An intimate short play focused on the complex deterioration of a wife and the relationship with her husband.
In her most intimate work, cellist Justyna Jablonska explores how identities are made, unmade and remade in music.
Join the creator of The Room Next Door in this final run at the Edinburgh Fringe after a successful sell-out tour as he talks about making comedy under the radar and the dangers of…
A show that provides a jellicle discussion about the jellicle aspects of the jellicle cats in CATS and how you can apply them to your life in order to make it truly jellicle.
Join award-winning punslinger Darren Walsh for some new jokes.
Before he became a stand-up, Alex Leam’s first showbiz career was as a mobile DJ.
Mina (Comedy Central, Stomp) returns with her new immersive multimedia show weaving together hilarious and heartfelt stories from her New York upbringing as the daughter of an Ital…
Ever wondered if what you are seeing and hearing is real? Feel like your trust in the audio-visual spectrum has been shaken? Charlie explores the increasing dangers – and benefit…
A twisted, memoiristic fairytale, blending theatrical storytelling, with Flore Gardner’s animated and live (on-stage) drawings.
Do you feel successful? Then this is your show.
Ted Hill’s debut stand-up show about every single US president and how they saved his life.
Teacher-by-trade Jack’s guide to everything the classroom may throw at you.
Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps, his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing.
‘A gem of a show’ ****½ (One4Review.
Sam is the campus outsider who takes on a case to expose a cheating partner but finds himself in a web of deceit, corruption and the incorrect disposal of kitchen waste.
Joe has always been a nerd.
Most people start comedy because they’re funny.
They said he couldn’t make it as a global fashion icon; they were wrong.
Multi award-winning Scottish comedian and top 1% global Twitch streamer Rosco McClelland presents his latest collection of works.
Hoo Hah House's production Brave Face is by far the bravest and powerful production I have seen at the Fringe this year.
How many times can a woman be objectified before deciding she’s more human than that? More angry than that… more vengeful than that.
Set in a landscape of social distancing, social media, WhatsApp and Zoom calls, iMelania is an audio-visual experience that takes place on your phone and desktop.
A unique take on the transition from the Ottoman Empire’s period to the Republican era through the story of an old mansion and its demolition.
‘Alex Leam is very dangerous, in a good way’ (Tony Slattery).
Jigsaw is a reunion of two close friends as they attempt to reconnect, to assemble the pieces of their lives, and to unpack thermodynamics.
Performed by cellist-composer Emily De Simone, systems_theory is a curated set of multimedia works reflecting human impact on the world – from Thomas Butler’s Coordinates for Cel…
Edinburgh’s favourite topical comedy show.
At the height of the pandemic, nine friends longing for contact reconnect for a bit of normality in an online New Year’s Eve party.
Rosy’s multi-award-winning theatre debut ‘Passionate Machine’ took Edinburgh by storm in 2018 – now she’s back for more.
Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps; his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing.
In a world where we see some form of video footage every day – on small and big screens, down on our phones, around us on animated billboards – and where we can tumble headfirs…
In the last years, online dating apps - and the ever-more-absurd scenarios that facilitate - have emerged as a fruitful mine of comic reflections.
Daz Black heads to the Fringe for the first time ever, off the back of his UK tour.
Tim runs the website Holy Land.
Have you ever been to a comedy show by someone who can travel through dimensions, from one world to another? No, me neither.
What happens when eccentricity meets electricity? What connects the invention of the lightbulb to the Berlin techno scene? Take a tour with Hypnotique (Britain’s third best there…
From the postcolonial Middle East, to the EU and USA, old orders are collapsing.
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 have ever wondered how contemporary dance choreography is created (as opposed to classical ballet) this fascinating show, CoisCéim Dance Theatre’s Body Language directed …
Pathetic Fallacy, at heart, has a Unique Selling Point—the show’s creator, Anita Rochon, isn’t actually in Edinburgh.
No horse, no band of Apache warriors waiting with knives between their teeth, no pretty French cancan dancer for the hero to shag, no grit, dust or duty for historical accuracy.
Screening the best quick-fire sketches and shorts by the next big undiscovered talents.
Following the unprecedented success of his appearance on the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series Abil…
A partially sane imprisoned zombie tries outwitting his zookeeper interrogator, swearing a zombie army is coming to free him.
Enjoy visions of tomorrow with a glass of wine.
If this was billed as Music and took place in a concert hall, the MP4 Quartet’s perfomance of three pieces by Steve Reich, Pendulum Music, Different Trains and WC 9/11 would earn…
Following 2018’s sold-out run, Scottish virtuoso Andy Gunn’s back with his homage to the greats of electric blues guitar with a multimedia experience featuring projected films, nar…
Missing someone is lonely when you are far away, it’s worse when they are right there.
Evers, Booth and [Name] courageously stage their 2019 multimedia sketch show.
Squeeze in with two talented up-and-coming comedians.
A lowly soldier struggles to provide for his wife and son.
Tom Walker and Demi Lardner are young twin brothers left alone at home.
Static is a hybrid theater and live concert production that tells the story of a son using music as a means to cope with losing his father to dementia.
Your daughter is missing.
Join comedy jumble sale Joby Mageean on a swashbuckling stand-up comedy adventure as he takes you on a whimsical tale of the seven seas, recounting his life as a troubadour and hei…
How did everyone’s show go at the Fringe today? Who tanked? Who triumphed? Who was bang average? Gavin Webster and guests discuss the day’s comedy news in a lighthearted way.
What does it feel like to have been raised online? Are there any benefits to this constant connection? This gender neutral script, a debut piece from a new writer, will be performe…
In response to the #MeToo movement, Boxed Out uses verbatim (or interview-based theatre) to explore how people of all ages are experiencing gender, gender norms and gender stereoty…
British comedy’s leading (only) homage to ITV Nightscreen returns to Edinburgh, with an all-new show for 2019.
The closest I get to remembering my dreams are the ideas that occur during the thin veil between sleep and awake, where your mind wanders unimpeded and undirected.
Have you ever found yourself in an awkward social situation? Ever wished there was a guide to help you navigate your way through life’s trickier interactions? Do you want a penguin…
Laura Monmoth returns to the Fringe with an hour of charming – yet quite frankly silly – multimedia nonsense.
New Zealand comedian, Grave St Claire, brings his multimedia comedy show to Edinburgh for the first time.
This multimedia theatrical experience explores an old Istanbul mansion’s transition from Ottoman to modern eras, through video art and traditional Turkish music, live looping and…
Sir Trevor Brierly – writer, director, occasional cat-sitter – was many things to many people.
Like puns? Think you’ve seen it Orwell before? Well gammon check this out.
After Fringe hit Speechless, Cambridge Footlights Comrie and Dan present the hyperkinetic, garish and gothic Obsolete: a sinister tech company presentation, combining the Silicon V…
As seen on the BBC and Channel 4.
The year is 2046.
Remember Bravo Two Zero? Of The First Gulf War fame? Ian Lane does.
In a rare appearance outside, IT rock‘n’roll superstars Lloyd and Pete bring their latest inventions from their cable-infested living room to Edinburgh for a brand-new show.
Skylar MacDonald loves facts.
After two years of making musical stings on his computer, mostly in his underwear at 3am, Archie’s facing an artistic crisis.
Cicada 3301 is a play devised around one of the most mysterious, still unsolved Internet puzzles.
Welcome to the eye-popping drawing adventure presented on a magical whiteboard.
Humble Pi explores the greatest mathematical near-misses and mishaps involving planes, trains and autocorrect.
Award-winning comedian Juliette is full of contradictions: pessimistic optimist? Introverted extrovert? Successful failure? Masculine or feminine? Happy or sad? Mentally ill or hea…
A screening of multi award-winning film Black Snow, about the legacy of Britain’s biggest ever mining disaster (Barnsley, 1866), and how a community absorbed that heritage into t…
Creative Projects: An afternoon with Wendy and friends at Greyfriars Kirk.
