The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Star Power Performing Arts presents The Wizard of Oz! Expect an unforgettable trip along the infamous Yellow Brick Road with all of your favourite characters in a play version of t… 

Sense

Sense

Following the success of Orbit in 2017 and Lit aDrift in 2018, DanceSyndrome’s inclusive dance company returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to once again showcase the beauty … 

Blanket of the Dark

Blanket of the Dark

Blanket of the Dark performed by Applause Theatre Group. 

Vocal Vengeance: A Murder on the Stage Floor

Vocal Vengeance: A Murder on the Stage Floor

Steelworks A Cappella group presents a murder mystery, Vocal Vengeance, which is like an musical version of Cluedo. 

The Knot

The Knot

In the absence of his father, Angus Ketch, a 14-year-old boy struggling with his identity, is met with The Knot, a creature that manifests itself from Angus’ insecurities. 

Intimacy

Intimacy

Chloe is writing a paper on women’s sexuality for her Masters. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Where would school theatre be without A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night? The latter is certainly a popular Shakespeare play for drama educators, with its saga of shipwr… 

The Thin Place

The Thin Place

Raw, messy, and honest, a show about what could happen if we were brave enough to grieve in the open and without the expectation of healing. 

Blind Mirth Presents: Your Mum (And Other Playground Insults)

Blind Mirth Presents: Your Mum (And Other Playground Insults)

The University of St Andrews’ funniest, sexiest and incidentally only improvised comedy troupe returns to the Fringe and this year, it’s back to school. 

Tom Brown's Schooldays

Tom Brown's Schooldays

Thomas Hughes’ novel of 1857 is as seminal as Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby in exposing scholastic malpractice in the 19th century. 

The Notebook

The Notebook

After previous sold-out shows, The Songsmiths are back for their fourth year at the Fringe with our new show, The Notebook! We will be performing a variety of uplifting, sassy and … 

Aca-sino Royale

Aca-sino Royale

The name’s Tones. 

A Working Title

A Working Title

A creeping deadline, combined with creative block and family tensions makes a wacky, hybrid piece. 

Soundtrack of a Breakup

Soundtrack of a Breakup

Love, heartbreak, comedy… and music to accompany these feelings: something all relationships see. 

A-Catastrophe!

A-Catastrophe!

What songs would soundtrack your disaster movie? Come and join Birmingham University’s A Cappella Groups as we debate; do catastrophes need intense action soundtracks? Can we rea… 

Aca-Villa: The Love Island Musical

Aca-Villa: The Love Island Musical

When our young hopefuls enter the villa looking for love, they are faced with a whirlwind journey of romance. 

Pippin (2013 Broadway Revival Musical)

Pippin (2013 Broadway Revival Musical)

An exceptionally enthusiastic and talented youth theatre put on a revival of the 2013 version of Pippin. 

The Stall

The Stall

A story of love, loss and how to let go, The Stall, an original one-act play written and performed by award-winning actor Jack Twelvetree, cuts to the heart of the human experience… 

Tandava

Tandava

Tandava – the cosmic dance of Shiva – symbolising time; existence; non-existence and so much more. 

He Kept Me Safe

He Kept Me Safe

Join us for a groundbreaking play that gives voice to the unheard experiences of gay men’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV). 

Les Millénniables

Les Millénniables

A classic story for a modern age, Les Millénniables is a self-aware and uniting musical, because it satirizes the generational divide, and understands its own ridiculous nature. 

Catfish the Cabaret

Catfish the Cabaret

Catfish The Cabaret is an alternative parody of Catfish: The TV Show. 

Colorhythm Painting Show

Colorhythm Painting Show

Colorhythm Risa uses her hands, sponges, sometimes her entire body, to apply colour across the canvas from end-to-end. 

Only Hitmen and Scammers Make Phone Calls

Only Hitmen and Scammers Make Phone Calls

“Who just sits and waits?” Nate and Quinn take residence in an abandoned warehouse to await details of their next job, just a phone and each other for company, wiling away the time… 

Dazzling

Dazzling

Dazzling is a one-woman show following Alix, a quirky twenty-something living through the obligatory suffering which comes with discovering oneself, especially in the shadow of her… 

Palindrome: The Musical

Palindrome: The Musical

Palindrome is Cambridge University Musical Theatres Society’s latest Edinburgh Fringe offering. 

Vox Stars Presents Star Inspirations

Vox Stars Presents Star Inspirations

Vox Stars, winners of the Spirit of the Fringe Award 2022, present a new show for 2023, celebrating aspiring singers through the music of their idols. 

Unstitching

Unstitching

A hilarious and poignant comedy about a girl obsessed with The Eurovision Song Contest. 

