.
For one day only! Live Art Bistro take on ZOO Southside, doing what they do best: presenting 12 hours of transgressive and experimental performance by world-renowned artists.
This high-energy performance features real-life mother Lucy and her 15-year-old son Raedie.
Make a mosaic with ceramic and glass tiles.
Folding Echoes is a solo dance piece, which originated from audiences’ urge to understand a contemporary dance performance in general across cultures.
In a society which is so forward thinking, how are we still struggling to help the millions of people with ill mental health? Delve into the harsh reality of mental health to try a…
Three Northerners and three Southerners residing in one nursing home.
The world’s biggest girl band Get Rreel are on the brink of collapse.
Imagine knowing when you’re going to die, exactly when you’re going to die.
Girl meets boy.
Take a journey with Imperial College London’s premiere mixed a cappella group through a spectrum of genres and themes in their debut Fringe show!
Big Love – Charles Mee’s adaption of Aeschylus’ The Suppliants is a modern reexamination of western norms regarding gender and sexuality.
Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase, presented by Dance Base at Edinburgh City Chambers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Project Venture seeks to establish a permanent human colony on Mars and Dr Aysha Malik will be among the first brave souls to make the trip, but she’ll have to contend with her t…
Using nothing but their voices and innovative live looping techniques, genre-bending FreePlay takes you from the concert halls of Europe to the jazz clubs of Manhattan, the temples…
The Spice Girls lied right to our faces.
Whether you’re after a relaxing lager or fancy a reminiscent Babycham, The White Oak is the pub for you.
A vicar, a business man and an actress go into a lift.
An intimate Spoken Word performance, loosely exploring ideas around Van Gogh and his love, life and language/art.
Marco was never a popular kid.
Follow an eclectic group of twenty-somethings as they navigate wacky text messages, misleading profile pictures and awkward dates in search of true love.
A mythical merman tribe in ancient Hong Kong, the Lu-tings, is oppressed by another dominant culture.
Eight captivating monologues that offer a group portrait of diverse characters from high-class hookers to 7/7 survivors.
The original show, performed for the first time in 10 years. Turn up early, sell-out expected.
Witches Brew return for their fourth consecutive Fringe show at AMC.
Simon Hall is a comedy writer, TV icon and national treasure, who finds himself arrested under suspicion of never having told a joke.
A one-to-one performance for a group of individuals.
Rab and Jill bring their unique collaboration to AMC in 2018.
The Circle returns to the Fringe for its sixth year.
The Greenock-based local luminary tells stories of love, life and laughter with well-crafted songs.
Reflecting the presence of imagery in the modern world, GIF draws parallels between animation and real life.
Evocative, innovative, shape-shifting drama, sculpted from the poetry, music and songs of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002).
A five-piece harmony group singing original songs by Tom Fairnie.
Mr McFall’s Chamber are acquiring a formidable and deserved reputation for adventurous programming.
Three Colours Guitar return to the Fringe with their critically acclaimed music show featuring jazz, classical and Celtic fingerstyle.
‘Scotland’s pre-eminent singer/songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (Sing Out!, USA) with a unique blend of lyrical, roots-based song writing and instrumental composition.
A solo exhibition of original paintings and sketches by Augusta Maclean, an up-and-coming Scottish artist who splits her time between Edinburgh and the Highlands.
This contemporary dance piece performed by Claire Henderson Davis and Bettina Carpi follows the interweaving stories of three pregnant women: a Syrian woman refugee journeying to …
An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind.
Over three days, Handmade Edinburgh will celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship from over 80 highly-skilled, British and international designer-makers.
‘They said I’d be good at it.
When the soldier goes to war what of those left behind? This is the question posed by InValid Voices, a new theatre piece based on interviews with women serving as and married to C…
Kevin Rowland – Style icon and leader of the band Dexys (formerly Dexy’s Midnight Runners) is renowned for his vast wealth of musical knowledge and a highly charged eclecticism, …
Start to End return with a live band interpretation of John Martyn’s classic fourth solo studio album Solid Air, following a sold-out appearance at Celtic Connections 2018.
Two virtuosi guitarists from Germany combining a rousing mixture of musical genres.
Learn to carve a wooden spoon from sustainably sourced Scottish greenwood using traditional hand tools and techniques.
David Harrower’s compelling, award-winning play returns to the Fringe.
It’s 4am and, for a group of teens, it’s time to wrestle with the changes in their lives.
The Night With.
Pushan Bose is a South Asian music composer, producer, singer and rapper who has been creating and releasing original music on digital platforms with a reach of 20 million listener…
In a remote fishing village, three sisters, Breda, Clara and Ada endlessly obsess and re-live their memories of love, snatched from their hands and never seen since.
‘It was strange because at the time I wasn’t really looking for anybody, so when you see somebody.
