Edinburgh Fringe / Spoken Word

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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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Everybody's Talking About Jamie

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Heathers The Musical

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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Mamma Mia!

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Wicked

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Come From Away

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity.A great programme of workshops, shows, screenings, readings and discussions. 

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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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Creating A Virtual Space At The Fringe

Creating A Virtual Space At The Fringe

‘One Festival, Three Weeks, Eighty Shows‘ - theSpaceUK 

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

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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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 explore contemporary politics. 

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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. 

What Would Kanye Do?’s Clare Marcie on Connecting with Kanye West
What Would Kanye Do?’s Clare Marcie on Connecting with Kanye West

Broadway Baby’s Gordon Douglas is joined by Scotland-based theatre-maker Clare Marcie to talk about her new show What Would Kanye Do?, part of the programme at theSpace @ Jury’s Inn... 

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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. 

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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... 

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Nathan Hinze
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Nathan Hinze

Warm and welcoming, and always entertaining, 99 Hanover Street is at the heart of Edinburgh's bar scene... 

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In Conversation with… Christopher Brookmyre

In Conversation with… Christopher Brookmyre

Author of 24 crime and sci-fi novels, including Quite Ugly One Morning, All Fun And Games Until Somebody Loses An Eye and Black Widow, which won the 2016 McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year and was named the 2017 Theakstons Old Pecu… 

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Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 2020
Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 2020

A wild political landscape opens up – election-winning Boris is not as mighty as he seems; Brexit … 

Tales from the City Below
Tales from the City Below

There have always been legends of a city below the pavements of Edinburgh. 

Irrational Me
Irrational Me

Why do we still have a headache after taking a 1p aspirin which disappears when we take a 50p one? A…