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… 

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. 

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

Frank Sanazi – The Wurst Is Yet To Come

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

Spring

Spring

Based on the 19th-century German play Spring Awakening; A Children’s Tragedy by Franz Wedekind, Spring explores the lives of a group of teenagers growing up in a rural Christian … 

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

The world premiere of a brand new musical! In a London nightclub at the height of the Blitz, a female impersonator falls for an army officer, but finding a happy-ever-after ending … 

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

Ivy Paige: Bitch, I’m a Work of Art

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

BJW

BJW

Adena Walker is a Black Jewish Woman living in Trump’s America… and somehow she’s still single! Watch as she sings and dances her way through the NYC dating scene in this hil… 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

A modern musical by the Tony Award-winning Jason Robert Brown that follows the comedy highs and heartfelt lows of Jamie and Cathy’s five-year relationship. 

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 … 

Bathhouse the Musical

Bathhouse the Musical

This show is a musical comedy with adult themes and scantily clad men! It contains steam and lots of bubbles! Billy is a young man, looking for love. 

Tickle – the Musical

Tickle – the Musical

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

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

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

Based on his book My Camino Walk – A Way to Healing, the author takes you on his life-changing journey through the mythic landscape on the ancient pilgrimage route of the Camino … 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

American Performing Arts International is excited to return for the fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sold-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho… 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

After sold-out performances and five-star reviews the past four years, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

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

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Disney villain. 

Anna KareniNa Na Na

Anna KareniNa Na Na

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

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

The sell-out smash-hit show returns! Following acclaimed runs in London, New York, LA and San Francisco, multi-award-winning Police Cops are back with their new and improved 90s in… 

Arty's Ani-magination

Arty's Ani-magination

A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of … 

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

She’s the dreamer of dreams. 

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… 

Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

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

Notflix: Binge

Notflix: Binge

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

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Fresh from sell-out performances in London and Los Angeles, two of the co-creators of Fringe sell-out smash-hit Thrones! The Musical bring you a Harry Potter parody musical that is… 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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

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

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

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

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique “Shakespeare” play inspired by… 

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

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

Sam Morrison: Hello, Daddy!

Sam Morrison: Hello, Daddy!

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

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

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

A Night at the Musicals With Thomas Cameron

A Night at the Musicals With Thomas Cameron

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

Still Life by Noël Coward

Still Life by Noël Coward

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

KID_X

KID_X

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

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

Billed as Britain’s biggest theatre spectacular, Cirque Berserk! returns to Edinburgh following their hit Fringe debut in 2018, this time with even more acts and spectacular upda… 

The Magic of Cole Porter

The Magic of Cole Porter

Appearing for the 29th successive year in the magnificent setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www. 

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. 

Rob Auton: The Time Show

Rob Auton: The Time Show

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

Shine

Shine

Shine. 

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

Developed with Dr Brown and from the producers of the smash-hit award-winning shows Nate and Laid. 

MARA

MARA

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

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

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

Un Poyo Rojo

Un Poyo Rojo

Argentinian dance music greets us as we enter the space for two-man physical theatre experience Un Poyo Rojo, but the vast majority of the show takes place in silence. 

Juliet & Romeo

Juliet & Romeo

Both humourous and sad, Juliet and Romeo by Lost Dog company, presented by The Place, written with sensitive forensic analysis and directed by Ben Duke, is a subversion of Shakespe… 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael… 

The Hospital

The Hospital

A brilliant Scandi noir of the psyche, spoken in gibberish in a surreal world, Norwegian Jo Strømgren Kompani’s The Hospital, is gripping; moving from bizarre, black humour to d… 

Rat Pack Live

Rat Pack Live

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

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

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

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

So-Called Gen Z

So-Called Gen Z

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

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. 

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

Mathematician-turned-World-Slam-Champion Harry Baker turns 10,000 days old, celebrating numbers, words and life itself. 

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). 

Tang and Four Dreams

Tang and Four Dreams

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

The Words Are There

The Words Are There

The Words Are There is a moving and innovative piece of physical theatre that appeals both for its approach to male domestic abuse, and for its style of performance. 

Miss AmeriKa

Miss AmeriKa

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

111

111

A powerful duet between two exceptional dancers – Joel Brown (Candoco Dance Company) and Eve Mutso (former principal dancer of Scottish Ballet) – as they explore their differen… 

The American's Dream

The American's Dream

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

Milkshake

Milkshake

Amber. 

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Expulsion, electioneering and enchantment. 

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 … 

Spotlights: A Night at the Musicals

Spotlights: A Night at the Musicals

‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular. 

Souvenirs

Souvenirs

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

The Apology

The Apology

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

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

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

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

Mastication

Mastication

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

Pick Up

Pick Up

Pick Up. 

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 … 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

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

You and I: A New Musical

You and I: A New Musical

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

Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge

The framing of Paradise Lodge is odd at first. 

Les Quizérables

Les Quizérables

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

Scottee: Fat Blokes

Scottee: Fat Blokes

Fat Blokes is a sort of dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public – made by artist and forward-facing fatso, Scottee. 

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure. 

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How to Be Human answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex,… 

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 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. 

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Piracy! A Comedy on the High Cs

Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure. 

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual is a play within a play. 

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

The Rude Awakening: Sex, Shame and Liberation

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

Tokyo Rose

Tokyo Rose

Tokyo Rose is a complex story, told phenomenally well by a company quickly proving itself to be one of the hottest theatre groups in the country. 

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

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

Not Quite

Not Quite

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

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

Last Life feels like a social experiment. 

Ed MacArthur: Humoresque

Ed MacArthur: Humoresque

Starting your hour of stand up with an audio recording of a very sweet sounding child called Albert introducing you on stage might be considered cheating. 

Bait: Kill the Princess

Bait: Kill the Princess

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

Agatha Is Missing!

Agatha Is Missing!

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

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. 

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

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

A Taste of Summer

A Taste of Summer

Sell-out shows at the Fringe 2016 to 2018 (inc)! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ev… 

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… 

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… 

Jehovah's First Witness

Jehovah's First Witness

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

beep boop

beep boop

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

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

B-movies typically have negative connotations. 

Holly Morgan: Is a Witch. Get Her!

Holly Morgan: Is a Witch. Get Her!

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

An Evening Without Kate Bush

An Evening Without Kate Bush

Sarah-Louise Young is one of Edinburgh Fringe's most respected and sought after musical variety performers, and it's no stretch of the imagination to see why, as she delive… 

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. 

Playing Django

Playing Django

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

Heroin(e) for Breakfast

Heroin(e) for Breakfast

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

A Grave Situation

A Grave Situation

This World War II farce is a good choice for a 25-strong company to showcase their talents, with a wide range of roles on show. 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

Based on Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, this evocative tale of a brilliant doctor and his murderous counterpart has become a modern classic. 

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet-Apraxine and Julie Nesher) are delighted to invite you to the traditional and very unusual memorial ceremony of Anna Karenina, the tra… 

Spamalot

Spamalot

Award-winning performance arts school, LAFA, brings to life the story of Spamalot! telling the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail. 

Shadow

Shadow

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

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. 

Tim Key

Tim Key

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

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). 

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. 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

Welcome to Pamela’s Palace. 

Goodbear: Dougal

Goodbear: Dougal

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

Franz and Marie: Woyzeck Retold

Franz and Marie: Woyzeck Retold

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

Conversations With Myself

Conversations With Myself

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

Birth

Birth

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

Starry, a New Musical in Concert

Starry, a New Musical in Concert

Coming off their sold out shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City and Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles, this concert version of Dahan and D’Angelo’s emotional and exp… 

Bizet to Broadway: Natalie Sternberg

Bizet to Broadway: Natalie Sternberg

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

Oliver!

Oliver!

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

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… 

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. 

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo – The Beginning

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

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

Verity

Verity

Poor Verity. 

HoneyBee

HoneyBee

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

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

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

I'm OKayfabe

I'm OKayfabe

The head of professional wrestling promoters NXT, Paul Levesque, is famous for his idea that in wrestling, there are three layers of storytelling: The action in the ring, the story… 

Bullarena

Bullarena

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

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. 

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. 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

This new musical by Michael Bascom retells the story of Heathcliff and Cathy, two soul-bound lovers thwarted by family, society and God. 

Big Band Does... Broadway

Big Band Does... Broadway

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

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… 

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. 

Sidekick

Sidekick

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

A 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. 

The Remarkables

The Remarkables

This summer, a hero will brew. 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

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

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. 

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… 

Triple Buse

Triple Buse

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

We Want You to Watch

We Want You to Watch

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

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. 

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. 

A Man’s a Man

A Man’s a Man

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

Spray

Spray

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

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends

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

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. 

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. 

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

This comic tale examines Phina’s observations on what others have made of her black identity as a model, actress, radio presenter and writer in the fickle media world. 

Trans*Atlantic

Trans*Atlantic

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

Sound Cistem

Sound Cistem

Two transgender performers say ‘up yours!’ to the gender binary and invite you to their radical dance party! Under disco lights, over pulsing music, a queer celebration takes place… 

Enigma

Enigma

Enigma, a new musical presented by Enigma Theatre UK is an exciting piece of historical musical theatre telling the story of a unit of female code breakers in America during World … 

Vigil

Vigil

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has, for many years, produced and maintained a “Red List” of species which are either already extinct or in danger of bei… 

The Afflicted

The Afflicted

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

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

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

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. 

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. 

Distilled in Scotland – 100% Harmony!

Distilled in Scotland – 100% Harmony!

Two lifelong Scottish friends – Hamish, an Islander, and Dougie from Edinburgh – fulfil a plan to hike to Edinburgh through Scotland’s Islands, Highlands and Lowlands. 

The Living Room

The Living Room

What’s more mundane than death? What’s more absurd? In a slice of often brave, often very funny, and occasionally extremely poignant clowning, Amritha Dhaliwal and Gemma Soldat… 

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

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

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

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

Filament

Filament

Whether it’s because Hollywood has force-fed us with them for decades, or simply because the concerns of teenage life are pretty universal across most of the Western world, we’… 

Cabaret of Curiosities

Cabaret of Curiosities

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

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. 

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… 

Transfigured – The Pack

Transfigured – The Pack

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

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. 

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. 

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 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… 

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. 

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. 

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

What do you get when you blend the works of William Shakespeare, with an all singing and dancing musical extravaganza? You get the Elizabethan’s answer to Flight of the Conchords… 

The Chosen

The Chosen

How do we face dying if we know we have a terminal illness? And also how do we live in the face of death, imminent or not? Losing several friends in the same year, Kally Lloyd-Jo… 

The Burning

The Burning

Witch is an old word. 

Phrases

Phrases

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

Murder on the Dancefloor

Murder on the Dancefloor

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

Lucy Farrett: Lois

Lucy Farrett: Lois

Character comedy is a difficult discipline at the best of times and, with a trope as thoroughly picked-over as the oblivious action-hero, it asks at lot from a performer to find so… 

Circa: Humans

Circa: Humans

Contemporary dance, physical theatre, and circus swirl together at The Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s circus venue as ten acrobats explore their bodies and each other in Circa… 

Bumper Blyton

Bumper Blyton

Bumper Blyton features a bumper cast of improv experts who give assured performances throughout, but too many bells and whistles lead to a muddled production. 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

The Bubble Show For Adults Only starts innocently enough. 

From the Top

From the Top

A delight, witty but profound exploration of the power relationship between choreographer and dancers, From the Top, choreographed by Hong Kong-based Victor Fung, is a send-up of a… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Freak Show

Freak Show

An army of foreign invaders, bad guys, rapists and thieves, fake news, sensationalist tweets and buckets of ice cream, Creon rules Thebes with ungoverned rage. 

Basque Showcase

Basque Showcase

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

Normaler Than Everyone

Normaler Than Everyone

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

My Love Lies Frozen in the Ice

My Love Lies Frozen in the Ice

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

Dear Mother Moon

Dear Mother Moon

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

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

With millennial nostalgia at its peak, there can be no better time to head to the Edinburgh Fringe and experience Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical. 

Ariadna

Ariadna

Alyona Ageeva’s Physical Theatre PosleSlov return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the third year with a piece that feels very much like a direct sequel to last year’s Sky … 

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. 

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. 

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

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

She Sells Sea Shells

She Sells Sea Shells

Searching through the Fringe guide for a show worth seeing is a job that could perhaps be likened to archaeology – you spend hours carefully probing, sorting the dross from the d… 

Rust

Rust

It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset. 

Raven

Raven

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

Princess Party

Princess Party

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

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Rarely is a title so apt. 

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

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

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

If a show combining maths, poetry, comedy and rap sounds like it may be up your street, then boy, oh boy, do I have a show for you?! The youngest ever World Slam Poetry champion, H… 

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

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

Zuma Puma is an accomplished clown, who uses her skill to draw an audience in to a compelling narrative about what it is to experience shame as a woman. 

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

An intense, enthralling and fascinatingly uncomfortable exploration of the ageing of an American woman, played with a perfected bleak clowning approach that toys with the crowd and… 

The Gray Cat and the Flounder

The Gray Cat and the Flounder

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

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

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

3·1

3·1

An unstable space without an exit. 

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

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

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… 

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. 

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… 

The Desk

The Desk

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

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

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

Notflix: Originals

Notflix: Originals

Since their explosive debut a few years ago, Waiting For The Call Improv (WTFC) and their signature show, Notflix, have been tipped as rising stars. 

M.E.H

M.E.H

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

Legally Blonde the Musical

Legally Blonde the Musical

Always a source of top-quality musical theatre at the Fringe, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, brings us perhaps one of the best ways to spend a morning at Fringe. 

Garry Starr Conquers Troy

Garry Starr Conquers Troy

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

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

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

Post-Mortem

Post-Mortem

Nancy and Alex fell in love when they were teenagers. 

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde

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

Dog in the Manger

Dog in the Manger

Betty is a bit of a dog in the manger. 

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 Wizard of Winterbourne

The Wizard of Winterbourne

Open lock to the Dead Man’s knock! Fly, bolt and bar and band! Nor move, nor swerve, joint, muscle, or nerve at the spell of the Dead Man’s hand! Newbury Youth Theatre present … 

(L)awfully Wedded

(L)awfully Wedded

It’s a Belgian treat: sweeter than chocolates. 