What If They Ate The Baby?

What If They Ate The Baby?

There’s something really unsettling about 1950s suburbia, and What If They Ate The Baby? really taps into that feeling as it plunges deeply into the aesthetic of a stereotypical … 

A Working Title

A Working Title

A creeping deadline, combined with creative block and family tensions makes a wacky, hybrid piece. 

A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive

A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive

‘Kasen Tsui’s work is not only a performance, but the embodiment of social memory and the spirit of humanity’ (Kuh Fei, the Hong Kong Theatre Libre). 

Coconut

Coconut

Written as a love letter to brown girls, Coconut is a one-act, one-actor play that tells the story of a slightly lost, slightly confused, incredibly chaotic brown girl doing things… 

The Stall

The Stall

The Stall by Jack Twelvetree is an abstract show that uses a childhood memory of flying as an extended metaphor to explore grief, loss, regret and mental health. 

The School for Scandal

The School for Scandal

London, 18th century. 

Lies All The Way Down: A New Chamber Musical

Lies All The Way Down: A New Chamber Musical

This completely original chamber musical by Shaye Poulton Richards is a darkly charming piece of new writing. 

SUSPS: The A Cappella ‘Friends’ Show

SUSPS: The A Cappella ‘Friends’ Show

Where Friends meets Pitch Perfect! The Bristol Suspensions tell a story of friendship and scandal using chart-topping hits, familiar characters, and funky choreography… not to me… 

Aca-ting Out

Aca-ting Out

In true Fringe spirit, The Oxford Belles bounced back from interruption to deliver an hour of punchy girl-power anthems partly marred by issues with balance and mixing. 

Losing the Plot

Losing the Plot

Losing The Plot is a new queer jukebox musical comedy, jam-packed with top hits from the 70s and 80s, Originally performed in Manchester and has now come to the Fringe this year. 

Elf the Musical

Elf the Musical

The Talentz Musical Theatre Company are bringing all the sparklejinglejolly magic of Elf The Musical. 

Stanislaus and James

Stanislaus and James

This is a little treasure, the sort of performance that is easy to overlook but which enriches those who root it out. 

Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn

Examining the clashing forces on climate change, from eco-activists to oil barons and airheaded celebrities trying to make a change, Crash and Burn not only delivers on a very funn… 

Once Upon A Crime – Gruesome Grimm Tales!

Once Upon A Crime – Gruesome Grimm Tales!

Presenting your favourite fairy tales – the obnoxious bullying of Ashputtel (the first Cinderella) by her stepsisters, the vanity of a fashion-conscious (and strangely familiar!)… 

The Dead of Night

The Dead of Night

Dead of Night by Hurly Burly is a traipse through gothic romantic literature in an exploration of the nature of humanity and monsters. 

There’s a Leak!

There’s a Leak!

While out walking with her sarcastic cat Igor, 12-year-old Elsa notices a tiny hole in the middle of the street that is sucking in air. 

This is a Chair

This is a Chair

More written about than performed, this is a rare chance to see a version of Caryl Churchill’s 1997 play, This is a Chair. 

14-18 Cyrano de Bergerac

14-18 Cyrano de Bergerac

Students from Westcliff High School for Boys, Essex, have arrived in Edinburgh with 14-18 Cyrano de Bergerac, an exciting re-imagining of Edmund Rostand’s 1897 classic tale writt… 

Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

‘Absolutely stunning, stylish, eccentric, confident and honest’ (NODA. 

Curses

Curses

Everyone’s known wallflower Rena has been in love with netball captain Leighton for years. 

Crap Ballet

Crap Ballet

Chekhov’s Gum is making their Fringe debut with an all-new clown show, Crap Ballet! One’s big, the other’s small – both suited up and ready to strut, stretch, and shimmy for an h… 

The Steamie

The Steamie

The Steamie is a comedy-drama stage play, written by Tony Roper. 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

Hurly Burly’s Death by Shakespeare is a stylised ode to Shakespeare, that lifts and showcases his best-known characters in a tumultuous yet entrancing way. 

Macbeth: Sleep No More

Macbeth: Sleep No More

‘All hail Macbeth that shalt be King hereafter…’ With these portentous words, the three witches seal the fate of the Thane of Glamis – and also that of all the others whom Macb… 

Awake and Narcoleptic with Sarah Albritton

Awake and Narcoleptic with Sarah Albritton

Wake up to the World Premiere of this raw, funny, and poignant solo show from narcoleptic comedian Sarah Albritton, host of the podcast Sleeping with Sarah. 

