OLD TRUNK: Fran & Leni by Sadie Hasler @ Palace Theatre
1976. Fran & Leni meet in a North London comp. Three years later they are The Rips. Girls with guitars, bored of playing nice.
Music, sex, fishnets, tits and spitting. A two-girl escape from everything sugar and spice.
“I was the punk. I was born punk. But she was my rock. The only one I ever had.”
Following critically-acclaimed runs at Latitude, Edinburgh, & London’s Vault festival, Old Trunk bring this full-throttle tale of lifelong friendship to their hometown.
By award-winning writer Sadie Hasler (Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC’s Walk On The Wild Side, Rebecca Front’s Little Cracker) – “Twisted genius” GQ
Directed by Sarah Mayhew. “Inspired” Fringe Review
“Profanity meets poetry…energetic performances that balance knife-edged irony with heart-rending sensitivity…a provocative, observational piece.” ★★★★ The Stage
“Bittersweet story of two girls’ rebellion against the machine…laugh out loud funny, provocative, deeply sad” ★★★★ To Do List
“A darkly romantic comedy that is effortlessly delivered and full of life.” The F Word
Featuring the voices of Phill Jupitus, Lizzie Roper, Alan Cox, Ricky Champ & Marc Mollica.
Original music for ‘The Rips’ by Fi & Dave Dulake of Tuppenny Bunters. Lyrics by Sadie Hasler.
Ticket Price £14.00
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