Fair Play London Reviews and Tickets

(3 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Relevant, Edgy, Intense, Clever

Ella Road's new play exploring the underbelly of women’s athletics.

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39 Reviews | 1 Follower
Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to witness some fantastic performances shed light on an underexposed issue

Don't see it if No reason not to

9 Reviews | 1 Follower
Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You like plays that reflect current world: authentic and relevant.

Don't see it if You find it difficult to watch plays that challenge serious issues, such as injustice.

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
Edgy, Great acting

See it if You like sports and theatre

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in females in sports

Critic Reviews (5)

The Times (UK)
December 9th, 2021

It’s not a perfectly balanced 90 minutes, but it’s a rich and empathetic and stunningly well-executed evening all the same.
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December 9th, 2021

A much ‘bigger' play than it at first looks, and a remarkable piece of theatre. Run to the Bush for this one. I mean it.
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 9th, 2021

Road’s writing is so intelligently suggestive, it extends sympathy by definition to anyone caught in the crossfire of the wider debate raging over gender definitions.
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The Guardian (UK)
December 9th, 2021

...Fair Play throws us into the brutal ignorance and invasiveness of the way elite sport approaches gender, with results that disproportionately impact Black women.
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The London Evening Standard
December 10th, 2021

Fair Play paints a rich, three-dimensional picture of the banal and senseless definitions that are placed on women not only on the track, but within a society that has prejudice running through its veins.
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