The Kelpie, the Loch and the Water of Life

The Kelpie, the Loch and the Water of Life

Join us for Arkle’s second Wester Ross radio play, combining mythical creatures, illicit whisky and the 19th century scientific survey of Scotland’s lochs, with gentle humour, … 

Amy's View

Amy's View

Esme Allen (played by Judi Dench in the 1979 production) is a well known British actress struggling to adapt in a changing theatrical world. 

Manage Your Migraine Holistically

Manage Your Migraine Holistically

The needs of many people with migraines remain unmet. 

Divided

Divided

When their daughter announces that she wants to transition, a couple find themselves divided in their attitudes and judgements. 

How I Learned to Drive

How I Learned to Drive

Surprising, funny and deeply moving, a young woman comes of age and learns to drive in 1960s America. 

Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

This classic Victorian adventure sees the fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg come across a cascade of eccentric characters and exotic places, all because of a wager. 

To Free a Mockingbird

To Free a Mockingbird

Written and performed by comedian Grace Aki, the award-winning solo show makes its international debut at the Edinburgh Fringe! She weaves a blend of storytelling and stand-up for … 

Japanese Boro Inspired Slow Stitching Workshop

Japanese Boro Inspired Slow Stitching Workshop

Sue will guide you to create a Boro-inspired textile art work, by slow stitching with beautifully curated blue fabrics. 

The Ruffian on the Stair

The Ruffian on the Stair

Mike and his van work odd hours for irregular contracts; Joyce has given up her profession for a home. 

A Singular Deception

A Singular Deception

The astonishing true story of Dr James Barry, a pioneering doctor for nearly 50 years who achieved the highest medical rank in the British Army. 

Tweed and Tartan Slow Stitching Workshop

Tweed and Tartan Slow Stitching Workshop

Scotland is famous for tartan, tweed, and stunning landscapes! Sue will guide you to stitch a tiny (5” square) tweed and tartan textile landscape using remnants of fabrics, and vin… 

Poetic Stupidity

Poetic Stupidity

This show will involve a strange sense of singing, rambling and reciting dark poetry, all while keeping the audience engaged and confused at the same time. 

Hamlet

Hamlet

O what a piece of work is man! And O, how the character of man is so timelessly and universally depicted as Shakespeare flings the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune at his mo… 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

What’s the point? Don’t apply logic. 

A Comedy of Tenors

A Comedy of Tenors

One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. 

We Must Do This More

We Must Do This More

Nothing is stronger than female friendship, except maybe the pressures of adulting. 

A Bit Celtic

A Bit Celtic

A Bit Celtic. 

Getting to Grips with Migraine

Getting to Grips with Migraine

Migraine is widely misunderstood and stigmatised. 

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

This hilarious hour will cover a couple of decades of adventures as a fish-out-of-water around the globe, culminating in the exotic locale of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. 

Dicks and Tricks: A Comedy/Magic Show featuring the Pundance Kid and the Flamboyant Chesney George

Dicks and Tricks: A Comedy/Magic Show featuring the Pundance Kid and the Flamboyant Chesney George

Dicks and Tricks is an old-school comedy and magic variety show featuring the puns and knob gags of the Pundance Kid and the magic tricks and illusions of the Flamboyant Chesney Ge… 

The Curious Case of Osgood Mackenzie

The Curious Case of Osgood Mackenzie

Osgood is known for Inverewe Gardens in Wester Ross. 

A Girl Called Grace

A Girl Called Grace

A little girl is sent to retrieve a needle and thread from the ferocious Baba Yaga and must outrun the witch to reach her father’s hut. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Join us for a Wilde ride in this classic farce. 

Lilies on the Land

Lilies on the Land

United in their determination to support their country during World War Two, four young women join the Land Army. 

Kevin Daniel: Freedom

Kevin Daniel: Freedom

Kevin Daniel is a simple Glasgow boy who moved to England in 2000 to make his fortune. 

Aaron Jay: Honey, I’m Home

Aaron Jay: Honey, I’m Home

Honey, I’m Home is a captivating Edinburgh show that takes audiences on a heartfelt journey of self-discovery and adjustment to a new life. 

Dylan Dodds and Friends 2: (Friends Still Not Included)

Dylan Dodds and Friends 2: (Friends Still Not Included)

Eight years ago, Dylan Dodds asked himself a question. 

Martin Westgate: Apparently

Martin Westgate: Apparently

Recently a single dad in his very early 30s, Martin has just had a massive career change having been thrust into the comedy world full time. 

Shakers

Shakers

It’s Edinburgh in the 1980s. 

