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My Conference diary: A striking similarity to the Edinburgh Fringe

In Edinburgh Festival, Features, Festivals, London theatre, Manchester, Opinion, Plays by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I wish I could have been in Manchester last week for the Conservative Party annual conference. Not because I’ve suddenly gone “true Blue” and definitely not because I wanted to spit at those who are. I joined the Labour Party the day after this year’s General Election and, despite (not because of) Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership […]






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The Fringe may be over, but perhaps we can keep the spirit alive a little longer?

In Edinburgh Festival, Features, Festivals, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Scotland by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Yesterday wasn’t just a miserably wet Bank Holiday Monday in London (and most of the rest of England): north of the border, it was also the conclusion of the world’s largest arts festival, the glorious Edinburgh Fringe (and its parent, the more auspicious and less chaotic Edinburgh International Festival). So Edinburgh was on my mind […]






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NEWS: 2015 Edinburgh Fringe draws to a close after 50,459 performances

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After 50,459 performances of 3,314 shows in 313 venues across Edinburgh, the curtain falls and the house lights go up on the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,298,090 tickets had been issued for shows across Scotland’s capital. The number of …

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A busy and buzzy August update list

In Edinburgh Festival, Features, Festivals, Inspiring people, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

My last blog was 6th August and so I am offering two catch-ups. The first is a celebration list of all that I have done and seen since then. August is full of critical commentary and noise for anyone involved in Edinburgh or Tète â Tète or any of the amazing festivals, and some years […]