Shaggers returns for a one-off special bringing more hilarity with a line-up of comedians from around the Fringe performing their best material based around sex and relationships.
Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret.
The Johnny Cash Story returns to Edinburgh Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the Man in Black.
Take a gonzo dive into a world of sex dungeons, meth and so much more with New York City comedian, Katharyn Henson.
If you hate Laura McMahon, women in general, or comedy then this isn’t the show for you.
Hot girl summer is finally here and Eleanor Conway is ready for some post lockdown dating – she’s Vaxxed and Waxxed (and ready to climax!) Join her for a TMI post-pandemic catch-…
This multi-award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono’s classic environmental tale toured for almost 14 years, with repeat appearances at the Sydney Opera House and off-Broadway.
A fun, interactive and educational show for babies and toddlers that can be enjoyed by all the family.
Some day, Where Sat the Lovers will be a live stage show.
After six years together, one of which was particularly crazy, an American says goodbye to Scotland with the help of a song and a puppet and tries to figure out why she’s leaving.
‘Phil sweeps the audience on an exhilarating never-ending stream-of-consciousness loaded with laughter.
Martin Mor is doing a stand-up comedy show. It is called At The Edge. ‘Deadly eejitness’ (Herald). ‘An adorable master of feel good comedy’ (Clothesline Magazine).
This 5-star show takes you on a journey through time in Nashville to experience how music influenced the bible belt city and in turn how Music City influenced the world of music.
Performed outdoors in a cemetery, Lisa Nelson brings her unique story together with that of Lyda Conley: the first indigenous woman attorney in the US.
In a moving one-woman show, Lubna Kerr explores race, heritage, gender and health in the context of her and her family's experiences as a Pakistani family in Glasgow.
For All the Love You Lost is presented by Morosophy at [email protected]’s Hall.
A year indoors left Daphna Baram, a sociable animal even at the worst of times, compelled to spend the first year of her 50s chatting with her unforgiving self.
The Golden Fly is an epic wonder tale of a shape-shifting goddess in search of her truth.
A work-in-progress stand-up comedy show from South East New Comedian 2019 and Max Turner Prize 2021 finalist Phil Green.
Watson is alone.
An acclaimed adaptation of one of Tolkien’s Tales from the Perilous Realm.
Celebrating Cassidy’s music with a Scottish lilt and, due to high demand, more violin and original songs! After sell-out tours with The Story,
Elsa is ready to launch the sequel…
Safely stowed in a sewing box and found utterly by accident, join the cast of Miss Linsday’s Secret in the reading and exploration of love letters that have been hidden for over …
One of the Gals is completely packed.
Come forth for a cautionary tale venturing through ancient history to modern masculinity; welcome to Mediocre White Male.
Dean’s personal take on the craziness that’s befallen America, and the world, these past six years.
How good is your memory? The night begins with a little laughter and audience participation as we are asked to remember the age old story of Orpheus.
NYC comedian Harmon Leon brings you a show about lost love, irony and obscure Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall.
Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has written a book! Is it really a “modern classic” or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds …
Every Wild Beast returns to Edinburgh for a one-off solo performance by Fringe First-winning writer and storyteller, Casey Jay Andrews.
Nine-year-old Pippi Longstocking is strong, brave and fearless.
My Car Plays Tapes is the new storytelling show by John Osborne, about getting older, jobs, cars that don’t really work and how to make big decisions with your life.
Turning 33, Brian quit his job, packed his beard and took off on a 6-month round-the-world adventure.
Come and delve deep into the psyche of wolves with Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician Neil Sutcliffe.
A virtual mini-festival celebrating classic literature online.
Gangsters, attempted murder and actual sharks? Award-winning comedian and TV writer Kate Smurthwaite tells the most mind-blowing lockdown story you’ll ever hear.
The comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever.
InHouse Theatre and Assembly invite you back to your favourite haunt for a strong drink and a stranger-than-fiction ghost story.
Glenn has burned his party lifestyle to the ground and from the ashes emerged a phoenix of personal responsibility that includes a wife, two kids and a nice little house in the cou…
Chaucer, but with insects.
In 1970 Virgil Fox played the music of JS Bach at the Mecca of rock’n’roll, Fillmore East.
Ripe Fruit are two older women trying to make sense of the world they live in when they explore Husbands, Hair and Other Stories.
Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffl…
Join local tour guide Hannah Mackay Tait for a 3-hour walk through Scottish LGBTQ+ history.
This is CITY.
Mr and Mrs Twit are nasty disgusting people who enjoy playing horrible tricks but, when the Roly Poly Bird visits from Africa, their whole world is literally turned upside down! Ad…
Angus Coutts, Michael Welch and Ralph Brown are three of the Scottish comedy circuit’s rising stars and are making their big return to the Edinburgh Fringe after multiple sell-out …
When writer/performer Jonathan Tipton Meyers lost his girlfriend, his business and his identity, he got in his car and drove.
An immersive feel-good experience that comprises personal storytelling and comedy to tell a story about growing up and making a home in the world.
Show about family, taking risks, and embracing change.
Michelle’s second solo show and sequel to 50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let’s Laugh.
From baseball to outer space, the American (In) Tent revue show is a lively event chock-a-block with all sorts of perspectives on current American life.
Fresh from winning a Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award at the South African NAF, (Extra)ordinary, (Un)usual is coming to the Edinburgh Fringe! This monologue showcase written by A…
You are on an island.
Join Mr Dilly and MacMillan Children’s Books on a joyous journey to the magical world of Wonderland, where nothing is as it seems! Celebrating 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s Thro…
One man’s quazary expensive, time-consuming quest to become the Global Taskmaster Champion.
Covering everything from history to religion and folklore, this walking tour is our original tour of Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town.
She’s on her bed in her room staring at the ceiling.
Tom Mayhew is a professional comedian.
Through storytelling, poetry and illustration, this show transports you back to Westeros to narrate a different version of the Game of Thrones story.
Winner of LA Times’ Best Production and OC Weekly’s Best Play awards, acclaimed director Annie Loui and CounterBalance Theater present the worldwide premiere of yet another ‘delici…
After sell out shows at Fringes worldwide, this show returns to Edinburgh to take you on Dolly’s incredible journey from the Smoky Mountains to her arrival as the Queen of Countr…
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.
A chilling and memorable experience awaits all who delve into our 1700s Old Town underground vaults.
Our unique tour sets out to capture the essence and idiosyncrasies of the characters and locations of the McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street books.
An anti-bias family show! Wonderful, real, thoughtful, loving, respectful, kind, non-judgmental and inclusive.
Take a nostalgic journey through the career and music of two award-winning legends in this internationally sold-out show.
Tell me what you think that you know about Black American womanhood? How do you imagine it feels? How do you imagine it looks? How does it smell? How does it sound? Well, maybe my …
After spending 5+ decades on the stage, Siobhan Bremer’s life is more than just a bit theatrical.
Recording and living just a stones throw from each other in the 1970’s, a group of legends came together in Laurel Canyon to influence the world of modern music.
Fairytale: 20/20 follows the journey of a jaded choreographer, Sarah Lee, and a hopeful actress, Ella Jung, who meet in Hawai’i to produce their film, Happily Ever After, for a per…
Boiler suits, beanies and a barrow! That’s what was waiting for this musical duo when lockdown hit! A truly mesmerising twinning of music and storytelling of how a global communi…
Our unique tour sets out to inform and entertain as we take you into both the Old and New Towns, giving you a real sense of the two sides of Edinburgh; revealing some of the secret…
Why would a spirit be trapped in the mortal plane, not alive but not quite dead? The Ghost Matchmaker seeks to free ghosts of the chains that bind them to the land of the living, f…
A hypnotic dreamscape.
Take an intriguing and entertaining stroll with our guide as you investigate some of the old wynds and closes on the Royal Mile, which are steeped in a sometimes violent and bloody…
Discover the sinister side of Edinburgh’s Old Town from villains to aristocracy; slums, prisons, execution sites, and the architecture of its famous sons.
Through storytelling poetry, this show transports you back to Westeros to narrate a different version of the Game of Thrones story.
The Neil Diamond Story follows the tale of the boy from Brooklyn through to becoming one of the most popular singer-songwriters of all time, selling over a million records worldwid…
Jamie’s great passion has always been mountaineering.
Two shows only! Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids’ ideas and transform them instantly into interactive musical adventures.
25 years since the premiere of ‘Toasting The Lassies’, does the costume still fit? Can she still hit the high notes of Ae Fond Kiss? Gill Bowman revisits the material and wonders i…
In 2017, Watson – prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.
Travel – always exciting, especially when the man of your dreams pops up to join you.
Using elements of theatre and storytelling to take us on this touching and inspiring journey, Natalie, a caseworker, embarks on a quest to unravel the injustices experienced by a b…
Join Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter and Joey for the last great showbiz party.
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer/songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland; stories, secret places and iconic songs.
Celebrating Hamish Henderson’s recent centenary.
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 frequente…
Multi-award-winning show taking you through the life and music of the record-breaking superstar, from her humble beginnings in Nutbush through to her crowning as the Queen of Rock’…
Come along to this fun, fast-moving, creative and joyous production of an original take on the story of Blackbeard.
Sexy and subversive, audacious and hilarious, this one-woman show puts a knife in the back of traditional fairy tales.
