5.05

Circa: Humans

There are a lot of circus shows going around Edinburgh this Festival, making it difficult to distinguish between the good and the outstanding. That being said, Humans is definitely the latter. A powerful celebr...
4.04

Fagin’s Twist

Street dance meets street urchins in Tony Adigun’s Oliver Twist inspired origin story, Fagin’s Twist. Taking a different approach to the classic Dicken’s tale, Adigun looks back to Fagin and Bill Sykes younger ...
3.03

A Girl and a Gun

A Girl and a Gun stars Him and Her. Her is played by Louise Orwin, writer and creator. Him is played by a different man every night. His lines and stage instructions are fed to him in real time via an autocue, ...
4.04

The Nature of Forgetting

Tom has early onset dementia. He’s only 55. This is the jumping off point for Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting, an exploration of memory made real through mime, original music and some beautifully tender b...
5.05

The Fall

A devised drama by 7 University of Cape Town graduates examining the lead up and aftermath of the removal of the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes on the UCT campus, The Fall takes a look at modern day decolon...
4.04

Lands

Sophie is jumping on a miniature trampoline. Leah is doing a jigsaw puzzle. They are independent in their actions, but still connected. Their relationship is unclear, but it’s obvious they’ve been together a lo...
5.05

Mies Julie

After winning a Fringe First award in 2012 for their post-apartheid adaptation of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie, the Baxter Theatre Centre bring Mies Julie back to the Fringe this year. We meet Julie (Hilda...
5.05

Mouthpiece

Two voices, one mind, one woman. Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava play the inner voice of protagonist Cassandra, harmonising, conflicting, and whirring around each other in an innovative display of the female ps...
3.03

The Gun Show

The Gun Show challenges left and right extremism on the issue of American gun control, using a series of poignant personal reflections to illustrate the nuanced and multifaceted roles of guns in the United Stat...
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...