The Rodney Buzzard Tapes: Evidence of an Honourable Man

The Rodney Buzzard Tapes: Evidence of an Honourable Man

In 1973, aspiring serial killer Rodney Buzzard sits in his thatched bungalow apartment, skinning spuds for practice… He waits for a knock at the door but hears nothing – the No… 

Coward Conscience

Coward Conscience

What happens to characters when the curtain comes down? How do we know if they ever learn from their mistakes and move beyond the confines of their story, or whether they remain tr… 

How Not to Owl

How Not to Owl

A split hour of stand-up comedy from Isaac Kean and Andy Bucks, Cambridge Footlights members and Chortle Student Comedy Award finalists. 

Ten Men – The Lives Of John Bindon

Ten Men – The Lives Of John Bindon

This is a one-man play about the infamous life of the actor, criminal, alleged lover of Princess Margaret and possessor of a 12-inch appendage, John Bindon. 

Quartet

Quartet

‘It’s like childhood bite marks and scratches from your pets and the stitches from when your mum dropped you – it’s the scars that keep us together. 

Babysitting Calvin

Babysitting Calvin

Baby Calvin can remember his previous life when he was happily married to Laura. 

Is This the Real Life?

Is This the Real Life?

As an international Chinese student who has been impacted by different thoughts from the East and the West, he often loses sleep and has many weird dreams from the anxieties of Uni… 

Hotel Elsinore

Hotel Elsinore

Denmark. 

Seeds of Memories

Seeds of Memories

Recently it has felt like grief is all around us. 

Our Field at Twilight

Our Field at Twilight

‘In my dream, there were cows in a field. 

birthday girl

birthday girl

This is a play about birthdays. 

Alright?

Alright?

Patrick Withey gives a delightfully engaging and endearing performance as the troubled 15-year-old in Black Hound Productions’ Alright!, which has absolutely nothing to do with C… 

Mrs Pack

Mrs Pack

Even a prince needs a woman’s first gift. 

1:2:2192 (Retribution Day)

1:2:2192 (Retribution Day)

A lawyer sits in a strong room. 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Nightmare

Gilbert and Sullivan's Nightmare

It’s awards night and the longest serving member of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company might just get the recognition he thinks he deserves. 

Pramkicker

Pramkicker

Sadie Hasler’s biting dark comedy takes an unflinching look at what it means to be child-free in a world of yummy mummies. 

Marmalade

Marmalade

The Bristol Revunions are back in Edinburgh to showcase the best and brightest minds sketch comedy have to offer. 

Head Girl

Head Girl

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. 

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure

Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr John Watson on this riveting, hitherto unpublished case. 

Pearly Gates: A Kafkaesque Romcom in Heaven

Pearly Gates: A Kafkaesque Romcom in Heaven

Mediocre everyman Samuel Green has one week to prove himself worthy of permanent residence in Heaven. 

Hard Shoulder

Hard Shoulder

Do you ever feel like pulling over? Or feel turned on by the sea? I think I do. 

Spit Me Out

Spit Me Out

Slap ‘N’ Tickle Theatre Company, founded in 2020 by East 15 Acting School alumni, has created a fabulously entertaining piece of devised theatre that explores sensitive issues … 

A Wilde Life

A Wilde Life

Chevron Theatre’s A Wilde Life is absolutely hypnotic, hinting at a time of debauchery and a glamour that has long since passed. 

Hobnobs and Fruitcake

Hobnobs and Fruitcake

Alex loves church because it has Hobnobs and singing, and she’s not allowed either at home because one, she’s tone-deaf, and two, she’s diabetic. 

Joffrey! The Pantomime

Joffrey! The Pantomime

Written by Joffrey himself, this retelling of the first season of Game of Thrones as a traditional pantomime is the true story of Joffrey’s fight to secure his rightful place on … 

Reservoir Knobs

Reservoir Knobs

Based on a wild and hilarious true story, Reservoir Knobs follows the aftermath of a botched supermarket robbery, as the hapless criminals gather in a warehouse to confront an inju… 

The Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody

‘I never was so immensely tickled by anything I had ever said before. 

More Than Tracy Turnblad

More Than Tracy Turnblad

In this cabaret exploring body standards in the entertainment industry, Abby Rose Morris details her experiences as a plus-size performer while dismantling the ever-present cultura… 

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy...?

In Declan Croghan’s tense and hilarious black comedy, Anto and Kevin find their Irish past crashing in on their new and quiet London lives. 

Shall I Compare Thee

Shall I Compare Thee

Does the human race crave love or hate? Technology has moulded the relationships of the 21st century – perhaps it’s time to look back in order to move forward. 

Woyzeck / Marie

Woyzeck / Marie

Woyzeck and his family are continually exploited by the institution. 

Fake It Till You Make It

Fake It Till You Make It

A one-woman show about Leda, an actor struggling to make it. 

The Kettling

The Kettling

Suddenly kettled at a climate change protest on the hottest day of the year, Kelly finds herself trapped with a volatile and unlikely mix of people. 

Good Enough

Good Enough

The hilarious and profound emotional roller-coaster true story of renowned storyteller, Ted McGrath. 

South Downs

South Downs

In this 2011 response to Rattigan’s The Browning Version, David Hare explores life in an Anglo-Catholic public school on the South Downs in 1962. 

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Recent studies in education suggest that the two best ways for students to boost their educational development (by eight months in each case) are immediate feedback from a teacher … 

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery

Following a 2021 sell out run, acclaimed mystery maestros Highly Suspect return to the Fringe with a new duo of hilarious and interactive murder mysteries, which you – the audien… 

Sockpuppet

Sockpuppet

Sockpuppet is a new play about deepfakes: the ever-so-slightly scary technological phenomenon where anyone can pretend to be anyone else. 

Numbers

Numbers

Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies. 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

‘They’ve never tried to cover up these scandals. 

Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

A tale of unrealised dreams. 

West End vs Broadway

West End vs Broadway

Enjoy an afternoon of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices. 

Our Teacher's a Troll

Our Teacher's a Troll

Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school and are delighted to have reduced their head teacher to a nervous wreck. 

Prometheus Bound (Io’s Version)

Prometheus Bound (Io’s Version)

Prometheus Bound (Io’s Version) finds itself in a double bind. 

The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke doesn’t quite land. 

Tales of Vomit, Trash and Broken Glass

Tales of Vomit, Trash and Broken Glass

After an ecological disaster unleashes a neurotoxin into the air, two people are thrust into a series of emotionally-charged vignettes, where they are forced to confront both the n… 

Beneath

Beneath

Beneath is dark and absurd commentary on the effects of climate change. 

Crossing the Void

Crossing the Void

Sally MacAlister collaborates with upcoming theatre company koi collective to premiere a new comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Murder Club

The Murder Club

Based on true stories, Steve Hennessy’s play follows two inmates at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Richard Prince and Ronald True. 

Born Under a Bad Sign

Born Under a Bad Sign

Jez, Luke, Gary and Mark are die-hard football fans podcasting about the club they love: Third-division Invercreiff FC. 

The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters

A tale of three Highland sisters who live in a shack in the woods disconnected from society, each of them with different views on how they should be living their lives. 

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s nothing quite like Spaghetti Bolognese, the most dazzling bowl of pasta in all your days! Join Penny for an unforgettable dinner in this show that is fun for all the fami… 

The Plague of Denny Ken

The Plague of Denny Ken

‘Tis the year 1351. 

Grounded: A Sitcom

Grounded: A Sitcom

We’re grounded! An international hacking scandal means the planes can’t fly and everyone has to stay where they are. 

The Shambles

The Shambles

Calling all comedy revolutionists! Tired of watching performers use primitive “scripts” to perform “emotional” and “engaging” comedy? Never fear – The Shambles are here! This gro… 

How to Be a Girl (In Three Easy Steps)

How to Be a Girl (In Three Easy Steps)

Gara spent most of their life being a “girl”. 

The Childless Land

The Childless Land

Medea in space. 

Triple Bypass: Three Ten Minute Plays About Living for Death and Dying for Life

Triple Bypass: Three Ten Minute Plays About Living for Death and Dying for Life

Originally written for online festivals in 2021 and now recreated by an all-Scottish cast and crew for live performance, American writer/producer Deena MP Ronayne’s award-winning… 

There's No Mystery in Murder!

There's No Mystery in Murder!

Murder has come to Rothersdale, where nothing ever happens. 

Into The Woods Jr

Into The Woods Jr

Edinburgh Youth Theatre presents Into The Woods Jr. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

For over 10 years Absolute Improv! has entertained sell-out audiences with off-the-cuff comedy performances from Scotland’s top improvisational comedy actors. 

Read for Filth

Read for Filth

The single hardest day of your life is the day you realise you’re not going to go mad and you’re not going to kill yourself. 

Unseen Shepard

Unseen Shepard

What if the characters you created in your plays were to come to life and challenge the lives and circumstances you created for them?Unseen Shepard finds Pulitzer Prize-winning pla… 

Oracle: Do You Want to See the Future?

