The Sweet Science of Bruising

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Wilton's Music Hall · 05 JUN - 29 JUN

'When that bell rings, your life is entirely in your hands.'

Overview

1869. Deep in the heart of Victorian London is a theatre where only the strongest survive. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, four very different women are drawn into the dark underground world of female boxing; each finds an unexpected freedom in the ring. As their lives begin to intertwine their journey takes us from grand drawing rooms to rowdy backstreet pubs where the women fight inequality as well as each other. But with the final showdown approaching, only one can become the Lady Boxing Champion of the World...

Fresh from a sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse, Joy Wilkinson (current writer for Doctor Who) brings to life this little-known but important part of the City’s history. Featuring an ensemble cast and thrilling live boxing matches, The Sweet Science of Bruising is staged in the electrifying atmosphere of the world’s oldest grand music hall located in London’s East End, Wilton’s Music Hall.

Age Recommendation: 12+

Date & time

Opening 05 Jun
Wed 5 Jun - Sat 29 Jun, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Runtime: 2 hrs 30 mins

Venue

Wilton's Music Hall
Graces Alley E1 8JB London, UK · Get Directions

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