The P Word (London)
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The P Word (London)

The P Word (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Riveting, Emotional

About the Show

A new play follows the contrasting lives of two gay Pakistani men in the UK.

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108 Reviews | 12 Followers
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Romantic, Great acting, Funny

See it if You love drama that challenges perceptions and is funny yet moving

Don't see it if You are expecting a big set

16 Reviews | 0 Followers
Emotional, Honest, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to know about the difficulties gay asylum seekers face in dealing with the bureaucracy of the Home Office.

Don't see it if You have bigoted views about immigrants. Read more

Critic Reviews (6)

The Guardian (UK)
September 16th, 2022

"If this is a slightly scrappy drama, it bewitches with hope, romance and heart."
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The Times (UK)
September 15th, 2022

"'The P Word' gives you what you want as well as telling you what you don’t already know."
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Time Out London
September 15th, 2022

"Plays like this are rare, and this story deserves to have a wide audience fall in love alongside its awkwardly blossoming protagonists. "
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The Arts Desk
September 17th, 2022

" 'The P Word' is excellent in its writing, staging and acting. It is genuinely urgent and moving in its depiction of the positive side of Pakistani heritage and in its advocacy of change through human connection. Among the other P words, my favourite is P for pleasure."
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The Stage (UK)
September 16th, 2022

"It’s a powerful finale to a play that gives voice to the real people behind the news headlines."
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September 15th, 2022

"The script feels slightly unfocused, prone to overreaching: there are points which tantalise...There's an end that gestures out beyond this story towards the even grimmer reality of deported asylum seekers which feels a little needlessly defensive, only as it's so unfortunately rushed."
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