After previous successful runs at Edinburgh, Adelaide and Brighton Fringe, follow Dolly’s incredible journey from the Smoky Mountains to her arrival as the Queen of Country.
UK premiere: from his years as the visionary in one of the most successful duos through to his many solo hits, travel through one of the greatest back catalogues of all time.
Dirty Dancing is firmly etched into the memories of the 80s generation, a symbol of 80s culture defined by its unforgettable scenes featuring watermelons, that infamous lift and th…
An uplifting comedy confessional hosted by Nancy and Baz Ashmawy, Irish mother and son stars, of Sky One’s Emmy Award-winning TV show – 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy.
Elsa and sister Irenie (The McTaggart Sisters) showcase a rare opportunity to hear these two highly acclaimed singers/songwriters/multi-instrumentalists come together in a fusion o…
Feel like everyone in your life has their shizzle together while you can barely function as a moderately competent adult human? Feel all you do is pretend? Feel like a fake? Impost…
Following a sell-out run at Fringe 2019, Back To Black returns to take you on a moving yet energising journey through the career of a modern legend.
A nostalgic celebration of Fleetwood Mac, who have sold over 120 million records.
Experience all the hits from one of the world’s most successful duos in this nostalgic and informative trip down memory lane and through the lush soundscape of The Carpenters.
An international sell-out show taking you on a nostalgic journey through the career and music of these two legends.
An atmospheric storytelling experience in Edinburgh’s largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults where the poor and destitute lived.
Following countless sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, this five-star show takes you on a guided tour through Nashville so you can experience how Music City influenced the wo…
Fresh off a successful, sold-out, Off-Broadway run, this show will inspire you, make you laugh and will tug at your heartstrings.
Based on his book My Camino Walk – A Way to Healing, the author takes you on his life-changing journey through the mythic landscape on the ancient pilgrimage route of the Camino …
This year’s show is all about why I cancelled last year’s show.
A hilarious new stand-up show from the star of Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Impractical Jokers UK and Stand Up Central.
Born and bred in Manchester and just your atypical northern bloke, Josh Jones is taking the circuit by storm.
The remarkably funny and true story of actor Nigel Miles-Thomas putting on the first-ever Pantomime in Los Angeles in 1991.
When you type ‘George Lewis’ into Google, the suggestions that follow are pretty boring.
‘Dazzling, inspired, perfectly observed.
After an outstanding premiere at VAULT 2020, farmers-turned-entertainers David and Sam are ploughing up to Bristo Square with their rambunctious comedy spectacular decorated with t…
Award-winning show from critically acclaimed Irish stand-up Andrew Ryan.
From Dave’s Funniest Jokes 2019 runner-up comes a comedic journey of self-discovery exploring the benefits and pitfalls of both fitting in and standing out.
After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 with In Loyal Company, and 2019 with Fragility of Man, David William Bryan returns with a brand-new psychological drama for 2020.
After sell-out runs at the Fringe in 2017 and 2018, Tom Lucy has appeared on a number of TV shows (Stand Up Central, Roast Battle, Live At The Comedy Store, Stand Up Sketch Show) a…
Fresh from supporting Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan, ‘Fringe favourite’ (BroadwayWorld.
Multi award-winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order) is back with her fourth full-len…
As stand-up comedy’s fourth shortest comedian, Jo is concerned that disability is getting a bit too “cool”.
A new hour of stand-up from the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy.
What do we make with our lives? An artist worries his work has lost its way.
‘Giantess is a heartfelt and hilarious triumph.
Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and chair of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz) has good intentions but trying to live your best life, a…
Life coming at Ivo ever faster; Ivo trying to respond ever funnier.
Baker (GameDay Warm-Up and Glory Hunters co-host on talkSPORT) is Devonshire and proud.
Four years ago, Aaron gained a nickname based solely on being in a wheelchair.
After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 and 2019, In Loyal Company returns in a bigger venue for 2020.
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents has created an entertaining, interactive and imaginative production based on this timeless classic.
This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town’s two most bone-chilling locations.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions where disease and death were commonplace.
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, on…
A guided walking tour that will visit our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments from the Nuremberg and Bamberg Castles in Germany dating back to the late 1500s and early 1…
The Wild Unfeeling World is an ingenious bit of storytelling; not only is it an innovative and eccentric reimagining of Moby Dick, but a stunning example of a wonderfully modern ap…
A Tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle, the Man Behind and Beyond Sherlock Holmes with a discussion by New York author, Elizabeth Crowens and Tania Henzell, a relation of the Doyle family…
Casey Jay Andrews, resplendent in red dungarees in an intimate venue of her own creation, begins by reminding us pointedly that in her show she is not an actor but will “remain a…
Irene Possetto’s one-woman play presents a young girl named Isabelle living a life of true tragedy in 1301.
From a very young age, Nicola has been determined to prove to her four older siblings, and the world, that she is more than just a little sister.
Being Frank is a truly very special show, performed by stand up veteran Imaan Hadchiti.
Here Comes Your Man is a lovely hour of storytelling from a bright new talent Matt Hoss.
Asterglow theatre is a new amateur company focused on new writing centered on female and non-binary individuals.
The devil went down to Edinburgh and was defeated by five local boys in fierce fiddlin’ combat.
Based on the classic 1956 short film by Albert Lamorisse, the award-winning Lucky Dog bring their brand-new show to Edinburgh Fringe.
Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician/singer Neil Sutcliffe share a story inspired by the Viking’s arrival in Scotland.
Lily and Alissa met on the Soho Theatre Stand-Up Lab in 2018 and quickly bonded over their love of expensive candles and the fact that they were both complex, three-dimensional wom…
The Golden Fly is an epic tale of a shape-shifting goddess in search of her truth.
Very few of Edinburgh Fringe’s 4,000+ shows this year are able to boast being incomparable to all others.
FOC It Up is a comedy collective aiming to showcase the talents of women and non-binary people of colour, in a comedy world that is mostly made up of straight white men.
Part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019 and presented by Contact and STUN.
One actor, in 45 minutes, performs the first story ever written down: an epic Babylonian poem based on the mythical adventures of the King of Uruk who lived and ruled around 2750 B…
Daisy MacDade tells the strange-but-true story of her extraordinary experiences as an Edinburgh-based sugarbaby trying to get through university.
Pindos is former Cambridge Footlight Milo Edwards’ debut hour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The anxiety-riddled writer/doormat for a famous comedian stumbles into the big-time stand-up spotlight and decides to stay, with hilarious conseq.
Hello, I am Charles Quarterman.
The affable globetrotting comedian returns with a show consisting of hilarious comedy deconstruction and anecdotes from his many overseas trips. There is no shark…
I remember situations so awkward death seemed like a viable option.
Ketchikan, Alaska and New York City: island towns at opposite ends of the American continent.
Award-winning writer and stand-up Katie Mulgrew used to be a card-carrying God botherer.
The last days of the the founding father of philosophy, Socrates.
This award-winning writer’s powerful one-man show tears through the curtain of manners to reveal the wildlife of neo-liberal Britain.
In a fish-out-of-water comedy of errors, Hopwood DePree tells of how researching his ancestry online led to him leaving Tinseltown to save his 600-year-old British ancestral pile, …
The Cheap Part of Town is Louis Rive’s first collection of songs.
Derry comedian Peter E Davidson (The Blame Game, Live at the Sunflower) is back with his third Fringe show and this time.
All the way from Macao and Taiwan comes a magical production of traditional and modern Chinese shadow plays! Mingled with stories from Journey to the West and famous animation figu…
Truly funny, indigenous comedy, Aboriginal Comedy Allstars features three Aboriginal Australian comedians: Kevin Kropinyeri, Steph Tisdell and Andy Saunders.
Ray Bradshaw made waves at last year's Fringe for performing stand-up in sign language and English at the same time, a gesture inspired by his own upbringing with deaf parents …
You can never be entirely sure if the material a comedian is sharing is true, based in truth, or completely fabricated.
Tucked away in a corner of Pleasance Courtyard, Glenn Moore delights a packed crowd with an hour of non-stop puns and twisted humour.
What does a busy, modern, single woman do when she finds a lump in her breast? She cracks jokes.
Stitching together a personal narrative where he is often playing the fool, Matt Davis jokes about even the largely accepted norms of language, nationality and global or regional c…
Immerse yourself in a Greek coffee house where familiar faces tell stories of their displaced lives, while a series of unpredictable events unfold in the background.
An interesting insight into the man who stole Christmas, leader of the ‘doomsday cult that controls eight million lives’.
Sofie Hagen enters the stage, seemingly nervous despite her extensive experience on the comedy circuit.
Late 1800s: there’s a heavy fog surrounding London.
Is everything as it seems? Is the sky really blue? Do dogs like to smell each other’s bottoms to gauge their scent or do they just really like the smell of leftover poo? Join Drag …
Evolution premiered in 2009 and won a Scotsman Fringe First award: ‘Intelligent, informative, and hugely entertaining’ (Chortle.
Remember OMD before OMG, Phil Oakey’s fringe and onyx ashtrays? Tales of growing up before the New Romantics landed in 80s Leeds, with threads of a Catholic upbringing, Irish mot…
‘The biggest spoken word night in London for women’ (Evening Standard) returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for three incendiary shows.
A courageous new work by twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award-winning songwriter Rowan Rheingans.
