Porn

Porn

Porn is a musical that aims to show the emotional side of those working in the adult film industry. 

Hell Has No Fury

Hell Has No Fury

In this show, you will empathise with a child killer. 

Human Animals

Human Animals

We open on a reversed environmental crisis. 

Music and Lyrics

Music and Lyrics

After an exciting run at the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival the companies of three musicals (Porn, X and Suicide) come together to perform musical highlights from the shows in what… 

Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned

Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned

If the boys of Semi-Toned ever tire of a cappella they could always take up comedy. 

Spring Awakening: A Reimagining

Spring Awakening: A Reimagining

Not the 2006 Broadway musical, but the 1981 play on which that was based, Spring Awakening is notable for its controversies upon original publication. 

Dangerous Women

Dangerous Women

The Accidentals are so excited to be back in Edinburgh performing at the Festival Fringe for their sixth consecutive year! In the past they’ve had three sell-out, five-star runs an… 

Hear All About It

Hear All About It

Reactivists bring you a new show each week, based on the news of the week before. 

The Bristol Suspensions in: I Can't Believe It's Not Instruments!

The Bristol Suspensions in: I Can't Believe It's Not Instruments!

What happens when you combine juicy reality TV drama and award-winning a cappella? Join the 2016 UK champions, The Bristol Suspensions, to find out… Fresh from their sell-out 201… 

On This Side of Time

On This Side of Time

Alyona Ageeva’s PosleSlov Physical Theatre Company presents the UK premier of this contemporary physical theatre performance. 

X The Musical

X The Musical

Robert S J Lucas’ new show, X The Musical is set in a vaguely sketched-out dystopian future where politics are the most important thing in the world and everyone is required to v… 

10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place is successful in creating a chillingly uncanny aura; a domestic scene is twisted from the familiar into the unthinkable. 

Suicide the Musical

Suicide the Musical

Suicide: The Musical is a one-man show that discusses male depression and disconnection due to social media. 

Stiff Dicky

Stiff Dicky

Theatre aiming to portray the lives of millennials is so often completely wrong and patronising (no, we don’t say the word ‘rad’ any more, or believe that wearing snapbacks i… 

Fanti Acrobats International

Fanti Acrobats International

Fanti Acrobats International from Ghana, West Africa. 

The Hong Kong Three Sisters

The Hong Kong Three Sisters

Premiered in 1901 in Moscow, The Three Sisters by Chekhov is a play perhaps surprisingly easy to adapt to many different circumstances, as it speaks about characters’ dreams for … 

A Brief History of DISCO

A Brief History of DISCO

Step back in time and experience the rise and fall of disco. 

Radio Rewind

Radio Rewind

A musical journey through the decades with everyone’s favourite hits. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax. 

Northern Lights Present: Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

Northern Lights Present: Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

‘The vocals are fantastic’ (Palatinate. 

Exile

Exile

Six women meet in exile. 

The Egg-Born Princess

The Egg-Born Princess

‘Once upon a time there lived a queen whose heart was sore because she had no children…’ Performed by an exquisitely talented company, this enchanting adaptation fuses tradit… 

Blueswater Presents: Down the Rabbit Hole

Blueswater Presents: Down the Rabbit Hole

Cabaret diva Cat Loud is venturing down the rabbit hole on a spicy musical adventure, stumbling upon songstresses and local legends in a unique bluesy variety show. 

The Gun Show

The Gun Show

A thoughtful and well-realised production, this play provides a personal perspective on the debate surrounding American gun ownership. 

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Every member of our Blueswater Presents family will be playing a set in a raucous showcase that will present the best blues music the Fringe has to offer. 

The Alchemist

The Alchemist

Caterham Rep’s adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic tale The Alchemist is exactly that: don’t expect any surprises here. 

AcaDemic Two: Cambridge A Capella Returns!

AcaDemic Two: Cambridge A Capella Returns!

‘Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face’ (TheTab. 

ONE: The Man Chosen by the Spirit of the Japanese Drum Vol 2

ONE: The Man Chosen by the Spirit of the Japanese Drum Vol 2

Powerful like a dragon, supple like a dancer. 

