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Lisa's Sex Strike

Morrison, Blake. 2007. Lisa's Sex Strike. In: "Lisa's Sex Strike", Octagon Theatre, Bolton, United Kingdom, Sept-Nov 2007. [Performance]

Item Type:

Performance
Creators: Morrison, Blake
Abstract or Description:

new version of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, performed by Northern Broadsides
Blake Morrison's re-working of Aristophanes' classic comedy takes on the great issues of our time - race, war, religion, terrorism and sexual morality - with disturbing hilarity.

It's 2007 in the northern mill-town of Blackhurst and intolerable racial tensions are tearing the mixed community apart. Summat MUST be done, and sharpish.

Radical behavious requires a radical plan and Lisa hatches an outrageous plot to encourage peace - a sex strike - no more nooky 'til the fighting stops, with riotously funny consequences.

But as the women of Blackhurst strive towards love...not war...they make a disturbing discovery that turns their local dispute into a demonstration of global proportions.

Official URL: https://octagonbolton.co.uk/lisas-sex-strike
Departments, Centres and Research Units: English and Comparative Literature
Date range: Sept-Nov 2007
Event Location: Octagon Theatre, Bolton, United Kingdom
Item ID: 13221
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2015 12:33
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 09:35

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/13221

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