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EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe prepared if Covid-19 restrictions lifted

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that it has contingency plans to support venues and artists in the unlikely occurrence that restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted in time for an event to take place in August 2020.

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
You Choose for Xmas

You Choose for Xmas

New musical and La Clique for Edinburgh’s Xmas:

A new musical version of Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt’s You Choose children’s picture book is to make its debut at this year’s Edinburgh’s Christmas, joining the return of La Clique Noel for “Part Deux”.

July 19, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Sarah and Duck

Sarah and Duck

★★★★☆ Quack!
Sarah and Duck is a theatre show for children based on a TV programme on CBeebies. Sarah is a girl about seven years old and she has a pet duck called Duck. Sarah and Duck go on adventures together with their friends.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Last Queen of Scotland

The Last Queen of Scotland

★★★☆☆  Urgent:
There is undeniable promise in The Last Queen of Scotland. It is told in a voice largely absent from the stage, and presents a story which seems to have been largely forgotten, but remains desperately contemporary in so many ways.

August 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Underbelly gets Hogmanay

Underbelly gets Hogmanay

Unique Events loses out:
Underbelly has been announced as the winning bidder for both of Edinburgh’s major winter festivals: Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

March 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Scarecrows’ Wedding

The Scarecrows’ Wedding

✭✭✭✩✩ Quite funny
Junior review by Cora Dibdin:
I enjoyed this play but found it very hard to review. The play is from the book by Julia Donaldson. It is about two scarecrows called Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay getting married.

August 15, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts – Junior Review

Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts – Junior Review

✭✭✭✭✭ Hilarious and very exciting
Junior review by Cora Dibdin:
This show had the real Julia Donaldson. She brought her husband Malcolm and sister Mary and there were two other people, James and Joanna.

August 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Ladyboys lose Meadows site

Ladyboys lose Meadows site

Underbelly take over Meadows site during fringe:
The Ladyboys of Bangkok have failed to retain their Meadows site for this year’s fringe, after the council put the rental of the Meadows out to competitive tender.

February 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Udderbelly on the move

Udderbelly on the move

Purple Coo on the moove:
Underbelly’s Purple Coo is on the move this fringe, hoofing over to George Square for a two-year rumination in more verdant pastures while Bristo Square and the McEwan hall are revamped.

January 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sanitise

Sanitise

✭✭✭✭✭ smart, accomplished physical theatre

Set in a suburban bathroom, Sanitise focusses on one woman’s struggle between her (thinly) repressed and inarticulate sexual desires and the obsessive need for cleanliness that her shame over these desires precipitates.

August 2, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More