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Catherine Renton


Cath is a freelance writer whose first published work was a critique of Ready Steady Cook in a national newspaper when she was 10. For 11 months of the year she can be found hunched over a laptop bemoaning the state of the world, but every August comes alive at the Fringe.

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Pleasance Courtyard


Poignant, provocative piece of theatre on self-acceptance and societal stigmas

Monkey Barrel

Ahir Shah: Dots

A subtle, poetic look at existential angst, faith and love from comedy award favourite Shah

Monkey Barrel

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Feminism, diet culture and sexist babies are all up for discussion in Fostekew’s hilarious hour of stand-up

Traverse Theatre

Fat Blokes

A powerful story of rebellion told through dance and spoken word.


Heartfelt and vibrant documentary of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Traverse Theatre


A promising debut performance where the realities of domestic violence are told through the mundanity of everyday objects.

Pleasance Courtyard

Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

Witty and hilarious observations on marriage, parenthood and ageing parents from Best Newcomer nominee, Vee.

Underbelly Bristo Square


Powerful drama on reproductive rights, activism and Ireland’s abortion laws.