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“Huge” surge in entries for Buxton Fringe
Buxton Fringe has reported a “huge” surge in entries compared with a similar period in 2018.
Extended 2019 Buxton Fringe opens for entries
Entries are now open for the 2019 Buxton Fringe which will be extended to celebrate its 40th festival.
Buxton Fringe was one of biggest in its history
The 2018 Buxton Fringe contributed £269,027 to the local economy, according to figures just released.
More Fringe benefits at Buxton festival extends
Buxton Fringe has announced that the 2019 festival when it celebrates its 40th year will be longer than usual—a full three weeks.
Buxton Fringe calls for programme cover entries
Professional and amateur artists are being invited to submit entries for the programme cover for the 2019 Buxton Fringe.
Buxton Festival Fringe hands out awards
The Melting Shop from Chesterfield won the award for best production with
On Behalf of the People
, a family drama set in a mining community, at Buxton Festival Fringe.
Edgar Allen Poe-inspired drama at Buxton Fringe
Edwin Mullane will perform
The Fetch Wilson
, which is inspired by the worlds of Edgar Allen Poe and Chuck Palahniuk, in the final week of Buxton Fringe.
Coma patient drama adaptation at Buxton Fringe
Leaning House will stage
, an original script based on the real-life experience of a coma patient, at Buxton Fringe.
Save the Children founder celebrated at Buxton Fringe
A new play about founder of Save the Children Eglantyne Jebb is to be staged at Buxton Fringe before heading to Edinburgh.
Buxton comedy explores darker side of politics
NoLogoProductions returns to Buxton Fringe with a dark comedy “following the fortunes of the political opportunists, zealots and spin doctors who jump on the bandwagon”,
A Beginner’s Guide to Populism
Comedy declares War on Terry at Buxton Fringe
Nottingham playwright and producer Hugh Dichmont’s “one-man comedy exploring brotherly rivalry, suicide and Christmas socks”,
The War on Terry
, will première at Buxton Fringe.
Impact of online porn in Buxton Fringe trilogy
“Accidentally crossed a line” is how Geoff Adamson explains his involvement with online porn to his wife in the first of three plays that form the trilogy
Crossing the Line
which will play at Buxton Fringe.
Working-class comedy finds strife at Buxton Fringe
A working-class comedy portraying the effects of austerity on ordinary people,
Strife in a Northern Town
, is to get four outings at Buxton Fringe.
Improvised drama at Buxton Fringe explores love
A new drama “exploring the joy and the pain of being in love” which is completely improvised is to be unveiled at Buxton Fringe.
Old Bones goes from Prague to Buxton Fringe
From the Prague Fringe to north Derbyshire: Little and Large Theatre will stage three performances of its first production,
by Jen McGregor, at Buxton Fringe.
Aulos goes beyond Antigone at Buxton
Drawing upon themes of sectarianism, LGBT issues and the impact of Brexit on Ireland,
Antigone na h’Éireann
will be an Aulos Productions’ presentation at Buxton Fringe.
Green Knight from woman’s perspective at Buxton
An Arthurian adventure with a twist: Debbie Cannon’s one-woman show
is inspired by a medieval poem but will be retold by one of its female characters at Buxton Fringe.
Sherlock Homes has accidental adventures in Buxton
Three actors will present a “witty, absurd” take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s creation when they perform
The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
at Buxton Fringe.
Haunting play ghosts its way to Buxton Fringe
Joe O’Byrne writes and directs his first period piece at Buxton Fringe,
The Haunting of Blaine Manor
, which is said to be in the spirit of England’s “most accomplished ghost story writer” M R James.
Inamoment’s audience with Falstaff at Buxton
Inamoment Theatre will be taking to Buxton Fringe its latest plays in its AfterShakespeare series,
An Audience with Sir John Falstaff
Cordelia / Fool