Bravura storytelling about fantasy and family from the perspective of a homeless man in Ireland
Bravura storytelling about fantasy and family from the perspective of a homeless man in Ireland
A fascinatingly delivered riff on one woman’s journey for recognition and soul which includes a brush from a smear test.
Kitsch. Retro. Delightful.
Review: Mustard by Eva O’Connor
One-woman bravura storytelling about love and addiction
A superior children’s show delivered with verve and vitality and with a lot of skill and with a dollop of kids.
Review: Myra’s Story
One woman, many characters, several tragedies told with the earnestness of truth and the triumph of theatre.
Review: Troy Story
Again the most educative stand-up and a thrilling presentation. Oh and bloody funny on war, male sexuality and the Bechdel Test.
Review: The Shock of the Old
A wryly consummate musician.
The most educative stand-up and a thrilling presentation. Oh and bloody funny on the tragedies.
Review: The Sensemaker
An astonishing, disturbing shapeshifting sliver of genius.
Review: Mac and More
A consummate, intimate homage to theatre
Every little girl dreams of being special, but Ellie Rose doesn’t just dream – she knows she’s special.
You can't please all of the people all of the time
Don’t miss the chance to see this transcendent actor prove she possesses another dimension altogether.
Review: Bag Lady
This could develop into something special. Thoroughly recommended as an industrial-strength ice-breaker.
Review: Anton Chekhov
The nearest we’ll come to meeting Chekhov. In Pennington’s masterclass.
A revelation, superbly written and acted. Comparisons have been made with A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing. I can think of no higher praise either. You must see this.
Review: Living Newspaper #6
Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch what this does with the future
Review: New Moon Monologues March
Don’t be lulled by the friendly colours and fluffy fonts. Queen of Cups is absolutely a company to watch, and its showcase productions are literally unmissable
Review: Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday
A throwback performance to when Music Hall was King, Queen and Pearly Dreams.
Review: The Donkey and the Rooster
An online story for young people that has all the elements of a classic experience that delights, informs and entertains in equal measure.
Catch a taste of what's to come at the 2021 San Francisco Fringe Festival!
Review: Cherry Soup
True, and not so true, tales of the South Downs.
Review: The Cardboard Kitchen Project
A relatable story and an entertaining performance
Review: Before I am Lost
A celebration of Hilda Doolittle, the mother of imagist poetry
Review: Mimi Hayes: I’ll be OK
A harrowing tale about dealing with the breakdown of both relationships...and her own body.
Don’t take your Nan to this show.
Review: I’m A Phoenix, Bitch
Guy Masterson finds the perfect show...
Uncomfortable confrontation with a murderess.
Review: The Mozart Question
Wonderfully directed with amazing attention to detail
Review: My Mum’s a Twat
A one woman show, using her teenage voice to tell the story of being rejected by her Mum who chose a powerful cult over her family.
A fun comedy solo show telling the true story of the performer’s previous job as a receptionist at a Tantric Massage parlour, and how she got there.
Review: I Run
A vivid solo performance of a man running furious, powerful and heartbroken into the grief of his dead daughter.
Review: Like Me
A solo talk that investigates the effect that social media has had on our lives from the perspective of one
Review: In PurSUEt
Obsession, addiction and the relentless pursuit of Sue Perkins.
An exceptional, multilayered piece that will keep you on the edge of your seat - if not on your toes!
Review: With Child
Claire Pointing expertly performs 6 talking heads characters who are all visibly pregnant; but only one refers to their pregnancy and impending motherhood.
Review: Catching Comets
This was a solo performance telling a story about love, about fear, about the protections that we build up around ourselves that isolate us more than they serve.
Review: Timandra Harkness: Take a Risk
Timandra Harkness is an intelligent and interesting performer, calmly steering us through a show exploring the concept of risk taking, that didn't need to work hard to keep our attention.
Review: How to be Brave
Siân Owen’s one woman play set in Newport is a lively, fun and heart wrenching ride
Review: Beep Boop
A one man mime and physical comedy theatre show with a live digital soundscape, exploring society’s uneasy obsession with online life and the curious delusional pull away from an actually lonely reality.
Review: Sea Sick
Review: Umbrella Man
Start your Fringe day with a bang in the hands of a very talented poet and storyteller
Review: Jim Clapp: Magnum Opus
Completely absurd and utterly entertaining
Review: Come Out From Among Them
A fascinating theatrical one man exploration of a phenomenon of politics that is the fundamentalist reason why Northern Irish politics continues to fascinate.
Review: The House of Influenza
A solo show of many zany characters exploring what one might do in a suburban zombie attack if an over indulgence in horror movies is your only frame of reference
A chilling glimpse into the world of a little known but influential woman from the Nazi era.
