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Fresh from a totally sold-out, critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Suzi Ruffell will hopefully soon be hitting the road with another show that..
Credit: Express and Star - Published on April 10, 2020

The festival's organisers have confirmed this year's event will not take place because of the ongoing pandemic in the UK
on April 1, 2020 • North Devon Journal
BBC Local News: Edinburgh and East Scotland -- The Edinburgh Fringe and four other major cultural festivals in the city will not take place this year.
Credit: BBC Local News - Published on April 1, 2020

The organisers said the decision to cancel was not an easy one.
on April 1, 2020 • Daily Record
Edinburgh's five annual festivals will not take place for the first time in over 70 years.
Credit: Independent - Published on April 1, 2020

Plans for the August festivals are to be put on hold until cultural venues get the all clear to reopen
on March 31, 2020 • Daily Record
Since starting out as a student production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival just three years ago, audiences are literally losing their heads for the hit..
Credit: Express and Star - Published on March 7, 2020

Since first performing stand-up at university, Sarah has fast become one of comedy’s brightest talents. Having already been a Funny Women runner-up, 2018 saw..
Credit: Brighton and Hove News - Published on February 20, 2020

He’s been around the comedy block for a number of years, but Geoff Norcott has shifted up numerous gears from being a stalwart club comic to an Edinburgh..
Credit: Express and Star - Published on February 4, 2020

It's hoped big names and grassroots acts would take part
on October 7, 2019 • Wales Online
From hip-hop to rock gods...

The growth of the podcast has altered the way we approach radio.

Now, you don't need to sit beside the speaker..
on September 30, 2019 • Clash
Let’s go fishing.” It seemed a reasonable request. We were working on a book that ran the gamut through a famous guy’s life – showing him doing all of..
Credit: Express and Star - Published on September 29, 2019

A saunter around Auld Reekie, with some musical companions...

It is classic Edinburgh Fringe. You’re standing in random venue the Mash House waiting..
on August 28, 2019 • Clash
A COMEDIAN has been recognised by her peers after a stellar festival run.
Credit: The Argus - Published on August 27, 2019

Waller-Bridge honed her comedy chops at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where her one-woman show - the inspiration for Fleabag - found critical acclaim
on August 26, 2019 • Tamworth Herald
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society says residents of the city bought more than 800,000 tickets this year.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 26, 2019

Although short by Edinburgh standards at 40 minutes, the play is framed with such intensity that it feels like any more would be too exhausting on the nerves
Credit: Independent - Published on August 26, 2019

Top comics have been belting out the jokes this month
on August 26, 2019 • Wales Online
Oona Doherty's dance production is a powerful reflection of class and community
Credit: Independent - Published on August 24, 2019

Top comics have been belting out some fantastic jokes this month
on August 23, 2019 • Hull Daily Mail
An estimated 30,000 male and female artists perform at the Fringe festival, across 3,500 shows
Credit: Independent - Published on August 23, 2019

Women report being groped and subjected to lewd comments while out promoting their shows.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 22, 2019

Women report being groped and subjected to lewd comments while out promoting their shows.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 22, 2019

Scotland's Birds of Paradise theatre company is breaking down boundaries in how work made for and featuring disabled people is presented
Credit: Independent - Published on August 22, 2019

Take Note Community Choir from Tiverton headed to Scotland with their ‘Devon Knows How to Make it so Musical’ show.
on August 21, 2019 • Exeter Express and Echo
The Labour MP spoke with comedian Joe Lycett at the Edinburgh TV Festival
on August 21, 2019 • Tamworth Herald
E8, The Nights and The Wild Unfeeling World were all thoroughly enjoyed by our critic
Credit: Independent - Published on August 21, 2019

Self-interest was a powerful motivator in making the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the phenomenal success it is today, says Dominic Frisby.

