Intricate Rituals

Intricate Rituals

Intricate Rituals is a monologue about queer longing, catholic guilt, bugs and necromancy. 

Sweating the Small Stuff

Sweating the Small Stuff

Ever wondered what little things other people worry about? The sort of thoughts that buzz around our heads but don’t feel big enough to voice? Maybe yours aren’t so different f… 

It's Fraser Brown, I'm Afraid

It's Fraser Brown, I'm Afraid

Fraser Brown takes the audience on a hilarious and dark analysis of his own anxieties. 

Love Me

Love Me

Love Me is a comedic, fast-paced coming of age story following musical theatre fanatic Fran as she embarks on a self-prescribed sex training course. 

When Judas Met John

When Judas Met John

Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by both artists. 

Doctor Whom

Doctor Whom

Join Doctor Whom for a wibbly-wobbly adventure across time and space as they traverse the cosmos with their impressionable sidekick and talking robot dog. 

Shook

Shook

For Cain, Ryan and Jonjo life as young offenders is tough. 

Pool (No Water)

Pool (No Water)

What happens when “ordinary” people find themselves thrown into extraordinary circumstances? Mark Ravenhill’s text explores the nature of compliance and its consequences. 

Afterparty

Afterparty

‘It’s not a crime to have fun. 

Wish List

Wish List

When Dean’s disability benefits are cut, his sister Tamsin is forced to decide between following her dreams or working in the faceless corporate machine to support them both. 

Saving Mr Ultimate

Saving Mr Ultimate

Paul wants to keep the family comic book shop open in memory of his dad who took his own life when Paul was eight, but when his big brother, Barry, decides to sell, he has to enlis… 

Smile Like You're Happy

Smile Like You're Happy

Smile takes a behind the scenes look at the gruelling world of social media. 

Corpsing

Corpsing

Elliot Hubble’s dreams have all come true! A distant uncle has died, leaving Elliot a thriving funeral business. 

Moonlight On Leith

Moonlight On Leith

In Laila Noble and Emilie Robson’s award-winning play inspired by the Save Leith Walk campaign, REDCAP Theatre, graduates of Edinburgh Napier, dive into the heart of Leith’s vi… 

Free Shot On Entry!

Free Shot On Entry!

The Manchester Revue are proud to present their new sketch show, Free Shot On Entry! Bringing you the best comedy The University of Manchester has to offer, prepare to question eve… 

Tropicana

Tropicana

Make cabaret queer again! Bursting onto the London scene, Tropicana is the future of queer comedy cabaret. 

Plasters

Plasters

‘What does ‘true’ mean?’ You can only tell a story so many times before it morphs into something else. 

Femme Ta Bouche

Femme Ta Bouche

‘Goddamn it, shut your thin-lipped mouth! You need to shut your mouth and just listen for once, OK!?’ Femme Ta Bouche has cancer. 

Aladdin

Aladdin

This tale of Eastern promise is adapted from a traditional story for a modern audience with original songs and new characters. 

Embassy Stomp

Embassy Stomp

London, 1940. 

Alice and Wonderland

Alice and Wonderland

FTLO Theater Troupe Presents; Alice and Wonderland – highlighting themes of maintaining identity in the face of adversity. 

Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

FTLO Theater Troupe Presents Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady using the Arthurian tale (primarily drawn from Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale) to examine what our hopes are in dealing … 

Ophelia/Hamlet

Ophelia/Hamlet

FTLO Theater Troupe Presents Ophelia/Hamlet; seeking to offer one specific interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Ophelia and Hamlet – that their arcs are twinned and their depr… 

Steelworks A Cappella Presents: Silver Linings

Steelworks A Cappella Presents: Silver Linings

Steelworks present their debut Edinburgh Fringe show, Silver Linings, an exploration of the boundless possibilities of a cappella. 

