Ex-Beatles drummer Pete Best to portray himself in Liverpool play about John Lennon’s first instrument

Bobby Bank/WireImageOriginal Beatles drummer Pete Best is set to make his acting debut — portraying himself.

Best will appear in a new stage play called Lennon’s Banjo that will premiere this spring at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool, U.K. Best will appear in three of the performances during the production’s 15-show run, scheduled from April 24 to May 5, 2018.

Lennon’s Banjo blends fact and fiction in telling the comedic tale for the search to find the long-lost first instrument John Lennon learned to play as a child: a banjo that belonged to his mother, Julia. The …read more