In its depiction of two pawns caught up unwillingly in the machinations of the rich and powerful and its philosophical banter, Guards at the Taj reminds me a lot of Tom Stoppard‘s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.
In this play, two girls on an East Coast shore are childhood friends. Now (in a rather overlong first half) they are school-leavers having all-night beach raves, necking absinthe and sniggering about sex in the manner of girls thee years younger: their territory a half-submerged WW2 pillbox on the shingle, on which they have scrawled memories of childhood and teens.
Sneak a peek at shots of Humans star Lucy Carless preparing to make her theatre debut, alongside the rest of the cast rehearsing for the world premiere of Tallulah Brown’s new play Sea Fret
Lucy Carless, best known as teenager Mattie in both series of Channel 4’s critically acclaimed drama series Humans, makes her theatre debut starring in Tallulah Brown’s new play Sea Fret