Manchester Revue's Lonely Hearts Sketch Club

Manchester Revue's Lonely Hearts Sketch Club

The Manchester Revue’s Lonely Hearts Sketch Club is not a tribute act. 

Hi Ho Hi Ho, It's Off To Work I Go

Hi Ho Hi Ho, It's Off To Work I Go

In this biographical burlesque, a confessional cabaret, Phillipe will sing and dance you through his boyhood on the Broadway stage, teenage nights in the discos of Hollywood, 20 ye… 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Returning from a 17th annual run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, join the Watch This Improv Troupe as they take you on an improvised movie adventure! In a world where movie plots… 

Drop Dead

Drop Dead

Six strangers. 

Queer Street

Queer Street

Once upon a time, a load of gays and their cishet best friend walk into a bookshop, looking for love. 

Il Burattino

Il Burattino

Il Burattino begins in April 1942 and tells the story of Tino, an orphan, native to Varallo Sesia in Northern Piedmont, Italy. 

I Killed My Ex

I Killed My Ex

Boasting the tagline, “who hasn’t thought about killing an ex?”, Emilie Biason’s I Killed My Ex shows us about the practical difficulties involved in such an endeavor. 

Hi Ho Hi Ho, It's Off To Work I Go

Hi Ho Hi Ho, It's Off To Work I Go

In this biographical burlesque, a confessional cabaret, Phillipe will sing and dance you through his boyhood on the Broadway stage, teenage nights in the discos of Hollywood, 20 ye… 

The Museum Trip

The Museum Trip

The young intellectual Nico is uncontrollably addicted to museums. 

Right Here, Right Now

Right Here, Right Now

Right Here, Right Now. 

A Musical Journey: Through the Decades

A Musical Journey: Through the Decades

Everybody Sing are delighted to present a musical journey through the decades. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul: The Road Trip

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul: The Road Trip

Come on a musical journey around America to discover the roots of soul. 

Awake and Narcoleptic with Sarah Albritton

Awake and Narcoleptic with Sarah Albritton

Wake up to the World Premiere of this raw, funny, and poignant solo show from narcoleptic comedian Sarah Albritton, host of the podcast Sleeping with Sarah. 

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Come and join us for a wonderful adventure in Neverland and see how Peter, Wendy, John and Michael battle the Pirates, Mermaids and Native Indians with help from the Lost Boys and … 

Train Lord

Train Lord

Award-winning author Oliver Mol’s debut is a true, funny and heartbreaking tale about his 10-month migraine, recovery in Australia and job on the railway when there were no other o… 

99 Red Hot Kitties and Cockatoo

99 Red Hot Kitties and Cockatoo

Cheeky and spirited, 99 Red Hot Kitties and a Cockatoo possesses an endearing seductiveness, with time-honoured burlesque and fan dances. 

The Ballad of Truman Capote

The Ballad of Truman Capote

From three-time Booker-nominated author Andrew O’Hagan (Mayflies), a cautionary tale of literary life, a hilarious a brilliant new play. 

Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse for England

Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse for England

The play follows Billy, a young man whose love of football is the dominant feature in his life, religiously attending every match day without fail. 

A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive

A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive

‘Kasen Tsui’s work is not only a performance, but the embodiment of social memory and the spirit of humanity’ (Kuh Fei, the Hong Kong Theatre Libre). 

Silent Disco Walking Tours Edinburgh: Boogie Shoes

Silent Disco Walking Tours Edinburgh: Boogie Shoes

With over 1,000 five-star sell-out Fringe shows in Edinburgh and around the globe under our kilts, come join Roo and her Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party as she returns for … 

That is the Question

That is the Question

Using some of Shakespeare’s best-loved works, Annie Lightbody explores the traumatic events of 2020 and connects them to her own personal story of crisis and reinvention. 

Singing in the Rain Jr

Singing in the Rain Jr

Behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear! The story of a great moment in movie making history. 

4/4/4: 4 Real Asians, 4 White Men, 4 Fake Asians

4/4/4: 4 Real Asians, 4 White Men, 4 Fake Asians

Direct from a sold-out NYC run, 4/4/4 is a radical new play that features 4 real Asian actors playing 4 White men playing 4 fake Asians. 

Coconut

Coconut

Written as a love letter to brown girls, Coconut is a one-act, one-actor play that tells the story of a slightly lost, slightly confused, incredibly chaotic brown girl doing things… 

Something Educational

Something Educational

In their final year, a group of friends at a boarding school in the Scottish Highlands are all waiting to be told off for their various antics. 

Glam Rock GoldMine

Glam Rock GoldMine

A rollercoaster ride through the glam rock songbook from the likes of T Rex, Bowie and Slade. 

