John Osborne: You’re in a Bad Way

Part of the Literature Festival Running from
Last event: Sunday 10 November 2019 at 8pm
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A brand new by writer and theatre maker and Radio 4’s John Osborne is about two sisters, music and dementia.

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.


Suitable for all


Approx 60 mins


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