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A Play, A Pie and A Pint – Aye, Elvis

The smash-hit lunchtime production receives its Edinburgh premier.Joan is an amateur Elvis impersonator with big dreams. And she's got the outfit. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis coming soon, Joan knows there's work to do. But Joan has The King inside- and The King always wins. Will Joan find her way to Graceland, to love and to riches?Aye, Elvis is an alternative love story about escapism, identity and a Doric Elvis.Enjoy not just this fantastic production, but also a hot pie and pint or soft drink, which are included in the ticket price!The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Perfomring Arts Venues Relief Fund.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of one, two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 1,2 or 4 for each A Play, a Pie and a Pint performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint – Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

The 2019 sell-out show returns to Edinburgh for a limited run this summer.The "Comedian's Comedian" Chic Murray passed away in Edinburgh on the night of the 29th of January, 1985. in a career that had taken him from an engineer's apprenticeship in Kincaid's Shipyard, Greenock, to the top of the bill at The London Palladium, Chic was a complete one-off.On what is his last day on this earth, Chic takes a musical look back at the ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies of his glittering, but tragically flawed career.Enjoy not just this fantastic production, but also a hot pie and pint or soft drink, which are included in the ticket price!The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of one, two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 1, 2 or 4 for each A Play, a Pie and a Pint performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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Drag, LGBT

Alice Rabbit's AYE-Cons

Making her headline Edinburgh Fringe debut, Alice Rabbit – Mother of the Hoose of Rabbit, reigning queen of Edinburgh's regular Tuesday night explosion, The Rabbit Hole and all-round drag powerhouse has delved into her little black book to pull together some of the best Scottish local legends and Edinburgh icons of drag for a jam-packed hour of lip-syncing, live singing and legendary looks. Join Alice as she brings some of the best Queens and Kings the country has to offer into the limelight.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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family, musical theatre

Bicycle Boy

An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families. Come and pedal power our show! Packed with songs and humour, Bicycle Boy explores themes of sustainability in an engaging, interactive performance. Our hero, Sam, has 24 hours to clear out his grandad's old bike workshop. It seems grandad may have left Sam a present somewhere, and clues to find it, but there's no power and Sam needs electricity to unlock the messages. He needs our help! Can we pedal like mad and generate enough power for Sam's journey (and the show)?Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music

Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson

For just three special shows, newly created for 2021, together again to celebrate the return of the Fringe. Carol Ann is one of the most respected poets in the English language. John is a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist with a highly individual, humorous touch. Two rare talents meshing and contrasting delightfully in performances, matured over many years of international touring, that leaven serious and profound themes with detours down the byways of absurdity. Wit, wisdom and wonder delivered through consummate verbal and musical dexterity. At last, the genuinely thought-provoking entertainment we've all been hungering for.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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jazz, world music

Celebrating Okoe

Celebrating Okoe' is a tribute to a great drum master, mixing Ghanaian rhythms with Scottish Jazz spirit, Afrobeat vibes, singing, funky horns, jazz improvisation and incredible dancing for an explosion of Kpanlogo grooves with Tom Bancroft, Thomas Annang Adie Baako-Elias and guests A joyous showcase of music, dance and song by 13-piece African Groove Machine honouring the late Okoe Ardyfio - A Ghanaian master drummer. Okoe trained Thomas Annang and Adie Baako-Elias as master drummer and dancer. Many years later Okoe also taught Scottish jazz drummer and composer Tom Bancroft. The rest is history...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, new writing

Double Drop

Double Drop by Lisa Jên Brown / Dirty Protest Theatre. It's 1995. The rites and ceremonies of the Eisteddfod collide with the communion and transcendence of rave culture. Lose yourself in this mind-bending play with music. Esme is caught between the English-speaking rave scene in abandoned slate quarries, and the traditional Welsh-speaking culture of druids, clog dancing and poetry recital. Join Esme as she tries to find her tribe with the help of an opium-addicted fraudster from the 1700s. Presented by Welsh new writing company Dirty Protest Theatre. With original music by BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners 9Bach.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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Fred MacAulay and Friends

