Recent Productions WALKING THE CHAINS - Terrific reviews

Hannah Darby in WALKING THE CHAINS.  Pic: Zuleika Henry

January’s celebration of Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge WALKING THE CHAINS was at The Passenger Shed, Temple Meads Station, Bristol to Sunday 25 January.

Lyn Gardner in The Guardian

thrilling… gurgles with life

Full review here: gu.com/p/45vtd/sbl

4 Stars from The Stage

Brunel would have taken his famous stove-pipe hat off to this exemplary piece of community theatre

Full review here: www.thestage.co.uk/reviews/2015/walking-the-chains-7

4 Stars from Bristol Evening Post

I highly recommend you go and see this play. Bristolian or not, any resident of the city will walk out with a renewed sense of pride

Full review here: po.st/4afgiQ

4 Stars from StageTalk Magazine

Full review here: stagetalkmagazine.com

Guide2Bristol

…I couldn’t help feeling rather proud of the city and its iconic bridge…

Full review here: www.guide2bristol.com/news/85284

Dan Martin

Full review here: www.leshopuk.com/blog/2015/1/walking-the-chains-brunel-bristol

@Shonette

Full review here: simplelampoon.com/walking-chains-celebrating-150th-birthday-clifton-suspension-bridge/

Claire Sully’s blog after seeing the Preview

Like the bridge itself this show has sheer ingenuity on many levels

Full review here: bit.ly/1DSkSKe

BBC Points West Preview

Full review here: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-30716058

ITV Preview

www.itv.com/news/west/2015-01-12/preview-a-new-play-about-the-clifton-suspension-bridge/

Preview Made In Bristol TV

Photo: Hannah Darby in WALKING THE CHAINS Credit: Zuleika Henry

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Recent Productions Anne Bonny’s Lunchtime Pirate Panto

It’s not a lunchtime panto? Oh Yes It is!
It’s not only a fiver for 2 people? Oh Yes It Is!
It’s not Angie Belcher? Oh Yes It Is!

Join Buccaneer Belcher for terrifying tales of Bristol’s pirates, fact & fiction: Blackbeard, Long John Silver, Woodes Rogers, Robinson Crusoe, Calico Jack Rackham and the extraordinary Anne Bonny. With some of the worst pirate jokes you’ll ever hear and Ted the fact checking Hartcliffe parrot, making sure she gets it right.

ANNE BONNY’S LUNCHTIME PIRATE PANTO lasts half an hour in Bedminster’s newest venue: Chicken Shed at the Hen & Chicken on North Street BS3 1JF. So take in a show, have some lunch and do your Christmas shopping – all in Bedminster.

  • Performances 1pm & 2pm, Saturdays 7th, 14th and 21st December
  • Suitable for ages 7 and up
  • Tickets £5 for one adult and one child (age 11 and under)
  • Additional children £3 (11 and under) each
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Unaccompanied adults and 12 and over: £5

Advance booking via StageStubs »

Tickets on the door if available.


Angie Belcher’s work is known for its ‘high laughter content’ – Bristol 24/7, and Phil Jupitus says, ‘Highly recommended, go see her!

Show Of Strength’s recent accolades include ‘Best of Bristol 2018: Theatre’ from Bristol247 and Best Live Performance, Creative Bath Awards. Oh Yes They Do.

Our walking tours will be back in 2020 – keep an eye on Facebook Twitter@showofstrength and Instagram@showofstrengthtc


Recent Productions WALKING THE CHAINS

Ben Walker rehearsing WALKING THE CHAINS.  Photo Zuleika Henry

13-25 January 2015

Walking the Chains CIC in association with Show of Strength Theatre Company and Circomedia present:

WALKING THE CHAINS

Roll up! Roll up! Celebrate the 150th birthday of Bristol’s best loved landmark!
8 actor musicians, 4 circus performers, a band and a choir telling—and singing—the stories and secrets of Brunel’s glorious Clifton Suspension Bridge. And it’s happening in another Brunel masterpiece: The Passenger Shed.

You can download the flyer here » or click below for more information and a video.

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