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Adam Hess (born April 4, 1981) is an American-German professional basketball player who last played for Phoenix Hagen in Germany's Basketball Bundesliga.
The Adelaide Fringe is the world's second-largest annual arts festival, and the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, held in the South Australian capital of Adelaide.
Adrienne Truscott is a choreographer, dancer, and stand-up comedian.
Alastair James Hay Murray (born 10 May 1968), is an English comedian and TV personality.
Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author.
Alan Roger Davies ("Davis"; born 6 March 1966) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
Alexei David Sayle (born 7 August 1952) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and former recording artist, and was a central figure in the alternative comedy movement in the 1980s.
Alistair Murray Moffat (born 16 June 1950, Kelso, Scotland) is an award-winning Scottish writer and journalist, former director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and former Rector of the University of St Andrews.
Alternative comedy is a term coined in the 1980s for a style of comedy that makes a conscious break with the mainstream comedic style of an era but can also be found in cartoons.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
Amy Saunders also known as her alter ego Miss Behave is a British born producer, performer, comedian, and curator.
Andrew John Maxton Cruickshank (25 December 1907 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire29 April 1988 in London) was a Scottish supporting actor, most famous for his portrayal of Dr Cameron in the long-running UK BBC television series Dr Finlay's Casebook, which ran for 191 episodes from 1962 until 1971.
Andy Borowitz (born January 4, 1958) is an American writer, comedian, satirist, and actor.
Apex Hotels Ltd is an operator of three star and four star hotels, owned by former accountant Norman Springford and his family.
Appleton Tower is a tower block in Edinburgh, Scotland, owned by the University of Edinburgh.
An arts festival is a festival that can encompass a wide range of art genres including music, dance, film, fine art, literature, poetry etc.
Assembly is a theatre and comedy promotion company, producer and venue operator.
An assembly hall is a kind of function hall, a large room used to hold public meetings or meetings of the members of an organization such as a school, church, or deliberative assembly.
The Assembly Rooms are meeting halls in central Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Battersea Arts Centre ("BAC") is a Grade II* listed building near Clapham Junction railway station in Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth that operates as a performance space specialising in theatre productions.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Bedlam Theatre is a fully operational, 90 seat theatre housed in a former Neogothic church at the foot of George IV Bridge in central Edinburgh.
Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
Beyond the Fringe was a British comedy stage revue written and performed by Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett, and Jonathan Miller.
Mark Robert "Bill" Bailey (born 13 January 1965) is an English comedian, musician, singer, actor, TV and radio presenter and author.
Sir William Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow.
Black Watch is a play written by Gregory Burke and directed by John Tiffany as part of the first season of the National Theatre of Scotland.
Bob Slayer is an Edinburgh Comedy Award winning comedian, promoter and bus driver.
British Comedy Guide or BCG (formerly the British Sitcom Guide or BSG) is a British website covering all forms of British comedy, across all media.
The British Newspaper Archive web site provides access to searchable digitised archives of British newspapers.
Broadway Baby is an online review guide which launched in 2004 and has become the largest reviewing publication at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama.
The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award is a theater prize given annually at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Chortle is a British comedy website launched in 2000 by Steve Bennett.
Chris Goode is a British playwright, theatre director and performer.
Christian Michael Leonard Slater (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and producer.
The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.
A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclists, as well as other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.
The British theatre company Complicite was founded in 1983 by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, and Marcello Magni.
The Cowgate (Scots: The Cougait) is a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, located about southeast of Edinburgh Castle, within the city's World Heritage Site.
Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor.
The Craigmillar Festival Society (CFS) was a Community Arts organisation that existed in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh, Scotland from 1962 to 2002.
Deborah Pearson (born 1983) is a British and Canadian theatre producer, playwright, librettist and live artist born in Toronto, Canada.
Sir Derek George Jacobi, (born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and stage director.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor.
Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 193527 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer.
Dunfermline Abbey is a Church of Scotland Parish Church in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.
Edward John Izzard (born 7 February 1962) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer and political activist.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock.
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards or Eddies (formerly the Perrier Comedy Awards, and also briefly known by other names for sponsorship reasons) are presented to the comedy shows deemed to have been the best at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.
Edinburgh Comedy Festival was a short-lived festival of comedy shows which operated during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2008 and 2009.
The Edinburgh Evening News is a local newspaper based in Edinburgh, Scotland, that was founded by John Wilson (1844–1909) and first published in 1873.