DJ and journalist Steve Lamacq celebrates 30+ years in the music industry with an intimate one-man show full of anecdotes and observations, clocked up over three decades of champio…
Liam Malone, it’s fair to say, is not backwards at coming forwards.
Hench is an engaging exploration of female strength in its many forms.
In a “day in the life” format of her experiences at Burning Man festival, Desiree Burch intricately tells us the story of her search for sex during an unintentional acid trip.
Giant Wolf Theatre Company is a group of young artists whose goal is to devise, create and be makers of great theatre.
This show brings you some of the funniest comedians from around the Fringe to laugh, joke and talk passionately about their favourite geek passions.
Legendary performer and well-travelled fiddle player Aindrias de Staic (AKA Shtax) is back on the Fringe after winning a few awards seven years ago and being busy with TV and film.
Three thousand years ago, the Queen of Sheba travelled with a huge entourage and wealthy gifts to listen to King Solomon’s wisdom.
Sonic might not be the best video game character in the world but moving around at the speed of sound, he has touched many hearts and none more so than Sooz Kempner who brings her …
There ain’t no party like a Max & Ivan party, ‘cause a Max & Ivan party uses equations to guarantee participant enjoyment!The comedy duo are back at the Fringe and read…
Bryony Kimmings’ I’m a Phoenix, Bitch is a glimmering, harrowing, firework display of a show, and is easily among the best performances at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
Please Forget is a one-man show by American comedian Steve Rannazzisi that takes an comedic look into public shaming.
A history show unearthing the most shocking events, actions and characters throughout our past.
Award-winning jazz vocalist Ali, with a heavy hitting band of internationally acclaimed musicians, resurrects the original outspoken blues and torch song divas.
Scotland is a country blessed with abundant natural beauty and mystical landscapes.
Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Why would a poet have LinkedIn? And why does Ross’s say he’s ‘an ideas man’? When asked this in an interview, he panics, but somehow he gets the job.
If you were invited to a 50th birthday party in Ibiza, would you go? Are you a party animal? Can you get a sitter for the kids? Can you get the time off work? Have you got £1k for…
For as long as she can remember Isabella has had butterflies living inside her tummy.
Why is it when we think of the piano it is always men at the forefront? ‘Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
This one-woman solo comedy show investigates the longest-standing question of the known universe: why am I still f*cking single? While it’s probably her own fault, Madeline’s d…
Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena.
Calling all adventurers! Following their critical success at last year’s Fringe (selected as EdFringeReview.
The world’s stories have gone missing, but with outrageous accents, some unconventional storytelling skills, live sound effects and your help, the inspired inspectors of The Bureau…
Fresh from touring America and the UK, Mark returns to the Festival Fringe for the fourth time and has some tales to tell.
From labour to rest.
‘From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly raw’ (Evening Standard).
The wrestling double act, Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh, return! Thom and Andrew are forming the first-ever comedy tag-team and are going to use all the elements of tag-team wrestling …
Une bonne dose de excitement.
This multi award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono’s classic environmental tale by Puppet State Theatre Company has been touring internationally for the past twelve years, with repe…
Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul connects audiences with the energy, excitement and raw emotion generated by the pioneering R’n’B and soul acts of the 40s, 50s and 60s.
Known better for his kink-based comedy, John Pendal returns this year to the Fringe with a different angle to a similar style he employs, one that combines his witty sexual quips w…
Eleanor Conway's vagina has a name (Jenny), and this is important to know.
Elliot Wengler lives at home in a village in the middle of nowhere and is fine with that.
Legendary Scottish storyteller and master of mirth is only in town for one weekend.
A fun, interactive and educational classical violin and cello concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed! A programme of water-themed music and the story of The Luc…
Award-winning drinks writers and comedy performers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham return to Edinburgh with their latest libation, The Thinking Drinkers: Heroes of Hooch, in Underbel…
Apparently, Richard Stott got into comedy “for all the wrong reasons”; at least, that’s what the aforementioned Richard Stott says.
Let’s not mince words – this is a hard watch.
Bombs are falling on Liverpool.
Catapulting Dickens into the 21st century, this masterstroke genius of spin-offs introduces Emily Halloran, live streaming to us from her penthouse honeymoon suite.
You’ll learn two things from Aaron Simmonds’ Disabled Coconut.
Celebrating Hamish Henderson’s centenary with songs that won the recognition of Bob Dylan and Nelson Mandela.
In his cell, woodturner Daniel McNaughton, wronged by his father, dismissed by the Glaswegian legal establishment, awaits sentence for his botched attempt to shoot Prime Minister R…
The Artists Collective Theatre consider what could prompt an eighteen year old girl to create one of the most lauded, feared, impressive and appalling tales of the overpowering nee…
Adam Brides (Max Turner Competition finalist) and David Anthony (Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year semi-finalist) join forces for an extravaganza of comedy and storytelling…
A couple of years ago James’ best friends, Sarah and Emma, asked him for his sperm.
Carole King, Amy Lee, Nina Simone, Judith Weir, Clara Schumann… Historically, it was believed women did not have the required strength to really play the piano and that it was no…
Molly Brenner’s one-woman show about her pursuit of an orgasm is an endearingly-performed trundle through her long search for sexual fulfilment.
A “nearly” comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during the London Bridge terror attack in 2017.
A glorious celebration of the work of the world’s greatest playwright.
Christmas at Camelot: a monstrous green warrior issues an unwinnable challenge to Arthur’s finest knight.
This high-energy, dirty storytelling open mic has been around the world.
Edinburgh-born Italian crooner Philip Contini sings a selection of Cole Porter’s best-loved repertoire with anecdotes from the colourfully flamboyant life of one of the world’s gre…
This bold, poetic, storytelling performance by Jo Blake is more of a series of questions than a search for truth.
This one woman show featuring Diana Varco sees her shape shift effortlessly into 35 different characters, as she narrates the journey of her self discovery through trauma.
The brainchild of comedians Harriet Dyer and Scott Gibson, That’s Not a Lizard, That’s My Grandmother! is unlike any other show at the Fringe.
On top of their biggest haul, friendly fishermen Deddy and Winchem discover the cursed Red Herring.
Once upon a time there was a creative and beautiful family who were about to lose everything.
ArdCol welcomes you to the world of the Uninvited Guests: dreamers, storytellers and liars.
Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by Scotland’s oldest department store shopkeeper.
Rats’ Tales by Carol Ann Duffy and adapted by Melly Still brings together a hugely entertaining, sinister and magical mixture of traditional and invented folk stories, richly con…
Ragnarr Ragnarson is a Skald – a teller of stories, keeper of history and composer of poems.
The extraordinary story of Captain Ahab’s obsessive vengeance against the mighty leviathan, the great white whale who rid him of his leg.
Ro, the main character, finds himself with a tricky decision as to whether he should plug into VR for the rest of his life and ignore the harsh realities of Earth in 2050, or if th…
The finest Geordie, Scottish and Australian comedians come together for a fantastic hour of stand-up comedy.
A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends: Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, JM Barrie, Alex…
Mysteriosa blends Ashton’s love of storytelling, stage magic and the paranormal to create a world where ancient objects show their secret powers and spirits make their presence k…
Enter the macabre minds of Beaux and Poe.
In a world where we learn to hate the bodies of others and fear our own, MUSE offers a chance to find them instead.
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian, 1930s-1950s, comedy-jazzer, sung by Philip Contini: ‘his genius makes him so special’ (Scotsman).
Shit is an award-winning compelling, raw and powerful play which examines the intersections of class and misogyny.
Nigel Lovell went to school with a murderer.
Just five days into her first career as a high school teacher, Mimi Hayes’ head exploded.
Five years ago, at his best friends Sarah and Emma’s engagement party, James met the love the love his life.
From standstill to stand-up in two years.
A great chance to hear some acoustic songs and stories and direct questions at one of Scotland’s finest singer/songwriters, Kyle Falconer from The View.
When you are given a class project of Flat Stanley who better than your stand-up comedian Uncle Dave to do it for you.
Amused Moose Award nominee: Best Show, Edinburgh Fringe 2015.
On a cold, blustery evening in 1945, the playwright’s grandmother, June, answers the door to an ill-fated telegram delivery.
In the middle of the night, there’s a noise – a snuffling and a shuffling and a splintering of wood.
The National Theatre’s adaptation comes to life in Dr.
The boy I love is up in the gallery.
Number eight will have you totally whelmed! 10 things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew will take you back the good old days, when we worried about Y2K, wore butterfly clips in our …
This one time I got a pre-emptive divorce.
Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker.
Highly anticipated debut hour from a uniquely silly and cerebral stand-up.
Sadia is a British Asian comedian from London tackling sex, relationships and identity in her no-holds-barred style.
Ruby is having her birthday party and all of Edinburgh is invited.
Lubna explores her identity as a Scottish Pakistani muslim women living in a world dominated by fat, blonde, white men.
What’s better than one stand-up comedian for free? That’s right, two stand-up comedians for free.
Writer, theatre-maker and creator of cult Edinburgh hit John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne has a new storytelling show about music and dementia.
A cancer diagnosis reveals a suicidal boob.
PBH reads from his book, the story of the Free Fringe from 1996 to now: how we became the Fringe’s biggest show provider and the many catastrophes and odd triumphs along the way.
Candy’s stories, musicality and legs will take you on a journey of her/his adventures through time.
Born in Greece and living in the UK, George is a UK, Europe and Australia comedy club favourite, appearing on BBC One and Sky.
Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit, and murder: Marie Hassenpflug and the Brothers Grimm are trying to edit the darkness out of old stories.
A stand-up comedy show with two halves, by two comedians united by the powerful force of convenience.
Jamie (‘Hilarious’ (List), ‘ridiculously hilarious’ (Skinny), ‘utterly hilarious’ (Telegraph)) Fraser brings you a laugh at lunchtime, featuring a rotating cast of his funny and ni…
After the interest in his spirit cabinet last year in Edinburgh, the famous Victorian psychic investigator Professor Novak will discuss some of his more famous and gruesome investi…
Join Mary O’Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives.
A one-handed show about making a one-handed show might be becoming a little passé at the Fringe but there is at least one final offering you should devour before you write the gen…
Lucie Pohl is an extremely talented performer; this is a statement I cannot stress enough.
Our unique tour sets out to inform and entertain as we take you into both the Old and New towns, giving you a real sense of the two sides of Edinburgh; revealing some of the secret…
Journey through the incredible life and music of the Queen of Soul – the most charted female of the 21st century! Featuring hit artist Cleopatra Higgins, as seen in West End hit …
Ziggy Stardust takes us on a Tragical Mystery Tour through the life of a nearly-was rock star! Drama, tragedy and hilarity ensue to a live rocking backdrop.
Two years ago, Matt Watson (‘Good Canadian fun’ (Wingspan Entertainment)) moved to Scotland.
The Rise and Fall of Patti Superb.
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society will be bringing a true taste of Scotland to the Fringe, with an all-encompassing sensory feast that celebrates the best of our culture.
Craig on the Cliff – Craig Herbertson, Edinburgh singer, presents Cauld Blast Warm Heart, a celebration of the works of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, the genius who gav…
After travelling the world with her first solo show 50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let’s Laugh, a lot had changed in Michelle’s life.
Show about family, taking risks and embracing change, Michelle unexpectedly fell into the world of comedy.
A portrayal of the life of Eva Cassidy.
Journey through the life and music of this phenomenal record-breaking superstar – the world’s only artist to have US top 40 hits in every decade since the 60s! Featuring hit ar…
Steve Taylor is Will Kemp – celebrity comedian and superstar of the Elizabethan stage.
Voices of Bond is a spectacle like no other.
In the house on the corner of our street lived an old man.
After receiving standing ovations last year, The Dolly Parton Story returns to the Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the Queen of Country who curren…
Following sell-out shows and standing ovations in 2017/18, The Carole King Story returns to take you on an incredible journey through the career of six-time Grammy Award winner and…
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 reside…
Iain’s grandfather was a fearless Scottish war hero, whose painting hangs on the wall of Edinburgh Castle.
We spend trillions on health but like Brexit, nobody knows what it means.
Every dead body on Mount Everest was once a very motivated person.
Back To Black premiers at the Fringe to take you on an electrifying journey through the career of a modern legend who shattered records and moved millions.
From early Celtic tradition, through Shakespearean superstition to modern high fantasy, everyone has heard of fairies.
In their top secret lab, the science fictionaries are trying to collect the fizziest, flashiest, most marvellous stories about science! Join them on their quest and maybe they will…
Ciaran loves milking.
Five storytellers open a treasure chest.
From the tomb of the womb to the womb of the tomb.
Chasing dreams, planting seeds and mining for gold in this work-in-progress show from ‘one of very few comics who manages to do something new with the art form while keeping an aud…
Grey Dog Theatre follow the triumphant Beasts and Beauties, ‘a perfectly synchronised swarm of young talent’ **** (Young Perspective) with more of Carol Ann Duffy’s magical f…
The Johnny Cash Story returns to the Edinburgh Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the 18-time Grammy winner.
A thought-provoking show about haircuts and heartache.
The Carpenters Songbook premiers at the Fringe to take you on an emotive journey through the career of one of the world’s most successful duos.
Louise recently received two reviews.
One of Scotland’s finest comedy poets returns to Edinburgh with 50 minutes of classic doggerel.
Set against the backdrops of the Vietnam War, World War II and the Korean War, Beyond Glory tells the stirring, emotional, and heroic true stories of eight recipients of America’…
Aged just 17, Brian forged his mother’s signature, borrowed €10k and ran away to New Zealand.
Miss Irenie Rose sings the well-loved songs written and sung by Joan Baez.
The only thing crazier than Sammie was the welfare state supposed to be helping her! Getting your needs met in austerity Britain is a game of Russian roulette.
Have you ever closed your eyes and tried to imagine a new colour? Lucy is a little grey girl in a little grey world who escapes to a land of colour through her stories.
Phil Hammond was sacked by the BBC for pledging to stand against his MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, in 2022 (or next week).
A teenage Scottish rapper leaves home to pursue his dreams across the Atlantic in New York City.
A year ago, the world ended.
And she doesn’t give a damn who knows it.
Following two consecutive years of sell-outs and critical acclaim, the James Taylor and Joni Mitchell stories combine into one exciting show to take you on a journey through the in…
‘Too young to stay in, too old to go out!’ Nigel Osner casts a quizzical eye over life’s challenges for those that little bit older.
Hello, my name is Edd Hedges.
Who is Analeise? I don’t know.
Eight years ago, James’ best friend Tom was diagnosed with heart cancer and told he had three months to live.
Funny Stories About Pain is a one-hour journey through some decidedly not-funny events in the life of comedian Troy Alan, which would amount to a depressing Ted Talk if Troy couldn…
This funny show is for anyone who ever listens to dreadfully dull presentations, cringe-worthy wedding speeches or rambling nonsense from “experts” and thinks, ‘there must be a b…
Is Britain happy? Are we trapped in a bubble of despair? Comedian Aidan Goatley is on a mission to find out by going to the centre of all 105 counties in the UK and asking a simple…
In a story of damsels, dragons and danger, the legendary Fablesmiths take you on a spectacular journey into a mystical universe of forgotten fairy tales ranging from Polish folklor…
A peek behind the velvet curtain! Hilarious one-woman sitcom based on Jacqueline Haigh’s true experiences working as a receptionist in a tantric massage parlour.
Des (winner of Gulag’s Got Talent, Ex-Soviet Republic Factor, No Voice, Strictly Pooling, Dancing on Siberian Ice) story-sings the history of world communism (Korea, Vietnam, Cub…
Like 50 Shades Of Grey, but funny on purpose.
Join Captain Jake’s Crew as he takes you on a journey to the high seas in this historic adventure.
Take a journey through time in Nashville to experience how music influenced this Bible Belt city and in turn how Music City influenced the whole world.
Surrealist comedian, author, illustrator and Fringe favourite Olaf Falafel presents his latest book It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind.
Join an all-new adventure! Tabletop role playing games meets live storytelling in a hilarious and heartbreaking fantasy epic.
Star of BBC Scotland’s Up For It! and BBC Radio Scotland, Ashley Storrie returns to the Fringe with a raw and hysterical show about mental health and the ways she uses humour to ov…
As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4.
The Afterlife of a Soap Star is a semi-autobiographical one-woman show depicting the madness of the media, maddening politics and madness itself.
A comedy about the autistic spectrum.
Gabe Mollica started doing stand-up in Edinburgh after he got dumped for his best friend.
Vauxhall Comedy presents two of the brightest up-and-coming comedians on the UK circuit: Tom Elwes and Ali Woods (as heard on BBC Radio 4).
How personal is too personal? What topics are off limits? American comedians Jeanne Whitney, Carter Morgan and Mike Lemme met in Paris trying to answer those very questions.
Northern powerhouse Tales of Whatever (@talesofwhatever) returns for 2019 with changing daily line-ups of seasoned Fringe comics and performers, all going off-script to share true …
Have you touched The Orb? Want to meet two that have? A mainstay of science, wonder and amazement since its inception in the late 80s, The Orb is science’s greatest invention.
Join the longest running panellist on BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News as he runs through new material for his next tour.
After headlining at some of the top comedy clubs around the UK and abroad, Gary returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with stories and jokes that have earned him the reputation as one of…
Sam Haygarth was arrested recently.
Home of the largest single malt, single cask collection, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society invites you to a three dram tutored whisky tasting like no other, in the company of our bran…
One of the brains behind the AATTA Podcast returns with his brand-new show in which TT comes to terms with his place in the world, asking some tough questions.
The planet is messed up.
Heartwarming, funny and bursting with energy, The Kiss tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two soldiers.
Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don’t have a word.
Hosted by comedian Patrick Melton (USA) and featuring a new line-up of hilarious comedian eye candy each show.
Dear reader, you may know me from such tragedies as Dead Dad (Radio 4’s Good Grief) and Dead Friend (BBC Three’s Happy Man) but this year I’m dead chuffed to perform comedy about s…
Help us to find out which ghosts haunt our famous underground vaults.
If you have never smoked meth, worked in a sex dungeon, or eaten dog food, don’t worry, because Katharyn Henson did it so you didn’t have to! In her Fringe debut, New York City com…
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
Kieran spent his 20s living fast and doing sketch comedy with Fringe behemoths WitTank – ‘Masterful’ (Sunday Times).
Fresh from performing at the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe festivals 2019, catch South End Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Winner in this revealing one-man show.
Professional comedian and avid cyclist Dion Owen brings his best stand-up material with an emphasis on his experiences and passion for life on a bike.