Oracle: Do You Want to See the Future?

A jaw-dropping mind-reading show that will have you grinning from ear to ear, scratching your head in bafflement, and wondering if you might just have seen a glimpse of the future. 

Wreckage

Wreckage

Gangs of London star Andrew Laithwaite returns to the Fringe for the first time in a decade for his singer-songwriter debut as Laith Andrews, in an intimate journey of love and los… 

Uplift

Uplift

A heart-warming play illuminating the significant contributions of the Windrush Generation to Britain, the scandal around their wrongful treatment and their journey in overcoming t… 

The Tragicomical 'Istory of 'Arry and the Long March of Civilisation

The Tragicomical 'Istory of 'Arry and the Long March of Civilisation

‘Arry Everyman has had all the crap careers in history: cannibal pot stirrer, medieval plague sniffer, lizard war cannon fodder, undandy highwayman, popper of anchovies into small … 

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

She’s not your average little old lady. 

Locked In

Locked In

A ticking clock. 

Beyond Glory

Beyond Glory

Best Actor, Hollywood Fringe 2019. 

Like a Sack of Potatoes

Like a Sack of Potatoes

A hillbilly gothic tale of an Appalachian tobacco farmer’s love for his family and the extremes he will go to protect them. 

Brother's Keeper

Brother's Keeper

About courageous survival, the play tracks the journey of the central character, William, from ten years old to middle age. 

With All Jew Respect

With All Jew Respect

My show is about growing up, getting old and having an 88-year-old Jewish mother (now with no filter) who is making me ‘Jewrotic’ (neurotic and Jewish. 

Bee Master

Bee Master

Good Heavens! Brother Barnabus has found himself in a sticky situation! Join him in this one man show. 

Loveless

Loveless

Loveless is a show concerning the pornographic industry. 

Bunker

Bunker

Bunker By Noga Flaishon, directed by Coral Tarran. 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party with a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party with a Scottish Twist

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

All My Stupid Jobs

All My Stupid Jobs

Broadway / West End veteran Timothy Quinlan exposes the humbling truth about life in musical theatre. 

Virginia Woolf's Orlando, Adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Virginia Woolf's Orlando, Adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Orlando, an attractive, swashbuckling, time-travelling nobleman, favourite of Queen Elizabeth and lover of Princess Sasha, lives over 500 years. 

The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

An adaptation of Henry James’ classic ghost story. 

Double Date! The Musical

Double Date! The Musical

When exes Claire and Niamh bump into each other for the first time in years while out with their current partners, they have no idea just what they’ve gotten themselves into. 

Once Lost: A New Musical

Once Lost: A New Musical

A powerful musical about living with dementia. 

The House Is on Fire

The House Is on Fire

It’s 2086. 

Boot

Boot

Boot – a new one-act play by Eliza Williams. 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

Greed, corruption and damnation are rampant in this one-man adaptation of the Elizabethan classic. 

Love and Information

Love and Information

Known for their exciting ensemble and physical theatre work, students from North London Collegiate School are delighted to return to the Fringe to perform Caryl Churchill’s 2012 ka… 

Strike!

Strike!

Sex, thugs and bowling balls. 

The Kettling

The Kettling

Suddenly kettled at a climate change protest on the hottest day of the year, Kelly finds herself trapped with a volatile and unlikely mix of people. 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Anarchist: noun; a person who rebels against any authority or established order. 

There's No Mystery in Murder!

There's No Mystery in Murder!

Murder has come to a quiet Yorkshire village where nothing ever happens. 

Shrek: The Panto

Shrek: The Panto

In a world where we ignore any films past Shrek 2. 

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

The year is 1906 and a London family’s world is torn apart when their father is arrested for spying and they are sent to live in the country. 

Small Histories

Small Histories

Six generations of women, their lives spanning 100 years from the final months of World War One to the present. 

Melody

Melody

Melody is the most cheerful hotel receptionist in town. 

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

Amorous Tales of Shakespeare

Who was Shakespeare’s true love? Anne Hathaway who seduced the young Will. 

Half a Dozen Jane Eyres

Half a Dozen Jane Eyres

Double Fringe First winners bring Bronte evangelists who fight and bite at West Norwood’s first-ever Jane Eyre convention (Jeremy Kyle meets Comic Con). 

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

Male impersonator, soubrette and headliner at all the major theatres, Nelly Power was a force to be reckoned with in an era before female emancipation. 

I Want Hercules

I Want Hercules

One dashing detective. One massive myth. One seriously fatally murdered family. Sensational thriller from double Fringe First winners Theatre Caddis.  

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Come see 30 plays in 60 minutes! Created by Greg Allen of the Neo-Futurists Theatre and performed by students from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California. 

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Broken Britain, 1987, Rita and Sue; two teens hungry for adult adventure embark on a wicked journey that takes them on a very raucous ride – literally! You’ll be shocked, you may… 

This Play Is Not About Me

This Play Is Not About Me

This play is about dreams, where forgotten memories go, déjà vu, laughter, the inability to laugh, that sense you get when you can tell someone is staring at you, the song Girls … 

Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

What would you do if you had the chance for revenge? 15 years after being kidnapped and tortured in General Pinochet’s Chile, Paulina Salas tries to forget the past and build a q… 

One Good Beating

One Good Beating

A remarkably vivid picture of one merciless family and three desperate lives. 

Chatroom

Chatroom

Six teenagers communicate only via the internet. 

Fear Here and Terror There

Fear Here and Terror There

What would you think of if I told you this was a play about radicalisation? Who would you picture? What did they look like? Where were they from – here, or there? 

Macbeth

Macbeth

Three presenters take you to a world of distrust and alternative facts, where brave Macbeth and his wife plot to kill King Duncan and take the Scottish throne. 

She Shall Not Be Moved

She Shall Not Be Moved

This fresh, original piece of writing, set in a modern day witch trial, is a meditation on what it means to be a woman; the challenges we face, and how they break us, bind us and s… 

Ghostly Tales

Ghostly Tales

Ghostly Tales are adaptations of Victorian supernatural short stories; The Wind in the Rosebush, The Shadow on the Wall, and The Best Room in the House. 

Mirror Canon

Mirror Canon

Mirror Canon focuses on the subtle relation between thoughts and actions, showing the dichotomy between the realistic outside living world of actions and the repressed inner self t… 

Still Life by Noël Coward

Still Life by Noël Coward

The Hart Players theatre company brings Noël Coward’s Still Life to the Fringe. 

Medea Speaks

Medea Speaks

Medea Speaks is a rallying cry to take the conversation begun by #MeToo further. 

Fray Bentos

Fray Bentos

Just over a 100 years ago there was an epic battle and a tank crew were stranded in their Mark II tank in no mans land. 

Degrees of Guilt

Degrees of Guilt

Jade Potts is a much loved baby, but 16-year-old Honey is wholly unprepared for motherhood and lacks any semblance of support. 

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Brecht’s darkly comic play about the ascent of the moronic, childish but charismatic gangster Arturo Ui should be relevant for obvious reasons. 

The Graveyard Shift

The Graveyard Shift

‘Leaving even the most sceptical of the audience unnerved’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Love Me Out: The Opera

Love Me Out: The Opera

100% my type on paper. 

Everyman

Everyman

As the saying goes, "The path to hell is paved with good intentions". 

Notes from Shetland to Shanghai

Notes from Shetland to Shanghai

‘Keep the ears keenly aware for this string-driven sky dancer enchanter’ ***** (TheEdinburghReporter. 

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… 

Section 28: The Legacy of a Homophobic Law

Section 28: The Legacy of a Homophobic Law

September, 1988. 

Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray

Captivated by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray trades his soul for eternal youth and beauty. 

Want Some More

Want Some More

Want Some More explores the harsh realities of living with a whole range of eating disorders from binge eating to diabulimia; retelling word for word accounts in Stage Strong Produ… 

Jennifer B

Jennifer B

Jennifer B is a must-see! She’s a thirty-something blonde with a red lipstick, a protruding front and an animal instinct. 

Dodici Ballerini

Dodici Ballerini

Prepare to be dazzled by the magical adventures of 12 masked dancers as they step into a mystical world where colour means power and sparkle means everything. 

Verity

Verity

Poor Verity. 

Jammy Dodgers

Jammy Dodgers

If we started the world again, would we do a better job? The world they’re in has fallen apart. 

EAST

EAST

Steven Berkoff’s irresistible EAST makes an inevitable return to the Festival Fringe, this time in a vibrant and energetic production by HiveMCR. 

One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

In an unassuming French restaurant, an American news anchor meets with a man who reveals to her that the 1969 moon landing was faked and this time there’s proof. 

Cruise to Hell

Cruise to Hell

A family’s dream holiday becomes a nightmare. 

10:31, MCR

10:31, MCR

It was a day like any other day. 

Her

Her

Who can be a mother? What makes them a mother? Do we actually need one? Cariad and Catrin confront the dysfunction of their relationship past and present and the division that an u… 

Mr Nice Guy

Mr Nice Guy

Local celebrity Jeremy Shaw is shot on his way to work one morning. 

