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Vive le Fringe! 2016

From 5 August 2016 10:30 to 28 August 2016 20:00

Vive le Fringe! edition 6 is back to Edinburgh Festival Fringe and we are very happy to announce its full programme! With five new theatre and children’s shows from France, Germany, London and Turkey, this year’s programme is the most eclectic and most European Vive le Fringe! to date.

- Chiffonnade by Carré Blanc Cie
Children’s show
What hides and moves inside this cocoon? All of a sudden a character appears bringing out of his chrysalis pieces of fabric he takes for a dance. A dreamlike choreographic creation evoking the gentle transition from childhood to adulthood.

- The Story of Mr B. by Shake Shake Theatre
Children’s show
This surprise filled puppet show, set in a giant pop-up book, tells of a grumbling character who goes on a colourful journey through the seasons. Played with puppets, animated objects, shadows, tenderness and humour.

- The Other by Gaël Le Cornec/Footprint project
Gaël Le Cornec returns to Edinburgh with a gripping play based on refugee stories. Join young Mana from the red-yellow planet in a coming of age, darkly comic, twisted fairy tale adventure overflowing with fantasy and poetry.

- Diary of a Madman by Compagnie des Perspectives
Nikolaï Gogol’s masterpiece: the memoirs of a civil servant who speaks dog fluently and is destined for the Spanish throne! Premiering in Edinburgh following its success in France at Avignon Festival. ‘Amazing, disturbing and moving’ (TouteLaCulture.com).

- The Empire Builders by Theatre Hayal Perdesi
The Dupont family is prompted by an indefinable terror to flee upward from apartment to apartment into ever more constricting circumstances. New production of Boris Vian’s 1959 dark comedy, performed in Turkish with English surtitles. **** (BroadwayBaby.com).

Visit our website Vive le Fringe! for more information about shows, dates and tickets and follow us on Twitter for regular updates!

For the gourmets, don’t forget to pop in at our Bistrot run by Pâtisserie Maxime which will be open all day throughout the festival, from 9.30am to 9pm. Petit-déjeuner, light meals, drinks… Bon appétit!

Vive le Fringe!
5 – 28 August 2016
Box office: 0131 225 53 66 or www.edfringe.com

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