A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets

A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets

A capella is something of a phenomenon at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Boylesque Briefs Factory's Shivannah and Captain Kidd on the Magic of Raffles

Boylesque Briefs Factory's Shivannah and Captain Kidd on the Magic of Raffles

The Briefs boys are back at the Fringe with their wild and sexy burlesque circus. 

Kelly Burke & Joe Atkins on their Kurt Weill theatrical cabaret, Love for Sale

Kelly Burke & Joe Atkins on their Kurt Weill theatrical cabaret, Love for Sale

Love for Sale a theatrical cabaret celebration of the music of Kurt Weill set in 1930s Paris. 

Tim Carlsen on the Real-life Homelessness Behind One Day Moko

Tim Carlsen on the Real-life Homelessness Behind One Day Moko

One Day Moko is a devised solo show following the life of a homeless busker and the characters he meets in his daily life. 

Theatre Ad Infinitum’s Nir Paldi on The Bucket List

Theatre Ad Infinitum’s Nir Paldi on The Bucket List

Theatre Ad Infinitum have become a fixture of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, having won two Stage Awards, two Argus Angels, and a Guardian Best of EdFringe. 

Breach Theatre on Teaching Dolphins how to Speak - Tank at Pleasance

Breach Theatre on Teaching Dolphins how to Speak - Tank at Pleasance


In the 1960s, NASA funded scientists set out to try and teach dolphins to speak. 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 6

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 6

Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Brent Thorpe on Highlighting the Domestic Violence in Punch and Judy

Brent Thorpe on Highlighting the Domestic Violence in Punch and Judy

What happens when you take a beloved seaside puppet show, remove the puppets, and give it an Australian accent? That’s what Brent Thorpe wants to find out with The Fabulous Punch... 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 5

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 5

Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

A Boy Named Sue's Bertie Darrell on LGBT Erasure

A Boy Named Sue's Bertie Darrell on LGBT Erasure

When safe spaces for LGBT people are shut down, what does that mean for the communities left behind? Bertie Darrell talks to Adrian Bradley about his new play A Boy Named Sue, and ... 

Hip-hop Cabaret Hot Brown Honey on Making Diverse Spaces

Hip-hop Cabaret Hot Brown Honey on Making Diverse Spaces

Hot Brown Honey is loud, proud, in your face, and at the Fringe for the first time. 

Isle of Edna Explain how Gentrification Affects Public Toilets

Isle of Edna Explain how Gentrification Affects Public Toilets

Anna Brook-Mitchell and Angela Nesi are Isle of Edna. 

Interview: ​Natasha Granger & Kerrie Thompson from 90s Girl-band Musical ​2 Become 1

Interview: ​Natasha Granger & Kerrie Thompson from 90s Girl-band Musical ​2 Become 1

Natasha Granger and Kerrie Thompson wrote, produced and star in 90s girl-band musical 2 Become 1, a story about romance, speed dating and the ideal post-night-out meal. 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 4

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 4

Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 3

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 3

Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Cast of F*cking Men on Not Being About Nakedness

The Cast of F*cking Men on Not Being About Nakedness

An exploration of modern sexual moralities, F*cking Men reimagines Arthur Schnitzler’s 1897 La Ronde in the modern world of dating apps and open marriages. 

Dave Chawner’s Late-life Circumcision

Dave Chawner’s Late-life Circumcision

What do you do if you have to have a circumcision at age 27? Well if you’re Dave Chawner, you write an Edinburgh show about it. 

Georgian Director Keti Dolidze calls for more International Theatre at the Fringe

Georgian Director Keti Dolidze calls for more International Theatre at the Fringe

The Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre has been bringing Georgian theatre to Edinburgh for nearly 20 years, filling theatres and getting critical acclaim for foreign-language theatre... 

