The extent of Cooper's priapic
activities are perhaps the only revelation contained in this weightless biography and indeed his fantastic sex life is only of interest because it is at odds with his screen persona.
Having also watched sky TV's Ibiza Uncovered recently, I could see what he meant, because the typical male inmate of a Club 18-30 holiday (whether that's IQ or age has never been clear to me) seemed to consist of 48 priapic
stories of teeth and testosterone, glued together with dried vomit, Brut aftershave, and Sangria.
The Turkish artists represented were no less proficient: Gulsun Karamustafa's installation of wastebaskets stuffed with quilts, and Hale Tenger's ranks of priapic
midgets, I Know People Like This, both 1992, were among the most striking and likable works.
Durr's enthusiastically priapic
Louis, a lawyer, opens the play in '50s England in flagrante with legal trainee--and mistress--Bella (Anita Briem), unaware that his 6-year-old son is hiding underneath the bed.
But behind the public facade is a priapic
old drunk, only too anxious to bed a female student should the chance arrive.
In an environment weirdly obsessed with size ("Make me big again," says Brendan Dempsey's Chief Bromden), Slater domesticates a priapic
symbol of insurgency, who in the implacable Ratched more than meets his match.
It does adopt the same approach however, a basic plotline (wannabe gangster joins mob, gets out of control) providing the framework for the cast (again using their own first names) to make it up as they go along, regrettably occasionally (as in a particularly smutty schoolboy sequence about the priapic
effects of Viagra) after spending too long down the pub.
A running joke has characters affectionately likening him to Mick Jagger, although any similarity is more in Safranek's priapic
powers than in his physical appearance.
But she is still heavily admired by Mr Sinden whose priapic
urges are increasing rather than fading with the years and brought the house down throughout the evening.
The Cerne Abbas Giant is one of our finest neolithic monuments and one which most people are familiar with - an 180 ft tall club-wielding priapic
giant carved in chalk into the side of a hill near Dorchester.
It's up to a stoic major (intense Andrei Panin), a priapic
opera-singing captain (burly Mikhail Porechenka) and an uninhibited sergeant (loose-limbed Maria Zvonareva) to hunt down the bad guys between bouts of mostly good-natured bickering.
Pekinese chops Alan Clark could have a point, you know?