Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe returns in 2022 to celebrate its 75 anniversary!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe returns in 2022 to celebrate its 75 anniversary!

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Upcoming Events at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Age is a Feeling

Age is a Feeling

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

From Haley McGee, creator of sell-out The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, comes a brand-new show inspired by interviews with hospice workers, interactions with mystics and trips to the cemetery.
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Flandam’s Musical Comedy Hootennany!

Flandam’s Musical Comedy Hootennany!

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Don't miss Flandam’s Musical Comedy Hootennany when it comes to Edinburgh as part of the Fringe Festival!
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NewsRevue

NewsRevue

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

NewsRevue is delighted to return to the EICC to parody politics in a post-pandemic world as part of Edinburgh Fringe.
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Shit-faced Shakespeare - Macbeth

Shit-faced Shakespeare - Macbeth

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

The smash-hit, multi sell-out Fringe phenomenon is back with their hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of Macbeth, with an entirely shit-faced cast member!
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Stewart Lee: Basic Lee (Work in Progress) Preview

Stewart Lee: Basic Lee (Work in Progress) Preview

3rd August 2022 - 27th August 2022

One man, one microphone, and one microphone in the wings in case the one on stage breaks. Pure. Simple. Classic. Basic Lee.
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Stewart Lee: Snowflake

Stewart Lee: Snowflake

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh New Town

In the last ever performances of this show, Stewart Lee looks at how the Covid-Brexit era has impacted on the culture war declared on lovely woke snowflakes by horrible people.
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Abandoman: Svengali

Abandoman: Svengali

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Ireland's finest hip hop musical comedian, is back in the Cow with his biggest show yet. Combining hip hop, pop, EDM and more, Abandoman will leave you high on life - without leaving George Square.
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Two’s Company

Two’s Company

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Two's Company is the new comedy drama from the writer of The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns and co-writer of The Wedding Planners, Gillian Duffy... don't miss it at the Fringe Festival!
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Foil Arms and Hog - Hogwash

Foil Arms and Hog - Hogwash

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Ireland’s top sketch comedy group, Foil Arms and Hog, return to McEwan hall to premiere their new show ‘Hogwash’.
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Richard Stott: Afterparty

Richard Stott: Afterparty

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022
Edinburgh South

Join Richard Stott as he contemplates whether he's missed the boat. His friends have families, 6 figure salaries and houses. He has a level-2 food hygiene certificate and acid reflux!
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Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Movie Night

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Mischief return to the Edinburgh Fringe stepping back to their comedy roots with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage!
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The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Hilarious comedy, The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy, proves that love and relationships haven't changed that much in 200 years after all! Catch it at the Fringe Festival this August!
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Jason Byrne: Unblocked

Jason Byrne: Unblocked

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh South

Join Jason live on stage as he unleashes what he does best! Guaranteed pure and utter Unblocked joy and laughter.
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Seann Walsh: Is Dead. Happy Now?

Seann Walsh: Is Dead. Happy Now?

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Seann Walsh returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August with his new stand-up show 'Is Dead. Happy Now?'.
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Flamenco Fusion

Flamenco Fusion

3rd August 2022 - 11th August 2022

Ben Bruant and Will Cashel play songs you know in ways you probably don't in a style fusing flamenco, pop and classical music.
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Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Today I Killed My Very First Bird explores hope and despair, combining immersive sound and bold storytelling to create a vivid and visceral theatrical experience.
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The Sorries

The Sorries

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

After a sell-out run in 2019, The Sorries are delighted to be back again in front of live audiences at Pleasance at EICC!
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Troy Hawke: Sigmund Troy’d!

Troy Hawke: Sigmund Troy’d!

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh South

Fringe World 2019 Best Comedy Show nominee Award winning Troy Hawke comes to Underbelly Bristo Square as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
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Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Britain’s biggest theatre circus spectacular is back by popular demand, featuring all your favourite Cirque Berserk! acts plus some thrilling new ones!
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Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron

3rd August 2022 - 21st August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron is a madcap physical comedy with capers around castles, damsels in distress, a jaw-dropping joust and lots of original catchy musical numbers!
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Black is the Color of My Voice

Black is the Color of My Voice

4th August 2022 - 20th August 2022

Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell's stunning solo show inspired by the life of Nina Simone returns with a new performer under her direction.
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Paul McCaffrey: We Go Again

Paul McCaffrey: We Go Again

4th August 2022 - 28th August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Enjoy a brand-new hour of stand-up from Paul McCaffrey, one of the best comics currently working in the UK.
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Buffy: Revamped

Buffy: Revamped

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Satirical, funny and bursting with pop-culture references, it's the perfect parody for Buffy aficionados and those who never enrolled at Sunnydale High alike.
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Are You Being Murdered?

Are You Being Murdered?