Blueswater Presents: Cat Loud

Blueswater Presents: Cat Loud

Light your cigarette, put on your evening clothes and grab a cocktail to enjoy Cat Loud, a sexy cabaret performance that will thrill. 

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s classic jungle tale is a blend of fear, wonderment, danger and discovery, brought to life by this talented youth group. 

Big Brother Hamlet: A Surveillance Adaptation

Big Brother Hamlet: A Surveillance Adaptation

Big Brother Hamlet takes the subjects of the all-powerful found in Shakespeare’s script – the King, the Ghost, the Church – and connects them with one of today’s most all-p… 

Mine

Mine

Take three different couples and get them all pregnant. 

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

An adventurous spin on the classic tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor. 

Will Shakespeare's ImproMusical

Will Shakespeare's ImproMusical

A cast of expert improvisers promise a fast-paced, tuneful turn on the Bard’s works as if Shakespeare met Sondheim. 

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Everything you would expect from a renowned Russian string orchestra. 

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Stampin’, stompen’ coming through the trees, shuffling through the swamp grass, blowing in the breeze. 

Rock of Ages: High School Edition

Rock of Ages: High School Edition

It’s the end of the 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging. 

Yayapa

Yayapa

After huge success in China, highly popular Oxygen Media brings Yayapa, a show for children to learn Chinese history and culture, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People

The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People

Terror. 

Adulting

Adulting

Adulting – (verb) To adult. 

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

After a successful debut at the Fringe Festival in 2016, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society return with a brand-new showcase! You will experience an afternoon or eveni… 

Sink

Sink

‘I love this country, but who loves me?’ The play is based on the true story of Lao She, a Chinese writer of great esteem, who, at one stage, was given the title of People’s Ar… 

(My Father) John Gabriel Borkman

(My Father) John Gabriel Borkman

Most bankers walked free after the bubble burst – but not John Gabriel Borkman. 

Rock Choir Live!

Rock Choir Live!

Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir. 

Blueswater Presents: The Roots of the Blues

Blueswater Presents: The Roots of the Blues

Acclaimed Edinburgh bluesman and lead singer of The Black Diamond Express, Toby Mottershead, presents a solo musical exploration of blues, showing how early guitarists inspired eac… 

About a Girl

About a Girl

There aren’t many plays with a cast of teenagers that are this slick. 

The Mikado

The Mikado

Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado is a work that is in many ways very problematic, due to its fetishising and cultural stereotyping of the Japanese, written at the height of the … 

Abberline's Artefact

Abberline's Artefact

Chief Inspector Abberline is known as the man that failed to catch Jack the Ripper. 

Bull

Bull

Nobody likes a sore loser. 

Victoria Jeffrey: Dancing With Jack

Victoria Jeffrey: Dancing With Jack

Previously known for her well received part as a Totally Naff Tart, this is Victoria Jeffrey solo and talking about life. 

A Gentleman's Game

A Gentleman's Game

In this new musical, a piece which has flashes of The Picture of Dorian Gray crossed with psycho-dramatic elements of an Edgar Allen Poe ballad, a story of clandestine love, beauty… 

Bog Polanco

Bog Polanco

Poetry about art, love and Asia, then likeable and funny characters spill monologues on their life. All with a charming piano soundtrack. bogpolanco.tumblr.com  

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Exeter University’s a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to the Fringe with Sing Theory! Using their trademark combination of vivacious humour, vocal mastery and velvety charm,… 

The Craig Chalmers Experience

The Craig Chalmers Experience

Join the charming Mr Chalmers as he opens his heart for you, spilling song, magic, comedy, dance, poetry and beer in this beautifully melodic, melancholy journey. 

A Working Title

A Working Title

A Working Title is about the belated coming-of-age and struggles of millennials as they confront a world of expectations and disappointments. 

Angel to Vampire!

Angel to Vampire!

Osner enters with a song in which he repeatedly exclaims “don’t label me. 

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

This one-of-a-kind show features the mind-blowing dances and acrobatics of Fanti Acrobat International, as well as the freestyle basketball skills of New York’s Rashall Thing. 

