A Voice

A Voice

1971. 

Letter to Boddah
BOBBY WINNER

Letter to Boddah

“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… 

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

A Fear and Loathing Actor in Dublin

Fast-paced, high-energy, physical theatre that features Shakespeare monologues re-imagined. 

Conversations With Myself

Conversations With Myself

It’s fifty years since the Stonewall riots sparked off the movement that became known as gay liberation. 

Talk

Talk

Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1854. 

Genesis: The Mary Shelley Play

Genesis: The Mary Shelley Play

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… 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

Life after war is quiet and eerie. 

Medea

Medea

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. 

Antigone

Antigone

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… 

Absolutely Reliable!

Absolutely Reliable!

Times are tough for George. 

Drawn and Quartered

Drawn and Quartered

Michael and Ana had no communication for six months. 

Blindingly Obvious

Blindingly Obvious

After an exciting year of nationwide festival debuts, Richard Wheatley returns to where it all began one year ago. 

The Squirrel Plays

The Squirrel Plays

Many productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year discuss female freedom of choice, but few do so as creatively as The Squirrel Plays. 

Adult Orgasm Escaped from the Zoo

Adult Orgasm Escaped from the Zoo

A woman who is imprisoned by her husband in their apartment. 

Badgered

Badgered

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… 

The Unbinding

The Unbinding

This was one of the most remarkable striking and uncomfortable productions that I have seen in a long time. 

City Love

City Love

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. 

Di & Viv & Rose (In an Hour) by Amelia Bullmore

Di & Viv & Rose (In an Hour) by Amelia Bullmore

’Have you just got exactly what you wanted by working hard and wanting it?’ A courageous look at the enduring bond of friendship. 

Yen

Yen

Brutal, heart-breaking and often hilarious, Yen by Anna Jordan explores the relationship between nature and nurture. 

Bride of the Gulf

Bride of the Gulf

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. 

Ruki

Ruki

For a long time the system in the city was different. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

  • Listing
  • Cabaret and Variety
  • Edinburgh Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 1st - 27th Aug 2018

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

Looking for Mummy: Nazanin's Story

Looking for Mummy: Nazanin's Story

Uncovering the true and still unfolding story of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: a charity worker detained in Iran while on holiday, visiting her family. 

Women at War

Women at War

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. 

Frozen

Frozen

One evening, 10-year-old Rhona goes missing. 

The Course of True Love

The Course of True Love

A reinterpretation of some of William Shakespeare’s best scenes woven together to create a new story about two young lovers. 

Penetrator

Penetrator

Edinburgh flatmates Max and Alan are perfectly happy swapping banter and joints after a long day of doing nothing. 

Nathan Cassidy: Watch This. Love Me. It’s Deep.

Nathan Cassidy: Watch This. Love Me. It’s Deep.

Sir Michael Caine Award-winning writer and comedian’s new one-man theatre show – a perfect love story in a swimming pool. 

For the School Colours: The Life and Works of Angela Brazil

For the School Colours: The Life and Works of Angela Brazil

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… 

That Moment

That Moment

How far would you go to achieve your dream? This farcical comedy centres around failing actor Alicia Harding. 

The Korean Tale of Princess Bari

The Korean Tale of Princess Bari

The traditional Korean tale of Princess Bari comes to life in this touching and inspiring production. 

Peacocks, Lobsters and Us

Peacocks, Lobsters and Us

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… 

Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

A light-hearted lecture on the German Renaissance’s coolest dude, Albrecht Dürer. 

Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

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 … 

Happy Together

Happy Together

Wow! Happy Together is a ferociously intelligent new play by MA student Kate Newman, and perhaps the most meta thing at the Fringe. 

A Little Princess

A Little Princess

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… 

Bob

Bob

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. 

[Title of Show]

[Title of Show]

As cryptic as the title of this show may seem to be, its basic premise is established very early on. 

Mercury Fur

Mercury Fur

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… 

Girl

Girl

International theatre has always been a key component of Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Princes’ Quest

The Princes’ Quest

The classic musical fairy tale, or is it? A chance encounter makes Earnest reflect on how his fairy tale life began. 

C vibrant vivacious variety

C vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues across the city: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Students of Cambridge University have reinterpreted Shakespeare’s popular comedy, putting a darker spin on the story. 

Confessional by Tennessee Williams

Confessional by Tennessee Williams

When the sun is shining on a windowed room, it can be hard to tell if the lights are on inside. 

The Craft of the Cooper

The Craft of the Cooper

Soulful musical that bursts off the stage with moving songs and powerful performances. 

Desperate Measures: Below the Breadline

Desperate Measures: Below the Breadline

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. 

Desperate Measures: Moonfleece

Desperate Measures: Moonfleece

Philip Ridley is often shocking, constantly provocative, and always thought-provoking. 

International Stud

International Stud

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, … 

Chapters of Chekhov

Chapters of Chekhov

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 … 

The Do's and Don'ts of Online Dating

The Do's and Don'ts of Online Dating

Susie is desperate to get married. 

Mancunian Rhapsody

Mancunian Rhapsody

Jewish mother of three, Rivki has a secret - Freddie Mercury is her hero. 

C vibrant vivacious variety

C vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! at our five venues: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.