4th August 2022 - 20th August 2022

World premiere of a new murder mystery starring Arthur Bostrom ('Allo 'Allo!) set in the golden age of BBC sitcoms, from the acclaimed Father Brown writer David Semple.
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Something About Simon – The Paul Simon Story

Something About Simon – The Paul Simon Story

4th August 2022 - 18th August 2022

In this critically acclaimed show, singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones not only recites the music of one of his idols, but also tells the unique story of Paul Simon.
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The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much-loved books including The Smartest Giant in Town, The Singing Mermaid, The Highway Rat, and The Gruffalo.
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Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

4th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at The Queen's Hall in August!
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Something About George – The George Harrison Story

Something About George – The George Harrison Story

4th August 2022 - 18th August 2022

Something About George – The George Harrison Story enjoys its Edinburgh premiere this Summer at the Fringe Festival. The show pays tribute to the man dubbed the “quiet Beatle”.
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Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022
Edinburgh South

An Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
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Peppa Pig: My First Concert

Peppa Pig: My First Concert

4th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Join Peppa Pig at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer for her musical interactive show Peppa Pig: My First Concert!
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Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

4th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Direct from a global tour, this is a ticket to ride you won't soon forget. Back after five sold-out Fringe seasons, so book early!
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Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?)

Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?)

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022
Edinburgh South

My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) is the joyous autobiographical story of social-media sensation Rob Madge.
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Kai Humphries: Mischief!

Kai Humphries: Mischief!

4th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Multi award-winning stand-up, podcaster and author, KaiKai Humphries bring his new show 'Mischief to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe!
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Biscuit Barrel: Wafering Heights

Biscuit Barrel: Wafering Heights

5th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Biscuit Barrel, the acclaimed hyperactive group, return to the Edinburgh Fringe with 69 sketches performed in an hour!
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Gareth Waugh: Doozy

Gareth Waugh: Doozy

5th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Don't miss the new show from Gareth Waugh, Scotland's fastest rising comedy star, as part of the Fringe!
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Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

5th August 2022 - 26th August 2022
Edinburgh South

The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly!
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La Clique

La Clique

5th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

The multi-award-winning cabaret spectacular, La Clique promises to be a night of laughs, gasps, naughtiness and the best in international cabaret.
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Jo Caulfield: Bad Attitude

Jo Caulfield: Bad Attitude

5th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Don't miss Award-winning comedian Jo Cauldfield when she brings her show 'Bad Attitute' to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe!
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Forth on The Fringe

Forth on The Fringe

5th August 2022 - 6th August 2022

Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 5th and 6th August 2022!
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Circa: Humans 2.0

Circa: Humans 2.0

5th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

A tightly woven choreography of bodies, pulsing with music, Humans 2.0 is intimate, primal, and deeply engaged with the challenge of being human.
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Hotel Paradiso

Hotel Paradiso

6th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

Full of hijinks and impeccable clowning, Lost in Translation will treat audiences to heart-stopping aerial, stunning floor acrobatics, and extraordinary juggling.
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(Le) Pain

(Le) Pain

6th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

(Le) Pain, Jean-Daniel (JD) Broussé’s first solo show, is a 5 star hit involving circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore, video, karaoke and laughter.
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Circus Abyssinia: Tulu

Circus Abyssinia: Tulu

6th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

After touring internationally, including a sell-out run in New York, Circus Abyssinia are thrilled to return with their greatly anticipated new show.
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Handbook of Civilian Defense (What Every Loyal American Can Do To Help The United States Win The War)

Handbook of Civilian Defense (What Every Loyal American Can Do To Help The United States Win The War)

8th August 2022 - 13th August 2022
Edinburgh South

JUVENILIA at Suffolk University, Boston will be introducing an original play with music by Wesley Savick to the 75th annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August.
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Dean Owens: From Leith to Tucson

Dean Owens: From Leith to Tucson

12th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

Dean Owens is a spellbinding live performer, armed with a searingly soulful voice, skilfully crafted songs and earworm-inducing melodies.
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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

17th August 2022 - 23rd August 2022

Acclaimed Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Adam Holmes is one of the brightest rising stars on the UK roots music scene! Don't miss him live atthe EICC in August!
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Dean Friedman - American Lullaby

Dean Friedman - American Lullaby

17th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Legendary singer/songwriter Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, will be at the Edinburgh Fringe for a five-night run!
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Deaf Rave

Deaf Rave

19th August 2022

Deaf Rave, the organisation that provides live entertainment with music, sign songs and visual performances, has unveiled dates for its first ever Scottish showcase on 19th August at St James Quarter.
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, Various Locations Edinburgh

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Edinburgh’s Just Festival Celebrates 21st Year With Bumper Programme. Free to attend programme online and at St. John’s Church, Princes Street from 6th – 30th August.
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Red, Red Rose Street

Red, Red Rose Street

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Rare Books Edinburgh

Rare Books Edinburgh

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Rare Books Edinburgh is a festival dedicated to rare, collectable and important books and the history of the book.
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, Various Locations Edinburgh

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Enjoy varied afternoon sessions of stimulating conversation, readings and debate with writers, artists and thinkers.
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Fringe by the Sea returns in 2021 with a new outdoor format and socially-distanced audiences.
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