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NEWS: The Pleasance celebrates 33 years on the Edinburgh Fringe with new venue

artists impression of venue 33 The Pleasance Edinburgh Fringe

By FRASER MACDONALD Many of the entertainment industries brightest talents have cut their teeth in Edinburgh in August at the Pleasance. This year an innovative new mobile venue joins the world’s largest arts festival. In celebration of 33 years at Venue 33, The Pleasance Theatre Trust has commissioned a brand new type of mobile venue. From an initial innovative concept created ...

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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel – The Lowry, Salford

The Cast of Ausentatious

Reviewer: Donna Kelly Improvised comedy (or ‘improv’ as it is otherwise known) has always had a bit of a bad reputation in the UK. Despite continued efforts to revive the genre, many ‘off-the-cuff’ improv productions can easily become meandering and flabby. One troupe that have truly mastered the art, however, is the team behind Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel. ...

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Rachel Parris: Live in Vegas – The Pleasance Attic, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Rachel Parris transports people from the stupendous heat of The Pleasance Attic to the heady heights of Sin City as she works to pay off her debt to hotel owner and show biz superstar Felice. Well that's the premise of this hour long show of musical comedy, while it may not be destined for a long residence ...

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW: Rachel Parris – Live in Vegas

TPR had Five Minutes With...Rachel Parris What has been your experience of the Fringe in the past? This will be my 9th year doing the Fringe! aagh! I think, like a lot of people, you love it and you hate it - but I mostly err on the side of love! It's been completely different every year really - over ...

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Death Ship 666 – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writers: Michael Patrick Clarkson, Paul Clarkson and Gemma Hurley Director: Michael Patrick Clarkson Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:2.5] Welcome aboard for the maiden voyage of the state of the art ocean liner Death Ship 666 as it sets sail for the Bermuda Triangle! Maybe James Horner’s theme from Titanic is not the most reassuring background music as we set sail, but ...

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