Theatre

1972: The Future of Sex
Durham University Woodplayers

Christine knows tonight's the night with Rich. Penny tries to channel Lady Chatterley's Lover in the bedroom and Anna thinks Tessa is the coolest. A 50-minute farcical journey through those excellently awkward first sexual encounters.

1:2:2192 (Retribution Day)
Bluebeberry Goose Theatre Group

If revenge is best served cold, how do you deliver retribution? You plan. Welcome to Retribution Day; scores must be settled.

Abigail's Party
BCP

BCP return to the Fringe with Mike Leigh's classic after two sell-out years with Alan Bennett and Alan Ayckbourn. Telling of two marriages spectacularly unravelling at an awkward neighbourhood drinks party. It remains a pinnacle of British theatre.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Blackheath High School GDST

‘I love it here, with policemen. I feel safe.’ One room. Police interrogation. Suspect "falls" from a window. Did he fall? Or was he pushed? Corruption. Incompetence. Death. All maniacs welcome! Just watch your step…

Admiral
Christopher Tajah Resistance Theatre Company Ltd

Invited, the Windrush Generation came to rebuild Britain. In 1960, Admiral 12 and his parents proudly accepted. Now, 71, the Home office is deporting him to a land he no longer knows. A new solo play with song.

After
Parker & Snell Company

In 2017, I was raped. This play features true stories from survivors of sexual assault and the detrimental effects that it can have after.

The After-Dinner Joke
Agree to Disagree Theatre and New Celts Productions

'Are you getting political?' The After-Dinner Joke is a kaleidoscope of chaos that follows a well-meaning woman’s journey down the rabbit hole of the trials and tribulations of charity work.

Alice Through the Looking Glass
University of Gloucestershire

Follow our adventurous Alice through the looking glass to a wonderful world of kings, queens, knights and other strange and comical characters, as she makes her way across the chessboard to become Queen.

Almost Instinct Almost True
A Drunken Sailor

Philip Larkin's comment on love surviving us. But was that true for his much-betrayed girlfriend, Monica Jones? This play explores the theme of unrequited love. Performed by Teddy Walker and Julia Munrow.

Alright?
Black Hound Productions

Happy birthday to me. Fifteen. The end of the world! This is a story about coping. How do you cope, when you’re clearly not "alright"?

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down
Chloe and Natasha

But why? The rodeo is the best place in the world. Alleged arson fractures into two clowns desperately trying to afford to put on a show. After all, we don’t have money to burn.

The Anorak
No Frills Theatre Company

The Anorak is based on a true event that took place on Wednesday, December 6th, 1989 when Marc Lepine entered the Ecole Polytechnic in Montreal armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a hunting knife.

Apartness
K4K Films and Shortcut Productions

A new multimedia hybrid, part live stand-up, part film, featuring Sylvester McCoy, Linda Marlowe and introducing Eleanor May Blackburn in a tale of two isolated souls and their devilish comedian saviour. Funny, poignant and full of shocks and surprises.

Around the World Backwards
Donnella Perkins of Havenyyc- Calgary

Travel – always exciting, especially when the man of your dreams pops up to join you. But in Donnella’s case, things are never as easy as they should be. That’s part of the adventure.

Art
Chasing Rainbows

Art, the multi award-winning play, comes to Edinburgh in a fresh production. This dark comedy about human relationships presents a topical take on universal truths. 'Invigorating, touching and finally disturbing' (Financial Times), 'remarkably wise, witty and intelligent comedy' (Times).

Artorigus
Draft99 Theatre

Based on the legends of old and inspired by the classical lyricism of Shakespeare. This modern adaptation of King Arthur blends prose with verse to create a unique look into the themes of stagnation, idleness, betrayal and love.

Asides from the Elbow
LS6 Theatre

When an old housemate reappears outside their beloved pub, The Elbow, a group of friends are toppled into a colourful crisis full of betrayal, love, and glorious embarrassment.

Assigned
Inner Triangle Productions

Have you ever been labelled? Have you ever been put in a box by society? This new play explores the journey of what it means to be labelled, categorised and defined by others. What does it all really mean?

Assisted
Oxia Theatre

Jordan and Connie want their next-generation AI voice assistant – Alivia – to make their perfect lives just that little bit better. But what happens when the technology starts to take control?

Attachment: The Leech Show
Kitsch Theatre

The story of three actors who are putting on a show to impress the infamous theatre critic, Bob the Leech, who is attending tonight! Will they get the review to make or break their career?

Average Joe
That'll Do Nicely Productions

Meet Joe: statistically the UK’s most average man. That is, until he becomes the face of a dairy company's advertising campaign, in an attempt to "become somebody". For Joe, the devil's in the detail. Or, y’know, the yoghurt.

Banana Crabtree Simon
CJ de Mooi

Starring CJ de Mooi (Eggheads), Banana Crabtree Simon is an intimate and emotionally honest journey of one man’s struggle with early onset dementia. ★★★★★ (LondonTheatre1.com). ★★★★★ (TheThespiansBlog.wordpress.com). ★★★★★ (TheatreWeekly.com). ★★★★★ (MarkAspen.com). Offie nominee, Best New Play.

Battle: A Modern Mystery Play
Racingsnail and SwanWing Productions

War again. It's 1066, William fights Harry! How do mothers, queens, wives and daughters cope? Gather their skirts and soldier on. Telling stories in plays and songs; working, travelling, gazing at Halley's Comet in awe.

The Beast Will Rise
Stepping Out Theatre

The Beast Will Rise. By turns dark, tender, shocking and dazzling. Philip Ridley’s stories offer haunting glimpses of a world that seethes and glitters with strangeness and menace, and where nothing is quite what it seems.

Beautiful Nothing
Suffragette Theatre Company

A girl at the cusp of womanhood. A career that flung her into the public eye. Resisting a society that insists on seeing her as a sexual object. Coming to terms with her sexuality that resists this further.

Bee Master
Blue Fire Theatre Company

Good Heavens! Brother Barnabus has found himself in a sticky situation amongst the beehives. Join him in his hilarious quest to find the answers to some pretty big questions. He'll make you laugh and he'll make you think.

Bella Donna
The Boaty Theatre Company and Chalice Productions

Beneath
Lighter Fluid Theatre Company and New Celts Productions

Tess, Jo, Kris and Dani find themselves trapped in a vault 100 metres underwater. With time and resources running out, each character begins to question who they can trust and how they plan to survive.

The Best Ideas Happen in the Toilet
Claudia Saavedra

Cláudia Saavedra's debut play arrives at Edinburgh Fringe. A frank, irreverent story about the struggles of trying to live your dream in a world of dodgy landlords, dodgy auditions, and even dodgier boyfriends.

Beyond Glory
Redwood Productions

Best Actor, Hollywood Fringe 2019. The stirring, emotional and heroic true stories of eight recipients of America's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, told by one actor.

The Birds
SMP

Based, like Hitchcock's film, on the Daphne du Maurier short story, The Birds is a thrilling psychodrama about what happens when nature turns against humanity. By Conor McPherson (The Girl From The North Country, The Weir).

birthday girl
second birthday theatre co

this is a play about birthdays. it's also about growing up, the future and the inevitability of ageing – a prospect that you are finding increasingly unnerving.

Blink and You'll Miss It
Terry Geo

Blink and You’ll Miss It is a LGBT+ comedy drama that will have you howling with laughter and reaching for the tissues. An emotional, dark comedy highlighting the wonders and fragility of life.