Award-winning comedian Gráinne Maguire (Dave’s UnSpun, BBC One’s This Week, RTE’s Cutting Edge and Radio 4’s Now Show) returns with a sparkling, exhilarating and life-affirming sh…
This tour de farce of bizarre exploits and odd misadventures chronicles an American’s nearly seven-decade search to find his place in the world.
‘If you put me in your show, change my name.
The show brings together a world record holder, an illustrator of the year and a published author: Via Fang (Taiwan) is an award-winning and internationally published illustrator.
From forgetting to pull your ripcord at 12,000 feet to finding your feet as a comedian: ex-skydiver Mat reveals all in an amusing yet absurd journey from living above the clouds to…
Ever poured gravy into your hat? Eaten next to a Sultan? Had a dinner party with the devil? Well now’s your chance.
Writer for BBC.
Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up.
Raised to win (cause who likes a loser?), it took her nearly four decades of childhood to achieve vulnerability and embrace failure.
Join Jake for a work in progress of his new stand-up show.
When he was ten years old, Phil Jerrod got kidnapped.
In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week.
The hit show at festivals and theatres worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians and their hilarious material based around sex and relationships.
Award-winning comedian Joe Bor retells the story of the friendship between his grandad (world-renowned town planner Walter Bor) and his grandad’s best friend (world-renowned comedy…
A revolving line-up of hilarious female comedians from around the Fringe with an hour of stand-up comedy to be enjoyed by all.
Godmother of Scottish comedy.
In this delightful family show, storytelling and music combine to create an enchanting performance, evoking the Scottish northern seashores.
After dropping 10 stone in weight Michael Livesley, the man described by Stephen Fry as an ‘outrageous talent’ is half the man he was but still just as funny.
Sunjai Arif can show you the world as he shares his memories of nostalgic pop culture all while attempting not to be sued by Disney.
Claptrap /’klaptrap/ noun: absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas.
An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette.
With his father recently deceased, minor aristocrat Andy Barr stands to inherit his fortune, his estate, his magnificent ruby and its terrible curse.
Fiona Ridgewell is the epitome of positivity.
If you had a chance to spend time with your idol, would you take it? Joel has hung out with all of his heroes, but did they want to hang out with him too?
After dealing with immigration, politics and Jewish mothers, Daphna Baram’s 2019 Fringe offering takes on mass and time (AKA weight and age) as the human-rights lawyer-journalist-c…
After last year’s sell-out smash hit Mum’s Going to Ibiza, Sarah returned home to her two wonderful children and noticed they were losing the art of play due to excessive technolog…
Glowed Up is an anecdotal anti-romcom from stand-up comedian Nathan Roberts.
Acclaimed stand-up (and the UK’s foremost gilet apologist) Stuart Laws reflects on the day his life changed forever when he risked everything in a Vegas poker tournament.
History, philosophy, musings, poems and tales of booze, horse brasses and morris dancers.
When you get a new worst day of your life, it’s time to tell everyone about the second worst! A show about discovering the magic in your belly.
A while back, things became too awful for Angus to cope with.
I was nine when my Dad taught me to cycle.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly (‘Observational genius’ (Guardian)) returns with a new show about how difficult it is to be a good person in the modern age.
Expect a fun night of sharp, well-crafted and mischievous stand-up that will tickle your fancy and your heart if you have one.
Brexit seems inescapable as the British stand at the crossroads of self-identity and nostalgia of a bygone era of an empire.
The year is 1969 and NASA has just put the first man on the moon.
Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs.
Seventh consecutive year for the UK’s longest-running and most successful ever Jewish comedy show.
A show about mental health (rather than mental illness).
A split bill comedy show featuring Thanyia Moore (Funny Women Award winner 2018) and Sian Davies (Hilarity Bites New Act winner 2018).
This award-winning, five-star comedy show will grab you by the short and curlies.
Top acts dust off their most out-of-date material.
Which life would you choose if you had a second chance? Luca managed to narrow the possible answers down to a few options (legionnaire in the French Foreign Legion, Japanese swords…
First you’ll be taken to our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments from the Nuremberg and Bamberg Castles in Germany, dating back to the late 1500s and early 1600s.
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 thei…
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, where disease and death were commonplace.
Steve’s dad died of Alzheimer’s.
Is a variety show with a mixed bill line-up.
Let one of Edinburgh’s most infamous sons or daughters lead you round the dark side of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Ghosts! Cobwebs! Wooooo noises! The original cult midnight comedy ghoststravaganza returns for a sixth year! Run while you can! Join Will Seaward (BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live), f…
Dave grew up with two beds in his bedroom and he’s trying to find out why.
Kayla MacQuarrie is Traumatised.
Ancient mythology and modern storytelling collide in a contemporary exploration of the legacy of colonialism and slavery by award-winning Scottish Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies.
Puppet State Theatre Company’s acclaimed adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece – enchanting storytelling for fantasy fans and phobics alike.
Award-winning actor, writer and composer AJ Holmes makes his Edinburgh debut with an hour of stand-up, storytelling, and songs! Known from The Book of Mormon on Broadway, London’s …
Freddie Folkston takes a whimsical look at three decades and the generations which helped shape a brave new world for millennials.
You never know what’ll change your life.
Stamptown Newcomer Award winner 2018, Roisin Crowley Linton returns to Edinburgh with her signature blend of achingly honest poetry, side-splitting stand-up and personal storytelli…
A show about growing up and becoming a man.
Jamie, affable dweeb but viciously misanthropic cyclist, will explain how a head-on collision with a car and his first year teaching completely changed his opinion on humans.
Dimple’s biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post-murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her last meal involved a chicken and an egg.
BBC is the debut show from British-born Chinese comedian Matthew Fong.
Nina Gilligan has broad shoulders but where did they come from? Join her on a journey of discovery from her adoption (primarily for being ginger) to present-day search for her birt…
Join Luke Martin for total honesty about everything from German dwarves to gender pronouns! Find out how sobriety is like using a public toilet, why Theresa May’s dancing is good, …
Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour is only for those that consider themselves to be very brave, those who are not afraid to venture into some of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations bot…
Comedy the way you like it.
For most of 2017 I received taunting messages from a fake Facebook account.
Raymond Mearns and Gary Little have Still Got It! Between them they’ve nearly 40 years of experience in stand-up comedy and at an age when most are coasting to retirement, Raymond …
Having spent time in a wheelie bin (for warmth, obviously), Ali’s mind has been wandering and wondering.
Last year Bruce spent an hour telling hilarious stories about how he looked into the abyss of middle age with the maturity of a teenager.
As a child, George Rigden (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the year nominee 2017) was friends with Uri Geller for two years.
Megan Shandley (Funny Women Grand finalist 2018, Scottish Variety Award nominee 2017, as seen on BBC Scotland’s Comedy Underground) brings tales of nostalgia and things forthcoming…
Childhood memories can sometimes be blurry but you never forget your first school trip, especially when it turns into a permanent stay in Cote d’Ivoire.
Co-creator of The Voice of Ray brings a brand-new solo hour to Edinburgh.
Steve helped his single mum find her Prince Charming all while learning his times tables.
We are the top-rated walking tour company for English tours in Edinburgh on TripAdvisor and we have put together a special festival friendly walking tour of the Old Town for you to…
A personal stand-up show where comedian Sarah Iles talks you through the absolute (vodka) joys of being divorced in her early 30s.
A Maori boy’s musical about his Hollywood hero.
During an odd and turbulent time in recent history Will found himself questioning every poor decision he has ever made (namely everything he has ever said or done).
A show about getting lost and getting found.
Adapting Mozart, Chopin and Scott Joplin for outer space requires a specially equipped pianist.
The biggest, gayest set of tales the Fringe has ever heard comes out to play in this theatrical performance-meets-storytelling competition.
Dilruk Jayasinha has quickly become one of Australia’s favourite comedians.
Music, poetry, art, science, politics, relationships, strange behaviors found in a species of (mostly) hairless primate.
For the first time James performs his multi award-winning trilogy of storytelling shows, Team Viking, A Hundred Different Words for Love and Revelations back-to-back in one evening…
Forgiveness is a work-in-progress about the cycles of abuse that form and affect who we are; if and how we can escape them and move on.
Enjoy alfresco Shakespeare in the C south gardens.
Join this lively and entertaining guided walking tour and enjoy decades of thrilling Fringe stories from today to Edinburgh’s first festivals in 1947.
Climb is a live album brought to life through compelling characters, storytelling, and original music blending bossa nova, jazz, reggae, and soul, written and performed by Duane Fo…
He won the 2004 Perrier Award in 2004 but, lets face it, he’s hardly kicked on has he? This show will be about failures, really (his, generally).
A perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s beloved clowns.
Following an epiphany in the Van Gogh Museum, Fry takes a twisted wander through art history.
Faced with the grim reality of life in the genteel English countryside, Alex’s dreams of youthful urban living seem light years away and when a nefarious village plot is revealed, …
Murphy retraces the steps of her transformative years, from fire-starter in a football shirt to feathers, tits and teeth.
Fresh from a one-star review in 2015, ‘there is a good comic entombed in this smug mess’ (Scotsman), LA’s ‘American-Indian-Iranian comic Omid Singh’ (Guardian) is back for anothe…
Experience legendary French icon Edith Piaf’s life, loves and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom such as La Vie En Rose and Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien.
‘Mrs Richardson, you’re trying to seduce me.
