Fran wants to fix sex.
No matter how many wonder-cures she tries, how many trips to the doctor or offers of help from friends, she doesn’t feel like her fire’s been lit. Sometimes it hurts. Join Fran on this quest, with songs, as she pursues a satisfying sex-life. Expect toe-tapping tunes, a magic penis and a visit to sex camp. Oh, and dolphins.
AD LIBIDO explores Fran’s own experience of female sexual dysfunction (which covers problems with sexual response, desire, orgasm or pain during sex), a condition affecting around 40% of women at some point in their lives.
Ranked one of The Guardian’s Best Shows at the Edinburgh Festival 2018.
Age Guidance: 14+
Running Time: 65 minutes (no interval)
★★★★“Relentlessly hilarious” - The Stage
★★★★"Smart and audacious" - The Guardian
★★★★★ Fringe Review
★★★★★ Arthur's Seat
Performer of the Year - Sexual Freedom Awards 2019
- Thursday, April 16, 2020
The Hat Factory
The Hat Factory is Luton's leading arts and entertainment venue featuring live music, club nights, theatre, dance, films, children's activities, workshops, classes and gallery exhibitions.
It's a centre of artistic excellence set within a vibrant urban environment. It offers the young and the young at heart the chance to engage with the arts, to be inspired by the UK’s leading arts practitioners, and to develop artistic skills and confidence.
The Hat Factory is a combined arts venue in the centre of Luton. It opened in 2003 and since then has been the area’s main provider of contemporary theatre, dance and music. We work with both emerging and proven producers and artists, through programming, engagement programmes and our Associate Artist scheme. Their music programming is vibrant, offering an eclectic portfolio of high quality artists from the worlds of jazz, blues, folk, world music, indie and hip hop. Complementing their own programming, they welcome local/regional promoters to the venue, broadening their music offer and at the same time supporting young promoters and their businesses. They programme contemporary theatre and dance with a focus on fresh, new and relevant stories from both established and emerging touring companies who are making high quality work in the UK. They’ve programmed companies like Earthfall, Chickenshed, New International Encounter (NIE), Trestle, Menagerie, Eastern Angles, Atma, State of Emergency, 30 Bird, Tavaziva, Analogue and Jean Abreu Dance to name but a few.
The Hat Factory has flexible spaces of various sizes to suit every need. See Venue Hire for more information.
To become part of The Hat Factory's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com
Other Live Performance Events
Sat 28th Mar 2020
Ogg 'n' Ugg and the World's First Dogg
A comic family show exploring the evolutionary process of the wolf through puppetry, song and delightful storytelling.
Sat 28th Mar 2020
Basement Live is a free local band night taking place in the Basement Bar of the Hat factory on the last Saturday of the month featuring local artists and bands from Luton, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.