Lucy Prebble’s latest tells the story of the murder of Alexander Litvinenko in A Very Expensive Poison, but prefers buffoonery over analysis.
In A Very Expensive Poison Lucy Prebble has serious arguments to outlay about the relationship between international governments and narrative misdirection, but the broadly comic approach to presentation feels at odds with the meaning of the play.
Though it’s in places informative, A Very Expensive Poison is a very expensive means of sapping the intrigue and human interest from one man’s inhumane death
Marina Litvinenko’s final address in A Very Expensive Poison, reminding us of our political cowardice and idly greedy tolerance of crooked Russian money in our capital city, will bring theatres to their feet in admiration for her and shame at our shabbiness. It needed telling.
Latest thriller from the Hampstead Theatre sees a reunion of two female childhood friends turn nasty, oh very nasty
New writing as many of my regular readers will know is my passion which I seek to support and champion at every opportunity. This second consecutive transfer into the Trafalgar Studios from Hampstead was eagerly anticipated by me and as I took to my seat I could already feel it was going to be something rather special.