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Wednesday, February 7, 2018


(Barry & Calli Thomson)

Thomson Verses Thomson: You Don’t Bring me Flowers Anymore is a quirky duo show to be presented this weekend by Rhumbelow in Pietermaritzburg featuring husband and wife team, Barry and Calli Thomson.

Musical pun fully intended! It’s certainly not a sparring match, but a musical conversation through the “verses” of songs

The show is a light-hearted look at relationships between famous artists, which often resulted in duets, exposing the situations they were in – good or bad.

Having performed together many times, Barry and Calli present an intimate and funny musical, including several clever medleys that portray conversations – and arguments- between couples in bands, and real life too.

The show will feature duets by Don Henley and Stevie Nicks, Neil Diamond and Barbara Streisand, Lady Antebellum, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Tom Petty, Nicole Kidman and Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams and Mel C. The show is also sprinkled with some hilarious parodies that look on the funny side of relationships.

Performances take place at the Allan Wilson Shellhole on Saturday (February 10) at 20h00 and Sunday (February 11) at 14h00. Barry’s new acoustic CD will be on sale.

(Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner). Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners & block bookings of 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets and a bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 or 082 499 8636, email or visit

The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg