Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover – a parody of Lady Chatterley’s Lover by DH Lawrence

Happy Idiot Productions in Association with WTM

Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover - a parody of Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence


Connaught Theatre


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Age Guidance:

Recommended for ages 16+


115 minutes

  • Description
Hilarious parody of DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Think The Naked Gun and Airplane! mixed with a steamy costume drama. A laughter-filled parody of the D.H. Lawrence novel.

Lady Chatterley welcomes home her husband, Clifford, from a war that has left the world in tatters. With Clifford’s legs also in tatters, he arrives at Wragby Manor confined to a wheelchair and clutching his secret.

Despite her husband’s impotence, a subject that all struggle to avoid; Constance entertains the idea that one day they could have a child.However, as the couple grow apart Constance falls into a passionate, sexual and curiously experimental affair with estate gamekeeper: Mellors.

Expect long contemplative looks into the middle distance, moments of touching drama, plenty of farce and a gentle stroke of innuendo in this Mel Brooks style parody.

“The pace is watertight and the comic timing is perfect.” Ed Fringe Reviews
“Literally a laugh a minute” Fairy Powered Productions
“One of the funniest takes on a classic at the fringe.” Fringe Guru

With kind permission of Lesley Pollinger, Paper Lion Ltd as Trustee for The Estate of Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, c/o Micheline Steinberg Associates. info@steinplays.com