Blue
Acting Coach Scotland

Blue & Pip
Helena Fox and Ella Pound

Blue loves the sea. Blue loves Pip. Blue is sick. And the doctors aren’t listening. From the award-winning writer of Rust comes a modern-day folktale about endometriosis, the patriarchal healthcare system and the ebbing of the tides.

Born Under a Bad Sign
Raw Toast Productions and New Celts Productions

Post-game – and the podcasters are live! But after a few beers (and a few revelations!) they begin to wonder: Has their football passion blinded them to what's really going on around them?

The Boy With a Thousand Faces
Samuel Turk

Clive tells his friends he’s going to New York with his model girlfriend, but instead goes into hiding and becomes an online catfish in an attempt to find a better version of himself.

Brainstorm
PTC Productions

Inside every adolescent brain, 86 billion neurons collide, producing the most frustrating chaotic and exhilarating changes that ever happens to us. An insight into how teenagers' brains work and why they are designed by evolution to be this way.

Brainstorm
The Ivy Players

What actually happens in our brains during those teenage years? Dive into this psychological and personal exploration of why teenagers are how they are, interwoven with real life experiences putting young people centre-stage. A joyful, surprising and unique production.

Bright. Young. Things. and Heavy Weather
Wing It Musical Theatre

Wing It Musical Theatre, by arrangement with Nick Hern Books, presents amateur performances of Bright. Young. Things. by Georgia Christou and Heavy Weather by Lizzie Nunnery.

Bring Me to Light
Chloe Kastner Dance Company

In a world where social media and unrealistic beauty standards are the focus, Bring Me to Light encourages individuality and self-love. 40 minutes dedicated to celebrating the mistakes that made us the people we are.

Broke Her
Steel Harbour

Isobelle wakes up in her own house tied to one of her dining room chairs with a suited gentleman at her table drinking tea, he seems to know everything about her, but everything is not as it seems.

Brother's Keeper
Wallace Norman / Woodstock Fringe

What damage is done when a priest sexually abuses boys? Can survivors escape their past? Brother's Keeper is a play about courage, a story about loyalty, brotherhood and finding the will to survive.

Bunker
Harpy Productions in Association with Stepping Out Theatre

Deep underground a claustrophobic and mysterious encounter... Two women in a bunker – the last safe place. Outside might be an apocalyptic wasteland – but is the real danger inside? A haunting, atmospheric and taut psychological thriller.

Burn
Ottawa Little Theatre

Three longtime friends have had little contact since the death of the fourth member of their close-knit group, a best-selling horror writer. Now his estranged daughter has brought them all together again – but why?

By the Light of the Moon
Shea Donovan / Indigo Arts Collective

Oxford Lunatic Asylum, 1928. Confronting her circumstances with levity, innocence and deep denial, Lila takes us on a journey full of playful poetry and vivid trauma as she confronts the reality of her fate.

Bye Bye Baby
Written/Directed by Fabien O'Farrell Aireborne Theatre

After a girls night out, three friends wind down in the local chippy. Secrets are revealed and difficult decisions are at the forefront of drunken minds. This is an intimate exploration of friendship and motherhood.

Café van der Brocke
Aquila Youth Theatre

Ypres, Belgium 1915. Jan awaits the return of his father in a ruined café basement that becomes a refuge for many. Soon secrets spill out as fear and tension rise amidst the devastating and terrifying shelling.

Cake and Violence
Nat Griffen

Do you feel.... like you sometimes can't feel anything? In this overwhelmed day-and-age, it's easy to get caught up in the woes of the world and the woes of our selves. Nat just wants you to feel in your body again. Welcome to Cake & Violence, a food-fetish-fever-dream in which Nat delivers a bunch of monologues and smashes a LOT of cakes in an effort to get you to feel SOMETHING. It's comedic. It's dramatic. It's a lot of frosted fun.

Call Mr Robeson
Tayo Aluko and Friends

A rollercoaster journey through African-American actor/singer Paul Robeson’s remarkable life, highlighting his pioneering and heroic political activism. Features Ol’ Man River and other famous songs, fiery oratory, and a defiant testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Camino Man
Steve Wilson

Part monologue, part slide show, Camino Man is a moving story about meeting people, overcoming the demons of your past and finding yourself all over again.

Careless
Written Off Theatre formed by Emma François and Eva Tritschler

Best friends Sam, a care assistant, and Bryony, a struggling actor, have polar opposite workdays. Careless is a comedy drama examining the complexities of female friendship, when worlds collide under the pressures of working in social care.

Carmilla
The Boaty Theatre Company and Chalice Productions

A Change of Heart
Paper Dolls

Two sisters. Two broken hearts. Rose fighting for her life on the transplant ward, Hazel navigating complicated changes in her love life. A tale of sisterhood, support and what means to live a life in waiting.

The Changeling Girl
Bristol DramSoc

The Changeling Girl explores experiences of neurodivergency through the captivating story of Agnes, an autistic girl living in medieval England who is accused of being a fairy changeling. Created by neurodivergent people, to be enjoyed by everyone.

Charles Dickens' The Signalman
Blue Orange Arts

When a traveler chances upon a solitary railway signalman, he is drawn into a tale of ghostly premonitions, tragic occurrences and human solitude that echoes the contrasting Victorian feelings towards the nascent railway system.

Cheeky Girls
The Counterminers

Imagine if Jesus was resurrected again. Ugh. So Hot. It’s Freddi’s world – we're just living in it. With Flick and Molly by her side, she's unstoppable, unflappable and uncompromising. It’s magnificent mayhem – until it's not.

Cherub Spring: A Political Satire
Student Theatre at Glasgow

Claire has chosen what games her and the other children at the nursery school play for a long time. But the scent of revolution is in the air and her grip on power is waning.

The Childless Land
Fragen Theatre Company

Medea in space. Fragen Theatre present Anastasiya Zinovieva in this one-woman show adapted from an immortal classic. Edgy and daring, physical and frantic, hilarious and heartbreaking, Fragen continue their exploration of life, love and inner landscapes.

Cicada's Children
May Tree Productions

The cult of Cicada’s Children is destroyed. Bella is all who remains. Danny is sweet and naïve – the perfect victim. As their relationship swiftly escalates, one question remains: is Cicada’s Children truly dead?

Cock-Tales: The Antidote to The Vagina Monologues
Barnsley's Secret Theatre Company in association with The Lamproom Theatre

The most outstanding human organ raises its head in revealing bar-room reflections. Male member obsessives examine the tribulations of penis ownership – at length. 10% of box office goes to Testicular Cancer UK.

The Collie's Shed
Shelley Middler

Based in a local Men’s Shed in East Lothian, THE COLLIE’S SHED follows four retired miners as they discover how a review into the policing of the mining strikes in the 80’s and a potential Miners Pardon Bill by the Scottish Government suddenly affects them, their friendships and their relationships.


Journey with us between the past and present as we hear how about one unforgettable and particularly violent day of striking at Bilston Glen Colliery.


Learn who our characters are, who they once were and most importantly, where they stand on the picket line…

Color Inside the Lines
Flying Solo! Presents Jenny Stafford

Horrified when matched with the biggest loser in the school, young Jenny is convinced she’ll never find love. But… was he the one? Love, destiny and memory collide in this touchingly funny solo musical.

Concha
Performed by Carly Fernandez of The City Lighthouse Theatre Company

Concha is a one-person semi-autobiographical play that explores the intersectionality within the queer experience. After contracting chlamydia, Concha goes on a journey of misadventures through past and current relationships, queer sex, race, self-love and the importance of using condoms.

