Friday, August 06, 2010

Edinburgh Fringe 2010

And so it begins...

Today is the official start date of the Edinburgh Fringe - although many shows have been previewing for some days. Our first visit will be Sunday, when we plan to see "In Memory", "That Moment", "Spring Awakening" and then either "Imperial Fizz" or "Honest" depending on timings. Our plans for later in the week are still sketchy but we will be seeing "Sub Rosa", Alan Cumming's cabaret show "I Bought A Blue Car Today" and "The Apprentice" out at Rosslyn Chapel between now and next Saturday (details and links on our Fringe Preview).

We'll have our first Fringe reviews posted on Sunday night or Monday morning but we've already posted our thoughts on Grid Iron's "Decky Does A Bronco" which has been touring for a while before its appearance in Edinburgh. In the meantime here are a few links that may be of interest...

Our Fringe 2010 Preview

Our tips for Fringe goers

Theatre Ninjas is a new website/iphone app that has been created to allow performers to distribute free tickets. It's early days yet, but it looks as if it may have a good number of shows participating. The exact method of securing the tickets varies from show to show (and some sound like they have the potential to be problematic) but it's certainly worth a look. We'll give it a go on one of our trips and report back on how well it works.

We'd also point you in the direction of other sites that will be providing Fringe coverage. Do let us know if we've missed any..
Three Weeks
Broadway Baby
Edinburgh Festivals
Onstage Scotland
Edinburgh Festival Punter
A Local's Guide to the Fringe
Fringe Guru