Since 2014 we’ve platformed over 200 films giving premieres to shorts that have gone onto much bigger things in festivals across the world.
In collaboration with TV producer/eco campaigner Phil Williams and Ecuadorian Kichwa tribe this new multimedia play will connect you with what is happening now in the Amazonian rai…
The National Theatre of China have brought their visually stunning production of Life On The Silk Road to Zoo Southside.
Doomsday preppers: people who ready themselves and their homes for survival in the event of an apocalypse.
Childhood friends Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are back after their smash-hit Fringe debut, serving up their dirtiest, most disturbing and patently misguided VHS finds from 25 year…
Chase Scenes is exactly what it says it is: 60 scenes in which performers create a variety of famous and original chase scenes, filmed lived onstage and projected onto screens at t…
‘Stephen’s daring writing and willingness to complement conventional lyricism with sonic experiment makes for a powerful experience’ (Scotsman).
William Stone – ‘belting gags!’ (Angela Barnes) – and Simone Belshaw – ‘brilliantly offbeat’ (FunnyWomen.
Lost Lore is a production by new company Lost Tail Theatre.
This play, set against the historically accurate backdrop of the first day of the Somme, features fictitious soldiers from the Durham Pals regiment preparing for ‘the big push’.
The world premiere of a multi-media collaboration that combines live music from the Melomaniacs trio with film by the Scottish filmmaker Lee Archer, photographs taken by the New Yo…
A powerful performance that weaves together memoir and myth in a blend of theatrical storytelling and digital and live drawing response.
Once Upon a Daydream, produced by Sun Son Theatre, bursts with life and colour.
If there’s one thing the majority of people at the Fringe can empathise with, it’s how hard the life of a jobbing actor can be.
When you think of Russians, funny and comedian are probably not two words that instantly spring to mind; but in time, Olga Koch will change that.
FoxDog Studios are back – and they are as witty, quick and entertaining as previous years.
Once upon a time, British people would know they had to go to bed when the TV stopped showing programmes and started showing still images of the programmes they were going to show …
A converted 1960s caravan hosting installations both insightful and absurd, poetry, puppets and music.
Michael Clarke has felt something.
Arnab Chanda (Russell Howard’s Good News, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee 2007) quit stand-up in 2011.
BoxLit Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet like you’ve never seen it before! Combining cinematic film projection, live theatre and evocative music.
Maddie Campion has always wanted to be in a double act.
High-octane, stand-up comedy show.
A microphone shaped like the human head.
An interactive technological comedy adventure with comedian David Callaghan.
‘I like trolling big.
From the age of sieges and chivalry comes a show about medieval love, adrenaline junkies and an insane quest for glory.
In real life, Loose Brie (Martin and Phil) live together in a tiny flat.
On March 20th, 7:13pm.
Codependent Arising is an immersive theater experience revealing the deepest, weirdest parts of one comedian in her most vulnerable state.
Ursine stand-up Richard Hanrahan finally gets his act together, or at least tries to.
A one-person comedy show with art and passion.
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017, Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with an inter-dimensional work-in-progress stand-up comedy show.
The war is over: there is peace in our time.
Join your hosts, Ross Brierley and Joshua Sadler, as they bring the UK’s finest spoof chat show and chaotic cabaret back to the Fringe.
Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era.
A flipbook might look like an ordinary but unusually shaped book, but appearances can be deceptive.
Did someone say drugs, pedos and terrorists? Alex’s twisted outlook will shake your faith in humanity before restoring it ever so slightly, then smashing it once again beyond rep…
Support indie film! Now entering its fourth year and including the premiere of event director Al Carretta’s 10th indie feature Precious Little Things, we present a curated selectio…
This playful, innovative and interactive play follows a young engineer trying to follow her heart and fall in love for the first time, against the ever-present pressure from her st…
This play, set against the historically accurate backdrop of the first day of the Somme, features fictitious soldiers from the Durham Pals regiment, preparing for the big push.
Internationally acclaimed imitating the dog premiere their latest work.
