Edinburgh Fringe / Cabaret and Variety

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Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word. 

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The John Rowe Show
The John Rowe Show

Direct from Australia, John Rowe brings his sofa-based entertainment show to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Edward Hilsum: Silver
Edward Hilsum: Silver

When he was seven years old, Edward Hilsum attended a party at which a magician was performing. 

Museum Late: Fringe Fridays
Museum Late: Fringe Fridays

Fringe Fridays at the museum are a magical experience! There’s a plethora of acts which span the g… 

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Back to the Future - The Musical

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The Phantom of the Opera

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Be More Chill

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The Prince of Egypt

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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

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The Lion King

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Fringe Recovery Door Opens

Fringe Recovery Door Opens

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund is now open for applications. 

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theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme
theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe... 

Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre
Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Karen and Katy Koren are thrilled to announce that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Rose Theatre... 

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Fringe Recovery Door Opens

Fringe Recovery Door Opens

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund is now open for applications. 

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theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme
theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe... 

How To Write A Press Release
How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. 

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe
How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe ... 

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Pollyanna’s Pollyfilla Talks Queer Cabaret and Political Anxiety

Pollyanna’s Pollyfilla Talks Queer Cabaret and Political Anxiety

Broadway Baby’s Gordon Douglas met Adam Castle, the host of Pollyanna to talk about the outrageous, late-night queer cabaret that’s on everybody’s minds.As well as directing and hosting Pollyanna, Castle is the director of Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival, an annual festival for the celebration of moving image… 

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The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer
The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe... 

​Why Attila the Stockbroker Quit the Fringe, and Why He Came Back
​Why Attila the Stockbroker Quit the Fringe, and Why He Came Back

Attila the Stockbroker began performing poetry in the 1980s, and since then has toured the world. He has returned to the Edinburgh Festival for the first time in twenty years for the release of his autobiography, Arguments Yard. 

​Riverdance’s Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding on Creating New Dance Traditions
​Riverdance’s Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding on Creating New Dance Traditions

Into the Water is a fantastical folk-dance adventure set in a magical wasteland. Broadway Baby Children’s Correspondent Tom Moyser met dancers Suzanne Cleary and Peter Harding to discuss breaking and making Irish dancing traditions, Nordic folklore and bear-head masks. 

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Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 3: Old Town North

Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 3: Old Town North

The third of our pub crawls, the Old Town North trail has an extensive list of both core and optional bars to choose from. 

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Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sam Leishman
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sam Leishman

The final day! Richard's alcohol-fueled quest to find Edinburgh's best bar staff ends up at WestRoom, where he found Sam Leishman, a 20 year old Guinness drinker with a passion for mixology. 

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Gavin Robertson
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Gavin Robertson

Richard didn't stumble far from yesterday's bar, Foundry 39, as just a few yards up Charlotte Lane he fell into Sygn, a trendy retro-style cocktail bar & diner where Edinburgh Barstar of the Day, Gavin Robertson, who after crossing the globe revealed he now wants to settle down. 

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sarah Brown
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sarah Brown

Tucked on the corner of Queensferry Street and Charlotte Lane you'll find the ultra-hip bar and eatery, Foundry 39... 

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah It’s Super Scott’s Variety Show!

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah It’s Super Scott’s Variety Show!

Super Scott returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with his own style of comedy juggling and escapology. Maybe a bit of magic. Expect the unexpected! 

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Live @ The Drill Hall
Live @ The Drill Hall

Celebrate the return to live entertainment with an exciting evening of variety hosted by radio perso… 

Best of Burlesque
Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns with a new all-star extravaganza! An international round-… 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Flight of Fantasy Tour
The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Flight of Fantasy Tour

Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen t…