Theatre Shows

Theatre is at the core of our festival programme and we are again proud to present a wide selection of award winning work. As producers of the largest new writing programme at the festival we offer a feast of new, emerging and established performance.

#Instalove

Inspired by cynicism. Based on romance. One woman finds herself on the brink of love, lust, fear and hope. You,…
Catherine Duquette

#VILE: The Untimely Demise of a Manufactured Pop Star

Wound Up Theatre present a one-man show exploring the dark realities of fame, ambition, existential angst, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and…
Wound Up Theatre

(My Father) John Gabriel Borkman

Most bankers walked free after the bubble burst – but not John Gabriel Borkman. Years have passed since he got…
Fox and Orchid Theatre Company

10 Rillington Place

From the condemned cell at Pentonville Prison and the infamous address, the latest one-man show from Jan van der Black…
Jan van der Black and Penny Gkritzapi, with Polymorph Theatre

100

Imagine that you have only one hour to choose one single memory from your life – and everything else will…
Lone Light Theatre and New Celts Productions

30 Neo-Futurist Plays From: Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes)

Speed, brevity, honesty and the denial of preconception, TML brings you on a rollicking, multi-genre journey of 30 plays in…
American High School Theatre Festival

A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game’s a Foot, Try the Fish

Rakish aristocrat and first-time detective Charlie Montague must prevent a murder. The chap dies. Sell-out show 2016. PG Wodehouse meets…
Tom Taylor and Sitting Room Productions

A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Man with the Twisted Hip

At the opening of a new art exhibition, rakish aristocrat and gentleman detective, Charlie Montague, is presented with a double-threat:…
Tom Taylor and Sitting Room Productions

A Clockwork Orange

‘What’s it going to be then, eh?’ Little Alex is charming, clever and sophisticated. She’s also a callous thug with…
Scruffy Mutt Theatre

A Feyre Tale

New writer Priscilla Berringer collaborates with Joanna Faith Habershon (2016’s Soft, the Moon Rose), taking a fresh look at old…
The Bronte Actors

A Glass of Nothing

Frumpy, single and jobless? What else can a twenty-something woman do but gulp a bittersweet glass of nothing? Fizzing with…
Brighton Blonde Productions

A Joke

A new comedy by Dan Freeman starring Sylvester McCoy, Richard Oliver and Robert Picardo. An Englishman, an Irishman and a…
Radio Static

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Do you love the sesh? Do you love Shakespeare? Ever wondered what might have been if the Bard was a…
Z Theatre Company

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

When a double murder reunites the classmates of St Elizabeth's Primary School, scores are settled, debts repaid and alliances forged.…
Horsehead Theatre

About a Goth

Nick – 17, very gay and goth – loves dancing in his pants to the Sugababes and Steps. His misadventures…
Gritty Theatre

Adulting

Adulting – (verb) To adult. To do something adult, or behave the way everyone would expect an adult to. Twenty-five.…
Spilt Milk

All Cashed In

From Memphis to Folsom Prison to… Glasgow? This unusual story unfolds with the familiar calm bass baritone, crooning Walk the…
Quids In Theatre Company

All KIDding Aside

From four time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and creator of Fringe Hit ONEymoon (★★★★★ Victoria Times Colonist ). Time is…
Christel Bartelse / DutchGirl Productions

All’s Well That Ends As You Like It: A Lamentable Comedie and Hysterickal Tragedie, by William Shakefpeare

There could be no greater honour than premiering a lost work of Shakespeare at the Edinburgh Fringe. Great honours don't…
Questing Vole Productions

Anathema

Anathema. (n). ‘Someone or something that one vehemently dislikes.’ Jamie was raped at a New Year's Eve party, but it…
Bearded Dog Theatre

Angels in Erotica

Jesus here! Belief in Dad is at an all-time low, but pre-marital sex is at an all-time high. So, He’s…
Phoenix Theatre Company

Ape/Essence

An original, devised, loose adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s 1948 dystopian novel which examines a post-apocalyptic world. Employing surreal imagery of…
International Collegiate Theatre Festival

Atlas

It's 1684 and the world has entered a new era of scientific enlightenment. A friendly wager between three titans of…
Mermaids: The University of St Andrews Performing Arts Fund

Awakening, Sweet and Sour Sensory Composition

Third consecutive year at Festival Fringe and back from their European Tour. An immersive theatre performance directed by us but…
Nitroglicerina Theatre

Bacchae

Flying Pig Theatre’s new adaption of Euripides’ dizzying ancient tragedy sees Thebes transported to a crumbling Victorian mansion. Imaginatively retold…
Flying Pig Theatre Company

