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… 

With Catastrophic Consequences

With Catastrophic Consequences

Bridging the gap between interactive dance theatre and live music, dancer Taylor Han and cellist Simone Seales create a world where everyone is welcomed into their playful improvis… 

Optimistic (Work in Progress)

Optimistic (Work in Progress)

Elizabeth Holmes claims her biotechnology will revolutionize medicine – and people believe her. 

Remedy for Memory

Remedy for Memory

Beautiful people. 

Ben Moor and Joanna Neary: BookTalkBookTalkBook

Ben Moor and Joanna Neary: BookTalkBookTalkBook

Novelists Jenny Nibbingley and Burton Mastrick need no introduction. 

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… 

A Bohemian Broadway

A Bohemian Broadway

Join the Bohemians in their return to the Fringe and hear an eclectic selection of their favourite Broadway songs. 

Figs in Wigs: Astrology Bingo

Figs in Wigs: Astrology Bingo

Join your favourite galactic gal pals Figs in Wigs for the cosmic game show for astrology lovers, bingo wingers and their sceptic friends. 

Tal

Tal

This original solo performance follows the story of a girl-woman dancer’s experiences with the eating disorder bulimia, and the way she healed through learning psychology and exp… 

Toast, Pudding Lane

Toast, Pudding Lane

Thomas Farriner (the one who burnt London to a crisp in 1666?) is a fantastic (albeit dead) baker, and we have resurrected him. 

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. 

Burnt Out

Burnt Out

Burnt Out – one Australian’s experience of our changing climate. 

Live, Laugh, Love

Live, Laugh, Love

Self-described musical genius James Love and his sequin-clad showgirl wife Stephanie have been married for 12 years. 

Duelling Piano Heroes

Duelling Piano Heroes

Two musicians. 

The New Rock'n'Roll

The New Rock'n'Roll

Ted Banks is a washed-up stand-up comedian desperate to get back into the big time with a comeback tour culminating in a slot at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics. 

How to Be Lost

How to Be Lost

With maps on every phone and immediate access to the finest cartography ever produced, it’s hard to get properly lost in the modern landscape. 

The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad

When those in power make decisions, it is those without power who pay the bloody price. 

Duelling Piano Heroes

Duelling Piano Heroes

Two musicians. 

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… 

Boom Town

Boom Town

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

Raft

Raft

Trapped by reality, freed by imagination. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

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

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. 

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

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. 

Gatsby: A New Musical

Gatsby: A New Musical

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

The Names I Have Known You By

The Names I Have Known You By

A chance meeting changes Annika’s life forever. 

Babysitting Calvin

Babysitting Calvin

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

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. 

Menopause Party

Menopause Party

Dolly Slatemen, the working wo-man’s Pub Landlady (alias of real-life Essex Pub Landlady Debbie Baisden), brings the Menopause Party to the masses. 

An Evening With Mr Noel Howard

An Evening With Mr Noel Howard

William Roby stars as centenarian cabaret artist Mr Noel Howard in this solo show about a veteran performer who at a hundred-and-something (his actual age is revealed in the show i… 

Torn

Torn

Torn is part verbatim testimony and part jukebox musical: an affectionate and uncompromising love letter to the power of the uterus. 

Looking for Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter

Looking for Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter

A very funny, touching and self-deprecating account of growing up in 1970s Wolverhampton. 

Dream

Dream

‘Everything starts with a dream’. 

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… 

Sing Sistah Sing! Tales of Transatlantic Freedom

Sing Sistah Sing! Tales of Transatlantic Freedom

A glorious exploration of musical theatre weaving song, spoken word and piano together across centuries and continents, celebrating the African diaspora’s quest for artistic, intel… 

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. 

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. 

Beyond Signs: International Deaf Narratives

Beyond Signs: International Deaf Narratives

European project Beyond Signs premiers at Edinburgh’s first ever International Deaf Fringe with a daring triple-bill show performed by a Deaf-curated International cast of Deaf p… 

Broadway Babe

Broadway Babe

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

Ghost Quartet by Dave Malloy

Ghost Quartet by Dave Malloy

Smashing Cabinets Theatre’s adaptation of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet is ghost-like and haunting, confusing at times, but generally falls somewhere between the mysteriousness o… 

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. 