Japanese Boro-Inspired Slow-Stitching Workshop

Japanese Boro-Inspired Slow-Stitching Workshop

Boro means rags in Japanese. 

crackers

crackers

Will is a popular GP but when a teenage patient kills himself, everything starts to unravel. 

Arts and Crafts Family Workshop

Arts and Crafts Family Workshop

Explore making rubbings, printing, collage and fun with circles and squares, and mixed-media collage. 

Lunchtime Classics by ROSL Recitals

Lunchtime Classics by ROSL Recitals

Enjoy amazing classical music at lunchtime with a ROSL Recital. 

Afternoon Classics by ROSL Recitals

Afternoon Classics by ROSL Recitals

Escape the afternoon crowds and enjoy amazing classical music with a ROSL Recital. 

Breakfast Classics by ROSL Recitals

Breakfast Classics by ROSL Recitals

Kickstart your Fringe day with a ROSL recital, and immerse yourself in amazing classical music performed by some of the finest talent, in comfortable surroundings. 

Body: A Work in Progress

Body: A Work in Progress

She’s had it all her life and finally comedian Pauline Eyre is ready to celebrate her body. 

Woah! These Guys are Funny

Woah! These Guys are Funny

When these two stud muffins met for the first time, they realised they had one mission: how do we get one audience member to say this was ‘good’ comedy. 

The Great Yawning Maw of Death

The Great Yawning Maw of Death

Brilliantly weird, award-winning Fred Ferenczi bestraddles the great yawning maw of death in brand-new show, a show that’s has been awaited with huge anxiety by all fans and his la… 

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

One of Neil Simon’s best-loved comedies. 

Cicely and David

Cicely and David

A Polish migrant, David Tasma, is dying from cancer in post-war London. 

Silent Night

Silent Night

Based on a true story, Silent Night is set in an Anderson shelter on Christmas Eve in 1940. 

Tay Bridge

Tay Bridge

The highly acclaimed Tay Bridge was commissioned by Peter Arnott for the 80th Anniversary of the Dundee Rep in 2019. 

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Experience the romantic passion of the music of Rachmaninov, performed by the best young classical musicians out there – all ROSL prizewinners. 

Debussy at Teatime

Debussy at Teatime

ROSL’s exceptional prize-winning classical musicians bring Paris to Edinburgh performing the music of one of France’s finest composers and his contemporaries. 

Gershwin After Lunch

Gershwin After Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing concert of music from one of the kings of jazz and his contemporaries as performed by ROSL prize-winners; some of the finest international classical musicians arou… 

Beethoven for Breakfast

Beethoven for Breakfast

Start the day with the passionate music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by ROSL’s exceptionally talented prize-winning musicians. 

Our Boy

Our Boy

Our Boy. 

Brahms at Teatime

Brahms at Teatime

A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon. 

The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well

A woman grieving for the loss of her daughter is drawn to the mystery of the Wishing Well. 

Bloody Wimmin

Bloody Wimmin

‘It is terribly easy to laugh at passion’. 

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast

A favourite of the ROSL recital series, Bach for Breakfast concerts feature the world’s finest young classical musicians performing some of the greatest works in the repertoire. 

Mozart at Teatime

Mozart at Teatime

The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, as performed by ROSL’s exceptional, prize-winning classical musicians. 

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

What would you trade to preserve a special relationship? Bassanio has squandered his wealth but plans to regain it by wooing wealthy Portia of Belmont, whose late father has impose… 

Chopin After Lunch

Chopin After Lunch

A post-lunch concert of romantic and passionate music of Chopin and his contemporaries, performed by the finest international classical talent from ROSL’s renowned Annual Music C… 

Debussy at Teatime

Debussy at Teatime

ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians bring Paris to Edinburgh, performing the music of one of France’s finest composers and his contemporaries. 

Gershwin After Lunch

Gershwin After Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing concert of music from one of the kings of jazz and his contemporaries. 

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Experience the romantic passion of the music of Rachmaninov. 

Beethoven for Breakfast

Beethoven for Breakfast

Start the day with the passionate music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by ROSL’s exceptionally talented prizewinning musicians. 

Brahms at Teatime

Brahms at Teatime

A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon. 

Mozart at Teatime

Mozart at Teatime

The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians. 

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast

A favourite of the ROSL Recital Series, Bach for Breakfast features the world’s finest young classical musicians performing some of the greatest works in the repertoire. 

