About Turn’s Dido and Aeneas is an innovative new production of a
timeless opera, featuring an ensemble of very talented emerging performers.
You may think the title is a joke.
Opera Bohemia, a professional Scottish opera company, return for their fifth year at the Fringe with their critically acclaimed production of Puccini’s La Bohème.
Stand up tragedy is a relation of stand up comedy.
California Shakespeare Ensemble’s exploration of Shakespeare’s greatest
villains reminds us why the Bard can’t be beat.
The scene is Renaissance Europe.
Blood Orange is a modern tragedy of politics, race, religion and ethics.
Juvenal is most likely a familiar name to many people and yet very few
would claim to know much about him.
Burlesque requires a careful blend of elements.
Bringing Renaissance comedy to a modern audience is a tricky undertaking at the best of times.
Scott Wings has taken this classical myth and twisted it like beaten metal.
Philip Ridley is one of the most controversial playwrights of the past decade and Mercury Fur is arguably his most savage, brutal and poetic work to date.
Beowulf: The Blockbuster is a triumph of a one-man show.
A chance to be one of the SIx Plays One Day Festival at The Space on the Isle of Dogs.
Three shows were presented with a Broadway Baby Bobby Award at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
I have this wish to be obscured. All the time. And obstructed and unseen. So I have made a ventriloquist horror comedy show. Let me (try to) explain.
Typecasting can be a plight for any actor.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane sits down with the one and only Bianca Del Rio to discuss her debut Fringe show 'Unsanitized'.
Hosted by Paisley's own queen of the arch put-down, and nemesis of the comedy overlords, Copstick gets it on with the barber of Chippenham and the Spinster of Rock, Wil Hodgson and...
Your host is the delectable, ever-fragrant, wee nyaff, Copstick, and our special guests include Peter Buckley Hill, Dr Phil Hammond, and Shogun Joe & The Vagabonds.
As any pastor’s daughter would, German comedian Freddi Gralle finds humour in the rather bizarre chapters of her evangelical upbringing.
History is essentially chaos.
Slaughtered in the Afternoon, at the Surgeon's Hall with your host Copstick, and special guests Simon Fanshawe, & Mark Borkowski.
I’m going to be honest with you: I have next to no understanding how joke-writing works.
When you’ve been working on a play for over two and half years with two other writers it becomes hard to pinpoint the exact reasons behind why decisions have been made!
Episode 3 of Slaughtered Again is hosted by the ever fragrant Copstick, with special guests Luca Cupani, Simon Schatzberger, Joanna Lipari, Mike Blaha, and Paul Vickers.
Internationally renowned singer-pianist Jeremy Sassoon tells the amusing story of alternating careers that have now landed him onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe with his show MOJO (M...
Corey Weekes and I have been working on Rapsody for the best part of 2 years now.
Another riotous Slaughtered in the bag.
Half-cut at the Surgeons Hall is now live. Please subscribe. Host Copi Copstick. Guests include Elaine Miller, Trevor Lock, Matt Price and Mary Goggin.
We last came to the Fringe in 2019 with our take on Medea.
I love opera.
Norris & Parker talk about their double-act and life together.
Editor-in-Chief, Richard Beck, talks to Leeth Singhage who has made the journey from Sri Lanka to Edinburgh with The One TEEN Show.
Olivia Zerphy is one of four theatre artists with a passion for film who formed Voloz Collective in 2019.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane speaks with Sam Morrison about grief, laughs and his brand new hour "Sugar Daddy".
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane gets the latest details on the critically acclaimed comedian's tenth Edinburgh show.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane chats with comedian and storyteller Kim Kalish about her comedy background, her writing process and her debut Edinburgh show "The Funny Thing About D...
Richard Beck goes behind the scenes to see an improvised show is developed.
Good moaning. Kate Copstick has a chat with Arthur Bostrum. You might know him best as Officer Crabtree in 'Allo 'Allo - the one with the appalling French accent.
Every year the Fringe Society organises an event called Meet The Media for participating companies seeking coverage of their shows – Broadway Baby has supported the event every y...
Stephanie Green interviews Morag Deyes, outgoing Artistic Director of Edinburgh’s Dance Base on curating her last Fringe this year, 2022 and about her extraordinary childhood, he...
Is the right to own weapons of war more valuable than the lives said weapons claim? A play that provides space to discuss what needs to be discussed.
There’s no access guide to sex; how to consensually shag your blind girlfriend.
From lifelong ambitions to accessibility roadblocks, Joe Friedman talks about EdFringe and more.
From The Iliad to Afghanistan, Jonathan D'Young takes us through Troy & Us and its beginnings.
Ventnor Fringe, 'an authentic, bohemian festival experience', runs from 22nd - 31st July
Paul Stone provides some fascinating insight into drag and its place in WW2.
The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry is offering the opportunity for five Midlands-based creatives and companies to develop their work in the Theatre’s B2 auditorium
Jason Slavick has three weeks to embrace the Clown and find his inner child - and so a yellow bird is born and flaps its way to EdFringe.
Exploring art, performance, joy and culture with Franko Figueiredo.
Hip-Hop Orchestra Experience fuses the precision and refinement of classical music with the gritty edge of rap and hip-hop, pushing the boundaries of both. This is how it began.
Ben Kavanagh in conversation with Editor-in-Chief, Richard Beck, about his play The Convert at Above the Stag.
Desmonda Cathabel wins 14th annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year 2022
Welcome to Brighton Fringe 2022! This is your ultimate guide to everything on at Brighton Fringe 2022, including cabaret and comedy, theatre and workshops, and much, much more.
Unquestionably one of the most successful stage adaptations of all time, Taymor brought a vast array of disciplines to the performance, including ritualised puppetry, mask and move...
A brand new night at Brighton's biggest comedy venue starts this April as Komedia teams up with comedy producers Berk's Nest whose previous shows shows include the Edinburgh Comedy...
For the last three years, COVID has meant that nearly all of my performing has been in my living room with my cats as the audience, or occasionally on Zoom.
Comedian Lubna Kerr’s fears on returning to the stage.
A new festival provides Edinburgh with a laid-back weekend of entertainment for all.
It’s time to bring a little cheer into your life as theSpaceUK announces the first shows on sale for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced the first release of shows for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This mark the start of the 75th anniversary of the Fringe.
The Offies - how they came about and grew.
We’re only six episodes into the podcast Be Honest with Jojo & Bruce, and Jojo Sutherland and Bruce are already showcasing their natural ability to make people laugh.
Applications are now open to ensure underfunded and underrepresented schools can access quality Shakespearean education from working theatre practitioners.
Now that society is beginning to open up again and comedy is back to being performed live, what happens to those online shows, to those new friendships, to those themed nights?
It’s 2022. This is the year. The girl who cried “Edinburgh Fringe!” is ready to play! And lose those UK shortbread pounds.
Anna Lou Larkin talks with Editor-in-chief Richard Beck about her new show Le Wine Club.
Organisers of the VAULT Festival today announced that this year's programme will not go ahead due to the surge in Covid-19 infections.
This year’s Luke Westlake Scholarship was awarded to Melodie Karczewski during a ceremony at the Turbine Theatre, Battersea last Sunday evening.
As Brighton and Hove leaves lockdown and enters Tier 2, socially distanced live performances are back on the cards.
COVID-19 has severely disrupted the entire industry.
Since the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis has caused the world to shut down, the theatre industry has gone dark, at least at first sight.
In this Valentine's Special we talk to comedian Matt Hoss about what would be on his Valentine's playlist, how to book a tour after Edinburgh Fringe and what to get a vegan for Val...
Comedian Catherine Bohart, star of 8 out of 10 Cats and The Mash Report, talks to us about ways to keep smiling despite the news, how to make your run at Edinburgh Fringe a success...
Does technology have a role in live performance? In 2014 The Old Market’s #TOMtech season blasted into Brighton, exclusively showcasing performances shaped by technology.
The sixth pub crawl in our series takes place in Leith.
Copstick is back at Surgeons' Hall chatting to Martha McBrier, Darcie Silver, Pope Lonergan and Lisa Frischemeier.
The fifth in our festival pub crawls traverses the New Town.
