Acclaimed immersive adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic, performed in a unique tunnel beneath Edinburgh’s streets.
Iconic is not a strong enough word for novelist Irvine Welsh’s generation-defining masterpiece, Trainspotting.
Billed as part Brazilian street dance and part Scottish ceilidhe with everyone invited to share the dance floor and a whisky, this suggested a rather more joyful, carnivalesque exp…
A striking, vibrating, digital solo sign-mime performance by Deaf dance artist, Chisato Minamimura, exploring for the first time in public the powerful perspectives of deaf hibakus…
An immersive, interactive experience that takes you on a journey full of whimsy and wonder, brought to you by critically-acclaimed veterans of the Los Angeles immersive theatre sce…
Beauty is Pain is a political performance art piece surrounding Donald Trump’s support of the Miss USA pageants and treatment of women in the mainstream media.
This is a vibrational experience for souls and minds.
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…
If you’re ever feeling stressed or exhausted by the craziness of the Edinburgh Fringe, just remember this: the Lunar God Nallagog loves you, and he wants you to join him on his g…
Charity spectacular! Watch an all-star lineup of comedians backstab, manipulate and fight for survival in Werewolf: Live.
Dramspotting: The Ultimate Whisky Podcast, Live.
A show in the dark.
Award-winning Happenings Theatre Company and sell-out Pop Heart Productions present their new collaboration.
‘A far-reaching generational story that crosses divides, ignites memories and pulls at your heart-strings’ (Stage Whispers).
With a melancholy Chopin Nocturne running through her veins and fragments of Caruso’s haunting opera echoing across the shimmering night sky, the haunted composer goes on a past …
The time is now, the place is here, and Karl Marx is back from the dead.
So, you think you’re cool? The stage is non-existent, you’re stood beneath the pseudo-stage lights and it seems as though you might be a part of the performance… So, what exa…
Bunk beds line the walls, a sterile cream colour melting into plastic mattresses.
There is no such thing as good or bad, there is only perception.
Collectively created, in-the-moment, utterly interactive, symbolic, rebellious, rite of renewal: if you’re not enjoying the game, find another one! Playful, magical, Extinction R…
Tune in: hear the rustle of trees, breathe in the wind, feel sun on your face.
You can’t stop birds flying over your head, but you can definitely prevent them from building a nest in your hair.
All abilities life drawing accompanied by live music at the Pianodrome – a playable amphitheatre constructed entirely from upcycled pianos.
Calling the courageous, faithless and broken to the late-night, interactive ceremony of the present moment we always hoped we’d never need.
Welcome to the opening of Capulet’s Argyle Cellar Bar! Our lovely guests, we would be humbled to have you (unless you are a Montague of course!).
Have you ever seen a giant block of jelly – wobbly, jiggly and strong enough to stand on? From award-winning circus creators, Jelly or Jam takes you on an acrobatic adventure int…
Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s classic album Wish You Were Here, this full-dome music and light show interprets the acclaimed rock album through mesmerising HD graphics.
Nights are dark and lonely at the end of the world.
Xiao’s grandma suffers from Alzheimer’s.
Hailing from Scottish seaside town St Andrews is the award-winning a cappella group Bells.
After a baffling 2018 run (The Wee Review Fringe Experience Award: ‘most memorable experience – be it good.
Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco as we return to our Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the crazy throngs of the Fringe.
Tim, Harry and Ella have been sent on a mission – destroy a factory, send a message.
A whimsically curated theatrical deep-dive into the multiverse of Hendrick’s Gin, guided by three tini tipples… In a world where the beloved martini has been called, one of the h…
Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features the 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon in explosive surround sound.
Spencer bought a new looper, but he can’t beatbox.
Your daughter is missing.
The classic version of the show is driven by a 132-piece orchestral recording of the original Holst suite with awe-inspiring solar system visuals featuring the latest images that h…
It’s time to taste.
A theatrical sightseeing tour on-board a classic 1960s Routemaster bus, taking you on a journey around the darker side of Europe’s most haunted city.
Citizen Scotland cordially invites you to take part in a focus group that will define the very future of the nation – for better or worse.
All month I have spotted Scott Swinton, star of Karaoke Saved My Life, on the streets of Edinburgh, flyering for his show.