A critically acclaimed puppet musical, inspired by a neuroscientist.
A girl from Oxford meets a boy from Asteroid B-612.
Matt Price was asked to work on a writing project with a former criminal.
Jordan Wistuba and Liam Farrelly are at the forefront of the new generation of Scottish comedy, both gigging around the UK, working prominently with The Stand, Monkey Barrel Comedy…
Multi award-winning comedian Sarah Kendall returns to Edinburgh with a spellbinding hour of storytelling.
Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids’ ideas and transform them on the spot into interactive musical adventures.
Expect hot gossip about a ghost, a one-hit wonder and the paperclip from Microsoft Word. ‘Very inventive and dry writer’ **** (FunnyWomen.com). As heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
Life is short.
Rachel’s been described by some losers as obnoxious, rude and contrary.
Finally, after years of toil, Gary Tro has perfected quite possibly the greatest superhero movie screenplay ever written.
Join award-nominated comedian and one-eyed legend Georgie Morrell as she explores disability and celebrity.
Ben Pope is a ‘classy, stylish and accomplished’ (Chortle) comedian.
(And I feel fine (but not all the time)).
Invisible is an unflinching, hilarious and unexpected insight into life at an age when the world ghosts you.
Who is Robert Lemon Alackadaddy? Well he’s certainly a geezer that’s done many a thing.
From disastrous dates, to ruining weddings, to causing whole islands to go into a state of emergency, Sasha Ellen chalks it all up to being a bit of a pickle.
James’ grandad, Terry Downes, became world middleweight champion in 1961.
Mutch returns to the Fringe with a hilarious new hour chock-full of his trademark comedic tales of personal woe.
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings Morpurgo’s treasured story to life, sparking imagination in both young and old.
In 2017, Mark Watson – a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.
Multi award-winning musical storytelling from the creator of Jewish Chronicles and Gefilte Fish and Chips.
‘Indubitably good news.
Scott Gibson, Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning son, returns to the Fringe with a brand new hour of darkly comedic storytelling.
Failed love, crippling debt and living with an angry 83-year-old.
Charlie returns with more historical comedy, characters and stand-up.
Jojo Sutherland grew up in a castle and has steadily worked her way down ever since.
GFH builds on the runaway success of Gabby’s last Edinburgh show and offers a new series of life hacks on today’s dating and partying scene.
If you were anywhere near the Pleasance Courtyard this year, you’ll of heard of Lab Rats Theatre’s In Loyal Company as it shook the Fringe with its sell out run and critical ac…
Two shows only! Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today’s music via their pass…
Stuart Bowden has been doing this for a long time.
At the centre of its big, warm heart, The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It is a story about a non-activist boy and his activist mother, and by extension a story about all of us and our…
When you step into the venue for Dandy Darkly’s All Aboard, you don’t expect much.
Catherine Bohart is the bisexual, OCD daughter of an Irish Catholic Deacon and she’s got a hell of a lot to say about it.
A fun-filled, 45-minute romp through ancient fairytales and folklore legends from Wales.
Call of the Void explores catharsis and connection through ghost stories from around the world.
A storytelling, poetry and music performance filled with Viking tales and Nordic myths about the Vikings’ arrival in Scotland.
Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the self-help group ‘Jane McDonald Anonymous’.
Bercerus the Blind Dog introduces Cerberus’ blind twin, and includes Greek legends galore.
Beira – Alison Bell and Heather Yule – weave songs and harp music into a rich fabric combined with traditional stories of the land, the sea and the people of Scotland.
"People are amazing, aren’t they?" So asks a lone voice in the darkness.
Rachel Sambrooks is trying to love life even when it’s rubbish.
Based on the popular children’s book series by Pauline Mackay, Polkadot Theatre invites our audience to explore the interactive world of Wee MacNessie and his friends.
A meteorologist of the divine tells how weather came to be; meet snow foxes, crab women, beings made of light and trees, a girl trapped in a foggy globe, and more.
International performing artist Phamie Gow and Enlightenment scholar Professor David Purdie collaborate in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time.
Original and collected songs and stories from father-daughter duo: with Margaret drawing from her album Brigid’s Birds and Russell sharing some of his very favourite stories.
A raincoated man bursts into one of two bunkers in the lower section of the Pleasance Courtyard.
A story told through new music and dance.
Oh no, Eliza the explorer has been kicked out of her kingdom! She needs to go on an adventure to prove she is the best explorer and make it back in time for the summer celebration.
‘Laughs, heartbreak, war, regeneration, scented breezes, sparkling wit and the best dog puppet ever.
The Last Burrah Sahibs is a one-hour, one-man, spoken-word show about the mansion house dwelling life led by ordinary Scottish mill workers in the old jute colonies along the Hoogh…
Sam wants to tell you about five encounters he had on Craigslist.
‘No-one leaves home – unless home is the mouth of a shark.
Internationally renowned singer Andrea Baker celebrates the extraordinary breadth of the African American female voice.
After receiving her sell-out garland in 2017, Bessy returns to the Fringe with a brand-new show.
Fun to be Around is an authentic, no-holds-barred narrative about triumphing over psychosis.
A stand-up comedy showcase for anyone who has ever sat in a pub having a drink and a laugh with their mates.
Our budding authors create a marriage of music and words to weave a story of burgeoning romance.
The synopsis of this intriguing one-woman drama can more or less be summed up by its title: Ailsa Benson Is Missing.
Laura Careless’ solo show, inspired by the book and BBC series of the same name by Helen Castor, is an intricate, forceful and nuanced production examining the life of five diffe…
One in six people suffer from hearing loss.
Do you not fit into a box? Olivia (Big O) knows all too well about not fitting in: when kimchi, AKA fire-breathing garlic dragon breath, is your culture’s most famous export, how…
On the eve of an Indian wedding an anxious bride-to-be is having intricate henna patterns applied to her hands.
Following two critically acclaimed sell-out runs, the National Youth Theatre present the Edinburgh debut of Mohsin Hamid’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel The Reluctant Fundamen…
Tayberry Tales, in association with the Jings Crivvens Help Ma Boab creative writing project led by playwright Jodie Marshall.
A show about someone who doesn’t need to exaggerate the absurdities of his life.
Two brothers meet by the banks of a river in Nigeria, the same river which saw them turn from children into fishermen many years before.
Alexander Wright, our poet for the evening, tells us that this piece was written in The Meadows – the park not very far from Summerhall where they are performing now.
Mark Ritchie, fresh from tours in Australia and America, returns with a hilarious storytelling show that covers the big themes of life… uncles, God and of course beetroot.
Once upon a time, two fair maidens dragged fairy tales kicking and screaming into the 21st century in this sharp and original review of all things “happily ever after”.
Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax.
Who is Jack the Giant Killer and the Black Dog of Peel? How did the Buggane of St Trinian’s terrorise local villagers? Why was Phynodderee banished from Fairy Land? Discover why th…
Written and directed by Heather Alexander.
Signing on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, driving an Austin Maxi to Morocco, asylum seekers*, the Treason of the Blue Books, women’s football, Nationalism*, Buck O’Neil, Je…
Step into the epic with Shakespeare’s Henriad! Revel in shorter, vibrant re-imaginings of the Bard’s Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, and see a story of friendship, duty and betra…
Tall stories brings an incredibly charming and old school production of one of Oscar Wilde’s lesser known novellas, The Canterville Ghost, that perfectly embodies the spirit - p…
James Rowland may not strike you as a sperm donor if you met him in the street, but this is a man prepared to go to the ends of the earth to help his best friend and her wife find …
Juliet Myers and Homer, the rescue podenco, deliver their second Fringe comedy run in which we are regaled with tales of life with an anxious dog.
In the minds of people just like you are tales of significant importance, waiting to be discovered.
Dan was almost shot – and it’s all Rupert Murdoch’s fault.
These two friends are the comedy duo Pies and Haggis and together they’ll take you on a comedy journey that is full of truth, confessions and a hilarious voyage that’ll make you qu…
Josh drinks Stella before yoga.
Meet three women whose lives show that vision plus action can change anything! Join Madam C J Walker (the first self-made American female millionaire and hair-product queen), Amy A…
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian showman and comedy-jazzer (1930s-1950s) sung by Philip Contini.
Since the beginning of time, comedians have plied their trade on the comedy battlefield.
We’ve all encountered the wine wankers’ insufferable diatribe.
Choosing to adapt a fairly obscure Greek text like The Battle of Frogs and Mice (also known as the Batrachomyomachia) as a storytelling show for children would be a bold choice for…
Rik Carranza is a Star Trek fan.
Are you having a bad month? Us too.
Described by his nan as the best comedian in Birmingham, and probably the world, the award nominee and gong show-winning comedian, Liam Jeavons, premieres his new solo show.
The Cambridge impronauts return to the fringe festival with a new show that lovingly tributes Lemony Snicket's famous A Series of Unfortunate Events in a wonderfully absurd if …
Through the thick haze and wash lights, the three piece band of performers that make up Valerie can just be seen, shimmering like figures from the past.
Journalist, musician and stand-up Marc Burrows presents a surprisingly silly trek through psychiatric wards, suicide attempts, depression and bipolar diagnosis.
Philip Contini sings Cole Porter’s most famous, best-loved songs with anecdotes from the colourfully flamboyant life of one of the world’s greatest songwriters and lyricists.
‘I simply cannot wait to see more of their magic’ ***** (Tribe).
