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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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Latitude Festival: How To Fail At Being Perfect – Theatre Tent

Director: Nele Van Den Broeck Musical Director: Emma Oliver Trend Reviewer: Kris Hallett In the year 2138, the dog-eat-dog world has taken hold in London, only the busy people have survived and these successes are far too busy to raise a family. Yet what do they do when they feel the need to have that child, for example, for a ...

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Latitude Festival: 4×4 Bhangra – Waterfront Stage

Reviewer: Robin Winters It's a scorcher of a day, everybody has that festival tiredness kicking in and we're all just about ready to sit down for the evening with a beer or two; with that in mind, what could possibly be better than watching a colourful Bhangra group close the day's proceedings on the Waterfront stage? Well, watching a colourful ...

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Latitude Festival: NYDC – Used to be Blonde, Waterfront Stage

Artistic Director: Sharon Eyal Reviewer: Robin Winters The National Youth Dance Company have, in previous years, occupied the final slot of the weekend on the Waterfront and closed down Sadler's Wells dance proceedings in style; but this year they arrive in droves to perform to a Saturday afternoon audience. With the last few years' offerings being highly rated, and Latitude ...

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Latitude Festival: The Lost Disc – Cabaret Tent

Writers: Will Adamsdale and Ed Gaughan Director: Tom Parry Reviewer: Kris Hallett Obsession is a funny thing. It can drive even the sanest person towards the edge, flipping sense and order into mayhem and chaos. Will Adamsdale and Ed Gaughan's new musical/comedy/play hybrid sees a music journo disappear down a conspiracy theory of his own making. Somewhere out there, he ...

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