Bassett

At Wootton Bassett School, Leo’s class has been locked in. Dean needs the toilet, Aimee needs a coffee, Amid needs…
HMTP

Bella Freak: Unwritten

Three memoirs of disability. Three histories of a nation. The boy without superpowers. The girl who spoke to the dead.…
Disability History Scotland / Bella Freak

Big Brother Hamlet: A Surveillance Adaptation

Big Brother Hamlet takes the subjects of the all-powerful found in Shakespeare’s script – the King, the Ghost, the Church…
International Collegiate Theatre Festival

Birdland by Simon Stephens

yt2 return with Birdland by the Olivier and Tony award-winning Simon Stephens. The last week of a massive international tour…
yt2

Bottleneck

'Am I a virgin? I think I am. I mean, it went in her, but it was floppy and it…
Gritty Theatre

Boy in a Bottle

A boy washed up on the tide. Still Alive. Inside a bottle. The locals argue what to do, and as…
Stargaze Theatre

Broken

Can you hear the silent scream in the song of the cabaret? This gripping new drama exposes the twists and…
Quids In Theatre Company

Bubbles and Martini

Featuring the great host Dean Martin (whom has much to learn about 2017) introducing his duet partner for the evening,…
Artanis Productions

Bunker Girls

‘Something is happening to us, isn't it? Something is coming for us. And I'm afraid that it doesn't speak German...’…
Raiser Theatre

Caravaggio: Between the Darkness

Rome, 1600, a city pulsating with artists, writers and powerful religious leaders. Caravaggio kills a love rival. Forced to flee,…
Theatre Department

Catch

Catch. A theatre bar. Amidst the bright lights and overpriced alcohol, Charlie and Bailey seize the financial freedom that eludes…
Odds On Productions

Certain Young Men

‘What are two grown men doing together, faking all the stupidities of a straight relationship?’ Revived for the first time…
Cambridge University Queer Players

Changelings

Deep in the forest, exactly at twilight, a young but fierce child meets a magical creature with a mysterious hidden…
Pucqui Collaborative

Cherry

'We’re all born, we all die and, at some point, we’re all virgins.' Let’s talk about virginity. It may be…
Loose Cannon Theatre

Chips and Cheese

Young Scottish YouTube star Bex has convinced her English boyfriend Philip to move to Glasgow with her. She throws a…
Awkward Talkers Theatre Company

Church Blitz

Multi award-winning Naughty Corner’s fourth show, in association with theSpaceUK and Edge Hill University. Seven strangers shelter in a church…
Naughty Corner Productions

Class Mates

Take one community centre, three evening classes, six skill-seekers and then stand back! Night class-aholic Karen and newly separated daughter…
A Dash of Theatre and New Celts Productions

Clitorosity, Cocktastrophes and Other Things You Can’t Get Your Mouth Around

When a man and a woman… or a woman and a woman… or a man and a man… or any…
Sydney Theatre School

Closed for Repairs

Stephen F Austin University student Bobby Britton’s semi-autobiographical play leads us on a young man’s journey to discover his personal…
International Collegiate Theatre Festival

Cockroaches

Cockroaches is an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's play Flight, a story of five refugees fleeing the civil war and the…
Sosis Productions

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm is the story of Flora Poste, a bright young thing who finds herself forced to live with…
Seats Bach Theatre Company

Columns

Joe’s parents have vanished. Sophie says she can help find them – but can he trust her? As Joe’s hope…
The Wax House Theatre

Comedy of Errors

Two pairs of identical twins cause havoc in Shakespeare's hilarious comedy of mistaken identity. Raiser Theatre's vibrant young cast bring…
Raiser Theatre

Commons

One hotel room. One impossible scandal. Two men who don't know what they want. Through the story of Marcus and…
The Mermaids Performing Arts Fund

Conversations With Rats

A moment can last forever... but it rots, festers, decays. In a bedroom at the end of oblivion, Stuart and…
Ampersand Theatre

Cradle to Coffin

One man's journeys from cradle to coffin. Age 30, male, looking for love, money and spiritual guidance. Please swipe right.
1707 Verlucians

Crave

'Why do you drink so much?' 'The fags aren’t killing me fast enough.' Sat together by chance, four unnamed strangers…
Pembroke Players

Crimes of the Heart

In 1950s Hazlehurst, Mississippi, the Mcgrath sisters have returned home. Lenny, the oldest sister is unmarried and facing dwindling marriage…
BATS (Queens' College Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Society)

