Locker Room Talk by Gary McNair

Following overwhelming response from previous runs at the Traverse Festival, Abbey Theatre, Latitude Festival and Scottish Parliament,  Locker Room Talk  returns to continue a conversation about misogyny and masculinity which has become even more urgent since its premiere.

Created in response to the Donald Trump's infamous "grab them by the pussy" comment, Locker Room Talk  is a provocative exploration of how men speak about women in men-only spaces, asking if such sexually abusive rhetoric can really be accepted as mere 'locker room talk', or whether such attitudes are much more ingrained and drive abusive behaviour.

Writer Gary McNair interviewed hundreds of men from a wide variety of backgrounds. A selection of these conversations are performed, verbatim, by a cast of 4 women. Each performance is followed by a post-show conversation, giving the audience opportunity to participate, ask questions, examine the issues raised and consider 'where do we go from here?'.

Date & Time
Wed 4 - Sat 7 Apr, 7.30pm

Post-show discussion
Wed 4 - Sat 7 Apr


Running time
1hr 30mins (including post-show discussion)

Age Recommendation 

Note: Contains strong language, references to sexual violence

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Written by Gary McNairSupported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council

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Booking information

Date and Location:

Traverse Theatre

Start Date: Wednesday, 4 April, 2018

End Date: Saturday, 7 April, 2018

Address: 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED

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