Slaughtered, from the Underbelly Abattoir. Hosted by Copstick, with guests including Alun Cochrane, Luca Cupani, Langston Kerman, Taigé Lauren, and Darius Davies.
Kate Copstick chats to Paul Wady of Stealth Aspies about questioning labels on the topic of autism.
Unlike its sister crawl, Old Town North, Old Town South traverses more of the South Side’s bars that lie adjacent to many Fringe venues.
Kate meets the folks behind the [email protected] and finds out more about this unique venue.
Hosted by Kate Copstick and featuring the equally fierce female voices of Kirsten Vangsness (yes, Penelope Garcia!), Elaine Miller, and Martha McBrier.
The third of our pub crawls, the Old Town North trail has an extensive list of both core and optional bars to choose from.
The second crawl in our festival pub crawls 2019 takes you through Newington.
The first in our series of Fringe Festival pub crawls 2019 takes us from Morningside to the Meadows.
Kate Copstick presents episode 1 of Slaughtered at The Surgeon's Hall with President Obonjo and Zach Zucker.
After a year of excellent shows, picking the winner was harder than ever.
There’s been disco-dancing to Madonna in an old church, vegan based stand up in a room above a pub, incredible acrobatics, hilarious cabaret songs about near-death experiences an...
Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe.
There have been some stellar hits and some definite misses, but with some five star performances just starting their runs it could be that your favourite show of Brighton Fringe 2...
That’s right, we’re already coming towards the halfway point of Brighton Fringe.
Alternative and experimental performances have always been at the heart of Fringe, but is there still space for something a little more unpredictable? Enter Harry Clayton-Wright.
From dark comedies, to sci-fi authors, to an uncooked lump of dough, Brighton Fringe certainly offers surprises for everyone as we head into this second weekend.
After taking on a LOT of research to create their new cabaret show, What Doesn’t Kill You [blah blah] Stronger, Tyler and Erin have discovered some tips on how to survive some pr...
The Old Market are excited to announce that they have managed to raise £1,057 for Brighton Women’s Centre throughout their Reigning Women season.
Welcome to Brighton Fringe 2019! We’re ready to welcome back old favourites, discover new talent and generally have a jolly good time.
This week culminates in International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March and The Old Market’s fiery mini-season, Reigning Women, has never seemed so relevant.
Ditch the messy arts and crafts this half-term and entertain your little darlings with the best live family friendly performances Brighton and Hove have to offer instead.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year (apart from Brighton Fringe, of course) and there are plenty of delightful performances to entertain you this winter.
The Warren will be relocating for Brighton Fringe 2019 to a brand new venue in the heart of the city
If you’re not a performer, it can be impossible to imagine how anyone is able to get up on stage and entertain.
Welcome to our top 5 picks from the third year of Brighton HorrorFest, the spooktacular celebration from Sweet of all things that go bump in the night.
A relevant exposé of our relationships with social media
Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe.
The Museum of Ordinary People (MOOP) is a pop-up museum, running for one week only, as part of The Spire’s secret Fringe programme.
Despite the costs many performers experience putting on a production there are plenty who use the platform provided to them to fundraise or raise awareness for a cause close to the...
Serena Flynn might only reveal her darkest secrets after lots of gin, but her on-stage alter ego Prune is grotesque, fragile and ready to bear all.
May is marvellous.
You've probably walked the circumference of the globe the amount of times you've been up and down the pier.
You have probably seen an awful lot about GDPR coming from
all angles recently and although I’ve no desire to add more white noise to the
conversation, in the spirit of compl...
Want to know who Broadway Baby is and our codes of conduct? Read on.
Do you ever find yourself singing The Bare Necessities? Or breathily repeating David Attenborough’s iconic narration? If so, the Ensonglopedia of Animals is the show for you.
We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from.
After the glorious sunshine of the opening weekend, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fun might be over.
Caitlin is a one-woman play by Mike Kenny about Dylan Thomas and his wife's tempestuous life together, written entirely from her point of view.
The relationship between poetry and alcohol is renowned and Joseph J Clark continues in this tradition with his show, Drunk With A Pen (Sweet Werks 2, 5th-13th May, 19:00).
Do you always listen out for the screeching sound of the TARDIS? Have you dreamed of captaining the Enterprise to boldly go where no one has gone before? Does other people’s lack...
It’s the bank holiday and you’re ready for the long weekend – but what to do? Read on to discover how to kick-start your weekend with comedy, beer, parties and Julie Andrews.
The Warren once again joined with Brighton Fringe to celebrate the opening of Brighton Fringe 2018 with a fantastic free firework display on Thursday 3rd May.
Know your camembert from your comté? Your seitan from your soy? If you serve your steak on a Himalayan salt block or enjoy covering your chargrilled cauliflower with chermoula the...
Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong.
Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe festival such as Edinburgh with tips on budgets, creating a press release, socia...
Some years ago I wrote an article about the best strategies for getting Broadway Baby to review your show.
Visit Westminster Abbey this half term and celebrate the Commonwealth during a week of special events for families.
Olivier award-winning Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance and has now welcomed over 1,000,000 customers in the West End.
As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues.
Former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry heads to the London Palladium for one night only in May 2018.
The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.
The world’s longest running American
musical, the multi award-winning Chicago,
returns to London’s West End after a 5½ year absence.
All this week we've got some fantastic offers on your favourite West End shows. Check back daily for the latest offers.
Tipped to be London’s theatrical event of 2018, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And...
The debut novel from McFly star and bestselling children's author Tom Fletcher The Christmasaurus comes to the London stage for a special Christmas spectacular in December.
Barry Humphries is our masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow our chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Wei...
Get last minute tickets to see Ronan Keating in the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular at up to 72% off.
Booking for Matilda has been extended until 19th February 2019.
There’s Murder in the West End this Halloween as an ancient curse turns cast members of London’s leading shows into method-acting murderers! The curtain has fallen on unsuspect...
Daphne is a coming-of-age movie about a 28, sorry, 31-year-old woman who witnesses a stabbing in a corner shop.
Sondheim’s musical comes to the West End starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone at the Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited season next year, and you can get your hand on ti...
Tickets go on sale at 12pm today for the world premiere of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical, which opens at London's Aldwych next Spring.
Rehearsal photos released of Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce in the world première of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort.
Mutterings about star ratings are as much a part of the Fringe as plastic pint glasses.
Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and author of The Little Book of Hygge.
Australian comedians Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew made their duo debut at this year’s Fringe as Double Denim, having previously performed as part of Backpack Anorak.
Songmaker Kirsty Law, author Kirsty Logan and harpist Esther Swift came together at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to perform their dark fairytale reimagining, Lord Fox.
The final day! Richard's alcohol-fueled quest to find Edinburgh's best bar staff ends up at WestRoom, where he found Sam Leishman, a 20 year old Guinness drinker with a passion for...
In his Fringe show Two Little Ducks, UK spoken-word artist and activist Matt Abbott uses poetry to explore contemporary politics.
Ever since their debut in 2015 with Weekend Rockstars Middle Child Theatre have been rewriting what musical theatre can be with their distinctive gig-theatre genre.
Graeme Macrae Burnet’s literary thriller, His Bloody Project, explores a brutal triple murder in the Scottish Highlands in 1869 through a variety of different, at times conflicti...
Having received rave reviews for The Secret Life of Humans as well as supporting dozens of other theatre companies at the Fringe and beyond, the New Diorama Theatre has made a name...
Binge Culture are a performance-art group of five that originated in Wellington, New Zealand.
Richard didn't stumble far from yesterday's bar, Foundry 39, as just a few yards up Charlotte Lane he fell into Sygn, a trendy retro-style cocktail bar & diner where Edinburgh Bars...
Tucked on the corner of Queensferry Street and Charlotte Lane you'll find the ultra-hip bar and eatery, Foundry 39.
The second Bobby of EdFringe 2017 has been scooped by Middle Child for All We Ever Wanted Was Everything.
Having made their Fringe debut last year with The Life and Times of Lionel, theatre company Forget About The Dog are back with their new show, 100 Ways to Tie a Shoelace.
