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Award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin talks to our Arts contributor Carla Plieth about her latest project Oh Yes Oh No and its exploration of female sexual desire, the #MeToo movement, her creative process and more.
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The Figs in Wigs are back at the Cambridge Junction, but this time they’re bringing mirth and mischief to young and old alike with their adaptation of The Wind in the Willows.
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Ron Athey’s Acephalous Monster comes with warnings of nudity, bloodletting, BDSM and graphic sexual content, but at its heart is a message of resistance and political activism.
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Breach Theatre present their award-winning play, It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, about the Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, her poignant paintings and the sexual assault trial that shook Renaissance Rome.
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Having killed her previous boyfriends as acts of ‘self defence’, will Ayoola’s fourth suitor live to tell the tale? Oyinkan Braithwaite’s Women’s and Booker Prize long listed novel, My Sister, the Serial Killer, makes for fiendishly wicked reading, says our contributor Carla Plieth.
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The Hayward Gallery’s current exhibition, Kiss My Genders, displays an array of international artists whose daring and thought-provoking works open up infinite possibilities with regard to gender.
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Louise Orwin’s latest one-woman show, Oh Yes Oh No, tackles the issue of consent, coercion and female erotic desire in the context of the #MeToo movement.
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Helen Oyeyemi’s latest novel, Gingerbread, surreally blurs fact and fiction in a tale involving three generations of women who love to bake.
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The National Theatre’s latest adaptation of Andrea Levy’s novel, Small Island, offers a powerful and poignant exploration of identity, home and belonging.
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Clean Break and the Royal Court Theatre present Inside Bitch, an authentic ensemble performance that looks at the real lives of women in prison as not seen on TV.
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