Women coming-of-age in a world of stigma, bad sex education and internet porn

three young women standing against a wall.

A trio of coming-of-age stories about virginity, pleasure, and identity is told by three young women (played by Kara Chamberlain, Vanessa Labrie, Cicely Long and Gina Ruysen) who discover sexual empowerment for the first time. Friday Night Love Poem looks at the challenges girls face when they begin exploring their sexuality in a world fuelled …

Demolition theatre: how HS2 is displacing the living and disturbing the dead

Montage of Euston.

A new docudrama opens on the stage this week about the highly controversial £80bn (and rising) construction project to build a high speed railway line from London to Birmingham. Human Jam will be performed at the Camden People's Theatre, a few hundred metres from where 63,000 bodies have been dug from graves, a hundred mature …