Warm and welcoming, and always entertaining, 99 Hanover Street is at the heart of Edinburgh's bar scene.
The Army has set up camp for the first time at the Fringe and is stationed with Summerhall in its own premises.
In nineteenth-century Holland, a leading neuroscientist tries to ‘civilise’ a wild girl who was raised by lions in the heart of Borneo.
In 2005 it was revealed that author JT LeRoy was in fact a hoax – written by Laura Albert but played in person by her sister in law Savannah Knoop.
Behind every tyrannical leader is a complicit partner rolling their eyes, and in this new show from comedian Catriona Knox they get a voice.
Back in 1947 the founders of the Edinburgh International Festival could hardly have imagined what their legacy would be.
As we celebrate 70 years of Edinburgh Fringe defiance, Fay Roberts suggests that more work is needed to make it truly open access for everyone.
In the heart of the Old Town, Cabaret Voltaire is a legendary live music venue in the vaults beneath North Bridge.
The Three Sisters – renamed the Free Sisters during the Fringe – has long been a festival hub and a jewel in the crown of the Free Festival.
In Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen, Fringe stalwart Sarah Kendall breaks down what we mean when we talk about good and bad luck.
Betrayal, money, power, politics and love.
Just around the corner from the iconic Greyfriar's Bobby you'll find the Oz Bar, and that's also where Richard found today's Edinburgh Barstar, Erik Stenersen.
Edinburgh is Festival City for good reason, and amongst all the theatre, comedy, books and arts there's even a Scottish Gin Festival.
Holly Smale is the author of Geek Girl, a teen book series that follows the comic adventures of a high-school girl turned high-fashion model.
Improv is as big as it’s ever been at the Fringe, with well over a hundred shows for you to choose from.
The Scottish Storytelling Centre is, in its own words, ‘a vibrant arts venue with a seasonal programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops, family events...
Formerly a parsonage, Cloisters Bar is a uniquely traditional Edinburgh pub.
Just off the Royal Mile and Cowgate you'll find a craft beer shop and bar called the Salt Horse.
Earlier this month I saw an amusing post on Twitter from Garrett Millerick who decided not to drop £2K on an EdFringe PR and instead buy a top-of-the-range flatscreen TV instead.
Meow Meow is an international actress, singer, and dancer.
Architect Rob can't find his Rotoring mechanical pencil.
The Heads & Tales bar is the home of Edinburgh Gin, and it's also where Richard found today's Edinburgh Barstar, Tomas Germanavicius, a Lithuanian who's a dab hand at mixing up a c...
With the second and most exhausting weekend of the Fringe nearly in the rearview mirror, it’s time to have a rest day.
Mama Biashara is a tiny charity doing massive things, helping women in the poorest slums of Kenya, help themselves.
Richard's headed over to Leith to the eclectic bar that is The Mousetrap where he finds today's Edinburgh Barstar, Jay Weeks.
Broadway Baby’s Gordon Douglas met Adam Castle, the host of Pollyanna to talk about the outrageous, late-night queer cabaret that’s on everybody’s minds.
Writer and actor Milly Thomas is best known in the theatre world for her 2016 play Clickbait and for writing an episode of Clique on BBC Three.
Leyla Josephine is a performance artist and writer from Glasgow.
In 2011, Neil Hilborn’s poetry slam team placed first in the US College Poetry Slam.
Underbelly Untapped Award-winner Prom Kween is a high-energy comedy musical about Matthew Crisson, the first non-binary person to win a prom queen title in a US high school.
Richard is exploring Edinburgh's East End today to discover the Barstar of the Day at The Newsroom, where Glaswegian Molly McCluskey is making plans on photography while sipping a ...
Richard's headed south to Clerk Street where at the unique Dog House bar he's discovered today's Edinburgh Barstar, Montse Pearce, a Spanish-born artist with good taste in whisky.
Jack Rooke's career was launched by his 2015 Fringe meditation on loss and mourning, Good Grief, which took him on a national tour, sold out at the Soho Theatre in London, and saw ...
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University have teamed up to bring two brand-new musicals to the Fringe.
As a course leader at The International School of Storytelling, Danyah Miller can certainly spin a good yarn.
As part of the Edinburgh International Festival the Royal Court was invited to present a series of rehearsed readings by playwrights from Chile, China, Cuba, Lebanon, Palestine and...
Just off George Street you'll find the Thistle Street Bar (the TSB as it's affectionally known).
Broadway Baby’s Gordon Douglas is joined by Scotland-based theatre-maker Clare Marcie to talk about her new show What Would Kanye Do?, part of the programme at theSpace @ Jury’...
An authentic Tiki bar in the New Town? Richard popped on his hula skirt and hotfooted over to the Auld Reekie Tiki Bar to meet today's Edinburgh Barstar - Donald McGhie, former ban...
Hidden away in the Old Town on Advocates Close you'll find The Devil's Advocate, and if you're lucky today's Edinburgh Barstar will also be on shift.
When Matthew Shepard was brutally tied to a fence, beaten, and abandoned outside Laramie, Wyoming, members of Tectonic Theatre Group came to ask questions.
It's only open from July to the end of September, but Richard's sought out pop-up bar Whisky Or Death to find today's Edinburgh Barstar Of The Day, Alan Mulvihill.
Richard's in one of Edinburgh's most unique bars today to meet Ross Bryant, co-owner of Bryant & Mack Private Detectives on Rose Street North Lane.
Could virtual reality and interactive media become a staple of the Fringe programme? Housed in Assembly Rooms on George Street, FuturePlay is an artist-led technology festival that...
Richard is still in New Town, but with great bar staff like Robbie Johnston at Nightcap - why would you want to leave? Nightcap might be a relatively new addition to the Edinburgh...
Glenn Chandler, creator of the legendary Taggart, has become known at the Fringe for his plays exploring different facets of gay life.
Richard's in New Town today to meet our Edinburgh Barstar of the Day, the fabulously hirsute Kyle Jamieson who takes care of his punters at Panda and Sons on Queen Street.
As the Edinburgh International Festival and its Fringe celebrate their 70th anniversaries, Broadway Baby’s James T.
Richard takes us just a few steps from Princes Street today for the discovery of Hoot The Redeemer and the wonderful Sarah Urwin serving cocktails.
Richard ventures over to Broughton Street Lane to the Outhouse where today's EdFringe Barstar is Cordelia Toennies from Germany, who studied drama in Scotland and wants to move to ...
In a sea of celebrities, we chat to the people who really matter - the people serving us a drink. Today we find out a little more about Ben Howard at the Abattoir Bar.
‘There are very few things that are universal.
By any account, Dominic Holland has had a successful career.
Kae Kurd isn’t intimidated by the prospect of debuting his first hour-long stand-up show, Kurd Your Enthusiasm, in a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Like A Prayer
is a theatrical essay about personal faith in which six nuns deliberate
attitudes towards the big questions of life. We spoke to Corinne via an email
West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker makes her debut at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in two intimate concerts at the Pleasance.
Let Me Go is a feature film based on the true life of Helga Schneider (Juliet Stevenson) - whose mother was a Nazi war criminal.
Modern Life Is Rubbish is romantic comedy about a couple whose love of music brings them together as well as revealing their differences.
When it was first staged in 2012, Phyllida Lloyd’s prison-set Julius Caesar was called “gimmicky, humourless and slow” by the Telegraph and “witty, liberating and inventive...
Sarah Callaghan returns to the Edinburgh Fringe, with the show, 'The Pigeon
Dying Under The Bush'.
Over 3,000 separate productions will squeeze
themselves into Edinburgh this August and the slightly depressing reality is
that most will not achieve their objectives for the fest...
Another stellar year of entertainment at Brighton Fringe has once again made choosing the winner of the coveted Broadway Bobby incredibly difficult.
May Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing; Brighton Fringe is almost upon us.
Greenwich Theatre is set to have an unprecedented profile at this year’s Brighton Fringe, with no less than eight productions heading for The Warren either co-produced or support...
Karen and Katy Koren are thrilled to announce that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Ros...
its comedy, Brighton Fringe is the perfect time to discover brand new talents. Here’s
our guide to stand-ups you’d be totally crazy to miss.
saw 10 shows that will be selling out shortly, this week brings 10 shows that
might be currently flying under the radar, but not for very much longer.
