The Fringe Files

Christmas Evie (2016)

For late 2016, The Fringe Files presented brand new family friendly seasonal show, Christmas Evie, written and directed by Michael Starr.

The Plot

When rebellious sibling Grace consistently misbehaves during the build up to Christmas, the wicked Gimbel takes matters into his own hands, banishing Grace from the rest of her family and friends. Will Grace realise the error of her ways? Will sister Evie, mummy Candy and orphan friend Nicholas manage to rescue her? Join us for this fab feel good family friendly morality tale, featuring popular sing-along tunes along the way.

The Notes

For this production, The Fringe Files welcomed back Brian Paterson (performer), Jon Attwood (performer), Craig Weaver (performer), Charlotte Watkin (front of house), Robert Walker (photographer), Charlotte Wright (performer), Rhian Brimble (stage manager), Sarah Brady (costume design) & Michael Starr (writer / director).

In addition, we were delighted to introduce new members Lisa Wynne (artwork design), Chris Harris-Beechey (performer), Charlotte Elizzabeth Langley (performer), Will Leighton (Lighting Tech) & Emma Harris (performer) to the team as newbies.

For the first time, The Fringe Files presented a full length show, which featured our largest ever production team. Additionally, it was the first time that we’d produced a show at a fixed (non-touring) venue and the first time (lots of first times here) that we performed during the Winter period. Catering during the performances was provided by Neck of the Woods cafe.

The Timetable

Rehearsals ran from October 2016 through to December 2016 at the St Werburghs Community Centre (Bristol) twice a week. Performances were at the St Werburghs Community Centre (Bristol) on Saturday, Dec 17th 2016 (2.30pm & 7.30pm) and Sunday, Dec 18th 2016 (2.30pm & 7.30pm).

The Team

The following members were involved with this production:

Michael Starr Writer / Director / Sound Tech
Rhian Brimble Stage Manager
Sarah Brady Costume Design
Will Leighton Lighting Tech
Lisa Wynne Artwork Design
Robert Walker Photographer
Neck of the Woods Catering
Charlotte Watkin Front of House
Craig Weaver Performer
Brian Paterson Performer
Charlotte Wright Performer
Jon Attwood Performer
Emma Harris Performer
Chris Harris-Beechey Performer
Charlotte Elizabeth Langley Performer