JAN 01] WARWICK ARTS CENTRE NEWS
Help On Hand For Getting To The Fringe
stand up comedians or producers who dream of taking a show to the
UK’s biggest arts festival can find out how to do it at a free talk
organisers of the Edinburgh Fringe are visiting Warwick Arts Centre on
Saturday at 2pm to tell people how to make it at the show.
year six acts from Coventry and 66 from the Midlands appeared at the
three-week festival, and organisers are hoping to encourage more to
make the trip.
will be on hand to meet budding performers and talk through the
hurdles - such as finding a venue and organising publicity.
festival runs from 5 – 27 August. Talks are also being held in
Brighton, London, Manchester and Cambridge.
Director Paul Gudgin said:
added that the Fringe is a completely open festival, in which anyone
can take part. More information by visitng the talk, or by calling on
0131 226 5257 or at www.edfringe.com
Fringe hits like the League of Gentlemen and the Fast Show becoming
TV comedy favourites, and with rising stars like Billy Elliott's
Jamie Bell boasting their beginnings at the Fringe, people sit up
and take notice of the fact that Edinburgh is the place to make