Edinburgh Fringe 2017
A highly impressive piece of dance and physical theatre which explored our world and its response to the attacks it has suffered.
Evocative, dynamic and impressive!
Variety and delightful madness abounds
Powerful story of gender and cultural identity
The joys and agonies of being caught between childhood and adulthood at the tender age of 25 as told by 4 25 year olds.
Fantastic vintage jazz and blues from one of Scotland’s most talented chanteuse.
An enjoyable hour of gentle comedy.
Possibly the longest title of any play associated with the scribblings of Shakespeare.
Musical for 3-11-year-olds with excellent songs, strong performers and some eyebrow-raising choices
Impactful and powerful.
A nice guy seduces the entire audience
Chilling tale of a dystopian future
A dramatic and engaging trip back to the 17th Century when four thinkers thought outside of a box and changed philosophy and science forever.
Deft and fluid storytelling. Well worth seeking out.
A delight for babies and adults alike
Elegant, imaginative and very entertaining - with deliciously quirky moments!
A fun afternoon - the audience loved it
Sublime musical and physical theatre from a talented Korean ensemble.
A verbatim condemnation of how you disappear once you are pronounced as special.
"fine and authentic character acting"
High-energy blues from a great Scottish band.
Tiff Stevenson at her best
Intimate, heartfelt and inspiring.
Brilliant - creatively devised, provocative, well performed, poignant and moving!
A beautifully articulated piece of theatre that moves heart and mind as it tells the story of a Syrian refugee from converging perspectives
Important and current story - and a clown to boot!
Informative, entertaining, revealing
One woman tour de force that brightens your day with a wake.
Meet Lily as she confronts her choices in the waiting room of an abortion clinic
Energetic, bold, entertaining and fun!
Wonderfully wacky sketch comedy with an absurdist twist.
Stunning sleight of hand from a master of magic.
A relaxed hour in the company of a skilled magician.
Challenging theatre that asks big questions about the current state of housing and homelessness in the UK
Interactive fun with Politics
"Intense, informative and some fine character acting"
New madness from the Manchester loon
A popular Glaswegian snack turns into a funny comic journey round yer nan and yer papa meeting yer English boyfreend.
A lesson in history from one of the Labour Party’s largely unsung MPs.
Highly skilled entertainment. Lyrical, dramatic, beautiful, spirited, exciting and intriguing!
Love on a night bus
Perfect hour of music from a very talented trio.
Dance me to the start of love
A two hander that effectively and sensitively explores the nature of childhood friendships when one of those friends may not suit the expected norms
Sarah Kane’s masterpiece competently performed.
Romance, adventure and murders abound, begad!
Inventively staged version of the Scottish play.
A fascinating tale that has a beginning, an end like its beginning and an intriguing middle
A nostalgic hour in the company of some lovely old friends
"a delightful hour"
More musical mayhem from Daniel Smith, a Jools Holland with jokes.
Funny guy in a funny place.
Beautiful evocative puppetry
A great children’s story told with much flair and tenderness.
A challenging and riveting dramatisation of jihad (struggle) and how it is experienced by young muslims today.
Stunningly choreographed Korean dance where death lingers round every wrist flick.
Be careful what you wish for… an unflinching examination of suicide
Clash of the electricity titans, in a clash of theatrical conventions. Sparks will fly.
A measured and intriguing take on a Greek classic
Isobel Rogers delights as she becomes someone Elsa.
Mesmeric playing from a gifted quartet
A modern European cautionary tale perforned by two engaging and clever clowns
Don't trust your memory!
Late night comedy that saws the knuckle off rather than comes near it.
Heartfelt, funny and direct – what does it mean to have your best mate stand by you when you’re stuck being your worst self.
High energy tap dance to live music - pushes the boundaries - exciting!
Hilarious, crude and shocking tale with undertones of grief and pain
Excellent physical theatre - bizarre and entertaining!
"The music is memorable and the audience leaves tapping its feet."
That’s a cracker. It’s the way he told ‘em.
Moving, fast paced and riveting - a cautionary tale of pride and fall.
A powerful look at how the two of the most infamous Gloucester residents almost evaded capture.
Silliness that every adult must see. And it’s fun for kids as well.
3D goggles and the future of gaming in a 20 minute exhibition that wows the artist in you.
"a hard-hitting piece"
A magic lozenge ensures all’s well at the end in the Fringe for four G&S hopefuls.
