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Split Britches: Retro(per)spective


  • Martin Harris Centre The University of Manchester, Bridgeford Street Manchester (map)
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Co-presented by the University of Manchester Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School as part of their 2019 public programme - Queer Dialogues.

Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches revisit over three decades of work in their production Retro(per)spective, a compact gem of a show that, makes the politics of gender and sexuality and the humour of human relations accessible to all ages and persuasions.

Performed by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, Retro(per)spective provides a humorous slant on love, life, work and play and features excerpts from old favourites such as Upwardly Mobile Home, Belle Reprieve, Lesbians Who Kill, Dress Suits to Hire and Anniversary Waltz as well as material from their newer shows, Lost Lounge and Miss America.

Both shows will have a post-show discussion.

Venue: Martin Harris Centre

Price: £12/£6/£3

AGE GUIDANCE 16+

Image: Claire Nolan

Later Event: May 27
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