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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: LUNG theatre company on Trojan Horse

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 LUNG theatre on Trojan Horse. Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing ‘hardline’ Muslim teachers and governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Adapted from the real-life ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The Delightful Sausage

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 Delightful Sausage. Join The Delightful Sausage in a brand new multimedia adventure as they battle to have their town crowned the next City of Culture. A hyper-colour multimedia debacle for ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: The team behind The Dip

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 team behind The Dip. Stoner comedy, homophobic police fish, the Baba Ganoush Gestapo and an insane live band spitting out pure adrenaline and funk take you on an adventure that ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Scott Bennett

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 Scott Bennett. Following a dream and a voyage of self-discovery! All aboard daddy’s expensive vanity project as Scott drags his young family along on an adventure that started as a hobby ...

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An Officer and a Gentleman the Musical – The Edinburgh Playhouse

Book: Douglas Day Stewart Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Dominic Corr With more cheese than a 70s fondue party, An Officer and a Gentleman is a jukebox-style music, replete with ‘bad boy’ attitudes and lovers tiffs. First attempted in 2012, thirty years after the film’s release it now has a revived life touring the UK. Would it really be any kind ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: All Change

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 All Change. Ivor’s daughter Lily packs a bag, preparing him for a “home”. But Ivor’s not going quietly. As fast as she packs, he unpacks. A nostalgic comedy performed with sitcom ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Ken Bellringer on Unspoken

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 Unspoken. As a bomb disposal expert doing VIP protection at the Fringe, Ken Bellringer never expected to appear there on stage. Having lost both legs to a bomb in Afghanistan he’s ...

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