BLOG: May Festivals 2015 “It’s A Wrap” – Awards, Reviews & Tweets

Last month here at The Old Market we hosted four incredible festivals covering music, theatre, comedy and club nights. We were thrilled to host a whole range of sell out shows. Here’s a summary of how it all went…


 AWARDS: 

Argus Angel Award: BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE [Apphia Campbell, Gilded Balloon Productions]
Apphia Campbell’s sold out run was widely praised by audiences both for her engaging narrative and stunning vocals. Having picked up awards and accolades worldwide, the show was described by The Argus as “sweet, soulful and moving,” ★★★★★ and was awarded a coveted Argus Angel Award [read full review]. Keep an ear out for Apphia’s future shows…

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Argus Angel Award: VERSES VERSUS VERSES [Adventure Poetry]
Adventure Poetry’s night of ‘Brighton v London, Poets v MCs’ arrived The Old Market with a bang. A full evening of performances included the likes of  Michael Parker, Robin Lawley and The Spoken Herd whom The Argus praised for their “celebration of linguistic inventiveness, wit and inclusiveness,” ★★★★★ [read full review].

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 REVIEWS: 

LORRAINE & ALAN [Bucket Club]
Bucket Club’s LORRAINE AND ALAN received a glowing 5 stars from The Latest  –  they called it “magical, heart-warming and heart-breaking,” ★★★★★ [read full review].

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THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS [Sam Green]
Sam Green’s sell out ‘live documentary’ with musical accompanied was described by BN1 Magazine as an “utterly fascinating” ★★★★★ performance full of charm. [read full review].

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HUNDRED WATT CLUB: Burlesque & Cabaret [Lena Mae]
If you missed Hundred Watt Club, never fear, they will back with us on Saturday 10 October. “Full of glitter and sequins, Hundred Watt Club delivers a gorgeous night of camp beauty,” wrote Fringe Review [read full review].


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