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 ...

Knock Knock

Niv Petel gives a captivating and heart wrenching performance in his one man play, Knock Knock. It follows the story of a single mother raising her child in Israel, knowing that one day he will be called on for...

The Believers Are But Brothers

The Believers Are But Brothers begins in the queue. Staff members coax our phone numbers from us so that the performers can communicate with us from the stage. Some are unwilling at first, but by the time we en...

All Hell Toupee

Directed by Jeremy Stockwell, All Hell Toupee is a satirical comedy which tells the story of Christina, a Los Angeles beauty aesthetician who has come to Edinburgh to sell you the best ‘hair wear’ in America. S...

Private Peaceful

Simon Reade’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful is, to put it simply, a stunning example of small-scale theatre in action. Following the life and childhood of Tommo Peaceful, we get a first-hand...

Mission Abort

Mission Abort opens with Therese Ramstedt, legs spread, on what appears to be a nurse’s bed as she addresses the audience upside down. So begins this exceptionally moving and thought provoking one woman play wh...

Clonely

If nothing screams 80’s sci fi thriller more than a ton of tin foil, then Clonely is screaming louder than any other show at the Fringe. With a nostalgic vibe throughout, this two-hander takes the audience on a...

Lula Del Ray by Manual Cinema

  This awe-inspiring show describes itself as a “live cinematic shadow puppet show” - which is a pretty accurate description. Combining a use of vintage overhead projectors, shadow puppets, live actors ...

The Revlon Girl

The Revlon Girl will break your heart, mend it momentarily with warm, bountiful humour, and then break your heart all over again. Based on a very real disaster, it’s an emotionally charged exploration of the wa...

Marie

Marie sneaks up on you. Set in front of a bland, Free Fringe curtain with just a single chair, it proves there certainly is much more to this show than meets the eye. This one woman performance by Sarah MacGill...