Love and Sex and All Things In-Between

Love and Sex and All Things In-Between

Verbatim stories of “love” in all its magnificence and monstrousness. 

How to Mend the World (With a Student Play)

How to Mend the World (With a Student Play)

This new comedy gives the audience a fly-on-the-wall view of how messy putting on a student Fringe play can be. 

Downton Shabby

Downton Shabby

Big Spirit Theatre Company brings you, Downtown Shabby. 

Conscious

Conscious

Held captive in the windowless laboratory where she was first conceived, the AI Alice has only ever seen the world through the skewed words of her captors, moulded by the sinister … 

Momento Sounds

Momento Sounds

Originally an acoustic violin duo, Momento developed their sound by adding synths, sample pads, and loop station to deliver an entertaining, immersive classical and electronic show… 

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo in a Tutu

A highland cow, a crab apple dance audition and a royal wedding – what could possibly go wrong? Move over Darcy Bussell, this hilarious heifer’s got contacts, pink horns, a crown… 

Uppercut: A New Musical

Uppercut: A New Musical

Talented but troubled Clio has three months to go until the biggest boxing match of her life. 

Shiver

Shiver

‘The men are gone and all has sunken into disorder’. 

The Life of Reilly

The Life of Reilly

Living in a world where people don’t say what they mean or mean what they say can be tricky, and Reilly has questions. 

McNaughton

McNaughton

In his cell, woodturner Daniel McNaughton, wronged by his father, dismissed by the Glaswegian legal establishment, awaits sentence for his botched attempt to shoot Prime Minister R… 

The Moment

The Moment

The Moment symbolises the longing to preserve childhood innocence that we experience as we move through life. 

Relational (or A Writer's Misguided Guide to Loves Lost and Found)

Relational (or A Writer's Misguided Guide to Loves Lost and Found)

Existing deep within the mind of writer Jonathan P Sims, two friends debate the legitimacy of platonic relationships between men and women, which leads them (and Jonathan) to obser… 

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

‘People who try to hang on to their individuality always come to a bad end!’ Noun: rhinoceros. 

Mobile Phone Show

Mobile Phone Show

‘Ladies and gentlemen, the performance is about to begin, could I please ask you all to turn your mobile phones ON. 

Blown Fuse

Blown Fuse

‘It‘s becoming a status symbol today, the need to have a problem. 

She

She

What does it mean to be a woman in today’s society? How does she tackle the obstacles that life throws at her? Who is She? A verbatim performance led by the experiences of real w… 

Love/Sick

Love/Sick

For the romantic, the cynic, and the sick of heart – Love/Sick is a play about the kind of love you won’t find in fairy tales. 

Top Trumps

Top Trumps

A curious assortment of guests attend a dinner party hosted by a mutual acquaintance. 

Arrivals

Arrivals

Where is the worst place to wake up hung-over? Answer: Budapest Airport. 

Level Up

Level Up

Newly engaged Jimmy and Natasha feel they’re the perfect match. 

Bull

Bull

This dark comedy by Mike Bartlett shows the cruelty of human nature through bizarre power play, manipulation and vindictive honesty. 

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

The King of Ghosts: Zhong Kui

This story is based on Chinese traditional myth, Zhong Kui. 

In Her Corner

In Her Corner

World premiere. 

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

The boy I love is up in the gallery. 

The South Afreakins: The Afreakin Family

The South Afreakins: The Afreakin Family

Helene is excited to throw Gordon’s birthday party, but Gordon isn’t happy about turning 70. 

The 27 Club

The 27 Club

The play follows Nick: a young, successful artist struggling with his identity and mental health. 

Parasites

Parasites

Seesome Theatre’s new production Parasites is presented as an issue play, getting to the heart of problems with the welfare state, domestic abuse and teenager stuck in an unforgi… 

Pan Breid

Pan Breid

Welcome tae Camby! If ye need tae know anyhin’ aboot roon here, there’s five hings ye need tae remember: neds, fitbaw, shite, shoaps n’ the cooncil. 

Volpone

Volpone

Powerful forces of greed and deception clash in this explosive adaptation of Ben Johnson’s classic comedy. 

The South Afreakins

The South Afreakins

Gordon and Helene are stuck in South Africa and in their rut. 

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

‘Don’t let the bastards grind you down – I know whose faces I’ve got in my sights, the bastards that put the gun in my hands. 

Shakespeare! The Panto

Shakespeare! The Panto

A side-splitting flashback to the 16th century, where the Bard of Avon is holding auditions for his newest show – a pantomime. 

The Shambles

The Shambles

The Shambles, University of York’s improvised comedy troupe, are back at the Fringe for their 12th year. 

Clouds

Clouds

After their successful run of Greyhounds in 2018, Time & Again return with Edwardian epic, Clouds! The year is 1913 and women are rising up. 

Kemp's Jig

Kemp's Jig

Steve Taylor is Will Kemp – celebrity comedian and superstar of the Elizabethan stage. 

Nothing Really Means Anything Anymore So Shut Up, Tim?

Nothing Really Means Anything Anymore So Shut Up, Tim?

After receiving a scathing audience review, failed performer Oskar Schortz saw two options: to deal with it and move on; or to dwell, lament and plan the downfall of his arch-criti… 

Beyond Glory

Beyond Glory

Set against the backdrops of the Vietnam War, World War II and the Korean War, Beyond Glory tells the stirring, emotional, and heroic true stories of eight recipients of America’… 

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth – St Andrews’ first, best and, incidentally, only improvised comedy troupe – are back for their eighth consecutive year at the Fringe, with their own particular b… 

Bitch, Antigone

Bitch, Antigone

Noises Off meets Antigone with a lot of great dick jokes thrown in for good measure! Bitch, Antigone from Australia’s Out Cast Theatre and writer Steven Dawson, is a hilarious go… 

Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger

Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger

It is often a challenge to take a piece of original writing that has already achieved success at the Fringe and do something new with it. 

Bacon

Bacon

Francis Bacon once observed that ‘in order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present’. 

Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up!

Wayne is a conman. 

Up and Away

Up and Away

Up and Away is a drama set in rural Wisconsin. 

Dear Mr Dead Head

Dear Mr Dead Head

Ten friends. 

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Six actors. 

Untouchable

Untouchable

A diverse evening of taboo topics explored through dance. 

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel return to the Fringe with an even naughtier 69 sketches in the space of an hour! Mercilessly outrageous; always hyperactive. 

baby-go-round

baby-go-round

Time is ticking for Kate to have a baby. 

Disenchanted

Disenchanted

Poisoned apples. 

Good Grief

Good Grief

Good grief is full of sarcasm, laughter and the occasional tear as we try to show that there is no “correct” thing to say to someone who is grieving. 

Dolly

Dolly

Rural Ireland - rich in personality and culture yet teeming with the stigma and prejudice of another age. 

The Whole of Shakespeare

The Whole of Shakespeare

Artists of pantomime and clownery Mikhail Kukota and Igor Chekhov are graduates of the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts. 

Good Things Come to Those Who

Good Things Come to Those Who

Good Things Come to Those Who explores our generation’s relationship with work, debt, big data, surveillance and public/private space: when everything you have can be an asset, wha… 

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

Tectonic Theatre’s The Laramie Project is a masterpiece in verbatim, a chronicle of the 1998 real-life kidnap and murder of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student from Wyoming. 

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show

East meets West in this wild mash-up of comedy, electric violin, characters, spoken word and songs from legendary AmerAsian duo Slanty Eyed Mama. 

Freak

Freak

‘Raw. 

Extremism

Extremism

The police just took Jamal away. 

This Is Yorkshire

This Is Yorkshire

Inspired by the blistering 2007 film This Is England, this hard-hitting new play examines working class life in early 80’s Yorkshire through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy who becom… 

In Your Own Sweet Way

In Your Own Sweet Way

Hoghead Theatre Company Returns to the Fringe with their devised piece In Your Own Sweet Way. 

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

Love Dickens? Love magic? Imagine if you could sit in Fagin’s den or share a rum with Bill Sykes while he mesmerises you with cards? At last you can. 

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Voices

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Voices

The University of St Andrews\\\' all-female a cappella group present Voices. 

The Best Play Ever

The Best Play Ever

Deep in the heart of a medieval dungeon, two strangers dwell. 

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Alan Ayckbourn's Farcicals

Highly acclaimed but rarely performed hilarious Ayckbourn double bill. 

The Liverpool Revue

The Liverpool Revue

Liverpool’s acclaimed sketch comedy show hurtles back to the Fringe for its fifth year of unmistakable whimsy and Merseyside wit. 

The March

The March

We protested because we believe in a better country. 

The Fabulous TT

The Fabulous TT

Compared by many to Dudley Moore and Victoria Wood, The Fabulous TT will captivate you with true stories about her life with Robert Burns, David Gest, Michael Jackson and her ambit… 

Plucked

Plucked

Plucked is a barnyard fable declaring the high ground on animal cruelty, a sermon on cycles of violence from bird to child to wife. 

