Edinburgh Fringe Programme 2023

007 Voices Of Bond
Night Owl Shows

Immerse yourself in the world of James Bond and the legendary voices that have accompanied six decades of the world’s most famous spy. Features Goldfinger, Skyfall, Diamonds Are Forever and many more. ‘Recommended’ (Metro).

14-18 Cyrano de Bergerac
Westcliff Boys Theatre

Rostand's classic updated – new verse, all-male love triangle, set during the First World War. Reviews for 2018's Waiting for OFSTED: 'delightful gem of a production' (BroadwayBaby.com), 'seriously witty' (ScotsGay.co.uk), 'fine actors' (SardinesMagazine.co.uk).

2 Guys, 3 Drams: The Ultimate Live Blues and Whisky Experience
The Rhythm and Booze Project

Join duo The Rhythm and Booze Project as they play raucous blues music and serve three superb Scotch whiskies. Expect whisky, music, mischief. 2022 Fringe sell-out show. (BroadwayBaby.com).

24 Solar Terms
QFunTheater Children's Experimental Troupe

24 Solar Terms – an immersive theatre production, created based on the 24 solar terms, condensing the time of each season into a performance. Let children experience the four seasons through interaction with actors.

33 to 04
Double Edge Drama

A doctor and his reluctant patient get trapped in a lift on the way to surgery. 33 to 04 is a snappy, but at times contemplative comedy about ageing, death and Double Deckers.

4/4/4: 4 Real Asians, 4 White Men, 4 Fake Asians
Pickle Tank Theatre

Direct from a sold-out NYC run, 4 Asians play 4 White men playing 4 Fake Asians, in this radical play that turns the White gaze back onto White people!

50 – End of the Road?
One Summer Productions

Returning legend Steve Jackson ( (Scotsman)), celebrating the advent of 50. Hysterically exploring the pains and joys, with a reflective touch of nostalgia. Features Edinburgh's very own Pippa Mildred. So why don't you?!

7 Years: A Love Story

Story of two friends who find themselves facing extreme climate events. They set off on a journey of self-discovery, overcoming impossible odds to find sanctuary and love.


97+ is a play based on the Hillsborough Disaster which resulted in 97 people losing their lives. Set in 2012, survivors John and Steve, now middle-aged men, deal differently with the trauma they suffered from the tragedy in 1989.

99 Red Hot Kitties and Cockatoo
Red Hot Kitty Burlesque and Cabaret

Bringing electricity, fuelled by passion, a highly energetic burlesque show which is sure to tantalize the audience. The dancers, possessed by the throbbing music and dark decadence of sounds, display an aura of mystery.

Birmingham University A Cappella Groups

What’s your favourite disaster movie soundtrack? Birmingham University’s A Cappella Groups debate; do catastrophes need intense action music? Including songs from Adele, Imagine Dragons, Harry Styles and more, join us for A-Catastrophe movie album like you’ve never heard before!

The Abrupt Son
Knock on Wood Productions

When Cynthia's husband dies during her pregnancy, he can never hurt her again. But what if the baby turns out just like him? Cynthia can't let that happen. She can, however, get her revenge.

Absolute Improv!
TBC Improv

For over 10 years, Absolute Improv! has been a celebration of the finest improv comedy talent Scotland has to offer. Join us once more for spontaneously sparkling performances never seen before, never to be seen again!

Aca-sino Royale
The Rolling Tones

The name’s Tones. Rolling Tones. Bringing an a cappella twist to the world of 007. Join the ICCA UK Finalists from Kings College London on their journey of power and betrayal through one-of-a-kind arrangements, beatboxing and outstanding choreography.

Aca-ting Out
The Oxford Belles

Oxford’s leading all-female and non-binary a cappella group return to Fringe with a riotous hour of feminist anthems. Using their voices to rebel against sexist stereotypes, the Belles are aca-ting out and you don’t want to miss it.

Aca-Villa: The Love Island Musical
AcadePitch Productions

When our young hopefuls enter the villa looking for love, they are faced with a whirlwind journey of romance. Watch the couples sing through their highs and lows through chart-topping songs, all performed a cappella.

The Academy Trust
Mode Theatre

A satirical comedy written and performed by teachers. Featuring hilarious, unbelievable, and simply sublime initiatives that are so outrageous they'll probably be in the next Conservative manifesto!

Adaptation: Enough Already
Vegas Nerve Productions / Samantha Graham

A corporate trainer reluctantly wakes up to the truth: the crush of societal expectations is killing her kind. Literally. Can she wake the others up? Can her Fringe show curb the confusion? Get them dancing? Curious? Come!

Adventure Bubble Show with Milkshake
Bubble Laboratory Dr Bubble and Milkshake

Every child goes inside their own bubble! Children's Show Award, Fringe World 2016, 2021. Shadow, light, square, vortex and smoke bubbles, spinning carousels, puppetry, bubble tubes and a million-bubble finale with Dr Bubble and Milkshake.

The Adventures of Supernova de Loutherbergh
Benches We've Sat On

If there's one thing Supernova de Loutherbergh knows, it's that her Mum is dead. If there's one thing she doesn't, it's everything else. A hilarious and heartbreaking piece exploring adulthood and its bittersweet adventures.

After Shakespeare
Slade Wolfe Enterprises Limited

What happens to Shakespeare's characters after the curtain falls? Lexi Wolfe weaves Shakespeare's words, historical research, and her dramatic spark, to transform into four characters, to follow their onward journeys. 'Lexi Wolfe is a formidable actor' (Buxton Fringe).

After This Plane Has Landed
Exit Productions

Based on the true stories of Jill Morrell and John McCarthy. His five years held hostage in Lebanon. Her tireless campaign for his release. Events unfolding beyond their fairy-tale reunion under a very public spotlight.

Aidan Sadler: Melody
Weird Wood

Apocalypse. Belting synthwave tunes. A visit from your dead nan?! Join award-winning queer cabaret icon Aidan Sadler as they take you to Melody: a journey to the end of the world!

All is Pink in West Berkshire County
Aireborne Theatre

'What would it take for you to eat a real-life human being?' From award-winning playwright, Harry Daisley, comes the hilariously twisted tale of the Abbey family’s unsavoury cravings amidst a national meat ban.

All the Glorious Moments In Between
Queen Mary Theatre Company

A love letter to the ones who need it most… Three individuals unravel their most heartwarming, stomach-tingling, glorious moments in life. Join us in celebration of global majority love and joy!

The Alpha Podcast
Future Ghost Theatre

It’s a woke world – political correctness has gone mad! Inspired by the likes of Andrew Tate, The Alpha Podcast follows the recording of a "meninist" podcast, but what happens when unexpected chaos ensues live on air?

Am I Nuts!
Stargaze Theatre Company

Smith's having dreams. Stone-Age songs, ocean waves and rabbit pie. In Tesco. Through increasingly comic therapy, they desperately seek the truth. So what does happen when you don't return your shopping trolley? Mischief in time and space.

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul: The Road Trip
Ken Wood and the Mixers

Come on a musical journey to discover the roots of soul music. This brand-new show features a riotous eight-piece band, with horn section, that brings the songs and stories to life.

And I Must Scream
New Place Productions

It's summer. Possibly the last one in this dead-end town. Evie has big dreams for the future. Freddie is coming to terms with who he is and Phoebe might just be left behind, alone.

And the Beat Goes On
The Glummer Twins

The irrepressible Glummer Twins are back with an irreverent trawl through the eight decades that made them what they are today. Old. Stand-up, spoken word, comedy and music from the Beat Generation.

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down
Chloe and Natasha

The rodeo is the best place in the world. Why would anybody burn it down? Alleged arson fractures into two clowns desperately trying to afford to put on a show.

Animal Farm
Exadus Theatre Company

Exadus believes now is the time to pay homage to Orwell's book, once read aloud in Ukrainian to Soviet refugees in West Germany, reminding us that 'all animals are equal, but some are more equal than others'.

Butch Mermaid

Antonio! is a queer punk pirate musical starring Shakespeare’s ultimate love interest. With his band The Fools, Antonio expresses the joys, frustrations, and rebellions of queer love in a world that might not have been quite ready for it.

Junk Theatre

The brief is: 'How can the company maximise its profits over the next year?' Three employees have one night to put together a presentation for management. As evening turns to morning, polite debate descends into panic and existential chaos.

The Aretha Franklin Story
Night Owl Shows

Award-winning show celebrating Aretha’s phenomenal legacy returns to Edinburgh. High-energy versions of Think, Natural Woman and Respect, featuring the incredible performer Cleopatra Higgins. (Advertiser, Adelaide). Mervs Award 2019, Adelaide Fringe Music Award 2020.

Harvard Dramatic Club

Hamilton meets Spielberg's The Post in Harvard’s first-ever musical at the Fringe. 'Stylish and jazzy, packed with complex characters and well-executed songs' (Independent), Atalanta follows a young news editor unexpectedly installed as president of her struggling newspaper.

Perfect Forth

Perfect Forth returns to the Fringe with their five-star show, Athena. Featuring a blend of original and existing popular songs inspired by Greek mythology, this is unlike any a cappella show the Fringe has ever seen.

Attack of the 36 Triple-G Woman
Natalie Perlin

Called a 'dark, hilarious, Jewish Dolly Parton', America's salacious sweetheart Natalie Perlin seeks revenge on every man who wronged her. From summer-camp crushes to Hitler. No man is safe! Kinky, provocative, brilliantly unhinged!

Ava Borthwick, Amelie Breach and Lola Morgans

Observational comedy that'll make you laugh so much you'll cry. Join three flight attendants from Applesby Airlines as they share with you the various colourful characters from their lives.

Aude Lener – On Edge
Aude Lener

For her first Fringe the French humourist Aude Lener tells her story in this intimate and hilarious tale and takes us into her world of unfiltered humour.

Auld Lang Sing
Siobhan Argyle

From Burns to R L Stevenson, a new take on old words. Told through new original music, song and drama, this is a brand new show by Siobhan Argyle celebrating the history, poetry and folklore of Scotland.

Awake and Narcoleptic with Sarah Albritton
Sarah Albritton / FutureHome Productions

Wake up! World Premiere show about the misconceptions, misdiagnosis, and misadventures of narcoleptic comedian, Sarah Albritton, called 'vulnerable and honest' by the Chicago Tribune. You don’t wanna sleep on this!

The Awesome 80s Prom
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents The Woodlands High School Theater

Take a trip back to 1989 and dance the night away at Wanaget High. This immersive experience follows every American teenager's favourite right of passage: prom night!

Ay Up, Hitler!
Gamma Ray Theatre

The untold story of how Hitler and his cronies escaped Germany at the end of the war, and went into hiding in the last place you'd think to look... Yorkshire!

Back to Black: The Music of Amy Winehouse
Night Owl Shows

Following sell-out runs at Edinburgh/Brighton/Adelaide Fringes, this award-winning show returns to Edinburgh, taking you on a moving journey through the career of a modern legend. Includes Valerie, Rehab, and Back to Black.

The Bad Daters
Felix Culpa Productions

Wendy and Liam embark on a first date both assume is doomed for failure. Can they survive the date, and move on from hearing the hilarious and annoyingly heartbreaking truth about themselves? A deliciously dark Irish comedy.

Bad Play
Big Tobacco

What happens when four sketch comedians attempt to write the next great American Drama? You get Bad Play, an outrageous new comedy combining classic theatre with contemporary sketch for an off-the-walls good time.

The Ballad of Truman Capote
Northern Line Productions

New York’s Plaza Hotel, 1966: the party of the century. But as Capote’s guests arrive, the writer disappears to gossip with himself about celebrity life. From award-winning novelist Andrew O’Hagan, a hilarious, brilliant new play.

Miranda Duffy – Rollicking Politics

You have one vote. Use it wisely. Ballot-tastic is a funny, light-hearted story about voting that’s fabulous for families who want to get young people talking about democracy. We make asking big questions fun through games and rhymes.

Barry Potter and the Magic of Wizardry
Tim Motley / Racing Sloth Productions

Magic Award Adelaide Fringe 2023, 2021, 2019. Real live wizard magic! Wonder at world-class wizardry in a realm of messenger owls, robed wizards and flying broomsticks! From Tim Motley. 'Incredible' (Edmonton Sun).

