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EdFest Launch – Fringe Countdown begins

Stealing a march on the launch of the official Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme, the EdFest.com programme was launched on May 22 with launch parties held in Edinburgh and London a day apart. The early launch and the headline acts at each of the big four venues – Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly – will do little to stem the tide ...

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Wendy Hoose – The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Writer: Johnny McKnight Director: Robert Softley Gale and Johnny McKnight Reviewer:Andy Moseley Two 20-year-olds meeting for the first time with the intention of having casual no-strings-attached sex, coupled with review quotes such as ‘Jaw-droppingly filthy’ and ‘Rude, ribald, hilariously off colour’, may leave many an Edinburgh Fringe-goer wondering if they’ve gone back to the 90s or ended up in the ...

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The Trial of Jane Fonda – The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Writer: Terry Jastrow Director: Terry Jastrow Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys It was one of the most controversial photographs of the Vietnam War, a laughing Jane Fonda astride an anti-aircraft gun surrounded by North Vietnamese troops, an image which, four decades later still provokes a vehement reaction from US veterans. Screen-writer Terry Jastrow’s new playThe Trial of Jane Fonda, aims to present ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Love Letters to the Public Transport System – Assembly Rooms

Writer: Molly Taylor Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:3/5] Having decided she had reason to thank the people responsible for transporting her via public transport on a daily basis, Molly Taylor began writing to transport companies in an attempt to track down and thank drivers who had taken her on important journeys in her life. Doing so became somewhat of an obsession, ...

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