Flat and the Curves

Flat and the Curves

The New Act of the Year 2022 and Musical Comedy Award 2021 finalists debut their salacious cabaret of unbridled fun. 

The Vampyre

The Vampyre

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

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… 

WILD ONION

WILD ONION

A narrative cabaret blending theatre, dance and circus arts, with an eclectic playlist and approximately 100 onions, WILD ONION brings three queer best friends together in this rio… 

Joy

Joy

Joy. 

Caino – Il Figlio del Primo

Caino – Il Figlio del Primo

The verbal battle between Cain and Lucifer. 

Liz Kingsman: One-Woman Show

Liz Kingsman: One-Woman Show

The Guardian’s #1 Comedy Show of 2021 comes to the Fringe for a limited run. 

Mother Tree

Mother Tree

A solo show about motherhood, the forest and the universe. 

Tempus Fugit: Troy and Us

Tempus Fugit: Troy and Us

The Greeks knew a lot about war and told great tales of heroism, victory and defeat. 

Nikki Hartung: Love, Pierre

Nikki Hartung: Love, Pierre

France’s greatest love guru, Pierre, swam from Paris to Edinburgh in the hopes of finally finding. 

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. 

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. 

Jetty Stars

Jetty Stars

A gritty piece of drama, this powerful, 60-minute theatre production is not for the faint-hearted. 

Matilda Jr the Musical

Matilda Jr the Musical

Based on Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel, Matilda tells the story of a precocious five-year-old girl who loves books, hates bullies, and is revealed to have telekinetic p… 

Plague

Plague

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

Puppets

Puppets

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

Like Other Girls

Like Other Girls

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

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 … 

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… 

Chicago, Chicago!

Chicago, Chicago!

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

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… 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

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

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

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. 

Medea the Musical

Medea the Musical

A rock concert in a courtroom. 

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… 

More Than Tracy Turnblad

More Than Tracy Turnblad

In this cabaret exploring body standards in the entertainment industry, Abby Rose Morris details her experiences as a plus-size performer while dismantling the ever-present cultura… 

The Grimm Tales

The Grimm Tales

The Riverside Theatre company are back, after sell-out-shows in 2019, with another exciting adventure for children and families. 

Adventures of Straker

Adventures of Straker

Peter Straker has one of the greatest, sweetest voices in British theatre, a unique performer who has starred in original productions of Hair and Tommy. 

Dorian

Dorian

A striking and stylised imagining of Oscar Wilde’s gothic masterpiece: the picture of Dorian Gray transforms into a malevolent horror as its inspiration remains untouched and bea… 

The Trojan Women

The Trojan Women

The Riverside Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh to take on this Euripides classic. 

One Week in Magaluf

One Week in Magaluf

When Amy, Megan, Nicole and Olivia decide to go on a week-long girls holiday to Magaluf, some of them are excited for sun, sex and sangria. 

Papageno's Quest

Papageno's Quest

Join Papageno on his quest to find a magpie feather for the Queen of the Night, encountering a number of his friends, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel and Carmen, as well as… 

Herviss Family

Herviss Family

Meet the Herviss Family and journey to their world. 

Elf the Musical

Elf the Musical

Award-winning musical theatre company The Talentz are bringing festive sparkle to you for our eighth year at the Fringe. 

I Don't Like Mondays

I Don't Like Mondays

What drives a young person who appears outwardly quite happy with his life to one day bring a gun into school? It’s a vital question because it’s a phenomenon that is unhappily bei… 

Choose Your Own

Choose Your Own

2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out! Rocket into space or face the haunted mansion? Say ‘I do!’ or murder the best man? Save the world or end it? In Choose Your Own, you decide… 

John Thorn Dirt An Existential Songbook

John Thorn Dirt An Existential Songbook

World-renowned songsmith and pianist extraordinaire, John Thorn, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a sublime collection of new original songs exploring the meaning of life and t… 

Comedy Boxing

Comedy Boxing

Back by popular demand, Comedy Boxing triumphantly returns to Edinburgh with all-new comedic competitors! Comedians will compete over four hilarious rounds of stand-up, improvisati… 

40/40

40/40

Kat is a woman (has been for quite a while now). 

Walk-Man

Walk-Man

It’s a day like any other. 

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. 

