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The writer and performer of Frankie Vah in discussion about the show its themes.
We all want something to believe in.
It’s 1987 and Frankie Vah gorges on love, radical politics, and skuzzy indie stardom. But can he keep it all down?
Following the multi award-winning What I Learned From Johnny Bevan, Luke Wright’s second verse play deals with love, loss and belief, against a backdrop of grubby indie venues and 80s politics. Expect frenetic guitars, visceral verse, and a Morrissey-sized measure of heartache.
Co-commissioned by Paul Jellis, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Soho Theatre
'Burns with contemporary political relevance.’
'a mature, lyrical and politically relevant piece of poetic writing.'
'a gorgeously-worded powerhouse of a play.'