Almost a quarter of 2018 Fringe theatre shows relating to social issues

Almost a quarter of 2018 Fringe theatre shows relating to social issues

The SIT-UP team has released its analysis of the 2018 Fringe theatre programme, which reveals that just under a quarter of all theatre productions (235 of the 966 shows, 24.3%), relate to social issues. With 2018 being the 70th anniversary of the NHS, five productions relate to our health service. Mental Health remains the biggest issue to be talked about on the Fringe. Given the recent press of the #metoo campaign and women in society…

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