Third Breast (1 star)

This article is from 2009.

Third Breast

Hampered by ham-fisted direction where outbursts of ‘dramatic’ music punctuate any significant utterance, any poetry in the lines is garbled by actors who don’t understand either their characters or the meaning of the words. This magical realist allegory about power corrupting has been strangled at birth. Asking people to pay £7 for this is appalling, and much of the audience seemed to agree as they walked out.

Augustine’s, 510 0022, until 31 Aug, 7.15pm, £7 (£6).

Third Breast

  • 1 star

They've created a perfect place to live. With equalities for all. One person's fear of uniqueness destroyed it all. Identity, power and manipulation are explored in this intriguing Polish drama by Ireneusz Iredynski presented by Polish-Scottish team. We all wonder at some point of our lives whether there is a place on…


1. Jeanette26 Aug 2009, 11:57pm Report

Disagree with the review given and feel it is indeed very harsh. Saw this play last week and no-one walked out. The story line may be a hard to follow at times probably due to the translation, but it is afterall a polish play. I've paid a lot more to see worse performances than this. The actors did a good job of telling the story.

2. Jeanette27 Aug 2009, 5:24pm3 stars Third Breast Report

An usual play about power and control, translated from Polish some of the story gets a little confusing at times. With very little action the actors do a good job of telling the story. Unusal visuals and use of music, although I am not sure the latter works.

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