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Latest update : 2017-08-23

Edinburgh at 70: Front row at the festival

It has mushroomed to become the world’s largest annual cultural event: every August Edinburgh embraces theatre, comedy, literature, dance, fine art and every sort of performance you can imagine. The international festival was launched in 1947 as Europe emerged from the Second World War; we take a look back at how the performing arts have made the Scottish town a truly cosmopolitan capital over the decades.

Once a sidebar event, The Fringe has gone on to launch the careers of actors, comedians and masters of improvisation. Featuring the weird, the wacky, the personal and the political, current events are often a great source of material for performers in the fringe and no subject is off limits. France 24’s Olivia Salazar-Winspear sits down with two of the most exciting comedians this year: Sara Schaefer and Dane Baptiste. Tackling religion, race, gender and the afterlife, they make sure every moment is mined for its comic potential!

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2017-11-24 culture

The best winter exhibitions

From the Palace of Versailles' winter wonderland of contemporary art to an exhibition showing us the people who came before the Incas and a museum examining whether Christians,...

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2017-11-23 culture

Eastwood & Gainsbourg: Can the children of geniuses step out from their famous shadows?

Kyle Eastwood and Charlotte Gainsbourg talk about their new albums and what it means to be the children of legends. Also on the programme, Taylor Swift's record-breaking album...

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2017-11-22 culture

Film show: 'Battle of the Sexes', 'Jupiter’s Moon', 'Reinventing Marvin'

Critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about "Battle of the Sexes", starring Emma Stone, which focuses on one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. They...

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2017-11-21 culture

Seal on his new album 'Standards' and why he doesn't like texting

The multi-million record selling artist Seal speaks to Eve Jackson about his new album "Standards", what he thinks of the sexual misconduct scandals in Hollywood and why he...

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2017-11-20 culture

Music show: Paradisia, Björk & Robbie Williams

British trio Paradisia are creating a stir with their ethereal pop that shines a spotlight on their immaculate, heavenly harmonies. Sophie-Rose, Kristy and Anna dropped by the...

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