I Did Something I Shouldn't Have...

I Did Something I Shouldn't Have...

16 year-old Sean Parker has never known his Dad and wants to change that. 

A Rustle

A Rustle

Having finally moved away from the quiet village that raised her, Emmy’s perspectives on life are changing. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Have a Wilde afternoon in the company of our would-be Earnests, their would-be lovers and the indomitable Lady Bracknell. 

Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley

There is always a beginning. 

What Matters in the End?

What Matters in the End?

Are you ready to ask yourself the hard questions we face within society, family, love and culture? If so, come and witness the journey of four troubled souls who unwittingly explor… 

Tweeds

Tweeds

The Tweeds, an eclectic group of privileged students, are out hunting when the newest member accidentally shoots the club president, Babette, in the head. 

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Who rules when there are no rules? Muchmuchmore Theatre returns to the Fringe with a gripping adaptation of this timeless story, exploring what happens when the shackles of civilit… 

Love, Loss and Cake

Love, Loss and Cake

Inspired by the style of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads and that of traditional storytelling by a single narrator, this play weaves four humorous and moving narratives into one man… 

Nature of the Beast

Nature of the Beast

Danny has met the love of his life, Nat. 

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. 

Murder at the Fringe

Murder at the Fringe

Mr John Winner has been found dead in his house in Morningside on the first anniversary of his huge lottery win. 

Tennis

Tennis

DON McEnroe and Björn GNU face each other once again in the ultimate duel we all have been waiting for! A nerve-wracking battle of finger knitting, tango wrestling, dirty tricks a… 

Edward's Talk – What's Driving You?

Edward's Talk – What's Driving You?

Edward (never Ted) has delivered his talk on speed awareness 2,191 times over the last 10 years. 

Headache

Headache

AJ doesn’t like karaoke, but she does like the girl who asked her to go. 

Death(s) at Sea

Death(s) at Sea

A drama group are performing their new murder-mystery play, but despite their best efforts, everything goes wrong! Their play, a thrilling murder mystery set on a small ship carryi… 

Wonderin' Y: How Slade's Drummer Survived

Wonderin' Y: How Slade's Drummer Survived

In the summer of 1973, Slade drummer Don Powell was involved in a devastating car accident which instantly killed his girlfriend and left him with a brain injury that resulted in s… 

Medea

Medea

Malvern Theatres Young Company is remembered for its powerful staging of Sophocles’ Antigone in 2018 and its five-star (EdinburghGuide. 

Timeless

Timeless

If you can’t trust your memory what can you trust? Martin has a problem: he can’t make new memories. 

Ariana vs Chomsky

Ariana vs Chomsky

2017. 

William Kite Has Memory Issues

William Kite Has Memory Issues

Though dementia is increasingly common in an ageing population, it remains an unknown quantity to many. 

Bad Dog

Bad Dog

Upon a young woman’s decision to admit herself to rehab, she decides to get back into contact with her estranged mother. 

Agatha Christie's The Rats

Agatha Christie's The Rats

Invited to a party in a London flat, Sandra Grey and Davey Forrester find themselves alone. 

Maeve and Howard

Maeve and Howard

The New Yorker offices, 1950. 

Placeholder

Placeholder

Placeholder follows the early-life crisis of a somewhat dramatic twenty-something. 

Blindsided

Blindsided

A tense courtroom drama following a lawyer reluctantly convinced to take on a high-profile murder case he believes he has no chance of winning – a lost cause which quickly spiral… 

A Grimm Beginning

A Grimm Beginning

We know the classic tales of Cinderella and Rapunzel, but how often do we find ourselves relating to them? What if we could relate to them? In this play, we see what it is like for… 

How I Learned to Drive

How I Learned to Drive

Surprising, funny and deeply moving, a young woman comes of age and learns to drive in 1960s America. 

When Kurt Met Thora

When Kurt Met Thora

BBC Studios, November 1991. 

Untitled

Untitled

Untitled: How does a life unfold through conversation and can you trust your own brain to guide you down memory lane? Untitled invites your curiosity on a journey. 

Run

Run

Set over an unforgettable summer and encompassing all of space and time, Run explores what it means to love, to lose and grow from a boy into a man. 

Silt Song

Silt Song

What belongs in a woman’s trousseau? Something old, something new… a plan of escape? This is a folktale about love, blame, sisters, brothers, rivers and rage; a story woven fro… 

Fix Your Mind

Fix Your Mind

Two siblings feel disconnected from life in their rural hometown. 

The Island

The Island

When a group of teenagers get plane-wrecked on an uninhabited Indonesian island, what could possibly go wrong? Watch as they descend into chaos and anarchy in this drama loosely ba… 

John Wayne Gacy, the Killer Clown: Born Evil?

John Wayne Gacy, the Killer Clown: Born Evil?

John Wayne Gacy was one of the worst serial killers in US history: responsible for the rape, torture and murder of at least 33 teenage boys and young men in the 1970s. 

After Troy

After Troy

Using The Trojan Women by Euripides as a starting point, After Troy interweaves the stories of those women left behind, awaiting their fate with the stories of the women who have s… 

Triggerfish

Triggerfish

There are things you shouldn’t move. 

Radium Girls

Radium Girls

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage – until the girls that painted them began to fall desperately ill with a mysterious disease. 

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

In this gripping theatrical adaptation of William Golding’s classic novel, a group of children find themselves stranded on a deserted island. 

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. 

A Singular Deception

A Singular Deception

The astonishing true story of Dr James Barry, a pioneering doctor for nearly 50 years who achieved the highest medical rank in the British Army. 

Bad Shakespeare

Bad Shakespeare

Nature versus nurture? Are villains born or bred? Can they ever find true redemption? Theater OCU explores Shakespeare’s most villainous characters – Macbeth, Iago, Aaron, Tamora… 

Di(n)e

Di(n)e

A man has decided to take his own life and finds himself in a state of limbo between life and death. 

Rat King Gospel

Rat King Gospel

A coincidence or an act of a god? Are the children who created a god as a game truly responsible for the unexplained events unfolding around them? Ten years after their last plea, … 

Naked Truth

Naked Truth

Opened to critical acclaim in London’s West End and adapted from the novel of the same name by Johnny Tait, this is an extreme satire on false-celebrity culture. 

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

A satirical look at the complexities of human relationships, using the seven deadly sins as an example of how human beings lead their lives. 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

The play charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class. 

Dean and the Devil

Dean and the Devil

Alan is adrift in a booze-soaked world of dodgy barmen, deluded therapists and rude shop keepers. 

Badger

Badger

Trying to get through the many challenges of their day, a team of young co-workers in a broken system begin to have their limits pushed to the extreme. 

The Last Bantam

The Last Bantam

1914. 

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

When the directors call for auditions for new actors, comedy and mayhem ensues, as this young cast bring energy, talent and enthusiasm to the stage. 

M R James: Whistle and I'll Come to You

M R James: Whistle and I'll Come to You

‘Who is this who is coming?’ When the rational and skeptical scholar Professor Parkins takes a trip from home, he stumbles upon a mysterious whistle. 

Macbeth: Sleep No More

Macbeth: Sleep No More

‘All hail Macbeth that shalt be King hereafter…’ With these portentous words, the three witches seal the fate of the Thane of Glamis – and also that of all the others whom Macb… 

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. 

Booger Red

Booger Red

Booger Red survives a rough childhood, becoming a renowned hellfire and brimstone Southern Baptist preacher. 

Eleanor

Eleanor

A life lived in the shadows of her father, of her lover and of her own sadness, Eleanor Marx’s light shone fiercely upon fin-de-siècle England, until its untimely extinction. 

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. 

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The original detective story. 

Charles Dickens: The Hanged Man's Bride

Charles Dickens: The Hanged Man's Bride

‘She comes towards me on the floor; always approaching; never coming nearer; always visible as if by moonlight whether the moon shines or not. 

Whirligig of Time

Whirligig of Time

To hell with anger management! Malvolio was done notorious wrong. 

Girlhood

Girlhood

‘My mother always said she wouldn’t make the same mistakes her mum did. 

Jack

Jack

1973. 

Shotgunned

Shotgunned

Shotgunned is Kangaroo Court’s debut theatrical production. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Treasure, treachery, mutiny and mayhem all await young Jim Hawkins as he leaves the Admiral Benbow inn behind and embarks on a thrilling and dangerous voyage to recover Captain Fli… 

Addict

Addict

31 words. 

Comala, Comala

Comala, Comala

Join us for a sip of mezcal at this Day of the Dead-style theatrical experience. 

Mother

Mother

A hilarious, nostalgic and heart-breaking tale of one woman’s descent into motherhood and mayhem. 

Psyche

Psyche

Psyche, a Romani countess and poet, wanders across Europe during the Napoleonic era in a chauvinistic society that challenges her independence. 

Doped

Doped

Stoners. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

The Thane of Glamis had a wife; their vaulting ambition o’erleaps itself and the Thane takes the throne through dastardly means. 

Bonding

Bonding

Stephen has always wanted to be James Bond. 

Boiler Room Six: A Titanic Story

Boiler Room Six: A Titanic Story

Boiler Room Six tells the impossible true survival story of Titanic stoker Frederick Barrett. 

Malion

Malion

A feminist retelling of the Pygmalion and Galatea myth. 

One Sugar, Stirred to the Left

One Sugar, Stirred to the Left

A heart-warming, poignant and, at times funny play about palliative nurse and ex-singer/songwriter Bronwyn, who is commissioned by her patient (Henry) to write an album of music ba… 

Dunsinane

Dunsinane

David Greig’s 2010 sequel to Macbeth. 

Witch? Women on Trial

Witch? Women on Trial

The true story of the witches. 

The Signalman

The Signalman

Witness to a horrifying tragedy, a signalman is haunted by a mysterious figure standing by a railway tunnel. 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Bare Productions return following a string of five-star sell-out Fringe runs with the magical smash-hit, Into the Woods. 

James Whale: Beyond Frankenstein

James Whale: Beyond Frankenstein

From Frankenstein to The Invisible Man, James Whale directed some of the greatest movies of all time. 

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-Sort

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-Sort

A celebration of the enduring friendship between the brilliant and tragic composer and war poet, Ivor Gurney, and Marion Scott, writer and trailblazer of women musicians, written a… 

Via Dolorosa by David Hare

Via Dolorosa by David Hare

Voices of Israel and Palestine. 

The Bronze Boy

The Bronze Boy

A powerful, provocative and funny new play by Nancy Hamada about love, loss and America’s twisted obsession with guns. 

A Night of Drama

A Night of Drama

PEOPLE OF EDINBURGH, prepare to cry so hard you accidentally laugh! Feast on a buffet of hardship and despair, where COMEDIANS lay down their jokes, don the fashion of 18th-century… 

One Man Poe: The Black Cat and The Raven

One Man Poe: The Black Cat and The Raven

To commemorate the 175th anniversary of his death, immerse yourselves in two of Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre classics. 

Rent

Rent

Jonathan Larson’s epic tale of New York bohemians is brought to life by this talented and dedicated cast. 

The Court

The Court

This courtroom drama centres around the question of assisted dying. 

Wallace

Wallace

As William Wallace lies in a London dungeon awaiting trial, he knows his fate is sealed. 

Sherlock Holmes: The Last Act

Sherlock Holmes: The Last Act

Revealing the man behind the myth. 

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

Returning after a total sell-out run in 2019, Fragility of Man follows one man’s epic, lifelong battle with the justice system. 

Married at First Wright

Married at First Wright

Ever sat in a comedy show about falling in love and wanted to speed run through to the breakup? Sometimes it takes years to find out why it all went wrong. 

Black and White Tea Room: Counsellor

Black and White Tea Room: Counsellor

‘Superbly written and acted play. 

DRUM

DRUM

‘A civilization flourishes when men plant trees under which they themselves never sit. 

Leni's Last Lament

Leni's Last Lament

In Leni’s Last Lament, which swept top awards at the United Solo Festival, Hitler’s controversial filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, attempts to sanitize her past. 

Loose Lips by Lucy Frederick

Loose Lips by Lucy Frederick

OMG, have you heard. 

Cheryl-Lee Fast: Hypnotic Love

Cheryl-Lee Fast: Hypnotic Love

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

My Mother Had Two Faces: Reflections on Beauty, Aging and Acceptance

My Mother Had Two Faces: Reflections on Beauty, Aging and Acceptance

Presented in pseudo-fairytale style, this one-woman dramatic comedy dares to expose what lies beneath the mask of the perfect mother. 

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh sees three legendary comedians – Tommy Cooper, Eric Morecambe and Bob Monkhouse – sitting in a dressing room, discussing the secret of life, death, comedy and wh… 

Sell Me: I Am from North Korea

Sell Me: I Am from North Korea

On her 15th birthday, Jisun, a North Korean girl, decides to sell herself to an old man to buy medication for her dying mother. 

