Birthday Fish

Birthday Fish

Escaping the party presents a gruelling choice: endure existential crisis forever? Or learn to stay numb to it all? Combining physical theatre with surrealist horror and cartoon co… 

Black Velvet

Black Velvet

‘You know, I never liked flowers for graves. 

Death, The Devil and The Fablemaker

Death, The Devil and The Fablemaker

Meet Perry. 

SOS BRN

SOS BRN

How are you supposed to deal with a tragedy? In Brian’s case, step one is obviously to drink heavily and then hope that somehow step two reveals itself. 

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

You’re only as good as your worst day. 

Glastonbury

Glastonbury

Glastonbury promises a dream of youth, but after the pandemic, the characters return to seek out an anchor to the past but encounter revelations far beyond their expectations under… 

Prime Meat

Prime Meat

Prime Meat is a horror comedy that follows Esme and Chris Stockton who, five years ago, moved to the idyllic Cotswold village of Raperton-on-the-Water. 

Singing the Diaphragm Blues and Other Sexual Cacophonies

Singing the Diaphragm Blues and Other Sexual Cacophonies

Singing the Diaphragm Blues and Other Sexual Cacophonies explores the tragic, hilarious and baffling road of silence travelled by women in Western culture. 

In Our Defense

In Our Defense

Remember your first day of university? The people you met? The awkward small talks you had? It doesn’t have to be like that. 

This Porno Does Not Pass the Bechdel Test

This Porno Does Not Pass the Bechdel Test

‘The chance to win the night of your dreams with semi-famous porn star Lance Hardwood. 

The Mort Hoose

The Mort Hoose

An unpleasant reunion follows another unpleasant reunion as five school friends catch-up on old times. 

The Kids With Nae Hame

The Kids With Nae Hame

Remember the Kids from Fame? It’s time to meet the Kids with Nae Hame. 

The Spilling Cup

The Spilling Cup

Sasha is slowly realising that her period symptoms may not be normal. 

Logan, a One-Woman Show (Because Only One of Us Survived)

Logan, a One-Woman Show (Because Only One of Us Survived)

The true story of my brother’s murder so of course, it’s comedy. 

The Book of Joan

The Book of Joan

No one understands the complexity and plights of Catholicism like a teenage lesbian, especially one whose only friend happens to be a figment of the 13th-century saint Joan of Arc. 

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 dr… 

Seven Steps to Feel Completely Happy Again

Seven Steps to Feel Completely Happy Again

The seven stages of grief are a familiar concept to those who are grieving, have grieved or will grieve. 

Flat 2

Flat 2

Two couples move into a flat together. 

Bucket List

Bucket List

Ghosts have the most appalling quality of life. 

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. 

Addiction: The Truth

Addiction: The Truth

Kevin McCarron is an experienced stand-up comedian, and a Doctor of Philosophy. 

How Dead Am I?

How Dead Am I?

Late at night at the corner store, your card got declined again. 

Dick.

Dick.

Dick. 

Letters From My Dad (Who Is Dead)

Letters From My Dad (Who Is Dead)

This new play by Michael Bryceson focuses on the relationship between a dying father and his son, Charlie. 

Dinner

Dinner

You are invited to Dinner! Hostess extraordinaire Paige is throwing a dinner party to celebrate her husband’s philosophical bestseller being published. 

Manchild

Manchild

Award-winning stand-up comedian Diederik Zuurmond does a lot of jokes, some impressions and a song to tackle all the tough topics of the day, including the cosmos, cum-brain and of… 

Mary, Jack and Jane – The Queer Adventure

Mary, Jack and Jane – The Queer Adventure

Queer northern comedians Mary Cross, Jack Horsefield and Jane Postlethwaite bring you a hilarious three-way split bill of stand-up comedy. 

Keep It Dark

Keep It Dark

You’re cordially invited to learn dark, blue secrets and experiences from the life and perspective of a Muslim(ish), British, Pakistani female straddling two cultures, two lives an… 

Hot Goss: Double Feature

Hot Goss: Double Feature

Bold reimaginings of classic tales by queer, and POC misfits! Saadiya Ali’s Real Housewives of Bible serves up feminist, funny twists on ancient stories. 

FUFC

FUFC

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

The Ruffian on the Stair

The Ruffian on the Stair

Mike and his van work odd hours for irregular contracts; Joyce has given up her profession for a home. 