You are invited to a real-life, late-night, end-of-Fringe prom! So dress up fancy, get your dad to drop you off at Assembly High – the only high school inhabited by all your favo…
Charity spectacular! Watch beloved comedians backstab, manipulate and fight for survival in Werewolf: Live.
Manchester United fans old enough to remember 1971 may recall the strange weekend George Best went missing.
An intensely dramatic short play inspired by authors such as Sarah Kane and Martin Crimp, our script is an original attempt at an absurdist horror story.
The Midnight Soup is a piece of theatre during which the audience prepare a meal that they share at the end.
The year is sometime in the 1800s, it seems, or else 2018.
London sell-out, immersive solo tragicomedy debut by Elina Alminas.
Darkfield – creators of last years Séance – have brought their shipping container back to Summerhall for their latest aeronautically themed immersive audio performance, Flight…
Knaive Theatre’s reworking of Czech author Karel Capek’s 1937 novel War with the Newts is a striking adaptation of an unfairly forgotten sci-fi masterpiece that will leave you …
One-man show telling King Lear’s story in his own words, using text from the original and new words.
It’s 1968 and the world is about to change.
Nothing’s easier than returning to the welcoming arms of civilian life post-Army, right? Not for this soldier.
Fever Dream Theatre’s BaseCamp promises an immersive experience in the rivalry between two world-class mountain climbers preparing for a joint ascent of a Himalayan mountain.
Join the Secret Society of Scottish Scoundrels and investigate the shocking murder of Judge Mental.
Let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience heads to the Edinburgh Fringe! At over 300 metres long, The Monster is the world’s largest inflatable obstacle …
Brewhemia are presenting some of the finest acts of this year’s festival.
A quiz and bingo, stitched together in a glittery wild fury! Brewhemia presents a wild night of games, indulgence and sparkle.
Theatre On The Edge requests the honour of your presence at the wedding reception of Robert and Issy.
Did you know that all life problems can be solved through karaoke? Join this immersive interactive experience and sing your troubles away and celebrate all that cheesy pop and big …
Every night, a rising star of the comedy scene will curate their own night of comedy.
Welcome to a magic city tour by night with elements of sightseeing, performance and quests.
Adapted by Interplay, the National Sensory Theatre, from the play by Greg Cullen, this multi-sensory theatre piece beautifully illuminates the story of a girl lost in a jungle at t…
Guru Dudu returns to Edinburgh with some extra tours by his Village People tour guides.
Tape Face presents an evening with the best acts at the Edinburgh Fringe with a social media twist.
Fringe first for this unique, entertaining, interactive single malt experience, featuring a taste of Scotland’s best gastronomy at Cannonball.
World premiere of Pie Jesu – written by Robert Fripp (King Crimson) and Andrew Keeling, arranged especially for Excelsa Voces.
Want to experience doing your bit? Meet and hear from characters involved in the WWI war effort such as a field nurse, a coastguard, a canary girl and the mother of a soldier.
Shindig: a large, lively party.
Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out.
The Full Moon Cabaret is an immersive art party with burlesque, variety and subversive surprises.
Celebrating its first year, Howl at the Moon puts you in control! Showcasing Scotland’s first and only live request jukebox, our duelling pianists go head to head taking on your re…
Acclaimed immersive adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic, staged in a unique tunnel beneath Edinburgh’s streets.
Remorseful absurdist Sean Morley plays with guilt, blame, forgiveness and audience expectations in this genre-bending stand-up apology.
Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark is a semi-autobiographical, storytelling, spoken word show about living with night terrors.
The Piece is an immersive, glow-in-the-dark experience that spoofs immersive, glow-in-the-dark experiences.
Come onstage and fight for your life, hunt down the werewolves or laugh from the audience in this immersive comedy game show! A theatrical reimagining of the classic game of decept…
Sanderson Jones is back! After six years building the worldwide Sunday Assembly movement, the comedian, and activist has returned to the Fringe with the first, only and best secula…
The least qualified and most concerned history teacher in the UK (Oskar Schortz) guides you through his biggest worry yet – that history has a purpose! Join him for a lesson to d…
There’s been a murder.
You are the hero in this ingenious escape game! Crack the Major’s riddles, beat the clock and defuse the device before it’s too late! Edinburgh needs you! An Agent November Mystery…
A theatrical sightseeing tour onboard a classic 1960s Routemaster bus, taking you on a journey around the darker side of Europe’s most haunted city.
