Thief by Liam Rudden

Thief by Liam Rudden

The Edinburgh Fringe programme’s standard listing format provides a simple yet clear message about Thief at the Hill Street Theatre. 

Jive Aces Big Beat Revue

Jive Aces Big Beat Revue

UK’s No 1 swing band, The Jive Aces, present their biggest theatre show to date The Big Beat Revue! Also featuring Kara Lane, Lottie B and Grazia Bevilacqua, this show features the best in vintage jive, swing and R & B… 

A Queer Love of Dix

A Queer Love of Dix

This five-star show returns to the Fringe following last year’s success. Set in the world of expressionist painter Otto Dix, as Julia Berber – Anita Berber’s fictional sister, Aletia Upstairs explores Weill, Brecht, and Weimar cabaret songs like Alabama Song, Falling in Love Again, Pirate Jenny, Barbara Song, Lavender Song and I am a Vamp… 

Zombie Zoo

Zombie Zoo

A partially sane imprisoned zombie tries outwitting his zookeeper interrogator, swearing a zombie army is coming to free him. Using film, drama, humour, song and dance, this show’s finale must never be revealed or zombies will devour your brains… 

The National and ELT Short Play Winners

The National and ELT Short Play Winners

The National newspaper and ELT short playwright winners. This short play showcases new writing talent from across the country as we stage these award-winning plays. The National newspaper along with Edinburgh Little Theatre ran a competition throughout April and May 2019 where the winning plays chosen from lots of entries were selected by a panel of industry experts and these three plays won a prize of £1000 and the opportunity to showcase their plays in our venue… 

American Idiot

American Idiot

Follow Johnny’s life as he moves from small town America to the bright lights and party life of Tinseltown. Green Day’s iconic musical will blast you out of your seat as this superb cast cast their spell. 

Mother Goose

Mother Goose

Yes it’s panto at the Fringe! Mother Goose is making its debut at the Fringe in this fast moving Scottish comedy panto classic. From ghosts and ghouls to singalong songs, it’s a family must this Fringe… 

Alfie and George

Alfie and George

Alfie and George, two panto stars, sit in their dressing room as we watch their world coming apart. Tensions surface as they confront each other with feelings and truths spoken at last… 

The Brooklyn Scotsman

The Brooklyn Scotsman

A teenage Scottish rapper leaves home to pursue his dreams across the Atlantic in New York City. Venturing into the unknown, Stevie finds himself living in one of the roughest ghettos in Brooklyn, where he will encounter sex, violence, drugs and so much more… 

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Featuring puppets and singers, this musical comedy set in New York bounces along at a great speed with some fantastic songs to help it along its way. This adult-themed musical will have you laughing your head off. 

Silence in Court

Silence in Court

A play, a pie and a drink are all included. But did the crime take place or not? A courtroom drama where you are the jury. Hear the evidence, you decide the outcome. A must-see. 

Oliver!

Oliver!

Come along and indulge yourself in Lionel Bart’s original Oliver! This youthful cast brings his songs and dialogue to life as they sing and dance their way through Dickens’ squalid London… 

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Shang is back for its eighth year. This is life growing up in 70s Scotland told through laughter, tears and 70s music. We follow Jim’s adolescence journey through his formative school years… 

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Come along and eat haggis, neeps and tatties, and find out the life story of Robert Burns. Told through his songs and poetry, this is a must-see for everyone interested in Scotland’s national bard. 

The Tartan Pimpernel

The Tartan Pimpernel

The true story of a forgotten Scottish hero, the Reverend Donald Caskie, who was known as the Tartan Pimpernel, when the Germans invaded France in 1940. He fled Paris and reached southern France where he refused the chance of safe passage on the last ship bound for the UK and fled to Marseille instead… 

The Gin Show

The Gin Show

Following on from our success last year, the gin-tasting show is back with comedy and songs interspersing our three free gin tastings. It’s a great way to end your Fringe evening. Don’t miss it! This hosted event changes every night as new talent comes along and entertains us with a variety of acts and performances… 

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns is about as Scottish as tartan and the trinity. Sit down for a delicious plate of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties while listening to the well-sung poetry of Burns... 

