The Invisible Hand (Kiln Theatre)
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An intense political drama which follows an American banker imprisoned in Pakistan.

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Critic Reviews (6)

The Times (UK)
July 21st, 2021

Ayad Akhtar’s claustrophobic four-man thriller has made a winning return, five years after it was first staged here.
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What's On Stage (UK)
July 8th, 2021

[The Invisible Hand is] the sort of juicy, thorny, knotty one-room play that gets the blood pumping – remarkable given that extended passages just see two men argue while looking at a laptop screen.
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The Guardian (UK)
July 8th, 2021

Reviving her 2016 production, Indhu Rubasingham excels in her directorial signatures of pacy staging combined with clarity of narrative and characterisation.
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The Arts Desk
July 21st, 2021

All four are strong, but Karim (the lone newcomer to the cast) takes the production to new heights. His bombastic Bashir is likeable to the end – which makes him a great foil for Nick, who just doesn’t tug on the heartstrings in the same way.
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The Telegraph (UK)
July 9th, 2021

[The Invisible Hand] really is edge-of-your-seat theatre that had me pondering the maxim ‘power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely’.
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The Stage (UK)
July 8th, 2021

Indhu Rubasingham’s stage is smoky and claustrophobic, the combination of silence and explosions of sound, darkness and blinding white light all creating a visceral experience.
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