Crave (3 stars)

This article is from 2009.

Royal Holloway Theatre’s restaging of Sarah Kane’s penultimate play explores four characters disillusioned with life due to excess, abuse and loneliness. Raw and powerful from the very beginning, Kane’s fluid, poetic script dominates a piece that makes for difficult viewing at times, as the darker side of human nature and behaviour is repeatedly exposed but never justified.

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  • 3 stars

Sarah Kane's 'Crave', first performed in Edinburgh in 1998, returns to the Fringe with a dramatic restaging. Four characters, simply known as C, M, B & A, find themselves in a neglected diner that becomes a cold barren waiting room for their fake personas to slowly disintegrate. As a group, in couples and individually…

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