As an aficionado of all things Olde Edinburgh, there are a few basics I've come to expect from an underground tour.
The finest filth on the Fringe, told by the people who lived it.
Based on a medieval story handed down by oral tradition, Emily Doolittle’s comedic chamber opera tells the story of Jan Tait, a rugged and roguish Shetlander who is always ready fo…
Winner of the 2017 Best International Performance Award at the 2017 Fringe Festival, Amsterdam and hit of the 2018 Brighton Fringe.
Tom McNab, technical adviser on the Oscar award-winning Chariots of Fire, gives an account of how the film was made.
Fringe sell-out show! A fun, interactive and educational violin and cello concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!
With five years of sell-out shows behind her Ann Treherne, Chair of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, talks about Edinburgh’s famous son, a man of literature and world spokesman o…
A captivating show suitable for all encompassing a variety of dance styles, colourful costumes and entertaining narrative.
Desire is the place of not yet having.
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer-songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland – stories, secret places and iconic songs.
The Spinners is a collaboration between Lina Limosani of Limosani Projekts as choreographer and Al Seed as director.
Humans are storytellers.
Step back in time to the 18th century – visit Outlander film locations in Edinburgh Old town pubs, closes, jails, churches and print shops visited by Claire and Jamie! Your tour …
An original piece exploring the words we let fly, stop signs, and those we meet at the crossroads.
Guests for this popular podcast include Romesh Ranganathan, Angela Barnes and Mark Thomas, who join Aidan Goatley for a lovely chat about the films they love.
Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by the shopkeeper of Scotland’s oldest department store.
Chris Difford celebrates the release of his autobiography with some very special shows.
A fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!
Q: What happens when you move a 12-year-old from Basingstoke to Zambia? A: She swims.
Unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
All the best stories begin with a game.
With wolves, witches and goblins, the story unfolds as the audience is invited to become part of the drama.
To say that Paul Mayhew-Archer is not afraid to poke fun at himself would be the understatement of the last decade.
Outrageous, comedy storytelling show based on writer/performer Jacqueline Haigh’s true experiences working as a receptionist in a Tantric massage parlour and her quest for the Ness…
Shetland comedian Marjolein Robertson weaves through time with jokes, anecdotes and storytelling.
You can’t choose your family, but you can create 30 minutes of comedy about them.
Hi! I’m American comedian Chris Laker.
NY comedian and Vice contributor Harmon has made a career infiltrating extremist groups.
Iain’s grandfather is a Scottish war hero.
Dissecting the reality of love in the modern world.
PJ Landers brings his new story Searching for Pop to Edinburgh for the first time.
Calling all adventurers! With the Mariner as your guide, prepare to brave the elements, sail stormy waters and embark upon a grand voyage into the great unknown.
Stu’s back with some thoughts on how it all works out in the end and whether anyone cares.
Canadian comedy veteran David Tsonos returns with his sequel to his solo show 2015 Walking the Cat.
Dave Maher was almost unplugged from life support during a month-long coma.
The seal woman’s skin has been stolen, stranding her on a reef of rage and tragedy.
Stuart and Zoe meet for their first date and do ‘The 36 Questions’, a psychological experiment designed to make strangers fall in love.
After Best Newcomer, the Argentinean comedian brings stories of tango from Buenos Aires to Edinburgh.
Diagnosed at a young age with an autistic spectrum disorder, Midwestern American comedian Anders Lee brings his signature, sincere and plainspoken manner to the stage as he recount…
A Lancashire man attempts to find enough thimbles to fill a novelty thimble rack found in a seaside charity shop.
Daughter, princess, wife, queen, mother, warmonger, widow and crone.
This is a show for the losers, the underdogs and the also-rans.
Arnab Chanda (Russell Howard’s Good News, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee 2007) quit stand-up in 2011.
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 frequente…
‘Join me, Loquacious, storyteller extraordinaire; my words weave with unique flair.
Clif Knight is a trainwreck and he’s bringing comedy, music and mistaken world outlooks to make you feel better about yourselves.
Following on from last year’s successful stand-up show of the same name, Bruce Fummey will take a small group in a people carrier to hear the real story of this much maligned Sco…
After exploding all over last year’s Fringe, the doyenne of erotic fiction, Pamela DeMenthe, returns with her seminal scorcher, Sticky Digits: an interactive masterclass in salacio…
This exquisite, sophisticated yet quirky mix of jazz, chanson, French pop, and rare trivia will ignite and excite your inner Francophile (even if you didn’t know you had one).
Welkom to FanDango EyeLand.
Make way for the Poppets crew! Join best friends Cory, Daisy, Poppy and Lewis as they go on an exciting adventure.
Everyday life can be tragic and comical at the same time.
Paris, 1971: The optimism of the last decade is faltering, and women are fighting for equal rights.
Trev Tokabi, from the Ivory Coast, has a knack for putting himself in compromising situations! If you have a mate, friend, partner, homeboy, homegirl, brother, sister, husband, wif…
Stand-up comedian Daniel Lobell has been fat his whole life. Now 35 and morbidly obese, he is determined to conquer his food addiction and get healthy.
Power balances are shifting.
On our tour we will reveal some of the secrets hidden within a city rich in culture and ancient history, and blessed with beauty.
Fresh from a sell-out run in Australia, Stephanie brings you a fresh hour of comedy about being a massive quitter.
The Johnny Cash Story premiers at the Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the 18-time Grammy winner.
Last year, it was stories about being pissed on by a dragon, near death by a fire-breathing dragon, and accidentally joining a Romani Gypsy drug-smuggling ring.
In the 18th century the Royal Mile had 117 brothels! This tour is led by a lady of the night (a guide, not a lady of negotiable virtues).
Romina Puma comes back and is darker than ever! It’s a show about love, or the lack of it, a show about a child longing to be cared for by her mother while having to care for her…
The Dolly Parton Story premiers at The Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the Queen of Country, who currently holds an astonishing 153 major awards i…
The Joni Mitchell Story returns to take you on an emotive journey through the life of the nine-time Grammy winner and folk music pioneer.
Gordon Southern has successfully avoided winter for ten years, a feat only previously achieved by bees, some birds and most bears.
Tour guides need good voices but there’s only one who amazes her audiences with crystalline singing.
After a sell-out run in 2017 The Carole King Story returns to take you on an incredible journey through the career of this six-time Grammy Award winner and 20-time platinum hit mak…
Visionary architect Andy Barr, tasked with designing the ideal socialist city, is dragged into a paranoid nightmare of Cold War intrigue.
Led by acclaimed vocalist Nicole Smit, Queens of the Blues presents a musical celebration of the women who have shaped blues and popular music as we know it, and have gone largely …
The James Taylor Story returns with the addition of Carly Simon to take you through Taylor’s career as he embarks on a journey into superstardom and his turbulent relationship wi…
Travel with the boy from Tupelo through his teenage years in Memphis, tentative footsteps into Sun Records studios, to his meteoric rise to the worlds biggest selling artist.
Apparently, 60% of us hate our jobs.
Fresh from last year’s Bubbles and Martini sell-out hit, this show features the forever charming Michael Bublé tribute host Michael Bubbles in conversation, taking the audience …
How do fathers and sons communicate? For Aidan and his Dad, it was through films.
Sometimes the best education comes from the most unexpected places.
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten shows you don’t have to use a chalkboard to teach what we’ve known all along.
Two intertwined monologues about womanhood and immigration merge, coalesce and diverge.
Take well-known Elvis songs, some less known, mix in a boy from Tupelo’s story, add a quartet of musicians and gently shake, rattle and roll.
John Lynn is not a drug fiend.
Life is full of accidents, mishaps, frustrations and disappointments.
‘An original way with words and a talent for one-liners and short stories.
A superhero story that refuses to be a comic book.
‘There’s something about the UK, you don’t welcome people.
Steve Chang takes you on an introspective journey to find meaning in life by means of ayahuasca, hookers and gay conversion camp.
Aidan was divinely happy as an apathetic atheist until his wife started training as a vicar.
‘Three years ago, while on a hunt for stationery, I opened a desk drawer in my parents’ house.
Inspired by the George MacDonald fairy tale, The Day Boy And The Night Girl.
Five-star review from The Herald, Rob Adams in 2016.
Elves, magic, and a lot of dice.
Following a series of failures at music festivals, a Bulgarian musician faces a midlife crisis.
In the hotly tipped debut hour from Scottish comedian and podcaster Struan Logan, he regales his tales of 18 months living out of a backpack through Australia, New Zealand and Sout…
Intimate solo cabaret featuring Deborah Brennan as storyteller and songstress.
A fun stand-up show where comedian Sarah Iles invites you to her life of trying to date after 12 years out of the game (she was married, not in prison – insert a hack witty comme…
Come and join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin.
Our global world is unhinged (maybe that’s why people want to go to Mars)! Connor McDonough-Flynn will bring you on a tour of our weirdly wonderful world in his show Unhinged.
Soar with Sam on his thrilling migration North! Journey through wondrous landscapes, meet the creatures that inhabit them, and see the impact of pollution and climate change.
Jewish comedian’s truthful stand-up, funny stories and good jokes.
Adam Patel, one of the UK’s top street magicians, takes to the stage for the first time to showcase his skills of sleight of hand, perceptual manipulation and mind-hacking while …
Fifty-eight minutes of jokes from one of the UK comedy scene’s most vaginary binaries.
