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It’s important at times to get a little slap in the face...

| by Eleanor Turney

Claire Cunningham reflects on the quandary of being in the Showcase, the importance of controversial and confrontational work and the difficulty of gauging attitudes to disability rights in other countries.

Edmund the Learned Pig

| by Adrian Turrell-Watts

That beacon of porcine intelligence, Edmund the Learned Pig, is clicking his trotters with glee and calling on his fellow performers to dust off their travelling trunks and gear up for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer!