Sunbathers

Sunbathers

How does it feel to be loved? A lonely office worker reflects on a past life in an idyllic countryside with his university friends. An intimate couple travel to the French Riviera, finding that they want to be together for the rest of their lives... 

User Not Found

User Not Found

Amid the hubbub of cafe chatter and the hiss of milk steaming a mobile phone vibrates with messages of condolences.Terry (Terry Donovan) is about to get a lesson in 21st century grief - his ex-boyfriend, Luka, has died and left Terry in charge of his social media accounts as his ‘online legacy executor’... 

Terror Tour

Terror Tour

As an aficionado of all things Olde Edinburgh, there are a few basics I've come to expect from an underground tour. An immersive experience; a bit of history; scares; laughs; and a sense of trespassing into another time and place are necessary for their success... 

Tea with 'Mr Jenners'

Tea with 'Mr Jenners'

Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by the shopkeeper of Scotland's oldest department store. Hear stories of life in old Edinburgh within the splendour of Jenners' historic wood-panelled compact Boardroom... 

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted Underground Vaults Tour

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted Underground Vaults Tour

Dare you visit the world's most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire clubs, witches, body snatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequented by our famous misogynistic poltergeist... 

Power Play: Funeral Flowers

Power Play: Funeral Flowers

Part-play, part-floristry masterclass, Funeral Flowers takes you inside the world of Angelique, a young black woman caught within the foster care system who dreams of becoming a florist... 

Barney's Brewery Tours

Barney's Brewery Tours

Operating out of Summerhall since 2012, Barney's Beer invites visitors to get a behind-the-scenes look at how our brewery runs on a day-to-day basis. During the hour-long tour visitors will have the opportunity to taste some of our beers while learning about the actual brewing process and the story of Barney's Beer, as well as the history of brewing in Edinburgh and Scotland, and the history of Summerhall itself. 

Power Play: Somebody

Power Play: Somebody

What makes a woman? Facing motherhood and marriage, Girl is on the edge of womanhood. The play examines the events that shaped her identities and values, as it takes us on a journey back through Girl's childhood through to her present... 

Sit With Us for a Moment and Remember

Sit With Us for a Moment and Remember

A bench in a public space, and a plaque saying 'sit with us for a moment and remember'. It is a dedication to a loved one and an invitation to sit, close your eyes, and listen... This interactive performance, for a single participant at a time, is performed by members of The Lincoln Company mentored by award-winning theatre maker Michael Pinchbeck... 

Power Play: Next Time

Power Play: Next Time

On average, victims of domestic violence experience 35 assaults before calling the police. Why? Set within the confines of a real house, the play follows one woman as she plans to leave her abusive relationship... 

Haunted Vaults Tour

Haunted Vaults Tour

Dark as the devil's heart, our haunted underground network of vaults from the 1700s will stimulate and excite your senses as the sinister history of these former slum dwellings, once inhabited by the poor and unfortunate along with criminals and prostitutes, begins to come to life in your imagination! Your pulse starts to speed up as your mouth gets drier due to your heightened awareness of what surrounds you! Once experienced, never forgotten. 

The Toon Coo'ncillor

The Toon Coo'ncillor

Witness the Cowgate's famed flatulating resident let rip. Four times daily this boffing bovine releases its spectacular gaseous emissions. Just a load of hot air? You be the judge. 

Children’s Haunted Underground Experience

Children’s Haunted Underground Experience

An atmospheric storytelling experience in Edinburgh’s largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults where the poor and destitute lived, and see if you can smell our resident ghost who goes by the name Mr Stinky. 

Power Play: The Empty Chair

Power Play: The Empty Chair

After an award-winning London run, The Empty Chair comes to Edinburgh. This site-specific, immersive play takes you behind the walled communities of Beverly Hills into the cloistered setting of a Hollywood after-party in the early hours of the morning, examining the human experiences behind the #MeToo movement... 

Vaults Tour

Vaults Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, where disease and death were commonplace. Each vault has stories of terrible occurrences that your guide will impart to you... 

A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

There is only one football champion in Scotland, and its colours are maroon and khaki. 1914. Edinburgh’s Heart of Midlothian Football club have won 19 of 21 matches and are on the brink of winning the Scottish League Championship... 

