“A rare disease, a music critic who always dreamt of being on stage, a triumphant premiere at Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Tom GK: Hearing Loss, The Musical! is as unlikely as it is compelling.”
That certainly sounds compelling ! So we sent Sam about town off to give us an insight into the show and Tom GK.
SAT: Tom, your media release really has piqued our attention. We’d like to find out more about how your life changed from your dream job as a music critic to the writer and performer of this musical about hearing loss. Firstly, can you tell us about your dream job?
TGK: I became a music journalist after working on all the student magazines at university. After I graduated I couldn’t find a clear path to writing about music so I decided to stand outside newspaper offices with business cards for a blog I’d written. It got quite a bit of attention in the UK and I ended up getting my foot in the door.
SAT: Sounds pretty exciting! Have you got any stories you can share with us about the celebs?
TGK: Once, when I was a student I went to the cinema and