Created and directed by Melanie Rashbrooke
Written by Nina Berry with additional material by the cast
Inspired by music fans
Designed by Luke W. Robson
Musical Director Chris Foley
Technical Manager Craig Spence


Based on people’s love affair with music, FANS is an eclectic mix of stories told through raucous live music, scripted drama and verbatim theatre. Part gig. Part Theatre. FANS is full of emotion, humour and musical pulse. It’s a show for anyone who’s ever loved music.

FANS was awarded the Bridging the Gap award for new theatre in 2016

It includes real fan confessions from music fans from across the UK.

Featuring well know tunes, original music and a cast of top musicians and theatre makers. It’s a loud, heart-warming tribute to music lovers.

Andew – Andrew Bleakley
Meghan – Meghan Doyle
Chris – Chris Foley
Charlie – Charlie Raine

SOUND CHECK at Arts Centre Washington


Tues 6 & Wed 7 Sept 2016 @ ARC Stockton
Fri 9 Sept 2016 @ Alnwick Playhouse 
Tues 13 & Wed 14 Sept 2016 @ Northern Stage
Thur 15 & Fri 16 Sept 2016 @ Washington Arts Centre
Sat 1 Oct 2016 @ Pop Recs Ltd 

FANS was awarded the 2016 Bridging the Gap award (designed to aid the creation of new theatre work within the North East region). FANS is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and has received support from The Sunday for Sammy Trust, which supports creative talent on Tyneside.

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