After Edward
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After Edward
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About the Show

Edward II meets Gertrude Stein, Harvey Milk and Quentin Crisp in Tom Stuart's metatheatrical play.

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Critic Reviews (6)

What's On Stage (UK)
March 28th, 2019

It isn't quite as clever and it doesn't progress as far in its arguments, but it is smart, enjoyable and intensely heart-felt.
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The Times (UK)
March 28th, 2019

A fantastical companion piece to Marlowe’s Edward II mischievously mixes gay politics and theatricality, but is lacking in action.
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Time Out London
March 28th, 2019

It can smack a wee bit of self-satisfied student drama, but if the intertextual cleverness is laid on with a trowel, it also delivers silliness in spades.
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The Arts Desk
April 8th, 2019

Tom Stuart’s sweepingly hallucinogenic companion piece to Marlowe’s Edward II is a delightfully risky venture – a postmodern caper through shifting attitudes to homosexuality.
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 28th, 2019

You leave feeling that, for all its derivative trappings, the show has bust forth a fresh new voice.
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The Stage (UK)
March 28th, 2019

Though the work starts off a little slowly, straining for laughs, it quickly develops into a compelling study of inherited shame and self-hatred, the legacy of a 1980s childhood beset by bullying and homophobia.
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