CatSoup: Out of the Bag

CatSoup: Out of the Bag

CatSoup are a troupe of four young men who bring an original collection of sketches to the stage. 

Darren Maskell: A Woodlouse Trapped Underneath a Glass

Darren Maskell: A Woodlouse Trapped Underneath a Glass

A Woodlouse Trapped Under a Glass is almost so bad that it’s good, except it’s not quite there. 

Laughing Wild

Laughing Wild

Christopher Durang’s play Laughing Wild has been wonderfully adapted to fill Funny You Should Ask’s 50 minute time slot to create a play so uproarious and so terrific you’ll … 

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord: The Only Way is Epic

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord: The Only Way is Epic

Al Murray brings his hilarious, bigoted alter-ego to the stage: The Only Way Is Epic is the Pub Landlord’s announcement that he is going to give you an inspirational speech. 

Revolution Society

Revolution Society

Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre Company brings a fresh and charming cast to the stage. 

Bob Doolally: A Life in Football

Bob Doolally: A Life in Football

Armed with a bottle of vodka, this retired football manager wins the applause of both his seasoned fans and those newer to the game. 

Sugar Kane

Sugar Kane

Sarah Kane was an explosively controversial playwright who suffered from depression, communicating worlds of psychological turmoil through incredibly disturbing theatre. 

Daniel Rigby: Berk in Progress

Daniel Rigby: Berk in Progress

Daniel Rigby returns to the Fringe this year with a sketch show that certainly lives up to its name. 

Afghan Days Babylon Nights

Afghan Days Babylon Nights

With proceeds going to the Royal Scots Benevolent Fund, Anthony Mulligan and Paul Finegan’s poetry recital is an emotive account of war experience. 

Phillip and Marjorie's Marriage Preparation Course for Regular People and The Gays

Phillip and Marjorie's Marriage Preparation Course for Regular People and The Gays

Phillip and Marjorie are a skilled double act whose thoroughly entertaining Marriage Preparation Course will hopefully not be taken seriously by many. 

Nathaniel Metcalfe: Enthusiast

Nathaniel Metcalfe: Enthusiast

Nathaniel Metcalfe feels like a really witty mate who’s about to blow you away with his hilarity while you chomp away on a packet of crisps. 

Planet of the Japes

Planet of the Japes

Contrary to the advertising, this show consists only of David Rees-Jones and Chris Hammond. 

Honest Iago and Three Other Choice Villains from Shakespeare

Honest Iago and Three Other Choice Villains from Shakespeare

Natalie Burgess and Richard Smithies work through the principal monologues of four of Shakespeare’s major tragedies: Othello, Hamlet, Richard III and King Lear. 

The Exception and the Rule

The Exception and the Rule

It can be tricky to make Brecht exciting. 

Rodney & Julie J

Rodney & Julie J

Two Thirds Theatre Company bring a tremendous modern day transformation of Romeo and Juliet to the stage. 

Take Care

Take Care

Écoute Theatre Company bring a new voice to UK’s carers in this thought provoking verbatim performance. 

Fast Film Noir

Fast Film Noir

Howard Hawks’ 1946 film The Big Sleep has been renovated and rewritten. 

Undone

Undone

Undone is dense, tenacious and at times almost frightening. 

Working on a Special Day

Working on a Special Day

Based on Ettore Scola’s 1977 film Una Giornata Particolare, Working on a Special Day succinctly adapts a historical story of repressed feeling for the stage. 

Jobby Hunter

Jobby Hunter

Cormac Friel is a charming Irishman who gives an endearing narrative of his encounters with the job market and its mirror: dating. 

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Jack Thorne’s stage adaptation of Alexander Masters’ biography of Stuart Shorter is simultaneously sweet and violently hard-hitting. 

Chris Fitchew in Jack of All Trades

Chris Fitchew in Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades is full of energy and will sometimes entertain its audience, but it doesn’t really have enough wit to qualify as comedy. 

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Tim Watts, creator and sole performer in The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik, brings an incredible story to life through a mind-blowingly creative use of animation, puppetry, song and … 

James Acaster - Lawnmower

James Acaster - Lawnmower

For those not in the know, James Acaster is a nice man from Kettering who will happily tell you that all of his clothes are from Marks and Spencer. 

Bath Time

Bath Time

The Wee Room is a rather hot and sweaty venue, perfect for Bath Time; Ruaraidh Murray’s one man show is intense, febrile and gritty. 

Jimmy McGhie: Delusions of Candour

Jimmy McGhie: Delusions of Candour

Delusions of Candour unashamedly acknowledges the fact that it has no narrative but Jimmy McGhie neatly compensates for this by making a sense of spontaneity the primary charm of h… 

The  Noise Next Door: Soundhouse

The Noise Next Door: Soundhouse

The Noise Next Door’s new show at Pleasance will make you will laugh so hard your diaphragm will ache. 

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast

C Theatre Company gives George Alexander Louis’ recent entry into the world a brilliant twist.