Foot-tappingly great tunes.
1934, Dustbowl America. Backstage at the travelling circus, we discover the complex relationship between one man and his performing chimpanzee.
A knock out blow for two men in the macho world of boxing
An astounding solo performance that covers all sorts of prejudice and leaves you the better for it
Short, sharp and to the point.
A family tale that has a heart of gold rather than wood but plenty of mileage to get through which will soften yours.
An enthusiastic and youthful rendering of a dystopian future which is challenged by rebellion.
Two women embarking on a battle against embarrassment
Dramatic play with humour - entertaining, engrossing, well acted, written and directed. Wow!
An hour of straight talking from the Labour Shadow Chancellor.
Great jazz from a great quartet
Delightful and meaningful story - imaginative, creative, moving and extremely well done!
A debut solo show exploring the drive to fit in, with a bit about being a pop star.
An impressive modern take on the legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece with contemporary power and focus.
Hilarious and entertaining, boisterous and moving all at the same time!
"Fast-paced, full-on and painfully funny"
Theatre at its best – story, form and performance in an engaging and sublime blend.
Bonkers comedy and absurdist songs.
Well performed and highly skilled, Kin is a wonderfully entertaining, and theatrical show that draws you in immediately.
Beguiling badinage and ballads from two doyens of the Fringe.
Niv Petel’s physical solo uses a unique point of view to draw back the thick curtain of politics in the Middle East.
A reminder that divorce is never straightforward. Or cheap.
A stifled voice brought to life through a transcendent trinity
A character comedy carousel from chameleon woman-host LadyFace, AKA Lucy Farrett
Intelligent and political immersive theatre
Superior sketch show that is very funny almost all of the time.
An exuberant exploration of female exploitation in Hollywood
Acrobatic dance expressing an abstract version of a poignant story.
Tense and funny two-hander about a dysfunctional couple
Could you fall in love with a robot?
Creative, innovative, beautiful and moving show!
Stand up comedy from New York
A world premiere: excellent English translation of Ukrainian playwright Mykola Kulish's 1933 play.
An acerbic take on living the modern suburban American ‘dream’ with lovely ensemble performances and laugh out loud dialogue.
"genuine moments of belly laughter throughout"
An enthusiastic physical performance piece based on an eventful night out
An immersive meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous with truth, dignity and power in the performance
A hilarious improvised hour with improv experts
A terrifying confrontation, set on a beach in Brazil in 1979, but really in all of our memories of a time that seems to be closer than we think.
Brave, honest autobiographical piece about mental health
A poignant and heart wrenching indictment of “caring” for, rather than with, the learning disabled who wish to be parents
A well-told insight into a life in Hollywood
Stand up that may not launch ships but will rock your boat
Provocative, entertaining drama - riveting!
"It fills our hearts with the songs we love sung by a man who transforms the lyrics into a personal love song to us all."
Fascinating, textured, sensitive and inspired!
Chris Kent , charming and surreal
Top class improv from a top flight troupe of practitioners.
"A well deserved standing ovation for a unique take on Cohen"
Sets the standard, year after year, for rapid-fire sketch comedy.
Punctures the reverence that surrounds Beckett’s classic
Lad’s mag Doghouse in the doghouse.
Brain food for your lunch break
The storytelling is mesmeric, stripped down, unsentimental.
Evocative and fascinating! Original contemporary choreography with eclectic music.
A comedian’s comedian
A terrifying night in a Welsh village hall.
An exceptionally well structured tale of friendship and love between friends which is tested constantly
A touching tale of the morning after the night before, commemorating 103 days of yesteryear that thankfully avoids nostalgia but still make us think of the past
A black comedic dramatic trip back to the 60’s where films were made and sex was cheap with a couple of gangsters who are just a pony short of the full shilling.
"a glorious beast of collective performance - comedy, music, drama and dialogue"
Vulnerable and triumphant: theatre at its very heart
A one woman show, that takes us through the disgrace and grace of a silent film star, long gone but revived for us here in an engaging performance
A fantastic set piece of sketches and games that are a party of choice for the actors, and a party of desire for the rest of us
A dark, intense and intimate story of love and tragedy. Worth getting up early for...
Come shimmy your sequined ball gown sister this is an hour of supercharged feel good musical fun -with a heart.
