"No Woman No Cry" sees Gabrielle Brooks perform a real show stopper and in the splendid final songs is "Redemption Song", the inspirational words of which the audience know "the songs of freedom" with its contrasting folk-based rhythm. The gentle "Three Little Birds" follows with "every little thing gonna be alright" and its "don't worry" message . "One Love" calls for peace, unity and inclusion. "Could You be Loved" has a magical and irresistible vibe. To close is the title song of the show Get Up Stand Up! and yes we got up and stood up as I suspect they will every night for some years to come.
THE PERFECT TONIC, MARLEY’S LEGEND WILL LIGHT UP THE WEST END BRINGING HOPE AND POSITIVITY JUST WHEN WE NEED IT MOST THE PRODUCTION TAKES INSPIRATION FROM MARLEY’S VISIONARY LYRICS TO TELL HIS EXTRAORDINARY PERSONAL STORY, AND FEATURES AN ELECTRIFYING MIX OF HIS HITS PLAYED LIVE
Arinzé Kene has written and performs Misty a play that it is difficult to categorise but is all the more stimulating for this. It feels like poetry as he describes the urban landscape of London with its creeping gentrification for which Kene uses the metaphor of an invasion of viruses into the human body.