City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award-winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. 

Under the Floorboards

Under the Floorboards

***** (TheAudienceClub. 

Ram of God

Ram of God

In the heart of the British countryside, prophet and visionary Ram of God leads his flock in a life of simple devotion. 

Terror Tour Experience

Terror Tour Experience

First on your journey shall be a visit to our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments of torture and execution from Nuremberg and Bamburg castles in Germany, dating back to … 

The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

An adaptation of Henry James’ classic ghost story. 

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… 

Under the Floorboards

Under the Floorboards

After a successful run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Under the Floorboards is back! Alone, unhinged and consumed with grief by the death of his mother, Ed creates a horrifying f… 

Tales from the City Below

Tales from the City Below

There have always been legends of a city below the pavements of Edinburgh. 

Elf Lyons: Raven

Elf Lyons: Raven

Comedy It-girl Elf floats to Fringe with a horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award-winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. 

subsist

subsist

The world ended two years ago, consumed by a plague of the walking dead. 

The Graveyard Shift

The Graveyard Shift

‘Leaving even the most sceptical of the audience unnerved’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

It’s 1816, and Mary Shelley is about to recite the words that would be Frankenstein. 

Perfect

Perfect

Perfect looks into gender identity issues, mostly in those who deem themselves as genderless. 

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

B-movies typically have negative connotations. 

Nick Helm's I Think, You Stink!

Nick Helm's I Think, You Stink!

Walking up the stairs of the Assembly Roxy is akin to creeping up the creaking steps of Frankenstein’s tower. 

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

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

A Trilogy of Horrors: Volume II

A Trilogy of Horrors: Volume II

After a 2018 sell-out production, TumbleDry Theatre return to the Fringe with three more classic horrors stories. 

The Haunted History Bus

The Haunted History Bus

Looking for an engaging evening activity where you will laugh, learn and get a little spooked? You’ve come to the right place with Edinburgh’s Haunted History Bus! The Haunted Hist… 

A Trilogy of Horrors: Volume I

A Trilogy of Horrors: Volume I

TumbleDry Theatre return with their sell-out production of three classic horror stories from three great writers. 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary’s Baby. 

Crime of the Hour

Crime of the Hour

Crime of the Hour is a true crime-themed comedy improv show. 

Under the Floorboards

Under the Floorboards

Consumed with grief, Ed resurrects his mother. 

Grave

Grave

In a remote graveyard in the October dusk, it’s time for newly orphaned Jen to learn that the monsters were in her heart all along. 

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

It is 1818 and, as a bell tolls nearby, Victor Frankenstein’s monstrous creation explodes into existence. 

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

Beach Comet return with a double bill of batshit, smash-hit B-musical comedy featuring never-before-seen material, a live band, nuns and the end of the world. 

Sean Morley: Soon I Will Be Dead and My Bones Will Be Free to Wreak Havoc Upon the Earth Once More

Sean Morley: Soon I Will Be Dead and My Bones Will Be Free to Wreak Havoc Upon the Earth Once More

Inside my skin is a rattling beast and when I breathe my last it will emerge. 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. 

The Red Hourglass

The Red Hourglass

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

Children of the Quorn™

Children of the Quorn™

Former stars of the multi award-winning Durham Revue, ‘comedy geniuses’ (Jeremy Vine), and future Fringe legends Andrew and Ambika present a new sketch show, complete with séance. 

Happily Never After

Happily Never After

A twisted, gothic musical tale inspired by Tim Burton and the Brothers Grimm. 

Fagin and the Star City Rebels

Fagin and the Star City Rebels

Fagin and the Star City Rebels welcome you to the stargate, a portal to strange and mysterious worlds. 

Scary Story

Scary Story

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

‘I’ve given you sunlight, I’ve given you rain. 

LoveHard: Tales from the Elsewhere

LoveHard: Tales from the Elsewhere

Jacob Lovick and Tyler Harding (Edinburgh Fringe LST Sketch-Off Finalists, 2017) are at it again! Last night at the Fringe Espionage venue this double act – otherwise known as Lo… 

Satanic Rites of Robin Ince

Satanic Rites of Robin Ince

A lonely boy sat in graveyards waiting for zombies, predicted to be a serial killer by his sisters, grew up to be a comedian. 

Osric Omand and the Story of Hope

Osric Omand and the Story of Hope

Osric Omand and the Story of Hope is a horror-action-comedy that follows Osric Omand and his ex-Nazi caretaker Hans as their institute of monsters suffers an outbreak. 

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

Horror writer Arthur Machen journeys from rural Wales to the suburbs of late Victorian London, reflecting on the intangibility of things. 

Horror Show

Horror Show

People are going missing. 

Hitchcock's The Lodger

Hitchcock's The Lodger

Alfred Hitchock’s classic 1927 horror film with live music performed by Gladstone’s Bag: a six-piece ensemble of piano, two violins, flute, clarinet and trumpet and also featuring … 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary’s Baby. 

Roselit Bone

Roselit Bone

Heart-wrenching and apocalyptic cowboy music inspired by the desolation and violence of the American West of both the past and present. 

The Unbinding

The Unbinding

This was one of the most remarkable striking and uncomfortable productions that I have seen in a long time. 

Goblin Perform Suspiria (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Goblin Perform Suspiria (Live) – 40th Anniversary

The Italian horror soundtrack maestro Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin perform their classic 1977 score live to a screening of the famous Dario Argento film Suspiria (celebrat… 

Goblin perform their Greatest Hits

Goblin perform their Greatest Hits

Italian Horror legends GOBLIN are coming to the UK to perform 6 very special shows in London and Edinburgh as part of their 40th Anniversary Celebrations. 

Providence

Providence

"Life is a hideous thing," we're told by the lean figure of Simon Maeder, dressed for dinner and sitting in a leather armchair like some classic teller of ghost stori… 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Night time. 

Professor Novak Presents: Cabinet – A Victorian Séance

Professor Novak Presents: Cabinet – A Victorian Séance

Past secrets remain hidden, not by the sinister or well-meant, but from fear. 

Modern Horror Stories

Modern Horror Stories

An anthology horror show featuring nine modern day tales of terror, death and the supernatural. 

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd returns to London having been unjustly exiled by the evil Judge Turpin. 

The West Port Bloodbath

The West Port Bloodbath

Daft Jamie invites you to his genteel house of assignation to witness deplorable acts of prostitution and destitution in Victorian Edinburgh. 

EH16: Pyre

EH16: Pyre

History is plagued with horror written on its own walls. 

Bad Dog

Bad Dog

Grace comes home to find a crime scene in her living room. 

The Devil You Know: A Horror Play

The Devil You Know: A Horror Play

Four friends decide to ignore the warnings about their local woods and meddle with seemingly demonic forces in the hope to create a film about a local urban legend. 

Talking to the Dead – A Séance

Talking to the Dead – A Séance

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

Fear Itself

Fear Itself

Do you want to rid your life of fear? Then let renowned psychologist Dr Greenwood free you from the ghosts of your past as she takes you on a journey into the darkest parts of the … 

The Late Night Evil Show

The Late Night Evil Show

We all have some evil in us: there is a Mr Hyde to our Dr Jekyll, a yin to our yang, a fig roll to our jaffa cake. 

Urban Death

Urban Death

‘There may be many spooky stage productions around. 

Ross Hepburn Is Beetlejuice’d

Ross Hepburn Is Beetlejuice’d

When he was seven, Edinburgh-based comedian Ross Hepburn saw the film Beetlejuice for the first time. 

Corydon Ovium

Corydon Ovium

Part of Laughing Horse Free Festival. 

Nightmare Fuel

Nightmare Fuel

Caution! Nightmare Fuel contains the following: demon birth, gaslighting, cheerleader intestines and vampire cunnilingus. 

A Trilogy of Horrors

A Trilogy of Horrors

TumbleDry Theatre present three classic horror stories from three great writers. 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award-winning novelist JA Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. 

Real Fear Tour

Real Fear Tour

Experience the world’s most haunted city on a ghost tour of Edinburgh and be spooked by one of the city’s most infamous sons as they lead you around the dark side of the Old To… 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

The multi award-winning Fringe cult hit is back. 

Room-Mate

Room-Mate

Hugo Alastor has gone missing. 

Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space

The worst movie of all time comes to the Edinburgh stage. 

Golem

Golem

When we feel powerless, we create monsters – and then? It’s the Passover, a young girl has gone missing and the Jews know they will be blamed. 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis*. 

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Tess Said So perform their new and original live film score to F. 

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

If you want a break from the theatre and live performances, if you want to try a calmer, different kind of show, this late-night screening of The Cabinet of Dr. 

The Ghosts of Moistly Hollow

The Ghosts of Moistly Hollow

His Lordship has returned home. The ghosts have been waiting (and they’ve hidden the gin). Welcome to Moistly Hollow, it’ll put the willies up you… 

Lovecraft’s Monsters

Lovecraft’s Monsters

David Crawford’s one man show about the great granddaddy of weird fiction, the one and only H. 

Underground Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour

Underground Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour

Renowned for being an especially haunted city, Edinburgh has many mysterious secrets lurking beneath the cobbled façade of what we wrongly assume to be ground level. 

I See You – Live

I See You – Live

Stand-up comedian Sam Gore has been taking down celebrities and politicians with his cutting, satirical, absurdist diatribes on Facebook since 2014 and garnered over fifty thousand… 

The Midnight Beast: All Killer

The Midnight Beast: All Killer

Perhaps you’ve heard of The Midnight Beast? Their blend of comic indie-pop-rap began on a humble Youtube channel and moved to Channel Four just a few years later. 