Review: Come Fly with Fred
Uncomfortable to watch from start to finish - in the best way possible!
Review: John Greening The Silence
The Crypt organisers as well as John Greening really have hit on an ideal recitation.
Review: The Last PowerPoint
A delightfully absurd journey through a corporate fever dream.
Review: Lord of the Lies
One Man's Journey to the Edge of the Flat Earth and Back.
A powerfully performed dive inside a disturbing tabloid tale
A fascinating examination of the South Korean financial crisis with video, a solo performer and not one but three cuckoos.
A solo evocation of a community struggle that alights the energy of the nights and the unbending desire for freedom.
Review: Caliban’s Codex
a superbly realised piece, vying with Carding’s own outstanding Quintessence.
There’s a superb cliff-edge to this outstanding production.
Nigel Osner delivers an audacious rendition into the vulnerable and egregious lives of those growing in years
Review: Dietrich: Natural Duty
Intimate, funny, moving - a brilliant one-(wo)man show!
Review: The Tailor of Inverness
A story, a thread, a suit and intrigue, bound in a fascinating tale told with a violin and a cracking narrative; Mathew Zajac masterfully weaves and unfolds layers of the stories of his father.
A bold reimagining and interpretation of Achilles’ grief and revenge through a superior technical evening of storytelling, dance and song
Review: Baby Face
An uncomfortable night facing uncomfortable truths with comfort coming when you have the decency to condemn the truly indecent
A violent attack on the social norms which drive self-harm in its many and varied forms.
Review: Mao That’s What I Call Music!
Des Kapital presents a strange brew of pop karaoke and Communist China
Effervescent and didactic at a pace
Review: Drip Feed
Unsettling solo show about obsession and loss
A new hour of surreal silliness and old favourites
Review: Sunshine Boy
A fascinating homage to the world of a true maverick and genius from one of Scotland’s own.
"Cell-block Tango" as a solo show with cello
A brilliant and brutal portrayal of the inequity and generational desperation of the Benefits Class
Amy Rose Doyle delights in this obsessively Weird one woman show
Review: Guerilla Aspies
Informative and engaging piece revealing the misconceptions of autism
Review: Gie’s Peace
Inspiring Stories of Courageous Women - An Exploration of War Through Storytelling and Music
Review: We’ve Got Each Other
The Bon Jovi Musical that has it all, except everything that is a tour de force, with lights, an incredible Sir Jon sound track and a narrator that brings it all together without the glitz and aplomb but all the flair.
Review: Roxy Likes Cats
An interesting drama centred around loss and how to confront it.
Review: Portraits in Motion
Fascinating, innovative, creative, charming and entertaining!
Review: Ad Libido
A moving, painfully funny, brilliantly crafted one woman show that has everything from awkward sex scenes to teenage diaries to talking Yonis.
Review: Meno Pause
A one woman’s personal exploration through the Menopause
Fusing dance, physical theatre, prose, and raw, dynamic acting Ewan Downie breathes new life into the ages old tale.
Review: De Fuut
Disturbing look into the mind of a paedophile
A gut-wrenching tale of Indigenous brothers caught in a torrent of solvent abuse in the wake of the death of their mother.
Moving adaptation of grandmother's book on life in wartime Berlin
A riff on James Joyce’s Ulysses exploring Bloom’s Jewish heritage as he time travels through the 20th century.
Review: In Loyal Company
A Traumatic But Necessary Reminder Of The Heroes The War Leaves Behind
Review: The Unknown Soldier
A poignant reminder of the aftermath of war and the unsung heroes it leaves behind.
A one woman powerhouse!
Bold exploration of the idea of nationality
Review: An Abundance of Tims
The one white male solo comedy show you absolutely should see this Fringe.
Review: This Is Just Who I Am
"utterly hilarious and sometimes uncomfortable"
Review: Thrown by Jodi Gray
Dreamlike and Sureal Creation
Review: Alma, A Human Voice
Clever creation that needs a little glitter!
Review: A Generous Lover
A masterclass in solo work
Heart-breaking, darkly comic and beautifully performed
A rare instance of an actor knowing exactly how to direct himself. It’s a super-Fringe show well worth reviving, and Welsh clearly puts his life into it.
A side splitting new show from Tim Key who is exploring the troubling world of dating
Review: Change Management
A one-man show about change by a comedic giant to a packed house.
fast-paced and hilarious
One-man homage to classic westerns delivered at a break-neck speed.
Review: S/he/it Happens
Not Your Typical Day At The Office
Review: A Woman, In Search
A Search For Meaning In A World Of Illusion
Review: Blank Tiles
A heartrending tragic-comedy one-man show about memory, Scrabble and Alzheimer’s.