Elizabeth Holmes claims her biotechnology will revolutionize medicine – and people believe her.
Bubblegum and Pop.
Experience a joyful adaptation of this classic, in a show for the whole family.
What if your favourite characters didn’t quite like the way they were written? What if they decided enough was enough? When an unnamed author is found dead, his characters are br…
The Griffen Collective present Antiques by Ted Smethurst.
When a struggling actor can’t pay rent, she signs herself and her roommate (she won’t mind) up for a fun robot friend in order to receive a big paycheck.
Set to the last tour of the Tragically Hip, They’ve All Gone and We’ll Go Too explores what it means to be Canadian in an American world, how music can save your life and how the u…
‘Virtual demi-god… seeks woman to share his myth.
Anne, life coach for over 20 years, takes the essence of her book Stop the Bus! onto the festival stage.
What might have been if you hadn’t taken that job? Missed your flight home? Stayed with your ex? Poet and producer, Miss Leading presents her solo poetry show Another Universe us…
Kennedy Muntanga Dance Theatre return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their newest creation.
A gritty meditation on family, destruction and the paranormal.
This show presents a collective of exciting musical theatre numbers relating to the theme of being unapologetically you and making a lasting impact on the world around you.
William Roby stars as centenarian cabaret artist Mr Noel Howard in this solo show about a veteran performer who at a hundred-and-something (his actual age is revealed in the show i…
A chance meeting changes Annika’s life forever.
Inspirational, passionate and unconventional; the world famous dancer Isadora Duncan was one of America’s greatest performing artists and is widely known as the mother of modern da…
On a distant island, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots revenge on those who overthrew her.
The Riverside Theatre company are back, after sell-out-shows in 2019, with another exciting adventure for children and families.
Based on the popular Scottish folk song, we follow the comic adventures of Maggie played by Jacqueline Hannan, a bus conductress in Fife in her new job.
Following on from the sell-out production of Our Teacher’s a Troll at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, Stage Door Enigma Theatre Company presents Game On! Join 14-year-old Ben on …
Welcome to The Horse’s Mouth! We’ve got comedy on tap! Watch our hero work his first shift at the pub, and meet the rather strange bunch of regulars he encounters along the way, ea…
The Riverside Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh to take on this Euripides classic.
Whilst wide awake one night, comedian Neil Harris found himself watching a video titled How One Man Changed the High Jump.
Dr Reverend Jimmy Goodlove, the 1980s-styled American televangelist, preaches and teaches! Life’s answers are found in the lyrics of Grammy Award-winning album Faith by George Mich…
We live in a crazy world of fear and anxiety! But don’t worry, Dr Theatre is here to solve your problems in a show packed full of fabulous musical theatre songs with all the answ…
Welcome to this live episode of the podcast! Well, sort of.
This one-act play is a historical drama that tells the true story of a catastrophic, man-made disaster that killed 2,200 people in 1889 when a dam containing 20 million tons of wat…
Dance-Forms Productions celebrates 19 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe, presenting the cream of the crop of ritual and modern dance.
A word-for-word theatrical adaptation (with original music) of the 1942 government handbook published to prepare families for uncertainty and violence, then and now.
You’re only a missing person if someone misses you.
Davina is searching for a long-lost family member.
Madagascar Jr is the stage musical version of the 2005 children’s movie, a charmingly simple story of friendship amongst lovable animals.
Sugar? is a brand new show exploring utterly hilarious, painfully relatable and beautifully told real-life stories of homelessness through a blend of verbatim theatre, physical sto…
A sausage-maker and an apprentice walk into a kitchen, but this is no joke.
Polly Peculiar, at Greenside Nicholson Square, is a joy from beginning to end: the sort of play that under normal circumstances you might not be tempted to see.
Rory wants to pop the question.
Jordi is like Plato but even funnier, combining stand-up comedy and existential philosophy to wage a hilariously wacky war against reality.
What colour is the sound of a cello? How do you show the taste of an apple? A colourful, complex solo performance exploring autobiographical experiences of synaesthesia.
We solve our greatest problems through dreaming while our deepest fears are revealed in them as well.
Edinburgh-based award-winning Siamsoir Irish dancers return with their fifth original show – an Irish dance play.
Weapons of mass destruction.
‘The past isn’t dead, it’s not even past’ (William Faulkner).
