Sunday, 2 June 2013

Life's Rich Pageant

It's 1938 and Birmingham councillors are under pressure to do something to celebrate the centenary of the city, when Cllr Rigby suggests putting on the biggest pageant the world has ever seen.  Birmingham History Theatre Company document the trials and trivialisations of a pageant documenting the whole of Birmingham's history, from the stone age to 1938 (with a little artistic licence).

"But it's all part of life's rich pageant, you know?" as Peter Sellers would have put it:

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful performances - especially the chap on the left.