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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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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

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Wicked

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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

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The Phantom of the Opera

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The Play That Goes Wrong

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The Lion King

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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 fraction of its normal strength, but for the last couple of years theSpaceUK has been keeping the spirit of the Fringe alive both online and in-person. 

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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 i... 

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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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 year with everyone soon heading home for a well-deserved rest.  

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Army@TheFringe Celebrates Success Under New Command
[email protected] Celebrates Success Under New Command

Brigadier Ben Wrench continues the work done by his predecessors in promoting the [email protected] as ... 

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... 

Beyond the lights and laughter - Edinburgh amongst the Fringe!
Beyond the lights and laughter - Edinburgh amongst the Fringe!

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe  is now hitting the halfway mark for this year and although limit... 

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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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An Evening with Isy Suttie

An Evening with Isy Suttie

Comedian Isy Suttie (Peep Show) presents a darkly comic tale about the joy and horror of romance. 

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Shakespeare's Schoolroom Live
Shakespeare's Schoolroom Live

Interactive Virtual Museum Tour live from Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall in Stratford-upon-A… 

Covid Lockdown Breath Machine
Covid Lockdown Breath Machine

Designed specifically to be experienced with headphones, alone, with the lights off and the curtains… 

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Marginal Gains & A Hacked Toothbrush
The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Marginal Gains & A Hacked Toothbrush

Two top academics, two dangerous ideas and your host, comedian Susan Morrison.