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Beyond the Fringe: Five Edinburgh hits you can now see in London
By Editorial Staff · 29 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh, London, Off-West End
GroundedGeorge Brant's new play about a hot-rod F16 fighter pilot forced to take a desk job due to her pregnancy picked up a Fringe First and a raft of rave reviews. Helmed ...
Michael Gambon says memory loss caused Habit of Art withdrawal
By Theo Bosanquet · 28 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh, London
Michael Gambon in Eh Joe Michael Gambon, currently appearing as the silent title character in Samuel Beckett's one-man play Eh Joe at the ...
Edinburgh Fringe 2013 Awards round-up - who won what?
By Editorial Staff · 27 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Nirbhaya at Assembly Hall was a multiple award winner The Scotsman Fringe First AwardsWeek One: Feral (Summerhall) Grounded (Traverse) ...
'Over two million' attend 2013 Edinburgh Fringe
By Editorial Staff · 27 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The world's largest arts festival just keeps growing, with organisers reporting that this year's Edinburgh Fringe set record box office figures. Anthony Alderson (Pleasance) and Kath M ...
Feminist Bridget Christie becomes third woman to win Edinburgh Comedy Award
By Editorial Staff · 24 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Bridget Christie wins the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award© Geraint Lewis Bridget Christie today (24 August 2013) became only the third women in 33 years to win the coveted main ...
MTN Award winners are Bloody Ballad, The Bridge, Dumbstruck and Whosical
By Theo Bosanquet · 22 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The winners of the MTN Awards, proudly supported by WhatsOnStage, have been announced in Edinburgh.The Awards, formerly known as the Musical Theatre Matters Awards, aim to highlight the best ...
Comedian gets on stage proposal at Edinburgh Fringe
By Editorial Staff · 22 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Australian comedian Bec Hill got a very big surprise at the Edinburgh Fringe when a heckler in the audience turned out to be her boyfriend proposing marriage. Bec Hill Hill, who was ...
Shortlist announced for Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards
By Editorial Staff · 21 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
James Acaster is nominated for his show Lawnmower The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, the biggest comedy accolade at the Fringe, have been unveiled today....
'A bloody disgrace': Liz Lochhead attacks National Theatre of Scotland and EIF
By Theo Bosanquet · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Taking aim: Liz Lochhead Prominent Scottish playwright and poet Liz Lochhead has fired a broadside against the National Theatre of Scotland, labelling a recent production "a bloody ...
Chocolate bar pun wins Funniest Joke of the Fringe
By Editorial Staff · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
A pun about a chocolate bar has won the annual Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, sponsored by TV channel Dave. Rob Auton with his award Stand-up Rob Auton, 30, claimed the prize with ...