Edinburgh Festival: The biggest arts festival in the world begins

Shauna McCarthy, Executive Director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, said: “After the challenges of the last two years, it seems more important than ever to celebrate the diverse selection of works featured at the Fringe, spanning the genres of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret, variety art, children’s plays, spoken word, exhibitions and events.