Barnstaple's Fringe Theatre Festival
June 23rd-26th 2016
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spoken word

Forget Me Not - The Alzheimer's Whodunnit
Rob Gee

Comic, poet & psychiatric nurse Rob Gee (A witty, skilful storyteller - Chortle) presents a murder mystery set on an Alzheimer’s Ward. Fresh from sell out tour of Canada. ★★★★★ “Hilarious & Heartbreaking” Victoria Times; ★★★★★ “Remarkable!” Edmonton Sun; ★★★★★ “Razor-sharp!” CBC
comedy/spoken word 16+ 60 mins

Graveside Manner
Bill Jones

Miserable Malcolm returns to Barnstaple to attempt to entertain the audience once more with poems about death, awful chit-chat and a terrible adventure story. And yet he still can’t keep off the subject of his ex-girlfriend, Mavis. And her new boyfriend. And how happy they are.
spoken word/comedy 16+ 60 mins

Lyrically Minded
Mishmash Productions

It’s 4 o’clock in the morning, a girl is working out what to do with life. What will happen when she realises, not only that truth is relative, but that truth is a relative who's coming to tea?! Live visual art compliments spoken word, a large dustbin, sweets, and teacups!
contemporary theatre, comedy 12+ 45 mins

Under African Skies
Gary Cordingley

This is the story of one boy's journey into manhood. When Mamadou runs away from his village, his adventures become a rite of passage. Each adventure a story to be told. Incorporating participation, live music and song, Gary tells this story with energy and compassion.
storytelling 8-98 60 mins