Edinburgh festival fringe: kilts and carnival

Article published on Aug. 4, 2012
Article published on Aug. 4, 2012

A WW2 servicewoman is talking to a cowboy is talking to a girl with a moustache. Where else but the Edinburgh festival fringe? The annual theatre, comedy and music festival, currently in its 66th year, is back and runs from 3 to 27 August. With over 25,000 shows in almost 300 venues across the Scottish capital, the festival transforms the city throughout August into the nation's biggest carnival. The huge choice of shows means that advertising becomes an art form in itself. As the festival kicks off, we check out some of the young performers promoting their shows