Coming Clean: Life As A Naked House Cleaner
Cumming to a home near you, Ethan Mechare’s play about unconventional sexual desire has been a persistent feature in London’s queer theatre calendar. There’s a lot to love about Coming Clean: it embroils you in a world you might not have encountered before, and it feels voyeuristic because it’s normally set in a random person’s flat. If you’ve ever wondered what life as a naked house cleaner was like - and really, who hasn't - Ethan’s experiences really are the best education you’re likely to get. You know, straight from the horse’s mouth and all that. The show will be in Wood Green on 15th April, a secret location to be confirmed on 22nd April, and Bounds Green on 4th, 5th and 6th May.
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