One gruff Biblical puppet and a bog standard table make for an evening heavy on laughs, laughs and more laughs.
A feast of animated delights, at one of several of the award’s publically voted screenings.
Stunning visuals, sublime acting and far more laughs than you might expect, this is a classic adaptation done almost entirely right.
Budapest Festival Orchestra’s Zsolt Fejérvári talks us through what he loves about Edinburgh and its festivals.
Two sharply satisfying pieces of choreography make for an evening of dark spirits, thumping rhythms and phenomenal dance talent.
A thoroughly satisfying jaunt through the Bard’s Scottish play, this is Shakespeare done right.
Pastry empires, Italian immigrants and bedtime stories mesh together for a diverting improvised hour.
A twisted adventure tale with the dark heart of the 20th Century at its core, this is hauntingly compelling and skilfully told.
A superb concept sadly produces a show that is decent rather than great.
A pleasant kick-back from the stresses of Festival season, this is a delightful exploration of Edinburgh’s secret green spaces.
A gifted storyteller, full of arch wit, poignant vignettes and superb comic delivery.
An overly ambitious project, but not without its haunting charms.
A slightly unfocused show, but this doesn’t detract from Bea’s sheer volume of comedy talent.
A enjoyably silly hour of art, sex and false accusations, this show plays fast and loose with life in early 20th Century Paris.
A collection of songs, skits and knob gags, this has none of the good points of the show it claims to love.
An upbeat example of just how whiny humans can be, with a stellar central performance
Combining human misery, manic energy and good jokes by the bucket load, this is the kind of work the Fringe does best.
Intense, intimate and extremely French, this acrobatic display will make you laugh and gasp in equal measure.
Exeter University’s own a cappella group presents a joyful mix of stand-out songs and sublime silliness.
Fast on its way to becoming a Fringe institution, Austentatious returns for more bonnet-based hilarity.
A whirl through Irish and Scottish folk, played with whole-hearted vitality
A riot of colour and design, this is all sound and fury signifying a blistering start to the EIF and the Fringe.
A brand spanking new, one-off live event, to celebrate 50 years of the EIF and the Festival Chorus – producer Jo Walsh talks us through what was involved.
An elegant, sharp Northern Ballet production, which puts the beauty of the human form and heart centre stage.