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Tag: Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Before The Drugs Kick In – The Space @ Surgeon’s Hall
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Before The Drugs Kick In – The Space @ Surgeon’s Hall

‘Three months ago I cut my wrists in front of my two children.’ No, this wasn’t an easy watch. Maria DeCotis plays 62-year-old Lynn T Walsh, a woman deemed a danger to those around her, isolated from her family for 20 years in a mental asylum in America. She’s given very little help but lots of ‘medicine’. Pretty much treated as a criminal, she points out the ridiculous double-standards at work given the behaviour of certain well-known film and TV people. Her ‘crime’; an almost subconscious emotional reaction to the stresses associated with bringing up a family more or less singlehandedly in a suburban setting where the simple act of going out for a walk attracts the wrong sort of comments. Incarcerated she may be but in her mind she becomes a 28-year-old stand-up and humorou...
Sonia Friedman Productions announce new dates for The Shark is Broken
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Sonia Friedman Productions announce new dates for The Shark is Broken

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce new dates for The Shark is Broken at the Ambassadors Theatre after the production was postponed last year due to the pandemic.  Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon’s brilliantly funny play will now run in the West End from 9th October – 15th January. Tickets will go on general sale on Thursday 1st July at 10am. Current ticketholders will be notified of their new performance date by their point of purchase. Cape Cod, 1974: shooting on ‘Jaws’ has stalled. The film’s lead actors – Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss – are stuck on a boat, at the mercy of foul weather and a faulty mechanical co-star. Awash with alcohol and ambition, three hammered sharks start to bare their teeth… A sell-out, critically acclaimed hit of the Edinb...