Women have claimed intellectual and economic power for themselves, culture has simply found new ways to make us inferior.
Part play and part mini-concert, Led Thespian is a new dark comedy that explores love, loss, and the power of music.
Bring your favourite jumper back to life with creative visible mending.
AD1 Youth Dance Company presents an original contemporary dance work She Rose.
Punching Judy is an original piece of theatre, which explores the secretive and insidious nature of domestic abuse.
It starts like this.
Dance-Forms Productions is celebrating the International Choreographers’ Showcase’s 24th Anniversary and 17 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe.
Inspired by Waiting for Godot, this original piece performed by two women of colour brings new meaning to issues of violence and war, poverty, food, deserts, hopelessness and those…
A contemporary musical set in the lift between Covent Garden Tube platform and street level of the piazza with a rich and complex musical score.
Julia Krone Oliver, a local Edinburgh artist originally from Cape Town, paints life-affirming dreamlike landscapes.
Inclusive theatre group The Theatre Shed will explore end of life and organ donation in a unique and inspiring way.
Delve into the dark world of misguided tech trust with a kaleidoscopic investigation of data, desire and desperation.
Edinburgh Fringe is typically visited for a gluttonous helping of comedy and theatre shows.
Back at the festival for the fourth time, 34/18 Youth Dance Company perform Step Into Africa IV.
I was curious about IRL.
A wanderer believes his destiny is written along the North Carolina Interstate.
Twelve talented Bishop’s University drama students present Feet of the Angels.
Neverwant: the algorithm of life.
It was only a look. A touch. But never a feeling. She thought it had only happened to her. As soon as she told her story, she realised that she was not alone.
Rachel and Peter are 17; they’ve been together for six months.
Experience the joy of live music at the museum as the best young contemporary music talents perform an exciting blend of Scottish pop, traditional Scottish songs and instrumental s…
Chris O’Neill and four comics will talk about the news and be amusing while being awake! They will be joined by insomniacs in search of laughter.
August 1916, the great explorer Alexandra David-Néel has been in her hermitage cavern in the Himalayas for two and a half years, following the teachings of her guru, the Lama Gomc…
A young man waited outside the Greenside Royal Terrace Venue for Éowyn Emerald & Dancers to appear after their performance.
90% of tour dates sold out in under 24 hours! Book early! Only £6.
Superstar Donny Stixx is finally in town! Prepare to be amazed and expect the unexpected as Donny goes down in history as the greatest magician of our time! But please, no question…
Jungle by the Bernese company Pink Mama under the direction of Slawek Bendraf and Dominik Krawiecki, purports to be about post-colonialism and in particular who survives but how do…
It’s Not Over Yet… choreographed and performed by Emma Jayne Park (aka Cultured Mongrel) is a heart-stopping autobiographical show about cancer.
A dazzling white floor space sets off Nigerian/Finnish Ima Iduozee’s black skin and his grey and black outfit perfectly in This Is The Title, a production in association with Fro…
Elicitations features extracts from three poignant works by British/Australian choreographer Briar Adams.
Returning for the 35th year.
Aurigami (Malcolm Ball – ondes martenot/hand percussion, Kate Cuzner – flutes/live electronics).
The second floor of White Stuff becomes a haven for design-lovers.
On the bloodied knuckle and tender belly of contemporary theatre, this showcase of original work introduces emerging theatre companies from one of the country’s leading contempor…
A play, a pie and a pint. All included in your ticket price. Contemporary interactive plays and great craic! See website for further details: mcsorleysbar.com/fringe.
History is plagued with horror written on its own walls.
Varhung- Heart to Heart will touch your heart.
With roots in Grotowski’s theatrical style and the laboratory theatre of 1970s Poland, Company of Wolves are known for their striking, collaborative work that fuses dance, physic…
The Spinners is a collaboration between Lina Limosani of Limosani Projekts as choreographer and Al Seed as director.
This exquisite, delightful show by Chang Dance Theatre riffs on the childhood memories of four boys growing up together and, surprisingly, mangoes.
Considered one of the best musicals of this century the Tony Award-winning show Spring Awakening, featuring an electrifying folk rock score, is brought to life in a bold new stagin…
Vivaldi’s classic Four Seasons, hacked by electric violin and laptop, then reconstructed live into a personal and innovative take on one of classical music’s most well-loved work…
Modern dating and a devastating terrorist attack do not, at first, seem like complimentary subject matters for a romantic comedy, and yet in 52Up Production’s new show 9/11 Was a…
In a world where words are power, the influence of “friends” online can make such a difference to the choices we make.
Choreographic duet from three years ago.
Karen and Tom met and married when they were really young.
WRoNGHEADED is a collaborative dance, poetry and film piece produced by Liz Roche Company about the devastating effects of a repressive society in Ireland, particularly on women.
Driven by faith to resurrect the IRA, Annie battles to bring her family the honour they deserve.
Carve your own ring in jeweller’s wax.
Reflecting myself in the mirror.
‘I limit myself to a quick look every two hours at first.
The Last One is the end of all things, and still needing more.
World premiere and programmed for Made in Scotland 2018 – Heroine is based on the true story of Danna Davis and her 10 years in the US Army.
Bron is going on first dates.
Spyro and Jim. Two squaddies. Find themselves trapped in an old warehouse. Why are they there? Is there a way out? And how long can they keep going before the cracks begin to show?
For most of us, our clothes are a major part of our identity.
Good morning, America! Welcome to Hanover Middle School, where a pair of teachers are getting down and dirty with today’s lesson.
Internationally renowned The 7 Fingers return with this unique, riveting mix of theatre, circus, dance, music and acrobatics.
There is a woman.
‘Inspired look at society through the prism of a parent-teacher meeting’ ***** (Sunday Times).
Celebrated Viennese crossover cellist Peter Hudler returns to the Fringe with his brand-new show after a successful run in 2017.
Both lovely and devastating in equal measure, City Love by Illuminate Theatre Company documents a romance that lives and dies in the bustle of London town.
Now in its eleventh year, Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe brings you, once again, the best in Scottish writing.
An everlasting spell.
So what exactly IS the Trouble with Scott Capurro? Is it that this left-leaning liberal American (yes, he’s the one, apparently) seemingly talks without pausing for breath? (“Are y…
Poets spend their lives writing about it, everyone thinks about it, but when love is between two men some people turn a blind eye.
This simple and significant piece of theatre commences with three women each sat forebodingly on chairs at various points of the stage, as an ear-scratching soundtrack creates a ba…
Nine Foot Nine is a clever piece of dystopian theatre highlighting gender imbalance, produced by the Sleepless Theatre Company.
’Have you just got exactly what you wanted by working hard and wanting it?’ A courageous look at the enduring bond of friendship.
Peter E Davidson (BBC Northern Ireland’s The Blame Game and Live at the Sunflower) returns with his brand-new show Fopical – a guide on how to relax in the modern world without…
He is Generation X.
For the love of God, will somebody stop this man before he does himself or someone else an injury? ‘A new comedy original’ ***** (Herald).
Brutal, heart-breaking and often hilarious, Yen by Anna Jordan explores the relationship between nature and nurture.
After their five star runaway success with All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Middle Child were always going to suffer from difficult second album syndrome and it’s a real shame …
Two Destination Language are encouraging audiences to see the personal narrative behind history with their performance Fallen Fruit.
People Show have been producing work for more than 50 years which, given the self-indulgence of People Show 130 (or The Last Straw, to give its more Fringe-friendly title), is some…
One is found buried in a culmination of emotions when life takes an unexpected turn.
Katie & Pip celebrates the relationship between Katie, a 15-year-old Type 1 Diabetic girl and Pip, her five-year-old border collie, trained by Katie to save her life on a daily bas…
This exhibition by acclaimed British artist Tacita Dean takes performance as its theme.
A former Times Critics’ Choice.
Triple Fringe First and Olivier Award-winning Fishamble present Maz and Bricks.
‘A striking dream world.
If you break my heart, I’ll break yours too.
Music’s power has erased boundaries before, but can it make us feel connected as citizens, even after the Brexit? Last year, theatre maker Marieke Dermul researched if such a thi…
With the advent of the internet, smartphones and social media, today’s politics happens under an unprecedented level of scrutiny.
A one woman show, Proxy delves into the lives of mother and daughter Dee Dee and Gypsy, two women from the southern states of America.
“Have you ever fantasised about someone like me?” Katy Dye asks the audience, not as an adult woman, not as a performance artist, but as a 15-year-old school girl.
An enigmatic title is the hallmark of many Fringe shows – I’m sure no one knows quite what to expect from Duckpond: An Element of Mystery in Umpteen Samples or Lights Over Tesc…
The Oxford Alternotives are back for their ninth consecutive year at the Fringe.
I’ve had over 70,000 pricks… Of the medical kind.
Grassmarket Projects return to Summerhall after the successes of Doubting Thomas and Doglife with an authentic exploration of care within the NHS.
As anyone who’s been to an Edinburgh Festival Fringe can attest, word of mouth is crucial to a show’s success.
The After School Club join Irish playwright Conor Burke to present their debut production.
As a character actor, Pip Utton is renowned for his depictions of world-famous figures, ranging from Margaret Thatcher to Charles Dickens and everything in between.
Master of Cretan lute George Xylouris and Jim White (Dirty Three), a most innovative and charismatic drummer, are creating a musical duo.
Up the dark, dark stairs, upon the bloody gallows of soft rock, through the oubliette of cheese, into the torture chamber of disco, you are welcomed to the Late Night Pop Dungeon.
