The full SHED-ule of shows for SHEDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2021 has been announced! The programme features world-class entertainment from Fringe favourites, famous faces, and showcases the best of Fringe theatre, comedy, music and spoken word.
Tickets are available now for a programme of shows including Fringe comedy legends Harry Hill and Mark Thomas, alongside a host of stellar comedic talent such as Sikisa, Helen Bauer, and Joe Thomas. Rachel Fairburn follows the success of Comedians Telling Erotic and Spooky Stories with Comedians Telling Shed Stories, the newest comedians’ storytelling night about what on earth goes on down the bottom of the garden.
There’s also a special episode of the hugely popular podcast The Guilty Feminist and Gary McNair presents a special show from the undisputed kings of the pun-based musical, Pun For the Road: The Greatest Hits of the Pun Lovin’ Criminals.
The theatre programme feature an exciting range of sell-out, award-winning shows from Edinburgh Fringe Festivals past including Iphigenia in Splott by Gary Owen and performed by Sophie Melville, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons by Sam Steiner, Build a Rocket by Chris White, Love Letters to the Transport System by Molly Taylor, and Funeral Flowers by Emma Dennis-Edwards. Jonny Donahoe (Every Brilliant Thing) brings his new one-person-show Forgiveness to the shed, and Robert Softley Gale performs his international smash-hit If These Spasms Could Speak.
The SHEDINBURGH NEWCOMERS strand, programmed in partnership with VAULT Festival producers, VAULT Creative Arts, will feature work including Rosa Hesmondhalgh’s honest and life-affirming Madame Ovary, Katy Arnstein’s sharp and provocative Sexy Lamp, and Maria Ferguson’s award-winning Essex Girl.
SHEDx will feature talks from theatre makers Chris Thorpe, Tim Crouch and Apphia Campbell alongside key industry stakeholders including Katy Koren, Artistic Director of The Gilded Balloon with more to be announced soon.
Other special events include Harry Potter star Jessie Cave in conversation with her sister Bebe about her debut novel Sunset and a Shedinburgh Poetry night featuring leading UK poets Sabrina Mahfouz, Zia Ahmed, and recently announced VAULT FIVE participants Katie Greenall and Casey Bailey.
All shows and events will be performed live and streamed globally for one night only from two sheds at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh and Soho Theatre in London from Tuesday 3rd August to Monday 30th August.
A minimum of 25% of every ticket bought for SHEDINBURGH 2021 will go into the SHED LOAD OF FUTURE FUND a fund to support the next generation of artists get to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
To check out the full SHED-ule and get your tickets, visit: www.shedinburgh.com