Big Girls Don't Cry

Big Girls Don't Cry

It’s time to hang on to what we got and celebrate the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. 

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

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… 

Oliver! Jr

Oliver! Jr

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. 

An Evening at the Musicals with Classic Brit Award Nominee Thomas Cameron

An Evening at the Musicals with Classic Brit Award Nominee Thomas Cameron

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… 

Definitely Maybe Actually Nevermind

Definitely Maybe Actually Nevermind

‘What do Jamie, Mark, and Fitzwilliam Darcy all have in common? They’re white, problematic, and played by Colin Firth. 

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

Ordinary Days

Ordinary Days

Four young New Yorkers’ lives intertwine in unexpected ways as they try to figure out life, relationships and whether Cabernet goes with fish. 

Babysitting Calvin

Babysitting Calvin

Baby Calvin can remember his previous life when he was happily married to Laura. 

The Names I Have Known You By

The Names I Have Known You By

A chance meeting changes Annika’s life forever. 

Gatsby: A New Musical

Gatsby: A New Musical

The year is 1925; the place is New York City. 

Miss Kiddy's Big Cover Up

Miss Kiddy's Big Cover Up

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. 

Show Me What You're Maid Of

Show Me What You're Maid Of

Show Me What You’re Maid Of follows a bridal party on the day of Flora’s wedding. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis. 

A Night at the Musicals

A Night at the Musicals

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. 

Jesus L'Oreal: Nailed It!

Jesus L'Oreal: Nailed It!

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 … 

Lighthouse: An Immersive Drinking Musical

Lighthouse: An Immersive Drinking Musical

Lighthouse is an upbeat Irish-American musical full of original drinking songs and step dancing numbers. 

Raft

Raft

Trapped by reality, freed by imagination. 

Boom Town

Boom Town

An original new musical that puts a bluegrass twist on contemporary musical theatre. 

Practically Perfect! Julie Andrews from Broadway to Hollywood

Practically Perfect! Julie Andrews from Broadway to Hollywood

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… 

You Win Again

You Win Again

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… 

Paris: From Piaf to Pop!

Paris: From Piaf to Pop!

Christine Bovill’s award-winning Paris established her reputation as one of Europe’s finest interpreters of French song. 

Murder, She Didn't Write

Murder, She Didn't Write

A classic murder mystery is created on the spot from audience suggestions in this ingenious and hilarious show from Fringe favourites, Degrees of Error. 

The Vampyre

The Vampyre

It is 1871 and the seductive Vampyre Carmilla has chosen her next victim, the gentle and innocent Laura. 

WILD ONION

WILD ONION

Good friends take you as you are, challenge you when needed and wear onions as moustaches. 

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

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… 

Divas: From Stage to Screen

Divas: From Stage to Screen

BBD Productions return to the Fringe to premier their new show, Divas, after their five-star sell-out run in 2019. 

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

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. 

Ghost Quartet by Dave Malloy

Ghost Quartet by Dave Malloy

‘Let me read you a story, let me read you a romance. 

Broadway Babe

Broadway Babe

A mesmerising concert of West End musical theatre favourites starring Leona Marie. 

Flat and the Curves

Flat and the Curves

From award-winning comedy writers, comes Flat and the Curves. 

The Church of the Fall

The Church of the Fall

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… 

Last Night a Musical Saved My Life!

Last Night a Musical Saved My Life!

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… 

Medea the Musical

Medea the Musical

A rock concert in a courtroom. 

Kelty Clippie: The Musical

Kelty Clippie: The Musical

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. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis. 

On Wednesdays We Wear Maroon

On Wednesdays We Wear Maroon

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… 

Chicago, Chicago!

Chicago, Chicago!

Set in – you guessed it – Chicago, a young woman named Lulu is looking for job after job. 

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

Joffrey! The Pantomime

Joffrey! The Pantomime

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 … 

Puppets

Puppets

One hour of existential crisis and millennial dread about dating whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories of Sesame Street. 

Plague

Plague

The year is 1348, and the small Yorkshire village of Bogsfield is about to be hit by the Black Death. 

Matilda Jr the Musical

Matilda Jr the Musical

Based on Roald Dahl’s hugely popular children’s novel following the story of a girl named Matilda, an undiscovered genius living with her wheeler-dealer family. 

Jetty Stars

Jetty Stars

A gritty piece of drama, this powerful, 90-minute theatre production is not for the faint-hearted. 

Panto She Wrote

Panto She Wrote

The pantomime is called Panto She Wrote and it was written by two panto-enthusiasts at the University of Bristol. 

Last Night

Last Night

David and Emma arrive at work on Christmas Eve – the only two people in the office the morning after the Christmas party. 

Like Other Girls

Like Other Girls

Have you ever noticed how all female leads in historical fiction are. 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

Sad that Shakespeare hasn’t written anything new for over 400 years? Well, hold onto your doublets, ruffs and trunk hose. 

Sacred Arts Festival Dance at St Michael and All Saints

Sacred Arts Festival Dance at St Michael and All Saints

Divine Dance presents John the Baptist and the Bees. 

Leaves on the Line

Leaves on the Line

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. 

I Don't Feel Anything

I Don't Feel Anything

Three young people tell us they don’t feel. 

Oh! Carol: The Story of Neil Sedaka

Oh! Carol: The Story of Neil Sedaka

The songwriting genius of Neil and his writing partners will go down in history as one of the most successful of all time. 

Once Upon a Raindrop

Once Upon a Raindrop

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… 

The Mould that Changed the World

The Mould that Changed the World

Would you save the world if you could? Alexander Fleming’s penicillin was a life-changing discovery that became a world-changing cure. 

This Is Us – The Greatest Showman Tribute

This Is Us – The Greatest Showman Tribute

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.  

Shona the Musical Choir

Shona the Musical Choir

A Scottish/African group presenting original songs from composer/playwright Neo Vilakazi, based in Edinburgh. 

I Piano

I Piano

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. 

Austentatious

Austentatious

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 (including Car… 

Little Git

Little Git

A fast, unexpectedly heart-warming play written by Paul Richards. 

The Addams Family: A New Musical

The Addams Family: A New Musical

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… 

Bits N' Pieces

Bits N' Pieces

Everybody takes drugs. 

Reclaiming Harry

Reclaiming Harry

You‘ve read the books and seen the movies. 

Calendar Girls the Musical

Calendar Girls the Musical

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… 

About New Year's Eve

About New Year's Eve

Minutes before the clock strikes 12, a group of friends rediscover themselves and their goals for the new year. 

Madagascar Jr

Madagascar Jr

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip-hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical ad… 

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde

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… 

Choir?

Choir?

From the creators of cult hit, The Complete History of Pop Music in an Hour. 

Guys and Dolls Jr

Guys and Dolls Jr

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… 

The Ultimate Pickle

The Ultimate Pickle

Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. 

Be Bop a Lula

Be Bop a Lula

The West End smash hit comes to town starring giants of rock and roll: Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Eddie Cochran and Buddy Holly. 

The Princess and The Dragon

The Princess and The Dragon

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 Polar Bears Go Go Go

The Polar Bears Go Go Go

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. 

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum know as ‘the relationship. 

Healing+

Healing+

Help Mike Lemme leave his NYC apartment. 

Starship Improvise

Starship Improvise

Hilarious new improvised comedy starring members of Tony/Olivier Award-winning companies: Mischief Theatre and The Showstoppers. 

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography. 

(Le) Pain

(Le) Pain

‘(Le) Pain brilliantly expresses the pressure of generational expectations and a small-village mindset. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis. 

Big Band Does... Broadway

Big Band Does... Broadway

BBD Productions return to the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway after their five-star sell-out run in 2019. 

Vote Macbeth!

Vote Macbeth!

Captain Macbeth has just been named the new Vice-President, but he and Lady Macbeth want more. 

Domitius – An Original Musical

Domitius – An Original Musical

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. 

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

Bare Productions return following their five-star, sell-out Fringe 2019 run with the fabulous musical – Kinky Boots. 

Little West End Theatre Cabaret

Little West End Theatre Cabaret

It’s time for us to play. 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Mix physical theatre, bubble artistry and neo-burlesque, and you get a soapy concoction of kinky, in-your-face theatrics. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

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… 

The Church of the Fall

The Church of the Fall

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… 

A Dick Called Moby

A Dick Called Moby

Thar’ she blows! Belly Up Theatre stalwartly set sail, intent on harpooning their great white whale: comedy. 

Seven and a Half Years

Seven and a Half Years

This unique one-man musical tells an extraordinary true survivor’s story, touching on many issues including grief, love and mental health. 

Stevensongs

Stevensongs

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… 

KITES

KITES

‘Come on Angel, don’t you ever want to fly?’ 1948. 

#MineToo

#MineToo

Mary Jo’s boyfriend hijacks a workshop of her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Born MYdentity. 

Smashing Shakespeare

Smashing Shakespeare

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner. 

Arthur Smith: My 75 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe

Arthur Smith: My 75 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe

Arthur Smith’s love letter to the playground of the imagination that is the Edinburgh Fringe on its 75th birthday. 

Sex, Lies & Improvisation

Sex, Lies & Improvisation

A dark comedy about lying together. 

Dream Logos

Dream Logos

We solve our greatest problems through dreaming while our deepest fears are revealed in them as well. 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved. 

