Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – The Craziness of Lance wins top Prize

He introduces himself as Lance. Ask for a surname he will say to you – “like Madonna is just Madonna. I’m Lance just Lance”. Welcome to the crazy world of Pete Marino’s newest creation Lance, a celebrity obsessed showman and chat show host. Against all the odds Lance, who has just completed his 24 day run at the Edinburgh Fringe with his show More...

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By Reader On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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New Edinburgh Fringe green award crowns first winner

The UK’s largest car sharing site Liftshare.com launched a brand-new Fringe award to help foster a community of sustainability and green thinking among performers and audiences at this year’s festival. As one More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Jim Crumley and Adam Thorpe

‘Symbols of hope in an uncivilised world’ So says Jim Crumley, and for the moment he’s not talking about sea eagles or wolves. No, the acclaimed nature writer is talking about us – the audience More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Mischief Theatre present Lights! Camera! Improvise!

The cast of the three night show at The Pleasance have just arrived in Edinburgh in recent days, and The Edinburgh Reporter met with two of them this morning. Given that their show is not till 10:00pm tonight it More...

By John Preece On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Book Festival – 26th August

A flying visit to the EIBF yesterday, but did manage to capture two of the current crime-fiction favourites, Alex Gray and Yrsa Sigurdardottir. And, as Greg Proops was waiting in the wings for his turn in front More...

By John Preece On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Origin Festival Events

Coincidentally, The Edinburgh Reporter’s JP was invited along to the High Street’s  Carrubbers Christian Centre on Wednesday to photograph, amongst others, The Austin Sound Exchange. There’s More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Just Festival 2015: Austin Sound Exchange

It’s 2pm in Edinburgh, but it’s only 8am in Austin, Texas. Not many of us look too bright at that time in the morning, but Sarah Dossey (banjo/vocals) and Jesse Schaefer (especially Jesse Schaefer…) More...

By Paul Hyland On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 REVIEW – Markus Birdman: Grimm Realities *****

Markus Birdman’s free Fringe show is a triumph. Grimm Realities deals with Birdman coming to terms with his daughter growing up, with a mixture of comical perspectives and re-imagined fairy tales. He has re-written, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announce new Board members

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has just announced the outcome of the elections to the Society’s governing body, the Board of Directors. The elections were held to coincide with the Annual General Meeting More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Book Festival – 25th August

Slightly quicker off the mark with yesterday’s authors. Amongst those visiting the photographers yesterday were Edwin Collins, Ian Rankin, Festival Director Nick Barley and ex-MI5 head, Stella Rimington.  More...