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Mother Clap"s molly house

a play with songs

by MARK RAVENHILL

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Published by Methuen Drama in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Gay men -- Drama.,
    • Prostitution -- Drama.,
    • London (England) -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mark Ravenhill ; music by Matthew Scott.
      GenreDrama.
      ContributionsScott, Matthew, composer., Royal National Theatre (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6068.A915 M68 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3645921M
      ISBN 100413769305
      LC Control Number2002483363


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Get this from a library. Mother Clap's molly house: a play with songs. [Mark Ravenhill; Matthew Scott] -- Mark Ravenhill's play Mother Clap's Molly House explores the gay subculture of 18th-century London. This book is published to tie-in with its National Theatre premiere this September.

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However, when she catches her apprentice boy in women’s clothes along with some of his friends she gets the idea of starting a ‘molly house’, a place where gay men meet up, and becomes known as ‘Mother Clap’.

In the second act we are transported to the present day and into a modern home were the wealthy residents are holding a gay orgy. Her house in the City of London had been under surveillance since 10 Decemberand was raided in February (“” in the old-style calendar, in which the new year did not begin until March) — an incident which forms the central chapter of my book Mother Clap’s Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England Buy Mother Clap's Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England by Rictor Norton online at Alibris.

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It is based on an essay in the book of the same name by Rictor Norton. The play is a black comedy and explores the diversity of human sexuality. It is set partly in London of the 18th century, where the molly house of Mother Clap caters to the gay subculture, and partly inat a party organized by a.

In Mother Clap’s Molly House, Ravenhill places gay life under scrutiny, examining its relationship with capitalism, and the implications of an increasingly liberated community that loses its way in the struggle for freedom and acceptance.

The play’s in-depth look at the subculture may not be accessible to general audiences, but it is a. Mother Clap's Molly House This is where Mother Clap's Molly House used to be. Location: Shoe Lane, Holborn, London Description: This is the area where Field Lane used to be before the Viaduct construction demolished the road.

Margaret Clap owned and ran the most notorious of these houses, which was located here in Field Lane. Mother Clap's Molly House she opens a molly house. Before long the seduction of capitalism is complete, the childless Mrs Tull has been transformed into.

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Run by Margaret Clap (AKA the titular Mother Clap) Mother Claps house in Holborn (an area in central London) had dozens of regular patrons. With forty or fifty men able to fit in its closely clustered rooms.

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Paul played Martin, Mother Clap's sweetly doltish apprentice who discovers a penchant for life as a Molly. Media.

Mother Clapp's Molly House. Reviews. The excellent Paul Ready David Benedict The Independent. There is fine support from Paul Ready and Dominic Cooper as the apprentice lovers.

Mother Clap's Molly House. Previewed 24 August, Opened 4 SeptemberClosed 24 November at the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre Transferred: Previewed 6 February, Opened 8 FebruaryClosed 23 March at the Aldwych Theatre in London.

Mark Ravenhill's new play with song Mother Clap's Molly House In London directed by Nicholas Hytner. It's London,and Mrs Tull's.

The House of Margaret Clap was a Molly House, though not a brothel, next to the Bunch of Grapes in Field Lane in ran from and was probably Margaret Clap’s own house.

Mother Claps hosted 30 or 40 persons every night, but more on Sundays. All rooms had beds. Two men, William Griffin and Thomas Phillips, who were convicted of sodomy, were lodgers for nearly two years at. 7" x 10" x 1/2" Mother Clap’s Ledger is a false document that tracks the daily use of the rooms of Margaret Clap's Molly House from December of through February of It ends abruptly when a raid ensues, and Mother Clap (Margaret) is arrested along with the sodomites in her house.

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MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSE TRANSFERS TO ALDWYCH THEATRE. "MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSE" TRANSFERS TO ALDWYCH THEATRE Mark Ravenhill's Mother Clap's Molly House will transfer to the Aldwych Theatre on 6th Feb 02 for a limited run to 16th Mar 02 (Booking now open!).

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Free shipping for many products. Men of all social classes mingled in the molly house. Wellcome Collection/CC BY At one of the most famous molly houses, owned by Margaret Clap.

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