Shubba Gump Shrimp Co

Shubba Gump Shrimp Co

When it comes to true stories, dark observations and raw stand-up, Shubba has it covered! Come see Edinburgh’s beloved comic in his first-ever solo show this Fringe! Shubba will be… 

Armed Robbery and Suicidal Intent

Armed Robbery and Suicidal Intent

Agnes curated her perfect death, but the thing she couldn’t plan for was a teenage burglar entering her house as she’s facing oblivion. 

Tycho: Mankind's First Hotel on the Moon!

Tycho: Mankind's First Hotel on the Moon!

New, dark comedy exploring how suffocating hiding the truth can be. 

Influenced

Influenced

With seven nominations and two wins at the Durham Drama Festival 2024 (including Best Actor), Influenced is a cautionary tale of online influencers and their world of unchecked pow… 

A Show About Tomorrow

A Show About Tomorrow

A Show About Tomorrow is a one-act musical set in the 90s at Bailey’s 21st birthday party, which happens to be in the middle of nowhere. 

Full Frontal Lobe

Full Frontal Lobe

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

Aaa Shiny! (Married with ADHD)*

Aaa Shiny! (Married with ADHD)*

Does everyone have ADHD? What’s it like being married to a space cadet? Lots of asides are a sign of ADHD! ‘Acidic wit’ **** (Edinburgh Reporter). 

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. 

Driver's Seat: Obsessive Compulsive Disaster

Driver's Seat: Obsessive Compulsive Disaster

When you’re eight, monsters live under your bed. 

Oral Tradition

Oral Tradition

Ancient Ulsterwomen used sex as a weapon, and they made plenty of noise about it! Snarly-yet-lyrical modern Ulsterwoman Dr. 

Patsy Byrne is Dead! (B*tch Eat B*tch)

Patsy Byrne is Dead! (B*tch Eat B*tch)

Sexy, camp and nepotistic. 

Galahad Takes a Bath

Galahad Takes a Bath

‘I got very little, little to no media training, so. 

A Balloon Will Pop at Some Point During This Play

A Balloon Will Pop at Some Point During This Play

If you took every thought you’ve ever had about your life, every comedy sketch you’d ever seen and the vast, inky blackness of space and put them all into a blender: you’d pr… 

Help! My Vagina Is Trying to Kill Me!

Help! My Vagina Is Trying to Kill Me!

Help! My Vagina Is Trying to Kill Me! is a dark, comedic solo show that explores one woman’s journey of navigating STDs, miscarriages and pre-cervical cancer, all while learning to… 

An Evening With Mere Mortals

An Evening With Mere Mortals

Two thrilling adventures in a double feature inspired by Hollywood blockbusters. 

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Following the loss of a childhood friend, Evie is on a quest to find the meaning of life and leave behind a legacy before she turns 23. 

The Wellbrick Centre on Roswell Drive

The Wellbrick Centre on Roswell Drive

The Wellbrick Centre is a fictional NHS mental health centre. 

Steve Otis Gunn is Uncomfortable

Steve Otis Gunn is Uncomfortable

Steve Otis Gunn has been uncomfortable since 1991, when he realised he didn’t know what to do with his arms. 

Funny Guy

Funny Guy

A twisted exploration of the fragile underpinnings of love, friendship, and ambition. 

The Things I Did While Waiting For You To Fall Back In Love With Me

The Things I Did While Waiting For You To Fall Back In Love With Me

A funeral you can’t keep your inappropriate self from laughing through: this one-person show is a love letter to the humiliating experience of becoming a grown up, and the way gr… 

Over Her Dead Body

Over Her Dead Body

Dive deeper into popular melodies of murder and mayhem in our original musical. 

The Selkie

The Selkie

Local lads Finlay and Ciaran are working the last ferry to the Isle of Bute, trying to distract themselves from the unusual happenings on board. 

Yes, We're Related

Yes, We're Related

Sara is living in denial. 

My Little Phobia

My Little Phobia

Emily Markoe wrote a totally normal comedy show. 

Bits 'N' Pieces

Bits 'N' Pieces

Tommy, Matty and Dougie look to ditch the day job for the disco. 

Dead Mom Play

Dead Mom Play

A young writer is forced to face Death, his ego and his dying, critical mother after getting stuck in a play of his own creation. 

Devon Drew: Pop Star

Devon Drew: Pop Star

One teenage girl’s dream of being a pop star was shattered by the dark realities of the music industry: scams, lies, perverts and pedophiles. 

