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Jess and Joe Forever

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, London then touring  (***)

© The Other Richard, Nicola Coughlan (Jess), Rhys Isaac-Jones (Joe)

© The Other Richard, Nicola Coughlan (Jess), Rhys Isaac-Jones (Joe)

I wish I could say straight off how much I enjoyed Jess and Joe Forever. To tell truth, it was only after reading Zoe Cooper’s script that I really began to fully appreciate the beauty in it. And it is a remarkable script, a wonderfully imaginative treatment of the messy world of childhood merging into puberty and adolescence. Continue reading