Chopin After Lunch

Chopin After Lunch

A post-lunch concert of the romantic and passionate music of Chopin and his contemporaries, performed by the finest international classical talent from ROSL’s renowned Annual Mus… 

Daffodils

Daffodils

‘The streets run red. 

Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp's Last Tape

One man sits alone in a room. Why? Beckett’s master work brought to life for the modern day. 

Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding

Waking in the bridal suite on his wedding day, Bill finds a strange girl in his bed. 

The Glass Elephant

The Glass Elephant

A young mother-to-be visits her in-laws for a Christmas trip. 

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

A heartfelt tribute to Ireland’s late Nobel poet by award-winning Ulster actor-director Larry McCluskey. 

Low Level Panic

Low Level Panic

Being a woman these days is exhausting. 

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

The 1950s: a golden era, idyllic, patriarchal. 

Brahms at Teatime

Brahms at Teatime

A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon. 

Gershwin After Lunch

Gershwin After Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing concert of music from one of the kings of jazz and his contemporaries performed by Royal Over-Seas League prize-winners, some of the finest international classical… 

ROSL Recitals: 20 Years of Music at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

ROSL Recitals: 20 Years of Music at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Since 1999, ROSL has brought together young classical musicians from across the Commonwealth to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Getting Better

Getting Better

An uplifting solo performance of one man’s struggle with PTSD and depression and his journey to well-being. 

Beethoven for Breakfast

Beethoven for Breakfast

Start the day with the passionate music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by the Royal Over-Seas League’s exceptionally talented prize-winning musicians. 

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Experience the romantic passion of the music of Rachmaninov and his contemporaries, performed by the best young classical musicians out there, all Royal Over-Seas League prize-winn… 

Debussy at Teatime

Debussy at Teatime

Royal Over-Seas League’s exceptional prize-winning classical musicians bring Paris to Edinburgh, performing the music of one of France’s finest composers and his contemporaries… 

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast

A favourite of the ROSL Recital Series, Bach for Breakfast features the world’s finest young classical musicians performing some of the greatest works in the repertoire. 

Mozart at Teatime

Mozart at Teatime

The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by the Royal Over-Seas League’s exceptional prize-winning classical musicians. 

pool (no water)

pool (no water)

‘The line of the machine. 

The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

An uproarious tale of marriage, mischief, jealousy, lies and laundry. 

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

The Tale of Hamlet the Viking

Ghosts! Murder! Betrayal! Revenge! A treacherous uncle and mad son. 

Chopin After Lunch

Chopin After Lunch

A post-lunch concert of the romantic and passionate music of Chopin and his contemporaries, performed by the finest international classical talent from Royal Over-Seas League’s r… 

Yer Aul' Da

Yer Aul' Da

Malcolm is in his mid-40s and going to be a grandad. 

Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

Neil Simon’s hilarious portrait of three couples successively occupying Suite 719 at New York’s Plaza Hotel. 

You Remind Me of You

You Remind Me of You

Girl meets boy. 

Laugh Out Loud (Cry Quietly)

Laugh Out Loud (Cry Quietly)

Follow an eclectic group of twenty-somethings as they navigate wacky text messages, misleading profile pictures and awkward dates in search of true love. 

Brahms at Teatime

Brahms at Teatime

A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Brahms and his contemporaries. 

Don't Knock Your Granny

Don't Knock Your Granny

Six feisty older women shine a light on family violence. 

Gershwin After Lunch

Gershwin After Lunch

Enjoy an hour of relaxing and evocative music from one of the greatest jazz composers and his contemporaries. 

Ciara

Ciara

David Harrower’s compelling, award-winning play returns to the Fringe. 

Beethoven for Breakfast

Beethoven for Breakfast

Start the day with the passion of Ludwig van Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by the world’s most talented young musicians. 

Debussy at Teatime

Debussy at Teatime

Enjoy the enchanting sound world of Debussy and his contemporaries in this relaxing concert of music, performed by some of the world’s finest young professional musicians. 

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Experience some of the most virtuosic classical music ever written by Rachmaninov and his contemporaries. 

Mozart at Teatime

Mozart at Teatime

The beauty of Mozart’s incredible music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by some of the finest international professional young musicians. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Multi award-winning, Edinburgh-based EGTG, return with this Shakespearean classic. 

Chopin After Lunch

Chopin After Lunch

A post-lunch interlude with one of the greatest composers for piano, exploring the fire and gentility of Chopin and his contemporaries. 

Skirt

Skirt

Becs is a single mum and leader of the opposition party in Scotland. 

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Little Shakespeare Company returns once again to the Fringe with a talented group of Scottish young actors. 

