Edinburgh festival 2008

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Edinburgh fringe left £900,000 out of pocket by collapse of new box office

Fringe festival was brought to the 'edge of the abyss' by system failure, accounts reveal

Senay Boztas

22, Aug, 2009 @11:05 PM

Edinburgh festival: Report slams Fringe ticketing fiasco
Box-office chaos at last year's arts festival caused by inadequate project control and insufficient resources, claims independent investigation

Severin Carrell

04, Feb, 2009 @11:56 AM

Do the Lady Boys of Bangkok light your fire?

Watch out, Beyoncé: these Thai queens are driving audiences wild. But what's the appeal of the lip-synching, gender-bending troupe?

Sanjoy Roy

02, Sep, 2008 @10:00 AM

Edinburgh festival dance review: Istanbul Music and Sema Group, Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse
There is essentially only one repeated movement to review, says Alice Bain - the whirling

Alice Bain

01, Sep, 2008 @11:57 PM

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Improv king Ken Campbell dies

Actor, writer and man of experimental theatre Ken Campbell has died, just days after his Edinburgh festival performance

Natalie Hanman

01, Sep, 2008 @10:50 AM

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Edinburgh festival classical review: Wolpe! / The Hub

The Hub, Edinburgh
Ode to a minor master fails to strike a chord, says Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

31, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

Edinburgh festival classical review: Staatskapelle Dresden/Luisi / Usher Hall

Staatskapelle Dresden/Luisi, Usher Hall
A luminous overture aside, this was a rather low-key affair, says Rowena Smith

Rowena Smith

31, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

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Edinburgh festival dance review: Dorian Gray / King's Theatre

Matthew Bourne holds up a mirror to the modern metro-stud in his dance take on Oscar Wilde, says Luke Jennings

Luke Jennings

30, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

Anthony Holden reviews Valery Gergiev conducting at the Edinburgh Festival

Classical: Valery Gergiev conducts Kròl Roger and The Enchanted Wanderer in Edinburgh

Anthony Holden

30, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

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Susannah Clapp reviews 365 and Devil's Ship at the Edinburgh international festival

Fiery social comment from the National Theatre of Scotland and veiled mutterings from Iran in Susannah Clapp's Edinburgh roundup

Susannah Clapp

30, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

Questions, questions: What went wrong at the fringe?

What went wrong at the fringe? Is it healthier to live in the city or the country? What is the best way to swat a fly?

29, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

Edinburgh festival dance review: Batsheva Dance Company / Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse
The Edinburgh Deca reconstruction includes distinctive walks, semaphoric arms, dance-hall moves and stretchy shapes of 'gaga', says Alice Bain

Alice Bain

29, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

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