The Place You Once Forgot

The Place You Once Forgot

An immersive, interactive experience that takes you on a journey full of whimsy and wonder, brought to you by critically-acclaimed veterans of the Los Angeles immersive theatre scene… 

Remind Me Again Why I Need a Man

Remind Me Again Why I Need a Man

Maggie Taylor has the ideal life as an ageing dominatrix. Her life runs like clockwork, business is booming and she relies on no one. But when purple-suited Death pops by to summon her to the afterlife, she has to persuade Death that once again, she holds the whip hand… 

Perfect

Perfect

Perfect looks into gender identity issues, mostly in those who deem themselves as genderless. David is a young successful man although he has struggled with some past traumas throughout his life… 

Citizens of Nowhere?

Citizens of Nowhere?

A funny, moving real-time live audio drama by award-winning writer, Ming Ho. British-Chinese matriarch Linda Lo shares news with her son, Jun Chi and daughter, Jane; but Jane has big news too, while Jun Chi is mystified by Linda’s refusal to discuss plans for his upcoming wedding… 

Three, Two, One...

Three, Two, One...

Narrative subverted for unwholesome purposes. Liz is married to someone – but who is it? Perhaps she’s married to Brian – or is it Graham? And why did Brian sneak down to the kitchen in the early hours? And what’s butter got to do with it? And why is Graham threatening suicide? Two men and one woman debate the possibilities in this entertaining trial by repartee (somewhere between Pinter and Beckett but without the easy bits)… 

Sugar

Sugar

Steph and Rhona work part-time in dead-end jobs and rent a flat they can’t afford. Rhona turns to her boyfriend Mark for emotional and financial support whilst Steph goes out every night looking for a connection she can’t find… 

Quintessence

Quintessence

A combination of cataclysmic events results in the extinction of the human race, leaving behind an AI being programmed to recreate humanity when the time is right, with the complete works of Shakespeare as a guide to the human spirit… 

Caliban’s Codex

Caliban’s Codex

In the 12 years since Prospero’s departure, Caliban has painstakingly sifted through the ashes of the books of magic, slowly piecing together a way to save his island from mankind’s abuse… 

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

An unassuming front door gives no clue to what characters and relationships lie behind it. Well, maybe it’s time to find out, and maybe you’ll be surprised… Journey through the keyhole with Bendy House Improv and find out what really goes on behind the closed doors of today’s neighbourhood… 

1:1

1:1

After moving from a tiny village and now currently piled up under a mountain of student debt plus the dizzying heights of life in the city, our postgraduate finds himself chatting to Dr Seamore, a counsellor, for guidance on how to make the best use of his very expensive arts degree… 

The Genius of Charles Dickens

The Genius of Charles Dickens

In his one-man show, author/actor Chris Foote-Wood gives animated readings from Dickens novels in the same manner as Dickens himself: reading and acting out the parts to illustrate some of Dickens’ best-known characters… 

Coming Home With Me

Coming Home With Me

A night exploring the grimy underbelly of a girls’ night out. The perils of creepy dudes, lad culture, and general unwanted attention face almost every girl when partying, so why aren’t we talking about it? Using verbatim testimony and drawing from real news stories, we explore how this affects us all… 

Too Young to Stay In, Too Old to Go Out

Too Young to Stay In, Too Old to Go Out

‘Too young to stay in, too old to go out!’ Nigel Osner casts a quizzical eye over life’s challenges for those that little bit older. Going out, love, holidays – even the gym! Original songs and stories by male and female characters… 

Sary

Sary

'They call me witch. A teeth-gnasher. A shape-shifter. When a man says a woman turns into a hare, it means she were too quick for him!' Based on a 19th century Sussex tale, this piece of feminist folk-horror explores themes of female sexuality, ageing and loss as kinds of alchemy… 

Gut Buddies

Gut Buddies

Karl is a parasitic worm: he spent a lot of time looking for his ideal habitat; he finally found it in a corner of the intestines where he can survive undisturbed… at least until today… 

2 Truths, 1 Lie

2 Truths, 1 Lie

Funny, but is it true? Three comedians step on stage. Two are telling the truth, one is a big fat liar. Can you tell who…?  

Goddess

Goddess

A peek behind the velvet curtain! Hilarious comedy storytelling based on Jacqueline Haigh’s true experiences working as a receptionist in a tantric massage parlour. Fringe hit 2018! Directed by award-winning Alan Short (co-director Watership Down, Netflix/BBC) ‘Well written and conveyed… 

Nobody Likes You When You’re 33

Nobody Likes You When You’re 33

Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh don’t know what to do now their 20s are over. They’re getting old, damnit, but they’re not going to worry about it, not now, because one thing keeps them young: the angst-ridden world of pop-punk… 

Our Mothers Wouldn't Watch This

Our Mothers Wouldn't Watch This

These three comedians have caused their mothers endless stress and worry, and you will be in no doubt as to why once you’ve seen their show. Kirsten was a So You Think You’re Funny Finalist 2017 and was described by Steve Bennett as ‘neatly off-kilter… 

Said and Done

Said and Done

Two women sit at a wedding. The Prosecco is free-flowing, emotions are running high and everything is dangerously overspilling in this sharply observed comedy about love, hate and all that lies in between… 

Westminster Hour Part 2

Westminster Hour Part 2

The second instalment of Andy Paterson’s dark and funny Westminster drama finds anti-hero Archie Cornwall installed as a Prime Minister who must derail a Scottish Independence referendum – by any means, and at any cost. 

Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour: fatal consequences in this fast-paced and darkly comedic drama with unexpected twists. On the evening Home Secretary Archie Cornwall celebrates the passing of new, tougher sentencing for convicted paedophiles, a seemingly random shooting in South London leads a former lover to implicate Cornwall in a historic abuse case… 

Miles Behind

Miles Behind

Glasgow, 1984. A city alive with life in all its many forms. Unfortunately, not all those lives are easy. The police are under pressure from all angles, the force is modernising and growing to try and meet the challenges of ‘The Mean City’… 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary’s Baby… Father of Lies tells the chilling true story behind a mysterious, unsolved murder in West Germany, 1973. This is a thrilling horror show about haunted priests, jealous widowers and satanic cults… 

All Work, No Play

All Work, No Play

We all have to work. Awk longs for a better life outside the shackles of mediocrity, but something keeps holding him back. Awk’s on the clock, and he doesn’t have long until his time is up… 

Taboo

Taboo

A fictitious talk show with a live audience, featuring a guest from the afterlife. Impossible? Maybe exactly as impossible as the image of the ideal woman, a topic that the play seeks to address… 

Big Wendy

Big Wendy

2018 was going to be Emily’s year. Finally starting to do stand-up and on track to being more funny ha-ha than funny peculiar; maybe even become a fully functioning adult human woman… 

A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming

A mix of comedy, storytelling and even a poem or two. This show has been put together over many years inside the head of Harry Thompson and it’s now ready for general release. Don’t miss it! 

I’m Just Kidneying

I’m Just Kidneying

Amanda donated her kidney for her sister. But she wasn’t a match. Yet, she saved two lives. What?! Sounds like an incredibly heroic sacrifice, but Amanda loves attention, so it worked out for everyone… 

Love Letters to Rappers

Love Letters to Rappers

Re-written rap lyrics that clap back. A haunting choir. A maniacal teacher. A poodle. A radical response to pop culture's misogyny and an underlying call to divest from the patriarchy's pyramid scheme... 

Marsistan

Marsistan

Project Venture seeks to establish a permanent human colony on Mars and Dr Aysha Malik will be among the first brave souls to make the trip, but she’ll have to contend with her traditionalist sister Nasreen first... 

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

A Robinson Crusoe of the Soul

Horror writer Arthur Machen journeys from rural Wales to the suburbs of late Victorian London, reflecting on the intangibility of things. Meanwhile, a lecture on the history of Arthur’s homeland, beginning with the formation of the Earth, begins to unravel... 

Am I F#*kable?

Am I F#*kable?

Questioning what it means to be desired in a culture obsessed with beauty. Am I F#*kable? explores how this impacts our relationships, self-worth and our own well-being. Do our own insecurities influence our place in a superficial world? A dark and funny show devised from a single idea... 

Alternative Bedtime Stories

Alternative Bedtime Stories

Once upon a time, two fair maidens dragged fairy tales kicking and screaming into the 21st century in this sharp and original review of all things “happily ever after”. Follow the trail of breadcrumbs into the mind of the MakeyUppers where you will stumble across the stories you thought you knew... 

Bendy House Improv

Bendy House Improv

Bendy House – an improv duo. Taking just one word as inspiration from the audience at the beginning of the show, Bendy House will create scenes, characters and sketches in front of your eyes... 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Making a Murderer meets Rosemary's Baby... Father of Lies tells the chilling true story behind a mysterious, unsolved murder in West Germany, 1973. This is a thrilling horror show about haunted priests, jealous widowers and satanic cults... 

Shower Thoughts

Shower Thoughts

The bathroom of a student flat is not a place you'd want to spend 5 minutes, let alone an hour. Often unhygenic, unclean and coated in everything from shaving foam to old pizza boxes, they are not an enjoyable place to be... 

Aidan Goatley’s 10 Films With... Podcast

Aidan Goatley’s 10 Films With... Podcast

Guests for this popular podcast include Romesh Ranganathan, Angela Barnes and Mark Thomas, who join Aidan Goatley for a lovely chat about the films they love. A different guest each day! 'Charmingly funny' (Scotsman)... 

The Genius of Charles Dickens

The Genius of Charles Dickens

Author/actor Chris Foote Wood gives animated readings from Dickens’ novels in the same manner as Dickens himself: reading and acting out the parts to illustrate some of Dickens’ best known characters... 

