When Old Dog Theatre’s latest production of Kafka’s The Castle meets the BBC surreal comedy A League of Gentlemen or so it seems, strange things start to play out on stage.
Old Dog Theatre’s adaptation of Kafka’s The Castle makes Kafka feel accessible. Kafka’s writing about bureaucracy and being a stranger in a strange land is as relevant as ever.
It will be important for dramatists like the author Robert Schenkkan to keep asking the questions raised in Building the Wall. The role of art is not simply in holding a mirror up to a distorted society, but in ensuring those distortions never become normalised.
Angela Griffin and Trevor White will star in the UK premiere of Building the Wall, the Trump-inspired dystopian political thriller, written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning writer Robert Schenkkan.
Arcola Theatre today announces its winter season for the remainder of 2016, with new plays by David Greig, Ron Hutchinson, Christina Lamb, Belarus Free Theatre, Christine Bacon, Sergio Blanco and Spitting Image’s Henry Naylor.