Paragon Theatre Collective in association with Theatre503 presents

Edfringe Preview: Fake News

Written by Osman Baig
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“Indubitably good news… A perfect prospect for Edinburgh 2019”
★★★★ Mark Lawson, The Guardian

“Hilarious… A cutting media satire which addresses relevant themes with aplomb”
★★★★ Daily Express

“Funny, original and thought-provoking”
★★★★★ London Theatre Reviews

A budding journalist lands a dream internship at the country’s biggest online news organization. There, he stumbles on an earth-shattering story and decides to click publish. There’s just one problem: it’s completely untrue.

A thrilling look at how the media really works – from someone who knows what it’s like behind the scenes: TV journalist & writer Osman Baig.

Osman Baig

Osman Baig is an actor, journalist and playwright. As an actor, theatre includes: Our Big Love Story (Hope Theatre); Julius Caesar, Coriolanus (Royal Shakespeare Company); What Should I Be (Bradford Council); Richard III (Almeida Theatre & Ulysses Theatre, Croatia); Boy (Almeida Theatre); Jungly Jadoogar (Olympia London). Journalism includes staff roles at CNN, Sky News and Al Jazeera, as well as BBC News and Bloomberg. He was formerly a George Viner Scholar at City University, after graduating in Law from the Universities of Manchester and Burgundy, then training at Drama Studio London. Fake News is his first play.


Sunday 28 July Sun 28 Jul 20:45 Book Now
Artistic Team
Osman Baig
Sam Raffal
The Journalist
Osman Baig

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