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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Beyond Expectations

In one sentence tell us about your show. A retelling of Dickens’ Great Expectations, using puppetry and projections What made you decide to bring a show this year? We had (what we hope) is a novel take on the classic story, and the Fringe seemed like the place to do it. It also means that in what little time we ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…The Falcon’s Malteser

In one sentence tell us about your show. A three foot Mexican pays the world’s worst detective to look after a box of Maltesers, what follows is a thrilling and hilarious adventure for all the family. What made you decide to bring a show this year? Coming to the Fringe is something that we’ve always wanted to do, as we’ve ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Joey Page

In one sentence tell us about your show. It’s about having been on telly but still not being able to move out of my mum’s house. I’ve been at this stand up lark for ten years so it’s acelebratory swan song as maybe 10 years is the right time to jack it in and get a job on QVC. What ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Hedwig and the Angry Inch

In one sentence tell us about your show. A rock and roll musical monologue that tells the story of Hansel Schmidt, a young man from East Berlin who seizes an opportunity to escape communist Germany by getting a sex change and marrying an American GI – but that’s just the start of the story. Throw into the mix a nerdy ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Larry Dean

In one sentence tell us about your show. A hour of jokes and self-deprecating stories about being a Scottish, Catholic, Bender who lived in England during the independence referendum. What made you decide to bring a show this year? I have performed at the Fringe every year since I started comedy and I love it. This year I’m doing an ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…The Pin

In one sentence tell us about your show. Two goons try and get their heads round sketch comedy. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We felt like our show last year marked an improvement in our work so wanted the chance to take another step up. Any advice you’ve heard or can give to anyone coming ...

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Annie – Mayflower, Southampton

Book by: Thomas Meehan Directed by: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Annie, a much-loved family musical, tells the story of an orphan who wants nothing more than to find her parents. When Annie is invited to stay at Billionaire Oliver Warbucks home for Christmas, the pair find in each other what they have been missing all along; love. Their new ...

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