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

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

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy has become almost as much a staple of the Fringe as being slapped in the face with flyers on the Royal Mile. 

Knock Knock

Knock Knock

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

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… 

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 … 

Late Bloomers' Tales

Late Bloomers' Tales

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

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

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

It's Miss Hope Springs

It's Miss Hope Springs

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

Manifesting Mrs Marx

Manifesting Mrs Marx

‘Thrilling’ **** (Herald-Tribune). 

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… 

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. 

Early Mornings – The Musical

Early Mornings – The Musical

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

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

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

Medea

Medea

Immortalised as a monster of Ancient Greece, Medea, who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from her father, and murdered her own children, finally gives her defence. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

The Addams Family. 

ANTics

ANTics

Take a peek into the amusing world of ants. 

Get Happy!

Get Happy!

There may be trouble ahead. 

Rave & Behave

Rave & Behave

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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! 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

[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. 

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… 

Valentina's Galaxy

Valentina's Galaxy

Valentina’s Galaxy: an intergalactic adventure for starry-eyed 2-6 year olds and their adults. 

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. 

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. 

Order from Chaos

Order from Chaos

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

Ned and the Whale

Ned and the Whale

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

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

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. 

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. 

Unknown

Unknown

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

Cry of the Gull

Cry of the Gull

Six lives uprooted by war. 

Lovely Girls

Lovely Girls

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

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

Mother Goose - CANCELLED

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

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. 

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… 

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… 

a crown of laurels

a crown of laurels

(fig. 

Bedlam

Bedlam

‘This place is a human rat trap. 

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Hard Truths – An Improvised Play

Never seen before. 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

This new musical by Michael Bascom retells the story of Heathcliff and Cathy, two soul-bound lovers thwarted by family, society and God. 

Painted Corners

Painted Corners

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

Void

Void

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

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. 

There's Something Missing

There's Something Missing

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

Muse 90401

Muse 90401

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

The Sensemaker

The Sensemaker

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

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 Room

The Room

The Room. 

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 … 

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… 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

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

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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). 

There She Is

There She Is

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

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Shang is back for its eighth year. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Eric Lampaert: Borne of Chaos

Eric Lampaert: Borne of Chaos

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

Stand-Up Poet

Stand-Up Poet

‘Excellent show’ (FringeReview. 

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. 

Arthur Smith: SYD

Arthur Smith: SYD

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

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. 

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. 

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.  

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… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

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

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

Space Junk: A Soviet Musical

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

Match Girl

Match Girl

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

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

Switch Witchetty's Almanac of Everything

Switch Witchetty's Almanac of Everything

The Almanac has been destroyed. 

Microbodyssey

Microbodyssey

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

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. 

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 … 

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. 

Josephine

Josephine

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

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 comed… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Love/Hate Actually

Love/Hate Actually

Amy loves it. 

Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine

The year is 2046. 

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

Len Blanco: Firing Blancs

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

Laser Kiwi

Laser Kiwi

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

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

Wil Greenway: The Ocean After All

You never know what’ll change your life. 

Karam Deo: Table for One

Karam Deo: Table for One

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

Double Bubble Trouble

Double Bubble Trouble

Poppy Bubbles is loving her new job as Head Chief Senior Bubbleologist and now she’s back to her old lab to check up on her nephew Bert. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

(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… 

Viggo the Viking

Viggo the Viking

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

Karaoke Saved My Life

Karaoke Saved My Life

Scotty D, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a journey, showing how karaoke saved his life and how it can save yours, too. 

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 … 

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

Tim FitzHigham and Thom Tuck in Macbeth

413 years ago Macbeth was first performed. 

Solitary

Solitary

Right now, there are between 60,000 and 80,000 people held in solitary confinement within United States prisons – many of whom have served months or even years in extreme isolati… 

Romantic Romeo

Romantic Romeo

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

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 com… 

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. 

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Stop right now! Thank you very much. 

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. 

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. 

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One

Chris Dugdale: Down to One. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

You May Also Like

You May Also Like

A fully improvised show created using your favourite TV programmes. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Plans

Plans

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

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. 

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… 

Tappuccino

Tappuccino

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

Shit-Faced Showtime: Alice Through the Cocktail Glass

Shit-Faced Showtime: Alice Through the Cocktail Glass

‘Who are you?’ asked the Cheshire cat. 

Joyce

Joyce

Return to a world where childhood imagination sparks unending curiosity. 

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

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

Meddlin' Kids

Meddlin' Kids

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

Phil Cornwell: Alackadaddy

Phil Cornwell: Alackadaddy

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

Tom GK's Hearing Loss: The Musical

Tom GK's Hearing Loss: The Musical

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

Daniel Cainer: Signs and Wonders

Daniel Cainer: Signs and Wonders

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

Ange Lavoipierre: Final Form

Ange Lavoipierre: Final Form

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

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

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

Claire Dowie's When I Fall If I Fall

Claire Dowie's When I Fall If I Fall

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

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

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

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

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

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

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

FrontX

FrontX

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

Connie Wookey: Denied

Connie Wookey: Denied

In February my cousin died in a plane crash. 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

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

Alice and the Little Prince

Alice and the Little Prince

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

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Runaways. 

Contra

Contra

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

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

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

Bad Aunts

Bad Aunts

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

8:8

8:8

Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators. 

Shakespearience

Shakespearience

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

One Duck Down

One Duck Down

One Duck Down. 

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

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

Inflatable Space

Inflatable Space

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

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

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

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

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

Sarah Jane Morris: Sweet Little Mystery

Sarah Jane Morris: Sweet Little Mystery

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

Aunty

Aunty

‘HELLO EVERYONE IT’S YOUR AUNTY HERE. 

The Listies: Ickypedia

The Listies: Ickypedia

***** (Fest). 

Taiwan Season: Bout

Taiwan Season: Bout

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

Shakespeare for Kids: Fools and Bottoms

Shakespeare for Kids: Fools and Bottoms

A perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s beloved clowns. 

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. 

Moonbird

Moonbird

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

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Meet Jonny: teacher, father and football fan. 

Rob Auton: The Time Show

Rob Auton: The Time Show

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

The De Nova Super

The De Nova Super

Physical theatre. 

Songs in the Key of Cree

Songs in the Key of Cree

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

Super Hugh-Man

Super Hugh-Man

A Maori boy’s musical about his Hollywood hero. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

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

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

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

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

It’s 1981 and ska music pulses. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

GEORGE

GEORGE

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

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. 

Tobacco Road

Tobacco Road

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

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana

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

Paradiso

Paradiso

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

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

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

Healthy Harmonies in Concert

Healthy Harmonies in Concert

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

Richard Rodgers – A Song in My Heart

Richard Rodgers – A Song in My Heart

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

Elf Lyons: ChiffChaff

Elf Lyons: ChiffChaff

The Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee (Best Show 2017) presents her one-woman musical about the economy. 

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

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

Thor and Loki

Thor and Loki

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

Liz

Liz

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

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

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

Stuart Bowden: Our Molecules

Stuart Bowden: Our Molecules

Stuart Bowden has been doing this for a long time. 