Gritty story inspired by Pulp Fiction, except with puppets - entertaining and fun!
An blood curdling love story with an ill-fated twist
Absorbing and masterful storytelling; a poignant coming to terms with loss
Cabaret at it's most fabulous
A wild ride of delicious word-play and storytelling from this instantly endearing comedian
Super-sleuth Ruby to the rescue again.
Unsung heroes of Scottish science, unsung no longer
Fun forty-five minute introduction to Shakespeare. For parents as well as their offspring.
Twelve actors, twelve plot devices and a lot of energy
And astounding performance in both a measured and frantic performance that brings PTSD from Tommy's living room into your conscience.
A compelling take on what it means to be a professional artist.
"Improvised Comedy at its very best"
A highly effective retelling of the loss of arguably China’s greatest 20th Century writer thanks to the persecution he suffered at the hands of his own government.
Unmissable music from six of the best.
Upbeat Shakespearean larks to start the day
Inspired and inspiring piece - creative, dynamic and tender
Sultry swing from the girl with the smooth as silk voice.
Concrete jungle where dreams are fought for
Powerful insights into the world of eating disorders
The train not standing at the platform won’t now be coming or going anywhere.
One man, a piano and a shopping trolley
An exuberant and joyful exploration of what it means to become a man.
A warm and bittersweet reminiscence of a migrant community and the characters that live there.
Full on cabaret to kick-start your evening.
Gin as Science and History
Comedy, chaos and calamity.
Weaving comedy memoir and love letters in a story about breaking up
A love story to (wo)man's best friend
A visual treat! Creative, inventive and visceral physical theatre.
Intriguing new play - friendship, memories of two women on an unexpected road trip.
A very theatrical and competent account of a highly brave movement in counter activities to the Hitler Youth that ended tragically for some of their number.
Charming, absorbing delightful
A delicious Eton Mess of a comedy.
Helpful advice on where to stick your oyster fork. And other culinary implements.
Poignant storytelling. With biscuits.
Kicked every ball with them. Captivating storytelling.
Poignant reminder that showbiz is not all glam and glitter
All the world’s a stage. Well, at least this bit of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Enter the unique world of Jane’s dark comedy characters – five characters who are once again inspired by her roots in The Lakes
Entertaining, charming and spirited!
A devilishly satirical comedy, taking a darker look at American pop culture
A largely one woman show that manages to effectively tell the tale of how the Ugandan Asians, thrown out of their country ended up in the UK through the eyes of one of the children who came across and ended up in Dundee, like…
Quick-fire shenanigans from some very merry wives in Windsor.
Musical, memorable, vulnerable
Magical mathematics from a master of numeracy.
Creative quirky piece - whimsical on the surface with deeper meaning.
Four strangers fight it out to see who has it the toughest.
A lesson in science that turns into a lesson in life.
Late night puppetry that sparkles with wit and wisdom in an age that suffers from a lack of both
Hogmanay in the Highlands. A time for whisky and home truths
Entertaining, imaginative, thoughtful and enlightening!
Picture a Venn diagram where behavioural science, character comedy and storytelling are intersecting the hell out of each other.
Compulsive stuff for any phone owner. That’s all of us then.
Polished and riveting, but in need of a further draft
Committed, necessary and urgent theatre.
An innovative and energetic play that packs a punch
A superior piece of children’s theatre that tells an ancient tale with plenty of new tricks.
Heart-warming, outdoor theatre on a cold, damp evening.
A powerful and challenging reimagining of a story you thought you knew.
An excellently executed journey into the future
Charming and entertaining family show that will delight the very young.
Social Media stories well told episodically as a warning and celebration of liberation
A sparkling lunchtime comedy
Excellent acting, entertaining comedic physical theatre!
Excellent, well performed, creative and very moving!
Delightfully eccentric and inventive physical comedy!
Funny, sad and insightful – this is spoken work performance at its best.
A unique experience!
An enthusiastic musical which promises to view the world from an alt left American perspective given current world posturing
The true tale of an unpleasant 19th century Lothario and the murder of his unwitting wife.
"get tickets to this as soon as possible"
An episodic trip through what your mom is from the perspective of children and young people who find adulthood a scary place.
Snappy writing and brilliant solo performance on the theme of digital technology
Keir McAllister takes the world to task
Powerful one woman show, with strong writing.
Cleverly crafted experience by masters of interactive performance