Fierce, funny, and wonderfully frank, Poppy and Rubina have sex and they aren’t ashamed to talk about it.  Their critically acclaimed BBC Sounds podcast Brown Girls Do It Too (‘Best Podcast of the Year’ British Podcast Awards 2020, Asian Media 2021) has amassed fans who love their honesty and openness (love a period sex sesh…anyone else?) and faced enormous backlash online for breaking the silence on sex in Asian communities.

Bringing their characteristic candour, quick wit and infectious personalities to the stage, Poppy and Rubina reflect on what is means to be brown British women and explore the seminal moments from their lives, from first orgasms and loves to racism and family politics.

With songs, sketches and some very graphic content, come and meet the Aunties, Little Claire, Big Poppa and Reuben and find out why you’ll never match with Poppy and Rubina on Samosa Soulmates.

This is a celebration of brown British women, genital warts and all.

Please note: This show contains language that could be deemed offensive, such as swearing and adult references. 

Audience Feedback

“The most honest, empowering, funny view of second generation South Asian women growing up in the UK. Tears and laughter, so much fun”
Audience Member
“A hilarious depiction of what it's like growing up as a brown girl in the UK, and a bit of an emotional rollercoaster to be honest!”
Audience Member
“F**king phenomenal. So inspiring, absolutely the reason why I am so proud to be desi/forget I’m desi! A fantastic time!”
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Cast and Creative Team

Writer and Performer Poppy Jay
Writer and Performer Rubina Pabani
Co-Director Sam Hodges
Co-Director Aneesha Srinivasan
Set and costume designer Rosanna Vize
Lighting designer Bethany Gupwell
Sound Designer Jasmin Kent Rodgman
Additional Writing Shivani Thussu
Dramaturg Pia Furtado
Movement Director Sundeep Saini