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Embarking on my Edinburgh Festival Highlights adventure

In Edinburgh Festival, Features, Inspiring people, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

In London, five shows a week is a serious haul. In Edinburgh, that’s small fry. When I was reviewing in Edinburgh, I could easily do twice that in a day. This year, this week, I’m experiencing the festival from a different perspective. I’ve been working with producer James Seabright and Festival Highlights, guest-editing content on […]

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Review: The Carroll Myth (Edinburgh Fringe 2011)

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There can scarcely be anyone whose childhood was untouched by Alice in Wonderland, the beloved and enduring Victorian creation of mathematician Charles Dodgson under his pen-name Lewis Carroll and modelled in part on the inquisitive mind of the daughter of his college Dean Henry Liddell. Academics and psycholgists have mined the text and contemporary diaries […]

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Review: Pretty Little Panic (Edinburgh Fringe 2011)

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The only reason I acceded to my headmaster’s arm-twisting to attempt the Cambridge entrance exam was that I might have stood a chance of getting into the Footlights. Over its many years, the Footlights have developed a well-earned as a crucible of original and brilliant comedic talent from Monty Python via Fry and Laurie to The Inbetweeners – and […]

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