Bedfringe 2022 Interview: Dossers, Drabs, Muck-worms and Mumpers

“Having spent years in the Middle Ages, I’ve leapt forward to eighteenth-century London.”

WHO: Mark Steinhardt / writer and performer

WHAT: “Coot looks down on everyone and drips irritation and misery upon all who come within his reach. Especially poor pathetic Piper. Such a pleasure to ruin his day!”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 22-23 July 2022 TIMES VARY (60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

No! This is my 9th show in 11 years. Bedfringe puts a shape on my life! Every Christmas I start writing a new story for July. Bedfringe gave me my first opportunity and I’m eternally grateful. Now I have a loyal audience, so I’m able to pay back Bedfringe with sell-out shows.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2021 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

I’m a storyteller. What have I learned along the way? Don’t repeat yourself. A musician can play his hits – folk like the familiarity – but a teller of tales has to have something new every time. This year’s story won’t sound like anything I’ve done before.

Tell us about your show.

Having spent years in the Middle Ages, I’ve leapt forward to eighteenth-century London. For me, that’s…. modernity. I mean, there are street lights in my story! Oh, and there are streets with kerbs and things to put them in.

It’s a warm-hearted tale, dangerously close to sentimental. There’s spite, greed, dishonesty and pointless hope, but by the end, there is redemption and the possibility of something better. I really couldn’t do anything grim this year – for my own sake as much as the audience’s.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

I don’t have any friends at Bedfringe – solo performers don’t need friends – so these plugs are unsolicited, Alfie Moore, the ex-cop, is certain to be good. Olaf Falafel will be daft and funny, and the Theatre of Widdershins will be wonderful for young families. For the rest, just take a chance. That’s the point of fringe festivals.


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Bedfringe 2022 Interview: Life Under The Sun

“Recent events have encouraged me to read a lot into geopolitics and financial systems, why things are the way the way they are.”

WHO: Stephen Bathurst

ROLE IN THE PRODUCTION: Everything…

WHAT: “Life Under The Sun is a one man show based on the book of Ecclesiastes. It is a black comedy with a unique mix of ancient verse offset against dark pantomime and the dry wit of stand-up. Features underpants, pompous man-servants, self-deprecating witticisms, an existential crisis and one giant hangover…”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 23 July 2022 @ 16:30 (40mins +20 min Q&A)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

I came here back in 2016 with a two-man show based on the story of Job. Two vivid memories of said show are:

1) Wearing skinny jeans so tight I could barely move in them.

2) Having a bin full of rotting banana and orange peel dumped over my head.

I was the director so only have myself to blame for this… It was a very receptive audience. We had a good Q&A afterwards.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2021 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

There’s been much travel. I am British but live in Finland, recently went to visit an old friend in France and spent a good chunk of winter in Africa.

Recent events have encouraged me to read a lot into geopolitics and financial systems, why things are the way they are.

Tell us about your show.

We all look up at the stars and ponder the big questions of life, of purpose and belonging This is true of every human, no matter the race or culture. I don’t like being preached at. I like questions and opinions and doubt. I like laughing at the nonsense of life and thrashing out the meaning of things over a pint in the pub.

‘Life Under The Sun’. A show for those seeking, even if they don’t know what…

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

As a 90s Boy myself, Phil Green’s show of the same name looks a good shout.


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Bedfringe 2022 Interview: Nightmare Magic

“Think ‘Woman in Black’ (the play, not the one with Harry Potter) except with magic.”

WHO: David Alnwick: Writer & Performer

WHAT: “After a hit preview run at Edinburgh Festival 2021, writer and magician David Alnwick brings the new edition of ‘Nightmare Magic’ back to Bedford Fringe!”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 30 July 2021 @ 18:00 (60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

Third time. I didn’t expect they’d have me back, y’know, after the… Well, let’s just say sawing people in half takes practice.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2021 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

I spent a lot of time getting good at making pizza. People might question the relevance of pointing this out, what with me being a writer, an actor, and a magician doing a one-man horror show but I’m telling you, knowing I can make a great pizza gives me the confidence to keep going.

Tell us about your show.

Think ‘Woman in Black’ (the play, not the one with Harry Potter) except with magic. It’s a one-person show where I demonstrate a collection of haunted items in an attempt to contact the dead. Man, that sounds cool, right? Like, I’d want to see that show.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Probably something happy. Check out Marcel Lucont.