Variety died on the 11th of March 2018, the day Ken Dodd died.
Have you ever wondered where the divas go, in between getting married or getting killed, night after night at the opera house? Madame Chandelier’s Opera House Party, of course.
Runner-up for Best Comedy at Standing Ovation Awards 2021.
Absolutely Probably Unless focuses on two people at the end of a relationship, or maybe at the beginning of one.
Tin cans and string, pizza boxes pilling up, paper aeroplane and love notes.
Join The Glittering Prince of Magic for a world-class magical premiere extravaganza.
Oi! You! Think you know your history? Well you’ve got it all wrong, buster! Let us show you how things really were – Churchill? Abe Lincoln? Guy Fawkes? Boring! Who you really …
A collaboration between modern art forms.
Three by Nigro.
‘Marvellously dramatic dancer’ (New York Times) Laura Careless tells stories of forgotten female rulers of England before Elizabeth I.
Éowyn presents her acclaimed production Your Tomorrow, an entertaining and deeply intimate jazz dance for two performers.
Look through the smoke.
For the first time ever, the diaries of photographer and stylist Sir Cecil Beaton are dramatised for the stage.
‘A dancer of tremendous joy’ **** (Fest, 2014).
It is difficult to work out exactly who this play is for.
It’s pretty much what it sounds like! Two women using nothing but their imaginations, a skull and a couple of fancy scarves bring a fast-paced, inventive and surprisingly joyful pr…
Poetry show for dog lovers.
Cynthia grew up playing classical piano in a Colorado town, but she was determined to achieve the keys to success by attending a prestigious New York City music school.
‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular.
Within is one man’s quest to find the meaning of life.
French-born Marianne has spent most of her adult life in the UK.
This is a vibrational experience for souls and minds.
A powerful duet between two exceptional dancers – Joel Brown (Candoco Dance Company) and Eve Mutso (former principal dancer of Scottish Ballet) – as they explore their differen…
A striking, vibrating, digital solo sign-mime performance by Deaf dance artist, Chisato Minamimura, exploring for the first time in public the powerful perspectives of deaf hibakus…
The five-time Tony Award and seven-time Drama Desk Award-winning show now revived for 2019.
At the age of five she already knew she wanted to play the cello and conquer the world with her red cello case on her back.
You’re getting ready to go out but your depression has other ideas.
London contemporary dance company by Kennedy Junior Muntanga presents this double bill of work in Edinburgh for the first time.
This show follows the journey of a team of podcasters setting out to investigate the disappearance of an iconic infomercial grifter.
Deep, dark subway.
Vessel is about radical togetherness and radical aloneness; a 21st-century reimagining of medieval Anchoritism where women choose a life of strict and irreversible enclosure, livin…
A play about a woman who becomes an activist.
Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny – until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp gnarly fangs and a l…
This mystical dance performance is about the connection between what we see and what we believe.
Sam is ill.
Fresh from touring America and the UK, Mark returns to the Festival Fringe for the fourth time and has some tales to tell.
Guan Yu’s patriotism to his country, benevolence to people, wisdom in life, loyalty to friends and bravery in war represent the perfect traditional Chinese virtues of mankind.
This new musical follows the story of Alex Peel, whose life is changed by a diagnosis which will eventually lead to her going completetly blind.
Cook and clean and not be seen.
Don’t be late for a very important date! We invite you to follow us down the rabbit hole to the weird and wonderful world of Wonderland, where things will get curiouser and curio…
Inspired by a true story, Bullarena is a tale of identity and how we choose to follow the truth behind ours.
This comedy is about the crazy antics of an American cast bringing their show Tea for Three to a theatre in Ireland.
The Edinburgh Fringe exists as a kind of suspended adolescence allowing creatives to live the experience of their art being the most important thing in the world.
This summer, a hero will brew.
A 60-minute English and Swedish adaptation of August Strindberg’s A Dream Play, at a time where the property ladder is near impossible to climb, vloggers are worshipped and millenn…
A mysterious case.
Murder Ballads is adapted from the 1995 album of the same name by cult artist Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
The classic reappearance, from the oldest influence of the East, shows the inheritance of culture with classical Chinese elements such as costumes, operas and dances.
Based on the classic Scottish folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife.
When it comes to comedy double acts none have endured as long as Laurel and Hardy.