#Pianodrome Live

#Pianodrome Live

Brilliant multi-instrumentalists S!nk host a nightly cornucopia of new music, movement and more in the world's first ever #Pianodrome. This bespoke 100-seater amphitheatre made entirely out of upcycled pianos appears, serendipitously, under a geodesic canopy in the verdant tranquility of Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Gardens... 

A Pickering's Gin Jolly

A Pickering's Gin Jolly

Take a gin jolly with Pickering's Gin in their home at Summerhall Distillery. With a G&T in hand, discover how the former kennels of the Royal (Dick) Vet School came to be Edinburgh's first exclusive gin distillery in 150 years and Visit Scotland's best visitor attraction in Edinburgh... 

Ghost and Torture Tour

Ghost and Torture Tour

A bone-chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised... 

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town's two most bone-chilling locations. Your tour includes the world-famous Greyfriars graveyard, with tales of body snatchers, mortsafes, Greyfriars Bobby and lots more... 

Dear Edinburgh

Dear Edinburgh

Join Lyra’s Artist-in-residence, Lou Brodie, at the top of Arthur’s Seat from dawn till dusk as she offers a letter to the city from the other side of the hill. Every August, the population of Edinburgh doubles... 

Sea Hames

Sea Hames

The latest performance project from leading site-specific dance theatre company Oceanallover. Inspired by the Festival of the Horse and Boys’ Ploughing Match, Sea Hames fuses sonic composition, visceral performance and intricate design... 

Sea Hames

Sea Hames

The latest performance project from leading site-specific dance theatre company Oceanallover. Inspired by the Festival of the Horse and Boys’ Ploughing Match, Sea Hames fuses sonic composition, visceral performance and intricate design... 

Brodsky Station

Brodsky Station

Brodsky Station is a watery, imaginative space where Joseph Brodsky's poetry helps characters to tell a story of the struggle against circumstance, finding one's place in the world and discovering the will to find freedom... 

The Future Voice of Theatre Critics

The Future Voice of Theatre Critics

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme, for Fringe participants. Come and hear from Scotland's new network of Young Critics (16-21) reviewing work across Scotland. Learn about the training, tools and insights they developed at an international exchange, and how they adapted these for their own context, creativity and voice as a critic... 

Seagulls

Seagulls

In Seagulls, visuals are everything. And the visuals are absolutely breathtaking. Combined with the text, it raises the question, ‘is the look and the feel more important than the content within a piece of theatre?’ No firm conclusions are reached but with this production I suspect what the majority of audiences leave talking about is not what they have heard, but what they have seen... 

Ancient Shrines and Half Truths

Ancient Shrines and Half Truths

Tripadvisor meets Pokemon Go in this absurd, fantastical tour that proves how liable we are to being led.Keeping up with contemporary demands, faux tour operators Binge Collective have installed a travel app in devices, which they allocate to audience members upon arrival... 

Golfing Comedian of the Year

Golfing Comedian of the Year

Join some of the funniest comedians at the festival as they hit the golf course. Balls and banter will be flying as they battle to be crowned champion and earn a cash prize. 

The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims

They are on the move. The pilgrims of love, hope and rebirth. Three pilgrims on their journey through time and space walk the streets of Edinburgh. They come to us with a message for the people... 

Last Resort

Last Resort

The beginning of Last Resort definitely hooks you in. You walk into the small Summerhall basement and are immediately handed a Cuba Libre and encouraged to make yourself comfortable on a deck chair with your own little basket of sand underneath... 

Chamber Pot Opera

Chamber Pot Opera

This isn’t an eccentric metaphor or a pseudonym for a filthy cabaret, it is exactly what it says. Three vocalists, a pianist, a female lavatory and a whistle-stop emotional tour of aria-filled theatre... 

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted Underground Vaults Tour

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted Underground Vaults Tour

Dare you visit the world's most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire Clubs, witches, body snatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequented by our famous misogynistic poltergeist... 

