This is a production fascinated by the psychological dissection of individual souls, but without much concern for the real-world consequences of its protagonists’ moral and marital manoeuvres.
In the final installment of her Adventures in Movement coverage, Diana Damian reviews It Happens..., TAT TAT TAT and May I....
If anthropogenic climate change is the greatest challenge currently facing mankind, then right now Steve Waters' The Contingency Plan at the Bush Theatre is the most important artwork in the country.
A married couple live with their son in a wholesome gated community. The neighbours are polite, there are facilities for the whole family, and at night the streetlamps play violin concertos so the family don’t have to listen as infiltrators … Continued
In this tragedy without a chorus, Murray’s open-mouthed mask remains mute, and no amount of impassioned testimony can bring the sprawling drama to any sort of resolution.
Even-handed and humane, Alison’s House is another timely and thought-provoking find from The Orange Tree.
In Wall, David Hare conjures a vision of the future; drawing on history that is being written as we speak, his journies make faraway lands feel less distant, less foreign than we’d have them be.
Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness is Anthony Neilson’s homage to the garish and cruel spectacle of the nineteenth-century freak-show.
There’s even the odd pirate, redskin and fairy to be sighted among the motley and comprehensively lost crew.
As yet unfinished, but already roughly enchanting, The Glass Mountain looks set to be a hopeful, heartfelt and most rewarding journey.