An Unexpected Hiccup

An Unexpected Hiccup

Caught in a storm and looking for help, Murdo knocks on the door of a dark, old house and the family inside seems to be expecting him. 

Dear Annie, I Hate You

Dear Annie, I Hate You

Based on writer-performer Sam Ipema’s life, Dear Annie, I Hate You is the story of Sam and her brain aneurysm, Annie. 

H'allo

H'allo

Hello. 

The Man Who Wouldn't Be Murdered

The Man Who Wouldn't Be Murdered

Cambridge Footlight Lily Blundell’s sinful dark comedy musical full of greed, fraud, 1920s jazz and drink. 

Apricot

Apricot

Apricot is a dark comedy set in modern day London. 

R.U.R. Rossum's Universal Robots

R.U.R. Rossum's Universal Robots

The play that introduced the word ‘Robot’ to the world: where the creation of artificial beings revolutionises labour and industry. 

MANikin

MANikin

It’s lonely at the top, especially at the top of Scotland. 

So Young

So Young

Thumbing through a record collection, having a glass of wine, remembering the old times. 

Inevitable

Inevitable

Same procedure as every year! Brenda presents a performance exploring the trendiness of body preservation in a way that’s both engaging and absurd. 

Colman Hayes: Should I Keep Going? (WIP)

Colman Hayes: Should I Keep Going? (WIP)

Comedian Colman Hayes questions everything. How did he get here? What happened? Should he keep going? Is this even comedy? The decision lies in the hands of the audience. 

Catherine McCafferty: (Not) That Bad

Catherine McCafferty: (Not) That Bad

Catherine McCafferty is (Not) That Bad. 

Simon Hall: 4 Big Cs

Simon Hall: 4 Big Cs

A tale of comedy, Covid, cancer and some complete and utter c*nts! Four years ago Simon went through a break up and decided to try comedy. 

001– Laughing Matters (Work in Progress)

001– Laughing Matters (Work in Progress)

I left Israel to live in Berlin, because it is ironically safer. 

Mr Diagonal – Join the Dots

Mr Diagonal – Join the Dots

Mr Diagonal, prime minister of pop, always cuts a dash and declines to cut corners. 

Beast

Beast

It’s Jordan Barr’s Edinburgh Fringe debut! She’s a Melbourne-based stand-up and Triple J presenter. 

Experiment Human

Experiment Human

‘One of the most unique and unusual stories being told on stage’ (LostInTheatreland. 

Laurence Tuck: Dark/Twisted/Nerdy/Awkward

Laurence Tuck: Dark/Twisted/Nerdy/Awkward

The title of the show says it all. 

Adam Riley: Late-night Comedy in the Afternoon

Adam Riley: Late-night Comedy in the Afternoon

Looking for dark and dirty jokes but want to go to bed early? Then look no further! Join Adam Riley for an hour of flaps-to-the-wall stand-up from the man they couldn’t cancel beca… 

Wrong! A F*cked Up Game Show

Wrong! A F*cked Up Game Show

50% game show, 50% comedy show, 100% f*cked up! A celebration of dark humor, cancellable offenses, and questionable decisions that takes everything you know about game shows and tu… 

Cheryl-Lee Fast: Hypnotic Love

Cheryl-Lee Fast: Hypnotic Love

Cheryl-Lee Fast invites you on a comedic journey of hypnotic love. 

Really Good Exposure

Really Good Exposure

Skins actress Megan Prescott – aka Katie F*cking Fitch – writes and stars in her debut solo show. 

1 Cent Comedy presents: Normal Dysfunctional Family (Game Show)

1 Cent Comedy presents: Normal Dysfunctional Family (Game Show)

A comedy game show where comedians battle each other using childhood trauma and the audience decide who had the worst parents. 

Family Fortunes (But for Bad People)

Family Fortunes (But for Bad People)

Remember Family Fortunes? This is like that, but for horrible people. 

REVENGE: After the Levoyah

REVENGE: After the Levoyah

Nick Cassenbaum’s two-hander comedy heist, directed by Emma Jude Harris, romps through 2018 Jewish Essex. 

