Some Small Love Story (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Some Small Love Story

A gem with a young but talented cast

Theatrical tales about love – particularly love lost – can so easily be overly saccharine, lacking the depth and sentiment to truly engage. Not so here. Stripped back simplicity is to the fore, as four excellent young performers reveal two great love stories, one spanning 52 years and one tragically cut down in its prime. The songs are beautiful and talented voices soar in this simple gem of a piece.

C ECA, 0845 260 1234, until 29 Aug, 9.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

Some Small Love Story

  • 4 stars

Two couples: one will meet on New Years Eve over a year from now, the other have been married for life. One couple shall suffer an accident early in their marriage, whilst the other shall grow old together. Two stories of passionate love and searing heartbreak, Some Small Love Story fuses the epic tales of joy and tragedy…

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