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Phoenix

  • Theatre Old Fire Station 40 George Street OX1 2AQ (map)

Ash is the ultimate one-man band: guitarist, pianist, drummer... and dad. But it’s hard to reach stardom when you're constantly walking on Lego.

New musical comedy heartbreaker from Richard Marsh, Fringe First Winner (Dirty Great Love Story) and BBC Audio Drama Award Best Scripted Comedy winner (Love & Sweets) and gold disc-winning songwriter Jessica Sharman. Directed by Lucy Jane Atkinson; starring Andy Gallo. 

Ages 12+. £10. In the Old Fire Station Theatre.

About the company

Jessica Sharman (music & lyrics) is a London-based songwriter/producer, working with a variety of artists including Ward Thomas, Áine Cahill, Belle Mt and Hannah Grace.

Richard Marsh (book, music & lyrics): Previous shows include Dirty Great Love Story (Fringe First, co-written with Katie Bonna), Skittles aka Love & Sweets (Radio 4: BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Scripted Comedy), Son of Rambow (The Other Palace).

Praise for previous work:

★★★★★ "Warmly and fuzzily recommended." - Independent

★★★★ "This is the kind of show that simultaneously restores your faith in human nature and the Fringe. (... ) Bliss.” - Telegraph

★★★★ ‘One of the most enjoyable finds at this year’s Fringe.’ - Evening Standard

★★★★ ‘Gloriously, upliftingly, unapologetically heart-warming. You leave with a tear in your eye and a generally restored faith in humanity.’ - Fest

★★★★ ‘Poignant, funny, well observed... a properly lovely piece of theatre.’ - Exeunt


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