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HighTide announces programme of new writing at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Theatre company HighTide has partnered with the Assembly Roxy to showcase six new writing pieces at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The programme, called Disruption, will run at the Assembly Roxy from July 31 to August 26.

It includes East Anglian writer Kenny Emson’s Rust, directed by Eleanor Rhode, in a co-production with London’s Bush Theatre and Collapsible by Irish writer Margaret Perry, which is directed by Thomas Martin.

Charlotte Josephine’s Pops, which is directed by Ali Pidsley and co-produced with Newcastle’s Live Theatre, also features in the programme.

Disruption also includes a double bill of shows presented with the Queer House, made up of Teddy Lamb’s Since U Been Gone and Mia Johnson’s Pink Lemonade.

Kevin P. Gilday’s Suffering From Scottishness completes the programme.

Artistic director of HighTide, Steven Atkinson, said: “I am thrilled to be concluding my artistic directorship of HighTide by championing this outstanding group of six bold new artists.”

Suba Das is taking over from Atkinson as artistic director of HighTide.

Suba Das named new artistic director of HighTide

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