Ewen Moore and Elizabeth Huskisson on new musical Battersea Bardot
This week’s guests are Writer Ewen Moore and director Elizabeth Huskisson, who are about to bring their show, Battersea Bardot to the studio at New Wimbledon Theatre.
Battersea Bardot is a one woman musical about the life of actress Carol White, who found fame in the 60s, including in the iconic Ken Loach drama Cathy Come Home.
We chat about what inspired Ewen to write this musical, why White’s life and career make for an interesting story, and what it’s like to create a one woman musical.
Battersea Bardot plays at Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre from 14 – 23 September. More information can be found here.
Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre
14 – 23 September
Battersea Bardot, a new one woman musical, tells the wild, exciting and tragic true-life story of the forgotten star of Swinging London, who found herself lost in a Hollywood nightmare.
London, New Year’s Eve, 1969. Movie star Carol White has achieved success beyond her wildest dreams, but has paid a high price. As the decade that made her draws to a close, the ghosts of her past, the highs and lows of her whirlwind career, threaten to overwhelm her.
More information and tickets available here.