The Foundry Group is a band of writers and performers committed to producing affordable, popular, intelligent touring shows with a broad appeal.
As part of Brighton Fringe 2017, the Foundry Group is proud to present a double bill of two masterly short plays by W. S. Gilbert – the cynical comic masterpiece ‘Sweethearts’, and ‘The Hooligan’, an unflinching, tragic, yet blackly comic study of a condemned man’s final minutes. Performers include LLoyd Ryan-Thomas, Nick Bartlett and David [...]
The “tophole musical comedy” (The Stage) by Philip Reeve & Brian Mitchell at The Lamtern Theatre Brighton 23rd November – 30th December “The freshest comedy in years…Absolutely hilarious, this is satire at its best.” – Edinburgh Evening News Stop! Think before you eat that biscuit! Is it in any way fancy? If so, then you [...]
Songs by Jerry Rulf Book by Brian Mitchell In 1993, musician Jerry Rulf premiered his original 25 minute musical comedy ‘Whaddya Know – We’re In Love’ at Brighton Dome (pictured). It was an unabashed tribute to the “Let’s Do The Show Right Here!” school of musical theatre with glorious, Swing-Era songs – and it was [...]
Written by Guy Picot (from an idea by Nigel Francis) Performed by Seth Morgan Directed by Ross-Gurney Randall “A real treat….. A thoroughly appreciative, discerning audience were introduced to a busker’s life with wit and pathos and no more than a guitar, a hat and a beautiful voice. I look forward to seeing it again.” [...]