Death, The Devil and The Fablemaker

Death, The Devil and The Fablemaker

Meet Perry. 

Midnight Cowboy Radio

Midnight Cowboy Radio

It’s Labor Day in Kentucky! Time for your favourite late-night-radio-talk-show-host, to give you life advice on the air of “Midnight Cowboy Radio,” entertaining you for those long … 

FUFC

FUFC

FUFC is a heartfelt, poignant and semi-autobiographical play exploring a world upended by the shocking news of a prostate cancer diagnosis. 

To Watch a Man Eat

To Watch a Man Eat

Firefighter Micky and investment banker Andrew are choked by their respective blue and white collars. 

If I Only Could

If I Only Could

Have you ever made a mistake that completely alters the course of your life? For Joan, her greatest desire has become her greatest nightmare. 

The Interval

The Interval

For anyone who has ever had to hold it in to protect their reputation – take a quick break and relieve yourselves. 

Myra's Story

Myra's Story

The incredible story of middle-aged homeless alcoholic, Myra, living rough on the streets of Dublin. 

A Play by John

A Play by John

How is it possible: we all watch this, we all agree, we all shake our heads, yet we all get up tomorrow morning and do it all over again? Matteo and Reggie, fuelled by John’s sugge… 

Cringe Effect

Cringe Effect

Cringe Effect unfolds in a Portland Anorexia Rehabilitation Centre where Ce, a long-time anorexia struggler, confides in the audience, embarking on a treatment journey. 

Jerry Sadowitz proudly presents... Last Year's Show!

Jerry Sadowitz proudly presents... Last Year's Show!

Not For Anyone returns! Please note that I might just do card tricks and say nothing for a whole hour or I might just do the usual ‘screaming fascist’ schtick. Or both. No refunds. 

Singing Sands

Singing Sands

Singing Sands is a touching yet dark comedy about how the death of a loved one can sometimes be the only way to restore old bonds. 

We're All Mad Here

We're All Mad Here

Alice can’t find herself but she is certain she wants to help. 

Hole

Hole

Hole by Drew Gill. 

The Leading Lady Club

The Leading Lady Club

You’re invited to a private meeting of The Leading Lady Club! At this meeting, the women are sharing their experiences with dating apps, heartbreak, self-defense, workplace interac… 

The Last Vagabonds

The Last Vagabonds

The Last Vagabonds explores the life of Western society’s hallowed offspring. 

Conversations We Never Had, as People We'll Never Be

Conversations We Never Had, as People We'll Never Be

Have you ever wondered what your life would look like without the memory of the person who changed the way you see the world? In the depths of heartbreak, Gina takes a pill that sh… 

(James) Blunt Instrument

(James) Blunt Instrument

A true story. 

Punk

Punk

‘I think something’s happening to me. 

We Are, in Fact, the Problem

We Are, in Fact, the Problem

That most middle class of events, the dinner party, can be a night of stimulating conversation, wonderful company and dramatic revelation. 

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

From a troublesome priest to a mystery guest and a very, very late hearse, expect family fallouts, secret affairs and lots of chaos. 

Free Medical Advice

Free Medical Advice

An NHS staff room. 

Live (Nude) Girls

Live (Nude) Girls

Catherine McCafferty (Crush on Hulu) and Ellory Smith (3x Emmy Nominated) will perform at Edinburgh’s Free Fringe crafting two separate, equally bizarre, half hours of comedy. 

Under the Mirrie Dancers

Under the Mirrie Dancers

Under the Mirrie Dancers is an exploration of grief and the complex nature of growing up in a rural setting. 

The Glitch

The Glitch

You have been selected for re-education in a post-glitch world. 

Lizzy Lenco: Full Frontal Lobe

Lizzy Lenco: Full Frontal Lobe

Lizzy Lenco is not right in the head and has the MRI to prove it. 

The Glitch

The Glitch

You have been selected for re-education in a post-glitch world. 

Ashley Manning – Candyfloss (Work In Progress)

Ashley Manning – Candyfloss (Work In Progress)

Ashley Manning – ‘Playfully bleak’ (Scotsman) – is an independent, sexually empowered, modern woman. 

4 Big Cs

4 Big Cs

Simon Hall started performing comedy in 2020, yeah, that 2020! Since then, performing has not got any easier and life has continually tried to block his progress. 

Call Me Suicidal

Call Me Suicidal

When Death calls for Liv, she doesn’t expect her to be such a bitch. Call Me Suicidal is an exploration into the inconvenience of being alive.  

Ashley Barnhill: Skullduggery

Ashley Barnhill: Skullduggery

Warning: Chappelle’s opener Ashley Barnhill takes you to the dark side with Skullduggery Scamps! ‘She is the most diabolical b*tch I’ve ever seen’ (Dave Chappelle). 

