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Reviews

  • Four stars

    The Stage

    "Directed by Ian Rickson, one of the few directors in perfect sympathy with Butterworth’s metaphor-rich and bleakly comic vision."
  • Four stars

    Independent

    "It will be a vintage year if we see a better-acted new play than this from Butterworth."
  • Four stars

    The Guardian

    "Butterworth shows that he has a compassionate understanding of the quiet desperation that stalks Britain's new estates."

Cast & creative team

Characters

  • Joy
    Amanda Drew
  • Ned
    Toby Jones
  • Dale
    Andrew Lincoln

Team

  • Jez Butterworth
    Writer
  • Ian Rickson
    Director
  • Jeremey Herbert
    Designer
  • Stephen Warbeck
    Musical Director
  • Paul Groothius
    Sound
  • Peter Mumford
    Lighting
  • Steven Williams
    Video Designer