Plush Tiger Productions When Kurt Met Thora



BBC Studios, November 1991. Thora Hird, aka Captain Emily Ridley from Hallelujah, encounters Kurt Cobain ahead of Nirvana’s infamous appearance on TOTP. A mutual love of coastal towns, music and family is revealed over tea and custard creams as they reflect on their individual experience of God and wonder if at the final reckoning 'Jesus will want them for sunbeams', and whether happiness is ever really a choice or something predetermined for us all. Praise for past productions – Desert Bloom: ★★★★ (; Sisu: 'A brilliant hidden Fringe gem' (Joe Lycett). Hive: ★★★★ (

This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Programme