Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy hosts four performance spaces during the festival, with Upstairs, Central, Downstairs and the Snug Bar all chock full of shows. 

During the festival we close Roxburgh Place so you can relax before the show and purchase or collect tickets for any of our shows from the box office there. 

SHOWING AT Assembly Roxy...

Famous Puppet Death Scenes

Behold: the eternal masterwork of puppetry for adults returns to Edinburgh! Willingly undergo a heart-wrenching parade of theatrical demises that will severely exacerbate your fear of death! All your favouri...

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Famous Puppet Death Scenes

18:30

03 Aug

Arty's Ani-Magination

A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they're nicer and kinder, obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it's not just her! All of her family, friend...

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Arty's Ani-Magination

10:30

04 Aug

Julia Masli: CHOOSH!

A debut solo comedy hour from the legs behind the sell-out hit show Legs. In this absurd homage to migration, a hungry clown from an Eastern European village voyages to America for a hot dog.'Choo...

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Julia Masli: CHOOSH!

21:55

03 Aug

Ram of God

Welcome to the Church of Ram, where sheep are people, people are sheeple and the apocalypse is just getting started. Bow down, rest your head against the holy breast and suckle on the holy teat; only Ram can...

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Ram of God

20:30

03 Aug

She Wolf

A fierce, ferocious monologue about getting f*cked over and fighting your way back. Spoken by a woman hiding out at the zoo, She Wolf tears open questions of gender and class in a capitalist world. What does...

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She Wolf

13:50

03 Aug

Séayoncé: Res-Erection

The baddest b!tch in the spirit world is back, the legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé! What better way to feel alive again than with a big throbbing res-erection? Ghouls just want to have fun... it's t...

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Séayoncé: Res-Erection

22:00

03 Aug

The Adventures of Sleepyhead

She's the dreamer of dreams. The walking-talking nap. A snoozer and a muser. Delight in this adventure to the heart of dreamland as Sleepyhead fends off the zzz...From award-winning clown Gemma So...

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The Adventures of Sleepyhead

11:10

04 Aug

The Stones

In the aftermath of a terrible break-up, Nick takes a job out of town as a private tutor to two young children. The job seems perfect, the family too good to be true. But then the stones begin to arrive....

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The Stones

12:30

04 Aug

The Tragedy of Macbeth

A classic tale of greed and guilt, this visceral and lucid interpretation of Shakespeare's blood-soaked tragedy is truly Flabbergast.Bringing to bear their award-winning work in puppetry, clowning...

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The Tragedy of Macbeth

12:00

04 Aug

Assume People Like You

A robot, an alien and a human... what could go wrong?Remember when you could become friends from making eye contact on the playground? Well, this is the circus show that represents the struggles of mo...

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Assume People Like You

14:30

03 Aug

Comedy Club 4 Kids

“A festival mainstay, the always worthwhile Comedy Club 4 Kids should be on the schedule of any self-respecting, chuckle-loving young Fringegoer. It does exactly what it says on the tin, giving pre-tee...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

17:25

03 Aug

Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

Multi award-winning musical comedy duo Flo & Joan are climbing out of their pits, armed with a piano and percussion section to bring you a brand new show of their critically acclaimed songs and comedy....

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Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

20:10

03 Aug

Intelligence

Intelligence transports us into the basement of the US State Department, where two young Foreign Officers are forced to rethink their secret views on American diplomacy, working on a back-channel ne...

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Intelligence

12:40

03 Aug

(Le) Pain

This 5 star hit show is about breadmaking, physical heroics, growing up queer in a boulangerie in the south of France, endings and new beginnings and involves circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore...

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(Le) Pain

16:00

06 Aug

Jo Griffin: People Person

Everyone ok? Everyone happy with their life choices? Everyone with high self-esteem and without regrets? Great! Well let's get cosy and together we'll crack the meaning of life. Jo is one half of cri...

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Jo Griffin: People Person

19:10

03 Aug

Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet

A camp play on the Lizzie Borden case, Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet is a comedy about ax murder, sexual depravity, and the installation of a toilet. Lottie, an unsuspecting spinster, stands accused of bru...

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Musclebound

Following her multi award-winning theatre debut, Passionate Machine, Rosy Carrick is back. When bodybuilders and 80s action films unite, you can always count on a good hard flogging! And, for a young Rosy, w...

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Musclebound

17:50

03 Aug

Paul Williams: In the Moonlight

Join New Zealand’s fastest comedian (5km and 10km) for an enchanting afternoon In the Moonlight. The show includes music, romance and even photos. He’s been on TV, starring in the critically revi...

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Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

An investigation into Welsh and queer identity or a show for anyone with a complex relationship to home. This playful and inventive character comedy explores what it means to be Welsh and queer, and the myth...

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Silkworm

Written by Vlad Butucea, directed by Mojisola Elufowoju. The story of two women living in a Glasgow tower block, seeking asylum from the UK Home Office on the basis of their sexual orientation, and waiting t...

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Silkworm

18:50

03 Aug

Sirqus Alfon: Play 3.0

Sirqus Alfon has attracted international attention for its innovative and interactive approach to merging technology, music, performance and the human body. They have appeared in television programs such as ...

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Sirqus Alfon: Play 3.0

14:00

20 Aug

The Queen's Cartoonists

The Queen's Cartoonists perform music from classic and contemporary animation, synchronized with the projected films. The band matches the energy of the cartoons, leading the audience through a world of ...

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The Queen's Cartoonists

17:00

03 Aug

Casting Off

This joyful, witty and poignant circus show is a refreshing and uplifting conversation between three generations. Funny and heartfelt, these powerhouse women win you over within minutes of hitting the stage....

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Casting Off

15:30

17 Aug

Frank Skinner: 30 Years of Dirt

A highly anticipated brand-new hour from comic legend Frank Skinner, 'King of stand-up' (Bruce Dessau, The Evening Standard), following his sell-out hit Showbiz. Reviews...

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In-Ward

With raw and sharp physicality, Alexandra 'Spicey' Landé subtly combines dramatic tension and dark humour in dealing with obvious situational absurdities that grapple with the forces of hope....

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In-Ward

14:00

03 Aug

InChorus: Still Standing

Appearing for the fifth time at the Fringe, nothing can stop this large, contemporary choir from Peebles.InChorus returns aiming for another sell-out with a programme which includes rock, opera, stage...

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InChorus: Still Standing

18:30

15 Aug

Zoë

From the team that brought you the award-winning Casting Off comes Zoë – a vital force of empty chaos and absolute movement. Atomic acrobatic meets rhizomic growth. Everything will be on the table as ...

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Zoë

15:30

03 Aug