It makes for very uneasy watching. On the one hand, her story-telling is gritty and brave, but there’s a strand which is deeply exploitative with a terrified young girl tortured and maimed.
Five years ago, writer and actress Abigail Hood spotted a message printed in a free London newspaper: “Dear Steven, we love you, we miss you. We hope you found what you were looking for.”
Grief works in mysterious ways. How do you cope with loss? With open-ended grief where there has been no closure? Arguably, a missing person has a greater capacity to destroy than the finality of a corpse.
London’s Park Theatre today announce their new July-December 2018 season. Featuring a mix of new and existing writing, the season includes six world premieres, one UK premiere, three celebrated revivals and a brace of homegrown productions, two of which have been developed through Park Theatre’s Script Accelerator programme.
Acclaimed film and television actor Paul Anderson will play the title role in Tartuffe at the Theatre Royal Haymarket (playing for a limited ten-week West End from 25 May 2018), alongside celebrated French stage and screen star Audrey Fleurot as Elmire.