Janie got far more out of this one than I did. It’s only fair to say that the critics tended to agree with Janie rather than me.
Here is a link to the Bush Theatre resource on this show.
The story/scenario is an interesting and potentially moving one. But I struggled to put aside the foolishness of the protagonist; the way she went about her protest being destined to fail in so many ways. I even struggled to suspend belief and roll with the plot line.
It was very well acted and the sparse design/setting, performed in the round, suited the piece very well.
This search term should find you reviews and stuff – click here.
Here’s the trailer:
I only vaguely recall this one. Experimental theatre, with the cast sitting among us as the audience.
The Royal Court has only left scant details up – click here for those.
Tim Crouch himself is a little more forthcoming on his site – here.
Here are some rehearsal and preview extracts from the Royal Court:
Tim took this play to Edinburgh the following year – here is a two minute extract:
Post modern in a “theatre about theatre” way. An attempt to shake up the complacency of audience members like us.
It seems to have worked better on critics than it did on us: