Edinburgh Fringe 2018
Creative, bold, sensitive, meaningful physical theatre.
A one woman powerhouse!
"I urge you to go and rediscover something you thought you knew all too well, and join the standing ovation at the end."
Delightful show, positive, creative and imaginative!
A brave attempt to tackle a serious issue, from an ambitious, enthusiastic and passionate young company.
An engaging and memorable performance, recounting motor-racing champion Muriel Thompson’s remarkable First World War experiences.
A masterclass in solo work
A joyful leap into the unknown. These incredible performers take you on masterclass of japery.
An Epic and Unique Journey Through Dance, Music, Puppetry, and Physical Theatre
Celebrate the life and death of the acclaimed poet Robert Burns, with marvelous music and daring prose
Not Just for Comic Fans, Modern Guide Inspires the Underdog Hero in All of US
An insight into the nature of darkness
Fusing dance, physical theatre, prose, and raw, dynamic acting Ewan Downie breathes new life into the ages old tale.
A moving, painfully funny, brilliantly crafted one woman show that has everything from awkward sex scenes to teenage diaries to talking Yonis.
A delightful and bittersweet comedy that will tug your heart strings.
Clever creation that needs a little glitter!
The one white male solo comedy show you absolutely should see this Fringe.
An impressive physical theatre piece that does seem to meander round a lack of connection.
Thao fast becomes a new best friend – with whacky logic, comedy and sharp one-liners!
Highly innovative climate change narrative that draws you into a dramatic movement piece which then delivers a massive knock out blow.
A scarce modern dystopia, this show will linger with you for many weeks to come
Where Do We Find Humanity In A World Without Emotion?
Graphic treatise on the dangers of substance abuse – in this case alcohol.
An evocative song of an ancient landscape and two lovers caught in it.
A riff on James Joyce’s Ulysses exploring Bloom’s Jewish heritage as he time travels through the 20th century.
Outstanding music, vocals, comedy, movement, and innovation combine to create a remarkable performance.
Frenetic inertia wins the day.
Well crafted, performed and directed, spirited, polished, entertaining and moving show!
Three generations of women 'Cast Off' all stereotypes of what they can, should and be able to do.
A entertaining hour of physical comedy combined with classical music
Circus transforms to theatre with an impressive cast in an energetic presentation.
Stand up show late at night that amuses without depending upon the need to cater to late night appetites.
Putting the "fun" back in funeral.
An improvised comedy show that takes drama games to a whole new level.
Brilliant hour of stand-up comedy
Well written and performed, deliciously eccentric character, fascinating and entertaining!
Gentle hour of semi-autobiographical comedy
More musical mayhem from Daniel Smith, a Jools Holland with jokes.
A hilarious personal “run” round why size matters in a stand up show that doesn’t slim down on the comedy.
Well written and acted contemporary play about 20 somethings is relatable, informative, entertaining and pulls on the heart-strings, the best kind of theatre!
Disturbing look into the mind of a paedophile
Revealing discovery in a shoebox.
Death farce that delivers some of the drama some of the time
A worthy drama of a scouting mission that goes seriously wrong
Daring, intelligent, unique, challenging work
Don Juan in the raw
Solo exploration and expose of the worst of the DUP in a relaxed performance style that draws you in and makes you truly think.
An explosive, impressive and energetic exploration of a sub culture in dance from an area of mass testosterone and masculinity
Strong monologues from four actors that show their abilities to hold an audience and deliver a fine piece of writing that belies their age.
Moving adaptation of grandmother's book on life in wartime Berlin
Explosive gig-theatre exploring mental health
Interesting choreography, very well danced to a variety of music.
An intimate and polished performance from an accomplished storyteller and poet.
Interesting and moving with detailed descriptions.
A joyfully bewildering, fascinating dose of punky, post-theatre
Fats Waller and Dave Brubeck imagined in concert together.
funny, dark and frightening - a psychological thriller that will keep you on your toes
Creative, innovative, well-performed and directed, a complete show that entertains and informs!
A tale of transport to the colonies with punishment, exploitation and solidarity at the heart of a straightforward tale, told in an intimate setting.
Inventive bilingual collaboration where family tensions merge with debate around cultural identity
Immersive theatre in a container that takes you off on a flight with earphones on and plenty of noise to drive you to distraction.
Dynamic, subtle and tender storytelling!
Wild entertainment for a wet Edinburgh day.
A new comedy musical with an upbeat score, performed by an enthusiastic young cast.
A devised exploration of what being a girl means and how to transition to womanhood.
unique, accomplished, clever, hilarious yet also often touching and powerful work
Wordshow – comedy for thinking people
Master class in comedic storytelling from a new national treasure
A joyous celebration of relationships in all their glorious messiness
Stumble Trip Theatre smash it with wonderful hyper energetic Lecoq inspired madness
Fast paced, entertaining show with delicious dollops of wit, envy and self deprecation peppered here and there!
Blind Summit tear up the puppetry rulebook… again
"Wonderfully written and portrayed"
A charming retelling of the Moses story through two young people who may win the prize for show furthest travelled and certainly tell this tale with confidence.
Welcome to Honey's Happening where pineapple surprise and party games are sure to bring about world peace
Heart-breaking, darkly comic and beautifully performed
A gut-wrenching tale of Indigenous brothers caught in a torrent of solvent abuse in the wake of the death of their mother.
