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It Kind of Looks Like a Doughnut

Holly Boyden

10th Aug 2021 - 14th Aug 2021

Downstairs - Pleasance London

8:40pm, 6:30pm, 4:20pm

Suitable for ages 16 and above

Overview

Important information:

This show contains frequent explicit language and graphic references to sex, abortion and childbirth. £20 BUNDLE OFFER: Book a full price ticket for Look, No Hands and It Kind Of Looks Like a Doughnut together and pay £20 when purchased at the same time

Two girls; one kind of a lesbian, one kind of a liability, are friends. Kind of.

This is kind of their story, and it’s kind of yours too.

In a town where the Miners’ Welfare is now a supermarket and the buses run once an hour, two young women are dealing with some of the most ancient predicaments known to womenkind. When Jo, to-all-intents-and-purposes-a-lesbian, gets pregnant, she turns to her sexually incontinent best friend Eva. Whilst Jo is facing up to some uncomfortable truths and her impending motherhood, it transpires that Eva has been dealing with something far more unwelcome than the unplanned new arrival.

A story about sexuality and sexual health steeped in the beautiful bluntness of the rural East Midlands, It Kind of Looks Like a Doughnut collides the living with the dead, friendship with grief, and seeks to reawaken our relationship with a dazzling matriarchal heritage that we’ve been encouraged to forget.

Recipient of the 2021 National Partnership Award with Curve Theatre, Leicester, supported by the John Ellerman Foundation

CAST
JO - Gemma Kenny
EVA - Lisa Ronkowski
SHEELA - Chelsie Faulks / Holly Boyden

CREATIVE TEAM
Writer/Producer - Holly Boyden
Director - Natasha Kathi-Chandra
Sound Designer - Drew Baumohl
Music: Crim3s

£20 BUNDLE OFFER: Book a ticket for Look, No Hands and It Kind Of Looks Like a Doughnut together and pay £20 for both. Tickets must purchased at the same time and offer does not apply on concessions

This performance will be in Pleasance Downstairs which is operating at a maximum of 80% capacity to provide additional spacing to customers as restrictions relax. This is in addition to enhanced cleaning, additional hand sanitation stations, and improved ventilation throughout performances to provide the safest theatre experience possible. We also strongly encourage all ticket holders to wear a mask while inside the venue, unless exempt.

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