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Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman at Underbelly Festival

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Time 19:45
Date 20/06/17
Price £15.5

Its time to reverse the curse! Because the revolution will be menstrual!

From a secret institute Dr Carnesky invites you to attend a marvellously bloody lecture featuring some  spectacular witchy magic illusions. A revelationary romp into the ritual power of the last unmentionable taboo. If you thought menstruation was a medical issue, think again!

Reinventing menstrual rituals for a new era drawing on the hidden power of a forgotten matriarchal past, this eclectic group of women combine activism, art, humour and stagecraft. Here, menstruation takes centre stage in a profound exploration into what it means to be ‘female’. Issues around fertility, body shame, taboo and lost ancient herstories are scrutinised, politicised & reclaimed.

Featuring amazingly skilled stars of the UK’s alt cabaret scene performing mind blowing menstrual rituals utilising all manner of skills, tricks and props from hair hanging,   sawing in half illusions, sword swallowing, gushes of strawberry jelly, floods of theatrical blood, spurts of red lipstick and an unstoppable flow of sheer heart and soul. 

Starring Marisa Carnesky, Fancy Chance, Rhyannon Styles, MisSa Blue, H Plewis, Sula Marjorie Plewis Robin and Nao Nagai.

COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman at Underbelly Festival 19:45 on Wednesday 21 June. To enter the competition, send an email to with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Marisa Carnesky founded Carnesky Productions in...

A: .1) 1999 .2) 2004 .3) 1980 .4) 1970