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2019

#AATF19 – Curtain Falls

Shows celebrate three awards as curtain falls on Army @ The Fringe 2019 Press Release: 26 August, 2019 The curtain has fallen on the third Army@TheFringe, with the venue celebrating the critical success of its five shows.  This weekend also saw the awarding of three...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 13

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog thirteen. The most courageous woman i ever encountered “The most courageous woman I have...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 12

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog twelve. Australian actors' tribute to inspirational WWI Scottish woman doctor A group of...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 11

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog eleven. Images from the fringe front line Behind every Fringe show there is a crowd of...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 10

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog ten. LIVE equal - portraits of women in today's army Asked to describe herself Natalie...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 9

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog nine. UNTOLD STORIES OF AUSTRALIA'S WOMEN AT WAR The experiences of women in uniform too...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 8

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog eight. Appeal to Find Scots Who Crossed the Rhine with Bomb Happy WWII Veteran When Ken...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 7

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog seven. Sopranos, swings and a 1950s Daimler Press launches and photo shoots don’t always...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 6

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog six. THREE opera singers, two brigadiers, one army chef - and an actor in a pink suit...

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#AATF19 – Army @ The Fringe Media Launch

Three opera singers, two brigadiers, one Army chef – and an actor in a pink suit A reminder here that Army@TheFringe 2019 invites you to its media launch on Friday, 2 August at 10.00am. This year’s central themes include diversity and the role of women in the Army....

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 5

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog five. Welcome Success for Past Shows and Performers – From Shell Shock to Judas and from 5...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 4

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog four. D-Day Veteran who Trained on the Moray Firth has his Story Told at the Edinburgh...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 3

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog three. The Tragedy of War is That We Always Forget A great tragedy, according to...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 2

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog two. Dead Equal – Bringing Change On All Fronts Lila Palmer believes that people can gain...

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#AATF19 – Fringe Review Blog 1

We're partnering with fringereview.co.uk to post a series of guest blogs leading up to this year's festival, giving further insight into the venue and our programme. Here's blog one, introducing this year's programme. Opera, Queer Theatre and the D-Day Landings –...

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#AATF19 – Dead Equal

Press Release   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE Dead Equal – Opera Honours the Unsung Female Heroes of War When you think of a soldier what do you see? Women remain the unsung heroes of the British Army, and now Dead Equal, a new opera is giving them their...

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#AATF19 – Unicorns, Almost

Press Release   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE  Finest poet of WWII to be celebrated in Edinburgh. The life and poetry of Keith Douglas, widely recognised as the finest poet of World War II, is to be celebrated in Edinburgh ahead of the 80th anniversary of...

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#AATF19 – Bomb Happy

Press Release   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE  D-Day Veterans to attend verbatim Fringe play about their experiences. Army @ The Fringe hosts the story of five ordinary young men facing extraordinary circumstances on the Normandy beaches. See trailer here....

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#AATF19 – The Happiness Project

Press Release   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE  Queer, disabled voices disrupting traditionally straight able spaces. Creative Electric are delighted to announce that The Happiness Project will be featuring as part of the Army @ The Fringe programme, in...

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#AATF19 – Hallowed Ground

Press Release   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE  Four women. Many stories. A century of service. Edinburgh Fringe 2019 Army @ The Fringe in association with Summerhall Edinburgh is the home of The Scottish Women’s Hospitals, founded in WW1 by Doctor Elsie...

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Army @ The Fringe 2019 Programme

Press Release – 10 June, 2019  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE Women In Combat, D-Day Anniversary Plus Queer Theatre – Army@TheFringe Returns Five compelling shows exploring life in and out of uniform Army@TheFringe is returning for a third year with another...

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2018

Familiar Stranger – Virtual Realities

A new performance piece melding live theatre and virtual reality has just opened as part of Army@TheFringe. Familiar Strangerbrings together live acting and virtual reality to tell the story of an Iraq War veteran returning to civilian life. See trailer here. The...

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Shell Shock Works to Bring Help for Heroes

An award-winning Fringe play is working to raise awareness and funds for the veterans’ charity Help for Heroes. Adapted from Kosovo and Iraq veteran Neil Blower Watkins’ acclaimed novel it follows the story of Tommy Atkins who suffers undiagnosed post traumatic stress...

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The Boys in The Barracks

From the artists that brought you Hero (record setters at the Edinburgh fringe): Forget Me Nots. Rokkur Friggjar is premiering this piece of new queer theatre on June 22nd in Gaflaraleikhúsið, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. From there they will bring the show on a limited...

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NOT JUST A WIFE

A unique exhibition revealing a rare insight into the world of the modern Army spouse ‘Not Just a Wife’ recounts the lives of 50 Army Spouses their personal struggles with loss of career, depression and anxiety, loneliness, packing up your house every 2 years,...

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