This is a beautiful fringe revival of Abi Morgan’s masterpiece Tiny Dynamite at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre. A really lovely piece of theatre.
Yaël Farber directs David Harrower’s play Knives in Hens at the Donmar Warehouse, where it runs until 7 October 2017. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up all the latest reviews
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Star director Yael Farber’s revival of a 1990s classic is surely atmospheric, but it lacks symbolic weight.
It is dark. An earth floor, plank stable door, murky pond. Sometimes a candle is lit, but Soutra Gilmour’s set remains tenebrous, primitive.
Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce two new productions at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn: David Harrower’s modern classic, Knives in Hens, and Ibsen’s masterpiece, The Lady from the Sea.
New drama about our desire for a simpler life is intriguing, but its ending is a bit flawed.