This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe slogan – “defying the norm since 1947” – might make for good marketing. But it hardly reflects the role of the world’s largest arts festival accurately. Far from supporting risk, the environment of the Fringe is increasingly one in which playing safe is the best way to avoid losing out. […]
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Three University of Birmingham specialists visit The Jungle in Calais and report on its intolerable conditions – and the real causes of the humanitarian crisis unfolding there.