Fast-paced, high-energy, physical theatre that features Shakespeare monologues re-imagined.
Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1854.
Life after war is quiet and eerie.
It’s party time in Thebes! The war is over, the city has a new leader… what could possibly go wrong? Enter Antigone - devoted daughter and passionate extremist – set to spoil…
Immortalised as a monster of Ancient Greece, Medea, who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from her father, and murdered her own children, finally gives her defence.
“Will they or won’t they go through with it?” That is the consuming question that hovers for an hour over Letter to Boddah, written and directed by Sarah Nelson and performed…
It’s fifty years since the Stonewall riots sparked off the movement that became known as gay liberation.
Times are tough for George.
The Artists Collective Theatre consider what could prompt an eighteen year old girl to create one of the most lauded, feared, impressive and appalling tales of the overpowering nee…
Michael and Ana had no communication for six months.
After an exciting year of nationwide festival debuts, Richard Wheatley returns to where it all began one year ago.
A woman who is imprisoned by her husband in their apartment.
A traumatic event involving her husband and a fish leaves Annabelle feeling emotionally abused and vulnerable, heightening her existing empathy towards the issues of animal cruelty…
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance.
For a long time the system in the city was different.
This was one of the most remarkable striking and uncomfortable productions that I have seen in a long time.
Both lovely and devastating in equal measure, City Love by Illuminate Theatre Company documents a romance that lives and dies in the bustle of London town.
Amid the violence that followed the British withdrawal from Basra in 2007, a sharp-witted Iraqi woman searches for her missing husband at the behest of her mother-in-law.
’Have you just got exactly what you wanted by working hard and wanting it?’ A courageous look at the enduring bond of friendship.
Many productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year discuss female freedom of choice, but few do so as creatively as The Squirrel Plays.
Brutal, heart-breaking and often hilarious, Yen by Anna Jordan explores the relationship between nature and nurture.
Uncovering the true and still unfolding story of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: a charity worker detained in Iran while on holiday, visiting her family.
One evening, 10-year-old Rhona goes missing.
A reinterpretation of some of William Shakespeare’s best scenes woven together to create a new story about two young lovers.
Lobsters love large claws and peacocks prefer big tails – but what sets our hearts racing? An enticing piece of dance theatre that puts love under the microscope, challenging our…
The traditional Korean tale of Princess Bari comes to life in this touching and inspiring production.
Women at War is an interesting piece which explores the gendered dimensions of warfare through a monologue by a female American soldier serving in Afghanistan.
Prolific children’s author, conservationist, believer in fairies – Angela Brazil was a complicated and determined woman with a tendency to write her personal life into her book…
Sir Michael Caine Award-winning writer and comedian’s new one-man theatre show – a perfect love story in a swimming pool.
Edinburgh flatmates Max and Alan are perfectly happy swapping banter and joints after a long day of doing nothing.
A light-hearted lecture on the German Renaissance’s coolest dude, Albrecht Dürer.
How far would you go to achieve your dream? This farcical comedy centres around failing actor Alicia Harding.
The number of children’s shows has been increasing every year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but so much choice can make it difficult to know which show your kids are going to…
Timelines blur as Queen Mary Tudor stands reading the Financial Times in this capable performance that draws parallels between the purging reign of Bloody Mary and the policies of …
In a dystopian London, in which the unseen outside world is ravaged by violence, drugs and fear, Mercury Fur focuses upon the relationship between two brothers and depicts, in char…
The classic musical fairy tale, or is it? A chance encounter makes Earnest reflect on how his fairy tale life began.
There’s a lot to be said for injecting a bit of funk into one of Shakespeare’s many classics, particularly when a new twist comes along that hasn’t been seen before.
As cryptic as the title of this show may seem to be, its basic premise is established very early on.
International theatre has always been a key component of Edinburgh Fringe.
Wow! Happy Together is a ferociously intelligent new play by MA student Kate Newman, and perhaps the most meta thing at the Fringe.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues across the city: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.
Students of Cambridge University have reinterpreted Shakespeare’s popular comedy, putting a darker spin on the story.
Soulful musical that bursts off the stage with moving songs and powerful performances.
Chekhov’s short stories are brought to life in this kaleidoscopic production, capturing the essence of a parochial Russia where cruelty, absurdity and social satire are dished out …
Susie is desperate to get married.
Jewish mother of three, Rivki has a secret - Freddie Mercury is her hero.
In a world where debt, identity crisis and prejudice are factors towards the term ‘Broken Britain’, it is more difficult than ever for young people to succeed.
Philip Ridley is often shocking, constantly provocative, and always thought-provoking.
Originally a one-act play consisting of five scenes, The International Stud premiered Off-Off-Broadway in 1978 and later became the first part of Harvey Fierstein’s landmark work, …
When the sun is shining on a windowed room, it can be hard to tell if the lights are on inside.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! at our five venues: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.
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