The Satyricon

The Satyricon

The Satyricon follows three young men footloose in the Roman Empire as they find themselves at the heart of adventures of seduction, deception, love, thievery, violence and more. 

Purposeless Movements

Purposeless Movements

Four men stand on stage. 

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

It was the title, I must admit, which first attracted me to review Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation; its promise of combining "stage action and illust… 

Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools

Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools

Kiinalik, in the Inuktitut language, means when a knife is sharp. 

Curious Shoes

Curious Shoes

Curious Shoes is a show that's unashamedly dominated by the perceived needs of its target audience, people living with dementia, and those who care and support them. 

Us/Them

Us/Them

Arguably a surprise word-of-mouth hit during the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this physical-theatre exploration of a mass hostage-taking returns to the Scottish capital with - t… 

Little Top

Little Top

  • Listing
  • Children’s Shows
  • Scotland
  • Multiple Venues
  • 30th Apr - 1st Jun 2019

Welcome to Little Top, a magical first circus experience for babies aged 0-18 months and their adults. 

Get a Life!

Get a Life!

The sketch show can be a difficult beast to tame. 

House of Jack Christmas Show

House of Jack Christmas Show

House of Jack is excited to present the first House of Jack Christmas Show! This street and urban dance show is jam-packed with dynamic performances from students of House of Jack... 

The End of Eddy

The End of Eddy

The End of Eddy is a heartfelt, autobiographical play based on the book En Finir avec Eddy Bellegueule by Édouard Louis, in which the author shares experiences of his difficult yo… 

Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: The Semi-finals

Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: The Semi-finals

Experience the classical music stars of tomorrow – 18 of the most exciting young performers from right across Europe. 

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus, by the Philippe Saire company, didn't live up to its initial promise. 

Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

Joe Douglas DirectorIan Brown Dramaturg 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Tyrone Guthrie and Robert Kemp’s legendary production of Sir David Lindsay’s seminal 16th-century pl… 

The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier

It’s a real shame temporary roadworks make accessing this show’s venue ever-so-slightly off-putting; also, that the venue is still relatively new, especially when it comes t… 

Thingummy Bob

Thingummy Bob

There’s a wonderful clarity to Linda McLean’s short play Thingummy Bob, a firm favourite with Scotland’s leading theatre company for people with learning disabilities, Lung H… 

Real Magic

Real Magic

To the sound of looped applause and canned laughter, three performers take part in an impossible illusion – part mind-reading feat, part cabaret act, part chaotic game show –… 

Classic Album Sundays

Classic Album Sundays

The Incredible String Band’s second album, 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion, is widely recognised as a cultural milestone in psychedelic folk music. 

Contesting the Spirit of Unity

Contesting the Spirit of Unity

Conductor Bruno Walter said that the first Edinburgh International Festival was a ‘magnificent’ experience, which ‘renewed human relations’ after the war. 

Fire Down Below

Fire Down Below

As Britain emerges from the Second World War, change is afoot in the far-flung Empire. 

Voicelessness

Voicelessness

Voicelessness is a delicate story of determination and hope, told through mingled voices, viewpoints and times, powerfully poignant in its simplicity. 

Reflections on Syria

Reflections on Syria

A rare opportunity to experience work created in the most challenging of contexts. 

Speech (Discurso)

Speech (Discurso)

Guillermo Calderón returns to the subject of Chilean president Michelle Bachelet in a new version of this extraordinary monologue. 

The Power of Plays

The Power of Plays

Journalists, writers and cultural commentators discuss the unique ability theatre has to examine differing perspectives, effect change and unravel layers of complexity in times of … 

There Is No One Between You and Me

There Is No One Between You and Me

A woman returns to a hometown she no longer recognises in this haunting new play from Dalia Taha. 

MINEFIELD

MINEFIELD

It’s hard to tell what kind of show MINEFIELD is trying to be. 

You Never Touched The Dirt

You Never Touched The Dirt

This subtle and witty play tackles the breathtaking economic transformation of China, the dreams it enables and those it crushes. 

New European Songbook

New European Songbook

Unique collaborations between established European musicians and artists recently arrived in the continent bring you the newest sounds of Europe today. 

Drainage Alley

Drainage Alley

This story of a quiet alleyway in Havana explores Cuba poised on the cusp of opening up to the world. 

The World in One City

The World in One City

A Scottish Documentary Institute production for the Edinburgh International Festival directed by Anne Milne and produced by Noe Mendelle. 

Ghalia's Miles

Ghalia's Miles

Fleeing Lebanon in the hope of building a new life in Europe, Ghalia makes an extraordinary journey through the Middle East. 

Arts in the Aftermath of Conflict

Arts in the Aftermath of Conflict

What narratives must begin when a war has ended and how does society protect itself from slipping back into conflict? This discussion explores the role of artists in post-war conte… 

Bad Roads

Bad Roads

A harrowing and bitterly funny new play about Ukraine at war – seen through the eyes of the women fighting, reporting and enduring the conflict. 

War Dialogues

War Dialogues

Does the placement, presence, and input of artists need to be re-negotiated and re-imagined in the context of contemporary crises? Artist David Cotterrell is joined by a panel of l… 

Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections

Fergus Linehan, Director of the Edinburgh International Festival and Graham Sheffield, Director Arts of the British Council discuss global citizenship and culture as a connecting s… 

Martin Creed's Words and Music

Martin Creed's Words and Music

Artist, musician and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed invites you to a delightfully nonconformist evening of words, music and more, as he takes up residence for the 2017 Internatio…