Girls Like That

Girls Like That

PTC Productions are proud to present Girls Like That by Evan Placey; a hard-hitting, explosive play targeting gender inequality and the challenges that people now face growing up i… 

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Will Toad learn how to drive? Will Badger get some peace and quiet? Will Mole not step on any sandwiches? What will happen when the Weasels take over Toad Hall? Follow Mole, Ratty,… 

Merry Wanderers

Merry Wanderers

A camp-out in the woods with friends is meant to help grieving Henry as he copes with the tragic loss of his brother. 

Seussical TYA

Seussical TYA

All your favourite Dr Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie and more. 

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

Glamorous, Loyal and Brave

The world premiere of a brand new musical! In a London nightclub at the height of the Blitz, a female impersonator falls for an army officer, but finding a happy-ever-after ending … 

Happy Ending

Happy Ending

A gay man, a straight man and a massage table… Happy Ending introduces you to a simple, perfectly professional massage therapist who goes about his day job never knowing who his … 

Rock Choir Live

Rock Choir Live

Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by the national phenomenon, Rock Choir. 

Blackbeard: The Untold Tale

Blackbeard: The Untold Tale

Come along to this fun, fast-moving, creative and joyous production of an original take on the story of Blackbeard. 

Beowulf: Her Story

Beowulf: Her Story

Beowulf sets out to save the Danes, redefine heroism and crack some legendary jokes along the way. 

Boys in the Buff

Boys in the Buff

Diana Diamonte inspires her four boys to explore something we’re all interested in: bodies. 

Happily Ever Poofter

Happily Ever Poofter

Like Disney? Like c*ck? Then you’ll love Happily Ever Poofter! Following a smash-hit UK and international tour, the untold story of a gay fairytale prince – 2019’s hottest musi… 

Bathhouse the Musical

Bathhouse the Musical

This show is a musical comedy with adult themes and scantily clad men! It contains steam and lots of bubbles! Billy is a young man, looking for love. 

Tickle – the Musical

Tickle – the Musical

Two fit guys discover they can earn big bucks from tickling. 

Boy Toy

Boy Toy

Inspired by the ballet Coppelia, with music adapted from Delibes. 

Never None (but She)

Never None (but She)

Asterglow theatre is a new amateur company focused on new writing centered on female and non-binary individuals. 

The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story The Yellow Wallpaper is an unsettling Gothic tale about a woman driven into madness by the distinguished yellow wallpaper which plasters th… 

Hustlers

Hustlers

The stage is strewn with detritus, traces of lives lived on the margin. 

[BLANK] by Alice Birch and NYTP

[BLANK] by Alice Birch and NYTP

I’ve never been the biggest fan of Alice Birch’s writing. 

AcadePitch Presents – Romeo and Juliet: An A Cappella Tragedy

AcadePitch Presents – Romeo and Juliet: An A Cappella Tragedy

There are quite a few variations on the Romeo & Juliet theme at this year’s Fringe, but few have as many puns as AcadePitch Presents - Romeo and Juliet: An A Capella Tragedy. 

Knowing Me, Knowing Uke

Knowing Me, Knowing Uke

After their sell-out 2018 debut Fringe show Too Many Ukes Spoil The Broth, Ukelear Fusion are back! Their new show Knowing Me, Knowing Uke is full of brand-new covers of songs from… 

The Feminazis

The Feminazis

Tired of the lack of progress in gender equality, Sal and Libby decide to take things into their own hands in the only sensible way they can think of: by starting a terrorist organ… 

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

Alan Ayckbourn's No Knowing

After their sell-out success last year with three Alan Bennett plays, BCP return with one of Alan Ayckbourn’s most recent tragi-comedies. 

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

The Wheel of Improv: Musicals Edition!

Spin that wheel! Join us for an evening of totally improvised musical comedy where you create the show. 

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

After their sell-out success last year with three Alan Bennett plays, BCP return with two of Ayckbourn’s short comedies performed back to back. 

Summer Dance Show of the Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

Summer Dance Show of the Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

Bell Dance – Ring, ring, ring… the Tibetan boys and girls happily dance and ring their bells. 