Lachlan Werner, Laurie Luxe and Paulina Lenoir: Movements in Motion

Lachlan Werner, Laurie Luxe and Paulina Lenoir: Movements in Motion

Three idiots, six left feet, and one splendidly stupid dance spectacular. 

For Example Theatre present: Boat!

For Example Theatre present: Boat!

A tragicomedy combining clowning and physical theatre, Boat! follows two friends at sea as they navigate companionship, solitude and altering states of reality. 

Pan Gu

Pan Gu

Pangu is a 50-minute physical dance play based on a Chinese mythic story in the Classic of Mountain and Seas. 

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… 

i don't feel anything

i don't feel anything

Three young people tell us they don’t feel. 

Creepy Boys

Creepy Boys

Twin orphans The Creepy Boys are throwing their very first birthday party. 

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. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

A group of eclectic pre-teens (played by just as eclectic adults) learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything as they spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up)… 

Anthems – Movie Musicals

Anthems – Movie Musicals

The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable show of movie musical showstoppers. 

Anthems – 40 Years of Edinburgh Music Theatre

Anthems – 40 Years of Edinburgh Music Theatre

Formed in 1982, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be celebrating its big birthday (40 years young!) by performing a musical revue. 

This Is Us – The Greatest Showman Tribute

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 by composer/playwright, Neo Vilakazi, based in Edinburgh. 

Follies: A Showcase of Bits and Bobs

Follies: A Showcase of Bits and Bobs

Comedy! Music! Fractured classics! Drama! And more! Do you like to be surprised? Is variety what you crave? We have just the ticket for you. 

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 improvise a b… 

Little Git

Little Git

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

FEMME

FEMME

From the catwalks of Paris to the office boardroom, Australian performer Erin Fowler presents FEMME, a deeply personal five-star, award-winning solo work that explores the stereoty… 

An Eve and an Adam

An Eve and an Adam

A beautiful, profoundly naked performance presented as nature intended. 

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

A young scientist by the name of Frankenstein breathes life into a gruesome body. 

Admiral

Admiral

By invite, the Windrush Generation came to rebuild Britain following the end of the Second World War. 

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty Platinum Jubilee Edition

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty Platinum Jubilee Edition

Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch, a thoroughly modern, fully empowered female role model. 

Madagascar Jr

Madagascar Jr

Madagascar Jr is the stage musical version of the 2005 children’s movie, a charmingly simple story of friendship amongst lovable animals. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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

Saltire Sky Theatre have lived up to all the expectations they raised following 1902, their smash hit of last year’s Fringe that won them the Broadway Baby Bobby Award and Off We… 

Reclaiming Harry

Reclaiming Harry

You‘ve read the books and seen the movies. 

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… 

Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide

Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide

Rowan McCabe knocks on stranger’s doors and writes poems for them, for free, on any subject of their choosing. 

All By Myself

All By Myself

POV: you’re a vlogger. 

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography. 

Starship Improvise

Starship Improvise

Combining the improvisation talents of Mischief Comedy, Austentatious, and Showstopper!, Starship Improvise is a blast out of this world, filled with moments of hilarity and creati… 

Healing+

Healing+

Help Mike Lemme leave his NYC apartment. 

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 known as: ‘the relationship. 

The Ultimate Pickle

The Ultimate Pickle

Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

We Are the Kingdum of Lear

We Are the Kingdum of Lear

An experimental reimagining of Shakespeare’s great play. 

Jordi vs Reality

Jordi vs Reality

Jordi is like Plato but even funnier, combining stand-up comedy and existential philosophy to wage a hilariously wacky war against reality. 

Marrano, a Tale from the Inquisition

Marrano, a Tale from the Inquisition

Marrano, a Tale From the Inquisition is a tragedy based on two historical events: the expulsion of the Sephardic Jews at the end of the 15th century and, consequentially, the murde… 

Godspell

Godspell

Learn your lessons well! Stephen Schwartz’s acclaimed gospel musical gets the Royal (Conservatoire of Scotland) treatment in this fully staged, full-length production. 

Are You Still Watching?

Are You Still Watching?

Paper. 

Ava Beaux: Which Witch

Ava Beaux: Which Witch

Ava loved being onstage, it’s where she had control. 

The Virgin Travels

The Virgin Travels

‘Mea culpa. 

Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)

Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)

It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices … 

Blue Chair

Blue Chair

What colour is the sound of a cello? How do you show the taste of an apple? A colourful, complex solo performance exploring autobiographical experiences of synaesthesia. 

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.  

Vampire's Ball: Ultimate Halloween Party!

Vampire's Ball: Ultimate Halloween Party!

From the brilliant minds behind SiriusXM – Kids, Harry’s Wand (Steve Goodie) and best-selling author of Don’t Feed the Bully (Brad Tassell), comes the Halloween show that every… 

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. 

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

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

Lori Hamilton's retelling of her eventful life is touching and amusing, despite the whirlwind pacing. 

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

Lauren Brewer and Will Geraint Drake’s The Single Lady is a musical extravaganza, giving Elizabeth I the same treatment that Hamilton did to the Founding Fathers. 

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… 

See You Later Mum

See You Later Mum

A play about love transcending separation. 

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. 

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
BOBBY WINNER

Circa: Humans 2.0

In a big top tent, ten performers, upon a brilliant white, circular stage, perform a series of ever more amazing acts of acrobalance, tumbling, throws, and aerial skills. 

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

Whilst it may be apt to stage John Montgomery and Derek Batchelor’s Flesh - a musical about Burke and Hare - at Surgeon’s Hall, the novelty stops there. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Sex, Lies & Improvisation

Sex, Lies & Improvisation

A dark comedy about lying together. 

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!

An original musical with plenty of spark, Vote Macbeth! aims to present a fresh take on the well-worn story of the Scottish play. 

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

Edinburgh Fringe is a hub of unique and wild shows, contrasting genres and varieties of themes crunched into a tight hour. 

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… 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

Turning what we know about morality on its head, Gabrielle James and Joshua Newman’s Living With Sin is an interesting twist on the traditionally 'evil' seven deadly sins… 

Seven and a Half Years

Seven and a Half Years

Mark Glentworth returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his unique biographical musical about a successful musician and composer who suddenly and rapidly suffers a career-sto… 

Stevensongs

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

There are some things as regular at the Fringe as Biblical downpours and overpriced street food. 

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. 

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 … 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Set in late 19th-century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of adolescent sexuality. 

Bare: A Pop Opera

Bare: A Pop Opera

At St Cecilia’s school, Peter and Jason have a hidden love affair, but what happens when this is exposed to their family and friends? A riveting piece of musical theatre brought to… 

On the Run: Dame Over!

On the Run: Dame Over!

A unique, genre-bending, two-man romp sees one panto dame’s life come crashing down around her. 

Death of a Disco Dancer

Death of a Disco Dancer

Set over one surreal night of dancing and debauchery, Death of a Disco Dancer is a psychedelic, wild black comedy. 

Fallen Rose

Fallen Rose

Look through the smoke. 

The Worst Thing You Could Do

The Worst Thing You Could Do

‘Unsettling yet captivating’ (Alt A Review). 

Stone – Face – Book

Stone – Face – Book

This solo performance with award-winning dancer Mikolaj Karczewski is based on personal material, made in collaboration with the obstruction master Palle Granhøj. 

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

When the three little wolves go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the Big Bad Pig. 

Shrimp Dance

Shrimp Dance

Shrimp Dance is a Butoh dance performance with live music and video art, based on research showing anti-depressants entering the sea through human waste are affecting the behaviour… 

Saved

Saved

Saved is a multi-layered, retro-mechanical music show built around rescued 70s home organs. 

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is a macabre new play by the innovative Scottish playwright, Annie James with original music by Singer/Songwriter/Composer Adam Usnami. 

Far Gone

Far Gone

A Roots Mbili Theatre and Sheffield Theatres co-production. 

Naughty

Naughty

‘You look 15, but I like that. 

When the Body Breaks

When the Body Breaks

I was living my “best life” when a complication during routine surgery left me unable to walk or think for years. 

Megalith

Megalith

Rocks. 

The Last Quest of Visilock

The Last Quest of Visilock

Greetings, weary traveller. 

A HipSummerNight's Dream

A HipSummerNight's Dream

What happens in the forest, stays in the forest. 

Working

Working

Working, from the book by Studs Terkel. 

Decision – An Irish Dance Play

Decision – An Irish Dance Play

Edinburgh-based award-winning Siamsoir Irish dancers return with their fifth original show – an Irish dance play. 

