Opened 24 Jul 2013
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Girls just want to have fun - even if they're over 50! Judging by the comedy available on TV and elsewhere, one would think that having a laugh, let alone creating one, was the preserve of the young and, usually, the male. Flip and Maggie are here to challenge that - 'Who says we're too old for careers, sex and a social life?' Middle-aged women: an Endangered Species. See them in their unnatural habitats and marvel at their ingenious use of camouflage. Through sketches, song and dance, Flip and Maggie share coffee ice cream, hip hop moves and what it means to be thirty plus ... well all right, 30XL in 2013. Subjects tackled include parents who won't grow old gracefully, and to Botox or not to Botox? Scott & Bailey and Nigella get the Flip & Maggie treatment and in another era, two 18th century ladies don't discuss "women's problems".