Our recent recommendations for The Wardrobe Theatre
Sell out warning! Mesmerising cross-cultural conversations between harp and oud as UK folk traditions meld with the melodies of the Middle East. The dreamlike interplay between Tamsin Elliott & Tarek Elazhary needs to be witnessed.
Exploring the parallels and celebrating the idiosyncrasies of both Egyptian and English folk traditions.
Kiota presents a LGBTQ+ BPOC performance bonanza with spoken word from performance poet Malaika Kegode, dandified debauchery from Ernest the Drag King and mesmerising live belly dancing from Rahim EL Habachi.
Showcase of Black and People of Colour Excellence in the Arts in Bristol and The South West
Exquisite folk from a Scots national treasure; with traditional tales steeped in the deep majesty of the past, and original compositions imbued with the madness of modern times. There’s nothing quite like Alasdair Roberts and his guitar FFO: Shirley Collins, Martin Carthy, Bert Jansch, Anne Briggs.
"One of our most talented, important and relevant songwriters and song-adapters"
Sell out warning! Exultant bluegrass meets Nashville-grade pop - Rachel Baiman’s the most exciting thing in indie-country in recent memory FFO: Ana Egge, Kelly McFarling, Darling West, Dustbowl Revival.
Well versed in a variety of fiddle traditions including Old-Time, Bluegrass, Scottish and Canadian styles, Rachel Baiman is a versatile and
Sell out warning! Complex and moving biographical theatre exploring personal, sexual and national identity. Tonde is a queer playwright living in the UK, but to come to terms with the death of both his father and Robert Mugabe, he must return ‘home’. With live musical accompaniment on the sacred mbira; Mugabe, My Dad and Me is essential for anyone interested in Zimbabwe, post-colonial politics or just good powerful theatre.
Acclaimed actor Tonderai Munyevu & musician Millicent Chapanda bring Mugabe, My Dad & Me to Afrika Eye.