Sh!tshow

Sh!tshow

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 … 

Shannon Matthews the Musical

Shannon Matthews the Musical

From cult internet phenomenon and Christmas two-hit wonder Kunt and the Gang comes this potty-mouthed romp through one of this century’s most bizarre news stories. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

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. 

MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom

MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom

The one with the improvised comedy! Don your sweater vest and your Rachel hairdo, and get ready to relive the 90s. 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

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… 

Brain Hemingway

Brain Hemingway

A songwriter with severe writer’s block and a looming deadline battles the version of Ernest Hemingway that lives in her head.  

Bette Midler and Me

Bette Midler and Me

Sue Kelvin stars in a tribute show to Bette Midler, covering her life and songs from the perspective of a lifelong fan. 

A Talent to Amuse: The Noël Coward Story

A Talent to Amuse: The Noël Coward Story

Playwright, composer, actor, singer; Noël Coward defined and shaped the 20th century. 

Prejudice and Pride

Prejudice and Pride

This new folk musical comedy reimagines Jane Austen’s classic novel in modern America with gender-swapped characters. 

There's No Mystery in Murder!

There's No Mystery in Murder!

Murder has come to Rothersdale, where nothing ever happens. 

Wistful

Wistful

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. 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

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… 

The Single Lady

The Single Lady

As the daughter of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth has witnessed, first hand, the consequences of when love goes wrong. 

North Star (What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

North Star (What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)

Known by her mum as ‘the child who ruined my life’ – New Yorker Lori Hamilton decided to pack away her family baggage and take the bumpy road to happiness. 

See You Later Mum

See You Later Mum

A play about love transcending separation. 

Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in Oz. 

Circa: Humans 2.0

Circa: Humans 2.0

A symphony of acrobatics, sound and light, this is next-level circus by Circa. 

The Single Lady

The Single Lady

As the daughter of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth has witnessed, first hand, the consequences of when love goes wrong. 

Color Inside the Lines

Color Inside the Lines

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… 

Around the World with Nellie Bly

Around the World with Nellie Bly

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 … 

I Am Mark

I Am Mark

Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. 

Flesh

Flesh

The premiere of a fast, furious and funny rock musical that takes a wry take on the story of Burke and Hare – Irish navvies induced by the Edinburgh medical elite to turn their h… 

Ghislaine/Gabler

Ghislaine/Gabler

Why does a victim become a predator? In isolation, Ghislaine Maxwell maintains innocence whilst reliving the psychological abuse endured from her father. 

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

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. 

Bubba-Licious

Bubba-Licious

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… 

Comedy With a Dry, Surreal, Geordie Bloke

Comedy With a Dry, Surreal, Geordie Bloke

Leicester Square’s Not So New Comedian of the year 2019 finalist Sean will talk about life experiences. 

Good Grief

Good Grief

Winner of Underbelly, New Diorama and Methuen Drama’s hit-making Untapped Award 2022. 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

The Suitcase

The Suitcase

When a weary stranger arrives one day, carrying only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions. 

Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

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. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough’s documentaries, live! A blue whale swims through the depths. 

Manbo

Manbo

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. 

Friendsical

Friendsical

When Ross’ wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. 

KIN

KIN

The UK’s hottest circus company, Barely Methodical Troupe brings you their five-star hit about group dynamics and camaraderie. 

Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

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… 

Whisk(e)y Wars

Whisk(e)y Wars

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, … 

Ganesh and Cydney's Clinic

Ganesh and Cydney's Clinic

Imagine if Prince and Mae West were best friends. 

Something About Simon

Something About Simon

Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the ‘hearts and bones’ of audiences all over the world. 

Fool Muun Komming! [BeBgWunderful/YEsyes/ Hi5.4sure.TruLuv;Spank Spank:SOfun_Grate_Times]

Fool Muun Komming! [BeBgWunderful/YEsyes/ Hi5.4sure.TruLuv;Spank Spank:SOfun_Grate_Times]

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… 

The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

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… 

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

50 minutes. 

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

A classic tale of greed and guilt, this visceral and lucid interpretation of Shakespeare’s blood-soaked tragedy is truly Flabbergast. 

Arty's Ani-Magination

Arty's Ani-Magination

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… 

Tom DeTrinis: I HATE NEW YORK

Tom DeTrinis: I HATE NEW YORK

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. 

CUMTS: Sleepover

CUMTS: Sleepover

Four immigrant teens. 

Something About George

Something About George

All Things Must Pass, they say. 

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

BFFs Kathy and Stella host Hull’s least successful true-crime podcast. 

Norris and Parker: Sirens

Norris and Parker: Sirens

Let Piscean comedy duo Norris and Parker lure you into their fever dream for a surreal hour of wild, nautical madness. 

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

Boasting a West End Wilma Award, three further award nominations and over 20 five-star reviews following its last sell-out Edinburgh run, this comedic musical revue reveals everyth… 

Baby Wants Candy

Baby Wants Candy

Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019. 

Police Cops: The Musical

Police Cops: The Musical

USA, 1985: Rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson joined the force to protect and serve. 

Dreamgun Video

Dreamgun Video

The most iconic films you’ve never seen, because we made them up. 

Manual Cinema Presents: Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster

Manual Cinema Presents: Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster

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. 

The Idiot Circus: Death is Coming

The Idiot Circus: Death is Coming

An evening of original songs and existential banter from a dark cabaret band with funny hats. 

Godot is a Woman

Godot is a Woman

In 1953 a man wrote a play about waiting. 

Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

A spooky show of terrible tales, bothersome books and gruesome goings on! The Haunted Bookshop has a story for everyone. 

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

So much science, so little time. 

General Secretary

General Secretary

One of the Scotsman’s Best Duos at the Fringe, Thick ‘n’ Fast return to take on the world. 

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

An investigation into Welsh and queer identity or a show for anyone with a complex relationship to home. 

Grandmother's Closet

Grandmother's Closet

An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart. 

Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man

Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man

Physical comedy meets Hollywood. 

Receptionists

Receptionists

The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns. 

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

Sold-out run: Off-Broadway, Asylum NYC (2022). 

The Road to Ballina

The Road to Ballina

Jakko Jakszyk, guitarist/singer with King Crimson, was born Michael Curran. 

Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

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 –… 

False Start

False Start

False Start: a theatrical, musical and physical project. 

Sex With Friends (and Other Tiny Catastrophes)

Sex With Friends (and Other Tiny Catastrophes)

Described as ‘the perfect balance of humour and heartbreak’ ***** (Oxford Mail), this brand-new musical follows six friends as they fall in love and fall apart. 

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Oh no. 

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

Irish gig theatre call to arms. 

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Your favourite movies except an hour long and full of jokes! Dreamgun read a different film script every night, rewritten with jokes and performed by unprepared comedians. 

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

‘Telepathically challenged. 

Bad Clowns: Invasion

Bad Clowns: Invasion

For years the Bureau for Alien Defence has kept the world safe from extra-terrestrial threats. 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The must-see, Olivier Award-winning West End hit returns for its 13th year! Watch the masters of musical improv create a brand-new musical comedy from scratch at every performance … 

The Smeds and The Smoos

The Smeds and The Smoos

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 

The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical

Now in our 10th year! Smash-hit production, The Improv Musical returns to take the Fringe by storm. 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular and sell-out smash hit returns. 

Taiwan Season: Light of Life

Taiwan Season: Light of Life

The goddess of the sea invites you to a dazzling circus spectacle celebrating the vitality of the Taiwanese as an imaginative oceanic people. 

Stop Trying to Be Fantastic

Stop Trying to Be Fantastic

One day, a magpie comes into a little girl’s house by mistake. 

Land – A Scottish Musical

Land – A Scottish Musical

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

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy. 

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

Wes Anderson meets Hitchcock meets spaghetti western in this multi award-winning, intercontinental, inter-genre, cinematic caper of accusations, accidents and accents. 

Sh!t-Faced Showtime: A Pissed-mas Carol

Sh!t-Faced Showtime: A Pissed-mas Carol

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… 

Daniel Cainer: More Jewish Chronicles (and Other Musical Stories)

Daniel Cainer: More Jewish Chronicles (and Other Musical Stories)

Join this multi award-winning musical storyteller for another collection of story-songs. 

Notflix: Binge

Notflix: Binge

The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy. 

Lizard Boy

Lizard Boy

During a bizarre childhood accident, Trevor was drenched head to toe in dragon’s blood. 

Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

A family show filled with singing, dancing, comedy and even a sea monster. 

Lion

Lion

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. 

Taiwan Season: The Whisper of the Waves

Taiwan Season: The Whisper of the Waves

Shinehouse Theatre returns to Summerhall with a beautiful balancing act of social issues and theatrical poetry. 

Stokes and Summers: Careering

Stokes and Summers: Careering

In the immortal words of Britney Spears: ‘You want a Lamborghini? Sippin’ martinis? Look hot in a bikini? You better work, bitch. 

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

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. 

Second Summer of Love

Second Summer of Love

Carol Tambor Award winners Pants on Fire present one woman’s first-hand nostalgia trip through the early 90s UK rave scene. 

Block'd Off

Block'd Off

Working-class means many things now. 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

Fantastical entertainment like no other. 

The Misadventures of David & Sam

The Misadventures of David & Sam

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. 

