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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 – Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho ★★★★

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If ever a real life icon deserved a drag tribute it has to be the "Wicked Witch of Westminster" herself.I don’t know why Gillian Anderson was cast as Margaret Thatcher in The Crown...

New online platform – ‘Fringe Marketplace’ – launched to connect industry with professional and...

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society launched 'Fringe Marketplace' today (Tue 11th Aug), a dedicated showcase platform designed to connect arts industry delegates all over the world with professional and tour-ready artists who were programmed...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Henry Box Brown

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Henry Box Brown, the acclaimed musical inspired by the true story of an escaped 1850s slave, is returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Performed by a superb cast of New York Gospel singers and Broadway...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Two Hearts – The Comeback Tour

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New Zealand’s most bombastic musical comedy duo, Two Hearts, are back. It’s a comeback tour! With a brand-new arena pop concert (not in an actual arena, it's more of a leaky bridge temporarily converted into...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Triplex Adventures

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Schoolboy Chao, runs away from the world of junk food and decayed teeth for a new, healthier life. But those villains won’t give up without a fight. Triplex Adventures is a musical showcase being brought to...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Army@TheFringe

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Army@TheFringe is returning for a third year with another programme of shows that explore life in and out of uniform. This year’s productions embrace everything from opera and drama to queer theatre. The themes include the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – The Struggling Life of An Artist

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A struggling movie actress and an aspiring horror writer are on the very brink of success - each just a compromise away.Jessica can achieve her dream of taking the lead role in a big...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Mandy Muden: Is Not The Invisible Woman

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The magnificent, multi-award winning Mandy Muden is bringing a brand new show packed with mind blowing magic and camp comedy to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Her spectacular performances on Britain’s Got Talent  2018 and non...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – The Trial

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Tieta comes home to a small, conservative Brazilian village in search of justice – the audience will be the jury.Part stand-up, part gig, part storytelling The Trial is a dynamic and interactive piece of theatre that...

Rouge Brings Erotic ‘Circus for a New Age’ to Edinburgh from Oz

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A non-stop celebration of the astonishing, surprising, subversive and the supremely sexy –Rouge is heading for the Edinburgh Fringe with its outrageous brand of adult circus.A decadent blend of sensational acrobatics, operatic cabaret and...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Monica: This Play Is Not About Monica Lewinsky 

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Sex and shaming, the personal and the political – Monica: This Play Is Not About Monica Lewinsky tackles issues that shape, and all too often distort, the lives of women.Dianne Nora’s play, which comes to the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Ciarán Dowd Don Rodolfo

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This August, character comedian Ciarán Dowd (as seen in BBC1's Josh, E4's Gameface and fringe hit sketch shows from BEASTS) becomes total butthead, shameless libertine and incomparable swordsman: Don Rodolfo in his hotly anticipated solo fringe debut.Don Rodolfo will...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Army@TheFringe

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Army@TheFringe returns to the world’s largest arts festival with an international line-up of shows that focus on diversity and on mental health. The venue, at the historic Hepburn House drill hall, is run by the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Sisters

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Innovative sketch duo Sisters (Christy White-Spunner and Mark Jones) return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the ground-breaking follow up to their smash hit debut.The critically acclaimed double act invite you to the product launch of their...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Henry Box Brown – A Musical Journey

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The cream of New York gospel and R&B singers, plus leading Off Broadway performers, are coming to the Edinburgh Fringe with a new musical telling the true story of an 1850s Virginia slave who...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Laura Lexx: Trying

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The Turret, Gilded BalloonTeviot |3 -26 August (not 15) @ 17:15 Recently, Laura has been busy hosting on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Comedy Club, winning the UK Comedy Award and being nominated for a Chortle Award… for the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Nick Hall: Spencer

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A one-man comedy play about the British Prime Minister that history forgot. Underbelly (Clover), Bristo Square @ 13:30 August 1 - 27 (not 13) ‘I am murdered!’ It’s May 11th, 1812. The Prime Minister has just been shot dead in the lobby of...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Sid Singh: American Bot

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Just the Tonic at The Mash House (Cask House) 2 - 26 (not 13) August @ 18:25 Following his first solo stand-up album, Amazing, Probably, which went to number 3 in the iTunes Comedy Chart, Sid Singh returns to the Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Alex Kealy: A Kealy’s Heel

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Political comedian & ball of anxiety Alex Kealy trains his sights on love and politics. II’s territory already covered by War & Peace, Life & Fate and Ant & Dec.Politically everything is on fire...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 REVIEW Whales- Call for Volunteers today and tomorrow

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The Edinburgh Fringe show, Whales,  is a live performance about a pod of whales stranding in the watery setting of George Square.This sweet and "strangely moving" family show needs fin-friendly volunteers as whales, or...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – A Hunger Artist

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Cheering, laughing crowds once flocked to see the hunger artist, but now he sits alone in his cage forgotten by everyone but his former manager. In years gone by audiences had gorged themselves on the sight of a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Gent

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Part ghost, part protector “The Gent” is 221 years old and has been assigned to the other side of the planet to minister to Morgan, a young modern Sydneysider living with Schizophrenia. Shifting between families, centuries and hemispheres,...

Your deepest desires revealed in song

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The Singing Psychic is back at the Edinburgh Fringe – she always knew she would be.This time the amazing Polish visionary unveils her brand spanking new game show packed with songs, 70s-style team games (including Fourtunes)...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Finding Nana

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Nottingham playwright Jane Upton’s new one-woman show, Finding Nana, receives its world premiere at the festival tomorrow and is up for a Fringe First award. Upton, a George Devine Award-winner, has written Finding Nana to remember the halcyon summers...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Second Coming by Simply Surreal

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The Second Coming is a farcical, contemporary retelling of the Nativity story. This debut performance of The Second Coming by Dougal Thomson is a thoroughly humorous and modern examination of faith and miracle in the 21st century. The play...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Quest to Preserve Folktales of the Kurds

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“There is one world, but a thousand doorways” – Diane Edgecomb brings the dramatic true account of her travels among the Kurds of Turkey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Her aim was to help preserve a vivid...

Theatre preview: Careful – The Studio, 22 Potterrow

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CarefulHorse McDonald’s acclaimed biographical play.There are times in life when you need to be careful...The Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, is taking her award-winning one-woman play, Careful, on the road for a Scottish spring tour.First...

We’re All Imperfect Circles – By Alice Boyle – Contemporary Pop Up Art Exhibition

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Immerse yourself in colour at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 In association with Rettie and Co, Alice Boyle presents: WE’RE ALL IMPERFECT CIRCLES ‘We’re All Imperfect Circles’, is the debut solo art show by up and coming artist, Alice Boyle,...

Fringe Venue: Summerhall

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Most of the larger Fringe venues are long-established and regular festival-goers will have trekked a well-trodden route between the Pleasance, Assembly, Gilded Balloon, et al. So when a major new venue arrives on...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Kim Edgar

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Leith-based singer songwriter Kim Edgar is busy recording her new album at the moment. She took time out from recording for an interview with The Edinburgh Reporter about her forthcoming Fringe show on 5...

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