Jimmy is 34 and has never felt like he belonged.
Four students stuck in an elevator, with nothing to do except to talk to each other.
The Seed of the Holyman is a bizarre immersive comedy set in a 17th-century playhouse.
A play about consent, castings and cappuccinos.
It’s 1947 and Catherine has just shot dead her husband, Philip, in their Regent’s Park flat.
An intimate short play focused on the complex deterioration of a wife and the relationship with her husband.
Rebound by Allegra Peres.
A Londoner travels to America finding himself amongst incels, or, men who hate women.
A world comedic debut, one-woman show written by and starring Anaïs Gralpois.
St Andrews’ oldest, funniest and – incidentally – only improv comedy troupe are back at the Fringe and they’ve officially given up.
The Late Shift is the one Fringe stand-up comedy show you do not want to miss! New York City is the stand-up comedy capital of the world.
Stand-up, sarcasm and uncomfortable confessions combine in this true story about life as a Jesus girl.
On a normal bed, in a normal bedroom, two normal university students try to figure out their place in the world – and their place in each other’s lives.
Aspiring supervillain Ice Cold stumbles across a prophecy that reveals a top-secret mind control signal.
Wanna see a real Greek tragedy? Three sisters.
One hour of existential crisis and millennial dread about dating whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories of Sesame Street.
A bumbling detective is called upon to uncover the mystery of a priceless stolen painting, but when he cannot solve it himself he is forced to enlist the help of an old nemesis.
The pantomime is called Panto She Wrote and it was written by two panto-enthusiasts at the University of Bristol.
The cult of Cicada’s Children has just been discovered.
Almost everyone has lost someone, has loved someone.
We find Lila alone in a hospital for the criminally insane in 1928.
There is nothing like a timely reminder from the past.
The Changeling Girl explores experiences of neurodivergency through the captivating story of Agnes, an autistic girl living in medieval England accused of being a fairy changeling.
Real, Mad World is a brilliant piece of new writing following the joys and heartbreaks of trans life.
A gritty piece of drama, this powerful, 60-minute theatre production is not for the faint-hearted.
The Conversation explores the disparities that non-European international students have when moving to the United Kingdom for university.
It’s Richard’s fourth day in hospital, involuntarily detoxing, and he’s itching for a drink.
Travel – always exciting, especially when the man of your dreams pops up to join you.
Three young people tell us they don’t feel.
Winners of Cleveland’s Best Sketch Comedy Group in 2020 (Cleveland Comedy Awards), Flamingo City is hot off their 2022 US Midwest tour! Joe and Greg are willing to do anything sh…
You’re born a girl.
Cassie, a young twenty-something from the Northwest of England, has moved to the arse end of London, looking for better opportunities and new beginnings.
A Mighty Fall from Grace follows the life of a Bradford Bulls fan, who over several years watches his club deteriorate on and off the field and whose mental health deteriorates thr…
As society, evidence and our wider understanding progresses, and so does our ability to assign labels to things, because, let’s be honest, we have a deep desire and need to attri…
Broke Her, the debut production of northern productions company Steel Harbour Productions, a thriller set in the home of a promising young couple Joshua and Isobelle, during a calm…
Have you ever felt isolated and confused about the world? Surrounded by judgement, pressure and horrifically high beauty standards, Jess confesses her innermost thoughts to you all…
H and B are a young couple struggling with the pressures of their relationship.
Exploring narratives inspired by Ovid’s Heroides, the show mixes the contemporary and classical.
A howl in the night! A terrifying corpse! A suspicious bearded man! A chaotic cast of larger-than-life characters threaten the heir to the fortune.
The Quote Show is the hilarious live search for the best quote of the day, featuring a mixed bill of comedy talent and industry guests.
A disquieting and darkly funny play which shines a light on the state of mental health services in modern Britain.
Recalling Banksy’s famous graffiti, originally painted on the side of Waterloo Bridge in 2002, Amy Wakeman’s The Girl and Her Balloon is a similarly ubiquitous depiction of hop…
Flat-footed, dyslexic, self-doubting comedy graduate seeks audience for an afternoon of whimsical fun, stepping out on the rungs of his life.
The world will end in seven days.
What happens when your world falls apart? Who do you become? When a cult sweeps a nation, a group of young friends find themselves caught in the middle of a revolution.
The story of three actors who are performing a show to impress the infamous theatre critic, Bob the Leech.
