Scottish Sperm (3 stars)

Smartly scripted and well performed despite lack of character sympathy

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This article is from 2011.

Scottish Sperm

Smartly scripted and well performed, Scottish Sperm concerns three young Americans and their interweaving relationships. The lightning-fast deadpan delivery keeps things progressing at a steady clip, but the play’s strength is also its major failing – the characters are so articulate and highly-polished that it’s near impossible to develop any lasting sympathy with them. And that title is truly awful.

theSpace @ Jury’s Inn, 0845 508 8387, until 27 Aug (not 21), 6.40pm, £4 (£3).

This article is from 2011.

Scottish Sperm

  • 3 stars

What’s so great about Scottish sperm? The characters in this new dark comedy know the answer to this question, but not much else. Emma, Sarah and Robert are stuck at the crossroads of their lives and their refusal to move on leads them to destroy the relationships that they are attempting to save. Filled with hilarious…

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