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Edinburgh Fringe 2019

(Ab)solution

Realistic, poignant, very well acted and written play


50 Words

Gentle but effective two-hander about a mum’s death and a stepdad’s steep learning curve, through the eyes of an autistic teenager


A Little R and R

A decent comedy duo perform some pretty decent comedy skits


A Shadow of Doubt

An intriguing piece of theatre which brings the issue of dementia centrally to you from the core of a well written play.


Anything With A Pulse

A great two hander where one night leads to an awakening, which leads to eventual slumber regarding opportunity over many other days


Appropriate by Sarah-Jane Scott

The erratic path of true love: A simple tale told at a cracking pace with depth, style, and biting wit.


Best Girl

Sparse lyrical writing and a beautifully nuanced performance from a mother and daughter team


Breakfast Plays – Mooning

An exhilarating read through of a play with a surprising ending and hopefully a predictable time for full performance.


Butterflies

Taut and funny new writing from this queer led theatre company


Cardboard Citizens: Bystanders

Powerful real stories told with phenomenal theatrical flair that will have you thinking 'what would I do?'


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.


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.


Daphne, or Hellfire

Environmental, feminist retelling of Greek myth


Daughterhood

A brilliant examination of sisterhood for the modern times when your children begin to become your parents.


Dead Equal

A stirring and surprising operatic treat.


Dead Parent’s Society

A self help group for those in bereavement that struggles but tries to do its best in explain why it’s necessary


Father

A fascinating one woman portrait of a family in crisis


Fempire: Mess

delightfully madcap


I’m Non Typical, Typical

Moving and powerful dance, physical theatre and the spoken word from this diverse company


If You’re Feeling Sinister: A Play with Songs

A concept album turned into a compelling performance, with the concept of what would be the biggest art theft in the history of Glasgow; had they pulled it off.


Islander: A New Musical

A haunting and highly evocative telling of the misty islands of Scotland told in an enchanting musical production.


It’s Beautiful, Over There

An interesting exploration of loss and grief


I’m A Phoenix, Bitch

Guy Masterson finds the perfect show...


Jewbana

Jewish princess marries Cuban Catholic in Florida with hilarious and occasionally painful results


Leave a Message

A witty exploration of a difficult personal experience


Lipsync

A two handed piece of devastating theatre which brings joy in the face of real challenge.


Mental

An admirable attempt at showing us the effects of mental ill health on young people


Mimi Hayes: I’ll be OK

A harrowing tale about dealing with the breakdown of both relationships...and her own body.


Mustard

Visceral performance of heartbreak from an exciting theatre maker


Myra

Uncomfortable confrontation with a murderess.


Pizza Shop Heroes

Celebratory, authentic, necessary


Pops

Hard hitting theatre for adults, exploring addiction in stunning new play from award winning playwright.


Psycho Drama Queen

An intense look at how being someone else is not always the escape you hope it will be.


Sary

Sary is a two handed based loosely on the tale of Sary Weaver from around the 1800s. This original writing from Sam Chittenden takes inspiration from this tale, uses the evocative and visually rich dialects of Sussex at this time.


Seasoned Professionals

A proper dose of light hearted fun delivered with tremendous panache


Such Filthy F*cks

A richly explored two hander about the taboo of one handed hobbies.


Swim

A dreamy piece of theatre combining storytelling, live music and visuals exploring grief, swimming and friendship.


Taboo

A chilling glimpse into the world of a little known but influential woman from the Nazi era.


TEACH

Compelling, meaningful, poignant, dynamic, entertaining, well-crafted and well-performed solo play


The Brunch Club

A hit and miss look at what achieving a certain age now is like, given the clique culture in post war Britain


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


The Ladies Room

A thoroughly absorbing hour enjoying seeing the work that goes into producing a radio drama for BBC Radio 3


The Red

Marcus Brigstocke writes and directs this bittersweet drama of family and addiction, based on his own recovery.


The Trojans

Profound, arresting, moving


The Voices We Hear

A moving and intimate exploration of life and connection after an apocalypse in a unique zero waste venue


The Words Are There

Imaginative and impactful physical storytelling


White Girls

An innovative and original insight into volunteering in the jungle of Calais and how naivete turns through experience into knowledge; a journey we all benefit from.


Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters

Don’t take your Nan to this show.