Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

After last year's sell-out show, Paul returns to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with his life, seemingly, still bordering on disarray. 

Kate Smurthwaite: ForniKATEress

Kate Smurthwaite: ForniKATEress

Multi-award winning comedian and TV and radio regular Kate Smurthwaite has been polyamorous* for many years but she’s never talked about it on stage before. 

Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks

Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks

Join time-travelling magic duo Morgan & West for an evening chock-full of jaw-dropping, brain-bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic. 

Morgan & West’s Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Morgan & West’s Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West present a jaw-dropping, heart-stopping, brain-busting, opinion-adjusting, death-defying, mind-frying, spirit-lifting, paradigm-shiftin… 

Kaminari UK Taiko Drummers: Journey

Kaminari UK Taiko Drummers: Journey

Come with us on a musical journey around Japan and across the globe. 

Coquette Presents… MOULIN OUSE

Coquette Presents… MOULIN OUSE

York’s answer to the Moulin Rouge! After sell out performances at previous Great Yorkshire Fringe festivals, Coquette will be celebrating our 10th birthday with a brand new… 

NOTFLIX

NOTFLIX

Remember that bit in Silence of the Lambs when Bob the prison guard finally faces up to his feelings for co-worker Janine? Me neither, but this isn’t a film on Netflix: it’s an… 

Holy Moly & the Crackers

Holy Moly & the Crackers

Newcastle’s Holy Moly & The Crackers are one of the country’s hardest working bands. 

Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. 

Ed Gamble

Ed Gamble

Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. 

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger

The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show 'Easy Tiger' out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd … 

Simon Munnery: The Wreath (Preview)

Simon Munnery: The Wreath (Preview)

“I went to a funeral the other day. 

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Tales Part II

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Tales Part II

Last year, it was stories about being pissed on by a dragon, near killed by a fire breathing dragon, and accidentally joining a Romani Gypsy Drug Smuggling Ring. 

Rahul Kohli: All My Heroes Are Dead, in Jail or Touched Up Your Gran

Rahul Kohli: All My Heroes Are Dead, in Jail or Touched Up Your Gran

Rahul Kohli grew up with many heroes. 

George Egg – DIY Chef

George Egg – DIY Chef

Direct from total sell outs at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Brighton Fringe 2017, and following sell out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2015 and 2016 plus a s… 

Planet Play

Planet Play

Devised and performed by Chickenshed, Planet Play is a magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration, for babies and toddlers aged 0-3 years. 

The Ian Parker Collective

The Ian Parker Collective

Ian is the keyboards player with the HOLLIES and CLANNAD. 

Tales from the Shed

Tales from the Shed

Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. 

Tales from the Shed Workshop

Tales from the Shed Workshop

Hey, ever put on a puppet show in an hour?And ever put on a show with all new characters, music and dance made up by the cast?And ever been in a show that will only be p… 

Eternal  Choro

Eternal Choro

Choro music is known as the first Brazil’s urban genre and it’s largely appreciated in Europe (several countries possess a Choro Society) because of its nice… 

Talkshop - Lighting Up The Corners

Talkshop - Lighting Up The Corners

Euphoric highs and tense brooding lows set York based alt-rockers Talkshop apart from the crowd. 

Eternal Choro

Eternal Choro

Choro music is known as the first Brazil’s urban genre and it’s largely appreciated in Europe (several countries possess a Choro Society) because of its nice… 

Bella & Polly and Friends

Bella & Polly and Friends

BELLA & POLLY are appearing at York's Great Yorkshire Fringe in July and are delighted to present a full bill of special guests. 

BrazUKa

BrazUKa

BrazUKa is an amazing show with live music and dance that brings joy, happiness and warmth of Brazil straight to York! Composed by Carlo Filipe and choreographed by Silv… 

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg!

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg!

Gyles Brandreth: Break a leg! They say all political careers end in tears. 

Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

The hilarious improvised Doctor Who parody returns! Featuring a live radiophonic workshop and a crew of hysterical performers, join us for an entirely new adventure base… 

Rachel Parris: It's Fun to Pretend (Tour Preview)

Rachel Parris: It's Fun to Pretend (Tour Preview)

Viral sensation Rachel Parris, star of BBC’s The Mash Report, presents a comedy show packed with stand-up, song, sketch, and inevitably a sideways swipe at society… 

Hyena Lounge Kids Comedy Club

Hyena Lounge Kids Comedy Club

Featuring 3 acts from the comedy circuit performing jokes that are suitable for children, but funny enough to get everyone laughing. 

Jarred Christmas: Remarkably Average (Preview)

Jarred Christmas: Remarkably Average (Preview)

Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents - Jarred Christmas: Remarkably Average (Preview) Hey, team! So, I had a DNA test and the results were extremely disappointing… 

Barbara Nice: Raffle

Barbara Nice: Raffle

Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun. 

Harry and Chris

Harry and Chris

Since their second sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and their first nationwide tour including 3 sold out dates at The Leicester Square theatre, stars of The Russell … 

Annette Gregory Presents -  ‘Ladies Of Jazz’

Annette Gregory Presents - ‘Ladies Of Jazz’

Following on from her successful ‘Ella’ tour, Annette will captivate you with The Ladies Of Jazz. 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Ding dong the witch is back and she has landed in the heart of York city centre. 

Morgan and West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Morgan and West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Kevin MacLeod’s Call To Adventure is entirely appropriate as the walk-in soundtrack to Morgan and West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids. 

Glenn Wool: Creator, I Am But A Pawn - Preview

Glenn Wool: Creator, I Am But A Pawn - Preview

Is Glenn alone in his escapades around the world or is there an unseen companion travelling with him during these adventures. 

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett

After quickly establishing himself on the circuit Rob’s cheeky chappy persona saw him winning fans starring on BBC1’s Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You, Channel 4’s 8 Ou… 

Paul Foot

Paul Foot

Yes, the man with the silver shoes is back, and each of his 58 minutes on stage are as weird and wonderful as ever. 

Thinking Drinkers' Guide to the Legends of Liquor

Thinking Drinkers' Guide to the Legends of Liquor

Ben and Tom are the Thinking Drinkers, a pair of sharply tuxedoed bartenders intending to lead their audience’s through their search for history’s best drinkers. 

West End Magic

West End Magic

West End Magic, a monthly fixture at the Leicester Square Theatre, heads north for a limited engagement at The Great Yorkshire Fringe. 

Sara Pascoe and The Museum of Robot Pussycats

Sara Pascoe and The Museum of Robot Pussycats

Feeling spiritual? Sara Pascoe has invented her own religion and we’re all invited! Eschewing the other faiths on offer, Pascoe takes to the stage with her “scripture” professing… 

The Amazing Bubble Man

The Amazing Bubble Man

You’ve got to hand it to him, Louis Pearl aka The Amazing Bubbleman is a crowd pleaser. 

Slightly Fat Features in VarietySoup

Slightly Fat Features in VarietySoup

Goronwhy Thom bursts through a film screen on stage after some very clever filmography and you just know that this group is taking it back to basics. 

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

With the blessing of the Cooper Estate, John Hewer takes to the stage in the guise of one of Britain’s most loved comedians. 

James Campbell’s Comedy 4 Kids

James Campbell’s Comedy 4 Kids

Holding the attention of a room full of six to eleven year olds armed with nothing more than a microphone is quite some feat, but for James Campbell – widely acknowledged as t… 

Coquette presents: Moulin Ouse

Coquette presents: Moulin Ouse

Wearing a great, white, sparkly dress, Kiki de Ville struts onto the stage and you immediately know you are in for a good night. 

Matsuri - A Festival of Music Inspired By Japan

Matsuri - A Festival of Music Inspired By Japan

A man walks slowly onto the stage with his back to the audience, he holds himself in a wide stance and begins to strike the taiko drum. 

Simon Munnery - Preview

Simon Munnery - Preview

Serial Innovator Simon Munnery returns with a preview of a brand new show. 

Tony Law – Preview

Tony Law – Preview

Join multi award-winning nonsense- maker Tony Law for a preview of his new show.