Vagina Rex and the Gas Oven (2/2)
in 1960s Drama, Feminism, London Fringe, New Writing
8th November 2009
FEMINIST THEATRE SPECIAL (2/2)
Susan Croft, archivist and co-founder with Jessica Higgs of the Unfinished Histories project, continues the panel discussion about Jane Arden’s legendary play, Vagina Rex and the Gas Oven, first staged at Jim Haynes’s Arts Lab in 1969. Speakers: original cast members Sheila Allen and Victor Spinetti, plus original director Jack Bond. Recording courtesy of the British Library.
It was only six months before this that we got rid of the Lord Chamberlain and all that crap, who had prevented us discussing anything grown-up.