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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: A Beginner’s Guide to Populism

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 A Beginner's Guide to Populism.  The village of Little Middleton is up in arms about plans to create Middleton Garden City. Villagers launch the Save Little Middleton campaign to preserve their ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Tori Scott

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 Tori Scott. #Thirsty is the perfect martini. Mainly vodka with a splash of slurred stories of single life and self-deprecation, a dash of bad decisions while trying to survive in New ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Michelle Yim on An Evening with Miss Wong

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 Michelle Yim on An Evening with Miss Wong. The tragic and wonderful life of Hollywood's first Chinese-American movie star - Anna May Wong. A play with songs. What other show shouldn’t ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Alistair Williams on his show Great White Male

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 Alistair Williams on his show Great White Male. My show is about how men can be great. There’s a bunch of shows about how men are trash. And as a young man, you should listen ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: NOVAE theatre on It’s Not a Sprint

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 NOVAE Theatre on their show It's Not a Sprint. Meet Maddy, celebrating turning 30 by running a marathon - tied to a balloon. As she races Maddy does battle with herself- ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Blind Summit on their show Henry

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 Blind Summit on their show Henry. Multi-award-winning puppetry innovators Blind Summit (Citizen Puppet, The Table) present the UK premiere of Henry, a three person, one puppet theatrical memoire from beyond the grave. ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Children’s TV legends Dick and Dom

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 children's TV legends Dick and Dom. The show takes the form of a boxing match, we split the crowd in half (The Dick’s v The Dom’s) and play loads on insane ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Glenn Moore

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 Glenn Moore. In 2013 I applied for the first civilian trip to Mars, and now I'm worried I'll get chosen for it. I'm more worried people won't know I'm telling the ...

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