We make theatre that is fresh and inviting, fun, relevant, irreverent, surreptitiously stimulating, spontaneous and, most of all, honest. We feel that insularity and snobbery has left the theatre cold and it is no wonder that many of our friends would rather go to the movies. Theatre isn’t film or television, nor is it literature – what is significant and exciting about it is its “live-ness”, and we place our relationship with the audience at the heart of our philosophy and our work.Read more
The company has made the decision that it will not have a mission statement. We feel that strapline-y statements say something corporate and swanky which is not us. What we are however is;Read more
Cartoon de Salvo is Alex Murdoch and Brian Logan.
We regularly collaborate with a range of exceptional artists and technical theatre practitioners - more info below.
Alex Murdoch (Artistic Director and Performer)Read more
Celebrating their fifteenth birthday in 2012, Cartoon de Salvo is one of the country’s best loved touring theatre companies. Their cocktail of script-defying improvisation, live music and exceptional storytelling has won critical acclaim and a devoted following. On their quest to mess with the live theatre experience, the Salvos make theatre that wears its heart on its sleeve, that likes an adventure, and that never forgets that the audience is the number one reason for putting on the show.