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Every year, a panel of British citizens determines the funniest one-liner of the festival. This year, Ken Cheng took home the prize with a quip about a coin. A burn on President Trump placed second.
Some locals worry that the festival is becoming an open-air museum paralyzed by tourists. “There is a debate about whether it’s too big and the city can sustain it,” said Donald Wilson, who is in charge of culture for the City Council. “But it’s not going to become a hollow museum like Venice. It’s too […]
Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival has become the world’s biggest arts extravaganza. Some say it is too big, too costly and maybe even too funny.
Donald Trump may not be planning to visit the United Kingdom this year, but he's become a very popular figure in Scotland's capital right now. Performers at this year's Edinburgh … Click to Continue »
After the recent fringe hits Every Brilliant Thing and Fake It ’Til You Make It, a new crop of theatre productions are taking startling approaches to exploring mental illness At the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, the trailblazing Every Brilliant...Show More Summary
Macmillan Cancer Support?s high-profile Art Show has returned this year as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Celebrating its 15th anniversary exhibition, the carefully selected artwork, from a variety of styles and tastes, willShow More Summary
What is the Edinburgh Fringe? It’s a sabbatical, a pit stop, a pause-and-check-the-map opportunity for actors who don’t quite know…
What happens to someone if they’re lynched? They’re set upon by a bunch of thugs and and murdered. Do you think someone who’s been lynched will then turn up on stage in their own show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe? No, neither do I. Show More Summary
That start would allow the festivals to coincide with school holidays. Edinburgh's city council cultural convener: “We have to look at widening things out geographically but it is also about deepening their appeal. We have events and festivals that are primarily of interest to visitors to the city but we have to make sure we’re […]
It only seems like there are a million other shows happening in Edinburgh each August. In fact, this month, the Ed Fringe is only hosting 3,781 different shows. Of those, only about show up in the filtered results for comedy from the United States. So if you’re looking for an American act, or for your […]
Stephen McNeff originally provided incidental music for Adrian Mitchell's stage adaptation of Beatrix Potter's stories for London's Unicorn Theatre. It has been developed since then, and now Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck...Show More Summary