Svelt, intelligent, adorable balladeer trapped inside the body of an oversized, oft-bearded folk ogre.
Wired is one of several productions with a military theme being performed at the Army Reserve Centre, Summerhall’s new venue, [email protected]Fringe.
To Be Me pairs a recording of Kate Tempest’s poetry and live dance choreographed by Julie Cunningham; it’s a risky undertaking which is both fascinating but, at times, teeters …
It is brave to reimagine Shakespeare, in particular arguably his greatest tragedy but Lear by John Scott Dance is a deeply moving, subtle and superbly performed interpretation of …
American wanderer Julie Byrne’s second album, Not Even Happiness, vividly archives what would have otherwise been lost to the road – bustling roadside diners, the stars over the …
Alice is an up-and-coming reporter and she is assigned the topic of sex trafficking to research.
Electronic artist from the UK and one half of F*ck Buttons.
A sensory experience transforming dancers into sleek, androgynous, nocturnal beings guided through shadows by a futuristic techno soundtrack.
This monologue series is a blunt, brutal, but ultimately celebratory foray into how we handle human interactions.
SoftLOUD is acoustic and electric, ancient and modern, traditional and innovative.
Loosely based on The Handmaid’s Tale, this play takes place in a modern day fertility unit.
In their Fringe debut, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group showcase their unique style in a series of unmissable shows.
The Accidentals are so excited to be back in Edinburgh performing at the Festival Fringe for their sixth consecutive year! In the past they’ve had three sell-out, five-star runs an…
An anti-terrorist government official is forced to reconsider all of his preconceptions regarding illegal immigrants when he comes face to face with the experiences of a desperate …
Memories are reborn, they are created, they make up the narrative of young people who bring to the scene various perspectives on childhood, pain, homesickness, loss, affective rela…
Profundis choreographed by Israeli-born Roy Assaf, is amusingly and slickly performed by the National Dance Company Wales but is more of a ‘five-finger exercise’ for dance stud…
An original dark comedy about the original dark couple.
Following the success of their debut show Eurohouse, Bert & Nasi return to Edinburgh with Palmyra, an exploration of revenge, the politics of destruction and what we consider to be…
Celebrating the relationship between Katie, a 15-year-old type 1 diabetic girl and Pip, her 5-year-old border collie, trained by Katie to save her life on a daily basis.
Folk is Caroline Finn’s first piece for the Cardiff-based National Dance Company Wales since becoming its Artistic Director two years ago.
Uncovering the true and still unfolding story of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: a charity worker detained in Iran while on holiday, visiting her family.
This piece asks questions of belief and seeks answers within personal encounters.
Three unconnected prisoners are thrown into the same cell on the day that the Earth’s population of bees go missing.
A live eclectic ballad of works from pioneers of the contemporary Scottish music scene.
New Contemporary Arab Dance Performances is part of Arab Art Focus, a showcase of new theatre and performance from the Arab region and diaspora.
Edinburgh ceramicist Craig Mitchell will be exhibiting a range of figurative clay sculpture, which explores contemporary themes and personal narratives in a humorous way.
Trumpet, electronics and text.
yt2 return with Birdland by the Olivier and Tony award-winning Simon Stephens.
Taking a leaf from Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues, The Black that I Am is a compilation of stories that delve into the minds of various women and their experiences of being black…
The ultimate choir experience with the UK’s most versatile and captivating vocal group.
Since bursting onto the Madrid DIY scene, Hinds – Ana Perrote, Carlotta Cosials, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen – have mastered a raw and playful sound all their own.
Thisis a solo show where the Korean dancer and choreographer Lee Kyung-eun, inspired by the shamanic gut or rite to expel ‘goblins’ or evil spirits, aims to turn this around an…
Powerful and complex, TuTuMucky explores how we’re shaped by the world around us, searches for peace in chaos, and celebrates revolt against the regiments of modern daily life.
The story of two women in need of a liver transplant: Sophie Undridge, a young woman with autoimmune hepatitis, whose life has been reduced to medication and hospitalisation, and B…
The audience were completely absorbed by Proto-Type Theater’s exposition of global mass-surveillance in A Machine They’re Secretly Building, the title aptly born from whistlebl…
This is a show about belonging.
Locus Amoenus is a poignant, slightly absurdist masterpiece in dramatic irony, in which the audience watches three strangers on a train slowly, unknowingly, going towards their de…
You never know who you share your space with, who you touch, or how you touch them.
Walking into theSpace on the Mile this morning, I had very little knowledge about what Columns had in store for me.
We open on a reversed environmental crisis.
Not the 2006 Broadway musical, but the 1981 play on which that was based, Spring Awakening is notable for its controversies upon original publication.
Ridley’s modern classic sees Presley and Haley as orphaned and perpetually infantilised 28 year-olds, unable to leave their East London flat for ten years following their parents…
Coffee is the backbone of modern society.
Alyona Ageeva’s PosleSlov Physical Theatre Company presents the UK premier of this contemporary physical theatre performance.
Young Scottish YouTube star Bex has convinced her English boyfriend Philip to move to Glasgow with her.
‘A new label on an old tin of beans won’t change the flavour.
Classical, pop and film music, hacked by electric violin and laptop, then reconstructed live with you, the audience! ‘Beautifully nuanced playing’ (Strad).
Big Cat Small Flap – the unique observations from a giant talking cat called Mr Nibbles on the state of humans and the world today, from Trump to Brexit to Instagram, and why the…
Inspired on Zeami’s Aya No Tsuzumi, Busu and the Damask Drum was originally adapted by Yukio Mishima for the modern stage.
Under the direction of Brian Feigenbaum, Lawrence Academy Dance returns for its fifth Fringe.
It’s just another Sunday morning for the Easy Sister goddesses: ill-advised Jägerbombs, lost tampons and wanking mermaids are behind them.
‘I didn’t even know your name.
At Wootton Bassett School, Leo’s class has been locked in.
A renegade retelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s twisted tale.
A year ago he inherited his father’s crumbling empire, a run-down chip shop in the east end of Glasgow.
Home from university for the holidays, Sam and Alice have met to fulfil the promise they made, aged 10, to spend one whole, glorious day as their superhero alter egos.
One evening, 10-year-old Rhona goes missing.
Witches Brew return to the AMC for the third year.
2017 is their last year! Edinburgh’s favourite purveyors of sousaphone-fuelled brassy honkstep will be hanging up their horns at the end of this year.
Learn to hand-appliqué leather and create your own Carmen Miranda-themed bag charms or key chains with fashion designer Emily Millichip.
Three Colours Guitar’s exciting new music show blends jazz, classical and Celtic fingerstyle.
is a gentle piece, beguiling in its simplicity in which the dancer and
choreographer, Shilpikda Bordoloi evokes the world’s largest river
island, Majuli in Assam’s…
A girl curled up inside a cupboard.
Jamaya come from Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv and have been playing together since they were 16.
Czech dance in its ultimate form.
‘Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (SingOut USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, roots based songwriting …
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, performing a powerful set of up-tempo electric blues material, with a range of original numbers plus some new and old blues …
Alastair McIntosh is a writer, broadcaster and activist on land reform, spirituality and ecology.
‘A gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show.
One of the UK’s brightest young female vocalists to have broken through in recent years.
Demise was its own demise.
A rap opera written entirely in rhyme, performed as one continuous song.
The future of classical piano is here! With cutting-edge virtuosity and sleek elegance, this four piano, eight hands ensemble from South Korea blends Beethoven and Chopin seamlessl…
If you were Earth.
For a theatre piece to be perfect for some people, it has to be horrible for others.
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Canada’s only balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk super-band.
This startling, if indistinct production from Mind the Gap, England’s largest learning disability theatre company, gets straight to its point, with cast members slipping into ‘…
Dance-Forms Productions is celebrating 16 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe, presenting the cream of the crop of postmodern creations.
A young bride returns to her family’s rural estate for a weekend-long wedding celebration.
Six teenagers communicate anonymously and only through the internet.
Traverse Theatre is currently hosting rehearsed readings of pieces from graduates at the University of Edinburgh’s Playwriting Masters course.
A modern ensemble piece about a silent girl finding her voice and finding her mother when a mysterious East End antiques dealer teaches her how small actions lead to big effects.
Three of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting.
During Fringe we can often forget about the aspects of Edinburgh that make it a cultural destination by itself.
In deepest Suburbia, five young idealists have formed a new political party to save the world from itself.
With the overwhelming amount of options at the Fringe, Bite-Size allows one to see several short and sweet plays in the space of an hour.
The stage is awash with cold, blue LED light.
Three feisty northern lasses present a right good sketch show that’s full of heart, songs, larger than life characters and highly flammable 80s blouses.
Speed, brevity, honesty and the denial of preconception, TML brings you on a rollicking, multi-genre journey of 30 plays in 60 minutes.
A twelve-year-old girl sneaks across the border into her own country.
A hypnotic, tongue-in-cheek antidote to the glittering circus world.
Featuring music, original video and performance, this show combines electronic, classical opera and contemporary music, with lighting effects and surprises.
The multi award-winning magician Callum McClure, with a unique blend of robotics and magic, will amaze and amuse.
Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir.
Think Less, Feel More is the second solo exhibition in Edinburgh by up-and-coming abstract artist Alice Boyle.
A thoughtful and well-realised production, this play provides a personal perspective on the debate surrounding American gun ownership.
“I need more light,” our protagonist Caravaggio says at one point, and it’s fair to say that the 16th century Italian’s use of light and darkness is one of his paintings’…
Carve your own bespoke ring in jeweller’s wax.