Chansons: Musical Intercultural French Cabaret

Chansons: Musical Intercultural French Cabaret

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. 

Stories of a Dish

Stories of a Dish

A global pandemic may have struck, but we have a chef who’s just stuck. 

Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy

An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families. 

1001 Open Mic Nights

1001 Open Mic Nights

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. 

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

Fairies. 

Bumper Blyton

Bumper Blyton

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… 

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

If you hate Laura McMahon, women in general, or comedy then this isn’t the show for you. 

Will Pickvance Plays Piano

Will Pickvance Plays Piano

Something special happens when you play piano for yourself at home. 

On Your Bike

On Your Bike

On Your Bike comes with a lot of hype. 

Burnt Out

Burnt Out

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… 

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

If you hate Laura McMahon, women in general, or comedy then this isn’t the show for you. 

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty at 90+

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty at 90+

Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch. 

Friend (The One With Gunther)

Friend (The One With Gunther)

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… 

Zoo Humans

Zoo Humans

Over a third of young people in the UK spend less time outdoors than prisoners. 

Lovefool

Lovefool

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… 

Pool (No Water)

Pool (No Water)

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… 

Catching Up

Catching Up

A dark comedy that portrays all the nuances of trying to maintain a childhood friendship you’ve grown out of. 

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Pantomime is back. 

The Event

The Event

Multiple Fringe First winner David Calvitto (The House, The Professor) returns with his award-winning 2009 hit. 

Ryan Cullen, Kai Humphries and Gareth Waugh

Ryan Cullen, Kai Humphries and Gareth Waugh

Three powerhouse comedians (solo stars in their own right) join forces for a stunning hour of stand-up. 

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

One of the Gals is completely packed. 

Dandelion

Dandelion

Dandelion, by Creative Electric, takes place in the garden opposite the [email protected] building. 

Aladdin

Aladdin

The word that most immediately springs to mind is 'joy'. 

Matsena Productions – Rituel

Matsena Productions – Rituel

Rituel celebrates the coming of age in cultures around the world. 

Violate

Violate

A filmed solo performance art piece based on the terrible statistics and devastating psychological effects of sexual violence. 

Aria Goes Missing

Aria Goes Missing

This 1920s pantomime farce takes place at a weekend country house party. 

Paris

Paris

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. 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

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… 

Looks Like We Made It

Looks Like We Made It

ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It. 

We'll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse

We'll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse

This evocative play by Australian playwright Melissa-Kelly Franklin tells the story of a young couple living in a world ravaged by climate change. 

Sideshow

Sideshow

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… 

Tal

Tal

An original solo performance. 

Sizzlin' Summer Songs

Sizzlin' Summer Songs

Perth’s Jambouree Cabaret Singers, directed by Edna Auld, have missed coming together for performances, but this has emboldened their solo voices. 

Belfast

Belfast

‘Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain’. 

Banana and the Ice Cream Crew

Banana and the Ice Cream Crew

Banana and the Ice Cream Crew is a story about acceptance, friendship and, yes, singing bananas. 

Alex – Or What Happened on the Train to London

Alex – Or What Happened on the Train to London

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… 

Temple Dance – This Dance

Temple Dance – This Dance

What is humanity; what is life? In this world, nothing is certain. 

Hexe

Hexe

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. 

A Bohemian Rainbow

A Bohemian Rainbow

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… 

Practice of Zen

Practice of Zen

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. 

Satan vs God

Satan vs God

Lucifer, the fallen angel, begs God’s permission to return to Heaven: ‘You forgave everyone, but me. 

Alex – Or What Happened on the Train to London

Alex – Or What Happened on the Train to London

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… 

Celebration

Celebration

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. 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

An exclusive musical comedy taxi journey, with multiple costume/character changes, frills, frolics, fun and glasses of fizz. 

The Crooked Spire (Windlass Edition)

The Crooked Spire (Windlass Edition)

It’s 1360 and John Carpenter has started work on the new church spire in Chesterfield. 

Two Men and a Plank by Don Gnu

Two Men and a Plank by Don Gnu

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. 

On Blueberry Hill

On Blueberry Hill

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… 

Phantom Pain

Phantom Pain

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. 

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

A quirky, short show with songs. One woman reflects on her day, by talking and singing to her dog.  

The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

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… 

Spray

Spray

Darkly-comedic Korean social satire with innovative staging and colourful physicality. 

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change. 

Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

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… 

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change. 

Ember

Ember

Ember is a window into the mind of a young woman who, waking up one day, realises she doesn’t know who she is. 

13 Fruitcakes

13 Fruitcakes

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… 

Fishamble's SILENT by Pat Kinevane

Fishamble's SILENT by Pat Kinevane

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… 

Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes. 

Drone Bone Jetty

Drone Bone Jetty

I am not a hologram, I’m a beating heart. 

Hunt for Treasure Island

Hunt for Treasure Island

It’s 1881 and the manuscript for Robert Louis Stevenson’s new novel has just been stolen. 

Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words

Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words

Suffragettes is compelling, visceral epic theatre with 12 original songs in the style of our acclaimed, award-winning show, That Bastard Brecht. 

Madame Modjeska's Fairytale

Madame Modjeska's Fairytale

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… 

Corona Cutie: A Digital Quest for Love

Corona Cutie: A Digital Quest for Love

Corona Cutie is a student-written-and-produced virtual musical created completely remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Gayatri the Royal Queen Consort of the Majapahit Kingdom

Gayatri the Royal Queen Consort of the Majapahit Kingdom

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… 

Outta The Books

Outta The Books

Witches, wolves, fairies, frogs, princes. 

First Piano on the Moon

First Piano on the Moon

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… 

Granny Smith

Granny Smith

One-woman, bilingual (English/French) mask show. 

Feelgood Academy

Feelgood Academy

At the Feelgood Academy of Performing Arts, competition is tough, even for the school’s two best singers. 

Ithaca

Ithaca

It’s not all in your head. 

Carnegie – The Star-Spangled Scotchman

Carnegie – The Star-Spangled Scotchman

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… 

Sinatra: Raw

Sinatra: Raw

Richard Shelton’s masterful show revealing the man behind the music returns following sold-out London, Los Angeles and Australian seasons. 

Out of Order

Out of Order

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… 

Embassy Stomp

Embassy Stomp

London, 1940. 

Receptionists

Receptionists

The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns. 

You Choose

You Choose

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… 

Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles

A glorious May morning in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex. 

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

Set in 1928, this new musical production gives Sophocles’ ancient Greek play a city-noir twist. 

Save The Date

Save The Date

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… 

All My Stupid Jobs

All My Stupid Jobs

Broadway / West End veteran Timothy Quinlan exposes the humbling truth about life in musical theatre. 

Iona Fyfe: Movies to Musicals

Iona Fyfe: Movies to Musicals

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… 

Judgement Day

Judgement Day

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… 

Baiana - Blame it on Rio

Baiana - Blame it on Rio

Let Bossa Nova balladeers Baiana take you on a magical journey into the heart and soul of Brazilian musical heritage. 

Once Lost: A New Musical

Once Lost: A New Musical

A powerful musical about living with dementia. 

Love and Information

Love and Information

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… 

Dog/Actor

Dog/Actor

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. 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

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… 

West End vs Broadway

West End vs Broadway

Enjoy an afternoon of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices. 

Bookends: A Musical Journey

Bookends: A Musical Journey

Through song and improvisation, Bookends follows two people’s relationship as it changes over time, delving into life and the intricacies of human connection. 

Somebody's Daughter

Somebody's Daughter

A bone-jarring, soulful look at the backwards puzzle pieces of the life of a trafficked woman, based on survivor accounts. 

Looks Like We Made It

Looks Like We Made It

ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It. 

Knots

Knots

An experimental physical staging of Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing’s book of poetry Knots. 

Small Histories

Small Histories

Six generations of women, their lives spanning 100 years from the final months of World War One to the present. 

Seussical TYA

Seussical TYA

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. 

3333

3333

A gripping, raw, intense exploration of what it means to be human. 

Melody

Melody

Melody is the most cheerful hotel receptionist in town. 

Awakening

Awakening

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… 

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

The legendary dark prince of comedy-cabaret has brought his new show to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Spring

Spring

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 … 

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

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 … 

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to a private viewing of her personal collection. 

BJW

BJW

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… 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

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. 

Jamie MacDougall is Lauder

Jamie MacDougall is Lauder

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. 

Rent School Edition

Rent School Edition

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 … 

Vampire's Ball, Ultimate Halloween Party!

Vampire's Ball, Ultimate Halloween Party!

Come into the scariest house in town! Where ghosts and monsters are ready to make it all about you. 

Bathhouse the Musical

Bathhouse the Musical

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. 

Tickle – the Musical

Tickle – the Musical

Two fit guys discover they can earn big bucks from tickling. 

500 Miles – My Camino – And I Would Walk 500 More

500 Miles – My Camino – And I Would Walk 500 More

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 … 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

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… 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

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… 

Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular and sell-out Festival smash-hit returns. 

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale, the only act ever to win the Edfest Bouquet four times! Total sell-out 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

The Choir of Man

The Choir of Man

A feast for all the senses. 

Annie and Angela's Disco Divorce Party

Annie and Angela's Disco Divorce Party

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… 

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

A clownish maintenance crew finds a magical bird and the mad chase begins. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough live! A blue whale swims through the depths. 

