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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. Incognito Theatre, the creators of the sell-out All Quiet On The Western Front, return to the Fringe with the story of a group of young Londoners seeking to climb to the top of their city's underworld in the 1920s… 

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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 adaptation of Büchner’s Woyzeck and the return of their award winning debut Our Man in Havana, based on Graham Greene’s iconic novel… 

Ken
Ken

Terry Johnson’s deeply personal Ken enjoyed a geographically personal run in as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where much of the play takes place… 

In Loyal Company
In Loyal Company

If you were anywhere near the Pleasance Courtyard this year, you’ll of heard of Lab Rats Theatre’s In Loyal Company as it shook the Fringe with its sell out run and critical acclaim… 

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Clingfilm

Clingfilm

What do you get when a Pole, a Turk and a Brit turn up at a funeral? A cabaret. Obviously. Clingfilm is the dark, sparkly and anxiety-ridden world of three hipsters hashing out one WTF after another, from turning 30 to the imminence of Brexit. This accidental, wholly unpredictable cabaret delves into the unique perspectives of three very different women from three very different backgrounds (from the home counties to the roughest borough in London via a grandmother who swears she actually walked here from Poland…)… 

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Audacious Mr Astley
Audacious Mr Astley

In this, the 250th anniversary year of the world’s first circus performance, the ‘father of the modern circus’ Serjeant-Major Philip Astley is reincarnated by his modern-day equivalent… 

Let's Inherit the Earth
Let's Inherit the Earth

World premiere. Global warming, environmental destruction, mass extinction – this is the life! Morna Pearson’s punky new climate change comedy with songs, directed by Ben Harrison, design by Ulla Karlsson, and music by Jonny Hardie… 

Daniel Cook: Carpet
Daniel Cook: Carpet

Watching Daniel Cook run wildly around Pleasance’s Bunker Two, three things are clear: 1. He’s really, really funny; 2…