Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Ground Control to Major Tom

"Major Tom is the story of how an average 34-year-old became a beauty queen and how her unruly pet basset hound, Major Tom, became a championship show dog."

Well, that's sort of the story.  Major Tom's big award was Biggest Ears in the South East, while owner Victoria Melody won the title of "Mrs. Brighton."  Still, real stories, real insight, and a little humor too.  Performance artist Victoria Melody is accompanied on stage by documentary film footage and her dog to tell her true story.  The Guardian has described it as "Startlingly bonkers and utterly ordinary at the same time…deceptively thoughtful fun."  If you are in London, check it out at Battersea Arts Centre.  Ends March 15.

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