Be Merry
TBD Productions

A musical tale of love, loss and learning, reaching through time and generations. An honest and hopeful writing debut with music inspired by the 1940s onwards, Be Merry is a light yet thoughtful story for all to enjoy.

Becoming Chavela
Stephanie Trudeau

Who doesn't love a comeback story? Becoming Chavela is back! An award-winning docu-cabaret performance of the life and music of iconic queer Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. A bold, unique and inspiring herstory. Strong LGBTQ+ interest.

Beehavioural Problems: Something Something Autism
Stephen Catling

Autistic alternative comedian brings you a show about bee-ing yourself in the workplace and other silly sketches. Let's get ready to bumble! Keep it Fringe Award 2023 Winner , Luke Rollason Memorial Bursary shortlist & Stand-up for Cider Finalist 2023

Before the Drugs Kick In
Lynn T Walsh

One of America's top comedians returns with nostalgia for the 90s and early 2000s. Comedy, theatre, therapy. Sit back and enjoy your trip. Chappelle meets Russian Doll.

Being Sophie Scholl
Acting Coach Scotland

After her brother’s arrest, a young German student begins a deadly game of cat and mouse with the Gestapo. Discover the inspiring true story of Sophie Scholl – the girl who defied Hitler.

Better Results with Yes, And
Megan McCaleb and Jeanette Cerami of Improv Team Culture

Become proficient in the principles of improvisation as you apply them to leadership development milestones, personal growth, creative business strategies, and unparalleled communication skills.

Beyond Broadway

Step into the magic of Beyond Broadway, a sensational musical theatre revue show by CRE8IV. Experience the best of Broadway's iconic hits, all in one breathtaking performance. Don't miss this unforgettable journey at Edinburgh Fringe 2023!

The Billy Joel Story
Night Owl Shows

Showcasing the life and music of Billy Joel, enjoy Angus Munro and Night Owl Shows taking on the songs that have become cultural touchstones for millions, including Piano Man, Uptown Girl, Always a Woman and more.

A Bit Too Much Hair
Butch Mermaid

This gender-euphoric cabaret is a musical paradise for thems, mens, femmes, and everyone in between. 'It’s a big, silly party where transness is centred and everyone is welcome' (Theatreview.org.nz) by artists from NZ and NYC!

Black Martini
Shotgun Theatre

Performances everyday 21st-26th August 2023 18:35-19:25 at theSpace on The Mile.

The Blackbird
The Blackbird

If you ever wondered where rock & blues and mysticism meet, look no further. Come and meet The Blackbird, whose 1000-year-old redwood Telecaster grounds the timeless themes he invokes. In duo with Electric Bass. MeetBlackbird.com

Blanket of the Dark
Applause Theatre Group

Blanket of the Dark compares two of Britain's most notorious serial killing couples and brings light between the two. Do you have a fascination with true crime, if so this play should be on your list.

Blind Mirth Presents: Your Mum (And Other Playground Insults)
Blind Mirth

The University of St Andrews' funniest improvised comedy troupe is taking you back to school! Join your class clowns 10 years on for unadulterated chaos and comedy, completely different every night.

The Blondie Story
Night Owl Shows

A brand-new addition to Night Owl Shows' award-winning collection celebrating one of the architects of the Punk/New Wave movement. Reine Beau performs high energy versions of Heart of Glass, Atomic, One Way or Another, and more.

Iris Supple-Still

One bedroom. Two 20-year-olds. Just married and strangers until hours ago – now they are alone for the first time. A twisted version of the twisted tale Bluebeard, Blueballs is a thrilling, 50-minute tequila-shot of theatre in free verse.

Brass Colours (Couleurs Cuivres)
Odyssée ensemble & cie

Brass Colours presents the life of a brass quartet suddenly disrupted by a percussionist. Playing an eclectic repertoire, the five musicians of Odyssée lead us into a whirlwind of poetry and humour.

Break the Chains
Bloomin' Buds Theatre Company – Rob Blowman

A true story about overcoming some of life's greatest hurdles. Loss, addiction and heartbreak this Bradford bloke tells us how he turned his life around and became a mental health advocate on the world's biggest stage.

Breaking Open
Oskar Saville

Why would a woman leave her career as the lead singer of a multi-platinum band to fix her marriage? And would she find the courage to leave that marriage and find her voice again? Come and be inspired!

Breaking Up with Jesus
Joseph Richards

Getting out of a toxic relationship is hard, especially when you're dating Jesus Christ. Join Joseph Richards as they break up with Jesus nightly in this one-person show dealing with family, sexuality, religion and loss.

Brief Candle
Blushing Caligula

Deep beneath the streets of Regency Edinburgh lies a labyrinth of black vaults, housing the downtrodden and hiding a criminal underworld. Here, Isla fights to find a candle for her Mum’s birthday, as the Great Fire rages above.

Raised Voices

Heart-rending tale of the bond between two brothers overcoming mental health struggles and addiction... resolution follows... then despair and tragedy, ultimately peace.

Bubble Show for Adults Only 2
Bubble Laboratory

New Show! Continuing the bubblesque that audiences have come to expect. Beautiful and naughty bubbles that do things that Fairy Liquid adverts never dreamed of. Weekly Award Best Circus 2023 (Perth). Australia's Got Talent.

The Bubblegum Gumdrop Show
Bubblegum Gumdrop

Bubblegum and her BFF, Babblebum Boopbop, have one mission: to make the silliest show at Fringe! Together, they’ll perform an interactive clown show with physical comedy, games, music and improvisation that the whole family will enjoy.

Burned Out
Bloomin' Buds Theatre Company – Jake Thompson

Burned Out is a story of the damning effects of greed on the human condition and how generosity and kindness will always win against selfishness, and of working class triumph in an ever-greedy and classist world.

The Burt Bacharach Songbook
Night Owl Shows

A brand-new show in Night Owl’s award-winning collection celebrating one of music’s greatest composers, Burt Bacharach. Includes masterpieces such as This Guy’s in Love with You, Raindrops Keep Falling, and What the World Needs Now.

A Cabaret called Hamlet
Prima la Musica

What do Shakespeare, Beethoven and Jerry Lee Lewis have in common? Edinburgh-based musician/songwriter Richard Lewis unites all three, along with many other diverse musicians, in a witty, light-hearted, Shakespearean-themed entertainment, perfect for a late night wind-down.


Singing everything from Beyoncé to Stevie Wonder to Glee, Cadenza returns for our third series of shows at the Fringe. Come and join Cambridge University's premier a cappella group for a show-stopping set of chart-toppers and great vibes!

Café L'Arté
Once Upon Productions

Café L’Arté is a brand-new immersive musical set in real time in a coffee shop. Emily, the owner, had given up on her dream of a musical career, when a stranger walks in and profoundly affects her.

California Dreams
Night Owl Shows

An immersive trip through California in the late 60s/70s when a collective of musical legends changed the world. Features hits from The Mamas and The Papas, Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, The Byrds. Sell out at Edinburgh 2022.

Call Me Elizabeth
KB Productions

Fresh off her 1961 Academy Awards triumph and a recent brush with death, Elizabeth Taylor is struggling with her hardest role yet: herself. 'Brilliant! A must-watch for any Elizabeth Taylor fan!' (EdFringeReview.com). www.callmeelizabeth.com

Can't Stop Carrying On
Blue Orange Arts

An ageing film producer plans to resurrect his cinematic successes by revitalising the Carry On franchise with a new film. Saucy seaside humour, double entendre and cheeky sexual innuendo. Just what a millennial audience wants, right?

Can't Wait to Leave
Stephen Leach

A darkly comic and sharply-observed debut. Taking place entirely in a hospital waiting room, this is the story of Ryan – angry, adrift, and alone as he navigates his final six months in a soulless London.

Ima Collab

A contemporary adaptation of Voltaire's Candide, this devised work depicts the optimist's journey from innocence to experience. Featuring colourful characters and poetic storytelling, this production from Hong Kong is a fun, thought-provoking exploration of the human condition. Live music.

The Canonized Club: The Curious Lives and Deaths of the Saints
Hardly Working Promotions

It's 1969 and Pope Paul VI has made an announcement that questions the status of the existing canon of Catholic saints. Who will remain in the exclusive Canonized Club?

The Canterville Ghost: The Musical
Magpie Theatre

When a modern American family moves into an old English mansion, the resident spook is determined to scare them off. Instead, the family torments the ghost in this hilarious and family-friendly Oscar Wilde tale.

The Caper Trail
Blue Orange Arts

How not to pull off a jewel heist! An overconfident cat-burglar battles an officious security guard and an escaped criminal with occasional amnesia, as he attempts to steal a cursed ruby on the night before his wedding!

A Cappella: Double Treble
Aca-Pocalypse and RadioOctave

Two of the UK's top 10 collegiate a cappella groups combine for the first time to bring you Double Treble: a fun, family-friendly show full of energy, excitement and crunchy chords!

Captain Avaritia's Carnival of Wonders
FCSA Theatre Company

The Captain's Carnival is in town, and Amy's brother is missing. Will she find him without having to pay a terrible price? After all, the show must go on.

The Caravel
Cuttin’ Aboot Theatre Co Ltd

The year is 1990. The tunes are banging, the drinks are cheap. Join us at The Caravel pub, where at one table sits a group of teenage girls, entering adulthood, dealing with the changes within themselves and their friends. Meanwhile, Glasgow's biggest gangsters are plotting and planning only a table away.

The Carole King and James Taylor Story
Night Owl Shows

A nostalgic journey through the intertwined careers of two musical legends. Performed by Dan Clews and Hannah Richards, this sell-out show includes I Feel The Earth Move, Natural Woman, You've Got A Friend...

Cat Sh!t Crazy
Cindy D'Andrea

A "tail" of grief, recovery, self-discovery and lots of cats. Can this crazy cat lady save the one who needs it most or will she be frozen in pain like a fur ball that won't let go?

Catfish The Cabaret
Xsist Media

An immersive, comedy musical experience where you’ll leave cheerfully suspicious of everyone you love.

Ella Milne

A new one-woman show, written and performed by Ella Milne and directed by Alice Holmes. CCTV is a show filled with wit, theatrics and all the struggles of a modern-day drama graduate.

Celine Dion Experience Featuring Jasmine Alice
Elsa Jean McTaggart

Jasmine Alice is an internationally acclaimed vocalist who will take you on a thrilling musical journey through the life of the iconic Celine Dion. Sing along to your favourite Celine hits of all time.

Caitlin Jones

Straight out of college, antsy-yet-determined comedian Caitlin Jones tells all in a diary-like format – their journey through navigating teenage life and everything bizarre that has happened so far, alongside their own rather important philosophies.

A Chinese Bestiary
QFunTheater Children's Experimental Troupe

A Chinese Bestiary tells such a story of transforming scars into gifts.

Chopped Liver and Unions
Out of the Fire

The world is changed by the women you push too far. Sara Wesker changed her world and the world of her fellow workers. But did her passion for the cause kill her passion for the love of her life?

Closure at a Self-Serve Checkout
Bobbie Viney

Ever been ghosted by a Gemini? Burned by a boy with a moustache? This award-winning comedy cabaret is the catharsis you need. ‘A brilliant piece of work’ (WeekendNotes.com). ‘Hilarious and moving lyricism’ (TheAdelaideShow.com.au).

Griffin Theatre Co

A love letter to brown girls, Coconut is a one-act, one-actor play that tells the story of a slightly lost, slightly confused, incredibly chaotic brown girl doing things (and people) that none of the aunties would approve of.

Cola Boy
Cola Boy Productions

The 1990s, when house music exploded! Drama, suspense, comedy and music as a young Scottish journalist and DJ gets sucked into Dubai's criminal underworld. A gripping and immersive stage adaptation of excerpts from cult book Cola Boy.


Benji's undergoing an operation. It’s going to make him happier than ever... and handsome... and hairy. But first he needs to tell his family. And his best mate, Will. A poignant, provocative play to make you paws for thought.

