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gobscure in association with Greyscale presents
by sean burn
‘they gave lou reed e.c.t. because he wz bi. dont let them give yu’
joey is a true story about growing up in 80s britain.
a story about playgrounds and care-homes, dms and red laces, punk and cassette tapes, about smashed up tellies and running away, about three kids called spaz, dumbo and psycho – a story of love and rage and surviving it all.
it's a story of a young boy who, a day after joey deacon goes on blue peter, arrives to the the playground and declares that from now on, they are to be called joey. then jumps over the wall and disappears forever.
A New Wolsey Theatre Testing Ground commission, produced by gobscure in association with Greyscale.
Supported by ACE, PULSE, RTYDS, Live Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber foundation and Northern Stage.
Performed in English and British Sign Language
If there are certain themes that you know would cause you distress and you would like to discuss it, please email Chloe on [email protected]
Writer – sean burn
Cast – Scott Turnbull & Faye Alvi
Director – Selma Dimitrijevic
Sound Designer – Matthew Tuckey
Creative BSL Consultant – Brian Duffy
Assistant Director – Sarah Gonnet
Associate Producer – Chloe Stott
Stage Manager – Eva Collins
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