Mother Courage and Her Children – Royal Exchange

“If the war ends, I’ll be fucked!” says Mother Courage in Anna Jordan’s new adaptation of Brecht’s 1939 Mother Courage and Her Children. And this pretty much sums up the tone and message of the play: a gritty, profanity-rich treatise on war as a brutal, de-humanising capitalist enterprise benefiting the elite at the expense of … More Mother Courage and Her Children – Royal Exchange

Slapstick – HOME

Slapstick is a joyous piece of daftness that should be on everybody’s Christmas ‘to see’ list. Five prodigiously talented Dutch musicians (Werelband) fill the stage with madcap sketches invoking a number of stage and screen traditions – but with just enough quirkiness to make it all feel entirely fresh. The pre-set establishes the mood. As people … More Slapstick – HOME

A Hundred Different Words for Love – HOME (Orbit Festival)

A Hundred Words for Love is the sequel to the beautiful Team Viking – James Rowland’s moving story of his friend’s Viking funeral. It features some of the same characters and is presented in the same simple and direct manner. Rowland himself is an accomplished writer and storyteller and has a real talent for connecting … More A Hundred Different Words for Love – HOME (Orbit Festival)