The 1947 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was the first edition of what would become the world's largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (although at the time the event was not known by that name).
The 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was the 56th Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is the organisation that supports the running of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF) is a book festival that takes place in the last three weeks of August every year in Charlotte Square in the centre of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh.
The Edinburgh International Festival is an annual festival of performing arts in Edinburgh, Scotland, over three weeks in August.
The Edmonton International Fringe Festival is an annual arts festival held every August in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Elizabeth Margaret Smith, Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill DL (born 4 June 1940), is a British peer and patron of the arts.
Dame Emma Thompson, DBE (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress and screenwriter.
The of Everyman (The Summoning of Everyman), usually referred to simply as Everyman, is a late 15th-century morality play.
Experimental theatre (also known as avant-garde theatre) began in Western theatre in the late 19th century with Alfred Jarry and his Ubu plays as a rejection of both the age in particular and, in general, the dominant ways of writing and producing plays.
Fascinating Aïda is a British comedy singing group and satirical cabaret act founded in March 1983.
Fest Magazine is an Edinburgh-based arts magazine that publishes during the Edinburgh Festival each year.
Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg State) is a public university in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
Flight of the Conchords are a New Zealand-based comedy duo composed of musicians Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.
Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club, commonly referred to simply as the Footlights, is an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge, England, founded in 1883 and run by the students of Cambridge University.
The Forest, also referred to as Forest Café, is an independent social centre and arts centre, located on Lauriston Place, central Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Free Fringe (also known as PBH's Free Fringe, after its founder, Peter Buckley Hill) is an organisation that promotes free shows during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival, every August.
Fringe theatre is theatre that is experimental in style or subject matter.
George Street in Edinburgh is the central street in James Craig's plan of the New Town.
George Washington Bacon (1830–1922) was an American mapmaker and publisher who developed a successful business producing maps of London.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings George I, George II, George III and George IV.
Gerard Slevin (1 November 1919 – 18 January 1997) was born in Cork, Ireland.
Gilded Balloon is a producer and promoter of live entertainment events, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and best known as one of the Big Four venue operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe each August.
The Glasgow Garden Festival was the third of the five National Garden Festivals, and the only one to take place in Scotland.
The Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre is a category B listed performing arts and lecture theatre located in the historic George Square in Edinburgh.
Greenwich Theatre is a local theatre located in Croom's Hill close to the centre of Greenwich in south-east London.
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.
Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades.
Holyrood Park (also called the Queen's Park or King's Park depending on the reigning monarch's gender) is a royal park in central Edinburgh, Scotland about to the east of Edinburgh Castle.
James Hugh Calum Laurie, (born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, musician, comedian, and author.
Inchcolm (from the Scottish Gaelic "Innis Choluim", meaning Columba's Island) is an island in the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
Intelligent Finance (IF) is a Scottish offset bank, a division of Bank of Scotland plc which is part of Lloyds Banking Group.
Jenny Eclair (born Jenny Clare Hargreaves on 16 March 1960) is an English comedian, novelist and actress, best known for her roles in Grumpy Old Women between 2004 and 2007 and in Loose Women in 2011 and 2012.
Jerry Springer: The Opera is a British musical written by Richard Thomas and Stewart Lee, based on the talk show Jerry Springer.
James Haynes (born 10 November 1933), commonly known as Jim Haynes, is a former figure in the British "underground" and alternative/counter-culture scene of the 1960s.
The Jim Rose Circus is a modern-day version of a circus sideshow.
Josephine Grace Brand (born 23 July 1957) is an English comedian, writer and actress.
John Mackenzie Calder (born 25 January 1927) is a Canadian and Scottish publisher who founded Calder Publishing in 1949.
John Menzies plc is a Scottish business established in 1833.
John Smith (13 September 1938 – 12 May 1994) was a Scottish Labour Party politician who served as Leader of the Labour Party from July 1992 until his death from a heart attack in May 1994.
The Joint Stock Theatre Company was founded in London 1974 by David Hare, Max Stafford-Clark Paul Kember and David Aukin.
Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, CBE (born 21 July 1934) is an English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist, and medical doctor.
Just for Laughs (Juste pour rire) is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Just The Tonic is a comedy club in Nottingham and Leicester, which also takes acts to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Karim Alrawi (Arabic كريم الراوي) is a writer born in Alexandria, Egypt.
Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English director of television and independent film.