Yes, it’s true! Those tap-dancing, juggling, pink-suited comedians from Tokyo are back at the Fringe for the sixth time! Don’t miss this hilarious, amazingly entertaining show!…
An unstable space without an exit.
Social media, tech addiction, online gaming and its impact on mental health is the focus of this new, visceral and provocative piece.
What makes Shakespeare funny after 400 years? Theatre OCU (Bad Shakespeare, Fringe 2016 and 2018) explores, answers and celebrates the giddy mysteries of love and romance in scenes…
Does the past dictate your future? Trapped in memories of childhood trauma, a group of people are desperately trying to break the cycle and take control of their lives.
Exploring an unlimited range of creative ideas, Dance-Forms’ 76th International Choreographers’ Showcase delivers a solid line-up of superb choreography.
Combining hip hop, drama and film to look behind media headlines to explore the concept of terrorism and how young people are groomed.
On a cold, blustery evening in 1945, the playwright’s grandmother, June, answers the door to an ill-fated telegram delivery.
Struggling with anxiety and depression in everyday life, Alice enters a topsy-turvy world Through the Looking-Glass.
Sometimes we fail and pretend it never happened.
TERRAtory follows Emma on her rollercoaster ride navigating her own DNA helix.
Hard-hitting piece of inclusive theatre exploring the untold stories and unseen struggles of people with additional needs.
Bold, irreverent, moving and hysterical.
Meet Polly, she doesn’t care what you think! All she wants is to be equal, for everyone to be equal.
Christopher Watts returns to the Festival Fringe with his one-man-show, Bleeding Black, at Greenside, Nicolson Square.
Never seen before.
In the rigid high society of Georgian England, social mores must be obeyed and, when it comes to courting, the slightest gesture has the power to change everything.
Follow the madcap mishaps of the local parish priest whose pathetic attempts to be loved by others (as much as he loves himself) go wrong.
The rock’n’roll diary of Marshall Stax.
Grey Dog Theatre, ‘definitely a company to watch out for’ (Young Perspective), use puppetry, physical theatre and live music to boldly reimagine HG Wells’ science fiction cla…
Who is Analeise? I don’t know.
Joey’s trapped in a maze! Topsy and Turvy have been given the super dooper important task of bringing him back to the Aussie Zoo.
Whether you love opera or not, try it.
This talented all-female ensemble offer an original and inventive take on traditional fairytales.
The true story of how a group of Croydon kids.
A thought-provoking show about haircuts and heartache.
Time heals all wounds, but Shane’s healing might take a millennium.
A family of improvisers?! Yes! A Family Affair is an improvised show in which personal, sometimes hilarious (but always true), heartfelt stories are told from the perspectives of a…
Grey Dog Theatre follow the triumphant Beasts and Beauties, ‘a perfectly synchronised swarm of young talent’ **** (Young Perspective) with more of Carol Ann Duffy’s magical f…
If you were born to be different, how do you identify yourself in this world? Chaos, with no facial features, struggles to answer these questions through the wavering, the uncertai…
Twice Over examines Thatcher and May’s leadership through the lives of two Northern women.
Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show 2018! ‘Absolutely phenomenal, sensitively portrayed with painstaking accuracy’ (BroadwayBaby.
Enigma, a new musical presented by Enigma Theatre UK is an exciting piece of historical musical theatre telling the story of a unit of female code breakers in America during World …
Returning to the fringe after their 2015 sell-out debut, the all-female Minerva company bring their unique physical storytelling to this adaptation of Medea.
In their 19th year at the Fringe, following previous sell-out productions of West Side Story (2016) and Oliver (2015), Stage 84 proudly presents Sister Act.
Playwright and comedian Ash Caton performs heroic poems from The Donaldiad – a cycle of fables set between 1946 and 2018.
Welcome to the Hotel, a magnificent establishment offering luxury beyond fantasy.
Body Shop is a multiplayer, multi-layered human body action game, a future-forward competition where women are assembled according to the stories of their bodies.
After last year’s sold-out, five-star run, Exeter University’s Spotlights Show Choir are back at the Fringe with another set of musical hits! With songs ranging from classics l…
Come find yourself in the woods again amongst shadow puppetry, masks and magic in A Collection of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Too.
It is frightening how Orwell’s nightmarish dystopia continues to ring true, year after year.
