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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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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Weekend Rockstars

In one sentence tell us about your show. It's written by Luke Barnes and is what we've dubbed an 'album play'- fully scored and performed by a live band, with influences ranging from the Arctic Monkeys and The Streets to John McGrath and John Cooper Clarke. What made you decide to bring a show this year? It was a tough ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Laura Lexx

In one sentence tell us about your show. It’s some out and out happy to be performing stand up comedy about keeping your life in perspective using mouldy food and flightless birds. What made you decide to bring a show this year? Material was appearing in my set that I couldn’t cultivate properly in the club scene; it was better, ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with… James Veitch

In one sentence tell us about your show. When I was an Apple Genius I could fix everything so surely I can fix my broken heart with the same techniques; it’s a show for anyone who’s ever had a broken heart … or a broken iPhone. What made you decide to bring a show this year? My last show The ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Stuart Bowden

In one sentence tell us about your show. In 2084 I will die, before my death I will write a story about the last few years of my life setting up a colony on a distant planet, this is that story. What made you decide to bring a show this year? It's a bad habit. This is my 5th Fringe. ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…That Pair

In one sentence tell us about your show It's a comedy about two princess entertainers having a meltdown at what will be there final party, there's glitter, confessions sketches and songs. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We had an idea for a show that was far more personal than the other shows we've made (along ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Dark Side of the Mime

In one sentence tell us about your show. Dark Side of the Mime is an edgy comedy showfull of porn mimeand splatter. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We were a sell out hit in Finland and now we want to be a sell out hit at the Fringe. Any advice you've heard or can give ...

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Five Fast Fringe Questions with…Theatre Uncut

In one sentence tell us about your show. Theatre Uncut are revisiting some of the best plays that have been written for us over the past four years, responding to current political events – it’s a chance to look back over what’s happened in UK politics since 2010, and think and talk about where we go from here. What made ...

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