Love Me Tinder Cabaret

Love Me Tinder Cabaret

A short and sweet performance that makes use of popular romantic tracks to tackle the trials and troubles of online dating and the accompanying creeps who come with the app, Love M… 

ONE – The Man Chosen By the Spirit of the Japanese Drum

ONE – The Man Chosen By the Spirit of the Japanese Drum

A masked figure, all in white, carries the biggest drumstick you’ve ever seen and drops it on the biggest drum you’ve ever seen. 

Blueswater Presents: Queens of the Blues

Blueswater Presents: Queens of the Blues

Blueswater go from strength to strength with their all new show, Queens of the Blues, focusing entirely on the often overlooked heroines of Blues music and taking us on an incredib… 

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Love Is Not Our Forte

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Love Is Not Our Forte

To be fair to the Hummingbirds, I’m not really the right demographic for their show. 

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

The first thing you are met with when walking into Eagle House School’s Production of Burying Your Brother in the Pavement is approximately 20 young teenagers spaced out on the s… 

The Giant's Loo Roll

The Giant's Loo Roll

Casting one’s mind over the great theatrical titles of our time, there are very few which can compete with the concept suggested by the name of this play by Tale Gate Theatre. 

Eric Davidson – Ukedoodledandy

Eric Davidson – Ukedoodledandy

In an intimate space in Space’s Triplex Studios, Eric Davidson awaits you with a ukelele and a book of poetry. 

JJ Cale Appreciation Show

JJ Cale Appreciation Show

Scottish session musicians The Breeze return to perform an hour-long set featuring popular and lesser well-known songs of the late JJ Cale. 

Stories from Around the World

Stories from Around the World

Calling all explorers! Join us on the voyage of a lifetime to discover fairy tales, myths and legends from around the globe. 

Noiseless and Patient

Noiseless and Patient

Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1883 – home to the young Lucy Maud Montgomery, creator of Anne of Green Gables, and to four young spinsters of Scottish, Irish and English descent. 

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Award-winning a cappella that will bring you to your feet! Countermeasure has won worldwide acclaim and sold-out houses in the UK, Canada and US with their upbeat blend, sophistica… 

Pale Imitations

Pale Imitations

Ramone comes clean to best mate Carl on his stag night. 

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

The boys in maroon are back in town, and this time they have an all-powerful big red button. 

All Cashed In

All Cashed In

What happens when admiration becomes obsession? When Greg Moncur discovers the music of Johnny Cash, he vows to become his biggest fan. 

Don't Feed the Cats

Don't Feed the Cats

War profiteering veers into a mess of explosive highways and backroom deals in this blues-rock Greek-style tragedy. 

Allman Brothers Band Appreciation

Allman Brothers Band Appreciation

Safehouse return to the festival playing their highly acclaimed Allman Brothers set, including classics from the At the Fillmore East album, Whipping Post, In Memory of Elizabeth R… 

Choir-E-Oke

Choir-E-Oke

Ever wanted to sing along with a professional band and 60 world-class performers? Sing your favourite pop songs alongside the international award-winning Barnsley Youth Choir. 

Troika

Troika

Great composers sometimes create a theme that is so captivating or remarkable that other great composers write variations on it. 

1857: Turrebaz Khan

1857: Turrebaz Khan

A premiering play based on the life of the 19th-century Indian soldier Turrebaz Khan who rebelled for his country’s freedom. 

Everybody Hates The Lounge Kittens

Everybody Hates The Lounge Kittens

Not everybody hates The Lounge Kittens. 

Dieser Ort

Dieser Ort

A bell tolls. 

Shakespeare on Love

Shakespeare on Love

Shakespeare on Love offers a heartwarming performance given by a group of Milwaukee high school students: the brainchild of their two English teachers. 

Quli: Dilon ka Shahzaada

Quli: Dilon ka Shahzaada

The intimate SpaceTriplex Studio, tucked underground beneath Edinburgh’s cosmopolitan centre, is an appropriate home-from-home for Quli: Dilon ka Shahzaada. 

2 By 5

2 By 5

International Collegiate Theatre Festival has put together a delightful programme of both well-known and less familiar works to create this production of 2 By 5. 

Music Tricks for Trade

Music Tricks for Trade

Really? Music tricks are the only resource for this group of orphans? They’re losing hope. 

Change

Change

A collection of witty, intelligent and highly entertaining plays written for and by members of the Actresses Franchise League. 

