One Love: The Bob Marley Musical at Birmingham Rep

One Love the #BobMarley Musical at #Birmingham REP

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by Dave Massey twitter.com/brumhour

One Love: The Bob Marley Musical at Birmingham Rep

Growing up in Birmingham in the 80s meant that Bob Marley’s music was around me fairly often and the year I left school (1992) Iron Lion Zion was a top five UK single so it felt strange to realise I knew nothing of the life of Bob Marley. I knew he was a Jamaican Rastafarian who had spent time in the UK. But beyond that I knew very little.

One Love: The Bob Marley Musical is at Birmingham Rep until 15th April.

Mitchell Brunings (Bob Marley) in One Love - The Bob Marley Musical © Helen Maybank (2) Mitchell Brunings (Bob Marley). Photo by Helen Maybank

Bob Marley on the face of it is, is a man with a love for music, women, Jamaica and Africa. We see a man who is full of music with political undertones as well as smoothly singing about love.

This show was jam-packed with his music and the…

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