Pick-Ups (Work in Progress)

Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward

14 Mar, 21 Mar
Crescent - The Vaults, Leake Street
0hr 55m
Funny New Writing Satire
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Pick-Ups (Work in Progress)

Pick-ups: Mistakes. Retakes. F**k-ups.

Pick-ups is a behind-the-scenes look at TVs hardest game show 'Stratagem!'
It's the series finale. They think it's all over! But changes are afoot; now the real games begin...

How far would YOU go to win?

A new comedy from Fraser Millward and Alex Lynch.

"Hysterical entertainment" **** ThreeWeeks
"Sharp acerbic wit." The Telegraph
**** Shortcom

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About Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward

Writers / Directors: Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward:

Alex Lynch is a writer and performer best know as creator and writer of BBC Radio 4's 'Expenses Only' which he had commissioned when he was 23. Other writing credits include BBC Three's 'Quickies', Radio 4's 'The Now Show' and the multi award-winning podcast sitcom 'Wooden Overcoats'. Alex also wrote the short film 'Jack and Jill' which was nominated for Best Comedy at LOCO and LSFF, and has had his work previously shortlisted for 'That Mitchell & Webb Sound', BBC Writer's Room and 'The Mash Report'. Alex is currently working on his new one-man comedy show, 'LynchPin'.

Fraser is a comedy writer and actor. He's previously written his own one-man character comedy shows for the Edinburgh Fringe; Little Men, (2011) Masquerade, (2013) and Wasteland, (2016). He was a writer and performer on BBC Three's 'Feed my Funny' strand. Fraser also performed in the comedy short film '0507' which was nominated for 'Best British Short' at the BIFAs in 2011.

Fraser is currently writing his next comedy project about the Victorian engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

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Writers: Fraser Millward and Alex Lynch
Producer: Fraser Millward and Alex Lynch
Director: Fraser Millward

Pick-Ups (Work in Progress)

Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward

Dates & Times

Pick-Ups (Work in Progress)

Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward

Press & Reviews

Praise for previous work:

The Telegraph - "Sharp Acerbic Wit... A new kind of comedy by a man who clearly knows his subject".

Shortcom ★★★★ - "An inventive, absurd show. a hilarious payoff".

Broadway Baby ★★★★

Threeweeks ★★★★ "Audience stood watching, falling over themselves with laughter".

The Scotsman ★★★★ (as Writer / Performer) - Shakespeare for Breakfast: A Midsummer Night's Scream (2009, C Venues)

Pick-Ups (Work in Progress)

Alex Lynch and Fraser Millward

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