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The Color Purple – Birmingham Hippodrome

Book: Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker Music and Lyrics: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray Director: Tinuke Craig Reviewer: Tim Harding Based on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel, The Color Purple tells a story with an epic sweep spanning over forty years in the life of Celie and the community in Georgia where she lives. It may be ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of… Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed. Your pitch:     An outrageous hyperactive sketch show, Biscuit Barrel roll out 69 sketches in the space of an hour. An absurd adventure of song, slapstick ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Dave Maher: Feed Wolf Ice Cream

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of… Dave Maher: Feed Wolf Ice Cream. Your pitch:     Feed Wolf Ice Cream is the show I wrote after surviving a month-long coma and still not coming to terms with ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Art of Believing – Flamenco

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of…Art of Believing – Flamenco. Your pitch:     Experience truly authentic Flamenco music & dance with Daniel Martinez’s powerful and exciting show. Joining Daniel we have exceptional flamenco guitarists, singers, a ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…Sara Fay George of Last Life: A Shakespeare Play

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Sara Fay George of Last Life: A Shakespeare Play. Your pitch:   A striking assemblage of Shakespeare's words, revealing the evolution of a relationship: innocent inception, rejection, betrayal, anguish, despondency and ...

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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…From the company that brought you SiX comes…Rust

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of… Rust. Your pitch:     The company that brought you SiX presents a life-affirming new musical. Based on personal experiences, Rust follows Evie in a rehab centre after a mental health ...

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