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. Come meet the good, the bad, the twisted, and the downright dangerous. The Theatre of the Wild, Beautiful and Damned is a carnival of delights leading somewhere you don’t want to go... 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

'I’ve given you sunlight, I’ve given you rain. Looks like you’re not happy unless I open a vein!' Delicious Theatre invites you into the New York City underworld, where a young florist named Seymour is attempting to grow a mysterious-looking plant... 

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. As she forces the guests into a storytelling game from hell, they must outwit her in a deadly game of mastermind that will take them to the darkest depths of humanity... 

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 LoveHard – delivered yet another highly entertaining show proving their ability and cementing their reputation as, not only fantastic writers but also, incredibly versatile and compelling actors... 

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. Robin Ince spends an hour celebrating the horror films and stories that were his solace as a misfit child... 

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. Meanwhile, a lecture on the history of Arthur’s homeland, beginning with the formation of the Earth, begins to unravel... 

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. With a blood-filled cocktail of stage combat, live music and impractical effects, Osric and Hans will encounter Annie the Vampire Bounty Hunter, dance with Nazis and battle the forces of the Vampirical Order in the stage blockbuster of the year. 

Horror Show

Horror Show

People are going missing. No one is doing anything about it. Werewolves... Bigfoot... Child sex rings... Flying saucers... Nazi science... Eight-foot owls and the CIA. What if we told you this is real; what if we told you this is all connected? A darkly immersive comic horror combining true crime, conspiracy theory and existential dread... 

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 a theremin... 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary's Baby... Father of Lies tells the chilling true story behind a mysterious, unsolved murder in West Germany, 1973. This is a thrilling horror show about haunted priests, jealous widowers and satanic cults... 

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. Roselit Bone's Joshua McCaslin is a triple threat: a versatile and accomplished guitarist, a powerful writer of vivid nightmare-poetry, and a singer unique in his ability to croon like Marty Robbins, bellow like Nick Cave, and scream, grunt and wail like a defiant, wounded animal... 

The Unbinding

The Unbinding

This was one of the most remarkable striking and uncomfortable productions that I have seen in a long time. Almost every scene packs a punch straight to the gut. It is bold, violent and unashamedly female... 

Goblin Perform Dawn of the Dead (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Goblin Perform Dawn of the Dead (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Italian horror soundtrack maestro Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin perform their classic 1978 score live to a screening of George Romero's film Dawn of the Dead (celebrating 40 years)... 

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 (celebrating 40 years)... 

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 stories... 

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. Fear of the veil and what lies beyond. Aided by Elizabeth and the Davenport's spirit cabinet, Professor Novak offers an invitation of enlightenment... 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Night time. Yearning. Ecstasy. The abyss of the human soul. Isabel Schmier explores our fascination with the dark and macabre in this solo performance, diving into the sinister worlds of dark romanticism and Gothic literature... 

Modern Horror Stories

Modern Horror Stories

An anthology horror show featuring eight modern day tales of terror, death and the supernatural. From online paranoia and ghost hunting, to the perils of dating after the zombie apocalypse... 

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. Join a host of historical characters for a horrifying comedy spectacle unsuitable for everyone... 

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. Embrace your dark side at the Late Night Evil Show. Come to our evil lair for an hour of horror comedy and cabaret you will never forget... 

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 human psyche... 

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. Now hailing as the Demon Barber, Sweeney swears vengeance against the Judge. Coaxed by the whispered words of the ensemble, Todd forms a sinister partnership with Mrs Lovett... 

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. Using techniques from Victorian séance rooms, they invite you to join them in an unforgettable journey into the unknown... 

Bad Dog

Bad Dog

Grace comes home to find a crime scene in her living room. Her sister, Eve, is at the centre, having killed their neighbour's dog. As they try to clean the room, and ascertain what led them to this moment, questions of faith and morality are brought to the forefront... 

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. But their dreams of discovering the truth behind what haunts the woods soon take a dark turn when only three return home... 

EH16: Pyre

EH16: Pyre

History is plagued with horror written on its own walls. EH16: Pyre takes a look at the lives of three woman who suffered at the hands of Edinburgh\'s darkest moments. The Edinburgh Horror Festival sell-out show returns with its intense post-modern, horror look at feminism and local history... 

Urban Death

Urban Death

'There may be many spooky stage productions around... but few will approach the level of this one' (New York Times). Urban Death presents vignettes of brutal horror mixed with gallows humour designed to shock, delight, and frighten... 

