The End of the Times?

The End of the Times?

A phantasmagorical imagining of our possible future, confronting the big problems facing the world in which we live: war, hunger, artificial intelligence. 

Swing Heil

Swing Heil

Hamburg, 1943. 

The Burning

The Burning

The year is 1895. 

Art

Art

Serge has bought a painting. 

Weaving Me, Weaving Mum

Weaving Me, Weaving Mum

This immersive, up-close dance experience delves into the complexities of mother-daughter relationships, self-discovery, and healing from maternal trauma. 

Ante Beckett

Ante Beckett

This original one-act comedy by Joel Smith reflects Samuel Beckett’s work and themes. 

Flamenco-Electro

Flamenco-Electro

Unveiling a world-first live show of its kind! Prepare to be mesmerised by a captivating journey from the roots of traditional flamenco, through progressive flamenco to the cutting… 

Letters From My Dad (Who Is Dead)

Letters From My Dad (Who Is Dead)

This new play by Michael Bryceson focuses on the relationship between a dying father and his son, Charlie. 

Dracula

Dracula

A bold stylised new production of Bram Stoker’s gothic masterpiece. 

Things We Will Miss

Things We Will Miss

A collage style devised work exploring the (potential) collapse of the Anthropocene, this personal meditation on the climate crisis explores the beauty and inevitability of imperma… 

Negare

Negare

This choreographic solo immerses us in the quirky and poetic universe of a character who plays with his identity, transforming it to align with his wishes, fears, and dreams. 

Picasso 2033

Picasso 2033

Set in a future where AI has gradually replaced human beings in the field of art, Picasso 2033 reflects on the future of art through the story of AI-drawing trainer “Mr Satisfact… 

Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

What goes on behind the theatre curtain? Who’s that scampering about backstage? And why have they added Febreze to the dry-ice machine? When Lily bottles her acting audition for … 

Blood of My Father

Blood of My Father

The neighbour heard the screams from next door. 

3 Couples, 2 Breakups, 1 Barbie and The Berlin Wall

3 Couples, 2 Breakups, 1 Barbie and The Berlin Wall

Seven teenagers (and a Barbie doll) invite you to a joyfully absurd play about love – in all its weird and wonderful forms. 

The Electric Cabaret

The Electric Cabaret

The alternative late-night Fringe experience returns. 

Surreal: The Mind-Reading Show From Berlin!

Surreal: The Mind-Reading Show From Berlin!

A mind-reading show from Berlin! Enter a surreal world where mind-reading is normal! This show combines handmade vintage-style visuals with the strange skills of two savants from B… 

The Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench

Click. 

Diary of a Magician

Diary of a Magician

Step into the world of the magician, where fragments of life are unveiled through a mysterious diary. 

Broken Planet: The Absurd Cabaret of Apocalyptic Proportions

Broken Planet: The Absurd Cabaret of Apocalyptic Proportions

A subversive live experience developed by artists from around the globe. 

Savoy! Everybody's Doing It

Savoy! Everybody's Doing It

Get ready for blushful stories of passionate affairs, mischievous gossip and racy romances. 

All These Pretty Things

All These Pretty Things

An emotionally raw blend of memoir and song, Tracey Yarad’s All These Pretty Things is a phoenix rising from the ashes story, taking the audience from Australia and the fallout o… 

Per-Verse

Per-Verse

Embark on a confessional voyage through love, sex, and dating with this no-holds-barred one-woman show with bite, that blends stand-up, poetry, storytelling and physical comedy. 

Festival Music Nights

Festival Music Nights

Jive along to jazz, party to punk rock, cavort to classics and experience electropop with our cherry-picked musical assortment. 

Corpse Flower

Corpse Flower

Dive into a darkly comedic stylised world, where young factory worker Millie confronts unsettling truths as her home town becomes overrun by scheming insect impostors. 

Masquerade Mask

Masquerade Mask

Two servants, Pasta and Pizza, are tasked by their master to introduce and showcase the cultural phenomenon that is Commedia dell’Arte. 

Love’s Concordia Bar

Love’s Concordia Bar

Imagine a bar owned by Love itself. 

Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Believed in Fairies

Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Believed in Fairies

Sherlock Holmes confronts his deadliest enemy yet: a man who hates him, his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle. 

