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Frankenstein at the Fringe

200 years after the book was first imagined, we walk you through some of the adaptations of Frankenstein coming to the Fringe.


Interview: Jim Cartwright

The writer of RAZ, the tale of a young man about town at Assembly this Fringe, told us where the inspiration came from.


Interview: Katharine Hurst

Laura Ingram interviews actress Katharine Hurst about her role as celebrated courtesan/spy, Mata Hari, in Mata Hari: Female Spy at Zoo Venues this Fringe.


Interview: Francisca Morton

Ahead of touring Torn, a silently-performed piece about love, Morton talks to us about how her work as a psychotherapist provided inspiration.


The Life of a Gecko

Artistic Director of Gecko, Amit Lahav, talks to Andrew Latimer about the long-haul life of Institute, coming to Festival Theatre this month.


Venus in Fur

Roman Polanski’s raunchy and enjoyable battle of the sexes revels in its own metafictional nature.


Interview: Nicola Jo Cully

Emma Hay talks to the actress about Nutshell Theatre’s site-specific piece Thread, dealing with dementia, sexuality and the long-gone 50s.


Solomon and Marion

Touching and powerful South African set drama of connection and confusion.



George Brant’s one-woman play ambitiously collides motherhood with the War on Terror.


Interview: Simon Hart

Callum Madge catches up with Artistic Director Simon Hart to talk about this year’s Manipulate programme and how it has evolved.