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Bechdel Theatre Podcast

Welcome to the first ever Bechdel Theatre Podcast! Originally created as a Twitter campaign in 2015 by Beth Watson and now a 50-minute women-in-theatre audible feast! Bechdel Theatre is directly inspired by the famous Bechdel Test which looks at gender representation in film - only now british theatre is under the microscope.
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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 25, 2019
Dr Naomi Paxton is a performer and feminist theatre historian who wrote her PhD on the work of the Actresses' Franchise League. She has published two books of Suffrage plays with Methuen Drama, and is currently Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 
 
Naomi is the curator of Dramatic Progress, an exhibition at the National Theatre, which runs until January 26.
 
Naomi also performs at comedy, cabaret and variety nights as her character Ada Campe
 
Naomi's #feministfaves were Vik Groskop's How to Own the Room, Cicely Hamilton's Marriage as a Trade Elizabeth Robin's Way Stations
 
Pippa's was Claude Cahun
 
Beth's was the She's All Fat podcast. 
 
Shows to see at VAULT Festival...

Inside Voices (Jan 23 – 27)

Juniper and Jules (Jan 23 – 27)

Dangerous Lenses (Jan 23 – 27)

Lola (Jan 23 – 27) 

17 (Jan 23 – 27) 

Salaam (Jan 30 – Feb 3)

Fatty Fat Fat (Jan 30 – Feb 3)

Hear Me Howl (Jan 30 – Feb 3)

Succubus (Feb 1) 

The LOL Word (Jan 25, Feb 15, Mar 15) 

Pecs: King for a Night (Feb 2)

Elf Lyons: Love Songs To Guinea Pigs (Feb 13 -15) 

Shotgun Carousel: Eat Your Heart Out (Feb 16)

Smoke Weed Eat Pussy Every Day (Feb 22-23) 

i will still be whole (when you rip me in half) (Feb 27 – 28)

Woman! Pilot! Pirate? (Feb 27 - Mar 3)

Galvanise (Feb 27 - Mar 3)

Brazilian Wax XXL Mar 2

The Family Jewels (Mar 8).

Can I Touch Your Hair? (Mar 8 – 9)

10 (Mar 13 – 17).

Aaand we have even MORE recommendations for 2019, including touring shows, and productions running throughout the year, which can all be found on our New Year Blog!

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