David Bowie sees A Patriot For Me by John Osborne

David Bowie saw a performance of John Osborne’s play A Patriot For Me on 4 December 1973.

The performance took place at the Palace Theatre in Watford. Bowie was accompanied by Amanda Lear.

The play starred Marianne Faithfull. She and Lear had both appeared in Bowie’s The 1980 Floor Show in October.

Following the show Bowie visited Faithfull backstage, and later joined the aftershow party. He was also interviewed by local radio at the theatre.

Last updated: 15 May 2023
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