Andrew Hunter Murray’s “Profound Discomfort with Talking About Myself”

Andrew Hunter Murray’s “Profound Discomfort with Talking About Myself”

Andrew Hunter Murray has been coming to Edinburgh for years with Austentatious - but now the QI researcher come quiz show panellist in his own right is bringing a very special pub ... 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 2

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 2

Join Adrian Bradley for Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 1

Fringe Diary with Adrian Bradley - Day 1

Join Adrian Bradley for the inaugural Fringe Diary, your bulletin on the news, views and schmooze at the Edinburgh Fringe. How far will some performers go to promote their shows? 

Brave new venture for Underbelly in Hong Kong

Brave new venture for Underbelly in Hong Kong

The iconic purple cow makes its first trip overseas and has taken up residency at the harbour front in Hong Kong. 

Steffan Alun: The Festival is Always Worth It

Steffan Alun: The Festival is Always Worth It

Stand Up Steffan Alun has a fair few things to say about stepping up to stand up at the Free Fringe. 

PieOfTheDay: Pork Pie

PieOfTheDay: Pork Pie

Every now and again you may fancy a little decadence. 

Pie Of The Day: Tangy Lemon Tart

Pie Of The Day: Tangy Lemon Tart

On a sunny day there's nothing better than enjoying a cup of tea and a fruity tart in the sun while enjoying the world, and a lovely place to do that is The Richmond Cafe. 

'What we did to Alan Turing is terrible' - Gwydion Rhys and the cast of To Kill A Machine

'What we did to Alan Turing is terrible' - Gwydion Rhys and the cast of To Kill A Machine

To Kill a Machine by Catrin Fflur Huws tackles the life and times of Alan Turing. 

Pie Of The Day: Sticky Toffee Pudding

Pie Of The Day: Sticky Toffee Pudding

For the sweet-toothed among you there's a special joy in today's daily delicacy. 

Pie Of The Day: Wild Mushroom and Leek Pie

Pie Of The Day: Wild Mushroom and Leek Pie

During our Pie of the Day journey we've visited some amazing places and sampled some delicious pies We've brought you everything from fruit pies to steak. 

Pie Of The Day: Cottage Pie

Pie Of The Day: Cottage Pie

If you're like me and don't get a lot of time to sit and enjoy a home-cooked meal but hanker for some comfort food from time to time, head on over to George Street and grab a bite ... 

Pie Of The Day: Angus Steak Pie

Pie Of The Day: Angus Steak Pie

At the end of a long week you may find your reserves are running low and you're in need of a refueling. 

Pie Of The Day: Apple Pie

Pie Of The Day: Apple Pie

Where pie is concerned I would almost always disregard the 'less is more' philosophy. 

Pie Of The Day: Fisherman's Pie

Pie Of The Day: Fisherman's Pie

Today's fabulous feast is a must for all seafood fans and can be fished up at Cafe 1505 - the new addition to Surgeon's Hall. 

Pie Of The Day: Chicken and Mushroom

Pie Of The Day: Chicken and Mushroom

Smack bang in the middle of town is the sought-after Edinburgh pie-ery with a huge selection of choices, Piemaker. 

Pie Of The Day: Pumpkin and Sage

Pie Of The Day: Pumpkin and Sage

There's never a moment with pie that doubling up is a bad thing and so today we are returning to Mums for a wonderful vegetarian delight and who better to sample it than my own oth... 

Steffan Alun: Everything You Feel In Edinburgh Is A Lie

Steffan Alun: Everything You Feel In Edinburgh Is A Lie

Round two from our stand-up columnist Steffan Alun. 

Fringe Food Bank Invites Performers to Donate Unused Food

Fringe Food Bank Invites Performers to Donate Unused Food

Every year performers stock up their flat fridges with sustenance for the Fringe, but what happens to their leftovers when August winds up? Comedian Simon Caine has founded the Edi... 

Pie Of The Day: Shepherds Pie

Pie Of The Day: Shepherds Pie

Everyone loves home cooking and in Edinburgh you can't get better than Mum's. 

