- a musical somewhere between The Tempest and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
'It was a terrific performance and we were so glad that we were able to be present! All the best for where it goes next because with its story line and engaging music, its message for today certainly deserves to be seen by young and old.
'Oswald and the Mystery of Comet Island' is an up and coming family musical. Even though this performance was a 'read through', and not a staged production, the story was brought vividly to life demonstrating the talent of the six actors and imagination of the writers Martin Coslett and Thomas Forbes Briscombe.
The music, for me, was the best part of the show as it beautifully helped narrate the story, deepen the plot and most importantly had me humming the tunes for days after. My favourite song in the show is "Wind the Clocks" sung by Bella (played by Ciara Power) and Oswald (Charlie Houseago).
It would bring me such joy to see 'Oswald and the Mystery of Comet Island' on stage in the future and would recommend anyone to see it when the chance arises.
- Allie Hadley - Portsmouth University