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Anatomy of a Suicide

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London (****)

© Stephen Cummiskey, Hattie Morahan (Carol), Kate O'Flynn (Anna), Adelle Leonce (Bonnie)

© Stephen Cummiskey, Hattie Morahan (Carol), Kate O’Flynn (Anna), Adelle Leonce (Bonnie)

Love her or hate her, Katie Mitchell is surely our most bravely iconoclastic theatre director working in Britain today. If Robert Lepage is the magician who smoothes the cracks between technology and stagecraft, Katie Mitchell is the one who adds tough edginess. Almost nothing she does fails to carry a febrile sense of dramatic unease about it. Continue reading

In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)

Gate Notting Hill, London (****)

© Bill Knight with Alex Waldmann as Man, Adelle Leonce as Woman

© Bill Knight with Alex Waldmann as Man, Adelle Leonce as Woman

 

Like David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole at Hamsptead Theatre, Nina Segal’s In the Night Time initially offers us a domestic scenario: a couple and a child. Continue reading