A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

Pechorin is a superfluous man. 

Chris Dugdale: Up Close!

Chris Dugdale: Up Close!

2016 and 2017 winner of the Edfest Bouquet. 

In Conversation With... Jonathan Watson

In Conversation With... Jonathan Watson

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

Beta Test

Beta Test

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

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Disgraced actor Garry Starr is going it alone. 

Drip

Drip

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

The Creation Myths of China

The Creation Myths of China

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

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Mumbai. 

Body Shop

Body Shop

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

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

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

Bohemians Reimagined!

Bohemians Reimagined!

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

Amusical

Amusical

For one night only. 

Umbrella Man

Umbrella Man

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

Sunshine Boy

Sunshine Boy

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

National Touring With Black Theatre Live

National Touring With Black Theatre Live

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

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

The Whole of Shakespeare

The Whole of Shakespeare

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

The Squirrel Plays

The Squirrel Plays

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

Stardust

Stardust

Let’s talk about drugs. 

Door-to-Door Poetry

Door-to-Door Poetry

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

As We Like It

As We Like It

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

A Man's a Man

A Man's a Man

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

3am Waitress

3am Waitress

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

Reigen

Reigen

A new translation of the scandalous Austrian play from 1903 unveils intimate conversations between people before and after they have sex. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

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

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

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

Pippin

Pippin

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

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Highly acclaimed but rarely performed hilarious Ayckbourn double bill. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

A Show About Shows About Show Biz

A Show About Shows About Show Biz

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

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

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

Patience

Patience

Love is complicated. 

The Drowned Bride

The Drowned Bride

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

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

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

Freak

Freak

‘Raw. 

Spotlights Show Choir: A Night at the Musicals

Spotlights Show Choir: A Night at the Musicals

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

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

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

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

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

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Your passport to saner living. 

The 2 Mouthed Men Experience

The 2 Mouthed Men Experience

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

A Life on the Silk Road

A Life on the Silk Road

The National Theatre of China have brought their visually stunning production of Life On The Silk Road to Zoo Southside. 

The First Love Project

The First Love Project

Whoever you are, you’ll only know first love once. 

There She Is

There She Is

When a whale beaches on the London Underground, all hell breaks loose and communication abruptly ceases. 

The Quest: A Fantasy Musical

The Quest: A Fantasy Musical

Questing Voles – All’s Well That Ends As You Like It, 2017: ‘a pretty anarchic hour of fun and frolics’ (FringeReview. 

Lady and the Cramp

Lady and the Cramp

A tongue-in-cheek, bursting-at-the-seams (literally), all-female musical cabaret troupe. 

Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham

Could there be a more relevant show for our society? A shocking 50 years after the workers’ strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, women are still fighting for equal pay and conditio… 

Just One Wise Life

Just One Wise Life

To be well or not to be well, that is the question. 

Let's Talk About Porn

Let's Talk About Porn

Is porn misogynistic or female empowerment in action? Why don’t we talk about porn? What impact does porn have on teenagers, adults and children? Is porn ultimately a good thing … 

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron is an English tenor whose voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and performs classics such as Bring Him Home. 

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

If you haven’t already heard of this band of bawdy, Bardy performers, it prompts the question, “Is this your first time to the Fringe?” If the answer is yes - what have you b… 

Cepacia – Love Takes His Breath Away

Cepacia – Love Takes His Breath Away

The story of Romeo and Juliet receives medical treatment in Cepacia from Durham School and Shadow Dreams. 

The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon

When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the boy is not in the least surprised. 

An Afternoon of Delights

An Afternoon of Delights

Sell-out shows at the Fringe in 2016 and 2017! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ever… 

The Princess Project

The Princess Project

Take a trip through time to discover the origin of classic fairy tales from Aesop’s Fables to the Brothers Grimm to Disney. 

Slipstick

Slipstick

A man enters and, La Cage Aux Folles style, he sits at a mirror that isn’t there and paints his face in lurid make-up. 

Propeller

Propeller

Propeller is a play which relates a small town’s struggle to reinstate a railway line, in order to make a much wider statement on the merits and masquerade of social action. 

Plucked

Plucked

Plucked is a barnyard fable declaring the high ground on animal cruelty, a sermon on cycles of violence from bird to child to wife. 

Austentatious

Austentatious

It is a truth that should be universally acknowledged; you do not need to possess an extensive understanding of the books of Jane Austen to fully enjoy Austenatious. 

Les Misérables School Edition

Les Misérables School Edition

Performed entirely by very talented students, Captivate’s production has been seen by an estimated 22,000 people, with sell-out crowds, standing ovations, and multiple five-star re… 

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron is an English tenor whose voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and performs classics such as Bring Him Home. 

Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark

Blimey! It’s 1958, the Cold War is heating up, and Her Majesty’s finest assassins have gathered to celebrate topping off their prime target. 

BARK! The Musical... How the Little Dog Found His Voice

BARK! The Musical... How the Little Dog Found His Voice

The secret life of man’s best friend is pondered in BARK: The Musical. 

Pussy Riot: Riot Days

Pussy Riot: Riot Days

It’s very rare that you go to ‘the theatre’ and feel as though you are witnessing a moment in history; with Riot Days, Pussy Riot successfully creates this feeling. 

Chase Scenes

Chase Scenes

Chase Scenes is exactly what it says it is: 60 scenes in which performers create a variety of famous and original chase scenes, filmed lived onstage and projected onto screens at t… 

The Fabulous TT

The Fabulous TT

Compared by many to Dudley Moore and Victoria Wood, The Fabulous TT will captivate you with true stories about her life with Robert Burns, David Gest, Michael Jackson and her ambit… 

Rent

Rent

In the intimate surroundings of the Basement Theatre, with a small and extremely talented cast, Captivate’s original take on Larson’s rock musical will be intense and emotionally c… 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

Kangaroos and Bagpipes

Kangaroos and Bagpipes

Kangaroos and Bagpipes is an unique blending of Australian singers and their Scottish counterparts performing traditional and contemporary songs designed to entertain, enthrall and… 

Stick by Me

Stick by Me

We all remember the feeling of temptation to open the box that we’re not supposed to open as a small child. 

Reigen

Reigen

Some plays lend themselves to radical reinterpretations and stagings while others need handling with more care. 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

George Buchner’s great working class tragedy Woyzeck has long cast a shadow over European theatre. 

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

University is the best time of your life, isn’t it? So what do you do when every day is a struggle? In Seven Ways to Calm the Fuck Down, directed by Ruth Berry, 3BUGS Fringe Thea… 

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I’ve got a lot of love for YESYESNONO. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Captivate Theatre is delighted to be bringing the universally acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Wonder

Wonder

Wonder: a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar or inexplicable. 

Henna

Henna

On the eve of an Indian wedding an anxious bride-to-be is having intricate henna patterns applied to her hands. 

NEHH, Made in Scotland and Meursault Present... Crow Hill

NEHH, Made in Scotland and Meursault Present... Crow Hill

Meursault presents Crow Hill, a series of urban horror story vignettes, set in the titular, fictional, Scottish town. 