Colonel Anne: Jacobite Heroine
Duns Players

A heroine of the 1745 Jacobite Rising, Colonel Anne defied her husband, raised troops for Bonnie Prince Charlie, saved his life, and lost her warrior-lover at Culloden. A true story of passion, courage and female independence.

Colorhythm Painting Show
Colorhythm Risa

Colorhythm Risa uses her hands, sponges, sometimes her entire body, to apply colour across the canvas from end-to-end. Her physical and facial expressions of various human emotions and feelings add further layers of depth to her performances.

Compendium of Materia Medica
QFunTheater Children's Experimental Troupe

Compendium of Materia Medica. This sci-fi musical is inspired by the Compendium of Materia Medica,the most complete and comprehensive medical book in the history of traditional Chinese medicine, compiled and written by Li Shizhen.

Confessions of a Teletubby
Nikky Smedley

Three shows only! You remember Teletubbies, don’t you? Did you ever wonder what it was like behind the scenes? Discover the truth with the original LaaLaa as she spills the beans on what really went on!

ZOE Productions and New Celts Productions

Endless universes, endless possibilities. Follow a quantum physicist and a beekeeper as their relationship faces every possible future in an exploration of free will and friendship; an exploration of quantum multiverse theory, love and honey.

Jaimee Aislyn de Witt

Constrictor discusses family, international communities, and the erasure of mixed-raced women from society. It focuses on a mum who faces the difficulties of raising a mixed-raced child, acknowledging both her past with racism and future promise of her child.

Corona Daze
Alice Bragg

It is March 2020 and the public is demanding action against the coronavirus. Nicky Parsons is one of them. At the start, she's got the lockdown nailed. But before long, life descends into chaos as Nicky loses control.

The Courteous Enemy
University Of York Drama Society

An absurdist satire set in 1958 which imagines what happened when infamous theatre critic Kenneth Tynan wrote a scathing review of The Chairs by Eugène Ionesco, the father of absurdism.

Cox and Box
Velocirapture Productions

A landlord lets the same flat out to two men: one at work all day, the other all night. But when they discover each other, the landlord’s scheme falls apart.

Crap Ballet
Chekhov's Gum

Crap Ballet is a show about the best dancers in the world. Expect tight costumes, tighter asses, and the loosest of plot lines. Please stretch before you come.

Crash and Burn

Joseph Johnson’s Scottish oil empire was created through decades of sweat and blood – lots of blood. Onboard a gas-guzzling jet bound for the COP26 climate conference, the tycoon faces an ultimatum: confess or crash.


Eager to stand out from the crowd, a group of teenagers turn to the assistance of AI. But what starts as a fun experiment soon turns to alarming obsession. Co-written by AI, this play questions reality and creativity.

Fuzed Theatre Company

Wallflower Rena’s life is changed forever when she is given an offer she can’t refuse by the scheming Keres. A tale of greed, vengeance and how far you would go to fit in. Do you believe in black magic?

Cutting Edge
Full Score Barbershop Choir

Returning for their third year, join Full Score for an unforgettable show that brings the best of barbershop to the Fringe. From soulful jazz to musical theatre and Disney classics, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone!

David Rivera and La Båmbula
David Rivera

David Rivera and La Båmbula will make you dance with their Caribbean sounds from Puerto Rico and Cuba. The 13-piece band is the first-ever Puerto Rican band to perform at the Fringe.

Davidson and MacArthur – The Odd Couplet
Davidson/MacArthur Productions

Davidson and MacArthur – The Odd Couplet. A hilarious sequel to their year 2000 sell-out show, the finest comedy poets of their generation return with their unique brand of clever wordplay.

Dazzling Theatre

A year on from a depressive episode, Alix's life is full of joy. But when they meet a beautiful stranger, dark inner conflicts resurface. Obsession, addiction and poetry are combined in this modern tale of a descent into madness.

The Dead Ducks
The Dead Ducks University of York Sketch Troupe

Coming back from their five-star run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022, The University of York's premier sketch troupe has created a hilarious new show of absurd sketches. 'A highlight of the Fringe' (BroadwayWorld.com).

Dead End Job
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Aubury has the worst job in the underworld – Ghost Training! Purgatory seemed to stretch out forever – until Aubury meets the love of their afterlife – a medium trying to exorcise them!

Dead Inside
Jane Japes

Join Jane Japes on a rollercoaster ride through the hilarious topics of cancer, suicide and price of pretty panties! Dead Inside is a thoughtful, poignant and surprisingly funny show that packs a punch and leaves a mark, but in a good way. Don't be frightened!

Find out if you’re 'Dead Inside' or 'Loving Life'.

The Dead of Night
Hurly Burly

In those few moments between wake and sleep, a young girl finds herself privy to the place where monsters, magic and mayhem meet. A musical, fantastical journey of gothic thrills and frolics. Who will she encounter…

Death by Shakespeare
Hurly Burly

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare's finest death scenes. Witness the madness of Ophelia, the conniving Lady Macbeth, the hilarious Pyramus and the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, amongst others.

Dickie Must Die
Stitched Heart Ltd

Dickie Must Die is a dark comedy with heart, about friendship and heartbreak. Ruby decides to avenge her bestie's broken heart by taking revenge on ultimate f-boy, Dickie Headington, but things go magically wrong!

Parker & Snell Youth Company

When a group of teenagers' bullying of another student goes too far, they are left with an unplanned death on their conscience. You can almost taste the tension! It's a gripping 50 minutes!

Does My Fanny Look Big in This?
Eleanor May Blackburn

The anxious sex-ed class you never got in school. An exploration into the sexual world through spoken word, uncomfortable noises, an inflatable sex doll, (bad) singing, anxiety and a limerick.

Dreams of Anne Frank
Zenith Youth Theatre Company

In 1942 Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl, was forced into hiding with seven others in a secret annexe in Amsterdam. Zenith vividly bring her story to life in this poignant and highly charged drama.

Drop Dead
Woodplayers Troupe

A funeral rehearsal. Six strangers. But who’s in the box? Returning after a sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run, Woodplayers Troupe are putting the fun in funeral with this bold new devised dark comedy.

The Drowsy Chaperone
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents Charter Oak High School

The Drowsy Chaperone kicks off when a die-hard musical theatre fan plays the record of his favourite show and the musical magically bursts to life. We are instantly immersed in a familiar feeling and hilarious tale.

Drumming Up Poetry
Drumming Up Poetry

A show which combines poetry reading and African drumming. The drums in African Poetry stand for spiritual purposes. African drums are used to celebrate life, communicate, and spread love and compassion. Smile and keep Drumming Up.

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Blue Orange Arts

The original detective story. Two women are found brutally murdered in their Parisian home in the Rue Morgue. Poe’s C August Dupin steps in to investigate the seemingly impossible events.

Elf the Musical
The Talentz Musical Theatre Company

The Talentz Musical Theatre Company are bringing all the sparklejinglejolly magic of Elf The Musical.

Escape Velocity
Pete Glismann

Escape Velocity: an anecdotal, confessional, funny story of a rocket scientist's journey through sex addiction.

Eugene O'Neill's Thirst
Exit Theatre

Shipwrecked on a life raft with no water, sharks circle and madness beckons. American playwright Eugene O’Neill’s classic text, purportedly inspired by the Titanic sinking, is revived in this intense adaptation by director Al Carretta.

Eva Cassidy Celebrating 60 Years
Elsa Jean McTaggart

Released on Eva's 60th birthday, the London Philharmonic Orchestra create stunning accompaniment to the title track (I Can Only Be Me) of a fresh compilation. Elsa presents this tribute with songs from the album.

Fanti Acrobats International
Fanti Acrobats International

African traditional acrobatics and cultural display: contortion, bowl balancing, juggling, man in a bowl, lowest limbo and more.

The Feed
ICTF by WorldStrides presents Freed-Hardeman University

In this surreal comedy, the appearance of a slow cooker in a parking lot sends a social-media artist over the edge. The Feed merges The X-Files, Facebook posts during Covid lockdowns, and Lovecraft.

Eimear Tunney

Bridie's quest for home leads to outlandish encounters. Her humour weaves a medley of wonders, unveiling her family history including her grandmother's role in the Irish Revolution and her grandfather's escape from prison, reshaping our perception of the ordinary.

The Fleetwood Mac Story
Night Owl Shows

After its sensational debut sell-out at Fringe 2022, this show celebrates the 120 million album-selling supergroup. Features The Chain, Everywhere, Dreams, Albatross, and more. Delivered by critically acclaimed Hannah Richards and the award-winning Night Owl band.

Follies! A Showcase of Bits and Bobs 2
Flying Solo! Presents

Comedy! Music! Fractured classics! Drama! If you like surprises and crave variety join us for the Flying Solo! Follies, featuring short excerpts and vignettes performed by artists and companies from the States.

Footlights: Leftovers
Cambridge Footlights

Leftovers is an exciting and eclectic ensemble sketch show that spotlights some of the very best sketches from an all-Footlights cast. Featuring the Coldplay tribute band Fourplay, Paddington (but he’s a sloth), and… meatloaf.

Four Cut Sunflowers
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club

Johanna Van Gogh-Bonger is left a widow with an incredible inheritance: 400 unsold paintings and a desire to change the world.

Four Letter Word and Adrift
Moonhawk Productions and RD Productions Ella Wernham-Clark Leon Witcomb

Adrift is a ghost story and horror theatre experience examining grief in isolation. Four Letter Word – a young woman's story of domestic violence. Presented through vocals and music, showing shadows dissipated through recovery.

Berlin Open Theatre

Frankenstein: a timeless classic that explores the troubling themes of creation, responsibility, and morality. Featuring an international ensemble of immigrant performers, this production closely examines the role of social alienation within this iconic story.

Frighthouse Presents: The Wheel of Misfortune
Frighthouse Productions

The Wheel of Misfortune returns this year bigger and better. It’s a horror-comedy anthology show inspired by Creepshow and The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror episodes. Which tale will you hear tonight?

Carey Seward

An autobiographical solo rock musical about growing up in the entertainment industry and fighting diet culture, sexual harassment, mental illness and addiction to find authenticity and radical self-love.

Frozen Jr
Aberdeen Academy of Performing Arts

Frozen Jr – Join us for a shortened 65-minute, magical, musical production of Frozen. Ideal for younger audiences with all their favourite characters and songs.

A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive
Kasen Tsui x Cathy Lam

This is a brand-new dark comedy about farewell. Kasen prepares a eulogy to celebrate this friend’s life.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Zenith Youth Theatre Company

Stephen Sondheim’s hilarious musical romp tells the bawdy story of a slave and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door.

Garage Warriors
Raw Toast Productions

When Archie is sacked and replaced by a machine, there’s only one logical solution: to get off the grid and move away. The only problem is he has absolutely no idea how.

A Gay Dad

If you can’t hate yourself, how the hell you gonna hate anyone else? Makes you laugh. Makes you think.

Gerard Noir
Early Stage Productions

Not your grandparents' opera. Gerard Noir is a world-premiere, sexy-spy singing show for the sophisticated slut within us all. Laugh and reflect as the show satirises the best of opera, penis jokes and hypermasculinity. Rated R.

The Ghost of a Smile
Gavin Robertson and Nicholas Collett

Two of Dickens’ creepy ghost stories each with a comic twist. Told on alternate days. A traveller encounters a spooky chair and a man is spirited away by, well... spirits! Two yarns to chill you!

Ginzel's Little Cordoba: A Double Bill
The Vindicate Company

World premiere from award-winning Korean/Irish playwright Rena Brannan of companion pieces Little Cordoba and Ginzel. Spanning 500 years of British history, this new work examines the fine line between individual and social responsibility.

Glam Rock GoldMine
Edweena Garrity

Glam rock therapy session from the Northern club circuit. A West End musical on a Poundland budget. Expect camp chit chat and rock'n'roll exuberance.

God Done Opened the Sky!!
Jersten Seraile

The ancestors takes a small-town Creole boy on a journey through historical events around the world, teaching him lessons of courage, perseverance, and life.

Stafford Collett Productions

In 1983, the music was gold, the fashion was gold... and Julie and Dave stole a lot of gold. Four decades later, how are they going to avoid the elderly psychopath who wants revenge – and his gold back?

