The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award

The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award

A mixed-bill comedy, cabaret and variety show to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020. 

Nish Kumar: Your Power, Your Control

Nish Kumar: Your Power, Your Control

It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. 

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC’s The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and The News Quiz, Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show. 

Phil Wang: The Real Hero in All This

Phil Wang: The Real Hero in All This

Hot off the heels of his critically acclaimed Netflix special, Phil’s bringing his highly infective British-Malaysian variant of comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe once more. 

Liza Pulman: The Heart of It

Liza Pulman: The Heart of It

On the heels of her highly acclaimed West End tour de force Liza Pulman Sings Streisand, Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman returns with her brand-new show and album, The Heart of It. 

Jew Talkin' To Me?

Jew Talkin' To Me?

Join award-winning comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for a live recording of one of ‘the best podcasts to listen to right now’ (iNews). 

Ed Gamble: Electric

Ed Gamble: Electric

He’s been on the road since February, played three sold-out nights at London’s iconic Hackney Empire and now Ol’ Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on even… 

Myra's Story

Myra's Story

‘Five stars are not enough to do it justice!’ ***** (Daily Mail). 

Who Murdered My Cat?

Who Murdered My Cat?

Following sell-out shows at VAULT Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre, award-winning storyteller and professional over-sharer Roann Hassani McCloskey returns with another f… 

Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind the Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s… 

Space Hippo

Space Hippo

Earth is dying. 

The Great Almighty Gill

The Great Almighty Gill

New Perspectives presents The Great Almighty Gill. 

Les Dawson: Flying High

Les Dawson: Flying High

With a forensic talent for pinpointing the precise foibles, flaws and faults of a character and an uncanny capacity for evoking their vocal DNA, Jon Culshaw gives new life to one o… 

Two Hearts: We're Pregnant and the Baby is Music

Two Hearts: We're Pregnant and the Baby is Music

As we all know, COVID was invented to stop people from enjoying live music, but now Two Hearts are here to help us recover from two years of silence. 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

For the last eighteen years Out of the Blue has built a vibrant reputation as one of the finest acapella groups at Edinburgh. 

Fashion Spies

Fashion Spies

Picture the scene: Fashion week. 

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

America’s Got Talent semi-finalist Dom Chambers makes his Fringe debut with the magically titled Fake Wizard. 

Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

The Crowd Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds by award-winning writer, actor and podcaster Rob Auton. 

Michelle Brasier: Average Bear

Michelle Brasier: Average Bear

Award-winning comedian and actor Michelle Brasier (Netflix’s Aunty Donna, Double Denim) debuts her critically acclaimed show. 

Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

My mother died in March 2019 and of course it was sad and grief can be tough sometimes, but I saw a lot of funny in that too. 

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

Here he comes, trotting back onstage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. 

Fascinating Aïda

Fascinating Aïda

They’re back at last! Britain’s greatest cabaret trio return with their smash-hit show guaranteed to put ‘a massive smile on your face and a spring in your step’ (Scotsman). 

Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

Winner: Best New Comedian, Panic Awards (2019). 

Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing

Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing

‘Whining folk singer’ (Telegraph), lesbian and checked-shirt collector Grace Petrie has been incorrectly called Sir everyday of her adult life, and, having exhausted her capacity f… 

BriTANicK

BriTANicK

BriTANick is an American sketch comedy duo made up of Brian McElhaney and Nick Koche, and they quickly assure us that their name (a combination of ‘Brian’, ‘Nick’ and ‘Ti… 

Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

1967, Susan, a runaway from a troubled home, escapes her past by hitchhiking to LA. 

Isabelle Farah: Irresponsabelle

Isabelle Farah: Irresponsabelle

British-Lebanese comedian Isabelle Farah’s sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2021 show Ellipsis later transferred to the Soho Theatre and was listed by Chortle in the Top Ten shows of 2021… 

Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Join queer cabaret icon Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award-winning journey to Tropicana! Nothing is safe from ridicule so be led on an exploration of body image, heteronorm… 

Zimbabwe Sculpture

Zimbabwe Sculpture

An exhibition of remarkable stone sculptures from new and established Zimbabwean artists. 

Tom Walker: Javelin

Tom Walker: Javelin

Award-winning physical comedian Tom Walker has written a love letter to the sport and spear that share a name: the humble javelin. 

Confetti

Confetti

Uptight and unlucky in love, Felix is the ‘mate of honour’ for his best friend’s wedding. 