Due to some of the artists being refused visas to enter the UK, we have had to make some changes to the Arab Arts Focus Dance Double Bill.
A tight-knit group of school friends are learning about the struggles of the Suffragette movement, but none of them are really listening.
Mediterraneo is bringing Africa, southern Italy and Scotland crashing into Summerhall for a huge festival opening party.
The second floor of White Stuff becomes a haven for design lovers.
Three male dancers perform Company Chordelia & Solar Bear’s Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here choreographed by Kally Lloyd-Jones and cast.
Charlie, a foreign correspondent out to do her job, is kidnapped and put in an underground cell.
This southern Californian dance troupe presents an hour of high-energy contemporary ballet, depicting humor, beauty, longing, first love and the contemplation of strengths and weak…
Leviathan, inspired by Melville’s Moby Dick is choreographed by James Wilton to a pounding score by Lunatic Soul.
Award-winning professional aerial dance theatre from London LCP is back with Escape 2, a recreation of its predecessor Escape, presented at Fringe 2016.
Most bankers walked free after the bubble burst – but not John Gabriel Borkman.
Exploring all of the potential love triangles the original story has to offer, the world’s most beloved couple receives a fresh, re-imagined staging as told through the eyes of the…
One night can change your life.
Shoko Seki: Deadline is a part-choreographed, part-improvised solo dance piece that explores the Japanese phenomenon of Karuoshi; Seki stressfully dances through the various stages…
A small northern Maine town.
Physical theatre can always lend itself to a degree of interpretation, and inevitably the risk of confusion.
This student devised piece from University High School debuts an ever-changing sequence of short plays ranging from drama to comedy, and scripted to improv.
Taking its title from critic Waldemar Januszczak’s rundown of the 2016 Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Royal Academy – ‘there is not enough emotion in our art any mo…
If Lena Dunham’s Girls, Requiem for A Dream and political punditry had a brain child, Jeopardy would be it.
For a one-man play, Enda Walsh’s Misterman feels almost mythically large in its intensity.
An exquisite piece, Together Alone, danced nude by Zoltán Vakulya and Chen-Wei Lee of Art B&B, is a profound meditation on relationships through a sensitive exploration of the bod…
Adulting – (verb) To adult.
Inspired by cynicism.
If you’re in search of the next big thing this Fringe, look no further.
Turpy – star of Climaxed (BBC Three) and Pop Sludge (4Music) – returns with a stand-up show/hour of performance art/arse flapping gently in the wind, which rodgers the system q…
In The Black Cat Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre classic is made ironically self-aware.
Coppélia is originally a comic ballet based on the writings of Prussian romantic author, E.
Lobsters love large claws and peacocks prefer big tails – but what sets our hearts racing? An enticing piece of dance theatre that puts love under the microscope, challenging our…
Time-bending Ruby lives parallel lives: one an eighties boxer, one a computer coder for a modern-day startup; battling sexism and expectations in both decades.
This little-known musical is tremendous fun in its own right, but the extremely talented and energetic cast of The Great American Trailer Park Musical make it engaging for a full 9…
It is ten years since Simon Stephens captured the chaos of London in 2005: within a few days London went from celebrating Live8 and the announcement that they would be hosting the …
We present a sumptuous selling exhibition of kilim and textile cushions, chairs, fenders, pouffees, hall seats and sofa stools in vibrant colours and contemporary and traditional d…
Creature is a contemporary dance show that tries to capture the essence of being human through what the publicity calls ‘aerial acrobatics and earth-bound choreography’.
Ruth Hunter (SYTYF Runner-up ‘16) and Conor O’Toole (**** (Fest, Chortle.co.uk) are two of Ireland’s favourite alternative stand-ups and will present an hour of original, zany fun.
Jess and Joe want to tell us their story.
This acclaimed show from award-winning Australian theatre company Sisters Grimm clearly aims to put the “lion” back in George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, through a startlingly …
It’s the middle of the night.
This jump-cutting adaptation of Shelagh Stephenson’s drama following two generations of domestic abuse is a decent attempt at a school-level production.
This award-winning, fourteen-strong ensemble brings you innovative a cappella, reimagining songs from a whole host of genres, from 90s R&B, to indie rock, jazz and current chart to…
Women at War is an interesting piece which explores the gendered dimensions of warfare through a monologue by a female American soldier serving in Afghanistan.
Hoovering Flour Theatre Company’s debut production this year at the Fringe! Once upon a Christmas in a land far, far away Mark and Elizabeth throw a Christmas party which is sure…
Paul’s world as a sound engineer is changing, as early stages of dementia begin to affect his personal relationships.
Once upon a time, when folks did as they pleased and the world was good, there lived a girl called.
