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The Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Photo: Jan Kranendonk/Shutterstock

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Edinburgh Fringe) is the world’s largest open access performing arts festival featuring theatre, circus, dance, cabaret and comedy shows. The festival takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city at the same time as the Edinburgh International Festival, a separate festival to the Ed Fringe. Get The Stage Special Digital Edition: Edinburgh Fringe, with every Edinburgh Fringe review, on The Stage App. Search 'The Stage theatre news' in your app store to download the app for free.

A play by journalist Bim Adewunmi that was commissioned as part of an initiative for debut playwrights but cancelled without notice is to be...

Theatre companies Barrel Organ, Burnt Lemon and Poltergeist have won this year's Untapped Award, for which they win a full Edinburgh Fringe run. The award,...

Edinburgh residents are being urged to offer their spare rooms to artists at this year’s Fringe Festival in a bid to make the event...

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is teaming up with crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to support theatremakers bringing shows to the fringe. Kickstarter is also pledging $7,000...

Beleaguered Edinburgh Festival Fringe operator C Venues has been kicked out of its George Street venue after two years. The move comes after C Venues...

Edinburgh Fringe theatremakers earned an average of just £392.15 for their work at the 2018 festival, covering a period of as much as 40...

All theatre has a context. The shows of Kneehigh mean something different when they play to a local audience in Cornwall than when they tour...

Allow me, momentarily, to hold a candle for C Venues. Last week, the Scotsman revealed that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe operator had been kicked...

Regular readers know that I love the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Going to Edinburgh feels like restocking the larder. I come away having seen a...
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