Catherine Lucie’s play The Moor is performed in a murder mystery style as we try to figure out, along with the central character, what exactly happened on the night of a party where a potential lover has disappeared.
It is always fascinating to revisit the early work of writers who have gone on to bigger things and Tiny Dynamite offers that chance with Abi Morgan, screenwriter of such hits as Shame, The Iron Lady and Suffragette.
What distinguishes a ‘miracle’ from a freak accident? Are miracles by definition the impossible made possible? If, however, the definition is widened to the improbable happening when it’s most needed, that’s less clear-cut and open to interpretation.