Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

An award-winning, punchy and lyrical ride through post-war London with an electrifying soundtrack of original songs performed by Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era.

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  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes


  • Genre: Period
  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)


Tristan Bernays

Tristan is an award-winning writer and performer from London. His work has been performed at The Globe, Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, National Theatre Studio and Southwark Playhouse. His work includes: OLD FOOLS (Southwark Playhouse, 2018, Dir: Sharon Burrell); TEDDY (The V ...
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Dougal Irvine

Dougal is a multi-award winning composer, lyricist and writer. He trained in playwriting at the Royal Court.

Credits as Bookwriter/Lyricist/Composer: Departure Lounge (multiple productions including LONDON Waterloo East [Whatsonstage award nomination – Best New Musical], OF ...

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