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The Last Bordello

The Last Bordello
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You are unlikely to see anything more vivid in Scottish theatre this year. ★★★★
The Scotsman


    Start date21 Feb 2018
    End date24 Feb 2018
  • TicketsFull price £17 / Standard concession £14 / Under 30s & students £12.50 / Other concession £9

    Fire Exit in co-production with Tron Theatre

    A sweet young terrorist must lose his virginity tonight.
    But will he get out of the brothel alive?

    There’s one bordello left in a brutal war zone and inside the atmosphere’s like an X-rated mad hatter’s tea party.

    The Last Bordello is an ingeniously fiendish labyrinth that gets more puzzling and suspenseful with every wrong turn - think Margaret Atwood meets David Lynch. An absurd, sensual and provocative parable about trust and truth, domination and devotion, fact and fiction. 

    From the creator of hit shows Long Live The Little Knife, International Waters and Sub Rosa. / @FireExitCo / @DavidLeddy

    Date & Time
    Wed 21 – Sat 24 Feb, 7.30pm

    Full price £17
    Standard concession £14
    Under 30s / Student £12.50
    Other concession £9

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.

    Post-show discussion
    Thu 22 Feb

    Captioned performance
    Thu 22 Feb


    Running time
    1hr 20mins

    Age Recommendation 

    Note: Contains adult themes and strong language, violence, nudity and sexual violence. Strictly no latecomers.

    Supported by Creative Scotland

    Image: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan

    • David Rankine, Helen McAlpine, Vari Sylvester, Irene Allan, Apphia Campbell, Matthew McVarish

    • David Leddy

    • Becky Minto

    • Danny Krass

      Sound Designer
    • Nich Smith

      Lighting Designer
    • You are unlikely to see anything more vivid in Scottish theatre this year. ★★★★
      The Scotsman
    • A timely reminder of writer and director David Leddy’s distinctive vision. ★★★★
      The Stage
    • A last-gasp evocation of cracked and corrupted beauty. ★★★★
      The Herald
    • A bold game with equal parts beauty and brutality. ★★★★
      The List
    • A multi-layered surrealist drama worth the intense payoff. ★★★★
      The Wee Review
    • Scotland’s leading theatrical innovator.
      The Times
    • There are few writers so capable of mixing ideas with gaudy, glorious coups de théâtre, and few so capable of messing with your head.
      The Guardian

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