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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Jim Tavare

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 Jim Tavare. Survival against all odds comedy show with a touch of poignancy. The true story how a catastrophic car accident rendered my life worthless and the subsequent fight back to ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Speechless

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 Speechless. Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era. Set in a world where all comedic speech is banned, the performers start an illicit underground club ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Raymond & Mr. Timpkins Revue

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 Raymond & Mr. Timpkins Revue. A caravan. A back alley. A problem pooch. Sandals. A UKIP tea towel. A conflict of interests. A parting. A new job. A P45. A ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Rebecca Shorrocks & Paul F. Taylor on Young at Start

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 Rebecca Shorrocks & Paul F. Taylor on Young at Start.  Married sketch duo Short (Rebecca Shorrocks) & Curly (Paul F. Taylor) return to the Fringe with another mad cap high octane hour ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: A Very Brexit Musical

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 A Very Brexit Musical. This original musical comedy from students of the University of Cambridge weaves patriotic anthems and political satire, as audiences follow the ill-fated story of Cavid Dameron's referendum. ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Grant Busé

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 Grant Busé. We need to talk about 'the talk'. From consent to condoms to commitment, enrol in this sing-along sex ed class for adults. Using lessons learnt from his job teaching ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Dave Chawner on his show Mental

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 Dave Chawner on his show, Mental. This is a show about mental health (rather than mental illness) so if you're interested in talking about staying mentally healthy without the sob story ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Tom Houghton

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 Tom Houghton.  Tom's just been made 'The Honourable'. Not by his own merit (he's been sacked from Weatherspoons twice) but the traditional aristocratic way, by default. Basically, his dad, ex-Chief of ...

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