Death, Dating and I Do

Death, Dating and I Do

Death, Dating and I Do. 

Women for Trump

Women for Trump

A verbatim play created from interviews conducted across America in late 2016, Women for Trump explores why five women were, or were not, persuaded to vote for Donald Trump. 

Banana Boys

Banana Boys

Sports and sex. 

A Midsummer Night's Droll

A Midsummer Night's Droll

Award-winning Fringe favourites the Owle Schreame return with a wild, rough, raucous and drunken reimagining; a version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from the 1640s, originally adap… 

Antigone

Antigone

Using Don Taylor’s BBC-commissioned translation, Malvern Theatres Young Company presents Antigone, directed by Nic Lloyd. 

What Makes You a Woman

What Makes You a Woman

St Marylebone Theatre Company explore the experiences of women in the 20th and 21st century, asking where have we come from and who do we want to be? 

The Penniless Optimist

The Penniless Optimist

Trapped in a TV box world, Po is on a quest to retrieve his one and only worldly possession, his optimistic hat. 

Fan Girl

Fan Girl

Geraldine is a lonely young secretary living with her invalid and overbearing mother. 

Horror Show

Horror Show

People are going missing. 

Robert Burns the Musical

Robert Burns the Musical

A new musical by Tish Tindall based upon an idea by David Gest, Michael Jackson, and the life and works of Robert Burns. 

Eight

Eight

Eight captivating monologues that offer a group portrait of diverse characters from high-class hookers to 7/7 survivors. 

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo In A Tutu is a new musical by Tish Tindall starring The Fabulous TT and Lossie Elite Dance Company. 

Walk Swiftly and With Purpose

Walk Swiftly and With Purpose

History Boys meets Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour as we follow four girls on the cusp of adulthood in this new take on the classic coming of age tale. 

Conscious

Conscious

Set the night before Project Upgrade is rolled out across the globe, the AI Alice confronts the consequences of her existence and threatens to dismantle the very system she was bor… 

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… 

National Killing Day

National Killing Day

When the government declares slaying legal to reignite a sense of self responsibility and respect, James has the urge to pay his ex-wife a visit. 

Grace

Grace

Nigel (Jonny Davidson) and his wife Sarah (Ella Dorman-Gajic) are sitting down to a dinner of soup and parsnip wine when they are interrupted by a knock on the door. 

T2 Brainclotting

T2 Brainclotting

Choose life. 

Community

Community

Set in a not-so-distant world where individuality is condemned and where life is constantly broadcast, this new play will explore our strange desire to constantly display ourselves… 

Manx Fairy Tales and Legends

Manx Fairy Tales and Legends

Who is Jack the Giant Killer and the Black Dog of Peel? How did the Buggane of St Trinian’s terrorise local villagers? Why was Phynodderee banished from Fairy Land? Discover why th… 

Seven-Day NHS: Naughty Health Stories

Seven-Day NHS: Naughty Health Stories

The Oxford Medical Students’ Tingewick Society come fresh from a sell-out slapstick pantomime to bring an insider’s view of medical life to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Agenda

Agenda

Are men really from Mars and women from Venus? Is it still just a man’s world? Will wearing the trousers make a difference and what is wrong with wearing skirts anyway? Do I have t… 

How I Brought Peace to the Middle East: A Tragicomedy

How I Brought Peace to the Middle East: A Tragicomedy

The award-winning true story of David Kaye’s attempt to bring peace to the Middle East. 

Ministers of Grace: The Unauthorised Shakespearean Parody of Ghostbusters

Ministers of Grace: The Unauthorised Shakespearean Parody of Ghostbusters

Whom wilt thou call? What if Shakespeare had written Ghostbusters? Ministers of Grace is a wickedly funny, ruff-and-ready mash-up joyride of one of the best-loved films of all time… 

Grimm Tales

Grimm Tales

Carol Ann Duffy’s lyrical and heartwarming adaptations of classic tales brought magically to life by a vibrantly talented young all-female cast. 

The Vampire of Barcelona

The Vampire of Barcelona

In Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century, a vampire walks the streets, invisible to those who choose not to see her. 

Breathing Corpses

Breathing Corpses

Amy, a cleaner, has found a body in a hotel room. 

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

For their 19th year at the Edinburgh Fringe, St George’s Medics’ Revue are back with a prescription for the Malignant Humours and their new fast-paced, medically based, comedy … 

Antigone

Antigone

All eyes are on the city of Thebes. 

Jumpers for Goalposts

Jumpers for Goalposts

After getting sacked from the Lesbian Rovers for being too bossy, Viv has a mission: to make five-a-side LGBT football team, Barely Athletic, league winners – and they’ve start… 

Breathing Corpses

Breathing Corpses

‘Of course I felt sorry for her I’m not f*cking heartless, I didn’t want her, whoever she is, to end up under a bush, god, but I didn’t want it to be me and your stupid f*cking… 

Is That Right Aye?

Is That Right Aye?

The Weegies are back! This time with another new Scottish comedy spectacular! After their sold-out run last year, the boys have returned with a bigger, better and funnier show! For… 

Nitro

Nitro

When a mismatched group of rebellious young art students are tasked with another mundane project, they are inspired to do something different. 

The Monster in the Hall

The Monster in the Hall

The Monster in the Hall by David Greig follows a day in the life of Duck Macatarsney as she cares for her dope-smoking biker father who suffers from multiple sclerosis. 

Mission: Her

Mission: Her

Have you ever felt that life was more a grocery list than a box of chocolates? Social media feeds are filled with people ticking events off the list, yet you feel you that you’ve… 

Noël Coward's Still Life

Noël Coward's Still Life

‘Forgive me? For everything. 

Grace Notes

Grace Notes

Becky Williams delivers an emotionally charged monologue about murderess Grace Miller somewhat reluctantly seeking a second chance at series of rehab sessions entitled Notes. 

Sherlock Holmes and the Conundrum of Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes and the Conundrum of Conan Doyle

The supernatural. 

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe

Across five centuries of British history, small groups of children seek sanctuary in the same solid, old wardrobe. It’s the safest place they know – but is it safe enough? 

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

Melbourne’s Out Cast Theatre company, using ‘bits of Mr Oscar Wilde’, as stated on the flyer, return a sort-of version of The Importance of Being Earnest to the Edinburgh Fri… 

Departure Date

Departure Date

Departure Date is a comedy about death that sadly lacks life. 

Three's Company, Where's Our Crowd? An Improvised Show

Three's Company, Where's Our Crowd? An Improvised Show

Three wise men followed a star to Edinburgh to bring you frankincense, myrrh and comedy gold. 

Swap Shop

Swap Shop

Dan and Jamie. 

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

‘I think it’s high time women let themselves just be women for a change. 

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Six actors. 

9/11 Was a Conspiracy

9/11 Was a Conspiracy

Modern dating and a devastating terrorist attack do not, at first, seem like complimentary subject matters for a romantic comedy, and yet in 52Up Production’s new show 9/11 Was a… 

Greyhounds

Greyhounds

Set in the small village of Shuttlefield, Greyhounds sees the local amateur dramatic society attempt to raise money for a Spitfire fighter aircraft by putting on a production of Sh… 

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth are St Andrews’ first, best and only improvised comedy troupe. 

Chatroom

Chatroom

In a world where words are power, the influence of “friends” online can make such a difference to the choices we make. 

The Amours of Lillie Langtry

The Amours of Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry, the most captivating and wicked woman of her time, has a scandalous secret. 

What the... Feminist?!

What the... Feminist?!

Sexism getting you down? Never fear! Join us as we dismantle the patriarchy, one song and dance at a time. 

Red Peppers

Red Peppers

Noel Coward’s Red Peppers gives a glimpse into a day in the life of George and Lily Pepper, a husband and wife vaudeville act who are tired of performing the same old song and danc… 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. 

Step Mama Drama!

Step Mama Drama!

Allison Hetzel (University of Alabama) returns to the Fringe after two successful runs of her solo show, Considering Georgia O’Keeffe (2009 and 2010). 

Girls Like That

Girls Like That

A naked photo goes viral. 

Big Trouble in Little Monkey's Daycare

Big Trouble in Little Monkey's Daycare

Tommy is four-and-a-quarter years old, and a hard-boiled private investigator on the mean streets of Little Monkey’s Daycare. 

Dining Al Desko

Dining Al Desko

A critically-acclaimed comedy about the struggles of working life. 

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… 

Young and Fresh

Young and Fresh

Alice is an up-and-coming reporter and she is assigned the topic of sex trafficking to research. 

Ripe

Ripe

Loosely based on The Handmaid’s Tale, this play takes place in a modern day fertility unit. 

Broken

Broken

Can you hear the silent scream in the song of the cabaret? This gripping new drama exposes the twists and turns of a family ripped apart by secrecy and prejudice. 

The Secret Life of Your Mobile Phone

The Secret Life of Your Mobile Phone

A unique journey into the private life of a gadget you thought was on your side. 

La Dispute

La Dispute

‘What? This is me? This is my face?’ A new translation of Marivaux’s controversial play, which tackles issues of gender and sexuality. 

