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Edinburgh Fringe 2018


A one woman powerhouse!


A celebration of friendship and Hibs' 2016 Scottish Cup victory

A Generous Lover

A masterclass in solo work

A Joke

A joyful leap into the unknown. These incredible performers take you on masterclass of japery.

A Life On The Silk Road

An Epic and Unique Journey Through Dance, Music, Puppetry, and Physical Theatre

A Modern Guide to Heroism and Sidekickery

Not Just for Comic Fans, Modern Guide Inspires the Underdog Hero in All of US

A Necessary Woman

A Quietly Powerful and Eerily Current Production

Ad Libido

A moving, painfully funny, brilliantly crafted one woman show that has everything from awkward sex scenes to teenage diaries to talking Yonis.

All Change

A delightful and bittersweet comedy that will tug your heart strings.

Alma, A Human Voice

Clever creation that needs a little glitter!

An Elephant In The Garden

"An engaging and well-crafted adaption"

And Before I Forget That I Love, I Love You

A moving hour immersed in a powerful story


Highly innovative climate change narrative that draws you into a dramatic movement piece which then delivers a massive knock out blow.

Bad Things Happen Here

A scarce modern dystopia, this show will linger with you for many weeks to come

Bite-Size Plays Presents: Neverwant

Where Do We Find Humanity In A World Without Emotion?


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.

Bowjangles: Excalibow

Outstanding music, vocals, comedy, movement, and innovation combine to create a remarkable performance.


Well crafted, performed and directed, spirited, polished, entertaining and moving show!

Dandy Darkly’s All Aboard!

Well written and performed, deliciously eccentric character, fascinating and entertaining!


Well written and acted contemporary play about 20 somethings is relatable, informative, entertaining and pulls on the heart-strings, the best kind of theatre!

De Fuut

Disturbing look into the mind of a paedophile

Departure Date

Death farce that delivers some of the drama some of the time

Dib, Dib Dead

A worthy drama of a scouting mission that goes seriously wrong

DNA – Alexandra David-Néel

Daring, intelligent, unique, challenging work

Drip Feed

Unsettling solo show about obsession and loss

Drowning Not Waving

Entertaining and informative - zany and fun!

Early Birds

A new play by Marks and Gran about their tv series "Birds Of A Feather"

East Belfast Boy

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.

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany

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 fascinating adaptation of a novel of its time, presented in a concept of its time but in a timeless fashion for a modern audience.

Extinguished Things

Interesting and moving with detailed descriptions.


A true story told with skill, passion and tremendous attention to detail (you'll get the shivers)


Creative, innovative, well-performed and directed, a complete show that entertains and informs!

Female Transport

A tale of transport to the colonies with punishment, exploitation and solidarity at the heart of a straightforward tale, told in an intimate setting.

First Snow / Première neige

Inventive bilingual collaboration where family tensions merge with debate around cultural identity


A Startling, Powerful Commentary on a Broken System

Funeral Flowers

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.

Girl World

A devised exploration of what being a girl means and how to transition to womanhood.

Grace Notes

Thoughtful and compelling storytelling

Grail Project

unique, accomplished, clever, hilarious yet also often touching and powerful work

Greg Byron – Wordshow

Wordshow – comedy for thinking people

Hamish Henderson: On the Radical Road

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.

Heather and Harry

Stumble Trip Theatre smash it with wonderful hyper energetic Lecoq inspired madness

Holy Moses

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.


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.

In Loyal Company

A Traumatic But Necessary Reminder Of The Heroes The War Leaves Behind

Istanbul: You’ll Never Walk alone

An iconic night of football told from three perspectives in an enthralling a tale as the one played out in Turkey

I’ll Have What She’s Having

A hilarious run through womanhoodwinked in the 21st Century straight from two women who know from either side of the picketed fence.


A funny drama based on what happens when a Dead Ringer Cher double act falls on hard times.

Just William’s Luck

As perfect a piece of family entertainment as you'll find at the Fringe


A brilliant and brutal portrayal of the inequity and generational desperation of the Benefits Class


An original musical with promise and vitality which nearly gets it spot on.