Do This One Thing for Me

Do This One Thing for Me

What does it mean to remember the Holocaust in 2024? How do you bear the legacy of trauma while forging ahead in the 21st century? Jane Elias grapples with these questions through … 

Layers

Layers

By repeating 10 minutes of a father with dementia and his family, their seemingly incomprehensible words and actions fit together like pieces of a puzzle. 

Knives and Forks

Knives and Forks

From the company that brought you Bluewater (‘a true original’ ***** (BingeFringe. 

Did You Mean to Fall Like That

Did You Mean to Fall Like That

Charlie played by the rules, married the right woman, took the right job. 

Seconds to Midnight

Seconds to Midnight

What would you want to say to your best friend if the world was about to end? Exploring queer friendship, platonic love and nuclear anxiety, Seconds to Midnight asks what happens i… 

The Shroud Maker

The Shroud Maker

Hajja Souad sells shrouds for burying the dead in Gaza. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Star Power Performing Arts presents The Wizard of Oz! Expect an unforgettable trip along the infamous Yellow Brick Road with all of your favourite characters in a play version of t… 

Blanket of the Dark

Blanket of the Dark

Blanket of the Dark performed by Applause Theatre Group. 

The Mrs Dewinters

The Mrs Dewinters

On the eve of the funeral of her last remaining friend, 95-year-old Helen enters the mid-century world of Daphne DuMaurier’s, Rebecca. 

1953: The Race for the Summit

1953: The Race for the Summit

“Tomorrow is a big day. 

Call Me Elizabeth

Call Me Elizabeth

Fresh off her 1961 Academy Awards triumph and a recent brush with death, Elizabeth Taylor is struggling with her hardest role yet: herself. 

Heart of the Mind and A Useful Tragedy

Heart of the Mind and A Useful Tragedy

This double bill of new plays by young writers gives two fresh twists on tragedy. 

Eugene O'Neill's Thirst

Eugene O'Neill's Thirst

Shipwrecked on a life raft with no water, sharks circle and madness beckons. 

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

‘Oh my God. 

Blue Morpho

Blue Morpho

In 1971, Juliane Koepcke, 17 years of age, was the sole survivor of the LANSA Flight 508 plane crash. 

Maybe Things Are Okay

Maybe Things Are Okay

This group of friends wanted a normal night out, but life is never straightforward. 

Chance

Chance

Chance by Yolan Noszkay follows Aaron, who’s just been excluded from mainstream school and is being sent back to Sunnyside Pupil Referral Unit, a school for kids who’ve been exclud… 

Wallace

Wallace

William Wallace is in a London dungeon awaiting his fate, he knows what’s in store for him yet he faces up to his demise with bravery and determination, this is a stirring tale as … 

The Knot

The Knot

In the absence of his father, Angus Ketch, a 14-year-old boy struggling with his identity, is met with The Knot, a creature that manifests itself from Angus’ insecurities. 

OTMA

OTMA

In the early hours of July 17th 1918, four young women were executed by shotgun and bayonet in a grubby basement in Yekaterinburg, Russia. 

Notes to Future Self

Notes to Future Self

Sophie and Calliope have never been to school. 

Peephole

Peephole

After learning that his brother has suffered a severe downward spiral, Gerry attempts to rehabilitate him one last time – uncovering a dark truth in the process. 

The Father

The Father

It isn’t easy representing old age on stage. 

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. 

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide

Using music, dance and drama, SLP have created an original love story that celebrates self-discovery and diversity as lovers choose to cross the societal boundaries of different wo… 

Intimacy

Intimacy

Chloe is writing a paper on women’s sexuality for her Masters. 

this is a scam.

this is a scam.

Making it in the business world is tough – even more so when you’re a woman. 

Brothers

Brothers

Heart-rending tale of the bond between two brothers overcoming mental health struggles and addiction. 

June

June

Billy is an ex-drag queen trying to reclaim past glory. 

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. 

15 Years

15 Years

15 years. 

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Every show starts by asking the audience: Why can’t we have nice things? What are the little everyday niggles that irritate you? Does your flatmate squeeze the toothpaste from th… 

I Believe in One Bach

I Believe in One Bach

Ageing violinist Alan Gottlieb has long been content to sit at the back desk of the seconds, coasting his way to retirement. 

Can't Stop Carrying On

Can't Stop Carrying On

An ageing film producer plans to resurrect his past cinematic successes by revitalising the Carry On franchise with a brand-new film. 

The Beatles Were a Boyband

The Beatles Were a Boyband

The cosy, safe world of three flatmates is rocked by a woman’s murder. 

The Diary of Anne Frank: Her Journey in Music

The Diary of Anne Frank: Her Journey in Music

The Diary of Anne Frank: Her Journey in Music by British Composer Girish Paul is a dramatic concert by the multi-instrumentalist and his virtual orchestra. 

Julius Caesar Must Die

Julius Caesar Must Die

Julius Caesar Must Die is a little misleading, as initially it appears to be an absurdist original dramatisation of the assassination of Julius Caesar. 

A Mirrored Monet

A Mirrored Monet

In the dramatic musical A Mirrored Monet, it’s 1916 and the painter Claude Monet struggles to complete his government commission for the Water Lilies. 

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

This play depicts the trials and tribulations of accessing justice from the perspective of an idealist. 

Survivors

Survivors

A violent relationship can happen to anyone. 

It Won't Be Long Now

It Won't Be Long Now

It Won’t Be Long Now is drawn from first-hand accounts of Hong Kong under Japanese occupation. 

Shakesperimental

Shakesperimental

Edinburgh University’s Shakespeare Company present the chilling tale of Hekabe, a reimagined translation of Euripides’ original Greek tragedy. 

The Curious Case of Osgood Mackenzie

The Curious Case of Osgood Mackenzie

Osgood is known for Inverewe Gardens in Wester Ross. 

Carte Blanche

Carte Blanche

After the sudden death of her grandfather, Lisa Blanche is left with the task of carrying out one of the wishes on her grandfather’s will: to find out what happened to his brother … 

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

The thought of invisibility, and the advantages it could bring to someone, has captured the imagination of millions since HG Wells’ classic story was first published. 

Three Sisters and Them

Three Sisters and Them

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

97+

97+

97+ is based on the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster where severe injuries led to 97 lives lost. 

Alan Bennett's Cocktail Sticks

Alan Bennett's Cocktail Sticks

Alan Bennett reminisces about his life. 

It's a Woman's World

It's a Woman's World

Hollywood, 1950. 

Varmints

Varmints

In the Old West, three men converge in a saloon to drink and share violent tales. 

Shadows of Angels

Shadows of Angels

Set in the city slums of 1920s Australia and based on true events, Shadows of Angels sees four women recollect the part each played in a crime on one hot, volatile day. 

Little Women

Little Women

Bare Productions return following a string of five-star, sell-out Fringe runs with the rousing and heartfelt musical, Little Women. 

Overlooked

Overlooked

Audrey and Jack are poles apart in age and background, but, as a wheelchair user and rough sleeper, they are both literally and metaphorically overlooked by society. 

When Kurt Met Thora

When Kurt Met Thora

BBC Studios, November 1991. 

The Flea

The Flea

A woman is tied to a bed – a sex game or something more sinister? Is he still angry about the mushy peas? It’s about family, betrayal, god, sex and a girl who just wants to be lo… 

Mirandolina

Mirandolina

Mirandolina, the captivating landlady of an inn, is wooed by a penniless marquess, a wealthy count and her besotted servant. 

DNA

DNA

What a wonderful play is DNA. 

Paper Walls

Paper Walls

Have you ever wondered what the people on the other side of your wall are talking about? Two couples separated by a paper-thin wall, Max and Billie have been friends forever but is… 

Ophelia

Ophelia

‘To be, or not to be? That is the question. 

The Legends of Mountains and Seas

The Legends of Mountains and Seas

The classic musical The Legends of Mountains and Seas is a representative work of the Graduate Institute of Performing Arts of National Taiwan Normal University. 

The Misunderstanding

The Misunderstanding

Happiness awaits Martha and her Mother. 

Old Bridge

Old Bridge

A young couple meet by chance by Stari Most, the bridge which unifies the multicultural city of Mostar. 

What If

What If

A heart-wrenching collision between illusion and reality, a touching story of a young couple in love as they embark on a turbulent journey of loss, immigration, frailty, and hope. 

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line - and what a chorus line! I was wowed by this performance of A Chorus Line presented by the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group. 

Here You Come Again

Here You Come Again

Creating an effective vehicle for performers, be it musical, play, comedy set or improv format, is arguably the most challenging task a creative artist can undertake. 

Puppets

Puppets

Puppets is a new and exciting play, fresh from its debut at the Durham Drama Festival. 

Secreting

Secreting

Teenage chaos, comedy, and (mis)communication – wrapped neatly into five episodes spotlighting the intimate conversations that take place in the corners of a house party. 

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

A thought-provoking exploration into the nature of communication and consent. 

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at St Vincent's Chapel Undercroft

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at St Vincent's Chapel Undercroft

The Mysteries – Reimagined. 

For Better, For Worse

For Better, For Worse

Small town Scotland, September 2014. 

Stanislaus and James

Stanislaus and James

This is a little treasure, the sort of performance that is easy to overlook but which enriches those who root it out. 

Havisham

Havisham

If you knew my story, your heart would break too. 

The Devil's Passion

The Devil's Passion

I thought I knew what to expect from The Devil’s Passion. 

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Frankenstein: a timeless classic that explores the troubling themes of creation, responsibility, and morality. 

In Search of Dorothy Parker

In Search of Dorothy Parker

An exploration of Dorothy Parker’s life through her writing, including poems and monologues set to music with Joanne Grant, Alison Bishop and Stuart Hope. 

Colonel Anne: Jacobite Heroine

Colonel Anne: Jacobite Heroine

A real-life heroine of the 1745 Jacobite Rising, Colonel Anne defied her husband the Laird of Mackintosh and raised troops for Bonnie Prince Charlie. 

Afghanistan Is Not Funny by Henry Naylor

Afghanistan Is Not Funny by Henry Naylor

World’s Best Fringe Theatre Winner 2022/3 (International Fringe Encore Series, New York) returns for eight performances only. 

The Abrupt Son

The Abrupt Son

When Cynthia’s husband dies during her pregnancy, she’s expected to mourn. 

The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis

The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis

This critically acclaimed, award-winning comedy is back! Nigel Forde’s ‘sparkling script’ and David Robinson’s ‘impressive Screwtape’ (Stage) bring to life Lewis’ classic book, whi… 

Maati Katha (Earth Stories)

Maati Katha (Earth Stories)

In the dangerous and magical land of Sunderbans, living is about a fragile balance: between land and water, domestic and wild, human and human, calm and storm. 

The Island

The Island

When a group of teenagers get plane-wrecked on an uninhabited island what could possibly go wrong? Watch as they descend into chaos and anarchy in this drama loosely based on the L… 

Loving the Enemy

Loving the Enemy

It’s 1940. 

Shimmer

Shimmer

Max Campbell (The Crown, The Chelsea Cowboy, Blurred) stars in this award-winning, one-man play by John O’Keefe, wherein the actor tells the story by becoming each of the story’s c… 

Dreams of Anne Frank

Dreams of Anne Frank

From the pen of one of Britain’s leading playwrights, Dreams of Anne Frank by Bernard Kops is a poignant and highly charged drama that retells the story of Anne Frank. 

Making History by Stephen Fry

Making History by Stephen Fry

The first-ever stage adaptation of the 1996 novel by Stephen Fry. 

The Steamie

The Steamie

The Steamie is a comedy-drama stage play, written by Tony Roper. 

Shakers

Shakers

It’s Edinburgh in the 1980s. 

Merry Wanderers

Merry Wanderers

A boy seeks solace in the woods after the loss of his brother. 

Once Upon A Crime – Gruesome Grimm Tales!

Once Upon A Crime – Gruesome Grimm Tales!

Presenting your favourite fairy tales – the obnoxious bullying of Ashputtel (the first Cinderella) by her stepsisters, the vanity of a fashion-conscious (and strangely familiar!)… 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

Hurly Burly’s Death by Shakespeare is a stylised ode to Shakespeare, that lifts and showcases his best-known characters in a tumultuous yet entrancing way. 

DNA

DNA

When a group of teenagers’ bullying of another student goes too far, they are left with an unplanned death on their conscience. 

Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

‘Absolutely stunning, stylish, eccentric, confident and honest’ (NODA. 

