The Sex Party London Reviews and Tickets

(10 Ratings)
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious

About the Show

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

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Show-Score Member Reviews (10)

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139 Reviews | 4 Followers
Superb acting, Invites discussion, Bold, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Highly amusing, witty & enjoyable. The combination of the excitement of sex purposeful naughtiness growing opinions of the guests is perfect

Don't see it if saucy & unconventional is not on your list of likes

41 Reviews | 4 Followers
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want something new, funny, clever and thought provoking.

Don't see it if You have issues with lgbt people and are narrow minded

33 Reviews | 0 Followers
Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like honest and open plays that also have fun with outrageous characters and great acting. You’re a liberated person.

Don't see it if You don’t like sexually driven plays. You like big sets and productions.

30 Reviews | 1 Follower
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

12 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Thought provoking and well delivered

Don't see it if Are not open minded and curious about life

13 Reviews | 0 Followers
Strange, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You’re open minded &curious sexually with exploring new ideas. Quite a clever written play, which strangely made me feel abit to comfortable

Don't see it if Perhaps you get uncomfortable around others when topics are focused around a sexual nature.

4 Reviews | 0 Followers
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
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Baffled by the reviews. It’s a hugely entertaining piece. The cast and writing is first class.

Don't see it if You’re narrow minded

Critic Reviews (11)

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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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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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 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 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 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 Stage (UK)
November 16th, 2022

"[It] is startlingly clumsy: awkwardly staged, poorly paced and unconvincingly acted – which, considering the stellar cast, is quite a feat."
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