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tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ!

By Mike Packer
Directed by Steve Thompson
Music Supervisor Tim Jennings
6th – 8th July 2018 at 20:30:00 in the Studio

Duration: 1hr 50mins Aprox. (including one interval)

The world's unluckiest punk band reunites for one final gig!

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Unbelievably F*****g Offensive! (more information here)

Thirty years after splitting up in a Copenhagen hotel, the world’s unluckiest punk band reunites for one final gig. When a credit card company decides to use one of their old songs for a TV advertising campaign, Billy Abortion (singer), Mark Faeces (guitar), Louise Gash (bass) and John Smith (drums) decide it’s time to get the band back together again and play the hits. Mark is desperate for his one shot at celebrity; Billy is desperate to turn his back on the world; Louise is desperate to get out of a suffocating marriage; and John is just desperate to find the nearest pub before it closes.

Last time they played together it ended in a bloodbath and a reservoir of phlegm but they’re willing to let bygones be bygones and pick up their guitars one more time – especially if the money is good and the drugs are freely available.

You can look forward to them playing all of their hits: Plastic People, Tower Block Love, Open Wound and Headin’ for Oblivion – all the right notes but not necessarily in the same room as each other. Talent-spotters come along…and see if you can spot any talent whatsoever.

Touching, sad, hilarious, loud, edgy, dangerous, sweary, great fun and unbelievably offensive!

Part of the Barn’s 2017-2018 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Steve Thompson
Music Supervisor
Tim Jennings

CAST

Billy Abortion
Marc Faeces
Louise Gash
John Smith

CREATIVE TEAM

Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting
Properties
Fight Arranger
Rehearsal Prompt.
Production Photography
Poster Design

BAND

Production PHOTOS

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