Venue 278: Spotlites


Spotlites is one of the leading venues at Edfringe, with three unique, beautiful theatres established at the heart of the Festival. Our central, easy to find venue, 40m from Princes Street, presents an outstanding programme of international companies, interactive children's theatre, drama workshops, innovative plays, musicals, dance, music, magic, poetry, comedy and cabaret. Spotlites has a repuation for quality five and four star sell-outs, clean facilities and caring, helpful staff.

Shows at this venue in 2016

Your Mother's Vagina.

Your Mother's Vagina

  • Play
  • 5
  • 4-7 Aug 2016

A dark, funny place. Set in a brasserie, this two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood starlet/bartender against an...   Full listing



  • Play
  • 4
  • 14-20 Aug 2016

Meet Kyle's phone. Inside it, like every mobile, a hidden emoji-world exists. Emojis live with one ultimate goal: to become...   Full listing

Extreme Broadcasting. David Ramsay.
The South Afreakins.

The South Afreakins

  • 3 - 8
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

Helene and Gordon are stuck in South Africa and in their same rut. One longs to get out and experience...   Full listing

Enormous Turnip.

Enormous Turnip

  • 8
  • 17-18, 22-23 & 25 Aug 2016

Help Grandad plant the tiny seed! Slide in the snail slime! Heave up the enormous turnip! Professional interactive theatre for...   Full listing



  • Play
  • 8
  • 14-28 Aug 2016

In the schoolroom of a country estate in the 1800s, Thomasina is discovering the truth about sex. In the same...   Full listing



  • Play
  • 8.50
  • 24-28 Aug 2016

Two presents working-class life in a northern local, a place of failed aspirations, unfulfilled lives and long-kept secrets. A bickering...   Full listing

Her Slightest Touch.

Her Slightest Touch

  • 8
  • 4-13 Aug 2016

The thought provoking story of two strangers with nothing in common. He's a failing salesman and old enough to be...   Full listing

Ed Cook's Comedy Thing.

Ed Cook's Comedy Thing

  • Stand-up / satire
  • 4
  • 21-28 Aug 2016

Funnily enough, Ed Cook's Comedy Thing is a sort of stand-up comedy thing. Join Ed, an Edinburgh virgin, as he...   Full listing

Doctor in the House. Ahmed Kazmi.


  • Play
  • 7.50 - 8
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

A lingerie party is arranged with a group of women from different walks of life. Add some sexy lingerie, a...   Full listing

Just A Quick One.

Just A Quick One

  • Play
  • 5 - 50
  • 4-20 Aug 2016

Brought to you by Northumbria Drama Society, Just a Quick One by Hannah Sowerby, is a mockumentary-style comedy that follows...   Full listing



  • Play
  • 5
  • 4-13 Aug 2016

A new, innovative piece of theatre that offers a new perspective into the world of dating and relationships. It explores...   Full listing

Identity Crisis. Phina Oruche.

Identity Crisis

  • Play
  • 10
  • 21-28 Aug 2016

Famed for her portrayal of bisexual coke snorting Liberty Baker on Footballers Wives which won her a Screen Nations Award,...   Full listing