"they gave lou reed e.c.t. because he wz bi. dont let them give yu" 

A New Wolsey Theatre Testing Ground commission, produced by gobscure in association with Greyscale

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joey is a true story about growing up in 80s Britain.

a story about playgrounds and care-homes, DMs and red laces, punk and cassette tapes, about smashed up tellies and running away, about three kids called spaz, dumbo and psycho – a story of love and rage and surviving it all.

Performed in English and British Sign Language.

If there are certain themes that you know would cause you distress and you would like to discuss it, please email Chloe on [email protected]

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Behind The Scenes

Creative Team

Writer – sean burn
Cast – Scott Turnbull & Faye Alvi
Director – Selma Dimitrijevic
Sound Designer – Matthew Tuckey
Creative BSL Consultant – Brian Duffy
Assistant Director – Sarah Gonnet
Associate Producer – Chloe Stott
Stage Manager – Eva Collins


Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.