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Have a look through our selection of Theatre Shows! We are sure To have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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HYENAS!

HYENAS!

Theatre

HYENAS!

Theatre

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 12-18 at 14:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book Tickets for £2.50

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

The HYENAS are taking you 'OUT OUT' on the Hen do of your life! So Buckle up and suck into that polyester dress! Expect audience participation and crap karaoke, and pray we make it out alive! (*****NorthWestEnd) (AYoungerTheatre) Written and performed by award winning SUGAR BUTTIES, HYENAS! is a dark comedy jaw dropper. HYENAS! take the audience on a tequila fuelled, anxiety inducing cocaine cat fight! Everybody knows the bride is making the biggest mistake of her life but her 'Friends' are too sh*t faced to care. Lets face it, they're only here for the 'likes' on Instagram and to get away ...


Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Theatre

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Theatre

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 7-14 at 16:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets from £2.50

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The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 15-19 at 13:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets from £2.50

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The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 23 at 13:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets from £2.50

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In this show, I Robert Instons(is) narrates as informatively as I am able on the mythology that surrounds the murders in Whitechapel in 1888. Through the voices of Queen Victoria herself, the Commissioner of Police and a notorious suspect nicknamed Leather Apron, a picture emerges that may unsettle. Was there a cover up? Did the press invent Jack the Ripper? Did they write at least some of the boastful letters from a fictional and teasing perpetrator? I feel we can never know enough on this subject and I work to instill a more realistic and compassionate approach. On this subject, it is very d...


Lovefool

Lovefool

Theatre

Lovefool

Theatre

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 18-28 at 20:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book Tickets from £5

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

What if the last time you dated, you were doused in Impulse Body Spray and The Spice Girls were at number one? Finding a phwoar-some trouser-shape to replace her ex-husband won’t be easy, so Rachel’s dusting off her Sugar magazines and taking inspiration from the ‘90s to get what she wants, what she really, really wants. "Funny, moving and full of ‘90s nostalgia." ★★★★★ (The Phoenix Remix). "Smart, funny and unabashedly real." ★★★★ (A Younger Theatre). Content warning: IVF references....


Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Theatre

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Theatre

Online Shows / The Internet - YouTube Streaming
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free Stream (Unticketed)

Short, quirky show featuring one woman and her dog. Finding herself at a moment of reflection, Janet confides in the only one who will listen, her beloved hound Byron...