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It's a Mother****ing Pleasure with FlawBored


It's a pleasure, of a kind: (from rear) Flawbored's Chloe Palmer, Aarian Mehrabani and Samuel Brewer. Pic: Hannah Smith
It's a pleasure, of a kind: (from rear) Flawbored's Chloe Palmer, Aarian Mehrabani and Samuel Brewer. Pic: Hannah Smith

Disability-led theatre company FlawBored breaks the fourth wall – and the conventions of disability work – when audiences are asked awkward but vital questions in award-winning show, It’s a Motherf**king Pleasure, a satirical exploration of the complexities of identity politics in corporate environments

Samuel Brewer from London-based FlawBored said: “There's a tendency for an audience to expect disabled work to be autobiographical, or laden in trauma, or 'pity porn’.

"After noticing an air of sacredness around certain topics, we wanted to vandalise that sacredness, to take shots at ourselves and at the audience. We’re giving a middle finger to earnestness in disabled work. This is a show in which integrated access is front and centre, which helps us to make a bloody good show.”

When someone at large PR company RIZE commits a very public ableism and faces calls to be cancelled, a non-disabled HR manager calls for the company to undergo training in how to support disabled people...

See FlawBored at Leeds Playhouse (March 7-9) and Northern Stage, Newcastle (March 12).


More info and tickets here (Leeds) or here (Newcastle)


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