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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.

Reviewers are supposed to be employees of the publisher. Mumble is using the writers’ work to get traffic, which is monetisable. It’s incredible how...

Support for performers at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe is to be boosted, as the organisation behind it announces its biggest programme yet. The event,...

As August approaches and preparations for the Edinburgh Fringe swing into gear, another chancer emerges trying to squeeze a few pounds out of impressionable...

A website has come under fire for charging performers up to £50 to have their shows reviewed at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. The site, the...

The Scottish government has announced its intention to hold a summit exploring concerns around the visa difficulties faced by foreign artists performing at cultural...

A “hostile immigration policy” is putting Edinburgh's festivals at risk, according to MSP Gordon Macdonald. Macdonald, who is the SNP MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands, will...

My Left/Right Foot – the Musical leads the nominations for this year's Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland with six nods. Seventeen different productions are...

What’s the best way of putting on a new play? And is Edinburgh still worth taking a show to? — Kristian Phillips (@KristianPhilli1) September 3,...

A playwright and poet who employed the rich, muscular vernacular of his native Scotland to often vivid effect, Donald Campbell, who has died aged...
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