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Fleabag creator first EdFringe Pres

Fleabag creator first EdFringe Pres

EdFringe creates new President role

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of Fleabag, has been announced as the first honorary President of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today, Friday 19 February 2021.

February 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Creative Scotland’s emergency fund topped up

Creative Scotland is to share £9 million of new funding with Screen Scotland, for their Covid-19 hardship funds for creative freelancers.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Angela Cast Announced

Angela Cast Announced

Pam Ferris and Toby Jones for Sound Stage opener 

Pam Ferris and Toby Jones are to star in Mark Ravenhill’s first autobiographical play, Angela, which opens the Lyceum and PFT’s groundbreaking online immersive audio season Sound Stage.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Love theatre – live

Love theatre – live

Live online perfs for roulette premiere

Production Lines is to premiere Claire Wood’s racy new play, roulette, live – and online – for Valentines, with the Edinburgh grassroots company streaming five performances this weekend (13/14 Feb 2021) and next.

February 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Bat Call for Andy

King’s Bat Call for Andy

Bat Signal lights the sky for Andy Gray

The techies and staff at the King’s Theatre are sending out the Bat Signal tonight, Monday 1 February 2021, and tomorrow, in honour and in the memory of the great Andy Gray.

February 1, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Jess & Morgs to explore relationship with reality

Scottish Ballet is creating a new ballet of Coppelia, choreographed and directed by UK-based duo Jess & Morgs to Delibes’ score, to be premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2022.

February 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Whose Festival Is It Anyway?

Whose Festival Is It Anyway?

Cockburn conference questions role of the Festivals in Edinburgh

The news this week that the Book Festival is to move from its original home in Charlotte Square to the Art College is a timely reminder of the impermanence of our annual cultural binge.

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s L20 artists

Lyceum’s L20 artists

All 21 Lyceum L20 artists announced

The Lyceum has announced the 21 creatives have been invited to join the pilot year of its multi-discipline artists attachment programme, L20, which will run through 2021.

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Islander on Radio 4

Islander on Radio 4

Award-winning musical hits the airwaves

Amy Draper’s two-hander musical Islander, a sell-out hit at the Fringe of 2019, has had a new interpretation for radio and is available on BBC Sounds.

January 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bookfest Moves

Bookfest Moves

Bookfest to move to College of Art

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is to make a permanent move to the Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place from this year’s event, running Sat 14 to Mon 30 August 2021.

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