Against the Odds (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Against the Odds

One-woman show lets audience sympathize but is sometimes baffling

This one-woman show tells of disturbed mathematical genius Flora and her relationship with her father. Jade Blue adopts multiple personas, allowing the audience to develop sympathy for her character’s predicament, although the intermittent reminders of her character’s penchant for mathematics can at times be a little baffling.
Hill Street Theatre, 226 6522, until 30 Aug, (not 17, 24), 4.30pm, £9 (£7).

Against the Odds

  • 3 stars

Co-written by performer Jade Blue and director George Dillon (Herald Angel Award winner) and inspired by Paul Auster, 'Against the Odds' is a charming, funny and deeply moving one-woman show. Flora is a disturbed young woman who has an unbearable insight into the human predicament. Harry, her father, is an ordinary man…

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