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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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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Last One

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 The Last One. The Last One is brutal physical theatre and a call to arms to preserve Epic Beauty. The metaphysically anxious thoughts of a dying, anonymous pigeon mix with the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The C Bomb

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 The C Bomb. Chloe discovers that she has chlamydia, and in the interests of economising, decides to throw a party to share the news with her ex-lovers. The only Fringe play ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Frau Welt

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 Frau Welt. My show is a one-hour spectacle of my life in the theatre, from Weimar Berlin to the bright lights of Broadway. Expect song, dance, smoke and scandalous anecdotes. But ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Pigs in Blankets

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 Pigs in Blankets. Like Pigs? Love Blankets? Come watch a play about an oppressive government. It’s ham-packed with highbrow humour about the struggles two subjects face in overthrowing the ADAM dictatorship. ...

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