The Bacchae

The Bacchae

You may think you’ve seen The Bacchae – but have you seen Dionysius wreaking havoc upon his namesake play in an attempt to modernise it? This is the premise of Mermaids: The U… 

13: The Musical

13: The Musical

13 is a hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that cool is sometimes where we least expect it. 

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

Barbara Brownskirt, the prolific poet-in-residence at 197 bus stop, Penge, semi-welcomes you to her thought-provoking and unsettling knee-length poetry comedy show. 

Jessie Cave: Sunrise

Jessie Cave: Sunrise

With her cult following for her acerbic doodles online about love, Jessie has stuff to say. 

Get Rreel

Get Rreel

The world’s biggest girl band Get Rreel are on the brink of collapse. 

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

Mandrogyny contains many universal themes, including an exploration of self, identity and gender expression. 

89 Nights: An Original Musical

89 Nights: An Original Musical

The magic of New York is effectively captured in 89 Nights, a new musical from Troubadour Stageworks. 

Achilles

Achilles

With roots in Grotowski’s theatrical style and the laboratory theatre of 1970s Poland, Company of Wolves are known for their striking, collaborative work that fuses dance, physic… 

Six

Six

A pop song musical about the six wives of Henry the Eighth is not, at first glance, something you’d think would necessarily work. 

Girl World

Girl World

Frisky are transporting audiences to a fantasy land created by two pre-pubescent girls, Tilly and Inga (played by Camille Dawson and Serena Ramsey). 

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Starr is a bag of nervous insecurity, wrapped up in a paper thin façade of theatrical overconfidence. 

The Surface

The Surface

Set in a post-apocalyptic world this student-run, original musical theatre production takes place after humankind has destroyed the surface of our planet. 

Police Cops

Police Cops

Official sell-out show 2016. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

Scottish company, Stage Avenue Performing Arts invite you to come and pull up a pew and get ready to dance in the aisles for their Edinburgh Fringe debut of the feel-good musical c… 

Evros | The Crossing River

Evros | The Crossing River

Follow Doaa who dreams of a better life amongst a backdrop of war, terror and enduring love. 

Bendy House Improv

Bendy House Improv

Bendy House – an improv duo. 

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Join us in the depths of the Indian Jungle for an imaginative adventure, with a family-friendly adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book. 

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

The UK’s number one Tommy Cooper tribute returns to the Fringe! Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. 

Edinburgh in the Shadows

Edinburgh in the Shadows

‘A collection of. 

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Satirical and hilarious. 

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo In A Tutu is a new musical by Tish Tindall starring The Fabulous TT and Lossie Elite Dance Company. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. 

The Understudies

The Understudies

The Understudies is a completely improvised comedy musical that enjoyed a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. 

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A new musical adaptation of the classic tale of Cinderella, by Charles Perrault. 

The Accordion Shop

The Accordion Shop

Mister Ellody has quietly kept his accordion shop going on the High Street for generations. 

The Trail to Oregon!

The Trail to Oregon!

The Trail to Oregon is based on the 90s video game The Oregon Trail follows an all-American family of five (two parents, two children and the grandpa) as they make their way from M… 

A Romantic's Guide to the Apocalypse: A New Musical

A Romantic's Guide to the Apocalypse: A New Musical

What happens if you find the love of your life at the end of the world? This hilarious and moving new musical follows Jack who discovers that the world will end in one week. 

The Burnt Part Boys

The Burnt Part Boys

Pete wants to keep The Burnt Part a shrine. 

Button, Buckle and Bow

Button, Buckle and Bow

Three colourful clowns discover the beauty and joy found in the changing of the seasons. Join Button, Buckle and Bow on their wonderful adventure. 

Body Shop

Body Shop

The body is a unique object in human experience; both object and objectified, yet the body is also subject. 

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When was the last time you messaged a friend, updated your story or video called family? We live in a world of instant communication but how often do we assess the presence of tech… 

Inferno

Inferno

‘Arabella, I would love to show you this world of mine. 

Do It Now: Manual Override

Do It Now: Manual Override

Danger! Systems are being corrupted and broken. 

Community

Community

Set in a not-so-distant world where individuality is condemned and where life is constantly broadcast, this new play will explore our strange desire to constantly display ourselves… 

The Improvised Panto!

The Improvised Panto!

The panto that you control! Very Serious People use your suggestions to improvise a brand-new musical pantomime every single night. 

Highland Serenade

Highland Serenade

Highland Serenade – a retired US naval officer has relocated his family to the Highlands of Scotland. 

Mr Lorraine

Mr Lorraine

Some people choose their alter ego. 

Mr Lorraine

Mr Lorraine

Some people choose their alter ego. 

Let's Be Frank!

Let's Be Frank!

When age and illness takes hold, sometimes there is a burning desire to tell the disturbing truth of life’s great triumphs and sadness. 

Robert Burns the Musical

Robert Burns the Musical

A new musical by Tish Tindall based upon an idea by David Gest, Michael Jackson, and the life and works of Robert Burns. 

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

The Time Traveller dedicates his life to creating a time machine in an attempt to alter the moment of his greatest loss. 

The Penniless Optimist

The Penniless Optimist

Trapped in a TV box world, Po is on a quest to retrieve his one and only worldly possession, his optimistic hat. 

Loserville

Loserville

Get your ticket into Loserville from the team behind Fringe sell-out American Idiot! The Son of Dork musical comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time. 

Vox: A Fairy Tale for a New Age

Vox: A Fairy Tale for a New Age

Vox: A Fairy Tale for a New Age is a new work inspired by real-life occurrences in the life of Rowlett High School students. 

Cabaret

Cabaret

Back by popular demand! Cabaret is full of decadence and delight, music and merriment. 

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

Horror writer Arthur Machen journeys from rural Wales to the suburbs of late Victorian London, reflecting on the intangibility of things. 

The Girls from Oz - Because, Because, Because, Because, Because...

The Girls from Oz - Because, Because, Because, Because, Because...

Pining for the Southern Cross? Spend a five-star night with The Girls From Oz! Full of sass and armed with killer harmonies, these Sheilas can sing, joke and put on one helluva sho… 

Doors Opening

Doors Opening

A vicar, a business man and an actress go into a lift. 

Father in the Hole

Father in the Hole

The father was gone, the daughter who knew nothing about traditions had to step up to take charge of the Hong Kong -style funeral. 

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

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

Lu-ting the Merman

Lu-ting the Merman

A mythical merman tribe in ancient Hong Kong, the Lu-tings, is oppressed by another dominant culture. 

The Lost Things

The Lost Things

Visual theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell aim to inspire the imagination of their audiences with their creations. 

Sky Labyrinths

Sky Labyrinths

Having absolutely loved Posolev’s other work at the 2018 Fringe, (Some)Body, I’m a little nervous at the start that this may not be of equal standard. 

Gamarjobat

Gamarjobat

Gamarjobat shows that comedy is truly without language barriers. 

WireDo

WireDo

Many people firmly believe that the circus discipline of Tightwire must in fact be an illusion or a magic trick. 

We've Got Each Other

We've Got Each Other

Jukebox musicals are undeniably hit and miss. 

