Mike Bartlett’s Christmas cracker Snowflake goes out with a bang, but it really takes a long and clumsy time to do it.
A few hours after Theresa May postponed the parliamentary vote and spun us down into another layer of Brexi-hell, the little OFS – a theatre shared with Crisis homeless centre – gave us this premiere by Mike Bartlett.
It’s a road trip for Ellen Robertson and Charly Clive as they take to North America after school in the pursuit of John Hancock. He seems like as good a subject as any for their award-winning documentary film, footage that they show throughout Britney in: John.
Next in our Spotlight feature is Britney in: John, which plays Festival 47 from 12 July 2017 at 20:00. I caught up with writer and actor Ellen Robertson.
After a sell-out run at the 2016 Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Britney comes to London as the part of the Vaults Festival. It is a sketch show with a difference, all the sketchs are about Britney, not Spears though her music features heavily, but Charly Clive’s brain tumour.