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.
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…
Celebrating Hamish Henderson’s recent centenary.
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…
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.
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…
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.
Our unique tour sets out to capture the essence and idiosyncrasies of the characters and locations of the McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street books.
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.
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.
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 …
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…
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.
After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 and 2019, In Loyal Company returns in a bigger venue for 2020.
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.
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…
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents has created an entertaining, interactive and imaginative production based on this timeless classic.
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…
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…
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions where disease and death were commonplace.
This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town’s two most bone-chilling locations.
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.
Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength.
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.
The Golden Fly is an epic tale of a shape-shifting goddess in search of her truth.
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…
Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician/singer Neil Sutcliffe share a story inspired by the Viking’s arrival in Scotland.
Born in Greece and living in the UK, George is a UK, Europe and Australia comedy club favourite, appearing on BBC One and Sky.
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.
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.
Part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019 and presented by Contact and STUN.
Pindos is former Cambridge Footlight Milo Edwards’ debut hour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
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 Cheap Part of Town is Louis Rive’s first collection of songs.
The anxiety-riddled writer/doormat for a famous comedian stumbles into the big-time stand-up spotlight and decides to stay, with hilarious conseq.
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, …
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…
Award-winning writer and stand-up Katie Mulgrew used to be a card-carrying God botherer.
Ketchikan, Alaska and New York City: island towns at opposite ends of the American continent.
The last days of the the founding father of philosophy, Socrates.
I remember situations so awkward death seemed like a viable option.
This award-winning writer’s powerful one-man show tears through the curtain of manners to reveal the wildlife of neo-liberal Britain.
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…
Derry comedian Peter E Davidson (The Blame Game, Live at the Sunflower) is back with his third Fringe show and this time.
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.
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…
What does a busy, modern, single woman do when she finds a lump in her breast? She cracks jokes.
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.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
‘Indubitably good news.
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.
A courageous new work by twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award-winning songwriter Rowan Rheingans.
Evolution premiered in 2009 and won a Scotsman Fringe First award: ‘Intelligent, informative, and hugely entertaining’ (Chortle.
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…
‘The biggest spoken word night in London for women’ (Evening Standard) returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for three incendiary shows.
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 …
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena.
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.
Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Scotland is a country blessed with abundant natural beauty and mystical landscapes.
Award-winning jazz vocalist Ali, with a heavy hitting band of internationally acclaimed musicians, resurrects the original outspoken blues and torch song divas.
A history show unearthing the most shocking events, actions and characters throughout our past.
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…
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…
‘From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly raw’ (Evening Standard).
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.
For as long as she can remember Isabella has had butterflies living inside her tummy.
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…
Une bonne dose de excitement.
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.
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…
Calling all adventurers! Following their critical success at last year’s Fringe (selected as EdFringeReview.
Fresh from touring America and the UK, Mark returns to the Festival Fringe for the fourth time and has some tales to tell.
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.
From labour to rest.
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 …
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.
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…
Legendary Scottish storyteller and master of mirth is only in town for one weekend.
Elliot Wengler lives at home in a village in the middle of nowhere and is fine with that.
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.
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…
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…
A couple of years ago James’ best friends, Sarah and Emma, asked him for his sperm.
Molly Brenner’s one-woman show about her pursuit of an orgasm is an endearingly-performed trundle through her long search for sexual fulfilment.
Eddie Izzard invites you to his brand-new work-in-progress reading/performance of Charles Dickens’ classic epic Great Expectations.
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 high-energy, dirty storytelling open mic has been around the world.
Christmas at Camelot: a monstrous green warrior issues an unwinnable challenge to Arthur’s finest knight.
A glorious celebration of the work of the world’s greatest playwright.
A “nearly” comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during the London Bridge terror attack in 2017.
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.
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.
On top of their biggest haul, friendly fishermen Deddy and Winchem discover the cursed Red Herring.
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…
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian, 1930s-1950s, comedy-jazzer, sung by Philip Contini: ‘his genius makes him so special’ (Scotsman).
The finest Geordie, Scottish and Australian comedians come together for a fantastic hour of stand-up comedy.
Enter the macabre minds of Beaux and Poe.
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…
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…
In a world where we learn to hate the bodies of others and fear our own, MUSE offers a chance to find them instead.
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.
Join Mary O’Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives.
The boy I love is up in the gallery.
The National Theatre’s adaptation comes to life in Dr.
In the middle of the night, there’s a noise – a snuffling and a shuffling and a splintering of wood.
On a cold, blustery evening in 1945, the playwright’s grandmother, June, answers the door to an ill-fated telegram delivery.
Amused Moose Award nominee: Best Show, Edinburgh Fringe 2015.
Nigel Lovell went to school with a murderer.
Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker.
From standstill to stand-up in two years.
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…
Just five days into her first career as a high school teacher, Mimi Hayes’ head exploded.
Shit is an award-winning compelling, raw and powerful play which examines the intersections of class and misogyny.
This one time I got a pre-emptive divorce.
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 …
Five years ago, at his best friends Sarah and Emma’s engagement party, James met the love the love his life.
When you are given a class project of Flat Stanley who better than your stand-up comedian Uncle Dave to do it for you.
A cancer diagnosis reveals a suicidal boob.
A stand-up comedy show with two halves, by two comedians united by the powerful force of convenience.
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.
Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit, and murder: Marie Hassenpflug and the Brothers Grimm are trying to edit the darkness out of old stories.
Candy’s stories, musicality and legs will take you on a journey of her/his adventures through time.
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.
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…
Writer, theatre-maker and creator of cult Edinburgh hit John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne has a new storytelling show about music and dementia.
What’s better than one stand-up comedian for free? That’s right, two stand-up comedians for free.
Lubna explores her identity as a Scottish Pakistani muslim women living in a world dominated by fat, blonde, white men.
Ruby is having her birthday party and all of Edinburgh is invited.
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.
A teenage Scottish rapper leaves home to pursue his dreams across the Atlantic in New York City.
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.
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…
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.
Miss Irenie Rose sings the well-loved songs written and sung by Joan Baez.
One of Scotland’s finest comedy poets returns to Edinburgh with 50 minutes of classic doggerel.
Ciaran loves milking.
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…
From the tomb of the womb to the womb of the tomb.
Five storytellers open a treasure chest.
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…
Phil Hammond was sacked by the BBC for pledging to stand against his MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, in 2022 (or next week).
A thought-provoking show about haircuts and heartache.
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’…
Louise recently received two reviews.
From early Celtic tradition, through Shakespearean superstition to modern high fantasy, everyone has heard of fairies.
Hello, my name is Edd Hedges.
‘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.
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…
Join an all-new adventure! Tabletop role playing games meets live storytelling in a hilarious and heartbreaking fantasy epic.
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…
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…
And she doesn’t give a damn who knows it.
Aged just 17, Brian forged his mother’s signature, borrowed €10k and ran away to New Zealand.
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…
Eight years ago, James’ best friend Tom was diagnosed with heart cancer and told he had three months to live.
Steve Taylor is Will Kemp – celebrity comedian and superstar of the Elizabethan stage.
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 portrayal of the life of Eva Cassidy.
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…
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…
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.
The Rise and Fall of Patti Superb.
Two years ago, Matt Watson (‘Good Canadian fun’ (Wingspan Entertainment)) moved to Scotland.
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.
Who is Analeise? I don’t know.
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 …
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.
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.
In the house on the corner of our street lived an old man.
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.
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…
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.
After travelling the world with her first solo show 50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let’s Laugh, a lot had changed in Michelle’s life.
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…
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…
Iain’s grandfather was a fearless Scottish war hero, whose painting hangs on the wall of Edinburgh Castle.
Every dead body on Mount Everest was once a very motivated person.
A year ago, the world ended.
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…
Show about family, taking risks and embracing change, Michelle unexpectedly fell into the world of comedy.
