The Ministry of Entertainment was formed by two actors, Kate McNab and Joe Hobbs, to produce theatre based on oral histories from the era of the Second World War. They had met in 1997 during Bristol Old Vic’s premier run of Up the Feeder, Down the Mouth which was directed by Andy Hay and written by A.C.H. Smith about Bristol Docks from the stories of the dockers themselves. During the run Joe and Kate persuaded fellow performer Kit Morgan to be musical director for their new venture. more…
As one theatregoer put it,
Kate McNab is the consummate jazz singer. Ex-Sweet Substitute harmony group, Kate’s oral history shows – Doodlebugs and Bogeymen, Mrs. Gerrish’s Guesthouse etc. – have been much-loved in this area since 1997. This evening welcomes fellow actor and maestro
Their acclaimed first two-hander was The Very Thought of You in 2015 – of course, it sold out a three-week run at The Brewery in Bristol. The Show of Strength dinner theatre show, Fanny & Johnny Craddock Sing The Great American Songbook, is now in its fourth year of touring.
‘Both were top class’
Thursday 6th July at 7.30pm
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