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. Far from giving him nightmares, it gave him a whole new perspective on life. And a new hero to try to emulate... 

Corydon Ovium

Corydon Ovium

Part of Laughing Horse Free Festival. This is a new piece of writing, using multimedia and immersive theatre. Corydon Ovium (Latin for clown sheep) explores the anxieties of modern culture... 

A Trilogy of Horrors

A Trilogy of Horrors

TumbleDry Theatre present three classic horror stories from three great writers. In Dickens’ The Signal Man, a schoolmistress tells of an unnerving meeting with a railway signalman, who claims to be visited by a prophetic ghost... 

Nightmare Fuel

Nightmare Fuel

Caution! Nightmare Fuel contains the following: demon birth, gaslighting, cheerleader intestines and vampire cunnilingus. This is Nightmare Fuel, a brutal clown show that will leave your nipples stiff and your pants drenched... 

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. City of the Dead has been named Britain’s Best Ghost Walk (Scare... 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

The multi award-winning Fringe cult hit is back. Rev up the Delta and come on a trip to a cabin in Tennessee, to witness the classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis Presley... 

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 Town... 

Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space

The worst movie of all time comes to the Edinburgh stage. Come and see Ed Wood’s classic tale of flying saucers and gothic horror just to laugh at how bad it really is. This is a play made against all the odds about a film made against all the odds... 

Room-Mate

Room-Mate

Hugo Alastor has gone missing. His only family connection is his brother who journeys to a B&B to find him – the last place Hugo was seen alive. But there is a shadow lurking amongst even more shadows, carrying secrets and a dark omen... 

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. The Blood Libel is coming to Prague... 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis*. Every now and then an idea strikes that seems extremely absurd and yet at the same time bizarrely fitting... 

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Tess Said So perform their new and original live film score to F.W. Murnau's landmark silent film, Nosferatu. Awarded Best Interactive, Film or Digital at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival, this is one of the most iconic silent movies of the 1920s with a fresh sonic reimagining by musicians Rasa Daukus and Will Larsen... 

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. Caligari, accompanied by a live orchestra, is just the thing... 

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.P. Lovecraft, tries to be both an insightful look into the life and times of the strange gentleman of providence, and a performance of some of his greatest works... 

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. Led through its dark past by an actor in the role of the long-dead James Douglas, Fourth Earl of Morton, we made our way up the Royal Mile – which is a spectacle itself under the explosive remnants of the Military Tattoo’s infamous fireworks... 

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 followers who are quick to click ‘like’ on each of his weekly I See You articles... 

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. This month their latest venture at Pleasance Dome, horror-musical The Midnight Beast: All Killer, will certainly please fans, although I’m not so sure about anyone else... 

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. From the company that brought you the sell-out Naked Dictators and the composer of The Jolly Folly of Polly the Scottish Trolley Dolly *****(Guardian). 

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 intelligence or deductive skills... 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary's Baby... Father of Lies is the new show from critically-acclaimed theatre company Bête Noire Productions. It tells the chilling true story behind a macabre and mysterious murder in West Germany, 1973... 

Death High

Death High

Sexy teens. An international high school. Mysterious deaths. Brexit. When a new girl starts at Sexiteen High School, her classmates start dropping like flies. Has her presence set off a deadly turn of events, or has a higher power been waiting for this opportune moment? Puberty can be tough, but surviving high school can be murder... 

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 sketch cabaret, Playtime... 

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. Marking their Fringe debut, Nevermore Theatre present their story about Edinburgh’s persecuted women, both past and present. 

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. Modern Robot presents a live performance to accompany this film... 

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis*. Every now and then an idea strikes that seems extremely absurd and yet at the same time bizarrely fitting... 

An Evening with the Plague Doctor

An Evening with the Plague Doctor

The ultimate scary soirée. Plunge into the Dungeon for a sensory journey like no other. Smell, taste and feel your way through the last 500 years, with the charmingly contagious Doctor as your guide... 

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Blackbell House has a new governess: poor, plain, Frances Glass. But as odd things start occurring, Frances realises it's difficult to be governess when the children are dead. From Nick Coyle (Guided Meditation, Double Tribute) comes Queen of Wolves, a terrifying gothic comedy... 

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Post-sketch revival. Sam & Tom, bellies full, bring their best and first show of skits and bits to the realm of darkness. When a game of hide and seek goes askew, only slick sketch comedy can save the day... 

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. El tour finalizará con una visita en nuestras bóvedas subterráneas... 