The Conversation
The Nottingham New Theatre

Set in a bare lounge area of a student accommodation, a conversation plays out from the perspective of C. What seemed to be an innocent conversation about personalities develops to show the condescending, misconstrued methods of understanding cultures.

The Coven
Wild Mountain Crime Productions

Three friends, Emily, Lawrence and Margaret, the leader, hold a witch Coven and accidentally summon a demon called Graham. As he tempts them with power, wealth and baking supplies, their friendship is tested in ways it previously wasn't.

Coward Conscience
Eleventh Hour Theatre

What happens to characters when the curtain comes down? From the devastation of the WWI trenches, Eric desperately grapples with the the mistakes of his past: whilst his sister Sheila contemplates who can ever truly own forgiveness.

Crossing the Void
koi collective and New Celts Productions

Hannah’s been dead for a year. Hoping a seance will bring the friend group together again, ghosts of many forms emerge, and life will never be the same. MacAlister’s latest comedy marks koi collective’s Fringe debut.

Crumbled
Queen Mary Theatre Company

In this detective spoof, inventor of crisps, Humphrey DePompadom, has disappeared on the eve of Quackindale’s apple crumble competition and it’s up to Detective Mint to find out what has happened, whilst an army of evil geese advances...

D
Queen Mary Theatre Company

Daughter is always in her room making puppets. Except she's not alone. D's in her mirror, constantly criticising her looks to keep her shut in. Will she be brave enough to cut ties with D, and what'll it take?

Dark Vanilla Jungle
Stepping Out Theatre

Shot through with lyrical intensity, and bristling with hallucinogenic power, Philip Ridley’s darkly beautiful, breath-taking drama about a young woman’s craving for family and home, and the terrifying lengths she will go to achieve them.

Dear Little Loz
Izzy Parriss Productions Ltd

Dear Little Loz is a poetic exploration of love – love for the scabby boys in Blackpool, dodgy dates with Dave and the desperate need for a daddy-daughter connection. All of which come at a price.

The Diary of a Nobody
Blue Fire Theatre Company

'The funniest book in the world' (Evelyn Waugh). It's never been out of print and now the antics of the social climbing bank clerk Charles Pooter come to Edinburgh in a new Fringe adaptation.

The Diviners
AHSTF presents Oxford High School Theatre

This marvelously theatrical play is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher in southern Indiana in the early 1930s.

DNA by Dennis Kelly
Wycombe Abbey Players

A darkly comedic study of teenage peer pressure and pack mentality performed by a group of Sixth Form pupils from Wycombe Abbey School.

Do I?
Parley Theatre

Influencers, social pressures, selfies and shame. Do I? follows teenagers Grace and Finn in a twisted and gripping dark comedy, exploring issues of coercive control and the damaging impact of an over-sexualised culture.

Doll
Common People Theatre

Cassie: a twenty-something with big dreams that are rotting away in her landlady’s flat. Harley: a charming, successful seller of… sex dolls. Will it be a new life of glamour and adventure for Cassie or something much darker?

Done to Death, By Jove!
Gavin Robertson and Nicholas Collett

A comic mash-up of the detective genre. Six actors play Poirot, Marple, Holmes and the suspects; except four are stuck in the broken-down van so the other two deliver the play… what can go wrong!?

Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge
Bette Siler / Woodstock Fringe

A comedy-drama about Doris' lifelong effort to connect to other people. James Baldwin said 'that's why art is important.' Doris, in her hilariously idiosyncratic style, makes that profound journey.

Dot Dot Dot Dash
Two Ladders Productions

London, 1940. Count Horoch Zadelski of the Polish Resistance encounters the mysterious Vivienne Averley. Will they escape his Gestapo pursuers? Another new rip-roaring wartime comedy from the creators of last year's sold-out, awe-inspiring, Embassy Stomp.

Dream of a King
Christopher Tajah Resistance Theatre Company Ltd

Discover the man behind Martin Luther King Jr, the icon. Christopher returns to theSpaceUK with his 2019 self-penned critically-acclaimed solo production. Not to be missed! 'An engaging performance' (Robert Beck, BroadwayBaby.com) 2019

The Ecstasy of Victoria Woodhull
Owl & Pussycat Theatre Company

Reach across the mortal plane! Help our clairvoyant summon the spirit of Victoria Woodhull: Suffragette, free-love revolutionary, and first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872 in this tale of redemption.

Eight Hundred Dollar Value
Nightpiece Media

That's what a trigger pull is worth. Murder's just business. Not all witnesses need protection. Al Carretta presents an identity crisis on the fringe of the American mafia. 'Perfectly in character, oozing mafioso characteristics' ★★★★ (NorthWestEnd.co.uk).

A Eulogy for Roman
Written and performed by Brendan George

I brought Roman here from The States – well, I brought his urn. Could we celebrate his life? And keep a promise? It would mean a lot to me. To us! He would have loved you.

Fake It Till You Make It
Gaia Mondadori (Writer/Performer), Mojola Akinyemi (Director), Martha French (Producer)

A one-woman show about Leda, an actor struggling to make it, and how her perfect mask of control shatters when she is taken advantage of by a famous male actor.

The Fire at the Edge of the Earth
Performers: Zack Rocklin-Waltch and Michael MacLeod

An original play about a gay couple fighting to reconcile their personal differences and doubts with their love for one another while hiking up the mountain where Prometheus was bound.

Floodgate
Theatre Paradok

It's 2061. A coastal town is quiet, deserted by those seeking higher ground. Three siblings clear out their grandma’s belongings, finding a diary left behind that will change everything. When the floodgates open, will they sink or swim?

Flowers for Algernon
AHSTF presents Leysin American School

The story of Charlie Gordon, a developmentally disabled man who has the opportunity to undergo a surgical procedure that will dramatically increase his mental capabilities. Poignant, romantic, funny and profound.

Frankenstein
AHSTF presents Inspire School of Arts and Sciences

Frankenstein believes she is destined for greatness. Follow Frankenstein's quest to acquire new and almost unlimited powers; the ability to command the thunders of heaven, mimic the earthquake, and even mock the invisible world with its own shadows.

Freedam
LS6 Theatre

Inept supervillains. Incomplete prophecies. Teleportation. Mind control powered by Edam cheese. The key to saving the world? Karaoke in a disused wig factory… on the moon! Fun for the whole family in this wonderfully cheesy new comedy.

Gertrude and Ophelia in Hell
And Toto too Theatre Company

Gertrude and Ophelia are on the way to Hell. But is it really their fault? Or is Hamlet to blame? Maybe they can get another stab at it. Maybe next time things will go differently.

Ghost Quartet by Dave Malloy
Smashing Cabinets Theatre

A campfire tale of siblings, stars and plenty of spirits – join our four storytellers for a series of stories spanning multiple lives, loves, and centuries. A narrative song cycle, accompanied by a live band.

Gilbert and Sullivan's Nightmare
Blue Fire Theatre Company

The longest serving member of D'Oyly Carte Opera prepares to receive the award he thinks he deserves, but he's upset Gilbert (or Sullivan) again and his future seems as precarious as his career has been.

The Girl and Her Balloon
Stick Balloon Theatre

A feisty, female artist sells painted balloons whilst living on London’s streets. Using imagery-based storytelling and shadow puppetry, this play explores themes of ambition, addiction, escapism and the complexities of living outside the system.

GirlPlay
Presented by Sarah Richardson in association with SJ Woods

Meet Lucy. She’s average, awkward and unassuming. And, when it comes to sex, what she lacks in experience, she makes up for in curiosity. GirlPlay is an exploration of love and sex spun out in slam.

