CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night
5 Fri, 9th Aug 19
Seen at the Endinburgh Fringe.
Greeny and Stevo’s story is told with high energy and high speed by a driven Matthew Greenhough. It's a hilarious rant at times – there is no time to laugh as the social and political lines fight for your attention. Greenhough and the audience embrace the respite provided by soothing live jazz trumpet – what a calming presence the trumpet player brings. We move across dates in the boy’s friendship through rebellious punk stage to current political separation. All sides and extremes come under his gaze, with the ridiculous extremes bitterly mocked as he plays through his extensive record collection. The words challenge our own prejudices, the music gives us welcome time to think. The audience need almost as much energy as this impassioned performer.