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What I Learned from Johnny Bevan – Soho Theatre, London

Luke Wright in What I Learned From Johnny Bevan

Writer: Luke Wright Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   1997 was a pivotal year in British politics - the year New Labour swept to power and issue-based campaigning was seemingly replaced with spin, image and celebrity-endorsed government. But at the time, it felt like Britain was going through a renaissance, when important, far-reaching change would occur, a shift to ...

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INTERVIEW: What Luke Wright learned from Johnny Bevan

Luke Wright

For half of his life, stand-up poet Luke Wright has been tying audiences up in knots with his punchy, often controversial, monologues in verse while, at the same time, mentoring other up-and-coming poets. He's one of a new generation of angry young men (and women) who intend using words as a mirror to reflect humanity's flaws and comic foibles. Now, ...

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