The Sex Party (London)
Ends Jan 07
The Sex Party (London)
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The Sex Party (London) London Reviews and Tickets

71%
(3 Reviews)
Positive
67%
Mixed
0%
Negative
33%
Members say
Raunchy, Entertaining, Clever, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

About the Show

The world premiere of Terry Johnson's play following the events of a sex party.

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6 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Thought-provoking, Resonant, Raunchy, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You are open to exploration and are curious

Don't see it if You’re homophonic or transphobic or close minded

4 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Quirky, Raunchy, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Like something naughty! Thought provoking! Funny!

Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with discussions or gender, sexual orientation and other things of a sexual nature :P

1 Review | 0 Followers
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Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You are fine with stereotypes, prejudice, and non-comedic “comedies.”

Don't see it if This play insults anyone in the lifestyle. It implies that swingers have unprotected sex leading to pregnancy and STIs, which is false!

Critic Reviews (11)

BroadwayWorld
November 16th, 2022

"'The Sex Party', has many ingredients for success; an intriguing idea, an excellent cast and a beautiful set, but is let down with a sledgehammer script and meandering message that goes nowhere. There's a lot happening at once, but the entire play is as shallow as a puddle."
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Time Out London
November 16th, 2022

"‘The Sex Party’ feels at least three drafts away from knowing what it wants to be, let alone actually being any cop."
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The Telegraph (UK)
November 16th, 2022

"For all its knowing bouts of crassness, The Sex Party is sensitively handled. A return to form for Johnson, it invites us to think about what we choose, who we choose, and how we arrive at being truly ourselves."
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The London Evening Standard
November 15th, 2022

"Johnson certainly has balls, wading into the gender-identity debate via a sex comedy, two things most theatres wouldn’t attempt. Shame the result is so poor, though."
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The Guardian (UK)
November 16th, 2022

"The room exposes its bigots and we finally see the point of Hutton’s character but as more plot-points are lobbed at us in the closing moments it feels much less like a sitcom than an entire series rolled into one production."
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The Times (UK)
November 16th, 2022

"There’s an interesting play lurking somewhere here; these fine actors could easily do it justice. "
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London Theatre
November 17th, 2022

"Anyone expecting an evening of vicarious fun will find instead a catalogue of concerns embracing 'textbook transphobia' one minute and cis-male self-definition the next."
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The Arts Desk
November 18th, 2022

"But the overall sense is of a play which...meanders and fails to have much that is interesting to say about sex and desire, or enough passion to engage the audience with its energy and jokes."
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