Steal Compass, Drive North, Disappear (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Steal Compass, Drive North, Disappear

Photography | Ed Moore

Minimal and moving life awakening

Against a minimalist background of black walls and a scattering of blank chalkboards, Rachel Blackman unravels the story of Martin Charon, philandering video artist, university professor and father of two. Through the four women in his life (each flawlessly portrayed by Blackman, as is Martin) we learn about a man so in love with himself that he has forgotten who and what are truly important to him. Witty, insightful and heartbreaking.

Zoo Southside, 662 6892, until 28 Aug, 4pm, £9 (£7).

Steal Compass, Drive North, Disappear

  • 4 stars

Winner! Outstanding Theatre, Fringe Review Award 2010. Winner! Best Female Performer, Brighton Festival & Fringe Award 2010. 'A deftly executed work by a theatre artist whose voice is mature and absolutely her own’ Tim Crouch (writer, performer). Martin is attempting to balance lust and love, but his lover is lost in…

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