Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection

‘Three of us will lose the show and the other one could walk into the hands of the most horrible man alive.’ Four women, four rivals, imprisoned in a waiting room moments before they go on national television... 

Van Gogh Find Yourself

Van Gogh Find Yourself

Interactive experience. Everyone gets a portrait. Have an intimate moment with Vincent. Witness the passion, humour and heart of a great artist. Based upon the letters of Vincent and Theo and the Memoirs of Vincent’s stay in Auvers-sur-Oise by Adeline Ravoux, DeForest sets the record straight on a true artist’s personal struggle for humanity... 

Bunburying

Bunburying

If your name is a lie then what else are you hiding? Join us on a whistle stop romp through The Importance of Being Earnest, a comedy of manners for those who have none.  

The Listen Inn

The Listen Inn

A warm welcome awaits you at the Listen Inn as part of PBH Free Fringe, so Pop Inn, Join Inn and Believe Inn! 45-minute storytelling sessions that are packed with fun, music, poetry, lots of laughs and a whole host of characters, as award-winning writer and performer Vickie Holden presents three favourite stories at the Fringe for a week each (see website)... 

The Butterfly: A Story for Children of All Ages

The Butterfly: A Story for Children of All Ages

The show begins with a strikingly visual movement piece, then a discovery of the characters in the story, revealed through various musical instruments. As the characters are discovered a few of the audience may come up, one at a time, and become the characters, while the story unfolds through body comedy, movement, rhythm and sound... 

Catching Up

Catching Up

When close friends Flo (Emily Schofield) and Becka (Octavia Gilmore) catch up, they suddenly discover that their lives are deeply entangled. Amidst shocking revelations, betrayal is matched by sinister revenge... 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

This is show about white heroes, nice police and sexy refugees. Karen Houge went to Lesbos and followed seven Syrian refugees from the beach and through Europa. It is a whole society full of mafia, overexcited volunteers and refugees that just want to check in at a hotel and normally have a way higher salary than the policemen... 

What a Load of Skit

What a Load of Skit

It's clear that the sketch trio made of Oli Gilford, Edd Cornforth and Jake Shoolheifer have good comic potential, and bounce nicely off each other. What a Load of Skit takes this potential and runs with it, but stumbles along the way with some sketches which aren't padded out with quite enough jokes to really stand out from the crowd... 

The Happy Accidents: Cheer Up, It Might Never Happen – Free

The Happy Accidents: Cheer Up, It Might Never Happen – Free

Receiving mildly ecstatic acclaim at home, this musical comedy duo are proud to present their debut Edinburgh Fringe show. Overflowing with their own unique brand of northern humour, Cheer Up, It Might Never Happen features all the best songs you've never heard! There are a handful of twisted love ballads, an ode to true bromance, a spoof Bond theme, a gritty hip hop anthem about a nice cup of tea and more laughs guaranteed, or your money back! (Please note, this show is free). 

Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman

Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman

Cam Spence and Phoebe Walsh share an hour rooting around their massive and fragile egos exploring entitlement, narcissism, inadequacy, connection and some ever-so-slightly sexy stuff... 

Poets Against Humanity

Poets Against Humanity

The panel show dedicated to the desecration of poetry comes to the PBH Free Fringe. Based on the game Cards Against Humanity, PAH features three contestants ruining poetry classics and their own work with cards of bleak, filthy nonsense. 

Poetry Goes Pop!

Poetry Goes Pop!

Comedy panel show where top acts compete with couplets and score with sonnets, smashing apart new and old poetry in ridiculous and silly games! Join hosts Varjack & Simpson as poetry takes on pop culture... 

Burning Books

Burning Books

Jess Green cares about education. She’s passionate about it (though she’d hate me using that word). It’s written all over her face and in every word of every poem she performs... 

David, Tom and Sophie: Live in Scotland

David, Tom and Sophie: Live in Scotland

Alternative comedy-themed stand-up from the melancholic David McIver (Tickled Pig finalist 2014), mischievous storyteller Sophie Henderson (Max Turner Prize finalist 2015), absurdist Tom Wragg (GCSE French: A*) and a special guest each day... 

From The Horse's Mouth @ Edinburgh Fringe

From The Horse's Mouth @ Edinburgh Fringe

Performance poets, a hip-hop vocalist and a jazz singer coming together with a live band to create something truly special. We have but one aim: to spread the vibes. ***** 'Bringing spoken word to the mainstream' (Oxford Student) 

The Human Sketchipede

The Human Sketchipede

The Human Sketchipede packs a good deal into what the flyer promises will be “a unique brand of surreal sketch show”. Unfortunately, the majority of the sketches tend to be overly formulaic, and suffer from a lack of originality... 

Got It Covered Comedy Hour

Got It Covered Comedy Hour

The stars of this years Fringe come together for an hour of madcap fun, with a new line-up every night! A mix of stand up, character and musical comedy, and cabaret all hosted by East London bouncers Den and Ray, aka brother and sister duo James and Becky Bone... 

This Slate Is Intentionally Left Blank

This Slate Is Intentionally Left Blank

UCL Union's premier improvisation team, The Blank Slates, take over the basement of a Mexican restaurant. Prepare yourselves for an hour of lightening-paced sketches based on your suggestions and composed before your very eyes... 

Kriss Foster and Friend

Kriss Foster and Friend

Kriss Foster, the man from Lancaster in a homemade leopard suit, and his friend Mister Ferris, return to the Fringe with their new show, This Bag’s for the Charity Shop. With songs about taxidermy, the Pencil Museum and the man who feeds other people’s cats, they share a show full of stories, interesting instruments, and a bag of things for the charity shop... 

Every Loser Wins: with Kelly Wenham and Simon Salmon

Every Loser Wins: with Kelly Wenham and Simon Salmon

Have you ever heard of the law of attraction? Have you ever heard of manifestation? Believe and you will receive! Motivational speaker Anthony Dobbins will show you how dreams really can come true! Follow his most successful loser client, Simon Salmon, on the most amazing surreal adventure...