The first round of Scotsman Fringe Firsts have been awarded to six companies premiering new writing at the Festival Fringe. This is the 41st year of the awards which are the longest-running theatre prizes at the festival.

This year’s first winners are Cuckooed (Traverse), Chef (Underbelly), The Collector (Gilded Balloon), Confirmation (King’s Hall), Men in the Cities (Traverse) and Spoiling (Traverse).

Two more rounds of Fringe First Awards will be announced before the end of the festival.

For the current list of 2014 award winners and nominees, please visit our 2014 Award Winners page