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Plastic cups and ticket stubs: could the Fringe be more sustainable?

The summer months see the quaint and quiet city of Edinburgh turn into Festival City; a vibrant canvas of culture teeming with artists, performers and theatre-lovers.It’s extraordinary to behold. As August rolls around and the Fringe hits full swing however, you find yourself slaloming through cobbled streets filled with human obstacles. Public bins overflow with […]

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Performers

Here’s what was expected from Performers, as a black comedy co-written by Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh: intrigue, glamour, and two sharp-witted gangsters with greater ambitions than testosterone-fuelled one-upmanship. Alas, the criminal duo comprising George Russo’s Bert and Perry Benson’s Alf came across as a bit dim. The script unfortunately does not reflect Welsh’s legendary […]