Glister
Plush Tiger Productions

A smorgasbord of Viking gods, an enchanting Norse soundscape and a pair of wise-cracking ravens accompany a Yorkshire lass on her journey from childhood to motherhood, revealing myth, mirth and magic in the most unexpected of places.

Going Down
University of York Drama Society

Four students stuck in an elevator, with nothing to do except talk to each other. An exploration of how easily we allow our mental heath to stagnate.

Good Enough
Ted McGrath Productions

The hilarious and profound emotional rollercoaster true story of renowned storyteller, Ted McGrath. Playing 15 characters, Ted sabotages his enviable success, his family and everything he holds dear, seeking to answer his burning question: am I good enough?

Greg
Duck In Arms Theatre Company

Michael and Sally haven’t seen Greg since leaving school, both being caught up in their complex lives. A text from him five years later stimulates their intrigue in the rumours surrounding him, making his invitation for a drink irresistible.

Grounded: A Sitcom
Emma Gillespie

We're grounded! An international scandal means the planes can't fly and everyone has to stay where they are. Two episodes of sitcom joy across stage and screen, from London Comedy Writers' Emma Gillespie.

Hands And Flowers
Last Minute Productions

Attachment styles, Yiddish drag, Bergson's theory of time. In bedrooms and at the pub, two stories evolve… until a phone call makes both worlds explode. What is connection? What is communication? And why does fantasy matter?

Hard Shoulder
Phoebe Averdieck

Do you ever feel like pulling over on the hard shoulder?
Or feel turned on by the sea?
I think I do.


A double-edged ride of laughter and relatable shame, through the unfiltered tribulations, confessions and fuck ups of a young woman in 2022. Harsh but heart-warming. Come along for the ride..


Her frustrations, erotic fantasies, connections and disconnections with men and nature. Who can she verifiably love? Her boyfriends? Her brother? The North Sea?


"The sea swallows you, churns and tosses you, and then spits you out. It changes your chemical structure, like from solid to liquid, you melt..."

He'd Murder Me
Blue Orange Arts

1977, Huddersfield is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper’s reign of terror. Against this backdrop, Jack attempts to find his identity in a world where the Ripper isn’t the only bogeyman.

Head Girl
Girl Next Door

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. Head Girl navigates the 21st century and girl boss mentality, whilst still practising self-care seven days a week.

Head Girl
Girl Next Door

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. Head Girl navigates the 21st century and girl boss mentality, whilst still practising self-care seven days a week.

Head Girl
Girl Next Door

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. Head Girl navigates the 21st century and girl boss mentality, whilst still practising self-care seven days a week.

Head Girl
Girl Next Door

A coming-of-age story about falling in and out of love with yourself. Head Girl navigates the 21st century and girl boss mentality, whilst still practising self-care seven days a week.

head/lining
Knuckledown

A profound, thrilling mix of music and storytelling, head/lining is a lyrical deep dive inside the mind of a working-class white lad coming to terms with his life so far; from noxious upbringing to alcoholism and homelessness.

Hens and Heroines
Badminton School

Exploring narratives inspired by Ovid's Heroides, this student-devised performance mixes the contemporary and classical. Questioning the nature of fate, we ask: are we the authors of our own stories?

Heroes
Facedown Productions

Football, fathers, friendship. One fateful day in East London, 18-year-old Jonno's world is changed forever when he comes face-to-face with the dad he always wanted. An original double award-winning (Marlowe Other Prize, Mustapha Matura Award) play by Chakira Alin.

A Highly Suspect Murder Mystery
Highly Suspect

Join acclaimed mystery maestros Highly Suspect for a hilarious, interactive murder mystery which you, the audience, must solve! There’s a fiendish plot, evidence to examine and cryptic clues to crack, but can you deduce whodunnit?

Hiya Dolly!
Andy Jordan Productions, Swine Palace Theatre and LSU Theatre

A play about a cute, attention-seeking lamb who became the most famous sheep in history. The scientists who cloned Dolly in an Edinburgh laboratory changed biology forever but who were they? Science, 'Dollified' Scottish tunes and laughs.

Hobnobs and Fruitcake
Orange Works

Alex loves church because it has Hobnobs and singing, and she’s not allowed either at home because she’s tone-deaf and diabetic. When fruitcake appears, Alex moves hell, highwater and Teresa May, to get some.

Hopes and Dreams
GRAPA Performing Arts

A couple in denial, trapped in a stale relationship, blunted by routine. Strangers under the same roof lamenting the lack of meaningful and satisfying lives, lost opportunities and unfulfilled dreams – lives haunted by a painful truth.

Horsepower
Harriet Gandy

Pernicious cabaret, rabbit skulls, and a toxic dance into the depths of one man’s psyche.

Hotel Elsinore
Plant[UnLtd] / Susanna Hamnett

Denmark. 2am. A hotel room. Three weary travellers, an unexpected will, and a production of Hamlet to rehearse before morning. Tragedy and humour blend in this new play by award-winning performer Susanna Hamnett, with Joshua and Lily MacGregor.

The Hound of the Baskervilles
ETC

Charles Baskerville dead? A ghostly howl echoing across the moor? Sherlock Holmes and ETC’s tightly choreographed ensemble must face off against the surreal, the supernatural and the downright silly in this side-splitting, bone-chilling mystery.

How My Light Is Spent
Along Those Lines Theatre Co

Love, loneliness and doughnuts. Written by Alan Harris, How My Light Is Spent tells Jimmy’s story of relying on adult chat-line operator Kitty to stop him turning invisible.

i don't feel anything
IDFA

Three young people tell us they don’t feel. Feeling means pain in a world that shuts you down. Liberated through dance, they find a way to navigate power and vulnerability despite the racism, homophobia and abuse.

I Don't Like Mondays
Big Spirit Theatre Company

I Don't Like Mondays was a hit when it was first presented at the Fringe in 2018. It tells the story of a school shooter. Sharp dialogue, cleverly staged.

I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass
Wellington Theatre Collective

It is an ordinary day at Maurice’s café on the Calvary road and in and amongst the leisureliness and listlessness sit groups of cyclists, writers and lovers. The humdrum of life is, however, brought to a sudden halt upon the sound of … breaking glass?!

I'm F*cking My Agent
Union Management with Kat Harrison

I'm F*cking My Agent: A true story-based play about casting, consent and cappuccinos. We all know someone who is Her and some of us have even been Her.

Ideation
Exeter University Theatre Company

A boardroom fills with paranoia as a hypothetical assignment starts to feel all too real. This comic thriller follows a group of corporate consultants, in real time, struggling with logic and love in light of some unsettling realisations.

The Importance of Being Earnest
Malvern Theatres Young Company

Having wowed audiences with Under Milk Wood (2019), Malvern Theatres Young Company returns with The Importance of Being Earnest. Watch Oscar Wilde’s comedy of manners, matrimony and misbehaviour in an adaptation by Nic Lloyd.

The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck
Out Cast Theatre

Completely sold out 2014 and 2018. A gleeful 50 minutes of breathtakingly disgraceful profanity as three talent-deprived queens attempt to stage Mr Wilde's classic.

In Her Defence
Dead Herring


  1. A man is dead. His wife has killed him. As a court hears the evidence leading up to the murder, you'll witness the disintegration of the couple’s marriage revealing the real, surprising truth.

In the Small Hours
The Wyrd Systers

A group of girls gather at midnight on Halloween to share ghost stories. As a stormy night darkens outside, so do their tales… In the Small Hours is written by award-winning playwright, Owen Thomas.

