Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to actor Tom Lorcan about bringing The Sweet Science of Bruising to Wilton’s Music Hall.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
With a winning combination of heavyweight storytelling and punchy performances, The Sweet Science of Bruising gives a ringside seat not only to the true story of women boxers in the Victorian times but also the era’s fight for female emancipation.
Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, about ‘lady boxing’ in Victorian times, feels like such a riotous shock to the system. Best of all, it nails this with a story that breaks down stereotypes of history.
Victorian female pugilism drama: thoroughly heartfelt, highly original, very theatrical and completely timely
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Bruce Alexander spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about the history behind The Sweet Science of Bruising, playing at the Southwark Playhouse from 3 October.
These rehearsal photos are a knockout! Step into the Victorian boxing ring with the female challengers in the world premiere of Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, coming to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe. Time to get booking!
Full casting – including Caroline Harker – has been announced for the world premiere of The Sweet Science of Bruising, Joy Wilkinson’s new play about Victorian female boxers which comes to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe.
Following their West End debut earlier this year with the UK premiere of American Joel Drake Johnson’s Rasheeda Speaking, Troupe returns to London’s Southwark Playhouse this autumn with the world premiere of British playwright Joy Wilkinson’s new play about Victorian female boxers.