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Guest Bloggers and Columnists at the Edinburgh Fringe






Reflections and viewpoints from our writing team

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Paul Levy

 Paul is FringeReview’s founder and editor. This is his year-round column

Donald Stewart

Our reviewer and commentator in Scotland, Donald, a writer and community theatre practitioner of many years, Donald reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as in Scotland year round.


Jo Tomalin

Jo is a director and teacher of acting, movement and voice for actors, storytelling and the business of acting at San Francisco State University. Originally from the UK, Jo reviews dance, theatre and physical theatre in the US and Europe.

She is our editor in San Francisco and Singapore, as well as a regular reviewer and interviewer at the Edinburgh Fringe.


Guest blog: Imagination Workshop

Take the rollercoaster ride with Imagination Workshop as they organise an Edinburgh Fringe Festival hub for the first time!


Guest blog: Creating and running Edfringe’s first Zero Waste Venue

Oli Savage and his team from BoxedIn Theatre are our venue guest bloggers with a radical and progressive new venue for the Fringe.


Guest blog: A Different View From Different Theatre

Theatremaker Samm Chittenden from Different Theatre shares the company’s Edfringe journey with Metamorphosis and Sary.



Guest blog: Army @ The Fringe

One of the Fringe’s most unique venues, Army at the Fringe, share their Fringe story as it unfolds.


Guest blog: An Audience With King Brilliant

FringeReview Oustanding Theatre Award Winning Theatre Picee Heroine(e) for Breakfast is back at the Fringe for its ten-year anniversary. This is their 2019 Fringe blog, their uddate, their story, shared with you… (Warning: Not for the faint-hearted and contains strong language).


Guest blog: From Hollywood to Edinburgh: Amanda Broomwell on Mandy Picks a Husband

Award-winning solo performer Amanda Broomell is a late entry to Edfringe 2019. She shares her quest to hit the ground running with her solo theatre show Mandy Picks a Husband at the world’s largest arts Festival.







Jolie Booth: Artist, Writer, Producer and Theatre Maker

Jolie, from Kriya Arts,  is up at the Fringe in her role as a producer as well as reviewer for FringeReview. A unique perspective and theatre making, Jolie delves deeply…


Guest Blog: The John Rowe Show FLOG (Festival Log)

Keep in touch with award-winning chat show host from Australia, and here at the Edinburgh Fringe. John Rowe shares his FLOG!


In the Company of Gavin Robertson

Writer, award-winning theatre maker, director and performance poet, Gavin Robertson shares his reflections on life, the fringe and everything


Guest Blog: The View from the Grassmarket, with Andy Thomas

Comedy writer, performer and history teacher Andy Thomas is back at the Fringe with Des Kapital: I’m Loving Engels Instead. Read his Red Book…


Gavin Lind: Being Shattered, Being at the Fringe

Australian comedian, Gavin, brings Shattered at this year’s Fringe, “Gavin Lind is shattered, middle-aged, gay and getting divorced. First World problems don’t get crueller than this. Or do they? Comedy and life reflections from a fine comedian…


Guest Blog: Barefoot Through the Fringe – with Karin Schmid

Writer and performer Karin Scmid brings Taboo to the Fringe, an important piece of modern historical political theatre. She shares her experiences and reflections here.


Guest Blog: Mrs FringeReview’s Blog at the Edinburgh Fringe

Writer and member of the FringeReview editorial team, Didi Craze shares her Edfringe reflections



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