Riding The Midnight Express

Gilded Balloon Teviot (Venue 14)

23 - 25 August

Start time 21:00

Running time 60 minutes

Tickets £12 - £15

Online Bookings:
Venue | Fringe | Comedy Festival

Phone Bookings:
Venue 0131 622 6552
Fringe 0131 226 0000

Official Website

'A brilliant, stomach- turning, frighteningly true tale.'

ABC-TV (on the film)

'An exquisite, emotional rollercoaster... a hymn to human survival.'

EVENING STANDARD (on the film)

The world premiere of the true story behind Alan Parker and Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film Midnight Express, by the person who lived it. Billy Hayes' daring escape from a Turkish prison, the best-selling book, unexpected Hollywood fame and the inspiring story of what happened next. Action, drama and celebrity tell-all in one unforgettable hour of theatrical highs. One helluva ride!


Latest news

  • Midnight Express May 13, 2013

    Following on from the groundbreaking ballet version of Midnight Express by The Peter Schaufuss Company at the London Colliseum Theatre, Billy Hayes launched his most recent book THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS LETTERS From A Turkish Prison 1970-75 during the recent London Book Fair. A sequel to his original book called Midnight Return will be published in the UK next Spring.

  • Edinburgh 2013 shows announced May 8, 2013

    We’re delighted to announce our shows for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013. Booking links are now live on show pages.

    This year, we are celebrating the 10th birthday of Festival Highlights, and hope you like what we think is our strongest selection yet. See you in Edinburgh!