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2012 in Britain is the year of the Olympics, and for the first time in history, women are allowed to compete in the sport of boxing. As one woman trains for the fight of her life – a chance to represent her country in the sport she loves – she is left winded by two life-changing events. In a man’s world, can she still prove she’s worth the title? Winner - Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season. Ages 14+.
Bitch Boxer marks the return of Snuff Box Theatre and comes from the creators of The Observatory and Perffection.
For The Observatory:
'A moving human drama that goes beyond the bald statistics about war.' Scottish Daily Mail
With echoes of fringe hit *Blackwatch … young theatre company Snuff Box isn’t scared of asking thorny questions' WhatsOnStage
'The kind of play that Fringe theatre is all about … ' British Theatre Guide
'a piece of memorable theatre that is as dark and it is funny, as tender as it is shocking, a beautiful reminder to be somehow grateful for every imperfection as we wouldn't be perfect as we are without them.' Scotsman
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The List supports artists' right to swear at the Fringe31 May 2012
Show titles remain uncensored in our comprehensive Fringe listings
There has been some controversy at the Fringe this year about the programme's decision to censor the swearier aspects of certain acts' shows. Liam Mullone, Richard Herring and Stuart Goldsmith have raised the issue in various interviews and statements…
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