Coming Clean
Closed 2h 5m
Coming Clean
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Coming Clean London Reviews and Tickets

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Confusing, Clever, Raunchy, Great acting, Great writing

About the Show

Tony and Greg are in a committed open relationship. But cracks begin to appear when Robert arrives.

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24 Reviews | 1 Follower
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Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Raunchy, Confusing

See it if You want a clever story about modern sexual politics in the gay community.

Don't see it if You expect realistic character development.

Critic Reviews (8)

The Times (UK)
January 13th, 2020

Interesting as a time capsule, but otherwise entirely predictable.
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The Telegraph (UK)
January 11th, 2020

Elyot's flair for dialogue is combined with astute psychological insight. In the minutiae of incidents and the loose change of chatter lie longing and confusion.
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London Theatre
January 14th, 2019
For a previous production

It's also a frank and penetrating play (in every sense), but it is played with longing and feeling.
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The Guardian (UK)
January 13th, 2019
For a previous production

[Coming Clean] is nothing like as perfect as in [Kevin Elyot's] later work but, as this production reminds us, the promise is palpably there.
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The Arts Desk
January 14th, 2019
For a previous production

Kevin Elyot play has lost the pathos if not the plot...1982 play needs sharpening in this shallow revival of a revival
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The Independent (UK)
August 9th, 2017
For a previous production

This bittersweet 1980s comedy offers a frank, moving portrait of gay relationships just before the Aids crisis.
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The London Evening Standard
January 14th, 2019
For a previous production

At times the discussion of desire and jealousy is laboured, but humour is injected by the couple’s flamboyant friend William.
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WhatsOnStage
January 14th, 2019
For a previous production

Coming Clean helped blaze a trail for explorations of gay culture in big West End venues. For that reason, and for four quality performances, Elyot's debut is well worth a look.
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