Fringe Review

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FringeReview is a British online and paper-based theatre reviews publication. It was founded by writer Paul Levy in 2006 and has grown to over 130,000 online readers in 2013. This web-based publication reviews in London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Adelaide, Prague and Amsterdam, as well as other parts of the UK covering fringe theatre. Reviewers are theatre practitioners and experts. In 2010, FringeReview reviewed over 700 theatre productions in the UK. The paper versions of FringeReview takes the form of digests although the publication has attempted to pioneer high-quality theatre reviewing, not as "web content" but as a sustainable virtual publication in its own right. FringeReview's vetted reviews process was recently quoted in The Scotsman,[1] and in The Guardian theatre blog.[2] FringeReview is a founder member of the Festival Media Network, a trade organisation aimed at upholding online review and media standards. FringeReview is listed as a media partner of Amsterdam Fringe, and is also featured for its prestigious awards on the Edinburgh Fringe web site. Reviewers for FringeReview include the best-selling author Charles Palliser, actor and director, Richard Franklin, and theatre director, Benet Caty.

FringeReview recently launched its coverage of Oxford Fringe. It now also covers Fringe Theatre in Barnstaple (Theatrefest).


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