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…
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…
Surrealist comedian, author, illustrator and Fringe favourite Olaf Falafel presents his latest book It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind.
Join Captain Jake’s Crew as he takes you on a journey to the high seas in this historic adventure.
We spend trillions on health but like Brexit, nobody knows what it means.
Like 50 Shades Of Grey, but funny on purpose.
Voices of Bond is a spectacle like no other.
The Afterlife of a Soap Star is a semi-autobiographical one-woman show depicting the madness of the media, maddening politics and madness itself.
As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4.
A comedy about the autistic spectrum.
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…
Gabe Mollica started doing stand-up in Edinburgh after he got dumped for his best friend.
Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don’t have a word.
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).
In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week.
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.
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.
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.
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…
A revolving line-up of hilarious female comedians from around the Fringe with an hour of stand-up comedy to be enjoyed by all.
Ever poured gravy into your hat? Eaten next to a Sultan? Had a dinner party with the devil? Well now’s your chance.
Hosted by comedian Patrick Melton (USA) and featuring a new line-up of hilarious comedian eye candy each show.
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.
In this delightful family show, storytelling and music combine to create an enchanting performance, evoking the Scottish northern seashores.
Help us to find out which ghosts haunt our famous underground vaults.
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…
Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up.
Godmother of Scottish comedy.
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.
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.
Steve’s dad died of Alzheimer’s.
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…
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 comed…
Writer for BBC.
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…
I was nine when my Dad taught me to cycle.
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.
Jonny has something to say that’s usually off-limits for dating, family gatherings, hanging out with mates and most social situations really… So what better place to talk about…
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…
Is a variety show with a mixed bill line-up.
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.
Claptrap /’klaptrap/ noun: absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas.
Let one of Edinburgh’s most infamous sons or daughters lead you round the dark side of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Expect a fun night of sharp, well-crafted and mischievous stand-up that will tickle your fancy and your heart if you have one.
Seventh consecutive year for the UK’s longest-running and most successful ever Jewish comedy show.
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…
Kayla MacQuarrie is Traumatised.
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.
Freddie Folkston takes a whimsical look at three decades and the generations which helped shape a brave new world for millennials.
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…
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.
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 …
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…
For most of 2017 I received taunting messages from a fake Facebook account.
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…
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, …
Puppet State Theatre Company’s acclaimed adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece – enchanting storytelling for fantasy fans and phobics alike.
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.
You never know what’ll change your life.
Co-creator of The Voice of Ray brings a brand-new solo hour to Edinburgh.
Comedy the way you like it.
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…
As a child, George Rigden (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the year nominee 2017) was friends with Uri Geller for two years.
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.
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.
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.
Steve helped his single mum find her Prince Charming all while learning his times tables.
Glowed Up is an anecdotal anti-romcom from stand-up comedian Nathan Roberts.
Dave grew up with two beds in his bedroom and he’s trying to find out why.
Having spent time in a wheelie bin (for warmth, obviously), Ali’s mind has been wandering and wondering.
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 …
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 com…
Ben Pope is a ‘classy, stylish and accomplished’ (Chortle) comedian.
(And I feel fine (but not all the time)).
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.
Matt Price was asked to work on a writing project with a former criminal.
Who is Robert Lemon Alackadaddy? Well he’s certainly a geezer that’s done many a thing.
A critically acclaimed puppet musical, inspired by a neuroscientist.
Mutch returns to the Fringe with a hilarious new hour chock-full of his trademark comedic tales of personal woe.
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.
Multi award-winning musical storytelling from the creator of Jewish Chronicles and Gefilte Fish and Chips.
Jojo Sutherland grew up in a castle and has steadily worked her way down ever since.
Charlie returns with more historical comedy, characters and stand-up.
Failed love, crippling debt and living with an angry 83-year-old.
James’ grandad, Terry Downes, became world middleweight champion in 1961.
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings Morpurgo’s treasured story to life, sparking imagination in both young and old.
Scott Gibson, Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning son, returns to the Fringe with a brand new hour of darkly comedic storytelling.
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.
Rachel’s been described by some losers as obnoxious, rude and contrary.
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).
Life is short.
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…
A girl from Oxford meets a boy from Asteroid B-612.
‘Mrs Richardson, you’re trying to seduce me.
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.
A Maori boy’s musical about his Hollywood hero.
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.
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…
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…
Dilruk Jayasinha has quickly become one of Australia’s favourite comedians.
Following an epiphany in the Van Gogh Museum, Fry takes a twisted wander through art history.
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).
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, …
Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids’ ideas and transform them on the spot into interactive musical adventures.
Multi award-winning comedian Sarah Kendall returns to Edinburgh with a spellbinding hour of storytelling.
Invisible is an unflinching, hilarious and unexpected insight into life at an age when the world ghosts you.
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.
A perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s beloved clowns.
Music, poetry, art, science, politics, relationships, strange behaviors found in a species of (mostly) hairless primate.
Enjoy alfresco Shakespeare in the C south gardens.
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.
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…
Murphy retraces the steps of her transformative years, from fire-starter in a football shirt to feathers, tits and teeth.
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.
A storytelling, poetry and music performance filled with Viking tales and Nordic myths about the Vikings’ arrival in Scotland.
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.
Call of the Void explores catharsis and connection through ghost stories from around the world.
Rachel Sambrooks is trying to love life even when it’s rubbish.
Bercerus the Blind Dog introduces Cerberus’ blind twin, and includes Greek legends galore.
Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the self-help group ‘Jane McDonald Anonymous’.
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.
International performing artist Phamie Gow and Enlightenment scholar Professor David Purdie collaborate in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sam wants to tell you about five encounters he had on Craigslist.
‘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…
Ask most people to remember the early 70s and they won’t.
A story told through new music and dance.
Internationally renowned singer Andrea Baker celebrates the extraordinary breadth of the African American female voice.
‘No-one leaves home – unless home is the mouth of a shark.
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.
Fringe sell-out show! A fun, interactive and educational violin and cello concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!
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…
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…
One in six people suffer from hearing loss.
Since the beginning of time, comedians have plied their trade on the comedy battlefield.
Sixth year of the UK’s most successful ever Jewish comedy.
On the eve of an Indian wedding an anxious bride-to-be is having intricate henna patterns applied to her hands.
NY comedian and Vice contributor Harmon has made a career infiltrating extremist groups.
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.
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”.
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…
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…
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.
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…
Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax.
Written and directed by Heather Alexander.
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.
Josh drinks Stella before yoga.
Dan was almost shot – and it’s all Rupert Murdoch’s fault.
In the minds of people just like you are tales of significant importance, waiting to be discovered.
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…
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian showman and comedy-jazzer (1930s-1950s) sung by Philip Contini.
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…
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.
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.
Are you having a bad month? Us too.
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.
‘I simply cannot wait to see more of their magic’ ***** (Tribe).
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.
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.
A captivating show suitable for all encompassing a variety of dance styles, colourful costumes and entertaining narrative.
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…
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer-songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland – stories, secret places and iconic songs.
Tom McNab, technical adviser on the Oscar award-winning Chariots of Fire, gives an account of how the film was made.
Desire is the place of not yet having.
The Spinners is a collaboration between Lina Limosani of Limosani Projekts as choreographer and Al Seed as director.
Humans are storytellers.
Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by the shopkeeper of Scotland’s oldest department store.
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.
Chris Difford celebrates the release of his autobiography with some very special shows.
Q: What happens when you move a 12-year-old from Basingstoke to Zambia? A: She swims.
A fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!
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.
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.
Unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
To say that Paul Mayhew-Archer is not afraid to poke fun at himself would be the understatement of the last decade.
Stuart and Zoe meet for their first date and do ‘The 36 Questions’, a psychological experiment designed to make strangers fall in love.
This is a show for the losers, the underdogs and the also-rans.
Stu’s back with some thoughts on how it all works out in the end and whether anyone cares.