To Have Done With the Judgement of God

To Have Done With the Judgement of God

Leaving the theatre with no idea what you have just seen but having enjoyed it immensely is perhaps an appropriate response to a production of Antonin Artaud’s To Have Done With … 

Nigel Slater’s Toast

Nigel Slater’s Toast

One of the hardest calls for a reviewer to make is where to draw the line between production and play. 

Legacy: A Mother's Song

Legacy: A Mother's Song

Legacy: A Mother’s Song, one of two devised musicals under the ‘Legacy’ banner at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is the distinctly less crowd-pleasing of the pair. 

Iconic – A Brief History of Drag

Iconic – A Brief History of Drag

Ian Stroughair delivers an hour of avante guarde post modern drag, with a voice so powerful he should require a license to operate it. 

Broken Romantics: A Unicorn's Quest for Love

Broken Romantics: A Unicorn's Quest for Love

This is one woman’s tale of the many heartbreaks in her life and the lessons she learned from each that allowed her to be able to love herself instead of seeking it in others. 

Shit-Faced Showtime: Oliver With a Twist

Shit-Faced Showtime: Oliver With a Twist

With success in the likes of Shitfaced Shakespeare and Shitfaced Showtime, Magnificent Bastard Productions return to the Fringe with their take on Lionel Bart’s 1960 musical. 

Aphrodite and the Invisible Consumer Gods

Aphrodite and the Invisible Consumer Gods

This award-winning show combines humour, audience interaction and dance to highlight the objectification of women in the media. 

The Merry Wives of Seoul

The Merry Wives of Seoul

Koreanised adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic. 

American Idiot

American Idiot

Green Day’s visceral and provocative Grammy and two-time Tony Award-winning musical. 

One Belt One Road: Chinese Culture and Art Festival

One Belt One Road: Chinese Culture and Art Festival

With the theme ‘the starting point of love, silk road and art’, our festival has a variety of performances and art from countries on the One Belt One Road. 

Improvised Improv

Improvised Improv

Australia’s best improvisers are here! After great seasons at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, Melbourne International Comedy and Adelaide Fringe festivals, Changing Jennifers are e… 

Police Cops in Space

Police Cops in Space

It's obvious from the loud, excited audience in Assembly Studio 3 that London-based comedy theatre trio The Pretend Men – Nathan Parkinson, Zachary Hunt and Tom Rose – have… 

My Left / Right Foot – The Musical

My Left / Right Foot – The Musical

Birds of Paradise’s new musical is a hysterical and at times incredibly thoughtful production that takes a wry and insightful poke at the state of inclusion in modern theatre and… 

Egg

Egg

The Edinburgh Fringe is the sort of place where you expect to see experimental, strange and unusual performances, and Paper Doll Militia’s Egg will certainly satisfy audiences lo… 

Heather and Harry

Heather and Harry

Heather and Harry is a romantic yarn detailing the story of Heather, an angel cast out of heaven by her misogynist rapping boyfriend Zeus, of Greek mythology fame. 

Fringe Wives Club: Glittery Clittery

Fringe Wives Club: Glittery Clittery

If you like your cabaret kick-ass, feminist, patriarchy-smashing and unabashedly consensual, do not miss Glittery Clittery Fringe Wives Club. 

Cabernet

Cabernet

Through wine, laughter and tears, Louise explores the pressures of life and love. 

Dogfight

Dogfight

Award-winning company Room 29 Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with the hauntingly beautiful musical Dogfight. 

Kelty Clippie the Musical

Kelty Clippie the Musical

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

Trump'd!

Trump'd!

There is such a plethora of Donald Trump-inspired shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year, it feels like it should almost become its own genre. 

The Lampoons: House on Haunted Hill

The Lampoons: House on Haunted Hill

A late night slot at the Pleasance Dome perfectly suits the latest offering from The Lampoons, a raucous, defiantly silly parody of the creaky well-loved William Castle classic, de… 

Taiwan Season: Once Upon a Daydream

Taiwan Season: Once Upon a Daydream

Once Upon a Daydream, produced by Sun Son Theatre, bursts with life and colour. 

Mistero Buffo

Mistero Buffo

Go and see this show right now. 

Marmite

Marmite

Marmite: it’s the breakfast spread that we apparently love or hate, and the word has – in that way the English language often does – subsequently evolved far wider metaphoric… 

The Worst Little Warehouse in London

The Worst Little Warehouse in London

The Worst Little Warehouse In London is crammed into The Box, which appears to be an actual shipping crate housed in Assembly Gardens. 

Rocky Horror Night

Rocky Horror Night

The Rocky Horror Night at Frankenstein’s — now in its 17th year — is one of the staple nightlife experiences in Edinburgh. 

Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl

Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl

Make sure you arrive at Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl a few minutes early; performer Jess Love is thrilled to offer you a coffee, a tea, or a biscuit in the queue. 

Feed

Feed

Feed is a thought-provoking and memorable piece by Theatre Témoin that explores the insidious relationship between the Internet and capitalism. 

Backup

Backup

Backup, a mix of puppetry and gestural object theatre, is a half hour of pure delight. 

Adam Larter: Boogie Knights

Adam Larter: Boogie Knights

Adam Larter plays Sir Dance-a-lot, one of the Boogie Knights who has been exiled from a land where disco lovers are persecuted, and where rock ‘n roll and the evil King Gary now … 

Mirage

Mirage

Combining dance, text and improvisation, Mirage is a kinaesthetic exploration of reality and empathy. 

Playing Django – The Musical Tale of a Guitar Legend

Playing Django – The Musical Tale of a Guitar Legend

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

Cabernet

Cabernet

Through wine, laughter and tears, Louise explores the pressures of life and love. 

The Artist

The Artist

Thom Monckton of Finland’s Circo Aereo returns to Edinburgh with a hugely entertaining hour of silliness. 

Duckie

Duckie

Le Gateau Chocolat has brought his background in drag to this kids show, which is a solo act loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling. 

When You Fall Down: The Buster Keaton Story

When You Fall Down: The Buster Keaton Story

If silent Hollywood star Buster Keaton is remembered for anything, it's his emotionless, mask-like expression; so the initial shock here is that this Buster speaks and smiles. 

Legacy: The Book of Names

Legacy: The Book of Names

At first glance The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's two collaborative productions with the American Music Theatre Project may seem remarkably similar to last year's pair. 

Buried: A New Musical

Buried: A New Musical

Buried certainly made a splash at the Fringe last year, winning awards left, right, and centre, and deservedly so – Tom Williams and Cordelia O’Driscoll’s new musical is quir… 

Mouse Music!

Mouse Music!

The talented vocalists of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with another fantastic musical extravaganza for all the family this August. 

Alice

Alice

Eighteen talented actors bring you a spectacular reinvention of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure… 

Cabernet

Cabernet

Through wine, laughter and tears, Louise explores the pressures of life and love. 

Bagged

Bagged

Bagged is a Yorkshire comedy play, based on the life of a retail manager named John, and the trials and tribulations that go off on a daily basis in his store. 

Anthems – From West End to Broadway

Anthems – From West End to Broadway

The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable evening of musical theatre classics you will know and love. 