Bright Blue Sky: The 9/11 Musical

Bright Blue Sky: The 9/11 Musical

A new dramatic musical with music by Tim Nelson and lyrics by Vincent Aniceto tells the story of a group of everyday people working on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center on … 

This is a Chair

This is a Chair

More written about than performed, this is a rare chance to see a version of Caryl Churchill’s 1997 play, This is a Chair. 

Athena

Athena

En garde! Can fierce competitors also be friends? Featuring on-stage fencing and verbal repartee, this funny, fast-paced, touching play explores the lives of two teenage girls, as … 

I Am Mark

I Am Mark

I Am Mark: A Daring New Staging of Mark’s Gospel. 

The Dead of Night

The Dead of Night

Dead of Night by Hurly Burly is a traipse through gothic romantic literature in an exploration of the nature of humanity and monsters. 

Titanic: The Last Hero and The Last Coward

Titanic: The Last Hero and The Last Coward

John Harper and Joseph Ismay. 

Macbeth: Sleep No More

Macbeth: Sleep No More

‘All hail Macbeth that shalt be King hereafter…’ With these portentous words, the three witches seal the fate of the Thane of Glamis – and also that of all the others whom Macb… 

Victor, Vi and the Volvo

Victor, Vi and the Volvo

When Victor drives into Vi’s life in his dodgy Volvo, things change forever. 

Constellations

Constellations

“One drink. 

The Sentence

The Sentence

The play follows the arrest and trial of Hans and Sophie Scholl – two founders of the White Rose Group. 

Wishbone

Wishbone

Seven days. 

The Serpent's Tooth

The Serpent's Tooth

A bloody war is brewing. 

Being Sophie Scholl

Being Sophie Scholl

From the Producers of I, Sniper (2018) and Chaika (2010) – After her brother is unjustly arrested by the Nazis, a young German student begins a deadly game of cat and mouse with … 

The Mystery of the Dyatlov Pass

The Mystery of the Dyatlov Pass

From the Producers of I, Sniper (2018) and Chaika (2010). 

Strays

Strays

A year into the zombie apocalypse and Logan and his fellow survivors are doing just fine. 

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The original detective story. 

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The original detective story. 

The Caper Trail

The Caper Trail

Or: How not to pull off a jewel heist! A charming yet slightly overconfident cat-burglar plans to pull off his final job – stealing a cursed ruby on the night before his wedding!… 

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

‘Oh my God. 

After Shakespeare

After Shakespeare

What happens to Shakespeare’s best-loved heroes and most reviled villains after the curtain falls? Come and join a host of familiar Shakespearean characters as they reflect back on… 

The Mind of a Narcissist

The Mind of a Narcissist

Narcissism, noun – a condition in which somebody is only interested in themselves and what they want, and has a strong need to be admired. 

Ripper

Ripper

Ripper is an unfortunate example of a show that may have promise, but not quite the ability to realise it. 

The Last Flapper

The Last Flapper

There’s been a mix-up in the weekly appointment with her Sanatorium psychiatrist. 

Train Lord

Train Lord

Award-winning author Oliver Mol’s debut is a true, funny and heartbreaking tale about his 10-month migraine, recovery in Australia and job on the railway when there were no other o… 

The Climate Fables

The Climate Fables

Describing itself as “a retelling of Rapunzel” for the climate age, Debating Extinction, the first of a double bill entitled Climate Fables, by Padraig Bond, contains several i… 

The Grandfathers

The Grandfathers

What would it be like for young people if national conscription were still part of growing up; to receive the letter giving you time and place to report for 547 days of duty and ha… 

Can't Wait to Leave

Can't Wait to Leave

Can’t Wait To Leave is a deeply heartfelt and surprisingly humorous story by Stephen Leach and is performed exceptionally well by Zach Hawkins. 

God Done Opened the Sky!!

God Done Opened the Sky!!

God Done Opened the Sky is Jersten Ray Seraile’s tale of young boy realising that his inner world and outer world are painfully conflicted – the way he sees himself is not the wa… 

The Last Bantam

The Last Bantam

1914. 

The Court

The Court

This courtroom drama centres around the question of euthanasia. 

Alfie and George

Alfie and George

Alfie and George are two well-loved but aging panto stars, but will this duo last as we reveal the tension between the pair – what will become of them? And will their friendship … 

The Ballad of Truman Capote

The Ballad of Truman Capote

From three-time Booker-nominated author Andrew O’Hagan (Mayflies), a cautionary tale of literary life, a hilarious a brilliant new play. 

Something Educational

Something Educational

In their final year, a group of friends at a boarding school in the Scottish Highlands are all waiting to be told off for their various antics. 

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. 

JM Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K

JM Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K

Puppetry arguably reached a new level of realism and sophistication with War Horse. 

Dickie Must Die

Dickie Must Die

Dickie Must Die is a dark comedy with heart, set on Halloween night. 

Flow

Flow

‘This miserable country is one of the wettest places in Europe. 

Secret Storytellers

Secret Storytellers

Society has collapsed and the Ravens rule. 

When It Rains

When It Rains

From the writer of 2019’s acclaimed Butterflies (‘playwright to watch’ (FringeReview. 

The Humans

The Humans

By Stephen Karam. 

Your Children Will Follow

Your Children Will Follow

Phoebe is a young college student navigating her life as different obstacles arise. 

Meet Me by The Stranger

Meet Me by The Stranger

The Stranger is a statue in a small Yorkshire town, her exact story unknown. 

Whisky Galore

Whisky Galore

1942. 

Maureen

Maureen

By the time the lipstick went on, I was hooked. 

Ctrl Room :_

Ctrl Room :_

The face of warfare has changed again. 

Letter to Boddah

Letter to Boddah

Another chance to see the Broadway Baby Bobby Award Winner Best Theatre Show at the Fringe 2019. 

Donut Dollies

Donut Dollies

Donut Dollies is a story about the women who volunteered with the Red Cross in WWII. 

The Fear

The Fear

‘What’s the worst hangover you ever had? The one that made you say ‘I’m never, ever, drinking again’. 

Alone

Alone

Do you believe in our survival? Alone is a multi award-winning New Zealand sci-fi drama about feminism, climate change and David Bowie. 

William Golding's Lord of the Flies – Adapted for the Stage by Nigel Williams

William Golding's Lord of the Flies – Adapted for the Stage by Nigel Williams

This is the classic tale about a group of English boys who were being evacuated to a safe country in the pacific to escape worldwide war fallout. 

Be Home Soon

Be Home Soon

A chance meeting in an art gallery and a new flatmate moving in provide the simple framework for Be Home Soon, a beautifully crafted and sensitively performed debut play from By Th… 

The Trials of Galileo

The Trials of Galileo

In 1634, Galileo is ordered to stand trial for heresy. 

Mister Shakespeare

Mister Shakespeare

What a remarkable and fluid performance full of depth and charisma!Mister Shakespeare is a detailed tale penned by Michael Barry, that shows Shakespeare at work in his lodgings. 

Hipsteria by Josefina Lopez

Hipsteria by Josefina Lopez

Single mother, community activist and advocate, Lucha, and her teenage son Freddie are evicted from their apartment in East Los Angeles to make room for a Doggie Day Care. 

Enquiry Concerning Hereafter

Enquiry Concerning Hereafter

David Hume and Adam Smith, based in Edinburgh, were giants of The Enlightenment of the 18th century. 

Family Matters

Family Matters

Family Matters: Presents the “full catastrophe” of family life, embracing its comic, dramatic, farcical and tragic realities. 

Ginzel's Little Cordoba: A Double Bill

Ginzel's Little Cordoba: A Double Bill

World premiere from award-winning Korean/Irish playwright Rena Brannan. 

Report to an Academy

Report to an Academy

Report To An Academy is not Franz Kafka’s best work, but Robert McNamara brings the elusive central character with precision and animal rage that is very watchable. 

Crawling Up the Walls

Crawling Up the Walls

The Cube. 

Journey to the West: In Search of the Way

Journey to the West: In Search of the Way

Join the adventure as we bring to life the classic, Journey to the West, in an interactive children’s show which is a part of Chinese Culture and Art Festival! With amazing visual … 

Flickering Seasons

Flickering Seasons

A woman’s journey as she navigates life through adversity and challenges such as homelessness, addiction, domestic abuse and racism. 

Mister E of Imagination: Edgar Allan Poe

Mister E of Imagination: Edgar Allan Poe

That moment when your life flashes before your eyes. 

Bang

Bang

Bang is a monologue delivered by the apparition of Joan Vollmer, immediately after she was shot by William Burroughs, her common-law husband, in Mexico City in 1951. 

The Standard Short Long Drop

The Standard Short Long Drop

Ticking Clock Theatre brings to life the grim days of the Victorian hangman at the Space Triplex Studio in The Standard Short Long Drop, a fascinating play set in the cell of two p… 

End of the World

End of the World

A buddy comedy for an existential generation. 

He Wears It Well

He Wears It Well

Roleplay, costume and fanfiction form an intimate and fundamental spark within a new queer relationship. 

The Mitfords

The Mitfords

In a century littered with dynastic families and the parts they played in history, few names are as fascinating as those of the Mitford Sisters with their controversial beliefs, ma… 

Everything Under the Sun

Everything Under the Sun

Somewhere far inland, lakes that once stretched across the desert are now shallow pools of dust. 

The Messenger

The Messenger

Breaking up with a beloved one is always heartbreaking. 

Blood of the Lamb

Blood of the Lamb

This incendiary play is described as Kafkaesque. 

Yippee Ki Yay the Die Hard Parody

Yippee Ki Yay the Die Hard Parody

Die Hard has long been a pop culture and Christmas movie stalwart, garnering a large swath of fans across generations. 

Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

How do you top Trainspotting, the defining film of the ‘90s? You top it by making it live. 

Layers

Layers

Layers is an innovative one-man play depicting 10 minutes of a day in the life of the performer, Yuuya, and his family. 

Wiesenthal

Wiesenthal

At at a time when the world has never more needed to heed the whispers of history, when client journalism seeks to sanitise hate speech as a ‘balanced’ opinion, and social medi… 

Artist/Muse

Artist/Muse

Transfixing, she’s staring at us through a doorframe – or is it a painting? We’re invited to draw, then bid…Created by Diana Feng, Tegan Verheul and Clarisse Zamba of the W… 

Jacob Storms' Tennessee Rising: The Dawn of Tennessee Williams

Jacob Storms' Tennessee Rising: The Dawn of Tennessee Williams

We all know Tennessee Williams the playwright, but the man behind the plays has faded somewhat into the background. 

Polko

Polko

It was the first truly beautiful summer’s day of the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Lie Low

Lie Low

Faye’s afraid. 

The Birth of Frankenstein

The Birth of Frankenstein

The Birth of Frankenstein tells us the story of Mary Shelley, the mother of science fiction, on her fateful trip to Geneva with Percy Bysshe Shelley. 

Picasso: Le Monstre Sacré

Picasso: Le Monstre Sacré

An uncompromising portrait of Pablo Picasso by Terry D’Alfonso. 

...And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

...And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M’Lord) returns in this sell-out one-man show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable lives. 

Rita Lynn

Rita Lynn

Rita Lynn is a one-woman show from the creative brain of Louise Marwood, a hilariously dark comedy and cautionary tale following Imogen, a spiralling addict, who is teetering over … 

Let the Bodies Pile by Henry Naylor

Let the Bodies Pile by Henry Naylor

What connects two seemingly unrelated killings, 27 years apart? In 1993, Steve’s mother dies suddenly; can he trust GP Harold Shipman’s ‘Natural Causes’ diagnosis? And in 2020, whe… 

Blue

Blue

Newly promoted FID detective LaRhonda Parker is assigned to investigate the death of a Black motorist during a traffic stop involving her husband’s ex-partner, Boyd Sully, a 29-yea… 

MEMBER

MEMBER

Life is swell, until Corey finds himself by his son’s hospital bed, the victim of a brutal attack. 

On Your Bike

On Your Bike

This returning musical is an exceptionally joyful and tremendously funny look into the lives of food delivery drivers. 

Never Trouble Trouble (Till Trouble Troubles You)

Never Trouble Trouble (Till Trouble Troubles You)

What makes a footballer a hero? What makes a hero a legend? Locality? Loyalty? Skill? Players like Bobby Walker appear once in a generation. 

Jesus, Jane, Mother & Me

Jesus, Jane, Mother & Me

***** (Stage; Three Weeks; Theatre Weekly; Advertiser, Adelaide). 

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Get on the Lash! Just in time for last orders. 

Mrs President

Mrs President

A haunting celeste chime creates a sombre mood that permeates John Ransom Phillips’s Mrs President at C Aquila as Mary Lincoln (LeeAnne Hutchison) poses for photographer Mathew B… 

Santi and Naz

Santi and Naz

Best friends Santi and Naz live in pre-partition India. 

Groomed

Groomed

How can a truth be told? How can a secret be spoken? Three true stories of survival. 

