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Civilisation – Underbelly Big Belly, Edinburgh

Director: Jaz Woodcock-Stewart Choreography: Morgann Runacre-Temple and Company Producers: Antler, Eve Alin Design: Charlotte Espiner Lighting: Alex Fernandes Reviewer: Chloe St George We are used to music, when used in film and theatre, which contributes to an atmospheric landscape or ambles neatly alongside some emotional narrative. But Civilisation, the joint creation of Jazz Woodcock-Stewart and Morgann Runacre-Temple, has a beautiful ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

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…I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical. Your pitch:     A comedic revue in which a cast of West End regulars lift the lid on life in musical theatre. From ...

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Bernie Dieters Little Death Club – Southbank’s Underbelly Festival, London

Director: Tom Velvick Reviewer: Sophia Moss “You see, it’s beautiful. This is what tonight is all about!” purrs Bernie Dieter as she thrusts her crotch into an audience members face. The Little Death Club is a beautifully irreverent tribute to Weimer era dens of iniquity which celebrate the “punk, freak and weirdo in all of us”. Bernie Dieter’s show features ...

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Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked – Underbelly,Cowgate, Edinburgh

Writer: Rob Hayes Reviewer: Clare Howdon Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked makes for an interesting afternoon of theatre. Whilst the title itself clearly brings to light the bestiality elements of the production, what is even more ingenious about this piece is the structure in which Bobby’s penchant for animals is exposed. Written by Rob Hayes and performed as a ...

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Loop – Underbelly Belly Button, Edinburgh

Writer: Alexander Knott Director:  Zöe Grain Reviewer: Emma Plotkin To “loop” a song is to play it over and over again. Everyone knows if you listen to the same song for too long, the tape will break. Yet, play the song again, feel compelled to do it because “it’s like air…you’re lifted out of you…and it’s just you and the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Awakening

 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 Awakening. “Happy Birthday Cassie… You’re a fucking idiot.” It’s the morning of Cassie’s twenty-sixth.  She wakes to find herself in someone’s front garden with no recollection of getting there. Awakening is ...

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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: Children’s TV legends Dick and Dom

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 children’s TV legends Dick and Dom. The show takes the form of a boxing match, we split the crowd in half (The Dick’s v The Dom’s) and play loads on insane ...

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