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Alternotive A Cappella

The Oxford Alternotives

Alternotive A Cappella

Music (A Cappella, Contemporary)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
3-19 Aug at 13:00 (0hr50)
Tickets £9.50-£11.50 / concessions £7.50-£9.50 / children £5.50-£7.50
Suitable for all ages
This award-winning, fourteen-strong ensemble brings you innovative a cappella, from R’n’B, to indie rock, to jazz. Guaranteed to charm everyone, from die-hard a cappella aficionados to even the most sceptical of Fringe visitors. . ★★★★ ThreeWeeks.
Banged Up!

Two Thirds Comedy

Banged Up!

Comedy (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
20-28 Aug at 20:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 12+
Three people in prison tell their stories backwards to work out how they got there. Are they all really innocent? Are they part of a bigger conspiracy? And where have all the bees gone?
Carried Away

Nightingale Productions

Carried Away

Theatre (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 3) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-20 Aug at 18:00 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Crib, check. Nappies, check. Weird, breast-pump thing, check. Losing mind, check. Mum on speed-dial, quickest route to hospital mapped. Phoebe discovers she’s pregnant again after a miscarriage and wants to talk. Fresh, frank new play about starting again.
Cracked Tiles

Lorenzo Novani

Cracked Tiles

Theatre (Contemporary, Comedy)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
13-28 Aug (not 17) at 16:00 (1hr00)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Something strange was going on. Something he wouldn’t dare speak about. He’s dead now, but Riccardo has seized an impossible opportunity to get answers from his deceased father. Riveting one-man comedy drama. ‘Outstanding’ FringeReview.co.uk.
Creature

Vanessa Cook Dance (Switzerland)

Creature

Dance (Contemporary, Dance)

C south (main theatre) venue 58 St Peter's, Lutton Place, EH8 9PE
3-28 Aug (not 15) at 17:35 (0hr50)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50 / children £6.50-£8.50
Suitable for all ages
Airborne, earthbound, weaving aerial acrobatics with exhilarating dance to explore the complex business of being human, this powerful new work of dance-theatre provides a unique free fall experience for both performers and audience. ‘Breathtaking… Poetic… Gripping’ Berner Zeitung.
Five Kinds of Silence

Beyond Broadway Productions

Five Kinds of Silence

Theatre (Contemporary, Drama)

C too (main house) venue 4 St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace, EH1 2PW
3-28 Aug at 19:10 (1hr15)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50
Recommended 12+
The story of a family living under the power of the vicious Billy, who abuses his wife, Mary, and their children. Exploring ideas of abuse being continued from childhood.
Frank & Cynthia

Two Thirds Comedy

Frank & Cynthia

Comedy (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-19 Aug at 20:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 12+
A fast-paced, absurd comedy show that takes you from the llama fields of Scunthorpe Aerodrome to the most left-wing corner of Scandinavia; a timeless love story that will have you weeping out of your ears.
Frozen

Vulture Theatre

Frozen

Theatre (Drama, Contemporary)

C cubed (main space) venue 50 Brodie’s Close, 304 Lawnmarket EH1 2PS
13-28 Aug (not 21) at 18:10 (1hr30)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50
Recommended 14+
Drawn together by horrific circumstances; three lives intertwine in the wake of missing 10 year old, Rhona. Be pulled by a towrope through the chill of a criminal mind, across the tundra of helplessness, up the slopes of forgiveness.
Girls Like That

The Morton Players (Guildford High School)

Girls Like That

Theatre (Contemporary, Drama)

C south (main theatre) venue 58 St Peter's, Lutton Place, EH8 9PE
4-10 Aug at 20:00 (1hr15)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 14+
A powerful, brutally honest and sometimes uncomfortable examination of the possible fallout of sexting within the teenage world. Shocking, funny and thoughtful, in various degrees, this superbly written play oozes relevance in our social media-obsessed world.
Glossolalia: Ranney is Speaking in Tongues

Ranney (Texas, USA)

Glossolalia: Ranney is Speaking in Tongues

Comedy (Contemporary, Spoken Word)

C royale (studio 4) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-28 Aug (not 14) at 21:45 (0hr55)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 14+
Ranney (The Illuminatus of Comedy and Mr FunnyBlackMan) has his own whimsical, mythical lingo. Everybody’s a comedian. Ranney is a brilliant one. ‘The way he uses language is unmatched’ Steve Bennett, Chortle.com.
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