Crispr! The Musical

Crispr! The Musical

Finally, a musical about gene editing technology! Two struggling genetics researchers are determined to create the world’s first super-soyabean, but a rival lab will stop at noth… 

Baby Rock

Baby Rock

A bilingual children’s musical in English and Spanish, Baby Rock is the story of Anastasia, a young girl who explores the world and learns how to make a new friend regardless of … 

Man Up: A Show for Women!

Man Up: A Show for Women!

This women-created news satire stars comedian Maggie Metnick in drag as Chip Johnson, a red-blooded American male pundit on a mission to mansplain the news to women. 

Odyssea

Odyssea

This dance-on-film follows the epic journey of Odyssea, a curious sea traveller, as she encounters flora and fauna in fantastical realms. 

The TUNEabomber

The TUNEabomber

Another in the seemingly endless flow of musicals about unlikely subjects that prove successful. 

The Grammar of Witchcraft

The Grammar of Witchcraft

Caliban, a young transsexual recovering from the boozy wedding reception of two lesbian witches, will need more than the magic of pronouns to survive this truly surreal odyssey int… 

Conversations We Never Had, as People We'll Never Be

Conversations We Never Had, as People We'll Never Be

Have you ever wondered what your life would look like without the memory of the person who changed the way you see the world? In the depths of heartbreak, Gina takes a pill that sh… 

The Psychic Tests

The Psychic Tests

Guardian journalist Gary Nunn’s theatrical storytelling adventure into psychics, mediums and astrologers is a combination of character-driven scenes, verbatim theatre and narrati… 

Draining the Swamp

Draining the Swamp

Meet Sir Oswald and Lady Diana Mosley. 

Come to Our Show (Please)

Come to Our Show (Please)

Two clowns, Anna and Felix, set out on a quest for home. 

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

A thought-provoking exploration into the nature of communication and consent. 

#MeToo, a one-woman show

#MeToo, a one-woman show

Sex cults with fake feminism, pretend shamans, Burning Man, Lower East Side “nightclub photographers” and Tinder f*ck boys all make an appearance in this educational and hilari… 

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics. 

Bumble's Big Adventure

Bumble's Big Adventure

This one-act educational outreach play for 5-10 year olds and their families follows Bumble, a honeybee, on an adventure to find a bee balm flower. 

For Better, For Worse

For Better, For Worse

Small town Scotland, September 2014. 

I Heart Musicals

I Heart Musicals

The best way to express what this show represents, is to say it is like a classic cabaret crossed with a night with Mr Rogers. 

Emptiness: Floating Through Molasses

Emptiness: Floating Through Molasses

Emptiness is a pure space between nothingness and existence. 

Assemblywomen

Assemblywomen

Assemblywomen is a modern adaptation of an Ancient Greek comedy, featuring cross-dressing, confusion and chaos. 

Cruelty

Cruelty

Bringing alive the sights and sounds of the street, this darkly comic new play follows a young insomniac as he journeys through the bright lights of the city at night. 

Three Men in a Boat

Three Men in a Boat

Join three friends as they embark on a Victorian boating holiday filled with mayhem and mishaps. 

The Eazy Club

The Eazy Club

In the digital world there’s no greater joy than talking face to face. 

2nd Picture of Dorian Gray

2nd Picture of Dorian Gray

Nine bubbly teenagers all dressed in white, a reverberating baritone saxophone and an accordion fill the stage around an empty white picture frame mounted on a white easel. 

Indoor Kids

Indoor Kids

Imagine two lonely children who have no one to talk to until the Winds of Fate make them next-door neighbours. 

In/Outside: Visible Things

In/Outside: Visible Things

There are things that are visible and invisible in this world. 

Migrant Shakespeare

Migrant Shakespeare

Think you know your Shakespeare? Think again! This is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen him before – “trippingly on the tongue”. 

Shakespeare Up Late: A Right Royal Visit

Shakespeare Up Late: A Right Royal Visit

I advise you arrive early and treat yourself to a pre-show pint (or two) because it’s that kind of show!I mean this in the best possible way. 

8:03

8:03

Ding! The world is ordered, the food is good, everything runs on time. 

Two Tigers

Two Tigers

Two Tigers is a kaleidoscopic musical drama about New Zealand-born modernist writer Katherine Mansfield, who lived and died with the Furies at her heels and her turbulent love affa… 

The Electric Cabaret

The Electric Cabaret

The alternative late-night Fringe experience returns. 

