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The Top 100

This is a “live” list. It will grow and change over the coming weeks. As reviews come in, the list will be updated, shows will drop off it and new ones will be added. Bookmark this page to an up-to-date view from FringeReview of the very best shows we believe you should see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Top 100 Theatre shows is growing from today. This year we have decided to groiw the list daily, based on tips coming in from our review team and the work of companies we have seen before and are excited about at this year’s Fringe. So, here we go…

1. Light

2. City Of the Blind

3. Dr Longitude’s Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie

4. Hot Cat

5. Dylan Thomas Return Journey – Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

6. The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

7. Fake It Til You Make It

8. Every Brilliant Thing

9. Return to the Voice

10. Animal Farm

11. The Bunker Trilogy: Agamemnon and The Bunker Trilogy: Macbeth and The Bunker Trilogy: Morgana

12. The Sleeping Trees Treelogy

13. How to Disappear Completely

14. Inheritance Blues


16. White Rabbit Red Rabbit

17. Swimming

18. God’s Own Country

19. Letters Home

20. The Bastard Children of Remington Steele

21. Berkoff the Inimitable

22. The House of Bernarda Alba

23. Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

24. Pip Utton’s Hancock’s Last Half Hour by Heathcote Williams

25. The Carousel

26. Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

27. Scaramouche Jones

28. Simon Callow in Juvenalia

29. Thief

30. Evil

31. Red Tap/Blue Tiger

32. Fern Hill and Other Dylan Thomas

33. An Evening with Dementia

34. Away From Home

35. The Flood

36. Race by David Mamet

37. Alice

38. Cuckooed

39. Broke

40. Echolalia

41. Civil Rogues

42. Dalloway

43. The Capone Trilogy: Loki and The Capone Trilogy: Lucifer and The Capone Trilogy: Vindici

44. Amazing Grace

45. Bloody Trams

46. The Bridge

47. Beowulf: The Blockbuster

48. The Day Sam Died

49. Bond!

50. Ablutions

51. Bill Clinton Hercules

52. Can’t Stay Away!

53. Milk Presents: Self Service

54. Boxman

55. Anthem for a Doomed Youth

56. Bonenkai

57. Men in the Cities

58. Burton

59. Baba Brinkman – The Rap Guide to Religion

60. Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

61. Wuthering Heights

62. Richard Fry: Pop Life

63. The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

64. I Promise You Sex and Violence

65. The City

66. Freak

67. Juliette Burton: Look at Me

68. The Dirty Talk

69. Silence in Court

70. Pomegranate Jam

71. Claustrophobia

72. Dinner is Swerved

73. Lippy

74. Captain Amazing

75. The Object Lesson

76. SingleMarriedGirl

77. Ernest and the Pale Moon

78. 18b

79. Forgotten Voices

80. I Have an Idea for a Film

81. Grace and the Sea

82. High Vis

83. The Despondent Divorcée

84. Fearnot Wood

85. Lungs

86. Paras Over the Barras

87. Phone Whore: A One Act Play With Frequent Interruptions

88. The Duck Pond

89. Eggs Collective Get A Round

90. Kingmaker

91. 1 Green Bottle

92. Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

93. The Most Serious Ailments of St Krank’s

94. Voca People

95. Wingman

96. Hamlet

97. Yellow Moon: The Ballad of Leila and Lee (and here too)

98. Treasure Island

99. Pope Head: The Secret Life of Francis Bacon

100. Lorraine & Alan

Our recommendations are a moving feast so check back to see new ones, as reviews come in and influence the order.
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