Nakedness and nudity at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Naked Busker and lap dancing photography exhibition among highlights
This article is from 2011.
It may get the moral minority’s g-string in a twist, but nudity and Edinburgh go hand in hand. Here are some naked highlights.
The multifaceted human aspects of Edinburgh’s lap dancing community are revealed.
Sapphire Rooms, Lothian Road, 7–29 Aug, Sun–Thu 2–6pm, free.
In nothing but his boxers, Donnie Rust hitchhiked across Britain and came back with tales of girlfriends, employment, masturbation, drunkenness and bathtubs.
Laughing Horse @ City Café, Blair Street, 0131 220 0125, 20–28 Aug, 6.45pm, free.
A frank performance piece from Titus Rowe about a male stripper who used to be a squaddie.
theSpaces on North Bridge, Carlton Hotel, North Bridge, 0845 557 6308, 8–20 Aug (not 14), 9.05pm, £10 (£7). Previews 5 & 6 Aug, £7 (£5).
Wearing nothing but heels, fishnets and a tiny squeezebox, Liz Skitch delivers an intimate accordion cabaret.
C aquila, Roman Eagle Lodge, 0845 260 1234, 4–29 Aug (not 16), 10.30pm, £8.50–£10.50 (£7.50–£9.50).
World class Korean dance can also contain some rude bits and there’s a ‘partial nudity’ warning for this EIF show.
Edinburgh Playhouse, Greenside Place, 0131 473 2000, 19–21 Aug, 7.30pm, £10–£30.