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. City of the Dead has been named Britain’s Best Ghost Walk (Scare... 

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. This is our most authentic scare-fest venturing through Edinburgh's most horrifying secrets... 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren. Honky Bonk’s reputation rests on a threesome delivering manic and macabre theatre. In this production, the protaganist, Fred Strangebone takes a job in a Freakshow and invites his audience to “peel back the flapping tent canvas door and behold the freaks within”... 

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 evil... 

Séance

Séance

The exclusive and intimate event returns to Brighton after its 2013-16 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a thrilling and shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact... 

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) and I will be a very happy person... 

Dangled

Dangled

This fast-paced, sharp writing from Louis Viljoen focuses on a man’s (Rob Van Vuuren) rapid descent into madness. His feelings of belittlement and disapproval are at the forefront of his mind as he longs to be noticed by a beautiful girl, Sophie... 

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.Pam, perfectly tailored in a pink pant suit and pearl earrings, is ready to help all those parents and concerned citizens out there who are 'Bothered by Dungeons and Dragons' (BADD), by sharing her research and advice... 

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. Immensely likeable in the first manifestations of their multi-layered characters, the Captain and Raoul are charming clowns, who quickly engage the audience with their warm ups that leave everyone with a smile on their face... 

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. "The Lenny Bruce of scifi" (The Skinny). Come and join his Merry Marvel Marching band... 

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. Beginning at the end of a difficult life, this one man show promises revelation to match the Bostonian poet's writings... 

Cinebra: A History Of Horror

Cinebra: A History Of Horror

Meet Megan and Sophie. They really like movies. They also like Tumblr, Lon Chaney, Debbie Gibson, the Ben & Jerrys’ stand at the Odeon, and each other. After meeting in Year 4, the pair became best friends (the BFF-necklace wearing kind), cementing their friendship with a mutual passion for movies, especially of the horror variety... 

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. Bring a picnic. Touch tour available. Please ask upon arrival. 

Protect and Survive

Protect and Survive

1984. The doomsday clock stands at 23:57. Five strangers take part in exercise ‘HOT SEAT’, a role-play simulation for a pre- and post-nuclear attack on the UK. In 2017, the doomsday clock, once again, reads 23:57 and the game becomes reality! "Unchecked climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity... 

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. Pickman is an artist of extraordinary talent, but his gruesome paintings are borne of a terrible secret... 

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. Regular host of BBC R4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’ and of the BBC Radio Comedy Award 2015 and 2016, Jess starred in the 2017 BBC1 drama, ‘Three Girls’... 

Werewolf: Live

Werewolf: Live

A hidden role game a la Secret Hitler or The Resistance, Werewolf is a classic of deduction and bluffing. Players are either werewolves or villagers. Your goal? Wolves must kill villagers; villagers must kill wolves... 

Talking to the Dead

Talking to the Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. Using techniques from Victorian seance rooms, they invite you to join them in an unforgettable journey into the unknown... 

About a Girl

About a Girl

There aren’t many plays with a cast of teenagers that are this slick. Some excellent tech and blocking make About a Girl a fast-paced and immersive horror, though the writing and acting sometimes fail to live up to the play’s impressive aesthetics... 

Pizza Delique

Pizza Delique

Pizza Delique is a Russian-run, Italian restaurant in London. Within this stationary bubble two strangers, Heath and Clarissa, meet for a blind date. Less than an hour into the meal, a second bottle of champagne is served to a table bursting with conversation, flirtatiousness and intensity... 

Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

On October third, 1849, Edgar Allen Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. He drew his last breath on October 7th, and since then, the death of this writer of literary classics has been shrouded in mystery... 

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 amazingly their first full length Edinburgh show deliver an outrageous horror-comedy... 

Ghost Quartet

Ghost Quartet

“Side One. Track One. ‘I Don’t Know’.” So starts Ghost Quartet, a spellbinding song cycle-come-musical that mixes an intricate multi-instrumental score, live instrumental sound effects and rich, chestnutty vocals... 

Wychwood

Wychwood

Horror is one of the most difficult genres to pull off in theatre. Whereas horror books are limited only by the imagination, and films have special effects and atmospheric editing, theatre has to find its own voice; usually through a mix of practical effects, creepy visuals, music and the live actors’ performances... 

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. Several enduringly popular musicals are performed on a huge scale, with large casts and spaces providing the exciting all singing, all dancing, electric atmosphere that make the musical experience so unique... 

