The Heresy Machine

The Heresy Machine

The Heresy Machine, by Seth Majnoon, claims to be about Alan Turing. 

The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

You can see a play every day in every theatre. 

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Intense and irreverent, this production strips Julius Caesar to its bare bones to explore the selfish workings of professional politics. 

Bit of Sunshine

Bit of Sunshine

Kira was perfect; until her eating disorder threatened to shatter everything in her path. 

Lest You Forget

Lest You Forget

London, 1946. 

Summer School Showcase – A Musical Medley

Summer School Showcase – A Musical Medley

Experience a slice of West End in Edinburgh, with a musical theatre showcase presented by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Musical Theatre Summer School students! Featuring new a… 

Noser: The Startup Musical

Noser: The Startup Musical

Smelling: there’s an app for that. 

A Slice of Saturday Night

A Slice of Saturday Night

Join Viva for a fabulously funny, nostalgic romp back to the swinging 60s! A Slice of Saturday Night is set in a nightclub where young love, teenage dreams, fashion and music are t… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

Get ready to raise the roof with Viva’s heaven-sent production! Sister Act is a divine musical comedy that will have you wanting to don a habit and sing along. 

Love and Misinformation

Love and Misinformation

A spontaneous play in the style of Caryl Churchill. 

Little Wars

Little Wars

This piece of devised physical theatre addresses the human element in our species’ historic desire to make war. 

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

The Cult That Made Spoons: A Fork in the Road

They are a family. 

Nothing's Happening: A Black Mountain College Project

Nothing's Happening: A Black Mountain College Project

Nothing’s Happening: A Black Mountain College Project celebrates and pays homage to the tiny school in the mountains of North Carolina that in 24 years became one of the most inf… 

I Am

I Am

I Am is about the continual challenge of seeking liberation. 

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island

When a package bound for Good Good Island is mistakenly delivered to Bad Bad Island, the Bad Bads find something frighteningly horrible inside: a little girl named Rosa! Unable to … 

5 Stages

5 Stages

At some point in our lives, we all experience grief. 

Pippin

Pippin

Pippin follows a mysterious troupe of performers as they tell the story of Pippin, son of King Charlemagne, who is searching for fulfilment in his life. 

Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

An original one-act drama presented by Howard Payne University. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Germany, 1891. 

44 Days

44 Days

44 Days is the story of the workers who faced down corporate greed and changed the labour movement forever. 

Heathers the Musical

Heathers the Musical

At Westerberg High everyone worships the Heathers, the exclusive clique, including misfit member Veronica. 

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, the Moliere Classic with a nod to cirque and commedia, is not your average take on Tartuffe! Orgon, the patriarch of the family, has decided to give all … 

Zeroko's Teatime

Zeroko's Teatime

The teatime show by mime and clowning comedy duo Zeroko from Tokyo. The heart-warming performance represents the breathing sigh of after-teatime relief.  

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Harmony – The Mumbai Experience

Mumbai. 

Call of the Void

Call of the Void

Call of the Void explores catharsis and connection through ghost stories from around the world. 

The Way Out

The Way Out

The Way Out is a dark absurdist comedy based on the frustration of living in the modern age. 

Folklore

Folklore

Folklore entwines three past folk stories from across the South West to form a new narrative using contemporary dance and puppetry to show the characters’ interaction. 

Roxy Likes Cats

Roxy Likes Cats

Last night, Roxy had a phone call from her mum. 

Father in the Hole

Father in the Hole

The father was gone, the daughter who knew nothing about traditions had to step up to take charge of the Hong Kong -style funeral. 

Loserville

Loserville

Get your ticket into Loserville from the team behind Fringe sell-out American Idiot! The Son of Dork musical comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time. 

Henriad – Histories of Betrayal

Henriad – Histories of Betrayal

Step into the epic with Shakespeare’s Henriad! Revel in shorter, vibrant re-imaginings of the Bard’s Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, and see a story of friendship, duty and betra… 

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers

A young man waited outside the Greenside Royal Terrace Venue for Éowyn Emerald & Dancers to appear after their performance. 

My Name Is Dorothy

My Name Is Dorothy

The first point to make clear is that My Name is Dorothy has nothing to do with The Wizard of Oz. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Considered one of the best musicals of this century the Tony Award-winning show Spring Awakening, featuring an electrifying folk rock score, is brought to life in a bold new stagin… 

Elicitations

Elicitations

Elicitations features extracts from three poignant works by British/Australian choreographer Briar Adams. 

The Antiscians

The Antiscians

Inspired by the George MacDonald fairy tale, The Day Boy And The Night Girl. 

American Idiot

American Idiot

The hit Green Day punk rock musical returns to the Edinburgh Fringe following two consecutive sell-out years. 

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

A legendary musician, Hoppy Kamiyama and an awesome traditional dancer, Kashichiro; the artists representing Japan from the Hachijojima Island appear at Greenside in the Edinburgh … 

The Isle of Muck

The Isle of Muck

Basil abandons university to join his Uncle January, an ageing party boy, on the sparsely populated Isle of Muck. 

The Yellow Storm

The Yellow Storm

We prefer to play this show in a realistic way. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening is a touching and affecting musical. 

Torn Apart – By Romeo and Juliet

Torn Apart – By Romeo and Juliet

Memories are reborn, they are created, they make up the narrative of young people who bring to the scene various perspectives on childhood, pain, homesickness, loss, affective rela… 

The Darling Core

The Darling Core

An original dark comedy about the original dark couple. 

Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market

Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market

Adapted and performed by Jennifer Jewell, Goblin Market is a solo performance, with Jewell taking on the roles of two young sisters and the goblins they encounter. 

Busu and the Damask Drum

Busu and the Damask Drum

Inspired on Zeami’s Aya No Tsuzumi, Busu and the Damask Drum was originally adapted by Yukio Mishima for the modern stage. 

She and Her Cat – Eddies in the Ebb and Flow

She and Her Cat – Eddies in the Ebb and Flow

Traditional Japanese Rakugo comedic sit-down storytelling from a cat’s perspective. 

Carry King

Carry King

Brought to you by EnjoyMedia Cultural Company, Carry King is a visually striking, experimental piece of theatre. 

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

It’s impossible to miss the irony in the name of the production company behind Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – Car Crash Productions. 

Museum

Museum

Through refreshing and unexpected comedy, Museum by Tina Howe explores the humanity that connects each of us as we journey through our vastly different and unpredictable lives. 

New City, New Sound

New City, New Sound

New City, New Sound is an ensemble piece to highlight the musical and cultural talents emanating from the Chinese city of Shenzhen. 

Escape for Dummies

Escape for Dummies

“Store closing in fifteen minutes. 

Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall

Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall

‘Mirror, mirror, on the wall – does this selfie make my nose look big?’ Your favourite fairy tales in disguise, this once upon a time is happening now. 

Cannonball

Cannonball

The Florence Theatre Company presents Cannonball, an irreverent new drama making its Edinburgh Fringe debut following the company’s sell-out production of America at the Chelsea … 

Wrecked

Wrecked

Based on The Tempest, Wrecked is an absurd political satire chronicling two days in the lives of six pirates and one dead parrot, shipwrecked on a tropical island. 

Hyperion

Hyperion

‘Being called a Greek feels like being bound with a dog collar. 

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

This southern Californian dance troupe presents an hour of high-energy contemporary ballet, depicting humor, beauty, longing, first love and the contemplation of strengths and weak… 

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project is known for its dynamic physicality, powerful imagery and emotive choreography. 

The Girl Who Touched the Stars

The Girl Who Touched the Stars

April and Ella’s entire world is changing and there is nothing they can do to stop it. 

Felix Holt: The Radical

Felix Holt: The Radical

‘Wholesome’ is how a lady I spoke to after the performance described Felix Holt: The Radical. 

Pawn

Pawn

Created, written, and performed by students from Oxford University, Queenside Productions new musical Pawn is an impressive, if imperfect, piece of new student writing that, whilst… 

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers, make a welcome return to Edinburgh in their usual Greenside, Royal Terrace location. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Award-winning Sudden Impulse Theatre Company are marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death by bringing his much-loved comedy classic to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

All of Me

All of Me

‘When it’s working, you won’t even pay attention to the time; there is no time, there is just that win. 

Caesar in a Lift

Caesar in a Lift

What would you say if you met Caesar in a lift in Sheffield in the 1980s? The miners’ strike is ongoing and Caesar doesn’t know himself. 

You Tweet My Face Space

You Tweet My Face Space

Ever wondered, or perhaps dreaded, what it would be like if your search history could talk? With a host of zany characters and one wonderfully surreal party, You Tweet My Face Spac… 

The Surge

The Surge

With the parliamentary Labour party at apparent loggerheads with a huge chunk of its ordinary party members, and a Prime Minister arguably governing without a strong mandate, the g… 

Made in Dagenham the Musical

Made in Dagenham the Musical

Following its woefully short-lived run at the Adelphi Theatre in 2015, the only opportunity to catch this upbeat musical is now in the hands of amateur theatre companies. 

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Tackling an adaptation of The Great Gatsby, one of the most famous and beloved novels ever written, is not a task taken on lightly but it is one the Nottingham New theatre rises to… 

The Ones

The Ones

The story of a relationship told entirely out of sequence as a play within a play. 

American Idiot

American Idiot

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, based on the music of Green Day, comes to the Edinburgh Fringe in this exciting new take on the show. 

Dani Girl

Dani Girl

Trust me, Fringe magic still happens. 

Red Rose / White Rose

Red Rose / White Rose

There were two actresses in Strindberg’s play: one I called his white rose, the other his red rose. 

Tyrannosaurus Sketch

Tyrannosaurus Sketch

The country’s only student-run theatre presents an hour of sketch comedy in the form of Tyrannosaurus Sketch! Featuring six actors fueled mostly by coffee and the desperate need … 

Tall Women in Clogs

Tall Women in Clogs

A surprisingly funny show made up of a series of bizarre vignettes including film, speeches, dance (there is some dancing in clogs, but nowhere near as you expect from the title), … 

Perceptual Landscape

Perceptual Landscape

A technical marvel, Perceptual Landscape is an alarming watch. 

Richard III

Richard III

Richard III is one of the most fascinating Shakespeare plays I know, and it is always interesting to see new interpretations by different companies. 

Elysium Fields

Elysium Fields

Potemkin’s People is one of two shows performing on alternate nights under the joint title of Elysium Fields from B-Land Productions. 

Waitless

Waitless

Described as a ‘backwards love story’, Waitless is an interesting twist on the genre of romance. 

Undermined

Undermined

Undermined was going to be called Shafted, but a guy named Godber had already beaten Danny Mellor to it. 

The Flying Ship

The Flying Ship

Something is rotten in the state of Russia. 

Something Between Nothing and Everything

Something Between Nothing and Everything

In our fast-paced and demanding consumer culture, a production that takes time to examine and appreciate the joys and sorrows found in everyday life can be a real gem. 

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tibetan Buddhist monks will introduce you to some of the steps from the masked dances, give you the background to their tradition of spirited dialectical debate and teach you the i… 

Tibetan Monks Art Workshop

Tibetan Monks Art Workshop

An opportunity to meet the Tibetan monks and learn from them the unique tantric art of sand mandala making and butter sculpture. 

Tibetan Monks Sacred Music and Masked Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Music and Masked Dance

Eight Tibetan monks present an exciting performance of sacred masked dance from their New Year festival, interspersed with the mesmerising chant and music of the Buddhist monastic … 

Budge3

Budge3

At once frenetic and contemplative, Budge3 is an intricate knot of elastic energy, dance that is fit to burst at any moment. 

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Six passengers travel on the tube from Stratford to Ealing Broadway. 

Shakespeare's Avengers Assembleth: Age of Oberon

Shakespeare's Avengers Assembleth: Age of Oberon

When William Shakespeare is kidnapped by Oberon, the fairy king, it is up to his team of Avengers to rescue him and keep Oberon from re-writing his plays (and the sonnets. 

Incarnadine

Incarnadine

Macbeth gets the prequel it never needed in Chiaroscuro’s portrait of the thane as a young warrior. 

