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Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

  • Millgate Arts Centre Stoneswood Road Oldham, England, OL3 5DY United Kingdom (map)

Hit solo play exploring the life of Quentin Crisp comes to Millgate Arts Centre in Saddleworth for one night only! Written and performed by Mark Farrelly, directed by Linda Marlowe. The story of a true survivor who battled years of homophobic abuse to emerge triumphant.

"Discover who you are. And be it - like mad!” - QUENTIN CRISP

From a conventional Surrey upbringing to global notoriety via The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp was an extraordinary raconteur, wit and one of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century. Refusing to fit in with society, he was routinely beaten on London's streets for decades, but became an international treasure.

This much-acclaimed production, following a UK tour and off-West End season at the St. James Theatre, shows Quentin both in his beloved Chelsea flat in the 1960s, and in his adopted New York, with the new millennium beckoning...

Naked Hope is a glorious, uplifting celebration of the urgent necessity to be your true self.

**** Time Out, The Stage, British Theatre Guide, Metro

Later Event: September 17