Brown Girls Do It Too: Mama Told Me Not To Come




Fierce, funny, and wonderfully frank, Poppy and Rubina have sex and they aren’t ashamed to talk about it.  Their critically acclaimed BBC Sounds podcast Brown Girls Do It Too (‘Best Podcast of the Year’ British Podcast Awards 2020, Asian Media 2021) has amassed fans who love their honesty and openness (love a period sex sesh… anyone else?) and faced enormous backlash online for breaking the silence on sex in Asian communities.

Bringing their characteristic candour, quick wit and infectious personalities to the stage, Poppy and Rubina reflect on what is means to be brown British women and explore the seminal moments from their lives, from first orgasms and loves to racism and family politics.

With songs, sketches and some very graphic content, come and meet the Aunties, Little Claire, Big Poppa and Reuben and find out why you’ll never match with Poppy and Rubina on Samosa Soulmates.

This is a celebration of brown British women, genital warts and all.

Running time: 1 hour and 50 minutes, including a 20 minute interval.
Age Recommendation: 16+
This show contains adult references including racism and racial stereotypes, sexual acts, festishisation, drug taking and swearing. If you have any concerns, please contact our Box Office team on 0116 242 3595.

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£2 off 16-26 yrs and/or Students (with a free 16-26 & Student Membership), and Curve Connect
15% off for Members
£2 off for Groups 10+

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Credits & Acknowledgments

Writers and performers: Poppy Jay & Rubina Pabani
Co-director: Sam Hodges
Co-director: Aneesha Srinivasan
Set and costume designer: Rosanna Vize
Lighting designer: Bethany Gupwell
Sound designer: Jasmin Kent Rodgman 
Additional writing: Shivani Thussu
Dramaturg: Pia Furtado
Movement director: Sundeep Saini

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