As the industrial world collides with agricultural life, China’s traditional folk arts are in decline.
Laura Monmoth had a problem.
Two years a Leither and it feels so good! But a Penguin is not a Tim Tam, and a Penguin is not a straw.
The show follows up on No Redemption Songs (Fringe sell-out 2014 and 2015) and tells the story of the former mining village of Horden, Co Durham, in the years since the miner’s str…
Adam tells the story of Adam Kashmiry, a trans man born in Alexandria, Egypt.
The Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show that ‘defined comedy in 2016’ (**** Guardian) and earned a Total Theatre Award nomination for Innovation returns for 10 days only.
This adaptation of the modern Chinese drama Teahouse does not work.
David Huntsberger’s stand-up show is problematic as a comedy show as it has very little resembling a joke.
Theatre Conspiracy’s interactive show, Foreign Radical, is more than likely to mess with your moral compass.
Following on from time served with Shooglenifty, Conrad Molleson performs new works as Stringjammer in collaboration with musical partners Mat Clements, Tommy Pickles, (Orkestra De…
Violet has had the ability to travel back in time since a young age and has utilised her gift in her writing career.
Joanne Ryan’s ode to motherhood, Eggsistentialism, is emotionally poignant and amusingly informative.
Joseph Morpurgo has earned a reputation for being both a crowd pleaser and a comedian’s comedian with his inventive, high-concept multimedia shows.
Circled in their new support group, six young people all brought together by one thing – a journey from friendship to revenge.
This world premiere devised theater piece imagines that Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland falls through a black hole and meets five visionaries who challenge societal assumptio…
Fairich: Live is an immersive audio-visual experience by Gaelic electronica duo WHYTE.
A two-woman show starring only one woman – not a typo but the conceit at the centre of the latest show by Canadian actress and interactive artist Laurence Dauphinais.
Curating a collection of the most bizarre instances of human behaviour recorded on esoteric VHS tapes, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher do little more throughout the evening than brief…
Acclaimed storyteller Max Scratchmann celebrates seventy years of Indian independence from British rule and brings the lost world of the infamous Hooghly River Scottish colonies vi…
The premise of Caridad Svich’s Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (A Rave Fable), here performed by Clumsy Bodies Theatre, is truly exciting.
This startling, if indistinct production from Mind the Gap, England’s largest learning disability theatre company, gets straight to its point, with cast members slipping into ‘…
Glasgow theatre company Tidy Carnage explore the modern phenomenon of internet shaming by fusing theatre and film through Shame, written and performed by Belle Jones.
Coltrane invites his best friends in comedy down for a friendly late-night geek retreat, as comedians play Super Mario Maker live: the most thrilling and infuriating platforming ga…
Threewoods Playwright took us on an underwhelming biographical journey with this short play about a young girl reliving her refugee grandmother’s memories of Hong Kong.
Enter a Bedouin tent, enjoy Druze cookery, practice Hebrew and Arabic, attend the film theatre, view original art, try on Maskit fashion, learn Sufi dancing and hear from Jewish an…
An interdisciplinary work from Turtle Island that takes shape around peoples and the land.
Through live storytelling, peep-boxes and projection, the audience are drawn into a story circle where ancient tales of boggarts and mermaids hold hands with contemporary accounts …
Romantic Encounters in a Darkened Room is a thoroughly enjoyable one-man show, mixing sketches of various different formats in a bizarre outpouring from the brain of comedian Charl…
Frogman is an oceanic coming-of-age drama split between two time frames.
“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.
The world’s first and only human/cartoon double-act return to the Fringe.
Featuring music, original video and performance, this show combines electronic, classical opera and contemporary music, with lighting effects and surprises.
NY comedian/VICE contributor, Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating extremist groups in Trump America.
DJing and poetry is surely a combination that deserves greater exploration.
Exciting and troubled comedian Stoph Demetriou struggles against his own uselessness to educate the audience on why some people are too useless to realise how useless they are.
