Douglas has been a professional food writer since 1986. He is also an award-winning actor and director in Community Theatre and has been for many years. His blog may be found at: www.urbaneguerilla.wordpress.com
Richly emotional, quietly beautiful and a joy to w
Stuart Bowden is a home-grown comic talent. He was born on a farm in Won Wron, Gippsland. He studied theatre at Ballarat and then at the Victorian College of the Arts for three years.
Stuart was born in Gippland, which may explain some things (Photograph courtesy of Stuart Bowden)
He now lives in London. He says modestly about himself: "Stuart makes theatre, comedy and a little bit of music."
Before Us is a one-man show, whose previous award-winning shows include: The Beast, The World Holds Everyone Apart, Apart From Us, and his collaborative efforts Dr Brown and His Singing Tiger and The Lounge Room Confabulators.
His awards include the Underbelly, as well as nominations for Best Independent Theatre Writing and Best Independent Theatre Performer (Melbourne Green Room Awards).
According to the Edinburgh Guide Bowden's style of theatre blends "live music, bizarre storytelling and perfect physical comedy".
Stuart Bowden in Before Us (Photograph courtesy of Blue Room Theatre)
Before Us runs from the 23rd January to the 31st at the Blue Room Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Northbridge at 9:30pm. Tickets cost $28 (discount available for group bookings) and may be bought on the FringeWorld website.