Suggs - A Life In The Realm Of Madness
Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle.
in words and music
I've just turned 50, the kids have left home, and my cat just died.
Suggs My Life Story in words and music hands you an access-all-areas backstage pass to the Madness front-man's mind as he attempts the dare-devil stunt of single-handedly unravelling the mysteries of his own life.
Join him on an emotional roller coaster through the ups and downs of an astonishing thirty-year career spanning pop music, radio, television, film... and the pie and mash industry.
Witness him cannon ball to the heights of pop success, stumble and plummet down through the trap door of failure, and then trampoline back up to catch the passing trapeze of show business success.
WITH MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT AND POINTLESS INTERJECTIONS FROM HIS LOYAL, PIANIST -COME -MANSERVANT.
"It's often very funny, and is delivered with a sense of timing and phrasing that many common-or-garden comics could learn much from" - Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph