Pornography

Pornography

In a powerful depiction of the turbulent year Britain faced in 2005, Organised Crime Theatre presents Pornography. 

Forgotten Heroes

Forgotten Heroes

Light in the Dark Storytellers present a dark portrayal of the naivety and vulnerability of a young man with learning difficulties. 

Best of Waterloo Comedy Club

Best of Waterloo Comedy Club

The volume of shows presented at the Edinburgh Fringe can sometimes be overwhelming, so the Waterloo Comedy Club has put on a free show to give the audience a taster of some of the… 

Ruthlessness

Ruthlessness

In a portrayal of the not so very glamorous life of being a gangster, Gone Rogue Production’s Ruthlessness does exactly what it says on the tin. 

Thomas Hardie Presents: Where's Thomas, Hardie?

Thomas Hardie Presents: Where's Thomas, Hardie?

Caroline Hardie is one half of the double act Thomas Hardie, presenting a mixture of stand-up comedy and sketches. 

Nikotine

Nikotine

The wife of Nikolai Nikotine forces him to give a boring lecture about the harmful effects of tobacco, and ends up discussing the woman herself. 

Mon Droit

Mon Droit

In Mike McShane’s Mon Droit, an American psychiatric patient copes with a growing obsession with the Queen and decides to move to London. 

Small Narration

Small Narration

Wojtek Ziemilski presents a part-lecture, part-film during which he tries to express his take on life, but doesn’t get very far. 

Edinburgh: The Medical City

Edinburgh: The Medical City

In an hour long history of medicine in Edinburgh, Professor David Purdie and librarian Ian Milne talk about royalty, body snatchers and herbal remedies. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

In a very surreal take on Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, FramBag Theatre present a performance in which the women play the men and the men play the women. 

The Tim and Pat Show

The Tim and Pat Show

Tim Shishodia and Pat Cahill make up The Tim and Pat Show, a comedy double act proving itself to be a real highlight of the Free Fringe. 

The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

In a forty-five minute interpretation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story The Yellow Wallpaper, students from Bangor University question the derivation of madness. 

Burns: Rough Cut

Burns: Rough Cut

Gavin Paul takes on the role of Robert Burns in an intimate account of the poet’s time spent in Edinburgh. 

A Little Perspective with Imaan

A Little Perspective with Imaan

In an attempt to dispel ignorance, Imaan Hadchiti explores public reactions to his restricted growth. 

Flâneurs

Flâneurs

In a powerful display of live art theatre, Jenna Watt invites the audience to help her conquer the bystander effect. 

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

A breath-taking display of passion and heartache, Camille Claudel is a one-woman show based on the real-life love affair between Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel. 

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins

Kicking off his show by saying ‘I’m not funny all the time, I wish I could be’, Henry Rollins set the audience up to watch a very alternative comedy show. 

Bound

Bound

A very American story, with a very European style, Dylan Dougherty’s tale of the balance of freedom and captivity has been brought to Edinburgh by Belgian director Christoffel He… 

Script in Hand

Script in Hand

Paralleling the lives of a 1930s German who has been sent into exile by the Nazis and a 2012 actor who has been sent into exile by a theatre company, Script in Hand tells the story… 

Bus-ting to Laugh - Free

Bus-ting to Laugh - Free

In the wonderful location of the top deck of a stationary Edinburgh bus, two comedians try to find their feet on the comedy circuit. 

Coalition

Coalition

In a production set to rival The Thick of It and In the Loop, a hilarious cast present a comedy proving that recent political events really have been a joke. 

The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle

The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle

As I took my seat to watch The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle, I wondered if the performance could be quite as amusing as its title, and I was not disappointed. 

Reclamation

Reclamation

In a passionate display of the spoken word, Joe Hakim, Mike Watts and Ruth E Dixon provide an insight into a world of low self-esteem, loneliness and anxiety. 

Blake's Doors

Blake's Doors

LSE drama society’s ‘Blake’s Doors’ opens with a monologue describing how much the character enjoys listening to other people’s conversations on buses, as he gets a thril…