Zambezi Express (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Zambezi Express

Talented performers bring warmth to cold Fringe

Feet stomp, drums resound and mouths scat and sing to conjure a vibrant, joyful Africa through dance, percussion, a cappella vocals and acrobatics. A nominal storyline fails to hinder the packed dance card of contrasting pieces, which errs on the side of being too generous as it feels a tad long. But throughout, these talented performers from Zimbabwe succeed in bringing warmth to our cold shores.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 30 Aug (not 23), noon, £12–£14 (£10–£12).

Zambezi Express

  • 3 stars

A sizzling hot, non-stop, all-action, feel-good dance musical. The jumping, jiving, dancing, drumming, singing African musical sensation. The tale of a football mad boy from the backstreets of Zimbabwe. Multi-layered African beats, powerful acapella vocals and a wildly dynamic 30-strong company throwing heart and soul…