Are you in a happy relationship? An unhappy one? Or just a normal one with standard-fare ups and downs? Ever thought about cheating on your partner? Owen McCafferty’s play Unfaithful, now in its London premiere run at Found111 in Charing Cross Road, could either be viewed as either a cautionary tale or a call to action.
Is it pure coincidence that many of the plays I’ve seen recently feature actors as characters? And, consequently, a range of views on the life of actors and the nature of acting, which got my quote-taking pen twitching. For any actors or FFOAs (friends or family of actors) reading, please tell me which most closely sums up your perspective.
Strong performances from Sean Campion and Niamh Cusack make up for the unbalance between the focus on two very different couples… Owen McCafferty’s latest play shows the turning points in two very different couples relationships and how one event can change your outlook in life.
Niamh Cusack as Joan is fantastic. Veering from vitriolic to sardonic, she is a pleasure to watch, especially in her interactions with Tom (Sean Campion), which have a weariness and familiarity borne of long exposure to one another.
The theatrical axis usually tilts north towards Edinburgh in August, but this year there’s still plenty happening in London as summer heads to a conclusion. Here are a few of the most notable London openings this month that you should keep an eye out for…
With constant depressing news in the wider world, theatre news offers a respite. Recent news to celebrate includes Mark Rylance’s West End return, the London premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful, Samuel Beckett tribute No’s Knife and more…
Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas and Matthew Lewis star in the London premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful, running at Found111 for six weeks from 25 August 2016.