Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Bright Buoy

Comedy
13 Feb, 14 Feb, 15 Feb
Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street
22:00
£7.50
1hr 00m
15+
Clowning Funny Great With Mates
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sexual content, cartoon violence
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Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Three idiots dress up as sperm to bring you an adventure as big as life itself, in a "physical" comedy from the pr*cks behind Planet Earth III (SOHO Theatre, ★★★★★ ED FEST MAG).

Faced with teaching year 9 about safe sex, three hapless sex education teachers take the audience on a journey into genitalia, where they perform as all 300 million sperm in the testicles. These plucky Privates must survive basic training, hostile white blood cells and the most dramatic ejaculation sequence ever seen onstage to be the first to fertilise the egg and become a beautiful baby.

Imagine Saving Private Ryan meets the sex ed you wish you had, and they don't wear adequate protection. Nine months later, out pops Privates - a funny, fantastical and very frank look at how we talk about sex, and why.

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About Bright Buoy

Privates are an award-winning cult clown collective, made up of Luke Rollason ("amazingly entertaining" Ed Fest Mag), Christian Brighty ("hilarious" The List) and Tom Curzon ("charming" Chortle). They are the team behind the hit show Planet Earth III, which performed sell-out runs at the SOHO Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe. Privates: A Sperm Odyssey won the Otherplace Award at the Brighton Fringe, before performing to packed houses in Edinburgh and transferring to a sell-out SOHO Theatre run.

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Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

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Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

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Press & Reviews

Press for Privates:
Mumble Comedy ★★★★ "Highly enjoyable... absolute magic"

Radio Ha-Ha! ★★★★ "crazy, absurd and down-right weird... it's truly hysterical"

The Wee Review "the perfect mix of poignant, absurd, and hilarious. "

Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Bright Buoy

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