The Dispute

The Dispute

In the wicked game of love, who cheats first, men or women? To settle the debate, a prince conducts a scientific experiment into the human psyche and our primitive carnal desires. 

Half a Sixpence

Half a Sixpence

Flash, bang, wallop – what a show! Kipps and Ann were childhood friends. 

Ashes and Blood

Ashes and Blood

Deeply rooted in a world of folklore and fairytale, the talented IndigoCo bring a dark and familiar musical tale of a girl who, despite the cruelty of her stepmother and sisters, f… 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron and Stephen Trask’s big, ballsy, gender-bending musical detonates upon Greenside’s Royal Terrace stage with a blast that can be heard clear across Edinburgh. 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

The internationally ignored song stylist from Berlin is back. 

Portrait Femme Unveiled

Portrait Femme Unveiled

Tackling a subject such as ‘the inner landscape of female identity’ is risky – the area is broad and the mission statement itself very vague. 

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Vibrant, bawdy and vivid, this witty adaptation of Chaucer’s masterpiece breathes fresh new life into the mediaeval pilgrims telling their naughty stories en route for Canterbury… 

Punk Rock

Punk Rock

Punk Rock explores the pressures of teenage life as a group of educated, intelligent young people prepare for mock A-levels and the rest of their lives with the step-by-step, dislo… 

The Estate

The Estate

Wonderfully satirical and empathetic, The Estate follows three best friends who have been brought up on benefits and now find themselves bringing up their own children on the benef… 

LABOURatory

LABOURatory

In a dystopian world where fertility and pregnancy are considered disgraceful in the ruling class, baby farming is an accepted, thriving industry. 

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

The California Musical Theatre Ensemble’s abridged version of A Chorus Line feels like a high school production. 

Occupied

Occupied

Harry Buckoke’s Occupied is an intelligent and refreshingly light-hearted dissection of the 2011 occupation of Lady Margaret Hall by students of Cambridge University. 

Cabaret

Cabaret

“There was a Cabaret. 

Betty Oops

Betty Oops

Betty Oops is a two woman mask and music performance that balances the mundane and the absurd to surprise and entertain. 

Antigone

Antigone

In post-apocalyptic Thebes, one girl opposes state power to fight for her family and beliefs. 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

The brilliant IndigoCo return to the Fringe, with the enigmatic and bloodthirsty Audrey 2 in the starring role. 

Circle Line

Circle Line

Early 2009. 

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers made a successful debut at last year’s Fringe and are back again this year with another varied programme of short dances. 

Punk Rock

Punk Rock

There are four productions of Simon Stephen’s Punk Rock being performed at the Fringe this year and ArtsOne Drama School is the first to wade into its murky world of teenage an… 

Dorothy

Dorothy

Everyone knows the story of The Wizard of Oz, but you don’t know it quite like this. 

The Mitten

The Mitten

Zoia’s mitten gets lost in the snow . 

Passing Sentence

Passing Sentence

Bear witness to the unfolding of a set of disatrous consequences loaded with moral dilemmas via the fusion of dynamic styles; including physical and postdramatic. 

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

A pushy broad, a smart Jew and a Harvard mouth team up to form a defence for two Marines who are on trial for murdering a fellow Marine. 

Tea and Jamboree with Queenie

Tea and Jamboree with Queenie

Accommodate Queenie as she places her fete in your hands. 

Sins of Seven Tables

Sins of Seven Tables

A new play from the pen of four time Festival Fringe director Tom Anderson tells the tales selected from seven unique tables. 

I am Sarah Kane - An Almost Perfect Life

I am Sarah Kane - An Almost Perfect Life

Paolo Scheriani, Italian theatre author, winner of several prizes, performs I am Sarah Kane - An Almost Perfect Life. 

Another Dead Man Walking

Another Dead Man Walking

A show which does not allow us to forget the contradictions of a civil and democratic society. 

Bottom's Dream

Bottom's Dream

‘I have had a most rare vision. 

Time - Peace

Time - Peace

Its the worst thing you can do at work, but we all do it, clock watch.