Mark Thomas: First Fringe Award

Describe your show to us A mixture of chaos, gags, wish fulfilment versus rationality, nice audience participation, stories, apocalyptic predictions, seeking order out of ashes and using a mix of stand up, i...

Lemon Bucket Orkestra: Fringe First Award

Describe your 2017 show to us We are only back for one gig, performing as part of the Canada Hub and Nothing Ever Happens Here…live music season. Last year we played a bunch of underground concerts during Fr...

Larry Dean: Amused Moose Comedy Award 2016

  Describe your show to us: It’s about feeling obligated and deluded, so I cover topics like pray the gay away camps and Brexit. I’m not one for having serious bits in my show, so I tend to just take...

Kieran Hurley: First Fringe Award

Describe your show to us Heads Up is a story about the end of the world. But really it's about anxiety, alienation, and late capitalism. It's a story told in second person about these lives playing out in th...

Henry Naylor: First Fringe Award

Describe your show to us This year we’re doing a drama called Borders. It’s a story describing the current refugee crisis from the perspective of a refugee, inspired by the experience of many refugees I met ...

Yo, Carmen

Riverdance star María Pagés transforms Bizet's classic into a masterful exploration of modern womanhood in Yo, Carmen Growing up in Seville, María Pagés was surrounded by the sights and sounds of flamenco. Lik...

Hannah Gadsby

  Hannah Gadsby made waves this year after rejecting the Barry Award for her raw, fearless show Nanette in a stand against homophobia  When Hannah Gadsby announced Nanette would be her last show she was ...

The Craig Ferguson Show

If you’ve ever wanted proof that the Fringe changes lives, take a look at Craig Ferguson. The Scottish stand-up cut his teeth there, was talented spotted by a Hollywood agent in the Assembly Rooms and whisked a...