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

When four terrible directors start casting and their ego is way greater than their talent, what chance do the auditionees have? This funny and light-hearted show with a very talent… 

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Avenue Q is back after its sell-out 2019 run. 

X: 1969

X: 1969

Picture this: a musical based on the women of the Manson Family set to the music of Fleetwood Mac. 

Hot Mess

Hot Mess

Two twins, one heart. 

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. 

A Many-Splendoured Thing

A Many-Splendoured Thing

Inspired by the story of Hong Kong renowned novelist Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City, A Many-Splendoured Thing explores love between a man and a woman in a turbulent era thr… 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

What would you sacrifice in exchange for riches and fame? Family? Friends? Reputation? Soul? This modern-day, interactive and bizarrely comedic adaptation of the 1590s tragedy, Doc… 

Delivery!

Delivery!

Tin cans and string, pizza boxes pilling up, paper aeroplane and love notes. 

The Heat Museum

The Heat Museum

Curtains drawn, lawns burnt brown; a townscape is melting. 

Little Women

Little Women

Broadway, here we come! The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s production of Little Women is astonishingly professional, from the high quality costumes and stage setting to the ph… 

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Back for its 10th year this show bounces with energy. 

The Listies: Hamlet – Prince of Skidmark

The Listies: Hamlet – Prince of Skidmark

For the first time in Edinburgh, Australia’s favourite kidult comedy duo, The Listies, present their hilarious adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic – Hamlet. 

Carnival of the Animals by Circa

Carnival of the Animals by Circa

These zebras juggle and flip. 

Feeling Pretty

Feeling Pretty

Watch music, theatre and reality collide in this brand-new musical production! Feeling Pretty tells a story of women reclaiming their power. 

Curtains

Curtains

The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group is back at Paradise Green with a musical whodunit by Kander and Ebb, the pair behind Chicago and Cabaret. 

Tal

Tal

This original solo performance follows the story of a girl-woman dancer’s experiences with the eating disorder bulimia, and the way she healed through learning psychology and exp… 

Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

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

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

Jason Slavick’s Yellow Bird Chase shows us that the best children’s shows have something for everyone, whether it is the gibberish of the language, the compelling storyline or … 

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… 

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… 

Ganesh and Cydney's Clinic

Ganesh and Cydney's Clinic

Imagine if Prince and Mae West were best friends. 

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… 

Shannon Matthews the Musical

Shannon Matthews the Musical

A potty-mouthed romp through this bizarre-but-true story, from cult internet phenomenon and two-hit-wonder Kunt and the Gang. 

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. 

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. 

Something About George

Something About George

All Things Must Pass, they say. 

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. 

(Le) PAIN

(Le) PAIN

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

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, … 

The Suitcase

The Suitcase

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

KIN

KIN

One of the beautiful things about acrobatics is the way human bodies can collaborate in difficult-to-imagine ways. 

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. 

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… 

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

Clownfish Theatre has returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with an updated version of their show which saw sell-out audiences in 2019 as well as similar success in Adelaide. 

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. 

Kevin P Gilday: Spam Valley

Kevin P Gilday: Spam Valley

Critically acclaimed writer and performer Kevin P Gilday (Suffering from Scottishness, Sonnet Youth) takes a verbal sledgehammer to lazy stereotypes and attempts to deconstruct wha… 

The Endling

The Endling

‘What if it was you, you were the last individual of the species, The Endling?’ Visually beautiful and laugh-out-loud funny, Strange Futures use their ‘powerful physicality’ (Scots… 

Lil Saffron: Ragu to Riches

Lil Saffron: Ragu to Riches

Award-winning performer Michael Kunze makes his Edinburgh solo debut as the world’s greatest rapping pasta chef: Lil Saffron, aka the King of the Kitchen. 

AMJ Entertainer

AMJ Entertainer

The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England. 

Thom Tuck and Tim FitzHigham: Macbeth

Thom Tuck and Tim FitzHigham: Macbeth

416 years ago, Macbeth was first performed. 

Away From Home

Away From Home

Red rubber strands hang down, filling the space. 

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

Some shows are Fringe standards, you can’t help but think that they’re like the ravens at the Tower of London; that if they weren’t here, everything would come tumbling down. 

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!

I have a soft spot for classic, big top style circus even if it is being presented in a conference centre by a company that are famed for bringing this genre to West End stages. 

