I Don't Want to be a Man! accompanied by Zoe Rahman
+ The Danger Girl accompanied by Juice
A fantastic double bill of cross dressing and mistaken identity accompanied by top jazz pianist anda top jazz trio.
I Dont Want to be a Man! is directed by Ernst Lubitsch and stars Ossi Oswalda. Rebellious Ossi’s father hires a guardian to educate his daughter. Escaping from house-arrest dressed as a man, Ossi begins to investigate whether life is more liberated this way.
Zoe Rahman Has been described in The Observer as "one of the finest young pianists in Europe", has firmly established herself as one of the brightest stars on the contemporary jazz scene. Zoe has recorded four critially acclaimed albums, her second 'Melting Pot', was nominated for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize and was voted 'Jazz Album of the Year' at the 2006 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.
The Danger Girl, directed by Clarence C. Badger stars Gloria Swanson. When vampish Helene (Swanson) uses her charms on Bobbie, Gloria breaks up the pair by disguising herself as a man to seduce Helene.
Juice is an experimental vocal trio specialising in vibrant, theatrical performances. They draw on world music, jazz, folk and pop, have commissioned countless new works and featured on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and Resonance FM. In June 2007, they came second in the internationally-renowned Tampere Vocal Festival, the only UK group ever to be prize-winners.