July 11, 2017

From Start to Finnish 2017 showcase

There’s a lot to celebrate this year, as 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence and the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This is also the 7th year of the From Start to Finnish showcase. We are pleased to present you four exciting shows from Finland. HELGA... View Article

June 1, 2016

From Start to Finnish 2016 – Theatre, Dance & Circus

From Start to Finnish is celebrating it’s 6th consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! This year we proudly present you a complete package of theatre, dance and circus performances, including ACE-Productions’s political satire The Chicken Trial, Carl Knif Company’s solo dance RED, and Circo Aereo & Thomas Monckton’s one-man circus comedy The... View Article

August 21, 2015

Five stars for Dark Side of the Mime

“…mischievous and hilarious…” So did The Mumble review Dark Side of the Mime and gave it 5 stars! Read the whole review here: The Mumble Cirque Darkside of the Mime is an audacious, dark and dirty romp that will have Marcel Marceau turning in his grave. Its raunchy humour will take you by surprise.... View Article

July 4, 2015

From Start to Finnish 2015 – biggest ever!

From Start to Finnish continues it’s 5th year at the Fringe and is presenting four shows of different genres this year. Loranga, Masarin and Dartanjang is a children’s play based on the book of Astrid Lindgren Award winner Barbro Lindgren. If daddy-Loranga isn’t listening to pop music and eating ice cream... View Article

August 6, 2014

Four stars for Chaplin by Libby Purves

Chaplin has received a 4-star review by Libby Purves. “You will tramp across a lot of cobbles this Fringe before you see a finer performance…” Read the whole review by clicking here: Libby Purves reviews   Chaplin runs at Pleasance Courtyard Forth until 24 Aug daily at 12:20.

June 3, 2014

From Start to Finnish 2014 programme launched!

From Start to Finnish is bringing two excellent shows to the Fringe this year, dark comedy Last Call and biographical theatre Chaplin. Last Call is a darkly comic monologue that looks at how deep alcohol has sunk into the seams of society and how widespread its effects are on our daily lives. Told... View Article

May 12, 2013

From Start to Finnish 2013

From Start to Finnish project is going to the world’s largest theatre festival Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the fourth consecutive year. This year we are bringing three Finnish theatres to the Fringe: Kajaani Town Theatre, Kuopion City Theatre and the Swedish Theatre. Leea Klemola is directing her own play Mammoth (originally Jessikan pentu) with Kuopio City Theatre, the play will be staged at the... View Article

February 12, 2013

My Elevator Days to Helsinki in March

Bengt Ahlfors’ play My Elevator Days successfully performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 as part of the From Start to Finnish project. And now we are bringing it back to Finland with three performances at Svenska Teatern (the Swedish Theatre) in Helsinki in March. The play will be performed by the nominated... View Article

August 17, 2012

Alexander West nominated for Best Solo Performer

Alexander West has been nominated for Best Solo Performer for My Elevator Days by Bengt Ahlfors. The play is staged at Pleasance Upstairs until Aug. 27th. My Elevator Days is part of the From Start to Finnish project.