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The Big O
Drama + Comedy + New Writing

The Big O

A voyage into sex, healing, & connection after one woman's diagnosis of Anorgasmia

Is there a right time to care about female pleasure?

In a world full of distractions (see: the news, social media, dating apps), survival mode, & the crushing weight of “being a good feminist”, is the female orgasm ever going to be a priority?

Join Lucy on her personal voyage into sex, healing, & connection after a diagnosis of lifelong Anorgasmia (with a Trunchbull-esque psychosexual consultant).

Sex toys. Faking orgasms. Consent. Casual vs monogamous sex. Love. Mental Health. Folklore. Bad chat up lines. Politics. PTSD. Female pleasure throughout history. Feminist f@!kboys & that incident with the guy that wanted to do that thing.

This is a play to see with your friends, your mum, & your lover. Just maybe not all at the same time.



'A crucial piece of theatre★★★★ West End Best Friend


'Hilarious, moving & important… Truly a pleasure' ★★★★ London Pub Theatres


'A realistic & relatable perspective' ★★★★ Theatre & Tonic


'Funny, real & relatable... The Big O is so much more than a play, this is a movement' ★★★★ Lost In Theatreland


'There's hope for us all!' ★★★★ Breaking The Fourth Wall


'Powerful, moving, insightful & unexpectedly funny... This is an important subject to confront' David Edgar, (British Playwright, ex-Artistic Director RSC)


'A 21st Century response to The Vagina Monologues' Stephanie Dale


'Sharp, honest, & raw... Brimming with Fleabag sass & vulnerability' Theatre Bab


'A resonant piece for every 21st century woman' RSVP (Rape & Sexual Violence Project)


Lucy | Jade Dowsett Roberts
Dinah | Anna Bernard
Dee | Lisa Spencer
Annie/Sex Educator | Esmee Cook
Harry | Adley Lewis
Personal Trainer | Kevin Mesiti
Voiceovers | Adam Courting

Writer & Producer | Kim Cormack
Director | Lotte Ruth Johnson
Shadow Producer/Creative Support | Victoria Pritchard
Stage Manager | Beatrix Webb
Artist Wellbeing Practitioner | Beatrix Webb

Ticket Price

£10 - £25


16 May → 3 June


King's Head Theatre



Duration | 120 mins approx, inc a 10 minute interval.
Age Guidance | 18+
Content Warnings | Rape, sexual trauma, PTSD, anorgasmia, abortion, grief.

BSL Interpreted Performances | Thu 25 May & Tue 30 May


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