It’s time to hang on to what we got and celebrate the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Peter Rabbit and his naughty cousin Benjamin know very well that they are not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden, but they cannot resist and soon they find themselves face to face w…
Bridging the gap between interactive dance theatre and live music, dancer Taylor Han and cellist Simone Seales create a world where everyone is welcomed into their playful improvis…
Elizabeth Holmes claims her biotechnology will revolutionize medicine – and people believe her.
Novelists Jenny Nibbingley and Burton Mastrick need no introduction.
Footsteps to Theatre (in association with Cumbria Curtain Call) present a youth production of Lionel Bart’s classic musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
Singing sensation Thomas Cameron is a charismatic, Classic Brit Award-nominated tenor, whose powerful voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and is making ‘wave…
Join the Bohemians in their return to the Fringe and hear an eclectic selection of their favourite Broadway songs.
Join your favourite galactic gal pals Figs in Wigs for the cosmic game show for astrology lovers, bingo wingers and their sceptic friends.
This original solo performance follows the story of a girl-woman dancer’s experiences with the eating disorder bulimia, and the way she healed through learning psychology and exp…
Thomas Farriner (the one who burnt London to a crisp in 1666?) is a fantastic (albeit dead) baker, and we have resurrected him.
‘What do Jamie, Mark, and Fitzwilliam Darcy all have in common? They’re white, problematic, and played by Colin Firth.
Burnt Out – one Australian’s experience of our changing climate.
Self-described musical genius James Love and his sequin-clad showgirl wife Stephanie have been married for 12 years.
Ted Banks is a washed-up stand-up comedian desperate to get back into the big time with a comeback tour culminating in a slot at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics.
With maps on every phone and immediate access to the finest cartography ever produced, it’s hard to get properly lost in the modern landscape.
When those in power make decisions, it is those without power who pay the bloody price.
Practically Perfect! takes a light-hearted and affectionate look at the many aspects of Julie Andrews’ career and personal life, exploring the contrast between the public face of…
An original new musical that puts a bluegrass twist on contemporary musical theatre.
Trapped by reality, freed by imagination.
Lighthouse is an upbeat Irish-American musical full of original drinking songs and step dancing numbers.
Halle-berry-lujah! Your sassy, dyslexic King of the shoes is heaven scent in a cloud of Febreze to tell you how he came to be the fabulous influencer that he is whilst setting the …
This show presents a collective of exciting musical theatre numbers relating to the theme of being unapologetically you and making a lasting impact on the world around you.
When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis.
Show Me What You’re Maid Of follows a bridal party on the day of Flora’s wedding.
The last fairy lurks in a dying forest.
Rediscover your favourite songs as Miss Kiddy and the Cads steal the biggest contemporary hits and give them a musical makeover of style and sass.
The year is 1925; the place is New York City.
A chance meeting changes Annika’s life forever.
Baby Calvin can remember his previous life when he was happily married to Laura.
Four young New Yorkers’ lives intertwine in unexpected ways as they try to figure out life, relationships and whether Cabernet goes with fish.
Dolly Slatemen, the working wo-man’s Pub Landlady (alias of real-life Essex Pub Landlady Debbie Baisden), brings the Menopause Party to the masses.
William Roby stars as centenarian cabaret artist Mr Noel Howard in this solo show about a veteran performer who at a hundred-and-something (his actual age is revealed in the show i…
Torn is part verbatim testimony and part jukebox musical: an affectionate and uncompromising love letter to the power of the uterus.
A very funny, touching and self-deprecating account of growing up in 1970s Wolverhampton.
‘Everything starts with a dream’.
Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a mother, when the feeling’s gone and you can’t go on, for the night out you have been waiting for, celebrate the songs of music roya…
A glorious exploration of musical theatre weaving song, spoken word and piano together across centuries and continents, celebrating the African diaspora’s quest for artistic, intel…
Christine Bovill’s award-winning Paris established her reputation as one of Europe’s finest interpreters of French song.
A classic murder mystery is created on the spot from audience suggestions in this ingenious and hilarious show from Fringe favourites, Degrees of Error.
BBD Productions return to the Fringe to premier their new show, Divas, after their five-star sell-out run in 2019.
European project Beyond Signs premiers at Edinburgh’s first ever International Deaf Fringe with a daring triple-bill show performed by a Deaf-curated International cast of Deaf p…
A mesmerising concert of West End musical theatre favourites starring Leona Marie.
Smashing Cabinets Theatre’s adaptation of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet is ghost-like and haunting, confusing at times, but generally falls somewhere between the mysteriousness o…
After a sold-out run, The B Collective returns with their exhilarating high-octane show Murder Ballads, adapted from the album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
The New Act of the Year 2022 and Musical Comedy Award 2021 finalists debut their salacious cabaret of unbridled fun.
If you’re not convinced by the title I have no idea what this is going to do.
It is 1871 and the seductive Vampyre Carmilla has chosen her next victim, the gentle and innocent Laura.
Follow our adventurous, modern-day Alice through the looking glass to a wonderful, upside-down world of kings, queens, knights and other strange and comical characters who challeng…
A narrative cabaret blending theatre, dance and circus arts, with an eclectic playlist and approximately 100 onions, WILD ONION brings three queer best friends together in this rio…
The verbal battle between Cain and Lucifer.
The Guardian’s #1 Comedy Show of 2021 comes to the Fringe for a limited run.
A solo show about motherhood, the forest and the universe.
The Greeks knew a lot about war and told great tales of heroism, victory and defeat.
France’s greatest love guru, Pierre, swam from Paris to Edinburgh in the hopes of finally finding.
David and Emma arrive at work on Christmas Eve – the only two people in the office the morning after the Christmas party.
The pantomime is called Panto She Wrote and it was written by two panto-enthusiasts at the University of Bristol.
A gritty piece of drama, this powerful, 60-minute theatre production is not for the faint-hearted.
Based on Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel, Matilda tells the story of a precocious five-year-old girl who loves books, hates bullies, and is revealed to have telekinetic p…
The year is 1348 and the small Yorkshire village of Bogsfield is about to be hit by the Black Death.
One hour of existential crisis and millennial dread about dating whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories of Sesame Street.
Have you ever noticed how all female leads in historical fiction are.
Written by Joffrey himself, this retelling of the first season of Game of Thrones as a traditional pantomime is the true story of Joffrey’s fight to secure his rightful place on …
A musical and a film about Queen and not one show about The Fall? That’s bobbins! One man’s award-winning celebration of the work of the late writer, musician and working-class g…
Set in – you guessed it – Chicago, a young woman named Lulu is looking for job after job.
You Can’t Sing With Us! The Bristol Suspensions are back better than ever with their all-new Fringe set! After winning the UK national championships of collegiate a cappella (and…
Based on the popular Scottish folk song, we follow the comic adventures of Maggie played by Jacqueline Hannan, a bus conductress in Fife in her new job.
A rock concert in a courtroom.
We live in a crazy world of fear and anxiety! But don’t worry, Dr Theatre is here to solve your problems in a show packed full of fabulous musical theatre songs with all the answ…
In this cabaret exploring body standards in the entertainment industry, Abby Rose Morris details her experiences as a plus-size performer while dismantling the ever-present cultura…
The Riverside Theatre company are back, after sell-out-shows in 2019, with another exciting adventure for children and families.
Peter Straker has one of the greatest, sweetest voices in British theatre, a unique performer who has starred in original productions of Hair and Tommy.
A striking and stylised imagining of Oscar Wilde’s gothic masterpiece: the picture of Dorian Gray transforms into a malevolent horror as its inspiration remains untouched and bea…
The Riverside Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh to take on this Euripides classic.
When Amy, Megan, Nicole and Olivia decide to go on a week-long girls holiday to Magaluf, some of them are excited for sun, sex and sangria.
Join Papageno on his quest to find a magpie feather for the Queen of the Night, encountering a number of his friends, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel and Carmen, as well as…
Meet the Herviss Family and journey to their world.
Award-winning musical theatre company The Talentz are bringing festive sparkle to you for our eighth year at the Fringe.
What drives a young person who appears outwardly quite happy with his life to one day bring a gun into school? It’s a vital question because it’s a phenomenon that is unhappily bei…
2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out! Rocket into space or face the haunted mansion? Say ‘I do!’ or murder the best man? Save the world or end it? In Choose Your Own, you decide…
World-renowned songsmith and pianist extraordinaire, John Thorn, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a sublime collection of new original songs exploring the meaning of life and t…
Back by popular demand, Comedy Boxing triumphantly returns to Edinburgh with all-new comedic competitors! Comedians will compete over four hilarious rounds of stand-up, improvisati…
Kat is a woman (has been for quite a while now).
It’s a day like any other.
Sad that Shakespeare hasn’t written anything new for over 400 years? Well, hold onto your doublets, ruffs and trunk hose.
Divine Dance presents John the Baptist and the Bees.
