After The End
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After The End
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Relevant, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

Dennis Kelly's thriller about two people learning to survive through a nuclear apocalypse. 

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Thought-provoking, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You like psychological movies as it feels like watching a good psychological two- hander.

Don't see it if You fancy watching a big show with fireworks ; this one is in a constrained space and requires being concentrated on a dialogue.

Critic Reviews (7)

Time Out London
March 5th, 2022

Nonetheless, it’s a gripping and unsettling 90 minutes, and if my criticisms add up to ‘it was ahead of its time 17 years ago, now it’s not’ then that’s hardly damning.
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The London Evening Standard
March 4th, 2022

I can see why Turner thought it would be interesting to revive a play that looks at the effects of confinement and de-socialisation, and she does it well. I can also see why a lot of people wouldn’t want to see it right now.
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What's On Stage (UK)
March 7th, 2022

It's all terrifically done...Maybe it's the timing of the production that just makes it feel heart-pressingly pointless. It is a production I admired, but not a play I ever want to experience again.
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The Times (UK)
March 3rd, 2022

There are notes of hope in this sombre story. Yet it’s 100 minutes straight through, and you can’t help feeling that The Twilight Zone or Black Mirror, say, might have unearthed the same buried tensions in less time.
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 3rd, 2022

Yet this early work by Kelly (his stage CV now also includes the RSC’s Matilda) remains an all too resonant portrait of the membrane-thin line between civility and barbarity. A horribly gripping 90 minutes.
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The Guardian (UK)
March 3rd, 2022

In fact, it’s all a bit depressing – a crude depiction of violence that doesn’t say anything new while making me feel those all too familiar jolts of disgust and fear.
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The Arts Desk
March 7th, 2022

Nick Blood and Amaka Okafor are both splendid...This play is a timely reminder of how male entitlement can fester and the damage it can cause.
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