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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Inferno

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 Inferno. Inferno is a modern, absurdist adaptation of Dante’s epic, thrusting the audience into the depths of Hell, through gruesome and finessed physical theatre. With a completely original score, blending classical ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Vulvarine

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 Vulvarine. A brand-new comedy musical from the creators of 'Buzz'. Following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, average nobody Bryony Buckle gains superhero abilities and ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

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 Ada Campe. It’s easy to bandy around words like ‘psychic’ and ‘duck’, but put them together and you have a truly extraordinary combination. Join variety and cabaret artiste Ada Campe on ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Knaive Theatre on War with the Newts

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 Knaive Theatre on War with the Newts. War With The Newts is an epic, apocalyptic, satirical sci-fi. Immerse yourself in Summerhall's basement: through a labyrinth of oyster crates, step into the dank hull ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Stewart D’Arrietta on Belly of a Drunken Piano

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 performer and musical director Stewart D’Arrietta. Stewart D’Arrietta (My Leonard Cohen, Fringe 2016-17) returns with a new show for 2018. Belly of a Drunken Piano offers gritty, imaginative arrangements of music ...

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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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