Sex Education

One parent refuses to talk about sex. The other buys their child gay porn DVDs.

Sex Education by Harry Clayton-Wright explores how we learn about sex and how it shapes our lives, blending a no holds barred interview with his mum, startling performance, moving storytelling and some good old-fashioned gay porn that Harry’s dad bought for him when he was 14.

“Clayton-Wright has complete control over the room’s mood. Achingly funny, filthy and tender.” The Guardian ★★★★
“Clayton-Wright nails a serious, prescient point. LGBT+ education could be considered another form of suicide prevention” The Stage ★★★★
“Incredibly candid, funny and moving. Utter filth. Come, and come again.”
 The List ★★★★

Brighton Fringe Award winner (2017)
Total Theatre Award nominee (2019)

Harry Clayton-Wright is an entertainer, performance artist, international mischief maker and internet provocateur from Blackpool. Growing up in a town ubiquitous with traditional show business, and trashy gay bars, has left stains that simply won’t wash out. Harry’s work spans genre and taste levels, dipping his toes into the worlds of entertainment, theatre, film, live art and exhibitionism.

Sex Education, Harry’s first solo theatre work debuted at Brighton Fringe in 2017 winning the LGBTQ Award. The show received its Edinburgh Fringe premiere in August 2019 to critical acclaim, sold out houses and a Total Theatre Award nomination. Sex Education will tour internationally throughout 2020.

Cast & Creatives

Sex Education by Harry Clayton-Wright.

Directed by Brian Lobel 

Produced by David Sheppeard (UK) and Quiet Riot (Australia)

Production design and choreography by Leah Shelton. Technical management by Simon Booth

Audio editing by Duncan Jarvies, video editing by Cribble. Filming by Rosie Powell Freelance.

Additional audio contributions by Kuchenga and Ophelia Bitz. 

Poster image by Greg Bailey. Commissioned by the Marlborough Pub and Theatre, supported by Shoreditch Town Hall and using public funding by Arts Council England.

Age guidance: 18+.



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