Edinburgh Fringe 2018
A hilarious expose of what is hot, in your body, for your body and with other bodies.
Creative, bold, sensitive, meaningful physical theatre.
A one woman powerhouse!
A celebration of friendship and Hibs' 2016 Scottish Cup victory
An exciting, fast-paced new musical - creatively staged using minimal set.
A satire of sound bites and xenophobia, expressing the danger of stoking a community’s ignorance, fear and hatred
"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
A Quietly Powerful and Eerily Current Production
An insight into the nature of darkness
The bizarre burlesque of a man in leather thong playing accordion - mostly with other clothes on
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.
Intriguing historical drama covering the life of Adam Smith
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 engaging and well-crafted adaption"
A moving hour immersed in a powerful story
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
masterful evening of drama, riveting music, beautiful storytelling, pulsating beats, all woven with music of the boomer generation.
Magic and illusion with a strong focus on card manipulation and an eerie theme
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.
Superb singing from this high class Scottish choir.
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.
Jazz of the highest quality from a masterly quintet.
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.
A philosophical tour de force, a physical concerto, a confessional, nostalgic memorial to humanity, ruminating on past love and the promise of each other
Death farce that delivers some of the drama some of the time
Droll hour of gentle, inoffensive comedic stories and songs
A worthy drama of a scouting mission that goes seriously wrong
Daring, intelligent, unique, challenging work
Don Juan in the raw
Unsettling solo show about obsession and loss
Entertaining and informative - zany and fun!
Solo exploration and expose of the worst of the DUP in a relaxed performance style that draws you in and makes you truly think.
A new play by Marks and Gran about their tv series "Birds Of A Feather"
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
A Fascinating Portrayal of the Lost Women of the Beatnik Era
A violent attack on the social norms which drive self-harm in its many and varied forms.
Interesting choreography, very well danced to a variety of music.
A fascinating adaptation of a novel of its time, presented in a concept of its time but in a timeless fashion for a modern audience.
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
A true story told with skill, passion and tremendous attention to detail (you'll get the shivers)
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.
A polished and entertaining morning treat for families
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 Startling, Powerful Commentary on a Broken System
Strength and determination shine through in this story of a young woman in they care system
A square set of love stories that ends with a worthy examination of the meaning of love and acceptance.
A new comedy musical with an upbeat score, performed by an enthusiastic young cast.
Inspiring Stories of Courageous Women - An Exploration of War Through Storytelling and Music
A devised exploration of what being a girl means and how to transition to womanhood.
Thoughtful and compelling storytelling
unique, accomplished, clever, hilarious yet also often touching and powerful work
Wordshow – comedy for thinking people
Informative and engaging piece revealing the misconceptions of autism
Master class in comedic storytelling from a new national treasure
A selection of the political songs and writings of the great Scottish folklorist
A joyous celebration of relationships in all their glorious messiness
One for fans of Su Pollard, a National Treasure’ in her first fringe solo show.
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
Much, much more than a show about wine.
There are no words to describe the power or impact of this show
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
A funny drama based on what happens when a Dead Ringer Cher double act falls on hard times.
An generous hour of free one-liner comedy
(Further) proof that music transcends all culture and language
As perfect a piece of family entertainment as you'll find at the Fringe
An engaging hour of brilliantly-constructed mime and slapstick performed by a loveable character who steals your heart while making you laugh.
A brilliant and brutal portrayal of the inequity and generational desperation of the Benefits Class
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.
Exploring the secrets behind our public faces
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
Des Kapital presents a strange brew of pop karaoke and Communist China
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.
A powerful new drama which bears witness to the devastating effects of domestic violence without sensationalising them.
Bitter or Sweet, according to taste
Electric performances, creative, vibrant and poignant!
So heart-rending you just want to hug the performer afterwards.
Smart, Provocative Feminist Comedy for the Whole F**king Patriachy!
The real crème de la crème of a cappella.
Creative physical theatre and poetic character!
An inventive investigation of the unseen darkness behind the facade.
