Boys From The Blackstuff
4 months ago
15 Sep 2023 - 28 Oct 2023
Royal Court Theatre
Gizza job. Go on, gizzit, go ‘head, giz it if you’ve got it, giz it, I can do it. Giz it then. Go ‘head, gizza job.
This is 80s’ Liverpool. Chrissie, Loggo, George, Dixie and Yosser are used to hard work and providing for their families. But there is no work and there is no money. What are they supposed to do? Work harder, work longer, buy cheaper, spend less? They just need a chance.
Life is tough but the lads can play the game. Find the jobs, avoid the ‘sniffers’ and see if you can have a laugh along the way.
40 years after Alan Bleasdale’s ground-breaking television series was essential viewing, Liverpool’s Royal Court and Stockroom Productions are delighted to present an unmissable, powerful new adaptation by James Graham, writer of the hit BBC series Sherwood.