One Woman, One Cello and 500 Years of Music.
Fronted by Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn, From T-Bone to Trucks will take you on a journey through the decades, showcasing the most loved and respected exponents of the blues.
From Show Boat to Showman, there’s always Another Op’nin, Another Show about the sparkling self-obsessed world of musical theatre! And why not? Some of the best shows are all a…
In a society which is so forward thinking, how are we still struggling to help the millions of people with ill mental health? Delve into the harsh reality of mental health to try a…
Two walks a day, food, water and love is enough for dogs, but what about their owners? It’s a complex world in the park and only the dogs can make sense of it all.
Signing on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, driving an Austin Maxi to Morocco, asylum seekers*, the Treason of the Blue Books, women’s football, Nationalism*, Buck O’Neil, Je…
Pyg is a twist on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Cross-dressed cast explore Shaw’s explosive use of language and the impact of dress on gender.
Join us in the depths of the Indian Jungle for an imaginative adventure, with a family-friendly adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book.
In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams.
Two unlikely friends find a camaraderie against a backdrop of bitter conflict, questionable politics and moral debate waged overseas.
A vicar, a business man and an actress go into a lift.
Mark Ritchie, fresh from tours in Australia and America, returns with a hilarious storytelling show that covers the big themes of life… uncles, God and of course beetroot.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood. Humorous, full of fun and fabulous musical numbers.
The story of Romeo and Juliet receives medical treatment in Cepacia from Durham School and Shadow Dreams.
Based on the popular traditional folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife.
‘Leeson in the title role is absolutely phenomenal.
The Opera North Youth Company is proud to present an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular and much-loved Pirates of Penzance, directed by Emma Black and conducted by Nich…
Arts One Drama Company present Punk Rock by Simon Stephens.
Brothers in Arms tells the story of WWI through the inspiring true story of two soldiers, Noel and Christopher Chavasse.
Meet Liv – clever, funny, confident – everything a 15-year-old girl wants to be.
Is that a panto I see on the Fringe? Oh yes it is! Join Dick Whittington, his cat and a host of colourful characters on a fun-filled family adventure from Liverpool to London.
Piracy is not just a man’s trade in this thrilling piece Care Not, Fear Naught from Temporarily Misplaced Productions.
It starts like this.
Nature versus nurture? Are villains born or bred? Can they ever find true redemption? Theater OCU explores Shakespeare’s most villainous characters – Macbeth, Iago, Aaron, Tamora…
AD1 Youth Dance Company presents an original contemporary dance work She Rose.
There is a man who reads minds and predicts the future.
Delve into the dark world of misguided tech trust with a kaleidoscopic investigation of data, desire and desperation.
Torn from their secluded lives, five introverts face experimentation, extroverted aliens and, worst of all, each other.
I was curious about IRL.
A new adaptation of Homer’s classic presented in iambic pentameter using physical theatre and shadowplay.
A wanderer believes his destiny is written along the North Carolina Interstate.
Survivors on a desert island, siblings in their mother’s attic, magicians preparing a new show.
Scilly Isles, shortly after WWI.
Reflecting myself in the mirror.
What’s the one thing you’ve always wished you told somebody? What was the perfect phrase for that moment that just passed you by? Never seen before, never to be seen again.
The sell-out comedy tap-dance hit is back at the Fringe! Awfully addictive eccentric performances combine tap, circus and comedy for an unforgettable toe-tapping experience you hav…
Fresh from last year’s Bubbles and Martini sell-out hit, this show features the forever charming Michael Bublé tribute host Michael Bubbles in conversation, taking the audience …
Rachel’s life is a Mess, and her best friend Adam always seems to have his life together.
Jasper Red invites you to a special healing session.
‘Kitty my hands have disappeared.
Want to experience doing your bit? Meet and hear from characters involved in the WWI war effort such as a field nurse, a coastguard, a canary girl and the mother of a soldier.
Creating Rumours recounts the lives of Fleetwood Mac at the time of the recording of their most notorious album, Rumours.
Cara, a college student from America, is having the time of her life traveling overseas in Europe for the summer.
‘Three years ago, while on a hunt for stationery, I opened a desk drawer in my parents’ house.
An Abundance of Tims is, quite clearly, all about Tim.
A play of overwhelming sincerity and honesty and a moving tribute to an incredible and unique First World War chaplain.
