Fringe Festival Edinburgh 2011
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city.
Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, musicals, operas, music, exhibitions and events.
In 2010 the Fringe saw 40,254 performances of 2,453 shows, featuring over 21,000 performers from over 30 countries, an inspiring celebration and showcase of the best performance and entertainment emerging from around the world. Our open-access policy means that anyone is able to participate in the festival, making the Fringe the perfect place for attracting new talent and developing the stars of tomorrow. Many famous artists we’ve come to know and love got their big breaks at the Fringe - including Eddie Izzard. Graham Norton, Emma Thompson and Derek Jacobi.
* Childrens Shows
* Dance & Physical Theatre
* Musicals & Operas