The Tumbling Lassie

The Tumbling Lassie

A Fringe premiere performed together with Fergus of Galloway: two Scottish operas by Alexander McCall Smith set to music by Tom Cunningham, with a cast of singers, instrumentalists and a real acrobat! The Tumbling Lassie tells the true story of an acrobat in a circus in 17th-century Edinburgh and her escape from slavery with the help of a Borders family... 

The Late Night Cabaret Show

The Late Night Cabaret Show

A late-night open mic cabaret night which is open to all Fringe performers: so music, comedy and performance is all on the cards. A perfect way to finish your evening. This hosted event alllows the Fringe goer to sample some of the best acts and performances at the Fringe... 

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

When four over-the-top directors go looking for the next big star they find a problem. No talent! This fast moving comedy is ideal for the younger audience. But who will get the contracts? This show belts along at a fast pace as the directors put the auditioning actors through their paces... 

The Brooklyn Scotsman

The Brooklyn Scotsman

A teenage Scottish rapper leaves home to pursue his dreams across the Atlantic in New York City. Venturing into the unknown, Stevie finds himself living in one of the roughest ghettos in Brooklyn, where he will encounter sex, violence, drugs and so much more... 

We'll Do It Live!

We'll Do It Live!

Fringe madness has descended once again with the weird and wonderful from all over the globe in our bonnie wee city. Malachi, Steven and Rae are on a mission to bring you this city's top local talent to remind you just why Edinburgh is the home of the Fringe! We'll Do It Live! is an ever-changing line-up of new acts and seasoned stars, singers, comedians, burlesque and more – you're always in for a rare treat... 

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Back for its seventh year at the Fringe! Shang is back! This is life growing up in 70s Scotland. Told through laughter, tears and 70s hit musical numbers, we follow Jim's adolescent life as he negotiates the stormy waters, from the school playground to school disco, and witness his life through his memories as it unfolds around him... 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

This jukebox musical, based on Twelfth Night and Elvis music, is a fantastic, foot-tapping show. We follow Chad as he brings life to this little American town. A great show that has mass appeal... 

Thief

Thief

Sailor thrives in the bars, dives and doss houses of the most squalid ports. Look, you will see him. Sailor lives for robbery, imprisonment and expulsion. Be his victim. Sailor's virtues are simple: rent, theft and betrayal... 

Sing-a-Long a Musical

Sing-a-Long a Musical

Come along and enjoy a fantastic sing-along to the musical classics. Fun for all ages as we sing our way through the ages and genres of musical theatre. Age appropriate content. A fun way to spend a Fringe morning for all ages. 

A Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror

A Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror

Ever wondered how to do the Rocky Horror show? Need cues for rice and paper? This show will answer all your questions as you join in with the fun. A Virgin's Guide will take you through the audience participation step by step while revealing the history of this world-famous cult musical... 

Bare

Bare

Students Peter and Jason meet and fall in love at a Catholic boarding school but everything is conducted in secret and hidden behind lies. What will happen to the star-crossed lovers? A moving musical about forbidden love... 

Whisky and Gin Tasting Cabaret

Whisky and Gin Tasting Cabaret

Each evening we will be performing our sultry cabaret which includes three free samples of either whisky or gin in your free shot glass as we inform you how whisky and gin are made... 

The Tumbling Lassie

The Tumbling Lassie

A Fringe premiere performed together with Fergus of Galloway: two Scottish operas by Alexander McCall Smith set to music by Tom Cunningham, with a cast of singers, instrumentalists and a real acrobat! The Tumbling Lassie tells the true story of an acrobat in a circus in 17th-century Edinburgh and her escape from slavery with the help of a Borders family...