In a light and playful form, the duet Anchor depicts the dilemma between love and desire.
Abbey Road Studios, 1975.
Edgar Allan Poe is dead.
After a sell-out, five-star run in 2016, One Musical to Rule Them All returns to parody everyone’s favourite trilogy about wizards, hobbits and a quest to destroy some magical je…
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story most people know, but the life of Charles Dodgson, alias Lewis Caroll, and the real Alice Liddell is much less popular.
A new comedic adaptation of a great Greek tragedy by Euripides.
Poking fun at the stale reality of office life, this self aware, tongue-in-cheek comedy follows five polarising workers always teetering on the balance between discipline and despi…
Born in Scotland, Bon Scott emigrated to Australia and joined rock band AC/DC to become a legend.
Next! is a gritty, thought-provoking and poignant comedy illustrating the trials and tribulations of three unequivocally unique and extraordinary individuals.
Agatha Christie’s classic And Then There Were None is difficult as a play.
The Bathtub Heroine presents an incredibly biting piece of new writing telling the life story of tormented poet, Sylvia Plath.
Sunnyhill School wants pupils that push the limits.
The story of Peter Pan is a familiar one for many and The Talentz present a lovely retelling of the classic tale.
JJ dances to create illusions with magic stick levitations. Three different dancing sticks with short and long strings and lights. They rise, fall and float. Be amazed.
One of the emperor’s favorite concubines in the Tang Dynasty, Yang Gui Fei, was also renowned as one of the four beauties in Chinese history.
Physical, visual and comedic styles of performance combine together in this family-friendly retelling of the classic Greek myth.
Sad Girls is a play about three girls: Miley, Lottie and Flo.
As the Sirocco winds bring cholera to the Lido and alleyways of Venice, Dr Aschenbach watches Tadzio swimming in the lagoon.
Theresa is a woman of the Italian high society, married to a respectable husband and lost in a betrayal that initially seems to bring a breath of fresh air to the solitude she has …
Violet has had the ability to travel back in time since a young age and has utilised her gift in her writing career.
A woman, a bear, some cub-support money and questionable morals: What Do Bears Eat? is an irreverent, bizarre and satirical take on the relationship between man and nature.
Jack and Annie had the perfect relationship, right up until the day they didn’t anymore.
Home Front – Front Line tells the story of WWII through the lives of a young couple: Lizzie, a young woman serving on the home front with the Women’s Land Army, and Tom, serving …
Woyzeck ekes out a living on a meagre wage, earning pennies by eating peas for a dodgy clinical trial, while his wife cheats on him and everyone finds him pathetic.
A wordless blend of mime, clowning, dance and acrobatics, Two Little Boxes is a brand-new piece by Reallynice, exploring the construction of masculinities in young men.
A brand new dark comedy exploring the hilarious dynamics between the brightest young minds of our generation, and the expectations and demands of their parents.
This adaptation of the modern Chinese drama Teahouse does not work.
Two men meet in a club.
Laurel and Hardy remain the most popular comedy double act of all time, on both sides of the Atlantic.
Inspired by August Strindberg’s groundbreaking 1888 naturalistic drama, Miss Julie, the action is relocated to a Reconstruction Era Virginia plantation.
Dance-Forms Productions is celebrating 16 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe, presenting the cream of the crop of postmodern creations.
Everyone has secrets.
Godspell is a very strange show.
This is a collaboration of stunt and colour: the first of its kind in the world.
We all have our idols and for one girl growing up that was a singer and actress from a bygone age.
Chamberlain has been relegated to history as one of life’s wishful thinkers.
Award-winning professional aerial dance theatre from London LCP is back with Escape 2, a recreation of its predecessor Escape, presented at Fringe 2016.
Following the accident, Kat’s struggling with the basics of everyday life.
Beauty and the Beast without Gaston? In Italy?! If you can get over the sacrilege of daring to be different from the Disney version of events, Beasts and Beauties, by young company…
‘A dancer of tremendous joy’ **** (Fest).
Stalingrad stands as one of the most destructive and horrific battles of the 20th century.
Harry awakes one morning in the worst possible way – with a head-shattering hangover.
One of the good things about the Fringe is that the small scale of most of its venues lead to a sort of intimacy in performance that you get almost nowhere else.
Euripides’ classical tragedy, of one woman’s quest for revenge and the terrible lengths she is willing to go to inflict pain on her wayward husband, has been performed thousand…
Scenes From the End is a new show about grief and a tour de force showcase for soprano Héloïse Werner.
Fancy a bit of festive sparkle? Then join Buddy and our cast as we whisk you away to Christmas in New York! Featuring a live band, this promises to be a Sparklejollytwinklejingley …
Beautiful, funny and completely moving, Really Good Stories’ production of The Silence at the Song’s End is one of the best pieces of theatre you’ll see this Fringe.
Prospero Theatre have decided it’s their turn to roll out a dark retelling of a well-known fairy tale, showcasing a unique-ish take on Little Red Riding Hood, with their producti…
Following various elements from the classic book by C.
David Payne, having already portrayed C.
Award-winning aerial dance theatre company, LCP, draws awareness to human rights violations in their new production.
This tragic romance has always been about the individual consequences of divisions in society.
Start by mixing together a tyrannical manager, a sycophantic padre, a chief yellow coat of clownish incompetence, and dysfunctional punters.
Back by popular demand! Cabaret is full of decadence and delight with incredible music and suggestive, hard-biting themes.
The Dean Martin Christmas Show aims to explore the warm relationship between Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra as they appear on the titular Christmas special.
A cast of two.
Suppose, just suppose, that your mind and body lived separately from each other.
A long time ago, I learned that cute animals are a direct conduit to a human heart.
‘The string is the thing’ – in the centre of the stage there is a giant sculpture.
Celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the International Choreographers’ Showcase and 15 years with powerful performances at the Fringe.
“If I’m feminine, does that mean I’m effeminate? Or if I’m effeminate, does that mean I’m feminine?”Looking at the nature of what it means to female in this modern worl…
‘A brilliant play and another success for Punchline Theatre’ ***** (BroadwayBaby.
Transforum Theatre’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland sets the Lewis Carroll classic in a mental hospital.
A mixed bill of northern dance theatre our kid (close sibling) would be proud of! Bit brassic (short of cash)? Fear not! Grab yourself a ticket and get two shows for the price of o…
We Will Rock You meets Yes Prime Minister in this hilarious story of electioneering by 2015 MP candidate Will Goodhand (Channel 4’s Beauty and the Geek, 99 Club stand-up), featur…
Can the moon really mend a damaged sole? Is there a pair for everyone? Join Luna in this quirky visual piece, inspired by Tim Burton’s poetry, on a journey to find the perfect so…
Bablake Theatre’s take on the character of Sherlock delivers a few laughs, though it offers nothing new to the already long list of pastiches and homages the detective has receiv…
Ambitious in its intentions, At War With Love uses a selection of thirty-two of William Shakespeare’s sonnets to form a narrative set against the backdrop of the First World War.
One World Actors Centre’s fringe production of James Goldman’s historical black comedy The Lion in Winter is a valiant attempt to bring the acclaimed play to the festival stage…
When someone has nowhere to go, a fairytale can take them home.
A twelve-year-old girl writes a poem.
Deep Water Theatre Collective mount Bend in the River: a tender, Thornton Wilder-esque look at the modest living of lepers.
An exuberant family musical, ‘spreads infectious joy’ (Bath Chronicle) with an exceptional youth cast, including past leads from Matilda, the 2015 junior world tap dancing champi…
A nine-year-old recovering in hospital is taken on a magnificent journey by an elephant and a host of other splendid creatures.
Do you know your Green Onions from your Uptown Funk? We got the funk and it’s all here, played by Scotland’s finest eight-piece live band, Lights Out by Nine.
The Fringe Festival will always be best used as a place for experimentation and experience building, both for performers and for audiences.
When it comes to comedy double acts none have come as close or endured as long as Laurel and Hardy.
The British might be renowned for talking and complaining about the weather, but if you come from Fiji there are more heightened concerns than just cold rainy days.
Plain as Paper is an energetic physical theatre show centred around where our imaginations can take us using only paper—though what is going on there and why is not always plain.
New work is at the heart of the Fringe experience; new work by new companies all the more so.
What would you do if there were only five years left till the end of the world? Fall in love? Go to church? Develop a stationery fetish? Furrowed Brow Theatre gives you a glimpse i…
Three contemporary dance pieces by the creators of Budge3: **** (BroadwayBaby.
