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Theatre

Bob Monkhouse, John Lennon and prostitution: Lloyd Evans’s Edinburgh Fringe picks

Reviews of The Coin-Operated Girl; The Man Called Monkhouse; John Lennon: In His Own Write; and When Blair had Bush and Bunga

22 August 2015

9:00 AM

22 August 2015

9:00 AM

In the clammy shadows of Cowgate I was leafleted by a chubby beauty wearing all-leather fetish gear. ‘Hi! Want to spend an hour with a prostitute for nothing?’ Yes, please. Her show The Coin-Operated Girl (Liquid Room Annexe, until 30 August), part of the free fringe, deals with the seven years she spent servicing sex-starved men in swish London hotels.

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