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Why Jeremy Paxman Is Concentrating on Beards For One Man Show At Edinburgh Fringe

11th April 2014 -

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Jeremy Paxman is making the move from grumpy broadcaster to one-man entertainer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his new show, PAXMAN. But why, oh why, is the Newsnight presenter focussing so much on beards?Here's...

Edinburgh Fringe 2013: Who's In Line For The Prizes?

22nd August 2013 -

 News

The Edinburgh Fringe has been the springboard for some of the U.K’s biggest stars. It’s a hustling, bustling supermarket-on-a-Saturday of a place, teeming with talent and bursting with show-offs. You have to be one to...

Was This Really The Funniest Joke At The Edinburgh Fringe Festival?

20th August 2013 -

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Ok, so it's that time of the year again, when the Edinburgh Fringe Festival announces its funniest joke of the year and we all go, "What, really?" Saying that, this year's winner is actually pretty...

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, David Baddiel Makes Strong Return

7th August 2013 -

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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival has made the careers of many British comedians, actors and writers, and David Baddiel is almost certainly one of them. He has returned to the Fringe for the first time since...

Edinburgh Festival Goes Down Under Yet Again, This Time With Fergus Linehan

23rd April 2013 -

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Former director of the Sydney Festival, Fergus Linehan, has been appointed to take over the Edinburgh international festival, which will kick off this August in the historic city.Until as recently as 2012, Linehan – a...

Richard Herring Announces Summer 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Show: 'We're All Going To Die!'

12th April 2013 -

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Try and imagine being dead. It's cold and dark and silent. There's nothing. Nothing at all. You can't see anything, smell anything, taste anything. Also, you're not there. Can you contemplate the total absence of...

Amnesty Announces Edinburgh Festival 2012 Comedy Line-Up

3rd August 2012 -

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Amnesty International UKAMNESTY ANNOUNCES EDINBURGH FESTIVAL COMEDY LINE-UP Includes Stand Up For Freedom, No Pressure to be Funny, Comics vs Critics match and new Secret Comedy Podcast "If you just see one show at Edinburgh,...

Dizzee Rascal Joins Edinburgh Fringe

10th June 2010 -

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Dizzee Rascal has been added to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe line up.The 'Dirtee Cash' star will be among the performers at the annual Scottish arts event, along with Flawless - a dance troupe who...

Ailing Slater Finally Makes Stage Debut

10th August 2004 -

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Hollywood star CHRISTIAN SLATER will make his British stage debut today (10AUG04), ten days after he contracted chicken pox. The star was due to appear in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST in Edinburgh,...

Ailing Slater's British Stage Debut Delayed

4th August 2004 -

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LATEST: Hollywood star CHRISTIAN SLATER has been forced to delay his British stage debut as he struggles to overcome a bout of chicken pox. The TRUE ROMANCE hunk, 34, was taken ill on Friday...

Ailing Slater's Brit Stage Debut Under Threat

1st August 2004 -

 News

Hollywood star CHRISTIAN SLATER's British stage debut is under threat after the actor caught chicken pox from a fellow castmember. The TRUE ROMANCE hunk, 34, was taken ill on Friday (30JUL04) during rehearsals of...

Slater Eager To Rebuild Frame

16th July 2004 -

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Actor CHRISTIAN SLATER has shocked organisers of a London boxing gym by signing up for six months of intensive training - in a bid to regain the figure he had as a young Hollywood hunk....

Slater Set To Reprise Nicholson Role

18th June 2004 -

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CHRISTIAN SLATER is set to reprise his idol JACK NICHOLSON's most famous role - when he plays McMURPHY in the stage version of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST at this year's (04) EDINBURGH FRINGE...

Connery Welcomed Home

22nd August 2003 -

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Movie veteran SIR SEAN CONNERY got a heroes welcome on his return to Scotland yesterday (21AUG03) - and stunned fans at the EDINBURGH FESTIVAL by queuing for a ticket. The former JAMES BOND star,...

Kevin Spacey Keen To See Usual Suspects Stage Play

8th August 2003 -

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OSCAR-winner KEVIN SPACEY is keen to see a low-key stage production of hit thriller THE USUAL SUSPECTS, which is being performed at Scotland's legendary EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL. The play is directed by RICARDO PINTO,...

Weisz's Step Into Showbusiness

7th August 2003 -

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ABOUT A BOY beauty RACHEL WEISZ has a baffling tattoo - which is a reference to an early stage role she won. The British star has a ladder imprinted on her person to...

Liza Minnelli Tribute Show Needs A Major Rewrite

5th August 2003 -

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An actress who based her cabaret stage show around the success of LIZA MINNELLI's marriage to DAVID GEST is fuming now the multi-wed star has split from her spouse. LIZ FLINT's show, LIZA! WITH...

Charlie Chaplin Revived By Granddaughter

29th July 2003 -

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Silent movie stalwart CHARLIE CHAPLIN is to be portrayed by his granddaughter in a production at the EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL in August (03). OONA CHAPLIN, 17, who is named after Charlie's fourth wife, will...

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