Cult-ure

Circled in their new support group, six young people all brought together by one thing – a journey from friendship…
Bind Theatre Company

Dead Men Tell No Tale

The tide ebbs… Join Dreadfist and his crew as they attempt to awaken the mighty Titan of the Depths from…
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Death by Shakespeare

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare's finest death scenes, which fuse together…
Hurly Burly

Death on the Nile

Egypt. Blue waters. Red sails. Ice tinkles. A woman laughs. Gunshot. Love triumphant. Love betrayed. Love the destroyer. Revenge, the…
Livewire Theatre Company

Demise

Challenge your views of prostitution as you follow the heart-wrenching emotional struggles of a grieving husband and daughter, and discover…
The Core

Desert Bloom

Everyone has a secret. What was Marilyn’s real legacy? Rosarita, a fragile Nevada bloom, muses on the fate of Hollywood’s…
Plush Tiger Productions

Did I Choose These Shoes?

Thought-provoking but with a humorous tone, this spoken word and physical theatre piece explores what it means to be a…
Written and Performed by Ella Dorman-Gajic, Rhythm Theatre Company

Died Blondes

Marilyn Monroe, movie star. Ruth Ellis, murderer. Infamous women. Famous last words re-imagined by award-winning writer Joan Ellis as she…
Joan Ellis

Dirty Bitches

This play tells the story of Sophia, a street prostitute, and Serephina, a high class escort. These two women, both…
The Mucking Fuddles

Doig the Musical, With No Singing, No Dancing and Very Little Music

Doig, a disgraced businessmen, has fallen into despair. Hiding from his failures and the world at large, he occupies his…
Beyond the Llama Theatre and New Celts Productions

Domestic

Can the state go into your home, uncover your secrets and trap you with what it finds? Domestic is a…
So it goes... Theatre Company

Don’t Cry for Me Kenny Dalglish

Danny McLure goes to Argentina to support Scotland in his country’s 1978 World Cup campaign, but then finds himself at…
Umbral Productions

Donors

Older egg seeking hot, young sperm. Desperate times call for desperate measures, when your biological clock is ticking. After all,…
Little Mountain Theatre Company

Doreen’s No-Brainer Lectures – Live

Doreen's One-Minute No-Brainer Lectures have had over 21 million online video views since April 2016. Doreen is an alternative, irreverent…
Tingeytime Ltd

Droll

In 1642, theatre was made illegal. Theatre didn't die. The award-winning Owle Schreame theatre company present a chaotic and semi-improvised…
the Owle Schreame

Edgartown

A killer haunts the shores of Edgartown. The community’s secrets exposed by the murderer in their midst. A band of…
Acting Coach Scotland

Eirwaves

Eirwaves is an absurd radio comedy, rifling through the not-so-swinging sounds of 1960s Ireland. Expect scandalous soap operas, daft documentaries,…
Shabadoo Theatre Company

Electra

A bold and chilling modern interpretation of Euripides' ancient tragedy. Electra is consumed with resentment towards her mother Queen Clytemnestra…
Aristeia

Elegy for an Echo

'Tell me Connor, what happens when you run out? What happens when you take that last pill?' With the clinical…
Gin & Chronic Theatre Company

Everyman

Freemen’s Theatre Company returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017, after their previous run in 2015 with What a Grimm…
Freemen's Theatre Company

Evocation

This Edinburgh premiere finds Pierrot Lunaire in a tragic love story set in fin de siècle Brighton. By turns shocking…
Théâtre Volière

Exile

Six women meet in exile. They are nowhen, nowhere. Stuck in this place of placelessness, enclosed and without borders, they…
spacedout

Fate of the Date

An interactive comedy where the audience uses simple remote controls to choose what happens next on Rob’s blind date! You…
Buffalo Laboratory Theatre

Firewater

'I didn't even know your name.' Cara and Jon are study buddies and, sometimes, partygoers. Ruby and Adam cling to…
Paradox Theatre Co

Fourth Monkey’s Women of Greece: Medusa

★★★★★ (FringeGuru.com). ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). Medusa is a monster who lives in a cave with only her sisters for…
Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company

Fourth Monkey’s Women of Greece: Pandora

★★★★★ (FringeGuru.com). ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). Pandora carries a jar everywhere she goes, believing she will not open it. Zeus…
Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company

Fourth Monkey’s Women of Greece: Persephone

★★★★★ (FringeGuru.com). ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). ★★★★ (Stage). Persephone desperately struggles with bullies who make her life a misery, a mother who…
Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company

Fragile Man

On an isolated hilltop two men must confront their darkest secrets and deepest fears in a chance encounter destined to…
Softsod Productions

From Today, Everything Changes.

