Mayuri, or the New Human

Mayuri, or the New Human

Following an existential crisis, Mayuri leaves her human life behind, befriends the android Riza and transfers her mind into a machine. 

Doctor Whom

Doctor Whom

Join Doctor Whom for a wibbly-wobbly adventure across time and space as they traverse the cosmos with their impressionable sidekick and talking robot dog. 

Eugene

Eugene

In the not too distant future, millionaire and inventor (think Elon Musk with a further attitude problem) Hugh from Hu-Bris industries is launching the first superhuman artificial … 

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

It’s 1984 and the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, is in trouble. 

A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present

A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present

One traveler is catapulted on a journey through space-time, only to find himself on a desperate hunt to reconnect with those he left back home. 

Affirmative

Affirmative

1979. 

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

The Improvised Doctor Who Parody is back!! Travel anywhere in space and time with a live radiophonic workshop, incredible props and set, and a collection of hilarious improv comedy… 

Within

Within

Within is one man’s quest to find the meaning of life. 

Improvengers: Pretendgame

Improvengers: Pretendgame

Improvengers: Pretendgame is an ambitious concept without the follow-through. 

Apocalypse Songs

Apocalypse Songs

In the far-flung future, a graduate student uncovers the classified records of a vanished scientist/poet known as Captain Redacted, who was sent to explore alternate Earths and doc… 

The Shadowpunk Revolution

The Shadowpunk Revolution

A sci-fi rock drama about invisibility, inspired by Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds. 

Laurie Black: Space Cadette

Laurie Black: Space Cadette

Laurie Black is back and she’s green, keen and featuring a plethora of originally written electro synth space cabaret songs. 

Free Money from the Government: A Play About a Squid

Free Money from the Government: A Play About a Squid

This show follows the journey of a team of podcasters setting out to investigate the disappearance of an iconic infomercial grifter. 

MARVELus: Improv the MARVEL-verse

MARVELus: Improv the MARVEL-verse

Gary Tro and Tom Livingston have picked the perfect subject for their improv show. 

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Evaluation

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Evaluation

If humanity was on trial, who would be its lawyer? Evaluation centres around a singular condition: held captive by the perfect machine, one human must defend their species and answ… 

Mary's Room

Mary's Room

Adam, a hyper-intelligent AI, is cold, awkward and doesn’t make sense. 

Auto-Nation

Auto-Nation

On the verge of a natural disaster, a prison guard is called into work and discovers a newcomer to the team – an artificial intelligence named Sally. 

Quintessence

Quintessence

A combination of cataclysmic events results in the extinction of the human race, leaving behind an AI being programmed to recreate humanity when the time is right, with the complet… 

Conscious

Conscious

Held captive in the windowless laboratory where she was first conceived, the AI Alice has only ever seen the world through the skewed words of her captors, moulded by the sinister … 

Bec Hill: I'll Be Bec

Bec Hill: I'll Be Bec

If you’ve not experienced Bec Hill live yet, then I have some bad news for you, my friend – your life has yet to reach its maximum for potential happiness. 

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Since the last time I saw this show, we’ve gotten a new Doctor in the strangely controversial form of Jodie Whittaker and Any Suggestions, Doctor? has moved from Sweet Venues to … 

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

We Apologise for the Inconvenience

It’s 1984 and the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, is in trouble. 

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

Girl Scouts vs Aliens

If there was an alien invasion of planet earth who would you want to represent the human race? Politicians, David Attenborough, The cast and crew of Stranger Things? What about a g… 

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

The 2018 critically acclaimed show is back, updated and longer! What’s the difference between an action figure and a collectable? Steve opens his toy box and looks at your childhoo… 

Aidan Greene: Eternal Sunshine of the Stammering Man

Aidan Greene: Eternal Sunshine of the Stammering Man

Award-winning Irish comedian Aidan Greene is a person who stutters. 

In Space...

In Space...

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: The Voices We Hear

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: The Voices We Hear

Nights are dark and lonely at the end of the world. 

The Giver

The Giver

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

Hamluke

Hamluke

‘A long time ago in a castle far, far away. 

Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

In the late 1800s, against a period of social and economic inequality, novelists wrote books about utopian societies where our lives are radically different. 

Portents

Portents

What if it’s all true? Every weird theory, everything you can’t quite see from the corner of your eye. 

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Collective act of golden manifestation. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Many comedians converge in a mixture of stand-up comedy, improvisation, interactive debate and Q&A to find out who is the greatest superhero of them all. 

The De Nova Super

The De Nova Super

Physical theatre. 

One Woman Alien

One Woman Alien

Heather-Rose Andrews skilfully acts out this minimalist stage version of cult classic Alien. 

Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome To Night Vale is one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world. 