Ouija the Musical

Ouija the Musical

Once you open the door there’s no going back… A late night band rehearsal in Aberlladd goes badly wrong with deadly consequences in this spine-tingling horror musical. 

Victorian Gothic

Victorian Gothic

Thanks to the numerous adventures of Sherlock Holmes, we arguably don’t have the best impression of the Victorian Police Detective—especially when it comes to either their inte… 

EH16 (Pyre)

EH16 (Pyre)

‘All I ever tried to do was help those girls!’ – Edinburgh is filled with horror, but not where you’d expect. 

The Twins Macabre: Double Feature

The Twins Macabre: Double Feature

As featured on BBC Three and BBC Radio 4, horror-comedy duo The Twins Macabre return to the Fringe with not one, but two shows! Witness the 10-year-olds in their murderously manic … 

Death High

Death High

Sexy teens. 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary’s Baby. 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis*. 

Alive: Music for Night of the Living Dead

Alive: Music for Night of the Living Dead

Almost 50 years after George Romero launched the zombie film genre on a shoestring budget, Night of the Living Dead holds a dear spot in the hearts of horror film fans. 

An Evening with the Plague Doctor

An Evening with the Plague Doctor

The ultimate scary soirée. 

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Blackbell House has a new governess: poor, plain, Frances Glass. 

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Post-sketch revival. 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. 

World-Famous Underground Ghost Tour

World-Famous Underground Ghost Tour

Weird tales in dark wynds, creepy facts in closes, ghastly details in graveyards and unspeakable truths when we descend underground. 

Tour de fantasmas en español

Tour de fantasmas en español

Serán conducidos por el pasado oscuro de Edimburgo y sus alrededores incluyendo el cementerio más encantado del mundo. 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren. 

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

Triple award-winning sketch villains and stars of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’ return to Brighton with a ghoulish new nightmare blend of sketch comedy, live music and pure evi… 

Séance

Séance

The exclusive and intimate event returns to Brighton after its 2013-16 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) an… 

Dangled

Dangled

This fast-paced, sharp writing from Louis Viljoen focuses on a man’s (Rob Van Vuuren) rapid descent into madness. 

BADD

BADD

to know how to recognise the occult in your child? How to be vigilant for signs of Satan? Hoping for practical tips to drive the Devil out? This is the educational lecture for you. 

A Ship Of Fools Theatre Company: Welcome to Paradise

A Ship Of Fools Theatre Company: Welcome to Paradise

Have you been more naughty or more nice this year? Are you sure?A company of gentlemanly vagabonds introduce themselves with a reminder to relax before the “Art” starts. 

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

From behind the comic shop counter, Rob Deb will regale all you fanboys and girls about all that is Marvel from his stall. 

Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

A name as loaded with dark, romantic foreboding as Poe’s Last Night incurs comparison with the titles of Poe’s own works; it suggests mystery, a locked room of buried secrets. 

Die Die Die Old People Die

Die Die Die Old People Die

Indie theatre legends David Woods and Jon Haynes of ‘Ridiculusmus’ as two crustaceous elders putting off death in a snail paced farce. 

Protect and Survive

Protect and Survive

1984. 

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

The Other Realm brings Lovecraft’s classic short story to the stage for the first time. 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

A brand-new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. 

Talking to the Dead

Talking to the Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

Werewolf: Live

Werewolf: Live

A hidden role game a la Secret Hitler or The Resistance, Werewolf is a classic of deduction and bluffing. 

About a Girl

About a Girl

There aren’t many plays with a cast of teenagers that are this slick. 

Pizza Delique

Pizza Delique

Pizza Delique is a Russian-run, Italian restaurant in London. 

Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

On October third, 1849, Edgar Allen Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. 

LoveHard: The House on the Hill

LoveHard: The House on the Hill

Perhaps one of the most entertaining shows I have seen on the Free Fringe, Lovehard consists of comedians Jacob Lovick and Tyler Harding (see what they did there?), who in what is … 

Wychwood

Wychwood

Horror is one of the most difficult genres to pull off in theatre. 

The House of Edgar

The House of Edgar

Often, the expectation brought to mind by the genre “Musical” means that successfully producing a new and original one at the Fringe Festival is no mean feat. 

Nosferatu (1922): Silent Film with Live Music

Nosferatu (1922): Silent Film with Live Music

Two late night showings of Murnau’s classic 1922 German expressionist film Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror, with live music provided by the ensemble Gladstone’s Bag. 

Dark North and Hungry Jane: Two Plays of Supernatural Horror

Dark North and Hungry Jane: Two Plays of Supernatural Horror

After comedy, horror is the next most difficult art form to tackle; although comedy reigns king at the fringe there is still an eager audience waiting to be scared. 