As the daughter of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth has witnessed, first hand, the consequences of when love goes wrong.
Blue loves the sea.
These are the voyages of Shellshock! improvised comedy.
It is 1952 and the spiffing summer hols are here at last, what larks indeed! Young Lady Iris Bungle finds herself in bonnie Scotland assisting her theatrical, spunky cousin Lord Di…
How quickly can you write a TV show? A month? A week? A day? Felix, Phoebe and Alice have 40 minutes.
Let me tell you about Ryan.
On the occasion of the centenary of Kurt Vonnegut’s birth, Fringe veteran Todd Wronski presents a portrait of one of the 20th century’s great writers using Vonnegut’s own unique sp…
Let’s talk about sex, maybe? Or, maybe not? After having radically different experiences with Sex Ed, Lindsay and Lea try to figure out exactly what they were supposed to learn, …
Reach across the mortal plane! A budding clairvoyant is haunted by the spirit of Victoria Woodhull, the unsung heroine of the Suffrage movement who was ultimately written out of hi…
A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself.
Filed mistakenly under E for Mystery: unscripted episodes of the television anthology known as The Twilight Zone.
Death is sad enough, but growing up seems worse.
Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is a macabre new play by the innovative Scottish playwright, Annie James with original music by Singer/Songwriter/Composer Adam Usnami.
A mysterious broadcast from the future causes 85% of the world to abandon their friends and family forever.
Iconic Mexican singer Chavela Vargas – a trailblazer who constantly broke the mold – was edgy in the 1990s and is totally relevant today because her story pushes so many hot to…
Lucy is average, awkward and unassuming.
Sammy, an artist with a love of music, has a dark secret.
After a girls night out, three friends wind down in the local chippy.
1972: The Future of Sex.
Let Them Eat Cake! Through the lens of one of history’s most eminent, enigmatic females, Let Them Eat Cake explores Marie Antoinette’s relationship with the public, with the pr…
Following sell-out runs in 2016, 2018 and 2019, mind reader Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his unique brand of entertainment! Having been a fan of time-th…
Son, brother and patient, Graham subsists on a full-fat diet of petty grievances and crosswords.
Told through the lens of teenagers on the verge of adulthood, a group of friends decide to camp in a public park, exposing the intricacies of youth culture and a generational tempe…
A small theatre company are performing their murder mystery play, Death at Sea, but during the show, everything goes wrong.
Jetty Stars by Noel Kelly follows the life of Stella, a Jetty Star: a local name given to prostitutes who worked the ships of the city.
A playful, one-woman comedy about a single mum’s trials and adventures in the year 2000 at the dawn of Internet dating.
An experimental physical staging of Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing’s book of poetry Knots.
‘Now I am ready to tell how bodies are changed into different bodies’.
Climb up to the dizzy heights and slip down to some awkward lows in the company of award-winning Jacob Hulland’s warm and youthful, yet middle-aged, persona.
The Coming Out Play is a 40-minute one-woman play that follows the twenty-six-year-old and sucre-sweet Lucy Moran as she travels to her parents’ house to tell them that not only …
August 1888, London sees the first of five brutal murders, the callous cruelty of which sends shock waves far and wide and etches the name of the most infamous serial killer into t…
Set in 1950s England and based on the controversial 19th-century play Spring Awakening; A Children’s Tragedy by Franz Wedekind, Awakening is a story about the struggles of the t…
Love, Loss and Cake premiered at the Fringe last year.
Around the campfire, late one night, sit some improvisers.
One traveler is catapulted on a journey through space-time, only to find himself on a desperate hunt to reconnect with those he left back home.
We find Lila, a young British woman, alone in a hospital for the criminally insane in 1928.
After a successful run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Under the Floorboards is back! Alone, unhinged and consumed with grief by the death of his mother, Ed creates a horrifying f…
A snapshot of the life of an eccentric woman living on the streets of South East London.
Charlotte Brontë’s tale of a young woman’s courageous fight through injustice and hardship was a revolution in literary fiction.
After years of being agony aunts, they are left feeling agonised! But changing career is not easy, especially in today’s life.
It is April 1953.
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire 1977.
Based on the 19th-century German play Spring Awakening; A Children’s Tragedy by Franz Wedekind, Spring explores the lives of a group of teenagers growing up in a rural Christian …
What is it like to be the mother of a terrorist? A Mother coaxes us into her experience of anguish, guilt and anger, as she grapples with the monster she has created.
