EDINBURGH | GLASGOW | ABERDEEN | INVERNESS | DUNDEE | PERTH

Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert

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“Sadness with a semi” shtick conceals genius of exciting new work and witty rapport charms audience

on 26 Oct 2018

Alex Edelman: Just For Us

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Superb standup about bigotry, white privilege and the desire to fit in at any cost.

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

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

2 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

The Half

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Macabre tale of squabbling showbiz duo with sinister undertones

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Sarah Keyworth: Dark Horse

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A hilarious and thought-provoking hour of comedy on gender, sexuality and identity.

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Finding Fassbender

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Woman accidentally finds life’s meaning while trying to reunite a famous actor with a letter

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Ed Night: An Aesthetic

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A tense, uncomfortable hour with an allegation to make. You won’t remember it for the laughs

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Sirens

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Devised fantasy spreads itself too thin and never takes flight

3 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

No Kids

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Physical theatre with panache – and Madonna on the side

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Moon

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A comedy double act that entertains with an array of anarchic sketches

18 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Elise

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Elise will leave you eager to find out more about its neglected heroine

3 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

WHITE

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Race is more than a black and white issue for Koko Brown

15 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Rose Matafeo: Horndog

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Exuberant, hyperactive standup that’s a breathless delight.

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Build A Rocket

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Teen pregnancy tale is nothing revelatory as a story, but solo performance is superbly executed

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Fronting

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Tender play examining the modern-day implications of a HIV diagnosis

2 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Wilde Creatures

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These tall stories are how storytelling should be done

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Let’s Inherit The Earth

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Punchy powerful reminder that more’s needed if we want our children to inherit the earth

10 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Anuvab Pal: Empire

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Mild-mannered exploration of British colonialism is consistent but falls short of hilarious.

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Brexit

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Timely political satire sadly lacks bite

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Natalie Palamides: Nate

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Last year’s Best Newcomer makes a thought-provoking and triumphant return to the Fringe

3 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Freeman

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Strictly Arts Theatre Company are fully deserving of their standing ovation for this most powerful of plays.

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Darren Harriott: Visceral

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Impressively-handled combination of jokes and anecdotes handle serious issues in an entertaining manner

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Emma Sidi: Faces of Grace

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Maestro of off-kilter character creations brings five new faces to the table.

1 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

Polaris

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Quirky, bizarre and hilarious – sci-fi comedy Polaris is a joy

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Jordan Brookes: Bleed

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Slippery, infuriating and elusive comedy defies categorisation.

6 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

UNCONDITIONAL

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An example of great story-telling and how energy can bring an unconventional narrative to life.

5 Aug 2018 - 13 Aug 2018

UNCONDITIONAL

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An example of great story-telling and how energy can bring an unconventional narrative to life.

15 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018

WEIRD

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A fascinating and emotional ride through one person’s experience, offering a fully realised portrayal of OCD.

5 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018

Ed Gamble: Mammoth

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A master at audience interaction and laughter from start to finish.

5 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

John Hastings: Audacity

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The clever and the callow come together in an infectious hour of stand-up.

3 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

NewsRevue 2017

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High-volume, medium-quality critique of 2017 thus far.

3 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Sisters: White Noise

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This dark comedy show won’t disappoint but isn’t without its flaws

4 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

A Heart at Sea

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Utterly charming telling of a simple tale.

3 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Digs

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Impressive devised flatmate sketches which show big potential.

2 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Colin Cloud: Dare

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Slick professionalism balanced with mind-trickery and charisma serves up a perfect show.

4 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

Next Best Thing

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A couple of oddball characters try to show us the ropes.

3 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Tape Face

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A bizarre, enrapturing mix of mime and audience participation.

10 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

Perfectly Imperfect Women

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Biographical wonder tale explores what drives us to want to live perfect lives.

2 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

Skin

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Fuses urban and contemporary dance to explore one boy’s journey through gender transitioning

2 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Tom Ballard: Problematic

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Socially conscious, wicked humour from Australia’s favourite baby-faced comic

9 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017

Meeting at 33

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An up close and personal Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.

on 1 Jan 1970

Rachel Jackson: Bunny Boiler

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Funny and insightful one-woman show unafraid to cover the darker aspects of relationships.

2 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Whalebone

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Physical theatre and puppetry combine to present an important message

8 Mar 2017 - 1 Jan 1970

Offside

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An inspiring story of women’s football, past and present.

2 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017

Strange Face

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A photographic adventure around Britain with a lost Nick Drake recording

6 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Dracula

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A fresh take on Bram Stoker’s classic tale

24 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Beardyman: One Album per Hour

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A supremely talented individual creates every kind of music imaginable in front of your eyes.

18 Aug 2016 - 24 Aug 2016

Iain Stirling: Onwards!

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Few flaws in this laughter fest for millenials but it is not what those who watched him on CBBC might expect…

3 Aug 2016 - 26 Aug 2016

A Tale of Two Cities

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New life is breathed into an old story with bold direction and superb acting.

3 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016

Teatro Delusio

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This wordless piece of theatre wonderfully weaves together mystique, drama and poignancy.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Alice Unhinged

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No shortage of young talent on show as Alice is put firmly into the modern day.

5 Aug 2016 - 20 Aug 2016

Swivelhead

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He used to fly typhoons, now he is a drone pilot, soon he will become an owl.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Jonathan Pie Live

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The blatant truth in an honest stage monologue from spoof reporter

3 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016

Rhys James: Forgives

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Fantastically funny, thought provoking, with a dash of filth; one of the best comedians at the Fringe performs his best show yet.

3 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016

James Acaster: Reset

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Sublime observational stand-up with a big theme bubbling under mundane details.

3 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016

Sleeping Trees: Sci-Fi?

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An energetic theatrical comedy that uses all the tropes of the sci-fi genre.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Pete Firman: TriX

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Old style charm and delivery, with impeccable modern comic wit

3 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016

Eurobeat

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Hi-energy parody of Eurovision is a real mixed crowd-pleaser: no Brexit needed

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Darktales

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A gloriously macabre piece slithering beneath the sea of comedy.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Scary Shit

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Talented performers but unnecessary vulgarity takes away from what could have been a great show.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

We Live by the Sea

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An engaging, inventive, and informative show about autism and friendship.

3 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016

Plan B for Utopia

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This first full-length work from Joan Clevillé Dance is a real joy to watch.

21 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017