Calm Down Dear: Friday Night Love Poem

Dates and Times

Fri 31 May - Sat 1 June 2019 at 9pm

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Ticket information

£12/10 (conc.)

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Part of Calm Down Dear, a three-week festival of innovative feminist performance. The festival runs from Tuesday 28 May – Sunday 16 June.

Take advantage of our double-bill ticket offer, and book two different shows on the same night for just £16, or make the most of our Season Pass and book tickets for three different shows to receive a 10% discount. Simply add the tickets for the shows into your basket and we’ll do the rest.

Presented by Crossline Theatre

Friday Night Love Poem tells a trio of poignant coming-of-age stories about virginity, pleasure, and identity as three young women discover sexual empowerment for the first time. This brand new play looks at the challenges girls face when they begin exploring their sexuality in a world fuelled by stigma, bad sex education and internet porn.

Following their 4-star production of Cream Pie, Crossline Theatre returns to CPT with Friday Night Love Poem, a new play by Natalia Knowlton that looks at young women and their sexual coming-of-age moments.


“Refreshing, comedic and highly empathetic take on the female sexual experience.” – ★★★★ Theatre T

“The characters feel authentic and not ciphers bereft of depth.” – ★★★★ Breaking the Fourth Wall

Reviews for Previous Work

“Confident, bold, and unassuming”– ★★★★ LondonTheatre1

“Knowlton and Chamberlain have shown themselves to be fearless and imaginative, with their finger on the pulse of this social phenomenon.” – Female Arts 

“It feels like a slow kind of violence, the kind that cannot be seen but only felt for years to come.” – The F word

About the company

Crossline Theatre (run by Natalia Knowlton and Kara Chamberlain) tell women’s stories inspired by their multicultural ancestry, their bodies and their social experiences. They hope for their work to inspire discussion, education and action. Past shows include: Cream Pie (CPT, The Warren at Brighton Fringe, Theatre N16, The Bike Shed Theatre & Acorn Theatre), Just About Home (Landor Space) and Impurities (Edmonton Fringe Festival in Canada).

Twitter: @CrossLineTheatr | Instagram: @crosslinetheatre | Hashtags: #FridayNightLovePoem #CDD19

Photo credit: (c) James Cross

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