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‘Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq – Live From Bedfringe’ (Bedfringe, 30 July)

“A perfect performance by an artist who is at the beginning of the beginning of a brilliant journey.”

Editorial Rating: 5 Stars (Outstanding)

The worst thing you can do in a review is talk about the rest of the audience. What matters, I always say to new members of the writing team, is your reaction. How did the show impact you? Avoid phrases like, “the audience seemed disengaged” or “the audience seemed to like it” they’re just not useful. Last night was the exception that proves this rule. We, the audience, were very excited about this performance.

Thomas Benjamin Wilde esquire in the county of Bedfordshire has been one of those artists who’ve helped make the past 18 months almost tolerable. His YouTube covers encompass every kind of gem from Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell to Jack Buchannon’s Everything Stops for Tea. His original compositions are smart, funny, occasionally smutty, and catchier than COVID at a Trump White House event. Last night had the celebratory feeling of a comeback tour, yet it was only the first gig of a relatively recent newcomer’s much-delayed first ever tour.

The audience know that TBW is good. So good that had Bertie Wooster played banjolele even at two to the power of two hundred and seventy-six thousand, seven hundred and nine to one against as well as Thomas Benjamin Wilde esquire in the county of Bedfordshire then Jeeves might not have left him and Wodehouse would have lost a plot. Everyone in the room is a fan.

Last night was streamed live over YouTube (see above) and this is where I got that thrill that only comes from seeing someone you already greatly admire succeeding at something really chuffing hard. TBW was equally present for both the live audience and the folks at home. It was a beautifully balanced act, pulled off with the gracious humility of a true professional who has worked at their craft morning, noon, and night until it’s sharper than a cavalry saber slicing open a bottle of 2002 vintage bubbles.

It’s a funny thing that Burgess never much liked A Clockwork Orange. Graves wasn’t overly fond of I, Claudius. Graham fell in and out of love with The Wind in the Willows and we all know what Conan Doyle tried to do to Sherlock Holmes. So it follows that Thomas Benjamin Wilde esquire in the county of Bedfordshire has a complicated relationship with “That Song”, the one that made him a sensation.

BedFringe’s James Pharaoh claims credit for inspiring the little ears (no swearing) version and it’s a great twist on a much loved (by us at any rate) newly minted classic. This is the first show I’ve seen with Daughter 1.0 since EdFringe ‘19. She’s 6 now and a big TBW fan (although admittedly she prefers Tom Carradine). This was a brilliant family-friendly show to reawaken her excitement about live performance.

The unexpected move from the garden to the bar – the afternoon’s rain had tried very hard to stop play – amplified both the music and the energy of the crowd. It’s a long thin space with exposed rafters which were played to front and back. There was some Rodney Bewes style ad hocs when things went awry, but this forced improv only made things all the jollier. The flashing TV screen in the background wasn’t quite covered by the set, but other than that this was a perfect performance by an artist who is at the beginning of the beginning of a brilliant journey.


Reviewer: Dan Lentell

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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: Fruitcake – Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward

“I went back to nursing for 14 months over the pandemic and learned bugger all, except that I don’t look good in a nurse’s tunic. I look like I’ve nicked it, basically.”

WHO: Rob Gee: Writer and performer

WHAT: “From the writer and performer of 2019 Bedfringe sell-put show Forget Me Not – The Alzheimer’s Whodunnit Comic, poet and reformed mental health nurse Rob Gee presents a user-friendly guide to losing the plot.

Fruitcake charts a night shift on an acute psychiatric ward, seen through the eyes of a jaded nurse who hears the voice of God – a kindly Jamaican woman – who gives him ten benevolent commandments to help him through the shift; and life.

Fruitcake is based on twelve years Rob spent working as a registered nurse in psychiatric units around the UK and Australia.”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 31 July 2021 @ 18:00 (60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

I did the 2019 Bedford Fringe with my show Forget Me Not, which is a whodunnit set on an Alzheimer’s Ward. It sold out and we all had a lovely time, by which I mean me and the audience.
This will be my 102nd international fringe festival. For me, the best ones are less like trade fairs (Edinburgh, Adelaide) and more like actual fringe festivals (Orlando, Winnipeg), although they’re all good in one way or another. Bedford’s a lovely one to do because it’s very well organised and everyone’s friendly.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

I went back to nursing for 14 months over the pandemic and learned bugger all, except that I don’t look good in a nurse’s tunic. I look like I’ve nicked it, basically.