Here’s a heartfelt invitation to experience a never-before-seen mix of climate science, psychology and surrealist dance in which we attempt to remake ourselves just in time for a…
Thought-provoking theatre and assured acting are on offer at this show, which is split into two plays, both written by the late playwright James Saunders, a one-time mentor to Tom …
Threewoods Playwright took us on an underwhelming biographical journey with this short play about a young girl reliving her refugee grandmother’s memories of Hong Kong.
No crocodile tears are involved in this deeply moving one woman monologue; it is emotion in its purest, most innocent form.
Frank and Cynthia meet and fall in love in a whirlwind croissant-inspired love affair, which is tragically cut short.
The story of a young girl finding herself through an Ayahuasca Ceremony.
The Inevitable Quiet of the Crash is a show whose tagline betrays its true value.
Told through contemporary and ancient physical storytelling techniques, the National Theatre of China’s Luocha Land is a visual treat.
From out of the future, dissolving himself in fiction, the character of Youness Atbane observes the dynamics of contemporary art in Morocco.
Delving into the lives of a group of teenagers in a tower block at the end of a school day.
The raucous and entertaining tale of the pompous and deluded Doctor who lives with an idiotic manservant, Zanni.
Siren Theatre Co’s Good With Maps is a multi-faceted story masterfully guided by Jane Phegan who takes us through this one woman show.
1902 sheds a light on the dark side of football, telling real stories about real people, but showing that not all football fans are as bad as they are perceived to be.
In her opus Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag explores the ways in which images of conflict can be altered for the benefit of a particular social cause or political group.
A one-man show about fish, forgetting and the fear of dying single.
Medea on Media is not your average spin on an Ancient Greek classic; Seongbukdong Beedoolkee’s production is fearless, irreverent, unsettling and, most surprisingly, a lot of fun…
‘Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.
Liver and Lung Productions have created something extraordinary in Submission, a new play about the conflict between religion and sexuality.
I’m not sure where to begin in dissecting Sasquatch: the Opera.
The beginning of Last Resort definitely hooks you in.
No Show is perhaps the perfect show: one that claims to be nothing at all.
International headliner Ranney is Speaking in Tongues.
The set of this play included a fish tank with a small toy fish that swam around in it.
A quick-fire dystopian comedy following the daily routine of Harper and Collins: two lexicographers imprisoned by the sinister MW Corporation.
A former Times critic’s choice.
Presented across Inverleith House and the Front Range glasshouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Plant Scenery of the World aims to evoke the theatrical, awe-inspiring, utop…
Of Things Not Seen: photographs by Jim Grover of life in a Clapham Parish, and The Edge of Colour: a response to Paolozzi’s Window by Dave Sands, with glass by Liz French.
Brazilian artist Jac Leirner presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, bringing work from major collections together with new work made especially for Edinburgh audiences.
An exhibition of the best in modern art photography from photographers, both amateur and professional, worldwide.
Joel Sachs (Juilliard School, New York) directs an ensemble of young, highly talented UK-based musicians in a programme drawn from the celebrated American avant-gardists including …
Renowned American pianist and conductor Joel Sachs (Juilliard School, New York) performs piano music by three of America’s greatest composers: Charles Ives’ First Piano Sonata, pio…
A woman single-mindedly pursues her physical image at the expense of her inner self.
Ryan was a bright lad at school.
Led by Lebanese violinist Layale Chaker, The Sarafand Ensemble brings you a concert of new original musical compositions where Western classical and contemporary music, Jazz, and A…
Walking into The Warren’s
Studio 2 to the sounds of Vengaboys, Avril Lavigne and Gwen Stefani, it was clear
I was in for an hour-long nostalgia hit.
Two striking and contrasting puppetry shows form a double bill that explores the journey of dementia patients at the end of their life.
Phoenix Session is based in London and works with some of the most exciting emerging artists from the UK’s independent music scene.
Sex: we (almost) all do it, but we hardly talk about it.
What to wear to a cabaret show where the dress code was “dress for
the end of the world or the beginning”? Sorry, my supernova outfit is still in
Jacqueline & the Sensations is a band from the UK that performs Jacqueline’s original songs.
If there’s a topic sought
after in theatre right now, it would most likely be mental health and
how we deal with it.
SoundKarD are soprano Sarah Dacey, pianist Kate Halsall and composer Duncan MacLeod.
Described as “unconventional,
quirky, and voyeuristic”, Peppered Wit’s production of Blink by
Phil Porter fulfills each of those descriptions.
This critically-acclaimed, award-winning Norwegian (but performed in English) play philosophises: Do we humans really have a deep need for an identity, or is this need utter nonsen…
Unflinchingly honest journey to every mum.
Cascade Creative Recovery and Invisible Voices of Brighton and Hove bring to stage a variety of people who represent vulnerable communities in our city.
7090 are the hosts of a playground full of music, films and installations.
Through the use of film projection, plays, and music by Justyna Ponikowska, 7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of meaning.
