Announcing Assembly’s Final Line-Up of Shows

We’re thrilled to have just announced our full programme for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe! It’s our 39th Year, and we’ve got over 230 fantastic shows for you to choose from.


Click here to browse our programme online and choose from our eclectic mix of comedy, theatre, music, musicals, cabaret, children shows, circus and more … as we invite you to #MakeYourFringe this August.

Highlights just announced:



  • Stand Up For Your Planet – if you are planning at least one big night out during the Fringe then make it our comedy fundraiser for Creative Carbon Scotland
  • Wifi Wars Video Game Takeover – an interactive comedy experience
  • Joint Pinder Prize (2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival) winner, Sam Taunton, making his Edinburgh debut
  • Stellar comedy from Nish Kumar and Jack Rooke
  • Fringe first-timer, US stand-up star and co-star of hit podcast 2 Dope Queens – the magnificent Phoebe Robinson
  • The hilarious Aboriginal Comedy Allstars whose line-up includes Steph Tisdell (Winner - Pinder Prize 2019)
  • Solo debut from Denim’s Glamrou battling to merge their queer identity and Islamic heritage
  • Anonymous cult figure West End Producer auditioning special guests from the audience for his 'Free Willy' musical
  • Bulldozing and bamboozling Property Developer character - Frankie Foxstone on a hilarious walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Svetlana – a fierce and filthy Scots-language comedy
  • A dragtastic séance from the legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé.





  • Fresh from a sell-out run at Sydney Opera House Fringe favourites 360 Allstars return with more supercharged urban circus
  • Casus Circus and Cluster Arts’ new show DNA, takes us through their own stories – one is crushed by a constant need for control, another must move through cultural genocide.
  • The world premiere of Ukraine’s INTERBEING telling their story about the root of human conflict
  • Scottee also returns to Assembly with a short run of his acclaimed “sort of dance show” Fat Blokes



  • Status – is trying to ‘give up’ your nationality (part of the British Council Showcase 2019)
  • Reparation and Tales from the Garden - two theatre pieces from Ibali Theatre Collective whose work explores African issues of exclusion
  • Fringe veterans Brian Parks and David Calvitto are bringing, The Professor - join him as he eccentrically presents his final lecture on Western Civilisation and the occasional strum on his ukulele
  • The Long Pigs - a dark tale of an underground clown cult where horror meets hilarity
  • Total Theatre award winner Scottee returns with a show for the middle classes, the autobiographical Class
  • The VAULTS’ award-winning My Father the Tantric Masseur navigates life as a post #MeToo queer British-Algerian woman
  • Who is Daniel King from Ed Eales-White (as seen in Clever Peter, Bucket and on Netflix’s The Crown)