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Seven Dials Playhouse presents Edinburgh Fringe preview season

Seven Dials Playhouse preview season will allow artists to trial their material in an all-encompassing safe space, offering London audiences the opportunity to see these remarkable shows before they become the picks of the Fringe. This terrific season will include debut solo shows from the likes of Skins star Megan Prescott, viral sketch star Ali Woods and hilarious comedians Kemah Bob, Catherine Cohen, Paddy Young and many more Fringe favourites!

This fantastic preview season is full to the brim with phenomenal new theatre, kickstarting with Megan Prescott, who writes and stars in her debut solo show Really Good Exposure. Emma Taylor takes us on an unforgettable ride in MAN: A One Woman Show. Squidge is a brilliant but devastating one-woman show about those left behind by our education system and the politics of love and hope. As reality and screenplay merge, overlap and intertwine, Dante & The Robot looks at technology and simpler ways of being. With role playing, physical challenge and psychological intimidation, Absolute Monopoly is a chaotic interactive gameshow where audience members compete against each other and the host and performed by psychiatrist Dr Jo Prendergast The Cool Mum is a clean, award-winning parody of a personal development seminar for Gen Z-ers to Boomers.

Comedians always want a test ground to try out new work and the preview season presents some of comedy’s biggest names including Pierre Novellie, Jin Hao Li, Ali Woods, Erika Ehler and Edinburgh Award nominee, Sara Barron. My Last Two Brain Cells is an absurdist, laugh a minute award-winning debut show from Tom Hazelden and Joe Pike, Tom Ballard comes to Seven Dials Playhouse with a WIP for his new show along with Joshua Robertson, Bella Hull, Rob Auton, Michelle Shaughnessy and a regular in Edinburgh, JJ Whitehead. Preet Singh, new show Shuffle from Tarot and Kemah Bob present their unmissable debut stand-up show, Miss Fortunate. Paddy Young returns for more Fringe fun along with Colin Hoult and Ceyla AB.

New Zealand's hottest comedy pop-music duo Two Hearts are also back. Paul Williams, Emma Sidi, international comedian Isabella Charlton and Alexis Gay, Unprofessional, a comedy debut about working (or, uh, not working) in tech. While New Zealand-Filipino comedy veteran James Roque serves up an hour of his trademark sweet-and-salty comedy.

This thrilling new season will also offer a fantastic opportunity to check out the ‘Seven from Seven’, the Seven Dials Playhouse supported productions that were announced earlier this year.

Don’t miss this exciting Edinburgh Fringe preview season and your chance to check out these works before they’re the hottest ticket this August.

Further Information: Seven Dials Playhouse presenting world-class theatre