Goldsmiths University of London: Musical Theatre Summer Camp Cabaret
Goldsmiths University of London: Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance

An eclectic mix of solo and ensemble song and dance pieces from some of West End's best-loved musicals. Showcase performance by students of Goldsmiths Musical Theatre Summer Camp.

Goldsmiths University of London: Musical Theatre Summer Camp Cabaret
Goldsmiths University of London: Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance

An eclectic mix of solo and ensemble song and dance pieces from some of West End's best-loved musicals. Showcase performance by students of Goldsmiths Musical Theatre Summer Camp.

Good and Gaslit
Deborah Cincotta and Kendall McDermott (Double Cappuccino Productions)

Good and Gaslit. A young director launching her career. A less-than-young TV executive performing her first one-woman show. It’s gonna be a gas! Come see the rehearsal, I mean, the show.

The Good Dad (A Love Story)
And Tomorrow Theatre Company

Based on real-life events from the 1980s, solo show The Good Dad is a multiple Off West End Award-nominated family drama told from the unique perspectives of mother, daughter and sister.

Goodbye Christopher Robinson
Nottingham New Theatre

A park bench can hold a lifetime of memories. For Arthur Robinson, one bench does. His connection to this bench is one that spans decades. Through missed moments and miscommunication, we see this man's life play out.

The GottaGo Room: An Escaping-a-Room Thingy
Jason Weitzman

The GottaGo Room is a fake immersive escape room comedy show. It's the perfect show if you want to feel like you're being kidnapped and forced to do puzzles.

Grandfather Frog's Tales of the Meadow
ICTF by WorldStrides presents SFA School of Theatre and Dance

Grandfather Frog knows the important stuff about everybody who lives around the meadow. Do you know why frogs don't have tails? Featuring tales of different animals solving problems together.

Graveyard of the Outcast Dead
Reverb Theatre and Not So Nice! and New Celts

The Winchester Geese are in search of a choice. The Lover is in search of his love. The Tender will join their worlds together. Spend your Edinburgh Fringe in the Graveyard of the Outcast Dead.

Great Sketchpectations
Exeter Comedy Society

The Exeter Comedy Society is back after last year's sell-out run to showcase the best and brightest in sketch performance! And if you still need convincing – the venue has a bar.

Great Women of Folk
Elsa Jean McTaggart

Elsa McTaggart presents a feast of folksong both traditional and contemporary and a tribute to some of the greatest female folk singers such as Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Sandi Denny and many more....

AHSTF by WorldStrides presents Western Center Academy

This award-winning production moves Anton Chekhov's The Seagull to an American high school. This original adaptation explores the ridiculousness and tragedy of teen life during the age of social media.

Happier Daze
RIFF Theatre and New Celts Productions

An independent band struggling with grief, tackle their way through the industry, spoiled friendships and young adult life as they try to pinpoint both their band’s and their own identities.

Emerge Production House

An interactive, musical, dark comedy where audience members will decide on the actors' destiny. It dives into how living under different cultural rules can eventually alter feelings and alienate you from a country or a planet you thought you were part of.

He Kept Me Safe
The play is sponsored and delivered by Wellbeing Insight.

Join us for a groundbreaking play that gives voice to the unheard experiences of gay men subjected to traumatic intimate partner violence. A powerful production based on the narratives of real experiences.

Heart of the Mind and A Useful Tragedy
Raiser Theatre

This double bill of new plays by young writers gives two fresh twists on tragedy, exploring newsroom politics in the post-truth age, and the limits of how we give and receive love.

Hebridean Fire presented by Elsa McTaggart
Elsa Jean McTaggart

Returning with the Fringe sell-out show Hebridean Fire. These renowned multi instrumentalists from the Isle of Lewis take you on an epic musical and visual journey through the islands and Highlands of Scotland.

Here You Come Again
Empty Bench Productions

Follow eight people whose lives cross over in unexpected ways. As they navigate what it means to be young and in love, the play explores the importance of connection and asks what makes relationships work?

Hi Ho Hi Ho, It's Off To Work I Go
Phillipe Andre Coquet

How many characters in musical theatre were hookers? Phillipe sings and dances the history of these ladies of the night while revealing his own outrageous and intimate life story.

Deleardley Theatre

Tom and Isaac are two mice who live inside a cuckoo clock. Work, sleep. Tick-Tock. Work, sleep. Tick-Tock. Work... Sleep... Tick... Tock... Discovery! Tick-Tock? Wake up!

High School Fangsical

Vladiqueer the Drag King has not always been proud to be a vampire. This is the story of Vlad finding the strength to be who he is, through the power of High School Musical. Twitter: @kingvladiqueer.

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery – Murder at the Movies
Highly Suspect

Lights. Camera. Murder! Two stars are killed in the Golden Age of Tinseltown; but who’s behind the Hollywood homicides? An interactive comedy whodunnit which you must solve! Sold out, 2021-2022.

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery – Murder on the Disorient Express
Highly Suspect

A legendary detective killed aboard a famous train – but who had locomotive for murder? An interactive comedy whodunnit packed with cryptic clues the audience must solve! (EdFringeReview.com).

How to Find a Husband in 37 Years or Longer
JJ Pyle and Solo Heroes

Ever plot a murder? Break into your boyfriend's apartment? Fantasise about the hot brooding busboy, then date him? I did! A drive with Dad brings back memories revealing family patterns.

The Humans
Outcast International

The Humans by Stephen Karam. An American family gather on Thanksgiving in a ramshackle Chinatown apartment in this profound story about the catastrophes that afflict us and how we cope with them. Tony Award for Best Play, 2016.

Hysterical Artefacts
Shellshock! Improvised Comedy

From deep within their museum of curiosities, Shellshock! unveil a hilarious brand-new exhibit based on your suggestions! Join us for our 50-minute improvised show to discover the funniest stories that time forgot (because they never really happened)!

I Killed My Ex
Dear Dark

When two dear friends, Tina and Lola, impulsively kill Tina’s ex after he leaves her at the altar, events spiral out of control, taking a hectic turn.

I'm Having Distressing Thoughts
Sadia Gordon

What happens when you love your life and want to be dead? I’m Having Distressing Thoughts is a one-woman dark comedy about asking for help and why adult colouring books are the devil herself.

I've Never Met Anyone Quite Like You Before
quite like you Productions

Dave navigates the minefield of modern LGBTQ+ relationships while also justifying himself to everyone from his mum to his agent. Incorporating movement and music, this play is funny, poignant, personal and universal.

Ibrahem Al Hajjaj: From Riyadh to Edinburgh
Ibrahem Al Hajjaj

Award-winning Saudi stand-up, actor and musician Ibrahem starred in the film Sattar, premiering in Britain to positive reviews. He also co-founded one of Saudi’s first comedy clubs. This is his first UK gig.

iHands: A Life Less Lived
Blue Orange Arts

Join self-proclaimed theatre "impresario" Israel Hands as he brings his own unique touch to his latest production, A Life Less Lived. Based on the popular YouTube web-series iHands: A Life Less Lived.

Il Burattino
Trouble In The Square

An Italian boy finds hope in the idea of fighting for a Fascist Italy. His determination is successful in proving his strength, but at the cost of some heavy realisations.

Illusionati – A Magical Conspiracy
The Great Baldini

The Great Baldini leads the shadowy and sinister Illusionati – elite magicians who use magical dark arts to rule the world. Find out how. Imagine Blofeld meets Tommy Cooper. 'Incredible' (Front Row, BBC Radio 4).

The Importance of Being Nihilists
Honest Fool Productions

Murder-mystery farce, set in a Victorian world dashed with anachronism. Unlikely criminals, dodgy disguises, forbidden love and plummeting pianos come together in this absurd exploration of mortality.

The Impresario
Velocirapture Productions

It's 1930 and "talkies" are taking off – a film producer has the daunting task of bringing opera to the masses through the silver screen, made more challenging by diva two sopranos who both insist on top billing!

Improv Comedy with Box of Frogs
Box of Frogs

Box of Frogs – improvised scenes, songs and silliness from Birmingham's premier improv-comedy group, based entirely on your suggestions.

Improv Therapy
Megan McCaleb and Jeanette Cerami of Improv Team Culture

This performance is an improvised vaudeville infused with input collected from the audience's true anecdotes. It's a whimsical whirlwind of humour, heartache and the laughtermath that makes up this thing called humanity.

The Watch This Improv Troupe

Join the Watch This Improv Troupe as they take you on an improvised movie adventure! Featuring live musical accompaniment and buzzers to control the performers, you choose the genre, setting and title and they will do the rest.

In Memoriam

From a troublesome priest to a mystery guest and a very, very late hearse, you can expect family fallouts, secret affairs and lots of chaos.

Banana Peel Theatre Co.

Internal tells the story of crippingly shy Melanie. When overwhelmed, she transports to an alternate universe in her mind where she can be bold and brave... and do burlesque. Join Melanie as she finds her voice and self-worth.

Watershed Productions

Nel talks about sex with the confidence of an expert. Chloe struggles to talk about sex at all. But this conversation will take them somewhere neither of them could have expected. An intimate exploration of female sexuality and pleasure.

The Invisible Man
Our Star Theatre Company

The thought of invisibility, and the advantages it could bring has captured the imagination of millions. This brand-new, fast-moving, very funny adaptation of HG Wells’ story boasts 15 characters, just three actors, and tons of fun!

High Drama Productions

Emma Hamilton: the world's first celebrity. Rags to riches and back to rags, this edgy and energetic new musical tells how Emma was promoted and then ruined by the press – a familiar tale that nobody has heard of.

It's a Mystery!
Tim Benzie / Solve Along A Murder She Wrote

Tim Benzie, the acclaimed creator/host of Solve Along A Murder She Wrote presents a new one-man show: a hilarious and moving exploration of the compelling and enduring appeal of murder mysteries, from Poirot to Fletcher and beyond.

It's a Woman's World
Theatre with Teeth

Hollywood, 1950. Three women navigate stardom, voice acting and independence in the world of Meyer’s studio. The only catch? The contracts won’t let them speak again.

Basement Light Productions

In a bloodcurdling mash of A24 horror meets tragicomedy, playwright Sloane and their husband Gwyn return to their ailing grandmother's house to settle the estate, where a childhood friend's sudden arrival forces them to uncover secrets in Grandma's basement.

Viewpoint and New Celts Productions

Discover the real woman behind Roe vs Wade. Through a collection of verbatim voices, we present to you the story of Norma McCorvey and the ongoing national battle around abortion rights in the USA.

Julius Caesar Must Die
Myths Unbound Productions and New Celts Productions

Conspirators flood Rome, while Caesar’s lust for power threatens the crumbling democracy. The tyrant must die for the good of the people, but will his violent legacy share the same fate? Or will the cycle continue?

Lunar Theatre Company and New Celts Productions

The year is 2051. Scotland is independent. Men have been exiled to the kingdom of Fife with only their sausage rolls for company. Can Scotland’s leaders reunite the country or will it be torn apart forever?

The Knot
Minotaur Theatre Company

After the loss of his father, Angus Ketch believes he must face his bully and the looming threat of war alone. In need of aid, he is visited by a creature made of tangled rope which listens to his pain and guides him toward manhood. Though the creature assures Angus it lives only to aid him, Angus begins to suspect its aggression may come from much darker ambitions.

Las Vegas in Edinburgh
Siegfried and Joy

At this show, a sleight-of-hand spectacle bringing a little Vegas to Edinburgh. Marvel at the two magicians’ mind-bending illusions, brilliant comedy and incredible stage presence at the Fringe premiere on a stunning night of entertainment.

The Last Bantam
Michael Hughes

  1. The world is at war. A desperate Britain recruits 50,000 men between 5' and 5' 3'' to fight. These men are known as Bantams. 1918. One Bantam remains. This is his story. Inspired by real events.

Lear Alone
And Tomorrow Theatre Company

Created in partnership with Crisis UK, Lear Alone is the theatrical realisation of And Tomorrow Theatre Company’s award-winning web series: a one-man reworking of Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy using just Lear's lines from the First Folio.