Before Chris’s wife died, after over 30 years of marriage, she made him promise to be himself. But accepting he’s…
The Oast Theatre

Gathering Dust

Charlie, a foreign correspondent out to do her job, is kidnapped and put in an underground cell. She doesn’t know…
6th Space Theatre Company

Ginger Beer

Grindr. Fisting. Drugs. All whilst staying fabulous. Being gay in 2017 isn't easy. For Sammy and El it’s even harder,…
Limerence Productions

Givin’ It Some

Givin' It Some is a fun, fast-paced, dirty, edgy, enlightening insight into the taboos of sex today. From asexuality to…
Queen Mary Theatre Company

God Ltd

10th anniversary at the Festival Fringe, four-star reviews and sell-out shows! This year STAG is returning to the Fringe to…
STAG

Golf Course War Machine

NATO Summit, 2014, Newport, Wales: Pippa is dazed, hungover and staging her own personal protest on the Coldra roundabout. This…
No Boundaries Theatre / Theatr Dim Ffiniau

Guy Fawkes It Up

'Remember, remember the fifth of November. Gunpowder, treason and plot-holes...' Ever wondered what really went wrong under the Houses of…
Laughing Mirror

Hear All About It

Reactivists bring you a new show each week, based on the news of the week before. Hear All About It…
Reactivists

Hell Has No Fury

'There aren't enough ways for me to tell you how wrong you are... how little you understand...' From emerging Scottish…
TwentySomething

Hello, Herman

How far would you go to be noticed? Herman Howard is continually bullied and abused until he feels his only…
American High School Theatre Festival

Heroes

A coming of age story set in the summer of 1972 to the soundtrack of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders…
Exploding Whale Theatre

Hidden

The type of anger that you can’t normally show, but also the power we have to overcome things. Gary Thomas's…
Theatre N16 / Eastlake Productions / Film on Film Entertainment

Hide

London, 1884. It is long years since the disappearance of Dr Jekyll, but the machinations of the government ensure that…
Boiling Point

Hive

Poets and beekeepers Emily Dickinson and Sylvia Plath wrestle with the forces of love, creativity and domesticity. Will their spirits…
Plush Tiger Productions

Home

A play about hope that centres around a homeless man as he tries to get his first home. The show…
Raised Voices

Honestly

In a world of fake tan, false eyelashes and Instagram filters, Honestly strips back the bullshit, intimately exploring feminism in…
The Television Workshop

Hopeless

Leyla Josephine is hopeless. She’s had enough. She's been staying in bed all day, refusing to watch the news, eating…
Leyla Josephine

Hopes, Dreams and the Bits In-Between

This show is for anyone who's ever looked at a stranger in the street and wondered who they are. A…
Thisaway Theatre Company

Human Animals

Nature is revolting! London struggles against an animal infestation – or does it? In the midst of the chaos, six…
CUADC

Interrobang

Connor and George have been long acquainted, but as Connor's reality is distorted, do they really know each other that…
Bright Side Theatre

Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (a Rave Fable)

Contemporary adaptation of the perennial Greek myth that has long denied the voice of its heroine. Desperate to outrun her…
Clumsy Bodies

Jeopardy

If Lena Dunham's Girls, Requiem for A Dream and political punditry had a brain child, Jeopardy would be it. A…
Edie Deffebach

Jimmyville

A naturalistic drama with a cast of eight and duration of 60 minutes with strong elements of Brechtian theatre. Full…
The Others Theatre

Julius Caesar

Power is put in the wrong hands, reputations are tarnished and the blood of a general is spilt. Shakespeare's Julius…
Imperium Theatre

Julius Caesar

In this age of uncertainty one thing is clear, Caesar will die tonight. The inevitable fate of this leader is…
Essential Theatre

La Dispute

'What? This is me? This is my face?' A new translation of Marivaux's controversial play, which tackles issues of gender…
Hoghead Theatre Company

Leere Zeit – Idle Time

The key to a happy life is avoiding all forms of useless and unproductive time – Leere Zeit – as…
L'auftritt

Life – To Go…

We meet hundreds of people every day; how many of them do we actually know? Cafe au Lait is the…
On The Brink Theatre Company

Like Blood From a Cheap Cigar

Like Blood From a Cheap Cigar is a personal glimpse inside the intense, damaged relationship between George, a past-his-prime bad…
Genevieve Joy

Lipstick and Scones

Three sisters who have ended up living very separate lives gather to celebrate the eldest's engagement, but as it's her…
Venture Wolf

Lord Dismiss Us

A homophobic new headmaster and his devoutly religious wife bring a reign of terror to a boys' boarding school, with…
Boys of the Empire Productions

Loud in Babel

It is 2057 and the world’s population has reached 10 billion. To prevent unsanctioned births, British law states that no…
CUSP

Love vs Fear and My Mother’s Prayers

This playful, innovative and interactive play follows a young engineer trying to follow her heart and fall in love for…
Cocoabean Projects

Lucille & Django’s Totally Restorative Yoga Retreat!