Flamencodanza

Flamencodanza

Duo collaboration Flamencodanza started five years ago at the Avignon Festival in France. 

Festival Music Nights

Festival Music Nights

Jive along to jazz, party to punk rock, cavort to classics and experience electropop with our cherry-picked musical assortment. 

Wisdom of the Men

Wisdom of the Men

This cabaret-style show features musical, fun and comedic life lessons based on Pulitzer-nominated memoir by celebrity entrepreneur Clint Arthur. 

Tea and Milk

Tea and Milk

We all know that “life is not what I imagined it to be” depression. 

Mrs President

Mrs President

A haunting celeste chime creates a sombre mood that permeates John Ransom Phillips’s Mrs President at C Aquila as Mary Lincoln (LeeAnne Hutchison) poses for photographer Mathew B… 

On The Tiles

On The Tiles

All the way from from Abu Dhabi, the land of sun, sand and camels, an original bunch of jokes and sketches based on real-life scenarios. 

Mark Pleases You

Mark Pleases You

For his entire life, performer Mark Vigeant did everything he possibly could to make everyone around him happy. 

A Gefilte Fish Out of Water

A Gefilte Fish Out of Water

‘In London I was a gefilte fish out of water, in Hampshire I was Moses, wandering. 

Tana

Tana

Embark on a captivating journey of desire, liberation, and pursuit of queer utopia in a surrealistic tale rooted in reality. 

Sunny Makes a Scene

Sunny Makes a Scene

The story of an American teenager grappling with her dad’s heroin overdose. 

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

A Little Night Music: Cabaret After Dark

Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics. 

How to Be Lost

How to Be Lost

With maps on every phone and immediate access to the finest cartography ever produced, it’s hard to get properly lost in the modern landscape. 

The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad

When those in power make decisions, it is those without power who pay the bloody price. 

A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day

Set to excerpts of Glenn Gould’s rendition of Bach’s Two and Three Part Inventions, and accompanied by a luminous sound design by John Gzowski, A Perfect Day speaks to Laurence L… 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh return to the festival with blisteringly hot country blues. 

Dorian

Dorian

A striking and stylised imagining of Oscar Wilde’s gothic masterpiece: the picture of Dorian Gray transforms into a malevolent horror as its inspiration remains untouched and bea… 

Herviss Family

Herviss Family

Meet the Herviss Family and journey to their world. 

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

What would you sacrifice in exchange for riches and fame? Family? Friends? Reputation? Soul? This modern-day, interactive and bizarrely comedic adaptation of the 1590s tragedy, Doc… 

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook

An absurd comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread, and his sidekick, Davy Scones. 

Re:ACTION: Inspired by the Album How We React and How We Recover by Jason Robert Brown

Re:ACTION: Inspired by the Album How We React and How We Recover by Jason Robert Brown

“Eagles! The eagles are coming” says Pippin Took in Lord of the Rings. 

Nathan Mosher is Injured

Nathan Mosher is Injured

A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs about a breakup, breakdown, breakthrough, and everything in-between. 

Shakespeare for Kids: This Rough Magic

Shakespeare for Kids: This Rough Magic

How do you cause a shipwreck or conjure goddesses at will? Tricksy spirit Ariel has you covered. 

An Idiom's Guide to the Galaxy

An Idiom's Guide to the Galaxy

Son and father-in-law duo, Dave Watt and Pretty Good Nick, invite you to jump on their absurd comedy bandwagon as they explore the world of idioms. 

Encore

Encore

A contemporary drama created by Histeria Teatro that pays homage to those rock stars who died young, and in circumstances of suicide or overdose. 

Midnight Wine

Midnight Wine

Well-respected singer/songwriter shares songs, wine and stories from 50 years on the folk scene, touring UK and Europe. 

Seen 00:25

Seen 00:25

A solo female show exploring the depths of the mind of a young woman, who suffers from anorexia. 

Mr Moon

Mr Moon

Our story is human, that of a company built on the road, created through encounters, personal tragedies and destinies. 

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast

The Bardic Breakfasters are back! C’s sensational Shakespearience returns for our 31st Fringe, with free coffee and croissants! A pleasing plethora of pentameter, puns and pastry.