Shows throughout the this year and next
"We are what we overcome" is split into two parts moving between spoken word, comedy and music, with time for the audience to reflect.
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"We are what we overcome"- SHOW
a two-part theatre show of original uplifting tunes punctuated with stories, which shed light on mental health with self deprecating honesty and humour.
From the early days of SatNav to Crosby Beach and Antony Gormley’s installation “Another Place”, to a panic attack on a Beaver Scout weekend, Matt explores events which highlight the challenge of change, the voices in our heads and the peaks. Nothing is left to implication or to whispers, he talks directly to the audience, conjuring an atmosphere of openness and understanding.
what the PRESS said
“Absolutely Brilliant” – Buxton fringe
“Engaging, moving and honest” – Three weeks Edinburgh
“Like a series of Ted talks punctuated with poetic songs, loaded with meaning and metaphor” Nailed
“Songs with substance, somewhere between Folk, Gospel and pure rock n Roll.” – Live Amp
what the audience said
“An evening of thoughtful, honest, conversation and great music. At times, raw and emotional, at others, full of humour and an uplifting perspective.”
“ surprisingly funny moments, good songs that bind the evening together and illuminate the serious message ….loved the spoons!”.
“Heartfelt thoughts and moving lyrics. An Incredible night of enlightenment and Entertainment.’”