The universe has definitely brought your attention here for a reason. Or not. Read on anyway, you don't want to…
PlayFool Theatre

Lunch Girls

Bee, Dee, Jay and Vee – will they ever do lunch? Dee's a bitch, Jay's in love (but who with?),…
Dingwall Players

Macbeth Kills the Duchess

Deep below an English manor house, in which a beloved member of the British royal family sleeps, a young woman…
BIGHEAD

Make me

What do an Indian banker, a Chinese nurse and a Polish housekeeper have in common? Three young women search for…
I Know a Guy Productions

Maklena

For 13-year-old Maklena, the Soviet Union is the best fairy tale yet. She imagines life in the land of the…
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club

Me, as a Penguin

Tom Wells’ professional debut play is an offbeat comedy about coming out, knitting, penguins and Battenberg cake. Stitch is hitting…
Exeter University Theatre Company

Merrily We Roll Along

Kaufman and Hart's groundbreaking play sees its first revival in decades, telling the story of Richard Niles, a playwright who…
Our Time Productions

Mine

Take three different couples and get them all pregnant. Add in an unhealthy dose of Tinder, engagement rings, Nutella and…
JunkBox Theatre

My Name Is…

An anti-terrorist government official is forced to reconsider all of his preconceptions regarding illegal immigrants when he comes face to…
Irruption Theatre

My Second Best Bed

Shakespeare's life, in Shakespeare's words... Conceived for the RSC’s 2016 Dream Playmaking Festival and using language from the 38 extant…
The Urban Spaceman Company

Naming Culture

This short, sweet and interactive one-woman show is an autobiographical journey through a life labelled as "disabled". Zara’s open and…
Zara Jayne, In Sight Theatre

Noose Women

Just how low can reality TV go? When sinister American cult leader Chuck pitches a gruesome dating show with death…
Bear Faced Moon Company and New Celts Productions

Not the Horse

The multi award-winning Fringe sell-out comedy is returning for it's final run at Edinburgh Fringe. Tony is a 20-year-old Scouser…
Naughty Corner Productions

Not to Be Seen Outside the EU

Set in the not too distant future, this comedy looks at what life will be like after Brexit. What will…
John's 11

NSFW

'The articles are shit. No offence, Charlotte. But no one buys our publication principally for the literature. I think it’s…
Not I Theatre

Obfuscation

In an age of disinformation, this seminar teaches you how to stop telling people what you think and start telling…
Human Head Performance Group

One for the Road…

‘Who would you prefer to be. Me or you?’ Harold Pinter explores the frailty and blindness of love in a…
Sincoe Productions

Overshare!

Why do some people overshare, with some people classing this as too much information? Why do some people never share…
Pieces of Us Theatre Company

Penthouse

Ewan is one of the country's most intelligent young bankers. However he's just lost close to £1.4 billion of investors'…
Scintilla Theatre

POV

A part devised, part verbatim piece of theatre that delves deep into the effects that pornography, with its growing popularity…
Suited Elephant Theatre Company

Press Launch

theSpaceUK

Prettier Things

“It was on the 43 bus, just past the post office. That was the first time he saw me. How…
Doug Will Do Theatre

Pride at Southanger Park

Shazam Theatre Company presents Pride at Southanger Park. This farcical play written by Rupert Bean (Made in Dagenham, One Man…
Shazam Theatre Company

Primal Instincts

Would you care for your fellow man? Can you see the spirit under the skin? A fresh new piece of…
MoonLion Theatre

Private Peaceful

Powerful one-man show based on the much-loved WWI novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse). George Stagnell plays 17-year-old Tommo Peaceful…
Pick Me Up Theatre

Professional

Half past five on a Friday evening, and a school’s electronic door-locking system shuts down for the weekend… with four…
CUSP

Prospect High: Brooklyn

Listen closely with empathy to what high school students are saying. Based on verbatim words of teenagers. Themes: bullying, revenge,…
American High School Theatre Festival

