The cast of five does a decent enough job with the material in People Like Us, but there’s no hiding the fact that this is essentially one big, self-congratulatory dig at the Remain camp and everyone in it.
‘There’s some crisp writing’: PEOPLE LIKE US – Union Theatre
Mike Leigh’s genius was to offer Abigail’s Party to audiences who roared with laughter without recognising themselves on the stage. Julie Burchill and Jane Robins may have pulled off the same trick with People Like Us.
‘A courageous, partisan show to stage’: PEOPLE LIKE US – Union Theatre ★★★★
People Like Us, a debut play from the writing partnership of Julie Burchill and Jane Robins, upends the politically correct canards that have stifled decent debate in the capital for years.