Play your part in US radio show at Bungay’s Fisher Theatre
- Credit: Archant
Come and be part of the live studio audience at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay on Sunday for a 1950s style American radio show performed by Murston Bapchild and The Braxton Hicks.
Back in the 1940s and early 50s, American radio was awash with Country and Western music shows.
They were the highlight of the week for some who would gather around their radio and roll back the carpet, whole families would tune in, listen and dance.
Just like the earlier Medicine Shows, these programmes were sponsored and the bands would sing or recite the advertising for them.
Murston Bapchild and The Braxton Hicks imagine themselves broadcasting one of these shows and you, the audience, have a rare incite into the proceedings.
Bob Delbridge, who takes the part of Murston Bapchild has been carrying this idea for quite a while and has assembled some of his favourite musicians together to form the The Braxton Hicks.
Seonaid Matheson on fiddle, Mike Tavener on lap steel and Pete Earle on double bass accompany him, his guitar and his extra special voice.
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If you enjoy classic Country singing laced with sizzling fiddle, luscious lap steel and masterful double bass, a hint of medicine show, the occasional yodel, good fun and humour, then this is the place for you.
Proceedings kick off at 8pm and tickets priced £10 are available from the Fisher Theatre box office on 01986 897130 or www.fishertheatre.org