Scotland's best and much-loved stand-up comedian, Fred MacAulay is back with a brand-new comedy show with some of his favourite guests from across the UK. It's been a bit of a year for us all, Fred's here to bring the laughs from some of Scotland and the UK's best loved acts under the stars and with Edinburgh's iconic Castle as his backdrop! 'One of the best comedians Britain has produced' (Richard Osman).LINE UPS 8 Aug - Chris Forbes, Stephen Buchanan, Shappi Khorsandi 9 Aug - Esther Manito, Eshaan Akbar, Des Clarke, 10 Aug - Garrett Millerick, Rosco McClelland, Shappi Khorsandi 15 Aug - Stephen Buchanan, Jay Lafferty, Kiri Pritchard-Maclean 16 Aug - Njambi McGrath, Jamie MacDonald, Joe Thomas 17 Aug - Jamie MacDonald, Jay Lafferty, Nish Kumar 22 Aug - Susie McCabe, Ray Bradshaw, Des Clarke 23 Aug - Jo Caulfield, Susan Riddell, Maisie Adam 24 Aug - Jo Caulfield, Christopher MacArthur-Boyd, Maisie Adam *All line-ups are subject to change Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, family

Funbox: Back to the Fringe

Funbox are back at the Fringe. Events are back! Theatre is back! Fringe is back and Funbox are back too! We can't wait to get back on stage in Edinburgh this August with a special show: Back to the Fringe. Bringing all the experience from their days as performers and writers with The Singing Kettle, Funbox have created a sparkling show for families maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand-new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour. Get ready for 60 minutes of the singalong silliness and festival frolics we've all been missing!Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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improv, stand-up

Jason Byrne

Four nights only! Chaos guaranteed! Jason's lockdown lesson is that we all need to play a bit more in our lives and not be afraid to make a holy show of ourselves! This will be a laugh-out-loud, must-see show, with a light drizzle of audience participation... ooohhh did you see what he did there? 'Unmissable' (Evening Standard). 'Watching a new Jason Byrne show is a bit like witnessing lightning in a bottle' (Edinburgh Evening News). 'The outright king of live comedy' (Times).Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, solo show

Leah MacRae: My Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary – The Best Bits!

After a sell-out Scottish tour, Leah MacRae (River City and Gary: Tank Commander) brings her hilarious, rip-roaring, uplifting show for it's Fringe debut. Complete with comedy songs and even a ballad or two, this is one not to be missed! 'A one-woman gigglefest! One of the most effervescent women in Scottish showbiz. Girl power at its finest' (Judy Murray). 'A force of nature. There's nothing she can't do! She had the audience in the palm of her hand and I was with them' (Sanjeev Kohli).  Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, theatre

Matsena Productions – Rituel

Rituel celebrates the coming of age in cultures around the world. Exploring the euphoria of milestones being reached, boundaries broken and new pathways forged. How do we navigate our new-found freedom as individuals and as a society? Do we still remember how to socialise, to connect, to flirt, to hug? Or simply to be joyful? Rituel blurs the lines between dance and theatre, music and text, performer and audience. Prepare for a collective celebration that we've all deeply needed in the past year. Jump, laugh, cry, sing and join us in the Rituel.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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drama

Paul Black: Worst Case Scenario

Paul Black is a Glasgow-based writer, director and actor, known for his viral comedy sketches which have amassed over 100 million views. His first TV sketch show Pity Party 1x28" was broadcast on BBC Scotland in 2019. His inaugural show at the Fringe, Worst Case Scenario gives us an insight into the self-pity and self-party that guided him through lockdown in his live debut where Paul brings characters old and new to life on the stage, alongside special guests Mark Black and Kendra McPherson.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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theatre, musical theatre

Rapunzel

Pantomime is back... Oh yes it is! Poor wee Rapunzel is stuck in a tower. She's not allowed any fun... Not allowed to leave the house... To see anyone... To go shopping... Relate much?! But don't worry, with some help from Dame Donuts, Ramsbottom, a talking skunk(?!) and you the audience, Rapunzel should be just fine! Join us for this classic fairy tale with a Pantomimic twist. A fun-filled, family-friendly extravaganza full of laughs, interaction, singing, dancing and fun! Cast announcement to follow...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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flamenco, international

Shiva's Camino

A celebration of how culture can cross borders, told through an uplifting medley of feisty Flamenco, Scottish step, Indian Classical, Bollywood and contemporary dance with exhilarating live music – connecting traditional arts and celebrating cultural exchange. Feast your senses on this riveting, unique blend as we follow the journey of Indian Classical dance, through to its impact of Spanish Flamenco, Scottish Trad and contemporary dance in this brand new, heart-warming performance. Slanjayvah Danza and Dance Ihayami will delight with their fun, energetic, foot stomping experience.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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world music, folk