LoveHard: Tales from the Elsewhere

LoveHard: Tales from the Elsewhere

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

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Robert says he saw strange lights over Tesco car park. 

The Extension

The Extension

Two scientists, an undisclosed location and a secret to tell – they are in desperate need of your help. 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is the plastic-and-glitter-wearing spiritual sister of shows such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 

Conscious

Conscious

Set the night before Project Upgrade is rolled out across the globe, the AI Alice confronts the consequences of her existence and threatens to dismantle the very system she was bor… 

War With the Newts

War With the Newts

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 … 

Polaris

Polaris

Holly & Ted’s Polaris opens with a slow explanation of the characters the two actors will be playing, frustratingly broken up by the use of a tablet to control an impressive … 

Charlie Caper – Artifice Intelligence

Charlie Caper – Artifice Intelligence

Advanced technology indistinguishable from magic! Robots of varying complexity, from AI research platforms to homemade junkbots, interact with international magician Charlie Caper … 

Space Doctor

Space Doctor

This November happens to mark the 55th anniversary of the BBC broadcasting the first ever episode of Doctor Who, so it’s hardly surprising that several shows on this year’s Fringe … 

Nine Foot Nine

Nine Foot Nine

Nine Foot Nine is a clever piece of dystopian theatre highlighting gender imbalance, produced by the Sleepless Theatre Company. 

Evren

Evren

In 2026, five explorers aboard the Evren are sent out to discover what lies within a black hole. 

Doctor Whosical

Doctor Whosical

Join your favourite Doctor Who characters for their greatest journey yet! It’s a musical adventure in time and space! After the TARDIS mysteriously crash lands, the Doctor and hi… 

Solarplexus: An Alternative Energy Play

Solarplexus: An Alternative Energy Play

Enough fantasies of the apocalypse, it’s already here. 

Passionate Machine

Passionate Machine

Remember P. 

Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure in Space and Time

Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure in Space and Time

The hilarious improvised Doctor Who parody returns! Featuring a live radiophonic workshop and a crew of hysterical performers, join us for an entirely new adventure every day based… 

Erewhon

Erewhon

Erewhon: or, Over the Range is a fantasy novel by Samuel Butler which, first published anonymously in 1872, presented itself as the experiences of its narrator on discovering the m… 

Cult Comics

Cult Comics

Join comedians Sam Golin (as seen on Ginx TV’s Console Yourself and Videogame Nation) and Gabriel Ebulue (as heard on BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio 5 Live and The Three Track Podcas… 

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

Join us on a thrilling journey to a future age where things are not as they seem. 

Hide

Hide

As a big fan of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, I was very excited to see Boiling Point’s spin-off. 

Red Button

Red Button

Red Button is a quirky and peculiar piece of science fiction theatre that doesn’t quite find its feet. 

Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space

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

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

HG Wells’s sci-fi masterpiece is reborn as a brand new musical adventure. 

Artificial Intelligence Improvisation

Artificial Intelligence Improvisation

Albert is a lovable nerd who dreams of the big stage. 

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

‘What’s it going to be then, eh?’ Little Alex is charming, clever and sophisticated. 

Who, Me

Who, Me

It’s four years since Rob Lloyd first brought this autobiographical, Doctor Who-related show to Edinburgh. 

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea is inspired by John Lyly’s pastoral comedy, Galatea. 

The Star Seekers

The Star Seekers

Have you ever dreamt of flying to the moon? Meeting an alien? Becoming an astronaut? Join star seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo on a journey through space where you take the steering … 

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

The future is brought to you from the past in this musical adaptation of H. 

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea is inspired by John Lyly’s pastoral comedy, Galatea. 

Space Rocket Oddity Man

Space Rocket Oddity Man

Floating in deep space, an astronaut pleads with his lover to let him back in the airlock. 

Andrew Roper's Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies

Andrew Roper's Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies

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… 

Clonely

Clonely

Clonely is an adventure in existential sci-fi crisis. 

The Girl From Mars

The Girl From Mars

Due to popular demand, the ‘Britpop Rocky Horror’ returns for a second year! Following an epic premiere at Brighton Fringe 2016, and a nationwide tour including a full show at … 

Fandom Undivided

Fandom Undivided

We are slowly falling apart, we are stagnating. 

Eve's Dawning: The Story of the Last Girl

Eve's Dawning: The Story of the Last Girl

‘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… 

Any Suggestions, Doctor?: An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

Any Suggestions, Doctor?: An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

Taking a much loved pop culture reference point is always a sure fire way to fill seats. 

The Starship Osiris

The Starship Osiris

It should be compulsory for discerning audiences to attend at least one Fringe show every year that is totally bonkers, and if it were, then The Starship Osiris would be a fine cho… 

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. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a supervillain. 

