EDINBURGH FESTIVAL


Interviews


Lee Hall: ‘Billy Elliot is even more relevant now than when we made it'
As the hit screen-to-stage musical celebrates its tenth birthday in the West End, we speak to writer Lee Hall about its ongoing resonance
Fergus Linehan: 'I want people to know what the Edinbugh International Festival stands for'
The new EIF director tells Michael Coveney about his inaugural programme and vision for the festival's future
Sean Holmes on the Secret Theatre tour
By Ron Simpson
Lyric Hammersmith's artistic director, Sean Holmes, talks about the creation of Secret Theatre and its upcoming tour
Will Eno: 'Edinburgh is like a riot, with velvet ropes'
Eno's monologue Title and Deed at Assembly Hall has received rave reviews and recently won a Stage Acting Award for Conor Lovett
A few of my favourite Edinburgh things: Shazia Mirza
By Editorial Staff
The comedian and columnist on her love of fish and chips, leaky caves and Alan Carr
Mark Ravenhill: The secret's out at Edinburgh
The 'in-yer-face' poster boy has two productions at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, including a new collaboration with Secret Theatre
Luke Barnes: 'Edinburgh really made a career as a writer possible for me'
Playwright Luke Barnes talks about the Edinburgh Fringe and his shows Bottleneck and Beats North
20 Questions: Adam Riches - 'Edinburgh's about throwing caution to the wind'
The former Edinburgh Comedy Award winner discusses breaking his leg on stage and the dark side of Sean Bean
Neighbours star Morgana O'Reilly on going solo at Edinburgh
By Editorial Staff
The actress is swapping Ramsay Street for the Royal Mile this summer
ATC's Ramin Gray: 'The spirit of invention at Edinburgh is as alive as ever'
The acclaimed director discusses his latest show Blind Hamlet and why Edinburgh is still the "pre-eminent" festival to premiere new work