About The Fitzrovia Radio Hour
Seabright Productions and Fitzrovia Productions present
The Fitzrovia Radio Hour
Recreating the unique spirit of 1940’s radio plays and brilliantly evoking a dinner-jacketed age of casual imperialism and stiff upper lips. The Fitzrovia Radio Hour’s brand new show tours fresh from three critically acclaimed London residencies, and two sell-out years at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Performed with cut-glass theatricality blending homage and satire, Fitzrovia mixes the chauvinist attitudes of 1940s Britain with sharp contemporary humour to produce a heady comic cocktail. Throughout the plays, sound effects are created live: a Bakelite hairdryer imitates a heating torch, a desk fan becomes an aeroplane, and multiple types of cabbage help to stage a fight scene. Rippingly good fun!
‘Absolutely spiffing show that recreates the innocent, clipped, Bulldog Drummond spirit of Forties live radio drama, with a skilled company stepping up their retro mics to unfold ripping yarns. A Joy.’ **** Daily Telegraph
‘Dramatic entertainment redolent of a bygone era. Jolly good show, chaps!’ The Guardian
‘Both evokes and satirises a long-gone era. Smart gags and smart clothes too.’ Evening Standard – Critic’s Choice
Tickets available on 0845 505 8500 upon request.