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Posh

29th Mar 2017 - 22nd Apr 2017

Main House - Pleasance London

7:30pm, 2:30pm

Overview

Posh - The All-Female Production
OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER.

Darkly comic, and disgracefully entertaining, Laura Wade’s universally acclaimed play Posh, premiered at the Royal Court in 2010 before transferring to the West End. Receiving a fanfare of plaudits, Posh became a huge hit with critics and audience alike.

Now the riotous story of the Oxford student dining club, a fictionalised version of the infamous Bullingdon Club, will be reinvented for the first time by a company of all-female actors.

In the private dining room of a gastro pub, 10 young bloods with cut-glass vowels and deep pockets are meeting, intent on restoring their right to rule. As members of an elite student dining society, they’re bunkering down for a wild night of debauchery, decadence and bloody good wine. But this isn’t just a jolly: they’re planning a revolution.

Welcome to The Riot Club.

This thrilling new production gives Laura Wade’s play a new, topical voice by allowing women to take centre stage in roles originally written for men.

The all-female production of Posh will be directed by Off West End award winner Cressida Carré.

 Age guidance 14+

 

The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s) that may be affected by holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.

 

 

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Scabrously funny, disgustingly smug, and deeply disturbing
5 stars
WHATSONSTAGE.COM
Laura Wade’s depiction of wealth and privilege is savagely funny.
5 stars
TIME OUT
A Triumph. A heady blend of timely satire and outrageous romp
4 stars
EVENING STANDARD
Braying, arrogant, narcissistic, sexist, cruel - deeply snobbish and filthy rich.
4 stars
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