The Convolution of Pip and Twig

The Convolution of Pip and Twig

Epic adventure! Spills and thrills! Complicated love! Heart strings! Song and dance! Twin sisters’ world of safety and routine is blown open when one twin follows her heart into … 

The History of Tom Jones

The History of Tom Jones

Tom Jones was born to be hanged. 

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

Thanks to Hands Up funding from generous UoB alumni, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society present their debut Edinburgh Festival Fringe run! You will experience an after… 

Ha'upu

Ha'upu

Ha`upu is the third Hawaiian opera performed by Kamehameha Schools Hawai`i. 

The Lost Children of Neverland

The Lost Children of Neverland

A darker look at what happens when we refuse to grow up. 

After Magritte

After Magritte

After Magritte is a rip-roaring comedy about ordinary people in a most bizarre situation: a senile woman obsessed with the tuba may or may not be the mother of anyone in the room; … 

Co/lapse

Co/lapse

From a molecular level to social constructs, nature’s tendency toward disorder overrides our basic desire for systematic structure. 

Matchbox Theatre

Matchbox Theatre

Welcome to Matchbox Theatre! Would you please take a moment to check that all mobile phones and other electronic devices are switched on? Your calls are important to us! Photograph… 

Leftover

Leftover

Fleeing conflict in Western Europe, the women – soldiers, survivors, refugees, mothers, daughters, sisters – are all that remains. 

The Last

The Last

In the final days of mankind, the last nine human beings left in existence are holed up together in a sanctuary base dubbed ‘Plan Z’. 

Cozy

Cozy

Colin and Yozy are mixing together live music, dance, projection, speed painting and a little culture to create Cozy, a unique experience that bridges an array of art forms! Colin … 

AcaDemic: Cambridge A Cappella On Tour ft. Fitz Barbershop and The Fitz Sirens

AcaDemic: Cambridge A Cappella On Tour ft. Fitz Barbershop and The Fitz Sirens

‘Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face’ **** (TheTab. 

The Edinburgh Concerts

The Edinburgh Concerts

The Edinburgh Concerts was, believe it or not, a concert series organised in Edinburgh. 

Let England Shake

Let England Shake

Let England Shake is a dark and funny performance full of good ideas and performed by a great all-female ensemble. 

Boys

Boys

Fledgling theatre company Open Letter were immediately onto a winner when they chose Ella Hickson’s recent hit Boys to bring to the Fringe. 

Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries

Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries

One of the songs included in Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries is titled A Song No One Wants to Hear. 

Academy of Risk

Academy of Risk

Academy of Risk explores the tremendous pressure placed on students through their own eyes. 

Lydia Trueblood: The Black Widow of the Atlantic Coast

Lydia Trueblood: The Black Widow of the Atlantic Coast

Traveling Showcase from California bring their musical cabaret to the Fringe for the first time as Lydia Trueblood The Black Widow of the Atlantic Coast takes centre stage at the t… 

Farewell, My Concubine – The Movement of the Martyr

Farewell, My Concubine – The Movement of the Martyr

A breakthrough Chinese classic that combines the elements of sword-play, martial arts, opera and contemporary dance that tells of the undying love and devotion between Xiang Yu (Ki… 

Notflix

Notflix

Think of a terrible plot, think of awful characterisation, think of twists so frustratingly illogical that you yearn for the narrative simplicity of Memento. 

Odd Shaped Balls

Odd Shaped Balls

‘The last 12 months have been very difficult for me. 

Buckle Up

Buckle Up

Buckle Up is a trip on board the world’s worst airline, as technical difficulties, drunken pilots and a terrorist plot threaten to cause major delays. 

Birdland by Simon Stephens

Birdland by Simon Stephens

If there was a drop of water for every play ever staged about how money won’t bring you happiness during the Fringe, then Edinburgh would experience major flooding. 

BuskingBrahms Sings Art Song

BuskingBrahms Sings Art Song

BuskingBrahms sings art song melodies from great classical and traditional composers and poets of the 18-20th centuries and beyond. 

Blues! Roots of the Blues

Blues! Roots of the Blues

Toby Mottershead presents an excellent selection of blues tracks in a 50 minute display of musical talent in the SpaceTriplex venue on Nicolson Square. 