If life is about the journey and not the destination, then the passengers on the 15:00 train from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverley don’t know which way to go.
Three idiots, six left feet, and one splendidly stupid dance spectacular.
A tragicomedy combining clowning and physical theatre, Boat! follows two friends at sea as they navigate companionship, solitude and altering states of reality.
Pangu is a 50-minute physical dance play based on a Chinese mythic story in the Classic of Mountain and Seas.
The songwriting genius of Neil and his writing partners will go down in history as one of the most successful of all time.
Family, home, belonging: we’ve used these important themes in our lives to create a story, shown through the eyes of a quick-witted, adventurous raindrop! Jump on a parachute wit…
Three young people tell us they don’t feel.
Twin orphans The Creepy Boys are throwing their very first birthday party.
Would you save the world if you could? Alexander Fleming’s penicillin was a life-changing discovery that became a world-changing cure.
A group of eclectic pre-teens (played by just as eclectic adults) learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything as they spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up)…
The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable show of movie musical showstoppers.
Formed in 1982, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be celebrating its big birthday (40 years young!) by performing a musical revue.
This Is Us – The Greatest Showman Tribute you will Never Get Enough of! A show of A Million Dreams, so Come Alive and Rewrite the Stars! Come sing along to This is Me.
A Scottish/African group presenting original songs by composer/playwright, Neo Vilakazi, based in Edinburgh.
Comedy! Music! Fractured classics! Drama! And more! Do you like to be surprised? Is variety what you crave? We have just the ticket for you.
Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl wants to help the piano find it again, and together they set off on a magical adventure.
After sell-out national tours, a West End run and Radio 4 special, Austentatious returns to the Fringe for its ninth glorious year! Every single day, an all-star cast improvise a b…
A fast, unexpectedly heart-warming play written by Paul Richards.
From the catwalks of Paris to the office boardroom, Australian performer Erin Fowler presents FEMME, a deeply personal five-star, award-winning solo work that explores the stereoty…
A beautiful, profoundly naked performance presented as nature intended.
A young scientist by the name of Frankenstein breathes life into a gruesome body.
By invite, the Windrush Generation came to rebuild Britain following the end of the Second World War.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch, a thoroughly modern, fully empowered female role model.
Madagascar Jr is the stage musical version of the 2005 children’s movie, a charmingly simple story of friendship amongst lovable animals.
Minutes before the clock strikes 12, a group of friends rediscover themselves and their goals for the new year.
Following their 2021 five-star Fringe show, Little Shop of Horrors, A-Team are back with a bang (bang)! Bonnie and Clyde is a fast-paced, Tony Award-winning musical which tells the…
Based on the hit film, this award-winning musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth tells the story of an ordinary group of women in a Yorkshire Women’s Institute who create an artist…
A comical feast that features an original story that is every father’s nightmare; Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a swee…
Saltire Sky Theatre have lived up to all the expectations they raised following 1902, their smash hit of last year’s Fringe that won them the Broadway Baby Bobby Award and Off We…
You‘ve read the books and seen the movies.
From the creators of cult hit, The Complete History of Pop Music in an Hour.
The Beacon Boys return to the Sanctuary to stage Guys and Dolls Jr – an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy! Set in New York City, Guys and…
Rowan McCabe knocks on stranger’s doors and writes poems for them, for free, on any subject of their choosing.
POV: you’re a vlogger.
Alan Turing – A Musical Biography.
Combining the improvisation talents of Mischief Comedy, Austentatious, and Showstopper!, Starship Improvise is a blast out of this world, filled with moments of hilarity and creati…
Help Mike Lemme leave his NYC apartment.
This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as: ‘the relationship.
Everything is awesome in Dill’s life.
The Polar Bears are off on their holidays – what could go wrong? Join the lovable but hapless duo as they set off on their holiday adventures.
A princess and a dragon make for unlikely companions but together they learn about themselves, each other and earning their happy ending in this brand-new, music-full, modern fairy…
The West End smash hit comes to town starring giants of rock and roll: Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Eddie Cochran and Buddy Holly.
An experimental reimagining of Shakespeare’s great play.
Jordi is like Plato but even funnier, combining stand-up comedy and existential philosophy to wage a hilariously wacky war against reality.
Marrano, a Tale From the Inquisition is a tragedy based on two historical events: the expulsion of the Sephardic Jews at the end of the 15th century and, consequentially, the murde…
Learn your lessons well! Stephen Schwartz’s acclaimed gospel musical gets the Royal (Conservatoire of Scotland) treatment in this fully staged, full-length production.
Ava loved being onstage, it’s where she had control.
It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices …
What colour is the sound of a cello? How do you show the taste of an apple? A colourful, complex solo performance exploring autobiographical experiences of synaesthesia.
A songwriter with severe writer’s block and a looming deadline battles the version of Ernest Hemingway that lives in her head.
From the brilliant minds behind SiriusXM – Kids, Harry’s Wand (Steve Goodie) and best-selling author of Don’t Feed the Bully (Brad Tassell), comes the Halloween show that every…
Sue Kelvin stars in a tribute show to Bette Midler, covering her life and songs from the perspective of a lifelong fan.
Playwright, composer, actor, singer; Noël Coward defined and shaped the 20th century.
This new folk musical comedy reimagines Jane Austen’s classic novel in modern America with gender-swapped characters.
Murder has come to Rothersdale, where nothing ever happens.
Lori Hamilton's retelling of her eventful life is touching and amusing, despite the whirlwind pacing.
After sell-out performances and five-star reviews from 2016-2019, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring worl…
Lauren Brewer and Will Geraint Drake’s The Single Lady is a musical extravaganza, giving Elizabeth I the same treatment that Hamilton did to the Founding Fathers.
This cast of professional performers is excited to return for their fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sell-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
A play about love transcending separation.
Omigod You Guys! Come and join Stage Avenue for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde.
Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in Oz.
In a big top tent, ten performers, upon a brilliant white, circular stage, perform a series of ever more amazing acts of acrobalance, tumbling, throws, and aerial skills.
As the daughter of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth has witnessed, first hand, the consequences of when love goes wrong.
An insistent palm-reading drag queen declares Jenny will never find love, sending her reeling back to a high school match-making scheme that horrifyingly matched her with the bigge…
The year is 1889 and intrepid journalist Nellie Bly is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet: racing around the world to beat Jules Verne’s famous fictional hero, Phileas …
Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Whilst it may be apt to stage John Montgomery and Derek Batchelor’s Flesh - a musical about Burke and Hare - at Surgeon’s Hall, the novelty stops there.
Why does a victim become a predator? In isolation, Ghislaine Maxwell maintains innocence whilst reliving the psychological abuse endured from her father.
This feel-good show connects audiences with the energy, excitement and raw emotion of the pioneering R&B and soul acts of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Come explore the intricate world of poetry lifted from the page at Wistful! This unique performance art uses the physical body, light and sound to experiment with words.
The one with the improvised comedy! Don your sweater vest and your Rachel hairdo, and get ready to relive the 90s.
A dark comedy about lying together.
BBD Productions return to the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway after their five-star sell-out run in 2019.
An original musical with plenty of spark, Vote Macbeth! aims to present a fresh take on the well-worn story of the Scottish play.
Love, song, dance and murder – Domitius retells the tale from an unbiased viewpoint paving the way for audiences to experience that particular reign in Ancient Rome.
Bare Productions return following their five-star, sell-out Fringe 2019 run with the fabulous musical – Kinky Boots.
It’s time for us to play.
Edinburgh Fringe is a hub of unique and wild shows, contrasting genres and varieties of themes crunched into a tight hour.
Returning from a sell-out, 16th annual run at Fringe, join the Watch This Improv Troupe as they take you on a 50-minute improvised movie adventure! In a world where movie plots are…
Turning what we know about morality on its head, Gabrielle James and Joshua Newman’s Living With Sin is an interesting twist on the traditionally 'evil' seven deadly sins…
Mark Glentworth returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his unique biographical musical about a successful musician and composer who suddenly and rapidly suffers a career-sto…
Stevensongs: Stevenson meets the French touch! Setting to music some of the most beautiful poems and letters by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, the French duo Fergessen, di…
‘Come on Angel, don’t you ever want to fly?’ 1948.
Mary Jo’s boyfriend hijacks a workshop of her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Born MYdentity.
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner.
There are some things as regular at the Fringe as Biblical downpours and overpriced street food.
Thar’ she blows! Belly Up Theatre stalwartly set sail, intent on harpooning their great white whale: comedy.
We solve our greatest problems through dreaming while our deepest fears are revealed in them as well.
Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved.
Are you ready to be dumped on? Prepare to be caught with your pants down as six all-too-relatable characters celebrate their triumphs, lament their griefs and reveal their secrets …
Set in late 19th-century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of adolescent sexuality.
At St Cecilia’s school, Peter and Jason have a hidden love affair, but what happens when this is exposed to their family and friends? A riveting piece of musical theatre brought to…
A unique, genre-bending, two-man romp sees one panto dame’s life come crashing down around her.
