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Highlights of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 programme

Music

Video: Most bizarre shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Five Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedians to see if you like James Acaster

News
If you don't want to miss out on the best shows and deals, it's time to book your Fringe tickets (Photo: Shutterstock)

15 Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows you should book now to avoid disappointment

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Drag queen Ripley makes her Fringe Festival debut with her show Like A Sturgeon. Picture: contributed

Highlights of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 programme

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Louise Reay Louise Beamont (far right'') is being sued by her ex-husband. Picture: submitted

Ex-husband sues comedian for £30k over Edinburgh Fringe jokes

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Netflix thriller set in Highlands wins Edinburgh film festival's major honour

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Isabel Davis will start her role as executive director of Creative Scotland's new screen unit in September.

New figurehead revealed for Scottish screen industry

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Jane Horrocks will be among the stars heading down the red carpet at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Edinburgh film festival reveals line-up of stars heading down red carpet

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Celebrated Scottish film director Bill Forsyth will be screening Local Hero and discussing a new stage adaptation of the classic comedy with theatre-maker David Greig at the film festival.

Director Bill Forsyth confirmed in Edinburgh International Film Festival line-up

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Creative Scotland has launched a recruitment drive for a new figurehead for the film and TV sectors.

Creative Scotland to pay new film and TV chief up to £93k

Lifestyle
Control of facilities in West Princes Gardens would be handed out to an arms-length operators under plans which have been put out for consultation by the city council.

200 events to be held in Princes Street Gardens each year under 'arms-length' operator bid

Culture
The choir will work with a animation and video design company on the staging of the event

National youth choir will debut at Edinburgh International Festival

Music
Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer would not comment on any of the specific funding cuts.

Fury as Fringe and theatre companies have funding axed by Creative Scotland

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The life and legacy of Muriel Spark will be celebrated at the Usher Hall in her home city of Edinburgh.

Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Muriel Spark centenary celebration

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Official showcase of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe unveiled

Lifestyle
This production of Verdi's Macbeth may have suffered from its staging but the music was a fitting tribute to Festival spirit

Edinburgh International Festival: The spirit of 1947 plays on

News

Theatre preview: Blackout to come under Made in Scotland spotlight at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Theatre
A new five-year vision for the future of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe was unveiled at its launch today.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe to introduce cashless donations for performers

Culture
Drag queen Ripley makes her Fringe Festival debut with her show Like A Sturgeon. Picture: contributed

Highlights of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 programme

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Mary Jane Wells performs the true story of American soldier Danna Davis in the Fringe show Heroine.

Official showcase of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe unveiled

Lifestyle
Ben Thomson and Janet Archer were called to Holyrood to explain Creative Scotland's recent controversial funding cuts to MSPs.

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

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Robert Wilson has taken over from Ben Thomson as chair of Creative Scotland.

Sculpture park founder to take over as Creative Scotland chair

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Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer would not comment on any of the specific funding cuts.

Fury as Fringe and theatre companies have funding axed by Creative Scotland

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