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Ovalhouse and 2HeadedPigeon

Kinky

A Counterculture 50 commission - 5 pieces 5 decades: 2000s

Sex toys are seducing the high street. Fifty Shades is dominating the bestseller lists. Britain has truly pried apart the thighs of oppression and entered a brave new kinky world... or has it? Underneath the covers of our new-found liberation, politics is flirting outrageously with our right to a private life.

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Tue 26 Feb – Sat 2 Mar, 7:45pm

Venue: Downstairs

5 Stars from What's Peen Seen! "...Amidst the rowdy jumble of images, sounds, costumes and props, the institutionalisation of sex finds itself crushed. From the rubble, irrepressible humour rises, relieving sex of its seriousness and stigma." Elodie Vidal.

4 Stars From Everything Theatre! "This show is an anarchic bundle of pure fun which gathers more and more momentum as it goes on. It is a very clever piece of punk theatre where you don’t care if things go wrong and neither do the performers. They build up a camaraderie with the audience which makes you feel comfortable to laugh and clap when you feel like it. It deals with serious issues in a humorous way which makes you pay attention and has some brilliant lines".

Sex toys are seducing the high street. Fifty Shades is dominating the bestseller lists. Britain has truly pried apart the thighs of oppression and entered a brave new kinky world... or has it? Underneath the covers of our new-found liberation, politics is flirting outrageously with our right to a private life.

How far should we let the police into our bedrooms? Everybody likes a man in uniform, but only when they're invited. 

KINKY combines 2headedpigeon's anarchic punk theatre with verbatim accounts of sadomasochists, fetishists and kinksters, to create a sexy cabaret laced with reality.

 

Contains adult themes, strong language and sexual content.

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This show is an anarchic bundle of pure fun which gathers more and more momentum as it goes on. It is a very clever piece of punk theatre where you don’t care if things go wrong and neither do the performers. They build up a camaraderie with the audience which makes you feel comfortable to laugh and clap when you feel like it. It deals with serious issues in a humorous way which makes you pay attention and has some brilliant lines.

Everything Theatre,
  • Tue 26 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Wed 27 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Thu 28 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Fri 1 Mar, 7:45pm
  • Sat 2 Mar, 7:45pm

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AN OVALHOUSE COUNTERCULTURE 50 COMMISSION

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