Daughter, princess, wife, queen, mother, warmonger, widow and crone.
A Lancashire man attempts to find enough thimbles to fill a novelty thimble rack found in a seaside charity shop.
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…
After Best Newcomer, the Argentinean comedian brings stories of tango from Buenos Aires to Edinburgh.
Canadian comedy veteran David Tsonos returns with his sequel to his solo show 2015 Walking the Cat.
Arnab Chanda (Russell Howard’s Good News, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee 2007) quit stand-up in 2011.
Iain’s grandfather is a Scottish war hero.
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…
Shetland comedian Marjolein Robertson weaves through time with jokes, anecdotes and storytelling.
PJ Landers brings his new story Searching for Pop to Edinburgh for the first time.
Whether you’re mourning a loved one, your youth, or last night’s bottle(s) of Pinot, grief is inevitable and never convenient.
Dissecting the reality of love in the modern world.
Dave Maher was almost unplugged from life support during a month-long coma.
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.
Hi! I’m American comedian Chris Laker.
You can’t choose your family, but you can create 30 minutes of comedy about them.
The seal woman’s skin has been stolen, stranding her on a reef of rage and tragedy.
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…
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.
On our tour we will reveal some of the secrets hidden within a city rich in culture and ancient history, and blessed with beauty.
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.
Tour guides need good voices but there’s only one who amazes her audiences with crystalline singing.
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…
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 …
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…
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…
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…
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.
The Johnny Cash Story premiers at the Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the 18-time Grammy winner.
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 …
‘An original way with words and a talent for one-liners and short stories.
Fresh from a sell-out run in Australia, Stephanie brings you a fresh hour of comedy about being a massive quitter.
‘Join me, Loquacious, storyteller extraordinaire; my words weave with unique flair.
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).
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…
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…
Clif Knight is a trainwreck and he’s bringing comedy, music and mistaken world outlooks to make you feel better about yourselves.
Power balances are shifting.
Everyday life can be tragic and comical at the same time.
A superhero story that refuses to be a comic book.
Visionary architect Andy Barr, tasked with designing the ideal socialist city, is dragged into a paranoid nightmare of Cold War intrigue.
John Lynn is not a drug fiend.
Sometimes the best education comes from the most unexpected places.
‘There’s something about the UK, you don’t welcome people.
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.
Make way for the Poppets crew! Join best friends Cory, Daisy, Poppy and Lewis as they go on an exciting adventure.
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.
Paris, 1971: The optimism of the last decade is faltering, and women are fighting for equal rights.
Inspired by the George MacDonald fairy tale, The Day Boy And The Night Girl.
‘Three years ago, while on a hunt for stationery, I opened a desk drawer in my parents’ house.
Aidan was divinely happy as an apathetic atheist until his wife started training as a vicar.
Life is full of accidents, mishaps, frustrations and disappointments.
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…
Steve Chang takes you on an introspective journey to find meaning in life by means of ayahuasca, hookers and gay conversion camp.
Five-star review from The Herald, Rob Adams in 2016.
How do fathers and sons communicate? For Aidan and his Dad, it was through films.
Gordon Southern has successfully avoided winter for ten years, a feat only previously achieved by bees, some birds and most bears.
Apparently, 60% of us hate our jobs.
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).
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.
Welkom to FanDango EyeLand.
Elves, magic, and a lot of dice.
Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark is a semi-autobiographical, storytelling, spoken word show about living with night terrors.
Show about family, taking risks and embracing change.
Award-winning Irish comedian Danny O’Brien went to prison.
Insanely talented comedian Christian Elderfield presents his first solo show, Bolloxed.
Master storyteller and perennial Fringe sell-out, Wil Greenway returns with live musicians and (hopefully) a live audience to help your human heart.
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.
Hey, I’m Aidan, in 2012 I kept a journal on a deck of playing cards, one for every week.
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.
Lebanese by blood, Australian by birth, European by 2020.
Laugh it Off Comedy presents Matt Watson and Friends.
