Stunning Caryl Churchill plays at Royal Court – at 80 years old

Last night I went to see Caryl Churchill’s linked plays Glass.Kill.Bluebeard.Imp at the packed Royal Court Theatre. The plays were rich, formally inventive and evocative, but that’s what I expect from all her plays. As a whole, they riffed on myth and legends of violence, superstition, and female rage. Between the first three plays, a … Read more

SWEAT Lynn Nottages’ award winning play was based on interviews with the community in Reading Pensylvania, whose livelihoods were devasted when the plant closed. The play is a an excoriating look at the lives of eight characters, and explores how under Bush, unionised workers who had worked their whole adult lives there, were shut out … Read more