5 questions: Melvin Brown Brown

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  • 3 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

5 questions: Melvin Brown Brown

Channelling the spirits of Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr in his singin’, dancin’ and joke-packed shindig, Movin’ Melvin Brown Brown could battle with his late namesake, James, to be the hardest working man in show business. Here he shows the capital some love

5 words to describe your show
Soulful, upbeat, entertaining, energetic, magic.

4 shows you’re looking forward to seeing in Edinburgh this August

Soweto Gospel Choir, Flamenco Jazz Late Night, Stephen K Amos, Mervyn Stutter.

3 things you love about Edinburgh in August

Possibility of sunshine, possibility of 5-star reviews, possibility of finding great shows.

2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August

Cold, rain.

1 word that sums up how you feel about performing


New Town Theatre, 7–30 Aug (not 17), 8.15pm, £12–£13 (£11–£13). Previews until 6 Aug, £7.50

Movin Melvin: Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr

Multi-awarded 'Movin' Melvin' returns to Edinburgh! Singing, tap-dancing, comedy, robotics. 'Exceptional, sheer brilliance!' - ***** (Scotsman, NYTheatre.com). The genius of Ray Charles and Sammy Davis come together through Melvin's greatness. www.movinmelvin.com

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