Men With Coconuts

Men With Coconuts

The multi award-winning Scottish improv troupe are back! Men With Coconuts use audience suggestions to create an hour of emotional balladry, lyrical wizardry and musical husbandry. 

The Actress

The Actress

Charles II has returned to England, the theatres have been reopened and a woman is about to take the stage for the first time. 

The Sneeze

The Sneeze

Works by Anton Chekhov, translated and adapted by Michael Frayn. 

Fruit Flies Like a Banana: Kids!

Fruit Flies Like a Banana: Kids!

What’s it like to play the flute while hanging upside down? How loud is the trombone? Jazz accordion?!? Music, theatre, and dance collide in this madcap variety show, and YOU cho… 

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

The perpetrators of 2019’s satirical smash hit Now That’s What I Call Brexit – ‘Searing satire’ **** (BritishTheatreGuide. 

Notflix: Binge

Notflix: Binge

The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy. 

Fruit Flies Like a Banana

Fruit Flies Like a Banana

3 performers. 

A Partnership

A Partnership

Some assert that homophobia, for the most part, has been eradicated. 

Piñata

Piñata

Piñata! That DIY alternative comedy variety art party sell-out sensation from South London. This is our best-of-the-year late night spectacular Edinburgh Fringe debut! Expect a one off you’ll never forget stuffed with incredible Fringe faves, talented new goblins you’ve never heard of and, of course, the gutting of a large object until treats come out… 

Sarah McGuinness: Back to Blacks

Sarah McGuinness: Back to Blacks

Sarah McGuinness welcomes you Back to Blacks, the eclectic live music and chat show streaming regularly from Blacks Club, Soho. For one performance only, Sarah McGuinness, friends and special guests present the very best music, comedy and chat in Back to Blacks, the festival edition of her regular chat show from the London club… 

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Fat Rascal Theatre should be pleased with their Fringe so far. 

FOC It Up: The Femmes of Colour Comedy Club

FOC It Up: The Femmes of Colour Comedy Club

FOC It Up is a comedy collective aiming to showcase the talents of women and non-binary people of colour, in a comedy world that is mostly made up of straight white men. 

Harriet Dyer: The Dinosaur Show

Harriet Dyer: The Dinosaur Show

An hour with Harriet Dyer is an hour of absurdism where literally anything can happen. 

Naughty Boy

Naughty Boy

Eddy Brimson hasn’t been on his best behaviour. 

The Other Guys: Making Waves

The Other Guys: Making Waves

The Other Guys: Making Waves. All students from the University of St Andrews, The Other Guys are returning for their fourth consecutive Fringe! Performing in a new venue this year, these St Andreans hope to ‘make waves’ with an impressive and diverse assortment of tunes… 

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual is a play within a play. 

Not Quite

Not Quite

It’s a secret epidemic, one that affects every new generation of young people. 

Limbo: City of Dreams

Limbo: City of Dreams

Limbo: City of Dreams charges itself with the difficult task of cramming an entire world into its hour-long runtime. 

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

Vampire Hospital Waiting Room

B-movies typically have negative connotations. 

Men With Coconuts

Men With Coconuts

Tinder, TGI Friday’s and haunted houses; Men with Coconuts throws the witty and the wild into a wonderful hour of improv comedy. 

Limbo: The Twelve

Limbo: The Twelve

Limbo: The Twelve is one of the latest pair of musicals from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, allowing a group of talented young performes the opportunity to perform an origina… 

Dramspotting

Dramspotting

Dramspotting: The Ultimate Whisky Podcast, Live. Choose drams! Join whisky gurus, Becky Paskin (Editor of ScotchWhisky.com) and Blair Bowman (best-selling author/founder World Whisky Day), as they launch a brand new podcast, Dramspotting, the ultimate guide to, and celebration of, ‘the water of life’… 

The Oxford Gargoyles

The Oxford Gargoyles

The Oxford Gargoyles is Oxford University’s internationally renowned jazz a cappella group. With a rich twenty-year history and fourteen years of delighting audiences at the Fringe, the group bring unbeatable musicality, slick choreography and infectious fun… 

Pitch Purple

Pitch Purple

The winners of the Youth Voice Festival UK Pitch Purple are back at the Fringe for their third year, bringing you more award-winning a cappella! In addition to their success at the Youth Voice Festival UK, the group has been chosen as finalists in the National Festival of Music for Youth… 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Roll Up!

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Roll Up!

Edinburgh Fringe has a number of shows that have a real cult status among festivalgoers, and up there with the cultest of them is the self-explanatory Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet… 

Fudge

Fudge

A gay themed Friends for the Grindr generation, Fudge, playing now at the Gilded Ballroom Patter House, is a funny slice of gay life play. 

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

Bubble Show: Milkshake and the Winter Bubble

A packed room at Gilded Balloon’s new Patter Hoose venue shows that even a rainy Friday morning can’t dampen the enthusiasm for bubbles. 

Gone Full Havisham

Gone Full Havisham

Catapulting Dickens into the 21st century, this masterstroke genius of spin-offs introduces Emily Halloran, live streaming to us from her penthouse honeymoon suite. 