Reality TV lurches onto the stage, with four familiar Shakespearean characters competing to win a thousand gold crowns.
On the day of Ernie Villa’s magnum opus, which bears a striking resemblance to Romeo and Juliet, he is horrified to find his company van has been stolen with the cast inside.
Moon Walk is a funny play, with fast paced, quippy dialogue, but it is also a sad and gripping portrait of the effects of mental illness on American men.
The last days of the the founding father of philosophy, Socrates.
John Chesterton works in a world where political correctness is paramount.
Narukami Thunder God is a Japanese tale of deception, seduction and betrayal.
They have been dreaming of this since they were young and now the day has finally come.
Over a drunken McDonald’s, two girls start a viral tweeting frenzy over a subject they know little about.
When two ex-government peons decide their next mildly illegal venture is selling bins that supposedly turn plastic into compost, they discover that Amersham has a sordid underbelly…
A scholar and an amnesiac find themselves on the shore of the river Styx.
A contemporary exploration on the journey of the English language.
A classroom comedy.
Spoof of Enid Blyton’s famous adventure book series The Secret Seven.
Award-winning Happenings Theatre Company and sell-out Pop Heart Productions present their new collaboration.
Following five-star reviews at the Fringe 2018, Gone Rogue Productions returns with Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World.
New to the Fringe! A show that really takes the biscuit! A hilarious farcical radio show about Leonard Biscuit, the most put-upon man in the land and his escapades.
Trans Pennine is a funny, fast-paced and emotional play about family disagreements, gender-identity, and caravan holidays.
Natalie’s stunning soprano voice will enchant you as she takes you on a musical journey.
Trust the teenagers to fall too hard, to act too fast, to think too deep, to drink too much.
Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious, raw 55-minute rollercoaster ride unearthing the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.
Nobody has seen Jorja since her party almost a month ago.
The Visitors is an original play which centres around a night in the life of heroin addict Danny Strand as he attempts to rekindle his old flare for life.
It might be true that Brandy was first performed in 2010 at South London Theatre, but it’s still impossible not to view this production through the lens of Yorgos Lanthimos’ 20…
I’m somewhat sceptical of companies bringing classic plays to the Fringe, be it an average Hamlet or yet another Woyzeck.
The world is ending.
Before RENT, there was Tick, Tick.
What happens when we bring era-defining characters back to life? A thought-provoking avant-garde history-play, exploring the self through the epic, Paradise Lost.
Frank’s son Alex is facing a mental health crisis, and Frank hasn’t a clue what to do about it or how to get Alex to talk about it.
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 …
Near Bristol, a clueless Swindonian encounters a secluded town with a distaste for strangers.
After a hugely successful debut with their show iDENTiTY, Anomaly Theatre Company returns with three new dark comedies scrutinising the world that scrutinises us.
No matter how long the winter – spring is sure to follow.
Follows one woman and her soul’s journey through cancer, two children and a chihuahua.
Coming from their success at the 2017 All-England Theatre Festival semi-finals, Our Star Theatre Company proudly presents their award-winning comedy, The Last Bread Pudding – a h…
For as long as she can remember Isabella has had butterflies living inside her tummy.
Adam, a hyper-intelligent AI, is cold, awkward and doesn’t make sense.
Rarely does the stage premiere of a work take place twenty-three years after it was written, but Out Of Bounds Theatre has claimed the honour with their gritty production of 44 Inc…
Political prisoner or sausage in a fridge? Toad or feminist? Deity or giant white slug? Prepare to laugh and cry as award-winning poet and singer Karen Gemma Brewer deletes the pas…
The jolly summer hols have arrived at last! Young, brave Lady Iris Bungle and her beloved housekeeper, Mrs Squidgyfeet, find themselves at Hardwick Heights on the edge of Loch Ness…
Alena and Kat are splitting up.
When the UK’s finest spy, Bonnie, is sent on a mission in the Swiss Alps, everything goes wrong when she discovers that her arch-rival, Soviet spy L, is at the same hotel with a mi…
Aged just 16 and 17, Harrison Sharpe (Matt) and Archie Stevens (Mikey) make their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with Real Eyes, an intensely moving story of brothers growing up t…
Angus gets a review that says he’s ‘watchable’.