If you like superheroes; if you want to learn more about their history; if you’ve ever seen a movie that had superheroes in it… if you’ve read this far already – you should…
What it says on the tin.
Muriel (Janine Harouni, Meg Salter and Sally O’Leary) are multi award-winning actresses and comedy performers.
Lolly (Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe) explores our digital footprint in her third satirical stand-up show.
Take a deep breath and join me on a multimedia rampage.
Long before Madonna, the world was gaga for Nazimova.
Revised by audience feedback throughout, your chance to contribute to the interactive audience autism conversion phenomenon has returned.
Stagger me sideways! King Ubu, usurper to the throne of Baloney, carries a mop instead of a sceptre and dreams of his pâté de dog.
Inspirational internet memes are everywhere these days and Lost Voice Guy is sick of being an unintentional porn star.
New interactive video game show from Joe Hart (SYTYF? Finalist and Tickled Pig Winner)! Nerd out, level up and just maybe live to respawn another day.
After six years of austerity, is it even possible to be an artist and make enough money for luxuries like bread? Show Me the Money is a funny, inspirational show by multimedia arti…
Join your hosts Ross Brierley and Joshua Sadler as they take the late-night chat show to its illogical conclusion.
The award-winning comedian Alasdair Beckett-King is legendary, in that there is little historical evidence he exists.
Returning for its 12th season, this critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day.
‘Eve’s Dawning’ combines storytelling, live music and animation to tell the dystopian fairy tale of Eve, the last girl in the world, as she navigates a post-apocalyptic waste…
Described as “unconventional,
quirky, and voyeuristic”, Peppered Wit’s production of Blink by
Phil Porter fulfills each of those descriptions.
A woman single-mindedly pursues her physical image at the expense of her inner self.
We Can Be, LadyG cuts Gaga down to size, with migrant resilience and ‘Yes We Can Be Happy, Initiate’ and so a company taking inspiration from Jean Findlay and TSEliot which produce…
How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films.
This is about the most important thing Michael Clarke ever felt.
A breathtaking theatre show that offers a window to the soul of Russia’s turbulent past.
7090 are the hosts of a playground full of music, films and installations.
Welcome to Shiny Town where extraordinary performance meets an ordinary town.
The sun has set and across the shimmery water two majestic figures serenely move.
A high-energy comedy reworking of classic game books such as ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ and ‘Find Your Fate’.
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet.
Albert is a lovable nerd who dreams of the big stage.
Alasdair Beckett-King is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence he exists.
A day offering people the opportunity to step into our experiences of living with loss and bereavement.
Avant-Pop priestess and vocal looping pioneer invites her favourite cohorts for one special night.
Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages.
Cultural Echo is the debut theatre work from young company Broken Perspectives.
Soundscape – a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet.
Next to Normal spin words, music, vocals and their sweet, sweet moves into sketch forms every damn day (after their day jobs).
Notorious performer Hypnotique tells her personal story about the world’s first electronic instrument (from 1920s Russia) and it’s influence on music today – including Led Zepp…
Fresh from winning Dave’s ‘Joke of the Fringe’, Darren Walsh set to work on ‘S’Pun’, the follow-up to 2015’s 5 star show ‘Punderbolt’, cramming in even more animations, videos …
A double bill from: Joe Hart (SYTYF finalist, Tickled Pig winner, as seen on BBC Trending) and Liam Webber (Best New Act nominee, Midlands Comedy Awards).
WMD Comedy is a three man sketch troupe with an online following for making strange and wonderful content.
Brother and sister duo Jack and Anna Harris bring us a stand-up comedy show using sketches inspired by their life as siblings.
The Countess Alex Zapak, direct from Berlin, presents her captivating new show NU(I)T
The international, trans-media, award-winning artist to perform at Brighton Fringe 2017.
An exhibition of works that explore disrupted space: cultural, political, emotional and physical, selected from Phoenix Brighton studio artists and curated by Lucy Day.
‘Love a Positive Life’ is a multimedia exhibition telling the positive stories of young people living with HIV in Africa and Asia.
