A group of drama students will perform their first play at the Edinburgh fringe festival.

Birds of Inconvenience Theatre Company comprises Louise Skaaning, Raine Coles, Scarlet Sherriff and Pelagie-May Greenwill who all met at E15 acting school in Rectory Lane, Loughton.

Miss Sherriff said: “We decided to group together and create our own company as we felt we wanted to make our own brand of theatre and with all our plays we already had a lot to work from.

“We all have very different creative skills and we each have very different dynamics, but we are all united in our passion for creating good theatre and I think that’s what drives us.

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