Bollington Arts Centre
22nd September 2023
Doors & Bar from 7:30pm, show starts 8:00pm

To celebrate Blur reforming for sell out shows at Wembley Stadium this summer, John Osborne has brought back his Radio 4 storytelling show The New Blur Album back for some special shows. Full of Blur songs and love. 

  • ‘A sweet reminiscence about youth, music and friends, full of heart and soul’ Miranda Sawyer in The Observer.

John Osborne is a writer and theatre maker. His first show ‘John Peel’s Shed’ was a complete sell-out at the Edinburgh fringe and toured the UK including a spot at Bollington Festival. He has made six half hour storytelling shows for BBC Radio 4 and this year he’ll be performing at Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival and Latitude as well as touring his new show The New Blur Album.

What is the show?

To commemorate another Blur reunion, writer and storyteller John Osborne brings his Radio 4 show The New Blur Album back to the stage for some special performances. It’s a story of remembering where you were the first time you heard the new Blur album. From being at school to first jobs and relationships, this is John’s story of life, love, friendship and growing older, with the new Blur album as a constant backdrop.

  • A sweet reminiscence about youth, music and friends, full of heart and soul” Miranda Sawyer, The Observer.
  • A storytelling show full of Blur songs and love. From the creator of John Peel’s Shed. ***** (The Scotsman) ***** (The Independent)

7:30 doors & bar
8:00 The New Blur Album
8:50 Interval
9:15 Poems and stories
9:45 finish

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