Manchester Contact Festival 2016
Erasure’s Andy Bell resumes his role as Saint Torsten bringing the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival show to the Manchester Contact theatre opening the 'Contact Festival'. The original 5-star theatre show headlined the Assembly - Venue One, George Square at the 2014 Edinburgh International Fringe Festival.
"Bell's voice is exquisite ... He is accompanied by versatile musician Christopher Frost onstage, ranging across musical genres from torch ballads, via jazz, to the kind of electro-pop which made Bell's name." ****
(Loran Irvine - The List, August 2014)
"Once in a while at the Edinburgh Fringe you stumble across an interesting and adventurous piece of theatre, a so-called diamond in the rough, proving the point of the festical and displaying plenty of creative, sparkling life in the industry wilderness ... As an intorudcitons to Torsten ... this is a very firm, gripping and dominant beginning."
(Stuart Saint, August 2014) ****
"The songs themselves are catchy, cabaret-style tunes tunes covering a variety of musical genres from elcetro-pop to jazz to dance to ballads and some others I just can't place but they stil haunt me." ****
(Lauren Stonebanks - SGfringe, August 2014)