The pine tree design by Camilla Clarke provides a subtle serenity, juxtaposing the trauma of war in Bad Roads – a series of sparsely connected stories by Natal’ya Vorozhbit around her home country of Ukraine.
This cabaret-style show has energy, passion and emotion in spades. It’s not a slick production; it doesn’t shine with bells and whistles, or a complex, sharply written narrative with intertwining, overarching themes and artistic devices.
Tryst: A private, romantic rendezvous between two lovers, conducted with no one else’s knowledge. Perhaps they wouldn’t approve, perhaps they would recognise the affair for what it is – a predatory act from a man to con a woman out of her worldly possessions.
Written and directed by Hamza Mohsin, The Ends features a cast and crew of emerging, culturally diverse artists from a working class background, the majority of whom have been plucked from workshops at the famous Anna Scher Theatre School.
All The Little Lights is intrinsically sinister, more so when considering the age of the characters involved. These girls are embroiled in a menacing world of prostitution and gang violence, a world that has taken its toll on the older in the bunch.