Taiwan Season: The Backyard Story

Puppet Being Theatre brings the first form of non-fluorescent black light theatre in Taiwan to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year as part of the Taiwan Season with The Backyard Story, a combination of cont...

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I’m 50!

A decade after his Oh Fuck, I’m 40 show, Richard Herring recounts the drastic turns he has made in his life, going from a drunk 40-something, desperately holding onto his youth, to a happily married 50 year old...

Arm: Mirielle and Matthieu

Arm: Mirielle and Matthieu is a piece of French absurdist theatre in which two grown adults play with toys. The pair attempt to flog junk items by turning them into props or characters in a feat of clowning. Fr...

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

This year, Fringe favourite Mark Thomas returns to his stand-up roots, with his newest hour A Show That Gambles on the Future, in that he leaves behind the theatre and is back onstage with just a mic for compan...

The Gardener

Currently showing at Summerhall, The Gardener is an intimate and sweet play about the lessons of life, the hurt of loss and the irony of thinking about how, despite everything that happens, life just goes on. ...

Assessment

What if you were offered a lump sum instead of your pension, in exchange for your life? Take the deal and, at seventy seven, your life ends but a large sum of money is given to someone of your choosing. Assessm...

Your Love Is Fire

Debuting at Edinburgh’s Summerhall, Your Love Is Fire – the latest offering from Syrian playwright Mudar Alhaggi – is a powerful examination of the internal conflicts experienced by those exiled from their home...

Jonny Pelham: Just Shout Louder

Jonny Pelham’s cynical and self-deprecating humour gleams with a relatable anxiety. He touches on feelings that we all have: feelings of fear, of self-doubt, of questionable morals. However, his comedy does lit...

Rhinoceros

One part of Zinnie Harris’ triptych of productions at the International Festival, Rhinoceros is a new adaptation of the Eugène Ionesco classic. The original play, written in 1959, is a satire that tackles confo...

Tony Law: Absurdity for the Common People

If you are in the mood for a straight up comedy set with clear structure and a visible ending, Tony Law is not the show for you. On the other hand, if you’re the kind of person who likes not knowing where a per...