The post How..
Credit: MoneyWeek - Published on August 21, 2019

Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel won Dave's Funniest Joke of the Year at the Fringe for his joke about vegetables
Credit: Daily Record - Published on August 20, 2019

Frankenstein: How to Build a Monster and Trying It On are two brilliant shows aimed at different generations, finds Dave Pollock
Credit: Independent - Published on August 20, 2019

The jokes which have been named funniest at the Edinburgh fringe over the last decade.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 19, 2019

Olaf Falafel's joke turns the name 'Tourette's' into 'florets'
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

People with the condition are angered after Olaf Falafel's gag won an award following a public vote.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 19, 2019

Despite common perceptions, Scottish artists and creators are represented at the Fringe... they just have more competition
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

'If you see one of my promotional posters, let me know!' - Louise Geller lifts the lid on being a first-time Edinburgh Fringe performer.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 19, 2019

Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel has previously come close to clinching the winning joke, but this year's effort sealed victory
on August 19, 2019 • Hull Daily Mail
Olaf Falafel's quip beat beating gags about nepotism, semaphore, anti-depressants, Brexit, and cowboys
on August 19, 2019 • Wales Online
All the memorable quips to have won the coveted award
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

Comedian and children's book author Olaf Falafel is this year's  Dave's Funniest Joke At The Fringe winner
on August 19, 2019 • Torquay Herald Express
Both shows are building strong word-of-mouth
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

From historical trails to galleries and festivals – there's plenty to keep you busy this summer
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

Hot from a week at the Edinburgh Fringe, Jason Sutton aka Miss Jason appears in a new show written for him by broadcaster Andrew Kay....
Credit: GScene - Published on August 19, 2019

A serving of cauliflower comedy beat the rest of the funny offerings to be crowned "Joke of the Fringe".
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 19, 2019

Culinary one-liner beat quips about nepotism, cowboys and Brexit
Credit: Independent - Published on August 19, 2019

Edinburgh Festival veteran Olaf Falafel claimed the coveted honour of Dave’s Funniest Joke At The Fringe.
on August 19, 2019 • Daily Record
The comedian and broadcaster suffered serious back injuries in the fall while on holiday.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 16, 2019

Stevie Gray will perform 24 times
on August 15, 2019 • Derby Telegraph
This timelapse shows how one theatre space is transformed back into a nightclub each night.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 15, 2019

A row has broken out between Edinburgh Fringe Festival and women's health brand Elvie after the latter accused the Festival of banning its awareness campaign..
Credit: PRWeek - Published on August 13, 2019

Former veterinary school has imprinted itself as the third home of exceptionally good stage work during the festival
Credit: Independent - Published on August 13, 2019

Ahead of his talk on Adam Smith at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the great economist's bright ideas.

The post A..
Credit: MoneyWeek - Published on August 13, 2019

The festival tops a list of 500 must-do experiences in the UK compiled by travel guide Lonely Planet.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 12, 2019

Totalitarian rule, immersive terror and lightsabers factor into the latest shows at the Fringe
Credit: Independent - Published on August 12, 2019

Emilia Clarke has posted her love for Middle Child's The Canary and the Crow on Instagram
Credit: Hull Daily Mail - Published on August 11, 2019

There's no shortage of candid shows about coping with grief and mental health at this year's festival
Credit: Independent - Published on August 10, 2019

Two very different but equally as good productions were put on at the vibrant theatre
Credit: Independent - Published on August 10, 2019

Record View says all society should feel the cultural and financial benefit of the festival if it is to really matter.
on August 10, 2019 • Daily Record
Unite confirmed on Friday that its 1700-strong membership agreed to new proposals brought forward by the company.
on August 9, 2019 • Daily Record
This year, several performers who have long straddled the boundaries of theatre, comedy and performance art return to the fringe
Credit: Independent - Published on August 9, 2019

The untapped award has made a name for itself as a pretty reliable indicator of interesting shows
Credit: Independent - Published on August 8, 2019

Scotland's First Minister was talking at an Edinburgh Fringe Festival event
on August 6, 2019 • Wales Online
The limitations of the fringe set-up are real for a lot of performers doing shows in tiny shoebox venues
Credit: Independent - Published on August 6, 2019

The opening weekend brought some thrills, if no out-and-out smash hit
Credit: Independent - Published on August 5, 2019

Holly Williams picks the most interesting shows at the Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival
Credit: Independent - Published on August 2, 2019

The show about Henry VIII's wives started out at a 100-seat venue at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Credit: BBC News - Published on August 1, 2019

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