Award-nominated sell-out hit HIP returns as an immersive journey through the streets of 1970s Brighton.
I, Marjorie Willmott (MA, PhD, MpDA), invite you to my very interesting and very important introductory lecture.
Co-commissioned by Live Theatre/The Marlowe Theatre.
An enthralling exhibition based on a year-long collaboration between a photographer and a poet.
Procrastination may confound human progress and productivity, but it also provides the inspiration for Brick by Brick’s fantastic, multimedia clown show.
Macbeth: Without Words is an abstract and aesthetically pleasing piece, rich in tension.
Looking like a cyberpunk priest, Tsai Pao-Chang’s hero is swamped in technology — AI, encrypted files and dating sites.
In the prologue to Malcostume Compagnia Teatrale’s show Machina, the company explains that the word ‘machina’ roughly translates to machine or structure and the company’s n…
This is a bold and ambitious production, brought to life by three very talented young actors: Sam Ducane, Jack Gordon, and Jessica Sian.
Like a mythological creature comprising equal parts gameshow and man, Les Ismore straddles the enraged bullock of Ulster Light Entertainment.
A spectacle of music, video, strobes, multimedia, animation in 3D and 2D, with treated and customised film, using colour effects, singing and flamenco percussion mixed with Scottis…
Princes of Main return with another sketch show chock-a-block with odd characters, witty one liners and silliness.
Given the chance, what would you ask God? ‘Why do I have three nipples?’ Jessie is taken on a journey through time.
We Live by the Sea is a feel-good tale, exploring the day-to-day life of an autistic teenager in Filey.
Award-winning aerial dance theatre company, LCP, draws awareness to human rights violations in their new production.
A fresh look at the love poems of Sam Shepard using dance, aerial, physical theatre and live video.
A music and projection performance through the prism of blues with live music by Justin Lavash and projections by Darrell Jónsson.
Smart may seem innovative in putting Facebook and Tinder at the heart of a drama, but this cannot compensate for boring and one-dimensional characters and a tedious plot.
The show follows up on No Redemption Songs (Fringe sell-out 2014 and 2015) and tells the story of the former mining village of Horden, Co Durham in the years since the miner’s stri…
There are audible gasps as we watch footage of two women staggering towards a finish line.
Many theatre companies oversell their wares with outrageous hyperbole.
Sirquis Alfon, an international trio of street entertainers, take to the stage at Gilded Balloon this year, offering a variety show of crowd-pleasing fun and impressive technical m…
Two large basement rooms in Summerhall have been transformed into a remarkable installation and immersive theatre, musical, video, sound, and light performance area.
Inferno is the first and, arguably, best part of Dante’s Divine Comedy.
American cop Frank Law lost his partner two days before retirement.
VICE contributor/NY comedian, Harmon Leon has made a career infiltrating extremist hate groups in America.
Short man dressed as a giraffe shows graphs, gets laughs, then dissects height discrimination using statistics.
The underground comedian returns, following in the footsteps of the ‘undisputed buzz comedy of last year’ **** (Guardian), Waiting for Gaddot, which received rave reviews, sell…
Colin and Yozy are mixing together live music, dance, projection, speed painting and a little culture to create Cozy, a unique experience that bridges an array of art forms! Colin …
Anna stands pale and powerless before a jealous queen.
Manchild autocorrect nightmare Feilder returns after his ‘delightful debut hour’ **** (Metro), with another hot batch of jokes, films, sounds and stupidity.
BFBS Radio and Television services are absolutely vital to the morale of the British Forces serving abroad, this is why BFBS routinely sends civilian broadcasters into war zones.
Daily TV Chat Show bringing you the best news, reviews, interviews, performances and much more from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The winners of Best New Sketch Act 2015 return with their highly anticipated new show.
The true account of Helie Lee’s remarkable six-month journey living as a man.
Returning for its 12th season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day.
Masculinity meets Artificial Intelligence in jukebox sci-fi ‘The Daddy Blues’.
I originally held out much hope for this production from How to Deal with Rude and Unruly Women, however being there was like serving a prison sentence.