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.
Sören Bergen was just an ordinary guy.
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere in this family-friendly story.
In 1966, Joe Welch, a skipper, sails into dingle harbour with a very unusual catch.
Who runs the world? Not this bitch.
No skills, no patience, hypertension and a boat.
The war is over: there is peace in our time.
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…
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.
Writer/comedian David Head and singer/songwriter Matt Glover of Sincere Deceivers present a performance of silly love stories and melancholy folk pop.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
A beatboxing and storytelling comedy show.
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.
Martin Mor is blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump, the NRA, and the Creationist Museum.
Later this year Phil embarks on a national tour of his hit show Your Wrong.
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…
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.
Amused Moose Comedy Award finalist, 2015, Abbie Murphy returns to the Fringe with her new show, Eat Sleep Shit Shag.
Hannah quit being a comedian in 2013 when she stopped believing in herself (despite being very funny).
‘Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids.
Featured in the top Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror.
Debut hour (Best Newcomer Musical Comedy Awards 2015; runner-up Bath New Act 2016; as heard on BBC Radio 2/4 Extra).
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…
Intimate solo cabaret featuring Deborah Brennan as storyteller and songstress.
Fiona Ridgewell: Piccadilly Comedy grand finalist 2017/18.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
Please note – this is not a dress code.
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.
Jewish comedian’s truthful stand-up, funny stories and good jokes.
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.
The debut hour from one of comedy’s rising stars.
Come and join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin.
BBC New Comedy Award nominee 2017.
People say it’s brave to do stand-up comedy, it’s braver to let someone you love do it.
Amazing tales, elegantly told.
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.
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 – ‘…
A new show about wrestling by double act Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh.
Following a series of failures at music festivals, a Bulgarian musician faces a midlife crisis.
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 …
Jokes from a Shithole is an hour of stand-up containing social commentary, personal stories, and satire from the perspective of two Haitian immigrants.
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…
Currently residing in New York City, the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer returns to the Fringe to build material.
Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry returns with a new hour of ‘unexpected and excellent’ **** (Times) thoughts on Scottishness, …
‘…Conway is chaotic and electric’ **** (Skinny).
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.
Bra as metaphwoar! Life can make us all outsiders through its conspiracy of myths and fairy tales.
Thanksgiving with your family in the most eye-popping of places.
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 …
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.
See Phil nails all today’s major issues in play in his fast not furious, voiced-based show.
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…
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…
There’s always someone worse off than you, isn’t there? Someone that you regularly thank your lucky stars that you’re not like.
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…
20 years of Fringe shows, 20 years of touring and so many stories.
A funny, naughty romp through the world of BDSM.
In 2010, the island of Herm (the Channel Islands’ smallest island) declared a state of emergency.
Steve’s dad has Alzheimers.
After a sell-out world tour and best-selling book Gobsmacked, former dentist turned comedy giant Michael Hackett is back.
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.
Despite the world being on the brink of collapse, its fair to say James is the happiest he’s ever been.
Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017.
Following sell-out shows on the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes for Never Mind the Cossacks – ‘brilliantly conceived’ (FringeGuru.
This Welsh comedian was the first major victim of Identity Theft in the UK.
Nominated Best Performance, Melbourne Fringe.
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.
Best Dance: Adelaide and Perth Fringe 2017.
Join Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy for lashings of ginger beer and some of the most memorable moments of Enid Blyton’s beloved stories.
No sound, no atmosphere, nobody for miles around.
Help us find out which ghosts haunt our famous underground.
Ben Pope is an award-winning comedian and cosmopolitan mammal.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Small mistakes, big mistakes, life-changing mistakes.
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.
Storyteller and stand-up comedian John Pendal explores his family tree and discovers mutinies in the 1800s, arson in the 1900s and autism in the 2000s.
Join award-winning comedian Benet Brandreth for a comic tale of love, loss, redemption and ramekins.
After seven years of sell-out shows, The Thinking Drinkers return with a brand-new, hilarious, intoxicating bar-hop through history.