Calvinball

Calvinball

Following our sell-out 2016 with Head in the Clouds, Ipdip are bringing back our marvellous outdoor play for babies, toddlers and their families. Lively, musical and slightly wild, this unique theatre experience draws on the natural curiosities of children (and ex-children) inviting, but not demanding, participation... 

Children's Haunted Underground Experience

Children's Haunted Underground Experience

Our costumed guide will take you into our paranormally active and haunted underground vaults dating back to the 1700s. Your guide will take you to a candlelit vault, where stories of Edinburgh's dark, historic past will unfold about the poor, destitute, criminals and thieves who resided in these vaults and the infamous characters that used to roam our cobbled streets, intent on robbing and body snatching... 

Haunted Underground Tour

Haunted Underground Tour

Dark as the devil's heart, our haunted underground network of vaults from the 1700s will stimulate and excite your senses as the sinister history of these former slum dwellings, once inhabited by the poor and unfortunate, along with criminals and prostitutes, begins to come to life in your imagination! Your pulse starts to speed up as your mouth gets drier due to your heightened awareness of what surrounds you! Once experienced, never forgotten. 

Underground Tour

Underground Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, where disease and death were commonplace. Each vault has stories of terrible occurrences that your guide will impart to you... 

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town's two most bone-chilling locations. Your tour includes the world famous Greyfriars graveyard, with tales of body snatchers, mortsafes, Greyfriars Bobby and lots more... 

Ghost and Torture Tour

Ghost and Torture Tour

A bone-chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised... 

Terror Tour

Terror Tour

As an appetiser, we take you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets, giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used to roam Edinburgh's wynds and closes, and left an everlasting place in history... 

Maybe Sleep with the Fishes

Maybe Sleep with the Fishes

A mermaid play with a pizza-delivery-guy, songs, romance and an adult-sized-tricycle ride to the pub, with pug (in a basket), though the mermaid can't pedal because she's got flippers so the pizza-guy has to do that... 

Sky Lounge

Sky Lounge

Embassy Court's time-travelling cocktail bar is visiting the future. Come and join us for a cocktail, or two, on the 11th floor sun terrace of this iconic 1930s modernist seafront apartment block and explore the world in 2030... 

The Wedding Reception

The Wedding Reception

An unbeatable theatrical dining experience where you become guests at a wedding reception to remember. Kate and Will are expecting a small family gathering to celebrate their wedding... 

Trade Winds

Trade Winds

The sun has set and across the shimmery water two majestic figures serenely move. This is 'Trade Winds', an evocative performance installation depicting the journey of two women from different cultures... 

Mocks, Shocks and Two Smoking Coffee Cups

Mocks, Shocks and Two Smoking Coffee Cups

It's a new term and welcome to the Claremont School of Life where many a member of staff has plenty to say about their working day. Be prepared to witness ups and downs, tears and tantrums, the pain and glory of a group of people united only by counting down the days until the next holiday! And who exactly was the mysterious 'Mr Nobody' that broke the switch on the hot water urn and forgot to feed the gerbil over the holidays? All will be revealed in this interactive and fast moving fiasco, with a surprise or two along the way! 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Chaos ensues as soon as you arrive at this fully immersive show where you dine, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Join them for lashings of laughter, spontaneity and plenty of participation, along with a 3-course meal... 

La Llorona, the Weeping Woman

La Llorona, the Weeping Woman

Come experience 'La Llorona, The Weeping Woman', a modern ghost story set in and around the grounds of Preston Manor and associate church. This magical, realist, site-specific performance will incorporate live actors, video, live music, ritual and theatre and promises a unique retelling of the Mexican myth... 

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

This acclaimed production recaptures the passion and controversy of the famous novel and hit film, repackaging it into an immersive show. The audience is literally part of the show, including the notorious 'Worst Toilet in Scotland' scene... 

The Life & Death of Puppet King Richard II

The Life & Death of Puppet King Richard II

This is Richard II as you’ve never seen him before, in a purple shell-suit wielding power over his puppet kingdom with subjects that range from beautiful two foot high hand carved rod puppets to kitchen spoons, shoe trees and gloves with balls of wool for heads... 