Red Button

A science fiction comedy about love and the end of the world. In a futuristic world with flying cities and…
Horatio Theatre Company, Fumi Gomez and Juan Echenique

Rich Hyde, Homicide

Rich Hyde, the Boston cop in the City of Angels... and a body has fallen out of his closet. This…
Keele Drama Society

Ripe

Loosely based on The Handmaid’s Tale, this play takes place in a modern day fertility unit. Here refugees have one…
Divergent Theatre

Salome

A prophet and a princess. A tyrant and his queen. Watch them struggle for their desires in this one-man rendition…
Dan Harlan

Scenes from Punk Rock

In the library of a grammar school in Stockport, a group of school pupils gather who appear to lead typical…
St Edward's School

Schiz

Benjamin Teel, a paranoid schizophrenic, believes he is responsible for the murder of millions. Millions who now want him to…
Moss Banks Productions

Service!

Live sitcom from writer of Edinburgh Fringe hit Adrift. A power vacuum of biblical magnitude has opened up in the…
Clock Tower Theatre Company Infini Productions

Seven Devils

'We’ll do what we always do. Business as usual.' 1929, New York: dangerous, debauched, degenerate. On the cusp of an…
The Hurtwood Corner

Shakespeare’s Hamlet

An intimate and unique staging of Shakespeare’s classic. Thirteen actors bring you the thrilling tale of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,…
Ghost Light Players

She Kills Monsters

Agnes's life is turned upside down when she stumbles upon her late sister’s Dungeons and Dragons notebook. As she embarks…
American High School Theatre Festival

Side Orders

'You can open your eyes now'. Tinder, tea, falafel, fear. Amina wants to be a stand-up comedian. Lily doesn’t know…
Antonym Theatre

Sign of the Times

Danny has an interview for his dream job as a football reporter at The Times– he just hasn’t told them…
Rumble Theatre

Sink

'I love this country, but who loves me?’ The play is based on the true story of Lao She, a…
Xinxi Du

Sixth Night: Shakespeare For Those With Short Attention Spans

How do you bring Shakespeare to the Edinburgh Fringe? Cut one of his most famous plays in half and give…
Rolling In The Aisle Productions

Sleepwalkers

When your fears are ignored by those in charge and your very existence is threatened by circumstances you can't control,…
Think Twice Theatre

Someone Dies at the End

In a post-apocalyptic USA, seven survivors are forced to seek safety together in an underground bunker. Rations dwindle. Sparks ignite.…
Squeaky Wheelz Productions

Space Dogs

Space Dogs is a historical comedy drama set in the early days of the Cold War. It tells the story…
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Spring Awakening: A Reimagining

Disenchanted teenagers. Repressed sexuality. A new play inspired by Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening makes the controversial classic relevant to the…
Mixtape

Stiff Dicky

Your bedroom, your lover, his girlfriend, your housemate, the guy who can’t speak English, and then a stiffy. Hard enough…
JunkBox Theatre

Strangers: A Magic Play II

A homeless person, a gambling addict, a political preacher, a television presenter. Four seemingly separate stories interwoven with magic and…
Strickland Productions

Super Earth

Nuclear extinction! Underground observatory! If only they had one more chance! Straight from his opening scene of season four, House…
A SilverSword Collective

Sweetmeat

Two men meet and fall into an intense, passionate relationship. What happens when they want to be closer than is…
Ivo de Jager

The Alchemist

A highly energetic, fast-paced jaunt through London, in the year 1600 – a place of cozening, gulling, cheating and alchemy.…
Caterham Rep

The Amazing Clinic of Armour and Smith

When a group of heartbroken patients are left alone in the waiting room of Armour and Smith's Clinic for the…
Beetle & The Bird Theatre Company

The Amish Project (Ensemble Version)

The Amish Project (Ensemble Version), a story of grace and healing, is a fictionalized account of the shooting at an…
American High School Theatre Festival

The Best Play Ever

Deep in the medieval dungeons of the Royal Palace, two strangers dwell. The Crown Polisher and the Horn Blower have…
Delicious Theatre Company

The Birds

The Birds – Aristophanes. Sick of the world of man? What do you do? It’s obvious, travel to the realm…
American High School Theatre Festival

The British Idles

Alcohol, drugs, zero-hour contracts and love triangles befall this bunch of misfits, who desperately search for a way out. Watch…
Naughty Corner Productions

