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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 20 November 2011

The Royal Court Theatre production of Mike Bartlett's acclaimed and uncompromising play. On a break from his boyfriend, John accidentally falls for a woman, causing pain all round and exploding John's conceptions of his relationship, his sexuality and his identity.

Cock was first presented by the English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre in 2009, directed by James Macdonald.

The play contains the strongest language.


John ..... Ben Whishaw
M ..... Andrew Scott
W ..... Katherine Parkinson
F ..... Paul Jesson

Produced by Mary Peate.

The original cast of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court production is made up of: Ben Whishaw (most recently seen in BBC TV drama 'The Hour'); Katherine Parkinson (best known for The IT Crowd); Andrew Scott (also the recipient of an Olivier Award and most recently seen in Sherlock) and Paul Jesson (most recently Gloucester in the Donmar Warehouse production of King Lear).


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