50 Unmissable Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018
Bring On The Edinburgh Fringe!
Once again, the To Do List team will be jetting up to the Edinburgh Fringe to check out the very best that the festival has to offer, and we’ll be sharing with you the best quirky, offbeat, and downright amazing events at this years Fringe!
BUT FIRST! YES, IT’S OUR ONE-PAGE GUIDE TO 50 OF THE HOTTEST HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FESTIVAL PROGRAMME!
We’ve picked out 50 – yes, fifty – of the offbeat, less mainstream offerings from this years jumbo Edinburgh Fringe line-up. Also, look out for our reviews article once the festival kicks off!
Go on, knock yourselves out with fab fringe festivity!
Aug 1, 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 | 18:15 | £5-£12 | Summerhall
CIRCUS – A circus show with a soul – theatre and aerial feats combine to tell the story of a woman who gave her eggs to a friend to have a child.
Aug 4-7, 9-12, 14-19, 21-25 | 19:00 | £17.50-£19.50 | Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows
CIRCUS – The brains behind beaded circus wonder Barbu return to the fringe with a rock-musical style tribute to the sacred and profane.
The Second Annual Black Comedy Showcase
Aug 4-26 | 13:45 | FREE | Bannermans
STAND-UP – A line up of the freshest black comics that changes daily. We also love that the show is ‘helping diversity by giving a straight white male comic a chance that they rarely get’.
Bryony Twydle: Flamingo
Aug 1-14, 16-27 | 20:30 | £6.50-£10 | Underbelly, Bristo Square
SKETCH – Up and coming character comedienne Bryony Twydle presents a selection of delightfully unhinged oddballs.
Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show
Aug 20-25 | 20:50 | £9.50 | theSpace on the Mile
COMEDY – AmerAsian duo Slanty Eyed Mama break the stereotypes in a bonkers show that includes gay Pokémon.
Cock, Cock… Who’s There?
Aug 3-7, 10-19, 21-26 | 18:45 | £5-£10 | Summerhall
TRUE-LIFE – Samira Elagoz takes us into her arresting real-life research on the power of femininity and her attempts to relate back to men after being raped.
My Left / Right Foot – The Musical
Aug 1-7, 9-13, 15-20, 22-27 | 18:10 | £10-£16 | Assembly Roxy
COMEDY MUSICAL – An am-dram theatre company don’t think it’s worth finding ‘real’ disabled people for their show about ‘disabled’ people…
Aug 1, 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 | 17:40 | £9-£10 | Summerhall
STORYTELLING – James Rowland is a seriously impressive performer. See his latest about what happens when you donate your sperm to your best friends.
The Greatest Play in the History of the World…
Aug 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 | Times Vary | £20.50 | Traverse Theatre
DRAMA – Julie Hesmondhalgh astounds in everything she does. Don’t miss this intriguing yarn.