Yvette

Yvette is a one woman show about adolescence, race, family and sexuality. Writer and performer Urielle Klein-Mekongo assembles an emotional and poignant piece of artistry based partially on her own personal exp...

Colin Cloud: Dare

Colin Cloud can read your mind. I can hear your scepticism or an eye roll already, but no, really, he can. There’s no other way to explain the feats he achieves during his latest Fringe show, Dare. Entering Ple...

Girls

Girls is a beautiful, sweet and often terrifying portrayal of three best friends as they experience a truly horrific ordeal. Kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram, the three girls use imagination, gossip ...

Michael Stranney: Welcome to BallyBeg

If you're looking for a new holiday destination, the small Northern Irish town of Ballybeg has forced its way onto the list, boasting a set of highly eclectic locals and effective airlines to both Edinburgh and...

Let Me Look at You

Let Me Look at You begins with actor Mark Pinkosh narrating what he sees as he walks through London’s Soho. He describes a young man who exudes style leaning against a motorbike, and he explains how he became m...

Pierre Novellie

Crammed into our tiny crate in the Pleasance Courtyard, the audience is already a bit angsty. It’s warm, cramped and we’ve come in from the rain. Cue the violins. Then, from behind the curtain, emerges a velvet...

Mark Watson’s Festival of Bad Ideas

What do you do with a bad idea? Most will lock it away, hide it and hope it’s never uncovered. The Fringe, however, welcomes these ideas with open arms. In a delightfully inventive concept, comic Mark Watson in...

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...

Phil Wang: Kinabalu

There are limited circumstances under which Phil Wang thinks that he can die a hero, so someone should let him know that Kinabalu probably qualifies him. The show starts with how he finally reached adulthood an...

Irvine Welsh: Creatives

The stage is set and each of its players in place. Someone, however, forgot to tell the narrative to hurry the hell up. Advertised as a “darkly comic pop opera” this is a musical set in a Chicago music class. O...