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A new play in development

Is there such a thing as overage sex?

In 1968 the Theatre Acts abolished censorship of the theatre paving the way for freedom of speech  across all media. Half a century later we are allowed to show and witness the unimaginable. But are we really free to assert our individuality? And if it isn’t government law, what are the systems regulating speech in the post-truth era?

Is overage sex a thing?

Close Up is a new multi-media production about censorship in the post-truth era. This new production follows the story of a documentary maker and the subject of her documentary,  eighty-year old Grace, a fan of Polari comedy and star in the making.

In 1968 the Theatre Acts abolished censorship of the theatre paving the way for freedom of speech  across all media. Half a century later we are allowed to show and witness the unimaginable. But are we really free to assert our individuality? And if it isn’t government law, what are the systems regulating speech in the post-truth era?

Interview with Emilia Teglia about the making of Close Up

The first stage of this new work in progress was presented as part of Litmus Fest at the Pleasance Theatre
with the following team:
Emilia Teglia (writer and director)
Zeynep Dagli (film and photography)

Collaborating cast: Tina Rath  Andrew Goddard  Leila Nashef

The next stage of development will showcase in January and February. Email info@oddeyestheatre.net for bookings. 

Images: Jennifer Evans


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