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The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Family @ The Underbelly Cowgate (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015) Review

Four exciting new productions are at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year thanks to the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award. IdeasTap and Underbelly work hand-in-hand to showcase a diverse season of original work from young, emerging UK talent; one of which is Ben Norris‘ new one-man show The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Family.

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Ideastap Underbelly Award winner Ben Norris Speaks to Theatrefullstop about his latest work, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family!

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With Ideastap sadly closing its doors on July 8th this year, it’s fair to say that the arts charity has changed the artistic landscape for the better. One of its greatest legacies is the Ideastap Underbelly Award, an award that affords for 4 writers and performers to stage, market, develop and perform their work to theatre loving crowds. Ahead of his run of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family, Theatrefullstop speaks to award recipient Ben Norris about the process of writing poetry and plays, themes tackled within the play and the emotional aspect of creating and performing the piece.

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