The Opera Diva's Boudoir

The Opera Diva's Boudoir

The Baroness narrates her eventful riches-to-rags life story with the help of opera and operetta arias, Lieder, and maybe the odd song from a musical. 

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down

The show is performed by a brilliant pair of queer, tumbling, absurdist clowns. 

The Wonderful Everyday

The Wonderful Everyday

Welcome to everyone’s favourite flat-pack megacorporation’s new reality TV show! The premise is simple – people are profitable. 

Music of the Night

Music of the Night

Building on his award-winning London debut, the new extended show Music of the Night is a feast for the eyes, ears and soul. 

Oliver! Jr

Oliver! Jr

Footsteps to Theatre (in association with Cumbria Curtain Call) present a youth production of Lionel Bart’s classic musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. 

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

Miss Kiddy's Big Cover Up

Miss Kiddy's Big Cover Up

Rediscover your favourite songs as Miss Kiddy and the Cads steal the biggest contemporary hits and give them a musical makeover of style and sass. 

Cheeky Girls

Cheeky Girls

Edinburgh-based dark comedy collective The Counterminers are back for their third Fringe, putting on a new-writing piece by Florence Carr-Jones – Cheeky Girls. 

Water Fruit Loops

Water Fruit Loops

You know that friend that just won’t stop sleeping with their ex? Theatre Paradok presents a new piece all about that ex. 

ASSISTED

ASSISTED

Jordan and Connie want their next-generation AI voice assistant – Alivia – to make their perfect lives just that little bit better. 

ZIP IT

ZIP IT

How many voices must be taken before we are heard? Join the studio audience of this comedic and dystopian gameshow and follow the friendship of two young women and their experience… 

The New Rock'n'Roll

The New Rock'n'Roll

Ted Banks is a washed-up stand-up comedian desperate to get back into the big time with a comeback tour culminating in a slot at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Lost and Found: A Cellist's Journey

Lost and Found: A Cellist's Journey

In her most intimate work, cellist Justyna Jablonska explores how identities are made, unmade and remade in music. 

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

William Golding’s haunting tale is one of the world’s best-loved and most terrifying novels. 

Northern Lights A Cappella

Northern Lights A Cappella

Durham University Northern Lights are back in Edinburgh after a hugely successful run at the Fringe last year. 

Torn

Torn

Torn is part verbatim testimony and part jukebox musical: an affectionate and uncompromising love letter to the power of the uterus. 

Battle: A Modern Mystery Play

Battle: A Modern Mystery Play

Battle describes itself as a modern mystery play, and takes the audience on an intricately-plotted historical journey from 1066 to the present day: exploring how women just gather … 

99 Red Kitties

99 Red Kitties

Bringing electricity, fuelled by passion, Red Hot Kitty presents a highly energetic amateur Burlesque show, which is sure to tantalize the audience. 

Dot Dot Dot Dash

Dot Dot Dot Dash

Count Horoch Zadelski, dashing member of the Polish Underground, makes a daring escape from Nazi-occupied Europe with the Gestapo hot on his most-wanted heels. 

Floodgate

Floodgate

It’s 2061. 

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Follow our adventurous, modern-day Alice through the looking glass to a wonderful, upside-down world of kings, queens, knights and other strange and comical characters who challeng… 

The Vampyre

The Vampyre

It is 1871 and the seductive Vampyre Carmilla has chosen her next victim, the gentle and innocent Laura. 

Carmilla

Carmilla

Before there was Dracula, there was Carmilla. 

Bella Donna

Bella Donna

From award-winning director and acclaimed playwright, Laura J Harris, Bella Donna is an original queer comedy filled with unexpected twists and turns and more than its fair share o… 

Elf the Musical

Elf the Musical

Award-winning musical theatre company The Talentz are bringing festive sparkle to you for our eighth year at the Fringe. 

Shenanigans Cabaret Burlesque Edition

Shenanigans Cabaret Burlesque Edition

Join London-based producer and host, Foxi Blue, for a saucy night of delectable debauchery, featuring stunning and scintillating burlesque acts from across the UK. 

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Escape on a fantastic adventure this summer with Rapunzel – an exhilarating, heart-warming production about one girl’s longing to break free from her imposed lockdown and final… 

Julie: The Musical

Julie: The Musical

Worshipped opera singer. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis. 

