Getting Over Milk Wood
Things go from the sub-standard to the ridiculous
This article is from 2010.
This modern reinvention of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood is trying so hard to be ever so clever that it ends up making little sense at all. The attempts at modernisation and characterisation are heavy handed, cast members frequently fluff their lines, and things go from the sub-standard to the ridiculous when we're introduced to sock-puppet worms that speak with the voices of the dead.
Diverse Attractions, 225 8961, until 28 Aug, 9.15pm, £7 (£5).