Guffy

Guffy

Guffy is a guttural, allegorical tale of the state of our nation. 

When We Died

When We Died

He’s dead, and it’s her job to prepare and present his body for his family’s final goodbye. 

The Collie's Shed

The Collie's Shed

Based in a Men’s Shed in East Lothian, The Collie’s Shed follows four retired miners as they discover how a review into the policing of the ’80s mining strikes and a potential Mine… 

Shadow Boxing

Shadow Boxing

Daniel Newton stars in Shadow Boxing, directed by Mdu Kweyama and written by James Gaddas, a heavy-hitting one-man show coming to the Fringe this year. 

Poppy

Poppy

Poppies should be growing wild, not in a house. 

17 Minutes

17 Minutes

The play 17 Minutes explores the communal and residual effects of a shooting through Andy, a man who struggles with his own complicity in the tragedy, and who seeks meaning in the … 

Lovefool

Lovefool

A brutally honest, hilarious and heartbreaking one-woman show navigating the impossibly confusing gender dynamics of modern love. 

Sunny Makes a Scene

Sunny Makes a Scene

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

Hands And Flowers

Hands And Flowers

Attachment styles, Yiddish drag, Bergson’s theory of time. 

Grecian Idolatry

Grecian Idolatry

A young man, Adam, wakes up one day no longer sure if he’s what he says he is. 

The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad

When those in power make decisions, it is those without power who pay the bloody price. 

ZIP IT

ZIP IT

How many voices must be taken before we are heard? Join the studio audience of this comedic and dystopian gameshow and follow the friendship of two young women and their experience… 

New Labour

New Labour

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

1:2:2192 (Retribution Day)

1:2:2192 (Retribution Day)

A lawyer sits in a strong room. 

Ten Men – The Lives Of John Bindon

Ten Men – The Lives Of John Bindon

This is a one-man play about the infamous life of the actor, criminal, alleged lover of Princess Margaret and possessor of a 12-inch appendage, John Bindon. 

In Her Defence

In Her Defence

It’s 1947 and Catherine has just shot dead her husband, Philip, in their Regent’s Park flat. 

Daniel Defoe – The Lockdown Diaries

Daniel Defoe – The Lockdown Diaries

It’s 1664 and the world is on the cusp of a sweeping pandemic which will devastate the population and change lives for everyone. 

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Off the coast of Angus in the North Sea, is Caillte Lighthouse. 

The Roaring of the Voices

The Roaring of the Voices

They say a bull sees red when it loses the plot. 

Hotel Elsinore

Hotel Elsinore

Denmark. 

Hedda, Nora, Julie and Me

Hedda, Nora, Julie and Me

This new theatre piece looks at the four heroines from the classical theatrical canon: Nora from Ibsen’s Doll’s House, Julie from Strindberg’s Miss Julie, Hedda from Ibsen’… 

The Birds

The Birds

Based, like Hitchcock’s film, on the Daphne du Maurier short story, The Birds is a thrilling psychodrama about what happens when nature turns against humanity. 

Quartet

Quartet

‘It’s like childhood bite marks and scratches from your pets and the stitches from when your mum dropped you – it’s the scars that keep us together. 

Chaos by Laura Lomas

Chaos by Laura Lomas

A girl is locked in a room. 

A Night at the Musicals

A Night at the Musicals

This show presents a collective of exciting musical theatre numbers relating to the theme of being unapologetically you and making a lasting impact on the world around you. 

Into the Deep

Into the Deep

A gritty meditation on family, destruction and the paranormal. 

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

One of Neil Simon’s best-loved comedies. 

Past Life

Past Life

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

How My Light Is Spent

How My Light Is Spent

Jimmy is 34 and has never felt like he belonged. 

Death of an Author

Death of an Author

What if your favourite characters didn’t quite like the way they were written? What if they decided enough was enough? When an unnamed author is found dead, his characters are br… 

The Last Words

The Last Words

Rebecca has been labelled the miracle girl after waking from her own murder. 

The Names I Have Known You By

The Names I Have Known You By

A chance meeting changes Annika’s life forever. 

Babysitting Calvin

Babysitting Calvin

Baby Calvin can remember his previous life when he was happily married to Laura. 

I Shall Not Be Moved

I Shall Not Be Moved

The riveting play I Shall Not Be Moved is by emerging young playwright Isaiah Reaves. 

Coward Conscience

Coward Conscience

What happens to characters when the curtain comes down? How do we know if they ever learn from their mistakes and move beyond the confines of their story, or whether they remain tr… 

Floodgate

Floodgate

It’s 2061. 

Do I?

Do I?

Influencers, social pressures, selfies and shame. 

Long Nights in Paradise

Long Nights in Paradise

There’s a lot packed in to Long Nights in Paradise, probably too much, but it still makes for an interesting story that explores the ups and downs of life, the building and disin… 

Time’s Plague

Time’s Plague

David Hayman returns as everyman Bob Cunninghame. 

Messiah

Messiah

Jesus tells his disciples: ‘the Messiah will never come, so we have to create one’. 

Boys Who Punch Holes in Walls

Boys Who Punch Holes in Walls

A heated argument and an all-night conversation leaves childhood friends Max and Kieran shaken, with suppressed emotions exploding to the surface. 

Eight Hundred Dollar Value

Eight Hundred Dollar Value

That’s what a trigger pull is worth. 

The Rip Current

The Rip Current

An experimental nosedive into Jamie’s fractured past. 

Pillows

Pillows

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 Hundred Words for Snow

A Hundred Words for Snow

‘It’s a bit weird to be sitting at the Arctic Circle chatting to a fit boy with your dad’s ashes in your backpack. 

Appraisal

Appraisal

We’ve all been there! That sense of recognition permeates the room during Tim Marriott’s latest play Appraisal. 

The Tempest

The Tempest

On a distant island, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots revenge on those who overthrew her. 

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at Old St Paul’s Church

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at Old St Paul’s Church

Cutting Edge Theatre: Hope Rises. 

Cicely and David

Cicely and David

A Polish migrant, David Tasma, is dying from cancer in post-war London. 

Making Exceptions

Making Exceptions

Is your family dysfunctional? Well, you haven’t met these fine folk. 

Constellations

Constellations

Theatre Paradok presents a fresh, LGBTQIA+ take on Constellations by Nick Payne. 

Tempus Fugit: Troy and Us

Tempus Fugit: Troy and Us

The Greeks knew a lot about war and told great tales of heroism, victory and defeat. 

He'd Murder Me

He'd Murder Me

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. 

Cicada's Children

Cicada's Children

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

Jetty Stars

Jetty Stars

A gritty piece of drama, this powerful, 60-minute theatre production is not for the faint-hearted. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Following their five-star production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood in 2019 and powerful staging of Sophocles’ Antigone in 2018, this ‘strong and capable ensemble’ (Edin… 

Mrs Simpson Gets Divorced

Mrs Simpson Gets Divorced

An American divorcee, a besotted Prince and a constitutional crisis – sound familiar? But this was 1936. 

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Inside every adolescent brain, 86 billion neurons connect and collide to produce the most frustrating, chaotic and exhilarating changes that will ever happen to us. 

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

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

After

After

In 2017, I was raped. 

Woyzeck / Marie

Woyzeck / Marie

Woyzeck and his family are continually exploited by the institution. 

Love You More

Love You More

‘Perspectives. 

Dr Glas

Dr Glas

Dr Glas, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the notorious 1905 Swedish novella by Hjalmar Soderberg, translated by David Barret. 

Hedda

Hedda

A modern-day twist on Ibsen. 

Stretchmarks!

Stretchmarks!

Join us for a mom-entous playdate. 

The Conversation

The Conversation

The Conversation explores the disparities that non-European international students have when moving to the United Kingdom for university. 

Tay Bridge

Tay Bridge

The highly acclaimed Tay Bridge was commissioned by Peter Arnott for the 80th Anniversary of the Dundee Rep in 2019. 

The Collie's Shed

The Collie's Shed

There is nothing like a timely reminder from the past. 

The Grandmothers Grimm

The Grandmothers Grimm

Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit and murder. 

When We Were Normal

When We Were Normal

A brilliant piece of new writing that follows 17-year-old Max’s awakening to her own voice and sexuality. 

Silent Night

Silent Night

Based on a true story, Silent Night is set in an Anderson shelter on Christmas Eve in 1940. 

Heroes

Heroes

Football, fathers, friendship. 

Bundle of Joy?

Bundle of Joy?

A striking and ferocious new play which dares to explore the pressures and societal demands that one couple confronts in their desire to procreate. 

Beautiful Nothing

Beautiful Nothing

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

The Trojan Women

The Trojan Women

The Riverside Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh to take on this Euripides classic. 

Hard Shoulder

Hard Shoulder

Do you ever feel like pulling over? Or feel turned on by the sea? I think I do. 

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Everyone needs a little bit of luck in their lives. 

Do I?

Do I?

Influencers, social pressures, selfies and shame. 

Chips and Ice Cream

Chips and Ice Cream

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

The Sneeze by Anton Chekhov, Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn

The Sneeze by Anton Chekhov, Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn

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

Scarbados

Scarbados

Welcome to Scarbados! Written and directed by Sam Milnes, brand-new comedy-drama Scarbados is a play about love, life, grief, hope, relationships, and fish and chips! On Shazza and… 

Stop The Press

Stop The Press

‘Stop the press!’ said Mr Thomas, his hand clenching yesterday’s issue. 

Bright. Young. Things. and Heavy Weather

Bright. Young. Things. and Heavy Weather

Wing It Musical Theatre, by arrangement with Nick Hern Books, presents the following amateur performances: Georgia Christou’s Bright. 

Truth, Lies, Diana

Truth, Lies, Diana

25 years since the fateful crash that killed Diana, this compelling docuplay was first seen off-Broadway and West End in 2015. 

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

The children of Cargilfield School present an abridged version of Shakespeare’s classic love story, performed in the round in Shakespeare’s original language. 

Charles Dickens' The Signalman

Charles Dickens' The Signalman

Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story. 

The Kettling

The Kettling

Suddenly kettled at a climate change protest on the hottest day of the year, Kelly finds herself trapped with a volatile and unlikely mix of people. 

Billy Boy

Billy Boy

A new solo performer show by acclaimed playwright Rosemary Jenkinson, about young bonfire builders in East Belfast. 

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

A young scientist by the name of Frankenstein breathes life into a gruesome body. 

The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well

A woman grieving for the loss of her daughter is drawn to the mystery of the Wishing Well. 

Café van der Brocke

Café van der Brocke

1915, Ypres, Belgium. 

Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

A tale of unrealised dreams. 

Assassins

Assassins

Sondheim’s classic satire of a culture of violence and political turmoil. 

Prince of Denmark

Prince of Denmark

This prelude to Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy imagines Hamlet as a restless teenager frustrated by the limits of his role and furious at his father’s warmongering ways. 

Almost 13

Almost 13

Almost 13 is a highly thoughtful and at times disturbing portrayal of the childhood experiences of a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, New York. 

Bloody Wimmin

Bloody Wimmin

‘It is terribly easy to laugh at passion’. 

Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress and her hard-won place in th… 

Second Person Narrative

Second Person Narrative

You’re born a girl. 

I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass

I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass

I never felt unwelcome at the Fringe until this performance. 

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

What would you trade to preserve a special relationship? Bassanio has squandered his wealth but plans to regain it by wooing wealthy Portia of Belmont, whose late father has impose… 

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Recent studies in education suggest that the two best ways for students to boost their educational development (by eight months in each case) are immediate feedback from a teacher … 

Splinters

Splinters

Judy Seall’s Splinters is a strangely warm gothic Victorian tale, a warmth that emanates from the bonds between the members of the cast. 

Butchered

Butchered

A sausage-maker and an apprentice walk into a kitchen, but this is no joke. 

Numbers

Numbers

Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies. 

Beneath

Beneath

Beneath is dark and absurd commentary on the effects of climate change. 

Art27's Saber Came to Tea

Art27's Saber Came to Tea

Saber Came to Tea is an entertaining short play with original music and magic that tells the story of one young woman’s defiant stand against the constraining social norms of her f… 

Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract?

Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract?

Watch 13-year-old Ahan Dasgupta make his debut with Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract? Immerse yourself in an afternoon of monologue and drums, as we try to answer this probing que… 

The Murder Club

The Murder Club

Based on true stories, Steve Hennessy’s play follows two inmates at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Richard Prince and Ronald True. 

Iniquity (Camwedd)

Iniquity (Camwedd)

A new play based on the true story of Wales’ first working-class martyr, Dic Penderyn and the Merthyr Rising of 1831. 

This Is Not Therapy

This Is Not Therapy

Think you’re the only one who’s making it up as you go along? You’re not. 

