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Latitude 2019 – Friday night tunes and Saturday morning Waterfront idyll

Headlining Friday night is George Ezra. With his sunny demeanour and catchy tunes, he wows his young audience through the patters of the rain. Like a 21st-century Rick Astley with splashes of Johnny Cash and Talking Heads, his sing-along ditties rock the crowd as this English summer evening continues.  “This is one I sing on karaoke after four pints on ...

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Latitude 2019 – Friday Round-Up 

In contrast to the heatwave experienced here in 2018, this year’s festival has more typical British summer temperatures, with a glorious gentle breeze; how very civilised.  The Latitude line up is as strong as ever, with all manner of talks, theatre, comedy, music and dance awaiting the keen festival explorer looking to venture from one’s palatial canvas abode to the ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Blah Blah Blacklist

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… Blah Blah Blacklist. Your pitch:     First, one of my childhood heroes Cosby was exposed as a terrible human and put in prison! Then my father got arrested. A burning ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…The Scummy Mummies Show

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 Scummy Mummies Show. Your pitch:     The Scummy Mummies Show is for anyone who is from a less-than-perfect family. It is a celebration of parenting failure. Guaranteed to make ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Little Miss Baby Angel Face

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…Little Miss Baby Angel Face. Your pitch:     Little Miss Baby Angel Face is an exploration of my love for tragic situations and the relationship with my Mum.   My mum ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Loyiso Gola on Pop Culture

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…Loyiso Gola on Pop Culture. Your pitch:     My show exams popular culture and its influence on us as a society. How pop culture shaped my existence. I engage the good ...

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