See this award-nominated (best comedy Buxton Fringe 2017) Australian (now lives in Bedfordshire…gutted) who played to full houses throughout Fringe 2017.
Once upon a time, there was a little dragon who was born under the sea, and she grew up amongst the kind-hearted whales.
The ‘reigning queen of New York’s live storytelling scene’ (Jon Ronson) and host of the hit US storytelling show, The Moth, delivers her debut stand-up hour.
They say ‘don’t cry over spilt milk’.
A wonderfully hilarious hour of stand-up comedy by two comedians that have been thrilling audiences throughout Europe with their show It’s A Joke Life.
Whip-smart stream-of-consciousness comedy from ‘master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
From BBC Three, Dave and elsewhere, award-winning comedian Chris (BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017, Milton Jones tour support) returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show about time, spa…
Jokes from a Shithole is an hour of stand-up containing social commentary, personal stories, and satire from the perspective of two Haitian immigrants.
See Phil nails all today’s major issues in play in his fast not furious, voiced-based show.
Waves is the tale of Elizabeth Moncello and how, growing up on Gabo Island (Australia) in the 1930s, by emulating fish, penguins and dolphins to learn how to swim, she came to be t…
As seen on Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Roast Battle, QI and Have I Got News For You?, comedian Desiree Burch presents her nearly eponymous third stand-up…
BBC New Comedy Award nominee 2017.
Currently residing in New York City, the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer returns to the Fringe to build material.
Later this year Phil embarks on a national tour of his hit show Your Wrong.
Sixth year of the UK’s most successful ever Jewish comedy.
‘…Conway is chaotic and electric’ **** (Skinny).
Bra as metaphwoar! Life can make us all outsiders through its conspiracy of myths and fairy tales.
Following more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, this hit show returns with a changing line-up of various comedians with hilarious material based on sex and relat…
Thanksgiving with your family in the most eye-popping of places.
Strap in for the sex-ed show of the century as we debunk the desire industry.
Comedians Bronston Jones (USA) and Martin Mor (IRE) are joined each day by a different guest.
Jake Donaldson returns to the Fringe with his debut hour-long solo show! Jake mixes stand-up and storytelling in his new show which explores what it’s really like to try to follo…
20 years of Fringe shows, 20 years of touring and so many stories.
After a sell-out world tour and best-selling book Gobsmacked, former dentist turned comedy giant Michael Hackett is back.
This Welsh comedian was the first major victim of Identity Theft in the UK.
Following sell-out shows on the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes for Never Mind the Cossacks – ‘brilliantly conceived’ (FringeGuru.
Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017.
Despite the world being on the brink of collapse, its fair to say James is the happiest he’s ever been.
There’s always someone worse off than you, isn’t there? Someone that you regularly thank your lucky stars that you’re not like.
A motley crew of storytelling musicians bring Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy tales to life in Tall Stories’ magical new show, direct from London’s West End.
Steve’s dad has Alzheimers.
In 2010, the island of Herm (the Channel Islands’ smallest island) declared a state of emergency.
A funny, naughty romp through the world of BDSM.
The debut hour from one of comedy’s rising stars.
A new show about wrestling by double act Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh.
People say it’s brave to do stand-up comedy, it’s braver to let someone you love do it.
Lebanese by blood, Australian by birth, European by 2020.
From his background in left-wing activism, award-winning stand-up and storyteller Andrew Silverwood spent a lot of his teenage years arguing with policemen.
No skills, no patience, hypertension and a boat.
Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark is a semi-autobiographical, storytelling, spoken word show about living with night terrors.
Award-winning Irish comedian Danny O’Brien went to prison.
Insanely talented comedian Christian Elderfield presents his first solo show, Bolloxed.
Who runs the world? Not this bitch.
BBC New Comedy 2017 finalist Jacob Hawley presents his highly-anticipated debut hour.
Pool party starter and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, Ben Target, invites you to plunge in for a paddle.
Show about family, taking risks and embracing change.
The merrily macabre Sylvia Sceptre presents Phantasmagorical, a show of spooky mind reading and Victorian spirit theatre.
TumbleDry Theatre present three classic horror stories from three great writers.
Four years ago Samantha lost everything, including her marbles.
Laugh it Off Comedy presents Matt Watson and Friends.
‘Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids.
Hey, I’m Aidan, in 2012 I kept a journal on a deck of playing cards, one for every week.
Amazing tales, elegantly told.
Mildly anticipated new show from the ‘delightfully silly’ (Time Out), Josh Widdicombe’s XFM Show regular, who has also been heard on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra.
The legendary late-night, vampire-flavoured torch-wielding storytelling ghoststravaganza returns for a fifth year! Run while you can!! Join Edinburgh’s favourite spooky comedian …
Life can be so cruel and yet so beautiful, come and join an aspiring author on a journey through a past full of hurt and joy, towards a beautiful and hopeful future.
Join Phil in a lighthearted romp through the the world of collective delusions.
Please note – this is not a dress code.
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere in this family-friendly story.
Fiona Ridgewell: Piccadilly Comedy grand finalist 2017/18.
Featured in the top Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror.
In 1966, Joe Welch, a skipper, sails into dingle harbour with a very unusual catch.
This tour de farce of satire, parody and general comic mayhem chronicles the exploits of an American in Central and Eastern Europe when humanity first awoke from the deep freeze of…
Debut hour (Best Newcomer Musical Comedy Awards 2015; runner-up Bath New Act 2016; as heard on BBC Radio 2/4 Extra).
Master storyteller and perennial Fringe sell-out, Wil Greenway returns with live musicians and (hopefully) a live audience to help your human heart.
The war is over: there is peace in our time.
Writer/comedian David Head and singer/songwriter Matt Glover of Sincere Deceivers present a performance of silly love stories and melancholy folk pop.
Megastar millennial messiah, thinkfluencer and idiot Jacob Hatton (BBC Radio 4, Soho Theatre Young Company) cordially invites you to a riotous morning of stand-up, sketches and sil…
Lubna Kerr is a Scottish Pakistani female actor and writer who pays homage to the American comedian, TV presenter, writer and actor Ellen DeGeneres through her character comedy.
Glenn Moore from Mock the Week and Absolute Radio presents a new show full of the distinctive jokes and offbeat gags we’ve come to accept.
Alex Hylton is unique.
Split bill stand-up show from Megan Shandley (Funny Women grand finalist 2017) and Joe McTernan (Scottish Comedian of the Year semi-finalist 2017).
It’s Fringe time again and I’m back at The Beehive.
Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, returns with a work in progress.
Hannah quit being a comedian in 2013 when she stopped believing in herself (despite being very funny).
The debut season of a revolving line-up of the best established and up-and-coming female comedians from around the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Born and raised in Japan, Yuriko Kotani now lives in the UK.
She’s a myriad of paradoxes.
Olivier Award-winning Simon Callow performs Oscar Wilde’s searing meditation on his life, in the form of a devastating letter of reproach to his lover Lord Alfred Douglas – ‘…
Fitting Image is a show about fitting in and trying to be the person you want to be, especially when that is not exactly who people expect you to be or who you were destined to be.
Winner of the Birmingham Breaking Talent Award 2017, Kai Samra is on a mission to subvert lazy stereotypes based on his personal experience of life as a working-class British-Asian…
Amused Moose Comedy Award finalist, 2015, Abbie Murphy returns to the Fringe with her new show, Eat Sleep Shit Shag.
There’s more to Scotland than meets the eye, for amidst the bonnie hills, craggy coasts and lush, green glens, dwell some truly curious beings.
Sometimes you don’t choose the life, the life chooses you! In the wake of becoming unexpectedly single, and even more unexpectedly turning 50, a fierce and funny feminist finds out…
Dan tries to figure out when exactly one crosses the threshold into adulthood, and how long one must stay there before performing a U-turn, grabbing a milkshake and watching cartoo…
A beatboxing and storytelling comedy show.
Martin Mor is blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump, the NRA, and the Creationist Museum.
Award-winning Archie Maddocks presents an hour of biting, provocative, unflinchingly funny comedy where he explores his deepest and darkest thoughts, exposes his flaws and interrog…
After his gran got dementia (funny start) cult favourite and master storyteller Matthew Highton wanted to figure out what makes us, us and does it all matter in the end? Joy, silli…
Another joyous stand-up show from BAFTA Award-winning comedian and father of Welsh people, Tudur Owen.
A desk, a pile of papers, a stack of records and a funny, thought-provoking and really quite moving tale exploring love, love songs, and how we all live lives with our own personal…
Best Dance: Adelaide and Perth Fringe 2017.
For the first time Little Fish Tours is running our Festival Friendly Tour.
Every child goes inside their own bubble! Milkshake’s bubble flower cannot survive a cold winter without bubbles so she must get help from Dr Bubble – and quick! Smoke bubbles,…
Luca’s hypochondria and survival instincts have helped him live a fairly safe and sin-free life so far, but his imaginary diseases and unfulfilled dreams of being the poster child …
Last year, John Hastings was hit by a car and broke his arm.
After performing to sold-out crowds at the New Zealand Comedy Festival, Alice Snedden is bringing her debut show, Self-Titled, to Edinburgh.
No sound, no atmosphere, nobody for miles around.
In 2015 I sit at my desk waiting for an email to tell me what the final changes are that I need to make to the film script I’ve been working on for 10 years.