On the Brink Theatre Company return to Edinburgh, their name having a deeper relevance than ever, with their alternative take on our critically fragile environment; influences happ…
In this side-splitting, screwball comedy, inspired by actual events at the Bremerhaven, Brooklyn, and Central Park Zoos, a community of penguins is hilariously turned upside down b…
A dark, comedic production which explores mental illness in the mind of an everyday young woman.
ArdCol welcomes you to the world of the Uninvited Guests: dreamers, storytellers and liars.
A cabaret with songs and stories about love, and loss of love (and cake crops up too).
Where do you stand on the burning issues of today? Who do you trust? Is anything so important you’d stake your life on it? Passion Perspectives is a challenging piece of new writin…
A musical song cycle with a blues, jazz and rock score inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Have you ever wondered what your favourite fairy tale characters are up to off-duty? Well, there’s a good chance they’re just like you and me in the break room – simply tryin…
It would seem a contradiction in terms that an autobiographical show about one man’s experience with HIV, cancer and mental health issues could have an audience laughing quite so…
In the world’s darkest hours, when everything seems comedy-less, only one troupe of comedians can save us all.
Six lives uprooted by war.
John Doe is having a bad day.
Zuma Puma is an accomplished clown, who uses her skill to draw an audience in to a compelling narrative about what it is to experience shame as a woman.
The pieces of the puzzle that make up Laura’s brain don’t seem to fit.
Inspired by true events: a passionate Sue Perkins Superfan, sent to a therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursuing Sue.
There’s Stanley the man and Stanley the play.
DUCT presents a modern-day twist on the classic, inviting its audience into a haphazard and disorderly world, mirroring the turbulence of Hamlet’s madness.
This all-female production of Macbeth was truly a sight to behold.
A young woman calls a helpline.
Using only their voices and innovative live looping techniques, international vocal sensation FreePlay sings you around the world without leaving your seat.
Beard of Zeus returns for their fourth year! Come and see the amazing improv troupe from Southampton perform their newest show: Medium Rare Improv.
Europe is occupied by the Nazis and fearing imminent invasion, the British launch Operation Columba – parachuting sixteen thousand spies across the Channel.
Whether you bought a ticket for the slightly unnerving image design or for the sheer length of the title, you would be forgiven for rethinking your choice once you notice a dauntin…
It is 1818 and, as a bell tolls nearby, Victor Frankenstein’s monstrous creation explodes into existence.
Discover the true story of Valentina Tereshkova, a young textile worker plucked from obscurity to lead the Soviet Union’s race to the stars.
Xiao’s grandma suffers from Alzheimer’s.
Black Light Theatre Company features a boisterous and lively cast in their production The Last Bubble.
Forget everything your history teachers told you, not all pirates had beards.
A murder mystery exploring relationships where anyone could be the perpetrator! Will Inspector LeFevre, through his love of music, apprehend the villain? Are you the next Miss Marp…
The Supernatural? Sherlock Holmes, master of logic and deduction, attempts to solve his final mystery – why did his creator, a man of science, believe in spirits and faeries? Tho…
In the wake of a terrible decision, Tommy is burnt out.
With their country plunged into political crisis by anti-Government strikes – a group of young East German students are ordered to “persuade” the protesters to go home peacefully…
Internationally-renowned, Canadian-based Autorickshaw is on the cultural cutting edge with their seamless and downright cool sounding blend of jazz, folk, pop and Indian classical …
A series of sketches and vignettes exploring misunderstanding and mistaken identity, miscommunication, sexuality and people’s fantasies.
How can we move on when we lose our love? Inspired by Anton Chekhov’s The Bear and Uncle Vanya, Lonely TWOgether Taipei Version explores the classical texts with a blend of Taipe…
In a controversial move to promote classic children’s novels, publishers have released all the stories far too filthy for the page! The Infamous Five is an hour-long sketch show …
War doesn’t end when the fighting stops.
What actors do on stage is an epitome of daily living, as our life is nothing but an improvisation.
In a comic exploration of the disjoint between what we think and what we say, The Interview questions the meaning of living a life worth rewarding.
Nick and Mia: two young struggling writers trying to make ends meet who are at the end of their rope, seemingly without a shot in hell of making something for themselves.
Beginning in a frightening dystopia with five people wearing surgical masks manhandling one other as the audience enters, then as the show starts transforming to a happy young part…
A naive librarian witnesses an incident that will change the rest of her life.
In a world lost in time there is a forgotten Figure.
