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The Plague Thing

The Plague Thing

If you’ve been feasting on BBC iPlayer during lockdown and enjoying the delights of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, it’s worth taking six minutes out of your social isolation to watch Putney Theatre Company’s The Plague Thing by Papatango New W… 

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Meatball Séance
Meatball Séance

As the caffeine levels increase and you approach the final week of the Festival Fringe, it is a fair… 

A Partnership
A Partnership

Some assert that homophobia, for the most part, has been eradicated. 

The Wild Unfeeling World
The Wild Unfeeling World

The Wild Unfeeling World is an ingenious bit of storytelling; not only is it an innovative and eccen… 

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A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw pays tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe who passed away on the 23rd December 2020. 

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled
Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled

Fringe Chief Shona McCarthy announces that the festival will not go ahead in 2020. 

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner
All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

The second Bobby of EdFringe 2017 has been scooped by Middle Child for All We Ever Wanted Was Everything... 

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A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw pays tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe who passed away on the 23rd December 2020. 

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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 

Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

Experience the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from your Sofa
Experience the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from your Sofa

If you can't go to the Edinburgh Fringe, let the Edinburgh Fringe come to you with a selection of Fr... 

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The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed

The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed

A relevant exposé of our relationships with social media 

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Fiona McNamara & Ralph Upton on their Approach to Audience Interaction
Fiona McNamara & Ralph Upton on their Approach to Audience Interaction

Binge Culture are a performance-art group of five that originated in Wellington, New Zealand. They’re always thinking about how to get the audience involved in their work and playing with forms outside of traditional theatre... 

‘Edinburgh is kind of like tapas’ – New Diorama Theatre’s David Byrne
‘Edinburgh is kind of like tapas’ – New Diorama Theatre’s David Byrne

Having received rave reviews for The Secret Life of Humans as well as supporting dozens of other theatre companies at the Fringe and beyond, the New Diorama Theatre has made a name for itself as one of the new powerhouses of British theatre... 

100 Ways to Tie a Shoelace on Sensitive Issues in Theatre
100 Ways to Tie a Shoelace on Sensitive Issues in Theatre

Having made their Fringe debut last year with The Life and Times of Lionel, theatre company Forget About The Dog are back with their new show, 100 Ways to Tie a Shoelace... 

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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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Make-up

Make-up

Step into the green room and meet Lady Christina at the end of what could be her last ever performance. A short film adapted from Make-up, a new play coming to Underbelly (Wee Coo) in 2021. Watch anytime/pay what you want throughout the fringe. 

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After the Turn: The Mystery of Bly Manor
After the Turn: The Mystery of Bly Manor

Five years after the tragedy of Bly Manor, the world wants answers. 

Stranded
Stranded

Eight months into her gap-year adventure, Sarah hasn’t phoned home for weeks. 

The Plague Thing
The Plague Thing

If you’ve been feasting on BBC iPlayer during lockdown and enjoying the delights of Alan Bennett…