My Top Ten Shows For The Edinburgh Fringe

The 2014 Edinburgh Fringe is nearly upon us so I thought I would use this opportunity to give you some of my recommendations of shows you may like to see, these are on no particular order.

Thief: Winner of Best Theatrical Performance at this years Brighton Fringe, this is a wonderfully written and acted one man play Disturbing and Spellbinding this is one of the MUST SEE'S of the Fringe on at the Hill Street Solo Theatre 19 Hill Street

Torsten The Bareback Saint: This stars the brilliant frontman of Erasure Mr Andy Bell in a one man production on at the Assembly George Square Studio's in George Square

Princess Pumpalot The Farting Princess: A great family comedy show featuring a wonderful cast and it doesn't matter if you are 4 or 94 this show is great fun. On at New Town Theatre Freemasons Hall George Street

10 Films With My Dad; A very heartwarming show by the awesome Aiden Goatley you'll laugh, you may cry and you will watch the films spoken about. On at The Voodoo Rooms

Das Vegas Nights 3: Very funny show Cabaret at it's best, Das Vegas Nights 2 was a smash in 2013 find I at The Voodoo Rooms.

And We Ran With The Gang: This takes place in Le Monde on George Street and is based on the real life of The Original Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir, the will be Bay City Rollers songs and also a Q&A session. Le Monde George Street

Patrick J Monaghan: A smash hit in 2013 this guy is funny, charming, warm and above all cuddly, his shows are superb and his audience adores him, tales place at The Gilded Balloon.

Kiss Me Honey Honey: Sold Out pretty much every night at the 2013 Fringe then a successful theatre tour Andy Gray and Grant Stott star in this brilliantly written play another MUST SEE for anyone and everyone, The Gilded Balloon is the place to see this wonderful show.

Neil Henry's Impossible; One of the stars of last years Fringe play The Curse of Elizabeth Faulkner returns to do his one man show of magic and comedy, a very funny man and a brilliant magician this is on at The Pleasance Courtyard.

A Virgin's Guide To Rocky Horror: This promises to be a show full of fun, music, craziness and dressing up (yes you are invited to dress up for tis show and be a part of it) the Rocky Horror Show is a fabulous piece of musical theatre an will have you Timewarping, Pelvic Thrusting and really loving that Rock and Roll its on at New Town Theatre Freemasons Hall George Street

So there you have it my top ten must see's at this years Edinburgh Fringe and hey I may meet you there for a drink and a chat.

Barry Dickson