Oi for England (1982)

Trevor Griffiths wrote this play in response to the riots of the early 1980s and a worrying rise in neo-Nazism

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A band of four working-class skinheads rehearse in a Moss Side basement. As race riots rage outside, a mysterious individual arrives with the offer to play at a fascist rally, and suddenly loyalties are tested to breaking point.

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