Tribute to all the artists who have been murdered, tortured and exiled.
The set-up is simple: an armchair, a side-table, and a teapot, cup, and saucer.
Direct from the Scottish Borders, pupils from the renowned Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts will delight with their selection of dances in Highland, tap, ballet,…
In China during the Sino-Japanese War of 1938, a worn-out young Japanese lieutenant unexpectedly saw a beautiful face that was familiar yet distant.
Two, highly acclaimed vocal groups share the stage for one night only.
Kathy Stewart, American singer and songwriter from White Plains, New York, brings her music to the Edinburgh Festival. Backed by her band of Frequent Flyers. Pure emotion.
Yangalang a female comedy duo first performed Digest TV: The Temp at the Folkestone Women of the World Festival in March 2015.
‘Cracking good songs in the style of Brecht, Bowie, Bernelle and Brel’ (Tony Clayton-Lea, Irish Times), describes the music of Dubliner Jody Trehy, (writer of Eejit of Love) wh…
Happy Hour with InChorus.
Lancaster Offshoots have created an enjoyable and surprisingly funny offering with their take on Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit and Other Tales.
Duende – the shiver of response produced against the constant awareness of death’s inevitability.
The Times They Are a Changin’ takes you on a journey from the Second World War to the present day.
Direct from the West End of Kent, The Talentz Musical Theatre Company brings this fresh interpretation of Sondheim’s spellbinding musical.
Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.
With a cast of nearly fifty, there’s no shortage of oom-pah-pah in this dazzling production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! by Stage 84, The Yorkshire School of Performing Arts.
In sixteenth-century Germany it was not regarded as irreverant to perform comic puppet shows featuring characters and scenes from the legend of Faust.
Nottingham Youth Theatre Inclusive Company have produced a pleasant show which is fun for all the family with Bing Bang Bong.
Follow the fortunes of lovable bumpkins Billy and Eileen as they travel to Shmokey City to audition for the dastardly Pete Popalypse on his new TV talent show Xposure.
‘Oh the thinks you can think if you’re willing to try! Think a gink with a stink or a stair to the sky.
This young company from The Theatre School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent brings an array of engaging, emotional, and believable performances to Dennis Kelly’s gritty play.
‘Every now and then something happens.
The low peal of a jazz trumpet.
Ferdinand from Tasty Monster Productions is genuinely one of the nicest productions I have seen.
Corium, the new show from Accidentally On Purpose Productions, tries to be exciting and contemporary by stylistically borrowing from Frantic Assembly but sadly doesn’t find its o…
A group of seventeen students from Bristol University that formed in September last year, The Bristol Suspensions are fairly new to the a cappella scene, but that does nothing to d…
Be transported by this enormously spirited and fast-moving production to the mischievous world of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
A schizophrenic Motherwell gangster on a motorbike vs two idiots in a Citroen Saxo en route to Thurso to flog a surfboard.
Antigone: An Arabian Tragedy started out as two plays in a year-long project by One World Actors Centre (Kuwait) to produce Jean Anouilh’s Antigone in both English and Arabic.
Shipley College’s Scruffy Penguin Theatre Company provides a riotously energetic rendition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland that has much to recommend as a theatrical exp…
It’s 1914 and Professor Hermann Ethé and his wife are living a happy, bohemian life in Aberystwyth.
Follow Sanla and his wife on a journey of love, life and Okinawa tradition.
In theory, Eejit of Love is a fun concept: two Irish country bumpkins find themselves swept up in the allure of reality TV, testing their relationship and their own willpower.
It’s August 1999 and a group of Bristol teenagers have returned from a trip to Cornwall where they went to see an eclipse.
An unconventional experiment of light, sound and physical theatre.
‘How can I know who I am …feeling with pure energy, / With my heart, my mind, my body, my soul, / This is who and what I am.
Wonderland is the story of Alice’s encounters in the tale of the Red Queen.
A solid production of Rent that will entertain you for an evening but won’t remain with you.
American company The Pack bring their space-age feminist performance piece to the Fringe, but it seemed like getting their heads around it was a little out of the audience’s gras…
Four fairy tales from Europe, reimagined by the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, are brought to life at Greenside by the talented young cast of 1541.
The Last Kill follows a Scottish soldier, Michael, falling apart as he tries to find the answers he needs to justify his actions in war.
