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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Michelle Yim on An Evening with Miss Wong

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 Michelle Yim on An Evening with Miss Wong. The tragic and wonderful life of Hollywood's first Chinese-American movie star - Anna May Wong. A play with songs. What other show shouldn’t ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Alistair Williams on his show Great White Male

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 Alistair Williams on his show Great White Male. My show is about how men can be great. There’s a bunch of shows about how men are trash. And as a young man, you should listen ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: NOVAE theatre on It’s Not a Sprint

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 NOVAE Theatre on their show It's Not a Sprint. Meet Maddy, celebrating turning 30 by running a marathon - tied to a balloon. As she races Maddy does battle with herself- ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Blind Summit on their show Henry

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 Blind Summit on their show Henry. Multi-award-winning puppetry innovators Blind Summit (Citizen Puppet, The Table) present the UK premiere of Henry, a three person, one puppet theatrical memoire from beyond the grave. ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Children’s TV legends Dick and Dom

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 children's TV legends Dick and Dom. The show takes the form of a boxing match, we split the crowd in half (The Dick’s v The Dom’s) and play loads on insane ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Glenn Moore

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 Glenn Moore. In 2013 I applied for the first civilian trip to Mars, and now I'm worried I'll get chosen for it. I'm more worried people won't know I'm telling the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Gratiano

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 Gratiano. We never thought we'd play the villain in our lives. Gratiano recounts his part in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, now set in Mussolini's Italy, and explores how politicians can ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: LUNG theatre company on Trojan Horse

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 LUNG theatre on Trojan Horse. Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing ‘hardline’ Muslim teachers and governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Adapted from the real-life ...

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