Ukelear Fusion, the resident ukulele band of the University of St Andrews Music Society, makes their Fringe debut! This ensemble of fun-loving, nerdy, ukulele-toting friends perfor…
Before Chris’s wife died, she made him promise to be himself.
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…
Deeply tender and sensuous, Sarah Kane’s Crave is set in an unnamed city from which voices and images spring.
World in Progress is a brand-new musical song-cycle that explores our ever-changing relationship with the earth.
There’s a monster in your closet.
What is your idea of love? There’s a very blurred line between a protective, loving relationship and one that’s abusive.
What happens if you find the love of your life at the end of the world? This hilarious and moving new musical follows Jack who discovers that the world will end in one week.
Sick, sex and secrets.
A war hero, a statesman, a husband, Alexei Petro had everything… to lose.
The Trail to Oregon is based on the 90s video game The Oregon Trail follows an all-American family of five (two parents, two children and the grandpa) as they make their way from M…
Set in rural England, this pale ale drenched parable explores village life juxtaposed with urban sprawl.
There is no denying the writers’ talent; both Louis Pattison and Harry Style have created a highly enjoyable script and score rich in farcical humour and lighthearted silliness, …
You do not often look around an audience during a show and see barely any unsmiling faces; scarcer still, there is unanimous overheard praise afterwards.
UnderOwl Theatre present their debut show: Upcastle Downcastle.
The latest comedy from Theatre with Teeth.
Trans Pennine is a funny, fast-paced, and emotional play about family disagreements, gender-identity, and caravan holidays.
‘Arabella, I would love to show you this world of mine.
Whether you’re after a relaxing lager or fancy a reminiscent Babycham, The White Oak is the pub for you.
‘It was strange because at the time I wasn’t really looking for anybody, so when you see somebody.
Women have claimed intellectual and economic power for themselves, culture has simply found new ways to make us inferior.
‘When you durst do it, then you were a man.
In a remote fishing village, three sisters, Breda, Clara and Ada endlessly obsess and re-live their memories of love, snatched from their hands and never seen since.
Come and join the members of the First Dates dating agency on their journey into the world of love.
Chriss and Damon are in love.
With an AI in every home, people have become increasingly insular, depending on and trusting their obliging personal robots as much as any person.
An Archduke assassinated.
Art and crime collide in a ‘brush with the law’ from Laughing Mirror.
November 22nd 1963.
I Sniper, appropriately enough, starts with a bang.
In an alt-reality Brexit Britain, the Government has outsourced democracy to a TV voting show, pizza is banned for its foreign origins and a visa to France now costs €30 (£300).
After last year’s sell-out D Day Dodgers, the Woolly Sheep Theatre Company’s Not Dead Yet! is a one man play which challenges preconceptions about memory loss through real-life…
A six-foot woman and a sex doll take on femininity.
Grace comes home to find a crime scene in her living room.
Everything in Hal’s life is looking up.
It’s like Dylan Thomas without the nice bits! Mr Brown Presents unveils its debut Fringe show all about the sordid private lives of a small town.
It’s August 1918 and it’s finally beginning to look like an Allied victory is on the cards.
Beaker’s only friend in the world, his cat, is dead.
There’s no such thing as vanilla, boring or prudish.
Sex Waitress catapults us forward to the year 2020, in which a dystopian London has emerged from female empowerment and consent campaigns, to a society in which misogynists and sex…
Brenda’s Got a Baby was birthed from a concept created by Molly Rumford, financed via Crowdfunder and the culmination of interviews and news stories from real people.
Aurigami (Malcolm Ball – ondes martenot/hand percussion, Kate Cuzner – flutes/live electronics).
Evil foreigners are at large, British Dick and his trusty working-class sidekicks face a ticking time bomb to foil a ruthless Latin love thug’s plot before he steals every pearl …
Chuckle award runner-up (1998) Berlinda will take you on a journey to The Lost Matriarch, leaving behind all you have ever known about gender.
The arrival of an undercover inspector sends officials of a new EU country into a spin.
Dave and Vince wake up in a morgue.
From the writer of Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh and Harry Gibson’s relentless one-man show returns.
A physicist is on the brink of being able to explain the mysteries of the universe but still can’t figure out his volatile relationship with a rising star.
Since the 1st January 2018, five writers have worked collaboratively, writing a new scene each week in response to socio-political events.