The Trial

The Trial

The students of Wellington College are performing the renowned adaptation of Franz Kafka by Steven Berkoff, The Trial. 

The Sandman

The Sandman

This Victoriana adaptation of a gothic adaptation of a children’s fairy tale figure is not exactly breaking new ground. 

Year Zero

Year Zero

A tale of two countries. 

Professional

Professional

Half past five on a Friday evening, and a school’s electronic door-locking system shuts down for the weekend… with four teachers still in the staff room. 

Towers of Eden

Towers of Eden

Exploring the relationship between a brother and a sister growing up in a climate change fuelled apocalypse, Towers of Eden explores many classic dystopian themes as well some more… 

One for the Road...

One for the Road...

In the early 1980s Pinter became increasingly interested in human rights abuses and in particular the torture of political prisoners in Argentina and Turkey. 

A Pitch-Piper's Guide to the Melody

A Pitch-Piper's Guide to the Melody

In their Fringe debut, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group showcase their unique style in a series of unmissable shows. 

Hopes, Dreams and the Bits In-Between

Hopes, Dreams and the Bits In-Between

This show is for anyone who’s ever looked at a stranger in the street and wondered who they are. 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee is a satire about white heroes, cool policemen and sexy Syrians. 

Seven Devils

Seven Devils

Executed by student acting troupe The Hurtwood Corner from performing arts college Hurtwood House, Seven Devils is a play exploring the trials of down-on-their-luck Manhattan resid… 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee is a satire about white heroes, cool policemen and sexy Syrians. 

Heroes

Heroes

Exploding Whale Theatre’s coming of age romp Heroes is set against the backdrop of Bowie’s rise to superstardom in 1972. 

Columns

Columns

Walking into theSpace on the Mile this morning, I had very little knowledge about what Columns had in store for me. 

Chips and Cheese

Chips and Cheese

Young Scottish YouTube star Bex has convinced her English boyfriend Philip to move to Glasgow with her. 

Flour

Flour

A sweary, aggressive, dark comedy that follows two bags of Flour – a new synthetic drug that looks, smells and acts exactly like the baking ingredient – as it passes from the d… 

The Edelweiss Pirates

The Edelweiss Pirates

A touching piece of theatre, the young performers of Parker & Snell Youth Company have created an effective retelling of The Edelweiss Pirates and their struggle during the Second … 

The Play

The Play

Unafraid to show the peaks and troughs of getting over an upsetting event, TheForgottenMoose Theatre Company put on an endearing performance of their original piece: The Play. 

Man Up

Man Up

At the all-male, male retreat for men, Guru Nigel will show you how to grasp the long, hard, curved (and, occasionally, in a periodic design) doorknob to your life. 

The Way It Is

The Way It Is

The 11:87 Theatre Company’s debut at the Fringe is a new musical following the lives of Sophie and George as they are guided by both angels and demons. 

Primal Instincts

Primal Instincts

Would you care for your fellow man? Can you see the spirit under the skin? A fresh new piece of theatre which prowls through the similarities of human behaviour to the animal kingd… 

Me, as a Penguin

Me, as a Penguin

Tom Wells’s Me, as a Penguin, performed this August by Exeter University Theatre Company, is both a fun and melancholy look at loneliness, love and family. 

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

1923. 

Fragile Man

Fragile Man

On a cliff edge somewhere, a man is about to jump to his death when he is stopped by a psychology professor. 

Church Blitz

Church Blitz

There are lights in the sky. 

Sixth Night: Shakespeare For Those With Short Attention Spans

Sixth Night: Shakespeare For Those With Short Attention Spans

Where there is Fringe, there is Shakespeare, and Rolling In The Aisle Productions have returned to Edinburgh with a fresh faced, family friendly adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelf… 

Cradle to Coffin

Cradle to Coffin

One man’s journeys from cradle to coffin. Age 30, male, looking for love, money and spiritual guidance. Please swipe right.  

The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect

A modern ensemble piece about a silent girl finding her voice and finding her mother when a mysterious East End antiques dealer teaches her how small actions lead to big effects. 

The British Idles

The British Idles

Alcohol, drugs, zero-hour contracts and love triangles befall this bunch of misfits, who desperately search for a way out. 

Shakespeare's Hamlet

Shakespeare's Hamlet

Ghost Light Players have brought an animalistic Hamlet to theSpace on the Mile with fervour and intensity. 

The Sound of Extras

The Sound of Extras

Ever thought what it was like to be in the most famous film musical of all time? Ponder no further. 

Noose Women

Noose Women

Just how low can reality TV go? When sinister American cult leader Chuck pitches a gruesome dating show with death as the ultimate prize, a couple of desperate television producers… 

Doig the Musical, With No Singing, No Dancing and Very Little Music

Doig the Musical, With No Singing, No Dancing and Very Little Music

Doig, a disgraced businessmen, has fallen into despair. 

The Shakespeares: Scenes from a Marriage

The Shakespeares: Scenes from a Marriage

Was Shakespeare ever really in love? On 27 November 1582, he registered to marry Anne Whateley. 

Class Mates

Class Mates

Take one community centre, three evening classes, six skill-seekers and then stand back! Night class-aholic Karen and newly separated daughter Izzy tackle Zumba. 

The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

Gordon and Paul are classic slackers and up until now their lives have consisted of dodgy deals, shady characters, and daytime television. 

100

100

Imagine that you have only one hour to choose one single memory from your life – and everything else will be erased forever. 

The Other Half Lives

The Other Half Lives

Grieving is a universal human experience, and The Other Half Lives is a play which analyses grief in the years after someone’s passing. 

Donors

Donors

Older egg seeking hot, young sperm. 

Whodidit?

Whodidit?

A spate of violent murders occur at the Darling’s charming country house. 

Wishing on a Stopgap

Wishing on a Stopgap

Stopgap: a temporary way of fixing a problem or satisfying a need. 

Caravaggio: Between the Darkness

Caravaggio: Between the Darkness

“I need more light,” our protagonist Caravaggio says at one point, and it’s fair to say that the 16th century Italian’s use of light and darkness is one of his paintings’… 

Leere Zeit – Idle Time

Leere Zeit – Idle Time

The key to a happy life is avoiding all forms of useless and unproductive time – Leere Zeit – as propagated by the Institute of Positive Lifestyles. 

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Opening with an audio recording of various real-life political statements – given by both normal citizens and political leaders – Sleepwalkers quickly registers its interest in… 

The Cowgirl Mary Old West Puppet Theatre Show

The Cowgirl Mary Old West Puppet Theatre Show

All the way from Austin, Texas, it’s The Cowgirl Mary Old West Puppet Theatre Show. 

Rose Red: A Grimm Panto

Rose Red: A Grimm Panto

Join us as we present to you the untold story of Snow White’s forgotten sister, Rose Red, and her attempts to escape her happily ever after as mistakenly predicted by the Brothers … 

Hide

Hide

As a big fan of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, I was very excited to see Boiling Point’s spin-off. 

The Rape of Artemisia Gentileschi

The Rape of Artemisia Gentileschi

A true story, this dramatic two-hander is a fascinating exploration of 17th century life in the city of Rome filled with drama, conflict and art. 

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth are the University of St Andrews’ improv comedy group and they are back once again at this year’s Fringe. 

Grimmprov: The Improvised Fairytale

Grimmprov: The Improvised Fairytale

Join Beard of Zeus as they present Grimmprov: The Improvised Fairytale, an evening of grizzly tales for ghastly grown-ups. 

Jimmyville

Jimmyville

A naturalistic drama with a cast of eight and duration of 60 minutes with strong elements of Brechtian theatre. 

Lipstick and Scones

Lipstick and Scones

Venture Wolf’s production of Lipstick and Scones is a combination of familial drama and comedy that raises questions about love, identity and relationships. 

Honestly

Honestly

In a world of fake tan, false eyelashes and Instagram filters, Honestly strips back the bullshit, intimately exploring feminism in the 21st century. 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: The Fringe Lozenge

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: The Fringe Lozenge

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbable New Musical: The Fringe Lozenge has, as you might expect from the title, a very specific target audience. 

Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches is an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s play Flight, a story of five refugees fleeing the civil war and the Soviet regime in 1920. 

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

When a double murder reunites the classmates of St Elizabeth’s Primary School, scores are settled, debts repaid and alliances forged. 

Evocation

Evocation

Emotive, impassioned and poetic, Evocation uses puppetry and poetry to tell the story of Marie-Anne, a young girl in fin de siècle Brighton. 

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

After a successful debut at the Fringe Festival in 2016, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society return with a brand-new showcase! You will experience an afternoon or eveni… 

Gathering Dust

Gathering Dust

Charlie, a foreign correspondent out to do her job, is kidnapped and put in an underground cell. 

Lippy

Lippy

The beginning and end of a show are the bits you remember, the bits that leave you feeling great or feeling thoroughly disappointed. 

