28th July 2017
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It’s 1997. You’re 11 and you’re lonely, sad and scared of doing anything that could cause you to be singled out by the hopeless, angry people in your hometown.
One day, a man appears on telly - mumbling, yet electrifying. He sings: “I am human and I need to be loved, just like everybody else does”. This guy gets it. You become obsessed with him. Later, when you need someone, you write to him. A lot.
It’s 2016, you find those letters and ask yourself: “Has the world changed, or have I changed”. Created by Gary McNair and Gareth Nicholls, returning to the Traverse after their sell-out Festival hit A Gambler’s Guide to Dying, Letters to Morrissey is about confronting the worst thing you’ve done in your life, and hoping that it’s still possible to be a good person.
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Image: Mihaela Bodlovic