Agent November is hot on the trail of international thief Rob Berry! A priceless artefact is missing from the Museum of Secrets.
A ghost tour like no other! With 3D immersive sound (a virtual reality for the ears) our headphones will teleport you into a mixed reality, where companions from the past, revealin…
Assembly’s foray into digital entertainment returns after last year’s debut of the exhibition with more cutting-edge technology and a fantastic representation of how it can int…
Andrew Bovell’s Speaking in Tongues: The Lies is one half of a Doughnut Productions double bill showing at the Pleasance Courtyard this August.
Caitlin was the wife of poet Dylan Thomas.
A tale of unexpected friendship.
Immersive Joe’s NYC Bar returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe with two shows a day at Assembly Underground.
Theatre Conspiracy’s interactive show, Foreign Radical, is more than likely to mess with your moral compass.
Theatre today increasingly falls into one of two broad camps.
Sometimes, just one good idea is enough to make a show a success.
They are on the move.
FK Alexander returns with her Total Theatre Award-winning sell-out 2016 show.
Let’s spend an hour playing together.
Pastor Jambus and his congregation of sinners are ready to show you the most heavenly spectacle this side of the Atlantic.
Tokio Myers is a multi-instrumental artist and composer fusing classical piano with electronic sounds and beats, creating an immersive and compelling show.
Alcoholics’ recovery meetings are happening all around us, all the time.
Set in the venue’s bar, immerse yourself in Berkoff’s biting parody of the world of theatre which pokes fun at the pretensions of thespians and the superficial nature of their life…
“It’s time to take your pill,” says the director, before handing me a tiny white tablet that she assures me is made of sugar, while clearing chairs to create a dancefloor.
Get ready to immerse yourself as Edinburgh becomes your playground thanks to GooseChase and the Adelaide Fringe! Edinburgh’s biggest scavenger hunt, The Fringe Game challenges yo…
Don’t just watch Fringe shows, BE in one! Whales gives you the opportunity to participate in this interactive performance either as a whale rescuer or as a whale.
Come experience the Lush Life in our exciting shop with 90 minutes of product-making, bath art demonstrations, talks from local charities, live acoustic music, a complimentary cupp…
Six years ago award-winning administrator Andy Barr was marooned on a tropical island.
The ultimate scary soirée.
The best holiday of your life! Club Sol will transport you to sunny Spain for an evening of comedy cabaret that you will never forget! Your holiday reps, The Mauve Coats, will pres…
A near-immersive theatre show encompassing and delving into the lives of six recovering addicts.
Imagine stepping into a canvas and exploring a visual world in 3D.
Following a mammoth year of four and five-star reviews, this unbeatable theatrical dining experience sees bride and groom Kate and Will expecting a small party to celebrate their w…
Acclaimed immersive staging of Irvine Welsh’s classic, direct from world tour.
Since closing its doors as a vet school in 2011, Summerhall has become a thriving arts hub full of exhibitions, installations and shows.
BlundaBus infamous and intimate late-night knees-up that probably isn’t for you.
Psychedelic trip meets TED talk.
Come for an immersive ‘clubbing’ atmosphere and free face paint; stay for perceptive political dilemmas and great naturalistic performances.
Trapped in lives filled with daydreams, Thea and Robin both crave an escape from their everyday routines.
What’s for breakfast today? Another stand-up show? Or instead a connective journey through mind/body, love/loss, power/vulnerability, sound/silence and timeful/timelessness? Imme…
Beryl takes place in a cluttered bedsit, where the vivacious titular character runs a service that allows curious potential crossdressers to experiment with different looks.
LuckyMe Records return with the best party of Edinburgh Festival once again.
In this innovative and original piece of immersive, improvised theatre, we are invited to step inside The Mindspace to talk to the personified projections of the human mind.
Tomorrow, Maybe – the newest offering from writing duo Amies & Clements – is a touching musical, set to an absolutely exquisite score which is brought to life with passion by b…
There’s a certain size and scale that one gets used to at the Fringe.
Here we go again.
