The Flea

Author(s): James Fritz Company: The Yard Theatre Age recommendation: 16+ years
Venue: The Yard Theatre, London Dates:

July 1889, London. Charlie Swinscow is arrested for theft. He had more cash on his person than a poor lad like him is expected to have.

(But he didn’t steal. He just let a lord have a go between his legs.)

A retelling of the Cleveland Street Scandal that shook England-from the streets of Bermondsey to the halls of Buckingham Palace—featuring a flea, a horse, a detective, a queen, a pimp, a god and Charlie, the telegraph boy who knelt before the Crown.

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