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Fringe Theatre

Flattered

We’ve all experienced being cat-called, particularly late at night. The Flattered Collective ask: is this flattering or offensive? A theatre piece about street sexual harassment, Flattered brings real women’s experiences to light on stage. Writer, director and sound designer, Fizz Margereson, and producer, Beth Sitek, have put together an intimate and thought-provoking piece. Flattered takes […]

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Fringe Theatre

Vivarium

Bruised Sky Productions return to the Fringe for their third consecutive year with their new play Vivarium, a dark production written and directed by Don McCamphill. Centred around the life of a young teen growing up on a council estate in Northern Ireland, Vivarium explores family ties and conflict, criminality, and the persistent hope of […]

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Fringe Spoken Word Theatre

Fcuk’d

Fcuk’d is an exploration of the power of brotherly love. On an empty stage with a single bin turned on its side, George Edwards delivers a monologue in verse as an unnamed teen from Hull.  A one-man spoken word piece, Fcuk’d centres on a teenage boy on the run with his younger brother from the […]

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Comedy Fringe Music

What the… Feminist?!

Enjoyable, energetic and infectious, What the… Feminist?! is a musical comedy sketch show makes an appearance at Fringe. How do you take down the patriarchy through song and dance? Exactly like this. Brought to the Fringe by a group of friends, this lively, frenzied attack on the patriarchy exceeds all expectations. Through comedy, song and dance, […]

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Fringe Theatre

(even) HOTTER

Devised by performers Ell Potter and Mary Higgins, HOTTER returns to fringe. This year’s (even) HOTTER is a master exploration of the modern body. Having interviewed over 30 women and trans people aged between 13 and 97, Potter and Higgins’ work is truly a celebratory hour of love, honesty and liberation. If you’ve experienced what […]

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Fringe Interview

An Interview With: Drip’s Andrew Finnigan

Following its world premiere last year, Tom Wells and Matthew Robins’ one-man-musical comedy Drip arrives at the Fringe before a UK Autumn Tour. The Student caught up with actor Andrew Finnigan who plays Liam. Can you tell us what to expect from Drip? I think audiences can expect Liam to take them on a journey […]

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Comedy Fringe Theatre

Six

A brand new cast form a historical tableau of leading ladies at this years’ Fringe. Henry VIII’s wives finally get the Hamilton treatment: ‘Tonight. We’re Divorced, Beheaded, LIVE!’ Who needs a throne when you’ve a microphone? Not these six. Written by Cambridge English and History graduates Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, Six is given a […]

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Fringe Interview

An Interview with: Ball Pit Theatre’s Tom Foreman

Ball Pit Theatre are bringing an original comedy The Last Sesh to Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. The Student caught up with writer and director Tom Foreman who told us a bit about his play.   How would you describe The Last Sesh? The Last Sesh is a brand new contemporary comedy that scrutinises lad […]