We round up the reviews for Mike Bartlett’s play Love Love Love, running at the Lyric Hammersmith until 4 April 2020.
Cougar, a new two-hander about an older woman and a younger man is a bit sketchy, but its theatre form is thrilling.
It is one of the strengths of Ukrainian playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s savage war play, Bad Roads, translated by Sasha Dugdale and part of the Royal Court’s autumn international season, that she shows not only what war is like for women, but also its corrosive effects on masculinity.
Powerful revival of Jim Cartwright’s 1986 modern classic comes alive in all its noisy, vulgar and transcendent glory.
Under John Tiffany’s direction, Road feels terrifyingly present, and still as necessary after over thirty years since its debut.
As somebody who grew up on the outskirts of a depressed Lancashire town in the 1980s, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the Royal Court’s revival of Jim Cartwright’s seminal debut play Road.
Jim Cartwright’s script is atmospheric in itself, the personalities of each character who all represent a different failing of society are there in the text.
The Royal Court Theatre announces the cast for Road, written by Jim Cartwright and directed by John Tiffany. Cartwright’s seminal play gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed northern road in Eighties Britain.