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Angry Young Women In Low Rise Jeans With High Class Issues (Innes Worth Productions)

By | Published on Thursday 7 August 2014

The Angry Young Women’s flier promises “pitch-perfect dialogue” that is “undeniably funny”, as well as implying you will see some boobs. Well, the tits were nice enough, but the dialogue was leaden and the jokes were noticeable only by their absence. As well as lacking laughs, this show suffers from tonal dissonance. The dry, feminist rant about pants (both US and UK types) utterly failed to work with the sexist stereotypes presented in the horribly overlong sketches. They also mistake swearing and saying “anal sex” for edgy sexual politics, and stretch five minutes’ worth of content into an hour of deeply repetitive tedium. Not so much multiple orgasms as a drunken fumble, that irritates rather than arouses.

Gilded Balloon, until 24 Aug.
tw rating 1/5 | [Andrew Bell]