MOON SHADOW

Two empowering Fringe shows are hoping to teach kids that women can reach for the stars or even walk on the Moon  Words MARK FISHER     It’s the morning of the first performance of Valentina’s Galaxy, and d...

JURASSIC PERKS

Feeding time at the dinosaur zoo. Will your wee one be brave enough to help out? Words MARK FISHER    It started with a white lie. Theatre maker Scott Wright was talking to anthropologist George MacDonald, wh...

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...

One Man Shoe

The story of a man down on his luck, tired of living in other people’s shadows and longing for fame and recognition may not be anything new, but this is old school silent comedy done expertly well. In his ne...

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...

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...