Past Productions 2008: TRADE IT?

Show Of Strength Theatre Company’s production, TRADE IT? took place outdoors in Bristol from 24 June – 6 July 2008. A guided walk around lost areas of the city centre, with short performances along the way from writers including Catherine Johnson (MAMMA MIA), Sandi Toksvig and Mustapha Matura

Show of Strength invited 10 of Britain’s most exciting writers to create 10 minute dramas about trade. Trade yesterday and trade today. A walk of discovery, finding unexpected performances in Bristol’s lost locations. From Catherine Johnson (MAMMA MIA) and Sandi Toksvig to new and emerging writers, these are diverse stories for 21st century streets. Robin Belfield directed 8 Bristol actors in work by: Edson Burton; Jenny Davis; Madge Dresser; Sheila Hannon;
Lucy Heywood; Catherine Johnson; Mustapha Matura; Rob Mitchell; Sandi Toksvig; Suzanne Worrica.

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Past Productions Gripping Yarns: free performances in Exeter

Gripping Yarns
Sat 12 & Sun 13 May, 10.30am-4.30pm
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen St, Exeter EX4 3RX

This weekend Show of Strength bring objects in Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum to life and showcase writing by local people.

Watch a series of 12 five-minute monologues performed in the museum’s galleries, close to the objects which inspired them. All the monologues were written and developed in a series of workshops run by Show of Strength in March and April this year. Join us on Saturday and Sunday and prepare to see museum objects in a completely new light.

Download a performance schedule here

Gripping Yarns is a partnership project with RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show of Strength and has been funded by Renaissance.

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