Tell us about your show.

Fruitcake charts a night shift on an acute mental health ward, seen through the eyes of a jaded nurse who hears the voice of God. In this case God is a kindly Jamaican woman who gives him ten benevolent commandments to help him through the shift; and life. It’s won Best of Fest at Calgary, Ottawa and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals, Best Spoken Word at Minnesota Fringe and Best Solo Comedy at Buxton fringe.

The show is based on the 12 years I spent working as a registered nurse in mental health units around the UK and Australia before becoming a full-time writer and performer. When I first wrote it, I performed it to an audience of ex-patients. I was really nervous! Thankfully the feedback was very positive, it was a huge relief.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Gerard Harris (A Tension to Detail) is great. It’s like watching someone fail to organise their thoughts in the most entertaining way possible. A very witty fella too.


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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: Elizabeth & Jameson (Indie Folk Duo)

“We’ll be performing mostly songs from our 2020 debut album, “Northern Shores & Stories”. It’s a concept album based on the North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby and the surrounding area.”

WHO: Griff Jameson: One half of the duo

WHAT: “Elizabeth & Jameson is an award-winning collaboration comprising two rising stars of the UK acoustic music scene.  Fresh from opening for Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra as official support act for part of their 2019 Autumn/Winter tour, the duo are currently gearing up for the spring release of their debut studio album, Northern Shores & Stories.

Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create an indie-folk sound which encompasses both their individual musical backgrounds of traditional folk-roots and folk pop/rock.  This is simplistic, classic song writing at its best – a stripped back harmony-driven sound with acoustic guitar, violin, accordion and exquisite harmony vocals.

WHERE: Quarry Theatre Garden

WHEN: 1 August 2021 @ 13:00 (60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

As a performer, yes! We’re former residents of Bedford and loved enjoying the music in the garden of the Quarry Theatre in previous years! Had some chums play out there and loved the vibe. We always wanted to do it but the dates always clashed with other bookings so never sought it out….but this year….sadly when we’re no longer Bedford residents….We can do it!

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

Hahaha! Well we are all always learning right?! I think, on a practical level at least, we’ve certainly become alot more savvy with tech, what with having to do so many remote shows and interviews from our front room!

In all seriousness though, I think it teaches you to never take what you do for granted. We are so lucky to travel around and perform in all corners of the UK so regularly…..the idea that that normality is just around the corner sounds like a dream!

Tell us about your show.

We’ll be performing mostly songs from our 2020 debut album, “Northern Shores & Stories”. It’s a concept album based on the North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby and the surrounding area.

We were lucky enough to release it on it’s original planned date (although sadly the tour to co-incide with it fell by the wayside) and got some great reviews and airplay on a national level!

We invite the audience in to enjoy the history, tales and characters from the album….as well as a few more familiar covers to get everyone singing along!

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Just saw Danni Nicholls is on for the Blender Takeover! I shared the bill with her several times with my former band. She has a phenomenal voice and self penned songs to match!


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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: Coor Brow-Obles

“The main difference between playing a festival and just going to one really comes from being backstage and seeing all the work that goes on behind the scenes. Plus there’s more chance of you sharing a mirror with the other performers when they know you’re not just trying to get their autographs and bags.”

WHO: Coor Brow-Obles: Musician

WHAT: “Coor Brow-Obles is a South-Eastern UK based alternative musician and secret fantasy you can’t tell your partner about. Multi-instrumentalist and producer, noted for his pure voice, intelligent lyrics, strong stage presence and devilish good looks.

With Inspiration from artists like David Bowie, Placebo, The Cure, Still Corners and Björk, his music is constantly evolving and exploring the boundaries of alternative pop music.

Performed in full gothic glam attire and with some audience patter in between.”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre Garden

WHEN: 29 July 2021 @ 19:00 & 20:30 (30mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

It is and I’m very excited to be part of it! I know a lot of great talent has performed here including Lee Nelson, James Acaster and (my personal favourites) Aunty Donna. It’s going to be a lot to live up to. Still, if I can’t be as entertaining as them, at least I’ll be safe in the knowledge my eyeliner will be on point.

The main difference between playing a festival and just going to one really comes from being backstage and seeing all the work that goes on behind the scenes. Plus there’s more chance of you sharing a mirror with the other performers when they know you’re not just trying to get their autographs and bags.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

I’ve learnt that Brood X cicadas only come out of the ground to breed every 17 years. This year however there’s a lot of them being infected by Massospora cicadina, which is confusing a lot of the cicadas into thinking they are opposite genders and rotting off the back half of their bodies. Neither of which has prevented their breeding cycle. Horrifying.

