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Her Naked Skin

By Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Directed by Kate Coogan

Friday Matinee 24 May 14.30
Friday 24 May 19.30
Saturday Matinee 25 May 14.30
Saturday 25 May 19.30

London 1913. Protests by the Suffragette Movement are at their height and clashes with police lead to thousands of women being imprisoned. Among the inmates, Lady Celia Cain, a woman drawn to the protests both ideologically and as an escape from a dull and loveless marriage.

Once inside she meets and falls for Eve, an East End seamstress. Politics and passion combine as the pair start an intense, erotically charged and dangerous affair.

A powerful and at times brutally shocking portrayal of a pivotal moment in British history. Her Naked Skin pays tribute to the tenacious campaigners of the Suffragette Movement.

Director Kate Coogan is a north west based actor, director and educator whose credits include Life, BBC; The Full Monty, Disney+ and The Gatekeeper, Royal Exchange Theatre.

Performed by MA Acting students.

This amateur production of “Her Naked Skin” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd. 

Contains strong language and adult themes. Recommended 14+.


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Good theatre should connect with its audience, it should affect you emotionally – in some cases it may provoke or even shock you. Although the worlds of our productions are imagined, they do sometimes reflect real world issues and themes and may be upsetting to some people. If you are concerned about the content, you can find out more here.  

Her Naked Skin content advice. Click text to reveal (includes spoilers)

Her Naked Skin contains strong language, references to sexual assault, miscarriage, abuse, suicide, self-harm, violence and torture, force feeding. Our productions are often devised in the rehearsal period with exact content only finalised close to the opening night, including special effects such as haze, sound effects and strobe lighting. You are welcome to email a few days before the show for further information about the show content.

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