Ocean’s 9: Nothing but Treble

Ocean’s 9: Nothing but Treble

With huge vocals, dreams of Hollywood and every Pitch Perfect comparison possible, Sweet Nothings A cappella are movie-ing on up! Soaring soundtracks, movie throwbacks and modern p… 

Délicieux

Délicieux

Une bonne dose de excitement. 

10 Things I Hate About A Cappella

10 Things I Hate About A Cappella

The Songsmiths are pitching you the honest truth of what it’s really like to be in an a cappella group. 

Aca-rrested: Behind Bars

Aca-rrested: Behind Bars

The Bristol Suspensions are on trial for crimes against a cappella! The 16-piece mixed a cappella group from the University of Bristol are being tried for various a cappella-relate… 

Raised Voices

Raised Voices

Raised Voices shines light on some of the reasons that people become homeless and how, when all may seem lost, they can pick themselves up and rebuild their lives. 

Big Band Does... Broadway

Big Band Does... Broadway

BBD Productions make their debut at the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway. 

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia Is Also Dead

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

Cadenza: Cambridge University's Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza: Cambridge University's Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza is Cambridge University’s premier a cappella group. 

The First King of England in a Dress

The First King of England in a Dress

Vikings, giants and magic await you in this fun-packed historical adventure. 

Votes for Women!

Votes for Women!

The story of Emmeline and Richard Pankhurst and the suffragette movement. 

Shrew

Shrew

This radical adaptation, set in a nightclub populated with drag kings and gangsters, releases Shakespeare’s famous yet controversial play from its comedic origins to foreground K… 

Triplex Adventures

Triplex Adventures

A spoiled boy, Chao, decides to run away from the world of chocolates, ice cream, fries and decayed teeth to a new healthy world. 

Dream of a King

Dream of a King

Actor/writer Christopher Tajah of Resistance Theatre Company gives an impassioned performance in Dream Of A King at theSpace Triplex, as he reimagines the hours leading up to the a… 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

The Bubble Show For Adults Only starts innocently enough. 

Sometimes, Just a Second

Sometimes, Just a Second

It’s a new millennium. 

Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

One of the most uplifting stories ever written, Michelle Magorian’s stunning Goodnight Mister Tom is brought gloriously to life in this stage adaptation by David Wood. 

Piano Man

Piano Man

Accidentally On Purpose (sponsored by Goldsmiths Drama Society) presents Piano Man, a short play in which four characters discover the true meaning of acceptance and understanding … 

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Eighteen children, one island. 

The Sinners Club

The Sinners Club

Where can you go to find all the dirty scandals on campus? The Sinners Club is the only radio show where people can call in anonymously and tell the whole university their biggest … 

Grease

Grease

Grease – the original high school musical that has never dated, with its toe-tapping high-energy mix of raw teenage emotional power, stunning vocals, exceptional dance routines a… 

FlamencoNova

FlamencoNova

Let the mesmerising sounds of bossa nova and flamenco take you on a mind-blowing fusion, where an impeccably skilful flamenco guitar and incredibly rich spirit of bossa nova flirts… 

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Based on Robert Fulghum’s best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful, heart-warming look at what is profound in everyday life. 

Death of the American Teenager

Death of the American Teenager

What is it about guns? Today’s American high school students have been raised at a time when school shootings have become common and suicide rates have drastically increased. 

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Do You Ever Get Scared?

Six actors. 

I Am Not Marilyn

I Am Not Marilyn

Andy Warhol’s paintings, JFK’s birthday song, NYC subway grate upskirt, the list goes on. 

Cello on Fire

Cello on Fire

Celebrated Viennese cellist Peter Hudler returns to the Fringe with his brand-new show. 

Art of Believing – Flamenco

Art of Believing – Flamenco

Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company presents Art of Believing, a must-see powerful flamenco performance bursting with passion and authenticity. 