Immer City’s intriguing audio-immersive take on an oft-forgotten part of the tale of Macbeth is a wonderfully atmospheric and unique experience, if one that still feels rough aro…
Think you’ve had quite enough of women in activewear shouting at you for one lifetime? Think again: Help, the comedy self-help seminar from London comedy duo, Bae, is the most fu…
The Genesis + Revelation cycle by Fourth Monkey promises “traditional Bible stories with a contemporary twist”.
You don a white mask and read a list of instructions upon entering The Space at Jury’s Inn.
What will you choose to do about cancer? Join us for an inspiring hour of interactive games and verbatim theatre taking you on the journeys of patients, clinicians and researchers …
Interactive theatre is a tricky beast.
Paul Wady’s unique and controversial mass autism conversion show returns for a second year.
Geoff, a 35-year-old coach driver from the East Midlands, prides himself on excellent customer service, atomically accurate timekeeping and his expensive re-upholstered interiors.
Pentire Street Productions are proud to debut their unique two-person immersive drama at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Following his acclaimed 2013 singalong show Mister Meredith, joined by Miss Em and her West End lungs, brings his long-running London pub version to Edinburgh.
Responding to phenomenal demand, Russian Standard are bringing PingTron, a unique and exceptional take on ping pong, to Edinburgh for the very first time.
Not Too Tame return to Edinburgh with an award-winning immersive theatrical experience in a real pub.
Relax after a busy day at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with live acoustic music from local artists, a complimentary cuppa and a free taster of one of our massage treatments in the…
Join community leader David Edwards and guests to re-connect with your local community.
There are many schools of thought as to what is best to write here but few are bold enough to address those schools at the expense of describing their own show.
An actual baby, just.
SuZanna GonZo had to abandon cruise ship stardom after she almost murdered the man she had fallen deeply in lust with.
Why do we forget our dreams? Why can’t we control them? And how can dreams impact on our day-to-day lives? Touching Sky Young Company explore a society where dreams are an unpreced…
The gold from the Great Waverley Train Robbery was never found but, 30 years on, new information has come to light as to its whereabouts.
Everything I love about the Edinburgh Fringe can be summed up by a group of people rocking out to the guitar solo in Bohemian Rhapsody in the middle of the street with little or no…
Touch is the new one-woman play from Asylon Theatre exploring the difficulties of genuine human connection.
Hula House, created by Permanently Visible Productions, is an immersive, semi-interactive look at the life of sex workers.
The Hendrick’s Emporium of Sensorial Submersion is yet another triumph for the phantasmagorically fertile imaginations of the genial geniuses of gin.
To dream or not to dream? For the residents of Lhaytar, the only remaining city on an otherwise flooded Earth, the answer is definitively the latter.
The Adventures of Isabel is a critically acclaimed, immersive dance theatre production for children aged between 2-7 years, inspired by 19th and 20th century poetry about childhood…
Yangalang a female comedy duo first performed Digest TV: The Temp at the Folkestone Women of the World Festival in March 2015.
Beckett’s dramatic works are disorientating at the best of times.
Buckle Up is a trip on board the world’s worst airline, as technical difficulties, drunken pilots and a terrorist plot threaten to cause major delays.
Monochrome make-up, over-sized cigars and manic choral singing are only a few features you’ll find in the stylised theatre of the Dead Iconics.
Immersive shows are one of those strands of theatre which can be either spectacular or absolutely appalling.
Sailor – he had a real name once, but he believes “Sailor” suits him now – is a street hustler, thief and raconteur; the illegitimate son of a prostitute who has taken up h…
First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow.
Suitability: 16+ (Restriction).
Phantasmagoria is Hookhitch theatre’s adaptation of the Lewis Carroll poem.
‘He had fallen into the hands of death.
Take a fast turn through Edinburgh town to uncover clues, solve puzzles and evade Dr Spottletoe’s patrolling henchmen in this high-energy steampunk scavenger hunt.
Three weeks ago a glowing druid on a skateboard appeared to Nick Coyle in a dream, and told him to lead a guided meditation, despite being completely unqualified.
You ring the doorbell and walk in.
Bebe van der Belt (a glamorous American) and Miss Luna Peach (a cheeky Brit) conspire to host the most divinely decadent evening Edinburgh has ever seen.
Welcome to the last Polish/English wedding before the borders close, where you, the audience, play the role of the wedding guests led by a charismatic Mistress of Ceremonies.
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