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Who Is Betty Grumble?

In light of the range of body positive, gender-bending and boundary destroying performances storming this year’s Fringe,...

Our pick of the fringe

All the latest from Edinburgh's Comedy scene

3.03

Sarah Keyworth: Why Not?

Even as a Millennial myself - a grumpy left wing one at that - a Fringe’s worth of them is getting repetitive. Then someone like Sarah Keyworth comes along. Whilst still a work in progress, Why Not?, Is a sligh...
4.04

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Characterisation is key to Nick Coyle’s deliciously funny Gothic show, Queen of Wolves. Through costume and the adoption of some very precise mannerisms, Coyle morphs himself into Miss Frances Glass – a governe...
4.04

Pussy Play Masterclass

The Fringe is well endowed in the way of risqué, taste-dependent, adult-only shows, but Strawberry Siren assures you straight off the bat that this isn’t the kind of show that gets anyone pregnant. Siren may be...

Things to do with children

Concerto a Tempo d’Umore

Classical music doesn’t just have to be for grown ups. Concerto a Tempo d’Umore will have all of the family, even the littlest ones, buzzing about Bach as they fuse their first class musical expertise with clow...

Arr We There Yet?

“You’ll all have duties aboard the ship,” a pirate informs a crowd of curious small faces packed into the tent in the Underbelly Circus Hub. He then explains that they are required to clap and scream whenever t...

The Listies Make You LOL

The Listies have come all the way from down under to bring the best of scatological humour to Edinburgh. So named because they love lists, this comedy duo has a plan for an hours worth of entertainment. Rich ha...

The Road That Wasn’t There

Trick Of The Light Theatre bring their enchanting modern fairy tale, The Road That Wasn’t There to the Fringe Festival, all the way from New Zealand. In their latest piece, everyone in the town of St Bathans th...

First Hippo on the Moon

Based on the book by best-selling children's author David Walliams, Les Petites Theatre Company’s stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon brings the story of Sheila and her star-studded dream to the Fri...

Bruce

When faced with the prospect of a show based around a yellow sponge, I must admit, I was cynical. Puppetry is a hard craft, and it is often a very tough task to please the audience. However, I was definitely pr...

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