Uneven play about a succession of couples packs a powerful punch
This article is from 2010.
Two frantic, versatile actors play a succession of straight couples – in love, in hate, in cynicism – who come into a pub in the north of England. Through it all runs the relationship of the landlady and her husband, a dark, unspooling thread strung between the notes of broader farce. It’s uneven, but packs a powerful, poignant punch. TheSpaces @ Surgeons Hall, 0845 508 8515, until 28 Aug (not 15, 22), 10.45am, £7.50.