Set in the backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the World's first Independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal early success with Telstar, the biggest selling record of
its time, before bad luck, depression, heart break and paranoia forced him
to murder and suicide. A gay, amphetamine addicted, talented but deeply
troubled soul who dabbled in the occult, Meek is already an iconic figure in
the world of British pop, whose messy end had a bizarre inevitability. Far
from being a maudlin tale, this stranger than fiction true story is a
brilliantly sharp and beautifully observed satirical comedy with a
blistering central performance from Con O’Neill as Joe Meek, that has wowed
critics and audiences nationwide.
"A play that knocks you for six... sensational... electrifying"
"Go and see TELSTAR"
The Guardian Guide