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Current Productions Frankenstein in Bath - back for 2017

Frankenstein in Bath, Back for 2017

more genuine Gothic horror than her novel… enthralling” — Theatre Bath

fascinating… I was spellbound… very good value” — Trip Advisor 5*

captivating, breathtaking” — Listomania, Bath

Eastenders with posh people and poetry!” — Jonathan Rowe

Back for 2017 with a clutch of 5* reviews, FRANKESTEIN IN BATH traces Mary Shelley’s footsteps as she wrote her gothic masterpiece in the city in the autumn and winter of 1816/17. It also reveals the real life disasters that unfolded all around her. FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH takes you to the places where this forgotten story happened: where Mary Shelley lived, where she wrote, and where she kept her dark secrets.

  • 2017 performances: 1 July – 30 September 2017
  • Wed-Sat 6.30pm, Sunday 4.30pm
  • The Walk: Start point/meet outside Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath BA1 1LF
  • The Route: About 1 mile (75 mins) — all on the flat, with frequent pauses!
  • Tickets: £8 cash only at the walk, no need to book.
    Advance booking via Visit Bath (01225 322 442)

FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH is the winner of Best Live Performance in the Creative Bath Awards

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Photos from Frankenstein in Bath performances

Photos: Zuleika Henry

Productions Dinner with Fanny and Johnnie Cradock

Fanny and Johnnie at the Bristol Harbour Hotel

11 October 2017 @ Bristol Harbour Hotel

Meet the Cradocks at the fabulous new Bristol Harbour Hotel on Corn Street. Dine in the extraordinary Sansovino Hall — previously a banking hall in the financial heart of the city — inspired by 16th century Venetian architecture, complete with remarkable historical detail and magnificent skylight.

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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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Productions Cracking reviews for Cradock

Read the cracking reviews for Show of Strength’s FANNY AND JOHNNIE CRADOCK COOK THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

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Productions Dinner with Fanny and Johnnie Cradock

Fanny and Johnnie at the Bristol Harbour Hotel

11 October 2017 @ Bristol Harbour Hotel

Meet the Cradocks at the fabulous new Bristol Harbour Hotel on Corn Street. Dine in the extraordinary Sansovino Hall — previously a banking hall in the financial heart of the city — inspired by 16th century Venetian architecture, complete with remarkable historical detail and magnificent skylight.

Tickets and more information here »

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Frankenstein in Bath Great reviews for Frankenstein in Bath

Theatre Bath: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

This is an enthralling story, well told and meticulously researched, with many newly-discovered facts… …You will be entertained, enlightened and horrified in equal measure. Fascinating. Read the full review »

Bath Newseum:

Tragedy and triumph, romance and despair are all woven into a street performance that was both informative and – please forgive the pun – even shocking in its revelations. Read the full review »

Trip Advisor

fascinating… I was spellbound… very good value
All reviews here »

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Frankenstein in Bath Winner of Best Live performance

Winner of Best Live performance, Creative Bath Awards 2017

Delighted to win Best Live Performance at the Creative Bath awards for FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH.

A powerful commitment and presence in Bath. Their performances are spellbinding and thought-provoking. And we praise their campaign for a blue plaque for Frankenstein author Mary Shelley”

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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.