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    • SHOWING
    • 08 Mar -
      26 Mar 2016
      08 Mar - 26 Mar 2016
    About

    PRESENTED BY TOBACCO FACTORY THEATRES BEYOND

    Award-winning company The Wardrobe Ensemble bring their Edinburgh smash hit 1972: The Future of Sex to their home town of Bristol.

    It’s 1972. An era of possibility, polyester and pubic hair.

    Ziggy Stardust is on Top of the Pops, Penny is writing an essay on Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Christine is watching Deepthroat. Brian is confused.

    The Wardrobe Ensemble tell the story of the class of ‘72 with a handsome funk guitarist and some spacehoppers. Was it easier back then? Where did we go wrong?

    1972: The Future of Sex is a brisk romp through the ins and outs of those excellently awkward first sexual encounters from the company who brought you 33 and Riot. It was exceptionally received at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, where it won The Stage Award for Acting Excellence.

    We’re delighted to support 1972: The Future of Sex through our Artist Development Fund, which is supported by Rathbones.

    • RUNNING TIME1 hr
    • AGE RECOMMENDATION18+ (Brief nudity)
    • TICKETSFull £8 / Concession £7

    8pm / Matinees Sat 12 & 19 2pm (no show Sun or Mon)

    1972: The Future of Sex is part of BEYOND, our off-site season, and is playing at the new Wardrobe Theatre, Old Market. To find out more about BEYOND click here.

    Why there?
    For the last 4 years, The Wardrobe Theatre has presented a thrilling mix of locally created theatre, comedy & more. We’re very proud to present work in their brand new venue, enabling fantastic theatre to be seen in Old Market.

    How to get there
    The Old Market Assembly, 25 West Street, Old Market, BS2 0DF

    From Bristol City Centre It is a 10 minute walk from the fountains or 5 minutes from Cabot Circus. Car parks nearby include the NCP Bristol Broadmead and Cabot Circus.

    From BS3 It is 13 minutes by car or 30 minutes by bus (take the 24 to Old Market).

    NB: These directions are only a guide. We recommend planning your journey in advance.

    How to book
    You can book tickets through Tobacco Factory Theatres

    Venue Info thewardrobetheatre.com

    Reviews
    • *****

      The Stage
    • ****

      The Guardian
    • *****

      "The theatrical equivalent of popping candy: blissful, colourful, multi-sensory magic"

      Three Weeks
    • *****

      "An echo chamber of creativity…absolutely spot-on"

      A Younger Theatre
    • ****

      Fest
    • ****

      Broadway Baby

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