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THEATRE – It’s True, It’s True, It’s True at Underbelly Cowbarn

Breach Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their award-winning production It's True, It's True, It's True as part of the British Council showcase. The play...

THEATRE – Happy Hour at Pleasance Dome

Happy Hour is the brainchild of Cristian Ceresoli, whose hit play La Merda premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2012. Now he is back to debut...

THEATRE – SquidInk Theatre: Yellow at Zoo Playground

ADAPTED from Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s haunting short story The Yellow Wallpaper, SquidInk Theatre's Yellow is an equally unsettling depiction of the stifling of women's voices. In this modern...

THEATRE – Cadaver Synod at Sweet Venues

RFT return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a brand new black comedy exploring the relationship between power and the past, the dangers of ignoring...

THEATRE – Being Frank at theSpace on North Bridge

FRANK has a problem. He doesn’t know how to talk to his son Alex about depression and anxiety. Mental health can be a difficult topic...

THEATRE – The Nights by Henry Taylor at Gilded Balloon

MULTI-award-winning playwright HENRY NAYLOR returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a new play which pits a journalist against the convoluted and complicated legacy of Britain's...

THEATRE – More Myself Than I Am

FOLLOWING sell-out performances of their previous productions of 1984 and Antigone, hopes were high for Eleventh Hour Theatre's new play exploring the lives of some of...

20 OFF THE CUFF with Catherine Graindorge

Deadline at the Fringe are interviewing performers across the month, putting 20 questions to them off the cuff. Catherine Graindorge is a writer, theatre-maker and violinist....

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019: Top 10 LGBTQ+ Shows

Top up your fringe to-do list with this mix of fun, provocative and thoughtful shows examining all aspects of the LGBTQ+ experience. Algorithms Venue: Pleasance Courtyard...

ALTER EGO Q&A Caroline Burns Cooke as Yootha Joyce

Deadline at the Fringe are interviewing performers across the festival, putting 20 questions to them – both as an artist and as their stage or...

THEATRE – Hitler’s Tasters, Greenside at Infirmary Street

BASED on a true story, this timely and unexpectedly funny play cleverly examines the experiences of ordinary young people living under and participating in a...

THEATRE – Lucrece at the Space Niddry St

WILLIAM Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece is a narrative poem about the Roman historical figure Lucretia, whose rape by Prince Tarquin caused the overthrow of the...

THEATRE – The South Afreakins at the Space on the Mile

IMPI Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh with their hilarious, heart-breaking exploration of marriage, grief, and the immigrant experience. Writer and actor Robyn Paterson created The South...

THEATRE – Crocodile Fever at Traverse Theatre

WITH a visual colour scheme which is as aggressively pink as the writing is, well, just aggressive, Crocodile Fever is a blacker-than-black comedy which scoops you...

THEATRE – Baby, What Blessings! at the Space, Surgeons Hall

THREE Sisters Productions returns to Edinburgh with Siofra Dromgoole’s new play, a perplexing story of a mixed-race relationship which is marred by muddled messaging. Baby, What...

THEATRE – Lobster at Underbelly Bristo Square

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the modern online dating scene is a cesspool dominated by dick pics, ghosters, breadcrumbers and other unsavoury characters. Tinder...

THEATRE – Chagos 1971 at Zoo Venues

With a little more finessing Chagos 1971 might be to the neo-colonialism what Dr Strangelove is to the Cold War. Few people will know what happened on...

THEATRE – The Incident Room – A retelling of the crimes of the Yorskshire Ripper

The Incident Room is as close as you could get to seeing an episode of Line of Duty live on stage. But unlike most police procedurals the...

THEATRE – Drowning at Pleasance Courtyard

Why did four Austrian nurses murder nearly 200 of their patients in the late 1980s? Jessica Ross attempts to solve this riddle in her new play...

THEATRE – Crowned with Glory and Honour

This controversial play by playwright Jerry Averill brings the abortion debate to Edinburgh. Crowned With Honour and Gloryis a play about the religious objections to abortion...

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