Our Generation
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Our Generation

Our Generation London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Incredible performances, Unique

Alecky Blythe's new play captures what it means to be young in the present day.

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Unique, Incredible performances, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want something different, relevant and inspiring

Don't see it if you believe Gen Z have it easy

39 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if A masterclass in verbatim and fully entertaining and engaging

Don't see it if The overindulgent runtime could put you off

Critic Reviews (9)

The London Evening Standard
March 2nd, 2022

Overall this is a terrific piece of work. It’s fine-grained, deftly edited, unshowily framed by Evans and set designer Vicki Mortimer to focus on the performers and the real-life stories they are telling.
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 2nd, 2022

This is the latest from verbatim theatre queen Alecky Blythe...When the acting is as good as it is here the result is a thrilling suspension of disbelief; we’re aware of the artifice but also experience it as authentic.
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The Times (UK)
March 2nd, 2022

Still, if the running time could easily be cut by half, I haven’t seen such assured displays of youthful energy since this auditorium played host to Lee Hall’s magnificent teenage odyssey Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour six years ago.
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March 2nd, 2022

But as a piece of theatre, it is heavy going, its sheer ambition also its greatest weakness. This is a generation that has had it especially tough...and their stories deserve a clearer airing.
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The Stage (UK)
March 2nd, 2022

But elsewhere the theatrical ideas feel a little by-the-numbers, coasting on the eminent likeability of its subjects, and the ambition and affection of its premise.
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The Independent (UK)
March 3rd, 2022

Our Generation is an experiment that, though steered by some phenomenally assured performances, collapses under its own weight.
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The Guardian (UK)
March 2nd, 2022

And if the teenagers’ resilience shines through, most heartening of all is the way this magnificent project honours the period of youth it captures on stage: a time of energy, passion, warmth and humour.
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London Theatre
March 2nd, 2022

Our Generation is an undeniably ambitious undertaking and worthy of high admiration for how all the components work together as well as they do.
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