Five things to do at the Edinburgh Fringe: Thursday 23 August

Caliban and Ariel in The Magician's Daughter by Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
Caliban and Ariel in The Magician's Daughter by Royal Shakespeare Company RSC
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Your pick of the Festivals nights out

THEATRE

THIN ICE: A wartime thriller and polar love story, Thin Ice is a powerful and darkly comic exploration of people finding courage in the face of adversity.

The Pleasance Courtyard, 11.45am, £9 (£8), 0131-226 0000

COMEDY

ANNE EDMONDS IN MY BANGO’S NAME IS STEVEN: One of Australia’s fastest rising comedy stars, Anne Edmonds makes her Fringe debut with a show full of charm, music and the occasional yarn.

Underbelly Bristo Square, 12.10pm, £8 (£7), 0131-226 0000

KIDS

THE MAGICIAN’S DAUGHTER: Little Angel Theatre bring their trademark blend of puppetry, live music and song to this story of the adventures of a young girl on a magical faraway island.

Underbelly Bristo Square, 1.15pm, £12 (£11), 0131-226 0000

MUSICAL

STREET CRIES: Loosely inspired by Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, the show portrays a day in the semi-mythical city of Logodom and a handful of its residents as their lives criss-cross in extraordinary ways.

C Venues, 8.25pm, £9.50 (£7.50), 0131-226 0000

CABARET

NANNIE’S ROOM: Kate Fuller tells the story of Scottish jazz singer and the queen of vocalese, Annie Ross. Prepare to be taken back in time to 1960s London.

The Jazz Bar, 8.30pm, £8 (£6), 0131-226 0000