1 Cent Comedy presents: Moni Zhang: Asian Daddy, Dead (Dark and Dirty)

1 Cent Comedy presents: Moni Zhang: Asian Daddy, Dead (Dark and Dirty)

Warning: Dark comedy zone! Enter at your own risk! Emerging from the ashes of her father’s death, Moni Zhang brings you a dark and hilarious comedy show that will leave you gasping… 

1 Cent Comedy presents: Black Widows (Dark & Dirty Comedy)

1 Cent Comedy presents: Black Widows (Dark & Dirty Comedy)

Welcome to the dark side of laughter, where our comics don’t give a damn about your comfort zone. 

Piskie

Piskie

‘If you follow someone down a path you don’t recognise, you risk not being able to find your way back. 

Situations and Confr/plications

Situations and Confr/plications

Logic, you say? Thank you. 

The Faustus Project

The Faustus Project

An actor makes a deal with the devil. 

Son of a Bitch

Son of a Bitch

Written and performed by award-winning comedian, actor and writer Anna Morris, Son of a Bitch is a brutally honest and darkly funny monologue about a woman who is caught on camera … 

Girls Really Listen To Me

Girls Really Listen To Me

Madeleine is pretty much the worst sixteen year old you can meet. 

Summer of Harold

Summer of Harold

Admiration. 

The Prince Andrew Tate Appreciation Hour

The Prince Andrew Tate Appreciation Hour

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

Alex Berr: How to Kill a Mouse (WIP)

Alex Berr: How to Kill a Mouse (WIP)

Alex doesn’t want to be a scientist anymore. 

Rita Lynn: Life Coach

Rita Lynn: Life Coach

Think you’ve hit rock bottom, then realize you’re nowhere near? Become a life coach. 

Potty the Plant

Potty the Plant

The totally adult dark comedy musical, returns! Starring Potty, a little green singing, talking, tap-dancing pot plant. 

Ryan Cullen: Cullen in the Name Of!

Ryan Cullen: Cullen in the Name Of!

If Milton Jones is the Obi-Wan Kenobi of one-liners, then Ryan Cullen is Darth Vader. 

Tartan Tabletop in a Dungeons & Dragon Comedy: The Never-Ending Quest – The Return

Tartan Tabletop in a Dungeons & Dragon Comedy: The Never-Ending Quest – The Return

A quest that began at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2023, and completed a sold-out run, returns for a sequel – the popular Dungeons & Dragons podcast team lands at the Fringe with … 

The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

Invisible illnesses. 

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

In the 19th century, the original stories of the Brothers Grimm were scarier, more bloodthirsty and disturbing. 

Squidge

Squidge

‘A one-woman show with a lot of heart, a pin-drop performance and writing that tears you apart and stitches you up anew’ ****½ (AYoungishPerspective. 

Sisyphean Quick Fix

Sisyphean Quick Fix

Krista lives in London. 

SILENCE! The Musical – The Unauthorised Parody of The Silence of the Lambs

SILENCE! The Musical – The Unauthorised Parody of The Silence of the Lambs

SILENCE! The Musical is the unauthorised musical parody of the Academy Award-winning film The Silence of the Lambs. 

Beyond Krapp

Beyond Krapp

Cormac is dead, and he’s not happy about it. 

Reels of Regret: Confessions of a Failed Filmmaker

Reels of Regret: Confessions of a Failed Filmmaker

You know those people who tell you to aim for the moon and you’ll land on the stars? Yeah, those people are a**holes. 

Ni Mi Madre

Ni Mi Madre

An over-the-top Brazilian with too much botox scrambles to raise her queer son in a backwards American culture where children get time outs instead of chancletas. 

Showtime!

Showtime!

If Tim Burton met Stephen Sondheim in the KitKat Club… and they were a woman… This twisted one-woman musical is an electric exploration of the life of the artist. 

Abrasion

Abrasion

A one-woman show (written and starring Meg-Rose Dixon) following a diagnosis journey set at the anniversary of her surgery. 

Vera's Truth

Vera's Truth

Vera Ballero is an ambitious journalist from Paris, and the famous host of The Shivering Truth, a news programme from Berlin that is intensely focused on global tragedies. 

Scaffolding

Scaffolding

Sheridan is having a bad day. 

Antonio’s Revenge

Antonio’s Revenge

Dad’s dead. 

At Least I’m Not Bald

At Least I’m Not Bald

A darkly comic one-woman show created by writer-performer and cancer survivor, Valery Reva. 

The Last Incel

The Last Incel

Log into the world of the incels: a terminally online community of toxic men that blame women and society for keeping sex from them. 

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.