Losing my mindfulness

Exploring the secrets behind our public faces

Love Song To Lavender Menace

Heartwarming tribute to an important piece of LGBT+ history

Meno Pause

A one woman’s personal exploration through the Menopause

My Left Right Foot

Biting, hilarious look at how to be inclusively inclusive

Narcissist in the Mirror

Razor sharp writing and performance. If you’re going to see one play about millenial anx, see this one.

Next Time

A powerful new drama which bears witness to the devastating effects of domestic violence without sensationalising them.

Nigel Slater’s Toast

Bitter or Sweet, according to taste

No Kids

Electric performances, creative, vibrant and poignant!


So heart-rending you just want to hug the performer afterwards.

Not Yet Suffragette

Smart, Provocative Feminist Comedy for the Whole F**king Patriachy!

One Life Stand

Gig theatre examining relationships in the technological age


A stunning solo interpretation of an iconic novel from a Fringe favourite

Our Man In Havana

Hugely impressive physical adaptation of Graeme Greene's dark comedy


Superior puppetry skills in a Carry On Care Home scenario

Passionate Machine

Time travel, Russian poetry, a PhD, a single Mum, quantum physics, a Rocky montage. Fun, moving and brilliant.

Playhouse Creatures

Topical feminist drama from the 17th century

Portraits in Motion

Fascinating, innovative, creative, charming and entertaining!

Queens of Sheba

Inspiring, energetic, committed

Re: Production

An exceptionally well-crafted tale of how irony and IVF melt together but cannot break true love.

Roxy Likes Cats

An interesting drama centred around loss and how to confront it.

Simon Callow in De Profundis

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

Skin A Cat

An honest, brave coming of age story


When does a girl become a woman? This is the question at the heart of Somebody.

South Bend

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.


A powerful ode to friendship relationships, and the spaces between.

Square Go

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


Bold exploration of the idea of nationality


A graduate showcase of physical and absurdist theatre exploring grief and letting go.

That Woman! Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

A deliciously gossipy peak into the 20th century’s most famous love affair

The Burning Gadulka

Vibrant and animated storytelling!

The Death of Edgar Allan Poe

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.

The Empty Chair

Interesting play about a serious topic.

The First Love Project

Love stories from the past told by the young

The Fishermen

A Traumatic But Transformational Fight For Life, Freedom, and Understanding

The Gin Chronicles in New York

A Radio Play wth a Twist...of Lemon.

The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign

The sadness of being ordinary

The Glass Menagerie

Youth theatre production of Tennessee Williams classic

The House

Horribly realistic insight into the world’s most materialistic society.

The Man Who Planted Trees

Charming, imaginative, entertaining storytelling and puppetry show, extremely well performed - thoughtful, moving story, with a noble message!

The Marilyn Conspiracy

What really happened to Marilyn Monroe?

The Merry Wives of Seoul

Refreshing, engaging take on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.

The Odyssey of Homer

A classic romp through a classic tale which shows enthusiasm and some flair.

The OS Map Fan Club

Perfect tonic for map loving walkers.

The Political History of Crack and Smack

A rip roaring canter through the chaotic lives of two likeable recovering drug addicts

The Red Shoes

Sizzling reimagining of the Hans Christian Anderson tale in the context of Weimar Germany that brims full of artistic value

The Turn of the Screw

A Contemporary Puppet-Assisted Twist on a Classic Tale

The Vanishing (Drowning our Babies)

"Forgotten stories of those on the cusp of vanishing"

The Way Out

An acoustic dystopian fantasy where the question becomes – is it right to unplug?

Thrown by Jodi Gray

Dreamlike and Sureal Creation

Trojan Horse

Compelling, devastating, uncompromising,


Innovative devised expose of the refugee crisis from young voices creatively telling age old tales

Van Gogh Find Yourself #vgfy

Fascinating and entertaining - go and meet Vincent Van Gogh!


Amy Rose Doyle delights in this obsessively Weird one woman show

We’ve Got Each Other

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.

When the Friendship has Sailed

A gentle comedy with one really fun device; the singing goldfish.

Woodbine Willie: Poet and Padre

1,000,000 cigarettes: keeping alive the story of an extraordinary ordinary WWI hero

Your Bard

Did Shakespeare really write all those plays and sonnets?


Beautiful, provocative, well performed show!