Our Writers

Check out the badass team behind Fringebiscuit 2017:

Aisha Josiah (Editor) is an award winning playwright, screenwriter and a graduate of New York University. She currently studies Playwriting and Dramaturgy at the University of Glasgow. When she isn’t writing, Aisha heads a collective of exciting young artists known as the One Trick Circus. Follow her on Twitter @aishajosiah.
Aidan Bose-Rosling is an actor, writer and director. Aidan graduated from NYU Tisch and the Atlantic Acting School in 2015. Since then, he has worked for various immersive theatre companies, including Punchdrunk, Third Rail Projects and Secret Cinema in a crew and backstage role. Aidan was a company member of Crashbox Theater Company from 2015-2016 in New York, producing innovative shows such as Kitchen Sink Experiments. Most recently Aidan wrote and directed his debut film, The Jester, which is available on his YouTube channel. Aidan is happy to return to Fringebiscuit a second year and can’t wait for what the Fringe has to offer this time! Follow him on Twitter @AidanTheJester
Cairan McLaggan (Reviewer) is a theatre-maker and dramaturg from Dundee, emerging from the MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy course at the University of Glasgow. He is one third of Only Skin, with whom he hosts and produces new and in-progress work by local artists. His work has performed in Glasgow and beyond; including collaborations at BUZZCUT! festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His preferred biscuit is a Viscount.
Stephanie St Paul (Reviewer) is a theatre designer, writer and artist with a strong interest in horror and experiential theatre. Stephanie has worked as an artist and copywriter for recent indie short ‘The Jester’, as a scenic artist with Punchdrunk and Lemonade and Laughing Gas and as backstage crew for Paradise Green Fringe Venues and The Lantern Arts Centre. Currently working at a fringe focused venue in London, Stephanie is very excited to spend summer in Edinburgh, immersed in live comedy and new theatre. Follow her on Twitter @quieteyed.
Sam Underwood (Contributor) originally hailing from England, is the founder of Initiative Productions and Fundamental Theater Project, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to supporting international artists in NY. He currently stars on AMC’s “Fear The Walking Dead”. Other recent credits include Fox’s hit drama “The Following” opposite Kevin Bacon, in which he played twins Mark and Luke, Showtime’s “Dexter” and “Homeland”, and “Power” on STARZ. His stage work includes Peter Shaffer’s Equus opposite Alec Baldwin, Hamlet opposite Alec Baldwin and Kate Mulgrew, and the world premiere of Tennessee Williams In Masks Outrageous and Austere opposite Shirley Knight.
Lauren Downie is an actor whose hometown sits on the shores of Loch Lomond, Scotland. She made the leap across the pond to New York City six years ago. Recent credits ‘Adele’ in Strindberg’s ‘Playing with Fire’ and supporting role ‘Jamie’ in feature film ‘Love is a Broadway Hit’ (Broadway Mulan Productions). She is a proud member of Fundamental Theater Project.
Stacy Lynn Gould (Reviewer) is a NYC based actor, director, writer, producer and a member of Fundamental Theater Project. She has her MFA in Acting from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. This is her third attendance at the Edinburgh Fringe. For more info check out www.msstacylynn.weebly.com
Alexandra Halterman (Reviewer) is an avid fan of theatre, doing everything from writing and dramaturgy to acting to technical and design work. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a degree in Theatre Studies and disciplines in English Studies and Psychology, and is currently working to get her Masters at University of Glasgow. Additionally, she is learning filming, editing, and design so she can add her love of film and video games to the mix.

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