Another winner from the Made in Scotland Showcase at this year’s Fringe.
Gig theatre examining relationships in the technological age
A stunning solo interpretation of an iconic novel from a Fringe favourite
Hugely impressive physical adaptation of Graeme Greene's dark comedy
an exciting revision of myth mixing media and movement
A very entertaining theatrical experience - creative, well acted and lots of laughter!!!
Superior puppetry skills in a Carry On Care Home scenario
Time travel, Russian poetry, a PhD, a single Mum, quantum physics, a Rocky montage. Fun, moving and brilliant.
Charming, attractive, well thought out puppetry show set to lovely music, that will appeal to young children and accompanying grown ups!
A highly enjoyable, beautifully sung, fast-paced and entertaining production
Topical feminist drama from the 17th century
Fascinating, innovative, creative, charming and entertaining!
Inspiring, energetic, committed
Impactful, heartfelt and entertaining!
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
Silly Shakespeare for all the family.
An interesting drama centred around loss and how to confront it.
Banded together, these performers really stretch the possibilities of the modern circus show.
Intense, poignant, provocative and beautifully performed.
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.
An honest, brave coming of age story
Beautiful, visceral and tantalizing dance and physical theatre!
When does a girl become a woman? This is the question at the heart of Somebody.
Highly articulate Scottish American crush that led to a transatlantic love affair that was crushed by the experience of following your dreams but finding a nightmare.
This show is full of rhythm, dance and joy!
A powerful ode to friendship relationships, and the spaces between.
Masculinity and absurdity with a swagger and a cheek tae talk so it is, thrown in wi yer ma and yer brother as we see a hilarious fight for the right tae … hide.
Innovative exposé of the cocaine trade pulls no punches
Effervescent and didactic at a pace
Bold exploration of the idea of nationality
A show about friendship. And lolly sticks.
A fascinating homage to the world of a true maverick and genius from one of Scotland’s own.
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.’
A deliciously gossipy peak into the 20th century’s most famous love affair
Three women. Three lives. Three conversations spanning half a decade. Woven and connected and Isolated and reconnected.
A glimpse into the lives of four women, through photographs, stories, and voice overs which catalogue their personal reflections along the path to living fully and letting go.
Entertaining, creative, theatrical, very well performed!
Mother and 14 year old son, sort it out through Sia.
The vocal talent of this crew is nothing short of extraordinary
Great vocals and coruscating choreography
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.
Interesting play about a serious topic.
An Amazing Adventure for all the Family
Love stories from the past told by the young
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!
Charming, imaginative, entertaining storytelling and puppetry show, extremely well performed - thoughtful, moving story, with a noble message!
What really happened to Marilyn Monroe?
Refreshing, engaging take on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.
A creative attempt to develop a new musical that integrates a public health message within an interesting, true story.
Homage to the joys of tat. Bring yours along and have some fun.
Fascinating talk on how data is managed and used in science and medicine
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.
"Forgotten stories of those on the cusp of vanishing"
An acoustic dystopian fantasy where the question becomes – is it right to unplug?
A welcoming afternoon tea in a cold world.
An absurd tale of dance and conversations combined into a performance that settles into a treatise on barriers and perceptions.
"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.
An affecting tale about Tom's missing girlfriend: or more specifcally, how that affects Tom.
"Cell-block Tango" as a solo show with cello
Compelling, devastating, uncompromising,
Four overworked actors and a lot of costume changes.
A new hour of surreal silliness and old favourites
Innovative devised expose of the refugee crisis from young voices creatively telling age old tales
Forget all other attempts at horror - here are the masters.
Fascinating and entertaining - go and meet Vincent Van Gogh!
An hour of delightful escapism for muggles, witches and wizards
An enjoyable and thoughtful Sci Fi adventure.
Sphinx Without a Secret
Amy Rose Doyle delights in this obsessively Weird one woman show
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.
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.
Gut-wrenching, dramatic telling of the events around the Black Panther movement and the killing of Michael Brown
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?
Beautiful, provocative, well performed show!