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast features some of the finest young musicians performing some of the greatest works in the classical repertoire. 

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy for our times. 

A While With Seamus Heaney

A While With Seamus Heaney

A heartfelt tribute to Ireland’s late Nobel Poet by award-winning Ulster actor-director Larry McCluskey. 

Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

It’s Shakespeare performed in a completely new way: a Shakespeare play condensed to the size of one woman, Emily Carding, and the way she deals with the audience. 

The Fair Intellectual Club

The Fair Intellectual Club

1717 – the inaugural meeting of a secret society where young ladies exercise their minds. 

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea is inspired by John Lyly’s pastoral comedy, Galatea. 

Beauty

Beauty

‘What is an artist without his muse?’ Beauty constantly asks this question as it delves into what it really means to create a legacy as an artist, and investigates how mo… 

Green Knight

Green Knight

A one-woman dramatic monologue performed with great storytelling skills, Green Knight is an enthralling show. 

Volpone

Volpone

He’s dying to get rich. 

My Dog's Got No Nose

My Dog's Got No Nose

Stand-up comedy can be a very demanding form of performance. 

The Gingerbread Lady

The Gingerbread Lady

Neil Simon’s dark comedy about Evy Meara, a cabaret singer whose career, marriage and health have all been destroyed by alcohol. 

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

The programme for Collateral Damage states that, while the play was written in 1999 in response to contemporary issues, it “has many resonances for us today”. 

The Collector

The Collector

Possession. 

The Lake of Dead Languages

The Lake of Dead Languages

Murderous intentions corrupt adolescent dreams in the chilling story of six teenagers living 20 years apart in an isolated girls’ school. 

Black Comedy

Black Comedy

A sculptor is awaiting the arrival of an art dealer when the power fails. 

Catch My Soul

Catch My Soul

Shakespeare the enigma – finding clues to sketching out the man behind the prose and the poetry. 

A Memory of Lizzie

A Memory of Lizzie

A documentary musical about the childhood of Lizzie Borden, who was notoriously accused of murder in Fall River, Massachusetts USA, in 1892. 

Admirable Fooling or What You Will

Admirable Fooling or What You Will

Come let loose and forget about your worries with feasting, music, mayhem, bloody coxcombs and admirable fooling. 

In a Forest, Dark and Deep

In a Forest, Dark and Deep

‘Truth hurts, don’t it?’ On a dark and stormy night, Betty, a married, successful dean of the local college, has called upon her resentful, blue-collar brother, Bobby, to help he… 

Dog! The Musical

Dog! The Musical

What would your dog say if she could talk? Furry angel philosophers Trinny and Kato share their insights on the travails and foibles of the (not always wonderful) humans they love,… 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Love is complicated. 

Awhile With Seamus Heaney

Awhile With Seamus Heaney

A personal journey by Irish actor-director, Larry McCluskey through the late Nobel Poet’s best and most popular work, a dramatic reading, with linking commentary and live music. 

Bakersfield Mist

Bakersfield Mist

Unemployed bartender Maude is convinced she’s bought a Jackson Pollock for $3 in a junk shop. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

“O God, that I were a man,” Beatrice laments in Much Ado About Nothing’s fourth act. 

The Mrs Mash Show

The Mrs Mash Show

Mrs Mash loves food and she loves stories! Join her for a feast of stories, songs and joining in fun about all kinds of fabulous food. 

The Witch of Edmonton

The Witch of Edmonton

Edmonton: such an idyllic village. 

Bottom's Up!

Bottom's Up!

Little Shakespeare Theatre company presents a fast-paced hilarious play for children by children, except for Bottom that is. 

Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden is one of my all time favourite plays; it is a beautifully written text, teeming with monologues many actors would dream to get their hands o… 

Anorak of Fire

Anorak of Fire

Stephen Dinsdale’s hit comedy is a mind expanding experience. 

Weekend Breaks

Weekend Breaks

One of John Godber’s finest. 

Rumours

Rumours

Neil Simon’s comedies are wonderful, but quite a few of them have aged badly. 

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

Awhile with Seamus Heaney

The world gasped in shock when renowned Irish poet Seamus Heaney passed away in August of last year. 

I Promise I Shall Not Play Billiards

I Promise I Shall Not Play Billiards

In the mid-19th Century, Madeleine Smith was accused of poisoning her lover, Pierre Emile L’Angelier. 

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

Lisa has lost an hour. 

The Duchess of Malfi

The Duchess of Malfi

The award winning EGTG brings a bold new production of Webster’s macabre tale to this year’s Fringe.