BLD presents Pop Lock-in

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

Let the kids be the stars of Fringe 2016! Following 2014-2015 sell-outs, Pop Lock-in returns to take over Edinburgh’s coolest nightclub. DJs spin nonstop chart tunes while our breakdance instructor gets the dancefloor popping and locking... 

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

Always a sell-out, the original family dance party returns to Edinburgh’s funkiest nightclub for its eighth Fringe run. Expect the coolest day-clubbing experience for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers... 

The Funny Brothers

The Funny Brothers

A ‘garden variety’ *** (Easingwold Advertiser) show with plenty of variety, and not much garden. Unlike anything ever before, the Funny Brothers are bringing you all the different types of funny and some new ones, taking inspiration from Morecambe and Wise, French and Saunders, and even Dick and Dom... 

The Pop Bingo Disco

The Pop Bingo Disco

The Massive Heid and Andy Jumangi present The Pop Bingo Disco! Now in its second year, bawless bingo served with musical treats has been propelled into musical bingo folklore! Not your typical smelly bingo hall with OAPs telling you to be quiet! This is bingo whilst clubbing! 90 minutes of crazy, bawless bingo banter with amazing, foot-stomping tunes all rolled into one! Also, the chance to win some random prizes, courtesy of Edinburgh's charity shop scene! Will you be dancing then suddenly be shouting full house? Tunes instead of Numbers! WTF? Everyone's talking about… Pop Bingo! 

Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk

Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk

Coffee house layabout, armchair revolutionary and poet Jonny Fluffypunk has become a dad. Who is he to shape a young life? An off the wall and poignant lo-fi stand-up spoken word theatre show about big dreams and little victories, about fatherhood and finding the hero within, however unpromising the exterior... 

Dirty Harry – Ultimate Tribute to Blondie

Dirty Harry – Ultimate Tribute to Blondie

Dirty Harry has not only the original sound, feel, attitude, and full back catalogue of Blondie but a lookalike of Debbie to deliver the good stuff. The essence of Dirty Harry is to put on a show Blondie would give the nod to and in true punk style we can embrace any sort of venue, so feel free to test us out... 

Born and Bred

Born and Bred

Edinburgh’s premier live music venue the Electric Circus presents Born and Bred, a series of gigs featuring the best new musical talent from across Scotland with a couple of surprises from further afield thrown in for good measure... 

Cult Friction

Cult Friction

How do you avoid joining the largest cult of the 21st century? You can’t. We’re all already members. Now learn how to leave it. From BBC Slam Champion Sophia Walker, winner of Best Spoken Word Show PBH Free Fringe in 2013 and 2014, and Best UK Spoken Word Show 2014. 

The Boy With the Moomin Tattoo

The Boy With the Moomin Tattoo

In his last summer before graduation, James (of Utter! Spoken Word) had a Snufkin tattooed on his arm – 20 years on, and things have got steadily more Moomin ever since... With music from The Morris Quinlan Experience (as heard on BBC Radio 2) and special spoken word guests every show. 

Mythical Creature

Mythical Creature

What happens when your perfect world ideal fails to materialise? Angie found her diary from aged 12 and lamented on how her life has turned out pretty differently from the possibility filled pages of her early aspirations... 

Freddie Merrydown's Selected Shakespearean Sonnets

Freddie Merrydown's Selected Shakespearean Sonnets

This show is my interpretation of the Sonnets. Let us together rediscover the comic genius, beauty and tragedy of the greatest love poems ever written in the English language. 

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

Sell-out 2014. Let the kids be the stars of this year's Fringe! Pop Lock-in returns to open Edinburgh’s coolest nightclub to primary school age kids. DJs spin non-stop chart tunes while our street dance instructor gets the dancefloor popping and locking... 

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

Fringe sell-out 2009-2014. BLD returns to transform Edinburgh’s coolest nightspot for some more family day-clubbing. Superstar DJs mix chart floor-fillers with nostalgic pop classics from the years before parenthood struck – for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to enjoy together... 

The Pop Bingo Disco

The Pop Bingo Disco

The Massive Heid and Andy Jumangi present The Pop Bingo Disco! Bingo has just got bigger! This is not your smelly bingo hall with OAPs telling you to be quiet! This is bingo whilst clubbing! Amazing stomp your feet tunes and bingo all rolled into one! Ninety minutes of crazy bawless bingo banter, brilliant beats and the chance to win some of the most random prizes Edinburgh's charity shops have to offer! Will you be dancing then suddenly shouting full house? Tunes instead of Numbers! WTF? Everyone's talking about! Pop Bingo! 

Tubespotting

Tubespotting

How long would it take to go via every single one of the 270 stations on the London Tube map? Most of us would shrug at the question, having no desire whatsoever to even consider spending enough time within the claustrophobic, sweaty confines of the Underground to find out... 

Settle Down

Settle Down

Angie Belcher is an accomplished stand-up poet who doesn’t live in London. She has performed and written for screen and radio with energetic style and her fruity live work is not for the faint-hearted (but perversely, they’re still allowed in)... 

50 Shades of Webster

50 Shades of Webster

James Webster is a douche bag. He knows because his future self came back in time to tell him. Can he learn to be a better person? Will he master the power of time travel? Why is every past and future version of himself such a massive tool? One thing's clear: he really needs to get over himself... 

Dirty Harry - Ultimate Tribute to Blondie

Dirty Harry - Ultimate Tribute to Blondie

Dirty Harry captures the rapture of Blondie with the stunning looks and sound of Sarah as the sensual Debbie Harry, backed by some of Scotland's finest musicians. The band emulate the original sounds and arrangements of all the Blondie songs they play, carefully chosen from Blondie's first five albums... 

Queens Of Pop: After Dark

Queens Of Pop: After Dark

With over two million YouTube views for their wicked takes on Atomic Kitten, Kylie, Girls Aloud, Steps and Taylor Swift among others, Queens of Pop take over stylish Edinburgh nightclub, Electric Circus for five nights during the Fringe! Queens of Pop write cutting pop satire and poke their long fingernails deep into pop culture’s ribs giving a gentle nod to shows like Bo Selecta, Stella Street and The League of Gentlemen... 

Burning Books

Burning Books

Jess Green is a champion of misfits; she animates the videogame playing teenagers looking for a shot in with the cool tattooed kids, the frustrated but eager readers banned from the library, the movember loyalists, the junkie teachers looking for their next hit, she animates them all, unexclusively and impeccably... 

Tube Orchestra Challenge

Tube Orchestra Challenge

In 2012, Shaun Buswell started a musical challenge to create an orchestra made up of musicians he met as strangers whilst travelling on the London Underground. He had until 12th December 2012 to complete this task and then perform with this orchestra of strangers at a top London venue... 

Pop Lock-in

Pop Lock-in

Let the kids be the stars of this year’s Fringe! Pop Lock-in takes over Edinburgh’s coolest nightclub with their alternative entertainment for primary school age kids. DJs spin non-stop chart tunes and street dance instructor gets the dancefloor popping and locking... 

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

Fringe sell-out 2009-2013. Celebrating 10 years of Baby Loves Disco events, we’re making Fringe 2014 one long birthday partaay! Parents and babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers will be going gaga while our superstar DJs mix the best tunes from the BLD years with retro floor fillers from the decades before parenthood struck...