Jessica Wretlind reviews Julie, a new adaptation of Miss Julie by Polly Stenham now playing at the National Theatre.
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Theatre in 2018 – Star names, revivals, transfers and new writing lie ahead for what promises to be another exciting year for London theatre.
McCrory achieves that almost impossible feat – she makes you understand, care for and empathise with Medea’s situation. You feel her pain and fear and disgust and rage as surely as you feel your own heart beat faster as the horror unfolds.
There is a simply amazing moment when the set literally starts to crack up or, depending on how you look at it, begins to drown – just as the central character, Andrew Scott’s troubled rock supremo, Paul, finds his personal world crumbling around him, finds himself drowning in a sea of excess, selfishness and solitude.