Carmen: A Gender-Flipped Film Noir Fantasy

Carmen: A Gender-Flipped Film Noir Fantasy

Sultry and cool, Carmen is a gender-swapped film noir fantasy. Step into a world of drama, tension, sex and intrigue, where the struggle between good and evil is real and personal. Tough female detectives, baddies and a sultry homme fatale flirt, steal and kill in this stylish and intoxicating piece... 

Rocket Man

Rocket Man

Set in the heyday of glam rock and science fiction, Rocket Man is the story of a young man with bipolar disorder. When Tristan is caught in a deadly obsession with fleeing the Earth to live on the moon, he loses his job, his fiancee and his friends... 

A Field of Hand-Painted Grass

A Field of Hand-Painted Grass

Rory Mullen and Ric Stringer invite you to a new and oh so beautiful show, a mixture of performance art and theatre. If you like Spike Milligan mixed with Samuel Beckett, come on down... 

Lee Harvey Oswald Mosley

Lee Harvey Oswald Mosley

Ever thought of what Hannah Montana would sound like if she sung on the Alex Jones Show? Or what Britney Spears would sound like if she became a Flat Earth conspiracy theorist? Could you possibly imagine what Little Mix would sound like if they all joined the British National Party? The chances are... 

Nick and Nina

Nick and Nina

In a tiny living room in Edinburgh, a fraught long-term friendship reaches its breaking point. Nick and Nina have been best friends since they were children, but now in their mid-twenties, life has gotten in the way – with the world constantly changing around them, how were they supposed to keep up? Neither knows that the other is struggling, and choose to cling to an image of their friend which is long outdated, until Nick\\\'s impending arrest forces them to confront each other... 

Unhinged

Unhinged

Our global world is unhinged (maybe that’s why people want to go to Mars)! Connor McDonough-Flynn will bring you on a tour of our weirdly wonderful world in his show Unhinged. The motivation behind Connor’s comedy is to circumnavigate the audience’s nerves, aiming to find the spots of laughter that truly speak to people and get them laughing outside of their comfort zone... 

Once in a Generation...

Once in a Generation...

It's the day of the referendum and Mary is on a high. Campaigning all day for independence, she returns home confident that a new era is dawning. Her husband Dave is just back from the rigs and despite being exhausted by both the journey and the 'relentless ref', he is home just in time to cast his vote... 

The Trouble With Being Born Romanian

The Trouble With Being Born Romanian

Is this offbeat Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? With his introspective and sometimes dark approach to comedy, keep an eye on this young whippersnapper baring his comedic soul on issues like immigration, love and cake... 

Heimatmann

Heimatmann

11:87 returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a new show by John Casey. One man came within minutes of killing Adolf Hitler and saving 60 million souls destined to perish in WWII... 

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance. Also, some juggling. Reach into The Cabinet of Madame Fanny for a musical voyage of hilarity. But beware! Somebody is out to sink her ship... 

Jessica Michelle Singleton: Codependent Arising

Jessica Michelle Singleton: Codependent Arising

Codependent Arising is an immersive theater experience revealing the deepest, weirdest parts of one comedian in her most vulnerable state. Jump into the mind of Jessica Michelle Singleton and experience her erratic brain's hysterical journey on a 10-day* silent meditation to find herself and heal from heartbreak, childhood trauma, mental – and perhaps physical – illness... 

Bonqrz

Bonqrz

'Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results' (Albert Einstein). Bonqrz is about how I gained wisdom from budgerigars after making copious disastrous life choices... 

Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark

Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark

Nicoletta Wylde Is Afraid of the Dark is a semi-autobiographical, storytelling, spoken word show about living with night terrors. Wylde brings you on a bloody and surreal prose performance journey about monsters in the dark and what it takes to slay them. 

Johnny Irish

Johnny Irish

Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his one-man show Johnny Irish to Edinburgh which includes stories from the odd man’s life, well crafted one-liners and musical comedy. In this show you will learn of Duffy’s inability to deal with basic tasks in life as well as his romantic failings... 

Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems

Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems

Join Avril as she delves into the everyday using character, stand-up and improv. Avril will explore these universal issues with humour and sometimes pathos, as she goes on a journey of self discovery. 

Guardians of Imperfection

Guardians of Imperfection

Handicap, schmandicap. People with a disability are certainly not always weak victims and they can speak for themselves. Maybe they can even be heroes. Two Dutch comedians Marijn and Sem will take you on an origins story about the need to be perfect, politics, the silliness of the world and how we are all eventually imperfect. 

The Burning Gadulka

The Burning Gadulka

This hour-long dramatic and comedic monologue is a persistent exploration of why the existence of the gadulka – a traditional Bulgarian folk instrument – is the worst thing that ever happened to a gadulka player... 

Coates and Cooper Present: Kidnap

Coates and Cooper Present: Kidnap

Coates and Cooper have 60 minutes fully clothed to find the comedy in a "kidnap". A mix between stand-up and sketch comedy, this pair plan to uncover the secrets of Narrowchappel both on screen and live in front of your faces... 

Consignia's Panopticon

Consignia's Panopticon

Panopticon is a prison designed by philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham. It's also the name of the new show by Alternative Act of the Year 2016 winner, Consignia. Consignia have three of their members missing... 

Improv Therapy

Improv Therapy

Improv Therapy is the free and fun way to revisit your past, predict your future and solve life's problems! Come share your stories with seven of the best student improvisers the world has ever seen, and watch, amazed, as they utilize the psychological principles of Paul Ekman, Heinz Kohut and Ernest S... 

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and Anyone In-Between)

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and Anyone In-Between)

A "professional" seminar on how to rise to fame in the comedy world! Join our hosts as they stumble their way through a corporate lecture with anecdotes, lies and incorrect facts. Listen, laugh and, most importantly, learn with help from their top tips! Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off 2017 Semi-finalists. 

Clonely

Clonely

Clonely is an adventure in existential sci-fi crisis. A blend of bullshit arthouse theatre with the best of sci-fi cinema, but on stage and with DIY props. Expect lo-fi aesthetics, an awkward five-minute docking scene and long monologues about how dark and bleak space life is... 

A Single Tree

A Single Tree

Hoovering Flour Theatre Company’s debut production this year at the Fringe! Once upon a Christmas in a land far, far away Mark and Elizabeth throw a Christmas party which is sure to have a lasting effect on everybody... 

More Equal Than Others

More Equal Than Others

Is this Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? Bold, brash and a total smartass, Victor Pãtrãscan wings it in this one-man show and tries to get away with it. Basically, it's a spur of the moment contemplation on the inane, frivolous and vapid lives we all live, and cake... 

Komödie Distillery

Komödie Distillery

Possibly the last chance to see European comedians in the UK! Four of London’s funniest new comedians collide in a comedy show to make you chortle. Distilling the finest comedy flavours of 2017; teetotals also welcome... 

Andrew Silverwood is a 'Self-Absorbed Tw*t'

Andrew Silverwood is a 'Self-Absorbed Tw*t'

Last week I got pulled over by the police for not wearing a helmet on my £20 children's scooter. I was wearing a fedora and a denim jacket. I was one latte away from being Shoreditch, or part of a crappy biker gang... 

Boys & Girls

Boys & Girls

'Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it' (George Carlin). Original sketch comedy about the different relationships between boys and girls... 'Genuinely ingenious and very funny' (AYoungerTheatre...