Vault Festival 2023: Post Sex Spagbol

What happens when you mix Krissy, an irresponsible ball of anxiety, with a classroom full of gullible teen girls? Told by a three women ensemble, Post Sex Spagbol is a comedic story of sex, love and spagbol explores self-love, womanhood and growing up … as well as, vibrators, funerals, the twelve disciples, piss play and THAT mint shower gel.

About The Show

A new funny, fiery, female-led show that explores internalised misogyny while laughing through
relatable shags, gags, and female taboos. After being handed a job as counsellor and sex-ed teacher, Krissy, purposely leads a classroom full of goggle-eyed-girls down a motorway of mistakes. Fuelled by her own flaws and with a desire for destruction, Krissy intentionally feeds bad advice to the hormone-riddled girls, while being forced to face the femininity that the
world around her has trained her to hate. Three contrasting women seamlessly shift between the role of Krissy and various people in her life; from sleazy hook-up boys to speccy schoolgirls. This fast-paced, female-led show provides a space for women to reflect and challenge their own internalised biases; unpicking what it means to be feminine in an increasingly female-hating world. A fiercely funny new writing show that explores self-love, sex, mother/daughter relationships, womanhood and growing up … as well as, vibrators, funerals, the twelve disciples, piss play and that mint shower gel.

Winner: The Space Launchpad Award 2022 (Post Sex Spagbol)
Winner: The Tom Bennett Comedy Cabaret Award 2022 (Caitlin Lee Smith)


Tue 31st Jan – Fri 3rd Feb

Ticket Cost: Standard £13 / Concession*: 11.50 / Group of 8 or more: £12.50

*Suggestions include: Students, Front Line Workers, NHS Staff, Low Income or Unemployed, Artists, & Other Concessions – No ID Required

The show offer “Pay More If You Can” pricing to ensure that our shows remain affordable and accessible to everyone. You can find out more here. Pay More If You Can: £18.50

How to get there

  • VAULT Festival, Studio, The Vaults, Leake Street London, SE1 7NN
  • Nearest tube and rail station is Waterloo (Exit 1).
  • Nearest bus stop is Bus Stop K on Lower Marsh or A on Westminster Bridge Road.
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Thistle & Rose is an emerging female-led theatre company dedicated to uncovering the dirty truths of womanhood, formed in 2022 by graduates of the prestigious Acting & Contemporary Theatre course at East 15. They have since created shows with an ensemble of women from England, Scotland, Denmark, America,Mexico, and various regions across the UK. They are devoted to bringing forward women’s voices with gasps and giggles, creating theatre that is open, honest, provocative and unapologetic Their work includes ‘Post Sex Spagbol’, which won The Space Launchpad Award 2022 and Old Firm Friends, selected to be a part of the Seven Dials Playhouse mini season July 2022. Their work has been performed at various venues including The Bread & Roses Theatre, The Seven Dials Playhouse, A Pinch of VAULT and The Space.


VAULT Festival is the UK’s leading independent showcase of live performance and artistic talent; featuring thousands of sensational performances across Theatre, Comedy, & Live Entertainment, made by the most exciting and boldest artists of our time. Set in bespoke venues across the heart of Waterloo, the festival bursts to life for eight glorious weeks of joyous creativity; adding vibrance and colour to the otherwise dreary deep winter months. We’re the most accessible, sustainable, affordable, and welcoming performance festival in the UK. We value art and entertainment equally, creating a safe-space environment where artists and audiences feel welcome, surrounded by culture created by, and for, them.

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