• Duration: 70mins approx.
  • Tickets: Standard: £15 | Pay more: £18 | Pay less: £12
  • Ages: 16+


Following a sold out, award winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe, ‘Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story’ is making a royal visit. Do you know the story of Diana? Probably. But do you know our story of Diana? We very much doubt it.Join Diana in heaven as she shares the untold and untrue tale of her extraordinary life. Combining drag, multimedia, audience interaction, puppetry and a lot of queer joy – this unique celebration of the peoples princess is as hilarious as it is tasteless.The latest show from harbingers of theatrical chaos Awkward Productions, written and performed by Linus Karp and created with support from Arts Council England. The show follows our previous productions How To Live A Jellicle Life: Life Lessons From The 2019 Hit Movie Musical ‘Cats’ and Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked.

“Outrageous triumph” – Edgar Wright
“One of my fave Edinburgh experiences ever. Cried with laughter” – Rob Madge
“Love you Diana!” – Kate Nash
“Hilarious, joyful and ridiculous to the point of sublime” – Deborah Frances White, The Guilty Feminist
WINNER – The Laura Award
RUNNER UP – Brighton Fringe Award for ExcellenceNOMINATED – OffFest Award at Edinburgh Fringe★★★★★ “A masterclass” – The Skinny
★★★★★ “Perfectly imagined” – The National★★★★★ “As poised and polished as it is anarchic and outrageous.” – London Theatre 1
★★★★★ “Unexpected, uninhibited and unhinged” – Edinburgh Reviews
★★★★★ “A riot from beginning to end” – The Wee Review★★★★★ “Nothing short of spectacular” – Lisa in the Theatre
★★★★★ “The most unhinged piece of theatre in existence”– Broadway Baby★★★★★ “Brings the laughs fast and furious” – Jack the Lad Magazine
★★★★★ “Absolute hilarity and chaos” – Rhys Reviews

★★★★★ “Diana may have been the People’s Princess, but it’s a safe bet that Karp is the Fringe’s.” – Corr Blimey

★★★★★ “Very inventive, incredibly funny” – The Real Chrisparkle★★★★★ “A one hit K.O of satire and silliness” – Binge Fringe★★★★★ “Gleeful absurdist comedy at its finest” – Culture Fix
“Repellent trash” – Daily Mail

Parking & Access


There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces nearby on Beaumont Street, and more on New Inn Hall Street and St Giles.

The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park, accessed via Gloucester Street.

If you have any questions or concerns, the City Council’s Access Officer can be reached at 01865 249811.

Getting here

We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint, but we need your help. Use ecoway, our sustainable travel planner, to see the most eco-friendly options for your journey to Old Fire Station, and plan a bespoke and flexible route. ecoway is easy to use and you’ll be kept up to date with any disruption or changes to your journey plan.

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Disabled patrons are eligible for one free companion ticket with their booking. To book this, contact the ticket office: tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk or 01865 263990.

There are two entrances to the Old Fire Station: 40 George Street via the foyer, and on Gloucester Green via the shop. Both are step-free. If you are coming to a show, we ask that you use the George Street entrance, as the Gloucester Green entrance is not always open.

Events in the Theatre

There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre (where most shows take place).

If you are a wheelchair user attending a sit-down show, space will be reserved for you. If you are attending a standing gig, please contact us (call the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk) and we will talk with you about your needs.

Events in the Studio

There is level entry into the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the Studio.

Events in the Loft

There are six steps leading up to the Loft space, with no lift. If you would like to discuss this to find out more, please get in touch.

The Gallery

There is step-free access to the Gallery – level entry through the George Street entrance, and via lift from the Gloucester Green entrance.


Accessible toilet
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor, accessible via platform lift. Other toilets are in the basement (accessible via lift).

Hearing assistance system
The Theatre is equipped with a hearing assistance system. If you have any questions about using it, please e-mail us at tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk or phone 01865 263980.

Assistance dogs
All types of assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the Old Fire Station. It would be great if you could let us know in advance if you will be bringing a working dog to any performances – just e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk.

Strobe lighting
We will warn visitors on the website and in the foyer of the venue if a performance is going to contain strobe lighting. If lighting affects you, and you have any concerns, please call the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk.

Chairs in the theatre
Our chairs are a standard dining-chair size, measuring 40cm deep by 37cm wide, with a metal frame. Some have arms, and some do not. They are all joined together at the sides, to form rows. If this is likely to pose a problem for you, please email tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk and we can discuss how to make your visit more comfortable.