Anna KareniNa Na Na

Anna KareniNa Na Na

A hilarious and ludicrous take on the masterpiece by Leo Tolstoy. 

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

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… 

Arty's Ani-magination

Arty's Ani-magination

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 … 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

She’s the dreamer of dreams. 

Notflix: Binge

Notflix: Binge

The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy. 

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

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 Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents has created an entertaining, interactive and imaginative production based on this timeless classic. 

Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

A classic murder mystery created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from The Bristol Improv Theatre’s resident company. 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

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… 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

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… 

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word. 

Sam Morrison: Hello, Daddy!

Sam Morrison: Hello, Daddy!

Meet Sam Morrison: a 24-year old American comedian with a theatrical flair and a penchant for daddies. 

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

If you saw a live news report of an alien invasion on a network you trusted, would you believe it? Rhum & Clay’s production of The War of the Worlds poses that exact question… 

A Night at the Musicals With Thomas Cameron

A Night at the Musicals With Thomas Cameron

Thomas Cameron is a Classic Brit Award-nominated tenor, whose vibrant voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities. 

Still Life by Noël Coward

Still Life by Noël Coward

The Hart Players theatre company brings Noël Coward’s Still Life to the Fringe. 

KID_X

KID_X

If you asked a 90s kid what they envisioned the 2100s to look like then KID_X would be a close prediction. 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

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… 

The Magic of Cole Porter

The Magic of Cole Porter

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. 

Rob Auton: The Time Show

Rob Auton: The Time Show

The Time Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about time. 

Shine

Shine

Shine. 

MARA

MARA

Taking on the voices of a group of monumental and important women throughout history, MARA embodies them physically and vocally with stunningly committed and skillful character wor… 

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

Gird your loins and suspend any disbelief for the weirdest, rip-roaring adventure you’ll ever experience. 

Un Poyo Rojo

Un Poyo Rojo

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. 

Juliet & Romeo

Juliet & Romeo

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… 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

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… 

The Hospital

The Hospital

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… 

Rat Pack Live

Rat Pack Live

They were the definition of cool during their fifties and sixties Vegas heyday – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. 

Fiddlers on the Ramp

Fiddlers on the Ramp

The devil went down to Edinburgh and was defeated by five local boys in fierce fiddlin’ combat. 

Mémoires d'un Amnésique (The Life and Music of Erik Satie)

Mémoires d'un Amnésique (The Life and Music of Erik Satie)

In equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience. 

So-Called Gen Z

So-Called Gen Z

The average attention span of a Generation Z-er is eight seconds; down from 12 seconds for their millennial counterparts. 

Amusical

Amusical

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). 

Amazing Adventure of Her Majesty at 90+

Amazing Adventure of Her Majesty at 90+

Affectionate comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch. 

Tang and Four Dreams

Tang and Four Dreams

This musical theatre applies a double-structured storyline to interpret contemporary understandings of Tang Xianzu, known as Shakespeare of the East. 

The Words Are There

The Words Are There

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. 

Miss AmeriKa

Miss AmeriKa

If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. 

Looking Down on Me

Looking Down on Me

Losing someone you love is never easy, especially when you don’t understand why they’ve gone. 

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

The commonplace experience and movement language of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle comedy. 

The 900 Club

The 900 Club

Five years after the death of their friend, Emily, Avery, Fi and Mac reunite to celebrate his life. 

Marlene in Havana: Gypsy Tango Cabaret

Marlene in Havana: Gypsy Tango Cabaret

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… 

111

111

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… 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

The five-time Tony Award and seven-time Drama Desk Award-winning show now revived for 2019. 

It's That Simple

It's That Simple

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. 

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Expulsion, electioneering and enchantment. 

Milan's Game

Milan's Game

A contemporary dance-theatre duet following a couple’s absurd, yet comically whimsical game of role play; exploring and satirising the paradoxes of love. 

Milkshake

Milkshake

Amber. 

The American's Dream

The American's Dream

Ketchikan, Alaska and New York City: island towns at opposite ends of the American continent. 

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

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 … 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Florist’s assistant Seymour becomes a sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving. 

The Apology

The Apology

The last days of the the founding father of philosophy, Socrates. 

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Intense and irreverent, this production strips Julius Caesar to its bare bones to explore the selfish workings of professional politics. 

She Shall Not Be Moved

She Shall Not Be Moved

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… 

Mastication

Mastication

Drawing on Bullen’s experience of post-traumatic stress disorder, this confessional and multidisciplinary work will transport you through an autobiographical experience. 

Spotlights: A Night at the Musicals

Spotlights: A Night at the Musicals

‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular. 

Austentatious presents... Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care

Austentatious presents... Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care

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

Souvenirs

Souvenirs presents the real stories of four young people in London who have been involved in cases of harassment and stalking. 

Pick Up

Pick Up

Pick Up. 

You and I: A New Musical

You and I: A New Musical

Drawing the line between the exaggerated and the tender is no easy feat. 

Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge

The framing of Paradise Lodge is odd at first. 

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables is a fun and intimate quiz taking place in a dungeon-like cellar that entirely enhances the atmosphere. 

Nightshifter

Nightshifter

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. 

35,000

35,000

You make 35,000 decisions a day. 

A Voice

A Voice

1971. 

Scottee: Fat Blokes

Scottee: Fat Blokes

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. 

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure. 

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

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,… 

A Little R and R

A Little R and R

Come in from the rain, put your feet up and chill the f*ck out. 

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual is a play within a play. 

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

Amber Topaz, the inaugural Miss Burlesque UK, brings Edinburgh Fringe a burlesqueless theatrical cabaret experience that is personal, informative, and inclusive. 

Tokyo Rose

Tokyo Rose

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. 

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

The show is called Only Bones, which is confusing given that its performer, Thomas Monckton, doesn’t seem to have any. 

Not Quite

Not Quite

It’s a secret epidemic, one that affects every new generation of young people. 

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life feels like a social experiment. 

Ed MacArthur: Humoresque

Ed MacArthur: Humoresque

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. 

Bait: Kill the Princess

Bait: Kill the Princess

Princess dresses and cleaning supplies turn into painfully comical horses, lakes, capes, ans tents for you to hide in. 

Agatha Is Missing!

Agatha Is Missing!

At the outset, we are introduced to Miss Clarissa Marbles – a witty play on Christie’s Miss Jane Marple, a legend adored by a generation. 

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

‘Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats’. 

A Taste of Summer

A Taste of Summer

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… 

Largest Square Without Corners

Largest Square Without Corners

This dancing poetry is inspired by Tao Te Ching, which says that the largest square has no corners. 

Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy: an interactive, bike-powered eco-musical for children aged five to ten and their families. 

A Massaoke Night at the Musicals

A Massaoke Night at the Musicals

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… 

Anxiety Club

Anxiety Club

Hilarious. 

Austentatious

Austentatious

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… 

Summer School Showcase – A Musical Medley

Summer School Showcase – A Musical Medley

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… 

Jehovah's First Witness

Jehovah's First Witness

An interesting insight into the man who stole Christmas, leader of the ‘doomsday cult that controls eight million lives’. 

beep boop

beep boop

Most of you are probably reading this review on a portable device right now. 

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

B-movies typically have negative connotations. 

Holly Morgan: Is a Witch. Get Her!

Holly Morgan: Is a Witch. Get Her!

It’s hard to make a comedy about the murder of 45,000 women but Holly Morgan does just that, and then some. 

An Evening Without Kate Bush

An Evening Without Kate Bush

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… 

Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There

Funny, intimate, political, a bit livid, powerful, powerless and patient. 

Playing Django

Playing Django

Django Reinhardt was a musical genius and his influence on generations of guitarists has been immense. 

Cave Women: Work in Progress

Cave Women: Work in Progress

Jessie and Bebe Cave. Sisters. Working out a new show. 

Heroin(e) for Breakfast

Heroin(e) for Breakfast

A high energy, jovial start introduces us to a young couple getting down to some sexy time. 

A Grave Situation

A Grave Situation

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. 

Family Secrets

Family Secrets

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. 

Contractions

Contractions

‘Come in. 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

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. 

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

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… 

Spamalot

Spamalot

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. 

Shadow

Shadow

Blindfolded and restrained behind a wall of screens, a journey through podcasts, audio porn and physical exhaustion awaits. 

A Migrant's Son

A Migrant's Son

‘A far-reaching generational story that crosses divides, ignites memories and pulls at your heart-strings’ (Stage Whispers). 

Liberty Hodes – Hot Commodity

Liberty Hodes – Hot Commodity

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… 

Bear Pit

Bear Pit

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… 

Jessie Cave: Sunrise

Jessie Cave: Sunrise

Dating again after a complex break-up, Jessie is trying to get her personal life in order – before her kids wake up. 

Tim Key

Tim Key

Tim Key from Peep Show, Partridge, Taskmaster and his own BAFTA-nominated Wonderdate, brings new poems to Edinburgh. 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

Welcome to Pamela’s Palace. 

Goodbear: Dougal

Goodbear: Dougal

Goodbear put on a pretty spectacular routine considering they never actually show up. 

Franz and Marie: Woyzeck Retold

Franz and Marie: Woyzeck Retold

For an incomplete play, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck has nevertheless managed to secure enduring interest. 

