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Celebrate William S Burrough’s 100th birthday

Posted at 3:00 pm, February 7, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London, Secret London
 Unknown Photographer, Burroughs in the Villa Mouniria Garden, Tangier © Estate of William S. Burroughs

Countercultural icon, postmodernist literary hero, junkie, and feline aficionado (yes, really) – William S Burroughs has left one helluva legacy. To celebrate what would have been the great sage’s 100th birthday, Guerrilla Zoo are hosting a one-off immersive experience at a secret location on February 7 from 8pm till 3am. In the seedy surreal world of ‘Interzone’, the cult beat author’s writing is brought back to life in world that has been created from his books, including ‘Naked Lunch’, ‘Junky’ and ‘Queer’. Expect an evening of intense and strange theatre. Ally Swadling

For more information have a look at guerrillazoo.com. Want more Burroughs? Check out his photographs at the Photographer’s Gallery (until March 30).

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