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John Osborne - John Peel's Shed

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International Anthony Burgess Foundation

3 Cambridge Street

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In 2002, John Osborne won a competition on John Peel’s Radio 1 show; his prize was a box of records that took eight years to listen to.

This show is an ode to radio, those records and anyone who’s ever sought solace in the wireless. Featuring a selection of records previously owned by the late John Peel, many of which are very rare recordings by obscure and now defunct bands, this is a unique opportunity for any Peel fans.

A version of this show was recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre and broadcast on Radio 4, and was also chosen as Pick of the Day in The Radio Times. John Peel’s Shed by John Osborne is written and performed by John Osborne. Produced and co-devised by Show And Tell.

“Shy and awkward but with a keen eye for a killer line and the significance of the trivia of daily life, Osborne sits somewhere between Tom Wrigglesworth and Daniel Kitson, which a very good place to sit. I could have listened for hours” – ★★★★★ The Independent

“Beautifully-written, funny and poignant… Just as John Peel’s records changed his life this lovely, simple, beautifully executed show has enriched ours” –★★★★★ The Scotsman

“A wonderful show and a great way to remember John Peel. I bloody loved it” – Josie Long

“It’ll nourish your soul.” – Geoff Lloyd

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