Conversations With Myself

Conversations With Myself

It’s fifty years since the Stonewall riots sparked off the movement that became known as gay liberation. 

Birth

Birth

Life and death, love and loss, birth and miscarriage are all explored in this visual cycle of life. 

Window

Window

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. 

Oliver!

Oliver!

Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical back to the Rose Theatre. 

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo (or beginning in Xhosa and Zulu) takes us back to South Africa under Mandela’s leadership. 

Lord of the Game of the Ring of Thrones

Lord of the Game of the Ring of Thrones

The greatest tales are only told once. 

Starry, a New Musical in Concert

Starry, a New Musical in Concert

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… 

Bizet to Broadway: Natalie Sternberg

Bizet to Broadway: Natalie Sternberg

Natalie’s stunning soprano voice will enchant you as she takes you on a musical journey. 

Verity

Verity

Poor Verity. 

For now we see through a mirror, darkly

For now we see through a mirror, darkly

This mystical dance performance is about the connection between what we see and what we believe. 

Nights at the Circus

Nights at the Circus

In a circus after the lights have been turned off, four characters emerge in the darkness slowly revealing their desires, hunger and inner conflicts. 

Steve Rannazzisi – Please Forget

Steve Rannazzisi – Please Forget

Please Forget is a one-man show by American comedian Steve Rannazzisi that takes an comedic look into public shaming. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is back and will once again be rocking the main stage at the Rose Theatre. 

HoneyBee

HoneyBee

I wasn’t really sure what this show was supposed to be going into it, and now that I’ve seen it, I’m not sure if I have any better an idea. 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing. 

I'm OKayfabe

I'm OKayfabe

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… 

Berlin Girl

Berlin Girl

1983. 

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Satirical four-star solo show with original songs, topical stories and Jewish humour. 

Red Riding Hood: The Panto

Red Riding Hood: The Panto

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. 

We Want You to Watch

We Want You to Watch

‘Can we just say we’re completely pro sex’ – Pig. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

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. 

A Slice of Saturday Night

A Slice of Saturday Night

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… 

Pussy in Boots: The Adult Panto

Pussy in Boots: The Adult Panto

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. 

Uppercut: A New Musical

Uppercut: A New Musical

Talented but troubled Clio has three months to go until the biggest boxing match of her life. 

Robert Burns the Musical

Robert Burns the Musical

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. 

MacPherson's Rant

MacPherson's Rant

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… 

The First King of England in a Dress

The First King of England in a Dress

Vikings, giants and magic await you in this fun-packed historical adventure. 

Rust

Rust

‘When you leave here, everything else will be exactly the same. 

Herstory

Herstory

This bold and bodacious cabaret chronicles the tales of some of the most enigmatic and misunderstood women throughout history. 

One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

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. 

Blighty, Broadway and Beyond! – The Private Lives of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Blighty, Broadway and Beyond! – The Private Lives of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, one of the most successful partnerships in the 30s and 40s, (dead now unfortunately. 

Solitary Journey of Guan Yu

Solitary Journey of Guan Yu

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. 

Little Wings

Little Wings

For as long as she can remember Isabella has had butterflies living inside her tummy. 

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

An unassuming front door gives no clue to what characters and relationships lie behind it. 

Triple Buse

Triple Buse

Triple Buse is slapstick, light-hearted and bracing in equal measure. 

Big Band Does... Broadway

Big Band Does... Broadway

BBD Productions make their debut at the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway. 

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads is adapted from the 1995 album of the same name by cult artist Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. 

Downton Shabby

Downton Shabby

Big Spirit Theatre Company brings you, Downtown Shabby. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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

Inferno, Kid

Inferno, Kid is a coming-of-age story on a path strewn with violence and vanquished hope. 

Painted Corners

Painted Corners

Nobody has seen Jorja since her party almost a month ago. 

Bullarena

Bullarena

Inspired by a true story, Bullarena is a tale of identity and how we choose to follow the truth behind ours. 

The Remarkables

The Remarkables

This summer, a hero will brew. 

A Chorus Line – High School Edition

A Chorus Line – High School Edition

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. 

Sidekick

Sidekick

It’s the final year of university for Tom, but he’s afraid he’ll never be good enough to become a superhero. 

A Man’s a Man

A Man’s a Man

Following the overwhelming success of this performance last year, it’s back – and this time with a full cast of professional actors. 

Spray

Spray

We find ourselves between a neighbourly feud in a block of flats in Seoul. 

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical is billed as a ‘musical parody’ of Friends and unfortunately it fails to hit the mark on both counts. 

Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree

Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree

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. 

Kimchi: Life is a Happy Dream

Kimchi: Life is a Happy Dream

Kimjang is a Korean foodie tradition, where families and friends come together to make kimchi. 

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

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. 

Trans*Atlantic

Trans*Atlantic

Join Dian Cathal, an immigrant of country and gender, in an attempt to prove their hypothesis: that Trans jokes can be funny. 

Sound Cistem

Sound Cistem

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… 

Enigma

Enigma

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 … 

Vigil

Vigil

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 Afflicted

The Afflicted

The Afflicted, a startling theatre-dance piece produced by Groupwork and performed at the Summerhall Demonstration Room, is a brilliant re-definition of the docu-drama format. 

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

A packed room at Gilded Balloon’s new Patter Hoose venue shows that even a rainy Friday morning can’t dampen the enthusiasm for bubbles. 

Time Flies

Time Flies

Join farmers David and Sam, as they share with you their untold adventures, full of mishaps and misfortunes. 

Triplex Adventures

Triplex Adventures

A spoiled boy, Chao, decides to run away from the world of chocolates, ice cream, fries and decayed teeth to a new healthy world. 

Pink House

Pink House

Peri is fifteen when her adopted mother dies. 

Distilled in Scotland – 100% Harmony!

Distilled in Scotland – 100% Harmony!

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. 

The Living Room

The Living Room

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… 

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

To say that Murder She Didn’t Write, from Degrees of Error, is a slick production is an understatement. 

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

Rebecca Perry’s one-women tribute to four icons of the Golden Age of cinema is a cheery and bouncy hour celebrating Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton and Lucille Ball. 

Filament

Filament

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’… 

Cabaret of Curiosities

Cabaret of Curiosities

Tatwood Puppets make their Edinburgh Fringe debut with the perfectly titled Cabaret of Curiosities. 

Kelty Clippie the Musical

Kelty Clippie the Musical

Based on the classic Scottish folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife. 

Peking Opera: Farewell My Concubine

Peking Opera: Farewell My Concubine

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… 

Dada, Surrealism, Bowie and Pop: The Puzzle of Avant-Garde Art

Dada, Surrealism, Bowie and Pop: The Puzzle of Avant-Garde Art

Expect the unexpected at the Scottish Arts Club. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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. 

A Bohemian Fairytale

A Bohemian Fairytale

Follow us down the rabbit hole to discover heroes and villains, witches and more in The Bohemians’ take on a classic theme. 

Transfigured – The Pack

Transfigured – The Pack

Transfigured is a sounding together of all things, a diapason, a cacophony of understanding. 

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, ‘the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of’ (Texas Monthly). 

The Book of Thel

The Book of Thel

The Book of Thel is a new musical adaptation of William Blake’s prophetic poem, written in 1788. 

Showtime!

Showtime!

Here at Brewhemia we celebrate the weird, wonderful and outright bizarre. 

Deficit

Deficit

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. 

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

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… 

The Chosen

The Chosen

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 Burning

The Burning

Witch is an old word. 

Phrases

Phrases

Phrases is an inventive and open-minded solo performance from dance artist Lewys Holt, honouring and making space for the confusion and miscommunication which we often seek to avoi… 

Murder on the Dancefloor

Murder on the Dancefloor

Death on the depressing dancefloor that is the job and house hunting game – certainly not the most ideal outcome for a 21 year old just trying to live. 

Lucy Farrett: Lois

Lucy Farrett: Lois

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… 

Circa: Humans

Circa: Humans

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… 

Bumper Blyton

Bumper Blyton

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. 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

The Bubble Show For Adults Only starts innocently enough. 

From the Top

From the Top

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… 

RENT

RENT

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. 

Me and the Mask – Commedia dell’Arte

Me and the Mask – Commedia dell’Arte

A fun opportunity to play in a group and learn how to move and creatively transform yourself into a character of Commedia dell’Arte. 

Oliver!

Oliver!

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. 

Freak Show

Freak Show

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. 

Basque Showcase

Basque Showcase

The beautiful eclecticism of the Basque Country is showcased in this bill of dazzling hip hop and witty, lyrical contemporary dance. 

Xchange

Xchange

Prince En is bored of the royal life. 

Normaler Than Everyone

Normaler Than Everyone

It may be because of the stage productions and films which I saw growing up, but my innate and core expectation about musical theatre is that it tends to be on the big size, if not… 

My Love Lies Frozen in the Ice

My Love Lies Frozen in the Ice

A tale of love, loss and exploration, this is an intrepid exploration of physical theatre and storytelling. 

Dear Mother Moon

Dear Mother Moon

Dear Mother Moon is one of four works presented by CalArts this year in what has become the Institute’s Edinburgh home, Venue 13. 

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

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. 

Ariadna

Ariadna

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 … 

Deadly Dungeon Murder Mystery

Deadly Dungeon Murder Mystery

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. 