Also if you put your music on the internet some people might actually enjoy it. That was the biggest shocker.

Tell us about your show.

I label myself an alternative singer/songwriter as I’m not exactly Ed Sheeran with my song choices and performance, but it is just me and an acoustic guitar. Musically, I am more inspired by 80’s pop, post-punk, ethereal and dream pop. David Bowie, The Cure, Still Corners, Voltaire, Placebo, Joy Division etc. Anything that can create a mood.

That said, I like to incorporate a lot of crowd work into my show. It’s almost as much of a stand-up comic show as it is a musical performance. If you’ve only come to listen to music you might as well just buy the CD. An audience is as much a part of a show as the performer and should feel welcomed. There’s nothing worse than a performer who can’t even look at an audience let alone talk to them past “My next song is...”.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Personally I looking forward to seeing Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq the most. I’ve really enjoyed his performances on youtube.

I’m really interested in the ‘Twas a dark and stormy night poetry act, which has received a lot of great reviews.

I may take part in the Stevie Vegas Circus Skills workshop. I already have some experience with Devil sticks, so it’d be nice to add to the repertoire.

Also Debra Kedabra looks right up my street. Magic and Drag looks like a winning combination. I wonder if they’ll lend me their lipstick…


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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: ‘Twas a Dark and Stormy Night

“I learned how much I love what I do. And I learned not to waste the down time.”

WHO: Mark Steinhardt

ROLE IN PRODUCTION: Everything

WHAT: “Bedfringe regular, and twice a ‘Bedfringe Sellout’, Mark Steinhardt is back for the eighth time in the last eleven years.

Once again he has a new story to share. But this time he’s not telling you anything about it – he doesn’t want to give the game away. The title, he admits, has nothing whatever to do with it; it’s just there to set the tone.

He reckons that after all these years, you can trust him to deliver something worth an hour of your time.”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 30 & 31 July 2021 @ TIMES VARY (60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

No, no! This is my eleventh year. I love it. Every year I’m a performer, a punter and a volunteer. It’s a lovely little festival. All in the same venue; big names, unknowns, large and small performance spaces, gardens – everything. It’s local to me, so it’s my festival, my town.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

Fortunately, for me, performing is not how I make a living. So all those cancellations that poured in at the beginning of the pandemic were dismal but not frightening. I learned how much I love what I do. And I learned not to waste the down time. Next year’s is half ready!

Tell us about your show.

It’s something different from my usual telling of traditional stories. This one is about storytelling itself. It’s a convoluted yarn and….. oh no! I’m not going to get sucked into giving the game away! I think it’s more light-hearted than my past performances, but I hope it’s not entirely frivolous. And there some humour – several smiles, three chuckles and one laugh. Maybe.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

I’m going to suggest the people I’ve seen in past years and really enjoyed. There’s Alfie Moore for starters, the Falsetto Sock Puppets have never let me down and Pip Upton is always reliable. Yer Blues Bones is bound to be at the fine-honed cutting edge of the avant garde. Of course they are. Beyond that, I’m not going to do the shameless plugging of my pals. I haven’t got any. I’ve trodden on them all on my way to the top.


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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: Sparky TKO – Bridging the Gap

“I mix passion, politics, romance, humour and a wardrobe symbolising ambitions that vastly outweigh the realities of my ‘best life’.”

WHO: Sparky TKO: Poet, musician, noisemaker

WHAT: “Sparky TKO creates stories and documents experience through the medium of poetry and song. Their personal and universal themes range from empowered, impassioned and political, to absurd, off-kilter and daft. Their unashamed love for casual-glam aesthetic and grand formality of cabaret often contrasts with the jagged-edged sonic punk melody, and unpolished nosedives into improvisation.

‘Bridging the Gap’ will see Sparky showcase new material, as well as selecting (and often re-interpreting) pieces from their last 3 fringe shows – ‘A Year in Sixty Minutes’ (2015), ‘Mansplaining’ (2017) and ‘Welsh America’ (2019), with the events of the last 18 months having added additional pertinence to themes such as connection, perpetual motion and hope.