As You Like It

As You Like It

As You Like It is one of Shakespeare’s late plays, which celebrates love in the real world and views freedom in a vulnerable place, exposing the naked nature of desire and love a… 

Decade

Decade

9/11, as it now succinctly known, is one of those ‘where were you on the day?’ events. 

The Winter Gift

The Winter Gift

Berlin, 1928 – a fun-loving young American actress and a straight-laced German film director come together to make a classic of the silent screen, Pandora’s Box. 

Grandad Died

Grandad Died

A grandad may have passed on, but he wasn’t the only thing that died on stage. 

The Squire Sisters

The Squire Sisters

In the sleepy town of Pickford in 1949 three sisters are bored of their post-war existences and want to start living. 

The Wall

The Wall

The Wall is a wonderfully refreshing play from Corby Productions. 

Another Fine Mess

Another Fine Mess

Laurel and Hardy’s slapstick comedy still makes people laugh nearly 100 years after they made their first film together. 

Shellshock! Improv Live!

Shellshock! Improv Live!

Improvisation is the one word that can strike fear into the heart of any actor no matter what their experience. 

Twix

Twix

Jamie’s comical lack of good fortune is beautifully summed up in the last two lines of this play, where the parallel monologues of Twix finally come together. 

Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp stands frozen staring into the distance, barely living in the present, heading to an unknown future and transfixed on the past. 

King John

King John

Performed by a company of young actors, this is a credible adaptation of Shakespeare’s rarely performed King John that revels in the high stakes of its historical narrative. 

Everyman

Everyman

Everyman recounts the story of its eponymous hero as she is told, as punishment for her hedonistic and selfish lifestyle, that she is going to die. 

Bit of Sunshine

Bit of Sunshine

A warning should be given to the audience of this show: the Bit of Sunshine one expects from the title is limited to less than five seconds of optimism and hope for the future in t… 

Dreaming of Leaves

Dreaming of Leaves

Quirky, vibrant and oozing with dark imagination, Dreaming of Leaves is a daring and thought-provoking piece of theatre. 

Family Voices and Victoria Station

Family Voices and Victoria Station

Harold Pinter’s two short plays make only rare appearances nowadays and yet they are rewarding pieces. 

The Baffling Adventures of Question Mark Man

The Baffling Adventures of Question Mark Man

What if punctuation marks were superheroes? During this show, we follow Question Mark Man as he tries to rescue his love interest Becky from the evil Captain Conundrum. 

Slaves of Sleep

Slaves of Sleep

Moody Old Man Theatre Company specialise in making theatre that is inspired by music. 

The Lizards

The Lizards

What happens when a barely functioning boy band get the chance to perform at the Reading Festival? The Lizards is a darkly witty yet poignant look at fame (or lack thereof) in the … 

ADAM – The Modern Frankenstein

ADAM – The Modern Frankenstein

In this adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic, troubled programmer Victor Stone attempts to restore his reputation after being responsible for crashing the stock market. 

The Birds#1. Corpses

The Birds#1. Corpses

Alfred Hitchcock has already firmly established that birds are terrifying beyond doubt. 

Four Plays for Coarse Actors

Four Plays for Coarse Actors

What do you do when your set crumbles, your actors forget their lines and lighting fails? Cry? Laugh? Or just carry on? Rolling In The Aisle presents a comedy where everything that… 

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

Hospitals can be surreal places at night. 

Techies: The Musical

Techies: The Musical

The descriptor for this Fringe production should appeal to anyone involved in theatre. 

Jumping the Barriers

Jumping the Barriers

There are many symbols of class division and expressions of social stratification in this country. 

The Country Wife

The Country Wife

The newly divorced Harry Horner has spread a rumour of his own impotence around the country club. 

The Maiden's Toy

The Maiden's Toy

With hints of Black Swan and Inland Empire, Olly Lawson’s new play is a surprisingly arresting example of student writing. 

Scapegoat

Scapegoat

Texas, early evening, the 1980s. 

A Waiting Room

A Waiting Room

Waiting is frustrating – more frustrating when you don’t know what you’re waiting for. 

The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan

The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan

Rolling in the Aisle Productions presents a classic black comedy full of confusion, cross-dressing and a little bit of darkness. 

Holmes & Watson: The Farewell Tour

Holmes & Watson: The Farewell Tour

Sherlock Holmes meets a theatrical farce in this intelligently written double act that sparkles like the Blue Carbuncle. 

Fire Burn: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Fire Burn: The Tragedy of Macbeth

ImmerCity’s stripped back and stylised telling of the ever popular Scottish play is an at times disorienting, nightmarish and incredibly compelling piece of theatre that will giv… 

Into the Shadows of Shakespeare – Free

Into the Shadows of Shakespeare – Free

The Tempest, retold by children whose first language isn’t even English. 

Too Fast

Too Fast

The play centres around Sensation Nation, a vocal group founded and led by the unstoppable DD. 

Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Considering the length of most Charles Dickens novels, it’s remarkable that we’ve found ways to abridge them into three hour plays and films. 

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

Youth reigns in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, a lavish retelling of Ovid’s tales, brought to stunning visual life. 

The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

“Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf?”Such is the musical refrain setting the playful, yet pervasively sinister, tone which permeates this piece from the outset. 

Elevated

Elevated

Sam, Catherine and David get into the elevator together to leave work, each in a world of their own. 

Gratefully Joan, Sincerely Bette

Gratefully Joan, Sincerely Bette

Two ardent fans of the golden era of Hollywood, Elizabeth and Gerri start fan clubs to bring their idols of the silver screen, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, just a little bit clos… 

Frogs

Frogs

School group Centaurs of Attention have an excellent company name and a rather good Fringe show to boot. 

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

After five years of sell-out shows, the worryingly funny doctors of tomorrow are back for their 17th year at the Fringe! Catch this fast-paced sketch show before the Right Honourab… 

The Little Box of Oblivion

The Little Box of Oblivion

It is a lovely spring day in an urban conurbation. 

My Romantic History

My Romantic History

‘Do you know how they get animals to breed in captivity? They put them in the same cage. 

Some Voices

Some Voices

Some Voices is a sharp, gritty and touching play that some may recognise from a 2000 film adaptation starring Daniel Craig. 

Prestwick Elvis

Prestwick Elvis

It is 3 March 1960 and Marie’s biggest dream has come true: Elvis Presley has landed in Prestwick Airport, returning from his time in the US army and reeling from the death of hi… 

Not the Horse

Not the Horse

Almost twenty years ago, Guy Ritchie changed the landscape of British cinema with his love letter to the charismatic psychopaths of the East End underbelly Lock, Stock and Two Smok… 

We Are Not Criminals

We Are Not Criminals

If you’re in the mood for chilling, hard-hitting drama, look no further than We Are Not Criminals. 

A Royal Flush

A Royal Flush

A Royal Flush is a dark political comedy turned farce, featuring a princess stuck in a portaloo and a ransoming of The Daily Star. 

I Am Yours

I Am Yours

‘I’m afraid the dreams will seep into the day. 

Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

The traditional folk tale of the darkened world inhabited by ‘that treacherous little daemon’ Rumpelstiltskin is brought to life through beautiful song, stunning puppetry and tradi… 

The Twisted Fairytale

The Twisted Fairytale

Grapple Theatre have been inspired by Kneehigh; think Into the Woods meets Brothers Grimm, a combination of live music, physical theatre and puppetry. 

Poo Shame, Vagina Curiosity and Other Things That Won't Kill You

Poo Shame, Vagina Curiosity and Other Things That Won't Kill You

Have you been mistaken for a pervert? Are you awkward in a sex shop? Do you try to disguise your farts with a cough? Have you ever wondered how scissoring works? Do you enjoy havin… 

Besieged

Besieged

What happens when a group of young Australian performers ignore warnings and dive head first into the murky waters of mass media and terrorism? Questions around sensationalism, sem… 

As Yet Undecided

As Yet Undecided

As Yet Undecided is an intriguing piece of ‘nonfiction’ with a cast of characters including Doubt, Time and Procrastination. 

Dirty Glitter

Dirty Glitter

Dirty Glitter, a cop comedy-thriller, tells the story of a duo of private investigators: the confident and logical Murphy, along with the bumbling and eccentric Valmont. 

Romeo and Juliet Post Scriptum

Romeo and Juliet Post Scriptum

I’ve always had a special interest in the star-crossed lovers, destined to love each other to death through the centuries and through all art forms. 

Fish and Chips with Edith

Fish and Chips with Edith

Behind every icon is a dysfunctional family, cut-throat PR and an angry Rabbi. 

Two Kittens & A Kid (A Gay Man Raising His Inner Diva)

Two Kittens & A Kid (A Gay Man Raising His Inner Diva)

Racial identity, puberty, sexuality and childhood trauma may not seem like the ideal topics for a one man camp cabaret, but here in Edinburgh anything is possible. 

Have I Mentioned the Sidekick?

Have I Mentioned the Sidekick?

