EDINBURGH FESTIVAL



Comedian gets on stage proposal at Edinburgh Fringe
By Editorial Staff
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
Nominations have been revealed today for the 33rd year of the awards, the winners of which will be announced on Saturday
'A bloody disgrace': Liz Lochhead attacks National Theatre of Scotland and EIF
Scotland's national poet has spoken out against the country's National Theatre, which was founded in 2006, and the Edinburgh International Festival
Chocolate bar pun wins Funniest Joke of the Fringe
By Editorial Staff
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
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
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
The shortlist has been revealed for the only awards at the Edinburgh Fringe dedicated to musical theatre
Chris Grady: Edinburgh - the half-way mark
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
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
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 ...