Edinburgh Festival Fringe

EDFRINGE TIPS As everyone gears up for the start of the festival this week - here are 3 top tips for enjoying the festival from our Associate Director Rich.   1. GO DIGITAL Don’t worry about picking up flyers; social media is the new flyering! Save the trees...

For our second Ed Blog, we thought we’d share with you an article The Stage wrote about The Dreamer after its first performances in Shanghai last October. In it, Rich and Chris explain how the idea for The Dreamer came about, how Gecko and SDAC...

As the team head back out to Shanghai to re-work The Dreamer, Rich reflects on one of the most influential moments of last year, and how that impacted on the creation of the show. The Dreamer is Gecko's first ever international co-production (with Shanghai Dramatic...

During the last week of the Edinburgh Fringe I mentioned to some of the Gecko gang over coffee that I hope that within five years the festival will be completely flyer-free. If you haven’t been to the Fringe, you should be warned that you can't...

Rich cheated outrageously with his list earlier this week. When asked to list 10 potential top shows to see at the festival, Rich sent us two lists (and one of the lists had a sub list!). You can read his first list here: Read EDLOG 2015...

Associate Director (and Fringe veteran) Rich Rusk has put together a quick survival guide for the Fringe. Now you're really in the know!   1. GO DIGITAL Don’t worry about picking up flyers; social media is the new flyering! Save the trees - let’s go digital! Every time...

Thank you to everyone who has followed our Edlog - we will be blogging all year round from all over the world so please keep an eye on our blogs, website, Facebook and Twitter for all that is Gecko! - Team Gecko → Read Previous Edlog  ...

Three shows and a Pleasance press launch in and the Fringe has most definitely arrived. It felt like the festival crept up on us; having come to Edinburgh last Friday for our weekend of technical rehearsals, well before most companies, it was almost a surprise...

HOW ARE YOU SETTLING IN? Our flat perches on top of Black Medicine, Edinburgh's finest coffee shop. How dangerously easy it is to tumble out of my ex-J.K. Rowling bed (more on that later) for a macchiato and a smoothie. Ryen, my onstage husband, follows me down...