Three Sisters and Them

Three Sisters and Them

Three Sisters and Them takes Chekhov’s play into the fractured world of today. 

Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker: The kettle boils, the lights come up, and we find ourselves watching four sixth-year med students treating a patient. 

Constrictor

Constrictor

Where are you from? The age-old question that mixed-raced people just love to answer. 

I'm Having Distressing Thoughts

I'm Having Distressing Thoughts

What happens when you love your life and want to be dead? Join Sadia Gordon with her Fringe debut dark comedy. 

Vino Veritas

Vino Veritas

It’s Halloween night, but everyone is dropping their masks. 

60 Minutes of Mood Swings

60 Minutes of Mood Swings

We are women. 

Gaze

Gaze

Would you rather watch, or be watched? Julia is hosting a dinner party. 

Tending

Tending

Tending is the first play to use verbatim theatre to reveal the inner lives of nurses working in the NHS today. 

The Burden of Truth

The Burden of Truth

The Burden of Truth. 

All is Pink in West Berkshire County

All is Pink in West Berkshire County

‘What would it take for you to eat a real-life human being?’ It’s dinner time in the Abbey stately home. 

Sealed

Sealed

Searching for escape from her mind and body, an anti-heroine finds solace in a seal skin that allows her to remove herself from her responsibilities on land as a young mother. 

Brain Freeze

Brain Freeze

What’s the worst thing about cancer? The intrusive medical stuff or the emotional rollercoaster that it sends you on? Join Patient as she navigates sex, friendship and life like … 

Canadian Famous

Canadian Famous

Seasoned stand-up comedian, actor and improviser Braydon Lynch (Just For Laughs Toronto, Cowbell Comedy) takes you on a wild journey through the trials and tribulations of growing … 

Auto-Engrain: A One-Woman Show

Auto-Engrain: A One-Woman Show

Toxicity. 

Auto-Engrain: A One-Woman Show

Auto-Engrain: A One-Woman Show

Toxicity. 

Hayfever

Hayfever

Tomato soup. 

Culture Savage

Culture Savage

Observational stand-up comedy and original hip-hop music. 

Frank Sanazi's Comedy Blitzkrieg

Frank Sanazi's Comedy Blitzkrieg

Experience a full-on comedy attack of the senses as Frank brings his unrelenting mix of dark humour and extreme renditions back to the festival, in his new home within the vaults o… 

At That Time, Byeon

At That Time, Byeon

Asian Arts Award 2014 - Best Production (for Brush); ***** (ThreeWeeks for The Tiniest Frog Prince in the World, 2016. 

Cruelty

Cruelty

Bringing alive the sights and sounds of the street, this darkly comic new play follows a young insomniac as he journeys through the bright lights of the city at night. 

The Last of the Soviets

The Last of the Soviets

Two Russian artists in exile reveal the cruelty of Soviet life with a good dose of dark humour. 

Faces of Glasgow

Faces of Glasgow

Vile, vulgar and scabrous, there is an indefatigable and irrepressible sense of humour that accompanies the Glaswegian working class and their spirit. 

Bipolar Badass

Bipolar Badass

Bipolar Badass is a one-woman show by Mari (like calamari) Crawford about the humour behind struggling with the illness. 

Who's Been a Naughty Chops?

Who's Been a Naughty Chops?

Conforming to unrealistic beauty standards, Francesca occupies an erosive industry that triggers a plethora of problems. 

The Great Yawning Maw of Death

The Great Yawning Maw of Death

Brilliantly weird, award-winning Fred Ferenczi bestraddles the great yawning maw of death in brand-new show, a show that’s has been awaited with huge anxiety by all fans and his la… 

The Bad Daters

The Bad Daters

Wendy and Liam embark on a first date both assume is doomed for failure. 

Too Big For Her Britches

Too Big For Her Britches

A hilarious and heartbreaking dark comedy driven by 20 characters and 11 original songs, in which the heroine, Luna, endeavours to disentangle herself from bad decisions and an ove… 

A Year and a Day

A Year and a Day

A curse causes Nathan to skip into the future whenever he falls asleep. 

Sad-Vents

Sad-Vents

Bold, unapologetic, and certainly unique, Sad-Vents is a really terrific example of innovative theatre that invites its audience into a space which is as unsettling as it is empowe… 

The Lady of the Loch

The Lady of the Loch

On a stormy night on Loch Ness, Sam is faced with an impossible decision. 

Initial Consult

Initial Consult

Sydney actor and comedian Charlotte Grimmer uses musical comedy to unpack the intricate world of a psychology session. 

