United States Virginia change
Sri Lanka Breaking News
Sri Lanka parliament
vivalankaSri Lanka newsSri Lanka businessSri Lanka sportsSri Lanka technologySri Lanka travelSri Lanka videosSri Lanka eventssinhala newstamil newsSri Lanka business directory
vivalanka advertising
Stay Connected
Popular Searches
T20 World Cup
Sponsored Links
Sri Lanka Explorer

Space race hits Colombo!

Apr 5, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
One Small Step, a lightening-quick, 60 minute show packed with wit and child-like innovation that made waves in Edinburgh UK last year graced audiences in Jaffna and Colombo this month with performances to a full house at the St. John’s College Hall Jaffna on March 26 and the Punchi Borella Theatre, Colombo on March 28 and 30. Written by David Hastings, directed by Toby Hulse and starring Robin Hemmings and Oliver Millingham, One Small Step is a production of the Oxford Playhouse which has toured the region, making a special stop-off in Sri Lanka with the help of the British Council Colombo. The fast-paced, family show revolves around post-second world war race to put a man on the moon after the launch of Sputnik I in 1957. The show comprise of just Hemmings and Millingham who between them, play dozens of roles including heads of state, space men, scientists and ordinary folk caught up in 60‘s race to the moon and was innovative, quirky and highly entertaining in transforming household items like buckets, lamps and cardboard boxes into the famous Apollo, Gemini and Sputnik capsules. Daily Mirror online caught up with the cast behind the scenes for a quick chat about the show and their experience performing in Sri Lanka.   www.dailymirror.lk/index.php/entertainment/theatre/2819-space-race-hits-colombo.html