heads into Burnham-On-Sea shops this Saturday - full peview
unique arts project is set to bring theatrical performances into
shops in Burnham-On-Sea this Saturday (April 16th).
will play host to six professional actors staging 48 free live
performances in shops across the town centre.
countdown to the 'Trading Local' event has begun with the organisers
from the Show of Strength Theatre Company announcing the 12 winning
Selina Keedwell said: "It's been a tense few weeks for nearly
30 writers, waiting to hear which scripts will receive a professional
production in Burnham-On-Sea's high street shops on 16th April."
was a great response from local writers, ranging from those who
had never written before to those with more experience - sharing
knowledge and ideas."
Jacqui Strong added: "Choosing was no easy task as the calibre
of all the entries was extremely high."
full list of selected scripts is funny, sad, strange and astonishing
- but all with a great story to tell."
include scripts by Richard Baum, Anita Comerford, Brian Humphreys,
Ian Bussell, Jane Lee, Kim Cook, Jacqui Strong, Lucy Thomas, Rebecca
Strickland, Kim Lewis and Selina Keedwell.
full programme for Saturday 16th April form 10am - 4.30pm is available
project is being organised in association with Burnham Community
Theatre Group, supported by Burnham-On-Sea & Highbridge Town
Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Co-op Funeral Care and Take
Art. The group has also involved Burnham-On-Sea Chamber of Trade
and Commerce in setting up the event.