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Fringe Festival round-up

Wed, 18 Aug 2010 05:41PM

I only saw 4 Fringe acts this year, two the same as last year and two new ones. Here is a quick round up of the shows.

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Edinburgh Fringe: Rabbit Faced Story Soup

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:22PM

I thought Rabbit Faced Story Soup by Laura Solon was going to be stand-up comedy and I would have to perform my don't-grab-attention routine so I wouldn't get picked on. How wrong was I!

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Edinburgh Fringe: The School for Scandal

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 11:12AM

Edinburgh Fringe: Double Art History

Tue, 18 Aug 2009 04:37PM

Double Art History was described as the entirety of modern art in an hour given by one of the Tate's directors, Will Gompertz, who had recently been to comedy classes to help his public speaking skills. Even if it wasn't funny, I was still keen to go as it sounded right up my street.

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Fri, 14 Aug 2009 11:29AM

The reason I booked tickets for this was for the name. Sock Puppets. Falsetto. Scottish. How could that not be funny? Thank god they did not disappoint, as this was the funniest show I have ever seen!

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Edinburgh Fringe: Complete works of Shakespeare (abridged)

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 06:05PM

Today I went to see The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at The Caves on Cowgate. I vaguely remember seeing this before in London and really enjoyed it. However during the show I only remembered the ending, which puzzled me as usually memories of plays I've seen before come back quite quickly. After having a look on the internet I discovered that this production isn't the original version, which had three men and was half an hour longer. Even though they must have cut a lot out and the cast was now three women, it was a fun hour with just one slight wobble in the middle.

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Edinburgh Fringe: Free comedy

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 01:22PM

Last night I went to the first of 9 bookings I have made for this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection. Admittedly, I would not have gone to this one was it not for my friends boyfriend being one of the comedians performing. Nevertheless, this was a great way to kick of my 2009 Fringe experience!

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