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

Here he comes again, trotting on to the stage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. 

Joanne McNally: Basic Bitch Instinct

Joanne McNally: Basic Bitch Instinct

Joanne McNally; sweetheart, nightmare and Dublin Fringe Best Performer nominee returns to Edinburgh with her new show. 

Tang and Four Dreams

Tang and Four Dreams

This musical theatre applies a double-structured storyline to interpret contemporary understandings of Tang Xianzu, known as Shakespeare of the East. 

Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves

Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves

“Is it a stand-up show, is it a rally?” Nish Kumar certainly blurs the boundaries between the two. 

Status

Status

We all have a nationality. 

The Bubble Show

The Bubble Show

Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir… 

Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their nursery rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show. 

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

A classic retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy, this piece is brought to us by Guy Masterson, TTI in association with Maverick Theatre Co. 

Judas

Judas

Smokescreen Productions is supporting the work of Amnesty International through its new work, Judas, at Assembly Blue Room. 

Kevin the Vampyr and Friends Presents The Vim and Vigour Variety Hour

Kevin the Vampyr and Friends Presents The Vim and Vigour Variety Hour

A one-man variety mash-up of story, song and stupidity. 

Séayoncé Déjà Voodoo

Séayoncé Déjà Voodoo

The legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé is lubed up to mystic it to you in this dragtastic séance! Enter the depths of the spirit world to see how far Séayoncé will go to get w… 

Goose: Ctrl+T

Goose: Ctrl+T

One-man sketch (but good). 

Pals

Pals

Meet the pals – Pete, Andy, Linda and Sue – in a hit new comedy based on the true story of Brummy council estate mates, from the sixties to the noughties. 

I'll Tell You This for Nothing

I'll Tell You This for Nothing

Irish-born Phyllis was one of only two New Zealand women ever to have been honoured with France’s highest decoration, the Légion d’Honneur, for extreme bravery in WWII. 

James Hancox: 1000 Great Lives

James Hancox: 1000 Great Lives

James returns with his most ambitious show to date – an epic, thought-provoking stage spectacular celebrating the 1000 great lives that shaped history. 

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Tom Lenk Is Trash

Rarely is a title so apt. 

Mengele

Mengele

1979, a beach in Brazil, a drowning man meets a mysterious woman who cajoles, questions and flatters him into defending the indefensible. 

beep boop

beep boop

Most of you are probably reading this review on a portable device right now. 

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

There’s only one person who could compel people from their homes on a day when the rain is coming down in sheets and thunder crashes less than three Mississippi’s away. 

Scummy Mummies

Scummy Mummies

Join comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA. 

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

Returning to the Fringe for another year Thrones! The Musical Parody is exactly what it says on the tin. 

360 Allstars

360 Allstars

The international smash hit returns! A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 Allstars connects street with elite in a supercharged urban circus. 

Lola and Jo: Escape

Lola and Jo: Escape

Clock’s ticking. 

Aditi Mittal: Mother of Invention

Aditi Mittal: Mother of Invention

Motherhood: the most celebrated and exploited condition of human existence. 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

“Nothing makes a woman feel more like a girl than a man who sings like a boy. 

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe strolls on stage, observing that she’s never felt more like a sex worker since being crushed inside the shipping container that is Assembly’s Blue Room. 

Noise Boys

Noise Boys

Noise Boys, playing at the Assembly at George Square, is an exhilarating evening of tap, beatbox and music that you and your entire circle of friends can’t miss. 

John Accardo: Method to the Magic

John Accardo: Method to the Magic

You want to know how the tricks work, but this show will reveal how a magician thinks! John Accardo may be one of America’s rising young talents, but he’s been performing for over … 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

Welcome to Pamela’s Palace. 

Fake News

Fake News

‘Indubitably good news. 

Aunty

Aunty

‘HELLO EVERYONE IT’S YOUR AUNTY HERE. 

The De Nova Super

The De Nova Super

Physical theatre. 

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwean artists make some of the best stone sculptures in the world. 

Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark in the Park!? From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s … 

Frank Skinner Live

Frank Skinner Live

The comic legend and 1991 Comedy Award winner returns to Edinburgh, performing 60 minutes of fresh material ahead of the launch of his new tour show Showbiz this autumn. 

Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science

Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science

Unbelievable Science is an interactive science show for the whole family, where experiments take place right before your eyes! Captivating chemistry! Phenomenal physics! Bonkers bi…