Tokyo Rose

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019

About

Turn back the dial to 1949.

Iva d'Aquino stands accused of treason in one of the most controversial trials in American history. Faced with accusations of peddling Axis propaganda, Iva becomes known as the notorious Tokyo Rose – but was she the villain she was made out to be? 

Five female wartime disc jockeys spit piercing verse in a rap-packed musical broadcast going live in 5, 4, 3...


WINNER! The New Diorama & Underbelly Untapped Award 2019. Supported by Arts Council England.


 

Quotes & Reviews

PRESS FOR BURNT LEMON

★★★★★ Best Musical Award 2018 from Musical Theatre Review

★★★★ "Their exuberance is infectious" The Stage 

★★★★ "One of the best shows in town!" Broadway Baby 


 

The Company

ABOUT BURNT LEMON

Burnt Lemon Theatre is an award-winning, female led company launching work from gut to stage. 

“Terrifyingly talented & anarchically inclined” Jesse Briton

Focussing skills of musicianship & new writing to tackle tough topics surrounding gender & politics. Artistic directors Hannah Benson and Cara Baldwin bring the heat with a vision to create ballsy theatre (without the balls). In 2018 Burnt Lemon were awarded East 15’s Graduate Award and named a New Diorama Graduate Emerging Company 2018-19.

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