A Fantastically Weird Reading From Madeleine Swann

A Fantastically Weird Reading From Madeleine Swann

Aisha’s front room doubles as a depression-era cinema, her bedroom a Parisian salon and her study a library from the psychedelic Sixties. 

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

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… 

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Armed with an ocarina, a ukulele and a thirst for revenge, Lecoq-trained Edward Day battles four decades of videogame nostalgia in an explosion of Shakespeare, live music and 16-bi… 

ADAM – The Modern Frankenstein

ADAM – The Modern Frankenstein

In this adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic, troubled programmer Victor Stone attempts to restore his reputation after being responsible for crashing the stock market. 

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

The European premiere of the official documentary film on Neil Gaiman, one of the world’s most beloved storytellers (Sandman, American Gods, Stardust, Coraline, Neverwhere, Dr Wh… 

After the Flood

After the Flood

Science fiction is a rare thing to find at the Fringe; even rarer is finding it done well, but the Sundial Theatre company has little to fear with their latest offering, After the … 

Intergalactic Nemesis: Twin Infinity – A Live Action Graphic Novel

Intergalactic Nemesis: Twin Infinity – A Live Action Graphic Novel

Intergalactic Nemesis was like being trapped in a lift that wouldn’t stop going up or down, it made me angry on so many levels. 

Star Trek vs Star Wars

Star Trek vs Star Wars

Rik Carranza leads two comedians through an epic debate to finally put to rest which is better, Star Trek or Star Wars. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a super villain. 

Mercy and the Wild Sea

Mercy and the Wild Sea

A sensational, original rock-opera experience set in the 34th century, this show brings together live rock music, dramatic performance and a spectacular movie created by award-winn… 

Phil Mann: Nothingism – Free

Phil Mann: Nothingism – Free

The latest craze is literally nothing. 

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

3016, space is overrun with tourists. 

The Terrible Tale of Dr F

The Terrible Tale of Dr F

This is the way the world ends. 

Andrew Roper – Superhero Secret Origins: Special Edition

Andrew Roper – Superhero Secret Origins: Special Edition

It’s back! The interactive comic book knowledge bomb. 

Bristol Improv Takes Over the World

Bristol Improv Takes Over the World

Bristol Improv return to the Fringe with their new format Bristol Improv Take Over the World! Follow five dastardly scientists as they attempt to thwart opponents and overcome obst… 

Knightmare Live

Knightmare Live

Enter, stranger! Knightmare Live is back with a brand new concept and offers YOU the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and play the dungeon. 

The Girl From Mars

The Girl From Mars

The Brit-popera for Common People Like You. 

Sahar Mirhadi: Dawn of the Geek

Sahar Mirhadi: Dawn of the Geek

A story of self-acceptance, of passion meeting obsession, and of stereotypes dancing to a dazzling Anglo-Iranian beat. 

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. 

Star Wars: A Dating Odyssey

Star Wars: A Dating Odyssey

So you like Star Wars and can’t find a date? Follow dating Padawan, Aaron Ayjay, as he takes a comedic look at his relationship disasters and his passion for all things Star Wars. 

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2 improvise science fiction. 

We Come in Peace

We Come in Peace

Your quick wits and sharp tongue are all that stand between Earth and total destruction. 

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

Award-winning comedian James Bennison has had enough and has decided to take over the world. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

WANTED: Small minions to join Doktor James’ army of evil. 

Tom Neenan: The Andromeda Paradox

Tom Neenan: The Andromeda Paradox

Following last year’s generally well-received comic homage to the Edwardian Ghost Story (The Haunting of Lopham House), writer and performer Tom Neenan shifts his genre gaze forw… 

Jean-Luc Picard and Me

Jean-Luc Picard and Me

Recent cinematic reboots notwithstanding, there’s arguably at least one generation of television viewers for whom Star Trek’s starship captain of choice is not James Tiberius K… 

Current Location

Current Location

Three women stand on a cliff-edge overlooking their village; a village which is soon to disappear. 

Moby Alpha

Moby Alpha

Seattle comedy duo Charles (Chuck Armstrong and Charlie Stockman) present an imaginative, original and witty comedy, using physical theatre, sharp word play, and absurdism to launc… 

What Would Spock Do?

What Would Spock Do?

What Would Spock Do? is a well-packaged and lovingly-written show held back from greatness only by a loss of potential emotional depth. 

Imaginary Colin

Imaginary Colin

Another big hairy show from Jessica Fostekew, writer on 8 out of 10 Cats, Mock The Week and News Quiz. 

R.I.O.T.

R.I.O.T.

In a world of blockbuster adaptations and endless reboots, four performers dream of being awesome. 

Cross Wire

Cross Wire

Cross Wire.