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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Comedy show Best in Class

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With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of comedy show Best In Class. Best in Class is a crowd funded, profit sharing show that champions the talent of working class comedians. Working class visibility at the Fringe is not ...

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Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Markus Birdman In one sentence tell us about your show. A heady mix of erudite bragging, autobiographical stand up, justifiable moaning, male feminism and glorious artwork told through the fairytale of Rumplestiltskin, rewritten with a post-Trump agenda, and animated with my own drawings and ...

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Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Harriet Braine. In one sentence tell us about your show. A musical journey through the art world in 15 short essays. What made you decide to bring a show this year? It’s the ‘done thing’ after a relatively prosperous year of new act competitions. ...

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Sajeela Kershi talks about the three shows she's bringing to Edinburgh this year. In one sentence tell us about your show I'm doing three shows this year. Fights Like a Girl, about all the things we fight for and fight against, from the Women's March, Trump Bans ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Ladies Marmalade – Laughing Horse @ Caroline of Brunswick

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Performers: Arielle Souma, Victoria Howden and Helen Bauer Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts Arielle Souma, Victoria Howden and the evening's special guest Helen Bauer grace the stage for this hour-long stand-up spectacular. Introducing the acts and getting to know the audience a little, is the ferociously funny Souma. Who sets even the shyest of audience members at ease and has them chatting ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Northern Power Blouse

Northern Power Blouse

Back by popular demand for 2017, our Brighton Bites series offer short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into shows performing at England’s largest arts festival. Hopefully, they will whet your appetite to try something new at this year's Brighton Fringe. Here, Northern Power Blouse tells us about their show, Northern Power Blouse, which they’ll be performing at Laughing Horse at ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Game Ain’t Based on Sympathy – Laughing Horse

Game Ain’t Based on Sympathy

  Writer: Jacob Hawley &Jake Farrell Reviewer: Daniel Perks Young person politics are the topic of choice at a comedy showcase this afternoon. In a dingy back room above a, more than likely student frequented, pub, Jake Farrell and Jacob Hawley take to the stage to deliver their 20-minute stand-up sets that revolve around youth, upbringing and a smattering of ...

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EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW: Wild Card Kitty – The Showgirl Show

TPR caught up with Wild Card Kitty to talk about her new show. Is this your first visit to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Sadly (or luckily, depending on your viewpoint) this is not my first rodeo. What has been your experience of the Fringe in the past? ...

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