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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…With Child

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… With Child. Your pitch:   Inspired by writers such as Victoria Wood and Alan Bennet, these talking head style monologues will make you laugh, cry and cringe. You will meet six ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Joz Norris

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… Joz Norris. Your pitch:     A figment of my imagination that I created so I could hide from myself has come alive and thinks he can make a comedy show. ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Ellen Waddell, co-writer of Don’t Be Terrible

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… Ellen Waddell, co-writer of Don’t Be Terrible. Your pitch:     It's a dark comedy that asks 'Can stand-up save your love life?' Nice guy Steve thinks so. That's why he's ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Tony Law

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…Tony Law. Your pitch:     Tony Law identifies as the alternative, absurdity lord, surreal master of comedy. He’s the best at it and if you are already funny then you will ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Huge Davies!

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… Huge Davies! Your pitch:     The Carpark is a creative, dark and silly musical comedy show. I wear a full-size keyboard for the entire show so it’s worth coming just ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Peter Fleming: Have You Seen?

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… Peter Fleming: Have You Seen? Your pitch:     An old man with hair made of talc looks back on his career making classic children’s TV, now lost from the archives. ...

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Oklahoma! – Festival Theatre, Chichester

Writers: Rodgers and Hammerstein Director: Jeremy Sams Reviewer: Kimberley Knudsen Some seventy-odd years on from its opening this version of Oklahoma! stays true to the original production and is probably all the better for it. From the opening number sung beautifully by Laurey, played by the delightful Amara Okereke, all the way through to a triumphant finale the audience is ...

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Amélie the Musical – The Alexandra, Birmingham

Book: Craig Lucas Music: Daniel Messé Lyrics: Nathan Tysen & Daniel Messé Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Amélie the Musical is a sweet and quirky story of a French girl. Brought up by a distant father and neurotic mother, she is isolated from the world and retreats into her own imagination. When her mother is killed in a freak accident, Amélie leaves ...

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