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Acting, Culture, Edinburgh Fringe

Thoughts on EdFringe 2016.

It’s done. Edinburgh Fringe 2016. The dust has settled, the glitter is finally out of my pores and I’ve been firmly ensconced in the bosom of my family home for a good week now. I have so much to say about the whole experience that I wanted to just hang on before writing it up to really let my thoughts sort themselves out. AND I’M READY. So here’s the skinny on what I learnt. 1. It’s an Emotional Rollercoaster I’ve never done anything that has made me  ...

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Acting, Culture, Edinburgh Fringe

Edfringe Feels

In just over a month I will be hitting the heady, wonderful world of Edinburgh Fringe with my own show, Katie Brennan’s Quarter-Life Crisis. EXCITING INNIT! I’ve been up to my eyeballs in prep, so I thought I’d pen a quick post to give you a wee update on how it’s going! Ten years ago I made my first trip up to Edinburgh Fringe with Year Out Drama Company to perform as a drunk lord in a production of The Tempest (and to perform as a real-life drunk lord on the  ...

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Comedy, Culture, London, Pubs, West-End

Piccadilly Comedy Club

After spending a week gadding about at the Edinburgh Fringe, gorging myself on pant-wettingly funny comedy, everything from stand-up to sketch, it’s safe to say I was suffering somewhat of a withdrawal. Luckily, the Piccadilly Comedy Club was on hand to offer a flavour of the fringe spirit right in the heart of town. Veterans of Edfringe will be familiar with how every inch of space in Edinburgh is turned into a performance place. Car parks, public toilets, buses- you name it,  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Edinburgh Fringe, Events, Music, Theatre, Travel

Edinburgh Fringe 2014- The Round-Up

Well, I’ve shaken off my tartan, emptied my rucksack of one bazillion flyers and started the inevitable liver healing process- it can only mean one thing. Edfringe is over again for another year. This year was (as ever) totally riotous, and provided me with much to laugh, think and wonder about. It gave me all manner of performance to slam my eyes onto, pints to quaff with so many great people and heralded the end of another summer. Here’s what we got up to. The Shops Head to  ...

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