Doc'n Roll presents: Premiere Phil Lynott: Songs for While I'm Away + Q&A - New date

Doc’n Roll are delighted to announce the killer curtain-raiser for Doc’n Roll LDN 2020: the premiere of the hotly anticipated cinematic portrait of Thin Lizzy’s charismatic primal force, Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away. The live public screening featuring a Q&A with the director and special guests will be held at Alexandra Palace Theatre – all of which will be run in strict adherence to required protective measures.*

A feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, Songs For While I’m Away tells the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950s Dublin became Ireland’s Greatest Rock Star. As the singer and songwriter that led Thin Lizzy through their twelve album recording career, Lynott was more than a musician: he was an idol,  a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through Phil’s own words and focusing on some of his most iconic songs, the film takes viewers behind the star persona, to the very heart of Philip Lynott – father, husband, friend, son, icon, bard, phenomenon.

Age restriction 8+

*In light of COVID-19-related restrictions on travel, all in-person Q&A sessions featuring film directors are subject to confirmation.

Please note this is a rescheduled show from Saturday 24th October 2020. If you already have a ticket for the previous date, please check your email inbox for all the information you need. If you would like to purchase a ticket for the new date you can do so now.

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Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Way
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Tube: Wood Green
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