Sunday, July 21

Tag: Chris Heron

Turn & Face the Strange – Hull New Theatre
Yorkshire & Humber

Turn & Face the Strange – Hull New Theatre

Having seen Turn & Face the Strange a while ago, in a smaller theatre, I was keen to see how the show would play out on the larger Hull New Theatre stage. I wasn’t the only keen theatregoer on Friday evening - the place was jam-packed. The stage setting was how I remembered it - huge images of rock legend and David Bowie sideman, Mick Ronson, with a giant video screen in the centre. Turn & Face the Strange tells the story of Ronson’s early life, through to his premature death in 1993 at the age of 46 Ronson was born in Hull and, despite his global fame working with the likes of Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, Van Morrison, John Mellencamp, and Morrissey to name just a few - had “Hull-ness” running through him like a stick of Bridlington rock. But most will always associate him...