Profit-sharing compilation show makes a fine advert for three working-class comics
Well-performed set about the biological clock and other matters nevertheless feels a touch safe
Quarter-life crisis storytelling from the West Lothian man
Weak, generic comedy about the plight of a lower league football club
Funny blind guy back with more comic anecdotes from his life
A sophisticated wee morning show, mourning a mother, from the man behind the Working Class Fringe
Coming out tales and more in Mark Bittlestone and Will Dalrymple’s celebration of being gay
Tantric massage makes for an unlikely, but fun, storytelling show
Jake Boston’s brutal yet bouncy solo performance pays respect to his hero.
The basics are all in place in this short character comedy about a depressed motivational speaker
Renée Rilexie questions the boundary between humanity and technology
Sideways take on thirty-something loserdom just needs to loosen up a little
Self-confessed wine wanker teaches the audience everything they need to know about wine with their very own wine flight to match.
A witty yet serious social commentary on life in poverty and why it is so difficult to escape.
Raw and emotionally charged performance raising awareness of OCD.
A tale of community spirit performed with gusto.
Madcap debut from a talented comic
An absurd adventure through Claire’s mind, which is delightfully sweet, surreal and full of dogs.
A brilliant marriage of puppetry, drama and conflict.
A well-acted, if slightly derivative tale of one young man’s struggle with drug addiction.
Immersive theatre parody makes for some good old Fringe weirdness
Superb standup about bigotry, white privilege and the desire to fit in at any cost.
A fatal accident divides a couple in this emotionally-compelling one-man play
Edinburgh Revue perfomers shoot for the stars in latest sketch show
“The Comedian’s Comedian” once again proves himself worthy of his title.
A wonderfully inclusive, free magic show.
Witty and hilarious observations on marriage, parenthood and ageing parents from Best Newcomer nominee, Vee.
Mills’ sardonic barbs deserve a night-time slot to truly shine.
Brighton comedian rages against the machine and her mother
Highly polished a cappella group will take you on a nostalgic journey back to the 1980s
Fresh, feisty, funny girl power
Uneven show from skilled and likeable performer
An enjoyable, if predictable, thriller with a strong performance at its heart.
An exuberant cast ooze body positivity in this entertaining production.
Ming Hon cuts to the chase with this multimedia collection of shorts.
A well-staged and compelling autobiographical tale showcasing Creed’s musical talents.
Unusual comedy with intriguing but entirely unexplained premise.
A brilliant show about the forgotten deserves to be remembered.
Macabre tale of squabbling showbiz duo with sinister undertones
Powerful drama on reproductive rights, activism and Ireland’s abortion laws.
A warmhearted mix of circus skills and pantomime in this swashbuckling adventure for children.
Nervy Cumbrian uses that style to his advantage in pleasing set
Rapid-fire raconteur hits the mark on the joys and terrors of fatherhood.
Geordie makes a good case for his long-standing profession
Audience participation abounds in this intriguing mystery
A hilarious and thought-provoking hour of comedy on gender, sexuality and identity.
Australian trio outperform some underdeveloped sketch material
Willy Hudson delivers a funny and touching performance that looks at queer identity and relationships.
Hilarious flatshare farce from Australian pair Lala Barlow and Robbie Smith
Wakefield singer and TV personality celebrated in deeply personal Fringe debut
Poetry, comedy and rap combine in an excellent spoken word performance.
A dark and arresting tale of small town life.
What are f*cking millennials complaining about now? Quite a lot, actually…
Octopus Girls’ monologues break the mould of feminist theatre
Woman accidentally finds life’s meaning while trying to reunite a famous actor with a letter
Amiable New Zealander does more than enough to transcend his show’s title.
Exhilarating musical journey through the history of the Blues
Capurro still has you laughing at the things you shouldn’t
Leslie Mannés becomes a veritable scarlet Amazon
Promising debut from four-piece sketch group.
You need PR behind you to succeed at the Fringe – or do you?
If the Fringe is about taking risks and never settling for the same old thing, then Ewan Spence asks whether its time for some drastic action
Flora Gosling is inaugural winner of Young Writers prize
Dean Penn of popular kids’ show Animalphabet! talks to Stewart McLaren
Editor Robert Peacock makes his first foray into the realm of kids’ shows with his 11-month old
Polkadot Theatre adapts Pauline McKay’s acclaimed picture book Wee MacNesse for a puppet show.
Normally a ball of comic rage, the comedian tells us how a traumatic event for him and his wife totally rerouted his Fringe plans.
Matthew Keeley talks to the former teacher turned cabaret star who has become a Fringe fixture
In a transformation worthy of Michael Bay, Ewan Spence goes from jaded local to #EdFringe #hipster thanks to the press previews.
Leap into the unknown and enjoy food blogger Kerry Teakle’s food and drink related shows this Fringe. Bon appétit.
Ahead of the press previews, Ewan Spence is worried that the Fringe may not be able to deliver this year and he’s looking for some inspiration.
Ten person panel will decide who follows last year’s winners Hannah Gadsby and John Robins.
A playable ampitheatre of pianos turns a Botanic Gardens lawn into another unusual pop-up Fringe venue.
Love letter to Edinburgh’s little sister hopes to raise funds to save a loved local building.
Feeling peckish round the Fringe? Claire Wood offers some ideas for places to take a pit stop.
Are you one of the many shows coming to Meet The Media? Here’s how you can make the most of it.
The Artistic Director of New Room Theatre talks about his verbatim play exploring alcoholism and the road to recovery.
Fringe fanatic Kerry Teakle explains how doing the Fringe needn’t cost a packet.
With over 160 shows across three venues, Gilded Balloon’s 2018 Fringe offering also features a new podcast from Boss Wummin, Karen and Katy Koren.
The Social Bitches’ must-see kiwi performances at Edinburgh Fringe
The madcap sketch trio talk about their new Fringe show.
Keep or delete? Dante or Die explore digital legacy as part of the Traverse festival programme.
A grandmother’s diary prompted this theatre-cookery crossover piece which comes to Summerhall Fringe.
Multi-faceted performer talks about what makes her tick ahead of a range of Fringe dates.