Tomas Ford Stop Killing People

Tomas Ford Stop Killing People

With a strange, original and interesting production, Tomás Ford brings his Patrick Bateman of the Fringe to the Mash House to tell a one-man-musical tale of double crossing deceit… 

Alistair Green: Nobody’s Twisting Your Arm

Alistair Green: Nobody’s Twisting Your Arm

One of the lesser known but better versed performers in The Stand’s programme at this year’s Fringe, Alistair Green’s show Well Nobody’s Twisting Your Arm is a no-frills … 

SmallWar

SmallWar

SmallWar, a piece adapted from actual accounts of events and experiences from conflicts spanning from WWI to Afghanistan, is an interestingly understated exploration of the emotion… 

The Sons of Pitches: Boiler Alert!

The Sons of Pitches: Boiler Alert!

In the recent explosion in popularity of a cappella it seems like you can’t walk up the Royal Mile without tripping over a group of symmetrically dressed singers who’ve lost th… 

Ian Smith – Flappable

Ian Smith – Flappable

The chatty Yorkshire patter of Ian Smith’s comedy offers an incredibly relatable show in the Pleasance comedy programme at this year’s festival. 

McNeil and Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

McNeil and Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

Returning to an even bigger venue this year, sketch duo McNeil and Pamphilon reprise their geekalicious gameshow for this year’s Fringe: once again McNeil and Pamphilon Go 8 Bit … 

Riptide: The Slasher Musical

Riptide: The Slasher Musical

Fringe musicals are often incredibly hard to get right but with a score as sizzling as the sun on the beach and some incredibly skilled performers, Riptide: The Slasher Musical hit… 

Casual Violence: The Great Fire of Nostril

Casual Violence: The Great Fire of Nostril

In this farcical one-hour romp through the troves of storybook tropes, Fringe sketch regulars Casual Violence treat the audience to a kids-show-for-adults style adventure into a wo… 

Sam Simmons: Death of a Sails-Man

Sam Simmons: Death of a Sails-Man

The king of surrealist stand-up, Sam Simmons, brings his incredible and irreverent style to the Udderbelly in Death of a Sails Man, the gut-achingly funny tale of a windsurfer lost… 

Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2014: Real Feelings

Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2014: Real Feelings

Stepping into some pretty big comedy shoes, Cambridge Footlights have brought a fast-paced sketch and improv show to this year’s Fringe. 

Guilt & Shame: Going Straight

Guilt & Shame: Going Straight

With more raucous energy than a crate of Red Bull sprinkled with cocaine, Rob Cawsey and Gabe Bisset Smith under the collective guise Guilt & Shame bring their new show Going Strai… 

Dracula

Dracula

Vampires never seem to go out of fashion. 

Unicornucopia

Unicornucopia

Unicornucopia is James Ross’s insane and breakneck hour of Free Fringe stand-up, in which he rattles with hilarious speed through topics of colleagues, love, dreams and some hila… 

Alex Edelman: Millennial

Alex Edelman: Millennial

Up in Pleasance’s intimate stand-up venue Attic, there is one young comedian who is making waves on the comedy scene as he manages to cement himself as a firm Fringe favourite ev… 

He Had Hairy Hands

He Had Hairy Hands

Having taken the Fringe by storm last year with their debut piece The Boy Who Kicked Pigs, young and incredibly talented theatre company Kill The Beast returns to The Pleasance wit… 

Pioneer

Pioneer

Curious Directive have hit the Fringe this year with epic sci-fi drama Pioneer, a space-exploration thriller of stunning proportions. 

I Promise You Sex and Violence

I Promise You Sex and Violence

Northern Stage’s production of I Promise You Sex and Violence is a critique of modern attitudes to homophobia, racism and sexuality. 

Six Billion Suns

Six Billion Suns

Alzheimer’s is a disease close to the hearts of many people, as it affects so many of such a wide variety of ages, cultures and societies. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale is given a family-friendly and wonderfully whimsical adaptation in this new production by Fourth Monkey. 

The Beta Males: Happenstance

The Beta Males: Happenstance

Fierce, fast, farcical and ferocious, The Beta Males certainly pack a punch in their new show Happenstance. 

Alice

Alice

The twists and turns of the topsy-turvy world of Alice in Wonderland are well known and loved by many, enshrined in literary pop culture. 

1,000 Suns

1,000 Suns

The Cold War is over, but this time America lost. 

Guilt & Shame: Addicted to Everything

Guilt & Shame: Addicted to Everything

There are tons and tons of sketch shows on at the Fringe this year, meaning that it is easy for them to get lost amongst the crowd. 

The Circus of Terror

The Circus of Terror

Genuinely scary theatre can be hard to get right but this young theatre company has hit the balance of scares and gags bang on in this exciting and innovative show. 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

3Bugs Theatre Company return to the Fringe with a new adaptation of this classic children’s story. 

Amateur Transplants: Adam Kay Is Going For A Number One

Amateur Transplants: Adam Kay Is Going For A Number One

With a show that is definitely not for the easily offended, Adam Kay reels off a series of his inimitable brand of parody songs with expert comedic timing and the hilarity that onl… 

Birdhouse

Birdhouse

Taking the story of four elderly women who have been entangled in a freak attack by a murder of crows and take refuge in the Coronet Cinema this is a strange, intriguing and entert… 

Carey Marx: Intensive Carey

Carey Marx: Intensive Carey

With his show Intensive Carey, this Fringe favourite returns after a one year hiatus with the story of how he almost died, a number of times, by having a heart attack. 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Following their successful Pleasance run at the Fringe last year, BEASTS once again return with their inimitable brand of absurdist, ridiculous sketch comedy. 

Rouse Ye Women

Rouse Ye Women

This inventive piece of devised physical theatre is the rousing story of a group of female workers in 1910 who went on strike from their jobs as chain-makers, demanding higher pay … 

God of Carnage

God of Carnage

Yasmin Reza’s modern masterpiece is here brought to life in the most frenetic, extreme and exciting way. 

Gobsmell: The Musical

Gobsmell: The Musical

With an admittedly clever pun for a title, this misplaced family comedy misses the mark in its attempt to entertain, both musically and humorously. 

On Hold

On Hold

The world of PR is one ripe for comedy gold, Izzy Tennyson’s new play has taken this, using it not only for its humour but also to paint a dark portrait of the professional world… 

Omid Djalili Live

Omid Djalili Live

Somewhat of a fringe legend, Omid Djalili has graced many a theatre on his national tours over the last 20 years since he performed his very first Edinburgh Fringe show. 

Project Lolita

Project Lolita

In amongst the more controversial theatre on at the Fringe this year we have emerging playwright Sophie Foster’s new work, which dissects the media culture surrounding suspected … 

AAA Stand-Up Late

AAA Stand-Up Late

Stand-up variety shows at the fringe can often be hit-and-miss, but this one just gets it spot on. 

FOX

FOX

Children and adults alike will be familiar with Roald Dahl’s timeless story of Fantastic Mr Fox. 

Leo

Leo

It’s an old trick seen may times before: someone crawls along the floor, someone films them sideways and they look, on camera, like they are climbing up a wall. 

Light Relief

Light Relief

Geoff Cotton’s show is a mix of sketches, comedy songs, stand-up and satire. 

McNeil & Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

McNeil & Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

Mario Kart, Street Fighter and Bomber Man are all names that strike nostalgic excitement into the hearts of many of a certain generation.