Legend of the White Snake
Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre

A classic love story portrayed by one of China’s leading companies in traditional Kunqu opera, rarely performed in the West. Sung in Chinese, with English surtitles.

Les Millénniables
The Millennials

With nothing in common to its source material, Les Millénniables is a satirical take on the comedic, and tragic, millennial experience. Featuring hit songs from our yesteryears, won’t you join in our crusade... against our millennial woes?

Letter to Boddah
Watershed Productions

.The Winner of the Broadway Baby Bobby Award for Best Theatre Show at the Fringe 2019 is back! Two young white men go into a disabled toilet in Tesco and change into army fatigues, because they’re going to blow it and themselves up. Very funny, very dark. You will laugh, you might cry, you will certainly come out going WTF!? The Wee Review came twice – to make sure he was right – before making it his No1 choice in 2019 and saying ‘One of the most powerful shows I have seen in years’. This year Kyle Fisher plays Billy.

Lies All The Way Down: A New Chamber Musical
Shaye Poulton Richards

Everyone lies, but trust between best friends is tested when their job security is threatened. A psychological thriller exploring intimacy and potential in a contemporary-folk setting.

Lights Up! The Improvised Musical

It's Lights Up! on an improvised musical comedy! Join Kaleidoscope on this action-packed joyride of songs, raps, and harmonies, featuring unforgettable characters and stories. A Fringe debut that'll have you singing along by the end!

The Little Iceberg Musical
Siobhan Argyle and Anam Alba Creative

This is a beautiful, metaphorical story about healing from loss and trauma, told through music, song and dance. It is a show for everyone, both young and the young at heart. (BroadwayBaby.com). (EdFringeReview.com).

Little Shop of Horrors
Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy-rock musical. The story follows a hapless florist worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood. Over time, Seymour discovers the plant's intent: global domination.

Little Ward of Horrors
St George's Revue – Malignant Humours

Come and see the Malignant Humours perform 45 minutes of outrageous medical sketch comedy, written and performed by healthcare students. After selling out 10 years in a row, you won’t want to miss us!

Orange Works

Locusts explores gay conversion therapy within an evangelical church. Unexpectedly, Stephen is contacted by Pete, his church pastor from 30 years ago. Back then, Pete believes he prayed Stephen straight, and now he wants the same for his daughter.

The Look of Dusty
Night Owl Shows

Award-winning Night Owl Shows return to Fringe with the story of a true icon, Dusty Springfield. Featuring incredible renditions of some of music's greatest songs, including Spooky, Son of a Preacher Man and Look of Love.

Los Guardiola – The Comedy of Tango
Giorgia Marchiori and Marcelo Guardiola

Internationally renowned artists, Los Guardiola lead you into their fantasy world of TangoTeatro, where tragedy, comedy, poetry and humour collide. 'Tango is transformed into brilliant theatre' (BroadwayBaby.co.uk). 'Extremely clever and humorous' (TheatreReviews.design).

Losing the Plot
Fruit Bowl Theatre Company

Originally performed in Manchester, Losing the Plot is a new Queer Jukebox Musical comedy featuring pop hits from the 70s and 80s! We follow Eric Little, a struggling writer, as he attempts to create the best new musical of this generation! But he can’t do it alone… With the help of an unlikely (but lovable) group of "writers", relationships crumble and reignite while they attempt to write something – anything! As they ask: 'Does anyone have any ideas?' 'An exuberant, zestful, and hugely entertaining show!' *** (Number9Reviews.blogspot.com).

Love's Labour's Lost
Raiser Theatre

Four loudmouth lords vow to study for three years and win fame for denying their desires. But when a princess and her ladies arrive, Cupid plays havoc with the lords' little plan in Shakespeare's hilarious love story.

Loving the Enemy
Lorenzo 'Renz' Novani

It's June 1940, Mussolini has just declared war on the Allies. Britain's Italian community is being demonised. Hugo Ricci, a Glasgow-born Italian, takes extreme measures to prove his allegiance. 'An actor and dramatist of some depth' (Scotsman).

Macbeth by the Sea
John Hancock Productions

Gary and Cheryl Macbeth have killed King Duncan and taken over his kingdom. Now it’s time to party! Except Banquo’s battered spirit shows up and ruins dessert. Lady Macbeth orders a holiday to get their heads on straight. Try as they might, Banquo and a certain trio of witches are there to remind them of their slimy trail of shame.

Macbeth: Sleep No More
Shadow Road Productions

'All hail Macbeth that shalt be King hereafter…' Thus the three witches seal the Thane of Glamis’ fate – and that of all the others whom Macbeth will dispose of while fulfilling their deadly prophecy.

Machine Yearning
Machine Yearning

In a lab on a spaceship orbiting desecrated earth, two scientists run a failing experiment in procreation. Machine Yearning is a devised piece which centers the question, how does exploiting others lead to alienation from our own humanity?

Machine Yearning
Machine Yearning

In a lab on a spaceship orbiting desecrated earth, two scientists run a failing experiment in procreation. Machine Yearning is a devised piece which centers the question, how does exploiting others lead to alienation from our own humanity?

Manchester Revue's Lonely Hearts Sketch Club
The Manchester Revue

This isn't a tribute act. This show is about youth, gender, society, pop culture and everything in between. It uses the blunt, rusty implements of contemporary satire: inane dancing, low comedy and blatant plagiarism.

Mara's Story of Arabella
Rabbit Head Productions

A tale about life, loss and love after the well-known happily-ever-after. Always with a plan, Mara never deviated from the well-trodden path until tragedy knocked her off it. But where will she go now?

The Marilyn Monroe Burlesque Show
Sindy Fling

Mimic, singer and dancer Sindy Fling literally unwraps the divas of pop – from Monroe to Madonna via Dolly Parton. Is it a strip? Is it a tease? 'Puts the tart in tartan' (Scotsman).

MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom
Mates Improv

The one with the improvised comedy! Inspired by classic sitcoms such as Seinfeld, Frasier and Friends, could this show BE any funnier? Named Best Improv Show at the Fringe 2022 by TheatreWeekly.com. 'Sheer joy' (AYoungerTheatre.com).

May Contain Traces of Nuts.
Fourth Wall

A group of friends gather on the anniversary of their friend’s death. Swimming through drugs and the entrenched toxic masculinity of generations, the protagonist, Frankie, grapples to understand his own trans-masculinity.

Meat Boy
LS6 Theatre

Welcome to Meat Boy, a 40-minute tale of meat and mayhem! Follow Fred's journey back to childhood, in a story that spirals around sausage rolls, running from the law and regret. Will Meat Boy escape his past?

Meet Me by The Stranger
Voice Break Productions

One night three couples separately meet at an old Yorkshire statue, The Stranger, to discuss the state of their relationships. Recently divorced Charlie and Jamie, temperamental Jem and Rory and young lovers Bailey and Jordan.

Men Who Are Being Preserved in Oil (with Nate and Ed)
Nate and Ed

NYC comics Nate and Ed have come to vent their obsession with early 2010s masculine archetypes (and some other stuff). How? By singing really dumb songs.

Merry Wanderers
Aquila Youth Theatre

One hot summer's evening, a desperate boy escapes to the woods near his home. The fairy world awaits his arrival and as others enter the forest, so begins a night of confusion, mayhem, friendship and love.

The Mind of a Narcissist
Thomford Theatre

A play which explores psychological abuse in families. How manipulation preserves the self-love of a narcissist.

Mine: A New Solo Musical
Asher Muldoon

A ghost story interspersed with original folk songs, written and performed by a Broadway actor. "Mine" tells the story of a California ghost town steeped in gruesome history, and the young man who tries to turn it into a tourist destination.

The Misunderstanding
Unexpected Places

Happiness awaits Martha and her Mother. They just have to kill to get it. This adaptation of Camus’ absurd play sees the prodigal son return to a troubled home; his sister longing for escape. Even murder becomes tedious.

The Mitfords
Oxia Theatre (Emma Wilkinson Wright)

Unity was Hitler's friend; Diana married to Mosley, leader of the British Fascists; Jessica, a communist, and Nancy, a celebrated author. How did they manage to even talk to each other?

Lily-Liver Productions

Real accounts, real scars – Moderation by Rebekah King tells the story of ex-moderators who confront the hidden human cost of moderating social media. Winner of the CUADC and Cambridge Creatives Playwriting Awards 2022.

Mother Courage and Her Children
Theatre SanTuoQi

A powerful new adaptation of Bertold Brecht’s classic play, interpreted by one of China’s leading directors of physical theatre and Edinburgh Fringe veteran Zhao Miao. Chinese dialogue, with English surtitles.

The Museum Trip
Green Carnation Productions

The young intellectual Nico is uncontrollably addicted to museums. His carefree gay housemates decide to solve the problem by locking Nico in. He's angered. They're the real addicts (it's drugs for them), and he plans his revenge.

A Musical Journey: Through the Decades
Everybody Sing

Everybody Sing are delighted to present a musical journey through the decades. Featuring musicals from the 1930s to present day. Come with us as we explore how musicals have evolved through the years!

My Life Online
Scott Eyerly

Kay hasn’t left her apartment for a year. She works out virtually, sees her shrink on Skype, and orders everything online. Agoraphobia? Or something else? This all-sung, one-woman comedy reveals why Kay’s indoors… and what frees her.

The Mystery of the Dyatlov Pass
Acting Coach Scotland

Ural Mountains, Soviet Union 1959: a group of young hikers perish under extremely mysterious circumstances. For over fifty years mystery has surrounded what happened to the nine hikers and one sole survivor of Dyatlov Pass. Who were they? What happened in their final moments? What will you choose when asked what really happened?

Myth by Angelica

Rising pop artist and songwriter, Angelica, presents Myth: a nine-song multimedia concert which tells the story of a "situationship". Chapter by chapter, it follows a tryst between two people from first glance to bitter end.

Nearly Lear
Susanna Hamnett

In this award-winning, one-woman tour-de-force, Susanna Hamnett plays King Lear's Fool – and every other character – to tell a story that is by turns poignant, mischievous, tragic, and hilarious. 'A virtuosic performer' (New York Times).

Freya Magee

Everyone’s getting married and having babies and Catherine's got a thesis and a hangover. Can she stay friends with the girls when they're in completely different places? What about cities? RSVP to this heartwarming baby shower to find out.

A Night With Me, Myself and Bipolar Brenda
Natasha Rea

A captivating one-woman show, based on the critically acclaimed Amazon bestseller Me, Myself and Bipolar Brenda. Former Coronation Street actress and current Bipolar UK ambassador Natasha Rea smashes down barriers and raises awareness of bipolar, drawing on her own real-life story in this hilarious but heart-wrenching solo production.

Nightpiece Film Festival
Nightpiece Media

10th consecutive season since 2014. Nightpiece has screened over 300 short films from directors across the globe. An eclectic, thematically programmed selection alongside the opening night premiere of director Al Carretta's latest indie feature Twenty Two Presence.

No Way to Treat a Lady
Clydebuilt Theatre Company

Kit’s acting career has failed to get his name in the New York Times. Turning serial-killer might do the trick! Pursued by detective Morris Brummell, whose career-defining moment will make the headlines?

Stitched Heart

Norma Jeane Mortenson (Marilyn Monroe) once said, 'it takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde'. This one-woman show aims to challenge the way Monroe has been portrayed by the media and celebrate her strength.

Northern Lights A Cappella's 10th B'day Bash: Top of the Bops
Northern Lights A Cappella

You're invited! Having won the UK’s Open A Cappella Competition in March, celebrate this award-winning group’s landmark year with an electrifying show of chart-toppers old and new.

Not a Load of Bumfuzzle and Faradiddle
Professor Simon Rees

Join Professor Simon Rees for this family-friendly, interactive show exploring the creative and imaginative world of science. Expect fun and surprises as we explore the invisible world around us.

The Notebook
The Songsmiths

The University of Leeds A Cappella Society are back for round four… whether you love love, or hate love, we can guarantee that you will love our show! So get your tickets and join us on this journey!

Notes to Future Self
Bath Spa Musical Theatre Society

When Sophie gets ill, they return to Birmingham. It’s a strange new world where meditation and tree-hugging are replaced with homework, TV and the grandmother they've never met. Sophie must come to terms with her mortality.

