Bare (4 stars)

This article is from 2010


Hard hitting drama

Gritty, violent theatre set in the world of bare-knuckle boxing from BareBack Theatre. The sharp writing and fantastically choreographed fight scenes wouldn’t have half the impact without the strong central performances, from writer/director Renny Krupinski as slippery agent/promoter Arden and Paul Michael Giblin as fighter Skinner ‘The Killer’, who gets sucked into this murky world of blood and gambling. Hard hitting drama.

theSpaces on the Mile @ The Radisson, 0845 557 0844, until 28 Aug, 5.20pm, £9 (£7).


  • 4 stars

Ass-kicking palm-greasing prick-teasing gut-crunching money-grabbing double-crossing fast-dealing foul-talking fist-flying 'Bare'. Set now, in an all too familiar underworld, where violent sorrow seems a modern ecstasy, Skinner saves an innocent man from certain death. Arden heartlessly exploits his newfound talent while…