It may not be a piece that shakes you, but in bringing the words of Keith Douglas to its audience, Sheers has proved a willing literary executor.
Not Exactly Billington have set themselves a challenge to read a new (to them) playtext every week. In March, their #ReadaPlayaWeek titles included Lisa Evans’ Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home, Marie Laberge’s Night, Owen Sheers’ Unicorns, Almost and Adam Barnard’s buckets.
Owen Sheers’ acclaimed play about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pink Mist, launches a two-month tour in the new year. The production will open on 23 January 2017 at Bristol Old Vic, where the play first premiered in 2015 before a transfer to London’s Bush Theatre.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Some personal play recommendations – plus thoughts, tweets and a few #theatreselfies: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the National, Rabbit Hole at Hampstead, Pink Mist at the Bush and One of Those at Tristan Bates.
This week the London theatre bloggers discuss new plays: Pink Mist at the Bush, Yen at the Royal Court Upstairs, Iphigenia in Splott at the National and One of Those at Tristan Bates Theatre.
Verse play about British soldiers returning from Afghanistan is harrowing and moving, but perhaps a touch too polished.