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards, formerly known as the Perrier Comedy Awards, the if.comedy awards and briefly as the if.comeddies, are a group of prizes awarded annually since 1981 to comedy shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
This is a list of arts and cultural festivals regularly taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Total Theatre Awards were first presented in 1997 and are given annually at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to companies excelling in visual or physical theatre/performance.
Love Birds is an original musical with book, music and lyrics by Robert J. Sherman.
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest British charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer.
Malcolm Hardee (5 January 1950 – 31 January 2005) was an English comedian, author, comedy club proprietor, compère, agent, manager and "amateur sensationalist".
Melbourne International Arts Festival (formerly Melbourne Festival) is a major international arts festival and a celebration of dance, theatre, music, circus, visual arts, multimedia, outdoor and free events held each October in a number of venues across Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) is the third-largest international comedy festival in the world.
Methuen Publishing Ltd is an English publishing house.
Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
Michael Imison (born in Hoylake, Cheshire, 9 February 1935) is a retired British television director and literary agent.
Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.
Moscow-Petushki, also published as Moscow to the End of the Line, Moscow Stations, and Moscow Circles, is a pseudo-autobiographical postmodernist prose poem by Russian writer and satirist Venedikt Yerofeyev.
The National Arts Festival (NAF) is an annual festival of performing arts in Grahamstown, South Africa.
The National Theatre of Brent is a British comedy double act, in the form of a mock two-man theatre troupe.
The National Theatre of Scotland, established in 2006, is the national theatre company of Scotland.
Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE (18 February 1931 – 1 October 2007) was an English broadcaster, author and stage director.
Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) credited as Neil Simon, is an American playwright, screenwriter and author.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1963) is a play based on Ken Kesey's 1962 novel of the same name.
Owen O'Neill is a Northern Irish writer, actor, director, and comedian.
Newton Edward Daniels (6 April 1938 – 17 March 2016), known professionally as Paul Daniels, was an English magician and television presenter.
Perrier is a French brand of natural bottled mineral water captured at the source in Vergèze, located in the Gard département.
Peter Buckley Hill (born 3 March 1948) is a musical comedian and head of the Free Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, for which he was, in 2009, awarded the Panellists' Edinburgh Comedy Award.
Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English actor, satirist, writer and comedian.
Phil Kay (born 1969) is a Scottish stand-up comedian.
Phil Nichol is a Canadian comedian, singer-songwriter and actor.
Physical theatre is a well-known genre of theatrical performance that encompasses storytelling primarily through physical movement.
Pip Utton is a British actor and playwright.
The Pleasance Theatre Trust (often simply called The Pleasance) is a venue operator and producer of live events, known internationally for being one of the major, so-called "Big Four", operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
A programme or program (see spelling differences) is a booklet available for patrons attending a live event such as theatre performances, fêtes, sports events, etc.
The Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh is a Category B listed building in Edinburgh, Scotland, situated on Victoria Terrace in the city's Old Town.
The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a touring American acting troupe that performs fast-paced, seemingly improvisational condensations of huge topics.
Reginald Lucien Frank Roger "Reggie" Watts (born March 23, 1972) is an American musician, singer, beatboxer, actor, and comedian.
Richard Travis Hall (born 10 June 1954) is an American comedian, writer, and musician, first coming to prominence as a sketch comedian in the 1980s.
Richard Demarco, CBE (born 1930 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish artist and promoter of the visual and performing arts.
Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, and singer.
The River Forth is a major river, long, whose drainage basin covers much of Stirlingshire in Scotland's Central Belt.
Robert Jason Sherman (born July 16, 1968) is an American songwriter and businessman based in London.
Robert Kemp (1908-1967) was a Scottish playwright.
Roderick Keith Ogilvy "Rory" Bremner,"Rory Bremner".
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, often referred to as just Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, is an absurdist, existential tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1966.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean.
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, commonly referred to as the Dick Vet, is the veterinary school of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and part of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine the head of which is Sir John Savill.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is a professional organisation of surgeons located in Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, within the William Henry Playfair designed Surgeons' Hall and adjoining buildings.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual series of military tattoos performed by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and international military bands and artistic performance teams on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the capital of Scotland.
The Royal Lyceum Theatre is a 658-seat theatre in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, named after the Theatre Royal Lyceum and English Opera House, the residence at the time of legendary Shakespearean actor Henry Irving.
The Royal Mile (Ryal Mile) is the name given to a succession of streets forming the main thoroughfare of the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scotland on Sunday is a Scottish Sunday newspaper, published in Edinburgh by The Scotsman Publications Ltd and consequently assuming the role of Sunday sister to its daily stablemate The Scotsman.
