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    Description'Ah! The Fringe! I can't think of a more delightful way of putting my liver, bank account, relationship, complexion, and mental stability under the greatest strain they've ever known!' Mel Giedroyc It is the world's largest arts festival, attracting everyone from student first-timers to Hollywood stars. Thrilling, inspiring and bewildering in equal measure, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can make you a star or break your bank. So what is the secret of making it work for you? The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide draws on the experiences of the festival's leading figures - their disasters as well as their triumphs - to take you step by step through the process of making your show a success in the Scottish capital. From choosing a venue to keeping on top of the budget, from sorting out accommodation to securing the best press coverage, from generating word of mouth to making the most of a hit, this unique practical guide for performers, directors and producers helps you get your show the audience it deserves. Among those sharing their expert advice are playwright Simon Stephens, comedian Phil Nichol, actor Siobhan Redmond, producer Guy Masterson, Tiger Lillies front manMartyn Jacques, theatre critic Lyn Gardner, Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award director Nica Burns, as well as the directors of all the major Fringe venues, top press officers, international promoters and insiders from the Fringe Society itself. The foreword is written by playwright Mark Ravenhill.


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    Title
    The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide
    Subtitle
    How to Make Your Show A Success
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Fisher
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 242 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781408132524
    ISBN 10: 1408132524
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: PN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    Abridged Dewey: 790
    B&T General Subject: 595
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET200
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SCOTIS
    BISAC V2.8: PER000000
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    Libri: I-PA
    BIC subject category V2: ANF
    B&T Approval Code: A07010200
    BISAC V2.8: PER014000
    BIC subject category V2: ANS
    BISAC V2.8: PER011010
    DC23: 790.2094134
    DC22: 790.2094134
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.5.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: ATDS, ATDF
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    METHUEN DRAMA
    Publication date
    10 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mark Fisher is one of Scotland's foremost commentators on the arts. He is the Scottish theatre critic for the Guardian and Variety, a former editor of The List and a freelance writer. Every August, he is one of the judges for the Scotsman Fringe Firsts and an advisor for the Carol Tambor Award. He has also been on the panel for the Herald Angels and the Amnesty Awards.
    Review quote
    Every single page of this book is enhanced by Mark Fisher's lifelong enthusiasm for, and commitment to, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the greatest arts festival in the world -- Kath M Mainland, Chief Executive Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society The Edinburgh Fringe is the premiere arts festival on the planet, but it can be an overwhelming, exhausting and incredibly expensive experience if you don't know what you're doing. 'The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide' is an invaluable tool for participants of all levels of experience. -- John Clancy, co-founder of the New York International Fringe Festival Clancy Productions, New York With this book in your hand, you'll have a head start on the incredible adventure of taking a show to the Edinburgh Fringe -- Mark Ravenhill, playwright