Shooglenifty

"30 years together and still one of the most exciting bands on the scene' (Billy Rough, Folk Radio UK). Blow away your Covid cobwebs with an exuberant performance by one of Scotland's best-loved bands. Purveyors of joy and delight since 1990, the Shoogles will warm your heart with their continent-crossing grooves. Catch up with some hot new tunes and songs from their five-star 2020 release, Acid Croft Vol 9, plus a side helping of old favourites. Shooglenifty's first live appearance in their home town since storming the Edinburgh International Festival in 2019.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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poetry, dance

Starting From First Position

Charlotte Jarvis and Ben Okri Bringing together dance and poetry, a reflection of life in the strange world that we find ourselves in today. Environmental concerns, wildness, improvisation, children's voices and music weave together. Words are stripped from meaning, dance from gesture to reflect the broken air that we breathe. This is a tilted show, raw, sometimes wild, but never far away from our intuitions. It aims to bring people into a mood from which there is no escape. Through it all, the bodies and voices ask if there is the slimmest possibility of hope...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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comedy, drama

Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre's five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. 'I defy you not to be uplifted by this production. The joy exuding from these performers is infectious and it is a pleasure to have such a significant local work present at the Fringe. Life successfully affirmed' (Broadwaybaby.com). A jubilant and moving musical written by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring songs of the Proclaimers.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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jazz, contemporary

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers – Your Tomorrow

Éowyn Emerald makes her Dance Base debut following acclaimed Fringe runs with a poetic and musically vibrant new creation. An entertaining and deeply intimate jazz dance for two performers, celebrating the private moments, uplifting intimacies and companionable bliss of the relationships that unite us. A buoyant look at how we can meet challenges that cross us when we've someone to hold us up. 'Seriously one of the best dance companies I've ever seen' (@lamorantesa, Twitter) 'Pure unadulterated dance... Emerald's troupe is a real Fringe find' **** (Scotsman), **** (Times, List, ThreeWeeks) ***** (BroadwayBaby.com).Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint – Aye, Elvis

The smash-hit lunchtime production receives its Edinburgh premier.Joan is an amateur Elvis impersonator with big dreams. And she's got the outfit. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis coming soon, Joan knows there's work to do. But Joan has The King inside- and The King always wins. Will Joan find her way to Graceland, to love and to riches?Aye, Elvis is an alternative love story about escapism, identity and a Doric Elvis.Enjoy not just this fantastic production, but also a hot pie and pint or soft drink, which are included in the ticket price!The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Perfomring Arts Venues Relief Fund.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of one, two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 1,2 or 4 for each A Play, a Pie and a Pint performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint – Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

The 2019 sell-out show returns to Edinburgh for a limited run this summer.The "Comedian's Comedian" Chic Murray passed away in Edinburgh on the night of the 29th of January, 1985. in a career that had taken him from an engineer's apprenticeship in Kincaid's Shipyard, Greenock, to the top of the bill at The London Palladium, Chic was a complete one-off.On what is his last day on this earth, Chic takes a musical look back at the ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies of his glittering, but tragically flawed career.Enjoy not just this fantastic production, but also a hot pie and pint or soft drink, which are included in the ticket price!The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of one, two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 1, 2 or 4 for each A Play, a Pie and a Pint performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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Drag, LGBT

Alice Rabbit's AYE-Cons

Making her headline Edinburgh Fringe debut, Alice Rabbit – Mother of the Hoose of Rabbit, reigning queen of Edinburgh's regular Tuesday night explosion, The Rabbit Hole and all-round drag powerhouse has delved into her little black book to pull together some of the best Scottish local legends and Edinburgh icons of drag for a jam-packed hour of lip-syncing, live singing and legendary looks. Join Alice as she brings some of the best Queens and Kings the country has to offer into the limelight.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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family, musical theatre

Bicycle Boy

An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families. Come and pedal power our show! Packed with songs and humour, Bicycle Boy explores themes of sustainability in an engaging, interactive performance. Our hero, Sam, has 24 hours to clear out his grandad's old bike workshop. It seems grandad may have left Sam a present somewhere, and clues to find it, but there's no power and Sam needs electricity to unlock the messages. He needs our help! Can we pedal like mad and generate enough power for Sam's journey (and the show)?Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music

Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson

For just three special shows, newly created for 2021, together again to celebrate the return of the Fringe. Carol Ann is one of the most respected poets in the English language. John is a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist with a highly individual, humorous touch. Two rare talents meshing and contrasting delightfully in performances, matured over many years of international touring, that leaven serious and profound themes with detours down the byways of absurdity. Wit, wisdom and wonder delivered through consummate verbal and musical dexterity. At last, the genuinely thought-provoking entertainment we've all been hungering for.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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jazz, world music

Celebrating Okoe

Celebrating Okoe' is a tribute to a great drum master, mixing Ghanaian rhythms with Scottish Jazz spirit, Afrobeat vibes, singing, funky horns, jazz improvisation and incredible dancing for an explosion of Kpanlogo grooves with Tom Bancroft, Thomas Annang Adie Baako-Elias and guests A joyous showcase of music, dance and song by 13-piece African Groove Machine honouring the late Okoe Ardyfio - A Ghanaian master drummer. Okoe trained Thomas Annang and Adie Baako-Elias as master drummer and dancer. Many years later Okoe also taught Scottish jazz drummer and composer Tom Bancroft. The rest is history...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, new writing

Double Drop

Double Drop by Lisa Jên Brown / Dirty Protest Theatre. It's 1995. The rites and ceremonies of the Eisteddfod collide with the communion and transcendence of rave culture. Lose yourself in this mind-bending play with music. Esme is caught between the English-speaking rave scene in abandoned slate quarries, and the traditional Welsh-speaking culture of druids, clog dancing and poetry recital. Join Esme as she tries to find her tribe with the help of an opium-addicted fraudster from the 1700s. Presented by Welsh new writing company Dirty Protest Theatre. With original music by BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners 9Bach.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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Fred MacAulay and Friends

Scotland's best and much-loved stand-up comedian, Fred MacAulay is back with a brand-new comedy show with some of his favourite guests from across the UK. It's been a bit of a year for us all, Fred's here to bring the laughs from some of Scotland and the UK's best loved acts under the stars and with Edinburgh's iconic Castle as his backdrop! 'One of the best comedians Britain has produced' (Richard Osman).LINE UPS 8 Aug - Chris Forbes, Stephen Buchanan, Shappi Khorsandi 9 Aug - Esther Manito, Eshaan Akbar, Des Clarke, 10 Aug - Garrett Millerick, Rosco McClelland, Shappi Khorsandi 15 Aug - Stephen Buchanan, Jay Lafferty, Kiri Pritchard-Maclean 16 Aug - Njambi McGrath, Jamie MacDonald, Joe Thomas 17 Aug - Jamie MacDonald, Jay Lafferty, Nish Kumar 22 Aug - Susie McCabe, Ray Bradshaw, Des Clarke 23 Aug - Jo Caulfield, Susan Riddell, Maisie Adam 24 Aug - Jo Caulfield, Christopher MacArthur-Boyd, Maisie Adam *All line-ups are subject to change Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, family

Funbox: Back to the Fringe

Funbox are back at the Fringe. Events are back! Theatre is back! Fringe is back and Funbox are back too! We can't wait to get back on stage in Edinburgh this August with a special show: Back to the Fringe. Bringing all the experience from their days as performers and writers with The Singing Kettle, Funbox have created a sparkling show for families maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand-new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour. Get ready for 60 minutes of the singalong silliness and festival frolics we've all been missing!Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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improv, stand-up

Jason Byrne

Four nights only! Chaos guaranteed! Jason's lockdown lesson is that we all need to play a bit more in our lives and not be afraid to make a holy show of ourselves! This will be a laugh-out-loud, must-see show, with a light drizzle of audience participation... ooohhh did you see what he did there? 'Unmissable' (Evening Standard). 'Watching a new Jason Byrne show is a bit like witnessing lightning in a bottle' (Edinburgh Evening News). 'The outright king of live comedy' (Times).Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, solo show

Leah MacRae: My Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary – The Best Bits!

After a sell-out Scottish tour, Leah MacRae (River City and Gary: Tank Commander) brings her hilarious, rip-roaring, uplifting show for it's Fringe debut. Complete with comedy songs and even a ballad or two, this is one not to be missed! 'A one-woman gigglefest! One of the most effervescent women in Scottish showbiz. Girl power at its finest' (Judy Murray). 'A force of nature. There's nothing she can't do! She had the audience in the palm of her hand and I was with them' (Sanjeev Kohli).  Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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music, theatre

Matsena Productions – Rituel

Rituel celebrates the coming of age in cultures around the world. Exploring the euphoria of milestones being reached, boundaries broken and new pathways forged. How do we navigate our new-found freedom as individuals and as a society? Do we still remember how to socialise, to connect, to flirt, to hug? Or simply to be joyful? Rituel blurs the lines between dance and theatre, music and text, performer and audience. Prepare for a collective celebration that we've all deeply needed in the past year. Jump, laugh, cry, sing and join us in the Rituel.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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drama

Paul Black: Worst Case Scenario

Paul Black is a Glasgow-based writer, director and actor, known for his viral comedy sketches which have amassed over 100 million views. His first TV sketch show Pity Party 1x28" was broadcast on BBC Scotland in 2019. His inaugural show at the Fringe, Worst Case Scenario gives us an insight into the self-pity and self-party that guided him through lockdown in his live debut where Paul brings characters old and new to life on the stage, alongside special guests Mark Black and Kendra McPherson.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

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theatre, musical theatre

Rapunzel

Pantomime is back... Oh yes it is! Poor wee Rapunzel is stuck in a tower. She's not allowed any fun... Not allowed to leave the house... To see anyone... To go shopping... Relate much?! But don't worry, with some help from Dame Donuts, Ramsbottom, a talking skunk(?!) and you the audience, Rapunzel should be just fine! Join us for this classic fairy tale with a Pantomimic twist. A fun-filled, family-friendly extravaganza full of laughs, interaction, singing, dancing and fun! Cast announcement to follow...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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flamenco, international

Shiva's Camino

A celebration of how culture can cross borders, told through an uplifting medley of feisty Flamenco, Scottish step, Indian Classical, Bollywood and contemporary dance with exhilarating live music – connecting traditional arts and celebrating cultural exchange. Feast your senses on this riveting, unique blend as we follow the journey of Indian Classical dance, through to its impact of Spanish Flamenco, Scottish Trad and contemporary dance in this brand new, heart-warming performance. Slanjayvah Danza and Dance Ihayami will delight with their fun, energetic, foot stomping experience.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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world music, folk

Shooglenifty

"30 years together and still one of the most exciting bands on the scene' (Billy Rough, Folk Radio UK). Blow away your Covid cobwebs with an exuberant performance by one of Scotland's best-loved bands. Purveyors of joy and delight since 1990, the Shoogles will warm your heart with their continent-crossing grooves. Catch up with some hot new tunes and songs from their five-star 2020 release, Acid Croft Vol 9, plus a side helping of old favourites. Shooglenifty's first live appearance in their home town since storming the Edinburgh International Festival in 2019.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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poetry, dance

Starting From First Position

Charlotte Jarvis and Ben Okri Bringing together dance and poetry, a reflection of life in the strange world that we find ourselves in today. Environmental concerns, wildness, improvisation, children's voices and music weave together. Words are stripped from meaning, dance from gesture to reflect the broken air that we breathe. This is a tilted show, raw, sometimes wild, but never far away from our intuitions. It aims to bring people into a mood from which there is no escape. Through it all, the bodies and voices ask if there is the slimmest possibility of hope...Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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comedy, drama

Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre's five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. 'I defy you not to be uplifted by this production. The joy exuding from these performers is infectious and it is a pleasure to have such a significant local work present at the Fringe. Life successfully affirmed' (Broadwaybaby.com). A jubilant and moving musical written by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring songs of the Proclaimers.Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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jazz, contemporary

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers – Your Tomorrow

Éowyn Emerald makes her Dance Base debut following acclaimed Fringe runs with a poetic and musically vibrant new creation. An entertaining and deeply intimate jazz dance for two performers, celebrating the private moments, uplifting intimacies and companionable bliss of the relationships that unite us. A buoyant look at how we can meet challenges that cross us when we've someone to hold us up. 'Seriously one of the best dance companies I've ever seen' (@lamorantesa, Twitter) 'Pure unadulterated dance... Emerald's troupe is a real Fringe find' **** (Scotsman), **** (Times, List, ThreeWeeks) ***** (BroadwayBaby.com).Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. Our FAQs are available here.

Location MultiStory

subvenue Main Stage

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