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ED FRINGE BLOG: To She or Not to She – The Prologue

Emma Bentley recently graduated from LIPA and set up Joue le Genre theatre company with fellow graduate Camille Favre. To She or Not To She is Emma’s first play as a writer and for her theatre company. This blog series will chart her highs and lows and she prepares and puts on her show at the biggest open arts festival ...

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ED FRINGE BLOG: Fame Costs… With Copstick

In this series of brief interviews, cruise ship worker, wannabe performer and celebrity stalker Lance talks about fame with the boldest and brightest names at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Lance also hosts his un-famous chat show “Late with Lance!” every day at 2:30pm at the Counting House. Fame may cost, but the show and this blog are free. www.LanceShow.com Hi ...

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ED FRINGE BLOG: Searching for Shakespeare with Tom Giles

Hi there, I’m Tom Giles. I’m going to be blogging (well, attempting to) about Shakespeare and his influence at this year's #Edfringe2015. (Fear not - that will probably be my last hashtag.) By means of an opening gambit, I’d like you all to know that this is all my mother’s fault. The first encounter I had with Shakespeare, that I ...

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ED FRINGE BLOG: Fame Costs … with Barry Church-Woods

In this series of brief interviews, cruise ship worker, wannabe performer and celebrity stalker Lance talks about fame with the boldest and brightest names at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Lance also hosts his un-famous chat show “Late with Lance!” every day at 2:30pm at the Counting House. Fame may cost, but the show and this blog are free. www.LanceShow.com Hi ...

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ED FRINGE BLOG: The Fringe Rookie – Introduction

Hello, this is an introduction blog. And this is the introduction to the introduction blog. This blog will continue over the next six weeks while we prepare for and perform in the Edinburgh Fringe for the very, very first time. Oh and I’m Sarah Glennister! I write this tucked in the corner of a coffee shop in edgy Leek, where ...

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OPINION: Summer Budget 2015 – The fringe theatre perspective

  There’s been lots of media coverage over the impact on yesterday’s Budget from George Osborne on individual incomes. But what about the impact on fringe theatre? Theatre 503’s Associate Artistic Director, Lisa Cagnacci, guides us through the budget from the fringe perspective. Summer Budget 2015: The fringe theatre perspective In which we answer everything a fringe theatre aficionado could ...

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FEATURE: Common Wealth share theatre making process

Forming part of the Bradford Literature Festival, Ruth Jepsonattends Working with Verbatim-a theatre writing masterclass. The event is run by Evie Manning and Aisha Zia, respectively Artistic Director and Writer for Common Wealth - an immersive installation theatre company who use interviews as the starting point for their creations. Before the event starts,I take the chance to chat with some ...

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