Winner of the 2015 Bruntwood Prize, Katherine Soper’s play explores zero contract hours Britain through brother and sister Tamsin and Dean.
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If the play sounds intense and grim, it’s strength is in its blackest of black humour, making interesting points about how we all think in “media speak”
it builds to a hugely emotional climax, and you may need a tissue! In our fearful times, The Kite Runner offers an open palm of reconciliation and hope. I would advise you to take it.
We asked our reviewers to take a look at 2016 and to nominate some stand out productions for 2016. Paul T Davies replied with the following:- 1. Kenny Morgan A well structured, naturalistic and beautifully performed play takes my choice as the best new play of 2016. Kenny Morgan was the real life lover of […]
Van Hove’s production is never less than interesting, creating memorable stage pictures, and containing powerful, committed, acting from the ensemble.
The Wolsey hold the record for the longest running pantomime in the UK, so you’ve plenty of time to go up the gang plank to the Saucy Sausage; it’s a ride you will thoroughly enjoy!
It’s a powerful verbatim piece, linked by voice over’s and images of actual cases, people made homeless through no fault of their own, but falling victim to the greed of landlords and lack of social housing.
Falling far short of the biting satire of Oh What A Lovely War and Blackadder Goes Forth, the play is an effective tribute to an extraordinary publication, and there are some moving moments that capture the fear and homesickness of the soldiers.