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Phoebe Waller-Bridge was ‘shocked’ when she re-read her original 'Fleabag' script [Video]

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was ‘shocked’ when she re-read her original 'Fleabag' script

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was ‘shocked’ when she re-read her original 'Fleabag' script The star - whose live stage show was adapted into a hit BBC Three comedy - admitted she even left herself stunned..

Credit: Wibbitz - Bang Entertainment     Duration: 01:05Published
Phoebe Waller-Bridge shocked herself with early Fleabag scripts [Video]

Phoebe Waller-Bridge shocked herself with early Fleabag scripts

'Fleabag' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge even shocked herself when she re-read her original stage show script years after her first Edinburgh Fringe Festival run.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:05Published

The Edinburgh Fringe festival isn't happening this year, but that won't stop a digital sign doing its own comedy routine


The Register - Published

Still a worrier,

Fresh from a totally sold-out, critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Suzi Ruffell will hopefully soon be hitting the road with another show that proves she’s a stand-up rapidly becoming a..
Express and Star - Published

Edinburgh Fringe cancelled over coronavirus pandemic

edinburgh fringe cancelled over coronavirus pandemic
The festival's organisers have confirmed this year's event will not take place because of the ongoing pandemic in the UK
North Devon Journal - Published Also reported by •Tiverton Mid Devon GazetteTorquay Herald ExpressExeter Express and EchoBBC Local NewsDaily RecordIndependent

Edinburgh Fringe 'put on hold' due to coronavirus lockdown

edinburgh fringe 'put on hold' due to coronavirus lockdown
Plans for the August festivals are to be put on hold until cultural venues get the all clear to reopen
Daily Record - Published

SIX heading to the Midlands

Since starting out as a student production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival just three years ago, audiences are literally losing their heads for the hit world-wide phenomenon that is SIX.
Express and Star - Published

Sarah Keyworth charms at the Komedia

Since first performing stand-up at university, Sarah has fast become one of comedy’s brightest talents. Having already been a Funny Women runner-up, 2018 saw Sarah take her debut hour, Dark Horse, to..
Brighton and Hove News - Published

Geoff Norcott interview

He’s been around the comedy block for a number of years, but Geoff Norcott has shifted up numerous gears from being a stalwart club comic to an Edinburgh Fringe draw to a touring comedian with a..
Express and Star - Published

The Edinburgh Fringe-style music festival being planned in Cardiff

the edinburgh fringe-style music festival being planned in cardiff
It's hoped big names and grassroots acts would take part
Wales Online - Published

Seven Music Podcasts You Need In Your Life Right Now

seven music podcasts you need in your life right now
From hip-hop to rock gods... The growth of the podcast has altered the way we approach radio. Now, you don't need to sit beside the speaker with a cassette poised on 'pause' waiting for the..
Clash - Published

Fisherman on the hunt for a takeaway

Let’s go fishing.” It seemed a reasonable request. We were working on a book that ran the gamut through a famous guy’s life – showing him doing all of the things his millions of adoring TV fans..
Express and Star - Published

"It'll Be Funny, Even If It Isn't" Clash Does Edinburgh Fringe 2019

it'll be funny, even if it isn't clash does edinburgh fringe 2019
A saunter around Auld Reekie, with some musical companions... It is classic Edinburgh Fringe. You’re standing in random venue the Mash House waiting to see some comedian or other when a bloke..
Clash - Published

Laura Lexx wins Comedians' Choice Award at Edinburgh Fringe

A COMEDIAN has been recognised by her peers after a stellar festival run.
The Argus - Published

Phoebe Waller-Bridge to host Saturday Night Live with Taylor Swift

phoebe waller-bridge to host saturday night live with taylor swift
Waller-Bridge honed her comedy chops at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where her one-woman show - the inspiration for Fleabag - found critical acclaim
Tamworth Herald - Published

Locals boost Edinburgh Fringe ticket sales

BBC Local News: Edinburgh and East Scotland -- The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society says residents of the city bought more than 800,000 tickets this year.
BBC Local News - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Before the Revolution review, Edinburgh Fringe: Ahmed El Attar's play remains highly evocative

Although short by Edinburgh standards at 40 minutes, the play is framed with such intensity that it feels like any more would be too exhausting on the nerves
Independent - Published

Here are the funniest one-liners from this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival

here are the funniest one-liners from this year's edinburgh fringe festival
Top comics have been belting out the jokes this month
Wales Online - Published Also reported by •Hull Daily Mail

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer, Edinburgh Fringe review: somewhere between Beyoncé and a Maori Haka

Oona Doherty's dance production is a powerful reflection of class and community
Independent - Published

Edinburgh Fringe Festival urged to tackle sexual harassment as female performers report groping and lewd comments

An estimated 30,000 male and female artists perform at the Fringe festival, across 3,500 shows
Independent - Published

Edinburgh Fringe female performers 'sexually harassed'

Women report being groped and subjected to lewd comments while out promoting their shows.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Female performers 'sexually harassed' at Edinburgh Fringe

Women report being groped and subjected to lewd comments while out promoting their shows.
BBC News - Published

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019: Purposeless Movements review

Scotland's Birds of Paradise theatre company is breaking down boundaries in how work made for and featuring disabled people is presented
Independent - Published

Choir proves Devon Knows How to Make it so Musical at Edinburgh Fringe gig

choir proves devon knows how to make it so musical at edinburgh fringe gig
Take Note Community Choir from Tiverton headed to Scotland with their ‘Devon Knows How to Make it so Musical’ show.
Exeter Express and Echo - Published Also reported by •North Devon JournalTiverton Mid Devon GazetteTorquay Herald Express

Jess Phillips issues brutal three-word swipe at Theresa May in Edinburgh Fringe chat with Joe Lycett

jess phillips issues brutal three-word swipe at theresa may in edinburgh fringe chat with joe lycett
The Labour MP spoke with comedian Joe Lycett at the Edinburgh TV Festival
Tamworth Herald - Published

Edinburgh Fringe 2019 review round-up: Smaller venues take centre stage with three brilliant shows, including The Nights by Henry Naylor

E8, The Nights and The Wild Unfeeling World were all thoroughly enjoyed by our critic
Independent - Published

How the success of the Edinburgh Fringe proves that Adam Smith was right

Self-interest was a powerful motivator in making the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the phenomenal success it is today, says Dominic Frisby. The post How the success of the Edinburgh Fringe proves that..
MoneyWeek - Published

Tourette's charity demands apology over "rubbish" award-winning Edinburgh Fringe joke

Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel won Dave's Funniest Joke of the Year at the Fringe for his joke about vegetables
Daily Record - Published

Edinburgh Fringe 2019 review round-up: Beatboxing and Baby Boomers at the Traverse Theatre

Frankenstein: How to Build a Monster and Trying It On are two brilliant shows aimed at different generations, finds Dave Pollock
Independent - Published

Ten years of the Fringe's funniest jokes

The jokes which have been named funniest at the Edinburgh fringe over the last decade.
BBC News - Published

Edinburgh Fringe: Tourette's charity asks for apology over Funniest Joke winner

Olaf Falafel's joke turns the name 'Tourette's' into 'florets'
Independent - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, review: This Script, Drone

Despite common perceptions, Scottish artists and creators are represented at the Fringe... they just have more competition
Independent - Published

I'm a first time performer at the Edinburgh Fringe

'If you see one of my promotional posters, let me know!' - Louise Geller lifts the lid on being a first-time Edinburgh Fringe performer.
BBC News - Published


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