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Lyn Gardner

A few weeks ago, I was in Athens for the British Council. I had a ticket to see the Greek National Theatre’s staging of...

Marianne Elliott’s re-imagining and re-gendering of Company is a five-star triumph. It’s not just the way that bachelor Bobby seamlessly becomes Bobbie – a...

At the reopening of the Battersea Arts Centre Grand Hall a few weeks back, artistic director David Jubb talked eloquently about how much the...

On almost my final day in Edinburgh, I went to see Samira Elagoz’s Cock, Cock…Who’s There? at Summerhall, which was part of the Start...

1. The smell of Toast in Nigel Slater’s Toast at the Traverse. The lemon meringue pie was pretty good too. More fringe shows should...

Have we reached peak fringe? It was a question asked at the Devoted and Disgruntled session at Fringe Central on Monday discussing sustainability on...

In recent years, a great deal has been written and discussed about the toll that a month at the festival can take on the...

Waiting in queues is usually dull. But on the fringe, I love queues, largely because they are such a terrific source of unexpected information. There...

It is easy to be swept away by enthusiasm at the fringe. I know I am guilty of it. I find it immensely touching...
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