Camp Siegfried London Reviews and Tickets

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Muddled, Great acting

First love at this summer camp is not as innocent as it seems when Nazi ideology creeps in.

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381 Reviews | 72 Followers
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Great acting

See it if you like an educational and insightful two-hander.

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90 Reviews | 3 Followers
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Muddled

See it if you want to see a simple two-hander where everything is spelled out for you (and you don't mind the Nazi subject matter).

Don't see it if a play about Nazi ideology is going to make you upset. Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

The Guardian (UK)
September 18th, 2021

Rudd’s imaginative direction has time and place changes in sudden whooshes. But the pace feels slow ... for a story that should have a choking intimacy. The pair’s infatuation does not feel truly charged ... it contains an offputtingly self-conscious tone, carefully crafted for cuteness.
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The Arts Desk
September 21st, 2021

A stealthily powerful play gets the production of its dreams in Camp Siegfried, which marks a high-profile UK presence for the American writer Bess Wohl.
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The Independent (UK)
September 18th, 2021

Katy Rudd’s production makes extraordinary, telling sense of the physical space in the Old Vic. Any comparisons with the political worldview and electoral ambitions of Donald Trump are entirely purposeful. The production is a wonderful achievement.
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WhatsOnStage
September 19th, 2021

The characters have to carry too much baggage fully to convince. The play is however served by a nigh-on faultless production. Ferran and Thallon are inspired casting. Katy Rudd's direction allows them psychological naturalism within a stylised setting and structure.
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