3,000 Trees by George Gunn

3,000 Trees by George Gunn

“When a man starts a war against the State, it’s a war he cannot win,” says our nominal hero Willie McKay at the point in this play when the writer presumes we will sympathise with him most... 

Shhh - An Improvised Silent Movie

Shhh - An Improvised Silent Movie

What shape does an improvised silent film take? The process is already under way: one actor holds out a piece of chalk to spectators as they enter, while another beckons to them enthusiastically, encouraging them to write the name of a profession on the blackboard he is holding... 

Odd Shaped Balls

Odd Shaped Balls

A moving, honest and comical one-man show exploring issues of homophobia in sport through the experiences of a young professional rugby player, James Hall, as he deals with the media attention after being publicly outed by his ex... 

Orlando: An Autobiography

Orlando: An Autobiography

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando is an odd book. Written as a love letter to Vita Sackville-West, it follows a character of changing sex and gender through history, allowing comment on a whole host of issues... 

Random Acts

Random Acts

Combining different dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap and modern, The Houston City Dance Company use wit and pathos in eight different pieces, using six female dancers and three different choreographers... 

Jack

Jack

Pilgrimage to Loch Ness and a chance at redemption, Jack is an exciting new work that examines Scotland's modern identity through the stories of her people. Written by two sisters, this work offers a fresh new perspective on the question of independence and through language, music and myth invites audiences to form their own opinion on the debate. 

Henry V: Here and Now

Henry V: Here and Now

A modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry V, with the conflict re-worked to England vs Scotland. When Henry's uncle Falstaff dies intestate, he expects to inherit the family cottage... 

The Craic Was Mighty

The Craic Was Mighty

The Craic Was Mighty is a fast-paced and hilarious condensation of Irish history into one hour of lunacy. This madcap show takes a trip through pivotal moments of Irish history such as getting invaded by the Vikings, getting invaded by the Normans, getting invaded by the English, the Penal Laws, the Famine, several unsuccessful rebellions, Civil War, the Emergency, the Troubles, the Bailout and maybe some less depressing things... 

Serve Cold

Serve Cold

Revenge is a dish best served cold. When a middle class doctor enrolls the help of a local prostitute to seek revenge on her cheating ex the plot takes an icy twist. An exploration of the extremes of love, hate and obsession, Serve Cold will leave you dwelling in a dark silence wondering if love can ever turn this sinister. 

Blastocyst.org.uk Presents...

Blastocyst.org.uk Presents...

A variety show with comedians and actors talking ... and more! Acts selected exclusively for 54 lucky attendees! One week only. Follow @jonnybrick for the exclusive line-up announcements and catch a rising star at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! 

Hamlet and Ophelia Go Swimming

Hamlet and Ophelia Go Swimming

This show has an attractive title and a premise brimming with potential: a series of scenes between Hamlet and Ophelia in the years prior to the events of Hamlet, combined with dialogue and correspondence from the playwright’s own life... 

Julius Caesar in Original Pronunciation

Julius Caesar in Original Pronunciation

Fighting a giggle fit is not what an audience member should be doing during the first half of Julius Caesar. It was unprofessional of me, I know. But those accents... This group from Texas are attempting, through some very worthy scholarship, to recreate Elizabethan pronunciation so that we might hear Shakespeare as it was meant to be heard... 

Odd Shaped Balls

Odd Shaped Balls

This one-man-show chronicling a young rugby star’s struggle with sexuality, love, and being ‘outed’ against his will is sincere, powerful, and entertaining. James Hall (Chris Sheridan) weaves his tale of life on the pitch, in the locker room, pub, and at home; outlining his marriage, career, and extramarital affair with a man... 

Dance-Forms' 67th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms' 67th International Choreographers' Showcase

Celebrating 13 years at the Fringe, Dance-Forms Productions will rock the house presenting Andrey Merkuriev, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation and leading soloist of the Bolshoi Ballet performing Log In/Log Out choreographed by Susana B Williams and stunning works by award-winning choreographers: Stacy Alley, Ana Baer Carrillo with Kaysie Seitz Brown, Ellen Bartel, Allison Brzezinski, Jennifer Chin, Sunhwa Chung Kendra Dushac, and Andrey Merkuriev... 

Dog, Book and Scandal

Dog, Book and Scandal

This one man show follows Friar Lawrence (Richard Kurnow) a year on from the deaths of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, now living in bitter exile and earning his keep in an apothecary... 

Fundamentalists

Fundamentalists

Fundamentalists is a documentary-style drama involving an ex-serviceman from the Afghanistan war who is at a recovery hospital in Wiltshire. His nurse is from Somalia, a country hounded by war, now under constant attack from Al Shabaab... 

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Montreal-based Paul van Dyck brings imagination and passion to this polished one-man telling of John Milton's Paradise Lost. Using puppetry, computer visuals, music and an incredible variety of voices, he is a masterful storyteller who makes Milton's 17th century epic accessible and relevant... 

Obscura

Obscura

Christian Cagigal’s Obscura is an utterly charming magic show, but it’s more than that: it’s a theatrical experience incorporating card tricks, music boxes and storytelling.Cagigal performs at a small table with only a musicbox or two, a notebook and a few decks of cards as his props... 

The Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech

Finding the Will in association with The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham presents Bard Heads: The Queen’s Speech. Miranda's revels now are ending, but island life looks such fun! Bard Heads takes an updated look at some well-loved characters from Shakespeare’s most popular plays and imagines what might have happened next... 

Freedom Family Circus

Freedom Family Circus

‘Amazingly jaw dropping, extraordinarily brilliant’ (Fest Magazine). ‘These performers have a charm and enthusiasm about them and talent that is worth the very reasonable ticket price’ (BroadwayBaby...