Not for the easily shocked, but Burch is charismatic and hilarious
Engaging one-woman play that isn’t afraid to challenge attitudes towards women’s bodies
Funny yet moving ode to the good old days of the cinema
Festival fireworks distract but don’t derail up-and-coming Glaswegian
Lovely nostalgic tribute to a sassy old grandmother.
Contemporary dance appears understated when set to Tempest’s blistering prose
Comic rage at small town frustrations
Quirky ruminations on a theme of instant gratification
Quirky and often absurd piece of theatre with an important message.
Passionately performed but insular showbiz autobiography
Indian comic perhaps too safe and informative.
Interesting concept inviting participants to think about who they are and what they believe.
Superb orchestra and singers.
One of the best musical events on the Fringe.
Post-divorce show heavy on naughty words, light on anything more
A lively performance which struggles from too fast a pace.
A master at audience interaction and laughter from start to finish.
Wonderful mixture of music and song from intensely likeable McManus.
Travel once more to Discworld in this charming adaptation
A nonlinear story about love and friendship.
Harrowing and poignant tale of male suicide.
Funny and moving one-man play exploring a real-life love story.
Clever interactive comedy for gamers and geeks
A supreme marriage of Shakespeare and modern dance
Sublime celebration of Parisian song that captivates the audience
The star of I, Daniel Blake entertains with warm and witty anecdotes about life on the red carpet
Much like great sex, this brilliant hour of stand-up boasts intense foreplay and mind-blowing release.
Powerpoint show that justifies its existence in the Brexit comedy marketplace.
A puppet show with an important subject matter.
Ben Caplan and his band present a gig theatre experience.
An interesting collaboration of two very different yet talented musicians
A funny, personal account of her relationship with films
A powerful, humorous and captivating story of a British pioneer
Family-friendly fun with an ethereal vibe.
Costumes, cockfights and crazy customs from clown duo.
Australia’s acclaimed & bearded funny man is back, and as cynical as ever.
Louise Orwin challenges the use of guns in popular culture.
Shakespeare’s classic play is given a fantastic and playful interpretation.
The clever and the callow come together in an infectious hour of stand-up.
Gary shows he’s a man of many talents, and top of the list is comedy.
An aged fairy tale given new life
Surreal stand up that’s bonkers and genius in equal measure.
High-volume, medium-quality critique of 2017 thus far.
Enjoyable show illustrates the prevalence of fake news and gives us something to smile about
This dark comedy show won’t disappoint but isn’t without its flaws
Jess Thom interprets Samuel Beckett’s most obscure play in her own unique way.
Mor substitutes bonhomie and the occasional slur for a conventional set
A witty one-woman show about the trials and tribulations of competitive Irish dance.
University-commissioned theatre piece explores the heart-wrenching effects of early onset dementia
The boisterous Glaswegian is back on blisteringly bellicose form.
Beautiful and moving ballads set to serene visuals of Scottish scenery.
Tremendous potential ruined with disappointing decisions
Tried and tested chat show format celebrating a lifetime of achievement.
Dissection of a confusing modern landscape with grace and bewilderment.
A brilliant contemporary circus piece that draws you in to a different world with impressive physical skills and a beautiful soundtrack.
A distinctive and haunting voice that delights the audience at Summerhall.
Robbie Thomson presents an electric and kinetic sculpture performance.
Case for comedic freedom consummately delivered by Canadian.
Fabulous fairground clowning from musical Dutch quintet
A carefully constructed show turns urgent and upsetting
With the dust settled, our writer Emma Mackenzie reflects on her first Fringe.
A wee chat with the cast of a lovely student play.
A Lego city is created in the historic surrounds of Riddle’s Court.
The magician who hates magic shows gives us the low-down on his Fringe.
The Fringe may be over, but the Social Bitches are still dining out – taking the Modern Maori Quartet to Chaophraya.
Our winners have been announced for this year’s awards
The Social Bitches dine with actors Rob Ward & Ryan Clayton at Otro, one of Edinburgh’s best Restaurants.
Best Newcomer at the 2017 Scottish Comedy Awards takes our Q&A
The Social Bitches dine at Ishka with “that gay hairdresser off the telly!”
Comedian Tom Allen dines with the Social Bitches, and discovers Rollo’s crispy pork samosas are fabulous beyond belief.
We talk to the creator of a politics show for kids
A glance through this year’s best family shows
Comedian Bilal Zafar chats to Emma Lawson about his sophomore show
What happened when our editor was shoved in a lift with some performers?
Producer Marykate Monaghan on turning Oscar Pistorius into Shakespearean Tragedy
Scottish Comedian of the Year does our Q&A
The maker of Fringe show Scribble talks us through it
We chat polyamory with the political comedian and activist.
“Never do admin while drunk on coconut rum.”
The Dempsey sisters tell us about their hotly-anticipated new show.
“Throw something together and hope it sticks.” Comedian explains the delicate creative process.
Stand-up and former Westminster insider takes our Q&A
Writer and director of a new play by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group explains how labels can stick
Magician returns to the Fringe for a fourth time with more tricks up his sleeve.