John Peel's Shed, hit of the Edinburgh Festival, is at the Swindon Arts Centre 14th February

PUBLISHED: 16:23 13 January 2012 | UPDATED: 20:54 20 February 2013

John Peel's Shed, hit of the Edinburgh Festival, is at the Swindon Arts Centre 14th February

John Peel's Shed, hit of the Edinburgh Festival, is at the Swindon Arts Centre 14th February

John Peel's Shed, the five star sell out smash theatre hit of the Edinburgh Festival, is at the Swindon Arts Centre on Tuesday 14th February 8pm.

John Peels Shed, the five star sell out smash theatre hit of the Edinburgh Festival, is atthe Swindon Arts Centre on Tuesday 14th February 8pm.


In 2002, John Osborne won a competition on John Peel's Radio One show. His prize was a box of records that took eight years to listen to. This five-star, sell-out smash theatre hit of the Edinburgh Festival, broadcast on BBC Radio Four in December 2011, is an ode to radio, those records and anyone who's ever sought solace in wireless.


Inspired by Osbornes acclaimed book Radio Head (Radio 4s Book Of The Week) and featuring records previously owned by Peel.


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 is a very good place to sit. I could have listened for hours * * * * *


The Independent


Beautifully-written, funny and poignant... Just as John Peels records changed his life this lovely, simple, beautifully executed show has enriched ours * * * * *


The Scotsman


One of the Top Ten Theatre Highlights of the Edinburgh Festival...


Funny, perceptive and charming * * * * The Telegraph


To book tickets forJohn Peel's Shed onTuesday 14th February, priced 12, call the Arts Centre on 01793 614837.


To book online: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/147405


For more information about shows see www.swindon.gov.uk/artscentre


Culture Swindon is making culture visible, valued, enjoyed and easily accessed for the people of Swindon. See www.swindon.gov.uk/artsandculture


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