Why Do Artists Feel Compelled To Perform At All Costs?

Why Do Artists Feel Compelled To Perform At All Costs?

Lucy Nichol  19.06.2017
It's funny that they don't have a reputation for it, but believe me, they push themselves to the limits. And yet, when things get on top...
Oh Frig, I'm 50!

Oh Frig, I'm 50!

Richard Herring  8.05.2017
It was over 14 years ago when I first got involved with Scope. I was in my thirties and I ran the London Marathon for them. It took me...
There's This Really Funny Woman At Work...

There's This Really Funny Woman At Work...

Amy Howerska  18.08.2016
We are tucked up in a quiet little bar in Leith, both my friend and I having chosen to live outside of the city centre of Edinburgh for...
Mate, You Can't Be A Bigot, You're At An Arts Festival!

Mate, You Can't Be A Bigot, You're At An Arts Festival!

Suzi Ruffell  12.08.2016
I hate that it makes me cry. I am a cab home. Shaking with anger, the cabbie asks if I am ok. I hope that he assumes I am drunk. I am not....
Ten Must See New Acts At Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ten Must See New Acts At Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam  12.08.2016
There are plenty of big names gracing the Edinburgh Fringe right now, and there'll be celebrity acts, to suit every taste, showing off...
So Many Shows, So Many Terrible Shows

So Many Shows, So Many Terrible Shows

Amy Howerska  10.08.2016
If you are having a bad day as a performer, it is best to avoid the Royal Mile incase you punch a clown in the face for trying to get you...
Ten Must See Scottish Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ten Must See Scottish Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam  9.08.2016
With Edinburgh Scotland's most popular tourist destination, the locals are used to being outnumbered by sassenachs. Things get much worse...
Ten Most Controversial Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ten Most Controversial Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam  7.08.2016
Comedy on TV and in the clubs is safe and inoffensive. Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe is no different, because most of the shows don't...
Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Heather Irish  5.08.2016
Today the world's biggest art festival hits Edinburgh's gardens and closes for three weeks! The city's population doubles in size as people...
My Edinburgh Festival Survival Guide

My Edinburgh Festival Survival Guide

Matt Richardson  5.08.2016
I've been to Edinburgh many times. Some of it I know, some of it I don't. It's the most amazing and wonderful place during the festival....
Ten Must See Edinburgh Fringe Shows For 2016

Ten Must See Edinburgh Fringe Shows For 2016

Jay Islaam  4.08.2016
While up in the Scottish capital, I'm hoping to see at least two comedy shows a day. It is, after all, the world's biggest arts festival,...
Having More Fun Made Me More Successful

Having More Fun Made Me More Successful

Suzi Ruffell  2.08.2016
For years I have felt I live in a world where I am in constant competition, sometimes with other people (without their knowledge) and sometimes...
Why I'm Doing a Topless Comedy Show

Why I'm Doing a Topless Comedy Show

Samantha Pressdee  26.07.2016
I feel safe and liberated standing in front of a crowd topless. Its a way of reclaiming my body and sexuality. Free the Nipple is not about...
Why We All Need an Apocalypse

Why We All Need an Apocalypse

Lucie Pohl  25.07.2016
Don't get me wrong, I'm not championing for the world to be set on fire so we can start over. But it does feel like the world is at a crossroads,...