Archive for August, 2008

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008, a short retrospective

A short retrospective, including photo slideshow, of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008 by The Edinburgh Blog.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, Festival Fringe Review

‘The Faulty Towers Dining Experience’ reviewed at B’est restaurant, for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008. ‘The Faulty Towers Dining Experience’ is by Australia’s Interactive Theatre.

John Pinette: I Say, Nay Nay, Festival Fringe review

John Pinette’s “I Say, Nay Nay” stand-up comedy show at Udderbelly’s Cow Barn reviewed at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008.

Esoterica, Festival Fringe Review

Esoterica review from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008. Esoterica is Eric Walton’s one man magic and mind reading show at Underbelly’s Baby Belly venue.

Battle of the Gilded Balloon’s food vans

Thankfully the Gilded Balloon’s outside bar has a good choice of takeaway food vans, which are extremely handy when rushing from show to show. Here are The Edinburgh Blog’s ratings for the three main contenders.

In 1st place we have “The Wee Hut”, which offers a range of traditional German sausages. […]

The Honourable Men Of Art, Festival Fringe review

Review of the late night comedy show at The Stand, The Honourable Men of Art, with Daniel Kitson and friends at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008.

Maximo Park at The Edge Festival

Monday night saw the visit of Teesside’s favourite sons, Maximo Park and their seemingly endless supply of high tempo tunes to Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange. It’s not the world’s best venue and history has shown it can be beset by sound problems, which needless to say reared their ugly heads at the start of Maximo […]

Mortal Engine, Edinburgh International Festival Review

Mortal Engine, at the Edinburgh Playhouse, for the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) reviewed by The Edinburgh Blog.

Chuck Palahniuk at The Book Festival

Review of Chuck Palahniuk’s talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2008. Chuck Palahniuk was launching his new book - Snuff.

Stephen K Amos: Find the Funny, Festival Fringe Review

Review of Stephen K Amos’ ‘Find The Funny’ stand-up comedy show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008.

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