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood

Rebecca Perry’s one-women tribute to four icons of the Golden Age of cinema is a cheery and bouncy hour celebrating Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton and Lucille Ball. 

An Objectively Funny Night

An Objectively Funny Night

A fundraiser for your new favourite production company’s mental health partnership with CALM, providing and raising awareness for services to support performers at the Fringe. Featuring Objectively Funny-produced acts and some of our favourite and funniest friends… 

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules

Perhaps the end of Romeo & Juliet wasn't quite as tragic as we remembered. 

Whose Mind is it Anyway?

Whose Mind is it Anyway?

“An improvised cinematic musical using a cast of actors performing alongside untested hypnotised volunteers expected to act, dance and even rap under the same impromptu condition… 

Louisa Fitzhardinge: Comma Sutra

Louisa Fitzhardinge: Comma Sutra

Louisa Fitzhardinge’s magnum opus, Comma Sutra, promises to twang on the heartstrings of all us self-appointed vigilante protectors of the fundamental principles of the English L… 

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Uber ratings, patisserie and misophonia. 

Zach Zimmerman: Clean Comedy

Zach Zimmerman: Clean Comedy

New Yorker Zach Zimmerman packs a breath-taking number of laughs into his 50-minute slot; delivering a narrative about the relationship with his mother at a speed that leaves no ti… 

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Scotland Bingo! with The Latebloomers

Join The Latebloomers for some late-night Bingo…Scotland style! Wear your best tartan, crack open your finest whisky, sharpen your pencils and let the numbers rrrrrrooooll. Have you got the courage and stamina required to be the next Bingo Champion for all of Scotland!? It’s time to dust off the balls and roll your way to victory… 

Me and My Doll

Me and My Doll

This interesting two-hander from writer and director Lucy Bird paints a raucous, vivid picture of a lonely life, that of wage-slave Kate, played by Dru Stephenson, and what happens… 

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

Beach Comet return with a double bill of batshit, smash-hit B-musical comedy featuring never-before-seen material, a live band, nuns and the end of the world. In this sequel to Fringe favourite Vampire Hospital Waiting Room, the sea-crazed Captain Bleufonde steers his ship towards an apocalyptic storm in a desperate attempt to resurrect his dead lover… 

Baba Brinkman's Rap Guide to Culture

Baba Brinkman's Rap Guide to Culture

Music, poetry, art, science, politics, relationships, strange behaviors found in a species of (mostly) hairless primate. How do norms and social systems evolve and who benefits? Genes, memes, individuals, groups, societies and now the whole planet hangs in the balance as cultures and sub-cultures compete for survival and the viral come-up… 

Henry Box Brown

Henry Box Brown

2018 Best Musical nominee (MusicalTheatreReview.com). Amazing fusion of R’n’B and gospel telling the unmissable true tale of an 1850s Virginia slave who nails himself to freedom in a box… 

Grant Busé: Touché Busé

Grant Busé: Touché Busé

When you’re duelling with life – it’s the blows that make shows! Australian comic and ex-Neighbours star Grant Busé is set to satirically serenade Edinburgh with his ‘ingenious comedy music’ ***** (TulpaMagazine… 

The Kagools: Cirque du Kagool

The Kagools: Cirque du Kagool

The multi award-winning physical comedy duo bring a brand-new hour of pure joy and anarchic buffoonery 'brimming with wit and imagination' ***** (TheWeeReview.com). Join these dazzling idiots for (probably) The Greatest Show on Earth… 

Sukh Ojla: For Sukh's Sake

Sukh Ojla: For Sukh's Sake

Debut stand-up show from the star of The Big Asian Stand Up (BBC Two), Life on Egg and Newsjack (BBC Radio 4). From dealing with mental illness to moving back in with her parents at the age of 30, join Sukh as she figures out to move forward when you live in a house where you’re not allowed to turn on the big light. 

All the King's Men

All the King's Men

All the King’s Men are a world-renowned, award-winning all-male a cappella group based in the heart of London. Returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a ninth consecutive year with multiple five-star official sell outs, prime time TV appearances and numerous international tours, their exciting all-vocal covers from Beyoncé to Radiohead are a must-see! With a unique image and a striking presence on stage, the group challenges the boundaries of traditional a cappella through their innovative arrangements and sensational choreography… 

Daisy Earl: Fairy Elephant

Daisy Earl: Fairy Elephant

Hotly anticipated debut from promising newcomer. Winner of Scottish Comedian of the Year and Chortle’s Best Newcomer. Daisy woke up on her 30th Birthday deeply dissatisfied. Why isn’t she thinner, more successful, and blonde? And why does that cow on Instagram have it all? This year is going to be different; get sober, stop crying in public and for god’s sake get a boyfriend! This is one woman’s attempt to change everything about herself: ‘Impressive… 

Madame George by Keir McAllister

Madame George by Keir McAllister

Madame George is a psychic in a slump. It’s been 2 years, 7 months and 11 days since her mum died and she’s still not bothered to get in touch. Then there’s the neighbour, the annoyingly persistent and intrusive Mr Doyle, who also happens to be her last remaining client… 