Ineffable
Queen Mary Theatre Company

This story starts when a letter arrives from someone who is believed to be dead. This sends our main character through a whimsical journey through time and memory, which invites them to encounter the figures who shaped their past.

Is This the Real Life?
Microcosm

Have you ever had any weird dreams? Can they be a sign that something is wrong with our minds or bodies? This international student's dream will give you the answer.

It's Not Rocket Science
Letter for Letter Theatre

Eve always knew she belonged in the stars but she’s often found those on Earth keep bringing her down. As she grows up, she learns that rocket science is the easy part, being treated equally isn’t.

Jetty Stars
Stagemad Theatre Company

Stagemad Theatre Company from Waterford, Ireland presents award-winning actor Noelle Clarke as Stella, who revisits her life working as a prostitute on the quays of Waterford. A night of pure drama that ignites and sparkles as it unfolds.

Joy
Group 64

Joy. What is Joy? Where can we find it? We have searched high and low! The most joyful hour you will ever spend in a theatre! This thought-provoking show will leave you smiling from ear to ear.

Kafkaesque
Something Wicked Theatre Company

Inspired by the short stories of Franz Kafka, author of The Trial and Metamorphosis, Kafkaesque brings together three dark and comic tales exploring what it means to be human.

The Kettling
Hungry Wolf Visionary Youth Theatre

Kettled at a climate change protest, Kelly is forced to confront and challenge her principles and her motives. As the heat intensifies, tensions mount. But in the belly of the kettle, something is born.

Kurt Vonnegut: My Lives' Stories
Dickinson Theatricals

One of the 20th century's great writers is brought to the stage in this one-character play, compiled from material licensed by Kurt Vonnegut's literary estate. A portrayal of unique character, comedy and commentary.

The Lacehouse
Nottingham New Theatre

Wanna see a real Greek tragedy? On the eve of a funeral, three sisters conduct a seance to awaken the secrets of their ancestors, unearthing family secrets that refuse to stay buried. A tragicomedy in one act.

The Last Words
Theatre With Teeth

After waking from her own murder, Rebecca can only remember the last words said to her before she died. But memories can be twisted. Can Rebecca piece the investigation together or are some truths best left forgotten?

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous
Jordan Conway, Matt Knight and Crazy Comedy Company

Laurel and Chaplin: Before They Were Famous. Hilarious and heart-breaking true story of the world's greatest comedians who were best friends before they were famous and never spoke again when they were stars.

Leaving Vietnam
Andy Jordan Productions

A disillusioned Vietnam veteran is inspired to "Make America Great Again". A visit from his fallen comrade's son makes him doubt his convictions. A gripping new solo play by Richard Vergette. ‘Reminiscent of Arthur Miller’ (NorthWestEnd.co.uk).

Let Them Eat Cake
Cellar Door Theatre

Let Them Eat Cake! Join us to explore Maire Antoinette's relationship with the public and press, examining censorship both then and now on women in the public eye. Did she really Let Them Eat Cake?

Let's Try Gay
i Birbanti

Two friends meet in a hotel to shoot a gay adult movie between two straight guys: an “art project” to send to an independent movie festival, but they now feel uncomfortable.

Life Before the Line
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club

Manchester, 2016. The terrorist alarm goes off in class... and it's no drill. Set during the rise in anti-Semitism, this is a heartfelt coming-of-age story following four Jewish teenagers growing up in politically charged times.

Like a Sack of Potatoes
Ric Siler / Woodstock Fringe

A hillbilly gothic tale of an Appalachian tobacco farmer's love for his family and the extremes he will go to to protect them. A gently funny tale that builds to a stunning climax.

Locked In
Gabriella Giocomo and Company

A ticking clock. A dodgy nursing home. Step in from the bustle of the Mile for a bundle of laughter with Locked In, a joyful comedy premiere. Also featured: Dave Shakespeare, a decidedly silly swipe at pseudointellectuals.

Long Nights in Paradise
Words in Progress

A man down on his luck, a tragic fire, an opportunity. Scott will do anything to get off the streets of London. Can he live with those consequences?

Lord of the Flies
Talking Shadows Theatre

William Golding’s haunting tale of survival and conflict. Pack mentality, loyalty and loss of innocence collide as a group of stranded schoolchildren, cut off from civilisation, desperately seek to impose order on a strange, isolated island.

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

The international stars of tango, Los Guardiola lead you into their fantasy world of TangoTeatro, where tragedy, comedy, poetry and humour collide.

Love in the Time of Lockdown (The New Variant)
SwanWing Productions

Last year's sell-out success at the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe is back with a new variant. From harrowing to hilarious!

Love You More
Hen's Teeth Productions

'Perspectives. Changes everything.' Two friends separately reminisce on their friendship, from sixth form onward. Can their relationship survive their different vantage points? Will their futures be changed forever? And who loves who more?

Loveless
Bloody Hell Company

Loveless is a show concerning the pornographic industry. It deals with two ageing porn stars, both doing their final shoot. Both, in some way, struggling to find a way out of their profession. However, something goes dreadfully wrong.

Lucika
Figure Theatre Productions

The backdrop of a dystopian 1940s home. A wife seduces herself on a mission to reinvent the marriage with her complacent husband. The pair embark on an affair of a lifetime that urges the question: who are we, really?

The Macbeth Inquiry
Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare’s great tragedy is reimagined in a modern political context asking how politics is shaped from, and tarnished by, a pursuit for power. It’s time to see the Scottish Play through a whole new lens!

Manhood
Aurora Theatre Art Co

The play follows Ben and his dog Otto on his journey to find Manhood. With an absent father figure, Ben seeks the answers to becoming a man. However, it isn’t easy with a father behind closed doors.

Matt and Ben
Sue and Beth Theatre

When the screenplay for Good Will Hunting drops from the heavens, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck realise they're being tested by a higher power. Written by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers.

Midsummer
Tiltyard

The last fairy lurks in a dying forest. A ragtag crew of office drones tries to put on a play. Midsummer remixes Shakespeare for an era of ecological crisis. In a broken, wintery world, can we imagine a future?

A Mighty Fall from Grace
Jake Thompson

This one-hander follows the life of Andy, a lifelong Bradford Bulls fan who, through witnessing the decline of his club, has his own fall from grace.

The Mistake
Michael Mears' Essential Theatre

A brilliant scientist. A daring pilot. A devoted daughter. Three lives fatally entangled on a Monday morning in August 1945. This compelling new play explores "the mistake" that launched our nuclear age. ‘Deeply moving and engaging’ (Preview Audience).

Monoslogue
Tali Foxworthy-Bowers

A moving one-woman show about the trials and tribulations of living with chronic pain. Written, created and performed by Tali Foxworthy-Bowers, this piece shares her personal experience of chronic back pain through comedy, spoken word and movement.

Morecambe
Viva Arts and Community Group

Nostalgic, hilarious, touching and beautiful, Tim Whitnall's masterful telling of a national treasure will stir your emotions. 'If I made you laugh, all well and good. If I made you care, even better...' (Eric Morecambe).

Mortal
AHSTF presents JR Tucker High School's Shoestring Players

Follow the journey of a fictional American president and delve into the underbelly of the struggle for power. Find out what motivates people to lead, help others, kill. In the end, we are all mortal... or are we? www.jrtscotland.com

The Murder Club
Pear Productions and New Celts Productions

What happens when you put two convicted murderers in charge of the entertainment scene at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum? A play within a play and a trail of manipulation, lies and deception.

My Other Half
Raising Cain Productions

H and B are struggling with the pressures of their relationship. When they miraculously switch bodies, they must face their problems from a new perspective. Come and see this head-spinning, side-splitting journey into the human psyche.

