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Something Rhymes with Purple on stage at London's Fortune Theatre!
Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent invite you to improve your vocabulary and discover language's hidden origins in this fantastic live show at London's Fortune Theatre.
Based on the award-winning podcast of the same name, the pair bring their contagious love of language and its nuances to the stage, along with popular podcast segments such as Gyles' poetry and 'Susie's Trio'. Join your genial hosts for an evening of linguistic exploration, uncovering the quirky origins of well-known sayings, unusual words, and busting commonly held language myths.
Each recorded show will focus on a different theme so that no two shows are the same and will make up special live episodes of the podcast.
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Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent began co-hosting the Something Rhymes With Purple podcast in April 2019. It later went on to win the gold prize at the British Podcast Awards for Best Entertainment in 2020. With over 200 episodes under its belt and many rave reviews, the podcast’s latest stage show adaptation is sure to be a roaring success.
So, what are you waiting for? Uncover the hidden roots of language, improve your vocabulary, and push your knowledge to the limit with two of Britain's wittiest wordsmiths. Book your Something Rhymes with Purple tickets early to guarantee your seats!
'Very much in the vein of QI, blending fascinating facts and wacky anecdotes' Metro (on the podcast)
Age restrictionTo be confirmed.
Running time1 hour 50 minutes (including an interval)
Performance dates25 September 2022 - 19 February 2023
Venue InformationFortune TheatreRussell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HH
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Interview with Something Rhymes with Purple’s Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent
In this live exploration of language itself, Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent take the Something Rhymes with Purple podcast to London’s Fortune Theatre. The hosts discuss it all, from the quirky and humble beginnings of the English language to offering fiery tips on how to expand your vocabulary. Their love for language and its intricacies are infectious, you’ll be eager to join your happy-go-lucky hosts for an evening of linguistic celebration, as they dispel popular language fallacies and delve into the past of proverbs, strange words and phrases. The best part of all? No two shows are alike! It’s no wonder that these legends of lexicon bagged the British Podcast Award for Best Entertainment Podcast!
Ahead of the festivities here at London Theatre Direct, we spoke with the stars of the show, to see what they’ll be getting up to this winter!
21 Dec, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas