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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

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 Ada Campe. It’s easy to bandy around words like ‘psychic’ and ‘duck’, but put them together and you have a truly extraordinary combination. Join variety and cabaret artiste Ada Campe on ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Knaive Theatre on War with the Newts

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 Knaive Theatre on War with the Newts. War With The Newts is an epic, apocalyptic, satirical sci-fi. Immerse yourself in Summerhall's basement: through a labyrinth of oyster crates, step into the dank hull ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Stewart D’Arrietta on Belly of a Drunken Piano

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 performer and musical director Stewart D’Arrietta. Stewart D’Arrietta (My Leonard Cohen, Fringe 2016-17) returns with a new show for 2018. Belly of a Drunken Piano offers gritty, imaginative arrangements of music ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Chris Turner on his show We’re Where We Were.

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 Chris Turner on his show We’re Where We Were. I’m almost certain that no other show will give you: Free bananas. Two mind-searing freestyle raps. A new perspective on little forks. The ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Zoe Lyons

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 Zoe Lyons. My new show contains the best impression of an annoying drunk fly you will ever see at the Fringe. Some comics like to tackle the big political topics of ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Julia Sutherland

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 Julia Sutherland. Inspired by the incredibly open, revealing conversations I’ve had with dozens of top comedians for my BBC Radio series, I’m turning the tables as I literally interview myself! An uplifting, ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Jacqueline Novak

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 Jacqueline Novak. My show pedals ideas I find freeing: that penises are feminine, blow-jobs can be spiritual act, and verbal crutches are a sign of greatness. In a dazzling display of ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Eshaan Akbar on Prophet Like It’s Hot

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 Eshaan Akbar. A non-practising Muslim finding the funnies in the Qur'an? What's not to love? Exploring some of the myths about Islam, and shining a light on some of the problems ...

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