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Ed Fringe 2013: The Last Post

September 2nd, 2013 by

Dorothy Max Prior on the Total Theatre Awards winners and nominees So that’s it – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is done and dusted. Shows have ended, Awards have been given, and the colourful Brigadoon city (purple cows! red-and-gold Spiegeltents! lime-green Astroturf!) has melted into the mist, leaving behind the stern grey brick of all those […]

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Circa, Wunderkammer | Photo: Andy Phillipson

Play it, Sam: Circus at Ed Fringe 2013

August 27th, 2013 by

It was something of a golden year for circus at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013 with some astonishing work. It’s fast creating the argument for a dedicated circus section of the brochure; ‘dance and physical theatre’ just doesn’t cut it any more, Ed Fringe. Now sort it out before a hundred angry jugglers come knocking at […]

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Les 7 Doigts de le Main, Sequence 8 | Photo: Sylvie Ann Pare

Circus – a Tale of Two Cities

July 4th, 2013 by

This May saw two major UK festivals – Brighton Festival and the Norfolk & Norwich Festival (NNF) – presenting a hefty amount of circus work from across the world. Unsurprisingly, Quebec and Australia were heavily represented… The Quebec crew first: it’s hard for outsiders (and even insiders) to understand how a circus company could come […]

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