Upcoming comedians performing at the Fringe in the 1990s included household names of today including Al Murray and Johnny Vegas. And throughout the decade local residents and visitors gathered in large numbers for the ever popular Festival Cavalcade through the city centre and Fringe Sunday at Holyrood Park.
Some of the companies appearing on the Fringe during Edinburgh Festival 1990 brought their acts to Portobello to entertain the locals - town crier Johnni Alpha calls in the crowds. Photo: Alan Ledgerwood
Irene Bartok as Little Red Riding Hood and Ross Mackenzie as the Wolf, from the Five to Five Theatre Company, who staged 'Little Red Riding Hood' at the Chaplaincy Centre during Edinburgh Festival Fringe 1992. Photo: Denis Straughan
The Borderline theatre company with Andy Cameron (saluting) as the eponymous Guid Sodjer Schweik - adapted from the novel Good Soldier Schweik - playing at Moray House during Edinburgh Festival Fringe 1993. Also in picture: Phil McCall (extreme left), Billy Riddoch (monocle), Laurie Venrty (at Andy's elbow). Photo: Denis Straughan