Edinburgh Fringe 2023
A wonderfully sad and gut wrenchingly funny three hander about loss and love
Quietly Devastating, Brilliantly Acted Drama
Tomcaintheatre A very worthy piece of theatre on the effects of a tragedy that still resonates today.
An entertaining farce set in a brothel with quality performances by its three-strong cast
Henry Naylor’s fast paced existential crisis raises uncomfortable, but important question about the role of the press.
A balanced take on the effects of the referendum, delivered with plenty of heart.
Six seemingly unconnected lives are brought together during lockdown
Three employees try to make sense of an impossible corporate brief
Escaping from a high-control religious group is not as simple as walking away. It is a waking-up process that can take years.
A powerful exploration of moving from being a boy to being a man
Not Bad Enough to be Delicious
Aria and Clef craft a musical world of wonder and despair in this nostaligic Banger of a play.
A funny and charming (with attitude) search for self-acceptance.
Some German citizens said no to Nazism
A Sweet and Hilarious Portrait of a Father in Transition
The show portrays Billy 'Fyre Festival' McFarland and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's time as cellmates when they were locked up for fraud in a New York state penitentiary.
Death Does Not Become Her
A blocked playwright with a looming deadline is haunted by the subject of her last failed show: Ernest Hemingway.
Indulgent, decadent, glorious, gorgeous and beautiful anthem to the pride in being yourself.
The physicality of Ez Holland and Nic Lawton has to be seen to be believed.
a rich and lively biography
Even the Grinch Would Enjoy This Blast From the Recent Past
Moving, poignant and very creative.
A Staggering Achievement
A child-like young man scours a hostile town and his imagination trying to find answers to the disappearance of his missing friend, Declan..
A fascinating and beautifully imagined film showing us the value of family, no matter what form.
A decent family drama in the shadow of momentous national decision making.
Chock-full of good-time vibes
World premiere from Rena Brannan
An absurdist take on the welcome demise of faded pageantry.
Important theatre, brave, daring - entertaining.
A literary musical of childlike delight
Beautifully adapted, directed, performed and designed - masterful puppetry, poignant and meaningful.
An intimate play exploring some often overlooked issues in gay culture.
A one hour and a half tour de force covering much of last century’s British-African history cleverly pushed along by important sporting events
Charming, delightful, and witty, a lovely way to spend an hour with the three "Lennys" through Deb Filler's experiences.
A professional queuer tells her tale
A slick swirl of consent issues, insomnia and dancing to Benny Goodman
Eerie and chilling interpretation of one of the Bard's classic
A hilarious tale of revenge, nut allergies and how not to play a recorder.
Midsummer Night's Dream for the TikTok generation
A slightly esoteric look at Mary Lincoln’s life
Zany humour with some serious insights
Well crafted in every way, spirited and warm.
The TrIangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire New York 1911, told by the women workers who were there
A beautiful and hilarious piece that will broaden your mind
Combining subtlety with an inspirational message, this truly is a bit of magic.
Compelling physical theatre about the disappeared in Latin America
A new play from two compelling performers, fascinating, moving, and relatable.
Two very different women fall in love and fight the Nazi's
An inclusive, engaging and thought provoking show about family dynamics.
Intense and human story - very well acted.
Shortlist really must be experienced by anyone who appreciates excellent theatre, brilliant writing or those who simply want a good laugh.
Tender, off-the-wall, energising theatre
Masterclass in storytelling that's engaging from start to finish.
King Boris of Bulgaria stands up to Hitler, accompanied by Bulgarian and Jewish folk music.
A charming ghostly tale
An absolute blast with gags galore, soaring operatic arias and great performances
Dealing with the aftermath of childhood trauma
A Creepy, Thoughtful Thriller
Nothing Standard Whatsoever About This Superb New Play
An entertaining morning in the company of an enthusiastic Youth Theatre.
A scintillating play of ideas about the internet and its impact on what we know and how we know it
A stunning solo performance of an exquisitely intricate script
Captivating, laced with humour but dark and heart-breaking.
An absorbing one-woman play seamlessly blending physical theatre with a poignant, gut-wrenching narrative
Gritty coming-of-age experience with an uplifting twist
A one woman show determined to win by any form of submission.
A truly fascinating explanation of an inexplicable act for your country.
A surprisingly humorous biography of the great Nazi Hunter.
Charlie Merriman is a gifted performer and story teller, with every part of him used to take us on his quest for the Wonder-Drug
Die Hard re-telling, blended with Richard Marsh’s journey into fatherhood : Welcome to the party !
A Wickedly Funny and Deeply Moving Tour de Force