Sunday, 14 February 2010

Synesthesia at the theatre

"Due to popular demand, The Whisky Taster has been extended to play until Saturday 27th February

Barney and Nicola are advertising wonder kids. They win accounts with wit, charm and a secret weapon - Barney's ability to feel, smell and taste colours, and to translate these sensations into words.

Lately Barney has been finding things far too colourful and wishes his full throttle London life was more black and white, but Nicola is hell bent on winning accounts at all costs. When the two hire an old Scottish Whisky Taster to help them with a new campaign, his strange wisdom slows the Londoners to a stop, just as the deadline looms.

A technicolour story about seeing things too clearly in a city that never stands still.

James Graham won the Catherine Johnson Award for the Best Play 2007 for Eden's Empire (Finborough). His previous plays include Little Madam and Sons of York at the Finborough, where he is Writer in Residence; Tory Boyz (Soho Theatre) and (Bush).

Please be advised, this play contains real cigarretes cigarettes" Taken from the Bush theatre site:

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