Glister

Glister

A smorgasbord of Viking gods, an enchanting Norse soundscape and a pair of wise-cracking ravens accompany a Yorkshire lass on her journey from childhood to motherhood, revealing my… 

On Wednesdays We Wear Maroon

On Wednesdays We Wear Maroon

You Can’t Sing With Us! The Bristol Suspensions are back better than ever with their all-new Fringe set! After winning the UK national championships of collegiate a cappella (and… 

I Don't Like Mondays

I Don't Like Mondays

What drives a young person who appears outwardly quite happy with his life to one day bring a gun into school? It’s a vital question because it’s a phenomenon that is unhappily bei… 

Adventures of Straker

Adventures of Straker

Peter Straker has one of the greatest, sweetest voices in British theatre, a unique performer who has starred in original productions of Hair and Tommy. 

Midsummer

Midsummer

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. 

Artorigus

Artorigus

There is a distinctly medieval feel to Ross Stephenson’s Artorigus from the start, despite its modern trappings. 

Bring Me to Light

Bring Me to Light

Bring Me to Light is a contemporary dance piece dedicated to finding beauty in your inner demons. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Following their five-star production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood in 2019 and powerful staging of Sophocles’ Antigone in 2018, this ‘strong and capable ensemble’ (Edin… 

The Macbeth Inquiry

The Macbeth Inquiry

This reconstruction of Macbeth for Edinburgh University Shakespeare Society’s annual Shakesperimental play reimagines the narrative within a modern political context. 

I'll Tell You Mine

I'll Tell You Mine

A musical coming-of-age journey. 

She Had It Coming

She Had It Coming

A brand-new a cappella show, created by ICCA UK finalists! Stuck in purgatory, five women must fight for a place in heaven and avoid fiery hell. 

In the Small Hours

In the Small Hours

The Wyrd Systers present In the Small Hours. 

Prince of Denmark

Prince of Denmark

This prelude to Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy imagines Hamlet as a restless teenager frustrated by the limits of his role and furious at his father’s warmongering ways. 

About New Year's Eve

About New Year's Eve

Minutes before the clock strikes 12, a group of friends rediscover themselves and their goals for the new year. 

Assassins

Assassins

Sondheim’s classic satire of a culture of violence and political turmoil. 

Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract?

Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract?

Watch 13-year-old Ahan Dasgupta make his debut with Feynman on Why Do Magnets Attract? Immerse yourself in an afternoon of monologue and drums, as we try to answer this probing que… 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

This feel-good show connects audiences with the energy, excitement and raw emotion of the pioneering R&B and soul acts of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. 

Burn

Burn

Three longtime friends have had little contact since the death of the fourth member of their close-knit group, a best-selling horror writer. 

Living with Sin

Living with Sin

Turning what we know about morality on its head, Gabrielle James and Joshua Newman’s Living With Sin is an interesting twist on the traditionally 'evil' seven deadly sins… 

O, for a Muse of Fire: Henry IV 1, Henry IV 2 and Henry V

O, for a Muse of Fire: Henry IV 1, Henry IV 2 and Henry V

Shakespeare’s Henry IV and V - two great plays and one that’s a bit of a stinker. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Returning from a sell-out, 16th annual run at Fringe, join the Watch This Improv Troupe as they take you on a 50-minute improvised movie adventure! In a world where movie plots are… 

Music, Mayhem and a Mezzo

Music, Mayhem and a Mezzo

‘Absurdly talented’ (FringeBiscuit. 

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire

Children, especially toddlers are known to be tyrants. 

The Single Lady

The Single Lady

Lauren Brewer and Will Geraint Drake’s The Single Lady is a musical extravaganza, giving Elizabeth I the same treatment that Hamilton did to the Founding Fathers. 

Art

Art

Art, the multi award-winning play, comes to Edinburgh in an entirely fresh production. 

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down

The rodeo is the best place in the world. 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party as they return to their Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the historic streets of Edinburgh. 

Tom Waits For No Man

Tom Waits For No Man

Tom Waits depicted the poor, the punks, the hobos and the lost. 

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

Omigod You Guys! Come and join Stage Avenue for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde. 

Dark Vanilla Jungle

Dark Vanilla Jungle

Dark Vanilla Jungle. 

The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

Completely sold out in 2014 and 2018. 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved. 

Puppet Pansori Sugungga

Puppet Pansori Sugungga

An untraditional staging of classical Korean themes using the traditional puppetry of pansori and live music. 

Wistful

Wistful

Come explore the intricate world of poetry lifted from the page at Wistful! This unique performance art uses the physical body, light and sound to experiment with words. 

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Sugar and spice / partners in crime / he-said-she-said / not talking / can’t believe / only joking / why did I / hate you / forgive you / miss you. 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

IKP present a bonkers theatre adventure in this brand-new comedy adaptation of L Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

‘My life is a river. 

Those Girls

Those Girls

Tristan’s grandfather is dead, Molly and Katie are hiding something, Laura is off the rails. 

