L'Annunciazione – The Annunciation

L'Annunciazione – The Annunciation

A pregnant woman amongst a lot of garbage in territory filled with toxic waste from Camorra, the Neapolitan criminal organization, a territory inhabited by the people suffering opp… 

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Campy am-dram with a pre-school aesthetic, Edinburgh theatre company, Cat-Like Tread’s The Pirates of Penzance is likely to have you humming the Gilbert and Sullivan Songs but … 

Case Number

Case Number

Case Number, from young London-based theatre company Tea and Toast productions, seeks to raise awareness about the shockingly low number of rapists that are convicted through the… 

Superfluous

Superfluous

Superfluous is a show with plenty of energy, enthusiasm and warmth, but a lack of more fundamental theatrical skills means it falls flat. 

Nancy Clench: Down Right Dirty

Nancy Clench: Down Right Dirty

Join Scotland’s Biggest drag queen for a spectacular hour of her own brand of risqué comedy. 

China Box Arts Project

China Box Arts Project

China Box Arts Project (CBAP) is a China themed multimedia arts project based on Konghou, a traditional Chinese instrument similar to the harp. 

Tis Pity

Tis Pity

Natalie Audley’s ‘Tis Pity is a clever retelling of John Ford’s 17th century incestuous drama ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore. 

Doing Time With Number 5

Doing Time With Number 5

Inviting us into an office adorned with a giant map of Australia and piles of unfinished scripts and screenplays, Clare Pickering embarks on the energetic and meandering story of h… 

The Enormous Turnip

The Enormous Turnip

Help grandad plant the tiny seed! Slide in the snail slime! Heave up the enormous turnip! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit still and watch! Litt… 

Sleeping with Beauty

Sleeping with Beauty

A modern and dark retelling of the centuries old fable performed by yt2’s ensemble cast on a king-size bed. 

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Chase enchanted mice! Splat magic mud pies! Help Puss storm the ogre’s castle! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit still and watch! Little ’uns… 

Magic Porridge Pot

Magic Porridge Pot

Help Boy cook magic porridge! Splat porridge in a magic food fight! Jump in the huge sea of porridge! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit still and… 

Romi

Romi

I absorbed a variety of styles, such as blues and folk music, and took inspiration from cutting-edge experimental musicians and artists from around the world, which had a dramatic … 

The Human Voice

The Human Voice

She was left face to face with the brutal truth - she is no longer loved and is abandoned. 

Punk Rock

Punk Rock

Are you tempted to enter the scarily vivid world of today’s teenager? Focus Theatre combine cutting edge multimedia, live music and physical theatre to bring Simon Stephen’s sh… 

Renz Novani: Spellbinder - Magic & Mystory

Renz Novani: Spellbinder - Magic & Mystory

This stripped-down mind reading act doesn’t have any music, set, lighting changes or bells and whistles and it doesn’t need them. 

Takboom

Takboom

‘Close your eyes. 

The Wind Road Boys

The Wind Road Boys

A historic mining village in the North East is under threat when Superco want to open an EnormaStore on land that has been inherited from an old miner, George. 

Oleanna

Oleanna

This production of David Mamet’s play Oleanna is almost unwatchable, which is to say it’s excellent. 

Kava Girls

Kava Girls

You really, really want to like this little musical. 

Am I

Am I

Following huge success at last years Fringe, LCP Dance Theatre return this year with an extended version of this multimedia dance performance. 

A Drinker

A Drinker

The life of Myung-su is colourful in many ways. 

A Work of Art

A Work of Art

In his Fringe debut, Richard Carnaby invites you to share a glimpse inside the lives and minds of three curious specimens, who have more in common than may first appear – or than… 

Kitty in the Lane

Kitty in the Lane

An intense, poetic study of loneliness, cruelty and rural isolation, Kitty in the Lane is a mesmeric continuation of the Irish literary tradition, a reminder that our cousins over … 

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde – 3 starsby Natalia EquihuaWhat happens when bad thoughts materialize in actions? This is the premise surrounding Jekyll and Hyde, a modernization of the famous … 

Bottle Mail from Okinawa

Bottle Mail from Okinawa

Following the success of last year’s four-star productions, Ship of the Ryukyu returns with an exciting traditional song and dance show from Okinawa. 