The Beatles Were a Boyband

The Beatles Were a Boyband

Violet’s scared walking home. 

The Diviners

The Diviners

This marvelously theatrical play is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher in southern Indiana in the early 1930s.  

Beneath the Waters

Beneath the Waters

Jane Waters, mother of three, was murdered in her home on Easter Sunday, 2001. 

Motor Court 103

Motor Court 103

Business partners Ross and Wilson use their vacation time to collect coins from Magic Fingers machines in American motels. 

I Never Saw Another Butterfly – One-Act Version

I Never Saw Another Butterfly – One-Act Version

A beautiful, moving one-act play based on poetry created in a concentration camp by the Jewish children of Prague. 

Wolf Song: Journey to Valhalla

Wolf Song: Journey to Valhalla

The Saga of the Norse Gods. 

Ladies Day

Ladies Day

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

The Wait

The Wait

Set in Northern Ireland during The Troubles, The Wait revolves around Maura Devlin’s process of grief. 

You're Dead, Mate

You're Dead, Mate

A man wakes up drunk, scared and alone, with no idea where he is or how he got there. 

Twinkle

Twinkle

A one-man revenger’s comedy chronicling a forgotten history and a dying art. 

The Childless Land

The Childless Land

Medea in space. 

Loveless

Loveless

Loveless is a show concerning the pornographic industry. 

Art

Art

Art, the multi award-winning play, comes to Edinburgh in an entirely fresh production. 

Abigail’s 3rd Birthday Party

Abigail’s 3rd Birthday Party

In the three years since David and Evie accidentally got pregnant after a night out, they and their group of uni friends have all graduated, gone out into the world, and tried – … 

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

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

Originally written for online festivals in 2021 and now recreated by an all-Scottish cast and crew for live performance, American writer/producer Deena MP Ronayne’s award-winning… 

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

BCP return to the Fringe with Mike Leigh’s classic after two sell-out years with Alan Bennett and Alan Ayckbourn. 

The Anorak

The Anorak

The Anorak is a harrowing story of one man’s isolation, based on a true event. 

Totally! A One Superwoman Show

Totally! A One Superwoman Show

In this powerful one-hour theater piece, Kimleigh Smith takes the audience through a journey that is totally uplifting, totally heartbreaking and totally powerful! Totally! is the … 

Like a Sack of Potatoes

Like a Sack of Potatoes

A hillbilly gothic tale of an Appalachian tobacco farmer’s love for his family and the extremes he will go to protect them. 

Sense and Worth

Sense and Worth

What happens when your world falls apart? Who do you become? When a cult sweeps a nation, a group of young friends find themselves caught in the middle of a revolution.  

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake! Through the lens of one of history’s most eminent, enigmatic females, Let Them Eat Cake explores Marie Antoinette’s relationship with the public, with the pr… 

Charles Dickens' The Signalman

Charles Dickens' The Signalman

Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story. 

Myra's Story

Myra's Story

‘Five stars are not enough to do it justice!’ ***** (Daily Mail). 

Absolutely Probably Unless

Absolutely Probably Unless

Absolutely Probably Unless focuses on two people at the end of a relationship, or maybe at the beginning of one. 

Blink and You'll Miss It

Blink and You'll Miss It

Blink and You’ll Miss It is the incredible, one-man show from Terry Geo, writer and director of Blink of an Eye. 

Visiting Cezanne

Visiting Cezanne

How does an artist keep going when all seems hopeless? Seeking an answer, a failed artist in New York visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2016. 

Dedication

Dedication

‘The past isn’t dead, it’s not even past’ (William Faulkner). 

Unseen Shepard

Unseen Shepard

What if the characters you created in your plays were to come to life and challenge the lives and circumstances you created for them?Unseen Shepard finds Pulitzer Prize-winning pla… 

Morecambe

Morecambe

Join us for Tim Whitnall’s monologue masterpiece, telling the story of Eric Morecambe, a national treasure that touched so many of our lives. 

Hiding Anne Frank

Hiding Anne Frank

Miep Gies was a 32-year-old secretary in Otto Frank’s office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. 

Olives and Blowjobs

Olives and Blowjobs

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

tenderly

tenderly

When Will seeks out Alina’s insight for his paper on Iran, he has no idea that he will meet the love of his life. 

Greg

Greg

Greg is Duck in Arms Theatre’s first production. 

The Zoo Story by Edward Albee

The Zoo Story by Edward Albee

A simple concept: Peter reading on his usual park bench is approached by Jerry, a bizarre young man full of questions and stories. 

The Secret Story of Sammy Wise

The Secret Story of Sammy Wise

Sammy, an artist with a love of music, has a dark secret. 

Flat Pack Furnished Flat

Flat Pack Furnished Flat

A shiny new flat. 

Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

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

Up Her Sleeve

Up Her Sleeve

Creme Egg included with ticket. 

Warhol: Bullet Karma

Warhol: Bullet Karma

Warhol: Bullet Karma is a solo show stuffed full of characterisations from Warhol’s artistic heyday; Roost’s performance really brings these characters to life. 

Brothers

Brothers

Brothers tells the story of two estranged brothers Matt and Jay, in their early 30s, who re-unite as one fights testicular cancer and the other battles addiction. 

Wallace

Wallace

The story of William Wallace as seen through his eyes. 

It Is I Who Must Begin

It Is I Who Must Begin

A unique opportunity to return to the experimental roots of the Fringe joining emerging actors from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in a real time, live rehearsal of plays and … 

The Deil's Awa!

The Deil's Awa!

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

Banana Crabtree Simon

Banana Crabtree Simon

Starring CJ de Mooi (Eggheads), Banana Crabtree Simon is an intimate and emotionally honest journey of one man’s struggle with early onset dementia. 

Into The Woods Jr

Into The Woods Jr

Edinburgh Youth Theatre presents Into The Woods Jr. 

An Audience with Stuart Bagcliffe

An Audience with Stuart Bagcliffe

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

Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

A grenade hits Joe Bonham in WW1. 

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

When four terrible directors start casting and their ego is way greater than their talent, what chance do the auditionees have? This funny and light-hearted show with a very talent… 

Independence

Independence

Are you Yes or No or Maybe Aye or Maybe No? This play takes us from 2014 up to the present day and looks at the independence debate with wit and humour as two families decide how t… 

X: 1969

X: 1969

Picture this: a musical based on the women of the Manson Family set to the music of Fleetwood Mac. 

The One Between

The One Between

The One Between, formed from the leaders of both sides of the struggle, is the last hope of restoring balance to the world through a show of strength, spirit, essence and loyalty. 

Queens

Queens

Hell hath no fury like a woman’s scorn. 

Alfie and George

Alfie and George

Two pantomime stars keep complaining about people walking through their dressing room as they prepare for their performance, but not everything is good between them. 

The Island

The Island

A plane crash leaves only teenagers alive on an uninhabited Indonesian island. 

Conflict in Court

Conflict in Court

Come and take part in an immersive courtroom experience where you decide the cases outcome. 

Boy Crazy Psycho Slut

Boy Crazy Psycho Slut

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

The Retirement Game

The Retirement Game

Jimmy has a debt to his dying mother he’ll do anything to pay off, a paranoid mystery caller setting his life on fire and a walking, smooth-talking gambling addiction that genuin… 

Hey, You

Hey, You

All families have secrets. 

Heroin to Hero

Heroin to Hero

There are many rags-to-riches stories around but probably not another that follows a young heroin addict’s journey from death’s door to the gates of Buckingham Palace. 

Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Returning to Edinburgh following a near sell-out 2016 Assembly season, Alison Skilbeck’s critically acclaimed one-woman show reveals the public and private life of one of the most … 

Sandcastles

Sandcastles

Sandcastles by Steve McMahon moves back and forth in time and memory to depict the tumultuous lifelong friendship of millennials Hannah and Beth. 

Love Them to Death

Love Them to Death

A mother keeps pulling her ill son out of school. 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

A family saga about men, women and whisk(e)y! Laced with dry humour and casked in raw emotion, embrace Tam Tully as she fights to save her Ulster family distillery from takeovers, … 

Comedy With a Dry, Surreal, Geordie Bloke

Comedy With a Dry, Surreal, Geordie Bloke

Leicester Square’s Not So New Comedian of the year 2019 finalist Sean will talk about life experiences. 

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

No one would have believed in the last years of the 19th century that this world was being watched keenly by an intelligence greater than mans’ and yet as mortal as his own. 

Living a Little

Living a Little

With not a zombie in sight, we are taken into a sanctuary of “normality” while the outside world rots. 

This is Paradise

This is Paradise

10 April 1998, Belfast. 

Tom

Tom

A play about Tom. 

Psychodrama

Psychodrama

Psycho Productions and Cusack Projects Ltd. 

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Today I Killed My Very First Bird, a piece of new writing by poet, playwright and performer Jason Brownlee and directed by Lee Hart, is a strange beast. 

Swallowed

Swallowed

A young couple are separated by an outbreak they cannot speak of. 

Two's Company

Two's Company

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

Les Dawson: Flying High

Les Dawson: Flying High

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

REDEEMher – How I Screwed Up My Perfect Mormon Life

REDEEMher – How I Screwed Up My Perfect Mormon Life

Tatum, a university student, becomes the virgin bride of her sweetheart, entering an eternal marriage in the the Mormon church. 

Look, No Hands

Look, No Hands

Cyclist Vee has no idea why she’s woken up in hospital. 

Svengali

Svengali

Success demands sacrifice. 

Tinted

Tinted

‘There’s no access guide to sex; how to consensually sh*g your blind girlfriend. 

Vermin

Vermin

**** (LondonPubTheatres. 

Ruckus

Ruckus

In this one-woman thriller, we see how a loving relationship can sometimes be anything but. 

Closure

Closure

Why be the bigger person when you can be the last one standing? Ink and Curtains make their Edinburgh debut hot on the heels of their first national tour with this tale of a dinner… 

Let's Talk About Philip

Let's Talk About Philip

When 30 years of family silence is broken, Helen begins a quest to discover the hidden story behind her brother’s suicide. 

Rapsody

Rapsody

In an inner-city hostel, Jams is trying to record a rap video. 

Fritz and Matlock

Fritz and Matlock

In a Sheffield basement, two men try to bury the bodies of their past to find a hopeful future. 

Half-Empty Glasses

Half-Empty Glasses

The Paines Plough Roundabout has become a symbol of the Fringe, developing its own signature style in the process. 

Winston and David

Winston and David

This is an engaging exploration of the friendship of two of the most iconic British Prime Ministers of all time. 

Grav by Owen Thomas

Grav by Owen Thomas

The award-winning production Grav returns for 2022. 

A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain

A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain

We all live under the same sky. 

In the Name of the Son

In the Name of the Son

If the title sounds familiar you’re probably thinking of the film, In the Name of the Father, but you’d be on the right track because In the Name of the Son deals with the same… 

Intelligence

Intelligence

Intelligence transports us into the basement of the US State Department, where two young Foreign Officers are forced to rethink their secret views on American diplomacy, working on… 

The Ballad of Mulan

The Ballad of Mulan

Woman, warrior, legend. 

Silkworm

Silkworm

Written by Vlad Butucea, directed by Mojisola Elufowoju. 

The Intervention

The Intervention

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

Yippee Ki Yay

Yippee Ki Yay

Achingly funny, rhyming retelling of classic (festive?) film Die Hard from Richard Marsh: Fringe First winner, BBC Audio Drama Best Comedy winner and New York cop (one of these is … 

Double Drop

Double Drop

North Wales, 1995. 

Angel by Henry Naylor

Angel by Henry Naylor

The multi award-winning story of Rehana, Angel of Kobane, returns to Edinburgh in a new production from Torch Theatre. 

Afghanistan Is Not Funny by Henry Naylor

Afghanistan Is Not Funny by Henry Naylor

In 2002, whilst researching a comedy, triple-Fringe First winner Henry Naylor and two-time Scottish Press Photographer of the Year Sam Maynard, went to the Afghan war zone. 

Nightlands by Jack MacGregor

Nightlands by Jack MacGregor

Nightlands is a play about how authoritarianism weaponises nostalgia, about Russia today. 

One of Two

One of Two

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

Let's Talk About Philip

Let's Talk About Philip

When 30 years of family silence is broken, Helen begins a quest to discover the hidden story behind her brother’s suicide. 

Fata Morgana

Fata Morgana

Most often seen at sea, in that area that rests just above the horizon, a Fata Morgana is a type of complex mirage superstitiously named after the Arthurian sorceress Morgan le Fay… 

Headcase

Headcase

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

Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

1967, Susan, a runaway from a troubled home, escapes her past by hitchhiking to LA. 

