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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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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Nick Hall on his show Spencer

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 Nick Hall. Ever heard the story of Spencer Percival, the only British Prime Minister ever to be assassinated? Of course not. That’s why you need to see my show!  Suitable for ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Speechless

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 Speechless. Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era. Set in a world where all comedic speech is banned, the performers start an illicit underground club ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Ross Brierley

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 Ross Brierley. Hi. My name is Ross Brierley. I’m a comedian and professional gambler, a ridiculous and unique combo. My debut hour, Accumulator, tells you all you need to know about ...

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