The Political History of Smack and Crack
Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848427815Publication Date:
2 Aug 2018
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EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781788500807Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2018

The Political History of Smack and Crack

By Ed Edwards

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On Stage at:
Summerhall, Edinburgh
From Fri 3 Aug 2018 to Sun 26 Aug 2018
Soho Theatre, London
From Tue 4 Sep 2018 to Sat 22 Sep 2018

Crackling with anger, humour and authenticity, Ed Edwards’ play The Political History of Smack and Crack chronicles the fallout for communities crushed by the heroin epidemic at the height of Thatcherism.

Shot through with home truths about the road to recovery, this is an epic love song to a lost generation inspired by the playwright’s own personal experience.

The Political History of Smack and Crack was shortlisted for the Theatre503 Playwriting Award. It was first performed in Paines Plough’s Roundabout at Summerhall at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, before transferring to Soho Theatre, London, produced by Most Wanted and Offstage Theatre in association with W14 Productions, Alastair Michael and Soho (co-commissioners).

‘A terrific honest, funny, moving firecracker of a play’ Roy Williams OBE

‘The history of Manchester jumps off its axis. The history of England jumps off its axis. 2 a.m., 8th July, 1981, all the major cities of England burn.’

Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848427815Publication Date:
2 Aug 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781788500807Publication Date:
2 Aug 2018
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
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