9 Circles

9 Circles

From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, 9 Circles is a brilliantly performed, harrowing psychological thriller that would be shocking a… 

A Dark Place

A Dark Place

A Dark Place by Boreas Productions at Pleasance Courtyard is an insight into the relationship between friends, Ash and Sam, and how Sam’s mental health struggles have twisted the… 

Ned Kelly’s Mother

Ned Kelly’s Mother

Denied ownership of her land through endless bureaucratic delays. 

Encore

Encore

A contemporary drama created by Histeria Teatro that pays homage to those rock stars who died young, and in circumstances of suicide or overdose. 

A Scandal From Bohemia

A Scandal From Bohemia

Thirty years after A Scandal in Bohemia, Sherlock Holmes must once again confront The Woman. 

A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

The year is 1914. 

The Transfiguration of Mrs Lamen

The Transfiguration of Mrs Lamen

The story of the theatrical Dame has had many incarnations and they all revolve around a fairly standard trope. 

Bard Heads: The Third Witch from the Left and the Whirligig Of Time

Bard Heads: The Third Witch from the Left and the Whirligig Of Time

These neat little monologues are a sort of fan fiction inspired by various works of Shakespeare (The Tempest, Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Twelf… 

Tick Tick

Tick Tick

Tick Tick could give The Wolf of Wall Street a run for its money when it comes to the frequency of “Fuck”. 

Eight Hundred Dollar Value

Eight Hundred Dollar Value

That’s what a trigger pull is worth. 

Slings and Arrows

Slings and Arrows

Performed by the members of Raised Voices – a charity that works creatively with people who have experienced homelessness, mental health issues or addiction. 

You're My Jury

You're My Jury

Allison Miller is on trial pleading not guilty to all charges held against her. 

Punch, With Johnny!

Punch, With Johnny!

1946. 

The Stone Host

The Stone Host

The Stone Host is the high-quality video version of the play of the same name, that was made with the integration of 3D copies of actors and scenery by project Theatre 360 Degrees. 

Paul Black: Worst Case Scenario

Paul Black: Worst Case Scenario

Paul Black's Fringe debut had a lot to live up to. 

The Gardens

The Gardens

One actor performs for audiences of one. 

Dirty Protest Theatre / Kill Me Now by Rhiannon Boyle

Dirty Protest Theatre / Kill Me Now by Rhiannon Boyle

Welcome to undertaker Anna Morgan-Jones’ live Zoom webinar. 

Bard Heads: The Dust Behind the Door and Call Me Oz

Bard Heads: The Dust Behind the Door and Call Me Oz

The Dust Behind the Door: A midsummer’s dream for Hermia? More like a mid-life crisis. 

Patricia Gets Ready (For a Date With the Man That Used to Hit Her)

Patricia Gets Ready (For a Date With the Man That Used to Hit Her)

Patricia has been concocting the perfect speech in her head over the last year, of what she would say if she were ever to face her ex-abusive boyfriend again. 

7 1/2 Years

7 1/2 Years

Why would a man disappear inside his own home for seven and a half years, just when he has the most to share? This isn’t a story about being sick, it’s a story about healing yourse… 

Shakespeare's Fool

Shakespeare's Fool

Fringe roulette is part of what keeps us coming back year after year. 

Madhouse

Madhouse

Madhouse by Nottingham New Theatre at theSpace@Surgeon’s Hall does what it says on the tin. 

Taiwan Hengchun Folk Songs Singing Club – Sing To the World (Free)

Taiwan Hengchun Folk Songs Singing Club – Sing To the World (Free)

The grannies in the show will tell you their life stories through singing and playing the moon guitar. 

Run

Run

Jonathan Smeed is making his Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut in Run by Stephen Laughton at Lauriston Halls, courtesy of No Frills Theatre Company. 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

It’s all in that title, really. 

Bard Heads: The Queen's Speech and Happy as Larry

Bard Heads: The Queen's Speech and Happy as Larry

The Queen’s Speech: Miranda’s revels now are ending, but island life looks such fun! 35 years after Miranda and her father Prospero left their island at the end of The Tempest, the… 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

It’s all in that title, really. 

Shook

Shook

Three lads have certain things in common. 

Wish List

Wish List

New Celts Productions and Bone struck Theatre present Wish List by Katherine Soper, winner of the Burntwood Prize for Playwrights in 2015. 

Pool (No Water)

Pool (No Water)

Oddly Ordinary Theatre Company has made a highly successful adaptation of Mark Ravenhill’s Pool (No Water) at theSpace Triplex as part of the contribution by the graduates of Que… 

Saving Mr Ultimate

Saving Mr Ultimate

Saving Mr Ultimate by John McEwan-Whyte at theSpace Triplex is the debut show of Extra Arca, a young theatre group within New Celts Productions, a consortium of young theatre compa… 

Woke

Woke

Award-winning solo returns for four shows only. 

Looks Like We Made It

Looks Like We Made It

ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It. 

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change. 

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

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

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

Hitler's Tasters

Hitler's Tasters

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

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Winner of Best Ensemble at a Tucson Fringe Festival 2021. 

Ember

Ember

Ember is a window into the mind of a young woman who, waking up one day, realises she doesn’t know who she is. 

Nana and Paige

Nana and Paige

It’s May of 2020 and feisty Nana is going crazy because her adult daughter, Melissa, won’t allow her to leave the house. 

East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady

East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady

Meet Davy. 

Fow

Fow

Fow Lissa is defensive, deaf and failing university – the last thing she needs right now is to fall in love. 

Bacon

Bacon

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… 

Testament

Testament

Testament invites you to bear witness to the dark underbelly of the Good Book. 

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

There are a handful of stories which truly stand the test of time. 

1902
BOBBY WINNER

1902

In 1902 Hibs won the Scottish Cup. 

Till Love Do Us Part

Till Love Do Us Part

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes. 

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

A unique two-woman retelling of F Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece. 

Dishonour

Dishonour

Dishonour is a powerful drama that explores the terrifying practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). 

Clowntime

Clowntime

In this new one-man show, with a full cast via video, playwright and performer John Feffer portrays the fall and unlikely rise of a straight man in a comic world. 

Becoming Adorable

Becoming Adorable

Why! Why did she do it? Amy Williams thought taking a class in making online videos would be fun. 

Myra's Story
BOBBY WINNER

Myra's Story

A ninety-minute monologue about a homeless person? Embrace it. 

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney

400 milliliters. 

Agave vs The Lion

Agave vs The Lion

Agave is under siege. 

Wrong Number

Wrong Number

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

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year with their production of Sunshine on Leith, at Multistory, first performed in 2014 and twice thereafter. 

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change. 

Hear. Speak. See.

Hear. Speak. See.

Dinner with strangers is always awkward, especially when you’re the guest of honour. 

Belfast

Belfast

‘Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain’. 

We'll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse

We'll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse

This evocative play by Australian playwright Melissa-Kelly Franklin tells the story of a young couple living in a world ravaged by climate change. 

Cash Point Meet by Niamh Murphy

Cash Point Meet by Niamh Murphy

Emma and Sinéad know all that glitters isn’t gold, but when given the opportunity to go from €3. 

Look, No Hands

Look, No Hands

When Vee embarks on her cycling commute, she has no idea that she’ll never make it home. 

I, Anatolia

I, Anatolia

I, Anatolia is an adaptation of the Turkish play Ben Anadolu by Güngör Dilmen, translated by Talat S Halman. 

Lost in Love

Lost in Love

The story of Emily: brassy, funny and forthright. 

James Casey is Innocent – The Judge's Misdirection

James Casey is Innocent – The Judge's Misdirection

On February 7th 1991, James Casey was found guilty of murder. 

Warhol: Bullet Karma – By Garry Roost, Directed by Kenneth Hadley

Warhol: Bullet Karma – By Garry Roost, Directed by Kenneth Hadley

A darkly witty take on the American pop art icon Andy Warhol and the woman who shot him, Valerie Solanas. 

Call Me Elizabeth

Call Me Elizabeth

Fresh off her triumph as Best Actress and recovery from a recent brush with death, Elizabeth Taylor is struggling with her hardest role yet: herself. 

Vignettes of a Pestilence

Vignettes of a Pestilence

Actors Repertory Theatre Luxembourg presents a linked trio by Erik Abbott, unfolding across the Covid era and portraying stories of the pandemic with laughter and hope. 

Your Perfect Life

Your Perfect Life

Your Perfect Life is a loosely autobiographical story, inspired by the lives of the writers and performers: Erika Marais and Faeron Wheeler. 

I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won't Die

I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won't Die

‘Sensational’ is how one viewer described this high-quality filmed version of Mark Wheeller’s moving play. 

Pheromone

Pheromone

Open the door to No 19, where love hits the rocks like gin and tonic… In Eva’s world, time has eclipsed. 

Mar de fons (Deep Sea)

Mar de fons (Deep Sea)

In 1936 Spanish Republican troops disembarked on the shores of Majorca to recover the island, which had been taken over by the military. 

Open Return

Open Return

Two women cross paths on a journey from Edinburgh to London that takes them much further than they could have foreseen. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

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

Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

This presentation of the almost-century-old seminal composition, crafted by renowned composer Kurt Weill and theatre innovator Bertolt Brecht in 1933, blends the strengths of theat… 

The Day the Devil Came for Tea

The Day the Devil Came for Tea

Three flatmates are in their final year of university, working through the aftermath of the death of one of their best friends. 

Spray

Spray

Darkly-comedic Korean social satire with innovative staging and colourful physicality. 

When We Died

When We Died

He’s dead, and it’s her job to prepare and present his body for his family’s final goodbye. 

Three Chords and the Truth

Three Chords and the Truth

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

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

In his own opinion, by far the most important, Doctor Faustus is a certified genius. 

Earth and Fire, Water and Air

Earth and Fire, Water and Air

This revealing new online play tells the true stories of four astronauts, united by a common purpose and a common fate many years apart. 

Between Friends

Between Friends

The past stalks the present in this gripping drama with the world in a state of flux. 

Sacha Guitry: Reflections (Monologue)

Sacha Guitry: Reflections (Monologue)

Marco Malgioglio portrays French actor, playwright, director, author and collector of fine things, Sacha Guitry (1885-1957). 

Beware: The Night Witches

Beware: The Night Witches

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If You Find This

If You Find This

If You Find This is about a young woman working as a carer, who finds herself on the brink of life and death. 

Sweet F.A.

Sweet F.A.

1916. 

Under Milk Wood – Semi-Skimmed

Under Milk Wood – Semi-Skimmed

Fringe legend Guy Masterson returns for his 27th festival with the perfect Covid antidote! Only six unmissable performances of Dylan Thomas’ timeless masterpiece, made famous by Ma… 

1700s Haunted Underground Vaults Experience

1700s Haunted Underground Vaults Experience

Candlelit and dark as the Devil’s heart, the largest part of the Old Town’s infamous underground vaults dates back to the 1700s. 

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

Beverly and husband Laurence are throwing a party for their newlywed neighbours, Tony and Angela. 

Isadora – The Barefoot Dancer

Isadora – The Barefoot Dancer

Isadora Duncan was a trailblazer whose inspiration transformed the dance world. 

The Names I Know You By

The Names I Know You By

Set in the early 90s and spanning 10 years, this play explores relationships and the toll these relationships take on the six principle characters. 

Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

FTLO Theater Troupe Presents Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady using the Arthurian tale (primarily drawn from Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale) to examine what our hopes are in dealing … 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

Greed, corruption and damnation are rampant in this one-man adaptation of the Elizabethan classic. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

Overlooked

Overlooked

Jay lives on the street, lurching from one crisis to the next, while Georgie is smart, ambitious and determined that using a wheelchair will not be a barrier to success. 

Strike!

Strike!

Sex, thugs and bowling balls. 

1:2:2192

1:2:2192

As they sit in their safe space, reflecting on their upcoming nuptials, a lawyer reflects on their life. 

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

‘My life is a river. 

Jetty Stars

Jetty Stars

Jetty Stars by Noel Kelly follows the life of Stella, a Jetty Star: a local name given to prostitutes who worked the ships of the city. 

Graham is Not Cooperating

Graham is Not Cooperating

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

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Sugar and spice / partners in crime / he-said-she-said / not talking / can’t believe / only joking / why did I / hate you / forgive you / miss you. 

Girls Like That

Girls Like That

PTC Productions are proud to present Girls Like That by Evan Placey; a hard-hitting, explosive play targeting gender inequality and the challenges that people now face growing up i… 

Looks Like We Made It

Looks Like We Made It

ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It. 

Stop Pretending - A Tale of Dennis Potter

Stop Pretending - A Tale of Dennis Potter

It’s 1964 and brilliant young writer Dennis Potter (future author of Pennies From Heaven and The Singing Detective) becomes entangled in the life of a troubled young woman when t… 

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

In a small suburb, some teenagers become captivated with a video game called Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom. 

