Festival City Podcast

Festival City is a podcast from Edinburgh, the world capital of theatre and comedy, and home to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe — the largest arts festival in the world. Hosted by theatre editor and critic Gareth K Vile, we welcome guest performers, directors and writers into The List's attic recording studio to talk theatre, comedy, dance and anything else that takes our fancy. As well as sharing the world of the Edinburgh Fringe with our far-flung listeners, we’ll be talking to arts programmers and curators around the world about their own festivals and institutions.



Festival City #2 | Demystifying trans at the Fringe

It's here folks, the city is awash with lanyards, Spiegeltents (yes, plural) have been erected, the purple cow is upside down and the circus has most definitely come to town, literally and figuratively. For episode two of Festival City our intrepid host Gareth K Vile headed to National Theatre of Scotland's new, multiple purpose venue Rockvilla for two conversations on plays showing at the Traverse Theatre during the Festival...


 2017-08-03  33m

Festival City # 1 | Edinburgh Fringe preview 2017

In the first episode of the Festival City Podcast, host Gareth K Vile speaks to three of the List's roving reporters: music editor Kirstyn Smith, Deputy Content Manager Murray Robertson and Content Manager Rowena McIntosh. Offering a selection of choices from the digital, musical, comedy and theatre sections of the Fringe – and beyond – the podcast eases into the Festival month with a selection of interludes from cello maestro Peter Hudler...


 2017-07-27  27m