Edinburgh Fringe ticket giveaway: a list of all the free shows

Want to take part in The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday’s exclusive Fringe ticket giveaway? Here’s everything you need to know...

Learning to Fly at Summerhall
Learning to Fly at Summerhall

Until midnight on Sunday 31 July, we’re giving away 20,000 free Fringe tickets in association with edfest.com. Here’s how to claim yours:

1) Sign up for our new arts newsletter at https://www.scotsman.com/subscriptions/summer-sale

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2) Receive your exclusive offer code via email

3) Head to the EdFest website, www.edfest.com

4) Search for any one of the shows listed below

5) Pick your preferred date and – if there are still free tickets available – enter your code in the box provided. Don't miss out: all tickets are issued on a first come first served basis.

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Have a great Festival!

The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday teams


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Bloody Difficult Women


My Leonard Cohen: Up Close and Personal

Tom Seals Presents…

Best of Burlesque

Dixie Longate's Happy Hour

One-Man Lord of the Rings

One-Man Star Wars™ Trilogy

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Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!

Something About George

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Something About Simon

The Gods, The Gods, The Gods

The Return of the Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Famous Puppet Death Scenes

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Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

Frank Skinner: 30 Years of Dirt


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The Queen's Cartoonists

The Tragedy of Macbeth


Americana: A Murder Ballad

Jeremy Sassoon's MOJO

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Magical Bones: Soulful Magic


Reuben Kaye: The Butch is Back

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The Kaye Hole Hosted by Reuben Kaye

Tina del Twist: Caravan in the Sky

Jo Griffin: People Person

Julia Masli: CHOOSH!


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Paul Williams: In the Moonlight

Ram of God

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

She Wolf

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The Adventures of Sleepyhead

The Stones

August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned

Changing the Sheets

Chris Dugdale: Ethermind

Looking For Me Friend: The Music of Victoria Wood

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Rachel Bradley: Beauty for Ashes

The Oxford Revue and Other Farmyard Animals

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Watson: The Final Problem

We Are Traffic: An Uber Adventure

Aboriginal Comedy Allstars

Dan Rath: Cockroach Party

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Emmy Blotnick: The 30 Fragrances of Jennifer Lopez: A Show About Death, Betrayal and Financial Ruin

Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man

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Jonny & The Baptists: Dance Like It Never Happened

Matt Winning: Hot Mess

Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Never Let Go: An Unauthorized Retelling of James Cameron’s Titanic

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Sam Taunton: Yoho Diabolo


Yellow Bird Chase

Andy Field: Ideas (,) Man

Crizards: Cowboys

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Danielle Walker: Nostalgia

Grubby Little Mitts

How to Build a Wax Figure

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

Nikki Britton: One Small Step

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Stephen Mullan: Ouch!

Strictly Come Barking

Boorish Trumpson


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Fool Muun Komming! [BeBgWunderful/YEsyes/ Hi5.4sure.TruLuv;Spank Spank:SOfun_Grate_Times]

Gash Theatre Needs Some Space

Kate Butch: Wuthering Shites




Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said

Fascinating Aïda

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Les Dawson: Flying High

Myra's Story

Out of the Blue

Shark in the Park


Beats on Pointe

Best of the Fest


Peppa Pig – My First Concert


Soweto Gospel Choir

The Choir of Man




Little Women

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Love, Loss and Chianti

Queenz – The Show With Balls!

The Black Blues Brothers

Baby Wants Candy

Police Cops: The Musical



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Taiwan Season: Light of Life

We Should Definitely Have More Dancing

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Best of the Fest Daytime

Briefs: Sweatshop

Jinkx Monsoon: She's Still Got It! (with Major Scales)

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall


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The Greatest Magic Show


An Evening Without Kate Bush

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Best of the Fest: The New Class





The Bubble Show

The Idiot Circus: Death is Coming

Will Pickvance: Half Man Half Piano

Black Sheep

I Feel the Need

It All

Liars and Clowns: A Late Night Comedy Show

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Melissa Stephens: HOT DOGS & TEARS

Müller's Last Tape

The Elephant in the Room

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Aidan Sadler: Tropicana

Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard

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Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing

Helter Skelter

Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

Space Hippo

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The Great Almighty Gill

Two Hearts: We're Pregnant and the Baby is Music




Fashion Spies

Isabelle Farah: Irresponsabelle

Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

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Michelle Brasier: Average Bear

Tom Walker: Javelin

Who Murdered My Cat?

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Diane Chorley: Down The Flick

Final Baby Girl!

drop dead gorgeous

Adults Only Magic Show

Clive Anderson's My Seven Wonders

Debra Stephenson: The Many Voices of Debra Stephenson

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In the Name of the Son

The Adventures of Bo Peep

9 Circles

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Bloke and His American Bantu

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters

Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

Randy Feltface: Alien of Extraordinary Ability

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Susie McCabe: Born Believer

The Golfer


Arty's Ani-Magination

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Assume People Like You

Comedy Club 4 Kids


Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet

Séayoncé: Res-Erection


angel-monsterDANCE BASE

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We Should Be Dancing


Ice Age

See You

End without Days



Late n Live

Leith Social

Fred Macaulay In Conversation

The Intervention

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Best Of So You Think You're Funny?