Bonded by Blood

Bonded by Blood

The writers and performers of Bonded by Blood could have possibly struck gold with having me there to review the show. 

Baron Sternlook’s Big Naughty Improv Musical

Baron Sternlook’s Big Naughty Improv Musical

Kudos to any improv troupe for even attempting the month-long exercise in uphill walking and sleep-deprivation that is the Fringe. 

Backstage

Backstage

At the backstage of a Cantonese opera performance, a young reporter explores the brilliance of the traditional performing arts. 

15% of The Seagull

15% of The Seagull

Directed by Tim Schulz and written by Liberty Martin, Cheryl Mayer and Lauren Stapleton, 15% of The Seagull is a humorous glimpse into the world of theatre adaptation and casting. 

Evil

Evil

Jesper Arin, who performs this one-man play, stood at the exit to the theatre as the audience left. 

Critical! (A Sociopath’s Guide to Influencing Edinburgh Fringe Reviewers)

Critical! (A Sociopath’s Guide to Influencing Edinburgh Fringe Reviewers)

How to review a Fringe show whose cast kidnaps and threatens a theatre critic at gunpoint? Will any positive comments be interpreted as surrendering to the demands of terrorists? W… 

Loose Soul

Loose Soul

“We live in a time of magic. 

An Audience With Shurl

An Audience With Shurl

An Audience With Shurl is a highly intimate, moving picture of the inner life of a very lonely woman. 

What Lies Beneath Our Feet

What Lies Beneath Our Feet

About the relationships human beings create: love, hate, conflict and reconciliation. 

Tick Tock

Tick Tock

Mhari and Thomas can’t conceive. 

Woman

Woman

Based on Blood Wedding by Lorca. 

Our Jackie

Our Jackie

University College London’s premier comedy group, the UCL Graters, present a brand new comic play, Our Jackie. 

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

Written by Andrew Norris and Clare Samuels. 

Low Expectations: The Unpublishable Material

Low Expectations: The Unpublishable Material

Elizabeth Aaron adapts cut scenes from her novel, deemed too outrageous by her publishers, into an absurdist stand-up set. 

Belles Amies!

Belles Amies!

The Oxford Belles, Oxford’s original all-female a cappella group, are back at the Edinburgh Fringe with their unique show that combines classics with chart hits, beatboxing with … 

Chansons Françaises

Chansons Françaises

Accompanied by playbacks, Dr Zahida will sing some of the best hits of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu, Charles Aznavour and many more. 

The Tommy Cooper Show

The Tommy Cooper Show

Stars Daniel Taylor as Britain’s favourite comedian in a spectacular show featuring all your favourite gags and magic tricks. 

Invisible Woman: Maxine Jones

Invisible Woman: Maxine Jones

Older women are often see-through. 

Life with Crayons

Life with Crayons

The Bilborough College Players make their Edinburgh debut with a double-bill production featuring absurdist and epic theatre, Life with Crayons. 

Agitación Senil

Agitación Senil

Three elderly people are sitting on a park bench. 

What Do You Mean

What Do You Mean

A wannabe playwright has had his play accepted by a play festival, but he has not written one yet. 

Oz and the Space Pirates

Oz and the Space Pirates

Battle the West Witch with real laser-swords! Blast Space Pirates in the ruby asteroids! Jump black holes! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit stil… 

Drama Workshops for 5-12s

Drama Workshops for 5-12s

Different each day, including Star Wars: Yoda Jedi School, Jedi Knight Academy, Jedi vs. 

Merlin's Dragon

Merlin's Dragon

Vanquish evil knights with real battleaxes! Shoot firebolts with the Dragon! Joust with Sir Lancelot, the White Knight! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just wan…