Taiwan Season: Light of Life

Taiwan Season: Light of Life

A magical, charming show of dance and acrobatics which will delight children and adults alike. 

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… 

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. 

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mischief is one of those companies that gives the struggling Fringe performer hope. 

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. 

Second Summer of Love

Second Summer of Love

Yummy Mummy (and Headmaster’s wife, just for extra grown-up points) Louise runs the school choir and helps her teenaged daughter with her homework. 

Block'd Off

Block'd Off

Working-class means many things now. 

Stop Trying to Be Fantastic

Stop Trying to Be Fantastic

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

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Dreamgun: Film Reads

Don't you forget about Dreamgun! The comedy script re-writers are back for another year at the Fringe with updated material and even a few new movies thrown in. 

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

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

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Oh no. 

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. 

Baby Wants Candy

Baby Wants Candy

Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019. 

Police Cops: The Musical

Police Cops: The Musical

Sometimes you’ve just got to listen to your balls. 

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

If Samuel Beckett is celebrated for the changing attitudes his work brought to ‘traditional’ theatre, then why do we insist on keeping his work preserved like an artefact, guar… 

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. 

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder

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

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. 

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

So much science, so little time. 

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 –… 

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

Irish gig theatre call to arms. 

False Start

False Start

What happens when you train for something your whole life, only to fail at the crucial moment? This question is the stimulus behind False Start, from acclaimed French-German theatr… 

Shamilton

Shamilton

Comedy supergroup Baby Wants Candy presents improvised hip-hop homage to Hamilton! After sold-out runs in Chicago, NY and LA, Shamilton comes to the Fringe! Join Shamilton as we im… 

Mythos: Ragnarok

Mythos: Ragnarok

In this high-impact dark comedy half-brothers Odin and Loki must overcome primordial giants, rival Gods and Goddesses, and their own ambitions – in their quest to seize power ove… 

Out to Lunch

Out to Lunch

Well-written, though lacking in some areas, Out to Lunch is an enjoyable watch for anyone interested in a slice of wacky humour. 

Blodlina: The Viking Musical

Blodlina: The Viking Musical

Where do you start if your ultimate goal is a West End and Broadway musical? Revivals often start at Chichester and new concepts here at the Fringe. 

Nathan Mosher is Injured

Nathan Mosher is Injured

A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs about a breakup, breakdown, breakthrough, and everything in-between. 

Shakespeare for Kids: This Rough Magic

Shakespeare for Kids: This Rough Magic

How do you cause a shipwreck or conjure goddesses at will? Tricksy spirit Ariel has you covered. 

Mr Moon

Mr Moon

Our story is human, that of a company built on the road, created through encounters, personal tragedies and destinies. 

Sweet FA

Sweet FA

1916. 

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

Fantastical entertainment like no other. 

The Same Boat

The Same Boat

New physical drama that weaves together the longings and fears of five characters: a witch, a bitch, a goldfish, a sleepwalker and a salaryman. 

Nathan Mosher is Injured

Nathan Mosher is Injured

A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs about a breakup, breakdown, breakthrough, and everything in-between. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Will Pickvance Plays Piano

Will Pickvance Plays Piano

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

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty at 90+

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty at 90+

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

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… 

Zoo Humans

Zoo Humans

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

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… 

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… 

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Pantomime is back. 

Catching Up

Catching Up

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

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. 

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. 

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

One of the Gals is completely packed. 

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. 

Dandelion

Dandelion

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

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… 

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… 

Looks Like We Made It

Looks Like We Made It

ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It. 

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… 

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. 

On Your Bike

On Your Bike

On Your Bike comes with a lot of hype. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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… 

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. 

Aladdin

Aladdin

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

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. 

Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

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

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

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

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… 

Belfast

Belfast

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

Spray

Spray

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

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.  

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. 

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… 

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

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

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. 

3333

3333

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

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. 

Small Histories

Small Histories

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

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… 

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… 

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… 

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 … 

Tickle – the Musical

Tickle – the Musical

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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 … 

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 … 

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. 

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

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

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… 

The Choir of Man

The Choir of Man

A feast for all the senses. 

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. 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

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

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… 

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… 

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. 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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

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… 

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. 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

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

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. 

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 … 

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… 

Anna KareniNa Na Na

Anna KareniNa Na Na

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

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. 

