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Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

It’s 1816, and Mary Shelley is about to recite the words that would be Frankenstein. 

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Rose McGowan: Planet 9
Rose McGowan: Planet 9

It needs to be said, you must go into this show with an open mind. 

Chain of Trivia
Chain of Trivia

BBC radio music aficionado Russell Clarke is making his Edinburgh Fringe debut in a show jam-packed … 

Is God a Psychopath?
Is God a Psychopath?

In the bowels of The Stand’s New Town Theatre, an audience sweats in the clamminess of an overheat… 

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Mamma Mia!

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The Book of Mormon

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The Mousetrap

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The Play That Goes Wrong

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My Fair Lady

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Pretty Woman: The Musical

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theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

It’s time to bring a little cheer into your life as theSpaceUK announces the first shows on sale for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With over 140 shows are going on sale, here’s a quick peak at some you should definitely book early for. 

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And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows
And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows

​The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced the first release of shows for the 2022 Edinb... 

theSpaceUK wins the Bobby Award for its outstanding contribution to the Fringe during 2020/21
theSpaceUK wins the Bobby Award for its outstanding contribution to the Fringe during 2020/21

The Fringe didn’t happen at all last year, and with less than 500 shows, this year it’s at a fra... 

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... 

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Cats, Workshops and Confidence – Lori Hamilton’s Fringe Road Test Time

Cats, Workshops and Confidence – Lori Hamilton’s Fringe Road Test Time

For the last three years, COVID has meant that nearly all of my performing has been in my living room with my cats as the audience, or occasionally on Zoom. Now don’t get me wrong, I love my cats, but they aren’t the best audience. 

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theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022
theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

It’s time to bring a little cheer into your life as theSpaceUK announces the first shows on sale f... 

And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows
And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows

​The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced the first release of shows for the 2022 Edinb... 

With over 64000 tickets sold, it’s farewell to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe from theSpaceUK
With over 64000 tickets sold, it’s farewell to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe from theSpaceUK

As the August rain turns to September sunshine, theSpaceUK says farewell to Edinburgh for another ... 

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Francesca Moody Talks the Shedinburgh Festival Fringe

Francesca Moody Talks the Shedinburgh Festival Fringe

Olivier Award-winning producer and co-director of the Shedinburgh Festival Fringe Francesca Moody sits down to discuss bringing Shedinburgh back for a second year, her love of the Edinburgh Fringe itself and whether or not digital performances are th… 

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Calais Jungle Volunteer Matt Abbott Challenges Liberal Attitudes to Brexit
Calais Jungle Volunteer Matt Abbott Challenges Liberal Attitudes to Brexit

In his Fringe show Two Little Ducks, UK spoken-word artist and activist Matt Abbott uses poetry to e... 

Neil Hilborn on Self Care as a Poet
Neil Hilborn on Self Care as a Poet

In 2011, Neil Hilborn’s poetry slam team placed first in the US College Poetry Slam. Since then he has toured with Button Poetry and published two collections of poetry, Clatter and Our Numbered Days... 

Leyla Josephine’s Collision of Theatre and Spoken-word Poetry
Leyla Josephine’s Collision of Theatre and Spoken-word Poetry

Leyla Josephine is a performance artist and writer from Glasgow. 

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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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The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

David Harmer and Ray Globe, the irrepressible Glummer Twins, are back with an irreverent trawl through the eight decades that made them what they are today: old. 

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Paul Richards: My Function Band Hell
Paul Richards: My Function Band Hell

Paul Richards literally can’t stop drumming; he’s performed all over the world, from huge gigs in Ch… 

LoudScribble
LoudScribble

Welcome to LoudScribble, Karl’s first one-man show which views the world through his poetic prism in…