Better Than Sex: The Story of Mae West

19 - 20 Jul

Written & Directed by Emily Hutt | Produced by Lacey Ruttley

Better Than Sex: The Story of Mae West

19 - 20 Jul

A tantalising, timeless cabaret reflecting on the infamous 1930’s sex symbol Mae West. Enjoy the rise and demise of her scandalous career, including live performances of the songs that made her famous.

Lacey is a theatre maker who graduated from Bath Spa University in 2017 with a BA in Drama. During her time at university she developed a passion for interdisciplinary work including the use of multi-media. Credits include Memories We Lost in the Fire (Bath Fringe Festival), Crash (Bath Spa University Theatre), The Tempest (Burdall’s Yard). Since starting MA Creative Producing at Mountview, Lacey has been working for Paines Plough as their Production and Marketing intern.

Booking Info


Friday 19 July, 8.30pm
Saturday 20, 4pm

1 festival show £6
2 festival shows £10
1 festival show - Southwark Presents Cardholders £5
2 festival shows- Southwark Presents Cardholders £8
Super Saturday multi-buy offer starting from* £6

Backstage Theatre, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201
*More information available via our box office. Our box office hours are currently Monday-Friday 9am-9pm and Saturday 9am-6pm. Online booking is 24 hours, but phone and in-person bookings should be made within these times. Tickets are booked subject to Mountview's terms and conditions