Saturday, August 13

Tag: Ellie Coote

Bluff Musical – Online
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Bluff Musical – Online

Bluff is a new musical from Matthew Cavendish and Ed Zanders that is designed to be listened to.  Written especially for radio, the one act show is perfect to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.  Director Ellie Coote and sound designer Charlie Smith have evidently worked in tandem to create a piece that fizzes through your speakers - evoking elaborate dance routines, epic storms and more.  The plot, concerning perpetual underdog Alec Bonum and his nemesis Shirley Judge who – like many of the inhabitants of Paradise – has a flair for embellishment, becomes a tad repetitious and the central characters would benefit from a little development to allow them to elicit more empathy.  That said the music is richly orchestrated, with Smith and Zanders working magic t...