Two actors on stage describe their characters as if the direction in the playtext is part of the script. It is the first of many quirks in Aleshea Harris’ dark revenge comedy Is God Is.
Anthony Neilson’s adaptation of The Tell-Tale Heart for the National Theatre updates the original, adding slasher film shocks while retaining the intense strangeness of the original.
As a gross-out gigglefest sweeps London theatre, The Tell-Tale Heart – Anthony Neilson’s knowingly gothic take on Edgar Allen Poe’s famous first-person narrative – arrives at the NT’s Dorfman Theatre.
Anthony Neilson’s newly devised piece is both a comic masterpiece and a disappointingly unbalanced work.
Anthony Neilson didn’t come into Unreachable rehearsals with a script, but an idea – a director obsessed with finding the perfect light. From this starting point, the cast sculpted a modern satire of the film industry and the people that exist in that world.