The Brighton Killers

The Brighton Killers

In the era of Serial, Making a Murderer and Casting JonBenet, it can be easy to forget that the public’s taste for true crime is not a particularly modern phenomenon. Our desire to seek out every lurid detail within cases and fascination with the darker impulses of humanity did not arise out of the various Netflix miniseries and podcasts currently available, focusing on killers and their victims, but is a much older and deeper trait... 

Are Strings Attached?

Are Strings Attached?

Your home is the venue when DOG, former graffiti legend, comes to your house for a consultation in this darkly comic grown-up reworking of Pinocchio. Prepare to be delighted and confounded and to have your credulity tested to the max in this thrilling exploration of aspiration and the Big Question of existence itself! High class theatre as up close as you'll ever get... 

Spin: A Skatepark Adventure

Spin: A Skatepark Adventure

A new inclusive urban sports show including parkour runners, skateboarders, BMX riders, acrobats and dancers. Featuring Rick Rodgers, the disabled stuntman from the Paralympic 'Yes I can' advert... 

And Love Walked In

And Love Walked In

How many times can you fall in love? How many people can you love at the same time? These questions arise when certain uninvited guests call, disrupting the comfortable lives of an aging psychotherapist and his charming wife... 

HIP Trip of Brighton: A Psychedelic Wander

HIP Trip of Brighton: A Psychedelic Wander

Award-nominated sell-out hit HIP returns as an immersive journey through the streets of 1970s Brighton. HIP explores the true story of Brightonian Anne Clarke. The discovery of Anne's diaries and letters by squatter Jolie Booth, unearthed a huge archive about the city they've lived in and experiences they've shared... 

Woodland Tribe

Woodland Tribe

Help create a unique adventure playground! Over the course of Brighton Fringe, children and adults of all ages can use hammers, nails, saws, rope and a huge quantity of wood to co-create the play space of their dreams! Evening sessions include a free drink in the ticket price... 

Flowerpot Women

Flowerpot Women

In a garden far away, in a world a lot like this one, in a conversation that has already happened, Eddie asks Garland: "What's it all about?" And Garland answers, "I don't know." Described by audiences as “Beckett in the Suburbs” and “French and Saunders on acid”, 'Flowerpot Women' is a darkly comedic theatre piece performed outdoors in an intimate garden setting... 

Mobile

Mobile

Co-commissioned by Live Theatre/The Marlowe Theatre. A Paper Birds production. We are taught from a young age to aim high, to reach for the stars, to want more, more than our parents, more than the generations before us, to climb the social ladder... 

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Inspired by the age-old legend 'The Faerie Boy of Leith', 'Fallen Angel' is a disturbing new supernatural thriller... Beat. Beat. Beat. Do you believe in faeries? Beat. Beat... 

The Dance Trail 2017

The Dance Trail 2017

Brighton Dance Network is excited to present its third site-specific promenade piece. Set along the boundary line between Brighton and Hove, 'The Dance Trail 2017' is a collection of short new works by local dance artists exploring borders, barriers, belonging and if it all even matters. 

Wrecked

Wrecked

Staged in a crashed car, Wrecked is a compelling piece of immersive theatre that brings an audience of six face-to-face with a young woman piecing together the narrative that brought her there... 

Electric Eden

Electric Eden

Come for an immersive ‘clubbing’ atmosphere and free face paint; stay for perceptive political dilemmas and great naturalistic performances. Not Too Tame’s Electric Eden plays off different responses to oppression with some well-drawn characters and a great site-specific setting... 

The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

There’s a certain size and scale that one gets used to at the Fringe. True, there are a few notable exceptions - the Assembly Hall, the EICC, the Pleasance Grand - but, more often than not, you can expect to be sat with maybe ten other people in a thrown-together space that smells a little of damp and is probably usually used to store the very chairs you’re sat on... 

One Hundred Homes

One Hundred Homes

Yinka Kuitenbrouwer welcomes you into her shed, pours you a cup of tea, gives you a house-shaped biscuit, and the words come out in a torrent. First, just names: the names of all the people in all the hundred homes that she visited for this project... 

Cut

Cut

As you enter the white clinical looking surroundings of a backroom in the medical quad of the Underbelly you are greeted by a Stepford smiling woman who calmly leads you to your seats and explains the rules you will have to abide while you watch the show... 