The Songs Of Fergus & Kate

The Road To Ballina

Weegie Hink Ae That?

Grant Buse

Business Casual


Robyn Perkins: Million Dollar Maybe


I'm With Stupid

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International Comedy Jam

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron


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Magic Roman's Summer Holiday

REDEEMher: How I Screwed Up My Perfect Mormon Life

Kevin Flynn: Fear of HeightsR

Christy Coysh: Bangarang!

Eve: All About Her




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Jeena Bloom: The Homecoming Queen

Sammy Obied

The Club Valentine Comedy Hour

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The Transfiguration of Mrs Lamen

So You Think You're Funny? Competition Heats

Leah Lamarr: NFTs (Nice F%cking Tits)

AAA Stand-Up Late at Gilded Balloon

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Jon Courtenay: Against The Odds

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Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

Anna Clifford: I See Deadly People

Alice Fraser: Chronos

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

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Tom Crosbie: Nerd's Eye View

John Robertson: The Dark Room

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The Dark Room for Kids


Yippee Ki Yay

Boris Live AT 5

Attenborough & His Animals

Sex Tips For STraight Women From A Gay Man

Basil Brush: Unleashed & Uncut

Basil Brush: Kids

Pete Firman

Chris Gethatd

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The Sickening 90s Drag Prom


Big Value Comedy Show Early

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Big Value Comedy Show Late

Comedy in the Dark


Just te Tonic's Afternoon Delight

Just the Tonic's Midnight Show

Jack Gleadow: Jack's Entertainment

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Biscuit Barrel: Wafering Heights

Luca Cupani: Happy Orphan

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Molly Leigh-Moy & Carla Gordon: As Per My Previous Apology…

Dave Cerwonka: FFS

The Curious Incidents of the Gay in the Night-Time

Vix Leyton: Pedestrian

Will Preston Can't Face reality

Paradok Platform

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Ted Hill: All The Presidents Man

Shannon Matthews The Musical

Jason Rides Again!

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Sheraz Yousaf: The Google Man

Kat Nip: Liability

You Don’t Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)



Joseph Parsons: Equaliser

Abigail Rolling: Shit Lawyer

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Anthony DeVito: My Dad Isn't Danny DeVito

Adam Flood: Clayhead

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How to record the greatest album of all time

The Halls of Ridiculous : Improvised Sketch Show

Finlay and Joe: Perpetual Hype Machine

Ryan Wingfield: Trophy Husband

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Jim Daly: Football And Fatherhood


Chris Laker: Bully

Marcel Lucont Etc. - A Chat Show

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Stefania Licari: MEDICO

Best of Scottish Comedy Awards

Milo Edwards: Voicemail

Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

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Liam Farrelly, God’s Brother in Law

Connor Burns: Live, Laugh, Loathe

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Cassie Workman: Aberdeen

Set List: Comedy Without a Net

Jimeoin: The Craic!

Craig Hill: I Always Knew I Had it in Me!


20 Minutes of Action

A Dark Place

AAA Stand Up

AAA Stand Up Late

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Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Alison Spittle: Wet


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An Audience with Milly-Liu

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Ania Magliano: Absolutely No Worries If Not

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

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Are You Being Murdered?

Arthur Smith: My 75 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe

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Atsuko Okatsuka: The Intruder

Aurie Styla: Green



Ballet Freedom

Bella Hull: Babycakes

Ben Hart: Wonder

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Black is the Color of My Voice

Block'd Off

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Blodlina: The Viking Musical

Blood, Sweat and Vaginas

Bloody Mary: Live!

Blue Badge Bunch


Boris the Third


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Brennan Reece: Crowded

Britney: Friends and Nothing More

Brown Boys Swim

Buffy: Revamped

Captain Jake and the Forbidden Island

Captain Zak and the Space Pirates

Cat in the Hat

Celya AB: Swimming

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Charlotte Johnson: My Dad and Other Lies

Chloe Petts: Transience

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Chris Turner: Rap God

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Christopher Bliss: Captain Words Eye

Ciarán Dowd: King Rodolfo

Cirque Berserk!



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Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Comedy Sassafras

Conrad Koch: White Noise

Covid for Kids

Crybabies: Bagbeard

Daddy Issues

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Deaf Ears: How I Learned to Hear

Delicious Fruit

Doktor Kaboom and the Wheel of Science!


Eh Up, Me Old Flowers!