A piece of new writing by Royal Court Writers Programmes’ Isabel Sensier.
Forget everything you think you know about battle rap.
A funny, angry and poignant story of one man using his creation of a new stand-up comedy act to find a path through his confused and damaged mind; and reconnect with the world.
A pair of comedic short plays simultaneously celebrating and condemning modern life, sandwiched in sketches: A re-imagining of the myth of Narcissus and Echo, and a contemporary fa…
For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim perfo…
Fresh from winning Dave’s Joke of the Fringe last year, and re-telling it dozens of times, Darren Walsh sets to work on coming up with a completely new set of jokes for 2016.
The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair.
Alasdair Beckett-King - “One to Watch” (Time Out) - is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence he exists.
After Banquo’s murder, his son Fleance is adrift in Macbeth’s brutal new Scotland.
A chaotic hour of games, awful songs and confusion.
Award-winning docu-comedian Juliette Burton must make a BIG decision.
Everyone wants their dad to be a hero.
The MA Performance and Visual Practices returns to the Marlborough Theatre for its annual show of surprise and delight.
An award-winning comedian and writer for BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, Tom brews up his brand new show all about coffee.
In 2014 stand-up comedian Colin became an amputee, making full use of his surname Leggo.
The author Mick Jackson talks taxidermy and explores our ambivalent relationship with the animal kingdom, from Walter Potter to Johnny Morris via John Berger.
Imagine the sounds of the seasons transformed into music.
This exhibition is brought to you by a collection of local artists working in a variety of mediums.
Multiple comedy competition finalist Peter Dobbing’s last two shows brought you bitcoins, edible insects and virtual reality.
Laurel and Hardy are the best-loved comedy duo of all time.
Communication? Between a father and a child? How difficult can that be?
Communication? Between a father and a transgender child? How much of a nightmare can that be?
After 400 ye…
Guitars, video, computer music and improvised live art combine in a multi-sensory celebration of Milton Babbitt’s centenary.
Animation, mime and speech come together in this neat one-man show about love at first-sight going wrong.
It’s said that two fasting,
sleepless nights are all that separates us from savagery.
Rebelles is a folk, jazz and classical singing group of 9; Julia, Natalie, Michelle, Marina, Andrea, Meredith, Sibyl, Sally and Cat.
Sy Thomas serves-up the best bits from his 2015 Edinburgh show ‘Jumper’ and some brand spanking new stuff for 2016.
Visit people’s memories of toys and take the opportunity to share your own toy recollections via video, writing, drawing or whatever other media inspires you.
Stockhausen’s Inori is an incredibly intense show.
Standard Lamps, Tenderhooks, Idle Talk.
A story of both the abuser/ abused, showing the cognitive distortions which underlie sexual offending and the resulting trauma caused to a victim.
Please ensure you use the right quote: “an imaginative wit that earmarks him as one to watch” with “cracking gags that turn on a smart use of language” (Chortle).
Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch.
Numbers, symbols, synchronicity, a key, a door, dimensions, sentient life - what is reality? A glimpse into space/time and my perception of the Universe.
Award-winning comedian with a random set-list in a quest to find the meaning of life.
An intimate, audience-collaborative theatre show with projected imagery and text messaging, exploring love, desire and dating with your clothes on.
They say you should never meet your heroes.
Dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, Truscott undoes the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between.
Jewellers dedicate their craft to transform our waste into desirable objects.
That the character of Paul Abacus was created in 2009 – three years after TED talks became available to watch online – is no surprise at all.
A technical marvel, Perceptual Landscape is an alarming watch.
Using smartphones, the audience is invited to play the dual role of voyeur and accomplice in an audio-guided, experiential tour of the city.
The live rhythm action bonanza Siro-A is quite simply multi-layered hyperactivity for the stage.
A powerful and evocative mixed media performance performed by Ribbon Road with songs by songwriter Brenda Heslop, and a film by Keith Pattison.
Spectacle of music with electronics, computers, lasers, special lights, video and performance.