From India to Triana

From India to Triana

The world comes together in an embrace of music and dance that will take the audience on a vibrant and captivating journey from the most primitive sounds of India to the fiery rhyt… 

The Witch of Wall Street

The Witch of Wall Street

Financier? Miser? Witch? A dry-witted tale about the life of Hetty Green, once America’s richest woman. 

Our Saviour

Our Saviour

To some, Reverend Sheen is a walking miracle. 

Improv, She Wrote

Improv, She Wrote

Trinity College Dublin’s best and only improv group arrive at the Fringe to bring you brand new characters, storylines and songs, using nothing but audience suggestions! Nothing is… 

Flamenco Tablao

Flamenco Tablao

After more than ten years of successful flamenco performances in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the passionate and penetrating voices of flamenco musicians Danielo Olivera and Inma… 

Eric Davidson: Across the Loony Verse

Eric Davidson: Across the Loony Verse

One of Scotland’s finest comedy poets returns to Edinburgh with 50 minutes of classic doggerel. 

Rock Choir Live

Rock Choir Live

Rock Choir is the largest contemporary choir in the UK offering the general public the chance to sing without audition or any requirement to read music. 

Fast

Fast

Washington State, 1910. 

Two Dames, a Piano and a Whole Lot of Giggle Water

Two Dames, a Piano and a Whole Lot of Giggle Water

Step into the glamorous Roaring Twenties as the inimitable Hester and Ruby bring their speakeasy spirit to Edinburgh. 

Duck Gutters

Duck Gutters

A twisted satire swirling around the greed and vanity that haunts the high-class art world. 

Night of Glass

Night of Glass

Lewis is numbing himself in his video world, dropping into the rabbit hole of his imagination. 

Gutted

Gutted

An Irish, black comedy set in 1980s Dublin where the fish factory floor becomes the stage for three women’s stories of one life-changing night. 

Pomona

Pomona

When Ollie’s sister goes missing, we are plunged into a dark underworld that reveals pain much greater than the loss of a relative. 

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Having only been in existence for three years, both Academy and Pitch Fight have already shaken up the UK a cappella scene. 

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

The Great Song Cycle, Song Cycle

A musical memoir about one woman’s solo bicycle/music tour 1,254 miles down the west coast of the USA. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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

A Chinese Bestiary

A Chinese Bestiary

This story talks about a boy’s growth experience, as he understands the Chinese myth of Shan Hai Jing. 

Girl World

Girl World

Frisky are transporting audiences to a fantasy land created by two pre-pubescent girls, Tilly and Inga (played by Camille Dawson and Serena Ramsey). 

Cadenza: Cambridge University's Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza: Cambridge University's Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza is Cambridge University’s premier a cappella group. 

When Judas Met John

When Judas Met John

Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by both artists. 

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

Fringe newcomers all the way from Canada, Yonge Guns packed their bags full of all that influences them as musicians, teachers and accountants. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Multi award-winning MATE Productions (Best of Liverpool Theatres 2012 and 2014, ***** (MadeUp. 

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings are back and better than ever. 

A Beginner's Guide to Populism

A Beginner's Guide to Populism

Getting power is easy. 

The Bristol Suspensions present: Love Aca-tually

The Bristol Suspensions present: Love Aca-tually

Roses are red, violets are blue, The Bristol Suspensions have a show to do – but what happens when Cupid shoots his arrow into the rehearsal room? Fresh from their US tour, join … 

The Laurel and Hardy Story

The Laurel and Hardy Story

Laurel and Hardy – arguably the best comic duo ever, with never a bad word between them. 

Crave

Crave

Deeply tender and sensuous, Sarah Kane’s Crave is set in an unnamed city from which voices and images spring. 

Close Harmony Comes Alive!

Close Harmony Comes Alive!

Canadian-based a cappella, close-harmony jazz quartet Hampton Avenue dazzles with their unique timbre, impeccable musicianship and jazz chops to boot. 