Scottish Television (now, legally, known as STV Central Ltd) is the ITV franchise for Central Scotland.
In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.
A spiegeltent (Dutch for "mirror tent", from spiegel+tent) is a large travelling tent, constructed from wood and canvas and decorated with mirrors and stained glass, intended as an entertainment venue.
Spoken word is a performance art that is word based.
St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.
The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence are a set of Scottish theatre awards which were established in 1995 to recognise outstanding theatre performances by individuals and companies on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Stephen Frederick Eustace Frost (born 28 December 1955) is an English actor and comedian.
Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.
Stephen John Coogan (born 14 October 1965) is an English actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer.
Leslie Steven Berkoff (né Berks; born 3 August 1937) is an English character actor, author, playwright and theatre director.
Stewart Nicholls is a British stage director and choreographer.
Stockbridge is a suburb of Edinburgh, located towards the north of the city, bounded by the New Town and by Comely Bank.
Stomp is a percussion group, originating in Brighton, United Kingdom that uses the body and ordinary objects to create a physical theatre performance using rhythms, acrobatics and pantomime.
Susan Lillian "Sue" Townsend, FRSL (2 April 194610 April 2014) was an English writer and humorist whose work encompasses novels, plays and works of journalism.
Summerhall is a multi-arts complex and events venue in Edinburgh, Scotland, and in the UK only London's Barbican Centre and Birmingham's mac (Midlands Art Centre) are bigger.
The Sunday Herald is a Scottish Sunday newspaper, launched on 7 February 1999.
Tadeusz Kantor (6 April 1915 – 8 December 1990) was a Polish painter, assemblage artist, set designer and theatre director.
Terry Johnson (born 20 December 1955) is a British dramatist and director working for stage, television and film.
Teviot Row House, or Teviot, is one of the student union buildings at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Courier & Advertiser, more commonly known as simply The Courier, is a newspaper published by D. C. Thomson & Co. in Dundee, Scotland.
The Establishment generally denotes a dominant group or elite that holds power or authority in a nation or organisation.
The Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a programme of free entry events that takes place at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival, each August.
The Greatest Show On Legs (also known as The Legs) is a surreal comedy group, founded in the United Kingdom by comedian Martin Soan, and joined after by the late Malcolm Hardee.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999.
The List is a digital guide to arts and entertainment in the United Kingdom.
The Meadows is a large public park in Edinburgh, Scotland, to the south of the city centre.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Odd Couple is a play by Neil Simon.
The Pleasance is a theatre, bar, sports and recreation complex in Edinburgh, Scotland, situated on a street of the same name.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
The Skinny is a 72-page monthly and bi-monthly publication distributed in approximately 1,450 establishments throughout the cities of Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow in Scotland and Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds in the north of England.
The Stage is a British weekly newspaper and website covering the entertainment industry, and particularly theatre.
ThreeWeeks is a magazine that covers the Edinburgh Festivals in August.
Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician and director.
Sir Timothy Michael Martin O'Shea (born 28 March 1949, Hamburg, Germany) was the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Edinburgh until February 2018.
The, or, is a Japanese group of four men who perform dangerous and crude stunts.
Christopher Thomas "Tom" Binns is a British writer, actor, comic, television presenter and radio presenter.
Sir Thomas Daniel Courtenay (born 25 February 1937) is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), Billy Liar (1963), and Doctor Zhivago (1965).
Sir Tom Stoppard (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a Czech-born British playwright and screenwriter.
The Traverse Theatre is a theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Twelve Angry Men is a play by Reginald Rose adapted from his 1954 teleplay of the same title for the CBS Studio One anthology television series.
The Udderbelly is an upside-down giant purple cow tent owned by the event venue and management company Underbelly, originally sponsored by E4 as the "E4 udderBELLY".
The UK City of Culture is a designation given to a city in the United Kingdom for a period of one year.
Underbelly is a live events producer and venue operator, known as one of the "Big Four" venue operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.
The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.
An unjuried art exhibition or festival is one where all submissions are accepted.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
William Lehman Ashmead Bartlett Burdett-Coutts (20 January 1851 – 28 July 1921), born William Lehman Ashmead-Bartlett, was an American-born British Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1921.
William Burdett-Coutts is the founder and director of theatre and comedy promotion company Assembly, one of the major venue operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival.
The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), often simply called the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 58 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
7:84 was a Scottish left-wing agitprop theatre group.
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