Edinburgh Fringe / Cabaret and Variety

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Mr & Mrs Love

Mr & Mrs Love

Mr and Mrs Love is a jukebox-esque musical that would work a lot better if it relied more on the strength of its actors as singers rather than force a plot on them. 

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An Afternoon with Anton Du Beke and Friends
An Afternoon with Anton Du Beke and Friends

An Afternoon with Anton Du Beke and Friends, and what an afternoon; Du Beke gives a hilarious and da… 

Wet
Wet

When you think of cabaret you might think of bawdy strip teases, caricatures of femininity, and lewd… 

Magical AF!
Magical AF!

Sam Hurst leaps onto the stage in a black sequin suit and skull-covered tie ensemble that screams �… 

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SIX

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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

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Mamma Mia!

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The Phantom of the Opera

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Back to the Future - The Musical

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Matilda the Musical

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Greenside Vacates Old Town Infirmary Street in Move to New Town George Street

Greenside Vacates Old Town Infirmary Street in Move to New Town George Street

​Greenside makes a dramatic move to The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) on George Street for 2024 Fringe. 

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Five outstanding EdFringe shows scoop a Broadway Baby Bobby in 2023
Five outstanding EdFringe shows scoop a Broadway Baby Bobby in 2023

A coveted Bobby has been presented to five shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. 

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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 I Am Yours Sincerely, Major John Cox MC

I Am Yours Sincerely, Major John Cox MC

Ed Saunders-Lee writes about the research and background to creating his solo show, I Am Yours Sincerely, on the life of his step-grandfather, Major John Cox MC. 

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Lessons On Revolution: A Meta-theatrical Manifesto
Lessons On Revolution: A Meta-theatrical Manifesto

Gabriele Uboldi write about Lessons On Revolution: A Meta-theatrical Manifesto 

Popcorn Writing Award 2024 Opens
Popcorn Writing Award 2024 Opens

​Submissions are now open for the Popcorn Writing Award 2024 

EdFringe 2024 Registration Opens
EdFringe 2024 Registration Opens

EdFringe 2024 Registration Opens 

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Bigger than Dolly Parton

Bigger than Dolly Parton

Kate Copstick meets ​Natalie Perlin, the 36GGG woman, while trying hard not to stare at her breasts; Natalie’s that is. 

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Breaking the Sterotype
Breaking the Sterotype

We reunited Lithuanian writer, Gintare Parulyte and Croatian-American performer Kristin Winters to t... 

Emma Taylor: Making a Revue from the News
Emma Taylor: Making a Revue from the News

We asked Emma Taylor, producer of Newsrevue, the world’s longest-running live comedy show, now in ... 

​​Mervyn Stutter: Fun and Choas Outside a Phone Box
​​Mervyn Stutter: Fun and Choas Outside a Phone Box

​​Mervyn Stutter talks to us about his 31st year at the Fringe, how things have changed and hi... 

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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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Igor Lipinski's Piano Illusions

Igor Lipinski's Piano Illusions

From Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City to Mozarthaus in Vienna, Polish pianist Igor Lipinski presents a one-of-a-kind show of piano and magic in his 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut. 

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1 Hour of Insane Magic
1 Hour of Insane Magic

After a sell-out sensation at the Edinburgh Fringe 2023, Insane Magic are back even bigger and even … 

Blodwen's in Business
Blodwen's in Business

Blodwen’s back, with a fancy job, a wardrobe full of pencil skirts and a lust for office life (she…