YUCK Circus

YUCK Circus

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe sees YUCK Circus pull down the pants of the patriarchy in a bares-all, feminist romp. 

Le Coup

Le Coup

Le Coup, in the Underbelly Circus Hub’s ‘The Beauty’ tent, is perfectly programmed. 

Little Death Club

Little Death Club

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. 

Hotel Paradiso

Hotel Paradiso

Irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family. 

Rouge

Rouge

Some shows do exactly what they say on the poster. 

Filament

Filament

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’… 

Circa: Humans

Circa: Humans

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… 

Kombini

Kombini

Let's be honest here: I've never particularly liked clowns. 

Tim Vine Presents: Plastic Elvis Live in Concert!

Tim Vine Presents: Plastic Elvis Live in Concert!

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. 

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. 

Jelly or Jam

Jelly or Jam

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… 

Danny MacAskill's Drop and Roll Live

Danny MacAskill's Drop and Roll Live

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… 

Super Sunday

Super Sunday

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… 

Little Death Club

Little Death Club

An atmosphere of fun and weimar cabaret beats envelop us as we enter Beauty at the Circus Hub. 

Courtney Act: Under the Covers

Courtney Act: Under the Covers

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… 

Arr We There Yet?

Arr We There Yet?

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… 

Tabarnak

Tabarnak

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. 

Circolombia

Circolombia

Circolumbia returns to the Underbelly Circus Hub, bringing its high-octane cast of singing, dancing circus artists with it. 

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies

Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. 

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

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… 

Universoul Circus: Hip Hop Under the Big Top

Universoul Circus: Hip Hop Under the Big Top

After electrifying US audiences for 25 years, America’s ‘coolest show on earth’ (Newsweek) comes to the UK for the first time. 

SHIFT

SHIFT

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… 

Circa: Wolfgang

Circa: Wolfgang

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… 

Circus-Cision

Circus-Cision

Those that made the cut – featuring some of the best circus acts on the Fringe. 

Courtney Act: The Girl from Oz

Courtney Act: The Girl from Oz

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… 

The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck

The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck

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… 

Elixir

Elixir

This is what the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is all about. 

Acéléré by Circolombia

Acéléré by Circolombia

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 … 

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

A bed sits in the centre of the huge Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s Circus Hub. 

Circa: Humans

Circa: Humans

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. 

All the Fun

All the Fun

A hypnotic, tongue-in-cheek antidote to the glittering circus world. 

Trash Test Dummies

Trash Test Dummies

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’… 

Arr We There Yet?

Arr We There Yet?

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… 

The Raunch

The Raunch

As Underbelly at George Square grows arms and legs, an expansion into the Meadows was inevitable. 

Silver Lining & Jacksons Lane: Throwback

Silver Lining & Jacksons Lane: Throwback

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… 

Trash Test Dummies

Trash Test Dummies

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… 

Camille O'Sullivan: The Carny Dream

Camille O'Sullivan: The Carny Dream

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. 

Family Circus Workshops

Family Circus Workshops

Now parents and kids can run away to the circus. 

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

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… 

The Hogwallops

The Hogwallops

The Hogwallops are back by popular demand. 

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Immerse yourself in a magical journey. 

Perhaps Hope

Perhaps Hope

Welcome to a brave new world of hope beyond devastation. 

Elixir

Elixir

Winner: First and Foremost Entertainment Award, Brighton Fringe 2015. 

Joli Vyann: Imbalance

Joli Vyann: Imbalance

Combining exciting acrobatic skills and athletic dance, this energetic, thought-provoking performance explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives ar… 

BARBU Electro Trad Cabaret

BARBU Electro Trad Cabaret

One man shouldn’t be able to hold two men on his shoulders at the same time. 

The Hogwallops

The Hogwallops

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. 

La Meute (The Wolf Pack)

La Meute (The Wolf Pack)

There could not be a more accurate term for these six raucous acrobats than a wild wolf pack. 

Limbo

Limbo

Limbo is a pretty hot ticket this fringe. 

Dolls

Dolls

Dolls is about our relationships with toys, but there is nothing wooden about this show. 

Piff the Magic Dragon – Breakfast at Piffany's

Piff the Magic Dragon – Breakfast at Piffany's

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. 

Family Circus Workshops

Family Circus Workshops

Now parents and kids can run away to the circus. 

Ockham's Razor: Arc and Every Action…

Ockham's Razor: Arc and Every Action…

Ockham’s Razor present Arc and Every Action. 

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

UK premiere of this unique and hilarious fusion of world-class circus, film noir and physical theatre. 

Bromance

Bromance

Bromance – noun (informal). 

Les Inouis

Les Inouis

Les Inouis speaks about humanity without words! Five artists from different backgrounds tell the tragic story of a migrant’s deafening silence. 

B-Orders

B-Orders

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… 

Trash Test Dummies

Trash Test Dummies

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…