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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Flushed

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 Flushed. Flushed is a comedy-drama set in the female toilets that focuses on two sisters and how their relationship is affected by Premature Menopause. It touches on issues of fertility, family ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Matt Abbott

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Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Matt Abbott In one sentence tell us about your show. It challenges two negative preconceptions; firstly, about the traditionally working-class communities which voted Brexit, and secondly about conditions in the Calais Jungle. What made you decide to bring a show this year? The show ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Punch – Underbelly

Writer: Steven Bloomer Director: Jessica Edwards Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:2.5] Inevitably with every fringe there will be a show that divides critical opinion, it would appear that Punch is this reviewer's marmite. John played by Matthew Jones of Frisky and Mannish fame is being questioned by eager to please social worker Anne (Kirsty Mann) about a number of incidents, the ...

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