David Ephgrave: Now Who’s a Comedian?

David Ephgrave is a refreshingly down to earth comedian who seems well-versed in the art of self-deprecation. For much of his show, Ephgrave ponders the what-ifs and the might-have-beens of his career in the en...

Loyiso Gola: Unlearning

Hidden away in a back room of the Gilded Balloon, you may wonder where you are being lead to for this show - especially as the room is named the Balcony but is situated in the basement. The Balcony offers up an...

Frankie Vah by Luke Wright

Luke Wright returns to the Fringe with Frankie Vah, the coming of age tale of an aspiring poet casting aside the religion and rigidity of his father for London, lager, romance and social justice. The piece is s...

Trevor Lock’s Community Circle

Trevor Lock is quick to tell his audience that there are “no jokes” in his show. This, you’re probably thinking, doesn’t sound quite right. After all, what is a comedy show without jokes? Maybe this is a false ...

David Correos & Matt Stellingwerf: Chaos and Order

The stage is set and appears almost unassuming, dressed with just a microphone, a table with flyers on it and a small silver bucket. Nothing out of the ordinary for a Fringe show. Then you notice a sheet of tar...

Velvet Evening Séance

In 1921 James McGregor is accused of his brother’s murder. In court, fighting for his life without a lawyer, he tells his story. From a young age, James felt inferior to his brother, Thomas, who was also his fa...

Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

Sarah Kendall is an understated stage presence. In One-Seventeen, she discusses serious issues, darker memories of her past, and even the solar system. As she puts it, it's a show about luck: whether our experi...

Ayesha Hazarika: State of the Nation

This former special advisor to the Labour party lifts the lid on the inner workings of British politics in her 2017 Fringe comedy show State of the Nation, following her national tour of the same name. Ayesha H...

Skin

The talented team behind last year’s Smother, 201 Dance Company, return to the Fringe with another ambitious piece this year: Skin.  Tackling female to male gender transition through contemporary hip hop, th...

Who, Me

Who, Me is back for its second consecutive run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. Written, directed and performed by ex-teacher Robert Lloyd, this loud show celebrates being a dedicated Dr Who fan to t...