Single Life

Single Life

Every now and then a sparkling gem comes bubbling to the surface of the Fringe. 

...and Peggy

...and Peggy

Attempting to create a spin-off to one of the most beloved musicals of recent memory is a brave choice, and unfortunately it is a gamble that didn't pay off in this case. 

Cazeleon: The Movies in My Mind

Cazeleon: The Movies in My Mind

Cazeleon, the self-proclaimed ‘cabaret chameleon’ – resplendent in monochrome make-up and a jaunty red, wide-brimmed hat - opens her show with a pitch perfect rendition of … 

In Conversation with… Peter Egan

In Conversation with… Peter Egan

Downtown Abbey’s Marquis of Flintshire and a BAFTA-winning actor with a film and TV career spanning fifty years. 

35mm

35mm

A picture is worth 1,000 words – what about a song? A punchy contemporary musical that will leave you questioning what a picture really is and how it can be so much more than a s… 

Pirates Revisited

Pirates Revisited

The Opera North Youth Company is proud to present an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular and much-loved Pirates of Penzance, directed by Emma Black and conducted by Nich… 

Zugunruhe

Zugunruhe

Zugunruhe (zoo-gun-rue): an ornithology term for ‘migratory restlessness in birds’. 

Ur – Medëa

Ur – Medëa

Desire is the place of not yet having. 

Freeman

Freeman

Theatre is often defined as a means of offering a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. 

Elf Lyons: ChiffChaff

Elf Lyons: ChiffChaff

Elf Lyons should be feeling pretty good right now. 

(Some)Body

(Some)Body

Last year, I was lucky enough to catch Alyona Ageeva’s Physical Theatre PosleSlov perform to a small audience and immediately became a fan. 

Shower Thoughts

Shower Thoughts

The bathroom of a student flat is not a place you'd want to spend 5 minutes, let alone an hour. 

No Honour in Blood

No Honour in Blood

When two Spartan warriors find themselves trapped and lost in the underworld, they must outwit a devious enemy, or remain forever in the land of the dead. 

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

This is the loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little grey spider named Charlotte. 

The Dolls of New Albion

The Dolls of New Albion

A desperate inventor. 

Blaze Your Trail

Blaze Your Trail

Universal Academy, an award-winning charter school from the state of Texas, proudly presents this riveting hit new musical! Featuring a multicultural cast of students, this product… 

The Battle of Boat

The Battle of Boat

The Battle of Boat is a new musical set in a seaside town on the English coast. 

The Vampire of Barcelona

The Vampire of Barcelona

In Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century, a vampire walks the streets, invisible to those who choose not to see her. 

The Frogs

The Frogs

Loosely based on a comedy written by Aristophanes in 405 BC, The Frogs is a hilarious send-up of Greek comedy and satire. 

And Then There's Me...

And Then There's Me...

The world is full of wonderfully different people – dramatic, dreamy, daring and disturbing! Join our medley of characters on an energetic journey through their dreams, hopes and… 

Lift – Youth Edition

Lift – Youth Edition

A contemporary musical set in the lift between Covent Garden Tube platform and street level of the piazza with a rich and complex musical score. 

To Be Frank Poetry: Open Mic and Live Spoken Word Show

To Be Frank Poetry: Open Mic and Live Spoken Word Show

A brand new type of spoken word show is coming to the Edinburgh Fringe, with one half open mic and one half live spoken word show. 

Individual Medley

Individual Medley

Q: What happens when you move a 12-year-old from Basingstoke to Zambia? A: She swims. 

Scientology the Musical

Scientology the Musical

Deciding to take on Scientology, the notoriously thin skinned and litigation happy “religion”, as the central subject matter of a comedy rock musical is certainly a brave choic… 

It’s Not Over Yet... and How to Survive the Future

It’s Not Over Yet... and How to Survive the Future

It’s Not Over Yet… choreographed and performed by Emma Jayne Park (aka Cultured Mongrel) is a heart-stopping autobiographical show about cancer. 

Assassins

Assassins

Assassins is a show of rich thematic complexity, difficult harmonies and challenging characterisation. 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Beacon Boy Players return to The Sanctuary to stage Bugsy Malone – a knockout show full of slapstick comedy and catchy, swinging tunes! Expect plenty of panache and pizzazz from … 

My Land

My Land

You know you’re at a good circus when you expect your jaw to drop, only to realise it’s already on the floor. 

Kaput

Kaput

For anyone who thinks they don't make physical comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton any more, here's a word from the wise—which, in this context, essentially … 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

This is one of two offerings at the Fringe this year from Iulia Benze and Kurt Murray, featuring high energy physical movement, bubble art and audience interaction. 

Goddess

Goddess

Outrageous, comedy storytelling show based on writer/performer Jacqueline Haigh’s true experiences working as a receptionist in a Tantric massage parlour and her quest for the Ness… 

Captain 'The Butcher' Reality

Captain 'The Butcher' Reality

Former superstar Captain ‘The Butcher’ Reality returns after a 15-year absence. 

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

One sunny afternoon David and Lucy were playing with their dog in the garden and suddenly a strange creature called a Rapadoodle appeared. 

Pee Paper Pizza

Pee Paper Pizza

Wouldn’t it be great if we had superpowers that could get us out of hopeless situations? Or a hero or heroine who stands by our side? Brand-new international ensemble Donkey for … 

Lia Hatzakis – Onion Gum

Lia Hatzakis – Onion Gum

Lia Hatzakis delivers a multi-character show, playing every member of the Onion family. 

An Imp-Revised History of the World

An Imp-Revised History of the World

Ever wondered what might happen if Queen Victoria met Genghis Khan? In this totally improvised comedy, the audience choose which chapters of history they want to see rewritten. 

See Rock City and Other Destinations

See Rock City and Other Destinations

A wanderer believes his destiny is written along the North Carolina Interstate. 

Andrew O'Neill: I Am a Rich Man and I Have Many Sons

Andrew O'Neill: I Am a Rich Man and I Have Many Sons

There’s a better universe next door. Let’s go! Award-winning Fringe veteran brings all the feels. ‘An incantatory state of near-constant laughter’ **** (List). 

Me Talking, Mostly

Me Talking, Mostly

Mick dives into the absurdity of being an onstage performer and gives the audience a chance to sit in the director’s seat. Be prepared to laugh, cry and experience unbridled joy! 

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

An improvised comedy where a one-word audience suggestion inspires rapidly unfolding scenes. 

A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

Join Meg and her band of misfits on a voyage through time and space. 

Doctor Whosical

Doctor Whosical

Join your favourite Doctor Who characters for their greatest journey yet! It’s a musical adventure in time and space! After the TARDIS mysteriously crash lands, the Doctor and hi… 

Prune

Prune

Prune the bouffon is the shrivelled and bitter product of a break-up, birthed from the pain of Serena Flynn’s ex cheating on her with webcam girls. 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Night time. 

The Servant of Two Masters

The Servant of Two Masters

Goldoni’s boisterous 18th-century Italian comedy collides with 21st-century American pop culture. 

Loneliness and Other Adventures

Loneliness and Other Adventures

The portrayal of a young woman’s search for love and her sometimes crippling fear of being alone. 

Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful

Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful

Poet and raconteur Tina Sederholm has long been an adult, but still feels like a problem child. 

The Last Sesh

The Last Sesh

After a hugely successful run in 2017 – ‘I didn’t expect for it to be that damn excellent’ (LexicalLunacy. 

The Return of Reuxberre Bereré

The Return of Reuxberre Bereré

Careering from his glittering ex-career as an incomparably successful composer/performer on Broadway, Reuxberre Bereré spends just one preciously distilled hour showcasing on the … 

Rory O'Keeffe: The 37th Question

Rory O'Keeffe: The 37th Question

Stuart and Zoe meet for their first date and do ‘The 36 Questions’, a psychological experiment designed to make strangers fall in love. 

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

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

The Creative Martyrs: After the Apocalypse

The Creative Martyrs: After the Apocalypse

The end of the world is nigh. 

The Odyssey of Homer

The Odyssey of Homer

A new adaptation of Homer’s classic presented in iambic pentameter using physical theatre and shadowplay. 

Fall of Eagles

Fall of Eagles

Europe. 

She Wolf

She Wolf

Daughter, princess, wife, queen, mother, warmonger, widow and crone. 

The Sound of Their Music

The Sound of Their Music

An evening celebrating the legendary partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. 

Lucky Stiff

Lucky Stiff

Mistaken identities, a corpse in a wheelchair, a short-sighted ex-lover, an avaricious dogs’ home, an English shoe salesman, a French cabaret singer and some nuns. 

Don't Tell Me Not to Fly

Don't Tell Me Not to Fly

This summer, four of West End’s leading ladies take residence in McEwan Hall – Janie Dee, Danielle Hope, Ria Jones and Claire Sweeney. 

We'll Do It Live!

We'll Do It Live!

Fringe madness has descended once again with the weird and wonderful from all over the globe in our bonnie wee city. 

Nailed It

Nailed It

Halleberrylujah! Having told his backstory in the award-nominated Christ on a Bike and demonstrated the wonders of Pontius Pilates in Cross Fit, your sassy King of the Shoes, Jesus… 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

After yet another five-star run, EUSOG returns for its 25th year at the Fringe with The Drowsy Chaperone! A satirical masterpiece, paying homage to Jazz Age musicals of the 1920s, … 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut! Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrate… 

App and Down

App and Down

Popular or unknown, apps are part of our daily lives. 

The Amours of Lillie Langtry

The Amours of Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry, the most captivating and wicked woman of her time, has a scandalous secret. 

TV Invasion

TV Invasion

A young couple in crisis realise they need distance from the hypnotic effects of the mass media, which has come to invade their lives. 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

This jukebox musical, based on Twelfth Night and Elvis music, is a fantastic, foot-tapping show. 

Starting Now: Youth Showcase 2018

Starting Now: Youth Showcase 2018

Celebrating the enthusiasm and fresh talent of new dancers from across Scotland. 

And Another Thing! An Improvised Show

And Another Thing! An Improvised Show

What’s the one thing you’ve always wished you told somebody? What was the perfect phrase for that moment that just passed you by? Never seen before, never to be seen again. 

Annie

Annie

After last year’s Fringe success with sell-out audiences and great reviews, Captivate is bringing back this much-loved family favourite. 

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Four Go Wild in Wellies is a playful look at how friendships are built, broken and mended – a whimsical adventure featuring tents that have a life of their own, bobble hats and o… 

The Lost Matriarch 2

The Lost Matriarch 2

Chuckle award runner-up (1998) Berlinda will take you on a journey to The Lost Matriarch, leaving behind all you have ever known about gender. 

Electric Frog

Electric Frog

Join Dr Electric-Hogg, Dark Master of Dada, in this offbeat production of his career retrospective as his interviewer (his hapless assistant Stags) asks the question on everybody… 

Poppets Adventure

Poppets Adventure

Make way for the Poppets crew! Join best friends Cory, Daisy, Poppy and Lewis as they go on an exciting adventure. 

The Storyteller's Apprentice

The Storyteller's Apprentice

‘Join me, Loquacious, storyteller extraordinaire; my words weave with unique flair. 

Anchor

Anchor

In a light and playful form, the duet Anchor depicts the dilemma between love and desire. 

Action Man

Action Man

Upon retirement, Corporal Liam Drury returns to be confronted with sudden and debilitating flashbacks to his time in combat. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

A modern take on the classic tale. 

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

Bare Productions are a new, fresh Edinburgh-based company comprising of some of the best local talent who have all performed in multiple five-star sell-out shows at the Fringe. 

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. 

Bare

Bare

Students Peter and Jason meet and fall in love at a Catholic boarding school but everything is conducted in secret and hidden behind lies. 

It's Not a Sprint

It's Not a Sprint

‘Today is the day I make a decision. 

Pamela DeMenthe Presents: Sticky Digits

Pamela DeMenthe Presents: Sticky Digits

After exploding all over last year’s Fringe, the doyenne of erotic fiction, Pamela DeMenthe, returns with her seminal scorcher, Sticky Digits: an interactive masterclass in salacio… 

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd returns to London having been unjustly exiled by the evil Judge Turpin. 

Coccinellidae

Coccinellidae

A six-foot woman and a sex doll take on femininity. 

Mess

Mess

Rachel’s life is a Mess, and her best friend Adam always seems to have his life together. 

The Darker Side of Musicals

The Darker Side of Musicals

Join Shoogalie Road as you’ve never seen them before for an evening of musical theatre as we perform excerpts from Jekyll and Hyde, Phantom of the Opera and Sweeney Todd. 

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

The boy who wouldn’t grow up. 

Two Faced Bitchin'

Two Faced Bitchin'

A high octane, 80s inspired, dark comedy sketch show! Imagine if Dynasty and Desperate Housewives met on RuPaul’s Drag Race, in the 80s! Set in the power-dressed world of Cassandra… 

The Mould That Changed the World

The Mould That Changed the World

Alexander Fleming’s death-defying, worldly wonder antibiotic drugs have saved us for the last 90 years. 

A Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror

A Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror

Ever wondered how to do the Rocky Horror show? Need cues for rice and paper? This show will answer all your questions as you join in with the fun. 

Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows

Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows

After a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2017, we return with the story of Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows! You may have heard a similar story before, but we will take you o… 

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Musical farce based on the hit 1988 film. 

A Gallant Life

A Gallant Life

It’s August 1918 and it’s finally beginning to look like an Allied victory is on the cards. 

One Musical to Rule Them All

One Musical to Rule Them All

After a sell-out, five-star run in 2016, One Musical to Rule Them All returns to parody everyone’s favourite trilogy about wizards, hobbits and a quest to destroy some magical je… 

Rob Kemp's Wheel of Shows

Rob Kemp's Wheel of Shows

Feeling pressured by his success last year with The Elvis Dead, Rob Kemp returns with ten(!) shows stuck to a spinning wheel. 

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses is a lyrical journey through Ovid’s classic tales, told through the fresh eyes of Mary Zimmerman. 

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

A reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, the ‘superbly talented’ (List) Young Pleasance bring the glitz, glamour, and seedy underworld of interwar Berlin to life with chara…