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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Powder Keg on their show Morale is High

two men heads bowed

It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Powder Keg talk about their show Morale is High (Since We Gave Up Hope). In one sentence tell us about your show. Morale is High attempts to address the conflict of care and activism with an increasingly individualistic society, combining live music, stories ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Rachel Mars on Our Carnal Hearts

rachel mars in our carnal hearts a woman holding two skinned birds surrounded by an audience

It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Here, Rachel Mars talks about her show Our Carnal Hearts. In one sentence tell us about your show. It's a furious and funny ode to our competitive, unequal and grubby times with live surround-sound singing. What made you decide to bring a show this year? ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Cosmic Scallies

woman smoking stands in front of a wall of torn posters

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 Ellie Dubois of No Show

woman in striped leotard rotatimng on a giant hoop in front of fellow circus performers

It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. First up is Ellie Dubois of innovative circus production, No Show. In one sentence tell us about your show. No Show is a contemporary circus show performed by five extremely talented female circus performers exploring desperate attempts and heroic failures, glorious achievements and bruised bodies and ...

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Growth – Roundabout @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

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Writer: Luke Norris Reviewer: Laura Hibbert Hilarious, heartwarming and relevant, Growthis a comedy about growing up and manning-up from rising star Luke Norris [So Here We Are, Royal Exchange; Goodbye To All That, Royal Court]. When Tobes finally plucks up the courage to see a doctor about the lump he’s ignored for two years, the audience learns there’s more he ...

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Loves, Lies and Taxidermy – Roundabout @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

Richard Corgan and Remy Beasley in Loves, Lies and Taxidermy Summerhall Paines Plough Roundabout, Edinburgh

Writer: Alan Harris Director: George Perrin Reviewer: Laura Hibbert Lights go down and immediately the audience are thrown into a rapidly paced boy meets girl love story set in Merthyr, Wales. Things are going well for Valentine, son of a Polish taxidermist and Ash, daughter of a failing ice-cream salesman, but family secrets and lies make it difficult for these ...

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World Without Us – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: David Doyle What would happen if all of a sudden humanity stopped existing? That’s the question posed by Ontroerend Goed in their newest work, World Without Us. As a lone figure on stage narrates the changes to Earth in the wake of the disappearance of man, the piece meditates on mankind’s impact on the world around them, offering a ...

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