I Piano

I Piano

Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl is sure she can help the piano find it again. 

Sir David and His Animals

Sir David and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough live on stage! A blue whale swims through the ocean depths. 

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

A glorious celebration of the work of the world’s greatest playwright. 

She Sells Sea Shells

She Sells Sea Shells

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… 

Rust

Rust

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. 

Raven

Raven

A raven mother, in German, is a neglectful one. 

Princess Party

Princess Party

Once upon a time, two princesses decided to leave LA and cross the ocean to visit a fairy tale land where dreams come true ⁠— Scotland. 

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Rarely is a title so apt. 

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Hootingly funny and devilishly clever, Fishbowl is a masterpiece of physical comedy. 

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

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… 

Don't Do It, Don't Do It, Do It!

Don't Do It, Don't Do It, Do It!

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. 

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

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… 

The Gray Cat and the Flounder

The Gray Cat and the Flounder

One bright and sunny day, a fish jumps out of a river, and promptly meets a fellow animal with whom he will share the next 46 years of his life. 

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

When critiquing a musical about the difficulties of being a performer, there’s nothing to do but write a review about the difficulties of being a critic. 

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

White Crane Productions are the international graduate acting ensemble of Rose Bruford College. 

That Bastard Brecht

That Bastard Brecht

That Bastard Brecht reverberates with contemporary relevance: the exploitation of women as artists throughout time, the withholding of recognition and financial reward. 

Sometimes, Just a Second

Sometimes, Just a Second

It’s a new millennium. 

Being Liza

Being Liza

A new play with music by Rachel Flynn. 

3·1

3·1

An unstable space without an exit. 

In the Heights

In the Heights

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… 

Anthems – From West End to Broadway

Anthems – From West End to Broadway

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. 

Movie Music

Movie Music

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… 

Feast

Feast

A show about food. 

The Desk

The Desk

A dimly lit stage, five women and their leader, to whom they will give everything until there is nothing left to give: this is the basic set-up for Reetta Honkakoski Company’s ca… 

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Move aside Maleficent, Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch is the new anti-hero tale in town. 

Notflix: Originals

Notflix: Originals

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. 

M.E.H

M.E.H

As recently as the early 20th century it was not uncommon for women to be medically diagnosed with “hysteria”. 

Legally Blonde the Musical

Legally Blonde the Musical

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. 

Garry Starr Conquers Troy

Garry Starr Conquers Troy

Selfless to a fault, Garry Starr is ready to share the lessons he’s learned about the actors’ craft, the art of pretending. 

Chasing Aces

Chasing Aces

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. 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare’s finest death scenes. 

Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their nursery rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show. 

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

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… 

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

The extraordinary story of Captain Ahab’s obsessive vengeance against the mighty leviathan, the great white whale who rid him of his leg. 

Not That Different

Not That Different

BSC Theatre joyously celebrate diversity and minority identities through this tender and thought-provoking glimpse into life on the outside. 

Clowns, Lovers, Women in Pants and Shakespeare

Clowns, Lovers, Women in Pants and Shakespeare

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… 

Post-Mortem

Post-Mortem

Nancy and Alex fell in love when they were teenagers. 

The Wizard of Winterbourne

The Wizard of Winterbourne

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 … 

(L)awfully Wedded

(L)awfully Wedded

It’s a Belgian treat: sweeter than chocolates. 

Dog in the Manger

Dog in the Manger

Betty is a bit of a dog in the manger. 

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde

Two infamous bank robbers turned killers: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. 

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

Ghosts! Murder! Betrayal! Revenge! A treacherous uncle and mad son. 

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

A musical song cycle with a blues, jazz and rock score inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. 

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Returning to the Fringe for another year Thrones! The Musical Parody is exactly what it says on the tin. 

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

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. 

Knock Knock

Knock Knock

Following their UK tour, Hot Coals present this four-star rated d/Deaf and hearing inclusive show. 

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

This story is based on Chinese traditional myth, Zhong Kui. 

Lucky Maclean: Festival in the Bin – Walking Tour/Show

Lucky Maclean: Festival in the Bin – Walking Tour/Show

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… 

Late Bloomers' Tales

Late Bloomers' Tales

Have you ever been, or felt, late? Maybe you’re not alone. 

Raiders of the Grey Gold

Raiders of the Grey Gold

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 … 

It's Miss Hope Springs

It's Miss Hope Springs

The crowd is lively, laughing and waiting expectantly for the venue to open. 

The Empathy Experiment

The Empathy Experiment

Is empathy facing extinction? Are smartphones to blame? Multiple slam-winning Canadian poet Rose Condo returns with her latest spoken word show. 

Cactus

Cactus

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. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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! 

Dexter and Winter's Detective Agency

Dexter and Winter's Detective Agency

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. 

[Untitled Project] #213

[Untitled Project] #213

A past hit at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival! #213 is a silent, sad clown who has learned how to find laughter through the tears. 

Rave & Behave

Rave & Behave

For musical sisters Bella and Blue, competition means serious business. 

Improvised Director's Cut

Improvised Director's Cut

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… 

ANTics

ANTics

Take a peek into the amusing world of ants. 

Antigone

Antigone

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… 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

The Addams Family. 

Here's a How-De-Do

Here's a How-De-Do

An evening that ‘bubbles with wit and good humour’, celebrating the timeless Savoy operas of the Victorian masters, WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. 

The Musical of Musicals

The Musical of Musicals

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… 

Life Between Yes and No

Life Between Yes and No

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. 

Whirlpool People; Deconstructing the Illusion of the Separate Self

Whirlpool People; Deconstructing the Illusion of the Separate Self

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. 

Get Happy!

Get Happy!

There may be trouble ahead. 

You're in a Bad Way by John Osborne

You're in a Bad Way by John Osborne

Writer, theatre-maker and creator of cult Edinburgh hit John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne has a new storytelling show about music and dementia. 

Manifesting Mrs Marx

Manifesting Mrs Marx

‘Thrilling’ **** (Herald-Tribune). 

The Sensible Undresser

The Sensible Undresser

International cabaret star Elsie Diamond is back and ready to let you know even more truths about the so-called glamorous world of burlesque. 

Notre Dame de Paris aka The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Notre Dame de Paris aka The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The mayhem of the Court of Miracles, Quasimodo’s torment, screaming gargoyles and the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate naivety. 

Early Mornings – The Musical

Early Mornings – The Musical

Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show. 

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Follow Tytyl and Mytyl as they embark on an adventure in search of their grandparents and the Blue Bird of Happiness. 

Medea

Medea

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. 

Grease

Grease

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… 

Ned and the Whale

Ned and the Whale

The magical tail of Ned and the Whale begins a little like this. 

Order from Chaos

Order from Chaos

‘She can remember the voices, the melodies, the harmonies – but it’s not the same. 

Chaos

Chaos

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… 

Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World

A brand-new adaptation of this rarely performed musical song cycle with fully fledged characters and setting. 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

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 … 

Oliver!

Oliver!

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… 

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

The first man in space is back on Earth and facing new temptations. 

Switch Witchetty's Almanac of Everything

Switch Witchetty's Almanac of Everything

The Almanac has been destroyed. 

Goddess

Goddess

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. 

Love Bites

Love Bites

Love. 

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

‘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… 

Microbodyssey

Microbodyssey

They’re all around us but we cannot see them. 

Once on This Island

Once on This Island

FCT returns with its 41st Fringe show following five-star reviews and sell outs for Sister Act and Jesus Christ Superstar. 

Match Girl

Match Girl

Match Girl is a musical re-imagination of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale The Little Match Girl. 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

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… 

Before

Before

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 … 

Zeroko's Teatime

Zeroko's Teatime

The teatime show by mime and clowning comedy duo Zeroko from Tokyo. The heart-warming performance represents the breathing sigh of after-teatime relief.  

Bedlam

Bedlam

‘This place is a human rat trap. 

Void

Void

What happens after you die? Angels? A black hole? Perhaps. 

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

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. 

Best of the Fest Daytime

Best of the Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Bare Productions return following their sell-out run in Fringe 2018 with a deliciously wicked musical. 

Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

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… 

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

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… 

Odyseaa / Scene Solo / The Sylph, the Vixen and the Bombshell

Odyseaa / Scene Solo / The Sylph, the Vixen and the Bombshell

A triple bill of Scotland’s most exciting choreographers, designed to unravel expectations. 

American Idiot

American Idiot

Follow Johnny’s life as he moves from small town America to the bright lights and party life of Tinseltown. 

The Room

The Room

The Room. 

Thirteen

Thirteen

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. 

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

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. 

Puppet King Richard II

Puppet King Richard II

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. 

Arthur Smith: SYD

Arthur Smith: SYD

The story of an ordinary man who lived through extraordinary times, told with love, laughter and song. 

Death of the American Teenager

Death of the American Teenager

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. 

Stand-Up Poet

Stand-Up Poet

‘Excellent show’ (FringeReview. 

Eric Lampaert: Borne of Chaos

Eric Lampaert: Borne of Chaos

From the tomb of the womb to the womb of the tomb. 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

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… 

Courage Calls to Courage: The Suffragist Musical!

Courage Calls to Courage: The Suffragist Musical!