Emily Wilson: Fixed

Everything Has Changed


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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fast Fringe

Fat Chance

Fata Morgana


Fills Monkey: We Will Drum You

Fire Signs

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Fladam's Musical Comedy Hootennany!

Flamenco Fusion

Flanders and Swann

Frankie Thompson: Catts

Freddie Hayes: Potatohead

Fritz & Matlock

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

Godot is a Woman

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Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me


Helen Bauer: Madam Good Tit

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Irvine Welsh's Porno

Ivo Graham: My Future My Clutter

Jake Farrell: Sky

Jake Lambert: Liminal

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

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Jayde Adams: Men, I Can Save You

Jess Robinson: Legacy

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Jesus, Jane, Mother & Me

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Joshua (and Me)

Joz Norris: Blink

Kafka and Son

Kai Samra: Native

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Ki and Dee – On the Sesh

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Kwame Asante: Living in Sin

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!

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Let's Talk About Philip

Lily Phillips: Smut

Liv Ello: SWARM

Lucy Porter: Wake-Up Call

Luke Kempner: Macho Macho Man

Luke Wright: The Remains of Logan Dankworth

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Luke Wright's Late Night Dance Floor Fillers (Poems)

Made In I̶n̶d̶i̶a̶ Britain

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Magic Gareth's Magic Eye

Man Shed

Marcus Brigstocke: Absolute Shower

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Mary Beth Barone: Silly Little Girl


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Matt Forde: Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

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Michael Akadiri: No Scrubs

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mischief Movie Night

Moon Dragon Babies for Under 1s

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Moon Dragon for 5 and Under

Morgan Rees: Bi and Large

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Movin' Melvin Brown: A Man, A Magic, A Music

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse


Nic Sampson: Marathon, 1904

Nick Helm: What Have We Become?

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Nina Conti: The Dating Show

Njambi McGrath: Black Black

No Place Like Home

Oedipus Electronica

Opal Fruits


Period Dramas

Pip Utton as Dylan

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Please, Feel Free to Share

Project Dictator


Rajiv Karia: Gallivant


Ray Badran: Sweet Baby Ray

Red Richardson: Shots Fired

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Rich Hardisty: Silly Boy

Room – A Room of One's Own

Sam Lake: Cake

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Sara Barron: Hard Feelings

Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy

Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

Sean McLoughlin: So Be It

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Second Summer of Love

Sex With Friends (and Other Tiny Catastrophes)

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Sheeps: Ten Years, Ten Laughs

Shelf: Hair


Shit-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure for Kids

Shona the Musical Choir

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Siblings: Siblage

Sikisa: Life of the Party

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Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up

SK Shlomo: Breathe: The Play That Becomes a Rave


Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet


Sophie Duker: Hag

Speed Dial

Starship Improvise

Sticky Door

Superhero Academy: Environmental Adventure!


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Tarot: Cautionary Tales

Tessa Coates: Get Your Tessa Coates You've Pulled

The Anniversary

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The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2022: Are We There Yet?

The Chairs Revisited

The Comedy Reserve

The Greatest Hits of Lily and John

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

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The Land of Lost Content

The Magic of Jim

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

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The MP, Aunty Mandy and Me

The Mr Thing Show

The Smeds and The Smoos

The Sorries

The Suitcase

The Trial

The Twenty-Sided Tavern

The Unicorn

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Tiger Lady

Tim Key: Mulberry

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Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Tom Lucy: Melt

Trainspotting Live

Trash Salad

Twisted Tales


Victoria Melody: Head Set

Who Here's Lost?

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Will Duggan: Iceberg

You're Safe Til 2024: Deep History

Yuriko Kotani: Kaiju About



A Very Old Man With Enourmous Wings

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Stop Trying To Be Fantastic

Intruder / Intruz

The Silent Treatment


Look, No Hands!

Ode To Joy


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The Wild Unfeeling World

A Place That Belongs To Monsters

Double Drop

In The Weeds

Something In The Water

The Chosen Haram


One of Two

Still Floating

Shame On You!

Guide to Surviving Masculinist Territoty

Mama Love

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The Girl Who Was Good At Lying

Dreams of the Small Gods


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Home Is Not The Place


Grandmother’s Closet

Mary Chris Mars

Rajesh & Naresh

False Start

How To Be A Better Human

Pickering's Gin Tours

Two Fingers Up

Invisible Mending

Isto E Un Negro?


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Whisper of the Waves

Move Fast and Break Things

Learning To Fly


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Dyra (2 per day - not per show)

Eulogy (2 per day - not per show)

Pain and I


Ghosts of the Near Future

Life is Soft


About Money


Age is a Feeling

Biscuit of Destiny







Circus Abyssinia

Cirque Alfonse

La Clique

Splash Test Dummies



Manual Cinema

Rhys Nicholson






Unwanted Objects

Raging Mother

Johnny Got His Gun

All Over

52 Souls



Every Word Was Onc​​e An Animal




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