Yo, Carmen

Riverdance star María Pagés transforms Bizet's classic into a masterful exploration of modern womanhood in Yo, Carmen Growing up in Seville, María Pagés was surrounded by the sights and sounds of flamenco. Lik...

Hannah Gadsby

  Hannah Gadsby made waves this year after rejecting the Barry Award for her raw, fearless show Nanette in a stand against homophobia  When Hannah Gadsby announced Nanette would be her last show she was ...

The Craig Ferguson Show

If you’ve ever wanted proof that the Fringe changes lives, take a look at Craig Ferguson. The Scottish stand-up cut his teeth there, was talented spotted by a Hollywood agent in the Assembly Rooms and whisked a...

Kandace Springs

Protégé of Prince, pianist and singer Kandace Springs brings her soulful, smoky sounds to the Jazz & Blues Festival Kandace Springs swears she didn’t know the connection between the song she began her au...

Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales

Through music, dance and film, Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and musician Chilly Gonzales take a nostalgic look at the golden era of Hollywood As frontman of Britpop veterans Pulp, Jarvis Cocker has proved his s...

Jac Leirner

The Fruitmarket Gallery comes alive with Jac Leirner's vibrant reinterpretations of everyday objects and modern life.  Jac Leirner says her art has three characteristics: "Humour, mathematics and paradoxes."...

The Road That Wasn’t There

Welcome to Trick of the Light Theatre's paper world, a weird and wonderful fantasy realm that will captivate both children and grown ups Older children with a taste for the gothic are in for a treat with Trick...

The First Hippo on the Moon

The space race is on in Les Petits' adaptation of David Walliam's The First Hippo on the Moon. David Walliams is not the first small-screen star to exploit their celebrity status to flog a few books. The diffe...

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Champion jugglers Bibi and Bichu have appeared in the English National Opera, been scouted by Tim Burton to star in his new remake of Dumbo and now they bring their skills to the Fringe.  Champion jugglers Bib...

Courtney Act: The Girl From Oz

The Aussie star of RuPaul's Drag Race deals the dirt on reality TV ahead of her Edinburgh Debut.  “OHMYGOD. She looks like a Disney Princess,” says a friend when I text a photo of me alongside Courtney Act. ...