Frankie Vah Reviews


We have six more shows of Frankie Vah left at Soho Theatre. We’ve had a great run, with some excellent reviews. Still some tickets left – click click buy buy. Recent reviews please note – some reviews do not give ★ ratings “Wright is a clever playwright and a charismatic performer … Frankie Vah is all the richer for its political…

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The Inn Crowd


Down the Pub with Luke Wright Luke Wright is a spit and sawdust wordsmith. He tells inventive and engaging stories, documenting 21st century British life with wit, humanity and panache. He’ll make you laugh, he’ll make you cry, and he might even get a round in. Come and see one of Britain’s most engaging performers where he belongs, spinning yarns…

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O! Charles!


Yesterday, for the first time, I was moved to verse on the subject of the monarchy. Perhaps I WILL be Poet Laureate after all. Read this for a bit of context. O! Charles O! Charles! A score of monarchs on your shoulders – severe and heavy – like the Habsburg jaw. If not for all this circumstance and ritual you’d…

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Patron of INK


I’ve recently become a patron of INK. INK is a charity that develops, nurtures and produces the best new short scripts for stage, film and radio from writers with an East Anglian connection. INK was born in 2015 at the Halesworth Cut Theatre in Suffolk, and has been growing ever since. I’m delighted to be a patron of INK. East Anglia has always…

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Frankie Vah comes to London


I’m delighted to announce that Frankie Vah has been snapped up for a three week run at the Soho Theatre in London’s glamorous westend. Come shower yourself in boozy sin and 80s nostalgia with Britain’s drunkest  poet as he rants to pieces Thatcher, the Labour Right, and his own chances of success and happiness. You can buy your TICKETS HERE.…

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Frankie Vah – The Book!


I’m delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Frankie Vah. Frankie Vah is my second verse play – a single story told in verse. Penned in the Margins are an excellent publishing house and I’m delighted to be working with them to bring this story to the page. Here’s the blurb: We all want something to believe in. It’s 1987 and…

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The Usher


I found this lurking in a disused folder on my laptop. I wrote it during the 2015 Labour leadership campaign for the Homework event at The Edinburgh Book Festival. The Usher I’m early. Bus gets in just after five. But once I’ve walked, it’s only half an hour. I used to love to get a bit of time just on…

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Once You Clear The Bodies


Once You Clear The Bodies “There’s a group of UK business people, wonderful guys … And they literally have a brilliant vision to turn Sirte … into the next Dubai. The only thing they’ve got to do is clear the dead bodies away and then they’ll be there.” – Boris Johnson, British Foreign Secretary, September 2017 Come now, native, wipe…

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Press Coverage


I’ve had a few bits and pieces in the press of late. METRO – Article about spoken word, featuring an interview with me THE STAGE – Four star review of Frankie Vah THE STAGE – “Drop Everything and Book” – Frankie Vah is 2nd top recommend show at 2017 Fringe NORWICH EYE – Five star review for Frankie Vah OUTLINE –…

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