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Edinburgh Festival Fringe Award Winners - August 2022 August 29th, 2022

It’s the end of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Here are the 2022 awards! – the runners, riders and winners.   Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Winner – Best Show Sam Campbell Comedy Show Winner – Best Newcomer Lara Ricote GRL/LATNX/DEF Winner – Panel Prize Best in Class Best Show nominations Alfie Brown Sensitive Man Colin Hoult […]

Becky Fury’s Diary - August 2022 August 25th, 2022

Read Becky Fury’s Diary, as she brings her show, C*nt to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Exclusive diaries from Jo Caulfield and Anu Vaidyanathan give different perspectives on the Edinburgh Fringe experience.   If You Haven’t Laughed at Least You’ve Learnt Something – by Becky Fury Holy Cow! – by Anu Vaidyanathan The Good, the Bad […]

Who is Trending? - August 2022 August 17th, 2022

A rave review of Marjolein Robertson‘s Edinburgh show at The Stand leads the current TOP 6 trending pages – On the Mic. Enjoy a mixture of reviews, interviews and videos. Plus, Jo Caulfield’s Fringe Diary – Every Thursday. CLICK HERE FOR EDINBURGH REVIEWS CLICK HERE FOR JO CAULFIELD’S FRINGE DIARY CLICK HERE FOR INTERVIEWS LISTED […]

The Biggest Cash Prize on the Fringe! Ever! - August 2022 August 14th, 2022

Photo of David and gang by Steve Ullathorne The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award £11,000 Prize to Winner on 28th August 2022 The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award aims to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020. The cash prize, which comes with no strings, will be presented to a performer/show on […]

Fringe legend, comedian and magician, Jerry Sadowitz, has had an Edinburgh show pulled, after apparent complaints from the public. He was due to perform for a second night at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, a venue run by The Pleasance during the Fringe. A statement from the venue said, “The Pleasance Theatre Trust have cancelled […]

Nicholls & Brown Podcast Interview - August 2022 August 6th, 2022

Grubby Little Mitts, is a sketch comedy show written and starring Rosie Nicholls and Sullivan Brown. The show is Directed by Jon Gracey and produced by Vivienne Egan. We join Rosie, Sully and Jon in a Fringe bar, for a fun half hour of improv comedy and chat that you won’t hear anywhere else. Episode […]

Review in 60 Seconds - July 2022 July 31st, 2022

Starting on Friday 5th August – we’ll be reviewing the best comedy in Edinburgh. Bitesize reviews for Fringe goers in a hurry – we cut the waffle, get to the point, and review each show in just 60 seconds. For Reviews by date, click on Reviews For reviews by A-Z click on Reviews A-Z

Statement From Fringe Society CEO - July 2022 July 4th, 2022

We reported yesterday that the Edinburgh Fringe Society has axed their popular mobile phone booking app. Many Fringe performers reacted angrily. The decision also drew criticism from venues, critics, and Fringe goers. Link: Fringe App Axed Link: Opinion: Don’t just blame the Fringe Society for the absence of the apps this year In response, Fringe […]

Fringe App Axed - July 2022 July 3rd, 2022

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has quietly announced that their popular mobile phone booking app for has been axed. The announcement came on Twitter on June 30, as part of a thread discussing the relocation of the Fringe Hub, Fringe Central. For most Fringe performers, the tweet was the first they’d heard of it. According to […]

Edinburgh Fringe Hub Has a New Base - June 2022 June 28th, 2022

Edinburgh Fringe hub, Fringe Central, has moved from the university to at St James Quarter. Located in the heart of the city, “the new Fringe Central hub will deliver a tailored programme of activity for artists, industry and media, led by the Fringe Society team during the festival” according to the Fringe Society. The Fringe […]

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