This touching new musical explores the interior monologues of three interconnected characters through acoustic songs, focusing on their lack of communication and the difference bet…
‘Frailty, thy name is woman,’ said Hamlet.
Connor and George have been long acquainted, but as Connor’s reality is distorted, do they really know each other that well? Interrobang is a new piece of writing looking at mental…
A postmodern post-mortem of how hate won.
An anti-terrorist government official is forced to reconsider all of his preconceptions regarding illegal immigrants when he comes face to face with the experiences of a desperate …
Deep in the medieval dungeons of the Royal Palace, two strangers dwell.
Hugo Alastor has gone missing.
Before Chris’s wife died, after over 30 years of marriage, she made him promise to be himself.
‘You can open your eyes now’.
The Mantles have issues that probably need to be addressed, only problem being none of them talk to each other, not properly anyway.
Doreen’s One-Minute No-Brainer Lectures have had over 21 million online video views since April 2016.
For anyone unfamiliar with Sarah Kane’s work, the first reaction is often shock.
Erich and Ada are separated by one of history’s most famous man-made divisions: the Berlin Wall.
In a world full of hatred and ignorance, Simply Surreal, fresh from our sell-out show last year, welcomes you to our exciting play.
‘Remember, remember the fifth of November.
In 1950s Hazlehurst, Mississippi, the Mcgrath sisters have returned home.
Red Button is a quirky and peculiar piece of science fiction theatre that doesn’t quite find its feet.
Many scholars and philistines alike think they have a good understanding of Virginia Woolf – a suicidal bisexual who used too many semicolons.
Circled in their new support group, six young people all brought together by one thing – a journey from friendship to revenge.
Vaccine is a searing new drama created by the newly formed Warwick University company, Juvenilia.
‘I didn’t even know your name.
Wilde’s much loved masterpiece gets a 1980s revamp.
NATO Summit, 2014, Newport, Wales: Pippa is dazed, hungover and staging her own personal protest on the Coldra roundabout.
A young bride returns to her family’s rural estate for a weekend-long wedding celebration.
The image of the tortured brooding man, bewitched, bothered and bewildered by some winsome and naïve woman, is long burnt into of literature.
Sisters (and the rest of the world) unite and enjoy this one-woman show as you are taken through the tumultuous life of the Preston-born suffragette Edith Rigby.
Natural philosophers Edmund Halley and Robert Hooke are engaged in a scientific wager that will crown the man who can prove why the planets move elliptically the victor.
Danny has an interview for his dream job as a football reporter at The Times – he just hasn’t told them he’s deaf.
A be-suited, be-spectacled, b-bastard hot out the frying pan and onto the flyers of the prestigious Edinburgh Flange Festival.
A play about hope that centres around a homeless man as he tries to get his first home.
A killer haunts the shores of Edgartown.
Threadbare is a creation of the Minotaur Theatre Company which is run by students from the University of East Anglia.
In Oscar Wilde’s timeless twist on the biblical story of John the Baptist’s execution, princess Salome lives luxuriously in a bustling Middle Eastern court with her mother and …
Rolling up to Edinburgh for their Festival debut, the UK’s number one all-female a cappella group from King’s College London present a slick, sharp performance of diverse music, …
The life and times of Bill Shankly: comedian, philosopher, dictator, god, angel, devil, saint – and tragic hero.
In an upmarket hotel room, two men – one a disgraced politician, the other an ex-rent boy – meet to rekindle old loves and re-open old wounds in this darkly comedic character s…
The Gravel Road Show, featuring the Intoxicating Temperance Sisters, is a world-premiere cabaret that denounces the evils of alcohol consumption.
Pucqui Collaborative’s Changelings is a thoughtful story about two very different existences colliding and attempting to translate one another.
Award-winning theatre company Owle Schreame performs a series of very droll ‘drolls’: short, illegal comedies from the 17th century.
Anathema is a promising first piece of work from Bearded Dog Theatre, starting strong with difficult topics not often discussed on stage – specifically the issue of male rape.
In their new drama, Walls and Bridges, Acting Coach Scotland delves into the themes of home and belonging through a dystopian Scotland in 2035.
We are all Going to Die is a devised piece by Dead Person Productions.
Inspired by cynicism.
Travelling as a latecomer to his brother-in-law’s stag do, Tim thought he would sit back, relax and enjoy a gin and tonic on the way there.
Pawn of war, drone operator Marcy controls escalating bloodlust through the persona of Tellaralette Seville, her PTSD induced alter-ego.
