The Peripatetic Festival of BFAME
, in which productions are judged during their run at their usual venues, was won by Sutton Arts Theatre with The Herbal Bed.
Members have presented his Last Tango in Little Grimley, The Fat Lady Sings in Little Grimley and Joining the Club - the one-act offering that scored in BFAME
and will be on show again in Much Wenlock.
I am grateful to Helen Whitby, who has filled the gap by telling me that her group, Stage 27, a loyal BFAME
supporter, will be there tomorrow with a one-act play, Sticky Wicket, written by group member Patrick Ryan and directed by Jaz Davison.
I wonder whether members of the Birmingham & District Theatre Guild, which organises BFAME
, realised how fortunate they were that Rob Phillips didn't turn up in the fishnet tights that were a startling feature of the Highbury production.
Being a lone entry in Seniors Masud Mazhar, Shauq Hussain, Hasan Jawad, Zakir Mahmood, Kamran Ibrahim and Azhar Hameed earned the right to represent Pakistan in BFAME
being held in Manama (Bahrain) from May 3 to 10.
Damien's optimism is because last year, his group moved on from BFAME, through the Midlands Division to the Midlands Area finals with his play Alexander, Son of the Gods -and this has now been published.
The overall winner of BFAME was BMOS Musical Theatre Productions, with Godspell.
We are targeting quarterfinal in Bermuda Bowl and the team was really working hard for the purpose, he said adding that the BFAME
title and beating the hosts Indian team in the final has boosted the confidence of the team
So let me try to help by saying that BFAME runs at the Dovehouse Theatre, Solihull, from February 23-28, and it is only on Thursday, February 26, that the anxious should either stay away or arrive prepared for something of which they may not approve.
BFAME is the local first round of a national festival.
They also won the BFAME
Seniors (Over-60) in Amman (Jordan) two years ago.