Paddy Englishman, Paddy Irishman and Paddy...?

Paddy Englishman, Paddy Irishman and Paddy...?

In Declan Croghan’s tense and hilarious black comedy, Anto and Kevin find their Irish past crashing in on their new and quiet London lives. 

Until Death

Until Death

Until Death is a solo theatre and clown show with a touch of circus, set in a hospital where time collapses and humans panic in moments of death and existence. 

The Humans

The Humans

By Stephen Karam. 

Midnight Building

Midnight Building

Following an NYC preview run, Midnight Building is a contemporary drama that is guaranteed to spark debate and make you question your morals. 

Soul Mate

Soul Mate

A newlywed, early twentysomething couple (Ruby and Nathan) return home from their traumatic honeymoon. 

The Wreck of the Queen Thomasina

The Wreck of the Queen Thomasina

The tragicomic tale of two rhyming pirates scuttled on a desert island – sans captain, sans crew, lots of sand. 

Irish Comedy Showcase

Irish Comedy Showcase

We’re bringing the best Irish comedians to this late-night show for some non-pre-watershed comedy. 

Cat Sh!t Crazy

Cat Sh!t Crazy

A personal trainer, aspiring actor and seriously hot mess, Cindy has unresolved mommy issues, childhood trauma and makes horrible choices in men. 

The Adventures of Supernova de Loutherbergh

The Adventures of Supernova de Loutherbergh

‘When I thought of my favourite Spielberg films I’d want my life’s adventure to be like, I hoped for maybe Back to the Future or, I don’t know, ET, not Jaws. 

Certain Death and Other Considerations

Certain Death and Other Considerations

Certain Death and Other Considerations is a poor execution of an interesting premise. 

The Confessional

The Confessional

Best weekly comedy winner (Perth Fringe 2022) makes its international debut! Anonymously write down your deepest confession and put it in the confession box. 

Nova

Nova

Written and performed by Obehi Janice, Nova follows a Nigerian-American comedian navigating desire, pussy and power. 

This Is Your Trial (Unleashed)

This Is Your Trial (Unleashed)

Guilty or innocent? You decide. 

Attack of the 36 Triple-G Woman

Attack of the 36 Triple-G Woman

Natalie Perlin (New York Comedy Festival Comic To Watch; New York’s Funniest Stand-Up; Carolines On Broadway Breakout Artist) stars in an uproarious evening of glamour and gallow… 

Trust

Trust

People You Know Productions are going for a cross between Posh, and an Agatha Christie novel, except that nobody here actually wants to work out who the killer is. 

I Killed My Ex

I Killed My Ex

Boasting the tagline, “who hasn’t thought about killing an ex?”, Emilie Biason’s I Killed My Ex shows us about the practical difficulties involved in such an endeavor. 

Topless: The One Woman Musical

Topless: The One Woman Musical

An exciting new version of Miles Tredinnick’s original 1999 show. 

Bad Blood: A One-Man Musical

Bad Blood: A One-Man Musical

A young man visits his dying father in the ICU and uncovers a shocking revelation: his father’s secret second family. 

Ruby McCollister: Tragedy

Ruby McCollister: Tragedy

‘New York downtown legend’ (Time Out) Ruby McCollister (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Search Party) presents Tragedy, her one-woman show exploring her life-long addiction to making her lif… 

Deage Paxton: Impersonable – Free

Deage Paxton: Impersonable – Free

A debut show from an established act on the UK circuit. 

666 Black Widows: The Web of Dark Comedy

666 Black Widows: The Web of Dark Comedy

The night is dark and full of laughs with Black Widows, where the boldest female comedians come to push boundaries and tackle taboo topics. 

Scandinavian Jesus

Scandinavian Jesus

After a few years away from the comedy stage, the Scandinavian cult comedian Tomas Ahlbeck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Multiple award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. 

Italian Stallion Story

Italian Stallion Story

Palermo is clear about his sexual experiences and reminiscences of his teenage years in Rome, where he honed the art of picking up tourists and getting laid. 

Eve Ellenbogen: Dead Mom Stuff

Eve Ellenbogen: Dead Mom Stuff

Loudmouth Eve Ellenbogen will tell you pretty much anything, unless you ask about her dead mom. 

How (Not) to Cope – WIP

How (Not) to Cope – WIP

How is anyone supposed to deal with the death of a loved one? Isaac Kean’s answer is to write a “woe is me” tragicomedy. 

Hate 'n' Live

Hate 'n' Live

The Edinburgh late-night institution and antidote to woke comedy returns. 