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted 1700s Underground Vaults Tour

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted 1700s Underground Vaults Tour

Dare you visit the world's most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire clubs, witches, bodysnatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequented by our famous misogynistic poltergeist... 

Early Doors

Early Doors

Not Too Tame return to Edinburgh with an award-winning immersive theatrical experience in a real pub. After a sell-out UK tour, they're back amongst the regulars at the Jinglin’ Geordie for tales of love, loss, laughter, drunken dancing, and a pub quiz... 

Torture Dungeon Experience

Torture Dungeon Experience

Your primal fear and horror will surface as this is our most bone-chilling tour of our haunted underground vaults. It includes a visit to the medieval torture museum, our legendary haunted vaults, the infamous stone circled pagan temple, a witchcraft temple used until recently by the Source Coven of the Blue Dragon for coven meetings, handfastings and weddings... 

Children's Haunted Underground Experience

Children's Haunted Underground Experience

Our costumed guide will take you into our paranormally active and haunted underground vaults dating back to the 1700s. Your guide will take you to a candlelit vault, where stories of Edinburgh's dark, historic past will unfold about the poor, destitute, criminals and thieves who resided in these vaults and the infamous characters that used to roam our cobbled streets, intent on robbing and body snatching... 

NeverMind the BusStops

NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer's infamous late night lock-in and happenings: Storytelling and take-overs on a multiple award-winning double-decker bus. Anything can happen if you let it. We might even have a piano! 'Spirit of the Fringe... 

Haunted 1700s Underground Vaults Experience

Haunted 1700s Underground Vaults Experience

Dark as the devil's heart, our haunted underground network of vaults from the 1700s will stimulate and excite your senses as the sinister history of these former slum dwellings once inhabited by the poor and unfortunate, along with criminals and prostitutes, begins to come to life in your imagination! Your pulse starts to speed up as your mouth gets drier due to your heightened awareness of what surrounds you! Once experienced, never forgotten... 

Original Haunted Underground Tour

Original Haunted Underground Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, where disease and death were commonplace. Each vault has stories of terrible occurrences that your guide will impart to you... 

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town's two most bone-chilling locations. Your tour includes the world famous Greyfriars graveyard, with tales of body snatchers, mortsafes, Greyfriars Bobby and lots more... 

Ghost and Torture Tour

Ghost and Torture Tour

A bone-chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised... 

Terror Tour

Terror Tour

As an appetiser, we first of all take you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets, giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used to roam Edinburgh's wynds and closes and left an everlasting place in history... 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

B.Fest @ The Level is back! The ONLY dedicated festival all-dayer for young people will be bigger and better than last year. Outside, outrageous, and filled with music, comedy, performance and much more... 

Project: Oggbots

Project: Oggbots

A UFO has crashed over Brighton and your help is needed to save them from the Agents In Black. Expect robots, aliens and mystery in a galactic adventure. An interactive, outdoor experience... 

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair. Over two days and several rooms, 60+ guests and exhibitors will be representing the world of illustration in the form of comics, small press, prints, poster art, apparel, animation, zines, publishing, workshops, talks, screenings and more. 

Shrink Wrapped

Shrink Wrapped

Join Doris La Trine and Lotta Quizeen on their first day out of rehab. Doris (with golden, mobile toilet, Len) and Lotta (and her wheelie shopper) put the fun into dysfunction as they celebrate disordered eating, compulsive shopping and manic cleaning... 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Basil, Sybil and Manuel are back to serve a 3-course meal in this "authentic, chaotic, eccentric and hilarious experience" (The Sussex Newspaper). With two-thirds of the show improvised, anything can happen – so expect the unexpected! "Brilliant" ***** (The Argus) [newline] www... 

Sky Lounge: Embassy Court Sun Terrace

Sky Lounge: Embassy Court Sun Terrace

Embassy Court's time-travelling cocktail bar returns to celebrate this modernist building's 80th birthday. The year is 1936 and the first residents have just moved in. You are invited to join them for a cocktail and enjoy the best view in Brighton... 

