Fringe flu

Fringe flu

Chris Tavner  14.08.2015
As with Freshers week, every day was spent drinking and eating some awful food. Of course healthy food is available in Edinburgh, but...
Get a Fringe Thirst and Come PLAY

Get a Fringe Thirst and Come PLAY

The Mac Twins  13.08.2015
And thus, the idea for our immersive, interactive DJ show was born, and what a messy, but necessary birth it was. For years we've bickered...
Why the Free Fringe Is Priceless

Why the Free Fringe Is Priceless

Brendon Burns  12.08.2015
To my fellow performers I say - imagine an Edinburgh festival where you never see a poster and wonder where yours is, where you don't hassle...
Fringe Diaries: Routines

Fringe Diaries: Routines

Matt Roper  11.08.2015
I'm here in Edinburgh again for the annual festival and as ever it's a marathon, so this time I'm heeding the words a fellow comedian gave...
A Children's Food Fight and the Edinburgh Fringe

A Children's Food Fight and the Edinburgh Fringe

Jackie Kemp  5.08.2015
Food is not just a real and necessary part of life; it also carries meaning. Eating together is a powerful thing. Recognising the rich...
Taking No Prisoners

Taking No Prisoners

Steve Bugeja  31.07.2015
Perhaps we just scrap prison all together and kill anyone who breaks the law, saving on expensive admin. Here are some more innovative...
Bob's Full Life Brought To Stage

Bob's Full Life Brought To Stage

Caroline Frost  28.07.2015
Before his death, Bob Monkhouse said of Simon Cartwright, “You do me better than I do.” Now the impressionist who best caught Bob...
Five Things Edinburgh Fringe Performers Will Be Panicking About Right Now

Five Things Edinburgh Fringe Performers Will Be Panicking About Right Now

Samantha Baines  16.07.2015
Every year the Edinburgh Fringe grows in size; there is comedy, dance, theatre, poetry, singing, nudity, some more nudity and lots of flyering....
#PetsWithProgrammes Is Getting Us Super Excited For The Fringe

#PetsWithProgrammes Is Getting Us Super Excited For The Fringe

Ryan Barrell  15.07.2015
The Edinburgh Fringe is nearly upon us, it's time to get planning! All these animals are getting ready, are you? Bubbles is in for the...
I'm a N.I.C.E. Person

I'm a N.I.C.E. Person

Richard Soames  13.06.2015
When you're at the pub, don't join in controversial conversations about religion, politics, what two colours a dress are or Christmas films....
Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part VI of XXV

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part VI of XXV

Chris Turner  8.06.2015
The story so far - A leap through time and space: from Perth to the Lofoten Islands, where the Norwegian government's arts funding program...
Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part V of XXV

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part V of XXV

Chris Turner  28.05.2015
This year, with a new show to write, and a healthier attitude towards unclaimed beverages, it seemed that the show itself had stepped in...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part IV of XXV

Chris Turner  25.05.2015
One of my favourite stand-up albums is Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, a wonderfully funny true story of a comic's career, relationship...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part III of XXV

Chris Turner  20.05.2015
Backstage on the night, with an absolutely smashing line-up performing alongside me, and 300 friendly fringe-goers waiting in the tent,...