101 Psychos: We turn Insanity into Hilarity

101 Psychos: We turn Insanity into Hilarity

Sanity? Overrated! Let your inner-psycho run wild! Our line-up of audacious comedians takes on the wild world of mental health with humour, wit and raw honesty. 

How to Cheat on Your Husband

How to Cheat on Your Husband

A cheater’s guide to love – Jokes on marriage, divorce, therapy, death and cheating. 

Ben Fallaci: Shower Chair

Ben Fallaci: Shower Chair

Comedian Ben Fallaci strips down and gets vulnerable in Shower Chair, a one-man show about stepping out of shadows and stepping into yourself. 

The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour

Fancy a cackle with the coven? Steph Aritone (Roast Battle UK finalist), Ginnia Cheng (BBC New Comedy Award shortlist) brew up The Witching Hour – a female-led compilation stand-… 

The Prince Andrew Tate Appreciation Hour

The Prince Andrew Tate Appreciation Hour

A compilation of some of the worst human beings doing comedy. 

The Death of Molly Miller

The Death of Molly Miller

First featured as a radio drama on BBC Radio 4, The Death of Molly Miller now takes to the stage with its plucky hostage comedy that addresses pertinent social issues. 

Potty the Plant

Potty the Plant

Answering the question, “what if Avenue Q took place in a hospital?” Potty The Plant is a dark, tongue in cheek, comedic musical that subverts our expectations time and time ag… 

Please Love Me

Please Love Me

‘I felt this pressure to be sexy from the second I got tits. 

The Great Ruckus

The Great Ruckus

Award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in the shadow of her previous show Brute to tell the story of two dissimilar sisters who must navigate strained r… 

Grace Jarvis: This Is the Last Goldfish That I Am Going to Eat for You

Grace Jarvis: This Is the Last Goldfish That I Am Going to Eat for You

I have collected, for your enjoyment, an anthology of all the weird things I have done in my life to try and make friends. 

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe has cheated in almost every relationship she has been in, and it’s a trend she can’t seem to kick to the curb. 

Nuclear Children

Nuclear Children

Winner of the 2021 Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize. 

Death Suits You

Death Suits You

This is a refreshingly new and interesting take on death through the medium of a musical. 

Summer Camp for Broken People

Summer Camp for Broken People

Emily’s life is falling apart. 

The Four Worst Things I've Ever Done

The Four Worst Things I've Ever Done

What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done? I don’t mean skipping-church-because-you’re-too-hungover bad. 

waiting for a train at the bus stop

waiting for a train at the bus stop

‘17 minutes. 

Goodbye Uncle Fudgey

Goodbye Uncle Fudgey

In this pathetic comedy about privilege Tom Greaves (BFI Award winner) presents a dark satire about the psychological trauma of his own “privileged” childhood. 

Chelsea Hart – Damet Garm: How I Joined a Revolution

Chelsea Hart – Damet Garm: How I Joined a Revolution

Chelsea Hart’s Damet Garm: How I Joined A Revolution is a relaxed and measured show, that is quite restrained in the anger that underwrites it. 

Unforgettable Girl

Unforgettable Girl

Money can’t buy love, but £19. 

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die is a musical adaptation of the Angela S. 

Not Our Crime, Still Our Sentence

Not Our Crime, Still Our Sentence

A vital new comedy play by Glaswegian playwright Mikael Philippos about the real struggles, judgement and most importantly, laughs, a family affected by the incarceration of a love… 

Hot as Hell

Hot as Hell

Becky, whose best (and only) friend is a demon in a Ouija board, takes us to her first high-school party: filled with horror, karaoke, and awkward interactions. 

Grown Up Orphan Annie

Grown Up Orphan Annie

The world’s favourite orphan is back, and just like you, she is, unfortunately, a grown-up. 

Spin

Spin

Right here. 

The Last Show Before We Die

The Last Show Before We Die

Ell and Mary have been dead for three years, but now they’ve come back to life (and the stage) with one question on their minds: how do you know when it’s the end? Inspired by … 

Dough

Dough

Much like a dramatisation of a family game of Monopoly, Dough looks at money with a kind of argumentative helplessness. 

Lady Dealer

Lady Dealer

For Charly, every day is the same. 

In|Secure

In|Secure

Do we really tell the truth about war on social media? What are the limits one puts on another’s suffering? Who has permission to complain, and who deserves to feel guilt? A new,… 

Avital Ash Workshops Her Suicide Note

Avital Ash Workshops Her Suicide Note

Avital Ash is one of the most genuine comedians on the Fringe scene. 

The Woke Box

The Woke Box

A parody Gogglebox about two slobby Pakistani brothers getting brainwashed by an evil TV. 

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.