Better

Better

Two Women. One Objective. To work out who has it Better. Rebecca is floundering through her 30s, attempting to balance her feminist ideals with getting a boyfriend. Pauline’s into her 50s, juggling husband, kids and career; to her, floundering through your 30s without any responsibility looks like a lot of fun... 

Talking to the Dead – A Séance

Talking to the Dead – A Séance

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. Using techniques from Victorian séance rooms, they invite you to join them in an unforgettable journey into the unknown... 

Animal Management

Animal Management

The Enquiry: Generation Z – not tough enough or the victims of an anxious world that just doesn’t care? The Experiment: one observation room, two psychologists and seven patients... 

Made in Spain

Made in Spain

Sonia Aste is a Spaniard living in the UK who insists it’s not all fiesta and siesta! We get miserable too! But nobody’s listening. Using fans, football, folklore and family, this is an uplifting, hilarious show about British/Spanish connections... 

Sameena Zehra: Existerhood

Sameena Zehra: Existerhood

Power balances are shifting. But can we get rid of all the arsebiscuits without becoming arsebiscuits ourselves? What price friendship, when revolution beckons? What price joy and compassion? And what about the menz? Intent... 

Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour

Fatal consequences in this fast-paced and darkly comedic drama with unexpected twists. On the evening Home Secretary Archie Cornwall celebrates the passing of new, tougher sentencing for convicted paedophiles, a seemingly random shooting in South London leads a former lover to implicate Cornwall in a historic abuse case... 

Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion

Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion

Elves, magic, and a lot of dice. These things may come to mind when one thinks of Dungeons and Dragons but the foundation of Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion is not the game, but the people... 

10 Steps to Happiness

10 Steps to Happiness

Pebble Trust Award Winner, Runner Up Audience Choice Award, Best Comedy by IYAF nominee, Brighton Fringe 2017. The sell-out hit 10 Steps to Happiness returns. We’re born, we go to school, college, sometimes university... 

Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest

When stand-up comedian Richard Pulsford decided to research his family tree, he uncovered some seriously interesting stories of ordinary people caught up in world wars – on both sides... 

Daphna Baram: Sugarcoating

Daphna Baram: Sugarcoating

A Middle Eastern Mary Poppins gets type 2 diabetes from her spoonful of sugar, and gets told to lose weight or lose her toes. And just when her coveted red EU passport arrives, her new compatriots decide to Brexit... 

Allan Havey Stands Up

Allan Havey Stands Up

You’ve seen him in Mad Men, you’ve seen him in Billions, you’ve seen him in Hail Caesar! Now see why he’s one of the best stand-ups in the world working today. 'Cocksure, irreverent, and very funny' (New York Times). 

Simon Caine: Sex, Drugs and Other Things I Never Do

Simon Caine: Sex, Drugs and Other Things I Never Do

If you like pina coladas, and deep emotional pain. If you get anxious in public, come and see Simon Caine. The Martin Luther King Jr of comedy returns with 'his paranoid persona that's immediately entertaining and irrational but relatable' (BroadwayBaby... 

(No) Money in the Bank

(No) Money in the Bank

A new show about wrestling by double act Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh. Thom and Andrew are forming the first ever comedy tag-team and are going to use all the elements of tag-team wrestling to explain professional wrestling to the world... 

Bizarre

Bizarre

Scottish magician Michael Brandie presents his debut outing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Michael will take you on a journey of magic, mind reading and feats of the downright Bizarre... 

Extreme MoMentum!

Extreme MoMentum!

The world’s only motivational mind reader returns to the Fringe, but this time, it’s extreme! Dangerous stunts and death-defying spectacles, all performed for your entertainment and inspiration! Phil attempts to stay ‘in the moment’, in order to read your mind in order to avoid career-ending injuries or even death! A new and improved version of last year’s show, described as both ‘empowering’ and ‘enlightening, educational and enriching’ by The Reviews Hub (4 1/2 stars) and ‘inspiring, uplifting and gently intriguing’ by Fringe Guru (4 stars)... 

Hamlet (An Experience)

Hamlet (An Experience)

After breaking new ground with their award-winning Richard III (A One Woman Show), Brite Theater are once again reinventing Shakesperian performance with this new production of Hamlet directed by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir... 

Alex Garner – Who?!

Alex Garner – Who?!

Who is Alex Garner anyway? A comedian, that’s who. But who else? A show about our public and private personas; online, on stage, at work, with family, and more. Puns, punchlines, and pithiness... 

Dragprov Revue

Dragprov Revue

Christian Adore and Eaton Messe are a drag double act who tell the story of their fiery relationship through dazzling songs, sketches and raps based on audience suggestions. RuPaul meets Whose Line Is It Anyway, serving you wit as sharp as their contour, jinks as high as their brows and memories that will stick with you longer than last night’s glitter... 

Sex, Drugs and a Cup of Tea

Sex, Drugs and a Cup of Tea

Sex, drugs, and tea make the world go round for four young flatmates. A Shrek-related drinking game, no clean dishes, and some misplaced bodily fluids result in a fast-paced modern farce with a dark core...