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Cock @ The Old Fitz

Inset- Michael Whalley and Matilda Ridgway. Featured- Matt Minto and Michael Whaley. Pics Tim Levy
Inset- Michael Whalley and Matilda Ridgway. Featured- Matt Minto and Michael Whaley. Pics Tim Levy

Torn between two lovers, cock shocked and cunt struck, John is at odds with his old boyfriend and new girlfriend and with himself in Redline’s robust, ribald and bollocking production of COCK by Mike Bartlett.

Played in the round on an unadorned white walled and floored set, the play wheels, weaves and winds through the windmill of John’s indecisive mind as he tries to weigh up which way he will go – back to his male lover with all its history or forward with his newfound fondness for vaginal sex and a future view of breeding fecundity.

His homosexual partner has somewhat infantilised John, speaking in familial terms, alluding to fraternity in their relationship, although the dynamic of the relationship leans more to the paternal, with the boyfriend patently patronising.

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