Tag Archives: Linda Bassett

What If If Only

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs ****
Sloane Square
London SW1
Runs: 17 mins without interval
Review of perf seen Oct 1, 2021:

© Johan Persson. Linda Bassett as the ghost of things past and what is to come and John Heffernan, harrowed by grief…

WHAT IF IF ONLY – how many times must that have been said of a best beloved who has died. If only I had, what if this or that hadn’t happened? Continue reading

Escaped Alone

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs (****)

© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

Theatre’s pre-eminent Cassandra, the title of Caryl Churchill’s latest play comes from the quote prefacing Moby Dick, from the Book of Job. Continue reading