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… 

Shakespeare! The Panto

Shakespeare! The Panto

A side-splitting flashback to the 16th century, where the Bard of Avon is holding auditions for his newest show – a pantomime. 

50 Shades of Greyhound

50 Shades of Greyhound

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… 

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Shang is back for its eighth year. 

There She Is

There She Is

A journey to get there – but if there is a whale blocking the way, the path must change. 

Candy Gigi Presents – Friday Night Sinner!

Candy Gigi Presents – Friday Night Sinner!

Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know). 

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Shellshock!

BoxedIn Theatre Presents: Shellshock!

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. 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

This crowd-pleasing musical is inspired by and features the songs of Elvis Presley. 

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

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. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too. 

Science Adventures

Science Adventures

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… 

Native Girl Syndrome

Native Girl Syndrome

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 … 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

‘One morning as Greta Samsa was waking from anxious dreams she discovered that in bed she had changed. 

a crown of laurels

a crown of laurels

(fig. 

Cry of the Gull

Cry of the Gull

Six lives uprooted by war. 

There's Something Missing

There's Something Missing

There’s Something Missing, is a two-person physical (and sometimes funny) contemporary piece of confessional theatre that discusses identity. 

Muse 90401

Muse 90401

Muse 90401 is a one-woman show written by, and starring, internationally acclaimed actress Fadik Sevin Atasoy. 

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Never seen before. 

Am I Blue

Am I Blue

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. 

The Sensemaker

The Sensemaker

Hilarious yet uncomfortable, The Sensemaker shows a woman battling with an answering machine. 

A Boy and His Magic Pen

A Boy and His Magic Pen

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… 

The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game

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… 

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

Yes it’s panto at the Fringe! Mother Goose is making its debut at the Fringe in this fast moving Scottish comedy panto classic. 

Lovely Girls

Lovely Girls

Chess and Cristina are multi award-winning duo, The Hiccup Project, often introduced as ‘the lovely hiccup girls’. 

Intolerable Side Effects

Intolerable Side Effects

Millennial-female-clown rabbit Diane wants to find love but she’s having some serious problems with her contraception. 

Cold Blooded Witch: The Sex Musical!

Cold Blooded Witch: The Sex Musical!

Maggie Lalley’s one-woman musical comedy tells the true story of her demented stint as a teen witch. 

Annie Jr

Annie Jr

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! 

Unknown

Unknown

The true story of a 21-year-old girl in an Australian plane crash during her study abroad year. 

Poseidon's Playhouse

Poseidon's Playhouse

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 with Jeffrey Baldinger

I'll Be Broken Home for Christmas with Jeffrey Baldinger

I’ll Be Broken Home for Christmas is a dark comedy musical written by Jeffrey Baldinger and Jessica Michelle Singleton. 

Josephine

Josephine

As the last notes of La Vie en Rose hang in the air, we jump to our feet to give our enthralling leading lady the standing ovation she so richly deserves. 

My Leonard Cohen

My Leonard Cohen

An Edinburgh Fringe hit of 2016 and 2017, My Leonard Cohen also sold out the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe. 

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

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. 

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

A show for anyone with a complex relationship to home. 

Julia Rorke: Jeneane’s Kinky Room of Astrology and Ciggies

Julia Rorke: Jeneane’s Kinky Room of Astrology and Ciggies

Jeneane Morris is here to tell you some shit about life: buckle up. 

Viggo the Viking

Viggo the Viking

Best Comedy winner, Brighton Fringe 2016 (Zach & Viggo). 

Karaoke Saved My Life

Karaoke Saved My Life

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. 

Police Cops: Police Cops in Space

Police Cops: Police Cops in Space

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. 

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One. 

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Stop right now! Thank you very much. 

Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play. 

You May Also Like

You May Also Like

A fully improvised show created using your favourite TV programmes. 

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

413 years ago Macbeth was first performed. 

Solitary

Solitary

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… 

Lucille and Cecilia

Lucille and Cecilia

Two circus sea lions: one is desperate to escape, the other gets off on her daily rub downs from Trevor the trainer. 

Romantic Romeo

Romantic Romeo

The Capulets and the Montagues hate each other but Romeo has something else on his mind. 

Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant

Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant

Following a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Curious Pheasant Theatre present Romeo and Juliet. 

The Latebloomers: Scotland!

The Latebloomers: Scotland!

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 … 

Love/Hate Actually

Love/Hate Actually

Amy loves it. 

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Beat Grrrls

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Beat Grrrls

The high-voltage rhythm sisters of Mugenkyo rock the Bijou, flexing their muscles on huge taiko drums, with stamina, skill and precision. 

The Afterlife of a Soap Star

The Afterlife of a Soap Star

The Afterlife of a Soap Star is a semi-autobiographical one-woman show depicting the madness of the media, maddening politics and madness itself. 

The Long Pigs

The Long Pigs

Horror meets hilarity! Spine-tingling original theatre that is hilariously dark and frighteningly funny. 

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell is in recall. 

DNA

DNA

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. 

Final Cut

Final Cut

Sir Trevor Brierly – writer, director, occasional cat-sitter – was many things to many people. 

Joe Bor: The Story of Walter and Herbert

Joe Bor: The Story of Walter and Herbert

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… 

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

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. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

In this uniquely Korean retelling of Shakespeare’s story, an ambitious actor dreaming of greatness is captivated by the role of Macbeth. 

Interviewing Electric Frog

Interviewing Electric Frog

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… 

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

Len Blanco’s the modern man of your dreams: Woke. 

Ockham's Razor: This Time

Ockham's Razor: This Time

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 Famous Taste of Scotland Dinner and Show

A Famous Taste of Scotland Dinner and Show

A fun-packed feast of traditional music, dance, song and myth with historic Prestonfield House and the magnificent setting for this nightly dinner show. 

Let’s Get Tough

Let’s Get Tough

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. 

30 Minute Musicals Roulette

30 Minute Musicals Roulette

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. 

Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine

The year is 2046. 

Fright Bus Service

Fright Bus Service

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. 

Plans

Plans

So there is this man and this other man, one of them is good. 

(Some)Body

(Some)Body

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… 

Laser Kiwi

Laser Kiwi

New Zealand’s favourite surreal sketch circus troupe bring their smash hit to Edinburgh. 

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

You never know what’ll change your life. 

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince

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… 

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Daniel Craig has pulled out of the next James Bond film. 

Karam Deo: Table for One

Karam Deo: Table for One

If you’ve been unlucky in love, nothing makes you feel better about yourself than laughing at someone else. 

Double Bubble Trouble

Double Bubble Trouble

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. 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

On his way home through the forest, Beauty’s father picks her a rose from the enchanted palace gardens. 

Super Hugh-Man

Super Hugh-Man

A Maori boy’s musical about his Hollywood hero. 

Songs in the Key of Cree

Songs in the Key of Cree

Born in a snow bank on the Manitoba/Nunavut border to a family of nomadic caribou hunters, Cree playwright, pianist and musician Tomson Highway has been called one of the most impo… 

Tappuccino

Tappuccino

Brunch Bunch Theatre Company presents Tappuccino! A brand-new interactive, playful and joyous show that follows a tap-dancing coffee bean on her adventures across the world! From b… 

Meddlin' Kids

Meddlin' Kids

Meddlin’ Kids, the beloved kids show about four mystery-solving teens and their infamous dog, has run for 26 seasons. 

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Meet Jonny: teacher, father and football fan. 

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

It’s 1981 and ska music pulses. 

GEORGE

GEORGE

George arrives in the city with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

Shit-Faced Showtime: Alice Through the Cocktail Glass

Shit-Faced Showtime: Alice Through the Cocktail Glass

‘Who are you?’ asked the Cheshire cat. 

Moonbird

Moonbird

‘He doesn’t listen for his name’ said a father (who happened to be a king. 

The Listies: Ickypedia

The Listies: Ickypedia

***** (Fest). 

Aunty

Aunty

‘HELLO EVERYONE IT’S YOUR AUNTY HERE. 

Sarah Jane Morris: Sweet Little Mystery

Sarah Jane Morris: Sweet Little Mystery

Sarah Jane Morris with her unique and powerful voice celebrates John Martyn illuminating his life and art in her new show Sweet Little Mystery. 

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

The smash hit of last year’s festival is back! Join the Kafkateers for their ‘riotously cheerful’ (Chortle. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Join young Jim Hawkins as he embarks onto the Hispaniola, setting sail across the salty seas with its crew of ruthless buccaneers in search of Captain Flint’s mysterious bounty. 

Shakespeare for Kids: Fools and Bottoms

Shakespeare for Kids: Fools and Bottoms

A perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s beloved clowns. 

8:8

8:8

Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators. 

Claire Dowie's When I Fall If I Fall

Claire Dowie's When I Fall If I Fall

Leaping barriers of age, sexuality and gender, Gloria prepares to dance the can-can one last time. 

