Discover a brief history of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, organised by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society since 1958, through the entries featured in Who's Who, including comedians Frank Skinner and Tim Minchin, playwright Alan Bennett, and Dame Cleo Laine.
Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist. With Hugh Laurie, he is half of the comic double act Fry and Laurie. Fry's acting roles include the BBC television series Blackadder. He also appears frequently on BBC Radio 4, and is known for his voice-overs, reading all seven of the Harry Potter novels.
- The arts sector is well represented in the 170th edition of Who’s Who, including actor Philip Glenister, best known for his roles in Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes
- Publishing and literature also feature heavily in this year’s new entrants with Catherine Mayer, author, journalist, and co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party in the UK