Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

Returning to Fringe for one night only! Spontaneous Sherlock is an entirely improvised Sherlock Holmes comedy play based on an audience suggestion of a title – with live Victoria… 

Tomas McCabe: The Mind Reading Experiments

Tomas McCabe: The Mind Reading Experiments

Fresh from consistently packing out the biggest room on PBH’s Free Fringe in 2018, Tomas McCabe walks out to a half-full room that is already half the size of his smash hit debut… 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

Based on Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, this evocative tale of a brilliant doctor and his murderous counterpart has become a modern classic. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is back and will once again be rocking the main stage at the Rose Theatre. 

Oliver!

Oliver!

Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical back to the Rose Theatre. 

HoneyBee

HoneyBee

I wasn’t really sure what this show was supposed to be going into it, and now that I’ve seen it, I’m not sure if I have any better an idea. 

Get Her Outta Here by Isabella Broccolini

Get Her Outta Here by Isabella Broccolini

Broccolini’s creation is a darkly raw absurdist comedy about Red Lady, a symbol and exploration of the female identity. 

Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Spontaneous Potter, from the eponymous Spontaneous Players, is just another improvised twist on a cultural classic. 

Spontaneous Potter Kidz

Spontaneous Potter Kidz

Spontaneous Potter Kidz is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fan fiction title. 

Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous

Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous

There’s a delightful pantomime-esque quality to Alfie Ordinary, who welcomes us into his world for this hour of song, dance, puppetry and even a spot of gymnastics. 

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

The Cardboard Exotics are back at Fringe with a new offering from writer and cast member Ben Alborough. 

Cream Tea and Incest

Cream Tea and Incest

The eminently search-engine-unfriendly Cream Tea and Incest returns to Fringe after a successful outing in 2017, but this time with an all-female cast. 

Cat Hepburn: #GIRLHOOD

Cat Hepburn: #GIRLHOOD

Millennial or non-millennial, any woman will be able to relate to Cat Hepburn's spoken word hour. 

Brandi Alexander

Brandi Alexander

Brandi Alexander has reinvented herself; a self confessed D-list night-time personality back in the saddle after a five year hiatus. 

Thirteen

Thirteen

What a show! With a new cast of talented teens, this fast-paced, hilarious coming-of-age musical with an unforgettable rock score is back at the Rose Theatre. 

The Last Dance with Fayne and the Cruisers

The Last Dance with Fayne and the Cruisers

Formed in 1965 in Edinburgh, Fayne and the Cruisers are still going strong, capturing the essence of those 60s dances in church halls and clubs and performing everything from The B… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too. 

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

What do the widow and mistress of Scotland’s famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose finally meet. 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

This crowd-pleasing musical is inspired by and features the songs of Elvis Presley. 

Late Night Lip Service

Late Night Lip Service

Global sensation Gingzilla – the award-winning, bearded belle of the Fringe’s most debaucherous ball – and the utterly iconic Late Night Lip Service are back! Featuring heart… 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family, and is sure to inspire younger membe… 

Gregory's Girl

Gregory's Girl

The stage adaptation of the iconic film by Bill Forsyth – all the original humour is retained as Gregory wrestles with his passion and Dorothy takes control. 

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Iceland – the safest place in the world according to the Global Peace Index – is obsessed with stories about murder, and Icelandic comedian Laufey Haralds wants in on the joke. 

Searchers

Searchers

Taigé Lauren presents one woman’s journey to find what makes an American. 

Burns: A Lost Legacy

Burns: A Lost Legacy

How much of your future would you sacrifice in order to preserve the past? Sarah Burns is a mother and wife, but in 1865 she gave up her life in Australia to return to Britain. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

With sold-out shows on London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s newest and hottest sensation; The Tap Pack are high energy entertainment inspired by Frank, Dean an… 

Gusset Grippers

Gusset Grippers

Comedian, physiotherapist, mother of three and recovered incontinent, Elaine Miller says #laughdontleak. 

Gareth Mutch: The Old Man in the Carvery

Gareth Mutch: The Old Man in the Carvery

Mutch returns to the Fringe with a hilarious new hour chock-full of his trademark comedic tales of personal woe. 

Definitely Louise

Definitely Louise

From the comfort of her flat, an excitable, precocious, irrepressible woman with a dirty mouth and a lot to say discusses life, her many opinions and her best friend, all the while… 

Dusty and Shirley

Dusty and Shirley

From London, for the first time, the incredible Hideaway show comes to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

BAFTA and Perrier award-winning comedian Dylan Moran brings his brand-new show, Dr Cosmos to the Edinburgh Fringe before embarking on his 49-date UK tour. 

