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In association with Somethin’ Else Something Rhymes with Purple on Stage Featuring Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent
Delve into a world of words with Something Rhymes with Purple on Stage based on Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent’s award-winning podcast.
Expect theatrical antics from the show’s affable hosts as they bring their infectious love of words to the stage with all the trademark repartee and wordplay of the podcast. Combining much-loved podcast segments including ‘Susie’s Trio’, Gyles’ poetry, the bizarre origins of sayings, lots of myth busting and a deep dive into our language and expressions, each show will focus on a different theme and will be recorded to make up special live episodes of the podcast.
Uncover the hidden origins of language, understand how and why we use the words we use, enhance your vocabulary, and test your knowledge with two of the wittiest and finest wordsmiths.
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