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

This version of Cyrano relocates the infamous nose from 17th-century France to the battlefields of the First World War. 

Bed 13

Bed 13

The NHS has a funding crisis. 

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

Completely sold out in 2014 and 2018. 

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

Told through a series of flashbacks interspersed with the “Last Supper”, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband is a hilarious exploration of jealousy, humiliation, deceit and betrayal w… 

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

This summer, join the girls for a fabulous night of glitz and glam as we celebrate each of our members in an awards show like no other. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

One of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies brought to you by CYD. 

Nothing to Hide

Nothing to Hide

My iPhone can hear me. 

The Aca-pocalypse

The Aca-pocalypse

So this is the way the world ends, not with a bang but with glorious a cappella! Come and see a high-energy varied performance from 18 talented singers keen to sing their heart out… 

Pearls

Pearls

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. 

The Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

From the multi award-winning company that previously brought you shows including Elf and The Addams Family comes this imaginative retelling of the classic tale. 

Minds Alight!

Minds Alight!

Illuminations A Cappella’s powerful show Minds Alight!, in support of YoungMinds, combines their vibrant image and uplifting music to convey a powerful message of adversity, frie… 

Skylight

Skylight

When Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her ex-lover Tom Sergeant on a London evening, the two attempt to rekindle their previously passionate relationship. 

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside-down when he learns that his father poaches pheasants from the estate of the vicious, greedy … 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael… 

Milkshake

Milkshake

Amber. 

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the Dashwood sisters as they navigate the world of love, loss and society. 

Stay Loyal to the Royals

Stay Loyal to the Royals

YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage. 

DeciBelles Debut!

DeciBelles Debut!

Fresh out of the ICCA UK 2019 final, DeciBelles from Cardiff University are crossing the Welsh border to bring to you Debut! The hot new show features songs from their ICCA set by … 

Hauntology

Hauntology

With a melancholy Chopin Nocturne running through her veins and fragments of Caruso’s haunting opera echoing across the shimmering night sky, the haunted composer goes on a past … 

Lucrece

Lucrece

William Shakespeare’s narrative poem The Rape of Lucrece tells the story of Lucrece, a noblewoman in ancient Rome whose rape at the hands of her husband’s friend, Tarquin, ulti… 

Aca-lympics

Aca-lympics

A cappella is back and this time it’s competitive! Birmingham University A Cappella Society returns to the Fringe for their fourth year in a sporting attempt to blow you away with … 

RadioOctave: The Night We Met

RadioOctave: The Night We Met

After a hit Fringe show in 2017, RadioOctave are back in Edinburgh! There’s lots to look forward to as we take you on a journey of love – exploring the highs and lows of this pow… 

Noir Hamlet

Noir Hamlet

Pour a glass of whisky, settle into the sounds of a sax solo and join ‘Little H’ for a new noir take on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. 

This Island's Mine

This Island's Mine

The Italia Conti Ensemble changes its membership every year as another cohort passes through the famous drama school. 

Chatroom

Chatroom

A powerful depiction of modern times. 

We Want You to Watch

We Want You to Watch

‘Can we just say we’re completely pro sex’ – Pig. 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

A cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter. 

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

‘Love the words; love the words’ was Dylan Thomas’s advice to the first performers of Under Milk Wood in 1953. 

Bull

Bull

One of three office workers is about to lose their job. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul connects audiences with the energy, excitement and raw emotion generated by the pioneering R’n’B and soul acts of the 40s, 50s and 60s. 

Robert Burns the Musical

Robert Burns the Musical

Based upon an idea by David Gest and Michael Jackson, Robert Burns the Musical by Tish Tindall is the story of love, Scotland and one man’s struggle to redefine his pride of worth. 

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia is Also Dead follows Ophelia telling us the story of her whole life. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

A show about a Sue Perkins stan who has a life-size cardboard cut-out of the former Great British Bake Off presenter and an unwavering belief that she “will be glad to have someb… 

CapeAbility

CapeAbility

CapeAbility centres around super powers – from X-Men to The Avengers, every superhero has a unique power. 

Gesso

Gesso

The award-winning Stage 32, from Vermont, USA presents a creation story about creativity itself. 

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines holds the prestigious title of Airline of the Year 2012 but how did the most popular airline lose their touch? Is it because the majority of people are flying budge… 

SymphRONica

SymphRONica

The Herald’s Critics’ Festival Pick, 2019. 

In the Heights

In the Heights

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighbourhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sw… 

If It Didn't Matter

If It Didn't Matter

Hal is struggling to come to terms with her mother’s death and meet with her father’s expectations. 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare’s finest death scenes. 

Dragtime! Presents: Cirque du Slay

Dragtime! Presents: Cirque du Slay

The circus has come to town, a circus that is quite unlike any other. 

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard’s most fa… 

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live showcases the very best of the dynamic songbook of the legendary Billy Joel. 

Elton John: Rocket Man Live!

Elton John: Rocket Man Live!

The brand-new tribute show from Liquid Lunch Productions, Elton John: Rocket Man Live! showcases the very best of the eclectic songbook of the legendary Elton John and Bernie Taupi… 

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

The Weegie boys are back again after two consecutive sellout runs at the fringe! They can’t wait to go mental in the capital with an even bigger and bamier show than the last! From… 

Bells Presents: Soundscape

Bells Presents: Soundscape

Hailing from Scottish seaside town St Andrews is the award-winning a cappella group Bells. 

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

‘All children, except one, grow up’ – but how did one child named Peter escape his fate to become ‘the boy who would not grow up’? Betwixt-and-Between explore the question behind… 

Annie Jr

Annie Jr

Annie Jr, the musical performed by the outstanding Edinburgh Youth Theatre. Musical fun for all the family to enjoy. Experience the joy that is Annie! 

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

William Mastrosimone’s one-act play, Bang, Bang, You’re Dead, is a powerful response to the wave of school killings that have erupted in recent times. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Actors from around the world rehearsed via Skype for four months and then met here in Scotland to put on Shakespeare’s romantic comedy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Come join us for … 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

This is a new, colourful, lively adaptation of a well-known, heart-warming, aspirational story which follows Dorothy and her friends as they embark on their journey to find the Wiz… 

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

A musical treat to really raise the spirits! See Misha Rachlevsky and his renowned ensemble of young Russian string players in a slightly different light. 

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls follows two sisters on a mission to scatter their grandmother’s ashes in the perfect place. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

TBC Improv welcome each and everyone of you to an hour of improvised comedy variety fun! Come and join top Scottish improv comedy talent as they take your ideas to create comedy sk… 

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Six actors. 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

In an afterlife, Gilbert brags to Sullivan that, as fathers of the modern musical, all new musicals are basically just variations on their own plots! Sullivan challenges him to tel… 

Sunset

Sunset

In a house in the hills at the end of the day a grandmother remembers her first date, the man she married and the ups and downs of their life together. 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Stepping Out, performed by Stage Avenue Performing Arts at theSpace @ Nidry Street, is a serviceable production of the British comedy originally written in 1984 by Richard Haaris. 

A Boy and His Magic Pen

A Boy and His Magic Pen

A young boy with an enormous gift. Follow Ma Liang as he discovers a very special skill that could help his whole village as long as it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands… 

Rust

Rust

It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset. 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco as we return to our Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the crazy throngs of the Fringe. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie adventure extravaganza. 

Into the Blue

Into the Blue

A play about women who take to the skies. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

The tale of Jim Hawkins and his encounter with the formidable pirate Long John Silver and the hunt for treasure, featuring pirates, sea shanties, swashbuckling fights and a parrot!… 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare is an easy sell at the Fringe, namely his comedies, and this production of Much Ado is no exception. 

Prevail

Prevail

A story told through new music and dance. 

Pippin

Pippin

In a quiet forest, where magic dwells, the sun sets and Pippin’s world comes to life. 

By Process of Illumination

By Process of Illumination

In their second consecutive Fringe show, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group deliver musical mastery in a series of unmissable performances. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

From the company that previously brought you Peter Pan and Elf the Musical comes this spooktacular new musical comedy. 

Dragtime Presents: Things Live!

Dragtime Presents: Things Live!

Things Live! A variety cabaret of Dragtime’s most unusual and magical drag performances yet. 

An Algorithm Named Kevin

An Algorithm Named Kevin

An algorithm is a plan for solving a problem, but how many more does it create? Instagram’s official blog 2016: ‘To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to show … 

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Physical theatre and contemporary dance collide in this all-female youth theatre production that begs the question: what would you do for fame? When a poor young girl is offered a … 

Like Drowning

Like Drowning

E and V are women, or so they think. 

Fast

Fast

Washington State, 1910. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

Goodbye Rosetta

Goodbye Rosetta

Goodbye Rosetta abounds with youthful enthusiasm and passion. 

The Grimm Truth

The Grimm Truth

The Grimm Tales are wildly reimagined in this exciting retelling using themes from modern Britain. 

Through the Kaleidoscope

Through the Kaleidoscope

Take a journey with Imperial College London’s premiere mixed a cappella group through a spectrum of genres and themes in their debut Fringe show! 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax. 