Nunsense – The Mega Musical
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents Alonso HS Theatre

What happens when a convent of nuns have to raise money to bury their sisters who died in an unfortunate cooking incident? Nunsense is a musical cornucopia of hilarity for the whole family.

The Ocean And The Star
Almost Theatre

A writer urges a star to come down and help him complete his play. As they work, both their pasts unravel, and the writer finds his story may be much vaster than he ever imagined.

On the Evils Of Tobacco
No Frills Theatre Company

On The Evils Of Tobacco is a bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic and marital misery. A highly entertaining short play by master dramatist Anton Chekhov.

On the Rail
University of York Drama Society

Two couples, three of which are friends, one overnight trip on a train, a mass of secrets between them... What could possibly go wrong?

Once Upon A Crime – Gruesome Grimm Tales!
Twisted Tales

Presenting your favourite fairy tales – the obnoxious bullying of Ashputtel’s stepsisters, the vanity of a fashion-conscious Emperor and the bloodthirsty Big Bad Wolf, narrated with relish by our Murder of Crows!

One Week in Magaluf
ERA Theatrical Productions

Set during a girls' holiday to Magaluf in the late 00s, this is a familiar fable about friends on the verge of becoming foes when paths change directions, sometimes in the opposite direction you wanted.

Only Hitmen and Scammers Make Phone Calls
End of the World Theatre Company

Nate and Quinn await details of their next job, just a phone and each other for company, wiling away the time with darkly comedic arguments about rimming, ballcocks, and murder.

The Only Punk Rocker in the Village
Ballycartoon Players Dermott Petty

The Only Punk Rocker in the Village is set in 1978, as a teenager's discovery of punk rock turns his life upside down, causing shock and misunderstanding in his village.

The Opera Diva's Boudoir
Baroness Tamara von Stein zu Leitershofen

The Baroness narrates her eventful riches-to-rags life story with the help of opera and operetta arias, Lieder, and maybe the odd song from a musical. She did it all for the love of art!

Oracle: Do You Want to See the Future?
Lorenzo 'Renz' Novani

Oracle is a jaw-dropping, thought-reading experience which has audiences scratching their heads in bafflement and wondering if they might just have seen a glimpse of their future. 'Mind-blowing... Phenomenal... Shocking.' (FringeReview.co.uk).

The Original Sing-a-Long to Smash-Hit Musicals

Join the ultimate sing-along experience at Sing-a-Long to Smash-Hit Musicals! CRE8IV invites you to belt out your favourite show tunes from musical theatre's biggest hits. Unleash your inner star!

Fiona Henderson School of Dance

Origins is a dance show especially created for the 2023 Festival Fringe and is performed by the award-winning Fiona Henderson School of Dance from the Scottish Borders.

Talking Shadows

Imprisoned for a year. Removed from family. Far from friends. The Romanov sisters cling to hopes of escape. Just hours later, they are summarily executed; their bodies flung into lime pits; their remains and stories abandoned for 80 years.

Out of the Blue Jazz Presents The Great American Songbook
Out of the Blue Jazz

Playing again, the swing jazz sensations will be performing the ever-popular Great American Songbook, a classic mix of great lyrics and great melodies with overly infectious swing rhythm.

The Batty Hatsters

Audrey and Jack, a wheelchair user and rough sleeper, are literally and metaphorically overlooked by society, but can they overcome their own preconceptions to forge a genuine friendship?

Palindrome: The Musical
Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society

Heartfelt, funny and set to an original pop-rock score, ‘Palindrome' is a story of connection, communictaion, opening up and writing things down. When world rushes forwards, sometimes we all need to take a step back.

Pandemonium – The Musical
Lythgoe Productions

A new generation of musical theatre... coming to you from the Afterlife! Follow the extraordinary legend of the Sins and Virtues, as they battle to restore order and rescue the Afterlife from a Devil in Disguise!

Paper Walls
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Max and Billie have been friends forever but is there more to their feelings? Jo and Sammy are engaged, but their bliss stands on shaky ground. Two couples, a paper-thin wall, and 20 minutes. The same 20 minutes.

Park Bench
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Imagine looking through the lens of a park bench. In the public domain anything can happen, so wouldn’t you like to know what people are talking about when they think no one is listening?

Perrin Pang – Here Lies
Perrin Pang

Full of energy, enthusiasm and entitlement, Perrin Pang attempts to pull off a one-man, stand-up musical comedy performance about the importance of lying down. That's it. That's all there is really. So... come watch!

Peter Pan
Flying High Young Company

Come and join us for a wonderful adventure in Neverland with your favourite characters, original songs and a sprinkle of fairy dust from a very feisty fairy! 'Onstage and in the auditorium there is joy' (BroadwayBaby.com, 2021).

Picture This
Elise Marra from Marra Productions

Picture This is a new musical-thriller that follows stop-motion animation filmmaker Mary. The figures in Mary's films begin controlling her life and her decisions. Mary has to battle between the work she has always loved and her sanity.

Pieces of Us
Jessica Munna

Life in the 21st century: isolated, polarised. The divide between us sometimes impassable. But how different are we, really? Explore the grief, love and hope of different American characters to appreciate what makes us all the same.

Pinocchio! The Panto
University of Bristol's Pantomime Society

Join Pinocchio as he learns some lessons about what it takes to be a real boy. Hiss, boo and 'he's behind you!' in our family-friendly show, chock-a-block with silly songs and filled to the brim with puns!

Pippin (2013 Broadway Revival Musical)
Pump House CYT

Extraordinary musical full of magical feats in the 2013 Broadway revival version of multi Tony Award-winning show from the composer of Wicked. This musical and Pump House CYT are celebrating their 50th anniversaries. Join us...

Pirates: You Wouldn't Steal a Boat
Spruce Moose Comedy

You wouldn't steal a boat! Ok, maybe you would, but you wouldn't raid nearby ports! You would? Ah. In this high-energy, low-brow pirate adventure, gold is just a shot (of rum) away...

The Portable Dorothy Parker
Grove Goddess Productions in association with Fringe Management

Legendary wit Dorothy Parker reminisces about her life, loves, Hollywood, and the Algonquin Round Table, while selecting stories and poems for her famous 1944 eponymous collection for Viking Press. ‘Tightly written, keenly directed, subtly performed’ (TheFrontRowCenter.com).

Pressure Cooker

The kettle boils, the lights come up, and we find ourselves watching four sixth-year med students treating a patient. Will they uncover what's wrong with the patient, and will they discover the lies amongst themselves?

Pretending to Fly
Infinite Variety Productions

Summer 2020, NYC. Two roommates survive the pandemic – and each other – by getting lost in the true story of WWII pilot, Carla Horowitz. This play explores what is and isn't said in the history books.

Light the Match Productions and New Celts Productions

The Scottish witch hunts – sanctioned by the state, fuelled by the Church, fed by hysteria, and buried by history. The threat of the devil loomed and women bore the brunt of the terror. Evocative, poetic, satirical.

Psychic Bev's Tarot Bonanza
Anna Frances Hamilton

Join Bristol's biggest (read: only) satirical tarot card reader, down-to-earth Psychic Beverley, played, written and created by Anna Frances Hamilton. Take what resonates, and leave the rest in a steaming pile of your own you-know-whats-its.

Pulling It All Into The Current
Revolution of Values Theatre Project

Explore the intersections of queerness, Blackness, and resilience. Letta Neely portrays a vibrant constellation of characters from teenagers to veterans, elders to addicts, queers to teachers, seamlessly weaving a rich tapestry of humanity.

Apropos of Nothing Productions

In three days, Emory will turn irreversibly into a machine. As he struggles to tell his impossible story, a stranger approaches Emory with an outrageous but intriguing proposition: to film his transformation and star in his own snuff film.

Clownz With Apple

Purgatorio follows an ensemble of troubled spirits dancing to salvation in Club Purgatorio, a surrealist techno dreamscape. Inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Divina Commedia, this devised physical theatre piece explores desire, dependency and divinity through ecstatic movement.

The Quality of Mercy: Concerning the Life and Crimes of Dr Harold Frederick Shipman
Nailed Productions

Multiple award-nominated drama examining the legacy of Britain's most prolific serial killer. Written and performed by the grandson of one of Shipman’s victims.

Queer Street
Otterly Fabulous Productions

Is love ever requited? Do queer people ever get happy endings? Just how fabulous are otters really? Answers abound in this heartwarming romcom. So come in; meet entitled authors, battle eccentric cishets, and maybe even fall in love…

The Quest to Save Neverland: Peter Pan and the Lost Souls Epic Tale
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School

The Quest to Save Neverland: Peter Pan and the Lost Souls Epic Tale. Neverland is losing the magic necessary to survive and children's belief is fading.

Red Flag(s)
Natasha Capp / Bougie Bitch Theater Co (Cappricielli Productions)

A young woman moves to LA the city where magic happens to become a movie star overnight. Things take an unexpected turn when she is faced with temptation... Men!

The Rejects
Shark Bait Theatre and New Celts Productions

Five strangers drown their sorrows after being interviewed for the same dead-end job. As the night progresses, the beers flow, a pub quiz commences and harsh truths are revealed.

Sally Cowdin and Unnur Elisabet

Two women. Two toilet stalls. One (slightly off) conversation. A satirical comedy mixed with a splattering of musical tendencies. Accepting the pretty and the shitty, two women end up spilling their innards in more ways than one.

Right Here, Right Now
Dessert Theatre Studio

Here's a mini crew, a lovely show with just three actors, on stage for one hour to play an ordinary day. If you have leisure time, welcome! It's our pleasure.

Diana Varco

What happens when truth, rage and purpose converge upon a metaphorical moon? A displaced narrator must face her past and find out. Told through 20 characters, Rise explores artistic risks, the power of denial and transforming heartbreak into hope.

Rise & Grind
Eric Cross

Singer, songwriter and aspiring yuppy Eric "Ric" Cross watches his life spiral out of control through a series of disasters, distractions, frantic phone calls, family drama, nagging friends and bureaucratic catastrophes.

Rise and Grind
Eric Cross

Singer, songwriter and aspiring yuppy Eric "Ric" Cross watches his life spiral out of control through a series of disasters, distractions, frantic phone calls, family drama, nagging friends and bureaucratic catastrophes.

Rites of Passage
FlightMode Productions

Two men from very different backgrounds find their connection in a search for identity and acceptance.

Rock Choir Live
Rock Choir

Following sell-out runs from 2017-2019, national phenomenon Rock Choir – the UK’s largest contemporary choir – returns with an explosive repertoire of fun, uplifting pop and chart songs performed by Rock Choir Members from across the UK.

Rock Choir – Rockturnal
Rock Choir

Rock Choir invite you, the audience, to become their choir. Unleash your inner rock star as you learn to sing a classic hit in harmony. Sure to leave you singing and dancing in the aisles!

More The Merrier

'The Queen, my lord, is dead…' but the band is live! The Scottish play twisted with a fistful of rock‘n’roll. This foot-tapping, arm-waving, spine-tingling thriller of a show has Shakespeare rockin’ in his grave!

Roving Mad: Travel to Odd Places in Story and Song
The Swells

A fun cabaret. A travelling man tells stories and sings songs about odd places and odd encounters. Jazz lyrics that tell stories too, like those that Sinatra and Ella sang.

Beyond Borders / Zuzana Spacirova

Beyond Borders presents their debut play Runaway, a semi-biographical story wrapped in a generous coat of unapologetic humour, exploring themes of home, belonging and finding your identity as a foreigner in a big city. It's a play about endless searching for the place that feels right. That feels like home. It's about racing towards the future and running away from the past, until you cannot run anymore and all you are left with is the present. A train station. And a train to Brixton.

Save the Princess
The UnDisposables

Princess Plum is about to get kidnapped... again! Suddenly the game glitches and this damsel-in-distress becomes an unexpected playable character. You hold the controller, but will you save her? That really depends on how you play it.

The School for Scandal

Gossip is rife in 18th-century London's fashionable society. Two brothers are tested by their uncle to prove who is most virtuous, whilst battling vicious rumours and salacious scandal. Who’ll be rewarded with happiness and love?

