A gripping, raw, intense exploration of what it means to be human.
New York City, 1911.
Do you know how to safely operate a butter knife? Do you know how to minimise injury from an unsupervised fork? Do you have spoon-sense? Health and safety really has gone mad court…
The festival within the Festival invites you to enjoy fifteen varied afternoon sessions of stimulating conversation, readings and debate covering topics from George Orwell to Eduar…
From its start, the Piccolo Teatro Nexonnais has desired to establish theatre plays whose content evokes deeper aspects of the human comedy.
Trapped in a house, flood waters rising, Susan plays out all the influences on her life.
In La Voix Humaine, two lovers are attached through a telephone cord, each totally alone, yet talking without seeing or touching each other.
With a decade at the Fringe and a host of sell-out shows already under their kilt-belts, the duo return with a selection from The Corries’ songbook.
Very recently Polly Pattison discovered a hoard of letters from her mother to her father in the early years of WWII.
Open lock to the Dead Man’s knock! Fly, bolt and bar and band! Nor move, nor swerve, joint, muscle, or nerve at the spell of the Dead Man’s hand! Newbury Youth Theatre present …
After performing at the Brighton and Ludlow Fringes this year, Majk Stokes returns to Edinburgh to bookend the Venue 40 programme.
Returning for a fifth year, Majk Stokes hosts two evenings of music, poetry, comedy and storytelling to round off Venue 40’s Fringe programme for 2018.
Returning after last year’s critically acclaimed debut, a hard-hitting look at food, body respect and professional complicity in a post-truth world.
Can the liberation of one award-winning self-harming poet-dietitian be connected to all liberation? A powerful look at one woman’s story of living through a traumatised body in the…
A badly planned polar expedition in 1912 led to the Russian ship The Saint Anna to be locked into the ice of the Kara Sea.
What was it like to paint Muriel Spark’s portrait? What is the connection between computer code, myth and magic? How do we grow a better Scotland? Does politics matter? All this …
Fresh from his tour of Australia earlier this year, comedy singer-songwriter Majk Stokes presents a new collection of witty and whimsical songs and poems covering two of his bigges…
The status quo at Grovewood School for Young Ladies is disrupted when scholarship girl Maisy Martin arrives, much to the disgust of her snooty classmates.
Hundreds of thousands marched for peace but when war came, only a few dared to be different.
Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance is a special experience, not quite a religious rite and not quite a performance show as five Tibetan monks from the Tashi Lunpo Monastery in South India …
Are you fork-friendly? Do you have spoon-sense? Can you safely operate a butter knife? If you own or use cutlery or know someone who does then this deadly serious presentation is f…
Inspired by the short stories of Anais Nin, NYT present new fables of modern love and ritual.
Theatre On The Edge requests the honour of your presence at the wedding reception of Robert and Issy.
Meet the Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo who are making a Peace Mandala in the Tantric tradition.
Celebrating 10 successful years at the Fringe and a host of sold-out shows, the kilted duo return with more selections from the much-loved Scottish songbook.
Hester Prynne on the entrenched injustice confronting women: ‘the whole system of society [must be] torn down and built up anew.
A musical comedy adventure, told in tongue-in-cheek style by old Moses himself.
In view of the recent violence in Charlottesville, KKK sympathisers in the White House and, even on our end of the pond, much of the sentiment behind Brexit, a discussion of the in…
To tie in with the release of his new CD, comedy singer-songwriter Majk Stokes presents a new selection of silly songs and poems, along with a few old favourites, on topics includi…
Emily Dickinson is flitting about the meeting room in the Quaker Meeting House.
Big thinking in a small country – sparky talk, flyting, debate and discussion.
Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britain’s first black judge in 1978.
Hard-hitting and hope-stirring home truths in a performance tour de force from ‘the literary lovechild of Allen Ginsberg and Jeanette Winterson’ (BroadwayBaby.
Mimi’s Suitcase explores identity and the consequences of displacement as it follows Iranian teen Mimi’s involuntary return to her war-torn homeland after a happy childhood in Ba…
A mysterious child, left alone in the Forest of the Winter Moon, embarks upon a journey of self-discovery.
Set in the airport returning home after a lads’ holiday to Malaga, Departure Lounge takes a look at the fragility of hegemonic masculinity and its effects on teenage life.
Spare an hour for quality comedy that educates and entertains! Comedians are joined on stage by Edinburgh’s researchers to explore local and global issues of healthcare, gender ide…
Walt Whitman stops somewhere, waiting for you.
