Quiz: Famous faces from the Fringe
In 1947 eight theatre groups turned up uninvited to perform at the Edinburgh International Festival. Despite not being part of the official programme, they went ahead and did it anyway.
They staged their shows on the fringe of the festival and the rest was history.
Nowadays for one whole month Edinburgh becomes a huge cultural hub. Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Book Festival run throughout August.
We took a look back into the archives and found some famous faces from former Fringes.