Set over one surreal night of dancing and debauchery, Death of a Disco Dancer is a psychedelic, wild black comedy.
Look through the smoke.
‘Unsettling yet captivating’ (Alt A Review).
This solo performance with award-winning dancer Mikolaj Karczewski is based on personal material, made in collaboration with the obstruction master Palle Granhøj.
When the three little wolves go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the Big Bad Pig.
Shrimp Dance is a Butoh dance performance with live music and video art, based on research showing anti-depressants entering the sea through human waste are affecting the behaviour…
Saved is a multi-layered, retro-mechanical music show built around rescued 70s home organs.
Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is a macabre new play by the innovative Scottish playwright, Annie James with original music by Singer/Songwriter/Composer Adam Usnami.
A Roots Mbili Theatre and Sheffield Theatres co-production.
‘You look 15, but I like that.
I was living my “best life” when a complication during routine surgery left me unable to walk or think for years.
Greetings, weary traveller.
What happens in the forest, stays in the forest.
Working, from the book by Studs Terkel.
Edinburgh-based award-winning Siamsoir Irish dancers return with their fifth original show – an Irish dance play.
When four terrible directors start casting and their ego is way greater than their talent, what chance do the auditionees have? This funny and light-hearted show with a very talent…
Avenue Q is back after its sell-out 2019 run.
Picture this: a musical based on the women of the Manson Family set to the music of Fleetwood Mac.
Two twins, one heart.
Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret.
Inspired by the story of Hong Kong renowned novelist Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City, A Many-Splendoured Thing explores love between a man and a woman in a turbulent era thr…
What would you sacrifice in exchange for riches and fame? Family? Friends? Reputation? Soul? This modern-day, interactive and bizarrely comedic adaptation of the 1590s tragedy, Doc…
Tin cans and string, pizza boxes pilling up, paper aeroplane and love notes.
Curtains drawn, lawns burnt brown; a townscape is melting.
Broadway, here we come! The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s production of Little Women is astonishingly professional, from the high quality costumes and stage setting to the ph…
I think I’ve fallen in love.
Back for its 10th year this show bounces with energy.
For the first time in Edinburgh, Australia’s favourite kidult comedy duo, The Listies, present their hilarious adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic – Hamlet.
These zebras juggle and flip.
Watch music, theatre and reality collide in this brand-new musical production! Feeling Pretty tells a story of women reclaiming their power.
The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group is back at Paradise Green with a musical whodunit by Kander and Ebb, the pair behind Chicago and Cabaret.
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.
Jason Slavick’s Yellow Bird Chase shows us that the best children’s shows have something for everyone, whether it is the gibberish of the language, the compelling storyline or …
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind the Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s…
Part sci-fi physical theatre, part acid-fueled mime, part wholesome performance art, Fool Muun Komming! (etc, etc) is the genre-defying solo show from Gaulier graduate and Canadian…
Following their sell-out 2018 show, UK’s best-selling author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much loved books including The Smartest Gi…
Imagine if Prince and Mae West were best friends.
A classic tale of greed and guilt, this visceral and lucid interpretation of Shakespeare’s blood-soaked tragedy is truly Flabbergast.
A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder, obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of…
A potty-mouthed romp through this bizarre-but-true story, from cult internet phenomenon and two-hit-wonder Kunt and the Gang.
I HATE NEW YORK is a gay-tastic solo debut from self-professed rage-a-holic, Tom DeTrinis, that offers up a non-stop, hilarious litany of grievances.
Calling all brave heroes! Unveil a myriad of dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth.
Gen Z has arrived.
All Things Must Pass, they say.
Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the ‘hearts and bones’ of audiences all over the world.
‘(Le) PAIN brilliantly expresses the pressure of generational expectations and a small-village mindset.
A family saga about men, women and whisk(e)y! Laced with dry humour and casked in raw emotion, embrace Tam Tully as she fights to save her Ulster family distillery from takeovers, …
When a weary stranger arrives one day, carrying only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions.
One of the beautiful things about acrobatics is the way human bodies can collaborate in difficult-to-imagine ways.
Leicester Square’s Not So New Comedian of the year 2019 finalist Sean will talk about life experiences.
Winner of Underbelly, New Diorama and Methuen Drama’s hit-making Untapped Award 2022.
Mums and dads who are dying to get their new humans out to the Fringe, this is the show for you! Inspired by a new mum, Kat Placing has devised a show for babbling babies and tirel…
One small step for man, one giant pile of rubbish left behind! Man’s dream to reach the stars leaves the world in ruins and disturbs the sleeping dinosaurs.
Clownfish Theatre has returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with an updated version of their show which saw sell-out audiences in 2019 as well as similar success in Adelaide.
Sam Dugmore (The Latebloomers: Scotland!) is locked and loaded as the greatest action hero of all time, unearthing his ruthless man skills to confront his biggest nemesis.
When Ross’ wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again.
Critically acclaimed writer and performer Kevin P Gilday (Suffering from Scottishness, Sonnet Youth) takes a verbal sledgehammer to lazy stereotypes and attempts to deconstruct wha…
‘What if it was you, you were the last individual of the species, The Endling?’ Visually beautiful and laugh-out-loud funny, Strange Futures use their ‘powerful physicality’ (Scots…
Award-winning performer Michael Kunze makes his Edinburgh solo debut as the world’s greatest rapping pasta chef: Lil Saffron, aka the King of the Kitchen.
The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England.
416 years ago, Macbeth was first performed.
Red rubber strands hang down, filling the space.
For years the Bureau for Alien Defence has kept the world safe from extra-terrestrial threats.
Some shows are Fringe standards, you can’t help but think that they’re like the ravens at the Tower of London; that if they weren’t here, everything would come tumbling down.
Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Now in our 10th year! Smash-hit production, The Improv Musical returns to take the Fringe by storm.
I have a soft spot for classic, big top style circus even if it is being presented in a conference centre by a company that are famed for bringing this genre to West End stages.
A magical, charming show of dance and acrobatics which will delight children and adults alike.
The professional pissheads at Shit-faced Showtime return to Edinburgh with their smash-hit festive boozical! After the pesky pestilence scuppered our plans, we’ve decided to give…
This new folk musical seeks to explore our heritage and legacy, weaving two parallel stories; one of a crofter and a wandering soldier in the 18th Century, and one of an old pensio…
The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy.
Wes Anderson meets Hitchcock meets spaghetti western in this multi award-winning, intercontinental, inter-genre, cinematic caper of accusations, accidents and accents.
Mischief is one of those companies that gives the struggling Fringe performer hope.
Join this multi award-winning musical storyteller for another collection of story-songs.
The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy.
During a bizarre childhood accident, Trevor was drenched head to toe in dragon’s blood.
A family show filled with singing, dancing, comedy and even a sea monster.
Lion – The Weird and Magical Abracadabra Circus Show is an hour of pleasure, skills and a bit of thrilling fear led by a one-man circus crew.
Shinehouse Theatre returns to Summerhall with a beautiful balancing act of social issues and theatrical poetry.
In the immortal words of Britney Spears: ‘You want a Lamborghini? Sippin’ martinis? Look hot in a bikini? You better work, bitch.
Yummy Mummy (and Headmaster’s wife, just for extra grown-up points) Louise runs the school choir and helps her teenaged daughter with her homework.
Working-class means many things now.
One day, a magpie comes into a little girl’s house by mistake.
Don't you forget about Dreamgun! The comedy script re-writers are back for another year at the Fringe with updated material and even a few new movies thrown in.
Sold-out run: Off-Broadway, Asylum NYC (2022).
Let Piscean comedy duo Norris and Parker lure you into their fever dream for a surreal hour of wild, nautical madness.
Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019.
Sometimes you’ve just got to listen to your balls.
The most iconic films you’ve never seen, because we made them up.
Adapted from the beloved children’s books by Mo Willems, Leonardo! tells the story of a monster who longs to be scary and the big decisions he must make along the way.
An evening of original songs and existential banter from a dark cabaret band with funny hats.
If Samuel Beckett is celebrated for the changing attitudes his work brought to ‘traditional’ theatre, then why do we insist on keeping his work preserved like an artefact, guar…
A spooky show of terrible tales, bothersome books and gruesome goings on! The Haunted Bookshop has a story for everyone.
BFFs Kathy and Stella host Hull’s least successful true-crime podcast.
One of the Scotsman’s Best Duos at the Fringe, Thick ‘n’ Fast return to take on the world.
An investigation into Welsh and queer identity or a show for anyone with a complex relationship to home.
An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart.
Physical comedy meets Hollywood.
The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns.
So much science, so little time.
Jakko Jakszyk, guitarist/singer with King Crimson, was born Michael Curran.
Disaster! Professor McGuffin’s ground-breaking Sub-Nuclear Optical Transmitter (SNOT) has a catastrophic malfunction and needs a new power source! What a pickle! Enter the ACES –…
Irish gig theatre call to arms.
