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Friday, April 27, 2018
Former Beatle Pete Best makes stage debut in Lennon's Banjo

Pete Best, The Beatles' original drummer, has made his dramatic stage debut in the new comedy Lennon's Banjo, which had its world premiere in Liverpool on Wednesday. Best has played himself in two performances and will return for one more on the final night of the show's two-week run at the Epstein Theatre on May 5.

Source: uDiscoverMusic
Lennon's Banjo opens to rave reviews in Liverpool

Lennon's Banjo opened this week with preview performances at the Epstein Theatre. The all-star cast and creative team have generated rave reviews. Writer Rob Fennah commented, "Wow, what a fantastic reaction we've had to the world premiere of Lennon's Banjo and in Liverpool too, where the magic of The Beatles first began."

Source: The Guide, Liverpool
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Pete Best looks forward to role in upcoming play

The Beatles' original drummer will appear in a stage adaptation of a novel which tries to unravel the mystery of what happened to the first instrument played by John Lennon. Pete Best, a member of the band until 1962 when he was replaced by Ringo, will play himself in the comedy Lennon's Banjo, at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool from April 24 to May 5.

Source: Wirral Globe, UK
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Preview: Lennon's Banjo at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool

Back in 2004, Rob Fennah was working on a project involving John Lennon's mum, Julia, teaching John how to play rock 'n' roll on her banjo, an instrument now lost but highly sought after by Beatles buffs the world over. His book about that is now a play, Lennon's Banjo, which opens at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool on April 24.

Source: Wirral Globe, UK
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Fans can win tickets to see Lennon's Banjo play in Liverpool

A brand new comedy about the disappearance of John Lennon's first ever musical instrument, Lennon's Banjo follows a Beatles tour guide in Liverpool who stumbles on a clue to the solving the greatest mystery in pop history. Fans who answer a question on the Liverpool Echo by April 11 will have a chance of winning tickets.

Source: Liverpool Echo
Monday, March 26, 2018
Four weeks until all-star cast puts spotlight on Lennon's missing banjo

The four-week countdown is now on until audiences in Liverpool can experience a brand new stage comedy telling the fascinating story of John Lennon's missing childhood banjo. An intriguing mix of fact and fiction, Lennon's Banjo is set in present day Liverpool and features an all-star cast, including original Beatles drummer Pete Best.

Source: Purple Revolver
Friday, February 23, 2018
Lennon's Banjo show to raise cash for Strawberry Field redevelopment

Theatre goers will be able to help support the redevelopment of Strawberry Field in Liverpool. The project to transform the iconic South Liverpool site will benefit from donations given during the Epstein Theatre's forthcoming "Lennon's Banjo" show. Demolition work is currently underway at the Strawberry Field site.

Source: Your Move, Liverpool

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