GRAVEYARD COMPOSER'S TOP TOMBS! New Musical Inspired by City Cemetery
Byline: Sandish Shoker
A COVENTRY composer has penned a new musical inspired by his old university.
When he was a student at Coventry University Tim Spencer was shocked to discover that part of the campus was built on an old graveyard.
Twenty years on he has used that as inspiration for a new show - The Tombstones - which comes to Coventry this month.
Tim said: "When I found out Coventry University was constructed on a graveyard I began to wonder...what if? "What if underneath it all there was something more unusual going on at night?" The discovery then led Tim to pen the latest musical.
He added: "Having made my life in Coventry, writing this show based on a real experience in Coventry, producing the show in Coventry for the first time and with an exclusively Coventry cast, this is a very proud moment for me.
"The Tombstones is best described as a cross between The Munsters, Little Shop of Horrors, High School Musical and Grease.
"I'm delighted to have attracted some of Coventry's finest talent to do the show and can't wait to hear the audience's reactions when they hear it for the first time. …