The Viking warrior, the HubbaBubba Gum-chewing slut and the Hermit have placed the sign ‘Do Not Disturb’ on the door of the hotelroom.
A dog is man’s best friend, and is for life.
Comedy sketch show featuring contemporary characters in Brighton and beyond.
This year Sophia and Amoret will be roaming through Europe, discovering the story of Gypsy music.
A year ago he inherited his father’s crumbling fast food shop.
Each performance of Blue Heart Theatre’s relationship based plays features five short dramas where the company chooses the first three and the audience the last two.
To tell stories in unexpected ways; that is the promise that Wildkind Theatre makes in their tagline.
Set in the near future, Hang imagines a world where the death penalty has returned and, with a sinister game-show-like feel to it, the victim determines the fate of the offender.
On an epic adventure to halt ageing in its tracks, writers and performers Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards swim the sea of apology, march the bridge of tears and conquer the dark de…
We wear the consequences of our decisions like a bad shirt.
A fascinating opportunity to learn the mime choreography technique behind the award-winning performance ‘I Will Carry You Over Hard Times’.
CTRL ALT DEL: Restart, Repeat, Restart, Repeat.
“The average person
will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime”.
A newly-devised piece exploring issues of mental health.
Patrick Sandford is engaging,
entertaining and certainly knows how to hold an audience.
Have you ever seen a polar bear in the flesh? Been close enough to notice just how white these magnificent mammals are? Here is your chance to get up close and personal: remove you…
Settling into a pew at Sweet St Andrew’s along with a small but eager crowd, I had no idea what to expect from I Will Carry You Over Hard Times.
Three remarkable short plays about modern male homosexuality: a farce about stereotypes and unrequited love; a drama about a date going very wrong; a transcontinental love story ab…
Inspired by two real stories, the play explores the impact of early onset dementia on two very different families - a journey of love, loss and duty.
Three performers from the UK, Italy and Spain that belong to the so called Generation Y, are confronted onstage with a simple but controversial question: what do you want for your …
This acclaimed production recaptures the passion and controversy of the famous novel and hit film, repackaging it into an immersive show.
Have our relationships become a product of a social media obsessed generation? Dating in the 21st century is constantly changing and not necessarily for the better.
Lingua Franca Ensemble ‘Ephemera’ album launch concert.
Sigmund and Christian meet, and slot together like puzzle pieces.
Pianist/composer/musical-explorer Helen Burford performs a programme of global exotica and new commissions for solo piano, toy piano and Indian santoor.
A brilliant weaving-together of vocals, poems, music, song and performance takes the audience on a breathtaking trip in the company of a series of angry, disaffected, bored, vengef…
Ceyda Tanc Dance is a contemporary dance company led by Artistic Director and Choreographer, Ceyda Tanc.
New Note Orchestra and Guests.
Cultural Echo is the debut theatre work from young company Broken Perspectives.
Soundscape – a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet.
Back for 2017! Another fantastic day out for art lovers everywhere.
Two decades of drought result in a ban on the use of private toilets, and citizens are forced to pay through the roof to use public amenities, a privilege we currently enjoy in the…
Soaring soprano and passionate cello lines intermingle with sumptuous piano writing in a recital programme featuring Esther Ward-Caddle (cello)and Nicole Panizza (piano) performing…
We are presented with two bodies: a loud Jamaican dance hall music and disco lights.
Our 2017 sculpture exhibition showcases work by both established and up-and-coming artists.
Mozzz! A week in the life of an undercover mosquito.
The 19-piece Studio 9 Orchestra pays tribute to the late composer, arranger and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, with an evening of beautiful arrangements written for alarge Jazz ensemble.
Helen is the only insecure woman in the world trying to navigate through this thing called life.
The bizarre tale of the boy Eli Hum, born with a baffling condition: his tummy can only digest honey.
A fun and informative play from the female-led White Slate Theatre company, White Slate performed Re: Production (not literally) for the final time at the Brighton Fringe on Saturd…
“Stories can conquer fear, you know.
Saby Kang offers some useless and random anecdotes in this one-woman operation.
A brand-new musical by BBC Bursary winner Natalie Sexton.
Immerse yourself in a playful and joyful dance experience as three dancers take you on a journey in and out of reality, swapping between the factual and the fictitious.
Ever wondered what a pavlova recipe sounds like in bossa nova? Or craved fitness tips set to industrial techno? Part improv, part concert, ‘re:Verse’ is an interactive musical come…
A double-bill of intimately presented contemporary dance, story and film, exploring the perception and experience of shared memory.
Terriane Falcome offers a tour de force of
writing and comedy,
playing at the Theatre Box this Brighton Fringe.
Everyone has experienced the dreaded ‘bad day’ where nothing seems to work out.
Seven brave and bold artists constructing the next big thing in theatre.