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LATITUDE: The Theban Motherf**ker- Cabaret Tent

Reviewer: Kris Hallett Having given us a ‘Creep’ of a Dracula and a Victorian Secret runway of A Midsummer Night’s Dream over the past few festivals, hope was high for Action To The Word’s The Theban MotherF**ker, a rock opera ode to Thebe’s most famous Freudian dream. This reviewer hasn't always been in love with the work artistic director Alexandra Spencer-Jones has created but has always ...

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LATITUDE: Femme Fatale – Cabaret Tent, Latitude Festival

Reviewer: Kris Hallett Now this is a rarity. A proper one-star stinker that features a triple threat of terrible book, slack direction and uncertain performances. It takes a lot to clear the cabaret tent of the exhausted and the damned seeking shade from the blazing sunshine on Sunday afternoon at Latitude, but here it’s achieved with ease. It was so ...

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LATITUDE: Theatre Ad Infinitum – No Kids, Theatre Arena

Writer & Director: George Mann and Nir Paldi Reviewer: Kris Hallett Nir and George are partners, artistically and in real life. Over the past decade they have built up their company Theatre Ad Infinitum and their lives up to a position of stability and respectability and are now ready to ask one of life’s most pressing questions; is it time ...

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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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Latitude: Rag N’ Bone Man – Obelisk Arena

Reviewer: Simon Topping Rag “N” Bone Man, AKA Rory Rory Graham, has come a long way in a short time. His meteoric rise has come since the release of his debut solo album Human in the February of 2017. In under eighteen months his debut album has sold over three quarters of a million copies, he has won two Brit ...

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