With Easter on the horizon it’s time to turn attention to
Brighton Fringe with a look at some shows that are likely to sell out. Book
early – you have been warned.
Are you excited about Brighton Fringe yet? We are! And with 988 Brighton Fringe shows and events now listed on Broadway Baby you've found the right place for the best coverage of t...
Celebrated actor, Ian Lindsay (Men Behaving Badly, Benidorm) directs the world première of his play Chinese Whispers at the Greenwich Theatre from July 13th-23rd based on the...
The world’s favourite family musical Annie makes its long-awaited return to London this May, starring comedy superstar Miranda Hart – and it's on sale now.
Comedy from Jerry Sadowitz, mime from Trygve Wakensha and music from U.
In the last two years, improv comedy has experienced a surge of popularity around London with great new groups popping up on the scene.
Fresh from a sell-out 2016 UK Tour, Edward Fox is to return to the West End in the
celebrated one-man play exploring the life and work of John Betjeman, Sand in the
After the short run at the Royal Court Theatre sold out in just one day, Jez Butterworth’s epic, new play The Ferryman will transfer to
the West End.
We don’t know quite how big the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe will be this year quite yet – the final number’s a closely guarded secret until the official press launch in Ju...
Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Queen Anne.
Internationally acclaimed choreographer Russell Maliphant has today announced the programme for maliphantworks, featuring world-renowned collaborators and works spanning his hugely...
For the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe free shows will return to The Counting House venue on West Nicolson Street, following a one year hiatus with the venue being programmed under a paid s...
Broadway Baby's Senior Critic Simon Smith looks back over 2016, a year in which we took what we've learned for more than a decade as the biggest reviewer on the Fringe and turned o...
At the end of a remarkable year for the Northampton venue, Royal & Derngate’s Artistic Director James Dacre today announced details of Made in Northampton 2017.
Our Winter Sale promotion is now live and we have a number of amazing deals & offers.
Audiences have only six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed West End production of Sir Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser which brings together a multi award-winning cast and cr...
Tickets on sale now for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s iconic musical Carousel at the London Coliseum, starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins on stage together for the very first time...
Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, sports presenter Ore Oduba and actress Lesley Joseph are the latest celebrities announced to appear on the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, wh...
Sonia Friedman Productions has today released brand new production photography for the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls.
The internationally celebrated dance company BalletBoyz have announced that they will be taking part in ‘The Big Give Christmas Challenge’ from noon on Tuesday 29 November to n...
Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star for the first time together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, the third productio...
This week we have a number of fantastic deals and offers across a huge range of theatre and attractions, with new offers being added every day.
Adrian Scarborough and Gawn Grainger to join cast of Don Juan in Soho when it opens at Wyndham's Theatre in March 2017.
This week Greenwich Theatre opens its eagerly awaited new studio space with the world premiere of a new play, presented in partnership with emerging company CultureClash Theatre.
At the largest arts festival in the world, it's easy to forget that theatre wasn't always welcome in Britain.
If all drugs were legal for twenty four hours, what would you do? It really happened - in Ireland, 2015.
If you’ve a maths brain, you might recognise the term ‘Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally’ as a mnemonic for the order of operations in arithmetic.
Bobby Winner Ten Storey Love Song (adapted by Luke Barnes from the Richard Milward novel) is a play cum techno gig about five wretched tower-block inhabitants who deserve better fr...
Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe.
Dan Simpson is a former Canterbury Laureate, and has performed at the Glastonbury Festival, Roundhouse Camden, and the BBC Fringe Slam.
Will Pickvance returns to the Fringe this year with his whimsical Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners), an anatomical lecture about the piano.
Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More is the story of a high-society fashion journalist recruited by MI5 to facilitate the abdication of King Edward VIII.
Macabre comedy company Kill The Beast (Peter Brook and Manchester Theatre Award winners) return to the Fringe with their 70s werewolf spectacular He Had Hairy Hands and a new 80s f...
Award-winning theatre company Bucket Club are melding together playful theatre with a live techno score for Fossils, a sceptical quest for the Loch Ness Monster at the Pleasance Do...
The Fringe is the single most exciting date in the student-theatre calendar.
How To Win Against History has been awarded the prestigious Bobby Award, Broadway Baby’s sixth star awarded to the very cream of Fringe performances.
It’s been 400 years since William Shakespeare shuffled off to wherever he is now, and the Fringe guide is filled with his plays—possibly even more productions than usual, which...
Us/Them, a family dance show about terrorism, has been one of the surprise hits of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
How do you tell a story using Shakespeare’s characters and make it original? How do you tell a story about Shakespeare himself for that matter? For Catriona Scott, playwright of ...
A capella is something of a phenomenon at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience has been a fixture of the Edinburgh Fringe for nine years and counting.
The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad is a brave and engaging work about how children and families process and communicate grief.
The Adventure of Puppets charts the voyage of two explorers as they venture into the unknown.
You don’t know this, but somewhere inside you is a comedy genius just waiting to be unleashed - all you need is a hypnotist to help you let it out.
Do you work well under pressure? How about life-or-death pressure? Nuclear Family gives you the chance to find out by inviting the audience to mount an enquiry about a pair of sibl...
Tired of having to wait a full year to get that Eurovision vibe? Then you’ll love Eurobeat, a comedy musical where European countries - including Vatican City - compete for your ...
Stop The Train is a new musical from Rick Guard and Phil Rice following the story of commuters plunged into a dangerous situation - and forced to talk to each other.
Alice Munro’s short-story collection The View from Castle Rock fictionalises the real-life history of her ancestors’ economic migration from Scotland to Canada.
How to Win Against History is a new musical about Henry Cyril Paget, an eccentric, cross-dressing marquis who was written out of history by his family.
Poet Rupert Brooke is known for the patriotic poetry he wrote as World War One got under way, but most know little about the trail of broken hearts he left through Edwardian counte...
What do we need to nourish ourselves? Is love enough? Can we definitively say that Nandos are the kings of fast food? Such questions and more are explored in the invigorating new p...
Pete De-Graft Johnson, also known as The Repeat Beat Poet, is a poet and organiser of The PAD, a studio and events space in London.
Attila the Stockbroker began performing poetry in the 1980s, and since then has toured the world.
Philip Pullman’s The Ruby in the Smoke sees the author’s Victorian mystery novel come to the stage for the first time.
I Got Superpowers for my Birthday by Katie Douglas is an action-packed fantasy adventure about the pains of growing up and learning you can shoot fire from your fingertips.
There couldn’t be a more poignant time to retell the story of Dracula with a 21st-century twang.
The Briefs boys are back at the Fringe with their wild and sexy burlesque circus.
Love for Sale a theatrical cabaret celebration of the music of Kurt Weill set in 1930s Paris.
Based on it’s performers’ real-life stand-up material, Jailmates is a love story about an unlikely couple who meet on a pen-pal website jailmates.
Andrew Blair and Ross McCleary are Edinburgh-local writers and collaborators.
Into the Water is a fantastical folk-dance adventure set in a magical wasteland.
One Day Moko is a devised solo show following the life of a homeless busker and the characters he meets in his daily life.
Anyone who thinks Edinburgh amounts to the Fringe festival, a castle and a zoo with two Chinese pandas clearly hasn’t discovered its gruesome history: while Jack the Ripper was k...
If you were to list Every Brilliant Thing about life, what would you include? This is the idea behind Duncan Macmillan’s critically acclaimed play, broaching the subject of menta...
Three AM in Edinburgh is something of a witching hour.
Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate) and Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) will appear in Unfaithful by Owen McCafferty...
Joel Auterson is an otter admirer and a host of the Boomerang Club, a regular poetry night in London.
The festival is a place for the taboo and James Wilson-Taylor has brought the final taboo to Edinburgh… sort of? Ginger is the New Black sets out to rebrand redheads and challeng...
Theatre Ad Infinitum have become a fixture of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, having won two Stage Awards, two Argus Angels, and a Guardian Best of EdFringe.
In the 1960s, NASA funded scientists set out to try and teach dolphins to speak.
Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe.
What happens when you take a beloved seaside puppet show, remove the puppets, and give it an Australian accent? That’s what Brent Thorpe wants to find out with The Fabulous Punch...
The elderly residents of a care home just off the A1 are waiting to die, some of them less quietly than others.
Our exclusive Bobby Award has found its first EdFringe home, in the hands on Pepperdine Scotland for their 5-star show Interference at C venues.
Shruti Chauhan is a poet and performer from Leicester.
Adele Hampton was a member of the Washington DC 2013 Beltway Poetry’s National Slam Team.
When safe spaces for LGBT people are shut down, what does that mean for the communities left behind? Bertie Darrell talks to Adrian Bradley about his new play A Boy Named Sue, and ...
Hot Brown Honey is loud, proud, in your face, and at the Fringe for the first time.
Sophia Walker is an internationally renowned poet.
Canadian a-cappella group Countermeasure are stopping off to perform their show 14 Characters at the Fringe as part of a European tour.
Natasha Granger and Kerrie Thompson wrote, produced and star in 90s girl-band musical 2 Become 1, a story about romance, speed dating and the ideal post-night-out meal.
In 2012, Harry Baker became the youngest ever World Poetry Slam Champion.
Anna Brook-Mitchell and Angela Nesi are Isle of Edna.
An exploration of modern sexual moralities, F*cking Men reimagines Arthur Schnitzler’s 1897 La Ronde in the modern world of dating apps and open marriages.
What do you do if you have to have a circumcision at age 27? Well if you’re Dave Chawner, you write an Edinburgh show about it.
The Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre has been bringing Georgian theatre to Edinburgh for nearly 20 years, filling theatres and getting critical acclaim for foreign-language theatre...
Does a prophesy merely predict the future, or does it help to make it happen? New comedy drama In Tents and Purposes at the Assembly aims to find out, via time travel, Brechtian al...
Andrew Hunter Murray has been coming to Edinburgh for years with Austentatious - but now the QI researcher come quiz show panellist in his own right is bringing a very special pub ...
In a world boiling over with police invasion of privacy, romance and rising sea levels, what could possibly go wrong? Part eco-political rally cry, part meditation on the collapse ...
It’s the 1600’s, and a blind boy from a village in Yorkshire wants an education.
Join Adrian Bradley for the inaugural Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. How far will some performers go to promote their shows?
Meet the Media is an annual pitch-fest run by the Fringe Society, giving Edinburgh shows the chance to meet the Broadway Baby team.
He prefers getting up early, likes music and isn't adverse to a man in a kilt. We take Canuck Christopher Wilson on a first date (and we quite liked it).
Buddy Wakefield is a three-time world champion spoken-word artist, featured on the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, ABC Radio National, and signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Re...
Iona Lee was born in Edinburgh and brought up in East Lothian.
It’s the late 80s.
The centenary of the Somme has been commemorated in many ways this year.
Experienced industry professionals are offering personal time and advice to fringe performers at a How to Market Your Show event hosted by C venues.
Looking to catch ‘em all while in
Edinburgh? Well you’re in luck. The festival is stuffed with PokeStops and
Pidgeys. We run down what’s on offer at the main venues.
Composer Maury Yeston dropped into the Charing Cross Theatre last night to catch the revival of his musical Titanic.
Broadway Baby chats to Wychwood, a show that promises something a little dark and different..
Broadway Baby chats to Nigel Osner who is bringing a variety of songs and stories in Angel to Vampire!
Kids in Love made its world premiere at the 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Today Broadway Baby is having a chat with Katie Merritt, whose company is performing Stories from Around the World this Fringe!
Screenwriter, producer and director Tom Kinninmont’s latest feature film, The Carer, starring Brian Cox, made its European premiere at 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Adult Life Skills is a bereavement comedy feature about a twenty-nine-year old woman who’s retreated into her mother’s garden shed.
Duncan Paveling makes his feature screenwriting debut with My Feral Heart, a portrait of Luke (Steven Brandon), a man with Down’s syndrome who has been the sole carer for his eld...
Naman Ramachandran is a screenwriter, critic, and film journalist whose co-authored monograph Lights, Camera, Masala: Making Movies in Mumbai was published in 2006.
We had a little chat with The Creeps about an international tour and the show..
Broadway Baby and Sarah Tullamore get to chatting about her, her show London - Paris - Roam! and her love of Shiraz...
Let Megan guide you through the dos and dont's of online dating for Fringe 2016. Broadway Baby has a chat about her show Love Me Tinder..
Broadway Baby gets the chance to talk to The Enchanted, a show that asks the question "Are monsters born or are they created?"
Groomed, a powerful play about child abuse written and performed by Patrick Sandford ex-artistic director of Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre, swept the board at the Brighton Fring...
Broadway Baby has a cheeky little chat to Countermeasure: 14 Characters, an a cappella group from Toronto, Canada.
After hundreds of shows, thousands of performers and a month of the most exciting shows from around the corner and around the world, Brighton Fringe is almost over.
In the first of three sets of Charlie Gray’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Jamie Parker as Harry Potter are Poppy Miller who will ...
Srangers: A Magic Play weaves theatre and magic for a unique experience. Broadway Baby finds out more.
Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites present an impromptu detective
drama, replete with colourful characters and lurid plots.
Brighton Fringe award winners, Certain Dark Things, invite you to spiral
down the stairs to the world of the inventor.
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a firm Fringe favourite and we are glad to see it back for its sixth year for only five nights at The Waterfront Hotel.
It’s the halfway point for Brighton Fringe and there are still hundreds of shows left to see.
Public booking will open on 25 May 2016 for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock - The Musical.
Today we're chatting to A Case of You: The Musical of Joni Mitchell, a contemporary interpretation of the hits that made Joni an icon of the 70's.
Fringe folk, I’ve been where you are.
The Sex Workers' Opera rehearses on the third floor of Theatre Delicatessen, a multi-level studio space and gutted workplace that used to serve as an office-complex for The Guardia...
A smash hit at the 2015 Prague Fringe, this is the portrayal of a complex man who thought of himself as a genius and ended up being a clown in the eyes of the world as The Gra...
German theatre isn't well known outside Germany.
As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers a preview
of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe.
As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway
Baby offers a preview of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton
Broadway Baby chats to the talent behind NoFilter, a show about social media and teen struggles, and Crowded Nest - a company of teenagers bringing teen issues to the stage.
Weekends are when Brighton Fringe truly comes alive.
Exploring humanity’s eternal fascination with the skies through the eyes of this playful and dynamic young ensemble, The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon is a dark, Tim Burton...
Gentleman Juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb.
With their award-winning show opening this weekend at The Warren's Main Stage, we've been talking to Artistic Director Karis Halsall to find out what HYSTERICAL is all about
Our panel of judges were unanimous in voting Captain Morgan as the winner of the 2015 Broadway Baby Bobby award at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe.
We're chatting to the cast of Bull, coming to EdFringe '16. Nobody likes a sore loser...
Katy Matthews tells us about Un-titled, her play about art, told by art.
Ally Cologna tells up about Birthday in Suburbia, a rich mixture of clown, dark comedy and rich visual imagery.
Elsie Diamond, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show, and talks to us about vintage looks, a bygone era and her famous erotic sewing sc...
Tom Veryzer talks to us about his pixie-fuelled comedy riot packed with adventure, mischief, stand-up comedy and storytelling and leaves us wondering exactly was a fun-splosio...
Broadway Baby chews the fat with It Just Takes One - something that ought to appeal to any fans of The IT Crowd or The Office.
Inspired by Elliot Rodger’s manifesto, Ballistic is a one-man tour-de-force about the life of a loner & the vulnerabilities & violent capabilities of a young man today.
Eva tells a comedic story of love, frankfurters, the other Eva and de-bunks the bunker story once and for all.
Neil has a story to tell.
West End performer, Sharon Sexton, stars as broadway legend Liza Minnelli recounting tales, secrets and blasting through her famous hits.
Award winning, comedic dance-theatre duo present their new show and we’ve been talking to them to find out a little bit more.
