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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival opens with Bloom

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By JOHN KENNEDY The majestic central column in St.Andrew's Square lent a magnificent viewpoint for the venerable, dynastic godfather of 19th Century civil engineering, Robert Stevenson, grandfather of Robert Louis. Tonight it was very much "Beam me up, Scottie". They were the Edinburgh lighthouse family who shone a beam of guiding global vision. Skipping the laser light fantastic, Standard Life's ...

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NEWS: Fringe 70th Anniversary Programme Launches

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Join the Alliance of Defiance as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe launches its 70th anniversary programme. The official 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme has launched with shows catering for all ages and appetites, inviting performers and spectators from around the world to join the Alliance of Defiance and celebrate 70 years of defying the norm at the Fringe. The rhyming strapline ...

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NEWS: 5 Guys are back for Moe

By PAUL COUCH Underbelly Productions have today [21 June 20127] announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters’ Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Edward Baruwa will play Nomax and the ‘Moes’ will be played by ...

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NEWS: Tour of play featuring Hollywood legends postponed

By PAUL COUCH The UK tour of a play about the enduring power of love through the generations which was set to reunite two noted Hollywood movie legends has been postponed. Love Letters, which features former Love Story co-stars Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw, was due to tour the UK from September to December 2017. The show’s producer David Ian ...

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NEWS: Ditto Theatre Company win Beyond The Fringe Award

The Reviews Hub were delighted to announce Ditto Theatre Company as winners of our inaugural Beyond The Fringe Award at Brighton Fringe’s annual award ceremony last night [4 June 2017] for their production of Ingo’s War at The Warren, Brighton. The awards invited applications from companies premiering work at Brighton Fringe 2017 who had ambitions to tour that work nationally. ...

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NEWS: HighTide add London to festival rosta

Following ten years based in Suffolk, Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director of HighTide Theatre has announced a second festival, transferring productions to Walthamstow in East London following their run in Aldeburgh. The Suffolk festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016 will transfer the productions from Aldeburgh to a brand new temporary theatre space ‘The Mix’ in Walthamstow for 12 days ...

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NEWS: Norwich Venues unite to raise funds for Manchester

Following the tragic attack earlier this week at The Manchester Arena, organisations and performance venues across Norwich plus Norwich Cathedral are joining forces to help support the families of the terrorist attack in Manchester. From this afternoon, bucket collections at venues across the city will be held around performances, events and services with every penny going to the We Love ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe reaches record-breaking 1,000 events

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England's largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe, has just grown bigger than ever as organisers announce that a record-breaking 1,000 events will be hosted during the four weeks of the festival. The festival, which opens later this week, saw 970 events announced when the programme was launched in March, but further additions to the schedule has seen the total now reaching ...

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