Scottish Sessions: The Story of Scottish Pop Music
Elsa Jean McTaggart

This show takes you through the years of Scottish pop from the 1960s until now. From Deacon Blue, The Proclaimers and Runrig, to Amy MacDonald, KT Tunstall, Del Amitri and more.

Secret Storytellers
Shadow Road Productions

In a not-too-distant future, society has collapsed and the Ravens rule. Though storytelling is now strictly prohibited, the rebellious Magpies still dare to tell the Old World's tales of hope to anyone who will listen. Will you? www.secretstorytellers.co.uk

Self Actually
/G/eenious Productions

Original and Clone, but who is who? Anthony Hill must risk a chance of life or forever perish, determined by a red button and himself!

Semi-Toned Presents: Castaway

All-male a cappella sensation Semi-Toned presents a brand-new show! Join the boys in this musical extravaganza as they try to escape a desert island in their trademark witty style, alongside tight harmonies, sensational soloists and brilliant beatboxing!


In a Big Brother world where it’s easy to feel as though we are constantly being watched, are we ever truly seen? DanceSyndrome’s inclusive dance company explores humanity’s need to be seen, felt and heard.

Seriously Funny Comedy Show
Seriously Funny Comedy Show

We are a touring comedy troupe, together we are The Seriously Funny Comedy Show, we are based in the Highlands of Scotland and we travel all over to put on our shows.

Sex Diaries of an Ex-Catholic
Institute of Uterine Defense

A zany new play about a woman abandoning her chastity pledge and dealing with the realities of sexual healthcare in the United States.

The Shambles
Shambles Improv University of York

Leave your sewing behind – The Shambles return with improv that'll leave you in stitches! Based on your suggestions, no scene has been seen before – we guarantee giggles, guffaws and garibaldis (*subject to change...). 'Laugh-an-every-three-seconds experience' (BingeFringe.com).

She Kills Monsters
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents PDS Theater

Reality blurs when Agnes finds her late sister's Dungeons & Dragons notebook. She embarks on a high-octane quest, coming face-to-face with homicidal fairies, raunchy ogres and blood-thirsty cheerleaders, discovering a side of her sister she never knew...

Sheila's Sister and Her Musical Cousins
Sheila Theater Group

Chicago duo, 'true masters of improvised comedy' (List), 'know how to use their unrivaled familiarity to brilliant comedic effect' (CenterStageChicago.com). Scenes are based on spontaneous songs created by multi-instrumentalist musicians responding to audience suggestions.

Shenanigans Cabaret
Shenanigans Cabaret

East London's five-star variety show comes to Edinburgh for the third year in a row, bringing you top-class cabaret acts from across the performing arts industry, including circus, burlesque, sideshow, acrobatics, live music, drag and dance.

Sherlock Holmes The Last Act
Fringe Management

  1. Watson’s funeral. Sherlock Holmes returns to Baker Street and is compelled to tell his absent friend all that he should have told him when he was alive, including a shocking secret.

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band
Blue Orange Arts

'Oh my God. It was the band. The speckled band!' A dying woman’s mysterious last words lead Sherlock Holmes to investigate a seeming locked-room mystery where he must solve one of his darkest cases yet.

No Frills Theatre

Max Campbell (The Crown, Netflix) stars in this award-winning play. A solo performance piece with the actor portraying multiple characters. It dramatises life on a harsh juvenile detention farm in the Midwest of the USA.

Shrek the Musical Jr
Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts

Set in a mythical once-upon-a-time sort of land, Shrek the musical Jr is the story of a hulking green ogre who will take you on a magical journey and tell his fairy-tale story.

The Signalman
Unexpected Places

'For God’s sake, clear the way!' Based on Dickens’ ominous story, The Signalman is haunted by a chilling apparition whose presence precedes catastrophe. For fans of Woman in Black this thrilling theatre experience will leave you with chills.

Singing in the Rain Jr
Edinburgh Youth Theatre

Behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear! The story of a great moment in movie making history. Hilarious situations, devious deception, singing, dancing and a hit-parade of Hollywood singalongs for all the family.

Sit or Kneel
Sit or Kneel Productions

'Being a vicar is no longer my sexy pick up line. It's me.' Follow Margot’s grapple with the trials and tribulations of parish life, sex (or lack) and loneliness in this hilarious one-woman coming of age romp.

Skies in the Cloud
Fridge Magnet Theatre

Suspecting life in the clouds, Zee becomes infatuated with the idea. When she meets Wren, an inhabitant of a world in the clouds, her intuition becomes reality. We track their relationship, exploring love, loss and life.

Solve Along A Murder She Wrote
Solve Along A Murder She Wrote

Critically-acclaimed interactive screening of a classic Murder, She Wrote episode, inviting audiences to solve the crime using the Fame-o-meter, Suspiciometer and more. ‘It has the best host’ (Time Out). 'Delightfully entertaining' (WestEndWilma.com).

Something Educational
Act Two Scene One Productions

What happens when five best friends at boarding school are stuck together, possibly in trouble, with an inability to communicate and a plethora of time on their hands under the watchful eye of a prefect? Something Educational happens...

Sally Britton / Lucy Assassa / Lyudmill Hristov

In a world set in the seemingly present day, where Transference is the new way of cheating death, Nathan and Ruby return from their nightmare honeymoon. Are our relationships with others and ourselves deeper than just surface level?

Sounds of Simon, The Music of Paul Simon
Night Owl Shows

From his time in Simon and Garfunkel to his solo hits, journey with the greatest songwriter of the 20th century! Sound of Silence, The Boxer, 50 Ways, Call Me Al and more.

Sounds of the 80s
Night Owl Shows

Venture into an era of aspiration, excess and innovation. The award-winning Night Owl Shows journey through the decade that revolutionised pop, fashion and society, with hits from stars such as Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince.

Soundtrack of a Breakup
Illuminations A Cappella

Love, heartbreak, comedy… and music accompanying these feelings: something all relationships see. Let us take you through the ultimate playlist of relationship gone wrong as we sing a cappella through the classic stages of a relationship.

The Stall
Jack Twelvetree

A story of love, loss and letting go, this heartbreakingly raw and beautifully acted original play, written and performed by award-winning actor Jack Twelvetree, reminds us to cherish the time we have with the people we love.

The Standard Short Long Drop
Ticking Clock Theatre

York 1885, a man sentenced to death is given a chance to live by becoming the hangman for his cellmate. Unravelling his mysterious past, we explore themes of class, the cost of living and survival.

Stanislaus and James
Neil O'Shea

Trieste, 1953. James Joyce and his younger brother Stanislaus grew up close together in Dublin. Now, in his late sixties, Stanislaus reminisces about their ambivalent relationship and the influence he had on his late brother’s writings.

A Star Is Born – The Rise and Fall of Judy Garland
Wela Kapela Productions Featuring Kerry Hiles Accompanist/Musical Director Germaine Gamiet

At 13 she signed her first music contract, at 17 she won an Oscar, at 47 she died. But how did Hollywood's brightest star dim so fast?

The Steamie
Stage Avenue

Join Stage Avenue by taking a donner doon The Steamie with your pals and enjoying this sad, nostalgic, but very, very funny Scottish classic comedy-drama stage play, written by Tony Roper.

Steve Richards Presents: Rock'n'Roll Politics
Steve Richards

In the last full year before a general election the legendary show returns with all the latest political dramas, characters, questions and unreliable predictions. A different show every day.

Still Surviving In Hong Kong – Cantonese Comedy Show
Chan Lok Tim

The first Cantonese show at this festival is coming! Tim has already performed this show in Melbourne, Sydney, Macau, and Taipei. Come and see Tim, 2011 Hong Kong comedy competition champion!

Broken Bottle and New Celts Productions

A year into the zombie apocalypse and Logan and his fellow survivors are doing fine. Really. But when supplies go missing, suspicions grow and allegiances crumble. Broken Bottle make their Fringe debut in this new dark comedy.

Stuck In The Mud
Aireborne Theatre

What a scandal! Noah and Maya go to couples therapy where they discover they’ve both been cheating on each other with their therapist. They’re stuck thinking about love, trust, honesty, and a big bag of rice.

Surely Goodness
ICTF presents HPU School of Music and Fine Arts

Surely Goodness is a delightful play with music telling the story of a very special dog named Goodness. With live musical instruments, puppetry, and a deeply human story of love and loss, this play is a treat.

No Frills Theatre Company

This play chronicles two stories of two individuals trapped in a nightmare of domestic violence. A woman seeks to escape a coercive husband and a young man comes to terms with a childhood blighted by physical abuse.

SUSPS: The A Cappella ‘Friends’ Show
The Bristol Suspensions

After their sell-out 2022 run, The Bristol Suspensions will tell a story of friendship using chart-topping hits, funky choreography and top-class vocals. Where Friends meets Pitch Perfect, could this show BE any greater?!

Sweet Nothings Present: Murder on the Stage Floor
Sweet Nothings A Cappella

Exeter's award-winning all-female a cappella group take to the stage with sensational singing, dancing and an enticing murder mystery. Join the Sweet Nothings on a journey as we find out whodunnit.

Simon Thacker and Piah Dance Company

Primal rhythmic energy and the impossible union of opposites: Tandava sees the coalescence of Scottish guitarist Simon Thacker’s startlingly passionate sound-worlds with the infinitely expressive physicality of three gifted dancers from India’s Piah Dance Company. MadeInScotlandShowcase.com

Tartuffe, the Imposter: A Feminist Reimagining
Green Sun Productions

Inspired by Molière’s 17th-century satire, Tartuffe has been re-imagined with a feminist twist! Green Sun Productions brings you an exploration of how Molière’s world of hypocrisy, patriarchy and sexism may not be so distant...

Thank You for the Music
BYU Young Ambassadors

Thank You for the Music, a new American musical revue, celebrates the greatest hits from radio, stage and screen. Fast-paced singing and dancing showcases songs from Michael Jackson, Queen, Wicked, The Greatest Showman and more!

That is the Question
Annie Lightbody

Through a series of carefully curated monologues interspersed with real-life stories, Annie explores the traumatic events of 2020, taking us on an apocalyptic journey through time and transition, with the always-relevant Shakespeare as spirit-guide.

The Theory of Relativity
Zenith Youth Theatre Company

The chaotic cast navigate a musical journey through trials of relationships as young people. Cat allergies and fruit preferences, student life and inverted friendships, this coming-of-age tale has nostalgia and anticipation in equal measure.

There’s a Leak!
Freemen’s Theatre (City of London Freemen’s School)

There's a leak in the road and it's getting worse and worse. Surely someone will fix it? Won't they?! Freemen's Theatre Company present Ben Hales' darkly absurd, fast-paced comedy. A perfect Fringe show for all the family!

They May Have Even Eaten Ham!
Naomi Paul

It’s Naomi Paul’s (mostly) Jewish show! From the Baltic to Birmingham, from shamash to shellfish, from Hendon and beyond. What’s not to like?

The Thin Place
Fixed House Theatre CIC

Raw, messy, and honest, a show about what could happen if we were brave enough to grieve in the open and without the expectation of healing. Join us for a night of family, movement, and tears.

Things To Do in Mull
Agree to Disagree and New Celts Productions

Janusz, is going on a digital detox. But first... he meets a girl. With tips from Jasper the dog and Dima the cat, he sets forth. But with or without the girl?

This is a Chair
Cup and Dagger Productions

The world is in an even more precarious place than it was when this play was originally written. Caryl Churchill's 1999 masterpiece is brought up to date in a new staging for 2023.

this is a scam.
Solvei Sundbø and Anne Klein

Fake it 'til you make it. Lean In. How far can you stretch the truth in the name of self-optimisation? When does charisma, boldness, and self-promotion become fraud? This play aims to find out.

This Time Next Year
Cairine MacBrayne

But, what if next year never comes? From internationally acclaimed personal assistant and actress who has never actually acted (for money), a comedy about being on the cusp. Oh, and Showbiz.

Three Sisters and Them
A Drunken Sailor

Three Sisters and Them takes Chekhov's play into the fractured world of today. Masha and Irina, now living in England, find Olga crashing back into their lives, challenging the gender of Masha's child.

