Fuck You Pay Me comes to The Bunker Theatre

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“We don’t need to discuss whether sex work is real work – it is” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. JOANA NASTARI (PICTURED) “The best thing that you can do is listen to sex workers. Take the power and put it back in the hands of the workers” Fuck You Pay Me, the witchy, feminist-shaped, celebratory creation of [….]

THEATRE: The Amber Trap

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Telling stories that reflect the queer, female, experience on stage BY LUCY KNIGHT “In a male-dominated culture, there’s this kind of fetishisation of lesbian stories which really bothers me.”  Playwright Tabitha Mortiboy was inspired to write her third full-length play, The Amber Trap, partially due to the lack of representation she sees of female same-sex [….]

REVIEW: Rotterdam

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“A gloriously and unapologetically queer production” BY LUCY KNIGHT. IMAGE HELEN MAYBANKS. “You want to become a man?” “No Alice, I just want to stop trying to be a woman.” Such a poignant portrayal of gender dysphoria is a rarity on stage. It is easy to tell why the original 2015 production of Rotterdam attracted [….]

Sex Sex Men Men: Exploring sex and masculinity in this queer, theatrical gem

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If you make it to one event in London this week, make sure it’s Pecs Drag Kings’ Sex Sex Men Men – it’s divine BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE What happens when you mix deliciously handsome drag kings, a sensationally sexy soundtrack and the hilariously intelligent unpacking of masculinity – with an added dollop of extra thick respect? [….]

Lesbian porn? It’s a highly misleading category…

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Claire Rammelkamp on new play FFS! – an exploration of teenage experiences of sexuality and the world of “lesbian” porn BY CLAIRE RAMMELKAMP I have never, to my knowledge, met a lesbian who enjoys so-called “lesbian” porn. It’s a highly misleading category; it sounds as though it should be porn for lesbians, but in reality its just [….]

Ladybones: A one woman show about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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“I wrote this play because I wanted to show OCD on stage in a truthful way” BY SORCHA MCCAFFREY  When I was a little kid I used to wake up my mum to check she hadn’t died in the night. My head was full of intense worries and patterns and numbers and routines.  Fifteen years [….]