Shortlisted for the Brighton Award for Excellence at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, Jody Trehy talks about singing, 12 foot tall alien lizards and never leaving your wallet off-stage
Memories of a Lullaby is a one woman show about Saras' experiences growing up in Venezuela.
A beautiful show incorporating theatre, live music and song.
Set in an airport, Blooming Surprise takes you on an unexpected journey into your heart, where hope blooms, ever fresh.
On his 400th anniversary, can Shakespeare help a father and child explore each other’s worlds? We talked to Rory and Simon Waterfield discussing how the bard inspired their ...
A comedy about German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and his troubled relationship with women wowed audiences at the Leicester Comedy Festival.
Ever needed a guide to be a man? Perhaps you've read books, looked on the internet and searched for answers.
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up those lacy stockings and take a sneak peek into the debaucherous and downright entertaining world of Brighton Fringe cabaret and circus.
Numerous award-winning companies will be joining us again at this year at Brighton Fringe in the ever astounding Dance and Physical Theatre category.
Ever wondered who works behind the scenes at Brighton Fringe? We've been talking to sound designer and technician Daniel Stevens to find out what he's been up to this festival.
After months of waiting, Brighton Fringe opened its doors
last night with the launches of three major venues.
A one man musical about a trans woman in 1970s NYC. This is Tanner Efinger's new play receives its world premiere at Brighton Fringe.
Nye Russell-Thompson invites you to take a look into the mind of a man who stammers in this dark comedy that was nominated for a Total Theatre award at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe.
Comedian David Ephgrave is getting straight to the point in this wonderfully innovative comedy that aims to make powerpoints more exciting than you've ever seen them before.
A protégé of David
Hoyle and Dickie Beau, Alfie Ordinary is about to dive in head first with
his inaugural solo performance Help!
I think I Might Be Fabulous.
If the new i360 on Brighton seafront has
inspired you to raise your gaze or you’re suddenly feeling the need to quit
your job and run away with the circus, then it's time to ch...
Broadway Baby chats to the saucy, sassy & delicious Sundaes about ice cream and Diva Las Vegas. Oh myyy...
As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers an
insight into the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe.
Broadway Baby chats to Keshia Watson, the writer of Pale Imitations - a poetic, romantic, stylish show coming to EdFringe '16.
We are Shea and Nora! Two Canadian gals who fell into deep creative love in France at Ecole Philippe Gaulier.
Lorraine Mullaney is an experienced writer and journalist whose last show was shortlisted for New Writing South's Best New Play award. She talks to us about her latest dark comedy.
Captivating close-up magic from this charming, comedic magician.
Working 9 to 5 is no way to make a living for Lucy, a disillusioned officer worker from London.
A key Brighton Fringe venue, The Marlborough is located in one of the oldest public houses in the city.
A well seasoned Brighton-Fringer, Rosie Blackwell-Sutton certianly has her hands full this year producing her own show as well as marketing three interestnig performances.
As puppetry becomes ever more popular with Fringe goers around the world, we decided to speak to London-based Theatre Temoin to find out more about their gritty tale of trouble and...
Matt Green once spent six hours in a car with Harvey Keitel.
Back to inhabit the grounds of St Peter’s church, this festival within a festival will play host to a whopping 162 shows this Fringe and here at Broadway Baby we are completely s...
We spend a few minutes with The Grimmest of Grim Tales, but our chat was anything but.
For this year’s Brighton
Fringe, Broadway Baby Editor Beth Troakes has been on the hunt to for the
insider information as our performers, venue mangers, programmers, press team...
This year marks the dawn of Republic.
We talk to the kid-rocking, dance-loving DJ Monski Mouse about her disco-dancing extravaganza perfect for under fives (and their parents too)
With close to 300 different
comedy shows at the Brighton Fringe, you might find yourself a bit over-whelmed
by the choice.
Fringe’s month long arts festival kicks off this Friday, 6 May, with several
unmissable shows and a spectacular fireworks display at The Warren.
Broadway Baby chats to acclaimed playwright and novelist Alex Martinez. He's bringing The Rose of Jericho back to Edinburgh and we can't wait to hear more.
Back again with two new spaces at the Waterfront Hotel on King’s Road, Sweet Venues promises a line-up of scintillating theatre, eye watering comedy, risqué cabaret and more liv...
It’s the second year for the Rialto Theatre at the Brighton Fringe but it’s already gaining a reputation as a home for local talent.
We chat to John and Lance of Sins Borne, a show tackling race, grief and redemption all the way from the States.
Don’t let the performers have all the fun this Fringe! If you want to join in on the action Brighton Fringe has an excellent line-up of workshops, from creative to family-fun.
Need something to keep the kids occupied this half-term? Looking for shows that suit parents and kids alike? We’ve trawled Brighton Fringe and discovered some perfect shows for 4...
Dan Haynes & Pete Richards boast consecutive EdFringe sellouts with Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years! We get to know Pete a little better...
Following their sell-out Fringe run in 2014, Make Theatre CIC return with their brand new, original show, Stop! We have a little chinwag..
Broadway Baby has a little chat with sultry songstress Cat Loud, who is bringing Cat Loud's Wayward Girls to Edinburgh '16 alongside The Bluewater.
Hundreds of shows, thousands of performers and one unique
We're chatting up Stephanie Silver and Emelia Lovsey of The Monologues of a Tired Nurse, a show about the cuts and the NHS..
Today we have a little chat with Rachel Pedley-Miller, writer and performer for Killer Cells, about #optimism and hope for the future.
An ambitious director will
leave no stone unturned in her production of a fiendishly difficult and
Final casting is announced today for the return of the multi award-winning production of the Broadway musical Titanic, first seen at Southwark Playhouse, which is coming back to Lo...
Hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors is back, and bringing everyone’s favourite carnivorous plant to theatres across the UK in a brand new tour for 2016, opening at Bournemo...
To celebrate the opening of its biggest ever festival, Brighton Fringe has joined forces with The Warren to kick things off with a bang by laying on its first ever fireworks displa...
The Dukebox Theatre are looking for a plethora of Open Mic Brighton based performers to grace their stage this Brighton Fringe.
Broadway Baby, one of the longest-established theatre sites on the internet, has named Bethan Troakes as its Brighton Editor.
Sonia Friedman Productions announces today that tickets for the long awaited UK premiere of Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls go on sale this week.
Edinburgh venue St Stephen’s Stockbridge returns in 2016 as the latest addition to the C venues stable.
Expectantly waiting for the Brighton Fringe? Then we’ve got the perfect antidote.
The cast of Thriller Live celebrated in style last night as the show marked its 3,000th performance in the West End with a spectacular cake and an American-themed party at Planet H...
A theatre company nominated for an Olivier Award will open the ninth annual Greenwich Children’s Theatre Festival at Greenwich Theatre on Good Friday, March 26.
Universal Arts announced this week that they are thrilled to be bringing BBC Radio 4 star Lach on board to produce and programme shows at the New Town Theatre (96 George St) for Th...
Playwright Brad Birch received the 2016 Pinter Commission yesterday (Tuesday 15 March) – an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser, Harold Pinter’s widow, to support a new...
Producer Mark Goucher has confirmed that following the phenomenal success of the current UK tour, the new production of Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once agai...
Ben Richards will join previously announced Beverley Knight in the international hit musical The Bodyguard when it returns to the West End for a limited six month run in July this ...
Award-winning theatre director Thom Southerland has been appointed Artistic Director of London’s Charing Cross Theatre.
Broadway Baby, the largest reviewing publication at the Edinburgh Fringe, has named Henry St Leger as the Editor for this year’s festival.
Brighton Fringe has officially launched.
Summer Days – the UK’s newest boutique music and food festival – has unveiled a trio of post-punk legends to bolster an already incredible and eclectic line-up.
Further casting has been announced for The Entertainer, the final production in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s Plays at the Garrick season.
Sonia Friedman Productions is today celebrating as the full Olivier Awards Nominations list included 20 potential winners for productions the company is behind.
One of the Free Festival’s flagship Edinburgh venues, The Counting House, will be operated by The Gilded Balloon at this year’s Fringe it was revealed today.