Taiwan Season: Bout

Taiwan Season: Bout

Taiwan’s Chang brothers (co-creators of Bon 4 Bon, a five-star hit at the 2018 Fringe) bounce back with a dance that reveals fresh facets of their fraternal relationships and the r… 

Tom GK's Hearing Loss: The Musical

Tom GK's Hearing Loss: The Musical

‘There’s no humour in having so many tumours’. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

With sold-out shows on London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s newest and hottest sensation; The Tap Pack are high energy entertainment inspired by Frank, Dean an… 

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Ahoy! Join John Silverman and the crew of The Maiden’s Ruin on their quest for pirate booty in a bawdy tale of love, betrayal, murder and incest! This five-star adult musical-comed… 

Shakespearience

Shakespearience

Five-star smash-hit Shakespearience returns! The Bard’s best-loved works burst into life in this high-octane, whistle-stop tour of three of Shakespeare’s plays, the perfect introd… 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

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… 

Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

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 … 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

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 Gala Launch

Assembly Gala Launch

Assembly’s Gala celebrates the opening of our 2019 programme of over 200 shows. 

Inflatable Space

Inflatable Space

A visually stunning theatrical odyssey exploring space, time and our human condition, from internationally acclaimed theatre artist, Thaddeus Phillips. 

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

Following their award-winning show Enter The Dragons, A&E Comedy return with a surreal and darkly hilarious brouhaha directed by Cal McCrystal. 

Something About Simon

Something About Simon

Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the Hearts and Bones of audiences all over the world. 

FrontX

FrontX

FrontX shows a range of international street artists who combine exceptional energy and resilience. 

Burns: A Lost Legacy

Burns: A Lost Legacy

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. 

Scream Phone

Scream Phone

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… 

The De Nova Super

The De Nova Super

Physical theatre. 

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

Dream job, huge fanbase and in a committed relationship with a hunky dancing bear. 

One Duck Down

One Duck Down

One Duck Down. 

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

When the children of Bow-on-Tie start mysteriously disappearing, Abigail decides to investigate further. 

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teen that couldn’t talk to girls. 

Phil Cornwell: Alackadaddy

Phil Cornwell: Alackadaddy

Who is Robert Lemon Alackadaddy? Well he’s certainly a geezer that’s done many a thing. 

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Runaways. 

Joyce

Joyce

Return to a world where childhood imagination sparks unending curiosity. 

Connie Wookey: Denied

Connie Wookey: Denied

In February my cousin died in a plane crash. 

Alice and the Little Prince

Alice and the Little Prince

A girl from Oxford meets a boy from Asteroid B-612. 

Contra

Contra

Drawing from circus, stand-up and live art, Contra is a solo-cabaret of contradictions. 

Bad Aunts

Bad Aunts

Subverting the Saturday night staple, meet Maz, Jo and Dee: three women on the wrong side of 40 – your chat show hosts. 

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

In this historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance… 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner Brave Macbeth is back. 

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Iceland – the safest place in the world according to the Global Peace Index – is obsessed with stories about murder, and Icelandic comedian Laufey Haralds wants in on the joke. 

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance. 

Ange Lavoipierre: Final Form

Ange Lavoipierre: Final Form

Two parts fever dream and one part personality quiz, Final Form examines the desperate lengths we go to in our eternal quest to be liked. 

Daniel Cainer: Signs and Wonders

Daniel Cainer: Signs and Wonders

Multi award-winning musical storytelling from the creator of Jewish Chronicles and Gefilte Fish and Chips. 

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Welcome to The Chicken Appreciation Society and welcome to the mind of meat processor, Comrade Egg. 

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Ahh, Russia! Home of words! Home of books and plays! Home of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Checkov, Brezhnev, Gogol! Russian literature is the finest in the world. 

Tobacco Road

Tobacco Road

Tobacco Road is, more than anything, a lot of fun to watch and a strong example of the power of devised theatre and the ensemble. 

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana

The widely acclaimed ex-Young Pleasance physical theatre ensemble Spies Like Us returned to the Festival Fringe this year with not only one show but two brilliant shows in an adapt… 

Paradiso

Paradiso

Our Theatre’s Paradiso is ostensibly a puppetry show about three men of different nationalities, reflecting on the last days of their lives before moving onto paradise. 

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns is about as Scottish as tartan and the trinity. 

Healthy Harmonies in Concert

Healthy Harmonies in Concert

Healthy Harmonies, NHS Fife’s staff choir, together with specially invited guest soloists, is delighted to be returning to the Fringe with a programme of show tunes and popular m… 

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Award-winning stand-up Sooz Kempner spent the 90s playing Sonic, going from a little kid to a fully grown teen. 

Richard Rodgers – A Song in My Heart

Richard Rodgers – A Song in My Heart

Appearing for the 28th successive year in the magnificent setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www. 

Thor and Loki

Thor and Loki

Thor and Loki is a wildly silly parody adaptation of the Ragnarok myth that is heaps of fun – even if it does go on a bit. 

Liz

Liz

There is no denying the writers’ talent; both Louis Pattison and Harry Style have created a highly enjoyable script and score rich in farcical humour and lighthearted silliness, … 

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

After a sell out run last year the Great British Mysteries return to the Fringe with a new show set 400 years earlier, but still the containing the wit, charm, and ridiculous sense… 

Stuart Bowden: Our Molecules

Stuart Bowden: Our Molecules

Stuart Bowden has been doing this for a long time. 

A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

Pechorin is a superfluous man. 

In Conversation With... Jonathan Watson

In Conversation With... Jonathan Watson

After graduating from RSAMD, Watson joined Glasgow Citizens’ TAG Theatre, before working with Traverse, Borderline, 7:84, Royal Lyceum, Perth Rep and Scottish Theatre Company. 

Beta Test

Beta Test

This show will be hilarious and moving and energetic and tearjerking and heartwarming and most of all: made up completely on the spot! We are an improv group from Stanford Universi… 

Drip

Drip

I can’t imagine that anybody has nostalgia for life in their early teen years. 

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Mumbai. 

The Creation Myths of China

The Creation Myths of China

The shows are based on Chinese classical myths of the very beginning of the world. 

Body Shop

Body Shop

Body Shop is a multiplayer, multi-layered human body action game, a future-forward competition where women are assembled according to the stories of their bodies. 

Amusical

Amusical

For one night only. 

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

In Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer, Shane Shambhu (Complicité Associate) offers a funny, honest and engaging bilingual solo with an acclaimed team of collaborators. 

Bohemians Reimagined!

Bohemians Reimagined!

Join The Bohemians as they twist your all time favourite musical numbers, taking a fresh perspective on classic anthems. 

Umbrella Man

Umbrella Man

In a bar in Cambodia, a young Scottish tour guide is telling stories to travellers. 

Sunshine Boy

Sunshine Boy

Leigh Bowery was born in Sunshine, Australia (west of Melbourne) in March 1961. 

National Touring With Black Theatre Live

National Touring With Black Theatre Live

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. 

The Whole of Shakespeare

The Whole of Shakespeare

Artists of pantomime and clownery Mikhail Kukota and Igor Chekhov are graduates of the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

In their 19th year at the Fringe, following previous sell-out productions of West Side Story (2016) and Oliver (2015), Stage 84 proudly presents Sister Act. 

The Squirrel Plays

The Squirrel Plays

Many productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year discuss female freedom of choice, but few do so as creatively as The Squirrel Plays. 

Stardust

Stardust

Let’s talk about drugs. 

Door-to-Door Poetry

Door-to-Door Poetry

Forget flowers, chocolates or even a home-baked cake. 

As We Like It

As We Like It

Side by Side Theatre Company, serving learning disabled performers from the West Midlands, returns to Paradise in Augustines this year with their adaptation of As You Like It, the … 

A Man's a Man

A Man's a Man

I was unsure what to expect from this performance, but "a musical about Robert Burns" already had my interest piqued. 

3am Waitress

3am Waitress

3am Waitress by UK company Rogueplay is billed as "merging physical theatre with dance and aerial circus", but may be better described as a duo acro-dance piece since the… 

Pippin

Pippin

In a quiet forest, where magic dwells, the sun sets and Pippin’s world comes to life. 

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Highly acclaimed but rarely performed hilarious Ayckbourn double bill. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

From the company that previously brought you Peter Pan and Elf the Musical comes this spooktacular new musical comedy. 

Freak

Freak

‘Raw. 

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Physical theatre and contemporary dance collide in this all-female youth theatre production that begs the question: what would you do for fame? When a poor young girl is offered a … 

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

A musical memoir about one woman’s solo bicycle/music tour 1,254 miles down the west coast of the USA. 

The Drowned Bride

The Drowned Bride

A new musical by Helen Brown and John Moore, based on Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. 

Spotlights Show Choir: A Night at the Musicals

Spotlights Show Choir: A Night at the Musicals

After last year’s sold-out, five-star run, Exeter University’s Spotlights Show Choir are back at the Fringe with another set of musical hits! With songs ranging from classics l… 

Patience

Patience

Love is complicated. 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

‘I’ve given you sunlight, I’ve given you rain. 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

When things are coming to an end, the best thing to do is to go back to the beginning. 

The 2 Mouthed Men Experience

The 2 Mouthed Men Experience

How many shows have you seen that combine sock puppets and animal noises with drum and bass? How about R’n’B songs about bad housemates? Maybe folk music about being drunk? James H… 

Austentatious presents... Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care

Austentatious presents... Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care

For one night only, the award-winning cast of Austentatious swap their bonnets and breeches in aid of Waverley Care. 

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Your passport to saner living. 

A Show About Shows About Show Biz

A Show About Shows About Show Biz

From Show Boat to Showman, there’s always Another Op’nin, Another Show about the sparkling self-obsessed world of musical theatre! And why not?