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.
Sarah Guppy — the first woman to patent a bridge and the first to formally design one.
Missed her in November? Catch 10 minutes free on Saturday 2 March when Sarah’s at The Council House as part of International Women’s Day. 10 minute shows 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. See full details here »
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.
Enjoy a three course meal with Fanny & Johnnie Cradock as they cook up a storm at The Kitchen In Poole Park, Dorset.
Great to be working with lovely neighbour Windmill Hill City Farm to celebrate their 40th birthday.
A weekend of outdoor performances, all over the farm, to celebrate their 40th birthday (and our 30th!).
Eight great short shows, and four wonderful actors playing all sorts of creatures – spot the crime solving mole, a fox with bags of attitude, and a dove with huge ambitions. Leela Bunce, Rachael Fagan, Kirris Riviere and Chris Yapp bring these and more to life — all weekend, and all free.
Shows 10.30–4.30 both days