The Mystery of the Wee Pirate's Curse
The Chanticleer Players

It is 1952 and the spiffing summer hols are here at last, what larks! Lady Iris Bungle stumbles upon a rather swashbuckling adventure, lost treasure, vengeful ghosts and a jolly mystery to boot!

NASTY: "big" girls being gross, mean and sexy
Succulent Theatre Collective

Two big girls getting proper filthy. Autobiographical, confessional theatre about how two chubby girls felt growing up in the thigh-gap worshipping, fart denying, skinny tea-peddling dumpster fire that was the 2010s.

No Time For Strangers
Mermaids Performing Arts Fund

Waiting for a train, a man finds two strangers on the the same platform. Only, the more they speak, the less they seem like strangers.

A Non-Emergency
Baloney Theatre Company

Two ambulance care assistants, five extraordinary patients, a rickety ambulance plus minimal training add up to one lively dramatic journey! This dark comedy reveals what actually takes place in the back of non-emergency ambulances.

North Star (What I Listened to Instead of My Intuition)
Lori Hamilton

Known by her mum as ‘the child who ruined my life’ – Lori Hamilton overcame her family baggage and took the bumpy road to happiness. Music, laughter, insights and dance.

Numbers
Fuzed Theatre Company

Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies. This brutal and hilarious one-act comedy, set in an all-girls boarding school, depicts a vicious battle of wills between four sixth form girls before a new head girl is announced.

O, for a Muse of Fire: Henry IV 1, Henry IV 2 and Henry V
Liahona Theatre

Direct from the USA, six-time National Shakespeare Champions perform Shakespeare's electrifying history trilogy. Follow Hal from prince to king in 90 exhilarating minutes.

The Ofsted Massacre
KGS Theatre Company

It's Monday morning at a sleepy further education college in the Midlands. Just as a group of career-worn teachers are about to begin period one, Ofsted arrive! Cue hilarity, romance and just a little murder!

The Olive Tree
Jessica Forrest, Sugar Butties.

The Olive Tree is a bitter-sweet comedy, taking you on a journey from London to Italy, telling stories of change and loss through sketch, poetry and soundscape. Audience participation fills the olive tree with an array of life changing stories in exchange for glitter.

Olives and Blowjobs
Ollie Maddigan

Taken from comedic and tragic memories from his own life, Ollie Maddigan’s five-star one-man show is the story of a 15-year-old boy who just wishes he could be a man.

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary
Quids In Theatre Company

A new gothic fantasy by Scottish playwright Annie James with original songs by Adam Usmani exploring one dark night in Baltimore leading to the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe.

One Week in Magaluf
Napier Musical Theatre Society

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.

Our Eyes Met
St Catherine's School

We know the story of Medusa… What if we didn't? Watch the Muses tell a number of stories based on a number of outcomes, where the Gorgon is a woman and the real hero of her story…

Our Field at Twilight
Sisu Theatre

Trapped in a worker’s cult in Northern Europe, an insomniac mother and her anxious companion have their dirty secrets unearthed when a stranger burgles their farmhouse. A tragicomedy combining puppetry and immersive storytelling.

Parky Players: Shake It Up
Community Vibe and Ingenious Fools

A fiercely funny, no-holds-barred comedy about modern life living with Parkinson’s. Uplifting, joyous and more than a little shaky... Developed with National Lottery funding from Arts Council England. Directed by Rachel Green and Gary Archer.

People are Cats, People are Dogs
Stepping Out Theatre

Which are you? Darkly comic, Covid-haunted nightmares of dogs, cats and giant beetles can help you find out. Five female talking heads create a snappy, tightly woven, and occasionally hilarious rollercoaster.

Pillows
Written / Directed by Sam Adlam

How well can two people know each other? Drifting between love, sex, Bowie, break-ups and Adam Sandler, Pillows is a new play that wanders through the murky depths of teenage love without leaving the confines of one boy’s bedroom.

The Plague of Denny Ken
Advanced 22

Tis 1351, a plague hath spread to the streets of Denny, Scotland. As the feudal lord parties on and the priests cry conspiracy, learned scholar Joe urges action in this satirical farce.

Plan V: The Joyful Cult of Pussy Worship
Eleanor O'Brien, Dance Naked Creative

Part stand-up, part TEDtalk, part Vagina Monologue, this sex-positive solo show dives deep into the ancient art of going down, and what it takes to make the pussy purr...

Pool (No Water)
Acting Coach Scotland

A famous artist invites her old friends to her luxurious new home. For one night only, the group is back together. But celebrations come to an abrupt end when the host suffers a horrific accident.

Pramkicker
Ladies Like You Theatre Company

Sadie Hasler's biting dark comedy takes an unflinching look at what it means to be child-free in a world of yummy mummies. Equally hilarious and heart-wrenching, this play may not start a revolution but it will start a conversation.

Prince of Denmark
Parker and Snell Youth Company

Shakespeare's most famous tragedy imagines Hamlet as a restless teenager frustrated by the limits of his role and furious at his father's warmongering ways. Superb and breathtakingly eloquent.

Prometheus Bound (Io’s Version)
Myths Unbound Productions and New Celts Productions

An adaptation of Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound, this version (Io’s Version) feasts on the liver of power and injustice while pecking at the core of what it means to be human (because seriously, we’re all confused).

Puppet Pansori Sugungga
Theatre Moksung

An untraditional staging of classical Korean themes using the traditional puppetry of pansori and live music. Witty and creative, and appealing to adults and children alike, Moksung brings international influences to traditional forms.

Quartet
Strikes Back Productions

December 2019: the new roaring 20s are fast approaching. Set in a short window of optimism, four sixth-formers find their futures dancing on the edge of catastrophe when one of them threatens to reveal their darkest secrets.

Rapunzel
IKP

Rapunzel is the perfect breath of fresh air for all ages. IKP’s trademark 'delightfully daft' (Stage) adaptation brings the classic fairy tale to life with bundles of slapstick physical humour, puppetry and plenty to keep the adults entertained too!

Raw Sex Appeal
Mop and Bucket Theatre

A Londoner travels to America finding himself amongst incels, or, men who hate women. A new comedy-drama asks the audience, what is the difference between geeky virgins and violent misogynists? Maybe Gandalf knows the answer.

Real, Mad World
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club (CUADC)

Real, Mad World is a tender and sensitive portrayal of trans life. This piece of new writing follows T4T couple Laura and Lindsay as they search for love, intimacy and family in an otherwise hostile world.

Rebound
Madonna / Whore Productions

Alone in a London flat waiting for the next alcohol order to arrive, Marisol Goldenstein reminisces on the sexual encounters that have marred her early twenties. Hybrid of theatre and one-woman show, Rebound explores compulsive obsession with male validation.

A Requiem for Anna Akhmatova
Acting Coach Scotland

Banned and bugged, her son imprisoned and her husband executed – just how dangerous could one poet be? Witness the true story of Anna Akhmatova, one of the 20th century's greatest writers.

Reservoir Knobs
Punch Monkey Theatre

Based on a wild and hilarious true story, Reservoir Knobs follows the aftermath of a botched supermarket robbery, as the hapless criminals gather in a warehouse to confront an injury, their dismal haul and ultimately each other.

The Return Of Sherlock Holmes
Fringe Management

Three years have passed since Sherlock Holmes and his nemesis Professor Moriarty vanished into the abyss of the Reichenbach Falls. A society murder shakes London. A triumphant return from the dead?

