The Diary of Thomas Pooler

The Diary of Thomas Pooler

Lewis Dunn tells us at the end of his performance that he set out to create this show after reading a harsh review of a stand-up comedian at last year’s Fringe, so he’s probably not going to like this review much either... 

Woolly Eyed Turtle 3D

Woolly Eyed Turtle 3D

Emily Johnson and Maeve Bell are a double act from Ireland. A proud Irish identity filters into their work; their show Woolly Eyed Turtle 3D is a fast and funny race through the rural stereotypes of Flackin O’Shlackin, the 'smallest town in Ireland'... 

Health Under Fire

Health Under Fire

If you are a fan of comedy, film noir, or just free shows in general, you should probably check out Health Under Fire. A play very much in the same vein as The 39 Steps, Health Under Fire is some of the best fun you can have at the Free Fringe this year, rivalling the quality of many shows that require you to shell out five pounds or more... 

Fat Shirley's: A Trailer Park Opera

Fat Shirley's: A Trailer Park Opera

A cacophony of foot-stomping bluegrass musical numbers telling the simple story of a very simple community. In the operatic tradition there is grief, love, peril, betrayal and incest, as the trailer park residents come to terms with an untimely death, possible eviction, and marital strife... 

The Dragon Who Hates Poetry

The Dragon Who Hates Poetry

As seen on BBC Rhyme Rocket! There is no dragon scarier in any earthly place. His face looks like his bottom and his bottom like his face... A fun, solo show packed full of lyrics, laughter and lots of joining in! Written and performed by slam-winning poet Dommy B (winner of New York's famous Nuyorican Poetry Cafe Slam and UK's Superheroes of Slam)... 

Shaun Buswell's Random Orchestra Challenges

Shaun Buswell's Random Orchestra Challenges

Shaun Buswell likes a challenge. He’s attempted to form orchestras made up of musicians he meets randomly as strangers on the London Underground and at the Edinburgh Festival. He’s now been travelling around the UK trying to convince strangers to join him... 

Horrids

Horrids

An original comedy written and performed by real life brother and sister. Horrids is the shop of dreams until two useless berks begin to work there. Olivia Nixon is a comedy actress known for her work with BBC Radio 4, and Luke Nixon (despite being the younger sibling) has already picked up a four-star review from his first play at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe... 

The Adventures of Nellie Bly

The Adventures of Nellie Bly

The true story of a remarkable 19th-century journalist and daredevil, whose adventurous articles and determination made her the most famous reporter in America by the time she turned 25 – before women had the right to vote... 

The Cold Clear Elsewhere

The Cold Clear Elsewhere

Trapped in a telephone operator job in 1940s Sydney, Grace dreams of an elsewhere. In this charming one-woman show, Jennifer Williams (writer and actor) shares Grace’s story with us as the character travels to England after marrying a British soldier... 

Highland Game

Highland Game

You are hereby ordered to fall upon the rebels, the MacDonalds of Glencoe and put all to sword under seventy. Murder under trust. Is there anything more disturbing? This modern interpretation of the Massacre of Glencoe reminds us that life itself can never be taken for granted... 

Bunbury Is Dead

Bunbury Is Dead

Imagine the complete works of Oscar Wilde thrown into a box, shaken about a good bit and then dropped all over the floor. The result would be an unholy mess. Even if one tidied up the mess and managed to make the random quotations somehow string together into a coherent plot it still wouldn’t be pretty, but this is the premise of Bunbury is Dead... 

Princess Taz and the Fearsome Forest

Princess Taz and the Fearsome Forest

The word ‘rap-dragon’ might simultaneously spark intrigue and a sense of unease, but fear not. Though we are being to the Fearsome Forest, things are not quite as frightful as you might think... 

Invisible Cage - Free

Invisible Cage - Free

Immediate, sense engaging theatre. Modern stories of human trafficking influence movement, puppetry, word and music. Oppression, revenge and escape explored on a playful yet poignant journey to liberty, at any cost... 

Spark, the Goblin Wizard

Spark, the Goblin Wizard

Dommy B (seen performing poetry on Channel 4 and BBC Rhyme Rocket, winner of New York's Nuyorican Poets Café Slam and Manchester Literature Festival's Superheroes of Slam) brings laughs and lyrics in this new show following 2013's sell out UK tour of The Dragon Who Hates Poetry... 

Here Come the Uglies!

Here Come the Uglies!

With hilarious outfits, original music and a few custard pies thrown in, this two-hander follows the further adventures of Cinderella’s naughty Ugly Sisters as they travel in search of their own princes...