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Love From a Stranger – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Agatha Christie & Frank Vosper Director: Lucy Bailey Designer: Mike Britton Lighting: Oliver Fenwick Sound Designer & Composer: Richard Hammarton Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Adapted from a 1934 short story Philomel Cottage, Agatha Christie wrote an unperformed stage version of the same name which itself was re-written as Love From a Stranger by actor and playwright Frank Vosper in 1936. ...

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The Band – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Tim Firth Music: Take That Director: Kim Gavin & Jack Ryder Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Firstly, a fact needs to be stated that this is not the Take That story. The words Take That are never uttered in the entire two and a half hours of the show. You would also be mistaken for thinking that the boyband recruited from the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Bryony Twydle

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 Bryony Twydle. What do flamingos, camel toes and synchronised swimming have in common? They're all integral to my show, that's what. Over the course of the hour I guide you through various ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Dominic Frisby

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 Dominic Frisby on this year's show: Dominic Frisby's Financial Game Show. In my show you will learn, and you will laugh; you will win and you will lose; and you will ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Nick Hall on his show Spencer

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 Nick Hall. Ever heard the story of Spencer Percival, the only British Prime Minister ever to be assassinated? Of course not. That’s why you need to see my show!  Suitable for ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Leo Kearse

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 Leo Kearse. My show provides diversity in the sea of lazy lefty virtue signalling. I create a safe space for mainstream political beliefs. I take a scalpel to male feminists, Labour anti-Semites, ...

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