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Theatre Weekly: Pick of The Fringe 2018 (Theatre Part 1)

July 18th, 2018

harpy18eStruggling to choose what to see at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe? We don’t blame you! With thousands to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to start.  Here’s our first pick of the Fringe for Theatre, we’ve chosen these because we know the company behind the show, or we’ve seen a preview, or just have a gut feel it will be good.

1. Harpy at Underbelly Cowgate
Aug 2-12, 14-26

A razor-sharp drama from Fringe First award-winner Philip Meeks (Kiss Me Honey, Honey!), Harpy is directed by Hannah Chissick (Mother Courage & Her Children, Southwark Playhouse; The Beautiful Game, NYMT; Flashdance, UK Tour), and stars national treasure Su Pollard in her Edinburgh Fringe debut.

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Theatre Weekly: Edinburgh Preview: Harpy

June 16th, 2018

harpy18eEdinburgh Preview: Harpy at Underbelly Cowgate (White Belly)

A razor-sharp drama from Fringe First award-winner Philip Meeks (Kiss Me Honey, Honey!), Harpy is directed by Hannah Chissick (Mother Courage & Her Children, Southwark Playhouse; The Beautiful Game, NYMT; Flashdance, UK Tour), and stars national treasure Su Pollard in her Edinburgh Fringe debut.

Much loved Su Pollard has a career in showbusiness which has spanned four decades and is best known for her role as Peggy in the BAFTA Award-winning sitcom Hi-de-Hi!. Now, Su comes to the Edinburgh stage, in a play commissioned especially for her, to portray Birdie, a woman with an extreme disorder.

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Edinburgh Fringe 2018: Harpy @ Underbelly – Book Tickets Now!

May 17th, 2018

harpy18aTicket booking for many of the shows and performances at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 opened today. Including for Su’s debut show, Harpy.

Birdie’s a hoarder. The neighbours call her a harridan and a harpy, although most have never even met her. They see her hoard as a hazard for house prices. But it isn’t rubbish. It’s her life’s work and it exists because years ago something deeply cherished was stolen, and Birdie’s not been able to give up anything since. She’ll do anything to get this priceless thing back. Anything at all. A razor-sharp drama from Fringe First award winner Philip Meeks (Kiss Me Honey, Honey!), directed by Hannah Chissick and starring national treasure Su Pollard in her Edinburgh Fringe debut.

• Continue reading and see details on ticket booking at the Underbelly website.

Su at The Edinburgh Festival 2018

May 13th, 2018

edfringe18aExciting news! Su is making her debut at the legendary Edinburgh Festival this August.

Su stars in Harpy at Underbelly on the Cowgate from Thursday 2nd – Sunday 26th August (no performance on Monday 13th August), daily at 4pm.

Tickets go on sale this Thursday, 17th May. Ticket links will be posted on this page.

Read further info on Harpy in Liam Rudden’s Edinburgh Evening News article below.