Flying high for the EdFringe finale

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The Edinburgh Fringe came to a close on Monday, and the Love Birds had to fly the festival coop. In his final blog, production assistant Adam Niemann recounts the end of the beginning (we’ll be back, we promise!), before he himself flew back to his home in California…   The show’s last days in Edinburgh led to a finale befitting our feathered …

WATCH: The Love Birds crew rig a set in less than 25 minutes

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Love Birds The Musical isn’t the only show that calls Pleasance Two at the Pleasance Courtyard home this month during the Edinburgh Fringe: we’re one of eleven shows that perform in the venue. There’s non-stop theatre and comedy on every day from 10am to 1am. Well, nearly non-stop. Every show has a different set that has to be first put together …

Interview: Director-choreographer Stewart Nicholls on putting it all together

Love Birds director-choreographer Stewart Nicholls with actors John Guerrasio and Greg Castiglioni in rehearsals

Stewart Nicholls has not only directed and choreographed Love Birds the Musical, but also assembled the entire creative team and worked closely with writer Robbie Sherman on the final version that’s now playing at the Edinburgh Fringe. To read more about Stewart’s previous credits, visit the Love Birds creative team page.    You previously worked with Robbie Sherman on A Spoonful …

Interview: Jonny Purchase transitions from Les Mis to Love Birds

Not as glamorous backstage as onstage: Jonny Purchase plays Presley in Love Birds The Musical

As our cast interview series continues, we catch up with Jonny Purchase, who plays penguin “Quack Pack” member Presley, straight from Les Miserables, in the West End and onscreen. Read more about Jonny’s other previous credits on the Love Birds cast page. Follow him on Twitter @jonnypurchase.   How do you walk like a penguin? The joy with interpreting the …

Photos + Video: Love Birds open the 2015 Pleasance gala launch

Greg Castiglioni and the Love Birds company

The Love Birds provided a spectacularly colourful start to the official launch of the Pleasance programme at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe this weekend. On Saturday morning, the Love Birds company – barnstorming their way through a special rendition of “Tinpanorama”, “Crunchy Crackers” and the “Love Birds” theme song – opened the Pleasance Gala Launch, which was hosted by comedian Hal …