Tuesday, May 20, 2008



Here is a review that we recieved from Saturdays performance.

I saw I'll be Bert at the Rondo in Bath last night and I just wanted to let you know what a superb production I thought it was.
The writing was lean and the work beautifully scripted, always emotionally engaging, often laugh out loud funny and demonstrated a tenderness that showed a writer who cares for and really understands his subject. The characterisation of the mother, child, commentator and writer was superb. The evocation of childhood 'magic' and the memory of an innocent past allowed the entire audience to be swept up by a narrative that showed a real understanding of pace and variety. Finally the performance, well I think it was flawless! Having experienced the highs and lows of a lifetime following my local team, that can only be described as an addiction, I spent the entire evening with a broad smile of both recognition and memory. But to your credit, my partner, who is still trying to come to terms with such blind allegiance after 20 years enjoyed the performance just as much as I did.
Thanks for a brilliant evening!
Dominic Grant

I would like to pass on thanks to Mr Grant from myself ansd Bill for coming to see the performance and also for taking the time to write to us expressing his thoughts.


Hello All!

Hello all the people out there...

Thanks for looking over this blog.

I would like to introduce myself... My name is Nathan Wilson and i am the director of I'll Be Bert.

I can say with all honesty that this has been one of the most exciting projects that i have ever worked on. From the early days when Bill Cronshaw and i initially discussed the project to the final script and then to the sell out premiere at the Everyman studio in Cheltenham and on to the tour. We have been blessed with great audiences and some amazing reviews both professional and personal and i know we have a truly great play here, one that i am very proud of and excited to still be part of.

We finished the first leg of the tour on the 16 May at the Rondo in Bath and now i am in the process of booking dates nationally from Sept 15th... Our first booking on this date is at the Old Red Lion in Islington! So, come along and see what all the fuss is about.

We will be using this blog to keep you posted with dates, reviews, news and other stuff as it happens. It might be a little quiet over the next few weeks as i busily work to sort the venues but as soon as i have an update... i will let everyone know.

Also, if there is anyone who has seen the play and would like to comment or have a review posted here... just contact us at - info@dreamshedtheatre.co.uk.

Think that's all for now. Pop back soon and see the updates :)

We hope to see you at one of our performances and it would be great if you let us know who you are!

Keep your eyes peeled for more postings.


Nathan Wilson

Monday, May 19, 2008

Dreamshed Theatre blog

Welcome to the first post on the Dreamshed Theatre blog.

This will enable members of the group to keep you up to date with current productions.