The Showstoppers' Kids Show

Children's Shows (interactive, storytelling)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Pleasance Two
  • 12:00
  • Aug 18
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 3+ (3-10)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Showstopper Productions Ltd and Something for the Weekend
  • Warnings and additional info: Limited family tickets available for groups of 4 on 3rd - 18th August performances.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids' ideas and transform them on the spot into interactive musical adventures. Captain Underpants underwater? Done! SpongeBob and the Gruffalo on the moon? No worries! Kids (and only kids!) decide who we meet and where we go to create a show tailor-made to their imaginations. 'Unbelievably good' ***** (Families Edinburgh Magazine). 'Make sure you see this show. And then go again' ***** ( 'A sell out show and it's clear to see why... grab your tickets and prepare to be enthralled!' **** (

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
  • Accessible entry: Main queue in cobbled courtyard on far right. Wheelchair and level access via locked door at rear of venue - speak to staff or Box Office for access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Jules Fringegoer 91 days ago

Danger - this is a very juvenile kids show. It really is all coloured dungerees, "hello boys and girls" and Legs Akimbo in style. Not recomended for anyone over 4.
Adults - save yourselves the agony of having to walk out. Very disappointing

Susi 102 days ago

An improvised musical designed for kids, using all their suggestions (however strange or inappropriate they might be!). Extremely talented performers who today managed to piece together an *almost* coherent story - complete with songs and dancing - about a crazy dog called Videogame who is transported into the world of Fortnite after accidentally exploding a babyish cat called Gaga whilst changing her nappy...

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Voice Mag (5/5 stars) 85 days ago

The complete understanding of how to portray mood, tone and feeling in drama, music and song appears intrinsic to the cast, and shows how experienced everyone is, crediting their huge knowledge of their art-form

There were plenty of jokes for adults and under-12s alike. It was hilarious for the audience, their children and the actors. The kids loved it and so did I.

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 94 days ago

The Showstoppers’ Kids’ show is hilarious and chaotic improvised musical theatre where the story is created from the suggestions of the children so is completely different every day. The cast are genius at managing to produce a song or dance … Read More ...

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Primary Times 94 days ago

This is a delightful upbeat show with (very talented) performers who completely surrender themselves to the creative silliness and whim of childhood imagination with hilarious results.

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