The Roaring of the Voices
Three Pint Productions

They say a bull sees red when it loses the plot... A contemporary play from Mark Aylward which follows the strained relationship between Richard and Hannah, spanning two timelines.

The Roaring of the Voices
Three Pint Productions

They say a bull sees red when it loses the plot... A contemporary play from Mark Aylward which follows the strained relationship between Richard and Hannah, spanning two timelines.

The Roaring of the Voices
Three Pint Productions

They say a bull sees red when it loses the plot... A contemporary play from Mark Aylward which follows the strained relationship between Richard and Hannah, spanning two timelines.

The Roaring of the Voices
Three Pint Productions

They say a bull sees red when it loses the plot... A contemporary play from Mark Aylward which follows the strained relationship between Richard and Hannah, spanning two timelines.

Running with Ghosts
Mulberry Theatre Company

During lockdown, an all-female running group from East London get more than they bargained for when strange figures from London's past run alongside them. Fringe First winners return, with a new play about friendship and feminist phantoms.

Second Person Narrative
Twisted Tales

You're born a girl. You grow up, grow old and die. But can you choose your own destiny? A fast-moving, physical three-hander that addresses the question of who, really, is in control...

The Secret Story of Sammy Wise
Woolly Sheep Theatre Company

Sammy, an artist with a love of music, has a dark secret. What inspires him? Can he be persuaded to tell Petra and at what cost to herself? WSTC returns a fourth time.

See You Later Mum
Family Production Company

Deeply touching, hilariously dark at times and with beautifully sung original music, See You Later Mum is a cross-generational love letter about hopes, dreams and destiny told through the lives, loves and loss of women.

The Seed of the Holyman
University of York Drama Society

A bizarre, immersive play-within-a-play set in a 17th-century playhouse, where a political satire becomes centre stage for the real conflict the actors are mocking.

Seeds of Memories
Black Hound Productions

Packed to the brim with puppetry and poetry, this is a wistful, uplifting exploration of the magic of memories and the feeling of loss. Share and explore the beautiful memories we all grow throughout our lives.

Self Service
Anne Rabbitt

Breaking down? Need a service? Lost the manual? Book in for this funny (meta)physical dive into how to keep going. Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild of the award-winning 1962 Rabbitt model. Warning: may contain candour.

Sense and Worth
Ethan HMM

What happens when your world falls apart? Who do you become? When a cult sweeps a nation, a group of young friends find themselves caught in the middle of a revolution.

Shadow Under a Setting Sun
Christopher Tajah Resistance Theatre Company Ltd

Coretta Scott King, widowed after an assassin's bullet murdered her husband (the iconic Martin Luther King Jr) propelling her voice and activism onto the international stage. A new solo woman play. Written/directed by Christopher Tajah.

Shakespeare's Fool
Tortive Theatre

Returning to the Fringe by popular demand! Elizabethan superstar Will 'Cavaliero' Kempe gives his final performance to an audience of a mouse and a marrote, and tells us what happened between him and Will 'Git-Face' Shakespeare.

Shall I Compare Thee
Shakespeare's School

Does the human race crave love or hate? A student-devised production from Shakespeare’s School offering a cynical, absurd exploration of modern relationships, presented in an anthology of stories inspired by Shakespeare's sonnets.

Sherlock's Excellent Adventure
Our Star Theatre Company

Follow Sherlock Holmes and John Watson on their unpublished case... A small case that lures Holmes straight towards his rival Professor Moriarty! Four actors, many props and tons of jolly good fun! ★★★ (TheReviewsHub.com, Brighton Fringe 2021).

A Shoddy Detective and the Art of Deception
Shoddy Theatre

A bumbling detective is called upon to uncover the mystery of a priceless stolen painting. Shoddy Theatre presents a multi-roling, slapstick comedy inspired by the classics.

Silhouettes
AHSTF presents TBA Theatre Performing Arts Academy

Silhouettes of the past give form to the present in this verbatim, devised production of true-life stories. Poignant, funny, embarrassing, and frightening; the common threads of the teen experience weave these tales together over the course of the show.

The Six Stages of a Break-Up
Anaïs Gralpois

A comedic debut, one-woman show written by and starring Anaïs Gralpois. The Six Stages of a Break-Up: follow Charlotte as she processes her break-up with Jamie by starting a podcast.

SMACK & Spektakel
SMACK & Spektakel

SMACK & Spektakel offers an adventurous double bill of dance, refreshing the commentary on the empowered female body, while questioning the relationship between performance and identity.

So Close...
Pes.To Theatre

A coming of age for your 20s. So Close… follows a love triangle of gen zs as they navigate relationships, or lack thereof; careers, or lack thereof; and accidentally killing your ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend. Or lack thereof.

Sobriety on the Rocks
A Tad Kiwi

Is alcoholism a disease or choice? A battleground with one actor, four characters and a drunk-driving accident involving a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle watch. Can you help an alcoholic who doesn't want to be helped?

Sockpuppet
Buzzcut Productions

New play about deepfakes: the technological phenomenon allowing anyone to pretend to be anyone else. Almost. Using live camera work and real-time face-swapping technology on stage, past bleeds into present as we follow three students exploring the internet's underbelly.

South Downs
Stowe School

In an English Public School, John Blakemore is a solitary boy who cannot adapt to his environment. His adolescent earnestness challenges teachers and pupils, and he is in danger of losing his only friend.

Spit Me Out
Slap 'n' Tickle Theatre Company

A unique dark comedy musical experience that explores sexual violence against women and what it means to live with the life-altering effects through a particular blend of theatre that is 'timely, important and quite special' (VoiceMag.uk).

Splinters
Dolphin Youth Theatre

Bitterly funny and heartbreaking, a group of abandoned siblings, with only a leg of lamb between them, discover what it means to unravel life’s bruises. 'Captivating. Don’t miss this one – it’s superb' ★★★★★ (BritishTheatreGuide.info).

STAY SAFE!
AHSTF presents The Lawrenceville School

In the not-so-distant future, eight teens quarantined in a technologically advanced medical facility uncover secrets that will change their lives forever. Stay Safe! is a sci-fi teen drama about isolation and reconnection.

Stop The Press
Imperial College Dramatic Society

Stop the World, We're Getting Off
Tenderfoot Theatre

Ava and Cayden survived the apocalypse and now they’re having a baby. But as the oxygen falls around them, will love be enough to survive? New writing from sustainable eco-theatre company Tenderfoot Theatre.

Stretched
Fishtale Theatre

How quickly can you write a TV show? A month? A week? A day? Felix, Phoebe and Alice have 40 minutes. A fast-paced comedy about the brutality of the TV industry and the circumstances that push people to betrayal.

Sugar
Mabel Thomas

One girl. Five ages. Many morally ambiguous choices. 2021's online hit is reworked and now live! Explore, along with Mae, what it means to win (no matter the cost) on this rollercoaster of laughs and poignancy.

Sylvia vs the Fascists
Breathe Out Theatre

1930s England. As the British government strikes bargains with Hitler and Mussolini, the nation’s own fascists are on the march. But one person is ready to stop them. Sylvia Pankhurst. Feminist. Activist. Champion of Justice.

Tales of Vomit, Trash and Broken Glass
Not So Nice! and New Celts Productions

Following an ecological disaster, two people are forced to confront the parallel between destructive relationships and environmental destruction, asking the question: in a world full of toxicity, how do we heal?

Tam O' Shanter, Tales & Whisky
Stolen Elephant Theatre

Tam O’ Shanter, Tales & Whisky is a comic celebration of the gothic poems of Robert Burns. Spookily accompanied by Scottish folk tales The Witch of Fife and The Haunted Ships. Includes a dram!