Noel Coward, Gertrude Lawrence and Ivor Novello, together for one last time at the The Desert Inn, Las Vegas.
Working within the rather large shadow of the National Theatre’s verbatim triumph London Road, new Leeds-based company 203 Theatre have hopped on this particular niche musical ba…
New writing and Shakespeare, dance and physical theatre, all accompanied by the evocative music of Laura Marling; Method in Madness is a truly mesmerising show.
The Gambit, written by Mark Reid and directed by Matthew Gould, opens to the ticking of a chess stop-clock and, of course, a chess set centre stage.
“Good morning, good day!” So begins the best classic musical you’ve never heard of.
Performing in a Methodist Church, a young and talented student cast present Shakespeare’s classic exploration of love, money, religion and prejudice.
I Am The Wind not only plays with these idea of meaningful space
but relies upon it.
It’s said that people remember exactly where they were on the day of
certain major global events, such as the Kennedy assassination, Diana’s car
crash, or (possibly) Thatcher…
‘Everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds!’ So Dr Pangloss teaches his student Candide, but his theories are sorely tested by shipwrecks, Spanish Inquisit…
Follow Hansel, Gretel, and Jacob on their journey through the forest.
In a 1990 interview on Japanese television, Berkoff said, “I believe that you don’t need anything more than just utter simplicity and that everything in my art must be created …
Nine people all connected by nothing more than their own humanity, stuck on a ward because what’s outside is far worse.
In this abridged version of Into the Woods I wasn’t sure if the ‘junior’ part would refer to the length or the audience appropriateness of the play.
Aberdeen’s Literal Lines bring their confused and incoherent sketch show to Edinburgh for the first time.
Chicago’s Forks & Hope Ensemble brings Lewis Carroll’s
famous nonsensical poem to magical life in this youthful and ebullient adaptation.
A sturdy wooden climbing frame stands centre stage and sitting on the swing is Laurel, who tells us that she married the first love of her life, whom she met when she was fifteen.
Homeless is a devised show about a group of vulnerable young people who have formed a fragile community, while living on the street.
Funny Girl is based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice before and after World War One.
NYC - A Subway Tale is the story of a young girl who runs away from home and spends the day learning about herself and her city all from the New York City Subway.
Jack lives on an island where the community calls itself idyllic.
Follow the story of a tea tin passed down through the generations against the backdrop of war and conflict.
“Would you rather die by drowning or die of cancer?”Scott would rather drown.
The boys of Tiffin School are in town
and look set to make a huge impact with The Caddington Affair, one of
two devised pieces presented by different groups of year 12 A Level st…
Is Me lost?! Me, a refined being with an unsettled spirit, kissed Coney’s tears away and was determined to find Me’s self.
MurleyDance’s The Object of My Affection explores the relationship we form with objects from iPods to thrones to our most treasured possessions.
“What I want you to take away from this is that, whoever you are, you can follow your dreams.
Come and watch three top comedians from the festival clean up their act! Two (or more) of the circuit’s best loved comedians will be joining hosts Tony Vino and Andy Kind in an eve…
‘I’m blind, living in the dark.
Once upon a time a merman tribe called Lu-Tings was said to have settled in the southern tip of China, or what we know as Hong Kong today.
Mates is set in a Vanilla Sky-type universe where citizens are put into a digital incubator system to be matched up with their soul mates by an algorithm.
Urban Aphrodite International is a company based in Shanghai.
The Reviewers is a new musical created by students and recent graduates from the University of Nottingham.
Mr Harrison is taking Waterloo class on a trip to London.
Comedic musicians Bowjangles present their TV parody On The Box! Non-stop humour, rousing songs and energetic dance routines from this rebellious string quartet will leave you in s…
Autumn Fallin’ plays out much like its flyer would suggest.
Three activists meet underneath a
bank to try to start a revolution.
Gambit Theatre’s offering at the Fringe is a theatrical exploration of two real-life conmen and more specifically, identity imposters.
This is a sketch comedy show, suitable for all those that enjoy great
jokes and a storyline to go with it.
Off Track Theatre - UCAS - *** (3
follows five students and
their teacher as they attempt to write personal statements for university.
A play on passion, power and possession, featuring the Sonnets of William Shakespeare.
Without a doubt this all-female experimental show is one of the most bizarre things I have ever seen.
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