What happens when you train for something your whole life, only to fail at the crucial moment? This question is the stimulus behind False Start, from acclaimed French-German theatr…
We’ve all been there.
Comedy supergroup Baby Wants Candy presents improvised hip-hop homage to Hamilton! After sold-out runs in Chicago, NY and LA, Shamilton comes to the Fringe! Join Shamilton as we im…
In this high-impact dark comedy half-brothers Odin and Loki must overcome primordial giants, rival Gods and Goddesses, and their own ambitions – in their quest to seize power ove…
Well-written, though lacking in some areas, Out to Lunch is an enjoyable watch for anyone interested in a slice of wacky humour.
Where do you start if your ultimate goal is a West End and Broadway musical? Revivals often start at Chichester and new concepts here at the Fringe.
A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs about a breakup, breakdown, breakthrough, and everything in-between.
How do you cause a shipwreck or conjure goddesses at will? Tricksy spirit Ariel has you covered.
Our story is human, that of a company built on the road, created through encounters, personal tragedies and destinies.
Fantastical entertainment like no other.
New physical drama that weaves together the longings and fears of five characters: a witch, a bitch, a goldfish, a sleepwalker and a salaryman.
Farmers-turned-entertainers David & Sam are ploughing up to George Square with their rambunctious family comedy, littered with the absolute best showmanship they can muster.
A global pandemic may have struck, but we have a chef who’s just stuck.
An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families.
A five-star, award-winning and hilarious tongue-in-cheek homage of Enid Blyton books, chock full of cheeky satire and lashings of LOLs, in the style of the nation’s favourite a…
If you hate Laura McMahon, women in general, or comedy then this isn’t the show for you.
This energised group of youngsters bounce about the stage with glee, making a capella look far easier than it truly is and throwing themselves into the Fringe vibe with abandon.
Something special happens when you play piano for yourself at home.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
What if the last time you dated, you were doused in Impulse Body Spray and The Spice Girls were at number one? Finding a phwoar-some trouser-shape to replace her ex-husband won’t…
Over a third of young people in the UK spend less time outdoors than prisoners.
Following the recent United Nations climate report, which has been described as a “code red for humanity,” it is more important than ever that we explore the issue of the clima…
As times of heady redolence go, the 1990s lacks the brittle style of the 1920s, sepia-tinted upper-lips of haunted men in WWI uniforms, or groovy pereniorange of the 1960s… And y…
Pantomime is back.
A dark comedy that portrays all the nuances of trying to maintain a childhood friendship you’ve grown out of.
Multiple Fringe First winner David Calvitto (The House, The Professor) returns with his award-winning 2009 hit.
Three powerhouse comedians (solo stars in their own right) join forces for a stunning hour of stand-up.
Rituel celebrates the coming of age in cultures around the world.
A filmed solo performance art piece based on the terrible statistics and devastating psychological effects of sexual violence.
This 1920s pantomime farce takes place at a weekend country house party.
One of the Gals is completely packed.
Winner of Spirit Of The Fringe 2017 in Edinburgh, Glasgow chanteuse Christine Bovill has built her reputation on the massively successful sell-out show, Piaf.
Dandelion, by Creative Electric, takes place in the garden opposite the [email protected] building.
Downtown New York is the setting for our tale of good versus evil, where Seymour – a nerdy florist’s assistant – fights for the survival of mankind against a giant plant with a…
Oddly Ordinary Theatre Company has made a highly successful adaptation of Mark Ravenhill’s Pool (No Water) at theSpace Triplex as part of the contribution by the graduates of Que…
ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It.
A dazzling multimedia extravaganza depicting the story of mysterious drag queen, Orlando, who inspires people to start fighting against oppression by telling the story of historica…
La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change.
Ember is a window into the mind of a young woman who, waking up one day, realises she doesn’t know who she is.
On Your Bike comes with a lot of hype.
Corona Cutie is a student-written-and-produced virtual musical created completely remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Triple Fringe First and Olivier-winning Fishamble, return to Dance Base for the 10th anniversary of Pat Kinevane’s SILENT, the touching and challenging story of homeless McGoldri…
I am not a hologram, I’m a beating heart.
It’s 1881 and the manuscript for Robert Louis Stevenson’s new novel has just been stolen.
Suffragettes is compelling, visceral epic theatre with 12 original songs in the style of our acclaimed, award-winning show, That Bastard Brecht.
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…
The untold side to the story of Aladdin’s Jafar and how he went from a selfless royal advisor to a man desperate to make things right again…
Follow Princess Gayatri from the Singhasari Kingdom evolve and blossom as she strives to attain her youthful dreams alongside preserving the long-time legacy of her deceased father…
Witches, wolves, fairies, frogs, princes.
Half-man half-piano, Will Pickvance combines storytelling and musical madness in this rollercoaster show about Mozart, music and the moon! Will daydreams of playing in front of a b…
One-woman, bilingual (English/French) mask show.
At the Feelgood Academy of Performing Arts, competition is tough, even for the school’s two best singers.
The word that most immediately springs to mind is 'joy'.
It’s not all in your head.
As Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in the world, lies on his death bed, Peterson, the embodiment of St Peter, brings John, a steelworker killed in the infamous Carnegie Steel Home…
Richard Shelton’s masterful show revealing the man behind the music returns following sold-out London, Los Angeles and Australian seasons.
In a not-so-distant future lingers the bitter aftertaste of a déjà vu, the theatres are empty, meeting places and cultural venues are no longer permitted, physical contact is pro…
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…
‘Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain’.
Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Island’s amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, Steven Kazuo Takasugi’s Sideshow is a work of music theatre framed in a chamber…
This evocative play by Australian playwright Melissa-Kelly Franklin tells the story of a young couple living in a world ravaged by climate change.
An original solo performance.
Perth’s Jambouree Cabaret Singers, directed by Edna Auld, have missed coming together for performances, but this has emboldened their solo voices.
Banana and the Ice Cream Crew is a story about acceptance, friendship and, yes, singing bananas.
What is humanity; what is life? In this world, nothing is certain.
Not a confession, but a way to let our entrails speak… Punk, heavy metal, movement, poetry and video art create an environment that stimulates the senses.
Stuck on a broken-down train are: Dave and Alex, two students who have met on the journey; Kate, a young mother who has started her own business; Marc, recently left by his fiancé…
On a roof webbed with fish-bone antenna, a child with a superhero blanket cape was brought to the realm of Wuxia by a leaf.
Lucifer, the fallen angel, begs God’s permission to return to Heaven: ‘You forgave everyone, but me.
At the height of the pandemic, nine friends longing for contact reconnect for a bit of normality in an online New Year’s Eve party.
An exclusive musical comedy taxi journey, with multiple costume/character changes, frills, frolics, fun and glasses of fizz.
It’s 1360 and John Carpenter has started work on the new church spire in Chesterfield.
Come and join the Bohemians on a spectacularly colourful musical journey! We’ll be featuring songs from musical theatre and film, both old and new, which include In The Heights, Wi…
Darkly-comedic Korean social satire with innovative staging and colourful physicality.
It’s time to walk the plank! With a twinkle in our eye, we pay tribute to men who wear sandals, as we celebrate the right to be yourself.
Following its West End and Off-Broadway runs, Olivier Award-winning Fishamble presents On Blueberry Hill, by current Laureate for Irish Fiction, and Costa Novel of the Year Award w…
Stories of five fictional women, fundamentally different and unconnected, but sharing the same core: the pain of living on when something essential is taken away.
A quirky, short show with songs. One woman reflects on her day, by talking and singing to her dog.
Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand-new interactive musical sho…
A glorious May morning in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex.
Have you ever been at a wedding and forced to accept that today isn’t all about you? You’ve had to fake a smile and mingle with distant relatives you can’t remember the names…
Set in 1928, this new musical production gives Sophocles’ ancient Greek play a city-noir twist.
Broadway / West End veteran Timothy Quinlan exposes the humbling truth about life in musical theatre.
Iona Fyfe, Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, has carved a name for herself in the folk circuit as one of Scotland’s foremost singers, touring extensi…
Ever thought about what you’d do if the world was going to end? Six friends living on the outskirts of London are caught up in the shenanigans that ensue when a solar flare is anno…
Let Bossa Nova balladeers Baiana take you on a magical journey into the heart and soul of Brazilian musical heritage.
A powerful musical about living with dementia.
Known for their exciting ensemble and physical theatre work, students from North London Collegiate School are delighted to return to the Fringe to perform Caryl Churchill’s 2012 ka…
As part of their 2020 UK tour, Threedumb Theatre presents two explosive and comedic short plays written by Steven Berkoff, performed back-to-back by the same one actor.
After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and 2019, The Last Five Years returns! Written by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, this two-character musical tracks the emot…
Enjoy an afternoon of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices.
Through song and improvisation, Bookends follows two people’s relationship as it changes over time, delving into life and the intricacies of human connection.