Tape by Stephen Belber

Tape by Stephen Belber

Three friends from high school revisit a shocking event from five years before. 

Knots

Knots

An experimental physical staging of Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing’s book of poetry Knots. 

Merry Wanderers

Merry Wanderers

A camp-out in the woods with friends is meant to help grieving Henry as he copes with the tragic loss of his brother. 

The Coming Out Play

The Coming Out Play

The Coming Out Play is a 40-minute one-woman play that follows the twenty-six-year-old and sucre-sweet Lucy Moran as she travels to her parents’ house to tell them that not only … 

Paved with Gold and Ashes

Paved with Gold and Ashes

New York City, 1911. 

Bed 13

Bed 13

The NHS has a funding crisis. 

A Rock'n'Roll Suicide! Still Alive?

A Rock'n'Roll Suicide! Still Alive?

Ziggy Stardust takes us on a tragical mystery tour through the life of a nearly-was rock star! Drama, tragedy and hilarity ensue to a live rocking backdrop. 

Jack the Ripper: Mary Kelly

Jack the Ripper: Mary Kelly

August 1888, London sees the first of five brutal murders, the callous cruelty of which sends shock waves far and wide and etches the name of the most infamous serial killer into t… 

The Glass Imaginary

The Glass Imaginary

In The Glass Imaginary, we improvise a brand-new play every day, inspired by the works of Tennessee Williams. 

I Want Hercules

I Want Hercules

One dashing detective. One massive myth. One seriously fatally murdered family. Sensational thriller from double Fringe First winners Theatre Caddis.  

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s tale of a young woman’s courageous fight through injustice and hardship was a revolution in literary fiction. 

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Come see 30 plays in 60 minutes! Created by Greg Allen of the Neo-Futurists Theatre and performed by students from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California. 

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Broken Britain, 1987, Rita and Sue; two teens hungry for adult adventure embark on a wicked journey that takes them on a very raucous ride – literally! You’ll be shocked, you may… 

Three Times She Knocked

Three Times She Knocked

Three Times She Knocked, an erotic psychological thriller. 

He'd Murder Me

He'd Murder Me

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire 1977. 

Affirmative

Affirmative

1979. 

Waiting for Hamlet

Waiting for Hamlet

Winner of the 2018 Kenneth Branagh New Drama Writing award, this comedy about a tragedy locks King Hamlet and Yorick in a battle of wits between two old fools, where only one of th… 

Sisters

Sisters

After their mother’s death, two estranged sisters, Jenny, an introvert who cared for their ailing mother, and Jackie, an ambitious socialite who left home at sixteen never to retur… 

By the Light of the Moon

By the Light of the Moon

We find Lila, a young British woman, alone in a hospital for the criminally insane in 1928. 

Banana Crabtree Simon

Banana Crabtree Simon

Banana Crabtree Simon. 

Walk of Shame

Walk of Shame

**** (Daily Express). 

Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

Acclaimed immersive adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic, performed in a unique tunnel beneath Edinburgh’s streets. 

Marrow

Marrow

A vicious hate crime plunges a gay dancer into a fever dream battle between life and death. 

The Giant Killers

The Giant Killers

The Giant Killers tells the true story of the first working-class men to compete in the FA Cup. 

Not Quite Midnight Radio

Not Quite Midnight Radio

After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 with In Loyal Company, and 2019 with Fragility of Man, David William Bryan returns with a brand-new psychological drama for 2020. 

The Actress

The Actress

Charles II has returned to England, the theatres have been reopened and a woman is about to take the stage for the first time. 

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland is informed by a treatment for psychosis that has seen amazing results in Western Lapland. 

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons

Written With Crayons by Ciara McNiff. 

Shadow of the Rose

Shadow of the Rose

A new play by John Knowles written for the students of the PQA. 

Dr Korczak's Example

Dr Korczak's Example

Set in 1942, in the final days of an orphanage in the Jewish ghetto of Warsaw, where food is scarce, tempers rise and everyone just wants to survive. 

Nan Shepherd: From Flaneur to Fiver

Nan Shepherd: From Flaneur to Fiver

A sideways look at Scotland’s international literary phenomenon, featuring Jefferson Airplane, a Subaru Impreza, and personal appearances by Fats Waller, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Pro… 

Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp's Last Tape

One man sits alone in a room. Why? Beckett’s master work brought to life for the modern day. 

Pronoun

Pronoun

Josh and Isabella are childhood sweethearts. 

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. 

A Mother

A Mother

What is it like to be the mother of a terrorist? A Mother coaxes us into her experience of anguish, guilt and anger, as she grapples with the monster she has created. 

One Good Beating

One Good Beating

A remarkably vivid picture of one merciless family and three desperate lives. 

Degrees of Guilt

Degrees of Guilt

Jade Potts is a much loved baby, but 16-year-old Honey is wholly unprepared for motherhood and lacks any semblance of support. 

The Long Road

The Long Road

Award-winning production. 

The Dandelion Patch

The Dandelion Patch

The Dandelion Patch is a play devised by a company of wounded, injured or sick ex-Forces and professional actors. 

Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray

Captivated by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray trades his soul for eternal youth and beauty. 

Loving the Enemy

Loving the Enemy

Hugo’s in no man’s land. 

amendments: A Play on Words

amendments: A Play on Words

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

Goodbye Charles – Free

Goodbye Charles – Free

‘I ate the divorce papers, Charles. 

The Wasp

The Wasp

A gripping electric thriller, exploring the far-reaching, unexpected and devastating effect childhood bullying can wreak. 

[BLANK] by Alice Birch and NYTP

[BLANK] by Alice Birch and NYTP

I’ve never been the biggest fan of Alice Birch’s writing. 

The Believers Are but Brothers

The Believers Are but Brothers

From the postcolonial Middle East, to the EU and USA, old orders are collapsing. 

Still Life by Noël Coward

Still Life by Noël Coward

The Hart Players theatre company brings Noël Coward’s Still Life to the Fringe. 

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the Dashwood sisters as they navigate the world of love, loss and society. 

LUVU2

LUVU2

14-year-old reluctant GCSE drama student Callum is confused and angry – why has his classmate Lucy changed the topic for their self-initiated Theatre in Education project from he… 

The Fishermen

The Fishermen

In a small Nigerian town Ben, Obembe and their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. 

More Myself Than I Am

More Myself Than I Am

The Bronte sisters’ tragically short-lived lives are reimagined for the Fringe by Eleventh Hour Theatre. 

The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

This widely acclaimed production returns to the Fringe for four performances. 

Defying Logic

Defying Logic

We meet Lily in a therapists office in Manhattan. 

In Your Wet Dreams

In Your Wet Dreams

Jess is sat on the living room floor, nursing a glass of wine… or two… or three. 

A Payment Unkind

A Payment Unkind

Three women find themselves trapped in a small basement room of an office building. 

Skylight

Skylight

When Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her ex-lover Tom Sergeant on a London evening, the two attempt to rekindle their previously passionate relationship. 

Mirror Canon

Mirror Canon

Mirror Canon focuses on the subtle relation between thoughts and actions, showing the dichotomy between the realistic outside living world of actions and the repressed inner self t… 

Bit of Sunshine

Bit of Sunshine

Kira was perfect; until her eating disorder threatened to shatter everything in her path. 

Ghostly Tales

Ghostly Tales

Ghostly Tales are adaptations of Victorian supernatural short stories; The Wind in the Rosebush, The Shadow on the Wall, and The Best Room in the House. 

Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Chic Murray was the comedian’s comedian. 

Lest You Forget

Lest You Forget

London, 1946. 

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

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

Contact Light

Contact Light

It’s Andie’s last night in her childhood home before going to uni and she’s throwing the party to end all parties. 

Moon Walk

Moon Walk

Moon Walk is a funny play, with fast paced, quippy dialogue, but it is also a sad and gripping portrait of the effects of mental illness on American men. 

No Fun and Games

No Fun and Games

Take a deep dive into the minds of a group of children. 

What Are You Wearing?

What Are You Wearing?

Our show tells the story of two women. 

Sharon Stacy Statue

Sharon Stacy Statue

This is a show about letting others and experiences steal your identity and what to do to get it back. As told by Sharon Stacy Statue. 

Jumping the Barriers

Jumping the Barriers

We tell the story of a chance meeting on a train between a wealthy young graduate and a homeless northerner, and how this dramatic mirror casts light on the inequality of our socie… 

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

Tin Tub Theatre presents a female-led abridged adaption of Anthony Burgess’ iconic novel and play, A Clockwork Orange. 

Curveball

Curveball

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

Wingmen

Wingmen

A world premiere, Wingmen explores how different people react to overwhelming danger. 

The Suitcase, the Beggar and the Wind

The Suitcase, the Beggar and the Wind

Some people just walk by on the train platform. 

The Glass Elephant

The Glass Elephant

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

Mama's Eggnog

Mama's Eggnog

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

Holy Land

Holy Land

Tim runs the website Holy Land. 

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

Fast-paced, high-energy, physical theatre that features Shakespeare monologues re-imagined. 

Rock'n'Roll Girls

Rock'n'Roll Girls

When so many songs written by men are condescending (Wake Up Little Susie), dangerously demeaning (Blurred Lines) or darn right creepy (Every Breath You Take) towards women, it is … 

Trans Pennine

Trans Pennine

Trans Pennine is a funny, fast-paced and emotional play about family disagreements, gender-identity, and caravan holidays. 

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

A heartfelt tribute to Ireland’s late Nobel poet by award-winning Ulster actor-director Larry McCluskey. 

I Am Mark

I Am Mark

Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

Lucrece

Lucrece

William Shakespeare’s narrative poem The Rape of Lucrece tells the story of Lucrece, a noblewoman in ancient Rome whose rape at the hands of her husband’s friend, Tarquin, ulti… 

Vinyl Encore

Vinyl Encore

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

Brandy

Brandy

It might be true that Brandy was first performed in 2010 at South London Theatre, but it’s still impossible not to view this production through the lens of Yorgos Lanthimos’ 20… 

Dead Parents Society

Dead Parents Society

‘Welcome to the Dead Parents Society. 

44 Inch Chest

44 Inch Chest

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… 

Low Level Panic

Low Level Panic

Being a woman these days is exhausting. 

Torch Town

Torch Town

The Edinburgh Fringe exists as a kind of suspended adolescence allowing creatives to live the experience of their art being the most important thing in the world. 

Raised Voices

Raised Voices

Raised Voices shines light on some of the reasons that people become homeless and how, when all may seem lost, they can pick themselves up and rebuild their lives. 

Mallets

Mallets

Mallets takes place on a prissy perfect croquet lawn in Middle England, as the most tranquil of summer afternoons is forced to pay witness to a bloodthirsty grudge match between tw… 

Shiver

Shiver

‘The men are gone and all has sunken into disorder’. 

Votes for Women!

Votes for Women!

The story of Emmeline and Richard Pankhurst and the suffragette movement. 

Little Rabbit

Little Rabbit

Trapped in a house, flood waters rising, Susan plays out all the influences on her life. 

Chatroom

Chatroom

A powerful depiction of modern times. 

Shrew

Shrew

This radical adaptation, set in a nightclub populated with drag kings and gangsters, releases Shakespeare’s famous yet controversial play from its comedic origins to foreground K… 

Avalanche

Avalanche

No matter how long the winter – spring is sure to follow. 

Who Killed Bambi?

Who Killed Bambi?

1979. 

Baby, What Blessings

Baby, What Blessings

"I kind of want to die – but I’d really like to get into publishing, too," says Billie (performed by Grainne Dromgoole), as she explains the story of her first real l… 

This Island's Mine

This Island's Mine

The Italia Conti Ensemble changes its membership every year as another cohort passes through the famous drama school. 

Bull

Bull

One of three office workers is about to lose their job. 

The Visitors

The Visitors

The Visitors is an original play which centres around a night in the life of heroin addict Danny Strand as he attempts to rekindle his old flare for life. 

The Zed Word

The Zed Word

The world is ending. 

High Trees

High Trees

Memories erased. 

The Trial

The Trial

Franz Kafka’s The Trial as you have never seen it before. 

Her

Her

Who can be a mother? What makes them a mother? Do we actually need one? Cariad and Catrin confront the dysfunction of their relationship past and present and the division that an u… 

Unveiled

Unveiled

Ceara Dorman’s one woman play poignantly explores the abuse that countless women were subject to within the Magdalene laundries. 

Tang

Tang

The classic reappearance, from the oldest influence of the East, shows the inheritance of culture with classical Chinese elements such as costumes, operas and dances. 

Animal Farm (Bond)

Animal Farm (Bond)

ExADUS presents Bond’s adaptation of Orwell’s classic as a reminder that since there have been wars and intolerance, there have been refugees. 

