It marks the birth, 70 years ago, of the worlds first fringe festival after eight companies who asked to be part of the programme of the inaugural Edinburgh international festival (EIF) were refused entry. They decided to perform in Edinburgh during August anyway, resulting in the idea of an open-access, satellite event that is not curated in any way and where all-comers are welcome. Those eight companies have now risen to 3,398 companies on the Edinburgh fringe this summer, dwarfing the EIF and arguably doing more for internationalism.
Meet Rachael Denhollander.
This former gymnast turned coach and lawyer was both the first and the LAST victim to speak out against disgraced Olympic doctor, Larry Nassar.
Now, the 33-year-old...