Tuesday, July 5

Tag: Grace O’Keefe

Bad Teacher – Etcetera Theatre
London

Bad Teacher – Etcetera Theatre

Not to be confused with the Cameron Diaz film in 2011, Bad Teacher offers a tongue in cheek look at the teaching profession and how this particular teacher manages to deal with the day-to-day frustrations of the job.  As an introduction, the screen on the backdrop projects news articles about Government cuts to education, mental health and general unrest within the teaching profession because of pressure, leading to teachers quitting. Evie is a 26-year-old drama teacher who feels that she is underpaid and underappreciated.  She has decided that as no-one has offered her a pay rise, that she must ask for it herself; you don’t ask you don’t get.  Today she is feeling the power of BPE (big pussy energy), so she feels superhuman.  Head of the arts department Nina is ...