News: Casting announced for Agatha at the Pleasance

Casting has been announced for Agatha, a bold new production based on real life events that combines spoken word, original music and dialogue to bring personal experience to the stage. West End theatre, film and TV star Olivia Carruthers (Life, BBC; Life After George, Duchess Theatre; Four Weddings and a Funeral, MGM TV) will play... Continue Reading →

News: Pleasance brings queer canines, hip hop and Harry Potter to Islington this Autumn/Winter

After a cracking summer of jam-packed programming in both Edinburgh and Islington, it’s time for the Winter season with hot Edinburgh transfers, a hip-hop musical, Harry Potter, an amazing new show from Ginger Johnson and the London Horror Festival! In the Mainhouse, VAULT Festival 2020 sell-out show Dumbledore Is So Gay (21st – 26th September... Continue Reading →

News: Pleasance announces new Edinburgh Fringe shows

Pleasance has announced further acts for this summer's Edinburgh Festival. Sindhu Vee, 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, known from Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and, more recently, Sex Education, brings a brand new hour of stand-up in Alphabet. World-famous Simon Amstell presents a work-in-progress with his generation-defining comedy. And newcomer Chloe... Continue Reading →

News: Pleasance launch Development Fund for Artists of Colour for Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020, Pleasance have launched a platform to specifically support Artists of Colour, building upon their firm foundations to continue unique and game-changing support to artists across the UK. The Charlie Hartill – Development Fund for Artists of Colour is a new scheme which will provide financing, mentorship and programming opportunities to... Continue Reading →

News: Pleasance completes its autumn season with Best of Edinburgh programme

Running as part of the already announced exciting autumn season Pleasance now announces their Best of Edinburgh Season with true crime sensations, award nominated shows, original musicals for children and frenzied cabarets. Pleasance’s 2019 Edinburgh programme saw over 560,000 festival goers enjoying 5,534 performances of 277 productions and this Best of Edinburgh season offers London... Continue Reading →

News: The Wardrobe Ensemble to present a brand-new production at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer

Award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble has announced that it will take a brand-new production to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer. The production will mark the company’s return to Edinburgh following its The Scotsman Fringe First Award and The Stage Edinburgh Award winning, smash-hit production Education, Education, Education, which will have its West End... Continue Reading →

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