Martin Pengelly

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Reviews (1)
Alone It Stands
Midtown E
The Guardian (UK)

"The play is very simple and hugely complicated...It’s physical theatre, intimate and epic, exaggerated and sparse...Rugby may look like brutal chaos, but each player has many roles to play...There is plenty to feel here. Class, as Irish a preoccupation as British, threads through the script like a centre through a crowded midfield...There is also a lot of sheer bloody life: running, passing, dodging, singing, drinking, swearing, punching, gouging, biting. All the old rugby pleasures." Full Review