Who Did I Think She Was?

Theatre (comedy, drama)

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  • Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire - Cinema Room
  • 19:55
  • Aug 23-25
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Peter Henderson, Coughing Sheep / Free Festival
  • Warnings and additional info: Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+ after 18:00. Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Strong Language/Swearing
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Description

In this new show, directed by Dan Ayling, we follow Peter as he travels from stuttering schoolboy to bald old git via weekend hippy, bingo caller, punk and speed freak in his increasingly desperate search for love. Accompanied by the enigmatic Shirley, Peter struggles through the perils of adolescent backstreet fumbles, cross-dressing and addiction, to face the awful horror of growing up. Who Did I Think She Was? strikingly contrasts Peter's experiences growing up with today's attitudes towards relationships, masculinity, sexual identity, the pursuit of love and the overpowering attraction of women's underwear.

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Mark Doyle 9 days ago

A very moving and funny one man show. Brave and very honest performance around some difficult areas of his/hers personal life. I would suggests you get to see it if you get the chance..A Poignant, honest and moving account of one man's struggle through life, done perfectly
Get along to it!!

Susan Moore 10 days ago

Engrossing. Peter and Shirley; one person, two lives told so honestly. At times, shocking but always moving. I am in awe of the courage I saw .

christine james 21 days ago

It was the eyes that got me ....

Having had countless flyers forced into my sweaty mitt, and only having time to see one show with my partner, my daughter, and her girlfriend .... this was an incredible experience for all of us. So funny, so candid ... so incredibly touching. Humanity in all its glory and shame. More than a show, this was an act of tender bravery and commitment to a wider truth. I left with this in my heart ... "Be kind. Always. Be a good person"

I would gift this all the stars in the sky ... it captured my broken heart ....

Thank you, thank you, thank you


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 2 days ago

‘I had sex last night,’ declares Peter Henderson, by way of welcome to this arresting yet humorous show. It’s a startlingly candid ice-breaker… but it’s far from being the most dramatic revelation in his hour-long monologue. Packed into a tiny room in the depths of Cabaret Voltaire, we’re about to...

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