In a world of increasing crime, someone has to fight back against villainy, someone with abilities beyond comprehension: fire breathing, super strength, or the power to produce pot… 

Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII

Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII

Ladies in Waiting, written by and starring James Cougar Canfield as the lascivious and misogynistic King Henry VIII, is a steamy, feminist critique of the most notorious of England… 

Eat. Sleep. Bathe. Repeat

Eat. Sleep. Bathe. Repeat

This play follows James, an agency worker with no experience or real knowledge of autism, as he is thrown into a job at a care home for adults with low-functioning autism. 

The White Crow

The White Crow

Adolph Eichmann never personally killed anyone, but he was hanged in 1962, having been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. 

The House of Edgar

The House of Edgar

Often, the expectation brought to mind by the genre “Musical” means that successfully producing a new and original one at the Fringe Festival is no mean feat. 

Ros & Guil R Dead

Ros & Guil R Dead

When deciding on a show to bring to the Fringe, you have two main choices: one, a piece of new writing - exciting and impactful but harder to market - or two, a take on a classic -… 

The Country Wife

The Country Wife

The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club’s adaptation of the restoration era comedy The Country Wife moves the action to modern American suburbia, but keeps the period’s … 

Twelfth Night or The Ship of Fools

Twelfth Night or The Ship of Fools

Fiesta in sunshine. 

Family Values

Family Values

Family Values by Michael Dalberg is pure theatre with a good splash of violence. 

A Fragile Lift

A Fragile Lift

Two lifts shudder to a halt between the floors of a decrepit building. 

Craig: Impossible

Craig: Impossible

Comedy, magic, a little bit of chocolate and a lot of danger! Yorkshire magician Craig Stephenson brings his new show to Edinburgh, with its blend of laugh-out-loud comedy and mind… 

The Very Nice Improv Show

The Very Nice Improv Show

These guys are fantastic improvisers. 

Smack, Crackle n' Pop!

Smack, Crackle n' Pop!

Rip open your variety packs and let Emily Bee and Danny Ash treat you to a late night sugar high of assorted cabaret delights! Includes comedy, burlesque, circus and more. 

Normal is an Illusion

Normal is an Illusion

The concept of normality in relation to sanity and the individual is truly fascinating, and Normal Is An Illusion certainly introduces these ideas with thought and contemplation. 

PiTH

PiTH

This interactive one woman show follows a plucky American adventurer from the 1800’s as she navigates the joys and consequences of time travel. 

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men could be seen as a dark comedy or as just dark. 

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Two classic episodes from the 70s sitcom, live on stage. 

Broken Biscuits

Broken Biscuits

They were more like sisters than best friends until a devastating tragedy shatters both their lives and friendship. 

For Queen and Country

For Queen and Country

For Queen and Country. 

Tension Square

Tension Square

Life and death, unlike knitting, doesn’t come with instructions! Hospital patient Marigold is intrigued by her new roomie. 

Don't Say That

Don't Say That

Welcome to The Bureau, your Political Correctness Guide for the 21st century. 

Me, as a Penguin

Me, as a Penguin

Hilarious comedy in which gentle and naive professional knitter Stitch attempts to navigate the bright lights of the gay scene in Hull from his sister’s living room sofa. 

Dog Play Dead

Dog Play Dead

Throwing a great party in an amazing house, what could possibly go wrong? Except you’re supposed to be house-sitting. 

A Haggis Queen Abroad

A Haggis Queen Abroad

Enjoying the perks of self-imposed exile in England, the Haggis Queen finds herself suddenly adrift when the Independence Referendum hits and she must decide on which side of the b… 

Love and Money

Love and Money

What would you do for love? What would you do for money? In our world of pay day loans and credit on tap how easy is it to become overwhelmed? Jess’ craving for more than she can… 

The King of Monte Cristo

The King of Monte Cristo

The best humour is the kind which refers to shared experiences Luckily, The King of Monte Cristo picks up on the stereotypes and personalities familiar to anyone who’s worked in … 

Consumption

Consumption

Britain 2015 - we take, we buy and then we put it on credit… Sebastian and Penelope are in love, inseparable and living beyond their means. 

Carapace

Carapace

Jeff is a Minneapolis sports anchor who hasn’t had a drink in years – not a drop. 

Can't Spell Right

Can't Spell Right

All too often, comedy shows at the Fringe can look like they are being either pretentiously clever or simply trying too hard. 

Muswell Hill

Muswell Hill

After sell-out shows last year Oscars XI bring you this character-oriented play that can be adequately summed up by the simple and amusing phrase, first world problems. 

Grease

Grease

After sell-out performances of Little Shop of Horrors at last year’s festival, Oscars XI return with Grease. 

Shazam!

Shazam!

Phillip the magician has forgotten how to do magic. 

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

This adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s short story combines the dark tale of Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime with a slapstick comedy of manners, coming together rather nicely into a silly, ye… 

Romanovs

Romanovs

The Romanovs is not about royalty. 

Detached

Detached

Lucy (Sarah-Beth Brown) is lonely, so to work out where she’s going wrong, she shows us some climactic moments from her previous relationships. 

Since Maggie Went Away

Since Maggie Went Away

Amid the discussion over the Irish Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill this year, Since Maggie Went Away could not come at a more relevant time. 

Marching for Necie

Marching for Necie

We open with a group of young Southern belles, beautifully attired in vintage-style dresses, learning how to apply make-up to please their husbands, so setting up the conservative … 

Iolite the Musical

Iolite the Musical

First things first, a notable mention must be awarded to the sterling efforts of the two-piece band. 

The Absence Of

The Absence Of

The relationship between parent and child is one of the most important in society and in the lives of most people. 

Wing It, Dusty

Wing It, Dusty

Wing it, Dusty tells the story of Deirdre and Roni who make the perfect couple. 

The Improveteers!

The Improveteers!

Once the show begins and the lights come up, the lighting designer (or so we thought) walks away from the desk and takes to the stage in silence, before introducing himself as our … 

Façade

Façade

Are you watching carefully? Alec’s professor and his girlfriend frantically search through the diaries and essays of the man and mind they love. 

Hoors

Hoors

Andy’s stag weekend was epic! In fact, it was so mind-blowingly legendary… he didn’t survive it. 

Gagarin Way

Gagarin Way

Scotland has a bit of a communist history. 

Hemmed In

Hemmed In

How do you restart your life on £47? Hemmed In is a new musical by Ruth Cobbin. 

Comedy Sketch Show with Trestle Masks

Comedy Sketch Show with Trestle Masks

A series of comedy sketches performed by a talented all-female cast from St Mary’s Calne Senior School. 

Dead Letter Office

Dead Letter Office

Where do letters and parcels go, when – because of an incomplete address, or lack of forwarding address – they can’t be delivered? According to Catherine Expósito and Marli … 

Reconciling

Reconciling

Fractals are frequently found in discussions within the realms of science, maths, art and nature. 

Bold Girls

Bold Girls

Bold Girls is a dark comedy about the friendship of four women living in the midst of war-torn Belfast. 

The Beanfield

The Beanfield

This year is the 30th anniversary of the Battle of the Beanfield, a violent police intervention in which more than 500 travellers were arrested in a field on their way to a new-age… 

The Raven

The Raven

Edgar Allen Poe’s seminal poem, which charts the gradual descent into madness of a heartbroken lover compounded by the incessant repetitions of a talking bird, gives its name and… 

Block

Block

Block is a production that constantly surprises, though not always in ways that are comforting. 

Cautionary Tales for Daughters – Songs Your Mother Never Taught You

Cautionary Tales for Daughters – Songs Your Mother Never Taught You

There’s plenty for girls to worry about these days – from tattoos to eating disorders to abusive relationships – and Tanya Holt, a mother herself, deals with the difficulties… 

5 Kilo Sugar

5 Kilo Sugar

Tik-sho-ret (‘communication’) Theatre Company have achieved their manifesto of giving a platform to Israeli and Jewish theatre. 

Touched by Fire

Touched by Fire

This is immersive theatre. 

A Jam-Maker's Guide to Self-Preservation

A Jam-Maker's Guide to Self-Preservation

The NHS is in a bit of a pickle! But don’t worry, let the award-winning MDs Medical Revue prescribe you a healthy dose of humour. 

After We Danced

After We Danced

After We Danced depicts a love affair between two people, cut short before unexpectedly rekindling sixty years later, Love in the Time of Cholera-style. 

The Rules: Sex, Lies and Serial Killers

The Rules: Sex, Lies and Serial Killers

The Rules: Sex, Lies and Serial Killers is a witty and intelligent black comedy with psychopathic humour that will chill and charm you in the same sitting. 

An Illuminating Yarn

An Illuminating Yarn

“It’s amazing how therapeutic knitting can be,” says one of the three characters in An Illuminating Yarn, a one-act play by Jane Pickthall, produced by Newcastle’s Button Box… 

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

You queue with the other girls outside, hoping for your big break. 

Jane and Lizzy

Jane and Lizzy

Pride and Prejudice through the looking glass! In this offbeat interpretation, Jane Austen meets a Lizzy Bennet who flits between the character and the actress playing her. 