A bone-jarring, soulful look at the backwards puzzle pieces of the life of a trafficked woman, based on survivor accounts.
An experimental physical staging of Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing’s book of poetry Knots.
A gripping, raw, intense exploration of what it means to be human.
All your favourite Dr Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie and more.
Six generations of women, their lives spanning 100 years from the final months of World War One to the present.
Melody is the most cheerful hotel receptionist in town.
Set in 1950s England and based on the controversial 19th-century play Spring Awakening; A Children’s Tragedy by Franz Wedekind, Awakening is a story about the struggles of the t…
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews the past four years, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring…
American Performing Arts International is excited to return for the fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sold-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
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 …
Two fit guys discover they can earn big bucks from tickling.
This show is a musical comedy with adult themes and scantily clad men! It contains steam and lots of bubbles! Billy is a young man, looking for love.
Come into the scariest house in town! Where ghosts and monsters are ready to make it all about you.
Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.
Reprising their recently sold-out production, MYT is delighted to bring Rent to the Fringe – Jonathan Larson’s iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that shaped a generation and …
Jamie MacDougall stars in the story of Sir Harry Lauder, the Portobello boy who became a global superstar, the highest-paid and most popular entertainer of his time.
A modern musical by the Tony Award-winning Jason Robert Brown that follows the comedy highs and heartfelt lows of Jamie and Cathy’s five-year relationship.
Adena Walker is a Black Jewish Woman living in Trump’s America… and somehow she’s still single! Watch as she sings and dances her way through the NYC dating scene in this hil…
Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to a private viewing of her personal collection.
The world premiere of a brand new musical! In a London nightclub at the height of the Blitz, a female impersonator falls for an army officer, but finding a happy-ever-after ending …
Based on the 19th-century German play Spring Awakening; A Children’s Tragedy by Franz Wedekind, Spring explores the lives of a group of teenagers growing up in a rural Christian …
The legendary dark prince of comedy-cabaret has brought his new show to the Edinburgh Fringe.
A clownish maintenance crew finds a magical bird and the mad chase begins.
Join lifelong friends, Annie and Angela, as they celebrate approaching forty, single and ready to mingle in a drag-infused musical comedy where you’re on the very special guest l…
A feast for all the senses.
Chris Dugdale, the only act ever to win the Edfest Bouquet four times! Total sell-out 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular and sell-out Festival smash-hit returns.
The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for an incredible 13th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is creat…
Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique “Shakespeare” play inspired by…
A classic murder mystery created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from The Bristol Improv Theatre’s resident company.
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents has created an entertaining, interactive and imaginative production based on this timeless classic.
Fresh from sell-out performances in London and Los Angeles, two of the co-creators of Fringe sell-out smash-hit Thrones! The Musical bring you a Harry Potter parody musical that is…
The magic of David Attenborough live! A blue whale swims through the depths.
She’s the dreamer of dreams.
A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of …
The sell-out smash-hit show returns! Following acclaimed runs in London, New York, LA and San Francisco, multi-award-winning Police Cops are back with their new and improved 90s in…
A hilarious and ludicrous take on the masterpiece by Leo Tolstoy.
Thomas Cameron is a Classic Brit Award-nominated tenor, whose vibrant voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities.
Appearing for the 29th successive year in the magnificent setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www.
The Time Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about time.
They were the definition of cool during their fifties and sixties Vegas heyday – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
The devil went down to Edinburgh and was defeated by five local boys in fierce fiddlin’ combat.
The average attention span of a Generation Z-er is eight seconds; down from 12 seconds for their millennial counterparts.
In equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience.
This musical theatre applies a double-structured storyline to interpret contemporary understandings of Tang Xianzu, known as Shakespeare of the East.
Affectionate comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Hosted by Jayde Adams and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Amusical is a comedy celebration of all things West End (or Broadway if you’re American, or more well off than us).
Both humourous and sad, Juliet and Romeo by Lost Dog company, presented by The Place, written with sensitive forensic analysis and directed by Ben Duke, is a subversion of Shakespe…
Argentinian dance music greets us as we enter the space for two-man physical theatre experience Un Poyo Rojo, but the vast majority of the show takes place in silence.
If you asked a 90s kid what they envisioned the 2100s to look like then KID_X would be a close prediction.
Losing someone you love is never easy, especially when you don’t understand why they’ve gone.
A brilliant Scandi noir of the psyche, spoken in gibberish in a surreal world, Norwegian Jo Strømgren Kompani’s The Hospital, is gripping; moving from bizarre, black humour to d…
The commonplace experience and movement language of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle comedy.
Five years after the death of their friend, Emily, Avery, Fi and Mac reunite to celebrate his life.
The five-time Tony Award and seven-time Drama Desk Award-winning show now revived for 2019.
At the age of five she already knew she wanted to play the cello and conquer the world with her red cello case on her back.
This fresh, original piece of writing, set in a modern day witch trial, is a meditation on what it means to be a woman; the challenges we face, and how they break us, bind us and s…
We highlight the Latin music elements, which were so important in films internationally, with European tangos, Balkan gypsy jazz and operetta alongside iconic Dietrich hits and new…
The Hart Players theatre company brings Noël Coward’s Still Life to the Fringe.
Expulsion, electioneering and enchantment.
Florist’s assistant Seymour becomes a sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving.
The last days of the the founding father of philosophy, Socrates.
Intense and irreverent, this production strips Julius Caesar to its bare bones to explore the selfish workings of professional politics.
Drawing on Bullen’s experience of post-traumatic stress disorder, this confessional and multidisciplinary work will transport you through an autobiographical experience.
‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular.
For one night only, the Chortle Award-winning ladies and gentlemen of Austentatious swap their bonnets and breeches to raise money for Waverley Care! Join them as they improvise a …
Souvenirs presents the real stories of four young people in London who have been involved in cases of harassment and stalking.
Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael…
Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside-down when he learns that his father poaches pheasants from the estate of the vicious, greedy …
Ketchikan, Alaska and New York City: island towns at opposite ends of the American continent.
A powerful duet between two exceptional dancers – Joel Brown (Candoco Dance Company) and Eve Mutso (former principal dancer of Scottish Ballet) – as they explore their differen…
A contemporary dance-theatre duet following a couple’s absurd, yet comically whimsical game of role play; exploring and satirising the paradoxes of love.
Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How to Be Human answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex,…
Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure.
Fat Blokes is a sort of dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public – made by artist and forward-facing fatso, Scottee.
Come in from the rain, put your feet up and chill the f*ck out.
You make 35,000 decisions a day.
Combining Temper Theatre’s signature fluid muscular movement, fragmented imagery and soul-shaking soundscapes, Nightshifter attends to a world in desperate need of emergency care.
Sell-out shows at the Fringe 2016 to 2018 (inc)! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ev…
‘Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats’.
This dancing poetry is inspired by Tao Te Ching, which says that the largest square has no corners.
This is your chance to sing along with the fantastic and versatile Massaoke band, guided by giant video lyrics, as they raise the curtains on all your favourite show tunes includin…
After sell-out national tours, a West End run and Radio 4 special, Austentatious returns to the Fringe for its seventh glorious year! Every single day an all-star cast (including C…
Bicycle Boy: an interactive, bike-powered eco-musical for children aged five to ten and their families.
Experience a slice of West End in Edinburgh, with a musical theatre showcase presented by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Musical Theatre Summer School students! Featuring new a…
Django Reinhardt was a musical genius and his influence on generations of guitarists has been immense.
Jessie and Bebe Cave. Sisters. Working out a new show.
Funny, intimate, political, a bit livid, powerful, powerless and patient.
Based on Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, this evocative tale of a brilliant doctor and his murderous counterpart has become a modern classic.
Dating again after a complex break-up, Jessie is trying to get her personal life in order – before her kids wake up.
What is choice? Is your life predetermined? What is the effect of one bad decision? Elvin Acting Theatre Company’s latest creation explores the complexities of life and its daily…
Hot Commodity is a one woman show which interrogates the effect of capitalism on everything around us and what that means as a young woman trying to find her place in the adult wor…
‘A far-reaching generational story that crosses divides, ignites memories and pulls at your heart-strings’ (Stage Whispers).
Following a sell-out run in Oxford, Family Secrets is a night of comedy and chaos as a family (inspired by your suggestions!) has an entirely improvised reunion.
Blindfolded and restrained behind a wall of screens, a journey through podcasts, audio porn and physical exhaustion awaits.
Award-winning performance arts school, LAFA, brings to life the story of Spamalot! telling the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail.
The Pushkinettes (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet-Apraxine and Julie Nesher) are delighted to invite you to the traditional and very unusual memorial ceremony of Anna Karenina, the tra…
Tim Key from Peep Show, Partridge, Taskmaster and his own BAFTA-nominated Wonderdate, brings new poems to Edinburgh.
Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical back to the Rose Theatre.
The greatest tales are only told once.
