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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Awakening

 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 Awakening. “Happy Birthday Cassie… You’re a fucking idiot.” It’s the morning of Cassie’s twenty-sixth.  She wakes to find herself in someone’s front garden with no recollection of getting there. Awakening is ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Shit-Faced Shakespeare

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 Shit-faced Shakespeare. This hilarious, sell-out, award-winning, smash-hit show has returned to the Fringe. Featuring a cast of professional Shakespearian actors and a single, randomly selected drunk performer every night, no two shows ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Katie and Pip

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 Katie and Pip. Katie & Pip celebrates the relationship between a Type 1 Diabetic girl and her dog. It’s a story about Katie’s diagnosis & condition, dogs, family, hurdles and the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Nags Head Productions on Glasgow ’14

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 theatre production company Nags Head Productions. From award-winning director Benet Catty, this one-man performance opens the conversation around male mental health, delving inside the lives and minds of four men, when ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Power Play Theatre

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 Power Play Theatre. Staged in a real Edinburgh house, Power Play brings 4 brand new site-specific plays by female writers, including work originally commissioned by the Royal Court.  Featuring themes such ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Owen Roberts

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 Owen Roberts. I have let a six-year-old write my show. She writes it and I perform it. Simple right? Wrong. She can’t focus, she can’t spell, and her ideas are wildly ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH Ciarán Dowd

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 Ciarán Dowd.  The greatest character comedy show ever written. Easily. By some distance. I reckon. Don Rodolfo is an arrogant, preening, chauvinistic man-child fighting his way around 17th Century Europe, having ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Fringe Wives Club

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 Fringe Wives Club.  Fierce, feminist and furiously funny, the disco-dazzling comedy-cabaret power trio unleash their hit debut show. Direct from winning best cabaret at Adelaide Fringe and picking up a nomination ...

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