Invisible Us

Invisible Us

A mysterious case. 

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia is Also Dead follows Ophelia telling us the story of her whole life. 

EAST

EAST

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

A Shadow of Doubt

A Shadow of Doubt

Gill Mcvey’s play focuses on the struggles of dealing with dementia and the sacrifices that are inevitably made. 

The Life of Reilly

The Life of Reilly

Living in a world where people don’t say what they mean or mean what they say can be tricky, and Reilly has questions. 

Talk

Talk

Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1854. 

The Silent House

The Silent House

A man and a woman are living in a refugee camp. 

Shreds – The Jack the Ripper Musical

Shreds – The Jack the Ripper Musical

Whitechapel, 1888. 

Pink House

Pink House

Peri is fifteen when her adopted mother dies. 

A Sign of Contradiction: The Passion Story

A Sign of Contradiction: The Passion Story

First-century Jerusalem and the political climate is a hotbed of corruption and civil unrest. 

Losing My Mindfulness

Losing My Mindfulness

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

Jewbana

Jewbana

Right before your very eyes, Susie K. 

Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy

Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy

When it comes to comedy double acts none have endured as long as Laurel and Hardy. 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

Life after war is quiet and eerie. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Workshopped with young people from PQA Glasgow’s afternoon academy, Lewis Carroll’s classic quirky fairy tale is retold through the eyes of Glaswegian teenagers. 

The Trojans

The Trojans

Directed by Victoria Beesley. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Workshopped with young people from PQA Glasgow’s morning academy, Lewis Carroll’s classic quirky fairy tale is retold through the eyes of Glaswegian teenagers. 

Punched

Punched

A new monologue by John Knowles, exploring the rise of the angry white working class through the eyes of recently unemployed Punched, a Punch and Judy puppeteer. 

Real Eyes

Real Eyes

Aged just 16 and 17, Harrison Sharpe (Matt) and Archie Stevens (Mikey) make their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with Real Eyes, an intensely moving story of brothers growing up t… 

Ugly Youth

Ugly Youth

“I’ve not seen anything like this in the 12 years I’ve been working at the Fringe,” was the observation from one of the tech guys I spoke to after seeing Ugly Youth, this y… 

In the Heights

In the Heights

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighbourhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sw… 

Hangnail

Hangnail

Following last year’s five-star production in Edinburgh, Keele Drama Society returns with a new ‘interesting and thought-provoking production’ (Audience review for Doors Opening,… 

Keep Your Chin Up

Keep Your Chin Up

Very recently Polly Pattison discovered a hoard of letters from her mother to her father in the early years of WWII. 

Mobile Phone Show

Mobile Phone Show

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

Suddenly Last Summer

Suddenly Last Summer

Young socialite Catherine Holly has been left traumatised and confined to a mental hospital after witnessing the horrific murder of her cousin Sebastian during a trip to Europe. 

Faustus

Faustus

Doctor Faustus, a respected scholar seeking to acquire greater knowledge, turns to necromancy to summon the Devil and his servant, Mephistopheles. 

Piano Man

Piano Man

Accidentally On Purpose (sponsored by Goldsmiths Drama Society) presents Piano Man, a short play in which four characters discover the true meaning of acceptance and understanding … 

Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

One of the most uplifting stories ever written, Michelle Magorian’s stunning Goodnight Mister Tom is brought gloriously to life in this stage adaptation by David Wood. 

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Eighteen children, one island. 

Blown Fuse

Blown Fuse

‘It‘s becoming a status symbol today, the need to have a problem. 

If It Didn't Matter

If It Didn't Matter

Hal is struggling to come to terms with her mother’s death and meet with her father’s expectations. 

Bike

Bike

Karen, 17, on her parents: loving and lovable; secret devotees of University Challenge. 

Butterbum, J

Butterbum, J

Lost boy on a bridge, a hungry talking crow, old documents float on the river below. 

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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 

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard’s most fa… 

The National and ELT Short Play Winners

The National and ELT Short Play Winners

The National newspaper and ELT short playwright winners. 

Surprise Package

Surprise Package

The Tinsley family’s holiday in Spain proves an even greater change from Blackpool then expected. 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare’s finest death scenes. 

Level Up

Level Up

Newly engaged Jimmy and Natasha feel they’re the perfect match. 

Arrivals

Arrivals

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

Bull

Bull

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

Nemesis 2 – The Game Changer

Nemesis 2 – The Game Changer

Combining hip hop, drama and film to look behind media headlines to explore the concept of terrorism and how young people are groomed. 

American Justice

American Justice

No Frills Theatre are proud to present the Scottish premiere of American Justice by Richard Vergette. 

Being Norwegian by David Greig

Being Norwegian by David Greig

Sean expects a quiet night alone in the pub, but Lisa catches his eye. 

TERRAtory

TERRAtory

TERRAtory follows Emma on her rollercoaster ride navigating her own DNA helix. 

I'm Non-Typical, Typical

I'm Non-Typical, Typical

Hard-hitting piece of inclusive theatre exploring the untold stories and unseen struggles of people with additional needs. 

Parasites

Parasites

Seesome Theatre’s new production Parasites is presented as an issue play, getting to the heart of problems with the welfare state, domestic abuse and teenager stuck in an unforgi… 

In Her Corner

In Her Corner

World premiere. 

Fight Song

Fight Song

Fight Song is part of this year’s programme of four plays by students from the celebrated CalIfornia Institute of the Arts (CalArts) at Venue 13. 

Antigone

Antigone

It’s party time in Thebes! The war is over, the city has a new leader… what could possibly go wrong? Enter Antigone - devoted daughter and passionate extremist – set to spoil… 

Working-Class Progress with Backenders

Working-Class Progress with Backenders

Backenders is a live comedy sketch parody of the BBC soap opera Eastenders. 

The Pillowman

The Pillowman

An unapologetic dark comedy that illustrates the power of storytelling when a writer, Karturian, in an unnamed totalitarian state is interrogated after the gruesome content of his … 

Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon

Flowers For Algernon’s the compelling story of Charlie, an intellectually challenged man and the strange interweaving of his life with that of Algernon, a mouse. 

I Am

I Am

I Am is about the continual challenge of seeking liberation. 

40 Minute Classics: The Seagull

40 Minute Classics: The Seagull

A new and condensed adaptation of Chekhov’s must-see classic; often described as the first great modern play. 

Dangerously Dark and Somewhat Spectacular

Dangerously Dark and Somewhat Spectacular

X is a prisoner confined to the walls of their cell, placed there for a crime they refuse to discuss. 

The Grandmothers Grimm

The Grandmothers Grimm

Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit, and murder: Marie Hassenpflug and the Brothers Grimm are trying to edit the darkness out of old stories. 

Belongings

Belongings

Missing someone is lonely when you are far away, it’s worse when they are right there. 

Bodily Functions and Where to Find Them

Bodily Functions and Where to Find Them

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

Leopold Vindictive

Leopold Vindictive

Europe is occupied by the Nazis and fearing imminent invasion, the British launch Operation Columba – parachuting sixteen thousand spies across the Channel. 

Chaika: First Woman in Space

Chaika: First Woman in Space

Discover the true story of Valentina Tereshkova, a young textile worker plucked from obscurity to lead the Soviet Union’s race to the stars. 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

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

(Ab)solution

(Ab)solution

(Ab)solution is the first Edinburgh Festival Fringe Play from Swindon-based Jackrill Productions, and it’s an impressive debut at Greenside, Infirmary St. 

The Legacy of William Ireland

The Legacy of William Ireland

Following the success at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe with the five-star show After Today, Stage D’Or returns with their latest work from acclaimed playwright Tim Connery. 

To Fall in Love

To Fall in Love

Psychologists claim answering 36 questions can make two strangers fall in love. 

The Castle

The Castle

As an unfinished text imbued with deep mystery, ranging from menacing abstract bureaucracy to detailed recounted memories, Kafka’s The Castle is a challenging undertaking, but th… 

Churn

Churn

Time heals all wounds, but Shane’s healing might take a millennium. 

Bacon

Bacon

Francis Bacon once observed that ‘in order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present’. 

box.

box.

Told through an enticing striptease of revelations, this poignant and funny solo performance is a complex and deeply felt examination of life’s unplanned turns, deliberate shifts, … 

Hitler's Tasters

Hitler's Tasters

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

The Good Scout

The Good Scout

The Good Scout treads an extraordinarily fine line as a play. 

Dalloway

Dalloway

1923: The War is over. 

One Starts in a Barber\'s. One Starts in a Bar.

One Starts in a Barber\'s. One Starts in a Bar.

A thought-provoking show about haircuts and heartache. 

The Seven Second Theory

The Seven Second Theory

John Doe is having a bad day. 

Tess

Tess

The blank, sterile corridors of Surgeons Hall are not where you might expect to find folky fun late at night. 

Boswell

Boswell

Just yards from James Boswell’s Edinburgh birthplace and subsequent residence on the Lawnmarket, MHK Productions & Rhymes with Purple present his famed friendship with Samuel… 

The Last King of Porn

The Last King of Porn

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. 

Unspoken (One Day in the Life of a Park Bench)

Unspoken (One Day in the Life of a Park Bench)

Ten strangers visit the same park bench on the same day. 

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Come along and eat haggis, neeps and tatties, and find out the life story of Robert Burns. 

The Shark is Broken

The Shark is Broken

Part insider look at the making of the film Jaws and part musings on what constitutes an artist, The Shark is Broken, written by Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon and directed by Guy Maste… 

Our Saviour

Our Saviour

To some, Reverend Sheen is a walking miracle. 

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

A classic retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy, this piece is brought to us by Guy Masterson, TTI in association with Maverick Theatre Co. 

Chamberlain: Peace in Our Time

Chamberlain: Peace in Our Time

Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show 2018! ‘Absolutely phenomenal, sensitively portrayed with painstaking accuracy’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Hindsight

Hindsight

The pieces of the puzzle that make up Laura’s brain don’t seem to fit. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

This all-female production of Macbeth was truly a sight to behold. 

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Six actors. 

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

William Mastrosimone’s one-act play, Bang, Bang, You’re Dead, is a powerful response to the wave of school killings that have erupted in recent times. 

Crocodile Fever

Crocodile Fever

Northern Ireland, 1989. 

Heathers the Musical

Heathers the Musical

At Westerberg High everyone worships the Heathers, the exclusive clique, including misfit member Veronica. 

Hamlet

Hamlet

DUCT presents a modern-day twist on the classic, inviting its audience into a haphazard and disorderly world, mirroring the turbulence of Hamlet’s madness. 

Father

Father

A woman reveals her daughter’s terrible secret which only surfaces as the daughter becomes a young woman. 

Second Honeymoon

Second Honeymoon

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

Sunset

Sunset

In a house in the hills at the end of the day a grandmother remembers her first date, the man she married and the ups and downs of their life together. 

The Humans

The Humans

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

OLD: Online Dating

OLD: Online Dating

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

Hamish Henderson: On the Radical Road

Hamish Henderson: On the Radical Road

Evocative, innovative shape-shifting drama sculpted from the poetry, music and songs of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002). 

Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

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

Mugged

Mugged

Every morning, a group of teenagers meet up on their way to school and hang out on the benches in the park. 

Second Person Narrative

Second Person Narrative

‘Off you go then and best of luck. 

Hetaira: A Mythic Cabaret

Hetaira: A Mythic Cabaret

More of a personal theatrical experience than what one might expect from a show described as ‘cabaret’, Allie Jessing’s Hetaira: A Mythic Cabaret sees the talented actress de… 

The Giver

The Giver

In a dystopian society, a child is selected to meet with The Giver to learn about the undocumented memories of the past. 

Miles Behind

Miles Behind

Glasgow, 1984. 

Three

Three

It’s a long, hot summer. 

Subject Mater

Subject Mater

Three siblings. 

Being and Nothingness

Being and Nothingness

Xiao’s grandma suffers from Alzheimer’s. 

Walls and Bridges

Walls and Bridges

With their country plunged into political crisis by anti-Government strikes – a group of young East German students are ordered to “persuade” the protesters to go home peacefully… 

Victor

Victor

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

Smoke

Smoke

What happens when you’re at a private fetish party, and you bump into the daughter of your boss? Such is the premise of Kim Davies’ Smoke. 

Shadows

Shadows

This thought provoking production by Want the Moon Theatre is a compelling exploration of connectedness – to ourselves, to those around us, and to reality. 

Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

An original one-act drama presented by Howard Payne University. 

Silence in Court

Silence in Court

A play, a pie and a drink are all included. But did the crime take place or not? A courtroom drama where you are the jury. Hear the evidence, you decide the outcome. A must-see. 

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

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

tEMPORARY sANITY

tEMPORARY sANITY

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