Leave a Message

Leave a Message

Two friends, Ed and Sarah, travel to the small squalid bedsit where Ed’s father passed away a few days earlier. As they wade through the debris, the fragments of one lost life begin to coalesce, just as another starts to show signs of cracking… 

Now That's What I Call Brexit

Now That's What I Call Brexit

May. Corbyn. Boris. Mogg. The perpetrators of Boris the Musical are back. And this time, they’ve left no one out. From referendum woes to constitutional calamity, relive the Brexit shitstorm… 

Kevin Quantum: Neon Future

Kevin Quantum: Neon Future

This year Kevin examines our evolution using the only discipline able to illustrate our incredible possible futures, here, in the present: magic. Having spent half of his adult life studying physics and half magic, Kevin explores the exotic space where science and magic meet… 

The Good, the Bad and the Irish

The Good, the Bad and the Irish

We’ve been entertaining audiences all over Europe and Ireland since 2012, with sell-out shows in Holland, Germany, Belgium, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and many more. We showcase the best acts from all over the Emerald Isle and beyond, making us number one in Irish comedy… 

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Faced with the grim reality of life in the genteel English countryside, Alex’s dreams of youthful urban living seem light years away and when a nefarious village plot is revealed, there may be no chance of escape! A comedic concerto: Supernova is the critically acclaimed, funk-fuelled hip-hopera rap musical from Melbourne Fringe Best Comedy Award nominee Alex Cofield, who rhymes his way out of his routine rural life and shoots for the stars beyond! ‘This is quality rapping’ ***** (One4Review)… 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

Edinburgh’s 2018 smash hit returns! 2020. Time to Make Donald Great Again. But can King Nigel Farage of England get his trade deal? Will Kim Jong Un ever stop messing about with missiles? Why has Vladimir Putin gone suspiciously quiet? From the perpetrators of Boris the Musical – **** (TheReviewsHub… 

Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar

Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Andrew Maxwell (Live at the Apollo; winner: Time Out Live Award, ***** (Herald, for Showtime)) makes his theatre debut playing… everyone, in a world premiere by Fringe First Award winner Owen McCafferty ***** (Stage, for Unfaithful)… 

Scream Phone

Scream Phone

After the success of 2 Become 1, Swipe Right present their deliciously dark musical Scream Phone – directed by Pappy’s Tom Parry! The girls are having a sleepover and you’re like, totally invited! Pillow fights in their underwear, singing into hairbrushes, and gossiping about their crushes, what could possibly go wrong? As long as they don’t answer the oversized pink phone… 

Pete Heat: Massive Wizard

Pete Heat: Massive Wizard

When Pete isn’t teaching Jude Law magic for Fantastic Beasts or starring in his own show on Sky, he likes kicking back with a biscuit, forcing a beard out of his chin follicles, turning his dope wizard hat backwards and writing a show about the day-to-day life of a magical bozo… 

If You're Feeling Sinister: A Play with Songs

If You're Feeling Sinister: A Play with Songs

He was exhausted by life. She was tired of waiting for it to begin. Now Boss and Kid are on the run. A reckless artist waiting to be found and an academic looking to lose himself could pull off Glasgow’s greatest heist if they can keep their hands off one another and on the steering wheel… 

Hot Flush

Hot Flush

It’s 11:24am and day two of Sinead’s hereto disastrous hen party. Hungover at bottomless brunch after several unfulfilling rickshaw rides and a gruelling night at Clapham’s should-be-closed-down nightclub Inferno’s, the six hens begin crisis talks in the ladies toilets… 

Sumit Anand: Nothing About Godzilla

Sumit Anand: Nothing About Godzilla

A rising star of the Indian stand-up comedy scene, Sumit Anand makes his Edinburgh Fringe debut with a show that has no jokes about Godzilla. It has no jokes at all, actually. Sorry… 

Tom Stade: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Tom Stade: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

All new material from prolific Canadian superstar. The kids have moved out and it’s the dawn of a new era! Tom’s embracing change with his usual spirit and vigour; he can draw lessons from the past but he’ll be damned if he lives in it… 

Fred Cooke: Fred Space

Fred Cooke: Fred Space

Fred Cooke is leaving his twinkle toes behind him after Dancing with the Stars and is coming to Edinburgh with his new show of musical madness. ‘Irish Comedian of the Year 2018’ (Irish Tatler), he has supported Irish comedy legend Tommy Tiernan on his nationwide tour… 

Cambridge Impronauts: Improv Actually

Cambridge Impronauts: Improv Actually

Let the Cambridge Impronauts steal your heart with a brand-new romantic comedy created on the spot, where you can be the star. Watch characters created from your descriptions go through the trials of love, be it first dates, awkward breakups, or, if they’re lucky, happily ever after… 

David Correos: Better Than I Was the Last Time

David Correos: Better Than I Was the Last Time

Returning after bringing all of the noise in 2019, David’s had time to reflect on one heck of a year. Putting his body on the line for your entertainment takes its toll, what the hell happened? How did he end up here? What even is this? One of the most exciting performers to emerge in New Zealand recently, David has a knack for finding the funny and pushing its boundaries…