The Burial of the Rats

Fourth Monkey return to the Fringe with a fearless and bold new piece of work, inspired by Bram Stoker's short…
Fourth Monkey

The Charlie Question

On 7th January 2015, two gunmen entered the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and opened fire, killing 12 and…
Je Ne Sais Quoi Theatre

The Comedy of Errors

An earthquake is erupting, but not in Orange Street. Shakespeare meets Ska, Two-Tone and Rudeboy in a high energy comedy…
Stage by Stage

The Curious Savage

The Curious Savage is a timeless American comedy about sanity, family and money. Laughter, love and discovery abound in the…
International Collegiate Theatre Festival

The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People

Terror. Joy. Rage. Jealousy. What does it cost to love? When does partner become possession? What is the price to…
Rosalind Blessed

The Domino Effect

A modern ensemble piece about a silent girl finding her voice and finding her mother when a mysterious East End…
Cuddington Youth Drama

The Edelweiss Pirates

Germany, 1943, small groups of youths form themselves into societies. Some just to listen and dance to banned music and…
Parker & Snell Youth Company

The Egg-Born Princess

‘Once upon a time there lived a queen whose heart was sore because she had no children…’ Performed by an…
Seckford Theatre Company

The Emotional Immune System

This monologue series is a blunt, brutal, but ultimately celebratory foray into how we handle human interactions. We all want…
Created by Mary Ann Pianka

The Farmers Lit the Fields on Fire

A young bride returns to her family's rural estate for a weekend-long wedding celebration. But when bitter divisions between the…
UPIKE Theatre

The Girl Who Loved Stalin

A rough guide to romancing, wining, dining and wooing a communist dictator – whether they’re the real thing or a…
Campfire Stories Theatre Company

The Good Person Sichuan

Brecht’s work is brought to life by The Italia Conti Ensemble in a brand new production for 2017. Tamasha Theatre…
The Italia Conti Ensemble

The Greenhouse

Gordon and Paul are classic slackers and up until now their lives have consisted of dodgy deals, shady characters, and…
Southpaw Productions and New Celts Productions

The Growing Pains of the Mantle Family Living Room

The Mantles have issues that probably need to be addressed, only problem being none of them talk to each other,…
Threshold Theatre Company

The Gun Show

From a farming community in rural Oregon, where everyone has guns, to the big cities of Los Angeles and New…
CoHo Productions

The Hong Kong Three Sisters

Directed by award-winning director Andrew Chan, The Hong Kong Three Sisters is serving a molecular gastronomic dish of Chekhov’s The…
Alice Theatre Laboratory

The Importance of Being Frank

Wilde's much loved masterpiece gets a 1980s revamp. John Worthing and his egocentric friend Andrew Moncrieff fall in love with…
Reading University Drama Society

The Interview

What’s the worst interview you’ve ever had? Were you over confident, under prepared or thrown off kilter by the first…
Newbury Dramatic Society

The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tale is a blend of fear, wonderment, danger and discovery, brought to life by this talented…
Aquila

The Laramie Project

Tectonic Theatre’s Laramie Project is a pioneering work of theatrical reportage about the real-life beating and murder of Matthew Shepard,…
The Italia Conti Ensemble

The Merry Wives of Windsor

It's 1956, when men slayed business on the golf course and women had the dinner waiting. Sir John Falstaff is…
YAT

The Murderous Philanthropist of Croydon Town

Join Intrepid Fools on a daring adventure of mystery, music and mayhem. The year is 1889 and there's more to…
Intrepid Fools

The Optimists

When Daniel accidentally dopes a professional football team a day before their drug test, kidnapping the club's owner seems like…
Halfwit Theatre

The OS Map Fan Club

Join Ordnance Survey enthusiast, Helen Wood, for a humorous exploration of the much loved, fold-out, paper map. Be led on…
Helen Wood

The Other Half Lives

A realistic drama with a cast of five and duration of 60 minutes. It follows the day in the life…
The Others Theatre

The Play

For over a year Sam has been sleeping on the sofa of best friend Lewis. He's lost everything, his home,…
TheForgottenMoose

The Rape of Artemisia Gentileschi

The true story of Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, savagely raped by her father's friend, sadistically tortured during his trial to…
A Drunken Sailor

The Sandman

Inspired by ETA Hoffmann’s Der Sandman, Shindig Theatre Company bring a bold new spin to this classic story. Haunted by…
Shindig

The Second Coming

In a world full of hatred and ignorance, Simply Surreal, fresh from our sell-out show last year, welcomes you to…
Simply Surreal

