Venue: Broughton High School
Witty script and catchy, original songs, Brave Macbeth is a great introduction to Shakespeare for children of all ages. ‘Their energy, commitment blasts through the audience’ (James Bryce, edfringe.com). ‘Brilliant. Absolutely stunned by the professionalism’ (audience review, edfringe.com).
Venue: Quaker Meeting House
A spooky dose of rambunctious storytelling from this award-winning company ****** BroadwayBaby.com Bobby Award 2012; ***** Herald 2011; Independent Critics’ Choice 2010; ***** ThreeWeeks Editor’s Award 2009.
Venue: Bedlam Theatre
A father and son's search for happiness in the darkest of places, told through playful visual theatre and delicate puppetry. 'Uplifting' ***** (Remotegoat.co.uk). From professional family-theatre company Tucked In (Tim and Light, The Golden Cowpat).
Venue: Pleasance Up The Hill
When a famous scientist is abducted, an intrepid gang of young detectives need your help on an interactive journey through an explorable building. Find clues, crack codes and use your courage to solve a fiendishly puzzling mystery.
Venue: Paradise in the Kirkhouse
Australian all-singing, all-dancing duo are pumped to share their swinging, funky tunes. Warm up your singing voice and limber up your dancing feet with fun-filled jazz numbers, magical nursery rhymes and rocking originals. www.lissaandneenee.com
Help Boy cook magic porridge! Splat porridge in a magic food fight! Jump in the huge sea of porridge! Professional interactive theatre: little 'uns come onstage throughout! 2009/10/11/12 Fringe sell-out! 'A great introduction to theatre' **** (Herald). www.spotlites.co.uk
Chop the tree to rescue the gluey goose! Stick tight to its gooey golden feathers! Sail away on the magic land-ship! Professional interactive theatre: little'uns come onstage throughout! 'So perfect'**** (ThreeWeeks on Enormous Turnip, sell-out). www.spotlites.co.uk
Venue: Gilded Balloon Teviot
Showcasing an afternoon of some of the best names in children's entertainment at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Suitable for all the family. For more info and line-up: www.forthone.com.
Venue: The Assembly Rooms
Two sisters hire a robot to help with the housework ... but he proves to be more trouble than they imagined! Children learn simple English through songs and storytelling.
Venue: Pleasance Courtyard
Magical, mystical creatures - with issues. A non-scary ghost, pretentious unicorn, bossy turkey, devious dragon and more! A selection of beautifully crafted playlets from award-winning company. Hosted by a wannabe celebrity turtle.