Festival City #8 | Are you surprised there's feminist theatre at the Fringe?

This article is from 2017

Festival City #8 | Are you surprised there's feminist theatre at the Fringe?

Mouthpiece / credit: Brooke Wedlock

Writers and performers behind Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman, Mouthpiece and Perfectly Imperfect Women talk about the F word

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In episode of eight of Festival City our host Gareth K Vile is joined by Dr Carnesky to talk reclaiming menstruation and cabaret in Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman. Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken, the writers and actors behind the play Mouthpiece, discuss having the 'aha' feminist moment and emotional audience reactions to their personal feminist piece. Finally Danyah Miller, writer and solo-performer of Perfectly Imperfect Women, chats with Gareth about her relationship with her mum, being a storytelling trainer and her excellent flyering technique.

Show Notes
00:00:00 – Gareth's introduction
00:00:45 – Interview with Dr Carnesky of Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman
00:16:42 – Interview with Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken of Mouthpiece
00:29:18 – Interview with Danyah Miller of Perfectly Imperfect Women

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Festival City Podcast is co-created by Gareth K Vile (host) and Scott Henderson (producer). Intro music by The Joy Drops. Supported by SGSAH.

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Perfectly Imperfect Women

The story of five generations of women in one family. Written by Danyah Miller.

Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman

  • 4 stars

Carnesky Productions Ltd From a secret institute Dr Carnesky invites you to a marvellously menstrual lecture featuring spectacular witchy magic illusions. A revelationary romp into the ritual power of the last unmentionable taboo. Featuring amazing stars of UK's alt-cabaret scene! Drawing on the hidden power of a…


  • 4 stars

Mouthpiece follows one woman, for one day, as she tries to find her voice.