Brotherly Love (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Brotherly Love

Tensions high and voices loud feels uncomfortable

Two very different brothers are all grown up but still harbour resentments in this hour-long play. Tensions are high and voices loud throughout but it feels uncomfortable, like walking in on an argument between people you barely know. Special points for spotting Jay’s dad from The Inbetweeners.

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  • 2 stars

Ian and Barry are ex-punk rockers. The former is now a top barrister, the latter just released from rehab. When Barry turns up unannounced at Ian's London home to apologise for past wrongs, his older sibling is furious. The resentments and jealousies that have been locked up for decades surface amid humorous rancour and…


1. Eric Fugg15 Aug 2011, 10:20pm Report

It's not that hard to spot him, is it? He's on the posters, the flyers and in the picture here.
I know you're pushed for space, but that's a pathetic excuse for a review and a cheap shot.
I saw this and it's a solid entertaining play - not groundbreaking, sure, but well acted. And I thought the 'walking in on an argument between two people you barely know' was kind of the point.
Professional critic? Bah!

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