Natalie’s stunning soprano voice will enchant you as she takes you on a musical journey.
Jesus Christ Superstar is back and will once again be rocking the main stage at the Rose Theatre.
This mystical dance performance is about the connection between what we see and what we believe.
In a circus after the lights have been turned off, four characters emerge in the darkness slowly revealing their desires, hunger and inner conflicts.
Please Forget is a one-man show by American comedian Steve Rannazzisi that takes an comedic look into public shaming.
Isiqalo (or beginning in Xhosa and Zulu) takes us back to South Africa under Mandela’s leadership.
How do you confess your wildest dreams when words fall short? Follow the journey of Xingxing, the boy from the stars, as he’s thrust into the midst of city life.
Coming off their sold out shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City and Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles, this concert version of Dahan and D’Angelo’s emotional and exp…
Red Riding Hood may be little but she’s about to embark on a big adventure! Deep in the Enchanted Forest, the Big Bad Wolf roams with one thing on his mind.
‘Can we just say we’re completely pro sex’ – Pig.
Get ready to raise the roof with Viva’s heaven-sent production! Sister Act is a divine musical comedy that will have you wanting to don a habit and sing along.
Join Viva for a fabulously funny, nostalgic romp back to the swinging 60s! A Slice of Saturday Night is set in a nightclub where young love, teenage dreams, fashion and music are t…
BBD Productions make their debut at the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway.
Satirical four-star solo show with original songs, topical stories and Jewish humour.
Join us for a naughty night out in which the world of pantomime will be spun on its head in this hilarious, innuendo-filled show packed with sauce, smut and shocks.
Talented but troubled Clio has three months to go until the biggest boxing match of her life.
Ten years on from its debut, MacPherson’s Rant returns to Edinburgh to tell the tale of Scottish outlaw James MacPherson and the tragic events that led to his unjust hanging in the…
Vikings, giants and magic await you in this fun-packed historical adventure.
‘When you leave here, everything else will be exactly the same.
This bold and bodacious cabaret chronicles the tales of some of the most enigmatic and misunderstood women throughout history.
In an unassuming French restaurant, an American news anchor meets with a man who reveals to her that the 1969 moon landing was faked and this time there’s proof.
Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, one of the most successful partnerships in the 30s and 40s, (dead now unfortunately.
Guan Yu’s patriotism to his country, benevolence to people, wisdom in life, loyalty to friends and bravery in war represent the perfect traditional Chinese virtues of mankind.
For as long as she can remember Isabella has had butterflies living inside her tummy.
An unassuming front door gives no clue to what characters and relationships lie behind it.
Based upon an idea by David Gest and Michael Jackson, Robert Burns the Musical by Tish Tindall is the story of love, Scotland and one man’s struggle to redefine his pride of worth.
Triple Buse is slapstick, light-hearted and bracing in equal measure.
Murder Ballads is adapted from the 1995 album of the same name by cult artist Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Big Spirit Theatre Company brings you, Downtown Shabby.
Award-winning Room 29 Theatre return with this fast-paced Tony Award-winning musical, following an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents that vie for the spelling championship of a …
Inferno, Kid is a coming-of-age story on a path strewn with violence and vanquished hope.
Nobody has seen Jorja since her party almost a month ago.
Inspired by a true story, Bullarena is a tale of identity and how we choose to follow the truth behind ours.
This summer, a hero will brew.
A Chorus Line is a stunning concept musical capturing the spirit and tension of 15 professional performers, auditioning for a job in a Broadway show.
It’s the final year of university for Tom, but he’s afraid he’ll never be good enough to become a superhero.
In near-future England, two girls are thrilled to be accepted into the playground, the final stage of their education, but all is not as it seems.
Kimjang is a Korean foodie tradition, where families and friends come together to make kimchi.
This comic tale examines Phina’s observations on what others have made of her black identity as a model, actress, radio presenter and writer in the fickle media world.
Join Dian Cathal, an immigrant of country and gender, in an attempt to prove their hypothesis: that Trans jokes can be funny.
Two transgender performers say ‘up yours!’ to the gender binary and invite you to their radical dance party! Under disco lights, over pulsing music, a queer celebration takes place…
Two lifelong Scottish friends – Hamish, an Islander, and Dougie from Edinburgh – fulfil a plan to hike to Edinburgh through Scotland’s Islands, Highlands and Lowlands.
Peri is fifteen when her adopted mother dies.
A spoiled boy, Chao, decides to run away from the world of chocolates, ice cream, fries and decayed teeth to a new healthy world.
Join farmers David and Sam, as they share with you their untold adventures, full of mishaps and misfortunes.
Based on the classic Scottish folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife.
A historical tragedy, a hero failed in battle, his beautiful lover and the handsome warhorse accompanying him towards the end of the inevitable fall of the kingdom, a heartbroken f…
Expect the unexpected at the Scottish Arts Club.
Winner of Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences with effortless wit and humour.
Follow us down the rabbit hole to discover heroes and villains, witches and more in The Bohemians’ take on a classic theme.
Transfigured is a sounding together of all things, a diapason, a cacophony of understanding.
The Book of Thel is a new musical adaptation of William Blake’s prophetic poem, written in 1788.
A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, ‘the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of’ (Texas Monthly).
Here at Brewhemia we celebrate the weird, wonderful and outright bizarre.
Deficit, the debut work of new collective Deficit Theatre, is an incredible new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of our everyday lives.
This revolutionary rock musical follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished bohemians struggling to survive and create in the East Village of 90s New York.
Prince En is bored of the royal life.
Lionel Bart’s Oliver! remains one of the most-loved British musicals ever, combining Dickens’ classic story and characters with a sensational and unforgettable score.
A fun opportunity to play in a group and learn how to move and creatively transform yourself into a character of Commedia dell’Arte.
The beautiful eclecticism of the Basque Country is showcased in this bill of dazzling hip hop and witty, lyrical contemporary dance.
An army of foreign invaders, bad guys, rapists and thieves, fake news, sensationalist tweets and buckets of ice cream, Creon rules Thebes with ungoverned rage.
Come to the Dungeon and solve the Deadly Dungeon Murder Mystery! Join the Secret Society of Scottish Scoundrels and investigate the shocking murder of Judge Mental.
Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl is sure she can help the piano find it again.
The magic of David Attenborough live on stage! A blue whale swims through the ocean depths.
A glorious celebration of the work of the world’s greatest playwright.
It’s a new millennium.
An evening of musical theatre anthems from the shows you know and love, with songs from We Will Rock You, Matilda, Hairspray, Singing in the Rain and other classics.
Join us on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and mor…
A show about food.
In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighbourhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sw…
An unstable space without an exit.
That Bastard Brecht reverberates with contemporary relevance: the exploitation of women as artists throughout time, the withholding of recognition and financial reward.
A new play with music by Rachel Flynn.
White Crane Productions are the international graduate acting ensemble of Rose Bruford College.
It’s a Belgian treat: sweeter than chocolates.
Open lock to the Dead Man’s knock! Fly, bolt and bar and band! Nor move, nor swerve, joint, muscle, or nerve at the spell of the Dead Man’s hand! Newbury Youth Theatre present …
A musical song cycle with a blues, jazz and rock score inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Ghosts! Murder! Betrayal! Revenge! A treacherous uncle and mad son.
Betty is a bit of a dog in the manger.
Two infamous bank robbers turned killers: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
Nancy and Alex fell in love when they were teenagers.
BSC Theatre joyously celebrate diversity and minority identities through this tender and thought-provoking glimpse into life on the outside.
The extraordinary story of Captain Ahab’s obsessive vengeance against the mighty leviathan, the great white whale who rid him of his leg.
Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard’s most fa…
Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their nursery rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show.
A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare’s finest death scenes.
What makes Shakespeare funny after 400 years? Theatre OCU (Bad Shakespeare, Fringe 2016 and 2018) explores, answers and celebrates the giddy mysteries of love and romance in scenes…
Does the past dictate your future? Trapped in memories of childhood trauma, a group of people are desperately trying to break the cycle and take control of their lives.
A hilarious street cleaner sweeps you off on an outdoor journey into the unknown festival, uncovering its secrets and making an ingenious show out of rubbish with his extraordinary…
Following their UK tour, Hot Coals present this four-star rated d/Deaf and hearing inclusive show.
This story is based on Chinese traditional myth, Zhong Kui.
Have you ever been, or felt, late? Maybe you’re not alone.
The dream of old age and the fear of reaching it! In a battle against time, the Danish theatre company Don Gnu throw themselves into a physical and blazing acrobatic quest for the …
Grease – the original high school musical that has never dated, with its toe-tapping high-energy mix of raw teenage emotional power, stunning vocals, exceptional dance routines a…
The magical tail of Ned and the Whale begins a little like this.
‘She can remember the voices, the melodies, the harmonies – but it’s not the same.
