Fake News

Theatre (storytelling)

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'Indubitably good news... A perfect prospect for Edinburgh 2019' **** (Mark Lawson, Guardian). 'Hilarious... A cutting media satire which addresses relevant themes with aplomb' **** (Daily Express). A budding journalist lands a dream internship at the country's biggest online news organisation. He there stumbles on an earth-shattering story and decides to click publish. There's just one problem: it's completely untrue. Fake News previewed at Theatre 503 and the King's Head Theatre to huge acclaim, written and performed by actor and TV journalist Osman Baig. ***** (LondonTheatre.co.uk).

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Sean Davis about 1 hour ago

Fake News (***)
An earnest speaker tells us media interns how he accidentally produced fake news. The actor speaks quickly and clearly as he lays out his instructive fable. The problem for me was that he was too sincere, and I kept waiting for some black humor to creep into the story.


This was the 74th most enjoyable of the 113 Fringe shows I have seen so far this year. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: www.fringefan.com.


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