Farouk Campbell

Mother Clap’s Molly House

Set in the 18th and 21st century we are drawn into the world of transvestites and rent boys and shown murky relationships between lust and commerce.

The death of Mrs Tull's husband catapults her and her wondering apprentice into new money making avenues. She embarks on opening a Molly house (brothel) and switches to renting dresses to men instead of women.

This lewd and bawdy black comedy is irreverent and sharp in its utilization of candid and witty dialogue. The set is particularly fine as is the score and superb acting. Although the two periods are disjointed and do not work very well the humour is fresh and electrifying. Provocative dialogue and scenes show a secret London.

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