Their 25th July show will be performed acoustically, and 28th July electronically.”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre

WHEN: 25 July 2021 @ 11:00 & 28 July 2021 @ 19:30 (30-60mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

This is my sixth time at Bedfringe, my five-year unbroken run inevitably being interrupted by the pandemic last year.

Aside from it being practically on my doorstep (give or take a few hedge/fence manoeuvres), I feel Bedfringe is special because it takes risks and packs a diverse range of productions and performers into such a short space of time. I always enjoy coming down to the Quarry during Bedfringe, whether performing, watching a show, or just hanging out at the bar, because of the positive energy and welcoming vibe. The July sunshine invariably helps too!

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

On a personal note, it’s been to value my gifts, but also my boundaries – I feel I’ve often taken on more than I could reasonable manage because of perceived expectations.

On a more collective note, I think boundaries apply to us all, whether it’s demanding our four square meters of space, ensuring people get a permit before hugging/touching us, and generally being more considerate of each other’s wellbeing.

Tell us about your show.

My previous fringe shows – ‘A Year in Sixty Minutes‘, ‘Mansplaining and ‘Welsh America‘ – have merged a thematically linked selection of my poems and songs with a corresponding narrative arc. With ‘Bridging the Gap‘, I’m reviewing these under new lenses, particularly given the perspectives we’ve all gained in the last year and a half or so. If you’ve never seen me before, it can basically act as a beginner’s guide to my creative musings, and if you have, there will be new poems as well as revisions of the older ones.

I mix passion, politics, romance, humour and a wardrobe symbolising ambitions that vastly outweigh the realities of my “best life”.

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Oh, without a doubt go and see Thomas Benjamin Wild esq. The man is hilarious!
But there’s so much – I’d recommend Juliette Burton and Simon Munnery for comedy, ‘Twas a Dark and Stormy Night for poetry, and the Blender Takeover for music – they curate a stage without a variety of fantastic local musicians.


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Bedfringe 2021 Interview: BOUDICA : An Interactive, Action-Packed Play for Kids

“Two out of Three of the Wild Geese were raised around Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, so it makes us very proud to be putting our biggest EVER show on here.”

WHO: Andrew Baker: Artistic Director

WHAT: “BOUDICA is a fast-paced, action-packed show steered by charming characters, with an innovative approach to engaging with the audience. We use experienced facilitators to bring the children into the world of the play through rhythmic participation, atmospheric activities & playing key characters. The story is dramatically told from both sides of the legendary Boudica myth, challenging the children to ask: Who am I going to fight for?”

WHERE: Quarry Theatre Garden

WHEN: 27 & 28 July 2021 @ 15:00 (75mins)

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Is this your first time to Bedfringe?

Yes! This is our first time at Bedfringe, and we couldn’t be more excited to take part. Two out of Three of the Wild Geese were raised around Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, so it makes us very proud to be putting our biggest EVER show on here.

For us, a great festival is all about families. It’s about people of all ages getting together to celebrate creativity together. Our mission has been to do just that – celebrate creativity.

What are the big things you’ve learned since 2019 and have you absorbed any of the lessons yet?

These past few years have taught us so much. But, not all of those lessons were happy one. We’ve learnt that sometimes people forget about how important being creative actually is and how important it is for people to get together and create stuff. But, we have all soldiered through and now we have our chance to make magic happen again.

We’ve also learnt that, no matter what, The Wild Geese team have always got each other’s backs, and we always have time for our community of kids and their families.

Tell us about your show.

We really do have something super special in store for you this year. We are incredibly proud of this show and the amazing cast and creatives who have made it happen.

Step back in time with us to ancient Britannia. The Romans are making their way across the land, destroying anybody who refuses to be ruled by them. A young queen, Boudica of the Iceni tribe, refuses to back down and begins her own war against the Romans. She fights for the freedom of her people, but Rome is unbelievable strong…

The story is full of action and drama but, just like all our shows, it is also full of comedy and fun. We ask our audience to take part as well! So, for those who would like to, there will be chances to actually be in the play itself! And, even if you don’t want to play a part, there are loads of opportunities to make noise and run wild during the performance. There is even a chance to be involved in a full blown battle! It’s not to missed!

What should your audience see at Bedfringe after they’ve seen your show?

Well, we love classic storytelling a lot. There are some brilliant storytellers at Bedfringe this year.

The amazing Mark Steinhardt’s show, ‘Twas A Dark And Stormy Night, will no doubt be a must-watch.

Also, Richard Pulsford’s show, It Just So Happened, looks incredible too!


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