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. 

Shine

Shine

Shine. 

Rob Auton: The Time Show

Rob Auton: The Time Show

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Amazing Adventure of Her Majesty at 90+

Amazing Adventure of Her Majesty at 90+

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

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). 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

Still Life by Noël Coward

Still Life by Noël Coward

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

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Expulsion, electioneering and enchantment. 

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. 

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 … 

Pick Up

Pick Up

Pick Up. 

Souvenirs

Souvenirs

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

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… 

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 … 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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,… 

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure. 

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. 

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. 

A Voice

A Voice

1971. 

35,000

35,000

You make 35,000 decisions a day. 

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. 

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… 

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’. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

Anxiety Club

Anxiety Club

Hilarious. 

Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy

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

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… 

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. 

Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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). 

Contractions

Contractions

‘Come in. 

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. 

Shadow

Shadow

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

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. 

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… 

Tim Key

Tim Key

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

Verity

Verity

Poor Verity. 

Oliver!

Oliver!

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

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. 

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. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

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

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. 

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo – The Beginning

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

Big Band Does... Broadway

Big Band Does... Broadway

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

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. 

Berlin Girl

Berlin Girl

1983. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Triple Buse

Triple Buse

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

Pink House

Pink House

Peri is fifteen when her adopted mother dies. 

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. 

Time Flies

Time Flies

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

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. 

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. 

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). 

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. 

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. 

Xchange

Xchange

Prince En is bored of the royal life. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Sometimes, Just a Second

Sometimes, Just a Second

It’s a new millennium. 

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. 

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… 

3·1

3·1

An unstable space without an exit. 

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. 

Being Liza

Being Liza

A new play with music by Rachel Flynn. 

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

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

(L)awfully Wedded

(L)awfully Wedded

It’s a Belgian treat: sweeter than chocolates. 

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 … 

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. 

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

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

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. 

Post-Mortem

Post-Mortem

Nancy and Alex fell in love when they were teenagers. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

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

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

[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. 

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 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. 

Rave & Behave

Rave & Behave

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

ANTics

ANTics

Take a peek into the amusing world of ants. 

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. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

The Addams Family. 

Miss AmeriKa

Miss AmeriKa

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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 … 

Early Mornings – The Musical

Early Mornings – The Musical

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

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. 

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… 

Manifesting Mrs Marx

Manifesting Mrs Marx

‘Thrilling’ **** (Herald-Tribune). 

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. 

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. 

Get Happy!

Get Happy!

There may be trouble ahead. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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’. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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 … 

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. 

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… 

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

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

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. 

Microbodyssey

Microbodyssey

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

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life feels like a social experiment. 

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 … 

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… 

Love Bites

Love Bites

Love. 

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… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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). 

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. 

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. 

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… 

American Idiot

American Idiot

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

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 … 

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. 

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. 

Match Girl

Match Girl

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

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… 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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… 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

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

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… 

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 … 

The Room

The Room

The Room. 

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! 

The Sensemaker

The Sensemaker

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

Muse 90401

Muse 90401

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Never seen before. 

a crown of laurels

a crown of laurels

(fig. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Lovely Girls

Lovely Girls

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

Cry of the Gull

Cry of the Gull

Six lives uprooted by war. 

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. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

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

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… 

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… 

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. 

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables

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

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One. 

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. 

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. 

Birth

Birth

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

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. 

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Stop right now! Thank you very much. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Romantic Romeo

Romantic Romeo

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

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

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

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. 

It's Miss Hope Springs

It's Miss Hope Springs

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

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… 

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

413 years ago Macbeth was first performed. 

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A fully improvised show created using your favourite TV programmes. 

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. 

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 … 

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Rarely is a title so apt. 

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. 

Viggo the Viking

Viggo the Viking

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

beep boop

beep boop

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

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”. 

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… 

Macbeth

Macbeth

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

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. 

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. 

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

You never know what’ll change your life. 

Laser Kiwi

Laser Kiwi

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

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. 

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

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

Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine

The year is 2046. 

Conversations With Myself

Conversations With Myself

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

Love/Hate Actually

Love/Hate Actually

Amy loves it. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

(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… 

Plans

Plans

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell is in recall. 

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. 

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. 

The Long Pigs

The Long Pigs

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Raven

Raven

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

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. 

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. 

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…