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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with My Leonard Cohen

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Next up it's My Leonard Cohen. In one sentence tell us about your show. My Leonard Cohen offers arresting and imaginative arrangements of the late, legendary Leonard Cohen’s most-loved music. What made you decide to come back to the Fringe this year? Stewart D’Arrietta ...

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MIF 2017: Cotton Panic! – Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester

Music: Jane Horrocks, Nick Vivian and Wrangler Writer: Nick Vivian Director: Wils Wilson Reviewer: Lizz Clark A show with 'cotton' in the title is clearly rooted in the history of Manchester and Lancashire's mill-towns. The panic referred to is the Cotton Famine of the 1860s, when the American Civil War halted supply, devastating whole communities. Huddled in the post-industrial shell ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Andy Edwards on Scribble

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Andy Edwards talks about his show Scribble. In one sentence tell us about your show. Bran Flakes, anxiety and gravity: Scribble is about we share our mental health with each other. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We had just presented Scribble ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Cosmic Scallies

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Next up it's Graeae and the Royal Exchange Theatre's Cosmic Scallies. In one sentence tell us about your show. A razor sharp, witty and touching new play about class, welfare and friendship in times of adversity, by award winning writer Jackie Hagan, directed by ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Selina Thompson on Salt

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Selina Thompson talks about her show Salt. In one sentence tell us about your show. Last year, I retraced a route of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Triangle (Belgium, Ghana, Jamaica) on shipping freighters, and this show is the story of that journey. What made ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Abi Roberts

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Here, Abi Roberts talks about her show Anglichanka. In one sentence tell us about your show. It’s a rip-roaring journey through my time learning to be an opera singer in the former USSR and my recent return after many years as the first UK ...

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To T, or Not to T – Dixon Place, New York

(To T or Not to T) (Dixon Place) (NYC) (c)Ryan Harper Gray

Writer: D’Lo Director: Adelina Anthony Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell In his new solo show -- To T, or Not to T -- actor/writer/comic D’Lo addresses the intersection of multiple aspects of his identity. With razor-sharp wit and impeccable comic timing, he navigates the rocky road of coming out as queer, trans, and not-going-to-be-a-doctor to his Tamil family with a little help from ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Kat Bond on Loo Roll

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Next up, Kat Bond talks about her show Loo Roll. In one sentence tell us about your show. A character comedy show about family and a whole lot of loo roll. What made you decide to bring a show this year? Because I had ...

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