Whether it’s because Hollywood has force-fed us with them for decades, or simply because the concerns of teenage life are pretty universal across most of the Western world, we’…
Tatwood Puppets make their Edinburgh Fringe debut with the perfectly titled Cabaret of Curiosities.
The mayhem of the Court of Miracles, Quasimodo’s torment, screaming gargoyles and the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate naivety.
An evening that ‘bubbles with wit and good humour’, celebrating the timeless Savoy operas of the Victorian masters, WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.
Sarah-Louise Young is one of Edinburgh Fringe's most respected and sought after musical variety performers, and it's no stretch of the imagination to see why, as she delive…
A fully improvised, Hollywood-style performance created from your all-time favourite movie titles! A different Director’s Cut every time by Steve Worsley and Charles Hindley from…
A past hit at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival! #213 is a silent, sad clown who has learned how to find laughter through the tears.
It’s party time in Thebes! The war is over, the city has a new leader… what could possibly go wrong? Enter Antigone - devoted daughter and passionate extremist – set to spoil…
Is empathy facing extinction? Are smartphones to blame? Multiple slam-winning Canadian poet Rose Condo returns with her latest spoken word show.
Join award-winning writer and performer Jemima Foxtrot for a solo show featuring new poems and songs exploring confessional art and modern life in her unique voice.
Boy meets girl, they fall in love, and everyone lives happily ever after. If only it were that simple. Hold on to your heart. Cupid is armed and dangerous!
When Dexter’s mum is sent to jail for getting mixed up in a jewellery robbery, it’s up to Dexter and his best friend Winter to get her out.
For musical sisters Bella and Blue, competition means serious business.
Take a peek into the amusing world of ants.
Amber Topaz, the inaugural Miss Burlesque UK, brings Edinburgh Fringe a burlesqueless theatrical cabaret experience that is personal, informative, and inclusive.
The Addams Family.
If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.
Starting your hour of stand up with an audio recording of a very sweet sounding child called Albert introducing you on stage might be considered cheating.
Immortalised as a monster of Ancient Greece, Medea, who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from her father, and murdered her own children, finally gives her defence.
Follow Tytyl and Mytyl as they embark on an adventure in search of their grandparents and the Blue Bird of Happiness.
Alyona Ageeva’s Physical Theatre PosleSlov return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the third year with a piece that feels very much like a direct sequel to last year’s Sky …
Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show.
International cabaret star Elsie Diamond is back and ready to let you know even more truths about the so-called glamorous world of burlesque.
In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and H…
‘Thrilling’ **** (Herald-Tribune).
Writer, theatre-maker and creator of cult Edinburgh hit John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne has a new storytelling show about music and dementia.
Dear Mother Moon is one of four works presented by CalArts this year in what has become the Institute’s Edinburgh home, Venue 13.
There may be trouble ahead.
This provocative, comic and life-affirming one-man show invites you to the core of spiritual debate to experience a journey of life, death and transcendence.
Life Between Yes and No follows Anna, a call handler for the Department of Work and Pensions, as she answers the phone to people in crisis.
FCT returns with its 41st Fringe show following five-star reviews and sell outs for Sister Act and Jesus Christ Superstar.
An interesting insight into the man who stole Christmas, leader of the ‘doomsday cult that controls eight million lives’.
A brand-new adaptation of this rarely performed musical song cycle with fully fledged characters and setting.
Contemporary dance, physical theatre, and circus swirl together at The Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s circus venue as ten acrobats explore their bodies and each other in Circa…
The Words Are There is a moving and innovative piece of physical theatre that appeals both for its approach to male domestic abuse, and for its style of performance.
Billed as Britain’s biggest theatre spectacular, Cirque Berserk! returns to Edinburgh following their hit Fringe debut in 2018, this time with even more acts and spectacular upda…
After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017, and 2018 we’re excited to return to Edinburgh with this new revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the Best …
Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent.
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017 and 2018, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh with a new line-up of songs! Featuring world-clas…
The first man in space is back on Earth and facing new temptations.
If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing.
They’re all around us but we cannot see them.
Last Life feels like a social experiment.
Enigma, a new musical presented by Enigma Theatre UK is an exciting piece of historical musical theatre telling the story of a unit of female code breakers in America during World …
‘All children, except one, grow up’ – but how did one child named Peter escape his fate to become ‘the boy who would not grow up’? Betwixt-and-Between explore the question behind…
Who’s holding the leash now!? In this four-legged frolic inspired by the steamy best-seller, we follow demure Dachsund Anastasia as she falls for the dominant and powerful ex-rac…
A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too.
When Shelly, recent grad and marketing whizz, is summoned to the secret headquarters of the world’s largest oil and gas company she thinks she’s hit the big time.
A powerful drama interspersed with original songs, looking at the lives of the main protagonists involved in the struggle for the vote between Emmeline Pankhurst’s Suffragettes a…
This World War II farce is a good choice for a 25-strong company to showcase their talents, with a wide range of roles on show.
Featuring puppets and singers, this musical comedy set in New York bounces along at a great speed with some fantastic songs to help it along its way.
Always a source of top-quality musical theatre at the Fringe, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, brings us perhaps one of the best ways to spend a morning at Fringe.
It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset.
Two used actors, recycled utensils, hand-carved Czech puppets, live music and you, the court, bring Shakespeare’s poetic drama of power and abdication to life.
The story of an ordinary man who lived through extraordinary times, told with love, laughter and song.
Bumper Blyton features a bumper cast of improv experts who give assured performances throughout, but too many bells and whistles lead to a muddled production.
What is it about guns? Today’s American high school students have been raised at a time when school shootings have become common and suicide rates have drastically increased.
‘Excellent show’ (FringeReview.
From the tomb of the womb to the womb of the tomb.
Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family, and is sure to inspire younger membe…
What a show! With a new cast of talented teens, this fast-paced, hilarious coming-of-age musical with an unforgettable rock score is back at the Rose Theatre.
A side-splitting flashback to the 16th century, where the Bard of Avon is holding auditions for his newest show – a pantomime.
Shang is back for its eighth year.
A journey to get there – but if there is a whale blocking the way, the path must change.
Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know).
For an incomplete play, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck has nevertheless managed to secure enduring interest.
This crowd-pleasing musical is inspired by and features the songs of Elvis Presley.
What do the widow and mistress of Scotland’s famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose finally meet.
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…
Follow Johnny’s life as he moves from small town America to the bright lights and party life of Tinseltown.
Triple Fringe First, Olivier, and Herald Angel award winners Fishamble and Pat Kinevane present Before, a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin on the very day this …
A triple bill of Scotland’s most exciting choreographers, designed to unravel expectations.
The Almanac has been destroyed.
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.
Match Girl is a musical re-imagination of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale The Little Match Girl.
How do we face dying if we know we have a terminal illness? And also how do we live in the face of death, imminent or not? Losing several friends in the same year, Kally Lloyd-Jo…
The teatime show by mime and clowning comedy duo Zeroko from Tokyo. The heart-warming performance represents the breathing sigh of after-teatime relief.
‘This place is a human rat trap.
What happens after you die? Angels? A black hole? Perhaps.
Kay is playing with Gerda when a tear from the Snow Queen’s mirror becomes lodged in his eye, forcing all the thoughts that make him sad to become magnified.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has, for many years, produced and maintained a “Red List” of species which are either already extinct or in danger of bei…
The Bubble Show For Adults Only starts innocently enough.
A delight, witty but profound exploration of the power relationship between choreographer and dancers, From the Top, choreographed by Hong Kong-based Victor Fung, is a send-up of a…
Henrik Ibsen’s classic tale of Peer Gynt and his journey through life as he struggles and experiences everything to find himself: trolls, power, love, death and a bargain with a Bu…
‘One morning as Greta Samsa was waking from anxious dreams she discovered that in bed she had changed.
The Weegie boys are back again after two consecutive sellout runs at the fringe! They can’t wait to go mental in the capital with an even bigger and bamier show than the last! From…
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, Native Girl Syndrome is inspired by the experience of Lara Kramer’s own grandmother’s migration from a remote First Nations community …
Annie Jr, the musical performed by the outstanding Edinburgh Youth Theatre. Musical fun for all the family to enjoy. Experience the joy that is Annie!
Hilarious yet uncomfortable, The Sensemaker shows a woman battling with an answering machine.
Muse 90401 is a one-woman show written by, and starring, internationally acclaimed actress Fadik Sevin Atasoy.
There’s Something Missing, is a two-person physical (and sometimes funny) contemporary piece of confessional theatre that discusses identity.
Maggie Lalley’s one-woman musical comedy tells the true story of her demented stint as a teen witch.
Zuma Puma is an accomplished clown, who uses her skill to draw an audience in to a compelling narrative about what it is to experience shame as a woman.
Never seen before.
Fans (and foes) of Eat Pray Love will love this Just For Laughs Award-nominated show which takes you on the hilarious journey of what “finding yourself” actually looks like.
