Hairspray director and cult icon John Waters to headline this year's SHOUT Festival

Hairspray director and cult icon John Waters to headline this year's SHOUT Festival
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Posted on 22 Jul 2019

SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts & Culture has announced that cult icon John Waters will headline this year’s event, in partnership with Birmingham Hippodrome.


After receiving critical acclaim touring across the globe with his one-man-show, This Filthy World, John will play the Hippodrome on Wednesday 10 November, as part of the 10th anniversary edition of SHOUT.

It will be his first ever appearance in Birmingham and his only UK show of 2019.


Described as 'the pope of trash', John has written and directed 16 movies across his 50-year career. He's best known for his seminal counter-cultural comedies which celebrate deviance and alternative lifestyles, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos and Polyester.

John has also had his photography shown in galleries across the world and is the author of nine books, including his new title, Mr Know-It-All, The Tarnished Wisdom Of A Filth Elder, which will be published in the UK in September.


Combining highlights of his stand-out career with 'delightfully devious anecdotes, comical career observations and hilarious audience interaction', John's SHOUT Festival Hippodrome show promises to be a night of top-quality entertainment. 

Tickets are available HERE

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