London theatre axes Rita, Sue and Bob Too amid harassment claims


Play which had been due to run at Royal Court shelved after co-director steps down over misconduct allegations

The Royal Court theatre has shelved its planned production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too after the Guardian revealed its original co-director Max Stafford-Clark had been forced to step down after allegations of sexual harassment.

Rita 1aThe play, which tells the story of two teenage girls who have a sexual relationship with an older married man, has been on a UK tour and was due to run at the Sloane Square venue in January.

A joint statement from the…

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