Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

UK/ Australia Season 2021-22 at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Date August 2022
Location Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single greatest celebration of arts and culture on the planet.

For three weeks in August, the city of Edinburgh welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe–including over 130 shows from Australia.

Artists and performers take to hundreds of stages all over the city to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.


Schedule of Events

  • 3-27 August
    What happens when a lefty theatre artist dates a right-wing soldier? Join performer Bron Batten for her provocative live artwork Waterloo and you’ll find out!
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  • 3-29 August
    Melbourne International Comedy Festival
    A handpicked selection of the best Australian contemporary comedy performers, straight from the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, are headed to London and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – for the first time in almost three years!
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  • 5-27 August
    Circa: Humans 2.0
    Can we ever find a perfect balance or is adapting to constant change the only way forward? A tightly woven choreography of bodies, pulsing with music, Humans 2.0 is intimate, primal and deeply engaged with the challenge of being human.
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  • 6-26 August
    The Listies: Hamlet, Prince of Skidmark
    Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark is a side-splitting adventure that shatters the fourth wall and glues it back together with supersonic story-telling and silliness.
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  • 6-28 August
    Circa: Carnival of the Animals
    Bringing this classical music suite to life for a whole new generation of circus, music and animal lovers, Carnival of the Animals captivates with whimsical tales of creatures of the land and sea with Circa’s world-famous acrobats.
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