The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is renowned as the world’s largest arts festival, with weeks of theatre, music, comedy and more being performed across the city, in a range of venues, all day.

This year, a group of University of Southampton students are taking up two theatrical shows, a gender-swapped version of Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, and Stephen Belber’s ‘Tape’.

Paying for the performance space alone is setting them back by over £3000, and there are additional costs for set, costume, transport and accommodation. The students are operating under the name of ‘Gone Rogue’, a brand set up … Read the rest