Tom Brown's Schooldays
Talking Shadows

This classic tale tells how Tom Brown is forced to navigate the network of privilege, corruption and untouchability at the heart of English society alongside the matches, tuck-shop visits and indelible friendships of school life.

Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life
Quivering Dendrites

This highly awarded inspirational true story returns to Edinburgh after a highly successful 2022 visit. Added content for 2023! Playin’ banjos, tellin’ jokes, healin’ hearts. (BroadwayBaby.com).

Too Big For Her Britches
Lisa Pezik

A hilarious and heartbreaking dark comedy driven by 20 characters and 11 original songs, in which the heroine, Luna, endeavours to disentangle herself from bad decisions and an overbearing, narcissistic mother.

Top of the World
Fabien O’Farrell

Twenty-something Audrey is struggling with her latest phobia… the local supermarket. From the safety of her flat, she explores the trappings of fear, cheap wine and the importance of a home-cooked meal. A comedic heart warmer.

Towering Issues
Clare Stephenson

A reconstructed fairy tale about a castle worker who is mistaken for the princess and locked away in a cursed tower guarded by a dragon. What does a girl do when there is no one coming for her?

The Tragedy That Befalls the Dastardly Crew of the Kakapo
The Dead Parrot Collective

A tongue-in-cheek farce and laugh-a-minute comedy dissecting the well-trodden tropes of pirate fiction. Goofy characters who face real consequences for their actions on their latest light-hearted adventure.

Train Lord
Oliver Mol

Award-winning author Oliver Mol's debut is a true, funny and heartbreaking tale about a 10-month migraine, his recovery in Brisbane and job on the railway when there were no other options. Sold-out season Sydney Fringe 2020.

A Trilogy: bag--
Flying Solo! Presents

Bag – Mr Dennis seeks the mysteries of life in a madcap romp through India with a to-do list and a backpack full of guilt as he juggles ashes, epiphanies and the Taj Mahal.

A Trilogy: blood (line)
Flying Solo! Presents

Mr Dennis is convinced hard work and god-fearing obedience equals normalcy: a good job, a white picket fenced home, and 2.3 children. blood (line) is a musical voyage intent on capsizing this fabled pleasure cruise.

A Trilogy: box.
Flying Solo! Presents

Mr Dennis wants to know: why is our identity bound up in things? Are we throwing away our loved ones with their possessions? You’ll be captivated by tales of drowning in cardboard, knickknacks and martini glasses.

Twelfth Night
Bede's School

What if we see Viola not as a woman cross-dressing as a man but as a person exploring a different expression of gendered identity? This comical performance asks: how do we adapt to fit into society?

Twenty People A Minute
Arthur & Redpath Productions and New Celts Productions

Twenty People A Minute follows four refugees of tomorrow on a perilous journey across the earth. Over one hour we meet their dangers and the everyday angels who keep them alive.

The Twits
Zenith Youth Theatre Company

Roald Dahl’s deliciously spiteful and revolting couple practice practical jokes and wickedness on each other in this physical and energetic play. Mr and Mrs Twit meet a sticky end at the hand of their captive pet monkeys!

Two Gun Cohen – The Improbable True Story
WP Drama

How did a Jewish immigrant in London become a General in the Chinese army? The amazing true story of a wild child, thief, gambler, soldier and adventurer. You couldn't make it up.

Ichigo Theatre Company

Lured into metaphorical deep water by a mixture of intrigue and desire, a bewildered Emory Holdridge grapples with life on the remote but stunningly beautiful West Coast of Scotland. A funny and heart-warming tale set in the natural world.

Ruby Shrimpton

A hilarious and poignant comedy about a girl obsessed with The Eurovision Song Contest. 'An incredibly enjoyable one-woman play about art, the universe, self-expression, and Eurovision!' ★★★★ (Everything-Theatre.co.uk). 'A dynamic and very entertaining piece, immaculately performed' (TheReviewsHub.com).

Until Death
Nalini Sharma Presents

Nalini Sharma's Until Death is an absurdist solo clown show and self-portrait touching on death, existence and relationships.

Dreamwork Theatre Inc

'Would you rather be lost or fallen?' In this erotic, fury-infused, modern-day revisioning of the legend of Salomé, Ana Mozol powerfully interweaves dreams with personal tales of love, loss, and truth in her award-winning show. Director: David MacMurray Smith

Alice Loxton

Join historian, broadcaster and writer, Alice Loxton, as she delves into the delights of her new history book, UPROAR!: Satire, Scandal and Printmakers in Georgian London. Family friendly and lots of fun!

Vanya Is Alive
Cie OESAP, France

A mother of a Russian soldier captured in Ukraine struggles to comb through state propaganda and lies. A look at Russian people grappling with the reality of war and repressions, presented by artists in exile due to their anti-war position.

Three Chairs and a Hat

Verity and Dexter: the jilted bride and the troubled groom. What turned the wedding of the century into an all-out disaster? Two shows, two points of view: come to one or both, and decide whose side you're on...

Vida Slayman in Comedy of Terrors
Vida Slayman

Sold out at the Adelaide Fringe, now in Edinburgh! After fleeing two wars, Vida Slayman was prepared for anything life could throw at her. But then she faced a battle she couldn't flee.

Vincent – His Quest to Love and Be Loved
Wela Kapela Productions Featuring Daniel Anderson Accompanist/Musical Director Germaine Gamiet

Vincent, a multimedia cabaret, tells of a complex man with a ruthless drive to create and a deep-seated desire to love and be loved.

Vino Veritas
Exeter University Theatre Company

Two couples get together on Halloween night, their evening turns eventful when they drink a strange blue Peruvian wine. Traditions, morals, and their relationship to one another begin to unravel. A dark comedy about the perils of honesty.

Violets and Vinegar
Carver Theatre

A neglected housewife, a determined party girl and a clueless teacher shamelessly expose their sexual exploits. This character comedy is sure to make you laugh out loud. Think Alan Bennett meets Fleabag.

Vita and Virginia (Abridged)
NKP Theatre Company

'Absolutely stunning, stylish, eccentric, confident and honest' (NODA.co.uk). Virginia Woolf meets Vita Sackville-West in 1920s London. Vita and Virginia, by Eileen Atkins, brings to life their friendship, wit and passion using real correspondence.

Vocal Vengeance: A Murder on the Stage Floor
Steelworks A Cappella

When a diva falls to their demise on the international stage, our talented misfits plummet into a lyrical game of whodunnit. Join Steelworks as they unravel the mystery of the murder.

Vote Macbeth!
Clydebuilt Theatre Company

Captain Macbeth is Vice-President. He and Lady Macbeth want more. In this tale of ambition and murder, you decide if they get their way. 2022’s sold-out five-star hit returns. It’s just like Shakespeare, but with more key changes.

Vox Stars Presents Star Inspirations
Vox Stars

Award-winning show celebrates aspiring singers through the music of their idols. Presenting a mix of voices from the soulful to the powerful. Featuring popular music from legends and divas, pop, retro, disco, Disney and film.

Watch List

Join KEITH. for a night of sketch comedy, and find out why we're on a watch list. Hint: think witty, intelligent and bizarre, dialled up to 11! Not that kind of list...

We Are, in Fact, the Problem
Sheffield University Theatre Company (SUTCo)

Four ex-high school friends meet for dinner. As the evening progresses, more disagreements appear as prejudices and old grudges start to arise.

Wendy, My Darling
April Wish

Following her return from Neverland, Wendy Darling, now grown-up, moves to Hollywood to become a writer. This modern take on the classic story of Peter Pan features a captivating score and non-stop multimedia with celebrity video appearances by Jon Cryer (Pretty in Pink, Two and a Half Men) and Busy Philipps (Freaks and Geeks). Wendy, a charming, potty-mouthed mother to a tweenager, finds herself stuck in a 'creative death spiral'. Topical, heartfelt and hilarious, Wendy is '...a voice for all women who found out hard truths about the real world as they grew up' (Orlando Sentinel).

West End vs Broadway
Applause Theatreworks

Enjoy an evening of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices. Featuring an array of numbers and breathtaking harmonies, these performers showcase the best from the West End and Broadway. From timeless classics to more modern musicals.

What Goes on Without Me
Nottingham New Theatre

Jude wakes up in the afterlife. They are greeted by an omniscient figure offering a cup of tea and an impossible question: you are allowed 10 minutes back on earth – where will you go?

What If They Ate The Baby?
Chloe and Natasha

There are three rules every housewife knows: never return a dish empty, always have dinner ready on time, and some things are best kept under the table. After all, you never know who’s listening.

What The Veck? Songs in the Key of Strife!
Tom Veck

Tom Veck brings charm and warmth to a show where relatable domestic ditties, stories from his past and the confessions of strangers will have you on the edge of your seat.

When Judas Met John – Songs of Dylan and Lennon
Brothers Broke

A unique and personal arrangement of the music of Dylan and Lennon, performed around a story of the influence and respect that each artist had for the other.

When Kurt Met Thora
Plush Tiger Productions

‘Jesus wants me for a sunbeam.’ BBC Studios, November 1991. Thora Hird (Hallelujah) encounters Kurt Cobain ahead of Nirvana’s infamous appearance on TOTP. Unexpected similarities are revealed, as well as their disparate relationships with religion.

Where is Love
Bloomin' Buds Theatre Company / Jennifer Johnson

A proper Bradford lass born 1959, Shelly is a firecracker. Follow this true account of one woman's fight against domestic abuse. A gritty story about sisterhood, family secrets and broken hearts that somehow leaves you laughing.

The Whitney Houston Story
Night Owl Shows

New to the Night Owl collection, Cleopatra Higgins presents the story of Whitney Houston documenting one of music’s most iconic voices. Includes hits I Wanna Dance With Somebody, I Will Always Love You and Higher Love.

Why Am I Like This?
High Heels and Heavy Suitcases Productions

Follow Nicole on her 30-year journey as she discovers the four letter diagnosis that answers the biggest question in her life: Why Am I Like This? Spoiler – she has ADHD.

Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse for England
RoxyDog – Alex Hill

Billy's a die-hard football fan. When he sticks a flare between his bum cheeks for the world to see, he begins to question his own love of the beautiful game.

William Golding's Lord of the Flies – Adapted for the Stage by Nigel Williams
AHSTF by WorldStrides presents St Francis High School Theatre

This is the classic tale about a group of English boys who find themselves without adult supervision when their plane crashes in a deserted island.

Winging It
Chevron Theatre

Pop-rocking their way through 17, follow the journey of four college students figuring out adulthood is merely a game of charades, pizza and bad decisions. To find that after all, everyone’s just Winging It anyway.

The Wizard of Oz
Star Power Performing Arts Limited

Star Power Performing Arts presents The Wizard of Oz! An unforgettable, magical trip along the Yellow Brick Road with your favourite characters in a play version of this classic tale, performed by a cast of children.

The Wonderful Everyday
Student Theatre at Glasgow

Welcome to everyone’s favourite flat-pack megacorporation’s new reality TV show! With cameras rolling and their relationship on the line, do Sam and Jay have what it takes to sell the most sofas and win the ultimate prize?

A Working Title
Collision Theatre

A creeping deadline, creative block, family tension. A wacky, multimedia piece that explores what can be made into film.

The Wreck of the Queen Thomasina
A Footpath Theatre Company

The tragicomic tale of two rhyming pirates scuttled on a desert island – sans captain, sans crew, lots of sand. Featuring human/treasure chest eroticism, spoon and flask fisticuffs, and palliative pirate drag.

A Year and a Day
Raising Cain Productions

A curse causes Nathan to skip into the future whenever he falls asleep. Leaving behind a botched heist, his partner and an upset criminal gang, Nathan’s absence causes chaos for the ones left behind.

Yellow Corners
Pigeon Cat Theatre

You’re 13 and working on your coolness. Maybe you should call Mum a bitch, or try to get kidnapped. Yellow Corners is a one-woman show but not because she doesn’t have any friends (they’re just really busy).

Young and Moxie
Young and Moxie

Young and Moxie is the latest magic show to hit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Las Vegas and Scottish magicians team up to create a show not to be missed.

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