Edinburgh Fringe: Eleanor Conway, interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Eleanor Conway, interview

Eleanor Conway has always been a woman of extremes: she partied around the world as a music journalist, ran off to Asia to work for the triads, made hardcore porn and Tinder’d her way through most of London… Now sober from alcohol and substances, she’s failing to find moderation and meaning. Fresh from a slew of sell-out tour dates, Walk Of Shame, Eleanor’s critically-acclaimed debut about sex, sobriety and sambuca returns to the Fringe. AAA caught…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Jeffrey Jay Fowler (Fag/Stag) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Jeffrey Jay Fowler (Fag/Stag) interview

One story, two unreliable narrators. Heartfelt, funny and direct from multi award-winning seasons at Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe, Fag/Stag asks what it means to have your best mate when you’re stuck being your worst self. Written and performed by two of Australia’s sharpest young writers Jeffrey Jay Fowler and Chris Isaacs, Fag/Stag is a truthful and comic insight into the mind of the modern man. AAA caught up with Jeffrey for a chat in…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Alex Walton (From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Alex Walton (From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads) interview

The hugely acclaimed hit show tells the tale of a young David Bowie obsessive on a thrilling journey in the footsteps of his obsession, leading him to discover some long-hidden truths. What follows will change his life forever. Powerful and emotional, music and magic realism collide in this darkly funny and moving production featuring Alex Walton. The life of the pop fan is brilliantly dissected in this tale of unnatural teenage wildlife. AAA caught with…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Athena Kugblenu (KMT) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Athena Kugblenu (KMT) interview

Tired of the conventions of both the left and right, KMT – acronym for the Caribbean Patois expression ‘kiss mi teeth’, a mouth gesture used to show annoyance – is a debut hour that finds a new way to talk about politics, class, race and identity at a time both ends of the political spectrum couldn’t be any further apart. Whether you agree or disagree, Athena Kugblenu’s thought-provoking observations will have you laughing out loud….

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Walking Dead producers sue AMC for up to $1 billion

Walking Dead producers sue AMC for up to $1 billion

The creator and three other producers of hit zombie show The Walking Dead are suing AMC for up to $1 billion, claiming they’ve kept “the lion’s share” of profits made by the hit show. The lawsuit was filed by creator Robert Kirkman and show producers Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert and Glen Mazzara, who say AMC have cheated them out of show profits through their vertically integrated corporate structure. In the complaint filed on…

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Listen to new Wolf Alice track Beautifully Unconventional

Listen to new Wolf Alice track Beautifully Unconventional

Wolf Alice, who visit Scotland in November to play two nights at Barrowlands, have released the third track from their upcoming album – and you can listen to it here. Beautifully Unconventional, from the London indie band’s soon-t0-be-released second album Visions Of A Life, has been preceded by lead track Yuk Foo and Don’t Delete The Kisses. The new track premiered on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show as the hottest record tonight. Asked what fans can expect…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Thief, review

Edinburgh Fringe: Thief, review

Homosexuality, rape, robbery, murder, prostitution, prison – Thief certainly doesn’t hang about. Inspired by the works of French vagabond novelist and playwright Jean Genet, this is the confessional of one destitute man. Starring Lee Fanning as the damaged anti-hero, Sailor, the bitterly dark tale – an award-winner at the Brighton Festival and a hit on Broadway – explores the theme of survival and what one will do to live. For the loveless Sailor, his only…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Liz Richardson (Gutted) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Liz Richardson (Gutted) interview

Liz has got an embarrassing problem and these yogurts aren’t helping; her body’s acting up. After sell-out performances at HOME Manchester and a national tour of hospitals, Liz Richardson shares her real life experiences living as a twenty-something with ulcerative colitis (an inflammatory bowel disease) in this shameless tale of love, laughter and lavatories. Co-created by Tara Robinson and described by audience members as tight, witty and compelling, Gutted is a frank and funny exploration…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Sajeela Kershi, interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Sajeela Kershi, interview

AAA caught up with multi award-winning comedian Sajeela Kershi – winner of Asian Women of Achievement Award 2015 and Star of Edinburgh Award-winning show 2007 – for a chat in between Fringe shows. How has your Fringe been so far? I’m doing three shows a day, so pretty exhausted. But the shows have been fun and it’s lovely catching up with comedy chums and chatting to audiences post shows. Tell us a bit about the show…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Nilaja Sun (Pike St.) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Nilaja Sun (Pike St.) interview

Award-winning Nilaja Sun (No Child…) breathes life into a vibrant mix of Lower East Side residents in her latest solo show. At the heart of Pike St. is Evelyn. She’s balancing welcoming her Navy SEAL brother home, keeping her eccentric father out of trouble and providing electricity for her daughter on life-support. All this before a hurricane hits NYC. Pike St. is one of 2017’s unmissable shows and AAA caught up with Nilija for a…

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