Read about how an academic felt driven to write a musical in http://theconversation.com/our-musical-fidel-will-try-to-puncture-the-polarised-debate-about-castro-69508.
See the interview with Dr Denise Baden on BBC24 following Fidel Castro’s death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WApT5wYHSCg. This got over 3 millions views and was deconstructed in an article by medialens.
News has spread to Mexico where an article on our Fidel musical project appeared in Proceso magazine 4/12/2016 http://noticias.vlex.com.mx/vid/fidel-musical-inglaterra-655477413
See the review of our Gala performance in the Daily Echo http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/leisure/stage/14230909.Music_students_on_to_a_winner_with_songs_for_Fidel_the_Musical/
Songs from ‘Fidel’ being played on Radio Solent (DAB radio, 96.1 and 103.8 FM) Monday 18th Jan 2016 7.50-8.20am. Listen and tweet in your votes for your favourite song.
Check out the great write up in the Daily Echo 11th Jan 2016 http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/leisure/stage/14195687.Castro_themed_musical_brings_power_to_the_people/
An article was published in Times Higher Education 25th June 2015 about the competition see https://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/curtain-to-rise-on-Fidel-the-Musical
Dr Denise Baden was interviewed on BBC radio about the competition – listen on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02n3152
An article about the competition also appeared in Positive News, see http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/culture/17599/musical-education-programme-engages-students-cubas-self-sufficiency-success/
The Dahttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/leisure/news/14169962.X_Factor_style_contest_to_find_best_songs_for_Fidel_Castro_musical/ily Echo talks about our X-factor event