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live! showcases the very best of the dynamic songbook of the legendary Billy Joel. 

Reigen

Reigen

Some plays lend themselves to radical reinterpretations and stagings while others need handling with more care. 

A Night of Dark Intent

A Night of Dark Intent

Set in October of 1978, eight women end up together in an abandoned house where Lenora Stark supposedly murdered her parents 13 years ago. 

Sister Act

Sister Act

Scottish company, Stage Avenue Performing Arts invite you to come and pull up a pew and get ready to dance in the aisles for their Edinburgh Fringe debut of the feel-good musical c… 

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

This epic rock comedy tells the story of a young rocker JB, from Kickapoo, journeying to find his counterpart in rock KG, and together they form the band… Tenacious D! Once forme… 

Waiting for Ofsted

Waiting for Ofsted

Oh how easily this ambitious project could have fallen flat on its face and oh how wonderfully it sustains itself. 

The Shakuhachi Experience

The Shakuhachi Experience

In this world premiere at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey fro… 

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

‘The highlight of my Fringe’ (Audience Review, 2017). 

Monday at Golden Oak High

Monday at Golden Oak High

Marco was never a popular kid. 

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A new musical adaptation of the classic tale of Cinderella, by Charles Perrault. 

Kids Play
BOBBY WINNER

Kids Play

Glen Chandler, Edinburgh’s theatrical detective story-writing son, returns to the Festival Fringe this year with yet another ingenious triumph. 

Do It Now: Manual Override

Do It Now: Manual Override

Danger! Systems are being corrupted and broken. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland by Jason Pizzarello. 

King John

King John

Direct from the USA, the defending three-time National Shakespearean Acting Champions present Shakespeare’s rarely done history, King John. 

Punching Judy

Punching Judy

Punching Judy is an original piece of theatre, which explores the secretive and insidious nature of domestic abuse. 

Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet

Marking the centenary of women’s right to vote, Italia Conti Ensemble presents Laura Wade’s adaptation of the groundbreaking Sarah Waters’ novel. 

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe is a place where children over time have felt safe to share secrets and find solace for the struggles – some different and some the same across the ages. 

The Dark Philosophers

The Dark Philosophers

A larger-than-life, theatrical celebration of the life and works of Gwyn Thomas. 

No Honour in Blood

No Honour in Blood

When two Spartan warriors find themselves trapped and lost in the underworld, they must outwit a devious enemy, or remain forever in the land of the dead. 

Casanova Dreaming

Casanova Dreaming

The greatest master is passion, who makes slaves of us all. 

Someone Somewhere by Sam Potter

Someone Somewhere by Sam Potter

Summer. 

Shakespeare Shorts – Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare Shorts – Much Ado About Nothing

The buns are burning in The Great Brexit Bake Off as Beatrice battles Benedick, Don Juan’s confused and Hero harassed. 

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

One sunny afternoon David and Lucy were playing with their dog in the garden and suddenly a strange creature called a Rapadoodle appeared. 

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

The University of Birmingham A Cappella Society is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for our third year after a successful 2016 and 2017! You will experience a late afternoon or ev… 

Shakespeare Shorts – The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare Shorts – The Taming of the Shrew

Kate’s cast is revolting; fed up of being outnumbered by the audience, they want to make Shakespeare fun to watch by turning the history plays into a rugby game, Romeo and Juliet… 

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Roald Dahl's The Twits

‘Mr Twit was a twit. 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

Edinburgh’s own improv comedy theatre company returns for more five-star improv comedy fun! Five-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out (2013-17). 

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Curious Pheasant Theatre reinvents the Bard’s most famous tale of ‘star-cross’d’ lovers in a bare-bones, twisted production that will have purists running for shelter and a… 

Ah Dinnae Ken

Ah Dinnae Ken

It’s Scotland. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

A modern take on the classic tale. 

The Meeting

The Meeting

Traversing Edinburgh in August is sure to invite all sorts of flyerers. 

The Red Guitar

The Red Guitar

Five-star review from The Herald, Rob Adams in 2016. 

Best of Broadway Ballads

Best of Broadway Ballads

Cam Cahoon is a brilliant and accomplished tenor with a gift for enchanting his audience and creating fast fans with every show! Your favorite Broadway hits, including popular song… 

Dear Lucy...

Dear Lucy...

In 1918, the letters stopped and Lucy had to face life having lost her fiancé and brother in the last few weeks of the war. 

Bob the Russian

Bob the Russian

Multi award-winning Naughty Corner Productions bring you their most outrageous show yet! Russia, 2018. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie-adventure-extravaganza.