Written by Johnny McKnight
Directed by Jemima Levick
Songs by Novasound
A raucous new musical by Johnny McKnight very, very loosely inspired by the real-life story of the Glasgow’s White Hats.
1920s Broomielaw in Glasgow was ruled by a little-remembered and little spoke about gang called the White Hats. This wasn’t your usual bunch of butch macho razor-boys, no, the White Hat Boys did it differently. They stole, sold their bodies, bribed government officials and wealthy clients with the threat of turning them in to the police for acts of homosexuality. And they did it whilst in drag.
Taking place over one night in a hotel room, The White Hats attempt to bribe a High Court judge but to a murderous and disastrous end….