Concerts by Oklahoma City’s experimental fearless freaks The Flaming Lips are legendary, stunningly immersive psychedelic experiences, and this special open-air show beneath Edinbu…
It’s hard to find a better word to describe Aiden Goatley’s comedy than sweet-natured.
Threesome follows the rocky road to a triple tryst as married thirtysomethings Sam and Kate (Chris Willoughby and Gemma Rook) attempt to spice up their faltering relationship by in…
If you are looking for some respite from hackneyed scripts and dodgy accents, you are not going to find it in Sanctuary.
Opinions on his show aside, one simply can’t fault Colin Leggo for his sense of humour.
Alex Williamson possesses the confidence and charisma necessary for performing for large crowds, a man who grasps the essence of comedy with a promising career ahead of him.
Let me tell you what happened.
C’s Fringe Film Festival is a smorgasbord of productions shuffled neatly into one come-and-go styled theatre.
Archimedes (Alexander Wilson) is interested in scopophilia, pleasure derived from looking.
A Requiem for Edward Snowden is a new audio-visual piece on the very current themes of privacy, security and loss in the 21st century.
At the heart of Dendritical, the latest performance art piece by Christy Ann Brown, lies a contradiction.
An ambitious clown show from veteran performer Chris Lynam, ErictheFred never quite lives up to its multimedia promise despite some impressive and funny moments along the way.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the Battle of the Beanfield, a violent police intervention in which more than 500 travellers were arrested in a field on their way to a new-age…
A short and beguiling piece of theatre, As Thyself is presented here as the first part in a conceptual series of plays by Isla van Tricht, although it was originally a standalone p…
If you can’t predict what is in store from the title then here’s a clue: Darren Walsh likes saying things that sounds like other things, and what’s more, they’re usually qu…
Fiction is unlike anything else you’ll see at the Fringe.
I’m going to start by dismissing the notion that we’re due something entirely new from Joseph Morpurgo, because such thinking ignores the staggeringly high standards to which t…
Black Magic: Songs Unchained is an important piece of theatre, unfortunately hampered by an uneven acting performance.
Doorbells is a physical theatre performance about stories of surviving loneliness through surreal and humorously imaginative worlds.
A theatrical proposal filled with poetry.
Like some much of our interaction with the wider world, it starts with a button.
In his softly accented English, German photographer Volker Gerling introduces you to unforgettable faces in his quiet but compelling Portraits in Motion.
Bayou Blues is beautiful.
Eating Seals and Seagulls’ Eggs is a poetic telling of Ireland’s ‘most hated woman’ – Peig Sayers.
I was the only one watching this show, and what a mistake the hordes of people outside on Victoria Street made.
As part of the Made in Scotland showcase, off-world electronica and stunning live vocals merge seamlessly with surreal 3D animation to evolve into a multimedia artwork in Alien Lul…
Sachli Gholamalizad moved from Iran to Belgium when she was five.
Music has a way of providing the most honest portrait of a person, be it someone listening to an opera in the Royal Albert Hall or someone moshing in the belly of Bannerman’s, mu…
St Patrick’s parishioners invite you to spend some time reflecting on the mysteries of Christian faith, and so be renewed in body and soul for our day to day activities in this wor…
Could you survive without the internet? Marc Jennings explains how he quit the web for six months and lived to tweet the tale.
How I Became Myself (by Becoming Someone Else) is a show about changing your name, finding freedom through reinvention, and gaining the power to tell your own story.
A stage and film mixed media adaptation of D.
By Gustave Akakpo (translation Katherine Mendelsohn).
An unconventional experiment of light, sound and physical theatre.
Seventy years of film, music, art and literature come to life in this interactive exhibition of popular culture, exploring our love/hate relationship with the deadliest weapons on …
Fishing for chub on the Thames in winter.
A starry evening with the most famous child star you’ve never heard of.
Great Scott! 2015, still no hoverboards.
BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s brand-new comedy series, Ability, has unwittingly become an unintentional porn star because of the inspirational me…
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