Fourth Monkey's Grimm Tales: The Bloody Countess

Fourth Monkey's Grimm Tales: The Bloody Countess

Fourth Monkey are back with another stellar ensemble piece, providing late night gothic horror - even more frightening, as it is based on a real-life horror story. 

The Storybook Musical

The Storybook Musical

Based loosely around Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Storybook Musical follows two best friends, two boys and a sadistic narrator intent on ruining their lives. 

Contemporary?

Contemporary?

Arts Printing House (Lithuania) presents – the phenomenon of the year: Contemporary? A good parody has to have four elements: it must make the audience laugh, surprise them with … 

The Jäger Maestros Oompah Show

The Jäger Maestros Oompah Show

Manchester’s definitive entertainment band, The Jäger Maestros are an authentic German oompah band with a refreshingly modern difference. 

That Sickness Unto Death

That Sickness Unto Death

That Sickness Unto Death is an original piece that deals with mental illness, loss and the effects of these on the family unit.  

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

Great show from Ghana, West Africa! Fanti Acrobats is a group that exhibit African traditional culture and acrobatics. 

Puzzle

Puzzle

Puzzle is a performance created with deep wisdom, taking infants step by step towards the joy of cognition. 

Avicide

Avicide

Roger (Greg Birks) isn’t like other people, and when all the birds start to disappear from outside his flat in Waterloo, he starts to panic. 

Sweetness and Light

Sweetness and Light

Glucose and Dextrose are state-approved killers, unstable and violent. 

Pitch a Fest

Pitch a Fest

Unzip your tent, slip on your wellies and be prepared to be transported to a music explosion. 

Tumbling After

Tumbling After

“I don’t fall in love, I tumble”Tumbling After is a modern day love story and commentary on the ways we stumble in and out of relationships. 

Chris Cooke's Free Speech

Chris Cooke's Free Speech

ThreeWeeks’ co-editor Chris Cooke always saw free speech as a fundamental right, but then started arguing that Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines should be banned. 

The Sacred Obscene

The Sacred Obscene

Set mainly in a London strip club, The Sacred Obscene is a new play following the stories of the women who work there. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has the potential to either be comedic gold or irritating lip-service, depending on the quality of the cast … 

Poppies

Poppies

A new musical set at the beginning of the First World War. 

The Nina Variations

The Nina Variations

In this funny, haunting, and beautifully-crafted tribute to Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, playwright Steven Dietz puts two young lovers in a room and forces them to say how they rea… 

Father Time

Father Time

‘He had fallen into the hands of death. 

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

A thrilling adventure set in an alternative history of England, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase tells the story of two brave, determined girls as they fight against ferocious wolves… 

Bullet in the Brain

Bullet in the Brain

Bullet in the Brain is a devised play from the short story of the same name by Tobias Wolff. 

MUSE

MUSE

MUSE reveals the inspiration for Christopher Isherwood’s Sally Bowles and Jugé Productions’ new musical uncovers a far more complex and talented woman. 

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

The award-winning musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch about making it on Broadway featuring the classic songs What I Did for Love, One, and Nothing, are performed by Broadway hop… 

Peter Pan – The Musical

Peter Pan – The Musical

California to Scotland. 

Eric Davidson – It's a Wrong Way to Ukulele

Eric Davidson – It's a Wrong Way to Ukulele

More parody, poetry and mischief from the man with the thin white uke. ‘I’ve seen better looking faces on an Easter Island postcard!’ (Polynesian Enquirer). 

Blues!

Blues!

100 years of blues, 55 minutes to play it. 

The Suitcase Dreams

The Suitcase Dreams

Unpacking stories of great and small adventures, brave departures, wrenching farewells and the things that travelers choose to carry. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

A hilarious Tony Award-winning musical that follows six overachieving and awkward adolescents on their quest for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

***** (Tab. 

Get Jazzy On It!

Get Jazzy On It!

Hailing from the rolling hills of Devon, The Bluebelles are Exeter University’s finest female a cappella group. 

Blues! Storyville

Blues! Storyville

Named after New Orleans’ historic red-light district, Blues! Storyville features the raunchiest, smuttiest blues songs ever written, guest burlesque performers, and the band behind…