Robin Mitchell

Robin Mitchell has written one novel, Grave Robbers, the top selling guide book What’s Under the Kilt? and the children’s book Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess.

Robin, who co-founded Edinburgh’s walking tour company, The Cadies & Witchery Tours, has been a partner in this successful Edinburgh business since 1984.

Robin is also Director of Cadies Productions Ltd. His film credits include And So Goodbye (2004), The Rest is Silence (2005 BAFTA Scotland nominated), Breadmakers (2007 BAFTA Scotland nominated), William McLaren: An Artist Out of Time (2010), About A Band (2010), The Download Horror (2012) and A Tale of Two Syrias (2012).

His play, May I Have The Bill, Please?, Directed by Liam Rudden, was performed at The Boards, Edinburgh Playhouse as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After a successful run, the play returns to the Fringe in 2018, this time at Le Monde in George Street.

Princess Pumpalot (The Farting Princess) was performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The most recent show, Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean, will be performed at Le Monde in George Street during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Robin Mitchell’s new Princess Pumpalot book entitled Princess Pumpalot: The Super-Farting Bean Mystery was published in July 2017 and he is presently writing a new play with the title, “Title Not Known Yet”.

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