Comedy from Max and Ivan, music from Cassetteboy and DJ Rubbish, cabaret from Le Gateau Chocolate and world premieres galore are among the many highlights at the 2016 Brighton Frin...
Comedian Norman Pace will be joining the cast of the smash hit musical Rocky Horror Show next month.
The night Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett smuggled Princess Diana into an iconic gay venue is the stuff of legend.
As rehearsal begin, Monday 15 February 2016, for NotMoses, Gary Sinyor’s first play which he also directs, the final casting and full creative team are announced.
It’s been nearly two years since The James Plays made their considerable impression at the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival and today audiences have the opportunity to spend...
Following Thursday’s first preview of the West End production of Motown the Musical, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets are released for sale taking bookings at the ...
Rona Munro is an award-winning Scottish writer for theatre, television and radio.
Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat will transfer from Sheffield to the West End in the spring of 2016.
In recent years London’s New Diorama Theatre has established itself as a home for emerging companies to develop, flourish creatively, and forge viable and sustainable careers as ...
The international hit musical The Bodyguard will return to the West End for a limited six month run with Beverley Knight playing the title role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel ...
Since its inception in 2012 VAULT has hosted over 250 productions, from outrageous comedy acts to hard-hitting political theatre and experimental new work from Britain’s most exc...
London Theatre Workshop has announced that after two successful years located above the Eel Brook Pub in Fulham, the company is relocating to an exciting new venue in Central Londo...
After its phenomenal run on and off Broadway, the critically acclaimed five times Tony award nominated play Hand to God (including Best New Play and Best Director) is making its wa...
Following a successful run at Brighton Fringe in 2015 and two previous sold-out and critically acclaimed runs at the King's Head Theatre, 5 Guys Chillin' returns this February.
Bananaman the Musical will mark the live action debut of the Man-of-Peel.
Greenwich Theatre’s spring season is being themed for the first time to promote and celebrate young female theatre makers, some at the start of their careers but others already e...
Shona McCarthy has been named as Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, filling the post Kath Mainland will vacate in March.
Artist Mel Brimfield is teaming up with composer Gwyneth Herbert to present a fictitious lost musical reconstructed in fragments, centered around the lives of critically acclaimed ...
Brighton Fringe is asking people in Sussex to give the gift of joy this
Christmas by helping the Fringe put on its first ever opening night
Christmas is the one time of year you can drag your non-theatre-going friends to the theatre.
Rona Munro, writer of the three James Plays – critically acclaimed and popular with audiences at the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival – has a new collaboration with Stephe...
If you have never dipped your toe in the Fringe waters as a performer, now is your chance to take part in England’s largest arts festival
Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw wraps up his Edinburgh experience via his iPhone photo stream.
Paula Varjack is a writer, filmmaker and performance maker.
Part nursery rhyme, part domestic drama, Tumbling After charts the story of two young couples as they 'stumble in and tumble out of love'.
Luke Wright is a British poet, performer and broadcaster.
This year's Fringe - both in the children's and adults' sections of the programme - is full of innovative and exciting puppet shows.
Congratulations to Tap Tap Theatre's Captain Morgan series, which has bagged our second Bobby Award of 2015.
Matt Tedford’s drag incarnation as Margaret Thatcher started life as a simple Halloween joke but has since taken on a bit of a life of her own, winning him Best Male Performer at...
In Brite Theatre's production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, Emily Carding stars as Richard but all the world’s a stage and the audience literally players in it - taking on the ...
Hannah Chutzpah is a performance poet, writer and activist.
Agnes Török is a Swedish spoken-word performer, poetry events organizer and part of Loud Poets.
Jemima Foxtrot is an award-shortlisted performance poet who fuses spoken word and song in her Fringe show, Melody.
Richard O'Brien is the author of several plays and four books of poetry.
Our first Bobby Award of the year goes to the inimitable Luke McQueen, whose playful and genre-breaking show Double Act wowed our comedy editor, Martin Walker, and t...
The Fringe can be a tough place for emerging talent, struggling to be heard over the crowd.
Dickens Abridged, a fast-paced musical romp through Charles Dickens's life and works, has been entertaining audiences in Edinburgh and beyond for the last eight years.
L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris is one of the world's most influential theatre schools.
Sue MacLaine’s play Can I Start Again Please combines her writing with her other profession as a sign language translator, and uses these two very different languages as a starti...
Jenny Lindsay is a poet, performer and promoter of spoken word in Scotland.
Wojtek: The Happy Warrior is a physical theatre ensemble retelling of the real-life story of a Syrian bear who joined the Polish army to fight in World War II.
Special guest Pete Shaw, Publisher of Broadway Baby, joins James T Harding and Grace Knight for ice cream and the second episode of Broadway Baby Breakfast.
It’s the iconic Edinburgh film and book - and now nearly 21 years since the film opened - a young theatre company brings Trainspotting to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Ross & Rachel is a story of what happens after a happily-ever-after ending.
Annie Ryan is the founder and Artistic Director of The Corn Exchange.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell’s rock opera, has passionate, protective fans.
The Falcon’s Malteser is the story of private detective Tim Diamond and his younger brother Nick becoming embroiled in a malteser-related mystery.
Four-handed piano duo Worbey and Farrell (that’s two hands each, silly) have been wowing audiences with their unique blend of pianistic skill and peerless patter for nearly a dec...
With over 70 craft brewing companies across Scotland, craft beer now
contributes close to £63 million to the British economy.
Deputy Features Editor Grace Knight interviews two artists from opposite ends of the Jane Austen-adaptation spectrum.
In their companion piece to 2013’s Fringe First Award-winning Dark Vanilla Jungle, writer Philip Ridley and director David Mercatali tell the story of Donny, a boy who has commit...
Pipeline Theatre’s Spillikin is the moving story of an Alzheimer’s sufferer who is kept company by a robot made and programmed by her robotics-obsessed husband.
Mix ‘N’ Pick Theatre is reinventing the rooftops of Princes Mall this summer with the Boxsmall Festival, providing fun-packed interactive theatre shows for children every half ...
Ariella Eshad is the artistic director of Tik-Sho-Ret, an anglo-israeli theatre company that looks to share Jewish and Israeli culture between the two countries.
Brigitte Aphrodite describes herself as a punk pop poet showgirl who was on the 2009 shortlist for the Musical Comedy awards - but she’s almost impossible to categorise.
Join Broadway Baby Features Team James T Harding and Grace C Knight for the very first ever of all time Broadway Baby Breakfast.
The much-loved creation of character actor, Joanna Neary, ‘Celia’
- housewife and host – returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015.
Violin Variations is one of our reviewers' top requested shows this year! Broadway Baby finds out why.
Moon Fly Theatre Company is bringing its debut production to EdFringe 2015. A Face That Fits deals with the differences and clashes across generations.
Plexus Theatre Company question the all-important parent-child relationship.
L'esprit de l'escalier - "Staircase Wit" - is the French term used to describe the predicament of thinking of the perfect retort too late.
Well-travelled poet Carys ‘Matic’ Jones brings Professional Nomad: What Happens When a Gap Year Becomes a Gap Decade? to Clerk's Bar this August.
Tik-sho-ret seeks to bring a touch of Israeli culture to Edinburgh this year with its fast paced comedy 5 Kilo Sugar.
Cian and Al are bringing The Dock Brief, a legal satire revolving around a murder and an unsuccessful barrister. Broadway Baby has a little chit-chat.
Acclaimed choreographers and performers Ramesh Meyyappan and Claire Cunningham bring two startling – and highly personal – shows to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Poet and performer Harry Giles, of former Guardian Best-of-the-Fringe fame, is bringing his new show Drone to Summerhall with the SHIFT/ collective this August.
Poet Stan Skinny brings Love Poems For The Feint Hearted to the PBH Free Frnge this year.
Knowing Smirk is an improv group from Cheltenham.
Hell Hath No Fury seeks to grant an alternative view of Lady Macbeth and women in Shakespeare. Broadway Baby chats to Emma Hopkins about the where, the why and the how.
Gritty Theatre lives up to its name, bringing Bones to Edinburgh this year. Bones tells the story of Mark; let down by society or a let down to society?
