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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Solarplexus – An Alternative Energy Play

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 Solarplexus. Every day, solar fires descend to Earth and light the land on fire. Only activist-vlogger Ellen can stop the corporation that's causing it. Powered by a self-generating bicycle and scored ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Flushed

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 Flushed. Flushed is a comedy-drama set in the female toilets that focuses on two sisters and how their relationship is affected by Premature Menopause. It touches on issues of fertility, family ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Le Fil

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 Le Fil. 24/7 LIVE is a pop gig with extras exploring bad romances, racial objectification, gay-straight men and gender-bending performance art to the live soundtrack of hip-thrusting epic pop music. Imagine ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…

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 Greatest Play in the History of the World... Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street, Broadchurch), The Greatest Play… is squashed full of exquisite observation and heart-breaking beauty. A universal love story, set on ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Baby Wants Candy

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 Baby Wants Candy. Fringe favourite, perennially sold-out,“5-star, entertainment phenomenon” Baby Wants Candy return, improvising a full musical with a full band for full mad fun. You call out the title, we ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Sensemaker and Drop the Gogo

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 Sensemaker and Drop the Gogo. Two short pieces of physical theatre examining the labour market. The Sensemaker shows the inner turmoil of a woman as she struggles to meet the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Mengele

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 Mengele. Brazil 1979: a drowning man washes up on a beach. A mysterious woman cajoles and flatters the aging Nazi doctor into attempting to defend the indefensible. This award-winning production offers ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Jake Howie

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 Jake Howie. People talk a whole lot of shit (apart from me, right? RIGHT?). There’s a chorus of shit talk in 2018, making it hard to listen to the inspirational voices. ...

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