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Little England – The Museum of Comedy, London

Writer and Director: Ian Dixon Potter Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The nature of British identity in the twenty-first century is in considerable flux as we simultaneously try to look back to a once dominate Empire and forwards to whatever world status the UK will have in the next 10-20 years. Ian Dixon Potter’s new play Little England considers the political, economic ...

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F*cking Men – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Joe DiPietro Director: Mark Barford Reviewer: Richard Maguire Like some of the men in this play, F*cking Men has been around the block a few times. Written in 2008, Joe DiPietro’s play was first seen at The King’s Head Theatre in 2015, and has been doing the rounds ever since. This newest production, coming in at about 70 minutes, is half ...

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F*cking Men – King’s Head Theatre, London

The Cast of F*cking Men at London's King's Head Theatre

Writer: Joe DiPietro Director: Mike Barford Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Joe DiPietro’s F*cking Men originally premiered at the Finborough Theatre in 2009, before transferring to the King’s Head where it remained for nine record-breaking months, Phil Willmott’s production becoming the longest-running Off West End play ever. After that, it moved to the Arts Theatre in the West End, received its American ...

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F*cking Men – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Joe DiPietro Director: Geoffrey Highland Reviewer: Stephen Bates   The general concept of Arthur Schnitzler’s play La Ronde, written in 1897, has come around in many guises over the years – the musical Hello Again and David Hare’s The Blue Room are examples – and here Joe DiPietro gives a distinctly modern twist to the old story. This production ...

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Cobra – Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London

Writer &Director: Charis Agbonlahor Reviewer: James Bartholomeusz [rating:3.5] 2013 has been quite the year for gender politics. In March, Robin Thicke and Pharrell topped charts worldwide with their notorious single ‘Blurred Lines’, its video accused of objectifying models as sex objects and its lyrics of inspiring sexual assault. Later in the spring, the campaign against The Sun’s topless page three ...

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