Trade It: Formerly Diverse Stories

Current Productions Dine with The Cradocks in a tent (on College Green) and in The Cotswolds

FANNY & JOHNNIE CRADOCK
COOK THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

With Kate McNab & John Telfer as the Cradocks

Bristol Food Connections have invited Fanny & Johnnie Cradock into their fabulous Orangery Marquee on College Green on Friday 29 April where Kate’s Kitchen will serve Fanny’s Prawn Cocktail, Victory Chicken and Salute Escoffier.

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“The best show about food I’ve seen. Perfect festival fodder”
— Charlie Hicks, Total Produce

Read the lovely review by Bristol 24/7 here »

Bristol Food Connections is produced in partnership with Great Western Railway, the BBC and Bristol City Council


and then in The Cotwolds

The Beaufort Arms at Hawkesbury Upton enjoyed Major & Mrs Cradock so much last time they’re back for a double. Join the Cradocks for a great dinner and show at this lovely Cotswold pub on Friday and Saturday 20/21 May

Friday 20 May 2016
Three Course Dinner & ShowThe Beaufort Arms, Hawkesbury Upton
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Saturday 21 May 2016
Three Course Dinner & ShowThe Beaufort Arms, Hawkesbury Upton
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DINNER THEATRE IS BACK ON THE MENU AT LAST—Guide2Bristol

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Productions Frankenstein in Bath

Frankenstein in Bath

On Thursday 16 June, the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s terrifying experience on the shores of Lake Geneva, we launch FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH.

It may have started in Geneva, but most of it was written in Bath that autumn.

FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH tells you all about it at the places where it happened, all of them unmarked.

See the flyer for more information »

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Current Productions View from the Pen

Lama

Great to be working with lovely neighbour Windmill Hill City Farm to celebrate their 40th birthday.

Free workshops, in March, to write the stories of some of the animals who’ve lived there.

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Free performance weekend 2/3 July, come and join the celebration…

Recent Productions Wells comes alive with street theatre

Working with Wells Festival of Literature on a new version of Trading Local turned Wells high streets into theatres – on Saturday 21 March 2015 we presented 12 great short scripts with six great actors: William Bateman, Kirsty Cox, Rachael Fagan, David Reake, Lynda Rooke and Chris Yapp.

A couple of many great reviews:

“Wells comes alive with street theatre”

www.wellsjournal.co.uk

“Simple but brilliant…beautiful little snapshots of ordinary lives”

www.theftr.co.uk

Recent Productions WALKING THE CHAINS - Terrific reviews

Hannah Darby in WALKING THE CHAINS.  Pic: Zuleika Henry

Terrific reviews for January’s celebration of Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge including ‘thrilling… gurgles with life’ – Lyn Gardner in The Guardian.

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Fanny’s Recipes

Fanny Cradock was an innovator: blue hard-boiled eggs and green mashed potato to name but two. If you’d like to know a bit more about her cooking here’s a few of her recipes, starting with the famous Prawn Cocktail…

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Productions

Information on current productions, what we’ve got planned for the future and everything we’ve done in the past.

Zuleika Henry

Our photographer is the fabulous Zuleika Henry. Her new website includes her work for the RSC: www.zuleikahenry.co.uk

Opportunities Volunteers

Show of Strength often employ volunteers during productions. If you are interested in volunteering for us please email us your details.