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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Anya Anastasia

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 Anya Anastasia. Contemporary cabaret unpicking the perils of our modern world. Our fearless (and somewhat idiotic) protagonist is an iPhone toting slacktivist/clicktivist keyboard warrior. She will topple any politician, corporate screwups ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Samuel Clayton on his play Statements

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 Samuel Clayton on his play Statements. Daniel is obsessed with Jazz. Javeed doesn’t understand a word. Toby makes a lot of noise… An exploration of Asperger’s, Down Syndrome and misunderstood emotions ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: GRACE BY KATIE REDDIN CLANCY

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 Katie Reddin Clancy on Grace. Alfie, the male half of a comedy double act, re-enters the stage as Zora, a woman.  Zora battles stage fright so Alfie plays characters they met on ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Grant Busé

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 Grant Busé. We need to talk about 'the talk'. From consent to condoms to commitment, enrol in this sing-along sex ed class for adults. Using lessons learnt from his job teaching ...

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Borders – Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

woman in flotation vest falling under water

Writer: Henry Naylor Director: Michael Cabot Reviewer:  R. G. Balgray Two artists from two different worlds present Henry Naylor’s powerful play Borders at the Gilded Balloon Dining Room. One is the English Sebastian Nightingale, aspiring war photographer; the other is 'Nameless', a young Syrian girl painter. The play charts each’s progress. On a bare set, two stools the only props, ...

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Maddy Anholt: Rent Girl – Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Maddy Anholt: Rent Girl,the follow-up show to 2015’s Diary of a Dating Addict,brings us back to Anholt’s arrival in the bright lights of London at the tender age of 17. From the moment she enters the stage she brings the brash confidence of the typical London party girl replete with dazzling gold shoes. Anholt then sets about ...

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Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit – Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Little Misfit is the latest show in Zoe Lyons comedy arsenal and in it Lyons brings her energetic and frenetic style to the current blissful place she has reached in life. Now content with where she is and how life is treating her, Lyons sets about bringing her everyday thoughts and musings to the audience in a ...

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