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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Chris Turner on his show We’re Where We Were.

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 Chris Turner on his show We’re Where We Were. I’m almost certain that no other show will give you: Free bananas. Two mind-searing freestyle raps. A new perspective on little forks. The ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Zoe Lyons

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 Zoe Lyons. My new show contains the best impression of an annoying drunk fly you will ever see at the Fringe. Some comics like to tackle the big political topics of ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Julia Sutherland

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 Julia Sutherland. Inspired by the incredibly open, revealing conversations I’ve had with dozens of top comedians for my BBC Radio series, I’m turning the tables as I literally interview myself! An uplifting, ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Jacqueline Novak

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 Jacqueline Novak. My show pedals ideas I find freeing: that penises are feminine, blow-jobs can be spiritual act, and verbal crutches are a sign of greatness. In a dazzling display of ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Eshaan Akbar on Prophet Like It’s Hot

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 Eshaan Akbar. A non-practising Muslim finding the funnies in the Qur'an? What's not to love? Exploring some of the myths about Islam, and shining a light on some of the problems ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Forget Me Nots

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 Forget Me Nots. A touching love story between an Icelandic man and a British soldier during WWII, Forget Me Nots is a new side to our collective history told through a ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Anchor

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 Anchor. In a light and playful form, the duet Anchor depicts the dilemma between love and desire. Can we want what we already have, can we love what we are addicted ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY

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 Thrones! The Musical Parody. Get your blood, gore, and brothers-and-sisters-shagging fix before the final season.  All to a rocking original score. Thrones! The Musical Parody returns after 3 sold out Fringes and buckets of ...

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