Venue 36: theSpace on North Bridge


Located at the very hub of the festival, yards from our Royal Mile theatres, two theatres boasting an array of theatre, dance, comedy, sketch, immersive and site specific work. Something for everyone all under one roof.

Shows at this venue in 2012

Salt and Pepper.

Salt and Pepper

  • 5
  • 6-11 & 13-16 Aug 2012

In one day, on one restaurant table many different people come and go. The story follows Richard Douglas, one of...   Full listing

Wild Allegations. Copyright: BBC.

Wild Allegations

  • 6
  • 20-25 Aug 2012

Matthew John Curtis is famous. Everyone is a fan, except for his brother and girlfriend, Alex and Theo, who think...   Full listing

Titanic Sinks Titswilly.

Titanic Sinks Titswilly

  • Play
  • 6
  • 13-18 Aug 2012

A successful theatre director moves to the rural village of Titswilly, looking forward to hanging up her script notes in...   Full listing

Party Time. Copyright: BBC.

Party Time

  • 7
  • 13-18 Aug 2012

Wealthy, influential civil servant Gavin hosts a party. The conversation is of health clubs, travel and bed-hopping. However, there's unrest...   Full listing

Superheroes. Tom Corradini.


  • Storytelling
  • 7
  • 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2012

The link between childhood emotional trauma and adult love life explored by means of a comic analysis of superheroes' lives....   Full listing



  • Play
  • 7
  • 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 & 25 Aug 2012

Swordy-Well Family Meatworks is one of the last independent British abattoirs and a haven of rural tenderness. Its proprietor Joseph...   Full listing

One Month Early. Copyright: BBC.

One Month Early

  • 7.50
  • 13-18 Aug 2012

Leonie's baby is arriving early but her husband seems more concerned with his dinner. What could go wrong? With unexpected...   Full listing

In a Handbag, Darkly. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

In a Handbag, Darkly

  • 8
  • 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2012

Jack, or Ernest, has discovered his true identity. He's got the girl, the fortune, and the blessing of his Aunt...   Full listing

Darkness Rising.

Darkness Rising

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 3-4, 6-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2012

Cult sketch comedy group Heretical Productions return with a bizarre tale of hilarity and horror. Hot Fuzz meets The Woman...   Full listing

Absolute Stripping!.

Absolute Stripping!

  • Improv / sketch show
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 3-4, 6-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2012

A crazy hour of improvised comedy. Shout out ideas and watch the comedy magic. But, when performers make mistakes the...   Full listing