Monty Don – Rhythms Of The Natural World

Monty Don – Rhythms Of The Natural World

Probably the most famous British gardener around (not wishing to offend Alan Titchmarsh), Monty Don presents an hour of spoken word in which he tells the stories of his own persona… 

YurtaKids! UnLeashed_Scaténàti

YurtaKids! UnLeashed_Scaténàti

Italian theatre company Scarlattine Teatro produce an alternative show based around sensory experience, and aimed at children under the age of five, as part of the Yurtakids! serie… 

A Cut in the Rates by Alan Ayckbourn and Gray Matter by JD Farr

A Cut in the Rates by Alan Ayckbourn and Gray Matter by JD Farr

HomewoodRose Theatre produce two short plays, both of which challenge our preconceptions but which approach the issue from starkly different directions. 

Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle

Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle

Mitch Benn, musical satirist extraordinaire, delivers a thoughtful and incredibly funny combination of stand-up and comedy songs based around little-known facts about the Beatles, … 

Father Christmas Needs a Wee! The Musical

Father Christmas Needs a Wee! The Musical

TaleGate Theatre have adapted Nicholas Allan’s beloved children’s book into a new funny and energetic musical, which ticks all the boxes for a children’s show, apart from the fact … 

Last Embrace

Last Embrace

Last Embrace, a folk musical based on Romeo and Juliet set in Northern Ireland in 1970 at the height of The Troubles, is a true masterpiece of theatre. 

The Dog, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

The Dog, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

Scotsman Bob Skeldon produces fifty minutes of storytelling and stand-up comedy that achieves a warm atmosphere, with the intimacy of a chat in his living room. 

Captain Alan of Canary Wharf

Captain Alan of Canary Wharf

London-based comedy group The Spider Blues make a splash with their brand new adventure comedy show, Captain Alan of Canary Wharf, in association with PBH’s Free Fringe. 

Little Red

Little Red

Big Mix Theatre combines clever animation with live action to bring to life a charming alternative take on the traditional children’s story of Little Red Riding Hood. 

Bulletproof Jest

Bulletproof Jest

Sketch comedy group Dead Secrets bring us Bulletproof Jest, 50 minutes of sketch comedy boasting excellent costumes, very funny concepts and a spot of pretty suspect dancing. 

Marlon Davis: Crackin' Up

Marlon Davis: Crackin' Up

Marlon Davies, in association with Off The Kerb Productions, presents an hour-long, whistle-stop tour of an episode in his life in which he ‘cracked up’ and almost brought about th… 

Simply the Jest

Simply the Jest

Exeter-based sketch comedy troupe Simply The Jest take another Fringe by storm in this hour-long sketch show, featuring clever parodies, general silliness and one very impressive f… 

Sofa Specific

Sofa Specific

Sofa Specific Productions presents an hour of wordless, clownlike comedy based around a two-seater couch with removable cushions. 

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Scamp Theatre presents an hour-long feast of storytelling that thrills children and parents alike. 

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

C Theatre brings us a charming, funny and sometimes quite dark production of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale. 

The Dragon Who Hates Poetry

The Dragon Who Hates Poetry

Dommy B, eminent slam poet known to children for his appearance on CBeebies’ Rhyme Rocket, produces a great free children’s show which is designed to get even very young kids inter… 

Maureen Younger: The Outsider - Free Show

Maureen Younger: The Outsider - Free Show

Maureen Younger presents a solo stand-up show, as part of the Scottish Comedy Festival, which is based around her view of herself as an outsider, both on the comedy circuit and gen… 

Shirley Gnome

Shirley Gnome

Shirley Gnome is a straight-talking, country-singing diva from Vancouver who spends an hour forcing a crowd of unsuspecting and bewildered fans between her comedy sheets. 

The Morning After Season: The Pink Bedroom

The Morning After Season: The Pink Bedroom

3BUGS Fringe Theatre presents a rare production of Tennessee Williams’ one-act play The Pink Bedroom as part of their Morning After Season with fairly limited success. 

Seven Ages (featuring Kevin Tomlinson)

Seven Ages (featuring Kevin Tomlinson)

Kevin Tomlinson’s Seven Ages is derived from a strong concept, but the resulting show is poor in comparison. 

Coffee With Guv

Coffee With Guv

Wells Junior Cathedral School have produced a hilarious and heartwarming musical about the establishment of London’s first youth club in the 1950s in ‘Coffee with Guv’. 

Whistleblower

Whistleblower

Whistleblower is a shrewd and topical show which makes a brave attempt at highlighting current issues such as national security, the rights of citizens, war in Iraq and Afghanistan… 

Consequences

Consequences

Consequences, a new show from KinkyFish Theatre and Duncan Battman is an undiscovered diamond of a play. 

Hush

Hush

Hush, a new children’s show based around the perils of keeping and telling secrets, is an excellent showcase of the talents of young company Moon Mission Theatre. 

Greg Proops: The Smartest Man In The World

Greg Proops: The Smartest Man In The World

Is Greg Proops the smartest man in the world? Well, his 2013 Fringe show would certainly make you believe it. 

Diva Gigs

Diva Gigs

Sarah-Ann Cromwell, a Birmingham lass who has discovered that ‘you don’t have to be posh to sing opera’, chats and sings up a storm in Diva Gigs. 

The Donfather

The Donfather

The Donfather is a well-written and funny show which suffers a little from shaky performances at the beginning. 

The Prima Party Scrapbook

The Prima Party Scrapbook

The Prima Party Scrapbook is a triumph for Fringe newcomers Tops and Tales, and particularly for one-man party Matthew Squance.