1972: The Future Of Sex

The Wardrobe Ensemble(Nick Hern Books)

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

Ziggy Stardust is on Top of the Pops, Penny is writing an essay on <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover</i> and Christine is watching <i>Deepthroat</i>.

Brian is confused.

Our parents are 20 and they're having sex.

The Wardrobe Ensemble's play <i>1972: The Future of Sex</i> is a 90-minute romp through the ins and outs of those excellently awkward first sexual encounters.

Devised by the company, the show uses The Wardrobe Ensemble's trademark inventive theatricality, irreverent humour and spectacular ensemble moments to tell the story of three couples having sex for the first time in 1972.

<i>1972: The Future of Sex</i> was first staged by The Wardrobe Ensemble at Latitude Festival and Shoreditch Town Hall in 2015, before playing the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

'[Has an] emotional underpinning that turns an entertaining romp full of spot-on period detail into something deeper and more poignant' - <i>Guardian</i>

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