FIVE former students from Queen Katherine School, Kendal, have taken productions up to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Curtis Medley has written a new musical, Whilst We We There; while Olivia Winter is producing Liz, a piece of musical theatre about the young Queen Elizabeth I. Both were in 2013's Guys and Dolls at QKS.

Niamh Parker Whitehead and Laurence Platt have written, directed and produced a comedy about artistic integrity; and Emily Humble is appearing in Souls for Sale, with the Leeds Tealights sketch group.