After eight successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo return with more selections from the Scottish songbook.
Join the storytellers on this absurd, family-friendly, theatrical adventure.
Take eight eager contestants, three feuding judges and one bewildered host and mix together in a small village.
On a remote island, shrouded in mist and in a sea nobody visits, a small community have chosen to be forgotten by the world outside.
Even plays were buried by the bombs of World War I.
Harold Pinter’s short play, One for the Road, concerns torture, and you can assume it’s talking about state-sanctioned torture, given Rising Phoenix Repertory’s decision to t…
It’s hard to imagine a more emotionally-gruelling hour of theatre: three women held prisoner by an abusive patriarch finally free themselves from his clutches by shooting him in …
This was a hugely disappointing hour of theatre.
Big thinking in a small country – sparky talk, flyting, debate discussion and soapbox slots.
Hecate’s Poison is a one-woman version of Macbeth, performed by Players Tokyo’s T.
Join the Narrator and her wife as they take you on this new, family-friendly, absurd, theatrical adventure.
Douglas Kay and Martin Philip of The Sorries are likeable, witty, and talented performers, and they put on a great show here.
Caught between the youthful conviction that just because you can’t see something it doesn’t mean it isn’t real and a growing realisation that “nothing’s easy to understan…
After reading a page of a favourite book, Clinky’s eyes begin to droop.
Join Dracula’s arch-nemesis Professor Van Helsing in a gothic camp vamp romp of biting satire punctuated with sucky songs.
Mystery, poetry and the unknown contents of a white bag spark a young woman’s quest into the life, death and writing of the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
Madeline and Joe want to have a baby.
What will you choose to do about cancer? Join us for an inspiring hour of interactive games and verbatim theatre taking you on the journeys of patients, clinicians and researchers …
Fran Macilvey is a bestselling author.
Everybody knows that all the UK’s problems are caused by Eastern European immigrants with funny names and an annoying habit of working too hard.
Scotland’s desire to move forward poses big questions.
Drifting down the river is a rather appropriate metaphor for describing the experience you have when watching this show.
Drama from the pen of one of the nation’s best loved playwrights.
The challenge for any writer tackling the well-worn topic of WWII is to find a particular niche or angle which has not previously been given adequate treatment.
After six successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo are back with more selections from the Scottish songbook.
Interactive, energising, spontaneous comedy magic, with audience participation.
Chekhov just got sexy! This hilarious new musical sees some of Anton Chekhov’s best loved characters reimagined and thrown together, dreaming of Moscow.
A light-hearted, comical spoof of the dating scene, offering a satirical glance at often stereotypical portrayals of gender.
Widely regarded as one of the leading young companies in the UK, Newbury Youth Theatre have an unparalleled reputation at the Edinburgh Fringe.
The concept of YOLO or You
Only Live Once for those of you who aren’t in the know about these kinds of
things, has been a trendy phrase for the past couple of years.
Set above the pleasantly dilapidated Quaker’s Tearoom on Victoria
Street, Scotland’s Refurendumfest is a series of 15 debates dealing with
the intricacies of the big yes/no.
Come and meet the Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, who will give you the chance to try your hand at some of the unique traditions of Tantric Buddhism’s monastic art: sand…
With The Three Peaks, the
Dunnington Players explore not only the three peaks of Yorkshire but also what
can happen to us over the course of a year.
Bringing a show to the Fringe is a daunting prospect even for established theatre companies.
A young couple with hopes and dreams for a new future, but what happens when the world goes wrong? There is mystery in our relationship with nature and each other, but who makes th…
Shirley Lauro’s drama All Through the Night opens badly, but it gets better.
From the critically acclaimed SU Drama company comes a double play performance that combines Brien Friel’s Afterplay and an original piece named The White Peacock.
With such a wonderful title, it’s a shame that The Bee-Man of Orn is not as thrilling as it sounds.
Two Sassenachs present Bannockburn, an interactive table-top battle play which marks the 700th anniversary of Scotland’s great bid for independence.
The rough and tumble, mischievous fun of kitten play is not for Pitschi, she dreams of being something else – a hen, a goat, a duck, a rabbit, for after all, anything is better t…
This adaptation of Macbeth is told by Hecate, Goddess of Crossroads, from her point of view.
Meet three daring children and their loyal dog in an era of long school hols, bike rides and adventures.
After five successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo return with more selections from the Scottish songbook.
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