Door-to-Door Poetry

Door-to-Door Poetry

Forget flowers, chocolates or even a home-baked cake. Yesterday in Edinburgh, I discovered what I think must be the best gift one human being can give another - a personalised verse, delivered by the poet himself, on your very own doorstep... 

Lady and the Cramp

Lady and the Cramp

A tongue-in-cheek, bursting-at-the-seams (literally), all-female musical cabaret troupe. We celebrate the female experience in all its splendid and not-so-splendid variety. We cover topics from tampon tax to getting that dodgy wax! 

Daniel Nicholas: Travaux En Cours

Daniel Nicholas: Travaux En Cours

If you remember MSN, getting your first DVD player and video game soundtracks from the 90s, then you won’t forget this show. Whilst longing to be a teenager again (life was better back then right?) 'Prince of Peculiar' (GreatCentral... 

The Not So Secret Society

The Not So Secret Society

From the team behind the hugely successful Bongo Club Cabaret and the UK's premier free variety night franchise, comes this epic family-friendly variety show, a generation in the making... 

Mark Watson: Man of Mischief

Mark Watson: Man of Mischief

The Man of Mischief makes his Fringe debut with a one-man variety show! Having headlined at large theatres and performed for the BBC, Mark brings you his full evening show. Filled with astounding juggling, jaw-dropping magic and feats of incredible danger – this show is not to be missed! 'Absolutely fantastic… If I could give him more than 10/10, I would!' (Jamie Raven, Britain's Got Talent finalist)... 

Slacker-in-Law

Slacker-in-Law

How far would you go to impress your future mother-in-law? Returning to the Fringe following his previous sell-out run, award-winning poet/teacher/battle rapper Mark brings a show packed full of comedy, poems, rap and... 

Dummy

Dummy

Diagnosed at a young age with an autistic spectrum disorder, Midwestern American comedian Anders Lee brings his signature, sincere and plainspoken manner to the stage as he recounts struggles with school, work and dating while being 'on the spectrum'... 

All Hail the Poetry King!

All Hail the Poetry King!

Award-winning silliness for all the family from one of the nation's most successful spoken word artists. Packed full of stinky pirates, deadly pugs and quick-fire raps, you'll never look at poetry in the same way again... 

A Self-Help Guide to Being in Love With Jeremy Corbyn

A Self-Help Guide to Being in Love With Jeremy Corbyn

When Jess Green joined the Labour Party at university she doubled the number of members who met weekly in the Liverpool Philharmonic pub. Since then she’s stuck by them through the downfall of Tony Blair, the disappointment of Gordon Brown and the monolith of Ed Miliband... 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Australia is F*cked... 

The Mechanisms Present: The Bifrost Incident

The Mechanisms Present: The Bifrost Incident

The notorious space-pirate troubadours are back in orbit, bringing you a heady mix of story and song, leaving a trail of destruction and madness in their wake. Sample, if you dare, their latest cocktail of music, myth and mayhem: The Bifrost Incident, a mass-murder mystery set on a locomotive shot at faster-than-light speeds through a man-made wormhole... 

City Love

City Love

City Love provides an honest and hard-hitting look at relationships, starting with a chance encounter between two young London professionals on a night bus. Utilising a delicate combination of monologues, narrative and physicality, the two-person cast lead us through the emotional journey of their subsequent relationship... 

Wordplay

Wordplay

A dark comedy about a fag and his hag. No words are off limits between friends. Cut between their work environment and their debate, Jess and Nick, using dark humour (and a lot of naughty words) push the boundaries of their friendship as they question appropriate and appropriated word use within the dynamics of society and each other... 

Egg

Egg

We all know Edinburgh Festival Fringe is filled with bizarre acts and Idea. This is one. Have you ever wondered if eggs have feelings? No me neither. Yet here it is the emotional story of one egg trying to fit into man’s world... 

EH16 (Pyre)

EH16 (Pyre)

'All I ever tried to do was help those girls!' – Edinburgh is filled with horror, but not where you’d expect. Marking their Fringe debut, Nevermore Theatre present their story about Edinburgh’s persecuted women, both past and present. 

Caspar Thomas: More Magic and Mentalism

Caspar Thomas: More Magic and Mentalism

Following his successful runs at the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes 2015 and 2016, Caspar returns to Edinburgh to perform more new and classic (invented by some of the greatest magicians of the last 120 years) close-up, interactive, before your very eyes sleight of hand magic and mentalism... 

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde’s stunning way with words in his classic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, makes it a challenging piece to bring to the stage. Unfortunately, in their own musical rendition, Pregnant Fish Theatre fails to capture the elegance of this book... 

More News From Nowhere

More News From Nowhere

Dan Offen (Amused Moose semi-finalist) and Jonny Gillam bring you this slice of alternative comedy. Featuring weird sideways looks at politics, love and life, More News From Nowhere is strange stand-up, adjacent to lunch. 

The Life of the Party

The Life of the Party

Travel across time from mod to rave to disco with Calling All Parties in a vivacious interactive theatrical and film experience. Come frolic as party guests in a live montage of celebrations or simply survey the scene – either way you will experience The Life of the Party... 

Absence of Separation

Absence of Separation

Absence of Separation is a tender and evocative play about the frustrating search for the meaning of life. After an accident, John is fighting for his life and he is transported to a limbo space between life and death where this dream theatre takes place... 

Splendid's Jason and the Argonauts

Splendid's Jason and the Argonauts

Jason and the Argonauts is a no-scenery, no-prop, chorus driven piece of singing and silliness that charts the rise and history of the most famous group of strapping young men to travel the Aegean Sea...