Updated August 2012
The proliferation of Edinburgh Fringe online reviews and listings can help you sort out the biggest daily challenge of the festival - simply deciding what to see. Every day throws up hundreds - even thousands - of choices. Some will be dreadful, most will be very entertaining, and there is always the once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a star being born.
Every experienced festival-goer has his or her own Fringe Festival strategy. But, if you are wired up in Edinburgh, a new way to stay on top of festival developments is to follow the excellent online reviews and listings websites now providing daily Edinburgh Festival coverage.
Some of the Best Edinburgh Fringe Online Reviews and Listings
- Edinburgh-Festivals.com, The online fringe review site of the Scotsman, Edinburgh's daily paper.
- Edinburgh's Festivals A pilot website of reviews, videos, listings, tips and comments posted by the Edinburgh City Council
- The Guardian "Wall-to-Wall" coverage of the festival from one of Britain's leading national newspapers. Reviews, A-Z listings, comments pictures, podcasts and videos.
- EdfestMag TV The festival's official online television channel. Interviews with writers, producers and performers, plus video snippets and showcases of what's on offer.
- Independent Fringe Blogs A daily look at what's happening from The Independent,a London newspaper.
- The List Online highlights from Scotland's popular nightlife magazine.
- The Skinny Hip, online highlights about Edinburgh.
- Broadway Baby An interactive website, celebrating its eighth year at the Fringe in 2011, with reviews, tips, previews, readers blogs and, in the spirit of the fringe, social networking. Broadway Baby awards the coveted "Bobby" gong for festival bests.
- @EdFringe The official Fringe Festival tweets.
- Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society on Facebook
- EdTwinge Popularity contest or mob rule depending upon your point of view. Find out about the hottest shows in the tweetsphere plus a "karma" rating based on positive and negative reviews.