There’s a famous quote from the film The Third Man.
Cirque Alfonse takes us through a series of surreal farm fables served up with a touch of irreverence, impressive virtuosity and the company’s familiar comic touch.
Two contrasting elements combine to make Rebel into a spectacular show ideally suited to the vast tent that is Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows.
A dazzling display of speed, skill and flight lands in Edinburgh this summer, celebrating the first African woman to win Olympic gold.
An irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family by Lost in Translation, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies and Guinness World Record holders.
Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with their ‘splashingly awesome adventure’ (EdinburghFestivalsForKids.
In a big top tent, ten performers, upon a brilliant white, circular stage, perform a series of ever more amazing acts of acrobalance, tumbling, throws, and aerial skills.
Australia’s award-winning cult-cabaret mischief-makers, circus stars and heart-stopping hooligans Briefs Factory, join forces with much celebrated songbird Sahara Beck.
The subversive break-out hit of the international cabaret and circus circuit, we have arrived with a strong dose of what we all need at the moment: some outrageous nightlife naught…
The multi award-winning cabaret spectacular, La Clique, features the best of circus, comedy and cabaret.
Irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family.
In this special one-off event, Plastic Elvis will thrill you with an evening of full throttle charisma, unstoppable rock’n’roll and jaw-dropping excitement.
Led by world-famous trials rider and YouTube sensation Danny MacAskill, Drop and Roll make their long-awaited Edinburgh Fringe debut with a brand-new show featuring jaw-dropping st…
Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter.
Some shows do exactly what they say on the poster.
Le Coup, in the Underbelly Circus Hub’s ‘The Beauty’ tent, is perfectly programmed.
Whether it’s because Hollywood has force-fed us with them for decades, or simply because the concerns of teenage life are pretty universal across most of the Western world, we’…
This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe sees YUCK Circus pull down the pants of the patriarchy in a bares-all, feminist romp.
The air of the Speigeltent circus hub is thick with dark debauchery, smoke and gin soaked Weimer punk jazz, setting the atmosphere for a celebration of the extraordinary.
Let's be honest here: I've never particularly liked clowns.
Have you ever seen a giant block of jelly – wobbly, jiggly and strong enough to stand on? From award-winning circus creators, Jelly or Jam takes you on an acrobatic adventure int…
Contemporary dance, physical theatre, and circus swirl together at The Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s circus venue as ten acrobats explore their bodies and each other in Circa…
Race Horse Company’s massive international success Super Sunday is colourful, vivid and perky and was born out of the possibility of implementing the company’s wildest dreams and b…
When a show opens with the introduction of Captain Skidmark sailing the seven seas upon the good ship, Red Rubber Duckie, you know exactly the level of humour to expect for the nex…
The smash hit of 2017 returns! An unashamedly joyful mix of astonishing stunts and enchanted adventure, Circus Abyssinia follows the journey of two Ethiopian brothers whose dream o…
After their 2015 Edinburgh smash hit Barbu, expectations were high for Cirque Alfonse’s new production, and their new circus spectacular Tabarnak does not disappoint.
The UK’s hottest circus company, BMT, repeat the success of their international smash-hits BROMANCE and KIN in this red-hot, five-star piece of circus, combining show-stopping ac…
After electrifying US audiences for 25 years, America’s ‘coolest show on earth’ (Newsweek) comes to the UK for the first time.
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amidst a puff of powder, wigged and ready to throw musical madness into a crescendo of dives, swoops and…
Circolumbia returns to the Underbelly Circus Hub, bringing its high-octane cast of singing, dancing circus artists with it.
Have we reached a point where Courtney Act needs no introduction? Beloved winner of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother and previous finalist on American juggernaut Ru Paul’s Dra…
An atmosphere of fun and weimar cabaret beats envelop us as we enter Beauty at the Circus Hub.
Those that made the cut – featuring some of the best circus acts on the Fringe.
From a shared sovereign and a shaky colonial past, to endless daytime reruns of Neighbours and Home and Away on channel 5, plus cricket, Kylie and Rupert Murdoch; Australian export…
Circolumbia was formed in order to provide professional opportunities for the graduates of Columbia’s national circus school, Circo Para Todos which provides circus training for …
Everyone put your bins out! Trash Test Dummies are back in Edinburgh! This side-splitting, slapstick comedy circus show delivers a dump truck of hilarity! Winners of Best Children’…
A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure! A scallywag pirate, a muscular sailor and a chef with a seafood allergy ma…
I’ll confess it.
A bed sits in the centre of the huge Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s Circus Hub.
A hypnotic, tongue-in-cheek antidote to the glittering circus world.
You would be forgiven for thinking that a production of The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck performed in a circus tent might involve people dressed up as the character…
This is what the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is all about.
Step into the grand Lafayette big top in Underbelly’s dedicated Circus Hub and witness the spectacle of internationally acclaimed Circa with their 2017 Fringe offering.
Camille is the Fringe.
Now parents and kids can run away to the circus.
I imagine Camille O’Sullivan has been called an Irish Chanteuse in reviews more times that you’ve had a flyer thrust at you on the Mile.
There’s an anarchic edge to the Trash Test Dummies – as might be expected from a circus troupe who go on to perform a succession of tricks and humorous gymnastics using that mo…
Winner: First and Foremost Entertainment Award, Brighton Fringe 2015.
Combining exciting acrobatic skills and athletic dance, this energetic, thought-provoking performance explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives ar…
Ever heard a song come on the radio and instantly been taken back to particular memory? It’s strange the way a melody can evoke an emotion, the feeling of falling in love, remind…
Welcome to a brave new world of hope beyond devastation.
The Hogwallops are back by popular demand.
Immerse yourself in a magical journey.
As Underbelly at George Square grows arms and legs, an expansion into the Meadows was inevitable.
You know you’re in for a good time when a variety show opens with one half of cabaret legends Frisky & Mannish belting out a pop medley, whilst self-proclaimed “sex clown” Be…
What do Shania Twain, David Copperfield and Penn & Teller have in common? They’ve all had Breakfast at Piffany’s, and this year you can too.
The Hogwallops is a joyful show for all the family that combines astounding acrobatics, physical humour and a heartfelt story meaning there is something for everyone.
There could not be a more accurate term for these six raucous acrobats than a wild wolf pack.
Amazing circus skills meet side-splitting laughs as these three dexterous dummies take out the trash and take to the stage in their family friendly show, Trash Test Dummies! ‘Delig…
Ockham’s Razor present Arc and Every Action.
UK premiere of this unique and hilarious fusion of world-class circus, film noir and physical theatre.
Bromance – noun (informal).
Les Inouis speaks about humanity without words! Five artists from different backgrounds tell the tragic story of a migrant’s deafening silence.
Dolls is about our relationships with toys, but there is nothing wooden about this show.
A stunning contemporary circus and dance performance by Ashtar Muallem and Fadi Zmorrod featuring the absence of freedom and the desire to escape the multitude of codes, orders and…
One man shouldn’t be able to hold two men on his shoulders at the same time.
Limbo is a pretty hot ticket this fringe.
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