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The Political History of Smack and Crack by Ed Edwards
The Political History of Smack and Crack by Ed Edwards

The Political History of Smack and Crack by Ed Edwards

A co-production between Most Wanted and Offstage Theatre in association with W14 Productions and Alastair Michael, co-comissioned by Soho Theatre

4 September 2018 – 22 September 2018 | Visit website | Book tickets

★★★★★ The Stage  ‘riotously entertaining and deeply moving’ 

'The history of England jumps off its axis. 2am, 8th July, 1981, all the major cities across England burn.’ The night of the Manchester uprising. That night should change everything. Drawing on his own personal experience, Ed Edwards’ script crackles with anger, humour and authenticity as he chronicles the fallout for communities crushed by the heroin epidemic at the height of Thatcherism. Shot through with home truths about the road to recovery this is an epic love song to a lost generation.

4-22 September at Soho Theatre 

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