Satire is alive in Scotland!
As the curtain comes down on the Fringe for another year we all emerge blinking back into the light, trying to remind ourselves what’s been going on in the real world outside of the Fringe bubble. It’s a time for taking stock, for counting up takings, and for hatching plans for the year ahead.
Many of the performers will no doubt be taking a week or two to try and recover, but those who are permanently based in Scotland have far more to worry about than a nasty closing party hangover. The row about Creative Scotland’s strategy and purpose has resolutely refused to go away, even though it may have dropped out of the limelight while the circus has been in town.
Some of the latest gems to crop up during the festival included:
– Andrew Dixon inferring in a BBC interview that Scottish artists had never had it so…
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