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. Starring Max Schreck as Count Orlok. 

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. Unfortunately they certainly are not going to find it in this production... 

Seance

Seance

The exclusive and intimate event returns to Edinburgh after its 2013-15 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a thrilling and shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact... 

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’s expectations until the very end... 

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 horror at this year’s festival, despite a few setbacks... 

Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

Enter the fascinating mind of Edgar Allan Poe. Share the horror of his last hours on the streets of Baltimore. Hear his most revealing works come to life, including The Cask of Amontillado, The Raven and Alone... 

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. Visit old wynds, a haunted graveyard and our famous underground vaults. For the hardened ghost hunter... 

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. Our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history... 

Talking To The Dead

Talking To The Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. Face your fears and join them as they use techniques from Victorian seance rooms to peer into the Great Beyond and ask the question - "Is anybody there?” Sceptics and believers welcome. 

Year Without Summer

Year Without Summer

May 1816. The world is locked in winter. Claire Clairmont invites lover Byron to Lake Geneva with her stepsister Mary Godwin and Percy Shelley. Passions run high. Ghost stories are shared... 

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. She manages to subdue the man and keep him tied up in her fireplace... 

The Devil Without

The Devil Without

Faust re-imagined. For 500 years, Faust has stayed one step ahead, but the Devil takes any chance to try again and Faust must hide. Despite not opening the door for one bare hour..... 

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. Rob Deb is "the Lenny Bruce of sci- fi" (The Skinny) and "Patrick Casey impressed me, his routine relevant and up to date and this also helped grab the audience" (Nottingham Post)... 

My My Immortal

My My Immortal

Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way is the star of 'My Immortal', the world’s worst fanfiction. Harry Potter meets teenage goths (literally, that’s the plot). Celebrate 10 years of this literary masterpiece with Mathilda Gregory ('Werewolf Erotica, She Wrote')... 

Blood Will Have Blood

Blood Will Have Blood

After Banquo’s murder, his son Fleance is adrift in Macbeth’s brutal new Scotland. An intense audio-immersive experience of a tyrant’s world through a child’s eyes. 12 audience members only! ImmerCity's companion piece to 'Fire Burn'... 

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 say any more? Join LoveHard... 

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 anthropomorphic seals... 

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. His sharp rise and subsequent fall from power always comes as a surprise to the titular Macbeth, despite a warning from three witches who try to impart their wisdom; cryptically warning him of upcoming troubles... 

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. Their dark comedy of bizarre feats, poses the question: who are the real freaks? The performers? Or the audience watching them?In an era when Marvel continues to prevail, playing at superheroes or villains, feels a bit too familiar and these performers certainly look as though they’ve attended a Comic Con or two... 

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?'. Comedy and drama will take you through the history of this great nation's fascination with the dark side of femininity - Witches! Think 'Horrible Histories' in a pantomime style. 

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, waiting for an evening of unprecedented acts of horror to follow... 

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Actor/singer/storyteller Richard Spaul tells stories from Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre masterpiece. A man is haunted by fear of premature burial. A murder victim returns from the dead to expose his killer... 

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’s Black Lion pub and combines theatre, clues and comedy... 

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 Copstick, The Scotsman), "Completely bonkers charm" ****(The Times) 

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. Forget the horror films, experience a séance first hand... 

Subsist

Subsist

Someone turns off the lights. Then the door swings open, and four people scramble into the room shrieking with fear. You might be forgiven for mistaking these opening moments – coming, no less, from a show which promises an ‘apocalyptic horror fix’ – for the start of a series of cheap thrills... 

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. What the audience gets instead is a hammy play with a contrived plot and songs which are few and far between... 

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. Let our live dramatised readings accompanied with handcrafted lighting and live foley effects, surrender your senses and imagination to these gothic tales... 

Vampires in the Vault

Vampires in the Vault

Marty Ross returns to the Fringe this year with a new theatrical storytelling experience. Using nothing but the power of his voice and a few small rags, Ross narrates the story of Elizabeth Bathory, the infamous 'Countess Dracula' of Hungary... 

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 magic to summon Doctor Synistra... 

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 decide to walk out, could they please do so quietly... 

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. In doing so, they take us on a journey that shows us the world in a handful of soil; and inform us that the soil is two percent dead body... 

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. Join Dan Willis, Rick, the Governor and company for an hour of zombie based laughs... 

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 pair will talk all things murder and macabre while having a right laugh doing it... 

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 pair will talk all things murder and macabre while having a right laugh doing it...