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We all want something to believe in. It's 1987 and Frankie Vah gorges on love, radical politics and skuzzy indie stardom.

Following the multi-award-winning What I Learned from Johnny Bevan, celebrated poet Luke Wright’s second verse play deals with loss, love and belief against a backdrop of beer-soaked music venues and 80s politics.

“Wright is a clever playwright and a charismatic performer … Frankie Vah is all the richer for its political and poetical layers … Wright succeeds in finding new and beautiful ways of expressing the everyday.” The Guardian 

“Brilliant script … sheer linguistic virtuosity and sweaty magnetism.” ★★★★ Time Out

“It’s absolutely mesmerizing: the lyrical, musical push and pull, the perfect detonation of sharp consonants and stretchy vowels.” Exeunt