Bound & Gagged Comedy
in association with Tim Whitehead presents
Camille O’Sullivan Sings Cave
The Music Of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Wed 18 – Thu 19 May 2022 | 8pm
‘Camille O’Sullivan sings the Nick Cave songbook with spellbinding intensity and spontaneity. An artist at the top of her game pushing herself to be better and trusting us to keep up. It’s thrilling to watch.’ ★★★★★ The Scotsman
Join the world-renowned Irish/French singer Camille O’Sullivan as she explores the dark and light of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ music. In her dangerous yet fragile theatrical style, Camille embarks on a personal discovery of a man of many guises; violent, beautiful, logical, crazy, devout, troubled and religious.
‘Queen of the Edinburgh Festival’ (BBC) and original star of Olivier Award winning La Clique/La Soirée, Camille O’Sullivan enjoys a formidable international reputation for her stunning vocal performances, at venues including Sydney Opera House, Royal Festival Hall, and the Roundhouse, and was recently voted one of Later… With Jools Holland‘s top 25 performances of all time by Daily Telegraph.
Dark, sexy, fierce, amusing, a mesmerizing storyteller in song, Camille transforms each song she performs into an intense, emotional and theatrical experience, inextricably drawing her audience into a wild, writerly world. Expect joy and pure passion.
‘A courageous and singular performer, Camille is one of the most gifted interpreters of narrative songs yet to appear.’ ★★★★★ Irish Times
‘This mesmerising singer delves deep with conviction, abandon and great love to hypnotic effect.’ ★★★★ MOJO Magazine
‘Ravishing… a superb performer and great singer… the star is her singing voice: a deep, sultry instrument that might have been created to express desolate love.’ ★★★★ The Guardian
‘An exceptional voice.’ ★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
‘Hypnotic.’ ★★★★★ The Independent
‘When she sings it’s as though her breath is soaked in paraffin; one spark, and the whole room would ignite.’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ The Times, Metro Newspaper, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, The Herald, Time Out, The Observer
Age guidance: 14+
Running time: 90 mins / plus interval