20 Jan Al Bowlly’s Croon Manifesto remembered….
Al Bowlly’s Croon Manifesto returned to the Black Country in August last year with three performances at Forest Arts Centre in Walsall. Originally created back in 2009 by Untied Artists , the show was revived for 2016 with the help of Black Country Touring and members of the Forest Arts Centre Youth Theatre.
The show based on the controversial life of 1930’s singer Al Bowlly was a big hit with the audience:
“Very, very fulfilling and entertaining”
“Warms my heart to see young people and older people, community groups and professionals working together”
“Great to see quality delivered locally, I am encouraged to attend other events”
See below a 1930’s style promo video for the performance featuring Forest Arts Centre Youth Theatre talent and interviews with the young people on what they thought about the project.