Intending to improvise over 20 back-to-back on-the-spot musicals this year, Baron Sternlook's Improvised Musical returns - with an enormous cast and full ensemble! Broadway Baby ch...
Dust Never Settles In Torchlight explores a dark, immersive landscape through a poetic sequence of choreography and movement. Broadway Baby has a chat.
Based on the the poem by Milton of the same name, Paradise: Lost is a sinister thriller exploring the fall of Man and the origin of original sin. Broadway Baby investigates.
Theatre Paradok's adaption of Mrs Dalloway explores our near-constant use of technology to convey our thoughts, feelings and interests while we interact with others.
Broadway Baby talks to Fourth Monkey, the biggest company at the fringe with a huge team of 80 actors and 10 crew! This year they are bringing a plethora of Grimm tales.
Tanya Holt, producer, performer and writer is to grace the stage this year with Cautionary Tales For Daughters. Broadway Baby finds out more.
What happens when three complete strangers are whisked away to a mysterious room to confront ghosts of their past? You'll have to see Dearly Beloved to find out! Broadway Baby inve...
Romeo & Juliet, set in the 60's and with not an adult in sight. Broadway Baby is intrigued.
All's Well That Ends Well shows strong women winning the battle of the sexes set against the backdrop of World War II.
If the ramblers of the 1930's time travelled to the present
day, what would they do to open up the cities? How do we turn the futuristic skyscrapers
and modern corporate squares ...
European Slam Champion MiKo Berry is a founder of Loud Poets, a spoken-word collective bringing their second show to the Scottish Storytelling Centre this August.
Greenwich Theatre has a long and successful association with the Edinburgh Fringe, but why does a London Theatre have such a keen interest in a festival hundreds of miles away from...
Edinburgh man Matthew
Macdonald brings Something Wicked This Way Comes to the Fringe this August, following his debut with Who Are Your People? last year.
Six months after his first poetry collection is published, world slam champion Harry Baker is heading to the Fringe with Harry Baker - The Sunshine Kid.
Dan Simpson is doing six shows at the Fringe this year. Six. Did I mention he's doing SIX SHOWS?
Fig leaves, female figures and chocolate cake will feature heavily in poet Alex Marsh's Fringe.
Scientist Mike Galsworthy is doing something rather different at Clerk's Bar this Fringe...
Broadway Baby favourite Sophia Walker has won Best Spoken Word Show for two years running.
Slam champion and Fringe veteran Tina Sederholm is bringing The Good Delusion to the Banshee Labyrinth this August.
Matthew Harvey is bringing his stand-up poetry show Matthew Havey is... Dangerman! to the Fringe all the way from New Zealand.
TED talk-giver Agnes Török gives us a tantalising preview of her spoken-word show If You're Happy and You Know It – Take This Survey, which is set to premiere&nb...
Andrew Blair gives Broadway Baby a taste of his spoken-word show This is Poetry with Ross McCleary, an exploration of fictional Edinburgh not at all based on the film Troll 2.
Ali Maloney of the SHIFT/ collective tells us about HYDRONOMICON, his tentacle-related spoken-word show at Summerhall this August.
Hairy poet and impro pianist Colin
Bramwell brings his debut solo show Scale to the Pilgrim this Fringe. Expect Highlands kitsch without the kitsch.
Secret agents, spies, world domination, illegal aliens, real ones - what could be better? Broadway Baby talks to Split Trunk Productions about Cross Wire, coming to Fringe '15.
BBC Slam champion David Lee Morgan is Building God at the Banshee Labyrinth this Fringe with a show about the great revolutions of history.
In the first of Broadway Baby's The Poets are Coming series, Ben Norris tells us about his one-man show The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family, a look at fathers and sons thro...
Glaswegian-born poet Colin McGuire is set to debut his first solo show, The Wake Up Call, themed around sleep and sexuiality.
Gerard Logan will be performing in three spoken-word shows this Fringe, two based on the work of Oscar Wilde and one on Shakespeare's "The Rape of Lucrece".
Scottish poet Rachel Amey is set to perform Peacock Blue as part of the SHIFT/ collective at Summerhall this August.
Poet Max Scratchmann will star alongside Alec Beattie in Edinburgh in the Shadows this August.
Loud Poet Sara Hirsch is bringing her debut spoken-word show, How Was It For You?, up to Clerk's Bar this August.
The Bluebelles are an all-female A Cappella group with a taste for jazz. They promise singing, solos and dancing to boot. Broadway Baby has a natter.
Poppies is a show set during WWI - it's also aiming to raise money for Poppy Scotland. Broadway Baby talks to Laura Kaye Thomson, director of Music Box Theatre.
Focus people! David Mills returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
with brand new, razor sharp rants delivered with his signature cocktail swagger
and his biting, acerbic wit.
Church Night is a Washington based production company bringing a show of the same name to Edinburgh. But this isn't your average service..
The Final Act tells the musical tale of one last chance, promising catchy songs and laughs aplenty. Broadway Baby has a chat.
This year, Colin Leggo is bringing his debut hour to the
Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Shellshock! puts you, the audience, in control. Sit back, relax, and watch the madness ensue! Broadway Baby has a little chat.
Pitch Please is an a cappella group from St Andrews University, Edinburgh.
A Traffic Jam on Sycamore Street promises to be absurd, dark, surreal yet humorous. A severed finger in the mail sets off a chain of unlikely events. Broadway Baby investigates.
The About Turn Theatre Company are bringing Orpheus and Eurydice to EdFringe '15.
York City's "rapid-fire raconteur of sex and death" returns to
Edinburgh with a brand new show, where it’s
fair to say he’s
decidedly Trigger Happy!
There is no doubt Jean Ross inspired many with her unconventional lifestyle. MUSE explores her life.
What do you get when you mix a Baptist, a bro in 'cuffs, a botched funeral and a bottle of vodka? Reconciling.
Father Christmas has a problem! After a few mince pies, a glass or two of milk and a little eggnog he finds himself in dire need of a bathroom!
Sex, lies & serial killers. What could be funnier? Throw in a little romance and you've got THE RULES. Broadway Baby wants to know more.
What do you do after a wedding dress impulse buy? Sandra Thomas wrote a show to justify the expense.
Kitty's bound for Broadway, baby! We chat to Kerry Miller, the woman behind this one-woman show. It promises to be lighthearted, entertaining and musical. We find out more!
A smash at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe half a decade ago, Shadow Boxing heads to the Greenwich Theatre in London.
Broadway Baby talks to Tension Square.
Follow/Unfollow explores internet fame and the rise of the vlogger. Broadway Baby investigates.
Broadway Baby chats to Gemma Wilson and Anna Thomas-Jones from The Well-Behaved Women about their upcoming show Dog Play Dead.
Tissue is a about cancer - something that will affect most, if not all, of us in some way. Broadway Baby finds out more.
Broadway Baby talks to Stephanie Biggs about The Norman Conquests!
The Nutty Professor and his Amazing Magic Bubble Show promises to amaze adults and kids alike! Broadway Baby finds out more.
Broadway Baby talks to the talent behind The State of Concrete, a show exploring the stereotypes and exceptions to the rule in modern council estates.
Alexis Rosinsky is the star of one-person Shakespeare show Where is She Now? She is also eleven years old.
Dag Andersson and Tove Sahlin are a real-life couple and the artistic directors of Shake it Collaborations, a Swedish performance company examining body and identity politics.
Casual Violence are a five-man comedy sketch troupe who have been performing sketch comedy at the Fringe since 2010, this year bringing the comedy play The Great Fire of Nostril to...
Cathy SK Lam is a writer, actor and director from Hong Kong.
Anna Girvan is a director who loves the strange and the unique.
Alex Brockie is a midlands-based theatre maker whose play about a Mexican-wrestling star fallen on hard times, El Británico, is coming to theSpace this August.
Andrew J Davies is the writer and producer of What A Gay Play, a shamelessly raunchy play about a group of gay friends playing at C venues this August.
Patrick Wilde is a writer and director who's been a formative influence in British gay theatre since his What’s Wrong With Angry? was first mounted in 90s London.
Musician, comedian and actor Ben Fairey, known for his acting roles in Channel 4’s
Random Acts and
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