The Filthy Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe

The Filthy Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe : A Helpful Journey Through the First Level of Fringe Hell

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Founder and editor of Fringe Review, theatre maker and writer, Paul Levy offers to take you on gritty walk through the Edinburgh Fringe. Packed with practical advice, stories and reflections, this is a very trek through the light and shadow of the world's biggest arts festival. Ideal for performers bringing a show to the Edinburgh Fringe, this is also a revealing read for anyone interested in Fringe. Levy draws on over fifteen years of experience both reviewing and making theatre. As author of the book, Digital Inferno, he covers the role of social media in promoting your show alongside the plenty of suggestions for claiming your performance space, dealing with the problems and challenges of staging your show successfully among thousands of others. This is a journey through Fringe Hell, into the light... Reader's comments... "Full of scary but useful truth" "The book made me want to turn around and head back to Adelaide. Instead I'm on my way to Edinburgh, more ready than ever" ..".loads of good thinking" "Full of the usable advice. As a fringe show maker, the Filthy Guide is filthily useful! "Thanks for writing this - perfect timing!" "I'm bringing this book with me to Edinburgh - the bit on claiming on performance space is gonna be vital" ..". made me realise that you can go clueless to the Fringe. It's better to be clued up"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1514803216
  • 9781514803219

About University Paul Levy

Paul Levy is a writer and founder of Fringe Review, a theatre review publication that covers Fringe Theatre all over the world. He is also author of the books Digital Inferno and Technosophy.
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