What we're up to right now...

In 2014, Cartoon de Salvo is developing two new projects: a radical refit of Edmond de Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac in international collaboration with the great French hiphop/'musette' artist R.Wan; and a new show for rural touring, The Powercut Compendium, which will tour in autumn 2014 and spring 2015.




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PUB ROCK - Autumn 2011 Tour 

Pub Rock recently undertook a successful rural tour, visiting local boozers up and down the country.  We were commissioned by the National Rural Touring Forum to explore taking site-specific work to the circuit beyond the transit-van scale village hall touring show.  You can watch Artistic Director Alex Murdoch's NRTF talk on this here

Watch a video trailer for Pub Rock here

IRISH GIANT - Research and Development Spring 2011

We performed our new show The Irish Giant at The Capital Centre Studio in Warwick on the 27th and 28th of May, presented by The Centre for The History of Medicine.

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The Salvos worked on the Research and Development period of two new shows last autumn. One is Made Up funded by ACE and is our new improvised show.  Long form unites the Salvo’s two primary artistic concerns; impro and storytelling and we want it to be at the forefront of what we do. We’re interested in how live music generates the most radical impro decisions. Made Up is a project in which we develop story-based impro with cutting edge musicians.Read more