These are some of the plays you can catch during the day at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

10 Edinburgh Fringe Festival plays taking place during the day

If you’re in Edinburgh this August and are lucky enough to not be working during the day, why not take in one of these pieces of theatre?

Tuesday, 17th August 2021, 11:57 am

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is back after the pandemic caused the complete cancellation of last year’s event.

While it’s scaled back compared to a regular August in the Capital, as lockdown restrictions have continued to ease, there are still more than 400 shows to enjoy, with the majority taking place in the evening.

But for culture vultures who want to enjoy a day-long cultural splurge, there are also a series of plays taking place while many people are at work.

Here are 10 that start before 4pm. All tickets can be booked at

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