Based on the Roger Corman film, this is a laugh-a-minute spoof about young nerd Seymour and his mysterious plant, Audrey II, who possesses an unusual appetite.
A triple-bill of fast-paced new writing from Goldsmiths, University of London, featuring an ensemble cast performing three original shows in one night.
Becoming an adult isn’t easy.
In Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice we see von Aschenbach increasingly obsessed by the beautiful youth Tadzio.
Frederick William Rolfe (1860-1913) was a minor English writer, artist and photographer and serious eccentric.
In this one-man show, Christopher Peacock plays a man of the cloth struggling daily to overcome the temptations of the flesh.
It is 255 years since Voltaire published his scathing satire on Liebnitzian optimism, yet it remains as fresh as it was in 1759.
This comedy from the Z Theatre Company centres around the Broken Vows marriage guidance centre, where three couples have been court-ordered to attend therapy.
“Happy families are all alike,
but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” wrote Tolstoy.
Five insomniacs can’t go to sleep in the Z Theatre Company’s cleverly named Chasing Zeds.
Robert, 35, believes his life is perfect.
Unhinged Creations’ production of Phantom Pain carries heavy themes: grief, mental illness, violence in relationships, and obsession.
Ofsted inspections are generally not much fun.
The promotional blurb for Dead Fresh warns you that missing the secret of this dark comedy (or perhaps missing the comedy itself – there’s some pronoun confusion in there) ‘c…
Finlay can engage his house in conversation.
The Sad Story of the Moon and the Sun is a shadow puppet adventure.
I really hope there wasn’t an adult in charge of this.
The twists and turns of the topsy-turvy world of Alice in Wonderland are well known and
loved by many, enshrined in literary pop culture.
The Sydney Theatre School’s production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure grapples gallantly with its intricate material, but fails to leave much of an impression.
Up presents the rise of one man, Stuart, from a childhood of neglect to
dominance in the boxing ring, with the help of his brother (trainer and
lifelong advocate Teddy) and…
Fringe wouldn’t be Fringe without its many questionable adaptations of Hamlet
and this one definitely raises a lot of questions.
Tracing the life of Korean dancer Choi Seung-hee, this solo show is surprising and delightful.
Spectrum follows the true story of Temple Grandin (Maeve Belle) who used the unique perspective given to her by her autism to revolutionise and humanise the slaughter industry.
Authentic, thrilling and (overly) ambitious, Death is the New Porn
is a fine piece of theatre.
The Magic Egg follows the adventure of a young girl who must save her mother and retrieve her magic egg from an evil witch.
Soldier Box is a new play brought to this year’s Fringe by New Celt Productions, a company that amalgamates the talents of both Queen Margaret and Napier university’s recent grad…
The Seussification of a Midsummer Night’s Dream sees an all female cast embark on a speedy but delightful adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy.
The Next Big Thing is a show that deals with precisely that – and the young, ambitious writer who’s striving to attain it.
Forget Justin Bieber and his legions of ‘beliebers’.
Out Cast Theatre return to the festival this year with their typically camp Carry On-style comedy.
Luke Speirs’ new musical presents a love triangle between three best friends and the fallout of their relationships as a result of Tom’s (Sam Rich) unrequited love for Drew (Luke S…
Joe Dipietro and Jimmy Roberts’ musical comedy, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change has become a staple of the fringe in recent years, probably because it requires a small, …
From the award-winning Box Tale Soup, join Alice on her remarkable journey.
Hysterically funny, slightly weird and yet highly enjoyable, Hold for
Three Seconds is a new comedy about three strangers trapped in a lift on
the thirty-second floor of a buildi…
Watching Sister Amnesia’s Country and Western Nunsense Jamboree brought me right back to a long-forgotten primary school experience.
Marcel Vol I explores the topic of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s sex scandals, portrayed in the form of an absurdist nightmare.
New theatre company Gin & Tonic makes an assured debut with an abridged version of Hamlet that breathlessly energises Shakespeare’s masterpiece with a confidence not often seen i…
We type, we mail, we text, we Skype, we friend, but in a world that is more connected than ever, what happens when we strip away technology and remove the buffer between ourselves …
“It’s the game show of all game
shows!” our host tells us as we begin.
An intimate look into the lives of three people connected by one shocking event.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned; so quotes or paraphrases every
production of Medea ever made.
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