A young boy with an enormous gift. Follow Ma Liang as he discovers a very special skill that could help his whole village as long as it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands…
Some love it, others loathe it, but we can’t avoid it – it’s everywhere! A laugh-out-loud look at our undying obsession with football, celebrating everything from weird match day…
Millennial-female-clown rabbit Diane wants to find love but she’s having some serious problems with her contraception.
Chess and Cristina are multi award-winning duo, The Hiccup Project, often introduced as ‘the lovely hiccup girls’.
Six lives uprooted by war.
The true story of a 21-year-old girl in an Australian plane crash during her study abroad year.
Follow the madcap mishaps of the local parish priest whose pathetic attempts to be loved by others (as much as he loves himself) go wrong.
I’ll Be Broken Home for Christmas is a dark comedy musical written by Jeffrey Baldinger and Jessica Michelle Singleton.
Bare Productions return following their sell-out run in Fringe 2018 with a deliciously wicked musical.
Come along and indulge yourself in Lionel Bart’s original Oliver! This youthful cast brings his songs and dialogue to life as they sing and dance their way through Dickens’ squalid…
If you were born to be different, how do you identify yourself in this world? Chaos, with no facial features, struggles to answer these questions through the wavering, the uncertai…
An Edinburgh Fringe hit of 2016 and 2017, My Leonard Cohen also sold out the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe.
Les Quizérables is a fun and intimate quiz taking place in a dungeon-like cellar that entirely enhances the atmosphere.
Chris Dugdale: Down to One.
When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play.
Tokyo Rose is a complex story, told phenomenally well by a company quickly proving itself to be one of the hottest theatre groups in the country.
Life and death, love and loss, birth and miscarriage are all explored in this visual cycle of life.
Following a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Curious Pheasant Theatre present Romeo and Juliet.
Stop right now! Thank you very much.
Hot off the back of total sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, 2017 and 2018, and Soho Theatre, multi award-winning Police Cops return with their sci-fi comedy blockbuster.
With millennial nostalgia at its peak, there can be no better time to head to the Edinburgh Fringe and experience Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical.
Searching through the Fringe guide for a show worth seeing is a job that could perhaps be likened to archaeology – you spend hours carefully probing, sorting the dross from the d…
The Capulets and the Montagues hate each other but Romeo has something else on his mind.
This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word.
Following the overwhelming success of this performance last year, it’s back – and this time with a full cast of professional actors.
The crowd is lively, laughing and waiting expectantly for the venue to open.
Right now, there are between 60,000 and 80,000 people held in solitary confinement within United States prisons – many of whom have served months or even years in extreme isolati…
413 years ago Macbeth was first performed.
A fully improvised show created using your favourite TV programmes.
Princess dresses and cleaning supplies turn into painfully comical horses, lakes, capes, ans tents for you to hide in.
Join us for a wild ride, with rhythm, body percussion, singing, stomping, clowning and the spirit of Scotland! ‘The Latebloomers are an extremely talented and professional act who …
Rarely is a title so apt.
Scotty D, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a journey, showing how karaoke saved his life and how it can save yours, too.
Best Comedy winner, Brighton Fringe 2016 (Zach & Viggo).
Selfless to a fault, Garry Starr is ready to share the lessons he’s learned about the actors’ craft, the art of pretending.
Character comedy is a difficult discipline at the best of times and, with a trope as thoroughly picked-over as the oblivious action-hero, it asks at lot from a performer to find so…
A show for anyone with a complex relationship to home.
Beach Comet return with a double bill of batshit, smash-hit B-musical comedy featuring never-before-seen material, a live band, nuns and the end of the world.
Two circus sea lions: one is desperate to escape, the other gets off on her daily rub downs from Trevor the trainer.
The high-voltage rhythm sisters of Mugenkyo rock the Bijou, flexing their muscles on huge taiko drums, with stamina, skill and precision.
Most of you are probably reading this review on a portable device right now.
As recently as the early 20th century it was not uncommon for women to be medically diagnosed with “hysteria”.
An intense, enthralling and fascinatingly uncomfortable exploration of the ageing of an American woman, played with a perfected bleak clowning approach that toys with the crowd and…
In this uniquely Korean retelling of Shakespeare’s story, an ambitious actor dreaming of greatness is captivated by the role of Macbeth.
Poppy Bubbles is loving her new job as Head Chief Senior Bubbleologist and now she’s back to her old lab to check up on her nephew Bert.
If you’ve been unlucky in love, nothing makes you feel better about yourself than laughing at someone else.
You never know what’ll change your life.
New Zealand’s favourite surreal sketch circus troupe bring their smash hit to Edinburgh.
Friendsical is billed as a ‘musical parody’ of Friends and unfortunately it fails to hit the mark on both counts.
Len Blanco’s the modern man of your dreams: Woke.
The year is 2046.
It’s fifty years since the Stonewall riots sparked off the movement that became known as gay liberation.
Amy loves it.
Jeneane Morris is here to tell you some shit about life: buckle up.
Daniel Craig has pulled out of the next James Bond film.
Where is Happy Prince? Where are our neighbours? Happy Prince will find love with you! A beautiful story which sets a fire in the hearts of children and adults, from internationall…
Does a body make us human? Does it have a soul? What hides beneath nudity? What is nudity itself? Nudity is extreme openness and vulnerability and, at the same time, an incomprehen…
So there is this man and this other man, one of them is good.
Meet Sam Morrison: a 24-year old American comedian with a theatrical flair and a penchant for daddies.
If a show combining maths, poetry, comedy and rap sounds like it may be up your street, then boy, oh boy, do I have a show for you?! The youngest ever World Slam Poetry champion, H…
Your favourite movies – musicalised! And you choose! Top Gun, Die Hard or Jurassic Park from the critically acclaimed Los Angeles comedy company, 30 Minute Musicals.
What do you get when you blend the works of William Shakespeare, with an all singing and dancing musical extravaganza? You get the Elizabethan’s answer to Flight of the Conchords…
Casus Circus bring you their biggest show yet! An enthralling ballet of acrobatics from the team that brought you Knee Deep, Driftwood and You & I.
Dan Cardwell is in recall.
The Afterlife of a Soap Star is a semi-autobiographical one-woman show depicting the madness of the media, maddening politics and madness itself.
On his way home through the forest, Beauty’s father picks her a rose from the enchanted palace gardens.
Horror meets hilarity! Spine-tingling original theatre that is hilariously dark and frighteningly funny.
Sir Trevor Brierly – writer, director, occasional cat-sitter – was many things to many people.
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…
Famous adventurer and posh idiot Jasper Cromwell Jones (played by award-winning comedian Joe Bor) presents an Alternative Book Festival with other weird and wonderful authors.
When a seemingly innocent career retrospective interview with maverick film-director Electric Frog brings up controversies he’d rather leave buried, proceedings take a distinctly…
What’s more mundane than death? What’s more absurd? In a slice of often brave, often very funny, and occasionally extremely poignant clowning, Amritha Dhaliwal and Gemma Soldat…
Ockham’s Razor, winners of the Total Theatre and Jacksons Lane Award for Circus 2016 for their hit show Tipping Point, return with their new aerial theatre show, This Time.
A fun-packed feast of traditional music, dance, song and myth with historic Prestonfield House and the magnificent setting for this nightly dinner show.
Have you ever felt you’re not tough enough? Well two problematic fools are here to teach you how to grab life by the knackers.
A theatrical sightseeing tour on-board a classic 1960s Routemaster bus, taking you on a journey around the darker side of Europe’s most haunted city.
The head of professional wrestling promoters NXT, Paul Levesque, is famous for his idea that in wrestling, there are three layers of storytelling: The action in the ring, the story…
Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by a…
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark in the Park!? From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s …
The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for its 12th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created from sc…
Assembly’s Gala celebrates the opening of our 2019 programme of over 200 shows.
Returning to the Fringe for another year Thrones! The Musical Parody is exactly what it says on the tin.
Baby Wants Candy has become almost as much a staple of the Fringe as being slapped in the face with flyers on the Royal Mile.
Since their explosive debut a few years ago, Waiting For The Call Improv (WTFC) and their signature show, Notflix, have been tipped as rising stars.
Gird your loins and suspend any disbelief for the weirdest, rip-roaring adventure you’ll ever experience.
A visually stunning theatrical odyssey exploring space, time and our human condition, from internationally acclaimed theatre artist, Thaddeus Phillips.
Following their award-winning show Enter The Dragons, A&E Comedy return with a surreal and darkly hilarious brouhaha directed by Cal McCrystal.
A raven mother, in German, is a neglectful one.
Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the Hearts and Bones of audiences all over the world.
Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teen that couldn’t talk to girls.
How much of your future would you sacrifice in order to preserve the past? Sarah Burns is a mother and wife, but in 1865 she gave up her life in Australia to return to Britain.
After the success of 2 Become 1, Swipe Right present their deliciously dark musical Scream Phone – directed by Pappy’s Tom Parry! The girls are having a sleepover and you’re like…