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A slick and violent black comedy set in the Soho clubland of the 1950s. The hit debut play from the author of Jerusalem. In the seedy gangster underworld of the rock'n'roll scene, club owners fight for control of Johnny Silver, the latest young sensation. First premiered at the Royal Court in 1995, Mojo won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and earned writer Jez Butterworth the George Devine Award and Evening Standard Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright. It was revived at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London in 2013 with a cast comprising of Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint, Tom Rhys Harries, Daniel Mays, Colin Morgan and Ben Whishaw.
'the verbal menace of Harold Pinter [meets] the physical violence of Quentin Tarantino' The Times
'a fabulous play... original, vibrant, gloriously entertaining' The Arts Desk
'Beckett on speed, savagely funny, in fast forward, with no time to wait for Godot' Observer