EDINBURGH FESTIVAL


Interviews


Robert Bathurst: 'Life won't be complete until I've done my new show'
The Cold Feet and Downton Abbey star is performing in a new show at the Edinburgh Festival
Ruby Wax: 'Alan Rickman told me I couldn't act'
The comedian, writer and actress answers 20 questions about her show in Edinburgh and how she moved from the RSC to comedy with the help of Alan Rickman
Brad Birch: We should stop seeing the Edinburgh Fringe as a competition
The writer brings Tremor to Summerhall as part of this year's Fringe
Penelope Skinner: 'Both Meek and Angry Alan were prompted by the shifting political landscape'
Playwright Penelope Skinner on her two new plays, which are both on at the Edinburgh Festival this year
Peter Brook: 'The most depressing thing about theatre today is excessive seat prices'
The legendary auteur and director Peter Brook talks about theatre and his latest piece, which opens as part of the Edinburgh International Festival later this month
Nichola McAuliffe: 'My advice for Edinburgh? Don't stress: the Fringe will be over in a few weeks'
The actress and writer offers her tips on how to survive the festival this August
Su Pollard: If you spent your whole life listening to advice you'd never leave your bed
By Editorial Staff
The comedienne is currently making her Edinburgh Fringe debut in Harpy. Here she talks about why it's taken her so long and why she hasn't been seeking any advice
Simon Longman: 'I thought Jerusalem would prompt more rural plays than it did'
The Gundog playwright talks about heading to Edinburgh Festival with his new play Island Town, rural plays and working with prisoners at the Royal Court
Katie Mitchell: 'La Maladie de la Mort is a post-Brexit event'
As her play La Maladie de la Mort arrives in Edinburgh, Katie Mitchell explains what it was like making work at Peter Brook's legendary Paris theatre
Katherine Parkinson: 'I've written a play for Edinburgh but I'm not going to see a single performance'
The IT Crowd actress is starring in Theatr Clwyd and the National Theatre's Home, I'm Darling whilst her debut play, Sitting, is opening in Edinburgh