Edinburgh Fringe Review: Charmian Hughes, Cowgatehead

Earlier today I saw a show called Come Look At The Baby, which is basically a baby sitting on a chair gurgling and grinning for thirty minutes. Cute of course, but round the corner on Cowgate you will get a lot more sense out of Charmian Hughes, aged 60.

News: Freestival Announces New Edinburgh Fringe Venue

Freestival, one of the Edinburgh Fringe’s free festivals, has confirmed that it has secured a new major performance space for the forthcoming festival. Events will take place at the New Waverley Arches.

The venue will host up to 40 free shows on four stages every day during the Fringe in the arches underneath Jeffrey Street, which forms part of the New Waverley development currently being constructed in the city’s Old Town.

News: Cowgatehead Meeting Off

Today's meeting regarding the Cowgatehead issue is off. This has just been posted on Facebook by Freestival:

News: Peter Buckley Hill Responds To Cowgatehead Questions

On Wednesday I emailed Peter Buckley Hill with some questions about the booking of the Cowgatehead venue at the Edinburgh Fringe this summer. On Thursday I received a reply and I asked if I could publish his answers. He has agreed to this as long as the response was unedited. Here below is our exchange in full. My words are in italics, everything else is from PBH. 







News: Possible Cowgatehead Solution?

Alex Marion, one of then three main organisers of Freestival, has now issued the following statement regarding the issue of who is booking/programming Edinburgh Fringe shows at Cowgatehead...


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