This makes Her Naked Skin even more of a wasted opportunity. Surely the suffragettes deserve better than this. Henderson's subsidy kept the Windmill afloat during the depression, but the theatre's wartime prosperity pulled it out of the red. Detectives went to see it three times — just to check and the show was allowed to continue. In fact, how much we need a decent story to keep us alive. In all the advance publicity, and in the page history of the suffragettes in the National Theatre's accompanying programme, Her Naked Skin has been portrayed as a political play, an exciting new feminist piece.
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Bedtime scenes blend two genres of wartime photographs, the shelter scene and the pin up. Included in their ranks were the surreptitious masturbators, the "dirty mackintosh" brigade. By Deanna Isaacs Lenkiewicz's characters have no real political beliefs - bizarre in a play about the suffragettes. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. As it is, it feels like a formula is at work: Daniel Radcliffe starred in the s play Equus a few years ago.