Decameron

Decameron

A promenade performance by in situ: Following the sell-out success of Canterbury Tales in 2015, in situ:'s storytellers return with another medieval masterpiece – Boccaccio’s magnificent cycle of 100 tales, set against the macabre backdrop of the Black Death... 

The Brighton Killers

The Brighton Killers

'Brighton looks like a town helping the police with their enquiries' quotes our white-coated guide at the top of the stairs in Brighton Town hall and raises a laugh as she introduces us to our venue... 

Secret Innuendos

Secret Innuendos

Welcome to The Claremont Hotel, where strangers come and strangers go and some may stay for longer. People you might not be able to forget. Unfortunately. So, will a chance meeting with a stranger over a boiled egg and toasted soldiers lead to a fairy tale ending or a breakfast date with disaster? 

Dancing in the Dark

Dancing in the Dark

An inconspicuous townhouse in Fiveways plays host to the promenade performance Dancing in the Dark. It tells a touching tale of one family’s struggle to cope with love, loss and its own abnormalities... 

In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer

In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer

There can’t be a more perfect setting for In Conversation With An Acid Bath Murderer than the bowels of Brighton’s Town Hall, where 368 Theatre Company takes full advantage of the Old Police Cells Museum to stage this riveting production... 

Song of Songs: We're All in This Together

Song of Songs: We're All in This Together

A choir meets to rehearse a song to make things better. Heartbeats synchronise when people sing together. But is harmony possible when the world feels precarious? This piece involves a 60 strong choir, live music and a verbatim text... 

Narcolepsie

Narcolepsie

Numbers, symbols, synchronicity, a key, a door, dimensions, sentient life - what is reality? A glimpse into space/time and my perception of the Universe... Natalia Stevenson-Oake will be the artist-in-residence at the One Church venue, creating a new piece for Brighton Fringe. 

Woodland Tribe

Woodland Tribe

Help create a unique adventure playground! Over the course of Brighton Fringe, children and adults of all ages can use hammers, nails, saws, rope and a huge quantity of wood to co-create the play space of their dreams! Evening sessions are for Adults (16+) and include a free drink in the ticket price... 

Bom-Banimals

Bom-Banimals

Weave up, down and around our imaginary menagerie with the Bom-Bane Family Players as you've never seen or heard them before. Original song, music, automata, puppetry, culinary delight... 

Pirates and Mermaids

Pirates and Mermaids

Poor Boy Theatre’s latest offering, Pirates and Mermaids, is everything one hopes to find at the Fringe. The small audience is ushered up through the Scottish Storytelling Centre into a corridor and, in one breath, our usher switches into her character: an excitable New York tour guide... 

Hula House

Hula House

Hula House, created by Permanently Visible Productions, is an immersive, semi-interactive look at the life of sex workers. It is a bold, uncompromising piece of theatre based on interviews with sex workers and explores the issues that affect them... 

The Money

The Money

The Money is deceptively simple: there is cash on the table and players must unanimously decide how to spend it. Participants can decide to play as a Benefactor by donating at least £10, or a Silent Witness with the option to ‘buy in’ if they wish to have their voice heard... 

Borderlands

Borderlands

We are on the border between England and Scotland, life and death, fluid and solid. We are on the banks of the River Tweed among the centuries old stone of Dryburgh Abbey. Established in 1150; burned down in 1322; all but abandoned by 1584, the Abbey’s ruins remain today as a remarkably well-preserved reminder of medieval monasticism and sacred solitude... 

Squish Squared

Squish Squared

Guided by the contours and movements of squash and the confining size and layout of a squash court, Squish Squared is a unique and searching dance sequence that invites some fascinating questions about the relationship between dance and sport... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Closing Time

Closing Time

Site specific theatre is a great way to immerse an audience into the world that the piece creates. Being a play about a pub, in a pub, Closing Time does just that as it invites us to take a look at the individual lives that are all connected to it... 

The HandleBards: Secret Shakespeare

The HandleBards: Secret Shakespeare

Join the HandleBards on their bikes and cycle to a secret location in Edinburgh for a Fringe experience unlike any other. The HandleBards do Shakespeare differently. Reaching the Fringe after a 1500 mile cycle from London and performing with eight very sore legs, the four 'Bards present Shakespeare's plays as you've never seen them before... 