Al Murray's Three Night Stand (Definitely Not a Preview)

Al Murray's Three Night Stand (Definitely Not a Preview)

The nation’s favourite pub philosopher turned pop-up publican, brings his unique comedy genius to the Edinburgh Fringe, serving up his satirical brew of no-nonsense banter for thre… 

Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter, created by the Spontaneous Players, takes a title from the audience (“Harry Potter and the…”) and skilfully creates an hour-long, brand new Harry Potter s… 

Les Misérables School Edition

Les Misérables School Edition

Performed entirely by very talented students, Captivate’s production has been seen by an estimated 22,000 people, with sell-out crowds, standing ovations, and multiple five-star re… 

Rent

Rent

In the intimate surroundings of the Basement Theatre, with a small and extremely talented cast, Captivate’s original take on Larson’s rock musical will be intense and emotionally c… 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Captivate Theatre is delighted to be bringing the universally acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Marmite

Marmite

Marmite: it’s the breakfast spread that we apparently love or hate, and the word has – in that way the English language often does – subsequently evolved far wider metaphoric… 

Scientology the Musical

Scientology the Musical

Deciding to take on Scientology, the notoriously thin skinned and litigation happy “religion”, as the central subject matter of a comedy rock musical is certainly a brave choic… 

Late Night Lip Service

Late Night Lip Service

Ferocious queens and fierce divas of the world, rejoice! Gingzilla, the giant, ginger, award-winning Glamonster, returns to host Late Night Lip Service, featuring the Fringe’s wild… 

Annie

Annie

After last year’s Fringe success with sell-out audiences and great reviews, Captivate is bringing back this much-loved family favourite. 

13

13

A fast-paced, hilarious, coming of age musical by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horne. 

Whistle Down the Wind

Whistle Down the Wind

Swallow finds a man hiding in the barn, when she asks who he is his words are ‘Jesus Christ’. 

Rabbie

Rabbie

This play with songs distils the essence of Burns’ life and his paradoxical personality through his poetry, music and the witty and poignant words of the late Dallmeyer, three-time… 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner 2017, Brave Macbeth, is back. 

Aye, Elvis by Morna Young

Aye, Elvis by Morna Young

‘Yer a wifie. 

The Pieman Cometh: A Cautionary Football Tale

The Pieman Cometh: A Cautionary Football Tale

Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight and he didn’t want the praise. 

Gary Meikle – Before All This

Gary Meikle – Before All This

Scottish comedy award winner Gary Meikle premieres his debut hour and lays bare his remarkable life story and how he’s defeated the odds set against him from surviving children’s h… 

The Junkies

The Junkies

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. 

The Onion Club: American Apocalypse Now

The Onion Club: American Apocalypse Now

A deliciously dark musical cabaret exquisitely crushing the American dream, delivered with rare power and visceral beauty. 

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Alex Cofield: Supernova

No sound, no atmosphere, nobody for miles around. 

Tom Stade: I Swear To...

Tom Stade: I Swear To...

After last year’s smash-hit tour, the comedy legend returns with a new show, picking up just where he left off. 

Gareth Mutch: Wants Mutch More

Gareth Mutch: Wants Mutch More

After sell-out shows in 2016 and 2017 Gareth Mutch returns with a bucket list to help fix his tragic life. 

Gusset Grippers

Gusset Grippers

Elaine Miller, physiotherapist, mother and recovered incontinent shares the wonders of the pelvic floor – so, come and laugh, not leak. 

Huge News

Huge News

Kyron and Menschy will deliver a fresh batch of comedic biscuits nightly accompanied by a preemptive doggy bag of accessible uploads so you can relive the madness whenever and wher… 

A Work in Progress

A Work in Progress

A Work in Progress is just that, a work in progress. 

Dean Hendry: Smells Like Dean Spirit

Dean Hendry: Smells Like Dean Spirit

Low self-esteem doesn’t grow on trees, but it can grow funny fruit. 

The Bench

The Bench

A new play by award-winning Scottish writer Keir McAllister. 

Good Manners Gone Bad

Good Manners Gone Bad

Ever wondered what happens when nice manners go head to head with a Russian gangster? In a fusion between theatre, comedy and cabaret, James McLean is a one-man theatre company and… 

Not in Our Neighbourhood

Not in Our Neighbourhood

Maisey Mata, a filmmaker, is invited by the Women’s Refuge to document their clients in order to raise awareness about domestic violence. 

Stuart McPherson and Donald Alexander

Stuart McPherson and Donald Alexander

Gilded Balloon Futures presents an hour of stand-up from two of Scotland’s fastest rising talents. 

The FlyBoys: A Postmodern Swing Sensation!

The FlyBoys: A Postmodern Swing Sensation!

Imagine a night where Pharrell Williams croons with Judy Garland, Ricky Martin scats with Cab Calloway, and Maroon 5 groove with Ella Fitzgerald – that night is here! In a fusion… 

Sarah McGuinness: Back to Blacks

Sarah McGuinness: Back to Blacks

Director and singer/songwriter Sarah McGuinness presents Back To Blacks, the eclectic live music and chat show streaming regularly from Blacks Club in Soho. 

Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

An entirely improvised Harry Potter play, based on a suggestion of a fan fiction title.