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Madame Geneva explores gin and gender in old London

Jo Egan's play Madame Geneva shines a light on how 18th century men controlled women with gin and sin

Playwright Jo Egan, whose play Madame Geneva starts tonight at the Lyric
Picture: Michael Cooper
Joanne Sweeney
THE old drinking saying that 'gin makes you sin' could be the subtext of a new play from Jo Egan. Madame Geneva – what the spirit was initially called in the mid-1800s before its abbr[...]

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