Saturday, November 26

Tag: Matthew Hodson

Leather – Finborough Theatre
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Leather – Finborough Theatre

Homo Promos present this staged reading of Peter Scott-Presland’s seminal queer work that caused a lot of controversy in the early nineties. The play’s main theme resolves around gay domestic abuse both physically and mentally. It’s not an easy watch but then that’s the whole point of Scott-Presland’s outstanding piece of theatre; it leaves the audience asking many questions about relationships and offers pertinent discussion on important issues surrounding consent and non-consensual abuse. The original play, which was performed at the Finborough Theatre came up against many obstacles one of which was Thatcher’s horrendously damaging Section 28 which prevented “the promotion of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship” thus demeaning the whole purpose of what the play was tr...