“Being out here. Sometimes there isn’t a lonliness like it. So be brave. If you can.”
So speaks Mick, the mentally fading grandfather of an isolated farming family facing cruel circumstances in Simon Longman‘s Gundog at The Royal Court theatre upstairs.
Have you ever been to a family Christmas where you feel like the only person who’s noticed that everyone else in the room is completely insane? Well that’s what we all tumbled into on a rainy Tuesday evening at the Dorfman for Sam Holcroft‘s Rules for Living, Nicholas Hytner‘s final hurrah at the helm of the National.