Voices Only

Voices Only

Using nothing but their voices and innovative live looping techniques, genre-bending FreePlay takes you from the concert halls of Europe to the jazz clubs of Manhattan, the temples… 

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

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

Tinderella and the Seven Deadly Sins

Tinderella and the Seven Deadly Sins

Ever felt like you were a princess in a fairy tale of Tinder-ella and the seven twats? Me too. 

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

The Bluebelles are bringing midnight snacks and jazzy tracks to the Edinburgh Fringe with a fantastic a cappella night in! Returning to Edinburgh for their fourth year, following s… 

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for its sixth consecutive year. 

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Every singer and member of our Blueswater Presents family, featuring 20 musicians, will be playing in a raucous showcase that presents the best blues music the Fringe has to offer. 

Best of Movie Musicals

Best of Movie Musicals

American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh. 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2017, we’re excited to return to Edinburgh with this revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the best of Broadway to the … 

Alice

Alice

Eighteen talented actors bring you a spectacular reinvention of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. 

Blaze Your Trail

Blaze Your Trail

Universal Academy, an award-winning charter school from the state of Texas, proudly presents this riveting hit new musical! Featuring a multicultural cast of students, this product… 

And Then There's Me...

And Then There's Me...

The world is full of wonderfully different people – dramatic, dreamy, daring and disturbing! Join our medley of characters on an energetic journey through their dreams, hopes and… 

Dulce et Decorum Est: The Unknown Soldiers

Dulce et Decorum Est: The Unknown Soldiers

Tommy saw his whole regiment wiped out on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. 

The War of Jenkins' Ear

The War of Jenkins' Ear

Toby Jenkins hates boarding school. 

From One Heart to Another

From One Heart to Another

Inclusive theatre group The Theatre Shed will explore end of life and organ donation in a unique and inspiring way. 

Eurydice

Eurydice

In this weird and wonderful adaptation of this mournful legend, Eurydice is presented by concentrating not on the passionate pilgrimage of Orpheus to retrieve his bride but on Eury… 

The OS Map Fan Club

The OS Map Fan Club

Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show in 2017. 

The Storyteller's Apprentice

The Storyteller's Apprentice

‘Join me, Loquacious, storyteller extraordinaire; my words weave with unique flair. 

EH16: Pyre

EH16: Pyre

History is plagued with horror written on its own walls. 

Mandela Celebration

Mandela Celebration

The Mzansi Ensemble performed a tribute to OR Tambo at the Barbican Theatre in London 2007 and have performed in SA’s prestigious theatres: the SA State Theatre for the 2010 World … 

Rock Choir Live

Rock Choir Live

Rock Choir is the largest contemporary choir in the UK offering the general public the chance to sing without audition or any requirement to read music. 

The Spider Glass

The Spider Glass

From chasing girls to catching spiders, James knows what’s expected of him as a man. 

Trollbadour

Trollbadour

Anarchic, honest and witty, Grant travels the UK with his double bass performing songs that make half of his audience extremely glad and the other half extremely mad. 

The Woman and the Canvas

The Woman and the Canvas

Following multiple sell-out shows for both companies at the Fringe, Theatre Re and Fourth Monkey are joining forces for 2018 and return to the festival with an exciting, ensemble-l… 

Blueswater Presents: The Roots of the Blues

Blueswater Presents: The Roots of the Blues

Join Edinburgh bluesman and lead singer of The Black Diamond Express, Toby Mottershead, on a solo musical exploration of blues, showing how early guitarists inspired each other. 

SuzanneVega&Me

SuzanneVega&Me

Tour guides need good voices but there’s only one who amazes her audiences with crystalline singing. 

Tarzanne

Tarzanne

Adapted by Interplay, the National Sensory Theatre, from the play by Greg Cullen, this multi-sensory theatre piece beautifully illuminates the story of a girl lost in a jungle at t… 

Wakey Wakey

Wakey Wakey

Four twenty-something-year-old friends come back to their hometown to celebrate the life of Jessica, their best friend’s late wife.