The Alphabet Girl

The Alphabet Girl

Renny Krupinski’s script is an ambitious one: chronicling the lives of one family across three generations, The Alphabet Girl aims to show the destruction of family values and the … 

Skins for Sale

Skins for Sale

The door is locked. 

Improvabunga: Funny Side Up

Improvabunga: Funny Side Up

After a quick introduction to the performers, a few improvisational examples, such as a Lonely Hearts Ad from a toilet and a first date at the Battle of Waterloo, we were introduce… 

O! Glorious Youth

O! Glorious Youth

It’s the early 20th Century, and dancing, drugs and violence are rife in London. 

PiTH

PiTH

This interactive one woman show follows a plucky American adventurer from the 1800’s as she navigates the joys and consequences of time travel. 

The Heist

The Heist

The Heist tells the tale of Marmaduke Blennerhasset, masterful thief and intrepid adventurer, who becomes entangled in the affairs of evil megalomaniac Antonio Superyacht (proud ow… 

Takeaway by Jackie Kay

Takeaway by Jackie Kay

‘You don’t need onions! Don’t be silly. 

Distinguished Gentlemen (But Really Just a Couple of ***ts)

Distinguished Gentlemen (But Really Just a Couple of ***ts)

This is a lewd, ridiculous and over the top show that will leave you stunned and cackling. 

Consumption

Consumption

Consumption is a somewhat-successful commentary on the state of 21st century society, one obsessed with technology, appearances and consumerism, navigated by the central story of S… 

Re:member

Re:member

A fractured and disconnected city, rows of cubicles and two colleagues. 

Somebody Out There Loves Me

Somebody Out There Loves Me

Peculiar Spectacles’ Somebody Out There Loves Me is another theatrical examination of the trials and tribulations of online dating. 

Animal House

Animal House

Stephen is leaving his little Steph, to go to university and refuses to give her any of his time. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

Fast-paced, hilarious improv show that will have you coming back for more. 

One for My Baby

One for My Baby

Frank Sinatra is one of those rare artists that is universally loved and respected by all. 

McAlister in Wonderland

McAlister in Wonderland

Opening with a strong rendition of ‘Daisy Daisy’, McAlister in Wonderland takes us on an all-singing, all-Scottish reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic. 

The Canterbury Crawl

The Canterbury Crawl

Set in the modern age, six pub crawling pilgrims retell a selection of Chaucer’s famous Canterbury Tales in a style which is energetic, intensely physical and slightly disturbing: … 

Where Have All the Good Guys Gone?

Where Have All the Good Guys Gone?

A quartet of fifty-something women hit the gym to tone up - but when they look in the mirror they each see what they want to see - their twenty-year-old selves. 

Munich

Munich

Sport is purity. 

Antigone

Antigone

Classic Greek tragedy meets modern politics as UWE Drama Society return once more to the Edinburgh Fringe with Antigone. 

Inevitable

Inevitable

The Age We Are is a young company bringing their first production, Inevitable, to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Candy Cigarettes

Candy Cigarettes

Down the rabbit hole and into The Rat Pit… Indulge yourself in a new and exciting multi-sensory experience inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the care of the elderly and the collat… 

Amy K

Amy K

The expectations and contradictions of the modern world are explored in Deborah Gibbs’ well-meaning but heavy-handed production inspired by Franz Kafka’s The Trial. 

The Last Piemen

The Last Piemen

The Last Piemen follows the story of two rival pie makers, one of whom favours the traditional approach, while the other is an innovator. 

Back Door

Back Door

Inspired by Hitchcock’s Rear Window, Back Door is the story of Tabitha Montgomery, a ballsy British reporter who has recently broken her leg, and John, her American houseboy, who d… 

Renfield

Renfield

‘Various acquaintances have suggested to me that they might know of individuals who would benefit from the care that the new asylum will provide. 

The Princess Initiative

The Princess Initiative

There’s an old saying, ‘Never meet your heroes’. 

The Improveteers!

The Improveteers!

The Improveteers are an improvised comedy troupe from Stirling University, performing sketches and playing games and generally making funny based entirely on audience suggestions. 

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth

St Andrews’ oldest, best and only improv troupe is lonely. 

Guaranteed Nudity

Guaranteed Nudity

Guaranteed Nudity is a topical comedy sketch show centered round the theme of justice. 

Cushion

Cushion

Cushion is a very short (thirty-minute) piece which begins much as it ends: two middle-aged women are seated before us and converse. 

Skellig

Skellig

Building on many five star hits, including Lord of the Flies and Broken Voices, these young performers will stun you. 

Momma Was a Bad Mutha

Momma Was a Bad Mutha

Momma was a Bad Mutha’s flyer touts it as ‘the universal story of a young girl’s untimely coming of age amidst her momma’s weekend house parties. 

Carnatic Nomad: Music from South India – Jyotsna Srikanth

Carnatic Nomad: Music from South India – Jyotsna Srikanth

Jyotsna Srikanth, an exciting and amazing South Indian carnatic violinist presents Carnatic Nomad, a traditional South Indian offering with classical, folk and contemporary South I… 

A Quartet of Chekhov Farces

A Quartet of Chekhov Farces

Join us for a romp through Chekhov’s lighter side, as we present four of his popular farces in one fast-paced 50 minutes of refined absurdity, Russian style. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

This particular Earnest is a serious comedy by very young people. 

Much Ado About Zombies

Much Ado About Zombies

With such an intriguing name, the cynical part of me was almost prepared to be let down. 

The Trojan Women

The Trojan Women

Updating Greek myths and tinkering with texts is a finicky process; how to maintain the spirit of the original while providing an audience with something new? Yet this new produc… 

El Britanico! (Wrestling Reality)

El Britanico! (Wrestling Reality)

El Británico is a pull-no-punches play about a British-born Mexican wrestling star whose short-lived career left him disabled, destitute and descending into madness. 

Austen

Austen

Writing fiction in Jane Austen’s time was deemed a frivolous thing and, with this considered, the frivolity of a musical is certainly an appropriate way to present her life. 

The Brown Felt Hat

The Brown Felt Hat

It’s 1942 in a British seaside hotel. 

Dim Diolch

Dim Diolch

Words of warning: this production is entirely in Welsh (the title means “No thank you”). 

Eating Diamonds

Eating Diamonds

An exciting and innovative exploration of the greatest works of Angela Carter. 

An Evening with Dementia

An Evening with Dementia

The comparison between An Evening With Dementia and King Lear is closely drawn. 

Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

Neil Simon’s comedy is made up of three self-contained acts in three different explorations of relationships, all of which take place in the same room at the Plaza Hotel in Manha… 

Improvabunga: Scared Scriptless

Improvabunga: Scared Scriptless

Improvised comedy: the ultimate Marmite genre. 

May I Take Your Order?

May I Take Your Order?

May I Take Your Order? is the hilarious new one-woman show from Gabrielle Killick that lifts the lid on the life of an impoverished student actress struggling to live the dream. 

Trojan Women

Trojan Women

In this retelling of Euripides’ tragedy, the Trojan War has ended but the women of Troy are still to discover their fates and more tragedies. 

The Psychosocial Gathering

The Psychosocial Gathering

After the sell-out success of The Librarians at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Minotaur Theatre Company returns with a brand new comedy The Psychosocial Gathering. 

Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia

This is a traditional staging of The Who’s rock opera, first performed in 1973. 

A History of Falling Things

A History of Falling Things

All quirky and endearing romcoms would do well to learn a thing or two from A History of Falling Things. 

Shakespeare's Villains

Shakespeare's Villains

The California Shakespeare Ensemble’s exploration of Shakespeare’s greatest villains reminds us why the Bard can’t be beat. 

Casting the Runes

Casting the Runes

For several decades, it was the habit of the acclaimed medieval scholar Montague Rhodes James (who died in 1936) to entertain his Christmas guests with an especially composed tale … 

Chris is Dead

Chris is Dead

“Death is very inconsiderate. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

Laugh your socks off, hilarious improv! Fast-paced show that will have you coming back for more. 

The Return of Savonarola

The Return of Savonarola

Trevor Smith’s An Evening with Dementia, which has captivated audiences and critics alike in its three runs, seems set to become one of the valued mainstays of the Edinburgh Fr… 

Viable

Viable

‘We have to consider what’s viable’. A controversial dark comedy about abortion for our postmodern time. 

The Shakespeare Revue

The Shakespeare Revue

Those familiar with Shakespeare and fans of musicals will enjoy Emanuel Theatre Company’s fun romp that mashes the two genres together. 

Brotherhood

Brotherhood

Brotherhood is a new piece of ensemble writing set in the First World War which follows two sides of a story behind the statistics. 

We Were Kings

We Were Kings

This is right royal performance from a talented young troupe hailing mainly from Central School of Speech and Drama. 

Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna

Madonna is the queen of pop. 

Upper Lip

Upper Lip

The first half of Upper Lip - a new play by Robin Johnson - is so much like any one of P. 

Faith

Faith

Faith is based on the story of Imber, a village which had the misfortune to be located too near to a military base on Salisbury Plain.