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Femme Fatale by Polly Wiseman

‘Wiseman’s writing sears and burns’ The Guardian

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A black comedy about fame, failure and firearms 

The Chelsea Hotel, New York, 1968. Nico, singer with The Velvet Underground, is waiting to shoot Andy Warhol’s latest movie and for her lover, Jim Morrison, when her room is invaded by Valerie Solanas, radical feminist and would-be Warhol assassin. A duel to the death begins…  


100 years since women got the vote, and 30 years since Valerie and Nico died, this reimagining of two female pop culture icons at the epicentre of ‘60s cool battling for control of their own destinies premiered at Wilton’s Music Hall on 17th July 2018.

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