What happens when you find out your dad has dementia? Writer, Radio 4 regular and creator of cult-theatre show John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne returns to Chester with a brand new storytelling show.

You’re in a Bad Way is a funny, sad theatre show about family and the role music plays in our lives. Just because something is diagnosed doesn’t mean it’s the end.

John Osborne is a writer based in Norwich. In 2015 After Hours, the comedy series he created and co-wrote with Molly Naylor was broadcast on Sky 1, starring Jaime Winstone, Ardal O’Hanlon, BAFTA winner Georgina Campbell. His first theatre show John Peel’s Shed enjoyed a complete sell-out run at the Edinburgh fringe. He is a regular at festivals including Glastonbury, Bestival and Latitude, and his poetry has been performed in BBC 6Music, Radio 1, XFM and Radio 4.

Certificate:

Suitable for all

Duration

Approx 60 mins

Upcoming events

Sunday 10 November 8pm Garret Theatre Book now

Reviews

Magical and moving
Beautifully written, funny and poignant
I could have listened for hours
An absolute joy

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