Arts

Hot tickets

21 August 2014 | by Mark Lawson | Comments: 0

The main difference between the official Edinburgh Festival and the Fringe is scale, especially in budgets and running times: the main official event, “The James Plays” (reviewed here last week) stretched to around nine hours while the average Fringe show lasts 60 minutes, meaning that this selection is made from around 50 productions I was able to see in eight days.Monologues often dominate the Fringe listings – because the cast is cheap to transport and accommodate – but there are two particularly high-class examples this year. In Cuckooed (Traverse), comedian and activist Mark Thomas tells the alarming true story discovering that a close friend and colleague in the campaign against the arms trade was actually a spy for a weapons manufacturer. Following recent di ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

New Subscribers click here
New users wishing to Register to read this article click here
Existing Subscribers and Registered users can login here





Post a Comment

You can post as either a regular user, or by registering as a new user...


User Comments (0)

Latest Issue
Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Latest Tweet
Share Us
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up
Top