The Elephant Man
This article is from 2008.
Mary Swan and Saul Jaffe's play confronts us with the true story of Joseph Merrick, charting his struggle from circus freak to medical marvel. Jaffe uses his physicality to manoeuvre himself around Sam Pine's inspired set, which comes complete with trapeze. It's a moving story that continues to capture the imagination.
C Soco, 0845 260 1234, until 25 Aug (not 11, 18), 4.45pm, £8.50–£10.50 (£5.50–£8.50).