TCS Edinburgh Fringe Blog

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Welcome to the TCS Edinburgh Fringe Live-Blog!

This is the best place to catch up on everything Cantab going on up north, and plenty more besides. We have reviews, interviews, opinion, photos, anything you an imagine: it's here. 

All day everyday we will be tweeting and updating from our base in Scotland's capital. 

To get involved, tweet @TCSNewspaper or use the #TCSFringe hashtag.  You can also drop us a comment at the bottom of the page!

Need a primer? Check out Ru Merritt's Ultimate Fringe Guide.


24th August

As her time at the Fringe comes to a close, Holly Willis reflects on the festival in her final column.

20th August

Travesti interview- Chloe France chats to the director and cast of the play that's 'Everyday Sexism' meets 'The Ratpack' with thoughtful dose of JLS...

'Foxymorons' interview - Joe Whitwell chats to this comedy duo about the problems they’ve come up against and their experience of the fringe so far.

18th August

'Droll Sisters':  Holly Willis reviews this free show, finding it better than a lot of the ones she’s paid for.



August 13th

Fringe report : flyering, fangirls and awkward conversations.  Holly Willis returns with another update, flyering with Out Of The Blue and awkward conversations galore.


The Penelopiad James Clayton finds this performance of Margaret Atwood's play both impressive and bland.

Up The Auntie - Holly Willis reviews this two hander which she finds fresh and funny

August 10th

- Footlights: Real Feelings

Here it is. The big one. The most famous sketch troupe of them all.

Here is what Holly Willis thought of it all. 

-Nougat For Kings

Let Holly Willis give you the downlow on this "snappy, full of fun and very, very cool" play.


August 9th

-Bazaar and Rummage

Hazel Shearing gives you her thoughts on this story which combines "humour with bitter tragedy"


August 7th

-"The Fringe Report: Snakes, 'Slut Drops' and Out of the Blue"

"Intricate social dynamics accomapnied by deadpan humour" is the order of the day for Holly Willis as she takes you through her first few days in the culture capital of Europe.

Moth of august - Hazel Shearing reviews Bethan Kitchen’s new piece of writing which looks at life ‘behind the fringe façade’

August 6th

Not yet in Edinburgh? Greg Forrest gives you The Ultimate Guide to Fringe Alternatives. 

-God on Trial

Hazel Shearing reviews this play and the tough topics it deals with.

-Minor Delays

Hazel Shearing rates this fast-paced sketch show. It's a must-see. 



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