FringeReview UK 2022
As Ken Tynan once said of another debut, I don’t think I could love someone who doesn’t love this play.
Howard Brenton touching eighty is at the height of his powers. Tom Littler has assembled a pitch-perfect cast, reuniting two from his outstanding All’s Well. This too.
An impressively finished play. Do see it.
Turns the bleakness of six young men into a celebration of – for now – coming through
There’ll be nothing more blazing or relevant on the London stage this year.
If you’re a habitual groundling, go before this production vanishes back on tour
Putin’s our monster too. A must-see.
Danny Webb gives the performance of his life. Ralph Fiennes is coiled majesty. Two-and-a-half hours of such material have rarely been so thrilling.
Lucy Kirkwood prophesies what’s in store with savage fury, and no-one’s exempt, least of all her.
There’s no finer dramatisation of India’s internal conflicts. Shubham Saraf’s Gandhi-killer Godse stands out in this thrilling ensemble and storms it too.
Two Billion Beats was bursting with promise before. Now it delivers with a visceral yes.
Packs a mighty question that can still knock you off balance.