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. On her odyssey of perpetual torment through the cold and lonely city of Manchester, Ollie must put her trust in a plethora of bizarre characters and uncover bitter truths, all while walking the blurry line between fantasy and actuality... 

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... Through dynamic, interactive monologue, pure Irish storytelling, comedy and 80s music, three women dramatise the events of a significant night, taking us on a fun and poignant journey of self-discovery... 

Crave

Crave

Deeply tender and sensuous, Sarah Kane’s Crave is set in an unnamed city from which voices and images spring. The play charts the disintegration of human minds under the pressures of love, loss and desire... 

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. Pushing through challenge and triumph while traversing the coast with only her body and two thin wheels propelling her forward, what transpired was a tour full of music, made richer by the beautiful struggle Joanna intentionally created... 

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. From appearing on television, to advancing to The Voice Festival UK semi-finals and ICCA UK finals, these two groups have made their mark all over the country... 

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. Share an hour of idle merriment and frivolity bound together by fabulous 1920s songs: George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Noel Coward, Duke Ellington, Bessie Smith and more... 

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. While candidly disclosing hilarious stories from their home lives, the kids spell their way through a series of increasingly ridiculous words, guided by three eccentric adult hosts... 

Night of Glass

Night of Glass

Michael is numbing himself in his video world, dropping into the rabbit hole of his imagination. Losing himself in this ether world, immobilised, numb; looking through his VR glasses... 

Duck Gutters

Duck Gutters

A twisted satire swirling around the greed and vanity that haunts the high-class art world. A story set amongst priceless paintings, Oswald and his family learn what priceless art can really cost... 

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. In this play, we will combine the Chinese traditional musical instrument performance with usage of the special shadow visual effect. 

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). This is Girl World, a kingdom (or should I say queendom) ruled by the all-powerful goddess Fatnaboona... 

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. This casual and engaging 40-minute show compares the like-minded and socially conscious lyrics of Dylan and The Beatles, in particular, Lennon... 

Fast

Fast

Washington State, 1910. "Doctor" Linda Hazzard opens her sanatorium to the public. The public do not always survive… Fast by Kate Barton is a new dark psychological drama based on true events... 

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. Tinderella and the Seven Deadly Sins is a one-woman 'scary tale' following Eve as she navigates her way through dating in the modern world to the tune of 80s music and taste of tequila... 

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 of India and back to their native Toronto... 

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. Bringing an enthusiastic mix of new and newer, this award-winning quartet injects Dean Martin with a little Pentatonix and One Direction with a little bit of the Dapper Dans... 

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. In their careers they earned respect, affection, admiration and love from millions. This two-man show celebrates their lives and careers together on and off screen... 

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 2016 UK champions to see what goes on behind the scenes of a cappella... 

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. From fresh originals to cool standards, they've been compared to such vocal giants as The New York Voices and Singers Unlimited... 

A Beginner's Guide to Populism

A Beginner's Guide to Populism

Getting power is easy. Find out what the public care about and make their cause your own. The residents of Little Middleton are up in arms about proposals that could spell the end of their historic community... 

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. Formed in 1997, the group has become known for their beautiful arrangements and striking choreography, as well as a unique sense of humour and jaw-dropping mashups... 

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings are back and better than ever. Get your fix of sass as the girls showcase their best arrangements of the year, from golden oldies, to nineties throwbacks and this year's hits! 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Multi award-winning MATE Productions (Best of Liverpool Theatres 2012 and 2014, ***** (MadeUp.lv)) present their spectacular steampunk reimagining of Robert Louis Stephenson’s pirate epic... 

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned returns to the Fringe for its sixth year. Fresh from last year’s five-star, sell-out run, the 11-strong burgundy blazer-clad group sing their way through a brand new show – Sidetracked... 

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. 2016 Fringe sell-out... 

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 Fringe... 

Best of Movie Musicals

Best of Movie Musicals

American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh. A great way to start off the day for those of us who love musicals! We’ll highlight the best songs from the big screen... 

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 sold-out performances and five-star reviews, expect a sleepover like no other with music ranging from Elton John to Meghan Trainer and Michael Bublé... 

Alice

Alice

Eighteen talented actors bring you a spectacular reinvention of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. Alice does not fit in. Brought up to believe in wonder, Alice hates sitting still, she asks too many questions and she rejects everything Victorian England throws at her... 

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 fears as they each discover what makes them different and exciting... 

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. A heart is a lot to hand over – and a lot to take. Kia is about to find out just how big hers is... 

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. In 1941, Ellen waved goodbye to her fiance as he left for Crete, two weeks before the German invasion of the island... 

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 production represents the mission of Universal Academy to empower all students to blaze a trail and take their place in the world... 

The War of Jenkins' Ear

The War of Jenkins' Ear

Toby Jenkins hates boarding school. He doesn't fit in. When a new boy, Christopher, arrives and announces he is Jesus Christ, Toby is swept up into his strange world. Desperate to defend his new friend who promises miracles, Toby's life is turned upside down... 

The Storyteller's Apprentice

The Storyteller's Apprentice

'Join me, Loquacious, storyteller extraordinaire; my words weave with unique flair. Wondrous stories of adventure and hellfire; mystery, magic and desire. The tales I tell entertain and delight; astound, intrigue, and even fright!' Set in the fantasy world of Edra, The Storyteller’s Apprentice explores the feisty dynamic between travelling master storyteller Loquacious MacCarbre and his long-suffering apprentice Stumps... 

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. In under an hour, the five-piece band, led by sensational piano-vocalist and musical director Joe Revell, pay tribute to the iconic stadium sound of the original Piano Man... 

EH16: Pyre

EH16: Pyre

History is plagued with horror written on its own walls. EH16: Pyre takes a look at the lives of three woman who suffered at the hands of Edinburgh\'s darkest moments. The Edinburgh Horror Festival sell-out show returns with its intense post-modern, horror look at feminism and local history... 

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 Cup, the Mandela Theatre, Market Theatre, Durban Playhouse and Opera House, and at the former President Thabo Mbeki's birthday celebration in June 2016... 

The OS Map Fan Club

The OS Map Fan Club

Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show in 2017. Join Ordnance Survey enthusiast Helen Wood for a humorous exploration of the much-loved, fold-out, paper map. Take a fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble with sheet no... 

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. With in excess of 26,000 members in over 380 local communities, it is a multi-layered social experience using education, music and singing as its core activities but offering its members much more in the shape of life-changing and well-being experiences... 

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. Tom, a vicar in training with an alcohol problem; Alexander, who for some reason is wearing a wedding dress; Alexandra, a nymphomaniac with little tact; and Trent, an immature man-child with as many manners as a teaspoon... 

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. In an intimate basement venue, Toby will dissect the songs and styles around which he revolves his work and reveal how this form of folk music became so influential to so many around the world... 

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. He's on a mission to release an album every six months for 20 years... 

The Spider Glass

The Spider Glass

From chasing girls to catching spiders, James knows what's expected of him as a man. With humour and honesty, in the landscape of #MeToo he's now forced to face his complicity in the inherited story of masculinity... 

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-led co-production, The Woman and the Canvas... 

SuzanneVega&Me

SuzanneVega&Me

Tour guides need good voices but there’s only one who amazes her audiences with crystalline singing. When Nadja Fischer from Hamburg met guitarist Mark Brown in Edinburgh, their couchsurfing encounter turned into an unlikely musical journey... 

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 the age of two and reared by a family of Chimpanzees... 

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 Eurydice’s descent into the jaws of death...