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What to see at Edinburgh Fringe and EIF 2022: 15 of the best theatre shows

These are the shows we’re looking forward to the most at the 2022 Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Andrzej Lukowski
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Andrzej Lukowski
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After two years largely out of action due to the pandemic, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will finally bounce back to full strength this summer. For three weeks (August 5–August 29 2022), the Scottish capital becomes home to comedy giants, serious thespians, hilarious first-timers – and a bunch of genuine weirdos – all putting on shows left, right and centre. So where to start? Cut to the chase with our pick of tickets to fight for at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022, plus the Edinburgh International Festival which runs alongside. 

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