Ten Men – The Lives Of John Bindon
CueLine

One-man play about the infamous life of the British actor, criminal and alleged lover of Princess Margaret. A charismatic character and well-connected raconteur who transcended the swinging sixties and decadent 70s.

That's a Bit of Sheer Luck! – A Sherlock Holmes Parody
Big Licks Theatre Company

Get ready for a woofdunnit like never before! Sheerluck has a fur-ocious need to sniff out crime, but has he met his match against the preposterous puppy plucker?

Things We (Never) Learned in Sex Ed
Portal Theatre

Let’s talk about sex, maybe? After having radically different experiences with Sex Ed, Lindsay and Lea try to figure out exactly what they were supposed to learn, and where they go from here!

The Three
Serendipity Productions

A three-headed person. A burlesque butler-crow. A disturbing disruption to their tea-drinking routine. This darkly humorous play is a Beckettian exploration of the absurdity of habit and the difficult concept of the self... ees dna emoc.

Three Women and Shakespeare's Will
Lemon Squeeze Productions

After the death of Will Shakespeare, his wife is visited by two women with shocking revelations. Both demand a share of Will's will. What will Anne do? It will surprise you! The twist is astonishing!

The Ticking Clock
Theiya Arts Dance Collective

A South Asian contemporary-classical dance fusion performance that centres on the urgency of climate change, taking the audience on a journey through time and exploring the evolution of our relationship with nature and the environment.

A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present
Doug Harvey

Fusing astronomy, personal storytelling, and an original score, A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present is a far-out, amped-up, one-man show about the hunt for human connection.

A Toe Tale
Queen Mary Theatre Company

When faced with the drama and indignities of growing up, five toes must contend with smelly socks, ballet injuries and a dose of existential dread in their journey to discover what it means to be a family.

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

Highly reviewed, awarded and internationally toured one-man show. An inspirational true story about overcoming obstacles, pursuing one’s passions, and the healing power of music. ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com).

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Mulberry Theatre Company

After an encounter with mysterious strangers, three good friends must question whether they really are in charge of their own destiny. Fringe First winners Mulberry Theatre Company return to the Fringe with a new play.

Torn
Eleventh Hour Theatre

Torn is part verbatim testimony and part jukebox musical: an affectionate and uncompromising love letter to the uterus. No need to call the midwife; but do laugh, cry and sing along until you burst your perineal stitches.

The Tragicomical 'Istory of 'Arry and the Long March of Civilisation
Stepping Out Theatre

'Arry’s had the crap careers in history: cannibal pot stirrer, plague sniffer, anchovy archivist. Big hearted, with a big dog inside his head, he faces his final job interview.

Triple Bypass: Three Ten Minute Plays About Living for Death and Dying for Life
Hardly Working Promotions LLC

Award-winning trilogy written by American author Deena MP Ronayne for online festivals in 2021; recreated for live performance by an all-Scottish cast and crew.

Truth, Lies, Diana
Jon Conway Productions

Truth, Lies, Diana. On the 25th anniversary of her death, the compelling off-Broadway docuplay about who lied at her inquest and why.

TV Apocalypse
End of the World Theatre Company

The world will end in seven days. Jamie and Sam, a lesbian couple, watch society crumble from the comfort of their sofa, wondering if it’s even worth trying to survive in a homophobic world.

Twinkle
Robert Walsh

A bittersweet monologue chronicling a forgotten history and a dying art. Underneath a stage, an aging pantomime dame prepares again to revive his Widow Twankey whilst reminiscing of bygone days and plotting to commit a dark deed.

UK Underdog
Steve Spiro

UK Underdog is a solo show based on true events in a London, Jewish boy’s life. Bullied at school, Steve realizes his strength to move forward; which ultimately comes at a price. Told with humour and much chutzpah!

Under Heaven's Eyes – The Systemic and Systematic Unjustified Killings of Black Lives
Christopher Tajah - Resistance Theatre Company Ltd

Did the killing of George Floyd mark a turning point for real change or just another false dawn?

Unseen Shepard
Eagle Rock Theatre Company (Los Angeles, California)

Playwright Sam Shepard is on his deathbed. He’s visited by characters from his past works, demanding a rewrite, and they won't let him go without a fight. It’s a fever dream of a writer confronted by his creations.

Uplift
Dave Neita

A heart-warming play illuminating the significant contributions of the Windrush Generation to Britain, the scandal around their wrongful treatment and their journey in overcoming this atrocious injustice with the support of friends and allies.

Waiting for Hamlet
Nicholas Collett and Tim Marriott

Shakespearean comedy. Languishing in limbo, the old king wants to go back and put wrongs to rights; only Yorick knows he’s trying to right the wrong wrongs. Kenneth Branagh New Writing Award winner. ‘A Masterclass’ ★★★★★ (UpstagedManchester.com).

War of the Worlds (On a Budget)
Lamphouse Theatre

Step aside HG Wells, take a break Jeff Wayne, back to your trailer Tom Cruise; with one loop pedal, lots of cardboard and many hats, our new hero will save the day (maybe)!

Water Fruit Loops
Theatre Paradok

Richard, a student, finds himself stuck in a time loop after hooking up with his ex. Rather than utilise the period for self-reflection, Richard jumps at the opportunity to keep hooking up with his ex.

We Are What We Overcome
Matt McGuinness

One man’s journey to good mental health via a very bad idea. Fleeing suicidal thoughts and the obvious psychiatrist, in 2018 Matt booked himself into the greatest festival on the planet. Heartfelt stories, self-deprecating humour, original songs.

The Weird Sisters
BUFF. and New Celts Productions

This is a tale of sisterhood, society and sausages. A lost couple find themselves in the company of unusual sisters who have taken them in for the night. As drinks are poured, secrets are spilled…

When We Were Normal
Three Sisters Productions

A brilliant piece of new writing that follows 17-year-old Max’s awakening to her own voice and sexuality. When We Were Normal welcomes the complexity and joy of modern love, family and friendships.

Whispers
Pat Zajac / The Mirror of Stage

Story of a woman living in repressed Victorian times. Loveless marriage. A forbidden affair and cruel laws have driven her insane. Is her life just a series of wrong decisions or maybe a conscious struggle for liberation? Emotionally epic solo show of desire and destruction with a nineteenth century Penny dreadfuls thirills.

Working
AHSTF presents Trinity Prep School

Based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes for granted. Terkel described the interviews as 'the extraordinary dreams of ordinary people'.

Woyzeck / Marie
Bathway Theatre Company – University of Greenwich

Woyzeck and his family are continually exploited by the institution. Power. Class. Sex. Guilt. Peas. The University of Greenwich's Bathway Theatre Company presents a contemporary feminist adaptation of the German classic Woyzeck – highlighting his victim, Marie.

You're Dead, Mate
Edmund Morris and Harry Duff-Walker

You're Dead, Mate is the blackly comic debut play from up-and-coming writer, Edmund Morris that sees a young man embark on the turbulent and hilarious journey of coming to terms with his death.

A Young Girl's Guide to Madness
Written and Performed by Charlotte Ellis. Produced by Bloomin' Buds.

Have you ever felt isolated and confused about the world? Surrounded by judgement, pressure and horrific beauty standards, teenager Jess confesses her innermost thoughts to you all.

Zip It
Annabel Harrison Productions

How many voices must be taken before we are heard? Join the studio audience of this comedic and dystopian gameshow and follow the friendship of two young women and their experience of womanhood, sexual harassment and domestic violence.