Edinburgh Fringe

FEATURE – Edinburgh, the best wee city in the world!

We’ve now been promoting Edinburgh for over five years and we’d like to think we get the message of how much we love our city across to our readers. Every day spent in Edinburgh is special, but these photos show just how fantastic our city looks all year round. The pictures also illustrate some of the many great things you […]

Edinburgh, the best wee city in the world!

FRINGE PREVIEW – Kiss Me Honey, Honey! Gilded Balloon

Grant Stott and Andy Gray are back for the Fringe 2014 Grant Stott is an award-winning Edinburgh broadcaster on Forth One and television personality. He is also known for his Evening News column, his charity work and his love of Hibernian football club. Along with his old pal Andy Gray, he made his Fringe debut […]

Back for 2014

FRINGE PREVIEW – As You Like It, The Royal Scots Club

If you’ve ever heard “All the world’s a stage”, you already have some acquaintance with William Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’. The famous saying starts the ‘Seven Ages of Man’ speech in this romantic comedy, which is being presented by award-winning, Edinburgh-based Arkle Theatre Company in the elegant New Town setting of The Royal Scots […]

FRINGE – If it’s your first time in Edinburgh in August, read on…

The Edinburgh Festival is a wonderful explosion of culture, colour and crowds which bursts over the city during August. You may be forgiven for thinking all you have to do is turn up with a pocketful of hopes and dreams and enjoy yourself. Whilst that is true to an extent, if you’ve never been to […]

FRINGE NEWS – Stand Comedy Club unveils its 2013 Fringe programme

The Stand Comedy club launch their 2013 Edinburgh Fringe programme on April Fools’ Day They say that in comedy, timing is everything, so today (April Fools’ Day), The Stand Comedy Club unveils its 2013 Fringe programme. There’s 37 shows every day across four stages, and this will be their 18th festival. To celebrate their ‘coming […]

PHOTOS – Edinburgh takes a deep breath ahead of the main Festival season

Every year at this time, we always like to imagine Edinburgh taking a deep breath. Although the city is filled with tourists and all the year-round attractions are enjoying the height of the summer season, one thing is waiting in the wings. The Fringe. Work has begun all round the city centre as venues are […]

NEWS – Edinburgh Fringe 2012 tickets on sale

A selection of Edinburgh Fringe 2012 tickets on sale now We can’t believe we’re collating this list in February, but here are the details to the tickets available for purchase now: Frankie Boyle is appearing at the Edinburgh Playhouse 31st July – 2nd August – tickets here As ever, the Faulty Towers dining experience have put their […]

FRINGE COMPETITION – The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek

Win tickets to see The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek We loved The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek’s 2010 Edinburgh Fringe show as it was full of genuinely funny sketches. Due to the success of their previous shows at the Fringe, they are back this year with a ‘best of’ show every night […]

FRINGE 2011 – Our initial picks of the Fringe programme

As some of you may know, Edinburgh Spotlight was born from a mutual love of the Fringe. So you’ll understand if we’re a little bit excited to finally have our copies of 2011′s programme in one trembling hand: with a highlighter pen, copious amounts of tea & coffee and some Kendal Mint Cake within easy […]

FRINGE REVIEW – A Fool’s Audition, C central

22-29 Aug, 1215 (1300) @ C central, North Bridge By Danielle Farrow In a somewhat medieval setting, a would-be Fool auditions for a King who is bored with dealing – or avoiding dealing – with opposing Saracen forces, and who is in the habit of rejecting job applicants by beheading them (along with his wives). […]