In 2009, David Cameron forgot how many houses he owned. Within five years, homelessness doubled. Setting out to explore the gap between rich and poor, Jonny & the Baptists’ lives turn upside down when Jonny betrays Paddy for financial gain. As Jonny enjoys a wealth of parties with Andrew Lloyd Webber and marries Jerry Hall, Paddy falls into homelessness. A riotous new musical comedy epic about friendship, inequality and betrayal. Stars of BBC Radio 4's Now Show. 'Wickedly amusing' **** (Times). 'Spirited comedy... broad, daft and punchy' **** (Guardian). 'Superbly crafted' **** (Metro).

Upcoming Dates

Date: Sat 27 May 2017
Venue: Salford Lowry
Price: £12 (£10 concs)
Show starts: 20:00 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)



Jonny & The Baptists: Eat The Poor

It sounds like the dreadfully diligent project of a 1980s fringe political theatre group: an issues-based play about homelessness, inequality and the undeserving…

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