But John Hughes Said It Would Be OK

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A show about nostalgia, pop culture and shattered illusions.

The films of John Hughes spoke to a generation. He captured the angst of adolescence, the highs of teenage adventure and lows of growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in a way which said, “It’s OK.” And we believed him. Perhaps we shouldn’t have.

Taking in a whole range of film influences, and with generous nods to pop culture of the last three decades, this is a unique show made up of several vignettes. It is a nostalgic, bittersweet and humorous exploration of growing up believing the childhood truths we learn from cherished movies and the shattering of illusions that comes with life and experience.

Written, directed and performed by The Unnamed Theatre Company.

This show is being performed at Oldham Library Theatre on 25th October 2016 and Salford Arts Theatre 27th and 28th October 2016*. Tickets can be purchased on the door or online (click the venue/date required to be taken straight to the booking page):

Oldham Library Theatre (Doors open at 6:30 pm for a 7 pm start)

Tuesday 25th October (non-library member)

Tuesday 25th October (library member)

Salford Arts Theatre (Doors open at 7 pm for a 7:30 pm start)

Thursday 27th & Friday 28th. Tickets for both nights can be purchased here.

*Please note that in a change to earlier publicity, there will not be shows on Wednesday 26th and Saturday 29th October. 

Show length is approximately 2 hours (Not including 15 minute Interval)

Contains strong language.


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