Edinburgh Festival News

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 ...
Steve Coogan presents Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards on Saturday
By Editorial Staff · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Former winner Steve Coogan will present the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards on Saturday (24 August).Coogan, who scooped the prize, then called the Perrier Award, in 1992, has since gone on to ...
Latest Fringe Firsts include Waller-Bridge's Fleabag and Ridley's Dark Vanilla Jungle
By Editorial Staff · 16 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Six more winners of The Scotsman‘s prestigious Fringe First awards have been announced in Edinburgh.Now in their 40th year, the Fringe Firsts are the longest running theatre awards ...
Nominees for WhatsOnStage supported MTN Awards announced in Edinburgh
By Editorial Staff · 16 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The shortlist has been revealed for the only awards at the Edinburgh Fringe dedicated to musical theatre
Chris Grady: Edinburgh - the half-way mark
By Chris Grady · 15 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
A Theory of Justice: The Musical! at C Venues - C I'm half way through my 10 day stint, and I have to admit, I'm flagging. Today is a look-after-grady day. A bowl of fruit-...
Edinburgh Fringe stagehand 'nearly dies' from audience member's perfume
By Editorial Staff · 14 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Bryn Jones was carrying out his technical duties when the scent from an audience member's perfume caused him to go into anaphylactic shock
Traverse dominates first round of Edinburgh Fringe Firsts
By Editorial Staff · 9 Aug 2013 · Scotland
The Traverse has dominated the first round of Fringe Firsts in Edinburgh, picking up four of the eight awards. The Traverse Theatre The awards, given annually by The Scotsman ...
Three reasons to see The Trench
By Guest Contributor · 7 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
WWI play The Trench returns to the Edinburgh Fringe this year - here, the company give us three reasons to go
Bradley Manning play wins drama award
By Editorial Staff · 6 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, currently performing at the Fringe, has won a £10,000 award
Marcus Brigstocke injured while performing podium dance
By Editorial Staff · 6 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Brigstocke is currently performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe