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Tales From a Friend of a Friend
31st May 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Age guidance: 14+
Running time: 60 mins (approx)
“People say sometimes that storytelling is about the past, that there are no new stories. But there are. They’re turning up all the time. They just begin differently. It’s no longer about ‘long ago and far away …’ but rather, ‘A feller my dad worked with had a friend who met someone on holiday who …’
Writer, storyteller and musician John Edgar celebrates the strange phenomenon that is urban mythology, new folk tales that are no less magical and bizarre than their more traditional predecessors. Ranging from the eccentric to the hilarious to the downright terrifying (and occasionally slightly nauseating), and told in John’s unique style, Tales from a Friend of a Friend is a feast of the fantastic, the funny, the frightening and the disturbingly familiar. You’ll think twice before you believe anything anyone tells you ever again. And that’s the truth!
“John Edgar is an incredibly gifted craftsman, skilled in the art of creating an atmosphere that takes you right out of the theatre and straight inside the tale … simply mesmerising.” – It’s Alive! Zine
- 31st May 2017
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
- The B-Bar, Barbican Theatre
Plymouth, PL1 2NJ United Kingdom + Google Map