Category Archives: Edinburgh

Yearly coverage of the Edinburgh Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival. The 2007 blog entries were provided by Stuart Denison.

Final Days And Fuerzabruta

We’re down to our last three days in Edinburgh now, and the city is at its busiest. The last weekend of the Fringe sees companies pull out all the stops to try and pack out their audiences, impress the awards … Continue reading

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Flu On The Fringe

I haven’t been able to update for the last few days for a couple of reasons – the difficulty of finding reliable wireless hotspots in town, and a tenacious virus that has kept me in bed for most of the … Continue reading

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Special Feature: House Of Windsor And Limbo

Edinburgh, as a comedy destination, can mean many things for performers. It can be a homecoming of sorts, with artists returning to live stand-up, as TV personalities Frank Skinner and Sean Hughes are doing this year; it can be a … Continue reading

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Shows And Shows

My first couple of days have been a bit of a blur in some ways (see previous post for the inadequacies of the old streets here and production stories) but to not sample the range of things going on – … Continue reading

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Impossible Parking And Our First Performance

Hello there again. I have now been in Scotland’s fair capital for two days, and have seen my first few shows. Fringe regulars frequently talk about the beginning of the second week being a traditional lull in proceedings, and that’s … Continue reading

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Three Days To Go…

The Mission: To spend two weeks working undecover at the largest arts festival in the world, bringing back the news, reviews, and behind-the-scenes gossip from all things fringe. Simultaneously, to mount and produce a show of his own for the … Continue reading

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