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16
Aug 2011
Leaving Edinburgh mid-fest is always a weird one. It doesn’t seem right somehow, and hard to imagine that it all carries on without you. But it does! It does! Just take a look at...

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14
Aug 2011
Sometimes the Edinburgh festival gets a bit suffocating. Whether it’s artistic differences, Fringe fatigue, illness or something worse, there’s no point suffering in silence. So here are some possible escape routes from the festival...

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12
Aug 2011
As the international festival opens, I’ve been pondering cultural differences. Edinburgh International Festival caused a little controversy by accepting money from the Chinese government this year. ‘Festival under fire for China’s key cash role’...

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11
Aug 2011
So where was I? Ah yes, Stockton! Well, I left there Saturday, heading for the station with a friendly taxi driver who called me ‘pet’, caught a train to Darlington and learnt all about...

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10
Aug 2011
I’ve been told to keep it general and a bit mysterious when it comes to describing the work behind the Total Theatre Awards. Discussions at the assessing meetings, at which we share our thoughts...

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