Pie Of The Day: Chicken Curry

Pie Of The Day: Chicken Curry

If you're feeling a little sedate this Sunday and fancy spicing things up somewhat, saunter sexily down the Newington Road to seek out the seductively simple Edinburgh Bakehouse. 

Pie Of The Day: Chicken, Chardonnay and Pancetta

Pie Of The Day: Chicken, Chardonnay and Pancetta

In the middle of the Fringe it seems appropriate to spend some time at The Shakespeare, especially with their great menu and extensive drinks list. 

‘The fact it’s in an underground car park… we couldn’t have asked for more!’ - Greg Esplin from Trainspotting

‘The fact it’s in an underground car park… we couldn’t have asked for more!’ - Greg Esplin from Trainspotting

It’s the iconic Edinburgh film and book - and now nearly 21 years since the film opened - a young theatre company brings Trainspotting to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Pie Of The Day: Apple Walnut

Pie Of The Day: Apple Walnut

We've devoured our dinners, scoffed our snacks, and tested our tastebuds with some perfect pies, but there's something missing. 

The Molly Vevers Three Minute Interview

The Molly Vevers Three Minute Interview

Ross & Rachel is a story of what happens after a happily-ever-after ending. 

‘The Festival is Like Nothing Else’: Meet Shane Robson from Hedwig and the Angry Inch

‘The Festival is Like Nothing Else’: Meet Shane Robson from Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell’s rock opera, has passionate, protective fans. 

Steffan Alun: Edinburgh Is The World’s Largest Green Room

Steffan Alun: Edinburgh Is The World’s Largest Green Room

Stand Up Steffan Alun has a fair few things to say about stepping up to stand up at the Free Fringe. 

Pie Of The Day: Warlock Pie

Pie Of The Day: Warlock Pie

Traversing the infamous Royal Mile can certainly be daunting during Fringe time, but there are hidden rewards if you stay the course. 

From Lenny Bruce and Rowan Atkinson to Frankie Boyle and Dapper Laughs

From Lenny Bruce and Rowan Atkinson to Frankie Boyle and Dapper Laughs

On Friday, Frankie Boyle took to the stage at the Féile an Phobail festival in West Belfast. 

Pie Of The Day: Haggis

Pie Of The Day: Haggis

You couldn't get more traditional than today's Pie Of The Day – it's Haggis! From the First Class Butchers on Nicolson Street, and for less than a quid too, it's a tasty treat th... 

Pie Of The Day: Scotch Pie

Pie Of The Day: Scotch Pie

When in Rome the old adage says and today I'm taking that advice and seeking out a true local star with the help of some well informed Edinburghians. 

Pie Of The Day: Vegetable with Gravy and Mash

Pie Of The Day: Vegetable with Gravy and Mash

If you're pottering around Edinburgh and fancy a few of your five a day then rest a spell at The Elephant House. 

Sharing Israeli and Jewish culture: Ariella Eshad Extended Interview

Sharing Israeli and Jewish culture: Ariella Eshad Extended Interview

Ariella Eshad is the artistic director of Tik-Sho-Ret, an anglo-israeli theatre company that looks to share Jewish and Israeli culture between the two countries. 

William McGeough: Swearing in Front of Old People

William McGeough: Swearing in Front of Old People

Actor William McGeough was terrified to perform a sexually explicit extract from his one-man play Mistaken to the august Edinburgh establishment that is the Scottish Arts Club. 

‘I’ve always found it very easy to fall in love with life, and people, and sparkle’ - Brigitte Aphrodite Extended Interview

‘I’ve always found it very easy to fall in love with life, and people, and sparkle’ - Brigitte Aphrodite Extended Interview

Brigitte Aphrodite describes herself as a punk pop poet showgirl who was on the 2009 shortlist for the Musical Comedy awards - but she’s almost impossible to categorise.