Experience the world’s most haunted city on a ghost tour of Edinburgh and be spooked by one of the city’s most infamous sons as they lead you around the dark side of the Old To…
Gabby Killick is one of a new wave of female comedians taking Europe by storm! Gabby has recently headlined shows in Austria, Germany and Spain as well as being listed in the Funny…
For the first time Little Fish Tours is running our Festival Friendly Tour.
Be led by a gruesome character from Edinburgh’s dark past around historic closes and wynds, then take a visit down into our underground vaults.
In 1988 a teenager lost control of his car.
After sell-out shows in 2016 and 2017 Gareth Mutch returns with a bucket list to help fix his tragic life.
After the sold-out success of Everglow and Everlong, English Comedian of the Year winner, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and voice of ITV’s Survival of the Fittest is back with a l…
Sony Award-winning broadcaster Jeremy Nicholas brings his hilarious debut hour.
A flipbook might look like an ordinary but unusually shaped book, but appearances can be deceptive.
Friendly Cornish giant Matt Price was going out with a woman.
Ever since he was a kid, Nick has loved Michael Barrymore.
Chris Forbes, star of BBC hit comedy Scot Squad, returns to the Fringe to tell you the extraordinary tale of how he met a man who claimed to be the son of God.
Life is a heavy blanket of sadness and if you want joy, you’ve got to poke some holes.
Join Paddington Bear on his adventures as he leaves home, meets his new family and enjoys his first concert – not without causing his fair share of mayhem, of course! The charmin…
Katie & Pip celebrates the relationship between Katie, a 15-year-old Type 1 Diabetic girl and Pip, her five-year-old border collie, trained by Katie to save her life on a daily bas…
‘My neighbours leave their flat one morning but don’t return.
A truly astonishing and hilarious confessional story where the worlds of haute cuisine and high finance collide, bringing about a lucid moment in the life of someone who was lost a…
More stories-in-song from this multi award-winning Jewish songwriter and Fringe favourite.
With a colourful history of never knowing when to shut up, Jay has managed to get herself into – and occasionally out of – more than a few tricky situations.
Come help jolly Mr Fizzywigg create a new story before his beloved factory is shut forever! Using all the tools of the trade, including the giant wheel of silly voices and the mass…
A ghost tour like no other! With 3D immersive sound (a virtual reality for the ears) our headphones will teleport you into a mixed reality, where companions from the past, revealin…
Africa is bursting with weird and wonderful stories and facts. Fun for all the family.
Kieran Hurley works towards an overwhelming state of urgency with the audience in his solo show Heads Up.
Katherine O’Neil really knows gin.
GENARATTIVE is a multicultural, multidisciplinary and multinational design think-tank.
TV has a special place in our hearts, for comforting us on a very personal level, and for giving us the communal experience of watching and talking about it.
Nominated twice for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and total Fringe sell-out 2015 and 2016, Sarah Kendall returns with her brand-new show One-Seventeen.
Enlightenment is an unusual concept.
There has never been a more perfect match for the phrase ‘larger than life’ than Will Seaward.
I know what you’re thinking: Love alcohol? You’ll love this show.
Hilarious and horrifying true story of a simple poet’s bus journey with a body-mutilating beheading bandito.
Much as it is a pleasure to discover a hidden gem amongst the mass of shows in Edinburgh, there’s also something very reassuring about having a list of reliable prospects.
As seen on Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
The story goes that in November 1786 the Scottish poet Robert Burns borrowed a pony and left his native Ayrshire for Edinburgh.
A rare chance to enjoy an afternoon with Sue Perkins packed full of sparkling wit, great stories, a user’s guide to Mary Berry plus the opportunity to put your burning questions to…
Jim Everett, AKA Jimmy Francis, is relatively new to comedy.
Hands-on Messiah, written and performed by F.
This piece of historical new writing takes its audience through four periods in Zimbabwe’s turbulent past, stretching a staggering 120 years, from 1895 to 2015.