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More details - Fulfilment
What really goes on in Amazon Fulfilment Centres? Award-winning company SharkLegs return to the Fringe with their new show Fulfilment, interrogating the true price of next-day delivery. Disarmingly funny and playful, the show is created live every night aided by the desires of the audience.
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Laugh), 66 Cowgate
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Four Woke Baes
A stag party in the wilderness awakens four friends to their true natures in this exciting UK premiere from Jonathan Caren (Gypsy, Netflix; The Sinner, Netflix; Rise, NBC; A Million Little Things, ABC), one of America’s most acclaimed playwrights.
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Birth
A poignant piece of visual theatre with incredible live music, BIRTH comes to Pleasance following a sell-out run at London International Mime Festival 2019.
Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - This Time by Ockham's Razor
After the success of Tipping Point, Total Theatre award-winning Ockham’s Razor return with This Time, produced by Turtle Key Arts – a show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves.
105 st Stephen Street
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Do Our Best
Do Our Best is a devastating comedy from the exciting new voice of Welsh writer Remy Beasley (Stella, Sky One; Paines Plough Roundabout Season 2016), directed by Fringe First award-winning director, Hannah Banister.
Underbelly Cowgate (Iron Belly), 66 Cowgate
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Wireless Operator
Told against a backdrop of an extraordinary and dynamic soundscape, Wireless Operator reveals the emotional trauma of one single night in a Lancaster Bomber, during World War II, as a young crew hurtle through a terrifying frenzy of violence.
60 Pleasance
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Madame Ovary
It’s January and Rosa Hesmondhalgh is writing her resolutions. This will be her year. She will stop going out with plonkers, start doing yoga and write some ‘Really Good Art’. But before she’s had a chance to delete her dating apps and get into downward dog, she’s diagnosed with ovarian cancer. And its spread.
Pleasance Dome (Jack Dome), Potterow
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Bromance
The UK’s hottest circus company, award-winning Barely Methodical Troupe, are bringing their debut show Bromance back to where it all began.
Assembly Rooms (Music Hall), 54 George Street
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Superstar
After years of pretending to be other people, self-censoring and changing her name for fear of anyone finding out who her brother is, Nicola Wren (Replay, 501 Things I Do In My Bedroom) realised that to find her place in the world, she would need to stop hiding who she is.
Underbelly Cowgate (Iron Belly), 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - NewsRevue 2019
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, NewsRevue is back with a flawlessly delivered comedy round-up of this year’s news. From a royal car crash to a political car crash, it’s been quite a year and it isn’t only Brexit dominating our headlines!
Underbelly George Square (Udderbelly)
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - R'n'J: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Roz and Jules
Juliet’s double pregnant, Rosaline decides she does indeed want Romeo, but Romeo’s definitely dead. Join Roz and Jules on an epic tragicomedy adventure to clear their names, heal family strife and safely deliver those babies!
3 Chambers Street Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

Mervyn Stutter’s ’Pick of the Fringe’ More details - Mervyn Stutter's 'Pick of the Fringe'
’It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’. Mervyn and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live ’tasters’ from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute late lunchtime extravaganza. Every day there is a different selection.
Pleasance Courtyard 60 Pleasance
Today, Wed 21 Aug, Fri 23 Aug to Sun 25 Aug
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Edinburgh Fringe | The Long Road by Shelagh Stephenson More details - Edinburgh Fringe | The Long Road by Shelagh Stephenson
WINNER - Best Restorative Justice Play 2018 The Chris Donovan Trust Could you forgive your son’s killer? The Long Road deals with the devastating effects of knife crime, and how humanity and forgiveness can help restore hope and dignity.
theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall, Theatre 1 (Venue 53), Nicolson Street
Today to Sat 24 Aug
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More details - Nick Dixon - Christianity and Me
Nick Dixon performing the first PRO CHRISTIANITY COMEDY SHOW to ever appear at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Nick Dixon is considering doing something so controversial and shameful, he will be ridiculed and hated by the comedy community, his family, and most of the country.
The Mash House, 37 Guthrie Street, Edinburgh
Today to Sat 24 Aug

More details - Hitler's Tasters
Based on true events, a group of conscripted young women put their lives on the line three times a day, every day, for Adolf Hitler.
Greenside (Infirmary Street), 6 Infirmary Street
Today to Sat 24 Aug

More details - Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe
This brand new, fully immersive comedy opened in September 2018 to rave reviews. It’s appearing at Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in 2019.
Venue 119: Principal Edinburgh George Street, 19-21 George Street
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe
The world’s longest running and most successful tribute to the BBC’s iconic sitcom is back for its 13th Edinburgh Fringe. This one-of-a-kind original is internationally recognised as ‘outrageously funny’ (BroadwayBaby) and highly acclaimed by audiences and critics alike.
Venue 119: Imagination Workshop, Principal Edinburgh George Street, 19-21 George Street
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Imagination Workshop Hub
Imagination Workshop – eleven 5-star shows in one classy hub, new for Edinburgh Fringe 2019, and now officially the home of Faulty Towers The Dining Experience Curated by Interactive Theatre International (ITI) and based in The Principal Hotel in George Street, Imagination Workshop plays host to 11 shows –
Imagination Workshop, v119 The Principal Hotel Edinburgh George Street
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Confetti & Chaos at Edinburgh Fringe
This is the worst wedding reception you’ll ever go to… and everyone is invited! Returning to Edinburgh Fringe: the 5-star all-in-one dining experience that has fun and mayhem bursting from the seams of a wedding dress!
Venue 119: Imagination Workshop, Principal Edinburgh George Street, 19-21 George Street
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - LOVE (Watching Madness)
Critically acclaimed SpeakUp Theatre present a searingly honest one-woman show investigating mums, daughters and the complexities of loving someone with mental illness – specifically bipolar disorder.
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - The Claim
After a hit London run in 2018, The Claim comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, now staged in the round, as part of the British Council Showcase 2019.
Paines Plough’s ROUNDABOUT, Summerhall
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Like Animals
Like Animals is a funny and poignant investigation into love and communication in human (and not so human) relationships, directed by Herald Angel Award winner Ellie Dubois (No Show).
Summerhall (Old Lab), Summer Place
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Paradise Lodge
A musical comedy set in a care home, Paradise Lodge is based on writer Steve Cooper’s experience of caring for his mother-in-law in her final years as she lived with dementia. One in three people will develop dementia and Paradise Lodge encourages people to think about the person behind the condition.
Underbelly Bristo Square (Dairy Room)
Today to Mon 26 Aug

Divet: The Greatest Divas More details - Divet: The Greatest Divas
30 world stars in one show 24 shows starting on 31st July at George Square Garden, Studio Two! This August drag artist Marko Vainio of The Finland’s Got Talent fame, is taking her renowned Divet Show to Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Assembly George Square Studios George Square, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug
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More details - Suffering from Scottishness
An immersive theatrical experience that confronts the unique absurdity of Scottish identity, Suffering From Scottishness from award-winning writer and spoken word artist Kevin P. Gilday (Sonnet Youth, National Theatre of Scotland, BBC) turns a hilariously caustic eye on notions of nationhood and patriotism.
2 Roxburgh Place
Today to Sun 25 Aug

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