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Ovalhouse and Richard Stamp present

Dick

Written and performed by Richard Stamp

Richard Stamp’s Dick is a shocking and poignant retelling of a profound experience mixed with the comedy and bizarre reality of life.

Warning: This show deals with sensitive medical issues and nudity.

This event is part of the FiRST BiTES season
  • Thu 31 Jan – Sat 2 Feb, 7:45pm

Tickets

  • FiRST BiTES shows - £5 in advance or £8 on the door

Running time: 70 mins

Venue: Upstairs

Please note that, regrettably, the upstairs theatre is not currently accessible for wheelchair users.

Book /  Box office: 020 7582 7680

“I have had a whirlwind period from diagnosis to amputation in only 6 months and found himself as a man with a mission.”

Lead artist and clown Richard Stamp collaborates with highly experienced creatives and practitioners to present his honest experience with penile cancer. Dick describes his whirlwind journey from diagnosis to partial penectomy (removal of the penis), which left him a clown with a mission: to promote understanding of the disease and its effects, to both doctors and civilians. An important piece that explores ideas about taboo, manhood, and potency which can obstruct early diagnosis and mental vulnerability,

Richard Stamp’s Dick is a shocking and poignant retelling of a profound experience mixed with the comedy and bizarre reality of life.

Warning: This show deals with sensitive medical issues and nudity.

  • Thu 31 Jan, 7:45pm
  • Fri 1 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Sat 2 Feb, 7:45pm

James Chaplin Co-Writing
Mat Fraser and Petra Massey Direction Support
James Chaplin Dramaturgy
Ben Raine Sound Design
Paschale Straiton Facilitator
Lee Simpson Mentor

Medical Partners 
Dr. Nick Watkin, Consultant Urological Surgeon, St George’s Hospital Tooting
Chris Backhouse, Chief MacMillan Nurse, St George’s Hospital
Dr Sahil Suleman Head MacMillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist St George’s Hospital

Additional information

Age Recommendation 18+

Duration: 1hr 10 mins (no interval)

Supported by Arts Council England and Emergency Exit Arts.

Book /  Box office: 020 7582 7680

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