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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Last One

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 Last One. The Last One is brutal physical theatre and a call to arms to preserve Epic Beauty. The metaphysically anxious thoughts of a dying, anonymous pigeon mix with the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The C Bomb

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 C Bomb. Chloe discovers that she has chlamydia, and in the interests of economising, decides to throw a party to share the news with her ex-lovers. The only Fringe play ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Frau Welt

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 Frau Welt. My show is a one-hour spectacle of my life in the theatre, from Weimar Berlin to the bright lights of Broadway. Expect song, dance, smoke and scandalous anecdotes. But ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Pigs in Blankets

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 Pigs in Blankets. Like Pigs? Love Blankets? Come watch a play about an oppressive government. It’s ham-packed with highbrow humour about the struggles two subjects face in overthrowing the ADAM dictatorship. ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Solarplexus – An Alternative Energy Play

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 Solarplexus. Every day, solar fires descend to Earth and light the land on fire. Only activist-vlogger Ellen can stop the corporation that's causing it. Powered by a self-generating bicycle and scored ...

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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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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Le Fil

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 Le Fil. 24/7 LIVE is a pop gig with extras exploring bad romances, racial objectification, gay-straight men and gender-bending performance art to the live soundtrack of hip-thrusting epic pop music. Imagine ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…

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 Greatest Play in the History of the World... Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street, Broadchurch), The Greatest Play… is squashed full of exquisite observation and heart-breaking beauty. A universal love story, set on ...

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