Seance

Seance

The exclusive and intimate event returns to Edinburgh after its 2013-15 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. 

Darktales

Darktales

Beckman Unicorn presents Darktales, an accomplished piece of storytelling, which seamlessly weaves together stories while skillfully managing to subvert and play with its audience… 

Behind the Random Denominator

Behind the Random Denominator

Opening to a darkened stage with crackling lightning and booming thunder, Mart Sander’s solo show Behind the Random Denominator provides a wonderfully chilling hour of late night… 

Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

Enter the fascinating mind of Edgar Allan Poe. 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

A terrifying journey into the lair of the world famous Mackenzie Poltergeist, the best documented supernatural case in history. 

Underground Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour

Underground Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour

This tour is for those who are unafraid to venture into some of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations. 

Talking To The Dead

Talking To The Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

Year Without Summer

Year Without Summer

May 1816. 

Extremities

Extremities

In this psychological thriller Marjorie is home alone when a man enters through her unlocked door and attempts to attack and rape her. 

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb and Patrick Casey bring you an hour of thrill-powered stand-up comedy. 

LoveHard

LoveHard

A family recently arrived from nearby America? Remote rural Scotland? A nice, quiet, relatively murder-free area to settle down and forget the problems they’ve left behind? Need we… 

Blood Will Have Blood

Blood Will Have Blood

After Banquo’s murder, his son Fleance is adrift in Macbeth’s brutal new Scotland. 

My My Immortal

My My Immortal

Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way is the star of ‘My Immortal’, the world’s worst fanfiction. 

The Devil Without

The Devil Without

Faust re-imagined. 

Apostrophe's

Apostrophe's

Chris Parkinson, famous poet and professional troublemaker, returns with a high octane poetic voyage through subjects including party politics, dangerous grammar and anthropomorphi… 

Fire Burn: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Fire Burn: The Tragedy of Macbeth

The story of Macbeth’s tragic demise has been told many times by hundreds, if not thousands, of theatre makers. 

Unusual Subtext

Unusual Subtext

If you thought Brighton Fringe had been a little short in supply of freaks this year, then these five guys from London are set to prove you wrong. 

Which is Witch?

Which is Witch?

As a follow-up to the highly successful ‘I Love Luci’, The Other Realm Theatre Company return with ‘Which is Witch?’. 

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

It’s Friday the 13th and I am about to be trapped inside a slightly claustrophobic metal container with an unsuspecting audience by a group who call themselves Casual Violence, w… 

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Actor/singer/storyteller Richard Spaul tells stories from Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre masterpiece. 

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Stop the hotel from being flattened! Time to enter the now legendary Twonkeyverse! Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee for Comic Originality, “He creates wonderlands of weird” **** (Kate… 

CLUE ROOM GAME - Lady Chastity's Reserve

CLUE ROOM GAME - Lady Chastity's Reserve

Lady Chastity’s Reserve is a night out like no other - described as ‘The Crystal Maze on crystal meth’, this team game (for 2-6 players) takes place in a secret room at Brighton’… 

Séance

Séance

2013-15 Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe sell-out! Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact. 

Subsist

Subsist

Someone turns off the lights. 

Death Actually: A Necromantic Comedy

Death Actually: A Necromantic Comedy

Death Actually sets out to bring ‘lethal puns and dead funny songs’ in a larger than life musical. 

HP Lovecraft's The Statement of Randolph Carter

HP Lovecraft's The Statement of Randolph Carter

Submerge yourself in the delightfully dark subterranean world of HP Lovecraft. 

Vampires in the Vault

Vampires in the Vault

Marty Ross returns to the Fringe this year with a new theatrical storytelling experience. 

The Sinister Tales of Doctor Synistra

The Sinister Tales of Doctor Synistra

Improv with a dark twist! As you enter the theatre you will be welcomed by the cast who will show you to your seats and make sure you are sitting comfortably, before using dark mag… 

Dandy Darkly's Trigger Happy!

Dandy Darkly's Trigger Happy!

Dandy Darkly, resplendent in a fringed and spangled cowboy costume complete with tiny Stetson and incredibly pointy snakeskin boots opens his show with a request: should anyone dec… 

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Edinburgh’s City of the Dead tour company guide fringe audiences along their graveyard route. 

All Killa No Filla Live

All Killa No Filla Live

Join comedians Rachel Fairburn (NATYS finalist 2015) and Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Leicester Mercury finalist 2015) as they explore a shared passion, serial killers. 

The Walking Dead: Advanced Tactics

The Walking Dead: Advanced Tactics

The beginner’s guide to surviving the Apocalypse, or at least the months between seasons five and six. 

All Killa No Filla Live

All Killa No Filla Live

Join comedians Rachel Fairburn (NATYS finalist 2015) and Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Leicester Mercury finalist 2015) as they explore a shared passion, serial killers.