The Shakespeares: Scenes from a Marriage

Was Shakespeare ever really in love? On 27 November 1582, he registered to marry Anne Whateley. But, the next day,…
Story Board Theatre

The Sleeper

Set on an overnight train somewhere through Europe, The Sleeper weaves together the real testimony of Syrian refugees and the…
Anima Theatre Company

The Sound of Extras

Ever thought what it was like to be in the most famous film musical of all time? Ponder no further.…
Drama Queens

The Staff Room

They’re teaching our children, but are they teaching the right things? Three young teachers navigate their way through adulthood and…
Path 22

The Tempest

A sibling betrayal. A terrible storm. A magical island, a sprite and a monster. New young female theatre company Ellipses…
Ellipses Theatre

The Three Musketeers

An adventurous spin on the classic tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor. When d'Artagnan sets off…
American High School Theatre Festival

The Trial

The students of Wellington College are performing the renowned adaptation of Franz Kafka by Steven Berkoff, The Trial. This dynamic,…
Wellington College

The Unaccompanied Minor

A comedy for anyone who's been single, and then got someone pregnant. Straight from the scene stealing opening of season…
A SilverSword Collective

The Unravelling

The finest stories, like the finest fabrics, are nothing less than lessons in living. In an urban fabric shop, a…
Twisted Tales

The Way It Is

In this original piece of new writing/ musical theatre, Sophie meets the man of her dreams and they start a…
11:87 Theatre Co

The Writers’ Room

Degrees Of Error, best known for Murder, She Didn't Write, present to you their latest creation. Welcome to The Writers'…
Degrees of Error

Threadbare

Mia loses control over her social media accounts and is forced to address life on the darker side of the…
Minotaur Theatre Company

Titus Andronicus

Directed by Fourth Monkey's artistic director, Steven Green, Shakespeare's darkest and most brutal play is reimagined by fringe favourites Fourth…
Fourth Monkey

Towers of Eden

Environmental disasters have struck the world. Conventional farming is no longer productive or sustainable for the ever-growing population and resources…
Outland Theatre

Trial by Media

Trial by Media. Can you have a fair trial alongside extensive media coverage? Can you remain impartial and fair in…
Saint Marylebone Theatre Company

Two Sides of the Curtain

Erich and Ada are separated by one of history’s most famous man-made divisions: the Berlin Wall. They both live in…
SUDS

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee is a satire about white heroes, cool policemen and sexy Syrians. The show is based on Karen’s trip…
Undercover Theatre Company

Vaccine

Vaccine is a searing new drama created by the newly formed Warwick University company, Juvenilia. It is an intense psychological…
Juvenilia

Waggo

Stuck in a surreal detention room, the story revolves around five high school students. But this isn’t your typical teenage…
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Walls and Bridges

In a Trump-coloured, post-Brexit, wall-building world – is there more to bring us together than keep us apart? Inspired by…
Acting Coach Scotland

We Are All Going to Die

A comedy about death in which everyone (spoiler) dies. Trapped in an Arctic research base with a dead body, eight…
Dead Person Productions

We Are Not a Muse

'If we don't like a book, then we put it in the shredder; then we take out all the good…
Proxy Moon Theatre

What Would Kanye Do?

Marcy loves Kanye West. In fact, she would like to be Kanye West. WWKD? follows the fantasies and fears of…
Clare Marcie

When the Sky Falls In

When broadcaster Janet Gershlick lost both her beloved mum and stepfather within three months of each other she decided to…
Written and performed by Janet Gershlick

Whodidit?

A spate of violent murders occur at the Darling's charming country house. Will an innuendo obsessed inspector be able to…
Liverpool University Drama Society

Wishing on a Stopgap

Stopgap: a temporary way of fixing a problem or satisfying a need. There are no romantic clichés here. While travelling…
Newcastle University Theatre Society

Woman on Fire

An explosive one-woman show, taking you into the fiery spirit and turbulent times of one of the most passionate and…
Certain Curtain Theatre

Woolf

"Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set…
Theatre With Teeth

Year Zero

A tale of two countries. A man in his fifties looks back at growing up in postcolonial South East Asia.…
Drama Arts Ltd

Young and Fresh

Alice is an up-and-coming reporter and she is assigned the topic of sex trafficking to research. She is shocked by…
Urban Trendz Theatre

Your Point of View

Dominic, living in London, gets a message from his friend James who wants to visit him. After a short welcome…
The Lala Land Production

__ Happens

This student devised piece from University High School debuts an ever-changing sequence of short plays ranging from drama to comedy,…
American High School Theatre Festival