Lush Spa Nights

Lush Spa Nights

Relax after a busy day at the Fringe with live acoustic music from local artists, a complimentary cuppa and free hand and arm or head massage treatment in the tranquil environment of the Lush Spa... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Jethro Compton presents Sirenia

Jethro Compton presents Sirenia

There is a room in C Nova that you have never seen before: up endless winding staircases and through many closed doors, a small attic store has been meticulously transformed into the bare living room of Black Rock Lighthouse, where this tale of love and loss takes place... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

BlundaBus: RoadShow

BlundaBus: RoadShow

First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow. We will be driving around Edinburgh creating pop-up adventures wherever we go. Featuring Pat Monahan and Bob Slayer breaking world records... 

Film in the Old College Quad

Film in the Old College Quad

Outdoor cinema returns to the Fringe with a season of classic films in the iconic Old College Quad. Enjoy a picnic and a drink on the lawn watching films such as Cinema Paradiso, Thelma and Louise and The Goonies... 

May I Have the Bill Please? by Robin Mitchell

May I Have the Bill Please? by Robin Mitchell

Like every other animal on the planet, humans need to eat in order to survive, but arguably no other species has developed such complicated social etiquettes around the consumption of food... 

This Time Tomorrow

This Time Tomorrow

As you walked by that parked car, have you ever wondered just what were the two people inside talking about? What do you imagine they might be telling each other? Random Acts bring their award-winning This Time Tomorrow series from the Brighton Fringe to Edinburgh: three cars, three couples, three different scenarios... 

Medea of the Laundromat

Medea of the Laundromat

Medea, spurned foreign lover of Greek hero Jason, exacts terrible, poetic revenge in a local laundrette. Jason arrives too late to stop the wash cycle. This camp classic by HM Koutoukas, clown prince of New York's 1960s underground theatre scene, is bizarre, hilarious, and deadly serious... 

Virgin Money Fringe on The Mound

Virgin Money Fringe on The Mound

Watch spectacular street entertainment on the doorstep of the National Galleries of Scotland. Pick up a bargain for the current day's Fringe shows at the Virgin Money Half Price Hut... 

Children's Haunted Underground Tour

Children's Haunted Underground Tour

Our costumed guide will take you into our paranormally active and haunted underground vaults dating back to the 1700s. During the 2014 Fringe we added as many as four extra tours daily due to the high demand... 

Original Haunted Underground Tour

Original Haunted Underground Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, and disease and death were commonplace. Each vault has stories of terrible occurrences which your guide shall impart to you... 

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a favourite work, live... 

Virgin Money Fringe on the Royal Mile

Virgin Money Fringe on the Royal Mile

Watch free previews of hundreds of Fringe shows. See world-class street performers, buskers and entertainers of every talent imaginable perform daily on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile... 

Passage Tells: Edinburgh

Passage Tells: Edinburgh

Passage Tells Project is a series of site-specific audio-guided walks focusing on one passage in a city. It’s composed of recorded interviews with people living along the passage... 

ménage

ménage

You ring the doorbell and walk in. Moments later, she greets you, wearing nothing but a smile, and pours a cup of tea. 'What are you after?' Immersive theatre at its most intimate and timely, this world premiere play by award-winning playwright Ryan Good is performed in an Edinburgh flat for an audience of two... 

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted 1700s Underground Tour

Midnight Paranormally Active and Haunted 1700s Underground Tour

Dare you visit the world's most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire clubs, witches, bodysnatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequented by our famous misogynistic poltergeist... 

Paranormally Active Vaults and Haunted Graveyard Tour

Paranormally Active Vaults and Haunted Graveyard Tour

This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town's two most bone-chilling locations. Your tour includes the world famous Greyfriars graveyard, with tales of body snatchers, mortsafes, Greyfriars Bobby and lots more... 

Ghost and Torture Tour

Ghost and Torture Tour

A bone chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised... 

Terror Tour

Terror Tour

As an appetizer, we first of all take you around some of the old town's cobbled streets giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used to roam the old town's wynds and closes and left an everlasting place in history...