Lennon's banjo returns to Liverpool

David Upton

A new comedy play Lennon’s Banjo will première at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre next year—telling the story behind the beginning of the singer’s musical journey, influenced by his mother Julia.

It will open for a two-week run, continuing until May 5.

Mysteriously, the banjo went missing shortly after Julia Lennon’s death and no-one has set eyes on it since. Should it resurface, it is estimated to be worth in the region of £5m.

Lennon’s Banjo is written by Rob Fennah, who will also co-produce the show.