One of the many plays that Shakespeare might have written, but didn’t. And there'll be a different one tomorrow.
A Traumatic But Necessary Reminder Of The Heroes The War Leaves Behind
Bittersweet slapstick comedy about the cycle of life
An iconic night of football told from three perspectives in an enthralling a tale as the one played out in Turkey
Engaging performer in a solo play about Thirty-something life choices
A hilarious run through womanhoodwinked in the 21st Century straight from two women who know from either side of the picketed fence.
The funny upside of being blind
An generous hour of free one-liner comedy
(Further) proof that music transcends all culture and language
More beguiling badinage and ballads from two doyens of the Fringe.
Wacky and wickedly funny side swipes at interfering You Tube do-gooders
Haunting, poignant music from one of Scotland’s leading guitarist and composers
An original musical with promise and vitality which nearly gets it spot on.
Heartwarming tribute to an important piece of LGBT+ history
Two wacky sea lions with a tale to tell – and don’t forget the mackerel.
A nice way to switch off from the outside world
A wild and imaginative musical retelling of an ancient Greek tragedy
A one woman’s personal exploration through the Menopause
Excellent acting, intriguing new absurdist play by Seamus Collins is provocative and entertaining!
Thrilling Taiko drumming with stunning visual effects and choreography
Breath taking circus skill and performance that tells a story whilst keeping you on the edge of your seat and with your heart in your mouth.
Biting, hilarious look at how to be inclusively inclusive
Razor sharp writing and performance. If you’re going to see one play about millenial anx, see this one.
Sets the standard, year after year, for rapid-fire sketch comedy.
Electric performances, creative, vibrant and poignant!
Smart, Provocative Feminist Comedy for the Whole F**king Patriachy!
Creative physical theatre and poetic character!
An inventive investigation of the unseen darkness behind the facade.
Gig theatre examining relationships in the technological age
A stunning solo interpretation of an iconic novel from a Fringe favourite
an exciting revision of myth mixing media and movement
A very entertaining theatrical experience - creative, well acted and lots of laughter!!!
Time travel, Russian poetry, a PhD, a single Mum, quantum physics, a Rocky montage. Fun, moving and brilliant.
A highly enjoyable, beautifully sung, fast-paced and entertaining production
Interesting play about a serious topic.
Inspiring, energetic, committed
An exceptionally well-crafted tale of how irony and IVF melt together but cannot break true love.
A Reversible world where nothing is as it seems
Banded together, these performers really stretch the possibilities of the modern circus show.
Fun, inclusive and feminist
Three Women Convicted of Witch Craft Make Peace with Their Fates and Reveal How Little Has Changed
Take a moment from your busy day. Now breathe.
Beautiful, visceral and tantalizing dance and physical theatre!
This show is full of rhythm, dance and joy!
A powerful ode to friendship relationships, and the spaces between.
Innovative exposé of the cocaine trade pulls no punches
Bold exploration of the idea of nationality
A show about friendship. And lolly sticks.
Fascinating story told through inspired choreography!
Mesmerizing, this is fine work, fine dance, fine visual storytelling!
A graduate showcase of physical and absurdist theatre exploring grief and letting go.
This is an empathetic and heartfelt account of a life that has been, until now, ‘hidden from history.’
Three women. Three lives. Three conversations spanning half a decade. Woven and connected and Isolated and reconnected.
Vibrant and animated storytelling!
Equal parts ghost story, biography, gothic theatre, and poetry, The Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a funeral to which you should not be late.
An Amazing Adventure for all the Family
A Traumatic But Transformational Fight For Life, Freedom, and Understanding
'The Flop' is anything but!
A Radio Play wth a Twist...of Lemon.
The sadness of being ordinary
Three sassy singing Sheilas from Australia
Youth theatre production of Tennessee Williams classic
Horribly realistic insight into the world’s most materialistic society.
Vicar of Dibley writer takes centre stage reflecting on a life in comedy and developing Parkinsons
Interesting and imaginative!
What really happened to Marilyn Monroe?
Refreshing, engaging take on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.
A classic romp through a classic tale which shows enthusiasm and some flair.
Perfect tonic for map loving walkers.
A rip roaring canter through the chaotic lives of two likeable recovering drug addicts
Sizzling reimagining of the Hans Christian Anderson tale in the context of Weimar Germany that brims full of artistic value
Creative, imaginative, beautifully crafted and well performed - excellent show!
A Contemporary Puppet-Assisted Twist on a Classic Tale
A poignant reminder of the aftermath of war and the unsung heroes it leaves behind.
A welcoming afternoon tea in a cold world.
"utterly hilarious and sometimes uncomfortable"
Dreamlike and Sureal Creation
A pair of star-crossed lovers out to out-invent their foe, one Keypulet, the other Montashoe.
Compelling, devastating, uncompromising,
An hour of delightful escapism for muggles, witches and wizards
Sphinx Without a Secret
A gentle comedy with one really fun device; the singing goldfish.
A creative one-man musical, featuring songs, slapstick, dance and film
In a world where reaching 50 signals the end, four workers escape the hive in a darkly comic physical show.
1,000,000 cigarettes: keeping alive the story of an extraordinary ordinary WWI hero
Creative, imaginative, inventive and fun family show!
Creative and moving - performed with excellent dance quality.
A trip down the Rabbit Hole like you've never seen.
Did Shakespeare really write all those plays and sonnets?